Varrock Diary

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For a list of every task sorted by certain requirements, see Achievement Diary/All achievements.

The Varrock Diary is a set of achievement diaries relating to Varrock and its surrounding area, released on the 5th of March 2015.

Players can begin the Varrock Diaries by speaking to Toby, who is located just south east of the centre of Varrock. He also awards players the Varrock armour for completing easy, medium, hard and elite tasks.

To complete all of the tasks, players will need the stats shown to the right.

Players must complete the easy task set in order to claim rewards from medium, hard or elite task sets.

Easy[edit | edit source]

Items Required
Skills Needed
Quests required

Rune Mysteries

You will also need 50 Museum Kudos.

Task Quest(s) Needed Skill(s)

Needed

Items Needed
1. Browse Thessalia's store. None None None
2. Have Aubury teleport you to the essence mine. Rune Mysteries None None
3. Mine some iron in the south east mining patch near Varrock. None 15 Mining icon.png Any pickaxe
4. Make a normal plank at the Sawmill. None None 100 coins and 1 log
5. Enter the second level of the Stronghold of Security. None None None (food if low level)
6. Jump over the fence south of Varrock. None 13 Agility icon.png None
7. Chop down a dying tree in the Lumber Yard. None None Any axe
8. Buy a newspaper. None None 50 coins
9. Give a dog a bone! None None 1 set of bones
10. Spin a bowl on the pottery wheel and fire it in the oven in Barbarian Village. None 8 Crafting icon.png Soft clay
11. Speak to Haig Halen after obtaining at least 50 Kudos. Various[1] Various None
12. Craft some earth runes. None 9 Runecraft icon.png Earth talisman or tiara and 1 rune/pure essence, or use the Abyss.
13. Catch some trout in the River Lum at Barbarian Village. None 20 Fishing icon.png Fly fishing rod and some feathers
14. Steal from the tea stall in Varrock. None 5 Thieving icon.png None
  1. 28 Kudos can be obtained through the Natural History Quiz; the rest can be obtained through various quests. Players can also complete The Dig Site and clean specimens.

Rewards[edit | edit source]

While worn

Medium[edit | edit source]

Items Required
Skills Needed
Quests required
Task Quest(s) Needed Skill(s)

Needed

Items Needed
1. Have the Apothecary in Varrock make you a Strength potion. None None Limpwurt root, red spiders' eggs, and 5 coins.
2. Enter the Champions' Guild. 32 Quest points None None
3. Select a colour for your kitten. Garden of Tranquillity (partial), Gertrude's Cat None Ring of charos (a), 100 coins (note: players cannot select a kitten if they already have a kitten or cat that is not overgrown, unless they are placed in a menagerie, alternatively one can interact with and shoo their kitten cat or kill their existing kitten or cat by having it fight Hell-Rat Behemoths)
4. Use the Spirit tree in the north-eastern corner of Grand Exchange. Tree Gnome Village None None
5. Perform the 4 emotes from the Stronghold of Security. None None None (food recommended). Access to the RuneScape Authenticator is also required for new accounts as the third and fourth levels of the Stronghold require that your account has the Jagex Authenticator attached to it before you are allowed to claim the Stamp and Idea emotes.
6. Enter the Tolna dungeon after completing A Soul's Bane. A Soul's Bane None None
7. Teleport to the digsite using a Digsite pendant. The Dig Site None Digsite pendant, (Enchant ruby magic tablet if the player does not have the required magic level). Making a Digsite pendant will also require a clean necklace to be found while cleaning Dig Site specimens in the Varrock Museum.
8. Cast the teleport to Varrock spell. None 25 Magic icon.png 1Law1Fire3Air
9. Get a Slayer task from Vannaka. None 40 Multicombat.png None
10. Make 20 mahogany planks in one go. None None 20 mahogany logs and 30,000 coins. It has to be done in one exchange.
11. Pick a white tree fruit. Garden of Tranquillity 25 Farming icon.png None
12. Use the balloon to travel from Varrock. Enlightened Journey 40 Firemaking icon.png 10 willow logs to unlock the Varrock balloon, and 1 normal log to use the balloon to travel from Varrock.
13. Complete a lap of the Varrock Agility Course. None 30 Agility icon.png None

Rewards[edit | edit source]

While worn

Hard[edit | edit source]

Items Required
Skills Needed
Quests required
Task Quest(s) Needed Skill(s) Needed Items Needed
1. Trade furs with the Fancy Dress Seller for a Spottier cape and equip it. None 66 Hunter icon.png (cannot be boosted).

69 Hunter icon.png for Ironman Mode players to hunt the dashing kebbits (can be boosted).

2 Dashing kebbit fur, 800 coins.
2. Speak to Orlando Smith when you have achieved 153 Kudos. Various. See here for full list. None None
3. Make a Waka canoe near Edgeville. None 57 Woodcutting icon.png Any woodcutting axe
4. Teleport to Paddewwa. Desert Treasure 54 Magic icon.png Use the Paddewwa Teleport spell while on Ancient Magicks (tablets do not work). Requires: 2Law1Fire1Air
5. Teleport to Barbarian Village with a Skull sceptre. None None Skull sceptre
6. Chop some yew logs in Varrock and burn them at the top of the Varrock church. None 60 Woodcutting icon.png

60 Firemaking icon.png

Any woodcutting axe, tinderbox. Barbarian firemaking does not work. Players must chop the yew tree next to the Varrock church, behind Varrock Palace.
7. Have the Varrock estate agent decorate your house with Fancy Stone. None 50 Construction icon.png (cannot boost) 25,000 coins (30,000 if the player's house is already decorated with Fancy Stone)

Players must finish the dialogue with the estate agent or the task will not count!

8. Collect at least 2 yew roots from the tree patch in Varrock Palace. (If boosting, make sure to boost when digging up the yew tree, not when planting!) None 68 Farming icon.png[1]

60 Woodcutting icon.png

Yew sapling, (10 cactus spines recommended), any woodcutting axe, spade
9. Pray at the altar in Varrock Palace with Smite active. (1st floor[?], use the staircase in the kitchen.) None 52 Prayer icon.png None
10. Squeeze through the obstacle pipe in Edgeville Dungeon. None 51 Agility icon.png None
  1. 1.0 1.1 Required to get two roots from one tree.

Rewards[edit | edit source]

While worn
  • 10% chance of mining 2 ores at once up to adamant (also works for clay with or without bracelet of clay). You gain xp for both ores mined.
  • 10% chance of smelting 2 bars from 2 ores simultaneously up to adamant when using the Edgeville furnace.

Elite[edit | edit source]

Items Required
Skills Needed
Quests required
Task Quest(s) Needed Skill(s)

Needed

Items Needed
1. Create a Super combat potion in Varrock West Bank. Druidic Ritual 90 Herblore icon.png Super attack (4), super strength (4), super defence (4), torstol
2. Use Lunar magic to make 20 mahogany planks in the Varrock Lumber Yard (Plank Make). Dream Mentor 86 Magic icon.png 20 nature runes, 40 astral runes, 300 earth runes, 21000 coins, 20 mahogany logs
3. Bake a summer pie in the Cooking Guild. (The spell "Bake Pie" on the Lunar spell book CAN be used to complete this step.) None 95 Cooking icon.png Raw summer pie and either a chef's hat, Varrock armour 3 or cooking cape. Can be boosted.
4. Smith and fletch ten rune darts within Varrock. The Tourist Trap 89 Smithing icon.png

81 Fletching icon.png

1 runite bar, 10 feathers, hammer
5. Craft 100 or more earth runes simultaneously. Rune Mysteries 78 Runecraft icon.png 25 rune/pure essence

Rewards[edit | edit source]

While worn
  • 10% chance of mining 2 of any ore including Amethyst[1] (doesn't work at Motherlode Mine, on gem rocks, or while Blast mining). You gain xp for both ores mined.
    • Note: If this effect happens when you get a gem roll instead of an ore, you will get 2 rolls on the gem table.
  • 10% chance of smelting 2 of any bar from 2 ores simultaneously when using the Edgeville furnace.
  • Acts as a prospector jacket in terms of full prospector outfit set xp bonus but does not count as a prospector jacket to fulfil the Falador Diary's hard task of entering the mining guild wearing full prospector.