|Release date||7 May 2003 (Update)|
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The Skavid caves are a set of six caves around the ogre city of Gu'Tanoth. The caves are inhabited by the Skavid, a race of creatures enslaved by the Ogres. The caves are an important feature of the Watchtower quest. Also, two caves each have 7 Cave nightshade plants.
Players need a Skavid map to enter any of the caves. A Skavid map is not needed when using a resource Locator that teleports the player to one of the caves with the nightshade spawns. The cave nightshade is located in the northermost and southernmost caves, accessed from the entrance nearest to Yanille lodestone, and the entrance past the gate within Gu'Tanoth.
Skavid caves 'transport system'[edit | edit source]
If players attempt to enter a Skavid cave without having a Skavid map in their inventory, they become confused and end up outside another Skavid cave. In some cases, this feature can actually be exploited as a transport system since it follows a fixed route, as shown by the arrows on the map. For example, a player running from Castle Wars to Gu'Tanoth could attempt to enter the north-west cave (ending up at the north-central one), attempt to enter the north-central one (ending up at the north-east one), and then run up the hill to the city gates.
Using the Skavid caves as a transport system is faster than walking from cave to cave. While it seems no faster than running, run energy is not used up.
Note: This feature cannot be used if the player has a Skavid map in inventory.
Personalities[edit | edit source]
Update history[edit | edit source]
- patch 24 February 2020 (Update):
- There are now more spots to harvest cave nightshade within the Skavid cave.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
A Hidden update now allows players to enter the Skavid caves without needing a light source.