Alain is a druid gardener in Taverley. He looks over the local tree patch, and accepts a payment to look after the planted tree. If players ask, he can chop down trees for those unwilling to chop down the trees themselves. To do this, he requests a payment of 200 coins.
In addition, Alain plays a role in the Garden of Tranquillity quest. As he is a member of Group of Advanced Gardeners, he can be one of the gardeners talked to in the quest A Fairy Tale I - Growing Pains.
Alain also sells basic farming tools, which can be accessed by talking to him and asking Can you sell me something? It is not an actual shop and it has no set stock; each item has to be bought individually through the dialogue.
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- patch 9 September 2019 (Update):
- Fixed an issue that was preventing Alain from looking after the tree patch in Taverley.
- update 2 September 2019 (Update):
- Burthorpe and Taverley Decluttering
- ninja 7 March 2016 (Update):
- There is now a "yes and don't ask me again" option when paying farmers to remove and protect a tree patch.
- ninja 9 June 2014 (Update):
- Players can now pay farmers for farming plot protection while their Greenfingers aura is active.
- If a player tries to charm Alain using the ring of charos (a), he will not succumb and will comment that if the player uses it too much it will lead to their downfall.
- There was a glitch where, if Alain was on the coast south of the tree patch, and a player tried to make a payment for a tree, he would say "I would but there aren't any Farming patches around here to look after."
Alain explains what the patch next to him is.