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Also called? OSF
Members only? Yes
Release date 28 February 2005 (Update)
Quest series Karamjan
Official difficulty Experienced
Official length Long
Developer Tytn H
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One Small Favour is a humorous quest in which you are asked to complete a favour, although things turn out to be less simple than that.

Details Edit

Start point Quest Go to Shilo Village and talk to Yanni Salika.
Official difficulty Experienced
Description If you're fresh to Shilo Village after solving the mystery (or even if you did it some time ago), you may like to check out Yanni Salika's antiques shop.

He's a busy chap revamping antique items, checking out new stock from potential adventurers and maybe he'll have a small1 favour to ask of you? Probably nothing particularly large, Yanni isn't a demanding2 person, should hardly take you any time3 at all really, something to do when you have a spare moment.

That's assuming there aren't any complications.

1: - Perception of the word "small" may be open to interpretation.

2: - In a recent vote, Yanni Salika was only voted the second most demanding person in Shilo Village.

3: - As everyone knows, time is relative.

Length Very Long
Items required


Enemies to defeat

Walkthrough Edit

One Small Favour Route

The so-called "small path" transverses across Gielinor.

Karamja Edit

Items needed: A good pickaxe to mine the gems, and some form of teleport to Port Sarim, such as a glory to Draynor and walking there (or glory to karamja), a Rimmington tablet/house teleport, Pest Control minigame teleport, or some coins to ride a ship there. There is also the Fairy ring code C•K•R, which teleports you close to the wall of Shilo Village by the Gem rocks. [1]

  • Travel to Shilo Village, and talk to Yanni Salika in the antiques shop north of the river. He will ask a small favour—get some red mahogany logs from a forester south of the village. (Tip: After you've spoken to Yanni, it would be great to mine the gems BEFORE you depart Shilo. It would be wise to bring a chisel with you as there is a high chance to crush the gems.)
  • Go outside the village to the south, and talk to a forester there. You are asked to take a blunt axe to Captain Shanks and get it sharpened.
  • (Optional) Go due west to the ocean, and there will be a ladder. Go up the ladder, and talk to Captain Shanks. He will tell you to go to Port Sarim and get the axe sharpened yourself. Buy a ticket from him (45 coins) or teleport to Port Sarim any way you can.

Asgarnia and Misthalin Edit

Items needed: Lumbridge teleport (optional),[2] Falador teleport (optional), [3] Varrock teleport, 3 steel bars, 1 harralander, 2 guams, 1 marrentill, a bowl of hot water (Farmer Fred has water source, Farmer Seth has a range to boil), Empty cup (drink a cup of tea), Camelot teleport.

  • Speak to Brian in the axe shop in Port Sarim. He is too worried about his friend, who is being convicted of a crime and deciding to go to the Wilderness to avoid trial, to sharpen your axe. Agree to help him by saying, "Ok, ok, I'll do it! I'll go and see Aggie." Brian will keep the axe for safekeeping, so make sure you give him the axe or you will be unable to proceed further.
  • Speak to Aggie the witch in Draynor Village about being a witness. She will help you if you agree to find her apprentice, Jimmy the Chisel who has gone missing looking for supplies.
  • Go to the H.A.M. Hideout (east of Draynor Village, In An Abandon House Crawling With Level 2 Giant Spiders. You Need To Pick The Lock On The Trapdoor). Go to the southeast corner, and speak to Johanhus Ulsbrecht regarding Jimmy, and ask, "And I suppose you need me to do you a favour?" He will let Jimmy go if you provide his cult with a month's supply of chickens; he suggests talking to Fred the farmer.
  • Exit the H.A.M. headquarters, and go north-east to Fred the Farmers house (The house with a bucket and a water drop on the minimap). Talk to Fred the farmer who does not have enough chickens. He tells you to go to Seth Groats (located on the other side of the river in the chicken coop across from the cow field). (Tip: Before visiting Seth, drop by the cook's kitchen from Cook's Assistant, grab a bowl of water, and heat it on the stove. Get a pot too!)
  • Talk with Seth Groats.. He wants you to give 3 steel bars to Horvik in Varrock to make some cages for the chickens.
  • Speak with Horvik located in the armour shop north-east of Varrock Square. He is very ill and needs a herbal antidote and some pigeon cages to modify into chicken cages. Pigeon cages can be found in the garden behind Jerico's house, immediately south of the northern bank in East Ardougne. He says that you will need five of them.
  • Go to the Apothecary in Varrock regarding Horvik's illness. He gives you the herbal tincture but drops the breathing salts. Agree to get a new airtight pot.
  • Go to the Barbarian Village, and talk to Tassie Slipcast the potter. She is too worried to show you how to make an airtight pot because she is being pressured by a dwarf called Hammerspike Stoutbeard in the Dwarven Mines.
Dwarven Mines

Hammerspike and company is located on the far west end of Dwarven Mine.

  • Go to the Dwarven Mines. Head to the westernmost cave past the anvils until you see Hammerspike Stoutbeard surrounded by Dwarf Gang Members. Ask him about Tassie Slipcast, and tell him, "Oh, come something nice for Tassie." Then, ask him, "Have you always been a gangster?" He will tell you that he always wanted to be a druid.
  • Go to Taverley, and talk with Sanfew who is on the first floor of the central hut with the herb icon. Ask him if he's taking any new initiates and accepts dwarves, and tell him that a dwarf you know wants to become one. He will allow Hammerspike to become a druid apprentice, but he wants you to give a Guthix rest tea to Captain Bleemadge on top of White Wolf Mountain and organise a trip for Sanfew down to the Feldip Hills.
  • Use the bowl of hot water with an empty teacup (one spawns in the building north of Sanfew), add 1 harralander, 2 guam leafs and a marrentill. Once you have the tea, travel to the top of White Wolf Mountain. Speak to Captain Bleemadge, and give him the tea. He will want some T.R.A.S.H (Triple Redundant Aero Super Hawsers) for the trip down to the Feldip Hills.
Note: Low levels should be aware of white wolves while travelling on the mountain.

Kandarin Edit

Goblin Cave Map

Petra is located in the same room where Bouncer and Slagilith are found.

Items needed: Coins, Camelot teleport, Ardougne teleport, a ring of dueling, chisel, and some extra jades, opals and red topazes.

Note: If you have yet to get the five pigeon cages, go to the house directly south of the northern bank in East Ardougne.

One Small Favour Landing strip repaired

The landing strip, fully repaired.

  • Go west until you see a landing strip with a gnome. Talk to him, and he will tell you he needs to repair the landing strip. Search each of the eight landing lights for a gem, cut it, and put it back in the landing lights. The gnome can sell you a chisel and spare gems for 500 gp each if you happen to crush them. 
NOTE: Bringing extra jade, opal, and red topaz gems with you avoids the cost.

Completing the favours Edit

Items needed: Comfy mattress, iron oxide, Ardougne teleport, animate rock scroll, a good pickaxe/weapon, armour and some food, Camelot teleport, hammer, 1 bronze bar, 1 iron bar, 1 steel bar, weather report, Falador teleport, pot, soft clay, airtight pot, Varrock teleport, breathing salts, herbal tincture, 5 pigeon cages, Lumbridge teleport, chicken cages, some means of transportation or teleportation to get back to Port Sarim and Shilo Village, sharpened axe, and red mahogany logs.

One Small Favour misfire

The player misfires the spell and animates Slagilith.

Slagilith fight

A possible safespot for fighting Slagilith.

  • Talk with Gnormadium to tell him the runway lights are fixed.
  • Go back to Rantz to get the comfy mattress.
  • Speak to Tindel in Port Khazard to get the iron oxide.
  • Take the iron oxide to Wizard Cromperty in Ardougne, and he will give you an animate rock scroll.
  • Next, you will need to fight a level 92 rock monster that is weak to crush attacks and uses melee, so stop by the bank, get some food, and equip some decent armour and a weapon or pickaxe. Fighting with a pickaxe is recommended; however, low levels should use magic from the safe spot shown above.
  • Head back to the Goblin Cave near the fishing guild and hug the eastern wall until you come to the same room as before. Stand in front of the sculpture and use the animate rock scroll and kill the Slagilith. After killing him, stand back in front of the sculpture and read the scroll once more.
  • The Slagilith has a maximum hit of 26, is hard to damage, and if you leave the room or take too long killing it, you will have to start the fight over. Travel back to the Goblin cave south of Fishing Guild and cast the animation spell to begin the fight once again after defeating the Slagilith. Cast the spell in front of the rocks once again to release Petra.

NOTE: A bug currently exists that allows you to kill the Slagilith using ranged attacks with full damage by equipping the pickaxe you brought before the hitsplat appears. Using this, the fight takes significantly less time when using magic or ranged combat.

Please note if it says "you dont feel that you should cast this with enemies around", walk out of the room kill the bats around the entrance then return to the middle of the room and try again.

References Edit

  1. Wearing Karamja gloves lowers the ship prices!
  2. Walking is perfectly fine since it's a short distance from Aggie to H.A.M. Dungeon.
  3. You can walk up the stairs to Falador from the dwarven mines but it would be quicker to teleport.

Reward Edit

One Small Favour reward scroll

Required For CompletingEdit

Completion of One Small Favour is required for the following:

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