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Strange device detail

Hot Cold clues are clues in which a strange device obtained from talking to Jorral will tell the player in the chatbox whether the player is Hot (close to) or Cold (far away from) the intended location to dig. This is based on an older children's game. There are 116 unique Hot/Cold locations.


StrategyEdit

To find your location, click on the strange device and it will tell you how close you are to the treasure. (you will also take some damage). Its temperature is based on the distance of the treasure from the player, measured in the number of steps it would take to reach the treasure, ignoring any obstacles (this is the Chebyshev distance between the player and treasure). Then, teleport or walk to another location, and check to see if the strange device has gotten warmer. Repeat to pinpoint a location. You can also use the list or map to help you find your location.

When you dig at the dig spot, you will be attacked by a Brassican Mage in a single-combat area, or three Ancient Wizards if your clue leads you to a multi-combat area.

In the fight against the Brassican Mage, his attacks are not affected protection prayers; however, ranged armour seems to help. The three Ancient Wizards are a lot stronger and will use all three combat styles alongside poisoning you. (poison cannot be blocked by protection prayers)

LocationsEdit

Strange device dig locations

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The locations in this guide are grouped by region. The following map may also be useful:

Jump to
Asgarnia Feldip Hills Fremennik Province Kandarin Karamja Misthalin Morytania Desert Western Provinces Wilderness Zeah

AsgarniaEdit

Location Image Map
North of the Warriors' Guild in Burthorpe.
Hot cold clue - north of Warriors Guild
Hot cold clue - north of Warriors Guild map
East of Jatix's Herblore Shop in Taverley.
Hot cold clue - east of Taverley herb shop
Hot cold clue - east of Taverley herb shop map
West of Barbarian Village.
Hot cold clue - west of Barbarian Village
Hot cold clue - west of Barbarian Village map
North of Miazrqa's tower, outside Goblin Village.
Hot cold clue - north of Miazrqa's tower
Hot cold clue - north of Miazrqa's tower map
In the cow pen north of Sarah's Farming Shop.
Hot cold clue - north of farming shop
Hot cold clue - north of farming shop map
Outside the Falador Party Room.
Hot cold clue - outside party room
Hot cold clue - outside party room map
Outside the Crafting Guild cow pen.
Hot cold clue - outside Crafting Guild
Hot cold clue - outside Crafting Guild map
In the centre of the Rimmington mine.
Hot cold clue - rimmington mine centre
Hot cold clue - rimmington mine centre map
Mudskipper Point, on the starfish in the south-west corner.
Hot cold clue - mudskipper point
Hot cold clue - mudskipper point map
The Troll arena, where the player fights Dad during the Troll Stronghold quest. Bring climbing boots.
Hot cold clue - troll arena
Hot cold clue - troll arena map

Feldip HillsEdit

Location Image Map
West of Jiggig, east of the fairy ring BKP.
Hot cold clue - west of jiggig
Hot cold clue - west of jiggig map
West of the southeasternmost lake in Feldip Hills.
Hot cold clue - feldip south-eastern lake
Hot cold clue - feldip south-eastern lake map
East of the gnome glider (Lemantolly Undri).
Hot cold clue - feldip gnome glider
Hot cold clue - feldip gnome glider map
South of Rantz, six steps west of the empty glass bottles.
Hot cold clue - south of Rantz
Hot cold clue - south of Rantz map
South of Jiggig.
Hot cold clue - south of jiggig
Hot cold clue - south of jiggig map
Outside the red chinchompa hunting ground entrance, south of the Hunting expert's hut.
Hot cold clue - south of hunting expert
Hot cold clue - south of hunting expert map
South-east of the ∩-shaped lake, near the Hunter training map icon icon.
Hot cold clue - near hunting icon
Hot cold clue - near hunting icon map
Directly west of the Castle Wars balloon.
Hot cold clue - near castle wars
Hot cold clue - near castle wars map

Fremennik ProvinceEdit

Location Image Map
At the Mountain Camp.
Hot cold clue - Mountain Camp
Hot cold clue - Mountain Camp map
At the Rellekka Hunter area, near the Hunter training map icon icon.
Hot cold clue - Polar Hunter area
Hot cold clue - Polar Hunter area map
West of the Keldagrim entrance mine.
Hot cold clue - near Keldagrim entrance mine
Hot cold clue - near Keldagrim entrance mine map
Outside the fence in the south-western corner of Rellekka.
Hot cold clue - outside Rellekka fence
Hot cold clue - outside Rellekka fence map
South-east of the Lighthouse.
Hot cold clue - southeast of lighthouse
Hot cold clue - southeast of lighthouse map
Inside Etceteria's castle, in the southern staircase.
Hot cold clue - Etceteria
Hot cold clue - Etceteria map
Outside Miscellania's courtyard.
Hot cold clue - Miscellania
Hot cold clue - Miscellania map
Central Fremennik Isles mine.
Hot cold clue - neit rune rock
Hot cold clue - neit rune rock map
West Fremennik Isles mine.
Hot cold clue - West Fremennik Isles mine
Hot cold clue - West Fremennik Isles mine map
West of the Jatizso mine entrance.
Hot cold clue - Jatizso
Hot cold clue - Jatizso map
Pirates' Cove
Hot cold clue - Pirates' Cove
Hot cold clue - Pirates' Cove map
Astral altar
Hot cold clue - Astral altar
Hot cold clue - Astral altar map
Lunar Isle, inside the village.
Hot cold clue - Lunar Isle
Hot cold clue - Lunar Isle map
Lunar Isle, north of the village.
Hot cold clue - Lunar Isle north
Hot cold clue - Lunar Isle north map

KandarinEdit

Location Image Map
North-west of the Sinclair Mansion, near the log balance shortcut.
Hot cold clue - near Sinclair Mansion
Hot cold clue - near Sinclair Mansion map
Catherby, between the bank and the beehives, near small rock formation.
Hot cold clue - west of Catherby
Hot cold clue - west of Catherby map
Grand Tree, just east of the terrorchick gnome enclosure.
Hot cold clue - Grand Tree
Hot cold clue - Grand Tree map
Between the Seers' Village bank and Camelot.
Hot cold clue - near Seers' bank
Hot cold clue - near Seers' bank map
McGrubor's Wood
Hot cold clue - mcgrubors woods
Hot cold clue - mcgrubors woods map
South of Fishing Guild
Hot cold clue - south of Fishing Guild
Hot cold clue - south of Fishing Guild map
Outside Witchaven, west of Jeb, Holgart, and Caroline.
Hot cold clue - near Witchaven
Hot cold clue - near Witchaven map
Ground floor inside the Necromancer Tower. Easily accessed by using fairy ring code DJP.
Hot cold clue - Necromancer Tower
Hot cold clue - Necromancer Tower map
South of the Fight Arena, north-west of the Nightmare Zone.
Hot cold clue - northwest of NMZ
Hot cold clue - northwest of NMZ map
Tree Gnome Village, near the General store icon icon.
Hot cold clue - Tree Gnome Village
Hot cold clue - Tree Gnome Village map
Grave of Scorpius
Hot cold clue - Grave of Scorpius
Hot cold clue - Grave of Scorpius map
Khazard Battlefield, in the small ruins south of tracker gnome 2.
Hot cold clue - Khazard Battlefield
Hot cold clue - Khazard Battlefield map
West Ardougne, near the staircase outside the Civic Office.
Hot cold clue - West Ardougne
Hot cold clue - West Ardougne map
South-west Tree Gnome Stronghold
Hot cold clue - Southwest Tree Gnome Stronghold
Hot cold clue - Southwest Tree Gnome Stronghold map
South of the Tree Gnome Stronghold, north-east of the Outpost.
Hot cold clue - south of the Tree Gnome Stronghold
Hot cold clue - south of the Tree Gnome Stronghold map
South-east of Almera's house on Baxtorian Falls.
Hot cold clue - southeast of Almera's house
Hot cold clue - southeast of Almera's house map
Inside the Barbarian Agility Course. Completion of Alfred Grimhand's Barcrawl is required.
Hot cold clue - Barbarian agility course
Hot cold clue - Barbarian agility course map

KaramjaEdit

Location Image Map
Musa Point, banana plantation.
Hot cold clue - Musa Point
Hot cold clue - Musa Point map
Brimhaven, east of the fruit tree patch.
Hot cold clue - Brimhaven docks
Hot cold clue - Brimhaven docks map
West of Brimhaven.
Hot cold clue - West of Brimhaven
Hot cold clue - West of Brimhaven map
West of the gnome glider.
Hot cold clue - Karamja gnome glider
Hot cold clue - Karamja gnome glider map
North-eastern part of Kharazi Jungle.
Hot cold clue - north-western Kharazi Jungle
Hot cold clue - north-western Kharazi Jungle map
South-western part of Kharazi Jungle.
Hot cold clue - south-western Kharazi Jungle
Hot cold clue - south-western Kharazi Jungle map
Northern part of Crash Island.
Hot cold clue - Crash Island
Hot cold clue - Crash Island map

MisthalinEdit

Location Image Map
South of the stone circle near Varrock's entrance.
Hot cold clue - south of varrock
Hot cold clue - south of varrock map
Just north-west of the Lumbridge Fishing tutor.
Hot cold clue - Lumbridge Swamp
Hot cold clue - Lumbridge Swamp map
North of the pond between Lumbridge and Draynor Village.
Hot cold clue - Lumbridge pond
Hot cold clue - Lumbridge pond map
Nort-east of Gertrude's house west of Varrock.
Hot cold clue - Gertrude house
Hot cold clue - Gertrude house map
South of Draynor Village bank.
Hot cold clue - south of Draynor bank
Hot cold clue - south of Draynor bank map
South of Lumber Yard, east of Assistant Serf.
Hot cold clue - south of Lumber Yard
Hot cold clue - south of Lumber Yard map

MorytaniaEdit

Location Image Map
In the north-east area of Burgh de Rott, by the reverse-L-shaped ruins.
Hot cold clue - Burgh de Rott
Hot cold clue - Burgh de Rott map
West of Port Phasmatys, south-east of fairy ring.
Hot cold clue - Haunted Woods
Hot cold clue - Haunted Woods map
Inside The Hollows, south of the bridge which was repaired in a quest.
Hot cold clue - The Hollows bridge
Hot cold clue - The Hollows bridge map
Inside the Mort Myre Swamp, north-west of the Nature Grotto.
Hot cold clue - Mort Myre Swamp
Hot cold clue - Mort Myre Swamp map
At Haunted Mine quest start.
Hot cold clue - Haunted Mine
Hot cold clue - Haunted Mine map
South of the Mausoleum.
Hot cold clue - Mausoleum
Hot cold clue - Mausoleum map
Northern area of Mos Le'Harmless, between the lakes.
Hot cold clue - northern Mos Le'Harmless
Hot cold clue - northern Mos Le'Harmless map
Near Mos Le'Harmless southern bar.
Hot cold clue - Mos Le'Harmless southern bar
Hot cold clue - Mos Le'Harmless southern bar map
Northern part of Dragontooth Island.
Hot cold clue - north Dragontooth Island
Hot cold clue - north Dragontooth Island map
Southern part of Dragontooth Island.
Hot cold clue - south Dragontooth Island
Hot cold clue - south Dragontooth Island map

DesertEdit

Location Image Map
West of Nardah genie cave.
Hot cold clue - Genie cave
Hot cold clue - Genie cave map
West of Al Kharid mine.
Hot cold clue - Al Kharid Mines
Hot cold clue - Al Kharid Mines map
North of Menaphos gate.
Hot cold clue - Menaphos
Hot cold clue - Menaphos map
Bedabin Camp, dig around the north tent.
Hot cold clue - Bedabin Camp
Hot cold clue - Bedabin Camp map
West of Uzer.
Hot cold clue - West of Uzer
Hot cold clue - West of Uzer map
West of Pollnivneach.
Hot cold clue - west of Pollnivneach
Hot cold clue - west of Pollnivneach map
Next to Mage Training Arena.
Hot cold clue - Mage Training Arena
Hot cold clue - Mage Training Arena map
South-west of Shantay Pass.
Hot cold clue - Shantay Pass
Hot cold clue - Shantay Pass map

Western ProvincesEdit

Location Image Map
North-west of Eagles' Peak.
Hot cold clue - Eagles' Peak
Hot cold clue - Eagles' Peak map
Piscatoris Fishing Colony
Hot cold clue - Piscatoris Fishing Colony
Hot cold clue - Piscatoris Fishing Colony map
Eastern part of Piscatoris Hunter area, south-west of the Falconry.
Hot cold clue - SW of Falconer
Hot cold clue - SW of Falconer map
South-west of the crystal gate to Arandar.
Hot cold clue - Arandar
Hot cold clue - Arandar map
East of Elf Camp.
Hot cold clue - East of Elf Camp
Hot cold clue - East of Elf Camp map
North-west of Elf Camp.
Hot cold clue - North-west of Elf Camp
Hot cold clue - North-west of Elf Camp map
In Lletya.
Hot cold clue - Lletya
Hot cold clue - Lletya map
Near Tyras Camp.
Hot cold clue - Tyras Camp
Hot cold clue - Tyras Camp map
The northern house at Zul-Andra.
Hot cold clue - Zul-Andra
Hot cold clue - Zul-Andra map

WildernessEdit

Location Image Map
North of the Grand Exchange, level 5 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - north of GE
Hot cold clue - north of GE map
South-east of the Dark Warriors' Fortress, level 12 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - SE of Dark Warriors' Fortress
Hot cold clue - SE of Dark Warriors' Fortress map
East of the Corporeal Beast's lair, level 20 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - east of corp cave entrance
Hot cold clue - east of corp cave entrance map
East of Venenatis' nest, level 28 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - east of Venenatis
Hot cold clue - east of Venenatis map
East of the Wilderness canoe exit, level 35 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - east of wilderness canoe exit
Hot cold clue - east of wilderness canoe exit map
South-east of the Chaos Temple, level 37 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - SE of Chaos Temple
Hot cold clue - SE of Chaos Temple map
South of Callisto, level 38 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - south of Callisto
Hot cold clue - south of Callisto map
South-west of the Deserted Keep, level 49 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - SW of Deserted Keep
Hot cold clue - SW of Deserted Keep map
West of the Wilderness Agility Course, level 54 Wilderness.
Hot cold clue - west of Wilderness Agility Course
Hot cold clue - south of Wilderness Agility Course map

ZeahEdit

Location Image Map
Next to the bank in the Lovakengj House blast mine.
Hot cold clue - blast mine bank chest
Hot cold clue - blast mine bank chest map
Northern part of the Lovakengj House blast mine.
Hot cold clue - blast mine north
Hot cold clue - blast mine north map
Next to the lovakite furnace in the Lovakengj House.
Hot cold clue - Lovakengj lovakite furnace
Hot cold clue - Lovakengj lovakite furnace map
Next to mithril rock in the Lovakengj mine.
Hot cold clue - Lovakengj mine
Hot cold clue - Lovakengj mine map
Western entrance in the Lovakengj House's sulphur mine.
Hot cold clue - sulphur mine
Hot cold clue - sulphur mine map
South-east of the bank in the Shayzien House.
Hot cold clue - southeast of Shayzien bank
Hot cold clue - southeast of Shayzien bank map
Overpass between the Lovakengj and Shayzien House.
Hot cold clue - between Lovakengj and Shayzien
Hot cold clue - between Lovakengj and Shayzien map
Within Lizardman Canyon, east of the ladder. Requires 5% favour with the Shayzien House.
Hot cold clue - Lizardman Canyon
Hot cold clue - Lizardman Canyon map
Shayzien, south-east of the Combat Ring.
Hot cold clue - southeast of the Combat ring
Hot cold clue - southeast of the Combat ring map
North-west of the bank in the Shayzien House.
Hot cold clue - northwest of Shayzien bank
Hot cold clue - northwest of Shayzien bank map
North-west of the Arceuus House Library.
Hot cold clue - northwest of Arceuus library
Hot cold clue - northwest of Arceuus library map
By the entrance to the Arceuus House church.
Hot cold clue - Arceuus church
Hot cold clue - Arceuus church map
West of the Dark Altar.
Hot cold clue - west of dark altar
Hot cold clue - west of dark altar map
By the southern entrance to the Arceuus House.
Hot cold clue - Arceuus house entrance
Hot cold clue - Arceuus house entrance map
By the Arceuus essence mine.
Hot cold clue - Arceuus essence mine
Hot cold clue - Arceuus essence mine map
North-east of the Arceuus essence mine.
Hot cold clue - Arceuus essence mine NE
Hot cold clue - Arceuus essence mine NE map
South of the Piscarilius mine.
Hot cold clue - Piscarilius mine
Hot cold clue - Piscarilius mine map
South of The Golden Field tavern in the northern area of Great Kourend's Hosidius House.
Hot cold clue - south of the Golden Field
Hot cold clue - south of the Golden Field map
East of Mess hall.
Hot cold clue - east of Mess hall
Hot cold clue - east of Mess hall map
East of Watson's house.
Hot cold clue - east of Watson's house
Hot cold clue - east of Watson's house map
North of Vannah's Farm Store, between the chicken coop and willow trees.
Hot cold clue - north of Vannah's Farm Store
Hot cold clue - north of Vannah's Farm Store map

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