The Giant Dwarf/Quick guide
|The Giant Dwarf (#82)|
|Release date||31 May 2005 (Update)|
|Quest series||Rise of the Red Axe|
Details[edit | edit source]
|Start point||The Keldagrim mines east of Rellekka and north of the Mountain Camp. Follow the dwarven statues to the underground river.|
|Description||Five hundred years have passed since the rule of King Alvis, saviour of Keldagrim and victim of his own inventions.
He founded the Consortium: the gathering of Mining companies that were to serve the monarchy. But, eventually, the monarchy came to serve the Consortium.
By the time of his death, the monarchy was all but abolished. Now the Kings in Keldagrim are but a distant memory... with only the statue of King Alvis to remind the people of the old days, the dark days.So begins the Rise of the Red Axe, the new multi-part storyline centered around the dwarves and their capital of Keldagrim. The first quest, The Giant Dwarf, introduces the city and the powerful business Consortium that rules the dwarven realm. Discover weird goings-on, narrowly escape from falling chunks of rock, ride around in minecarts and... make sure you don't bump into the wrong person on the way to the city!
|Official length||Medium – Long|
|Enemies to defeat||None|
Walkthrough[edit | edit source]
Starting out[edit | edit source]
Items required: none
Clothes fit for a king[edit | edit source]
- Talk to Vermundi, the clothes trader in the eastern market. (Big building east side of river, silk icon)
- Talk to the Librarian in the north-eastern corner of West Keldagrim.
- Climb any bookcase to find a book on costumes known as the 'Scholars Guide to Dwarven Costumes'.
- NOTE: If you weigh 30 kg or more, you will be unable to climb the ladder.
- If you didn't bring coal, mine 1 ore in the northeast corner of East Keldagrim.
- Talk to Vermundi again.
- Use your coal and logs on the spinning machine then light it with a tinderbox.
- Talk to Vermundi again and pay 200gp for exquisite clothes.
- While here, steal from the baker's or crafting stall for completion of a task in the Easy Fremennik Diary (optional)
Boots fit for a king[edit | edit source]
An axe fit for a king[edit | edit source]
- Talk to Santiri at the weapon shop in north-western West Keldagrim.
- Use your 3 sapphires on the axe and talk to him again.
- Talk to Thurgo at Mudskipper Point (AIQ), and give him an iron bar to repair the axe. (2-3 if you have completed The Knight's Sword)
- Note: Thurgo will require a redberry pie if you haven't already given him one during The Knight's Sword
- You will be given the option to immediately return to Keldagrim; do so.
Halfway there[edit | edit source]
- Once in Blasidar's house, talk to Riki the sculptor's model to give him the clothes, axe and boots.
- Talk to Blasidar.
Joining the consortium[edit | edit source]
Items required: various ores, various bars, Stamina/Energy potions
- Go to the upper floor of the market and talk to the secretary of any company except the red axe, yellow fortune (only for females) and brown engine (only for males). Ordan in the Blast Furnace to save time. . Ensure you perform tasks only for the company you choose, as the progress for each is separate. Buy the ores from
- Offer to help them.
- Note: The secretaries require you to retrieve ores (cannot be noted). Be sure to read the dialog to know what ores you need or fill your inventory with about 5 of each.
- After a few (3-8) tasks, the secretary will let you speak to the director.
- Note: Don't refuse tasks, if you don't like the task click on the secretary again for a new task before closing the dialog. Refusing too many tasks will gradually reduce your favour with them, and you will have to do more tasks to make up for it.
- Go see Blasidar and he will partially build the statue. If you do not talk to Blasidar, you will be able to complete tasks indefinitely, but never be offered to join their company
- Go back to the director and complete a few tasks.
- Note: The directors require you to retrieve bars (cannot be noted). Be sure to read the dialog to know what bars you need or fill your inventory with about 5 of each.
- After a few tasks, the director asks whether you're considered joining their company or states that you don't need to be doing running errands for them anymore. Join the company.
- Tell the director that Blasidar sent you, offer your support.
- Go back and talk to Commander Veldaban west of the bank, he will ask if you want to attend the meeting. You may choose not to.
Rewards[edit | edit source]
- 2 Quest Quest points
- 2,500 Mining Mining experience
- 2,500 Smithing Smithing experience
- 2,500 Crafting Crafting experience
- 1,500 Magic Magic experience
- 1,500 Thieving Thieving experience
- 1,500 Firemaking Firemaking experience
- Ability to use the Blast Furnace for free by talking to the Blast Furnace Foreman This must be done through dialogue (chat options 1-3-1) in order to count.