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This is the quick guide for Tai Bwo Wannai Trio.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start point Talk to Timfraku in his house in Tai Bwo Wannai, marked by an anvil. Talk to Timfraku in his house in Tai Bwo Wannai, marked by an anvil.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description In Jungle Potion, the Shaman Trufitus communed with the gods to determine the fate of his people.

Now Timfraku, the Chief of Tai Bwo Wannai, wishes to see his people and family return to the abandoned village.

Help a depressed fisherman, encourage a raging hunter and satiate an eccentric priest in this extreme test of aptitude and patience!

Length Long


  • 30 Firemaking icon.png Firemaking and 65 Fishing icon.png Fishing helps save a couple of minutes if you get unlucky. However, if you burn the Karambwan as an Ironman, you will need 65 fishing to get another.
  • A Method of Range or Mage attack to acquire a Monkey's corpse.
Items required All items which are not listed otherwise should be obtained ahead of time by buying from other players or the GE.


Enemies to defeat Optional Jogre (Level 53)

Monkey (Level 3)


Depending on your account type, use either the Ironman or Non-Ironman guide below. You can still try to follow either guide if you think it would be more appropriate for you.

Warning: Right-click all items during the quest as most of them are edible / destroyable.

It is highly recommended to bring ALL quest items and teleports at the start. Pre-Quest Preparation Note: If you don't have 30 Firemaking icon.png Firemaking, head to any Furnace and use your Jogre bones on it before starting the quest. It is recommended for everyone to acquire a Poison karambwan before starting the quest as well, just cook a Raw karambwan on any fire or cooking utility. With your Poison karambwan, grind it with your Pestle and mortar, then use the Karambwan paste on your spear. Banana Rum

  • Travel to Musa Point using your amulet of glory to Karamja. (Pick a banana if you don't have one already.)
  • Run South into the pub, buy a Karamjan rum off Zambo for 30gp.
  • Use a knife on your banana, then right click the Sliced banana and use it on your rum.
Starting out
  • Head to Fairy Ring CKR (south of Tai Bwo Wannai), then run around north to the fishing spots.
  • Fish a raw karambwanji.
  • Use your pestle and mortar on it.
  • Use a tinderbox on your jogre bones (unless you used them on a furnace earlier)
  • Light a fire with any logs
  • Pick up the Burnt jogre bones and use your Karambwanji paste on them.
  • Use the Pasty jogre bones on the fire to get Marinated j' bones.
  • Fish another 20 Raw karambwanji (or 21 if you don't have a loaded vessel).
  • Head north to Tai Bwo Wannai (or use a Brimhaven house teleport and run south if you have them)
  • Talk to Timfraku, who is located upstairs in the western hut north of Tai Bwo Wannai. (Chat 13), wait, then (Chat 31).
  • Use a Brimhaven house teleport or simply run north to Lubufu by the fishing spots.
  • Talk to Lubufu. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Lubufu again. (Chat 13231)
  • Talk to him again and give him 20 raw karambwanji.
  • Talk to him again. (Chat 32)
  • Wait, then accept his gift and learn how to fish Karambwan. (Chat 1)
  • If you don't already have a loaded vessel, drop the one he gave you and get another (Chat 31), pick up the first one and load it with a raw karambwanji
Helping the Brothers
  • Head to DKP
  • Talk to Tiadeche, who is directly northeast of the fairy ring.
  • Use your loaded vessel on him and accept his gift. (Chat 1)
  • Use the fairy ring right next to you and use the code CKR.
  • Run northeast to the mine. Talk to Tamayu (Chat 31) and watch a cutscene.
  • If you have not yet created a Spear (kp), cook raw karambwan, use pestle and mortar on Poison Karambwan to create Karambwan paste, then use paste on spear.
  • Right click and use your Agility pot (4) and Spear (kp) on him - make sure he takes both.
  • Talk to him again (Chat 3), watch the cutscene.
  • Kill a monkey in this area with magic or ranged, take its corpse.
  • Use the corpse on Tamayu.
  • Use your seaweed on the monkey skin to get a seaweed sandwich.
  • Either run southwest or use another fairy ring teleport to go back to CKR.
  • Climb up the hill and cross the bridge onto Cairn Isle.
  • Talk to Tinsay and hand him all the food he requests (Chat 1) whenever prompted.
  • After handing him the marinated j' bones, use your empty karambwan vessel on him and you'll receive a crafting manual.
  • Head to fairy ring DKP.
  • Talk to Tiadeche, use your manual on him and he will agree to go back to the village (but he'll stay for now).
Finishing Up
  • Either use a Brimhaven House teleport, fairy ring CKR or simply walk back to the quest start.
  • Talk to Timfraku (Chat 1) and finish the quest.
(Optional) XP rewards
  • Head south into Tai Bwo Wannai village.
  • Talk to the three brothers in the southern huts.
  • Tamayu: 2.5k attack and strength XP, rune spear (kp)
  • Tinsay: 5k cooking xp
  • Tiadeche: 5k fishing xp, learn how to thoroughly cook karambwan

Tai Bwo Wannai Trio quest map.

Locations are referred to by their numbered index on the map to the right.

Getting started

  • Go speak to Timfraku (Chat 1331), upstairs at (1)
  • Go south to the fishing spot near Fairy ring code CKR (2) catch 1 Karambwanji and use on pestle and mortal for paste.
  • Catch 21 more Karambwanji.
  • It is recommended to catch some extra Karambwanji in case you burn your poison karambwan.

Gathering supplies

If your firemaking level is below 30, do the following:

Alternatively, do the following if your firemaking is over 30:

Learning to fish

  • Kill a monkey with your bow or using magic and retrieve a Monkey corpse.
    • Monkeys can be found near the Musa Point volcano (3), or near the Graahks near (8)
  • If you haven't already got Karamjan rum, travel to the bar in Musa Point (4), and buy a Karamjanrum.
  • Right-click your Sliced banana and use it on the Karamjan rum.
  • Talk to Lubufu (Chat 1) near the fishing spot just south of Brimhaven (5).
  • Talk to Lubufu (Chat 13231)
  • Talk to Lubufu again to give him 20 Karambwanji.
  • Talk to him again. (Chat 32)
  • Wait, then accept his gift and learn how to fish Karambwan. (Chat 1)
  • Drop the Karambwan vessel and talk to Lubufu (Chat 31) to receive another, then pick it back up.

Gathering the brothers


Speak to each of the brothers in their huts in the south of the village to receive XP rewards. You must speak to Tiadeche in his hut to be able to thoroughly cook Karambwan.

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