TzHaar City

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The TzHaar City is a city located underneath the volcano on Karamja. It is home to the TzHaar, a golem-like humanoid race. This is where the TzHaar Fight Pit and TzHaar Fight Cave activities can be played, as well as the only city that uses the Tokkul currency. The TokTz-Ket-Dill, The Elder Kiln, and Brink of Extinction quests also heavily feature the city. The city is also notably the one of the few sources of Onyx in the game (other than kingly impling jars, Prifddinas gem rocks, Nex, Kal'gerion demons and the Queen Black Dragon).

Getting there[edit | edit source]

The entrance to the city.
The city's obelisk.

Inhabitants[edit | edit source]

The TzHaar City features several different native inhabitants of the volcano, known as the TzHaar:

Name Combat level Occupation Attackable?
TzHaar-Ket 86 Guards of the TzHaar race Yes
TzHaar-Xil 86 Hunters
TzHaar-Mej 86 Advisors; some are leaders of the city
TzHaar-Hur 86 Craftsmen
TzHaar-Hur-Lek N/A Runs the ore and gem shop No
TzHaar-Hur-Tel Runs the weapons shop
TzHaar-Hur-Roh Runs the rune shop
TzHaar-Mej-Jal Guards the TzHaar Fight Cave. Banker.
TzHaar-Mej-Kah Proprietor of the TzHaar Fight Pit. Banker.
TzHaar-Hur-Zuh Banker
TzHaar-Mej-Lor Librarian

None of the attackable TzHaar are aggressive. Be warned, the TzHaar-Mej and TzHaar-Hur may call for help from other TzHaar when attacked. All of the attackable TzHaar drop Tokkul, and occasionally they will drop various items that can be obtained from the weapons shop.

North of the Plaza there is a big door guarded by two TzHaar-Kets. When asked why players cannot pass, they are told that it is because the TzHaar citizens do not trust them enough to permit them further into the city yet. Even after completion of The Brink of Extinction, the player will be told that they cannot come in, as the inner city has streets full of lava, and they will not let the player in for fear of their skin burning off.

With the release of TokTz-Ket-Dill quest, players were able to access some certain areas of the city, such as the library and the mines. The TzHaar language and numbering system was also introduced to players through this quest.

Places of interest[edit | edit source]

The library.
The TzHaar lava furnace.

The following places exist within the TzHaar City:

Note: The shops will not accept coins as currency; only Tokkul. TzHaar merchants will not buy items from players in exchange for Tokkul.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Quests[edit | edit source]

Music unlocked[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 22 June 2009 (Update):
    • Graphically improved a small section of the TzHaar city area to fix its appearance in high and low detail modes.
  • patch 25 February 2009 (Update):
    • We've changed the way player stock prices are calculated at the TzHaar shops because a small number of people were taking advantage of the fact that TzHaar have little conception of how much human adventurers value gp. Obviously, we prefer fair trade, and the TzHaar should now be able avoid a recession.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A rough translation of the TzHaar language was provided in Postbag from the Hedge, letters 12 and 14. Later, when the TokTz-Ket-Dill quest was released, a more comprehensive guide to the TzHaar language and numbering system was made available.
  • Near the exit from the TzHaar City, there is a red egg sitting in the lava. When examined, it says "An egg incubated in the lava".
  • Prior to their removal from the game, random events were not barred from the city itself, only from the activities taking place within the city.
  • While looking through the orb of oculus, you may be able to see the stage where the TzHaar play is seen after TokTz-Ket-Dill, northwest of the bank.
  • TzHaar got a first graphical update when TokTz-Ket-Dill was released on 13 May 2008. This was voted on in a poll from 13 November 2007.
  • The TzHaar city and inhabitants were graphically updated again on 14 February 2012, Update:TzHaar Quest, Minigame and Graphical Rework. If a player was inside the city before the update, they would be automatically be transported to the entrance of the city. Prior to the same update, the player entered the city by first entering Karamja Volcano.
  • As of 19 February 2012, entering the city from the volcano entrance changed your map orientation to South at the top.
  • After The Chosen Commander, Zanik can be spotted in some parts of the city, with her telling you that she is attempting to reach Jad in the Fight Caves.