Quests icon.png
The quest interface.

Quests are groups of interrelated tasks, usually involving a story line, that can take anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours or even a few days to complete.

The starting locations for all quests are labelled with a blue compass icon Quest start icon.png on the minimap, and completing them can provide rewards ranging from experience and items, to access to new areas, minigames and miniquests.

As of 6 September 2018, there are a total of 139 quests in Old School RuneScape with 20 free and 119 (should probably also be updated) member-only quests. A total of (this number needs to be updated to 273) 266 Quest points are rewarded for the completion of all quests. Free players, however, can only obtain a maximum of 42 quest points. Players who have obtained the maximum number of quest points are able to wear the quest point cape.

Quests are listed in the quest journal tab on the interface

The Quest journal on the interface has the complete list of quests and are colour coded:

  • Red - Not started
  • Yellow - Started
  • Green - Completed

Skill requirements

All quests

Levels required
to complete every quest
40 Attack icon.png 50 Hitpoints icon.png 72 Mining icon.png
50 Strength icon.png 68 Agility icon.png 70 Smithing icon.png
65 Defence icon.png 57 Herblore icon.png 62 Fishing icon.png
60 Ranged icon.png 60 Thieving icon.png 70 Cooking icon.png
50 Prayer icon.png 70 Crafting icon.png 66 Firemaking icon.png
75 Magic icon.png 50 Fletching icon.png 71 Woodcutting icon.png
50 Runecrafting icon.png 69 Slayer icon.png 49 Farming icon.png
50 Construction icon.png 60 Hunter icon.png 200 Quest point icon.png
85 Multicombat.png
Temporary boosts
may be used in some quests

The quests requiring the highest skill level are:


Free-to-play

Levels required
to complete every quest
Attack icon.png 10 Hitpoints icon.png 10 Mining icon.png
Strength icon.png Agility icon.png Smithing icon.png
Defence icon.png Herblore icon.png Fishing icon.png
Ranged icon.png Thieving icon.png Cooking icon.png
Prayer icon.png Crafting icon.png Firemaking icon.png
Magic icon.png Fletching icon.png Woodcutting icon.png
Runecrafting icon.png Slayer icon.png Farming icon.png
Construction icon.png Hunter icon.png 32 Quest point icon.png
Multicombat.png
Temporary boosts
may be used in some quests

The quests requiring the highest skill level are:

List of quests

Types of quests

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Quest Complete! (link)
The most common quest complete music
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Quest Complete! (link)
A less common quest complete music
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Quest Complete! (link)
A rather uncommon quest complete music
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Quest Complete! (link)
The longest, uncommon 'Quest Complete' music

Quest series

Main article: Quests/Series

Many Old School RuneScape quests are a part of a series of quests that share a common plot-line.

Progress in a quest series is made in a linear fashion, with each quest requiring the completion of the previous one. There are, however, a few exceptions to this progression, and are found usually when a quest is involved in multiple plot-lines.

The majority of the quest series are based out of a specific area, and their completion is often needed to access either more of that area or specific features within it. For example, West Ardougne as a whole is inaccessible unless at least some progress is made in the Elf series of quests.

Subquests

A subquest is a part of another quest, which upon completion gives additional rewards as well as quest point(s). Subquests may take less time and require fewer items, although they may have additional skill or quest requirements.

Miniquests

Main article: Miniquest

Miniquests, are smaller pieces of story and skill content that are not required for the Quest point cape, but still tell stories similar to quests. Most miniquests are smaller in scale and shorter than a normal quest, but may have requirements stretching higher than normal quests or none at all. They are usually connected to existing pieces of content or used to tie up loose ends from quests, but some are standalone.

See also

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