Tansuo Posted November 25, 2012 Share Posted November 25, 2012 Due to unforeseen circumstances, this shall be the new home of all things Bathtub related.Click here for those of you who wish to see the original guide, in all its glory.Let us begin. The Bathtub "A bath, bathtub or tub is a large container for holding water in which a person may bathe (take a bath). A bathtub is usually placed in a bathroom either as a stand-alone fixture or in conjunction with a shower." Contents: 1. A (brief) History of Baths2. In game Locationsi) Fisher King Realmii) Varrockiii) Faladoriv) East Ardougnev) Draynorvi) Baxtorian Fallsvii) Pollnivneachviii) Miscellaneous3. Speed Running the Baths4. Interesting Stuff5. An Alternate Theory...6. Conclusion & Credits -------------------------------------------------- 1. A (brief) History of Baths Baths first came about with the birth of Zaros, whereby in his younger years, Zaros was fond of playing in the muddy fields around his house. His mother, Equenox the Fat, despised him doing this, but not wanting to quash his freewill, she devised a method of cleansing her son, without ruining his ego (or his best robes). She headed to one of the nearby fields, and from it she withdrew from the earth a hefty sum of clay. With this clay, she forged Zaros a bathtub, within which he would bathe.Perhaps it was here, in the muddy pits of the digsite that Zaros began to frollock so merrily as a child. Equenox the Fat also bought Zaros his own pet, after he managed to kill her own, Drazhar the rather-satanic-Toad, whose bones can be seen below. Surely, this would be the reasoning behind Azzandra attempting to bring Zaros back from the unknown, into here of all places: his childhood stomping grounds. As Zaros grew older, and eventually moved out from his childhood home, he was always in need of a good bath. After moving into his new crib in Ghorrock, Zaros desired to have a bathtub of his own. Here, in the basement he created his first ever bathtub (Shown below).He also created a smaller bath, to bathe his rather dumb, pet monkey by the name of Mojo. Inspired by their god, followers of Zaros, amazed by the perfect hygiene of their lord, began to copy him, creating baths of their own. In doing so, Zarosians slowly became vastly superior to those of other faiths, a prime example being Nex. This hygiene boost was the key reason in her imprisonment in the God Wars Dungeon, and those warrios fighting upon the floor above, of Zamorak, Saradomin, Bandos and Armadyl all sought to acquire the secret of hygiene. In time however, the phenomena that was personal hygiene began to spread across the land: not only where Zarosians (even Lucien) practicing it, but in time, followers of Saradomin, Armadyl, Zamorak, other minor gods and most notably Bandos began to follow suit, notably shown by the development of the Oo'glog Spa Resort in the southern regions of the Feldip Hills. Truly, the development of the bathtub was instrumental in the shaping of modern day Runescape, defining both the Second and Third Ages, and likely to define the Fourth Age, where it is believed that the follow up quest to Ritual of the Mahjarrat will allow us to use Zaros's bath scrunchie (what is now known as the Stone of Jas), to find Zaros's first ever bath tub: something that is believed to grant the user great power, beyond that ever experienced on Gielinor.To this day, Humans and other alike races still use the bath tub (despite the development of pouring a bucket of water onto the head, a fad believed that will soon die out) to improve their personal hygiene, although many still use it simply to show their allegiance to the lord Zaros. 2. In Game Locations [hide=i) Fisher King Realm] Requires completion of the Holy Grail quest, it can be accessed by blowing the magic whistle or fairy code BJR. The bathtub is in a house to the north west of the land. Fastest way to access after completion of quest is using fairy rings.[/hide][hide=ii) Varrock] In the Palace, first floor in the south eastern corner. Fastest access, teleport to Varrock, run through palace to tub.[/hide][hide=iii) Falador] First floor of a building on the east side of the city, to the east side of the fountain square. Fastest access is via teleporting to Falador, running east to the square then into the house.[/hide][hide=iv) East Ardougne] i) First floor of the general store building, east of the entrance to the zoo and south of the church. Fastest access: teleport to Ardougne, run west from the market and into the shop. ii) North of the castle, first floor of the eastern building by the gate. After visiting the previous bath tub, run west over the bridge, then north along the river. Enter the building to the west of the path, nearest the gate, then up the stairs.[/hide][hide=v) Draynor] Inside the manor, on the first floor in the south eastern corner. Fastest access: teleport to Draynor via Lodestone or Glory teleport. Run north across the crossroads, and into the house. Enter, and proceed up the first flight of stairs, then find the tub.[/hide][hide=vi) Baxtorian Falls]Located in the house nearest to Rasolos, this bath is in a simply idyllic location. Fastest access via teleport to Fishing Guild or Glory to Barbarian Assault[/hide][hide= vii) Pollnivneach]Situated in the Mayor's House, this is simply a lovely bathroom. Fastest access via the Slayer Ring or chipped POH tab (requires Love Story quest).[/hide][hide=vii) Miscellaneous] Whilst not technically baths, these two are titled so in game, and can be thought of as baths, so I thought that any hygiene aspiring reader would appreciate to know their location. Fastest access to both baths is via a charter ship, (closest to a lodestone is Catherby) or running east from Mobilising Armies.i) Mud Bath: Located in Oo'glog, this requires As A First Resort quest for complete usage and will boost the users theiving level when bathed in! ii) Thermal Bath: Located in Oo'glog, this requires As A First Resort quest for complete usage. The bath cures and provides temporary protection from the effects of poison, disease, life point loss and boosts the players' life points by 15-20%.[/hide] 3. Speed Running the Baths So, you say you want to speed run from bath to bath, maximising your hygiene regime so you can gain maximum aesthetics, much like the high lord Zaros? Well you're in luck! Here is the fastest way to access every bath in the land, as quickly and efficiently as possible. So what are you waiting for? Lets begin! [hide=3. Speed Running] Starting in Lumbridge, the first stop for any brave bath runner, teleport to Varrock either via lodestone or Varrock Teleport (Requires 1 Law Rune, 1 Fire Rune and 3 Air Runes, along with level 25 Magic). From here, either run north along the red or yellow path straight through the center of Varrock and into the palace. Alternatively, having set your Varrock teleport to the GE entrance, follow the cyan path. Even more alternatively, by arriving at the GE via Spirit Tree (requiring Tree Gnome Village quest), run along the blue path, and into the palace via the same entrance as that of the other paths. Once inside, travel up the stairs and into the south east corner of the 1st floor, where you will find a lovely bathtub. Now, from here, lets hit up Falador. Cast Falador Teleport (Requires 1 Law Rune, 1 Water Rune and 3 Air Runes, along with level 37 Magic) or utilise the lodestone teleport, placing you at the north gate. Run along the blue or yellow path (both travel the same route, but the lodestone path is slightly longer) across town, traversing the past the park on your left, and the bank on your right and into the fountain square. Runners who have helped out enough at the Livid Farm can cast South Falador Teleport (requiring 2 Law Rune, 2 Astral Runes and 2 Air Runes with a Magic level of 72) to arrive at the southern entrance to Falador. From here they can follow the red path, running north east, until the reach the square. Enter the building on the eastern side of the square, and climb the stairs. Here you will find a delicious bath, complete with a mirror, to admire yourself once you do decide to leave the comforts of the bath. Onto Draynor now. Teleport with either an Amulet of Glory (Option 3) or the Draynor Lodestone. More advanced bath runners can use the Explorer Ring Cabbage Patch teleport, although this will ultimately place you farther away than the direct Draynor Teleports. For runners teleporting straight to Draynor (blue and yellow lines on map), proceed north from your arrival, passing through the Manor gates, taking care to avoid the Undead Trees, and into the Manor itself. Runners using the Explorer Ring (red line on map) should run south and east of the cabbage patch, through the border guards and on a north eastern slant, towards the Manor grounds. From here, head north and into the Manor. Once inside, proceed up the stairs, and onto the first floor. From here, head south east, across the floor, until you find an antique bath tub, complete with cobwebs. Enjoy your ghostly bathe! Now let us travel to Ardougne! Runners can now either teleport via Ardougne Teleport (Requiring 2 Law Runes and 2 Water Runes with a Magic level of 51), the Ardougne Lodestone, or Teleport to Fishing Guild on the Lunar Spellbook, requiring a Magic level of 85 and the use of 2 Law Runes, 2 Astral Runes and 8 Water Runes. Runners teleporting directly to Ardougne should run west, stopping in at the first bath above the General Store, then west over the bridge, and northwards to visit the second bath, in the buildings nearest the entrance gate. Runners approaching from the Fishing Guild should travel south west, entering Ardougne from the northern gate, stopping by the first bath in the buildings closest to the gate, then south and then east over the bridge, to the aforementioned General Store bath. Ardougne Lodestone runners have a choice of two routes: they should first enter the city, through the closest northern gate, running west past the bank. From here they can travel over the log bridging the stream, and to the northern gate bath, or down the path to the general store bath. After visiting either bath, Runners should loop back and visit the one the missed, via either route. Whilst near to Ardougne, it is worth stopping by at the Baxtorian Falls Bath. Runners should either run from northern Ardougne (light blue path), teleport to the Fishing Guild, following the yellow path, teleport to the Ardougne Lodestone and follow the red path, or run southwards from Barbarian Assault (Games Necklace teleport option 2 or Barbarian Teleport on the Lunar Spellbook, requiring 2 Law Runes, 2 Astral Runes and 3 Fire Runes, with a Magic level of 75). Now its time to head on down to Pollnivneach. Teleport to Alkharid and run south, taking the magic carpet (red path), teleport with a slayer ring (yellow path) or utilise a chipped POH tablet (requires Love Story quest) and follow the blue path. If for some bizarre reason, you approach Pollnivneach from the south, follow the green path. Wind your way through the town, to the eastern side and enter the Mayor's House (requiring The Feud quest). Head south once upstairs and enjoy spending time in a lovely, private bathroom. From here, I think it is time we visited the Fisher Realm. Runners can either traverse Ardougne to the docks, sailing to Brimhaven then entering the Realm via the blowing the Magic Whistle on the north western part of Karamja isle (blue route on map)or they can teleport to Brimhaven POH, using a chipped POH tablet (requires completion of Love Story quest) and follow the yellow route shown. Runners can also teleport directly into the Realm via Fairy Ring BJR (yellow route on Fisher Realm map). Once inside the Realm, runners should proceed west (over a bridge if using the Magic Whistle) and into the building in the north western corner, to find my favourite bath in the game. Traversing Ardougne to the docks from either bath Inside the Fisher Realm Finally! You have completed your run of all the officiallly designated baths in the game. You can now call yourself a Proffesional Bath Runner!Don't stop there though, you can still get to those elusive Oo'glog Baths. Either teleport to Mobilising Armies (MA), with Duelling Ring option 3 or Mobilising Armies Teleport (requiring 1 Law Rune, 1 Earth Rune and 1 Water Rune, with a Magic level of 10), or teleport to Catherby or another town, with a close dock to the teleport, and charter a boat directly to Oo'glog. If you decide to go to MA, run straight east from your arrival, passing the Ogres and Wolves safely. Enter the spa resort and slowly head north west along the yellow path on the map, until you reach the Thermal Bath to the west, and the Mud Bath to the east. Runners chosing to arrive via boat should disembark the ship, then run west, following the blue line on the map, first arriving at the Mud Bath and then continuing on towards the Thermal Bath. [/hide] [hide= Speed Running Video]Here I have detailed the fastest methods (available to me anyway) for visiting all the fantastic and mystical baths within the game. Please enjoy (shit quality, god.. Zaros knows why)[/hide] 4. Interesting Stuff Whilst on a casual Bath trip to Oo'glog, I remembered to stop by and visit an old friend of mine: Balnea. Those of you learned in latin will know that Balne is infact latin for Bath. Fancy that eh! We got chatting about business and the like, and lets say, a few drinks later..[hide=Hidden to keep it below PG13][/hide] Caught up with Azzanadra whilst running some Baths, figuring I'd pay a visit to Zaros's old stomping grounds. Zaros is certainly looking forward to fully returning to Runescape! 5. An Alternate Theory... [hide=Hidden for surprises]You know. Bathtubs are hidden update regarding to the new skill. If you plonk one in the water and make a mast/sail out of your shower curtain, you've got a boat. BATHTUB > BOAT > SAILING OMGSAILING2012[/hide]6. Conclusion & Credits I hope you, the reader, have thoroughly enjoyed learning about the role of the bath in Runescape, and all it's in game locations. I hope that it will serve you will in your own Runescape adventures, giving you inspiration and a drive to do some good in the world. Remember, the key to success, as shown by Zaros, is a good level of personal hygiene. I would like to thank my mum, dad, fish, Zezima and IVP for supporting me throughout my research and writing process of this guide. Without you guys it wouldnt have been possible.Thanks also to TIF Forum Rules.Many thanks to Dragonkng198, for being himself. You are a babe.Special mention to 999134thpure for the genius idea of making this guide: you are my one in a million. [hide=Critically Acclaimed by:] Equenox, on 25 November 2012 - 01:02 AM, said: 10/10 feel much more educated on baths now!dyze., on 25 November 2012 - 01:05 AM, said: Kudos to you sir. Hope you win the Easter Egg. :) Aten, on 25 November 2012 - 03:05 AM, said: lmfa0 Alg, on 25 November 2012 - 03:11 AM, said: This is not a guide. This is a work of art. AndJusticeForOne, on 25 November 2012 - 04:27 AM, said: love you tans m8 Warriormonkx, on 25 November 2012 - 05:19 AM, said: This is amazing. aerendil, on 25 November 2012 - 05:35 AM, said: WORDS DO NOT DESCRIBE. AOW-AOW-AOW-AOW-AOW-AOW-AOW-AOW-AOW G550, on 25 November 2012 - 06:52 AM, said: =D> 999134, on 25 November 2012 - 09:14 AM, said: Awesome :P.Think you are still missing a few though. There are quite a few in weird places (like Fisher realm...), fairly sure there are some in canafis/vampire area of map. Saradomin_Mage, on 25 November 2012 - 11:07 AM, said: Adapting this for the main site 10/10 Kaida23, on 25 November 2012 - 09:28 PM, said: This may be the best guide ever. =D> ---- Denotes new comments, post the moderation of previous thread ----I acknowledge. 10/10, would do it again. <3: LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL :XD: Simply brilliant. I liked the part about the bath-tub. The guide that just wouldn't die! Long live the tub! :P Hehehe, great guide, good job Tans :) I love this guide so much.[/hide] [hide= Fan Art]From Godliest[/hide] [hide=Disclaimer] This isn't a serious thread, if you hadn't realised already.Just so he doesn't get upset, Equenox isn't actually fat or female. He is a nice healthy weight and an alien. ET never really went home. Any similar guides, most likely to be by Drazhar44 & Swedishboy5 I will consider an insult to humanity and I urge you all not to read, look, rate or in any way acknowledge their existence. 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