Its neighbour, West Ardougne*, governed by King Tyras*, is closed off to the general public because of a plague affecting the inhabitants, but players may gain access by finishing parts of the Plague City* quest. East Ardougne is most known for its wealth, zoo and the theft-stricken marketplace. East Ardougne is currently governed by King Lathas.
Transportation[edit | edit source]
- Ardougne Teleport* - requires level 51 Magic and completion of the Plague City quest.
- There is also a Spirit tree* south-west of the city below the south wall of West Ardougne.
- A ship to and from Brimhaven and Rimmington.*
- Teleportation - the player may teleport to the farming patch east of the Fishing Guild.*
- A Charter ship to Port Khazard. Then, you can walk.*
- Use Fishing Trawler mini-game teleport. Then walk north.*
- A Teleport Lever - near the gates to West Ardougne, there is a small house. It teleports the player to the Deserted Keep in deep Wilderness (or vice versa).*
- Use a Skills necklace to teleport to the Fishing Guild, then walk South.
* Not implemented
Points of interest[edit | edit source]
Ardougne Zoo[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Zoo
The Ardougne Zoo is the only zoo in MineScape. The Zoo is surrounded by an outer fence and contains several fenced-in exhibits housing animals such as monkeys, penguins, bears, and ogres. Several zoo keepers are in charge of the zoo. Players can talk to the zoo keeper named Charlie to begin the Eagle's Peak* quest and talk to the ex-zookeeper named Larry to begin the Cold War* quest. The paths between the zoo's exhibits merge to form a road leading out of the south entrance of East Ardougne.
Ardougne Castle[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Castle
This is the castle where King Lathas lives. It is inhabited by many paladins. A few quests can be started here and there are a few chests to loot. It is located in the west of the East Ardougne, over the River Dougne.
East Ardougne Church[edit | edit source]
The East Ardougne Saradominist church is located in the centre of the region. On the ground floor there is an altar where players may charge their Prayer points, which is an Easy Ardougne Diary task*. There is also a priest and Doctor Orbon who is involved with the Sheep Herder* quest. Out the front is a mini graveyard and Councillor Halgrive who starts the Sheep Herder quest.
Flying Horse Inn[edit | edit source]
Main article: Flying Horse Inn
The Flying Horse Inn is the only bar in the city of Ardougne. It is located in the north-west of the city. They only sell beer and the Heart Stopper during the Alfred Grimhand's Barcrawl* miniquest. The three NPCs here are the bartender, the hooded, secretive Lucien and Two-pints. It is involved with some quests. Two-pints can be spoken to, to begin the Ardougne Diary*.
Handelmort Mansion[edit | edit source]
Main article: Handelmort Mansion
Wizard Cromperty's house[edit | edit source]
North-east of the marketplace is Wizard Cromperty's house. He can teleport the player to the Rune essence mine. He also takes part in helping players get inside Handelmort's Mansion in the quest, Tribal Totem. There are a respawning hammer and chisel on a table in his house.
Servants' Guild[edit | edit source]
Main article: Servants' Guild
The Ardougne Domestic Service Agency is based here. The Servants' Guild is the building located in the north-east corner of East Ardougne. They will let players hire a servant for their player-owned house here for a fee.
Estate Agent[edit | edit source]
Ardougne Sewers[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Sewers
East Ardougne has an extensive sewer system, the Ardougne Sewers*, beneath the city. Parts of the sewer system feature in some quests. There are some monsters, coal rocks and iron rocks, the Ardougne Rat Pits, and the headquarters of the Hazeel Cult down there.
Bank[edit | edit source]
Near the main north entrance of Ardougne and near the docks of Ardougne is a bank. Here, items can be stored to keep them safe when you die, and for being able to carry more.
Thieving[edit | edit source]
Many players choose to train the Thieving skill in Ardougne, some all the way to level 99. In addition to the many stalls, Ardougne is home to several chests, and NPCs that may be pickpocketed. There are a total of five chests in Ardougne: a 10gp chest, a 50gp chest, a nature rune with 1gp chest, and 2 paladin chests. The 10gp, 50gp and nature rune chests are in the building south of the road coming from the east entrance to the market-place. The 50gp, and nature rune chests are in the southernmost room upstairs, and the 10gp chest is in the room to the north upstairs. The paladin chests are in the locked north and south wings of Ardougne Castle. In the market place, there are a total of eight guards, two Knights of Ardougne, and two Heroes.
Pet insurance services *[edit | edit source]
Main article: Probita
Near the entrance of the Ardougne Zoo is a pet insurance service run by Probita. She will insure a player's pet automatically, and it'll cost 1,000,000 coins to reclaim it if a player loses their pet.
Agility[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Rooftop Course
Players with level 90 Agility can use the rooftop course, by climbing the wooden beams near the house closest to the gem stall. The course finishes next to a crate directly south of the gem stall. It is currently the highest level course in the game.
Stores[edit | edit source]
There are many stores and stalls in East Ardougne nearly as extensive as Varrock.
East Ardougne General Store[edit | edit source]
Main article: Aemad's Adventuring Supplies.
Aemad's Adventuring Supplies., also known as the East Ardougne General Store, is located just north of the Ardougne Zoo. It is operated by Aemad. This store is unique because it doesn't sell some of the items general stores stock. Items include vials of water, bronze pickaxes, iron axes, cooked meat, tinderboxes, balls of wool, bronze arrows, rope, papyrus and knives.
Zenesha's Platebody Shop[edit | edit source]
Main article: Zenesha's Plate Mail Body Shop
Zenesha's Plate Mail Body Shop is the building south-west of the marketplace. It is operated by Zenesha. She sells plate bodies from bronze to mithril. It is located at the Ardougne Marketplace in the south-west corner.
Ardougne Marketplace[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne market
Ardougne Marketplace is probably the most popular and the biggest stall marketplace in Gielinor. The Ardougne Teleport spell teleports the caster into the centre of the Ardougne Marketplace. With East Ardougne being very wealthy, the marketplace is very popular with thieves, with it often being called the hub or Guild of Thieving. It contains eight market stalls (six with availability to buy from) listed with information below. The owners of the stalls will not buy back their own products for 30–60 minutes from the player if they were stealing from the owner's stall.
Ardougne Gem Stall.[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Gem Stall
This is a gem stall in the south-east area of the marketplace. The owner sells the four main gems (sapphires, emeralds, rubies and diamonds). There is no main stock so the default stock is zero. A Thieving level of 75 is required to steal from the gem stall and only uncut gems may be stolen.
Ardougne Bakery Stalls[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Baker's Stall
There are two bakery stalls in the marketplace: one to the east and one to the west. They both sell the same items but are owned by different owners. They sell bread, cakes, chocolate slices and chocolate bars. A Thieving level of 5 is required to steal from a bakery stall. Players cannot steal chocolate bars from either stall.
Ardougne Silver Stall.[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Silver Stall
To the north-west of the marketplace is a silver stall. It sells unstrung symbols, silver ore and silver bars. The trader, Erin, is also a part of the Making History quest. A Thieving level of 50 is required to steal from the silver stall. Only silver ore may be stolen and only unstrung symbols have infinite stock.
Ardougne Silk Stalls[edit | edit source]
There are two silk stalls in the marketplace. Although you cannot buy silk from either of them, you can only steal it. It is recommended to sell silk here, as the silk merchant can offer a maximum of 60 coins for one piece of silk. However, players may not sell them in notes. A player can get a maximum of 1,680 coins each load, though they must leave Ardougne after they steal or else he will call the player a "thief" and call the Knights of Ardougne and the market guards to attack. A Thieving level of 20 is required to steal silk.
Ardougne Spice Stall.[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Spice Stall
To the south-west below the silk stall is the Ardougne Spice Stall.. It sells spices, knives and garlic. A Thieving level of 65 is required to steal from the spice stall. A player may only steal spice.
Ardougne Fur Stall.[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Fur Stall
The fur stall is located in the south-eastern part of the market, below the gem stall. The stall sells bear fur and grey wolf fur. They also sell polar kebbit fur, common kebbit fur, feldip weasel fur, desert devil fur, tatty larupia fur, larupia fur, tatty graahk fur, graahk fur, tatty kyatt fur and kyatt fur but the default stock of these is zero. To steal from the fur stall, players need a Thieving level of 35. Players may only steal grey wolf fur from the fur stall. Most find it easier to steal from the fur stall if the fur seller is allowed to walk in the building behind the stall, and the door is closed behind him.
Surroundings[edit | edit source]
Farm[edit | edit source]
A farm can be found north of Ardougne, and it is home to one of RuneScape's five allotment patches. A potato field and a wheat field can also be found here. Richard's farming store can be found just north of the wheat field, as can a sheep field. A cow field with a dairy cow can also be found east of the wheat field.
Tower of Life[edit | edit source]
Main article: Tower of Life (building)]]
The Tower of Life is a tower still in construction. It is located outside the city walls to the south-east and is the main setting for the Tower of Life quest. Once the quest has been completed, a dungeon becomes available where players may perform Creature Creation. The Tower of Life is the home to the Homunculus.
Necromancer Tower[edit | edit source]
Main article: Necromancer Tower
Legends' Guild[edit | edit source]
Main article: Legends' Guild
The Legends' Guild is located north-east of Ardougne, which is accessible after Legends' Quest. Merchants inside sell various items, including the cape of legends. It is also the place to start Legends' Quest.
Clock Tower[edit | edit source]
Main article: Clock Tower (building)
Ranging Guild[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ranging Guild
Monastery[edit | edit source]
Main article: Ardougne Monastery
Inhabitants[edit | edit source]
Non-player characters[edit | edit source]
- King Lathas
- Sir Ceril Carnillean
- Butler Jones
- Wizard Cromperty
- Councillor Halgrive
- Doctor Orbon
- Chief servant
- Demon butler
- Brother Omad
- Brother Kojo
- Ivrigar the Necromancer
- Bonafido and the other builders
- Transmute the Alchemist and Currency the Alchemist
Monsters[edit | edit source]
- Rats (level 1)
- Men and Women (level 2)
- Guards (level 20)
- Warriors (level 24)
- Guard Dogs (level 44)
- Knights of Ardougne (level 46)
- Paladins (level 62)
- Heroes (level 69)
Quests[edit | edit source]
The following are started in or near East Ardougne:
- Plague City
- Cold War
- Tower of Life
- Underground Pass
- Hazeel Cult
- Making History
- Sheep Herder
- Clock Tower
- Monk's Friend
- Eagle's Peak
- Temple of Ikov
The following are involved with East Ardougne:
Music[edit | edit source]
Music tracks unlocked:
- The Tower
- Ballad of Enchantment
- The Cellar Dwellers
- Magic, Magic, Magic
- Work, Work, Work
- Mutant Medley