Apothecary

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Ingald Belger the apothecary is a man who runs an Apothecary in southwest Varrock. He claims that he is 'quite the expert' on poisons, and appears to know of Pox, for whom he still has great fondness. The Apothecary possessed an airtight pot which he claimed was a family heirloom.

His zombie counterpart in New Varrock also plays a small role in Dimension of Disaster: Curse of Arrav, where he is used to make a potion for Dr Harlow. He also provides a potion to make Romeo appear dead, as part of the New Varrock Tasks.

He is listed in the Varrock Census taken in Year 160 of the Fifth Age.

Potions[edit | edit source]

The Apothecary makes potions for players if they provide him with ingredients:

Potion Ingredients Uses
Cadava potion.png: RS3 Inventory image of Cadava potion Cadava potion Cadava berries Can only be used in the Apothecary's hut to "kill you" temporarily.
Strength potion (4).png: RS3 Inventory image of Strength potion (4) Strength potion Red spiders' eggs and limpwurt root Temporarily increases Strength by 3 + 10% of Strength level (rounded down).
Acne potion.png: RS3 Inventory image of Acne potion Acne potion Vial Used random item in Forgettable Tale of a Drunken Dwarf quest, or given to inhabitants of Sophanem for interesting conversations.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 30 April 2013 (Update):
    • The Apothecary's jaw is no longer detached from his face.
  • update 5 February 2001 (Update):
    • When red spider eggs and other ingredients are taken to the Apothecary in Varrock, you can use them to make a 4-dose strength potion!

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • If you look closely at one of the jars on the cabinet you can see a sea slug in one of the jars.
  • The chart in his shop looks like the periodic table, as seen in the image to the left.
  • Dr. Jekyll, a former random event, will sometimes teleport to Varrock Square and run to the apothecary for medicine.
The periodic table of the elements. Gielinor seems to have many fewer elements than the real world.