Quick guide for Back to my Roots

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This quest has an in-depth guide here.
It contains a more detailed description of dialogue, cutscenes, and storyline.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Starting out[edit | edit source]

The entrance to the maze.
  • Talk to Horacio in East Ardougne and accept the quest. (Chat 22)
  • Talk to Wizard Cromperty in his house to the north-east of the market. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to an RPDT employee south of the southern bank in Ardougne.
  • Open the smelly package on the table.
  • Return to Wizard Cromperty. (Chat 1)
  • Make a pot lid (any pot lid acquired before this point will not work). The potter's wheel and pottery oven in north-west of East Ardougne or Draynor or a portable crafter will work.
  • Return to Wizard Cromperty. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Garth, the farmer located at the fruit tree patch in Brimhaven north of the lodestone. (Chat 2)

Karamja vine maze[edit | edit source]

The path through the maze. Click to enlarge.
Items needed: pot lid, filled plant pot, empty pot
  • South-east of the nature altar, enter the maze by climbing the vine (north side). Do not leave the maze until you have followed all steps in this section.
  • Navigate the maze to reach the roots using the solution provided.
  • Once you reach the root, dig the loose soil, cut the root, then use it on your plant pot.
  • If it does not grow, dig up and cut a different root. Out of the five roots in the area, only one of them can successfully grow. Try a different root until it works.
    • Fast travelling before covering the plant will destroy the clipping. See Below
  • Once the correct root takes, use the potted root on your empty pot to make a sealed pot.

The battle[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Hatchet, or melee weapon with hatchet on tool belt
Items recommended: Antipoison potion for lower levels
  • Return to Horacio and speak to him.
  • Use the sealed pot on the east patch to plant the vine.
  • Attempt to attack the wild jade vine. (Chat 1)
  • Once killed, cut the remaining vine.
  • Talk to Horacio.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Music unlocked
  • Roots and Flutes (if not already unlocked by exploring the land just outside of the maze)

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Back to my Roots is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: