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This OSRS Ardougne Diary Guide contains the most efficient order in which to do the EASY, MEDIUM, HARD, and ELITE tasks of the Ardougne Achievement diary.

Ardougne Easy Diary Guide

ardougne easy diary

Requirements

skill requirements Skill Requirements

quest requirements Quest Requirements

item requirements Item Requirements

These are the items you need for the Ardougne Easy Diary:

Easy Diary Steps

1Trade Aleck in the hunter store in YanilleGet here: Yanille Teleport, Nightmare Zone teleport, or Dueling ring
Teleport to Port Khazard (Fishing Trawler Minigame Teleport)
2Get the Tindel Merchant in Port Khazard to inspect a Rusty Sword.
Check out our guide on how to obtain a rusty sword
Items needed: rusty sword
Get here: Teleport to Port Khazard via the Fishing Trawler minigame teleport (requires 15 Fishing)
3While in Port Khazard, Play a game of Fishing TrawlerSpeak with Murphy first then hop on the boat. You can just log out to skip the minigame.
Teleport to Ardougne
ardougne easy diary guide map
4Sell 1 silk to the silk trader in the Ardougne market for 60GP (DON’T STEAL IT)Items needed: silk
5Steal from the baker stall in Ardougne marketStand underneath the baker to avoid getting caught
6Right-click check Probita in the Ardougne Pet store
7Pray at the altar in the Ardougne church
8Use the lever to teleport to the wildernessBANK ALL YOUR ITEMS. PKers are always hogging this spot.
Pull the lever again to get back to Ardougne
9Teleport to the essence mine via Wizard Comperty in Ardougne

Easy Diary Rewards

The main reward is of course the Ardougne Cloak 1 which offers unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Monastery.

Here are all the rewards from the Ardougne Easy Diary:

  • Ardougne Cloak 1
  • EXP lamp for 2,500 experience in a skill above 30
  • You get 200 death runes when trading cats with civilians in West Ardougne
  • 10% increased pickpocketing chance when pickpocketing stalls in Ardougne
  • Noted drops at Tower of Life for the following monsters:
    • Jubster
    • Frogeel

Ardougne Medium Diary Guide

ardougne medium diary guide

Requirements

skill requirements Skill Requirements

quest requirements Quest Requirements

You must have completed the following quests:

  • Enlightened Journey
  • Underground Pass
  • The hand in the Sand
  • Tower of Life
  • Watchtower Quest (or complete until you get access to Skavid Caves)

You also must have started the following quests:

item requirements Item Requirements

These are the items you need for the Ardougne Medium Diary:

  • Dramen staff
  • Crossbow + mithril grapple
  • Ardougne teleport runes
  • 3 Strawberry seeds + rake, seed dibber & spade + basket of apples
  • 11 Yew logs and 1 regular log
  • Raw chicken and Raw Swordfish
  • Skavid map + light source
  • Iban’s staff + 200K GP
  • Small fishing net

Medium Diary Steps

Diary StepsDetails
1Teleport to Ardougne for a diary step Items needed: Teleport runes to Ardougne
Note: If you can’t teleport, it’s because you haven’t read the scroll which you receive as a reward from the Plague City quest.
If you lost the Scroll, ask Edmond in Ardougne for another one.
2While you are here, plant some strawberries in the farm patch
ardougne farm patch
Items needed: rake, 3 strawberry seeds, seed dibber, and spade + basket of apples to pay the gardener
3While you are here, pickpocket a master farmerMaster farmers roam around the narrow street that leads to the farm patch.
4Travel to Castle Wars using the Hot Air BalloonTo figure out how to use the Hot Air Baloon, follow this guide, or use Runelite.
Items needed: 11 yew logs, one log
5From castle wars, run down and Collect Cave Nightshade from the Northern Cavid Cave
cavid cave location
Items needed: Skavid map, light source, tinderbox
You need a Skavid map which you can retrieve from the Ogre Guards if you lost it.
Here’s a guide on how to retrieve the Skavid map.
6Grapple over the Yanille wallItems needed: crossbow, mithril grapple
7While in Yanille, claim buckets of Sand from BertBert’s house is located next to the Yanille P-O-H portal
Teleport to Monastery with Ardougne Cloak 1
8Kill a Swordchick in the tower of lifeItems needed: raw swordfish, raw chicken
9Now use the Fairy ring next to the tower of life to teleport to code B-I-S. This unlocks the Unicorn stepItems needed: Dramen staff
10Now teleport to fairy ring A-I-R. This unlocks the necromancer tower step.Items needed: Dramen staff
Teleport to Ardougne
11Take the boat to the Fishing Platform by speaking with Jeb. Here, catch a fish.
boat to fishing platform location
Items needed: Small fishing net
12Harvest Strawberries in ArdougneItems needed: rake, 3 strawberry seeds, seed dibber, and spade + basket of apples to pay the gardener
13Run to West Ardougne and upgrade your Iban’s Staff for 200k by speaking with the Dark Mage at the Underground Pass.
Once upgraded, equip it to finish the diary step.
Items needed: Iban Staff and 200K GP
If you don’t have an Iban staff, speak with Koftik to get a broken one and then pay the Dark Mage 200k to repair it.
Meaning you will need 400k in total for this step if you don’t have the staff in your bank.

Medium Diary Rewards

The main reward is of course the Ardougne Cloak 2 which offers unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Monastery & three daily teleports to the Ardougne Farm patch.

Here are the rewards from the Ardougne Medium Diary:

  • Ardougne Cloak 2
  • EXP lamp for 7,500 experience in a skill above 40
  • 100 free daily noted essence when speaking with Wizard Cromperty
  • Ability to change Ring of Life teleport to Ardougne
  • Receive more runes while doing ZMI runecrafting
  • You can now hold up to 56 coin pouches while training thieving
  • Tower of life noted drops for the following monsters:
    • Unicow
    • Newtroost
    • Spidine

Ardougne Hard Diary Guide

ardougne hard diary guide

Requirements

quest requirements Quest Requirements

Additional Requirements

item requirements Item Requirements

These are the items you need for the Ardougne Hard Diary:

  • Poison Ivy seed, palm tree sapling, seed dibber, rake, spade + 15 papaya fruit
  • Rope and small fishing net
  • 25K GP
  • Teleportation runes: Watchtower, Ardougne
  • Karamjan Monkey Greegree
  • Picklock
  • Shield Left Half, Shield Right Half, hammer (to smith dragon shield)
  • 5 Mithril bars, hammer (to smith mithril platebody)
  • Pickaxe & pure essence (to craft death runes)
  • Uncharged Skills Necklace or Combat bracelet

Hard Diary Steps

Diary StepsDetails
1Teleport to the Monastery using Ardougne Cloak to plant some Poison Ivy Berries on the patch near the Monastery
NOTE: You will have to come back later to pick them for the diary step.
Items needed: Poison Ivy seed, seed dibber, rake, spade
2Then, teleport to the Tree Gnome Village via Spirit tree to plant a Palm Tree just in the Tree Spot just outside the maze.
NOTE: You will have to come back later to check its health for the diary step.
Items needed: Rake, Spade, Palm tree sapling, 15 papaya fruit for protection
3From Tree Gnome Village, run North across the battlefield and then East to catch 1 Red Salamander.
red salamander location osrs
Items needed: Rope and a small fishing net
4Visit any Estate Agent (Ardougne, Falador or Varrock) and relocate your house to Yanille. Then, teleport to your house.
Exit the portal and re-enter from Yanille for the Hard diary step.
Items needed: 25K GP
5Now head over to the Mage Guild in Yanille and enter the Mage Guild for another hard diary step.
6Teleport to the Watchtower using your magic spellbookItems needed: teleport runes
Teleport to Ardougne
7Run to the Ardougne Zoo and use the Karamjan Monkey Greegree to turn yourself into a monkey. Then speak with a Zookeeper inside the Ardougne Zoo to get put inside a cage.
Remove the greegree and talk to a zookeeper to exit.
Items needed: Karamjan Monkey Greegree
8Go to the Ardougne Castle and steal from the chest upstairs. Items needed: Picklock
Teleport to Ardougne and run to WEST Ardougne
9Inside WEST Ardougne, smith your Shield Left Half with Shield Right Half on the only anvil
IT HAS TO BE THIS ANVIL!!!!!
west ardougne anvil location for ardougne diary
Items needed: Shield Left half, Shield Right Half, Hammer
10At the same anvil, smith a Mithril platebody as well.Items needed: hammer, 5 mithrils bars
Teleport to Edgeville (glory)
11Run to the Abyss to Runecraft some Death Runes using the Abyss.
abyss death runes ardougne diary step
Bank all your stuff since you have to go to level 9 Wildernesss
Items needed: Pure Essence, pickaxe
Teleport to the Legends Guild (Fairy ring B-L-R)
12Use a Skills Necklace or Combat bracelet (that isn’t fully charged!!) on the totem inside the Legends Guild to recharge it. Items needed: skills necklace or combat bracelet
13Finally, don’t forget to check on your farming patches from earlier:
– Check health on your Palm Tree in Tree Gnome Village
– Pick some poison ivy berries at the Monastery

Hard Diary Rewards

The main reward is of course the Ardougne Cloak 3 which offers unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Monastery & five daily teleports to the Ardougne Farm patch.

Here are the rewards from the Ardougne Hard Diary:

  • Ardougne Cloak 3
  • EXP lamp for 15,000 Experience in a skill above 50
  • 150 daily essence when visiting Wizard Cromperty
  • Ability to change Watchtower teleport to Yanille
  • 10% increased chance at successfully pickpocketing when training thieving anywhere in Gielinor
  • You can now hold up to 84 coin pouches while thieving

Ardougne Elite Diary Guide

ardougne elite diary guide

Requirements

skill requirements Skill Requirements

quest requirements Quest Requirements

  • Desert Treasure
  • Haunted Mine

Additional Requirements

  • 800,000 Nightmare Zone points OR imbued Salve Amulet (imbued at NMZ)

item requirements Item Requirements

These are the items you will need for the Ardougne Elite Diary:

  • Torstol seed, rake, seed dibber, ultracompost
  • Sinew, yew log, runite bar, hammer, and knife (to make rune crossbow)
  • Runes for ice barrage
  • Lock pick
  • 800K NMZ points + Salve Amulet

Elite Diary Steps

Diary StepsDetails
Teleport to Ardougne Farm Patch using your Ardougne Cloak 3
1Plant some Torstol.
NOTE: You will have to come back later to pick them for the diary step.
Items needed: Torstol seed, rake, seed dibber, ultracompost
Grouping Teleport to Fishing Trawler
2Play the Fishing Trawler minigame until you get Manta Ray from the rewards net. Cook the Manta Ray in Port Khazard.
You cannot buy a Manta Ray from the Grand Exchange, that doesn’t work.
Teleport to Ardougne
3Pickpocket a Hero in Ardougne
4Do a lap of the Ardougne Rooftop Agility course
Run to Witchaven and use the spinning wheel to turn your sinew into a crossbow string
(step one in making a Rune Crossbow from scratch)
Items needed: sinew
Teleport to Castle Wars using Dueling Ring
5Play a game of Castle Wars and Ice Barrage another playerItems needed: Runes for Ice Barrage
Teleport to Yanille or run here from Castle Wars.
6While in Yanille, and finish making a rune crossbow from scratch
– Use the Yanille anvil to smith runite bar into Runite limbs
– Now use your knife on the yew log to make a crossbow stock
– Use the limbs on the stock
– Use the crossbow string on the unfinished crossbow
Items needed: knife, hammer, yew logs, runite bar, and crossbow string (spun in Witchaven)
7Next, pick-lock the door to the Yanille Agility Dungeon (go down the staircase in the house next to the Yanille anvil)Items needed: lock pick
8Go to the Nightmare Zone and imbue a Salve Amulet and equip it. Items needed: 800,000 Nightmare Zone points, Salve Amulet
Check out: OSRS Nightmare Zone Guide
9Teleport back to the Farm Patch and check on your planted Torstol.

Elite Diary Rewards

The main reward is the Ardougne Cloak 4 which offers unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Monastery & unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Farm patch.

Here are all the rewards from the Ardougne Elite Diary:

  • Ardougne Cloak 3
  • EXP lamp for 50,000 experience in a skill above 70
  • 250 free noted essence daily if the player visits Wizard Cromperty
  • 50% more fish when playing the Fishing Trawler Minigame
  • 25% more Marks of Grace when doing the Ardougne Rooftop Agility Course
  • Bert automatically deposits 84 buckets of sand every day you log into your osrs account
  • You can now hold a total of 140 coin pouches while thieving

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