Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for Fairytale I - Growing Pains.
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Start point Quest point icon Martin the Master Gardener in Draynor Village.
Official difficulty Experienced
Description Recently, farmers around RuneScape have been noticing some trouble with their farming patches. They just don't seem to have the same yields as before. What could be the source of this malady?
Length Long
Items required
Enemies to defeat Tanglefoot (level 111)


Starting out

Items Required: Secateurs, Spade, Ghostspeak amulet, Dramen staff or Lunar staff.

Trouble in Zanaris

  • Travel to Zanaris (with your Dramen staff or Lunar staff equipped, enter the small shack south of Lumbridge Castle in Lumbridge Swamp).
  • Talk to the Fairy Godfather. (Chat 2).
    • He is located directly south of the entrance to Zanaris, in the same room as Chaeldar the Slayer Master (south of the Chicken Shrine).
  • Talk to Fairy Nuff. She can be found in the northwestern-most room in Zanaris, just north of the bank. (Make sure you have at least 1 inventory slot)
  • Speak to Zandar on the top floor of the Dark Wizard's Tower, west of Falador.
  • Speak to Malignius Mortifer, the necromancer northwest of Port Sarim's rune shop. (Chat 2)
  • Travel to Draynor Manor and dig with a spade on top of the grave behind the manor to receive a skull. (Buy secateurs from the farm shop on the way there if you haven't gotten any yet).

Getting the Magic Secateurs

Items Required: 3 assigned items (see link), secateurs, Ghostspeak amulet.Optional: Ectophial (saves a lot of time)

  • Speak to Malignius Mortifer again. (Chat 2).
    • He will ask you to collect 3 items which are picked randomly from a list of possible items. You can check the quest log to see what items you need.
  • After collecting the items, grab a pair of secateurs and an Amulet of ghostspeak and travel to the Mort Myre Swamp south of Canifis and talk to the Nature Spirit. (Follow the west side of the swamp until you come across an island with a jump-able bridge).
    • Take a filled Druid pouch with you if you had to collect any edibles or the ghasts will turn them into Rotten food.

Battle the Tanglefoot

  • Travel to Zanaris and prepare for the Tanglefoot fight. Make sure you bring your food, armour and Magic secateurs.
  • Travel to the room with the Cosmic altar, south of the wheat fields. On the west side of the room, squeeze through a gap in the wall.
  • Equip your Magic secateurs, run to the end of the tunnel, pray melee, and kill Tanglefoot.
  • Pick up the Queen's secateurs.

Finishing up


Fairytale I - Growing Pains reward scroll
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