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This article is about the quest. For the music track of the same name, see Monkey Madness (music track).
"MM" redirects here. For other uses see MM (disambiguation).
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Monkey Madness (#62)
Monkey Madness
Also called MM
Release date 6 December 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Voice acted? No
Official difficulty Master
Official length Very long
Quest series Gnome
Monkeys
Developer(s) Rahul V
Age Fifth Age
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Monkey Madness is a quest installment in the gnomish storyline, being a sequel to The Grand Tree. The majority of the quest is set on Ape Atoll, an island inhabited by civilised but unfriendly and high-level monkeys. Among the rewards is the much-coveted ability to use the dragon scimitar, driving the popularity of completing the quest.

Official DescriptionEdit

The King of the Northern Gnomes, Narnode Shareen, is once again in need of your help. He recently decided to send an envoy of his Royal Guard, the 10th squad, to oversee the decommissioning of the Gnome owned ship-building facilities on the eastern coast of Karamja.

It has been quite some time since the 10th squad were dispatched and they have been deemed missing in action. It will be up to you, should you decide to help, to find out what fate befell the 10th squad and if possible, track them down.

If only it were so simple. Sinister forces have begun to spread through the Gnome hierarchy and threaten to unleash an unknown terror upon the world. Far across the land, the fires of vengeance are being stoked once again. Can you unravel the mystery behind the deception? Can you separate the truth from the lies? Can you decide for yourself what is real and what is not?

Walkthrough Edit

Start point Quest map icon Talk to King Narnode Shareen in the Grand Tree.
Member requirement P2P icon
Official difficulty Master Master
Length Very long (1½-3 hours+)
Requirements
Quest Quests:
  • Level 43+ Prayer-icon is highly recommended for the protection prayers
  • Level 10+ Thieving-icon is recommended for more successful jail lock picking.
Items required Items from the toolbelt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.

Recommended items:

Enemies to defeat Jungle demon (level 70)

Pre-Quest Notes Edit

Monkey Madness is a very hard, confusing quest and takes a long time to complete even for the experienced RuneScape players. Be sure to read the guide carefully and be prepared to lose a lot of lifepoints throughout the quest. It is recommended to wear a shield to increase your lifepoint and armour. Having a cheap but effective weapon such as the Abyssal Whip is also recommended

Ape Atoll is a very dangerous area to all players. At any point when travelling to the island, bring the following items:

  • Antipoison or a similar method of curing poison; several creatures on Ape Atoll, some of which can be difficult to spot, are highly poisonous, and are aggressive regardless of combat level.
  • Food; as mentioned above, high-healing food is important. There is a garden west of the prison which contains a banana tree, but watch out for the monkey's aunt.
  • At least one prayer potion. There is an altar on the island that can be used to recharge prayer as necessary, though it is guarded by powerful Monkey Guards and a small, poisonous spider. Nonetheless there are points in the quest in which prayer potions are very helpful.

During this quest, if you wish to restock on food or other supplies it is suggested that you wear a ring of duelling during your journey on Ape Atoll, this is because of the bank at the Duel Arena and the gnome glider fairly close by. Moreover, an altar is located near the bank at the Duel Arena, which can be used to recharge your prayer points.

Remember that while a player is in human form, every creature on Ape Atoll will be aggressive.

Monkey Madness Edit

Inventory: Prayer-Boosting Equipment, 12-16 doses of Anti-poison, 12-16 doses of Prayer potion, 12 pieces of food (Monkfish or better), One-click teleport (Lumbridge or Varrock teletab), and optionally 200k coins if players want Glough to solve the puzzle for them. (Throughout the quest, always restock potions and food when possible.) Initially, Players do not need to bring all these items at once. You can pick up these things from the bank in different section, which will mention at the following walkthrough.

First, talk to King Narnode. He tells the player to investigate Glough's old shipyard and gives the player a Gnome royal seal.

Ascend the tree (visiting the bank, if required) and take a Gnome glider to Karamja (Gandius on the pilot's map). Go to the shipyard, going north following the coast, and talk with G.L.O. Caranock, a gnome who is located in the building in the southern area of the shipyard, by the fence. He acts suspiciously. Players must have the seal to enter the shipyard.

Return via glider to the king. The king gives the player orders to talk to Daero.

Talk to Daero, the new head tree guardian, on the first floor of the Grand Tree near Blurberry's Bar (level 2, east side next to bar). Make sure you ask him all the questions about the mission, the 10th Squad, and Caranock, in order, before finally selecting the 'leave...' option. He blindfolds players and takes them to an underground hangar, where they must solve a Reinitialization puzzle.

Monkey madness puzzle

Talk to Daero and begin the puzzle by clicking on the panel to the south-east. This panel is right in front of the southern, long pipe to the right of the complete glider, and is not on the wall itself. (See the solution to the right.) Avoid logging out or teleporting, as the puzzle resets, forcing the player to start again. See the puzzle box guide for help solving sliding puzzles. If you're having trouble with seeing all the pieces, try changing the display mode under graphics options. Also with the graphics being messed up, if you look in a crate beside the re-initialisation puzzle, you can find a copy of the completed puzzle that also has the glitches so you will be able to see the completed puzzle with the bugged pieces you see in-game.

To easily solve the puzzle start by solving the top most row, then the next row, then the next row, then you want to solve the square area to the left by rotating the puzzle pieces counter-clockwise, then complete the rest of the puzzle. Alternatively, you can pay 200,000 coins to Glough; this option leaves the puzzle with a single piece out of place.

Take note that the bottom and middle tile on the left-most column look very much alike. The bottom is a darker shade of blue.

You can use the Teleportation device at the southern end of the hangar to return to the Gnome Stronghold. Glough is located south-east of the ramp in a tree house near the Grand Tree. After paying him, talk to Daero on the first floor of the Grand Tree, in Blurberry's Pub, for transport back to the glider hangar.

Regardless of whether you solved the puzzle yourself or paid the traitor Glough, you're now ready to go to Ape Atoll. First talk to Daero, then talk to Waydar. Waydar reminds players to stock up on food and anti-poison, then flies them to Crash Island. On Crash Island, ask Lumdo to sail to Ape Atoll. He refuses, so talk to Waydar, then talk to Lumdo again. After a short cutscene, Lumdo sails the player to Ape Atoll.

Monkey Madness Map

A map of Ape Atoll with quest NPCs and routes. Familiarise yourself with it before continuing. (click to enlarge)

Welcome to the Jungle, We've Got Fun and Games Edit

Once on the Atoll, travel west along the south coast until you reach the woodcutting spot (mahogany) and then head north into the valley. Be wary of aggressive level 14 jungle snakes, level 24 scorpions, and level 132 jungle spiders, all of which are poisonous and attack players at lower levels. Alternatively travel north from the landing point until you reach an impassable ridge and follow that west to the entrance valley.

Activate Protect from Missiles upon entering the valley and run north. Players will take a great deal of damage from multiple volleys of arrows, possibly poisoning them, if protect from missiles is not activated. Regardless of whether it's activated of not, eventually players lose consciousness.

Monkeyjail

The recommended escape route.

Ape Atoll Jail Ideal Lock-Pick Time

The lock should be picked right now, when the guard is facing away.

Players awake in a cell guarded by gorillas Trefaji and Aberab. If players go within one square of the jail bars when either of the prison guards are near, they will punch the player, dealing up to 20% life points damage per hit, so be very attentive. Note that this does not count as melee damage, and therefore is not blocked by Protect from Melee.

The gorillas patrol their route through the corridor twice, then switch off. Take the time to see their pattern. As soon as the patrolling gorilla turns to walk back up the path towards the other gorilla, pick the lock and run behind him. Be careful not to run ahead of him as he moves slowly. As soon as he is in the guard room to the north-west, run out of the jail (before they switch off) and hide in the tall grass along the northern wall of the jail. If players struggle to get out of the jail, they can have a friend (who has already completed the quest) equip a monkey greegree and block both gorillas in the guard room. It only stops the gorillas for a small amount of time, though. They reset their positions if they are blocked for too long, so act quickly. The friend can also block them in the south-west area where they turn around. Again, it only works momentarily.

Do not talk to any monkeys (except for Hafuba). Doing so returns players to the jail. Find Karam, the ninja-like assassin of the 10th squad. Go east of the jail to the jungle grass between the temple and the jail. Players may see only his shadow, but can click on it to talk to him. Karam is not very informative, but he lets players know he is ready to help them.

Find Sergeant Garkor, the 10th squad leader. To reach him, travel south, against the western wall of the temple, while staying in the grass. The archer monkeys do not fire at players hiding in the grass. However, there is an open stretch of ground at the south-western corner of the temple, so players must switch on Protect from Missiles past the temple archway. Travel east along the southern wall of the temple. King Awowogei's throne room is south of the temple. Go south along its eastern wall to Garkor and speak to him.

Garkor tells the player to find Zooknock, the 10th squad mage, to have the player turned into a monkey. He is at the end of a dungeon accessible in the jungle south of the city. To exit the city, climb the ladder on some scaffolding just south of Garkor and jump down. Be wary of a monkey wandering the graveyard here just before the ladder, he can call the monkey guards who will send you back to the jail cell. It is also possible to teleport out, go back to Daero, crash island and then to Ape Atoll.

Once you're back in the jungle south of the city, head straight west and go down the ladder into the dungeon, here will be enemies and traps through a path to him. Speak to Zooknock and teleport out when finished, then head back to Ape Atoll and return to Garkor to tell him you found Zooknock. 

Now, players must reach the building with the open U shape. It is east of the general store and west of the mini summoning obelisk. To enter, it is recommended that players use the southern door. From Garkor, run diagonally south west from the north face of the throne room.

Note: Do not run into the Elder Guard as he will send you back to prison.

Open the door and go inside. When inside this house, players must stay on the dark brown ground around the perimeter of the room or be sent back to jail. If players have difficulty telling the difference between the light and dark ground (due to shadows and the subtle difference in colour), the minimum graphics setting has a much more defined difference in colour. Inside the house, there is a level 1 spider that is extremely poisonous. Ignore it or kill it quickly, but do not let the combat bring you onto the light ground. If players need some food, the south-western crates contain bananas, which heal 200 life points. If the sleeping monkey guard catches players, he summons his comrades to send them back to prison.

Monkey dentures location

Location of crate with Monkey dentures

Ape Atoll Fall

Player falling when going into the basement

Mould location

Location of crate with monkey amulet moulds

Step east and north, staying on the dark brown ground, to search the stacked crates on the light brown ground. The crate is full of Monkey dentures, so players can take more than one set. Search the south-easternmost crate to crawl down into the basement. Players may fall and take up to 2500 life points damage. Players may search the crates here, too, to find bananas. Search the crates in the north-west part of this basement to find one that is full of M'amulet moulds. Players may take more than one.

Teleport out or, if you have enough supplies, go back up the ladder next to where you fell. (Be warned that if you do go back up the way you came, then you will come out directly in sight of the monkey in the area you entered the basement from and you will be put back into the prison. This can be avoided if you can quickly exit out the southern door and make your way into the tall grass).If you brought a Ring Of Duelling with you, you can teleport to the Duel Arena, where you may restore health, prayer points, use the bank, and use the nearby gnome glider to return to Ape Atoll.

Making the Monkeyspeak Amulet Edit

Zooknock

Zooknock - the 10th Squad's wizard.

Inventory: One-click teleport (in case of emergency, and a teleport out at finish), Monkey dentures, M'amulet mould, a Gold bar, a Ball of wool, food (Monkfish or better), 1 or 2 prayer potions (with monkrobes and holy symbol the tunnels takes about 350 prayer points) and about 5 energy potions (depends on your weight and agility), 1 super antipoison. If players reach Zooknock with multiple sets of Monkeyspeak amulet components, he still only helps players make one amulet, so there's no reason to bring more than one set of components. Make sure you have all of the items for the enchanted bar, otherwise you will have to run through the Ape Atoll Dungeon more times than is necessary.

The creatures in the dungeon have high Strength and can hit quite accurately, so do not underestimate them. Run boosts are highly recommended.

Go to the Grand Tree and speak with Daero on the first level to return to the hangar. Speak to Waydar to return to Crash Island. Speak to Lumdo to return to Ape Atoll. Travel west from the boat to the dungeon entrance. Players should familiarise themselves with the map. Turn off auto-retaliate and turn on Protect from Melee. Enter the dungeon.

Run east, then turn north. The passage winds for quite a distance. The roof of the passage keeps collapsing on the player's head and doing damage. Do not wait under the bridges for the rocks to fall; it wastes too much prayer. There are also monsters and traps, all of which can poison players. Keep life points, prayer, and run energy as high as possible without wasting food or potions.

Players may also rest at certain points in between zombie monkeys to regenerate energy. Zooknock is at the end of the tunnel. Speak to him. After a long conversation (in which Zooknock wonders where he's heard Waydar's name before), use the gold bar, monkey dentures, and m'amulet mould on him. He gives the player an Enchanted bar and returns the M'amulet mould.

Teleport out and restock. (a good way to restock while staying reasonably close to Ape Atoll is teleporting with a ring of duelling to mobilising armies to bank, then using the spirit tree to Gnome Stronghold. Alternatively, you can also use an amulet of glory to teleport to Edgeville, run east and use the shortcut for the Grand Exchange if you're running low on supplies, then use the Grand Tree teleport in the North-West of the Grand Exchange.

Inventory: One-click teleport (Lumbridge or Varrock teletab, not runes), Enchanted bar, and M'amulet mould. A Ball of wool is optional, as players can string the amulet at a bank.

Return to Ape Atoll and run north up the valley to be placed in the jail cell again. Remember to use Protect from Missiles. Escape the cell as before.

Travel east towards the temple. The door is along its western wall. Use Protect from Melee and enter the temple. Descend the trapdoor along the eastern wall of the temple. The Ape guards will block the way to the trapdoor. If so, players can make the guards chase them until a path is clear. Be warned: these guards are high levelled and may surround you, preventing movement, and a non-magical escape. An easy way to get to the trap door is to go upstairs in the temple where there are very few guards. There will be a ladder leading back downstairs right next to the trapdoor.

In the basement are two flaming pits and lots of zombie monkeys, so do not turn off protect from melee. Use the enchanted bar with either pit to make the amulet. Teleport out. (It is possible to stand on the ramp to avoid being attacked by the zombie monkeys, so a home teleport spell is valid here.) Use a Ball of wool on the unstrung amulet to complete the Monkeyspeak amulet. You now have the ability to speak with monkeys. Do not do so yet, as without a greegree, you will still be thrown into jail.

The Monkey Talisman and Greegree Edit

G.L.O. Caranock

An evil conspirator.

Inventory: 12-16 doses of Anti-poison, 12-16 doses of Prayer potion, 12 pieces of food (Swordfish or better), one-click teleport (Lumbridge or Varrock teletab), 5 bananas, and the Monkeyspeak amulet.

Return to Ape Atoll to be placed in the jail cell again. Escape. This time, travel west to the banana garden after reaching safety of the jungle grass. The banana garden is between the two buildings west of the jail. There is an entrance corridor at its north-east corner.

Monkeyaunt

The Monkey Aunt's house and garden a moment before the player should enter the garden.

The Monkey's Aunt patrols a loop. Only enter the banana garden when the monkey's aunt exits the southern gate. When she returns (or is about to return) to the garden through the western gate, run into the corridor to the north-east so that the aunt doesn't see you. If she does, Ninja Monkeys will come to imprison you. HINT: If she has already noticed you and the ninjas have appeared, you can quickly log off to avoid being imprisoned.

Wear the Monkeyspeak amulet and talk to the monkey child. Players need to talk to the child several times before telling him that they are his uncle. The monkey child tells the player that he is supposed to collect 20 bananas in exchange for a toy. Players offer to collect the 20 bananas if they can "borrow" the toy. When players give the child the 5 bananas they have, it is enough, because the child cannot count.

Go into the corridor and wait for the aunt to make another patrol through the garden, then return to the child and ask for the toy. If he cries, wait for him to stop (or log out and log back in). The toy is a Monkey talisman. If players lose the monkey talisman, they can receive it from him again.

Teleport out and restock for the dungeon.

Inventory: 1 (or more) dose of Anti-poison, 1-2 doses of Prayer potion, 12 (or more) doses of Energy potion (if not using Salt-water spring), one-click teleport (Lumbridge or Varrock teletab), Monkey talisman, and Monkey bones (if you get bones from a monkey on Karamja, it will save time later, as you need a "Monkey Greegree" not a ninja/gorilla/zombie one) or a monkey corpse (must be from a Karamjan monkey). (Note: Bringing more than one set of monkey bones is recommended, as you may accidentally bury the bones.) The rest should be food (sharks or better). At this point, players may also choose to take a second set of monkeyspeak amulet components (dentures, gold bar, mould) and the monkeyspeak amulet to use the Drop trick on Zooknock. Remember to use protect from melee and wear prayer-extending gear.

Return to Ape Atoll (make sure that you have karamjan monkey bones, others will not work) and travel through the dungeon to Zooknock. Give the monkey bones (or corpse) and talisman to Zooknock. Be careful not to bury the bones. Zooknock enchants the talisman and returns it (now a monkey greegree) with the warning that its magic is limited. It does not work anywhere but on Ape Atoll and Ardougne zoo, and the player cannot attack anything while using it.

G.L.O. meets Waydar

G.L.O. speaks with Waydar.

A cutscene will play, in which Gnome Liaison Officer Caranock and Flight Officer Waydar will be seen conspiring in the banana plantation of the island. They will attempt to kill the 10th Squad so that King Narnode will invade the human kingdoms.

If they brought the components, players can now use the drop trick on Zooknock for the Monkeyspeak amulet. Drop the amulet and begin by talking to him and telling him it's been lost. Give him the components. He returns the mould and another enchanted bar. Pick up the original amulet. Teleport out. WARNING: Do NOT claim to have lost the amulet without dropping it first, or it will render your amulet useless for making a greegree!

The Monkey Alliance Edit

Zombe monkey greegree

A player changing into a Zombie Monkey.

Inventory: 4 doses of antipoison, 4 pieces of food (Swordfish or better), 2 one-click teleports (at least one of which to Ardougne), monkeyspeak amulet, and Monkey greegree. The anti-poison and food probably are not strictly necessary, but it is recommended to take some just in case it is needed. Players may also bring along the enchanted bar and m'amulet mould, if they used the drop trick on Zooknock.

Return to Ape Atoll. Wear the amulet and wield the greegree to become a Karamjan monkey. In this form, players are not approached or attacked by any NPCs. They may still be damaged by traps, poison, or the Ape Atoll Agility Course, but are safe from most other threats.

Travel north-west as usual, but this time players can pass through the town gate unharmed. Go to Garkor (south of the temple) and speak to him. He wants the player to pretend to be a Karamjan envoy seeking an alliance with the king. Speak to an Elder Guard outside the king's throne room to seek an audience with the king. The guard sends the player to ask Kruk, the captain of the guard. Kruk is on the eastern hill next to the town gate. To get to him, travel west of the town gate, and climb the hill from the south-west, go to the highest point on that hill, climb the ladder and walk across the bridge and down the other side. Speak to Kruk. He takes the player to King Awowogei. Speak to King Awowogei and ask for an alliance. He asks the player to rescue a monkey from the Ardougne Zoo.

Players must ask the guard directly south of the throne to let them leave the throne room. Players may choose this time to craft an additional monkeyspeak amulet, if they brought an enchanted bar and m'amulet mould with them. If so, go to the temple basement and craft the amulet, continuing to wield the greegree.

If you brought runes to teleport you need to go to a safe place, unequip the greegree, and teleport to Ardougne. You cannot use normal teleport spells while holding a greegree, but teleport items and lodestone network teleports still work. Use any method you can to get to Ardougne. WARNING: When you teleport, the greegree will unequip, if it does, and if your inventory is full, the greegree will be dropped where you land from the teleport. You should remember to wield all possible items and pick up the greegree before you proceed.

Enter the Ardougne Zoo and wield the greegree again. Speak to the Monkey Minder, who puts the player in the monkey cage. Speak to any monkey to take it into inventory. Unequip the greegree and speak to the Monkey Minder. The Monkey Minder ignores any players who don't unequip the greegree first. The Monkey Minder frees the player from the cage.

You must now return to Ape Atoll with the monkey in your backpack. WARNING: Do not teleport with the monkey in inventory or he will run off. Walk or run to the Grand Tree. Any method of teleportation, including the spirit tree and fairy rings, results in the monkey escaping the player's inventory. Speak to Daero and return to Ape Atoll via Gnome Glider once again.

Monkey Madness chapter 3 final cutscene

Caranock, Waydar and King Awowogei.

Equip the greegree and walk to King Awowogei. Speak to the Elder guard and ask for an audience with King Awowogei, then speak to the king. The monkey is automatically freed from the player's inventory. Exit the throne room and speak to Garkor. A cutscene will play, that was overheard by Waymottin and Bunkwicket. Waydar and Caranock have convinced Awowogei to kill the 10th Squad so that King Narnode will invade the human kingdom. They also mention Glough's "pet".

The Final Battle Edit

Jungle demon arena

The arena where the player teleports to fight the Jungle demon. The player, the gnomes, and the demon appear on the outer bridges.

Speak to Garkor again. He tells players to prepare for the final battle. Players must not rub the 10th squad sigil he gives them until they are ready. Doing so teleports them to the final battle. When the sigil is rubbed, it will start to shake. Within five seconds, the player will be teleported.

If players lose the sigil, they can talk to Garkor. He sends them to the dungeon to talk to Waymottin, one of the gnome sappers with Zooknock. Players can use the drop trick on Waymottin to obtain multiple sigils, doing away with potentially multiple journeys to the dungeon.

Unequip the greegree and teleport to a bank if you need to. Stock up with your chosen combat gear. It does not matter where you operate the sigil, so feel free to teleport off Ape Atoll. Once you are ready, wear and operate the sigil.

Jungle Demon

The jungle demon

The jungle demon (level 70) has 15,000 life points and is a fairly formidable foe, hitting up to 587. It is not weak to any particular combat style. The demon uses magic if players are out of range of its melee. If players get too close, then it attacks with both magic and melee. Its melee attacks can hit over a square like Halberds. The surviving 10th squad helps with the fight, although they typically do less than 10 damage per hit. The demon may be easily defeated by anybody over level 60+ combat, players with such a level needn't bring much food, and prayer needn't be used.

Jungle Demon battle

It's possible to defeat the Jungle demon in cheap, easily available gear.

Before the fight: Edit

  • Players should make sure their life points and prayer points are at their maximum.
  • Players should make sure their inventory matches the combat style they are going to use. Include a one-click teleport for an emergency.
  • While fighting, players should closely monitor their life points and make sure to keep them as high as possible without wasting food.
  • Activate the 10th squad sigil. After 5 seconds, the player will teleport to the battle. You don't need to be in Ape Atoll to use the teleport.
  • Begin the battle with Protect from Magic active as the magic attacks of the demon are quite powerful and it doesn't try to close in for melee attacks.
  • If you run out of food during the fight, climb down a trapdoor at the edge of the arena and pick some of the bananas. You can then climb back up and the Jungle demon will still have all the damage you previously dealt to it.
  • If you die, your gravestone will appear west of Marim on Ape Atoll.

The easy method Edit

  • Letting the 10th squad do most of the killing is the easiest method, but takes a very long time, as the gnomes never hit over 10 points of damage. Just make sure not to let them kill the demon on their own, as the demon will regenerate if you do not help fight it.
    Demon battle

    Where to stand while the gnomes attack the demon.

  • There is a border that goes around the combat platform. To the west there is a bridge that leads to this border. The demon does not attack players, with either melee or magic, if they are on this border. Please note that the demon will still be able to attack you with magic if you stand on the bridge leading to the border, and if auto retaliate is on, the character will run to the demon and will be vulnerable to both of its attack styles. Stay at the wall so the demon will not be able to reach you even with magic, and walk a little to south, because the gnomes only stay on the south-west part of the map.
  • Angle the camera correctly to see the demon's life points. When the gnomes have almost killed the demon, drink a super attack and super strength potion, and run in to finish him off, using all available Abilities.
  • Simply letting the gnomes kill the demon does not work because it can heal itself.
  • Wear any armour, preferably the highest dragonhide possible.
  • When you get teleported, the demon is a little far from you, that gives time to look around the map using the square hole in the middle of the arena to slow the demon (This forces him to walk around it using a somewhat slow animation. This should not be attempted without Protect from Magic active.)
  • When you are teleported, you cannot be attacked with melee by the demon. So, another method is to wear magic resistant armour or protect from magic and stand still while ranging or maging the demon. Less food will be required, but 2-3 prayer potions are necessary to avoid running out of prayer.

Cannon method Edit

  • For this method you need a Dwarf multicannon and around 60 cannonballs (it can be killed with less but its better to bring a lot if your ranged level is low), armour with melee defence (rune works and is cheap), as well as high healing food and prayer restore potions.
  • Make sure you have auto-retaliate turned off and turn on protect from magic. Go to the west next to the bridge, set up your cannon and load the cannonballs. Once your cannon is firing away cross the bridge to the border and wait for the demon to be killed. It can be killed in around 5 good shots and shouldn't take long.

Ranged combat: Edit

  • Wear armour, such as dragonhide, which gives the best ranged attack bonus.
  • To kill this demon easily, players should be at least Level 50 Ranged (to enable use of a Rune crossbow), although it is not very difficult for a player with 40 Ranged if using the method described above, and is possible, although very time consuming for pures. Use Mithril or better bolts. Emerald bolts (e) are effective for poisoning the demon, and Diamond bolts (e) are good for penetrating its defences. Zanik's crossbow can also be used as an alternative for players that do not have 50 Ranged.
  • Include 1-8 doses of Prayer potion (depending of the player's ranged and prayer levels) in inventory.
  • Wear a Holy or Unholy symbol, instead of a range-boosting amulet, to increase the time the player can use Protect from Magic or Melee. Players are advised that waiting for the Gnomes to Red bar the demon will take longer, it would be more wise to attack as well to speed it up. A close eye should be kept on their prayer points so that they do not run out.
  • Use the safespots on the bridge and border to prevent the demon from using melee and pray Protect from Magic to take less damage.
Jungle Demon massacre

The gnomes assassinating the Demon. A few cannot be seen.

Melee combat: Edit

  • Wear rune or better armour, and use Protect from Magic.
  • Wield the strongest weapon possible (tier 50+ recommended), or Darklight/Silverlight, as it's extremely accurate on the demon.
  • Wear a Holy or Unholy symbol, instead of a melee-boosting amulet, to make Protect from Magic prayer last longer if you are unsure of your prayer points and potions. (For their bonuses, they make good respective defensive and offensive neckwear)
  • Include 3-15 doses of Prayer potion (depending on the player's Strength and Attack level) and as much food (lobsters or better) as possible in inventory.
Jungle Demon death

The Jungle Demon dies.

Magic combat: Edit

  • With a magic level of 50 and tier 50 weapons, wearing Mystic Robes and and using Protect from Magic while using the safe spot the Jungle Demon's Magic attack will barely be able to harm you.
  • Wear a holy or unholy symbol, instead of a magic-boosting amulet, to make Protect from Magic or Melee last longer.
Bonzara teleport

Bonzara teleporting a player.

Once the Demon is dead, talk to Garkor, then to Zooknock. Zooknock offers to teleport the player out of the arena. If players accept, the teleport is to the jungle on Ape Atoll, so be sure to have the anti-poison recommended previously. If players decline the offer and stay, they are free to explore. However Zooknock leaves, meaning that the other gnomes are the player's teleport out. In the base of the statue is a rack which players can enter and speak to Bonzara. He offers to teleport the player out of the arena at the end of the conversation. However, the teleport puts players in the jungle on Ape Atoll, so be sure to have the anti-poison recommended previously.

Speak to King Narnode in the Grand Tree to finish the quest. Congratulations, quest complete!

Speak to Daero after the quest to get an experience reward, the 10th squad training programme. Players have a choice as to what experience they want. The experience for the first two skills is 35,000 experience and for the second two, 20,000 experience. Defence and Attack are one set of two skills. Strength and constitution are the other. Pure players should be careful when speaking to him after the quest, by not choosing any of the programme rewards. Even when you choose the Strength and Stamina option, you will still receive Defence experience. It is possible to talk to Daero to travel back to the Crash Island without getting experience.

RewardsEdit

Monkey Madness reward

Music UnlockedEdit

Required For CompletingEdit

Completion of Monkey Madness is required for the following:

TranscriptEdit

TriviaEdit

  • If you speak to Zeke in Zeke's Superior Scimitars in Al Kharid and ask him "Can you sell me a Dragon Scimitar?" he will say "You're going to be a monkey's uncle before you will ever hold a dragon scimitar!" and if you have finished the quest your character will respond "Hmmm, funny you should say that...". As shown in step "Making the Greegree", when you talk to the monkey child you must say you are his uncle to go any further. Also, if you climb the bamboo ladder in the Monkey Child's house, his real uncle is upstairs.
  • Upon the completion of this quest, one's Adventurer's Log will read: "During a mission to Ape Atoll I uncovered a plot against humankind. With the help of the 10th Squad, I’ve put an end to Glough’s scheme."
  • When you're delivering the monkey it may say "In the Jungle The Mighty Jungle" as a reference to the classic Tokens song The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
  • After creating the monkey greegree, you can buy a new talisman from the general store (1,000 coins) and return it to the monkey child. It will say: "Thank you uncle." "I love you!"
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The jingle that plays when a chapter starts. (link)
  • This is the only quest that progresses in 'chapters'. The chapter's openings are in the style of Henry Fielding and Charles Dickens.
  • This quest doesn't change the language for genders in all dialogues, so female players are usually referred to as him, he, and uncle.
  • If you have any bananas in your backpack after rescuing the monkey from Ardougne zoo, the monkey will eat them.
  • When offering the alliance to King Awowogei, his advisor says "never trust a northern monkey", a reference to North, South divide in England where Northerners are Northern Monkeys and Southerners are Southern Fairies.
  • If you take the monkey in your backpack to Karamja via a gnome glider and drop it, it will exclaim "Yay, I'm Free!" and you will be awarded 74 thieving xp.
  • On the 10th time in jail, Lumo will say "Oh my god, he's been through here 10 times already..."
  • While the monkey is in your backpack, it can mention having a bad dream involving The Shaikahan from the Tai Bwo Wannai Trio quest.
  • If you do the give thanks emote, the demon cannot attack you. While doing this, a glitch may occur where you can fight while doing the emote.

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