Overgrown idol

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Overgrown idols are statues present on Karamja and Anachronia, covered in light, medium and dense jungle vines. All eight sets of medium and dense vines around it in the inner ring must be chopped before being able to chop the idol. Level 81 Woodcutting is required to chop all the vines and the idol.

Chopping vines gives experience for about 10 minutes until the vine has been chopped. Idols provide around 90,000 experience an hour at level 81 Woodcutting with a dragon hatchet. Idols provide a leisurely method of training Woodcutting, unlike using Crystallise and Light Form which require attention every few seconds.

If the idol is left too long the vines will reset, forcing the player away from the idol.

Getting there[edit | edit source]

Karamja[edit | edit source]

An idol can be found south-west of the Shipyard entrance and another north of the Jadinko Lair.

The fastest way to navigate to the idols is to tune the Prifddinas Max Guild garden portal to "Overgrown Idols". Players may enter the garden if they have level 99 in at least one skill or are able to wear the quest point cape. The same portal teleports players interchangeably between the two idols present in Karamja.

Alternate means of transportation:

Anachronia[edit | edit source]

Two idols can be found on Anachronia, east of the liverworts. While chopping, a player may rarely obtain compacted wood or compacted leaves, a resource used in upgrading the Anachronia base camp. Clearing either of the two idols for the first time awards the player the Totem of Navigation base.

Boosts[edit | edit source]

It is not necessary to clear all vines to reach the idol. Only one light vine needs to be cut to reach the inner ring, and only the inner ring of medium and dense vines needs to be cleared. Idols may give strange rocks and golden rocks. Like other trees, chopping vines may drop a bird's nest.

Once an idol has been chopped, one of five Woodcutting boosts, lasting between 5 and 15 minutes will be granted:

  • Double cut rate (2 ticks instead of the standard 4 ticks)
  • 10% increase to woodcutting success chance
  • 10% chance to get double logs (or cut twice on ivy/vines/crystal)
  • 5% XP boost
  • Log auto-banking

Investigating a cleared overgrown idol in Karamja awards The End of Gara-Dul journal which completes the Meeting your Idols achievement which is a requirement for master quest cape.

The idol remains cleared for about 2 minutes and 24 seconds before the vines grow back.

Achievement[edit | edit source]

  • Meeting your Idols (RuneScore.png 5) – Investigate an overgrown Karamjan idol to discover an ancient tale.