Tree Gnome Village

By: Magical
Special Thanks to: BinteyBintey, Cake, Char-lite, Egghebrecht, Rivel, Roy, Stakez0re, Warren
Original Guide by: Jure 7he Kin

Tree Gnome Village is located between Yanille and Ardougne, to the far west of the map. It's close by to the Fight Arena and Port Khazard (located to the east), as well as the altar to the north west and the Ogre Cities to the south. The Village can also be useful for questers, as it provides an easy teleportation to the Grand Exchange and of the many quests in the area, such as the Tower of Life and the Fight Arena quest.


Getting There

A map of routes to the Tree Gnome Village

Method 1: Walking Leather Boots

A way to get to the village, especially for newer members, is by walking from either Yanille or Ardougne. Castle Wars is also close by, using the Ring of Duelling, and from there you can walk north east. It's not recommended to walk all the way from the central areas of Runescape, Varrock, Camelot, Falador etc. because they are far away.

Method 2: Teleporting Ardougne teleport

Teleporting to either Yanille, Castle Wars or Ardougne and walking from there is the quickest way if you wish to teleport.

Method 3: Spirit Trees Transportation icon

The common way of reaching the village is by using the Spirit Tree Teleport. To use this, you must have completed Tree Gnome Village Quest and teleport from either of the other trees around Runescape. The trees available are in the Battlefield of Khazard, Tree Gnome Stronghold (this is one-way unless The Grand Tree quest has been completed), The Grand Exchange and the Canyons east of the Poison Wastes (requires The Path of Glouphrie Quest). These will teleport you directly to the center. If you have the correct farming level, you can also plant a Spirit Tree right by the entrance and then once it has grown, travel straight there as you would any of the other trees.

Method 4: Fairy Rings Dramen Staff

The closest Fairy Ring is only a short walk away from the village entrance, and uses the code: CIQ

Tip: A very easy way of reaching the village is by using the Amulet of Glory to teleport to Edgeville or teleport to Varrock, and then running to the Spirit Tree in the north east section of the Grand Exchange.

The Maze

Unless you teleported directly into the Village using the Spirit Trees, you will first have to make your way through a simple maze to the center. However, once you have done the Tree Gnome Village Quest, there is a gnome, Elkoy, at the north west entrance who will take you there directly. There are also several Giants, Wolves, Goblins, Moss Giants, Rats, and Ogres of various levels throughout the maze, be careful around them, as they're aggressive!

To make your way through the maze, go to either start point to the north west or south east of the maze. This map will help guide you through, take the red path from the south east, and the yellow from the north west. But remember - monsters litter the paths to the center. Once you're at the end, you'll have to squeeze through the fence to enter. Elkoy will only appear at the north west entrance.

A map of navigating through the tree gnome village maze

City Map

Map of the Tree Gnome Village

Attractions

Other than talking to the local gnomes, there are three main attractions to the village, as well as some nice spots to visit.

(1) The Spirit Tree

This is the most used feature of the village. Talk to the tree and it give you options to a variety of places, dependent on which quests you have completed.

Talk to Spirit tree

Choose the option that you'd like to go to:

Spirit Tree teleport loccations

You may wish to talk to the King by the Spirit Tree to start the Tree Gnome Village Quest or The Path of Glouphrie Quest, or visit his Throne Room on the second level.

The king's throne

(2) The Shop

There is only one shop in the village, Bolkoy's General Store. It's located on the second level, so to get up there you must first climb one of the ladders.

Talk to Elkoy

Once there, it's much the same to any ordinary shop. The prices are as follows:

Bolkoy's Village Shop
Picture Item Price
Pot Pot 1gp
Bronze Pickaxe Bronze Pickaxe 1gp
Jug Jug 1gp
Shears Shears 1gp
Bucket Bucket 2gp
Tinderbox Tinderbox 1gp
Chisel Chisel 1gp
Hammer Hammer 1gp
Bronze Arrow Bronze Arrows 7gp
Cooked Meat Cooked Meat 4gp

Bolkoy is also used during a clue scroll. He'll ask you a question before giving you the next clue. He will ask how many flowers there are under his hut, the answer is 13.

(3) The Dungeon

The Dungeon is located just east of the bars you must squeeze through to get to the inner part of the maze. It's main use is during the Waterfall Quest. To enter the dungeon, climb down the ladder.

Climb down ladder

The dungeon is not incredibly large, yet contains several Hobgoblins (level 28), Zombies (level 13) and Bats (level 6).

A map of the tree gnome village dungeon

Inhabitants

NPCs

Depending on which Quests you have completed or started, the NPCs around the Village will react differently when spoken to. They will mostly hail you as a hero once the majority of the Gnome Quests are complete.

King Bolren

King Bolren

Local Gnome

Local Gnome

Elkoy

Elkoy

Bolkoy

Bolkoy

Remsai

Remsai

Monsters

Gnome

Level: 1

Gnome (level 1)

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Published on: August 26, 2009 06:00 PM EDT by Salmoneus
Updated on: July 12, 2011 11:39 PM EDT by Salmoneus