Quick guide for Blood Runs Deep

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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]

The sick man's dream world[edit | edit source]

Items recommended: Magic or Ranged combat equipment and food for all parts of the quest
  • Talk to Baba Yaga on Lunar Isle about the man in the bed. (Chat 1111)
  • Talk to Baba Yaga again to go to the Dream World. (Chat 1111)
  • Listen Silas. (Chat 1)
  • Search the bookcase to get a prophecy tablet.
  • Climb the stairs.
  • Eavesdrop-on Silas and continue through the tunnel. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Silas. (Chat 1)
  • Read Our lives. (Chat 1)
    • Prepare to face multiple (4-7) Dagannoth at a time. This will go on for a few minutes.

The Dagannoth attack[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Baba Yaga to be teleported to Rellekka. (Chat 112)
    • Prepare to face many Dagannoth.
  • After killing sufficient Dagannoth, Brundt the Chieftain will command you to get onto his boat.
  • Talk to Queen Sigrid. (Chat 11)
  • Talk to Brundt to get another seal of passage. (Chat 2)

Saving King Vargas[edit | edit source]

  • Bank before teleporting to Waterbirth. Bring prayer potions and a full load of food. Leave 1 space empty.
  • Speak to Brundt about the war on dagannoths to receive the balmung
  • Talk to Jarvald (slightly north west of Rellekka markets) to head to Waterbirth Island. (Chat 121)
  • Talk to Bardur near the cave entrance for a rope. (Chat 11)
  • Make your way to the southwestern tip of the island and tie the rope on the hole.
  • Climb-down the hole.
  • Talk to King Vargas. (Chat 1111)
  • Lead King Vargas down the path to the north-east, to the end and go down the ladder. If you get too far away from him you will escape without him and have to start over.
  • Fight the dagannoths and feed King Vargas to keep him alive.
  • Continue to the next tunnel.
  • Continue past the rock lobsters and climb the next ladder.
  • Fight through the rock lobsters and climb the last ladder. (Chat 11)

Fremennik spiritual realm[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Eir. (Chat 1111)
  • Talk to Nial Swiftling. (Chat 111)
  • Talk to Asleif Hamalsdotter. (Chat 111)
  • Talk to Eir. (Chat 1)
    • If the spiritual realm sequence is interrupted, speak with Brundt in the long hall in Rellekka to obtain a letter. Read the letter to return.
  • Speak to Brundt the Chieftain. (Chat 2)
  • Talk to King Vargas. (Chat 112~~~~~2)
  • Talk to Princess Astrid or Prince Brand. (Chat ~)
  • Talk to Brundt to continue and bank. (Chat 2)

If the spiritual realm sequence is interrupted, speak with Brundt in the long hall in Rellekka to return.

Waterbirth[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Balmung
Items recommended: Combat equipment for Melee, Magic (Water, Earth, Air, Fire spells) and Ranged styles, a way to teleport out - as you can not leave the room while in combat
  • Talk to Brundt in the long hall in Rellekka when you are ready. (Chat 21)
  • Talk to Baba Yaga on the boat. (Chat 12111)
  • Climb down the hole on the southwestern tip of the island.
  • Enter the southern tunnel. (Chat 1)
  • Enter the next tunnel to fight the Dagannoth sentinels. (Chat 1)
  • Alternate attacks between the dagannoth, keeping their health within approximately 500 life points to prevent them from healing each other.
    • High level players with good equipment can just kill one then the other, it is easy to deal more damage than the amount that they are healed.
    • There is a common glitch that prevents you from attacking the second sentinel. In this case stand on top of the sentinel you cannot attack. This will prevent it from attacking or healing the first sentinel.
  • Continue to the next tunnel.
  • Go to the south-east intersection and enter the tunnel entrance.
  • Proceed south and enter the tunnel.
  • Go through the next tunnel and select either chat option. (Chat ~)
  • Start the battle with Balmung and kill the Dagannoth Mother, switching styles according to her colour.
Colour Weakness
White Air spells, including Smoke spells
Blue Water spells, including Ice spells
Brown Earth spells, including Shadow spells
Red Fire spells, including Blood spells
Orange Melee attacks with Balmung or any slashing weapon
Green Ranged attacks (officially weak to thrown)
  • After the Dagannoth Mother has been defeated, go back to the previous room, collect the pickaxe and plank and use them to collapse the pillar.
  • Talk to Eir. (Chat 121)
  • Check the bodies and finish chat. (Chat ~)
  • Talk with Baba Yaga and Koschei. (Chat 2)
  • Attempt to climb up the rope. (Chat ~~)
  • Speak to Brundt to receive your reward. (Chat 2)
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Blood Runs Deep is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: