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Head of the Family
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Release date 25 July 2016 (Update)
Members Yes
Quest series Tales of the Arc
Developer(s) Unknown edit
Age Sixth Age
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Head of the Family is a part of the Tales of the Arc miniquest series.


Start pointQuest map icon.png
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Talk to the Waiko moai on the hill north-east of Waiko
Member requirementP2P icon.png Members only
Official difficultyNone
Official lengthMedium
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
Quest.png Quests:
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
Enemies to defeat


Talk to the Waiko moai on the hill to the north of the Khan's house on Waiko. Then travel to the island of Aminishi and head north, along the western beach, then up the stairs to find the Aminishi moai. She tells you that you will need to find a captain with a cargo freighter ship, a crew, and some way to prevent her from dying while on the ship.


Return to Waiko, and speak to Yuehanxun the Dealer, found in the south-east village section of Waiko, just south-east of the bamboo stalks about a crew. She requires a payment of 15 fish oil for her two cyclops labourers. After payment, the labourers will be waiting near Aminishi's moai on Aminishi.

Transport method

Talk to Rosie (supplies) at the Waiko market about the plight of the moai. She tells you to inquire with Sea Witch Kaula on Whale's Maw, as there is a legend regarding the transport of moai statues. Visit her on the north-west part of Whale's Maw. After hearing a sad tale about the Whale's Maw's moai statue, you ascertain that transportation is possible, as long as the moai keeps contact with its respective soil. Return to Rosie on Waiko, who asks for 5 bamboo, 150 chimes and asks you to fill up a bag with Aminishi soil. From this she will make a basket filled with Aminishi soil, in which to keep the moai statue in during transport. Go to Aminishi and fill the bag (the dock works). Return to Rosie on Waiko and give her the bag, 150 chimes and 5 bamboo. Rosie will handle the delivery of the goods. (At this point, before leaving Waiko, you may wish to use the bank chest there to prepare for a fight scaled to your combat level in the next step.)

Captain and ship

With a crew and transport method secured, you will lastly need a captain and ship. Cap'n Ekahi can be recruited on the beach of Aminishi, east of the docks. He requires a payment of 300 chimes for the service.

Fight and completion

Safespotting the Cyclopes.

Go talk to the Aminishi moai statue to start the transport, then talk to Cap'n Ekahi who tells you to travel using the rowboat on the shore next to him. If you haven't already, prepare for a fight scaled to your combat level. After departing with the moai statue, Capt'n Ekahi and his cyclops crew betrays the player and tries to kill them. This combat situation has an unsafe death, but is scaled to your combat level and comes with a warning beforehand. It can be safespotted though, by stepping behind the mast.

After defeating the cyclopes, you end up at your ship on Waiko with the 300 Chimes fee refunded. Return to the hill where you started the quest to see the Aminishi moai statue being placed in front of the Waiko moai statue. Talk to the Waiko moai to finish the miniquest.


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Required for completing



  • When going to move the Aminishi moai statue, the Cyclops Labourers say "We're ready master", and "I'm not ready". This is a reference to the audio when selecting a Two-headed Ogre in the game Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness.
  • One of the cyclopes has the examine text "He could have been a contender", which is a reference to the film On the Waterfront.
  • When Cap'n Ekahi turns on you, your character says "Curse your inevitable betrayal." This is a reference to the pilot episode of Firefly.
  • Rosie says "It's much bigger on the inside" when handing over a bag to put the soil in. This is most likely a reference to the TARDIS in the Doctor Who series.