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Start pointQuest map icon
Hero's Welcome icon
Speak to Alfrick the Planner or Freya Lune at the Rellekka docks.
Member requirementP2P icon Members only
Official difficultyExperienced Experienced
Official lengthMedium to Long
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
Quest Quests:


Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
Enemies to defeat

Welcoming V

Yrsa in the clothes shop nearby. (Chat 1)
Peer the Seer who is south-west of the marketplace. (Chat 1)
Sigmund the Merchant in the middle of the marketplace. (Chat 1)
Swensen the Navigator who is in the house south of the marketplace.
Brundt the Chieftain in the main hall. (Chat 1)
Manni the Reveller, also in the hall. (Chat 1)
Olaf the Bard, north-east of the hall. (Chat 1)
  • Return to Alfrick or Freya, right-click celebrate with them.
Question Answer
What ballad should be played on V's arrival? The ballad of the giant basilisk.
What flowers should be used to decorate the stage? Winter's Eye.
Should magic be used in the ceremony? Yes - Simple air and water magic.
What sort of feast did V have before he left? A victory feast.
How should V be welcomed? As a returning hero.
When did V leave the world? At the end of the Third Age.
Why did V leave the world? Out of respect for Guthix.
  • Watch the cutscene. (Chat ~)

Scavenging for energy

  • Return to Alfrick. (Chat 1)
  • Enter cave entrance and talk to V. (Chat 114)
  • Exit the cave.
  • Investigate 5 locations on the island, there are 2 of each location that you must pair up:
2 old docks. (One to the south of the island and one to the east)
2 fishing boats. (One to the east of the island and one to the west)
2 gnarled trees. (One to the south-west of the island and one to the north-west)
2 cave entrances. (One in the middle of the island and one to the south-east)
2 rock formations. (One to the north of the island and one to the north-west)
  • Return to V in the cave.
Hero's Welcome completed map

The fully completed map

  • After the cutscene, enter the north room.
  • Search the belongings to the south-east and read the journal.
  • Solve the map fragments.

Ancient cave

  • Prepare for a fight with a dragon. Recommended to bring games necklace, slayer ring, or slayer cape for quick teleport.
  • South of Kuradal in the ancient cavern is an ancient door.
  • Try to open the door then use your soft clay on it.
  • Attack a mithril dragon, then use your mithril bar on the dragon.
  • Open the door with the key. (Chat 1)
  • Kill the dragon.
  • After the cutscene run west to the stepping stones.
  • Jump diagonally to the chest and open the chest, then continue north.
  • Don't step on any pressure plates. Push the crates out of your way (you are able to push the 2 crates in a line).
  • Open the east door and search the chest.
  • Read the notes and equip the dragonkin protective charm.
  • Enter the Grotworm Lair near Port Sarim.
  • Climb the stairs in the centre of the open area, west of the Queen Black Dragon entrance.
  • Defeat Tarshak, avoiding his charge attack by fleeing from him.
  • Talk to Phalaks. (Chat 5)

Final fight

  • Take lots of high healing food including a full BoB if possible and wear the Dragonkin protective charm at all times.
  • Defeat Abomination in the Brimhaven Dungeon in the tunnel found in the south-west corner where steel dragons are:
    • Stage 1:
      • Focus on mining the 4 pillars in the room while avoiding his attacks.
      • When a pillar cannot be mined any more, lure a fireball attack into the pillar.
      • Repeat until all 4 pillars are broken.
    • Stage 2:
      • Lure Tarshak into the falling rocks, don't stand too close yourself.
      • You may also attack with a regular weapon at the same time.
  • Watch the cutscene. (Chat ~)
  • Attempt to enter the tunnel again.
  • Return to Freya and Alfrick in Rellekka. (Chat 1)
  • Enter the cave and pass the door.
  • Talk to Freya or Alfrick.
  • Quest complete!


Hero's Welcome reward
Music unlocked
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