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This is the quick guide for A Shadow over Ashdale.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start pointQuest map icon.png
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Speak to Gudrik in his house, south-west of the Taverley bank.
Member requirementF2P icon.png Free to play
Official difficultyNovice Novice
Official lengthMedium
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
  • None
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
  • None
Enemies to defeat

Return to Ashdale

  • To start, talk to Gudrik southwest of Taverley bank. (Chat 1)
  • Board the ship docked to the west.
  • Go through the village to Lucy's house and talk with her. (Chat 13)
  • Enter the storm drain behind the house.

Sewer raider

  • Go through in the sewer, killing or running past crassians.
  • Climb up the ladder at the end of the sewer.
  • Run west then south through Ashdale and into the house.
  • Inspect the bust of his head.
  • Descend the stairs.

Smuggler's cavern

  • Collect the Valve outer wheel, Valve inner wheel and Pitch.
  • Repair the leaking pipe on the ground.
  • Combine valve parts and repair the central barrel.
  • Turn valves to move water to the door.
  • Go through and kill all scouts to lower the barrier.
  • Avoid the warrior and go to the lever.
  • Pull the lever to kill him and continue.
  • Do the same with other warriors using lever to trigger the traps.
  • You can run past the scouts.

Release the Kraken

  • Climb on the ship.
  • Kill the 4 tentacles.
  • Kill Agoroth.
  • Talk to Lucy.
  • Return to Gudrik and ask for a reward.
  • Quest complete!


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