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The Big Heist Lodge

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Release date 18 April 2005 (Update)
Location Bandit Village in the Kharidian Desert
Members Yes
Sells Bandits Brew
NPCs Bartender, approx 10 Bandits
Monsters 9 Bandits
Related quests Desert Treasure
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The Big Heist Lodge is a bar located in the Kharidian Desert Bandit Camp. It contains about 10 bandits who will all attack at once if any one of them are attacked. The bandits can be pickpocketed to gather additional lockpicks and antipoison potions to open the chest for the Desert Treasure quest. The bartender only sells bandit's brew for 650 coins.


This area is usually crowded with players either wearing an item of Zamorak or Saradomin. The average experience gained here averages around only 50,000, contrary to popular belief of 200,000 experience per hour. It is highly recommended to use prayers even with level 99 Defence and Barrows armour. It is recommended to use a Saradomin Sword here because of its prayer bonus and because it is a Saradomin item. Pures are often found at this bar because it is the fastest place for them to train efficiently.




Even though bandits aren't best for the most experience, it is recommended for lower levels to train thieving here because of the many bandits available for pickpocketing. It is highly recommended to bring bones to peaches tablets or runes to cast bones to peaches if it is unlocked (Mage Training Arena).


For lower levels, it is recommended to come here to train prayer by burying bones because they are often scattered on the ground when other players are killing the bandits for experience.


Item Number
in stock
sold at
bought at
GE resale
Bandit's brew.png Bandit's brew 10 650 coins 216 3,065 24,150