This article is about the polar bear agent. For the certer in RuneScape Classic, see Chuck (certer)
Chuck is a talking polar bear and a member of the PBJ, an organisation meant to stop the penguins from taking over Gielinor.
During Hunt for Red Raktuber, Larry is taken away forcibly to the motherland by Pescaling Pax. Pescaling then abandons the player on a deserted island. This is the island where the player first encounters Chuck, poorly disguised as a palm tree. After Chuck is spotted and told about his ineptitude at disguises, he remarks Hmmm... We may need to have a meeting about that. To escape the island, Chuck allows the player to ride on his belly to East Ardougne.
Chuck then moves in the polar bear pen in the Ardougne Zoo and takes over the Larry's job in Penguin Hide and Seek. Players can talk to him to get the rewards. Chuck, as he reveals after the quest, is currently keeping an eye out for penguins like Larry normally would. He will also replace your Clockwork book if you lose it, although you can still get one from your house. He also features in Some Like It Cold and Back to the Freezer.
Players can ask Chuck for hints to locate penguin spys. However the hints he gives are randomized so a player can get the hint for the same penguin spy multiple times.
Chuck in his assigned pen in Ardougne Zoo.
This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
- update 14 September 2020 (Update):
- Penguin Hide and Seek reworked, including Chuck's dialogue and adding a reward interface with new items/functionalities.
- ninja 14 August 2017 (Update):
- Chuck's dialogue tree has been reorganised and updated to be more user-friendly for the Penguin quests and Penguin Hide and Seek.
- patch 10 August 2010 (Update):
- Added some quick options for Hide 'n' Seek to Larry and Chuck.
- Clarified some chat when talking to Larry and Chuck about penguins.
- patch 9 June 2009 (Update):
- The Lunar Contact spell will point you toward Chuck if Larry is unavailable.
- With Larry, Chuck's name is likely a reference to the critically-panned comedy film I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry.
- On 10 August 2010, as a hidden update, Chuck was given a second right-click option "Hide-n-seek"; however, the option was moot, as it required a player to be standing next to him for it to work (something not possible, as Chuck is locked in a polar bear pen). The problem was fixed approximately two weeks after its release.
- When claiming a reward from the Penguin Hide-n-seek Distraction and Diversion one of the chat options says "Show me the money!" This may be a reference to the movie Jerry Maguire.
- If you stand on the outside of the zoo fence nearest to Chuck you can still talk/exchange penguin points with him (useful for saving a few seconds walking to him from east bank/teleport location).
- On 27 February 2017 Chuck's hints for penguin locations started to include the ghost penguin. The clues however do not specify if a hint is for the ghost or a regular penguin.