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This is the quick guide for Defender of Varrock.
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Start pointQuest map icon
Defender of Varrock icon
Captain Rovin, in the north-west tower of Varrock Palace.
Official difficultyExperienced Experienced
LengthMedium (50-130 minutes)
Quest Quests:
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.


Enemies to defeat 6 x Armoured zombies (level 86)


  • Talk to Captain Rovin in Varrock Palace, northwest tower second floor. (Chat options 1-1)
  • Enter the graveyard then talk to Hartwin.
  • Follow the footprints near the graveyard entrace, searching bushes, trees, stumps, mushrooms, and bones.
  • The trail eventually leads to Simon near the Chaos Temple.
  • Run south to the trapdoor, unlock it and climb down.

Undead armyEdit

  • Run north and look over the balcony.
  • Run west and take 3 bottles.
  • Kill 3 Armoured zombies, filling your 3 bottles with red mist.
  • Proceed deeper into the cave and through the door.
  • Run north and refill your bottles.
  • Go through the next door and peer over another balcony.
  • Return to Captain Rovin.
  • Talk to Thurgo, south of Port sarim. (Chat option 3)

If you don't have a Blurite ore, now is your opportunity time to mine one

  • Climb Ice Mountain, north of Falador.
  • Dig the snow 2 steps east of the White tree.
  • Excavate the snow and climb down.
  • Talk to Ramarno. (Chat option 4)
  • Use the Blurite on the forge.
  • Talk to Ramarno again.

Zombie invasionEdit

  • Return to Captain Rovin, ignore the zombies.
  • Talk to Reldo in the library downstairs. (Chat option 1)
  • Read the Varrock Census on the lectern.
  • Search the scrolls on the floor a few steps south.
  • Read the List of Elders scroll.

Shield of ArravEdit

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