Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for The Golem.
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Start point Quest point icon Talk to the clay golem in the ruins of Uzer, east of the Shantay Pass in the Kharidian Desert.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description Deep in the desert sand the ruins of the once great city of Uzer, where a lone survivor, an ancient clay golem, forever paces back and forth. It is badly damaged, and its mind cannot rest until it has completed the task for which it was created.

It is up to you to uncover the secret of the lost city, and add the final chapter to a story started in the violence of the Third Age.

Length Medium
Requirements 20 Crafting icon Crafting

25 Thieving icon Thieving

Items required


Enemies to defeat None


Starting the quest

  • Travel to Uzer in the far east of the Kharidian Desert (North East Of Fairy ring DLQ)
  • Pick up and read the Letter west of the broken clay golem
  • Talk to the golem.(Chat 1)
  • Use four soft clay on the golem. If you chose to bring a pickaxe and a bracelet of clay, clay rocks can be found to the north west, near the shore. The phoenix can be found there as well.
  • Talk to the golem again.(Chat 1)

The Statuette

  • Pick a black mushroom near the stairs east of the golem before heading down (or downstairs at your right)
  • Climb down the stairs in the ruins
  • Take the strange implement from the north-western room
    • Note: Keep the strange implement and take an extra black mushroom if you plan on completing Shadow of the Storm soon afterwards.
  • Head to north-eastern part of the Digsite and talk to Elissa(Chat 3)
  • Head to the Exam Centre just south of the Digsite
  • Search the bookcase in the south-east corner and read Varmen's notes.
  • Note: If you have not repaired the golem up to this point, or read Varmen's Notes the curator will not speak to you about the quest
  • Talk to Curator Haig Halen in the Varrock Museum about the statuette.(Chat 31)
    • Chat options(Chat 41) if the player has completed Bone Voyage
  • Pickpocket him for the display cabinet key.
  • Head to the "1st floor[?]," upstairs, and open the second case from the left (when the camera is facing north) in the northern-most row. You will get a statuette.

The Portal

  • Return to the Kharidian Desert (Fairy ring DLQ), or teleport to Eagle's Eyrie with Necklace of passage
  • Run north to the clay rocks east of river and pickpocket the Phoenix to obtain a Phoenix feather
  • Return to the ruins of Uzer where you started the quest and again go down the stairs
  • In the center of the room will be four alcoves. Place the statuette in the empty one
  • Turn both west statuettes left and both east statuettes right (Make them face north).
  • Go north, through the double doors
  • Optional: Use your chisel on the throne for 2 sapphires, emeralds, and rubies
  • Otherwise, immediately go back through the south portal

The Golem

  • Go back upstairs and talk to the golem
  • With an empty vial in your inventory, grind the black mushroom (Don't eat it!)
  • Use the phoenix feather on the black mushroom ink
  • Use the phoenix quill pen on a piece of papyrus to get the golem program
  • Use the strange implement on the golem then quickly use the newly acquired golem program on the golem
  • Quest complete!


The Golem reward scroll

Required for completing

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