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This is the quick guide for The Slug Menace.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start point Talk to Sir Tiffy Cashien in Falador. Talk to Sir Tiffy Cashien in Falador.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description The small village of Witchaven was all but deserted when the Fishing Platform was built a short ways off the coast. Now, some of the inhabitants of the village have been acting somewhat strangely....
Length Long
Items required


Enemies to defeat Slug Prince (level 62) Can only be fought with melee.


Starting out

Item required: Commorb

  • Talk to Sir Tiffy Cashien to get a Commorb v2. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Col. O'Niall on the northeast dock in Witchaven. (Chat 134)
  • Talk to Brother Maledict (church), Mayor Hobb (most northwest building) (Chat 1), and Holgart (green shirt, northeast of quest icon).
  • Talk to Col. O'Niall again.

The shrine

Jorral's location.

Items required: Commorb

  • Climb down the stairs just west of Witchaven.
  • Push the false wall right beside the entrance (red on minimap).
  • Follow the path to the imposing door, using the shortcut if able, try to open it (must have a free inventory space).
  • Scan with the Commorb to acquire the door transcription.
  • Pick up a dead sea slug.
  • Talk to Jorral in the outpost (necklace of passage) northwest of Ardougne. (Chat 2) if Making History has not been started

The pages

The solution of the puzzle.

Items required: 1 swamp paste, a dead seaslug, and 5 free inventory spaces

  • Talk to Col. O'Niall.
  • Talk to Brother Maledict.
  • Go to the mayor's house and search the desk until you get a page.
  • Talk to Ezekial Lovecraft in the fishing store.
  • Talk to Col. O'Niall.
  • Use swamp paste on one of the fragments.
  • Talk to Jeb to go to the Fishing Platform.
  • Talk to Bailey to the west, give him the dead slug.
  • Use the sea slug glue on a fragment, then solve the puzzle.

The imposing door

Items required: chisel, 5+ rune or pure essence, the Commorb, Combat equipment

  • Right click each shape-option on the pages to shape essence into air, water, fire, earth, and mind.
  • NOTE: It is possible and likely to fail and break the essence.
  • Use the chiseled stones on their respective Runecrafting altars.
  • NOTE: It is possible and likely to fail this as well.
  • Use the handmade runes on the imposing door in the cave underneath Witchaven.
  • Kill the level 62 Slug Prince, only melee can damage it.
  • Talk to Sir Tiffy Cashien.

Quest complete! 


The Slug Menace reward scroll.png
  • 1 Quest point
  • 3500 Crafting experience
  • 3500 Runecrafting experience
  • 3500 Thieving experience
  • Promotion to Proselyte among the Temple Knights. This means you can buy and wear new Temple Knight armour with a greater Prayer bonus than Initiate. You can buy each piece individually, or buy the armour pack which, when opened, gives you the plate, helm, and legs/skirt all at once. The pack is worth 25,000 coins.
    • Buying the upgraded armour in separate pieces cost more: the helm costs 8,000 coins, the platelegs and plateskirt cost 10,000 coins, and the platebody costs 12,000 coins for a total of 30,000 coins. Buying the pack, however, costs 25,000 coins.