|Release date||9 May 2005 (Update)|
|Notable features||Caretaker of the barrows.|
|Wonder how long he's been here...|
The Strange Old Man can be found digging in the Barrows mounds. As his title suggests, he is a very peculiar individual with an obsession for digging, often saying strange things. The crumbling tome is occasionally received when he is talked to. He has recently put spades to the Barrows mounds, which can be helpful for completing the Barrows minigame.
The answer to the challenge scroll given by the Strange Old Man is 40.