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This is the quick guide for Spirits of the Elid.
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Start point Talk to Awusah, mayor of Nardah. Talk to Awusah, mayor of Nardah.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description The people in the desert village of Nardah have a problem. Their town well has dried up and any water they try to bring back to the town from the river mysteriously disappears before they can get it back.

The villagers suspect they have been cursed in some way. Can you unravel what is going on and save the village?

Length Medium
Items required


Enemies to defeat


Players must be on the standard spellbook to complete this quest (or have Spellbook Swap available).

Getting started

Items required: Tele Grab runes, needle and thread.

The Golems

Items required: Rope, Pickaxe, ranged weapon and ammo, crush-, slash- and stab weapon.

  • Follow the River Elid north until you reach a cave with a waterfall coming out of it. (Eagle's Eyrie teleport on the Necklace of passage and go south-west)
  • (You can find bronze arrows south of the cave entrance and a shortbow to the east)
  • Use your rope on the root which overhangs the cave.
  • Equip the robes of elidinis and use the ancestral key on the door.
    • Note: If the door will not open, make sure you have both the robes on also you may have to talk to Ghaslor the Elder and attempt to open it again afterward.
  • Head east to the three doors.
  • Kill the white golem to the south which is weak to stab.
  • Enter the room and clear the water channel via Thieving.
  • Kill the Grey golem to the east which is weak to slash.
  • Enter the room and clear the water channel with a pickaxe.
  • Kill the Black golem to the north-east which is weak to crush.
  • Enter the room and clear the water channel by shooting the target on the other side with a bow, crossbow or a magic attack.
  • Go through the north door and talk to one of the spirits. (Chat 41)
  • Head back to Nardah.
    Note: It is possible to be bugged when exiting the cave. To get out of the bug, simply use the Home teleport spell

The Genie

  • Talk to Awusah the Mayor.
  • Take the shoes by his door and use a knife on them whilst outside of the house to obtain sole.
  • Head west from the Nardah General Store to a crevice.
  • Use a rope on it and head through the door to the north.
  • Talk to the Genie to the north (Chat 113) and then talk to him again.
  • Head back to Nardah and use the statuette on the plinth in the Shrine to Elidinis north of the fountain.
  • Quest complete!

Note: Praying at the Nardah Shrine is a Desert Medium Achievement Diary Requirement.


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