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Sophanem is one of the southern-most civilizations of RuneScape; located in the Kharidian desert. There is not much to do in this city as of yet except for a few quests, and a part of a mini-quest. Sophanem is only accessible after you have started the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.

Zybez Runescape Help's Altar Key - Altar
Zybez Runescape Help's Crafting shop Key - Crafting shop
Zybez Runescape Help's Food shop Key - Food shop
Zybez Runescape Help's Mini game Key - Mini game
Zybez Runescape Help's Potters wheel Key - Potters wheel
Zybez Runescape Help's Quest start Key - Quest start
Zybez Runescape Help's Spinning wheel Key - Spinning wheel
Zybez Runescape Help's Sword shop Key - Sword shop
Zybez Runescape Help's Transport Key - Transport
Zybez Runescape Help's Water source Key - Water source

NPC's and Shops
  • Carpenter: Buys un-noted Willow logs from you for 40 each.
  • Embalmer: Buys Buckets of sap from you for 30gp each and Bags of salt from you for 20gp each.
  • Guardian Mummy: Talk to him to start the Pyramid Plunder Mini-Game.
  • High Priest: A NPC in Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Icthlarin: A NPC in the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Jex: Speak to during the Contact! quest.
  • Klenter the Ghost: A NPC in Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Linen Worker: Owner of the Cloth store. He becomes Raetul after Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Neferti the Camel: A camel who wants to see the world.
  • Neite: The female cat of the A Tail Of Two Cats quest (Need the Catspeak amulet to talk to her).
  • Plagued Cows: Poor sick cows.
  • Priest: Lets you enter and leave Sophanem after the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Priests: Tell you about Icthlarin.
  • Rug Merchant: He will give you a ride to South Pollnivneach for 200gp.
  • Siamun: A NPC in the Rogue Trader mini-game.
  • Slaves: Will resent you and say how you have put them back to work since the completion of the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Sphinx: A NPC in Icthlarin's Little Helper quest, it gives you a Catspeak amulet after you have completed Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Tarik: He is interested in the treasures inside Pyramid Plunder and works for Simon Templeton.
  • Wanderer: Starts you on the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest.
  • Locust (Level-18)
  • Plague Frog: (Level-11)
  • Mummy (Level-84/103)
  • Scarabs (Level-98)


Raetul and Co's Cloth Shop
Talk to: Linen worker
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Raetul and Co's Cloth Shop
  • Linen: 30gp
  • Desert Shirt: 40gp
  • Desert Robes: 40gp
  • Silk: 10gp
  • Thread: 1gp

Blades by Urbi
Talk to: Urbi
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Blades by Urbi Shop
  • Bronze dagger: 15gp
  • Iron dagger: 52gp
  • Steel dagger: 187gp
  • Black dagger 360gp
  • Mithril dagger: 487gp
  • Adamant dagger: 1,200gp
  • Runite dagger: 12,000gp
  • Dragon dagger: 45,000gp
  • Bronze scimitar: 48gp
  • Iron scimitar: 168gp
  • Steel scimitar: 600gp
  • Pottery Statuette: 14gp
  • Stone Statuette: 26gp
  • Stone Scarab: 22gp

Jamila's Craft Stall
Talk to: Jamila
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Jamila's Craft Stall Shop
  • Chisel: 1gp
  • Ring mold: 7gp
  • Necklace mould: 7gp
  • Amulet mould: 7gp
  • Needle: 1gp
  • Thread: 1gp
  • Holy mould: 7gp
  • Sickle mould: 15gp
  • Tiara mould: 150gp

Nathifa's Bake Stall
Talk to: Nathifa
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Nathifa's Bake Stall Shop
  • Bread: 12gp
  • Cake: 50gp
  • Chocolate slice: 30gp
  • Waterskin(4): 30gp

The Spice Is Right
Talk to: Embalmer
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Embalmer's Spice Shop
  • Antipoison(3): 432gp
  • Gnome spice: 3gp
  • Pot: 1gp
  • Curry leaf: 28gp
  • Pile of salt: 30gp
  • Bucket of sap: 45gp

Special Attractions
The Great Pyramid

In the middle of Sophanem is a big pyramid, which you have to make your way through during the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest. Upon completion of the quest, you can easily access this dungeon, to train on Mummies (level-94/103), and Scarabs (level-98). Warning: this dungeon is packed to the brim with agility traps and obstacles that you must overcome during, and after the quest. Be careful when passing through. Use the Icthlarin's Little Helper quest guide.


After completion of the Contact! quest, one can access a bank in Sophanem. The bank is located in the temple in the north-east corner of the city in a chamber under the temple.


Miscellaneous Information

There is a bridge going over the river to the neighboring city of Menaphos but it is currently blocked off.

  • City of the Dead
  • Mirage

Speak to: Linen Worker
  • Linen (14): 30gp
  • Desert shirt (12): 40gp
  • Desert robe (9): 40gp
  • Silk (7): 30gp
  • Thread (10): 1gp
  • Needle (15): 1gp

Speak to: Nathifa
  • Bread (10): 12gp
  • Cake (3): 50gp
  • Chocolate slice (8): 30gp
  • Waterskin(4) (50): 30gp

Speak to: Jamila
  • Chisel (2): 1gp
  • Ring mould (4): 7gp
  • Necklace mould (2): 7gp
  • Amulet mould (2): 7gp
  • Needle (3): 1gp
  • Thread (100): 1gp
  • Holy mould (3): 7gp
  • Sickle mould (6): 15gp
  • Tiara mould (10): 150gp

Speak to: Urbi
  • Bronze dagger (1): 15gp
  • Iron dagger (1): 52gp
  • Steel dagger (0): 187gp
  • Mithril dagger (1): 487gp
  • Adamant dagger (1): 1,200gp
  • Runite dagger (1): 12,000gp
  • Dragon dagger (0): 45,000gp
  • Bronze scimitar (1): 48gp
  • Iron scimitar (1): 168gp
  • Steel scimitar (1): 600gp
  • Pottery statuette (7): 14gp
  • Stone statuette (22): 26gp
  • Stone scarab (43): 22gp

Speak to: Embalmer
  • Pot (5): 1gp
  • Gnome spice (10): 3gp
  • Curry leaf (0): 28gp
  • Pile of salt (0): 30gp
  • Bucket of sap (0): 45gp
  • Antipoison(3) (20): 432gp

Apmeken (level-75) More information
Examine: Body of a woman, face of a monkey.
Notes: This monster can only be killed once.
Crondis (level-75) More information
Examine: -
Notes: This monster can only be killed once.
Giant scarab (level-191) More information
Examine: -
Notes: Remember, this monster can only be killed once. Once it is dead, you will have access to the keris.
Het (level-81) More information
Examine: Guardian of the liver. Guess he doesn't drink.
Notes: This monster can only be killed once.
Locust (level-18) More information
Examine: Obnoxious overgrown insect.
Notes: Locust meat heals 4 hp and cures poison. It can be useful for Pyramid Plunder, as you won't have to walk back to a bank to retrieve food or antipoisons.
Plague frog (level-10) More information
Examine: A very smelly frog.
Notes: None.
Possessed priest (level-91) More information
Examine: He has a dangerous glint in his eye.
Scabaras (level-75) More information
Examine: A scarab headed demi-god.
Notes: This monster can only be killed once.
Vulture (level-31) More information
Examine: If you see them circling... run.
Notes: Remember to being waterskins and a knife when killing these!

Author: Gavin_V

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