Auguste is a Saradominist monk living on Entrana. He is tired of living on the island but his desire for a more exciting life has finally convinced him to seek something more. He can be found on the western coast of the southern half of the island.
Auguste has the honour of being the inventor of the first hot-air balloon, and convinces players to help him in this quest to fly around Gielinor in the quest Enlightened Journey. Once the quest is completed, players who have sufficient Firemaking levels can make use of the Balloon transport system to travel to various locations.
If players have a bomber cap and gnome goggles with them, Auguste will sew them together free of charge.
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- ninja 1 April 2019 (Update):
- Players can now again store logs with Auguste for hot air balloon charges.
- patch 24 April 2013 (Update):
- A stretching issue with Auguste when you crash into the sea during An Enlightened Journey has been fixed.
- His name and occupation are a reference to Auguste Piccard, who was a Swiss balloonist.
- His appearance and character are also a reference to Jean-Luc Picard, a Star Trek character who was based on Auguste Piccard. On his collar Auguste has only three gold studs, unlike Jean-Luc Picard, who has four gold studs marking his captain rank.
- He was the original "test dummy" for the updated chatheads before the graphics update.