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This is a relatively short quest for the awesome reward it gives (in my opinion at least). The only hitch is that players need 49 Firemaking and Crafting to complete it. For those of us who had trouble finding the start point of the quest and spend about half an hour searching around for it (like me), it is located in the Lumbridge slayer caves below the swamp (see the Slayer guide for details on the caves). Bring a bullseye lantern (you'll need it for the quest anyway) and a tinderbox. It really helps to have started the The Lost Tribe quest because this allows you to avoid wall beasts (if you haven't started the quest bring a spiny helmet and wear it in the caves).

  • Started The Lost Tribe - All you have to do to get there is enter the secret entrance in the kitchen cellar of Lumbridge Castle and either take the first turn left (automatic wash down the river, won't do any damage) or take the first turn right, mine through the rock (bring a pickaxe) and end up not far from the river-washing spot. Whichever route you took, just go south until you get to a stepping stone with some Giant Frogs on the other side (these are not dangerous) and go across. You should see a cave entrance, go in there.
  • Haven't started The Lost Tribe - Once again, bring a spiny helmet! To get there just head into Lumbridge swamp until you see a! icon, use a rope on the entrance and go down. From the swamp entrance just go as far southeast in the caves as you can (you have to go off this track for a few seconds to get through the winding passages, don't worry that's ok). Eventually you should see the stepping stone, go across and into the caves.

Once you're in the right cave, follow the path to the climbing rocks and go down. Talk to Juna (NPC snake, not dangerous) to start the quest. Now to make the special bowl: get a pickaxe, a chisel, a sapphire, and a bullseye lantern (unless you were smart and already have one). Go up the rockslide and extinguish your lantern. Now use your sapphire with it and light it again. Use it on one of the light creatures for a (slightly terrifying, if you're afraid of heights close your eyes) trip across the chasm. Once across, mine the rocks and use a chisel on the rock you get to make the bowl. Use your sapphire lantern on a light creature again to get back across. Now extinguish your lantern, use your lens on it and light it again. Go back to Juna to access the Tears of Guthix cave.

Juna will also tell you some interesting stories about how Geilinor (RuneScape) was formed such as the God Wars, Cave Goblins, and some of the ancient civilizations that existed before Zamorak invaded.

The minigame: Once every week you may access the Tears of Guthix minigame (if you're there an hour early too bad for you, you have to wait). This will let you collect tears from the blue walls in the cave, after your time in the cave is up you go outside and drink the tears. Depending on how many tears you got, you get experience in your lowest skill (this is how I got 42 farming). There are only three problems. First is that the green walls will take away tears. The second is that the walls will move around the cave. Figure out your own strategy for dealing with this. By the way, no need to keep clicking on a wall, when you start draining tears from it your character keeps going until you say differently (they also don't stop if the wall goes empty or turns green). The third problem is that every week, you must have either 100k exp (can be spread over all your skills) or 1 quest point more than you had the week before or you won't be allowed into the cave. I prefer to start preparing for any quest I choose on Mondays, go to the cave on Wednesdays, keep training and do a quest over the weekend. This system has worked pretty well for me but you might like something different. I do quests because the more quest points you have, the longer you can stay in the cave.

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FAQs

Where do you find Tears of Guthix in the world? ›

Tears of Guthix is a short minigame located in the Chasm of Tears, guarded by the serpent Juna, playable once a week (seven full days).

How to get to Tears of Guthix quickly? ›

Shortcut Route: If you've completed The Lost Tribe, you can unlock a shortcut into the Lumbridge Swamp Caves from the Lumbridge Castle cellar which allows you to reach the Tears of Guthix much faster.

How to get to Tears of Guthix without games necklace? ›

Getting there

A player must travel through the Lumbridge Swamp Caves to the Tears of Guthix cavern and tell a story to Juna, the serpent guardian of Guthix's tears. Each story told to Juna is based upon a quest that they have completed.

Is Guthix the most powerful god? ›

Guthix is the god of balance and nature, rumoured to be the most powerful god known. Guthix came to RuneScape as the First Age began, astounded by its beauty and sought to share it with mortals, whom he believed would live in accordance to his belief of balance.

What god is Guthix? ›

Guthix (Jagex pronunciation: GUTH-icks) is the god of balance and nature and one of the three major gods of Gielinor, alongside Saradomin and Zamorak. He is the oldest and most powerful of the gods, interwoven with the world and nature itself.

Do I need a bowl for Tears of Guthix? ›

The stone bowl is used in the Tears of Guthix minigame to catch tears from the cave protected by Juna. During the Tears of Guthix quest, to make the bowl, the player must use a pickaxe on the magical rocks in the Chasm of Tears to get a magic stone, and then use a chisel to craft it into a bowl.

What is the sapphire lantern for Tears of Guthix? ›

The lantern is a light source and is used for attracting light creatures in the Chasm of Tears. Players need to use these creatures to traverse the cavern in the Tears of Guthix quest. The lantern can be made at any time, independent of quests and activities.

How often does Tears of Guthix reset? ›

Tears of Guthix resets weekly at Wednesday 00:00 UTC. To participate, players must have completed Tears of Guthix (quest) and have either gained at least 100,000 total experience or one quest point since they last participated (unless they have never played before or a D&D reset token token is used).

Can pures do Tears of Guthix? ›

The "Tears of Guthix" interface. The bowl shows the number of tears collected and the bar represents time remaining. Warning: Due to the nature of Tears of Guthix rewarding experience in your lowest skill, it is advised that combat and skill pures do not play this minigame.

What is the Tears of Guthix diary task? ›

It briefly summarises the steps needed to complete the quest. Tears of Guthix is a quest where you must help Juna, a follower of Guthix, restore a cavern in the Lumbridge Swamp Caves. Within the dungeon the walls flow with tears, a relic of Guthix's horror at the destruction during the God Wars.

How do you unlock guthix rest? ›

Guthix rest is a tea which functions similar to a potion. Once Sanfew explains how players can make it during the One Small Favour quest, they unlock the ability to consume and make their own, requiring 18 Herblore. It is made from 2 guam leaves, a harralander, and a marrentill.

How do you get claws of Guthix? ›

In order to unlock and use this special attack, the Divine Storm spell must be cast 100 times on the mages inside the Mage Arena (players need not do this if they have already cast the original god spells 100 times within the Mage Arena before the spells' removal).

What unlocks fairy rings? ›

The fairy ring transportation system is unlocked by members after starting the Fairytale II - Cure a Queen quest and getting permission from the Fairy Godfather.

How do you get a gold amulet? ›

A gold amulet is made by using a gold bar on a furnace with an amulet mould. It requires a Crafting level of 8, and gives 30 experience, making an unstrung gold amulet. The amulet must then be strung before wearing by using either a ball of wool or the String Jewellery spell.

How do I know if Tears of Guthix is available? ›

Players may use the Quest Journal and select Tears of Guthix to find out how many days and how many quest points or experience points are needed before being allowed to collect tears. By talking to Juna, it is possible to toggle alerts upon logging in whenever you are eligible to play this minigame again.

What race is Guthix? ›

Guthix (pronounced /ˈɡʌθɪks/ GUH-thicks) was the god of balance and the last surviving member of the Naragi race. He was the first of the young gods to arrive to Gielinor, soon bringing in the goddess Seren and other races including the humans, sheep and elves.

How do I get to Guthix? ›

Players can teleport directly to the shrine through the use of memory strands, Sixth-Age circuit, or a charged engram. The Memorial to Guthix can also be reached by teleporting to the Eagles' Peak lodestone and travelling north-west.

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