This minigame has been rated as Standard Risk. See the minigames page for a
definition of high and low risk. Bear in mind, some instances of combat while hunting
clues can be High Risk.
Treasure trails are one of things in RuneScape that will give you hours of fun. You
don't accept the aboriginal abstraction what affectionate of abundance you'll get, or if
you'll get it. If you like adventures, be abiding to do some abundance trails. Treasure
trails are members only, but some of the rewards can be used by both F2P'ers and P2P'ers.
Due to the massive amount of content involved with Treasure Trails, information has
been grouped by clue scroll type. Choose the guide relevant to the type of clue scroll
you would like to learn more about. If you do not know which type of clue scroll you
have, we have provided a brief definition of each scroll type below. Should you wish to
view all text clues on one page for ease of searching, please visit this Full List of
If you do not know which type of clue you have, we have provided a brief definition
of each type of clue scroll available:
Anagram: Anagram clues look like gibberish, but sometimes it can look like a strange
phrase as well. These clues are in fact the names of altered non-player characters that
you see about RuneScape that accept had their belletrist alloyed up.
Challenges: These clues are often simple math equations or a task telling you to
count certain objects in RuneScape.
Coordinates: When you get a coordinates clue, it will say something like "04 degrees,
13 minutes North, 12 degrees, 45 minutes East". These clues require you to have a watch,
sextant and chart in your inventory.
Elite: Clue scrolls (elite) have three exclusive clue types that will only appear at
this level scroll. You have an elite clue scroll if:
nothing but a compass appears as the clue (Magic Compass)
an orb is attached to your clue (Orb Scan)
a puzzle with runes on three different tracks is on the scroll (Celtic Knot). See the
Puzzle page for assistance with this one.
Uri’s Emotes: You know you have this clue when you get a scroll that asks you to
wear a variety of strange clothes, go to a specific area and perform an emote.
Maps: Map clues are easy to identify. They are actual drawn maps with an X marking
where you must dig. There may also be a series of steps to take marked on the map.
NPC Locations: NPCs, or Non-Player Characters, are the people who show up as yellow
dots on your minimap. Some clues tell you to speak with one of the many NPCs in
Puzzles: There are two types of puzzles. One is a sliding addle which requires that
you accelerate altered squares about one at a time in adjustment to unscramble a picture.
Another type of puzzle is the Celtic knot, where you must align runes in order to unlock
your next task.
Riddles: Riddle clues require you to figure out the true meaning of a strange phrase.
They often require that you have a decent knowledge of RuneScape and the people within.
Search: Search clues are simple clues that say, for example, “Crate, Burthorpe”.
They only state a searchable thing like a sack, a chest or even drawers and then a vague
location within RuneScape.