The Golem/Quick guide (2024)

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This is the quick guide for The Golem.

For a more in-depth version, click here.


  • 1 Details
  • 2 Walkthrough
    • 2.1 Starting the quest
    • 2.2 The Statuette
    • 2.3 The Portal
    • 2.4 The Golem
  • 3 Reward
  • 4 Required for completing


Start pointThe Golem/Quick guide (2) Talk to the clay golem in the ruins of Uzer, east of the Shantay Pass in the Kharidian Desert.
Official difficultyIntermediate
DescriptionDeep in the desert sand the ruins of the once great city of Uzer, where a lone survivor, an ancient clay golem, forever paces back and forth. It is badly damaged, and its mind cannot rest until it has completed the task for which it was created.

It is up to you to uncover the secret of the lost city, and add the final chapter to a story started in the violence of the Third Age.

Requirements20 Crafting

25 Thieving

Items required
  • A vial
  • A pestle and mortar
  • A knife
  • A hammer
  • A chisel
  • Papyrus Can be bought from Ali Morrisane in Al-kharid. (Quickest way to get there is a ring of dueling to Duel Arena and then running south.)
  • 2 Shantay pass (None, if you are using teleport/fairy rings)
  • 4 soft clay or a bracelet of clay and a pickaxe (Note: Jugs or buckets of water evaporate in the desert heat.)
  • Phoenix feather (can be obtained during quest when mining your own clay)


  • Protective clothing for the desert heat (Desert boots, Desert robe, Desert shirt)
  • Waterskins (About 3 full should do.)
  • Some energy potions
  • Lumbridge teleports or Amulet of glory to teleport to Al Kharid
  • Digsite pendant/Digsite teleport/Gnome glider
  • 2 Varrock teleports
  • Dramen or Lunar staff
  • Necklace of passage using the Eagle's Eyrie teleport to get to ruins of Uzer
Enemies to defeatNone


Starting the quest[]

  • Travel to Uzer in the far east of the Kharidian Desert (North East Of Fairy ring DLQ)
  • Pick up and read the Letter west of the broken clay golem
  • Talk to the golem.(The Golem/Quick guide (5) 1)
  • Use four soft clay on the golem. If you chose to bring a pickaxe and a bracelet of clay, clay rocks can be found to the north west, near the shore. The phoenix can be found there as well.
  • Talk to the golem again.(The Golem/Quick guide (6) 1)

The Statuette[]

  • Pick a black mushroom near the stairs east of the golem before heading down (or downstairs at your right)
  • Climb down the stairs in the ruins
  • Take the strange implementfrom the north-western room
    • Note: Keep the strange implement and take an extra black mushroom if you plan on completing Shadow of the Storm soon afterwards.
  • Head to north-eastern part of the Digsite and talk to Elissa(The Golem/Quick guide (7) 3)
  • Head to the Exam Centre just south of the Digsite
  • Search the bookcase in the south-east corner and read Varmen's notes.
  • Note: If you have not repaired the golem up to this point, or read Varmen's Notes the curator will not speak to you about the quest
  • Talk to Curator Haig Halen in the Varrock Museum about the statuette.(The Golem/Quick guide (8) 31)
    • Chat options(The Golem/Quick guide (9) 41) if the player has completed Bone Voyage
  • Pickpocket him for the display cabinet key.
  • Head to the "1stfloor[?]," upstairs, and open the second case from the left (when the camera is facing north) in the northern-most row. You will get a statuette.

The Portal[]

  • Return to the Kharidian Desert (Fairy ring DLQ), or teleport to Eagle's Eyrie with Necklace of passage
  • Run north to the clay rocks east of river and pickpocket the Phoenix to obtain a Phoenix feather
  • Return to the ruins of Uzer where you started the quest and again go down the stairs
  • In the center of the room will be four alcoves. Place the statuette in the empty one
  • Turn both west statuettes left and both east statuettes right (Make them face north).
  • Go north, through the double doors
  • Optional: Use your chisel on the throne for 2 sapphires, emeralds, and rubies
  • Otherwise, immediately go back through the south portal

The Golem[]

  • Go back upstairs and talk to the golem
  • With an empty vial in your inventory, grind the black mushroom (Don't eat it!)
  • Use the phoenix feather on the black mushroom ink
  • Use the phoenix quill pen on a piece of papyrus to get the golem program
  • Use the strange implement on the golem then quickly use the newly acquired golem program on the golem
  • Quest complete!


The Golem/Quick guide (10)

  • 1 Quest point
  • 1,000 Thieving experience
  • 1,000 Crafting experience
  • 2 cut rubies, emeralds, and sapphires (collect these by using a chisel and hammer on the throne)
  • Unlock the carpet ride from Shantay Pass to Uzer

Required for completing[]

  • Shadow of the Storm


The Golem


Clay golem Elissa Varmen Curator Haig Halen Desert Phoenix Thammaron


Letter Varmen's notes Strange implement Display cabinet key Statuette Golem program Phoenix feather Black mushroom Black mushroom ink Phoenix quill pen


Uzer Varrock Museum


The Golem Forgotten Throne of the Demon


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