Quick guide for Crocodile Tears

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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]

Finding Crondis[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Rope, and a cat, kitten, or hellcat.
  • If you have not already done so, bring Leela to Senliten by talking to her a few steps north of the prison in Draynor Village.
  • Speak with Senliten in her tomb in the Pyramid south of Uzer. (Chat 33)
  • Talk to the Sphinx in Sophanem with your cat (do not wear a catspeak amulet or cramulet). (Chat 12332)
  • Talk to Jex, who is north-east of the Sphinx. (Chat 23123)
  • Return to Senliten. (Chat 3)
  • Use Leela to return to the surface.
  • Enter the temple again but use the explore option. (Chat 2)
    • Head north to the ship to search for the dowsing rod.
  • Search the desert three times with the rod closing the arrow interface may cause progress loss (needs to be done in order):
  • Return to Senliten. (Chat 3)
  • Climb the waterfall north of the Dominion Tower
    • Walk North through both sets of double doors
    • Talk to the spirits. (Chat 1)

Dealing with Crondis[edit | edit source]

Items recommended: Weight-reducing clothes and combat gear for fighting Ukunduka.
  • Talk to Portmaster Kags in the Port district on the westernmost pier. (Chat 2)
  • Enter Crondis's pyramid.
  • Talk to the High Priest of Crondis (You must wait for Crondis to demand a new item before collecting it. Anything collected beforehand will not be accepted. Items you already have in the bank will not work; they must be gathered/collected at the source, only after being requested.).
    • Collect a raw beltfish and then return to Crondis. raw beltfish can be caught in the southeast corner of Menaphos' Port District.
    • Collect two acadia logs and then return to Crondis. There are some acadia trees in Menaphos' Imperial District.
    • Collect four pyramid tops and then return to Crondis.
    • Collect eight plover birds and then return to Crondis.
    • Collect 16 croc ices (buy at least 24) and then return to Crondis as fast as possible without teleporting. You can use the flying carpet at Nardah to travel to Menaphos and then use the Shifting Tombs entrance in the Merchant district to travel quickly to the Ports district.
  • Talk to Crondis. Use any chat option except 1 for all dialogue boxes.
    • If not already equipped for combat, leave the conversation just before the player yells "THAT'S ENOUGH!" to prepare for the fight.
    • Talk to Crondis again to continue forward to the fight when you return. (Chat 2)
  • Kill Ukunduka (stay out of melee distance or use Saradomin brews). There is a safe spot on the stairs leading up to Crondis.
  • Talk to the High Priest of Crondis.
  • Return to Senliten.
  • After the cutscene, speak with Senliten. (Chat 3)
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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  • 1 quest point
  • A relic of Crondis, giving reputation with a faction in Menaphos of your choice by turning it in to a faction leader (for the exact amount of reputation, see the linked page)
  • 35,000 Fishing experience
  • 35,000 Hunter experience
  • 15,000 Agility experience
  • 15,000 Woodcutting experience
  • Immunity from desert heat (after re-logging or lobbying)
  • Menaphos reputation gain increased to 150%
  • 2 Treasure Hunter keys and 2 Hearts of Ice
Additional rewards/activities
Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Crocodile Tears is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

It is therefore an indirect requirement for the following quests and miniquests: