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Soami Gardens

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A thriving monastery of monks was once the caretaker of the Soami Gardens. Now it is obscured by darkness.


This adventure zone is accessed through The Reaver's Refuge.

This is a level 17 Wilderness Adventure Area, allowing characters from levels 13 to 22 to get full experience.

Soami Gardens map Spoilers!
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In addition to the Rare Encounter / Slayer / Explorer quests typical to all Wilderness Adventure Areas, the following missions can be found in this zone:

Rare Encounters[edit]

Each Rare Encounter is worth 1,000 XP; the bonus for defeating all of them is 1,500 XP.

  • Slay Zhuggothz, Doomsphere
  • Slay Lerroux, Quell
  • Slay Laetoli, Lion Pride Leader (To force him to spawn, kill the quell at all of the altars and then search for him. It possible, but uncommon, that Laetoli can spawn while altars remain desecrated).


Note that numbers here come as a total kill count of Aussircaex's Valley, Soami Gardens, Mount Reysalon and Eerie Forest, listed in your quest journal as Slayer: Reaver's Reach under Reaver's Refuge tab.

  • Slay 10 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 725 XP = 72.5 xp/kill
  • Slay 25 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 979 XP = 65.27 xp/kill
  • Slay 50 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 1,325 XP = 53 xp/kill
  • Slay 100 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 1,950 XP = 39 xp/kill
  • Slay 200 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 3,095 XP = 30.95 xp/kill
  • Slay 400 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 5,345 XP = 26.73 xp/kill
  • Slay 750 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 8,895 XP = 25.41 xp/kill
  • Slay 1,500 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 18,360 XP = 24.48 xp/kill
  • Slay 3,000 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 37,055 XP = 24.7 xp/kill
  • Slay 5,000 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 51,525 XP = 25.76 xp/kill
  • Slay 7,500 creatures in Reaver's Reach: 67,295 XP = 26.92 xp/kill


Each Explorer is worth 500 XP; the bonus for finding all of them is 500 XP.


  • Find the Soami Gardens
  • Discover the Zen Garden
  • Discover the Unhallowed Ground

Dungeon Entrances[edit]

  • Find the entrance to the Ancient Monastery

Of Note[edit]

  • There is a swarm of butterflies flying between two rocks in the water at Loc: r1 lx1121 ly1401 i27 ox29.32 oy27.58 oz173.76 h251.7. If you jump from one rock to the other as you pass through the butterflies you will regain some mana.


Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Blackbone Kyudoka( view
Blackbone Kyudoka.png
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 ♦17Normal Undead Skeleton
Blackbone Ronin( view
Blackbone Ronin.png
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 ♦17Normal Undead Skeleton
Blackbone Wu Jen( view
Blackbone Wu Jen.jpg
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 ♦17Normal Undead Skeleton
Drowned Innocent( view
Drowned Innocent.png
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 ♦15Normal Undead Skeleton
Forest Lion( view
Forest Lion.png
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 ♦17Normal Animal Lion
Greater Quell( view
Greater Quell.png
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 ♦17Normal Undead Quell
Laetoli( view
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 ♦21Normal Animal Lion
Lerroux( view
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 ♦19Normal Undead Quell
Spirit of the Monastery( view
Spirit of the Monastery.png
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 ♦17Normal Undead Spectre
Zhuggothz( view
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 ♦20Normal Undead Beholder