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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Items needed: Cup of tea

  • North of the exam centre at the hilltop with the blue urn, search the second bush to the right of the blue urn, marked (2) to find a teddy bear.
  • Take the panning tray at (4).
  • Talk to the panning guide to 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 north-west 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]

  • Go in the western room and search the cupboards on the north and south walls to get a rock pick and a specimen jar, respectively.
  • If you haven't already, steal a specimen brush from the Digsite workman at (3).
  • Use the trowel on the soil in the enclosure north-east 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) on the map.
  • Pick up one of the arcenia root in the room, search the bricks to the east, then climb back up.
  • Walk north-east to the winch, 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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