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This is the quick guide for The Hand in the Sand.
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Start pointQuest map icon Talk to Bert in Yanille near the sandpit.
Official difficultyIntermediate Intermediate
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.


Enemies to defeat None

A helping handEdit

  • Talk to Bert near Yanille's house portal. (Chat options 2-2)
  • Give the Guard Captain in the nearby pub a beer.
  • Ring the bell outside the Wizards Guild to the east.
  • Return to Bert.
  • Make your way to Brimhaven, find Sandy in the small house just south of the Shrimp and Parrot.
  • Search his desk.
  • Pickpocket Sandy until you get some sand (may take multiple attempts).
  • Talk to Bert.
  • Ring the bell and talk to Zavistic Rarve again.

Truth serumEdit

  • Make your way to Port Sarim and find Betty in her Magic Shop. (Optional: talk to Rarve again and ask for more help, and he will teleport you straight to Betty in exchange for 1 vial)
  • Talk to Betty.
  • Use your Redberries then your Whiteberries on the vial Betty gave you, and use the dye on your Lantern Lens.
  • Talk to Betty again.
  • Open the door to her shop and stand in the doorway, then use your Lens on the counter.
  • Talk to Betty again.
  • Make your way back to Brimhaven.
  • Talk to Sandy, choose any option to distract him.
  • Use the Truth Serum on the coffee mug on the table.
  • Activate the Magic Orb in your inventory.
  • Confront Sandy until he confesses.

Retrieving the headEdit

  • Head back to the Wizards Guild and ring the bell once more.
  • Talk to Zavistic Rarve twice and a cutscene will start.
  • Make your way to the sand pit on Entrana and talk to Mazion.
  • Talk to Zavistic Rarve.
  • Quest complete!

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