Shilo Village (location)

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This article is about the location. For the quest, see Shilo Village.

Shilo Village is a village on Karamja. It is only accessible to players that have completed the Shilo Village quest.


Getting there[edit | edit source]

Shilo Village has two entrances: the gate to the east by speaking with Mosol Rei, and a tunnel shortcut under the northern wall (requiring completion of the Elite Karamja Tasks and level 74 Agility, which is boostable). Two items, the Slayer cape (99 Slayer) and the Karamja gloves 3, provide direct access to the village. When walking to the village gate, you may be required to cross Karamja's north/south river with the log balance east of the Gleaming wisp colony and circumnavigate the Jade vine maze as well as the waterfall stepping stones just east of the gate. Crossing these agility shortcuts requires no agility level, but still carries the possibility of failure which will result in lost life points.

Karamja lodestone[edit | edit source]

Walking to the Shilo Village gate from the Karamja lodestone.

This method involves the most walking, but it requires no special items nor quests completed. Head south-east from the Karamja lodestone in Brimhaven until you reach the Gleaming wisp colony, then head due east. When you reach the log balance shortcut, cross and continue south around the Jade vine maze until you come across the waterfall with Jogres nearby. Cross the stepping stones just to the west, and continue due west to reach the eastern gate of Shilo Village.

Juju teleport spiritbag[edit | edit source]

You can teleport to the Herblore Habitat area using a Juju teleport spiritbag (purchasable on the G.E.). From there, you can climb over the vine just north east of Papa Mambo and walk westward all the way to Mosol Rei. You can then right-click Mosol Rei and choose the enter-village.

Shilo Village cart system[edit | edit source]

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Players who have completed the Shilo Village quest may use the Shilo Village cart system, which is run by Hajedy in Brimhaven. For a price of 10 coins, he will take the player to Vigroy in Shilo Village. The reverse trip is also possible. This makes it easy for the player to access Shilo Village if they first use the Catherby Lodestone, then travel by ship to Brimhaven or teleport to the Karamja Lodestone and then walk north until they get to the fruit tree patch and then east. Alternatively, if the player has planted a Spirit tree in the patch in Brimhaven, they could just walk north-west of it to reach the cart.

Karamja gloves[edit | edit source]

Karamja gloves 3 provide a teleport to the underground part of the Shilo gem mine. This can also be used to reach Brimhaven by taking Vigroy's cart from the south western corner of the village.

Slayer cape[edit | edit source]

The Slayer Cape can be used to teleport directly to Duradel (or Lapalok after While Guthix Sleeps), in the north eastern section of the village.

Fairy rings[edit | edit source]

The fairy ring CKR, south of Tai Bwo Wannai, can be used to reach Shilo Village, but you will have to walk around the south and enter by the east gate if you don't have the agility level and achievements to use the northern tunnel shortcut.

The fairy ring CJS within the Kharazi Jungle (requires partial completion of both A Fairy Tale II - Cure a Queen and Legends' Quest as well as 5 bittercap mushrooms in order to repair the ring if not already done). After teleporting, run west and exit the jungle north to reach Shilo Village.

Gnome glider[edit | edit source]

Take a Gnome glider to the Gandius location (requires completion of The Grand Tree quest) and run west past the overgrown idol and then south until you reach the waterfall with stepping stones which you must cross. After successfully crossing the stones, run directly west to the broken cart and cross to enter the village.

Lady of the Waves[edit | edit source]

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In the upper floor of the village fishing hut, talk to Seravel to buy a ticket for the Lady of the Waves. It costs 25 coins, and the player can go to either Port Khazard or Port Sarim by presenting the ticket to the boat west of the Shilo Village.

Training spots[edit | edit source]

There are several areas to train skills in Shilo Village:

The gem mine[edit | edit source]

Main article: Shilo Village mine

In the north-west corner of Shilo Village are seven gem rocks. Players who mine these rocks (level 40 Mining required) get gems instead of ore. Players mining gems here may obtain the following gems:

After completing all of the Karamja Tasks up to hard difficulty, players may access a second gem mine found underneath Shilo Village. This mine contains 8 gem rocks, placed along the outside perimeter of the dungeon. Players may access this mine with the teleport function on their Karamja gloves 3 or by a ladder found near the surface gem mine. This also contains the entrance to the Gemstone cavern where gemstone dragons are found.

Furnace[edit | edit source]

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Players can train Smithing by using the Shilo Village furnace directly across from the bank. It is the closest furnace to a bank in the game (9 squares).

Fishing spots[edit | edit source]

There are 3 Fishing spots in Shilo Village. At these fishing spots, fly fishing rods and feathers can be used to lure trout and salmon, or fishing rods and fishing bait can be used to catch Pike. Although these fishing spots are quite far apart from each other, fly fishing in Shilo Village is considered to be one of the fastest ways to train Fishing; see Pay-to-play Fishing training. Also at the fly fishing spots you can catch rainbow fish, this grants 80 xp per catch and is fast, all you need is a fly fishing rod and stripy feathers.

Combat[edit | edit source]

Players can train their Ranged, Magic, or Melee skills by safespotting the Undead ones over the gate. They are vulnerable to the Salve amulet, and can also be safespotted with a halberd.

Shops[edit | edit source]

The shops in Shilo Village include a general store, fishing shop, and antique store.

Obli's General Store[edit | edit source]

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Obli's General Store sells everything that a normal general store sells, and more. The most notable things are the charcoal and papyrus, used in the Legends' Quest. It also sells packs of 50 vials, both filled with water and empty, which respawn very slowly. However, the maximum quantity in the shop is 20 packs of each, amounting to a total of 1000 vials.

Fernahei's Fishing Hut[edit | edit source]

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Fernahei's Fishing Hut sells a small selection of fishing equipment: fishing rods, fly fishing rods, fishing bait, and feathers. When fly fishing the shop can be used to top up the used up feathers. Trout, pike, and salmon can also be sold to this shop.

Antique store[edit | edit source]

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Yanni Salika owns the antique store in Shilo Village, and is also the starting point for the One Small Favour quest. He will trade players coins for several old quest items from both Shilo Village and Zogre Flesh Eaters.

Paramaya Inn[edit | edit source]

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Kaleb Paramaya runs the Paramaya Inn in the northern part of the village. The inn has no use after RuneScape Classic, but Kaleb still sells wine and beer. Players also come here to claim their Karamja gloves 2 after completing the Medium Karamja Tasks.

Slayer Master[edit | edit source]

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Shilo Village also contains the third highest level slayer master, Duradel.

Players with a combat level of 100, as well as a Slayer level of 50 can get Slayer assignments from the now third highest levelled Slayer Master Duradel. He is upstairs in the house that has the Slayer Master mark on it on the minimap. From the fishing shop go up the ladder and cross the bridge to get to Duradel.

After While Guthix Sleeps, Duradel will be replaced by Lapalok who gives identical assignments.

Obelisk[edit | edit source]

Shilo Village contains a small obelisk on the west side of town for recharging Summoning points. Occasionally, Pikkenmix will appear by it and offer to let the player play Familiarisation, a summoning Distraction and Diversion. If Pikkupstix gives the clue: "I hope the villagers' defences hold against those zombies.", the D&D is started here.

Personalities[edit | edit source]

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Music[edit | edit source]

This is the list of music you'll hear in Shilo Village.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

The update history project is a work-in-progress – not all updates to this topic may be covered below. See here for how to help out!
  • ninja 20 August 2018 (Update):
    • Packs of feathers have been added to the Fishing shop in Shilo village.
    • The ladder into the hidden gem mine in Shilo Village can now be descended while the player is carrying Karamja gloves 3 or 4 in their inventory - rather than needing to be equipped.
  • patch 23 July 2018 (Update):
    • Adjusted 'Blow a kiss between the tables in Shilo Village bank' clue scroll area.
  • ninja 24 July 2017 (Update):
    • The Blacksmith within Shilo Village has adopted a no-door policy.
  • ninja 8 May 2017 (Update):.
    • The 20gp fee for using the Shilo Village furnace has been removed.
  • update 3 April 2017 (Update):
    • Gemstone Dragons are ready and ripe for the slaying in RuneScape today. Face off against three varieties of these fearsome beasts, and pick up resplendent new gemstone armour. Head down beneath Shilo Village and find the new gemstone cavern, its entrance manned by Kelhar.
  • ninja 5 October 2015 (Update):
    • A graphical issue resulting in the people in Shilo Village having patches of different shades of skin has been fixed.
  • ninja 28 September 2015 (Update):
    • Patrons of Shilo Village got together and repaired the gaps in the barricade.
    • A shortcut has been added to Shilo Village, requiring level 74 Agility and completion of the Elite Karamja Task Set to use.
  • ninja 11 May 2015 (Update):
    • Some blocking on Shilo Village's jungle plants has been removed to make switching fishing spots easier.
  • ninja 14 April 2014 (Update):
    • The animation on the stepping stones east of Shilo Village have been updated.
  • update 6 June 2012 (Update):
    • The fishermen who teleport you to the competition are now permanently present, rather than appearing when a tournament is active. They’re also marked by a D&D icon, as well as a new, distinctive look, so they’re easy to spot. They can be found in multiple locations including, Shilo Village.
  • patch 11 April 2012 (Update):
    • Mosol Rei now has a quick "Enter village" option to enter Shilo Village.
  • patch 25 May 2011 (Update):
    • A fast payment option has been added to the furnace door in Shilo Village.
  • patch 12 October 2010 (Update):
    • The elite Karamja Achievement Diary gloves now work properly with the ladder to the gem mine in Shilo Village.
  • update 25 May 2010 (Update):
    • We've added three more areas where NPCs can now appear and offer to teleport you to the Fish Flingers D&D. These locations are Piscatoris, Shilo Village and Barbarian Village.
  • patch 16 February 2010 (Update):
    • The bone key from Shilo Village can be obtained again if you destroyed it. Speak to Yanni for a replacement.
  • update 8 December 2009 (Update):
    • Kuradal, daughter of Duradel, left Shilo Village to experience the fullness of combat and surpass her peers in the art of Slayer. Years later, she has settled somewhere she would call "comfortable" - the Ancient Cavern!
  • update 9 November 2009 (Update):
    • A stepping stone Agility shortcut has been placed in Shilo Village requiring 74 Agility.
  • patch 12 May 2009 (Update):
    • Added remove-roof functionality to a hut in Shilo Village that wasn't disappearing when you entered it.
  • patch 20 January 2009 (Update):
    • A Fishing spot previously inaccessible is now available once more near Shilo Village.
  • update 26 January 2005 (Update):
    • Today we have introduced a new skill for members called the Slayer skill! To start the Slayer skill, you should find one of the Slayer Masters who are located in various places around RuneScape. There are five Slayer Masters in total, each catering to different strengths. They can be found in Burthorpe, Morytania, Edgeville Dungeon, Zanaris, and Shilo Village.
  • patch 25 March 2004 (Update):
    • Fixed: The shilo village bridge didn't show up on low detail mode.
  • patch 3 March 2004 (Update):
    • Fixed: The gallows from the Shilo village had disapeared.
  • update 27 January 2003 (Update):
    • Added to game.
      • Rumours of a distant village in the southern part of Karamja Island have been filtering through. It appears that the mysterious Jungle island still holds a lot of potential adventure.