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Tai Bwo Wannai Trio (#58)
Tai Bwo Wannai Trio
Members only? Yes
Release date 14 September 2004 (Update)
Quest series Karamja
Official difficulty Intermediate
Developer Rahul V
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Start point Quest Talk to Timfraku in his house in Tai Bwo Wannai, marked by an anvil.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description In Jungle Potion, the Shaman Trufitus communed with the gods to determine the fate of his people.

Now Timfraku, the Chief of Tai Bwo Wannai, wishes to see his people and family return to the abandoned village.

Help a depressed fisherman, encourage a raging hunter and satiate an eccentric priest in this extreme test of aptitude and patience!

Length Long


  • 30 Firemaking-icon Firemaking and 65 Fishing-icon Fishing helps save a couple of minutes if you get unlucky. However, if you burn the Karambwan as an Ironman, you will need 65 fishing to get another.
  • A Method of Range or Mage attack to acquire a Monkey's corpse.
Items required All items which are not listed otherwise should be obtained ahead of time by buying from other players or the GE.


Enemies to defeat Optional Jogre (Level 53)

Monkey (Level 3)


Depending on your account type, use either the Ironman or Non-Ironman guide below. You can still try to follow either guide if you think it would be more appropriate for you.

Warning: Right-click all items during the quest as most of them are edible / destroyable.

It is highly recommended to bring ALL quest items and teleports at the start.

Pre-Quest Preparation

Note: If you don't have 30 Firemaking-icon Firemaking, head to any Range and use your Jogre bones on it before starting the quest.

It is recommended for everyone to acquire a Poison karambwan before starting the quest as well, just cook a Raw karambwan on any fire or cooking utility.

With your Poison karambwan, grind it with your Pestle and mortar, then use the Karambwan paste on your spear.

Banana Rum

  • Travel to Musa Point (Amulet of Glory to Karamja), pick a banana.
  • Run South into the pub, buy a Karamjan rum off Zambo for 30gp.
  • Use a knife on your banana, then right click the Sliced banana and use it on your rum.

Starting out

  • Fish another 20 Raw karambwanji (or 21 if you don't have a loaded vessel).
  • Head north to Tai Bwo Wannai (or use a Brimhaven house teleport and run south if you have them)
  • Talk to Timfraku in the western house above Tai Bwo Wannai (Chat 1, 3, wait, 2, 1).
  • Use a Brimhaven house teleport or simply run north to Lubufu by the fishing spots.
  • Talk to Lubufu (chat 1, talk again, 1, 3, 2, 3, 1)
  • Talk to him again and give him 20 raw karambwanji.
  • Talk to him three times (chat 2, 3, 1).
  • Wait, then accept his gift and learn how to fish Karambwan (chat 1).
  • If you don't already have a loaded vessel, drop the one he gave you and get another, pick up the first one and load it with a Raw karambwanji

Helping the Brothers

  • Head to Fairy Ring DKP
  • Talk to Tiadeche, use your loaded vessel on him and accept his gift (chat 1)
  • Use the fairy ring right next to you and use the code CKR
  • Run north-east to the mine, talk to Tamayu (chat 3) and watch a cutscene.
  • Right click and use your Agility pot (4) and Spear (kp) on him - make sure he takes both.
  • Talk to him again (chat 3), watch the cutscene.
  • Kill a monkey in this area with magic or ranged, take its corpse.
  • Use the corpse on Tamayu.
  • Use your seaweed on the monkey skin to get a seaweed sandwich.
  • Either run south-west or use another fairy ring teleport to go back to CKR.
  • Climb up the hill and cross the bridge onto Cairn Isle.
  • Talk to Tinsay and hand him all the food he requests (chat 1 whenever prompted).
  • After handing him the Marinated j' bones, use your empty vessel on him and receive a manual.
  • Head to Fairy Ring DKP
  • Talk to Tiadeche, use your manual on him and he will agree to go back to the village (but he'll stay for now).

Finishing Up

  • Either use a Brimhaven House teleport, Fairy Ring CKR or simply walk back to the quest start.
  • Talk to Timfraku (chat 2) and finish the quest.

(Optional) XP rewards

  • Head south into Tai Bwo Wannai village.
  • Talk to the three brothers in the southern huts.
  • Tamayu: 2.5k attack and strength XP, rune spear (kp)
  • Tinsay: 5k cooking xp
  • Tiadeche: 5k fishing xp, learn how to thoroughly cook karambwan

Tai Bwo Wannai Trio Quest Map

Tai Bwo Wannai Trio quest map.

Getting startedEdit

  • Speak to Timfraku (1, 3, 3, 1) cyan on map, upstairs
  • Go south to (blue) catch 1 Karambwanji and use on pestle and mortal for paste.
  • Catch 21 more Karambwanji.
  • It is recommended to catch some extra Karambwanji in case you burn your poison karambwan.

Gathering suppliesEdit

Learning to fishEdit

Gathering the brothersEdit

Optional: Speak to each of the brothers in their huts in the south of the village to receive XP rewards. You must speak to Tiadeche in his hut to be able to thoroughly cook Karambwan.

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