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Bork is a big ork initially summoned by Surok Magis in The Hunt for Surok. After the miniquest, he is controlled by a Dagon'hai Elite. Bork can be fought once per day in the Chaos Tunnels. The very first kill earns players 5,000 Slayer experience; afterwards it will only award 1,500 experience, which can be doubled if the player has completed the hard Varrock achievements (Varrock armour 3 does not need to be worn for the doubling boost).

Bork is the only monster with a 100% chance of a charm drop and will drop 5 blue, 7 crimson and 3 green charms upon death. In addition to the doubled Slayer experience, these drops can also be doubled upon completion of the hard Varrock achievements, and improved (not doubled) upon the completion of The Mighty Fall and/or while wearing a ring of wealth. These increases stack with each other. See the drops section for more information.

Defeating Bork at least once is a requirement for starting the While Guthix Sleeps and The Mighty Fall quests, and is an elite Varrock achievement.

History

Bork first appears in the miniquest The Hunt for Surok, where Surok escapes his imprisonment in Varrock Palace. The player chases him through the Chaos Tunnels, until they reach a large, empty cavern. Surok then summons Bork to deal with the player. Eventually, the player defeats Bork and Surok tries to collapse the chamber in a last attempt to kill them.

Bork later appears in The Mighty Fall as the champion representing the orks in the Kyzaj Tournament. Unlike most of the Bandosians who speaks rather rough and aggressively, Bork is more formal. He also seems to respect the player, as he compliments them on their win against Yelps rather than taunting them.

In the first round, he battles and kills Farkle. In the second round, he goes up against General Graardor, only to be defeated by him. He is spared by Zarador as the orks are near extinction and Zarador is painfully aware that it will happen to the ourgs one day too. After the tournament is over, Bork returns to the Chaos Tunnels.

Getting there

Chaos Tunnels entrances locations

Entrance to the Chaos Tunnels via the Wilderness

Bork is located in the Chaos Tunnels. Players can reach his chamber by:

  • Using the Varrock armour 4 to teleport directly to the portal for Bork's chamber.
  • Using a hoardstalker ring or Dungeoneering cape to teleport to the chamber of black demons, 2 chambers away from Bork's portal.
  • Using a mask of dust to teleport to the chamber of dust devils, in the north-west part of the Chaos Tunnels.
  • Using a mask of granite to teleport to the chamber of gargoyles, in the south-west of the Chaos Tunnels.
  • Attuning the Boss portal in the Max guild to Bork (not advised as it costs 100,000 coins per attunement.)
  • Players can also reach the gargoyle chamber by entering the entrance to Chaos Tunnels in level 6 Wilderness. Players cannot use the rope to exit the Wilderness if they have been in combat in the last 10 seconds. This includes players who are being attacked but not retaliating.
Chaos Tunnels map

Fighting Bork

Bork boss battle

The fight against Bork.

Main article: Bork/Strategies

Slayer experience

First time All times after the first
Default Superior honourable kyzaj Varrock armour 3 Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 3
5,000 Slayer 1,500 Slayer 4,000 Slayer 3,000 Slayer 8,000 Slayer

Drops

After completing the quest, the player can receive enhanced drops from Bork. The experience is also changed to 4,000 per kill, which is also doubled if the hard Varrock achievements are completed.

100% drops

Item Drop quantity when: GE
Market Price

(Per item)

Default Ring of wealth Varrock armour 3 Varrock armour 3Ring of wealth Superior honourable kyzaj Superior honourable kyzajRing of wealth Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 3 Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 3Ring of wealth
Big bones
Big bones 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 183
Coins 1000
Coins 2–10,000 2–10,000 4–20,000 4–20,000 2–10,000 2–10,000 4–20,000 4–20,000 Not sold
Blue charm
Blue charm 5 5 10 10 10 10 20 20 Not sold
Crimson charm
Crimson charm 7 10 14 17 10 13 20 23 Not sold
Green charm
Green charm 2 3 4 5 5 6 10 11 Not sold
Uncut dragonstone
Uncut dragonstone 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 11,913
Uncut diamond
Uncut diamond 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 2,473
Uncut ruby
Uncut ruby 1 2 2 3 1 2 4 5 1,178
Uncut emerald
Uncut emerald 1 3 2 4 1 3 2 4 721
Uncut sapphire
Uncut sapphire 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 365

Using a collector's insignia or a Luck of the dwarves instead of a ring of wealth will produce the exact same drops.

Each ork legion usually drop a single charm, although not 100% of the time. The most common is a gold charm, but green and crimson charms are also possible. The triple charms from the Familiarisation D&D does not have any effect on Bork or his legions.

Other drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Femur boneFemur bone1Common[1]Not sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
  1. ^ Only while doing the Fur 'n' Seek wish list

Rare drop table drops

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common365
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common721
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,178
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,473
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare111,285–136,015
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,017
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common14,548
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,913
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare536,085–655,215
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,953
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,385
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare626,760–766,040
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare910
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,175
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,957
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,125–17,125
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,050,570–1,284,030
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,478
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,153
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare200,005–252,314
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare11,765–14,842
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare6,125–8,575
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common92,070–112,530
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon388,125–474,375
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,444–15,006
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare557,100–680,900
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,600–124,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common35,730–43,670
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon41,400–50,600
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common16,184–18,496
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare156,060–190,740
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare85,320–104,280
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common5,991
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare89,865–109,835
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon702,810–858,990
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon180,090–220,110
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon164,070–200,530
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon162,045–198,055
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon20,244–23,136
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon20,888–23,872
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon381,880
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare850,170
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common47,700–58,300
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,445–17,655
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon310,500–379,500
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon14,552–17,548
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare144,450–176,550
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon13,095–16,005
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare215,730–263,670
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon16,252
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*76,690
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,626,392,973
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal drops

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare9,264

Trivia

  • "Bork" is a reference to the Borg, a race in Star Trek, that seeks to forcefully add other species into their collective. When fighting the Ork Legions that Bork summons, they may shout phrases like "We are the collective!" "Resistance is futile!", clear references to the Borg in Star Trek.
  • "Bork" is also a portmanteau of the two words 'Big' and 'Ork'. This is also hinted in his examine text.
  • "Borked" is slang for something that is broken, or in disarray. This may be a reference to the disorganised state of the Chaos Tunnels.
  • Bork is an ork, a species usually associated with Bandos. Although the Dagon'hai Elite claims that they are both agents of Zamorak, as with most orks Bork is shown to be a follower of Bandos in The Mighty Fall quest. In addition, during the Fur 'n' Seek Wishlist, the player is asked to seek out the femur of a large follower of Bandos, which Bork can drop.
  • The Adventurer's log message will say "I killed Bork, a big ork", after defeating Bork. There was a grammatical error when a player killed more than one Bork. It stated: "I killed 2 Borks, a big orks." This has been fixed and now says "I killed 2 Borks, they were big orks".
  • If the player killed Bork prior to the release of the achievement diaries, it will not count as completed. However, it will still count towards the While Guthix Sleeps requirement.
  • After the graphical update to the Chaos Tunnels, the reset time for Bork was altered. Currently, players must completely finish the fight and exit prior to reset, otherwise the next fight cannot be attempted for the full 24 hours until the next reset.
  • After the graphical update to the Chaos Tunnels, there was a glitch with the exit portal which prevented players from leaving the lair by choice after fighting Bork (and presumably, while fighting Bork as well if an escape is needed). If attempted, the player received a message stating that it was "unavailable at the moment". All other methods of leaving the cavern continued to work. This glitch has been patched.
  • Bork appears to be very well-spoken in his dialogue, more so than other Orks like General Bre'egth. Zarador states that this may be due to his upbringing. This may reference his time spent with the Dagon'Hai as they may have taught him proper speech.
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