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Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for Cold War.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start point Quest Speak to Larry at Ardougne Zoo.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description At the Ardougne Zoo, one of the zookeepers has become a bit preoccupied by penguins. In fact he's downright paranoid about them. He needs your help to observe their habits on the iceberg in the Lunar Sea.

What begins as a peaceful bird-watching expedition opens a new world of espionage and bad musicians.

Length Medium-Long
Items required
Enemies to defeat 1-3 Icelords (Level 51)

Penguin SpottingEdit

  • Talk to Larry by the penguin cage in the Ardougne Zoo.
  • Talk to Larry again with 10 Oak planks (unnoted), 10 steel nails, a hammer, and a spade in your inventory.
    • "Yes" (accept teleport to iceberg)

Hello WorldEdit

  • Talk to Larry once on iceberg.
  • Use oak plank on firm snow patch.
  • Use your spade on the newly built hut to cover it in snow.
  • Talk to Larry to enter the hide.
  • Take note of the emotes the left penguin is doing. (you will need this later, you can re-enter the snow bird hide to watch again before the next step if needed.)
  • Talk to Larry.
  • Travel back to Rellekka by boat.
  • Talk to Larry once on the dock.
  • Read clockwork book.

Clockwork PenguinEdit

  • Obtain a regular plank, a steel bar, and silk and travel to your Player-Owned-House.
  • Make a clockwork mechanism with the steel bar on a Crafting Table 3 (Option 1).
  • Make a clockwork penguin with the regular plank and silk on the table (Clockwork Toy->Clockwork penguin)
  • Return to Ardougne and talk to Larry.
  • Travel to the iceberg.
  • Talk to Larry.
    • Accept teleport to the zoo.

Suit Up!Edit

  • Unequip cape and weapons and use the tuxedo-time option on Larry.
  • Enter the penguin pen and talk to the penguin.
  • Use the greeting emotes from earlier.
  • Read the mission report and exit the pen and suit.
  • Talk to Larry.


  • Talk to Larry in Fred the Farmer's sheep pen in Lumbridge.
  • Enter penguin suit and talk to the penguins disguised as a sheep.
  • Do the greeting emotes.
  • Talk to sheep penguin again.
  • Exit penguin suit.
  • Talk to Larry.
    • Accept teleport to zoo.
  • Grab your ring of charos or raw cod from the bank.
  • Enter penguin suit again once at Ardougne Zoo.
  • Enter penguin pen and talk to penguin.
    • "The penguins in Lumbridge refuse to talk to me."
    • "I must have left the outpost before they gave out the phrase."
  • Exit pen and penguin suit.
  • Talk to Larry.


  • Go back to Lumbridge.
  • Grab your swamptar and 5 feathers from the bank if you have not already.
  • Enter penguin suit.
  • Talk to sheep penguin.
  • Exit suit and talk to Fred the Farmer nearby.
    • "I need to talk about penguins."
    • Second selection does not matter
  • Enter penguin suit and talk to sheep penguin again.
    • Selection does not matter.
  • Exit penguin suit.
  • Talk to Larry.
    • Accept teleport to iceberg.
  • Talk to Larry on iceberg.

Surprise, SurpriseEdit

Items Needed: Swamp Tar, 5 Feathers

  • Talk to KGP Agent northwest of Larry while in the penguin suit.
  • Do the greeting emotes.
  • Talk to Noodle.
  • Talk to Noodle again.
    • "Yeah, I got it."
  • Talk to KGP Agent.
  • Investigate avalanche.
  • Enter the immediate room to the west.
  • Talk to KGP Agent.
  • Exit room through the west door and then through the north door.
  • Walk north once outside to the agility course.

Agility CourseEdit

If you run out of food any time and do not wish to risk losing your items, you could un-equip the penguin suit, resulting in being caught and stunned, but otherwise returned to where Larry is on the Iceberg.

  1. Climb down the steps and into the water.
  2. Avoid the moving ice in the water.
  3. Climb the stepping stone at the end.
  4. Jump across the next stones reach an ice platform.
  5. After you manage to cross, continue on the path until you come to a shelf with icicles on it. Use the tread softly option to get across. You have to repeat this several times at each shelf. If you fail, you will be hit taking a small amount of damage.
  6. Next, you have to climb up the ice using a 'Cross Ice' option. This can be very annoying, as you lose 2 hitpoints each time you fail, and the failure rate is surprisingly high. If you have only the minimal agility — level 30, for example — a small amount of food may help.
  7. After that, you have a small cutscene of you sliding down a hill.
  • Talk to Agility Instructor.
  • Exit the the Agility area and Penguin Lair and talk to Larry (Unequipping the penguin suit will teleport you to Larry).

'Berg BardsEdit

Items Needed: Mahogany Plank, Soft Leather

  • Enter penguin suit and re-enter the outpost.
  • Talk to the KGP Agent at the end of the main hall.
  • Talk to Ping or Pong in the east room.
  • Return to Larry and exit penguin suit.
  • Talk to Larry.
  • Steal a cowbell from the Rellekka or Lumbridge dairy cow. The cow in Rellekka is the closest and is located East of the well (water symbol).
  • Use mahogany plank on the soft leather.
  • Talk to Larry east of Rellekka to return to the iceberg.
  • Enter the penguin suit and return to Ping and Pong.
    • "Yes"
  • Operate the control panel in the main hall.
  • Enter the War Room to the East.

Conclusive EvidenceEdit

  • Kill a few Icelords and exit the pen using the door on the West.
  • Climb the chasm to the east in the room.
  • Talk to Larry.
  • Quest complete

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