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This article is about the ork. For the NPC in the ice caves on the Fremennik Isles, see Bork Sigmundson.
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Bork is a level 107 Ork summoned by Surok Magis (or the Dagon'hai Elite, who is otherwise identical, after the completion of The Hunt for Surok miniquest). He 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 Elite Tasks (please note that the Varrock armour 4 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 Elite 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 Elite tasks are completed.

Due to the legacy combat mode update Bork's power has been significantly improved though his combat level appears to be lower (107 instead of 130). It is highly recommended to NOT face him without food or other means of restoration (even high level players).

Getting thereEdit

The fastest way to get there is via teleport using 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.

NOTE: 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.

Use the following maps to get to Bork quickly after you have done the miniquest.

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 4 Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 4
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 one item)

Default Ring of wealth Varrock armour 4 Varrock armour 4Ring of wealth Superior honourable kyzaj Superior honourable kyzajRing of wealth Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 4 Superior honourable kyzajVarrock armour 4Ring of wealth
Big bones Big bones 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 564
Coins 1000 Coins 2–10k 2–10k 4–20k 4–20k 2-10k 2-10k 4-20k 4-20k 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 15,659
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 5,795
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 2 3 2 3 4 5 3,425
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 3 2 4 1 2 2 4 2,851
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1,351

Note: The Grand Exchange Market price is given per 1 item.

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

Also note that each Ork legion usually drops 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.

As seen in the table above:

If The Mighty Fall quest is done, the base amount of rubies is increased by 1, crimson and green charms by 3 and blue charms by 5.

After completion of all Varrock Tasks, Bork's coin, gem, and charm drops are doubled, including the above additions from the quest reward.

If both the quest and the tasks are complete then a diamond and a dragonstone are added to the drops.

The Ring of Wealth reduces the sapphire amount by 1 but increases the emerald amount by 2, ruby, diamond and green charm amounts by 1 each and crimson charm amount by 3. This is unaffected by the quest or the task rewards.

Other dropsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Femur bone Femur bone 1 2 Common [1] Not sold
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 4 Rare Not sold
Clue scroll Clue scroll (elite) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Gold charm Gold charm 10 5 Very rare Not sold
Rune helm Rune helm 1 5 Very rare 10,719
  1. ^ Only while doing the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,351
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,851
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,425
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,795
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 31,319
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 37,787
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,659
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,385
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,406
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,259
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 885
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,240
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,247
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,262
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,181
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,495,200
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,386
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,745
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,792
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,003
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 12,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,268,550
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 112,856
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,590
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 141,075–197,505
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 136,500–191,100
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 809
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 514
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 16,000–24,000
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 17,460–23,280
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,020
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 17,280
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 11,050
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 22,250
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 56,000–112,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 345,750
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 84,600–101,520
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 137,500–175,000
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 274,800–458,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,800
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,054,700
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 13,993
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 699,650
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 149,940–192,780
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 156,060–182,070
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 127,296–270,504
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,413
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 28,297
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 5,595
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 414,150–966,350
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,175,980
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 166,950–204,050
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 1 5 Very rare Not 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 market price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold
Ghostweave Ghostweave 10–30 4 Rare Not sold

GalleryEdit

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. At the same time, Bork seems to also be affiliated with Zamorak because he is summoned by Surok Magis.
  • 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.
  • After the Evolution of Combat update, Bork gave no combat or slayer experience when killed. 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.

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