Quick guide for The Chosen Commander

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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]

Food poisoning[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Captain Undak, east of the bank (by the eastern water fountain) in Dorgesh-Kaan. (You must dismiss any follower or pet you have or he will not go with you.) (Chat 212)
  • Climb the nearby stairs (north) and talk to Mernik in the nursery. She is the adult in the building.
  • Talk to Torzek outside. (Chat 411)
  • Talk to any child about what they ate. (Chat 1)
  • Go down the stairs and talk to Captain Undak. (Chat 3) (If you are unable to talk with Captain Undak, make sure you do not have "Hide Familiar options" checked under Settings>Combat & Action Bar>Choose Option Menu and log out and back in)
  • Head south to the market.
  • Talk to Markog, at the south-eastern-most stall of the market. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Turgok, at the south-western-most stall of the market. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Merchant Walton, just outside of the market to the south-east. (Chat 1131)
  • Proceed to kill the merchant (cannot be ranged).

Zanik[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Zanik. (Chat ~~1)
  • Jump on the goblin south-west of the bowl statue.
  • Jump on statues to reach the statue holding the bowl of water.
    • If the jump-on option does not appear, try clicking on the head.
  • Continue jumping north and take the crossbow from the ledge.
  • Grapple the spear of the north-eastern statue and take the pendant.
  • Look into the bowl.
  • Enter the western portal (the statues will move out of the way) for a cutscene.
  • Continue conversation with Zanik. (Chat 1)

The council[edit | edit source]

  • With Zanik following, go to the north end of Dorgesh-Kaan and up the stairs.
  • Watch the cutscene. (Chat ~31~)
  • Continue conversation with Captain Undak. (Chat 14)
  • Run south of the city, up and over staircases until you reach the agility course.
  • Descend the ladder top and head all the way south.
  • Talk to Zanik. (Chat 44442~41)
  • Watch the cutscene. (Chat ~)
  • After the cutscene talk to Zanik. (Chat 4)
  • Talk to Captain Undak for a set of H.A.M. robes. (Chat 11)
  • Prepare for battle, but only wear the H.A.M. robes.

Beef with H.A.M.[edit | edit source]

  • Enter the H.A.M. headquarters in Lumbridge.
  • Talk to Johanhus Ulsbrecht in the centremost of the three southern rooms. (Chat 3331)
  • Take off your HAM clothes and talk to Milton in the windmill near the Fishing Guild. (Chat 11)
  • Climb down the ladder inside the windmill.
  • Run directly east through the door, continuing east through stacks of crates.
  • Talk to the guard next to the prison. (Chat 1133)
  • Enter the main area (back through the doors to the west) and pickpocket Sam.
  • Return to the prison guard. (Chat 1)
  • Enter the prison and take the key, open the gate.
  • Escape with Grubfoot:
    • Talk to the prisoner, Grubfoot. (Chat 4)
    • Run into the kitchen, squeeze through the hole.
    • Open 1 of the 2 doors.
    • Go back through and open the other door as well.
    • Return to Grubfoot. (Chat 13)
    • Stand north of the guard, talk to him to face you and have his back turned. (Chat ~)
    • Talk to Grubfoot in the next room. (Chat 2)
    • Squeeze into the kitchen, wait for the H.A.M. guard to come talk to you. (Chat 1~)
    • Talk to Grubfoot in the bedroom. (Chat 1)
    • Exit the east door and run to the big doors north. (Chat 1)
  • Watch the cutscene and wait for Sigmund to confront you. (Chat 3)
  • Kill Sigmund. (Chat ~)
    • If Zanik doesn't attack Sigmund, climb up the ladder, then back down.
  • Kill Zanik repeatedly. (Chat 1331232)
    • Turn off revolution in combat settings and avoid using bleeds as they cancel the dialogue forcing you to repeat the phase.

Lumbridge caves[edit | edit source]

  • Run west for an earthquake.
  • Right click Clear the fallen rocks.
  • Talk to Zanik. (Chat 41221111)
  • Go through the cave and talk to Juna.
  • Run north-west to exit the cave.
  • Go over the stepping stones and run directly north.
  • Squeeze through the hole.
  • Right click Follow Kazgar. (Chat 1)

Time capsule[edit | edit source]

Items needed: 2 free inventory spaces
  • Enter Dorgesh-Kaan and talk to Captain Undak north of the market (between the fountains). (Chat 44)
  • Climb the northern stairs for a cutscene (close the Bandos's Ultimatum screen that pops up). (Chat ~)
  • Climb back up the stairs, talk to the Goblin scribe. (Chat 121)
  • Climb down the stairs and run slightly south-east through a corridor (near the quest start point).
  • Talk to Tegdak in the north room. (Chat 2)
  • Return to the Goblin scribe upstairs. (Chat 11)
  • Exit the city through the bone door north-east, downstairs.
  • Talk to Mistag. (Chat 1)
  • Return to the city and talk to Oldak north of the bank. (Chat 21~11)
  • Return to the agility course (south end of Dorgesh-Kaan) - do not climb down the ladder.
  • Run east to the power station and climb down the stairs.
  • Talk to Turgall, make sure you have at least 2 free inventory spots . (Chat 2)
  • Talk to Oldak, now south-east of the market. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Zanik. (Chat 113)
  • Talk to Mernik in the children's nursery north-east upstairs. (Chat 11)
  • Talk to Ambassador Alvijar in the house just north-west. (Chat 21)
  • Return to Mernik. (Chat 11)

Final fight[edit | edit source]

  • Prepare to fight enemies weak to magic.
  • Talk to Zanik, south-east of the market. (Chat 2)
  • Defeat the Bandos avatar. (Chat 4)
  • Pick up all 4 parts of the crossbow while killing statues.
  • Use the crossbow pieces on each other. (Chat 5)
  • Kill the avatar again. (Chat 4)
  • Take the avatar's pendant.
  • Talk to Zanik. (Chat 443233)
  • Follow Zanik through the portal.
  • Click the screen to exit cutscene.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

The Chosen Commander is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

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