Instruction manual
This quest has a quick guide found here.
It briefly summarises the steps needed to complete the quest.


Start point Quest point icon Speak to Doric in the small house north of Falador, just outside the east gate of Taverley.
Official difficulty Novice
Description Doric the dwarf is happy to let you use his anvils but first he would like you to run an errand for him.
Length Short
Requirements None.


Items required
Enemies to defeat None


Getting started

Doric location

The quest's start location.

Chat head image of Doric, File:Doric chathead.pngDoric can be found in a small building on the crossroads north of Link to FaladorFalador, east of the Link to TaverleyTaverley gate, and south of the Link to Goblin VillageGoblin Village.

Ask Doric if you could use his whetstone or Link to anvilanvil. Doric will tell you he needs some materials in order to manufacture some Link to pickaxepickaxes. He will hand you a Item image of bronze pickaxe, File:bronze pickaxe.pngbronze pickaxe. He wants you to get him:

(These cannot be noted)

Obtaining the materials

(Skip this part if you already have all of the required materials)

Where you obtain the ores is irrelevant, and can be obtained from other players or by mining the ores yourself (15 Mining iconMining is required for Item image of iron ore, File:iron ore.pngiron ore).

The Link to Dwarven MineDwarven Mine is located near Doric's house, so you can head there. To get there, go east from Doric's house and then north to find a path onto Link to Ice MountainIce Mountain. On the mountain, walk south and look for a ladder surrounded by buildings and Dwarfdwarves. Climb down the ladder to enter the Dwarven Mine. The Link to Iron rockiron, Link to Copper rockcopper, and Link to tin rocktin rocks are located due south of the entrance. Link to Clay rockClay rocks are located a little further south.

Barbarian (female) chatheadBarbarians located at Link to Barbarian VillageBarbarian Village, east of Taverly, sometimes drop Item image of iron ore, File:iron ore.pngiron ore. This may help Link to Ironman ModeIronmen trying to complete this quest before level 15 Mining iconMining.

Alternatively, instead of the Dwarven Mine, you can use the Link to Rimmington mineRimmington mine south of Falador, which contains all the required ores right next to each other.

Finishing up

When you have all the ores needed, return to Chat head image of Doric, File:Doric chathead.pngDoric to finish the quest. He will appreciate your help, reward you, and allow you to use his Link to anvilanvils whenever you'd like.


Doric's Quest reward scroll


  • If you were to do the quest with 1 Mining iconMining, the 1,300 Mining Link to experienceexperience reward from the quest is enough to get you straight to 10 Mining.
  • Talking to Doric with the exact quantity of materials needed for the quest brings up a dialog about what a coincidence that is.