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In this OSRS Swan Song Quest Guide, we’ll go through all the steps to complete the quest.

This guide is a part of our OSRS Optimal Quest Guide.

Swan Song Quest story & info


Sea Trolls are attacking the Fishing Colony and they need your help. However, they don’t really trust you have the ability to save them, so you have to recruit the Wise Old Man to carry you.

Extra Info

You have to fight a ton of sea trolls in this quest but the fights are SUPER EASY if you use overhead prayers.

After finishing the Swan Song Quest, you can fish monkfish at the Fishing Colony.

You also get a ton of experience rewards, particularly, 50K fishing experience.

Quest Requirements

skill requirements Skill Requirements

quest requirements Quest Requirements

item requirements Item Requirements

  • 10 mist runes
  • 10 lava runes
  • 5 blood runes
  • 7 bones
  • A pot + pot lid
  • 5 iron bars
  • 1 log (any log)
  • tinderbox
  • hammer
  • Combat gear


  • Teleportation method to the fishing colony
  • Teleportation to Draynor Village
    • Amulet of Glory
  • Teleportation to Crafting Guild
    • Skills Necklace
  • Food/prayer potions/combat gear

OSRSGuide Recommendation:

Use the Quest Helper Plugin for Runelite.

The Quest Helper Plugin makes Questing TONS easier.

  • Helps keep track of the item requirements and whether you have them on you or not
  • Displays a quest guide in the sidebar
  • Highlights NPCs you need to talk to
  • Knows which dialogue you need to use during the quest
  • Shows the next location in the quest on your map

If you want to install it, you can install the Quest Helper directly from your Plugin Hub on Runelite.

install the quest helper plugin for runelite from the runelite plugin hub

Swan Song Quest Guide

Quest Start

Items: 10 lava runes, 10 mist runes, 5 blood runes

Speak with Herman Carranos in front of the Piscatoris Fishing Colony. Dialogue: 1-1-2

You can get here by using Fairy Ring code A-K-Q

speak with herman to start the swan song quest

Teleport to Draynor Village and speak with the Wise Old Man.

recruit the wise old man for the swan song quest

Battle At the Colony

Items: Combat gear (Melee/Ranged/Prayer Pot/Food)

Grab some combat gear from the Draynor bank.

Return to the Piscatoris Fishing Colony (Fairy Ring: A-K-Q).

Here, speak with the Wise Old Man.

speak with the wise old man once you are ready to fight the sea trolls in the fishing colony

Next, a cut scene will start. And then you will have to fight a bunch of Sea Trolls.

The trolls are level 79 and don’t hit through melee prayer.

kill a lot of sea trolls in the swan song quest

Now go inside the Fishing Colony and speak with Herman in the Eastern building.

speak with the wise old man and herman inside the fishing colony to further the quest

Repairing the colony

Items: log, tinderbox, 5 iron bars, hammer & combat gear

Speak with Franklin Caranos at the Entrance of the Fishing Colony.

speak with franklin caranos

Next, go inside the building behind Franklin.

Use your log on the Firebox. Then light it with a tinderbox.

lit the firebox with a log and tinderbox

Next use 5 iron bars on the metal press.

make iron sheets to repair the fishing colony walls

You will now get 5 iron sheets.

Next, run to the western side of the colony walls until you see damaged walls.

Repair the broken walls by using the iron sheets on them.

repair the fishing colony walls

Now talk to Arnold Lydspor in the Fishing Colony Bank.

speak with arnold lydspor in the swan song quest

He will give you a fishing net.

Now fish at least 5 monkfish from the fishing spot.

fish 5 monkfish for the swan song quest

Kill the sea trolls that pop up after every caught fish.

kill sea trolls that spawn while you fish for monkfish

Now cook the monkfish on the range in the fishing colony.

cook your monkfish at the range in the fishing colony for the quest

You need 5 cooked monkfish, so if you burn some, fish some more and cook them again.

Once you have 5 monkfish, speak with Arnold.

Afterward, speak with Franklin.

And finally, speak with Herman and the Wise Old Man in the eastern building.

Raising an Army

Items: 7 bones, pot and pot lid (or airtight pot) + Combat Gear | p.s. NO SARADOMIN ITEMS

Teleport to Yanille by using the Nightmare Zone Minigame teleport in your Grouping Menu. (MUST EXIT THE FISHING COLONY FIRST)

Speak with Wizard Frumscone in the Yanille Wizard’s guild. (staircase down) Dialogue: 2

speak with wizard frumscone in swan song quest

Travel to Port Sarim.

Speak with Malignus Fortifer. Dialogue: 2

speak with malignus mortifer to get bone seeds for the swan song quest

He will give you a brown apron. WEAR IT.

Next, run to the Farming Guild. Speak with the Master Crafter.

speak with the master crafter in the swan song quest

Use your pot lit on a pot and speak with Malignus Fortifer once more to receive your Bone Seeds.

P.S. if you are wearing a Saradomin item, he will refuse to help you.

Final Boss

Items: bone seeds (from Malignus Fortifer) Combat gear, prayer potions, food

Speak with Herman to start the fight.

Next, a cut scene will start. After the cut scene, fight the Sea Troll Queen. Use protect from magic to absorb most of the damage.

swan song quest guide final boss

Once the Sea Troll Queen is killed, return to Herman to finish the quest.

Quest Rewards

Here are the rewards for completing the Swan Song quest:

  • 2 Quest Points
  • 50,000 Fishing Experience
  • 15,000 Magic Experience
  • 10,000 Prayer Experience
  • 25,000GP
  • Access to the Piscatoris Fishing Colony
  • Ability to fish monkfish at the Fishing Colony
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks for the Western Provinces Diary.
swan song quest rewards


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