Help Albin Chronicler trade with the jotun tribe

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Help Albin Chronicler trade with the jotun tribe

The Icesteppes
(Wayfarer Foothills)
Renown NPC
Albin Chronicler
Trade successful.
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142 Karma.png
71 Copper coin
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Slay rock dogs, or trade jotun objects from surrounding areas in exchange for jotun runestones; give runestones to Albin.

— Heart objective


See the map to the right for the locations of Griffon Eggs (marked in red), Loose Ores (marked in blue) and Rabbit Holes (marked in pink). This quest requires that you trade with two groups of jotuns and bring back Jotun Runestones to Albin Chronicler. Collecting and turning in 45 of the stones is sufficient to complete the renown heart. There are two basic ways to proceed:

  1. Collect nearby items and trade them to the jotun offering the best price in runestones.
  2. Facilitate trade between the two sets of jotuns, gaining additional runestones along the way.

The first method is the simplest and requires finding 9 objects; the second can be done with fewer transactions and some consider it to be more enjoyable. In both cases, you need to pick up one of the objects listed below and trade with at least one jotun get get started.

Available objects[edit]

Note, you can find the location of these items on the map to the right, and their related color mark.

Appears as Bundle Sell to Sell price Color mark
Loose Ore Rock East, Kakifein 5 Blue
Griffon Egg Egg East, Grokor 5 Red
Rabbit Hole Rabbit West, Trugg 5 Pink
Crate Norn Supplies Jotun will not buy 0 (see below) N/A
  • Some jotun will offer two runestones for the items above; others will refuse to trade for them.
  • Each bundle offers a specific skill, however using that skill destroys the bundle and prevents you from trading, except for the Hare's Speed provided by the rabbits.
  • Bundles disappear if not sold or used within a certain period of time.

Trading options[edit]

Appears as Bundle Buy from Cost Sell to Sell price Profit
Shaking cage Rabbit (charmable) East, Kakifein 2 East, Grokor 8 6
Metal bar Metal Bar West, Trugg 4 West, Jokull 8 4
Barrel Barrel East, Grokor 4 West, Trugg 8 4
Armor scraps Rusty Scrap West, Jokull 4 East, Kakifein 8 4
Bottle Elixir of Heroes West, Jokull 3 East, Grokor 5 2
Sack Bunny Food West, Trugg 3 East, Kakifein 5 2
Pliers Misplaced Tools East, Kakifein 3 West, Trugg 5 2
Shovel Shovel East, Grokor 3 West, Jokull 5 2
Snow Truffle Truffle East, Grokor 2 East, Kakifein 2 0
Stone block Rubble West, Jokull 2 West, Trugg 2 0
Rusty sword Rusty Scrap East, Kakifein 4 West, Jokull 2 -2
Crate Norn Supplies1 West, Trugg 2 -2
1 Norn Supplies is an item that goes into inventory. Although none of the jotun will buy it, it can be used to complete Recover supplies stolen by the grawl and return them to Thraeingr.






Albin Chronicler

We Made a Deal

Thought it may not seem like much, the trading we did with those Jotun will make a lasting impact on their tribes. Hopefully they will learn from this experience and continue to trade peacefully with each other for years to come.

As an added bonus, the runic bloodstones that we received will go a long way towards our efforts in reading the ancient Jotun languages. We may decipher the ancient Jotun texts just yet!

—Albin Chronicler, Durmand Priory

68 Copper coin


  • After completing the renown heart, players can still use their remaining Jotun Runestones when interacting with the unnamed objects to buy from the jotun, but they will not buy back the bundles.
  • Make sure you have some room in your inventory before starting, otherwise you will not receive runestsones, will not be notified about successful transactions, and will slow down your progress.
  • Rangers can use Charm Rabbit with the rabbit traded for two Jotun Runestones by interacting with the cage behind Kakifein. This will summon a Friendly Rabbit ally that will not follow the player. The rabbit will roam the area for a very long time attacking any foes it encounters until it dies or disappears. Rabbits from Rabbit Holes will not provide this skill.