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The Hand in the Sand (#96)
Magically refilled sandpit
Members only? Yes
Release date 10 January 2006 (Update)
Quest series None
Official difficulty Intermediate
Developer Marion C
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Details Edit

Start point Quest Talk to Bert in Yanille near the sandpit.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description Bert the Sandman in Yanille is in a spot of bother. A mysterious severed hand has appeared in his sand box. Help find out whose hand it is and, more to the point, how it got in Bert's sand box.
Length Medium
Items required

Teleportation Jewellery: A Ring of Dueling and a charged Amulet of Glory will be very useful running back forth between Yanille and Brimhaven or house teleports and scrolls of redirection

Enemies to defeat None


Sandy HandEdit

Items needed: A Beer

Sandy the SlavedriverEdit

Truth SerumEdit

Items needed: 2 Vials, a Lantern lens, Redberries and White berries

Sandy Truth-Be-ToldEdit

  • Travel to Brimhaven and talk to Sandy again.
    • Select an option until you distract him, and use the Truth serum on Sandy's Coffee Mug.
  • Activate the Magical orb and talk to Sandy again. Be sure to click every option.

And Sandy said, "Drat-foiled again!"Edit

Items needed: 5 Earth runes and a Bucket of sand


The Hand in the Sand reward scroll
  • 1 Quest point
  • 1,000 Thieving experience
  • 9,000 Crafting experience
  • Able to buy pink dye from Betty
  • A secret reward from Bert - He simply loves sand, and wasn't in the job for the money. He will ship 84 buckets of sand to your bank if you talk to him after the quest. This can be done once per day (UTC).

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