The Dig Site/Quick guide

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This quick guide has an in-depth guide here.
It contains a more detailed description of dialogue, cutscenes, and storyline.

Details[edit | edit source]

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Starting out[edit | edit source]

  • Go to the Exam Centre.
  • Ask an examiner about an exam. (Chat 1)
  • Go to the Varrock museum and talk to Curator Haig Halen. He will give you a Sealed letter. (Chat 1)
    • (Optional) Steal a cup of tea from the tea stall if you don't have one already. (This is a Varrock easy diary requirement)
  • Go back to the Exam Centre and talk to an examiner. The chat options do not matter; you will fail the exam regardless.

Lost and found[edit | edit source]

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  • Search the bushes on the map at (2) until you find a teddy bear.
  • Take the panning tray at (4).
  • Talk to the panning guide and give him a cup of tea.
  • Pan the water at (5) until you find a Special cup (browse through dialogue if stopped – referred to as "Shiny Cup" in dialogue). If you need an opal continue panning until you get one.
  • Steal from the workman at (3), until you get an animal skull and specimen brush.
  • Run north to the female student with blonde hair and pigtails on the northwest end of the dig (6), note that there are multiple 6s on the diagram, and give her the "teddy" by talking to her twice.
  • Run east to the student in an orange shirt at (6) and give him the Special cup by talking to him twice.
  • Run south to the student in a green shirt at (6) and give him the Animal skull by talking to him twice.

Exams[edit | edit source]

  • Return to an examiner. (Chat 1132) – You should receive 'Level 1 Certificate'
  • Talk to all 3 students again.
  • Return to an examiner to take the second exam. (Chat 1312)
  • Talk to all 3 students – the female student will demand an opal (can be obtained by panning). Talk to her two times.
  • Return to an examiner for the final exam. (Chat 1113)

Helping the expert[edit | edit source]

  • Search the cupboards on the south wall of the west room in the exam centre to get a specimen jar.
  • Search the cupboards on the north wall of the west room for a rock pick.
  • If you haven't already, steal a specimen brush from the Digsite workman at (3).
  • Equip the leather gloves and boots, then use the trowel on the soil at the enclosure in the far right corner (northeast of "7", with a large skeleton) until you obtain an ancient talisman. Note: This step can take several minutes depending upon luck.
  • Talk to the archaeological expert in the exam centre.
  • Use the invitation on any Digsite workman except the one by the western winch.
  • Use a rope on the western winch, climb down. (7) north of (3)
  • Pick up an arcenia root to the north or west of the rope, search the rocks (brick) to the east near the skeletons, then climb back up. If you do not search the rocks then Doug Deeping will not have the necessary dialogue option!
  • Walk to the other winch northeast, use the rope on the winch, climb down. (7) north of (6)
  • Talk to Doug Deeping about the rocks. (Chat 4) Climb up the rope.

Explosives expert[edit | edit source]

Finishing up[edit | edit source]

  • Use the tablet on the archaeological expert.

Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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