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Sea Slug is the first quest in the Sea Slug series, and is the only piece of content to prominently feature the Link to Fishing Platform Fishing Platform.

Details

Start point Quest point icon Speak to Caroline east of Ardougne, north of Witchaven.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description Something strange is happening on the Fishing Platform.

Missing fishermen and the presence of dozens of strange sea creatures gives cause for concern. Investigate the platform, discover the truth before it's too late.

Length Short
Requirements Level 30 Firemaking icon Firemaking
Items required
Enemies to defeat None

Walkthrough

The Fishing Platform

Sea Slug - Patching up the boat

Starting the quest.

Talk to Chat head image of Caroline, File:Caroline chathead.png Caroline on the coast north of the town of Link to Witchaven Witchaven, east of Link to Ardougne Ardougne. She will tell you her husband, Chat head image of Kent, File:Kent chathead.png Kent, and her son, Chat head image of Kennith, File:Kennith chathead.png Kennith, are missing and ask you to go to the Link to Fishing Platform Fishing Platform to find them. Chat head image of Holgart, File:Holgart chathead.png Holgart has a boat that he can maybe take you in.

Talk to Holgart, and he will tell you his ship is in need of repairs. He will ask you to go and get him one Item image of %7B%7B%3Aswamp+paste%7D%7D, File:swamp paste.png swamp paste to fix it up. The best way to get swamp paste is to buy it directly from the Link to Grand Exchange Grand Exchange. Alternatively, you could go to the Link to general store general store in Link to Port Khazard Port Khazard, located south of Ardougne - a guaranteed source. Once you give him the swamp paste, Holgart will appear in a cut scene fixing the boat. Talk to him again to go to the Fishing Platform.

Note: You cannot use Item image of %7B%7B%3Aswamp+tar%7D%7D, File:swamp tar.png swamp tar. However, you can mix swamp tar with Item image of %7B%7B%3APot+of+flour%7D%7D, File:Pot of flour.png flour and cook it on a Item image of %7B%7B%3Afire%7D%7D, File:fire.png fire (does NOT work on a Link to range range) to create swamp paste.

Investigate

Sea Slug - Speaking with bailey

Talking to Bailey.

When you arrive, you will notice the odd behaviour of everyone as they all seem to be in a zombie-like trance. Do not pick up the Link to sea slug sea slugs; they will hurt you!

Look around and find Chat head image of Bailey, File:Bailey chathead.png Bailey inside a small room in the southwest corner of the platform. Talk to him, he will tell you about the odd happenings and the hauling up of the sea slugs. Also, pick up the Item image of %7B%7B%3Abroken+glass%7D%7D, File:broken glass.png broken glass on the floor there for later in the quest.

Helping Kennith

Sea Slug - Drying damp sticks

Using the glass to dry the sticks.

Pick up some Item image of %7B%7B%3Adamp+sticks%7D%7D, File:damp sticks.png damp sticks close to the ladder in the north-east corner of the platform, then climb up. Upstairs, in a room on the west side, past the crane, you will find Chat head image of Kennith, File:Kennith chathead.png Kennith. He will tell you that his father tried to leave days ago, but the fishermen stopped him from doing so. He will ask you to find his father, Chat head image of Kent, File:Kent chathead.png Kent and help him.

Go back to Chat head image of Holgart, File:Holgart chathead.png Holgart and talk to him. He will take you to a deserted island, where you will find Kennith's father stranded. Talk to Kent and he will tell you his story. Then ask Holgart to take you back to the platform. Talk to Chat head image of Bailey, File:Bailey chathead.png Bailey to find out the slugs' weakness - they are afraid of heat. He will give you an Unlit torch unlit torch, which he cannot light it himself as it is too damp. Use the Item image of %7B%7B%3Abroken+glass%7D%7D, File:broken glass.png broken glass on the Item image of %7B%7B%3Adamp+sticks%7D%7D, File:damp sticks.png damp sticks, which are found near the ladder to Item image of %7B%7B%3ADry+sticks%7D%7D, File:Dry sticks.png dry them, then rub them together to light the torch.

Sea Slug - Rescuing Kennith

Using the crane to save Kennith.

Climb up the ladder again (on the north-east of the platform), go into the room, and talk to Kennith. From outside the room, kick the badly repaired wall to make an opening, then use your lit torch on any fisherman or sea slugs nearby and then talk to Kennith again. Rotate the crane to save him, shown in a cut scene. Talk to Holgart to return to shore. Finish the quest by talking to Chat head image of Caroline, File:Caroline chathead.png Caroline.

Congratulations! Quest complete!

Rewards

Sea Slug reward scroll

Required for completing

Completion of Sea Slug quest is required for the following: