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Bork is a big ork initially summoned by Surok Magis in The Hunt for Surok. After the miniquest, he is controlled by a Dagon'hai Elite. Bork can be fought once per day in the Chaos Tunnels. The very first kill earns players 5,000 Slayer experience; afterwards it will only award 1,500 experience, which can be doubled if the player has completed the Varrock Hard Tasks (please note that the Varrock armour 3 does not need to be worn for the doubling boost).

Bork is the only monster with a 100% chance of a charm drop and will drop 5 blue, 7 crimson and 3 green charms upon death. In addition to the doubled Slayer experience, these drops can also be doubled upon completion of the Varrock Hard Tasks, and improved (not doubled) upon the completion of The Mighty Fall and/or while wearing a ring of wealth. Note that these increases stack with each other. See the Drops section for more information.

Killing Bork at least once is a requirement for starting the While Guthix Sleeps and The Mighty Fall quests, and is an elite Varrock Task.

Bork appears in The Mighty Fall as the champion representing the orks in the Kyzaj Tournament. He defeats Farkle but loses to General Graardor. Graardor tries to kill Bork, but Zarador intervenes, sparing him as he does not wish to see the ork race wiped out. He is also painfully aware of how close his own race is to being wiped out. As punishment for losing, Bork returns to the Chaos Tunnels. After completing the quest, the player can receive enhanced drops from Bork. The experience is also changed to 4,000 per kill, which is also doubled if Varrock Hard tasks are completed.

Getting thereEdit

The fastest ways to get there are via teleport using either the Varrock armour 4, or the Hoardstalker ring to the black demon room in the chaos tunnels, which is two rooms away from the portal room.

The next fastest way to get there is by using the teleport option on a mask of Dust or a helm of Devilry to the dust devil room in the Chaos Tunnels. This will get you about halfway the route you would normally take when entering from the Wilderness.

The third fastest route is to use a mask of Granite or helm of Grotesquery to teleport to the gargoyle room.

For those who are willing to enter the Wilderness and potentially be attacked by other players, the fourth fastest route is via the rope down to the gargoyle room.

Players cannot use the rope to exit the Wilderness if they have been in combat in the last 10 seconds. This includes players who are being attacked but not retaliating.

For those who prefer to travel to Bork without exposing themselves to the dangers of the Wilderness, they can take a longer route via the Saradomin statue as per The Hunt for Surok miniquest. Players should note that they can attempt to follow more direct routes than the highly circuitous one enforced on the player during the miniquest. The shortest route from the initial room with the giant ants to the final room with the dagannoth involves only 12 portals (though malfunctioning portals can increase or decrease this).

Fighting BorkEdit

Bork boss battle

The fight against Bork.

Main article: Bork/Strategies

Slayer experienceEdit

First time All times after the first
Default Superior honourable kyzaj Varrock armour 3 Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 3
5,000 Slayer-icon 1,500 Slayer-icon 4,000 Slayer-icon 3,000 Slayer-icon 8,000 Slayer-icon

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Drop quantity when: GE
Market Price

(Per item)

Default Ring of wealth Varrock armour 3 Varrock armour 3Ring of wealth Superior honourable kyzaj Superior honourable kyzajRing of wealth Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 3 Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 3Ring of wealth
Big bones
Big bones 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 346
Coins 1000
Coins 2–10,000 2–10,000 4–20,000 4–20,000 2–10,000 2–10,000 4–20,000 4–20,000 Not sold
Blue charm
Blue charm 5 5 10 10 10 10 20 20 Not sold
Crimson charm
Crimson charm 7 10 14 17 10 13 20 23 Not sold
Green charm
Green charm 2 3 4 5 5 6 10 11 Not sold
Uncut dragonstone
Uncut dragonstone 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 13,361
Uncut diamond
Uncut diamond 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 4,001
Uncut ruby
Uncut ruby 1 2 2 3 2 3 4 5 3,230
Uncut emerald
Uncut emerald 1 3 2 4 1 2 2 4 1,727
Uncut sapphire
Uncut sapphire 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1,045

Using a collector's insignia instead of a ring of wealth will produce the exact same drops.

Also note that each ork legion usually drop a single charm, although not 100% of the time. The most common is a gold charm, but green and crimson charms are also possible. The triple charms from the Familiarisation D&D does not have any effect on Bork or his legions.

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Femur boneFemur bone1Common[1]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1Very rareNot sold
Gold charmGold charm10Very rareNot sold
Rune helmRune helm1Very rare10,310
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold
  1. ^ Only while doing the Fur 'n' Seek wish list

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth or collector's insignia are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,045
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,727
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,230
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,001
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare180,045–220,055
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,127
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common27,126
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,361
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare601,245–734,855
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,547
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,871
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,224,180–1,496,220
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare1,030
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,371
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare560,565–934,275
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,459
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon57,576
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common21,244–25,756
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,087,020–1,328,580
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare74,460
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,031
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare956
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare503,620–635,336
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare130,585–164,738
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare49,325–69,055
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common15,525–18,975
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon217,350–265,650
Big bonesBig bones76–90 (noted)Uncommon26,296–31,140
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare345,060–421,740
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon39,200–215,600
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,870–15,730
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon176,760–216,040
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common36,554–41,776
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare352,485–430,815
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,034,820–1,264,780
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,258
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare633,870–774,730
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon438,210–535,590
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon356,670–435,930
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon226,980–277,420
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon160,560–196,240
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon14,154–16,176
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon15,330–17,520
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon290,968
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,090,340
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common5,400–6,600
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,455–16,445
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon161,550–197,450
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon11,764–14,186
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare116,775–142,725
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon32,985–40,315
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare570,780–697,620
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

TriviaEdit

  • "Bork" is a reference to the Borg, a race in Star Trek, that seeks to forcefully add other species into their collective. When fighting the Ork Legions that Bork summons, they may shout phrases like "We are the collective!" "Resistance is futile!", clear references to the Borg in Star Trek.
  • "Bork" is also a portmanteau of the two words 'Big' and 'Ork'. This is also hinted in his examine text.
  • "Borked" is coder's slang for something that is broken, or in disarray. This may be a reference to the disorganised state of the Chaos Tunnels.
  • Bork is an ork, a species usually associated with Bandos. During the Fur 'n' Seek Wishlist, the player is asked to seek out the femur of a large follower of Bandos. Since Bork drops this femur, it confirms that Bork is a follower of Bandos.
  • The Adventurer's log message will say "I killed Bork, a big ork", after defeating Bork. There was a grammatical error when a player killed more than one Bork. It stated: "I killed 2 Borks, a big orks." This has been fixed and now says "I killed 2 Borks, they were big orks".
  • If you killed Bork prior to the release of the achievement diaries, it will not count as completed. However, it will still count towards the While Guthix Sleeps requirement.
  • After the graphical update to the Chaos Tunnels, the reset time for Bork was altered. Currently, players must completely finish the fight and exit prior to reset, otherwise the next fight cannot be attempted for the full 24 hours until the next reset.
  • After the graphical update to the Chaos Tunnels, there was a glitch with the exit portal which prevented players from leaving the lair by choice after fighting Bork (and presumably, while fighting Bork as well if an escape is needed). If attempted, the player received a message stating that it was "unavailable at the moment". All other methods of leaving the cavern continued to work. This glitch has been patched.
  • In The Mighty Fall, Bork appears to be very well-spoken in his dialogue. Zarador states that this may be due to his upbringing. This may reference his time spent with the Dagon'Hai as they may have taught him proper speech.
Facts about "Bork"RDF feed
All Combat experience4,000 +
All Combat level107 +
All Is members onlytrue
All Release date4 March 2008 +
Combat experience4,000 +
Combat level107 +
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Drops itemFemur bone +, Clue scroll (hard) +, Starved ancient effigy +, Clue scroll (elite) +, Gold charm +, Rune helm +, Rare drop table + and Key token +
Drops item from RDTCoins +, Uncut sapphire +, Uncut emerald +, Uncut ruby +, Uncut diamond +, Loop half of a key +, Tooth half of a key +, Uncut dragonstone +, Dragon longsword +, Dragon spear +, Battlestaff +, Rune javelin +, Rune platebody +, Shield left half +, Dragon helm +, Rune arrowheads +, Onyx bolts +, Vecna skull +, Chaos talisman +, Nature talisman +, Water talisman +, Earth talisman +, Fire talisman +, Raw lobster +, Raw shark +, Big bones +, Dragon bones +, Coal +, Gold ore +, Adamantite ore +, Adamant bar +, Runite ore +, Rune bar +, Grimy torstol +, Grimy snapdragon +, Super restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Lantadyme seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Magic seed +, Palm tree seed +, Flax +, Molten glass +, Soft clay +, Yew logs +, Teak plank +, Mahogany plank +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) +, Brawling gloves (WC) +, Crystal triskelion fragment 1 +, Crystal triskelion fragment 2 + and Crystal triskelion fragment 3 +
Is members onlytrue
Release date4 March 2008 +

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