Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for Shield of Arrav.
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Start point Quest point icon Varrock Palace library. Talk to Reldo, the librarian, located at the northern end of Varrock Castle
Official difficulty Novice
Description Varrockian literature tells of a valuable shield, stolen long ago from the museum of Varrock, by a gang of professional thieves. See if you can track down this shield and return it to the museum. You will need a friend to help you complete this quest.
Length Medium
Requirements A trustworthy friend or partner. Players can join the official clan chat "Osrs Soa" to look for a partner.
Items required
Enemies to defeat


You are now a member of the Phoenix Gang

  • Open the chest in the south-west corner of the hideout to find half of the Shield of Arrav.
  • Trade the Weapon store key to your partner. (Ironman: Use the key on your partner)

  • Talk to Charlie the Tramp located near the south entrance of Varrock. (Chat 52)
  • Go down the alley and enter the Black Arm Gang hideout.
  • Talk to Katrine. (Chat 11111)
  • Trade your partner for a weapon store key.
  • Go to the south-east corner of Varrock, and look for a small room with a ladder.
  • Use the key on the door and climb up the ladder.
  • Kill the Weaponsmaster.
  • Pick up the Phoenix crossbows and take them back to Katrine.

You are now a member of the Black Arm Gang

  • Go upstairs in the hideout and open the cupboard to the south of the stairs to find half of the Shield of Arrav.

  • Take your half of the shield to Curator Haig Halen, located in the Varrock Museum.
  • Trade your half of the certificate with your partner. (Ironman: Use the certificate halves on your partner)
  • Use both halves of the certificate on each other to make a completed certificate.
  • Take the certificate to King Roald in the castle to receive your reward.
  • Quest completed.
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