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Instruction manual
This quest has a quick guide found here.
It briefly summarises the steps needed to complete the quest.
For the minigame, see Tears of Guthix (minigame).
Tears of Guthix (#79)
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Members only? Yes
Release date 4 May 2005 (Update)
Quest series None
Official difficulty Intermediate
Official length Very Short
Developer John A
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DetailsEdit

Start point Quest Talk to Juna, deep inside the Lumbridge Swamp Caves.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description Deep in the caves in the Lumbridge Swamp is an enchanted place where the tears shed by Guthix when it saw the destruction Saradomin and Zamorak had caused with their wars flow from the very walls. These tears are said to have magical properties to help players gain deeper understanding of the world. However, the cave is guarded by a loyal serpent named Juna who blocks passage from everyone. However, she has grown bored from three thousand years of sitting in the dark cave and wishes to hear stories of life above. Maybe you could come to some sort of arrangement...?
Length Very Short (2 minutes)
Requirements

Recommended:

Note for ironmen: a bullseye lantern can be obtained by pickpocketing a Cave Goblin.

Items required

Recommended:

Enemies to defeat None

WalkthroughEdit

Getting StartedEdit

If you have done The Lost Tribe quest, you may skip to Option B! If not, use Option A.

Option AEdit

To start, you need to find Juna deep inside the caves under the Lumbridge Swamp. A bullseye lantern is recommended to get deep enough safely, as a bullseye lantern will not be extinguished, will not explode from swamp gas, and cannot break. You don't have to make it yourself, as a player with high enough Smithing and Crafting can put one together for you, but you must be able to light it yourself. Before you enter the caves, use a cut sapphire on the bullseye lantern to get a Sapphire lantern. If you do not do this now, you will not be able to swap in the caves, as an update does not allow you to extinguish your lantern. This sapphire lantern will also light the caves. If you go to Juna's cave through the normal route, as you pass by holes in the wall, stop one square away from them; then, run past them. You will not be grabbed by the wall beasts if you use this method.

You can enter the cave from the swamp, travelling south, then hugging the south wall all the way until there's a place where you can jump on a rock to cross a small, subterranean river. On the way, you will pass by a room where swamp gas will blow up any open flames you are carrying on you if you take too long to go past, each one hitting 10-15 damage. Watch for a grey 'X' marked on the northern side of a wall, this is the room. South of the frogs is a cave entrance. From there, head east, climb down the slope, and continue east until you see Juna sitting in front of the cave. Talk to her to begin the quest.

Skip to the the Juna paragraph to continue.

Option BEdit

As mentioned above, it's a good idea to have a lit sapphire bullseye lantern made. As you have at least started The Lost Tribe quest, you won't need the helmet. You can just go to the basement of Lumbridge Castle, climb through the hole in the wall, head south, and then climb through the hole to get into the cave (right-click use on your pickaxe on the second hole to clear the pathway) . From there, head straight south to the frogs and then jump across the stepping stone at the southern river, and enter another the tunnel at south. From there, head east, climb down the slope, and continue east until you see Juna sitting in front of the cave. Talk to her to begin the quest.

JunaEdit

When you talk to Juna, she will tell you some stories about the Tears and tell you of how very bored she has become. She's willing to let you into the cave for a little while to gather some of the miraculous Tears of Guthix, but first, she has a task for you. To collect the tears, you will need a stone bowl. Getting there will be a trick, though, since you can't quite climb up to where the rocks you need are.

The Light CreaturesEdit

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You cannot climb up the rocks to the south, so instead, head north of Juna up the path, and climb the rocks. In the big black middle area are a group of floating orbs of light called light creatures.

Use your lit Sapphire lantern on one of the blue floating creatures. The creature will pick you up and give you a ride to the south side where the rocks are.

The BowlEdit

Use your pickaxe to get a magic stone, and then, use your chisel to craft it into a bowl. One will be enough. Now, head east to climb back down and then go back to Juna. Give this bowl to her, and your quest is complete.

RewardsEdit

Tears of Guthix reward scroll

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