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The Knight's Sword (#11-14)
The Knight's Sword
Release date 6 April 2001 (Update)
Members only? No
Voice acted? No
Official difficulty Intermediate
Official length Medium
Quest series None
Developer(s) Paul Gower
Age Fifth Age
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Official descriptionEdit

Sir Vyvin's squire is in trouble. He has accidentally lost Sir Vyvin's ceremonial sword.

Help him find a replacement without Sir Vyvin finding out.

Development TeamEdit

Walkthrough Edit

Start point Quest map icon
The Knight's Sword icon
Talk to Squire Asrol located in the White Knights' Castle's courtyard in Falador.
Member requirement F2P icon
Official difficulty Intermediate Intermediate
Length Medium
Requirements
Items required Items from the toolbelt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.

Recommended:

Enemies to defeat None

They Lay Low, ScatteredEdit

Start of the knights sword

The start point of the quest.

In the courtyard of the Falador Castle, you can find Squire Asrol, who tells you that he has lost the sword that belonged to his master, Sir Vyvin. When you suggest that you could make another one, the squire informs you that the sword was Sir Vyvin's inheritance and it was specially made by the Imcando Dwarves long ago.

He wants you to help him by tracking down the Imcando dwarves and convincing them to forge a new sword. Before parting, the squire suggests you talk to Reldo, Varrock's librarian, for more information on the dwarves.

If you've finished the "The Giant Dwarf" quest, you can skip the next step and move directly to the next section.

Go to the northern section of the Varrock Castle, into the city library, to find Reldo. After some chat, Reldo reveals that the Imcando dwarves were tragically wiped out by various Barbarian invasions on the Ice Mountain. Although, some of them have indeed managed to escape and were last seen on the southern peninsula of Asgarnia, but they "DO tend to keep to themselves".

Blurite, Right?Edit

Thurgo and hut

Thurgo's hut.

Continue onto Asgarnia and head south. An Imcando dwarf lives near the Asgarnian Ice Dungeon, south of Port Sarim.

You should see a small house on the side of a hill with an anvil logo. Look for Thurgo, the Imcando dwarf, and ask him if he would like some redberry pie, an offer he can't refuse. Talk to him again, and ask him about the sword. He says he is willing to make a new sword, but he needs a picture to make an exact copy.

Go back to Falador and talk to the squire again. He tells you that Sir Vyvin has a portrait of his father, along with their ancestral sword, in his room. Go to the 2nd floor[help] of the castle and find Sir Vyvin - his room can only be accessed from the first floor, up the staircase in the middle of the castle - in the room with the altar. Look for a cupboard nearby and search it. You will obtain a portrait that shows the sword.

Sir Vyvin will stop you if he catches you "borrowing" his portrait, for obvious reasons. To prevent this, just make sure that he either isn't present in the room or is standing behind the opened door while you are picking up the portrait.

Once you have the portrait, go back to Thurgo.

Picturesque FinishEdit

Talk to Thurgo and give him the portrait. He will tell you that the hilt of the sword he is going to make, is made up of blurite. Blurite is a rare metal which isn't known for making actual weapons, but he requires it to decorate the hilt exactly as it is. Along with the blurite, he also requires 2 iron bars to construct the entire sword.

Asgarnian Ice Dungeon map
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You will have to enter the dungeon on the nearby hill to obtain the blurite ore, with your trusty pickaxe, of course. All enemies in the cave are aggressive, so bringing food and armour is a good idea. When you see snow ahead of you, be prepared to run along the walls to find the blurite rocks, which are themselves snow-white in colour. Mine 1-2 ores depending on whether or not you wish to create a sword for yourself. When you have the blurite, run out back to Thurgo.

It may be helpful to have a high-level friend to protect you from the aggressive monsters. Go to the nearest blurite deposit within the dungeon. It's all about timing; and placement. If you've positioned yourself correctly, you should be safe from the Ice Warriors.

With the blurite ore(s) and iron bars, talk to Thurgo, who proceeds to make you a sword. You can use the drop trick to obtain multiple swords; just make sure you have the required items for more copies.

Finally, with the look-alike, go back to Squire Asrol and present him with the sword.

Congratulations, quest complete!

RewardsEdit

Required for completingEdit

Completion of The Knight's Sword is required for the following:

Cultural referencesEdit

  • Distracting Sir Vyvin is a direct reference to Kryten from the British comedy Red Dwarf. While trying to distract the Inquisitor, Kryten says "Could I possibly just distract you for a minute?"

TranscriptEdit

TriviaEdit

  • When the quest was first released, it was called "Sword Quest".
  • The original version of this quest required the player to give Thurgo a redberry pie for every blurite sword the player attempted to make.
  • The Knight's Sword is the only free-to-play intermediate quest in RuneScape.
  • After the quest, when you meet Sir Owen in Varrock Palace, he will say: "Your replica of Sir Vyvin's sword fooled everyone! Oh, don't worry how I found out. I have my sources, but your secret is safe with me."

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