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Skillcapes

Posted in Runescape Skill Guides on November 11, 2009 by wowdarunescape

A Cape of Accomplishment (a.k.a. Skillcape) is a cape that symbolises the highest level of accomplishment in a particular skill. This means that player has obtained level 99 in any of the skills, or completed all quests in the case of the Quest point cape. The Capes of Accomplishment were released on 18 October 2006.

Each cape can only be purchased by players who have accomplished one of these feats. Capes of Accomplishment cost 99,000 coins and are obtained from a specific NPC master, who can be seen wearing the cape. The NPC is located in a place related to his/her skill. These capes can only be bought on a members’ server. Capes also come with matching hoods, although the hoods do not offer any bonuses. As they cannot be traded, the only way to obtain a Cape of Accomplishment is by reaching level 99 in a skill, or completing all of the quests.

As of 20 October 2009 you can now buy multiple skillcapes where you could originally only have one of each.

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  • 6 Trivia
  • 7 References
  • [edit] Emote

    Each cape comes with a special emote, which can only be performed while wearing it. The emotes are meant to “represent” the skill required to obtain the cape.

    [edit] Skill Boost

    In addition, wearing the cape and selecting the “Boost” option on the equipment menu temporarily boosts the player’s effective level in the cape’s skill by one, up to 100. This does not apply to the quest point cape. The Hitpoints, Prayer and Summoning capes have a one-minute “cool-down” period between uses of this effect. The effect of every cape’s boost of course cannot be reactivated until the skill has dropped back to 99.

    [edit] Trimmed capes

    Most capes have two styles, regular and trimmed. If a player only has one level 99 skill, the cape will be in the regular style, otherwise it will be trimmed; there is no way to manually choose the style, as it is entirely dependent on the number of level 99 skills one has. Trimmed capes have an additional Prayer equipment bonus (of +4) over the regular capes, but other than appearance this is the only change. Once trimmed, a skill cape will never be untrimmed again. Regular capes will automatically be changed into the trimmed style the instant the player obtains a second level 99 skill, regardless of whether a second cape is purchased. It is also possible to trim your skill cape in a free-to-play world, provided that you have one 99, or you are wearing an untrimmed skill cape at the time. The exception here is the Quest point cape, which does not have a trimmed style, even if the player has two or more level 99 skills, and does not count towards the two level 99 skills needed for a trimmed cape.

    [edit] Bonuses

    edit List of Capes of Accomplishment

    Skill Skillcape Location Seller
    Agility cape Agility arena Cap’n Izzy No-Beard
    Attack cape Warriors’ Guild Ajjat
    Construction cape Varrock, Falador, Seers’ Village, Ardougne Estate agent
    Cooking cape Cooking guild Head Chef
    Crafting cape Crafting guild Master Crafter
    Defence cape Lumbridge Melee combat tutor
    Farming cape Draynor Village Martin the Master Gardener
    Firemaking cape Seers’ Village Ignatius Vulcan
    Fishing cape Fishing Guild Master fisher
    Fletching cape Catherby Hickton
    Herblore cape Taverley Kaqemeex
    Hitpoints cape Duel Arena Surgeon General Tafani
    Hunter cape Feldip Hills Hunting expert
    Magic cape Wizards’ Guild Robe Store Owner
    Mining cape Mining Guild Dwarf (only those at guild entrance)
    Prayer cape Monastery Brother Jered
    Ranging cape Ranging guild Armour Salesman
    Runecrafting cape Varrock Aubury
    Slayer cape Shilo Village Duradel/Lapalok
    Smithing cape Mudskipper Point Thurgo
    Strength cape Warriors’ Guild Sloane/Yadech Strongarm
    Summoning cape Taverley Pikkupstix
    Thieving cape Rogue’s Den Martin Thwait
    Woodcutting cape Falador Wilfred
    Quest point cape Draynor Village Wise Old Man

    [edit] Common 99s

    Strength is currently the most common 99 skill in the game, followed by Cooking and Fletching. Below is a list of the order of the skills depending on the number of players having 99 in it. However, Cooking is said to be the easiest skill to achieve level 99 in, followed by Fletching and Firemaking

    Rank Skill Reason
    1 Strength Strength is popular among pures, who tend to have low defence and very high strength. Very cheap and easy to train.
    2 Cooking Cooking is one of the fastest and easiest 99s to achieve. It requires very little attention and is fairly cheap.
    3 Fletching Fletching is one of the fastest and easiest 99s to achieve. It requires very little attention and is fairly cheap.
    4 Attack Attack is also popular among pures, though pures and lower levels tend to get strength first. Very cheap and easy to train.
    5 Hitpoints 99 hitpoints comes passively with high combat. Most players will achieve 99 hitpoints before achieving 99s in all other combat skills.
    6 Defence Defence is the least popular of the combat skills, though it is still common because it is very cheap and easy to train.
    7 Ranged Ranged is a very useful skill, if chinchompas are used it is one of the fastest 99s, it is still popular in both PvP and PvM.
    8 Woodcutting Woodcutting is an easy 99 to achieve. It can be done quickly with no profit or slowly with quite a large amount of money. Little attention is required.
    9 Magic Magic is debatably the ‘hardest’ combat skill to master. It is not particularly hard, but it requires a lot of attention and can be very expensive.
    10 Firemaking Firemaking is one of the fastest 99s to achieve. It requires a lot of attention but is fairly cheap.
    11 Fishing Though Fishing is not particularly fast, little attention is required, and it produces money.
    12 Prayer Prayer is one of the fastest 99s to achieve. However, it is extremely expensive and is often achieved for the cape rather than its utility.
    13 Hunter Hunter is a tedious 99 to achieve.  Although it may seem slow at first, at higher levels it becomes quicker.  Constant attention is required; it is a popular skill for money.
    14 Thieving Thieving is one of the fastest 99s to achieve depending on the method. However, it requires constant attention.
    15 Crafting Crafting is one of the fastest 99s to achieve. It requires very little attention but is extremely expensive.
    16 Smithing Smithing can be a fast 99 to achieve. It requires some attention and is generally expensive, depending on the method used.
    17 Slayer Slayer is leveled alongside with combat, however players will almost always achieve 99 in all other combat skills before 99 slayer is achieved. It is often achieved simply for the cape. It also produces money.
    18 Farming Farming is a fairly easy 99 to achieve. It can be trained passively as plants can go unattended for long periods of time, however, depending upon how you train it, you will either gain or lose a lot of money.
    19 Agility Agility goes at a slow-medium pace. Constant attention is required. The skill is often achieved simply for the skill cape, rather than for utility as it produces no money.
    20 Mining Mining is a tedious 99 to achieve. Though it is not particularly fast, and constant attention is required, it produces money if the ores are banked, which, in many times, aren’t in order to level up faster.
    21 Summoning Summoning is one of the fastest 99s to achieve, once all the charms are gathered, which is extremely time consuming.  It is also extremely expensive.
    22 Herblore Herblore is a fairly fast 99 to achieve. Doesn’t require much attention but is extremely expensive.
    23 Construction Construction is debatably the fastest 99 to achieve.  It requires constant attention and all effective ways of training are expensive.
    24 Runecrafting Runecrafting is a tedious 99 to achieve. Though it is slow, and it requires constant attention, it is currently the best skill for money once a high level is achieved.

    Woodcutting

    Posted in Runescape Skill Guides on November 11, 2009 by wowdarunescape
    Table of Contents

    1.0 – Introduction

    Woodcutting is one of the most recognizable skills of RuneScape because there are trees scattered all over RuneScape. It is an ideal skill to start if you wish to gain some decent money at low levels.

    Woodcutting is a very profitable skill. Although you will have to get a high woodcutting level to start earning some decent money, with dedication you could be earning millions.

    Other uses for Woodcutting are Firemaking and Fletching(member skill). With Firemaking, you burn the logs. They are wasted, but you gain firemaking levels. Other uses for normal logs with fletching are making arrow shafts. All other logs are limited to making various items.

    2.0 – Basics

    You start with a bronze hatchet you get on the tutorial and you click on a tree. You will then swing at the tree until you gain the logs, and then the tree will disappear. As you gain higher levels, and get up to oak and willow logs you will swing multiple times at the tree, and gain multiple logs before the tree disappears.

    There are four free player logs, and eight members only logs. Normal, oak, willow and yew logs are available to free players and members, while members have achey, eucalyptus, maple, teak, mahogany, arctic pine,magic, and cursed magic logs. Note that Maple logs are indeed tradable on F2P as a firemaking tool, but cannot be chopped, as they are found only in Members areas of the RuneScape world. In excess, members have access to many types of overgrowth to hack away; also members can chop hollow trees, and fall large trees at river sides to carve into canoes.

    To aid in finding rare trees (Teak trees and above), Jagex has put in a rare tree icon Zybez RuneScape Help's City Key of a Rare Tree Spot on the minimap.

    3.0 – Levels, Requirements and Apparel

    As you know, there are many trees in RuneScape. In fact, the only thing that outstrips the number of trees in the game is players. The table below outlines the twelve log-types players can attain, the level required to chop them, and the experience gained. The Arctic Pine tree is located only in the Fremennik Isles, and you must have at least started The Fremennik Isles quest to be able to chop them. Players can also chop Hollow Trees found between Canifis and the Hollows heading towards Port Phasmatys, providing one bark per tree chopped, and giving 82.5 experience each time.

    Picture Type Level to Cut Experience Members Location
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Log Image Regular Log 1 25 No Throughout the world.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Achey Tree Log Image Achey Log 1 25 Yes South of Castle Wars.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Oak Log Image Oak Log 15 37.5 No Throughout the world.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Willow Log Image Willow Log 30 67.5 No Draynor Village, north of the seers village bank.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Teak Log Image Teak Log 35 85 Yes South-west of Castle Wars, Ape Atoll, islands north-east of Mos Le’Harmless, patch of trees in Tai Bwo Wannai Village, south-east of Uzer
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Maple Log Image Maple Log 45 100 Yes* North of Seers’ Village bank, west of Sinclair Mansion, west of the Legends’ Guild.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Maple Log Image Bark (Hollow Trees) 45 82.5 (357.7 when Bark is received) Yes Mort Myre Swamp.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Mahogany Log Image Mahogany Log 50 125 Yes Tai Bwo Wannai Village, Ape Atoll, Kharazi Jungle,and on the islands Northeast of Mos Le’Harmless.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Arctic Pine Log Image Arctic Pine Log 54 140.2 Yes Neitiznot. *Must have started The Fremennik Isles quest.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Eucalyptus Log Image Eucalyptus Log 58 165 Yes West of Oo’glog.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Yew Log Image Yew Log 60 175 No South of Seers’ Village, Lumbridge graveyard, south of Falador, North of Varrock Palace, south of Varrock Church, west of Catherby, Zanaris.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Choking Ivy Image Choking Ivy*** 68 332.5 Yes North wall of Varrock Palace, South-east outer wall of Varrock Palace, North side of the north wall of Falador, South side of the south wall of Falador, South-east of Taverley, East wall of East Ardougne church, North side of the north wall of Yanille, South wall of Castle Wars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Magic Log Image Magic Log 75 250 Yes South of Seers’ Village, near the Legends’ Guild, Lletya,Tree Gnome stronghold, east of the Mage Training Arena,and at the farm ruins (level 23 Wilderness).
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cursed Magic Log Image Cursed Magic Log 82 275 Yes Farm ruins (Wilderness level 23, after the Spirit of Summer quest).

    * Achey, Teak, Maple, Arctic Pine, Eucalyptus, Mahogany, and Magic logs are members only, with the exception of Maple logs which can be used in free worlds but can not be cut.

    ** Cursed magic logs can only be cut upon the completion of Spirit of Summer.

    *** Note that nothing is received when you successfully cut Choking ivy.

    There are many hatchets you can use to cut logs. The better the hatchet, the easier it will be to chop trees and get logs faster, but different hatchets have different level requirements.

    Picture Name Level Required Members
    Bronze Hatchet 1 No
    Iron Hatchet 1 No
    Steel Hatchet 6 No
    Black Hatchet 6 No
    Mithril Hatchet 21 No
    Adamant Hatchet 31 No
    Sacred clay hatchet* 40 Yes
    Rune Hatchet 41 No
    Dragon Hatchet 61 Yes
    Inferno Adze 61 Yes

     

    * The sacred clay hatchet awards double the normal experience gained for every log it cuts from a tree.

    Lumberjack clothing can be obtained from killing undead Lumberjacks during the Temple Trekking/Burgh de Rott Ramble minigames (the broken bridge puzzle). Each piece of lumberjack clothing, when worn, will increase the amount of XP you receive from chopping a log. When wearing the whole set, you will attain a 2.5% XP bonus for each log chopped.

    Level 44 woodcutting is required to wear these members only, untradable items, and to obtain them you must have completed the Priest in Peril, Nature Spirit, In Search of the Myreque and In Aid of the Myreque quests. Additionally for the Burgh de Rott Ramble you must have completed Darkness Of Hallowvale quest. Considering the intensity and time required to get them, it would be going out of your way to get them if you have not done any of the requirements as it is. However for the avid woodcutter, it is time well spent.

    Picture Name Individual XP boost
    Lumberjack hat 0.4%
    Lumberjack top 0.8%
    Lumberjack legs 0.6%
    Lumberjack boots 0.2%

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Normal Tree Training Location Map

    4.0 – Training Methods and Locations
    Level 1-35

    Level 1 is the starting point for all great woodcutters. At this level, you can cut normal and evergreen trees. Members can use the regular logs they obtain from such trees, to fletch arrow shafts. A good spot to train for non-members is by draynor manor with the forest of dead trees. At level 15, you can chop oak trees. However, these can be a little slow, so if you stay around the same general area of Draynor woods, you can interchange between regular trees and oaks. An alternate place to cut oaks are the ones just under the grand exchange; few players rarely cut oaks there. At level 25, you should now be able to chop oaks fast enough; continue chopping in the forest just east of Draynor. At level 30, you can chop willows, but continue with oaks until around level 35 – allowing you to chop willows faster. Members should consider training in McGrubor’s Woods, as it is not crowded and the trees are more spread out.

     

    Level 36-60

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Willow Log Location AnimationFrom level 36, you should be able to chop willows fast enough. For Free players, the best place to chop and bank your willows is Draynor Village, just south of the bank. For Members, you can go past the willows outside the Barbarian Assault mini game, as there are eight willow trees, accompanied by a deposit box just inside the mini game. Willow logs can be a very good money-maker for lower levels, making up to 25k per hour. Other good spots include South of Rimmington, West of Port Sarim, East of Port Sarim, and beside the Champions’ Guild. Unfortunately these spots are second-rate, due to the fact that there are no nearby banks. However, if you are dropping or burning your logs as you go, these places are never crowded, so are far better than Draynor. For members, there are also large amounts of willow trees located by the Lady of the Lake, in Taverley. Once again, there is no bank handy for banking logs, so this spot is better for people burning or dropping their logs.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Maple Log Location AnimationMembers can also cut maple trees at level 45. Maples don’t give quite as good experience as willows, but if you are cutting for money, fletching or firemaking, then these will give a bonus over willows in that they give more experience when fletched or burned, and sell for more. Members can make use of the massive maple tree plantation north of Seers Village, or the smaller grove just above the Seers’ Village Bank. There are also several trees scattered elsewhere around Seers’ Village, if you don’t mind running around a bit. Barbarian Outpost has four willow trees, and a deposit box for banking them. They are quiet, but the lack of a proper bank may put some people off.

    Free players: Willows are the best experience for free players, even at higher levels.

    Members: You can continue with willows past level until yews or you can swap over to Maple Trees, in Seers Village, and outside Sinclair Mansion. If you are only chopping for Woodcutting experience, willows give the best experience until, like Free players, you can chop yews quickly. Use a Games Necklace to quickly teleport to the Barbarian Assault mini game.

     

    Level 60-75

     

    At level 60, you can now chop yew trees. Trying to do so at this level, though, is utterly pointless. The only reason you would even bother is if you are after money; however, yew logs only make around 30k-45k an hour at level 60, so it’s really not worth it. There are four locations where free players can chop yews easily. These four free world locations are Edgeville, North of Varrock Castle, South of Falador and North-East of Rimmington (this image is not detailed below) as detailed in the image below. These are also less-crowded, but more out-of-the-way locations; North-East of Port Sarim, East of Draynor Village, East of Varrock, and in Lumbridge Churchyard.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Free Yew Log Location Animation

    Members have a few more options for chopping yews, namely the very popular grove of trees at Catherby, and the three churchyard trees in Seers’ Village, as shown in the image below. There are some other less-crowded spots as well, including several Yew trees in the Tree Gnome Stronghold and Zanaris, as well as a large number in the Piscatoris hunting area.

    Perhaps one of the better options, Yew trees are present in the Gnome Stronghold, underneath the central bank. There are a total of 3 Yew trees; on top of that, there is a Farming spot where Trees may be planted. With a Farming level of 60, a player may plant a Yew tree at this spot, allowing them to chop 4 Yew trees. The main advantage is that it is extremely close to a bank; the bank is literally on top of the trees. However, the Yew seeds are a little expensive at times but well worth it if you plan on cutting trees there often.

    After completing the quest Rocking Out, you can use your locker in Rimmington to deposit the yew logs you cut.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Members' Yew Log Location Animation

    Free players: If you are only after money, you can begin chopping yews. Otherwise, stick with willows if you are after experience. At level 70, woodcutting yews picks up a bit, although not enough to outrun willows in the experience per hour department.

    Members: Once again, if you are only after money, you can start chopping yews now. However, it’s advisable to continue to train on willows, or maples, until at least level 75, which is the earliest time where you can chop yews easily. A good place to cut willows or maples is north of the Seers bank or outside the Barbarian Outpost.

    Level 76-99

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Magic Log Location AnimationYou are an expert at woodcutting at this point. You can chop nearly every log in the game, and you can do it well. You should know the best places to chop whatever it is you are after, but we’ll cover some good magic tree locations all-the-same.

    At level 75, members can chop magic trees. However, if you are after experience, stay with willows. Even at level 80, magic trees are very slow. The magic tree areas are often crowded, so you also have to put up with that if you decide to chop magic trees for money. You would be better off chopping yews until at least level 85 before you begin trying to chop magic trees. The best places to cut magic trees are south-west of Lletya, south-west of Seers Village (near the Rangers’ Guild), outside Thormac the Sorcerer’s Tower, around the Gnome Stronghold, and at the Mage training area.

    Free players: The best trees free players can chop are yews, and the best locations for yews are outlined in the previous section.

    Members: Stick with yews until at least level 85, which is the earliest chopping magic trees becomes a speedy option. Even then they are not ‘fast’ though. Until 85, yew trees will deliver some decent money, and willows will give you the best experience.

    A lot of players are also cutting willow logs for very fast experience, yet the profit isn’t that high. While cutting willows, you can get bird nests faster and you can sell the seeds, or either plant them yourself. To get more money, crush your bird nests and sell them to herblorists. The best place is now next to Barbarian Assault, as the deposit box is really close to the trees.

    With the completion of the Spirit of Summer quest, you can get access to the spirit world in the ruins east of bounty hunter. There is a cursed magic tree where the normal magic tree in the real world is chopped, therefore you can have unlimited magic logs and can use a games necklace to teleport to bounty hunter and use the bank there.

    5.0 – Making Money

    For lower leveled woodcutters, the recommended logs to chop are normal logs. These can sell for lots of cash because players desire them in fletching and construction. I would suggest to keep cutting these if you wish to gain a bigger profit; cut these until level 30. You can even chop these until level 45 for members, or 60 for F2P players, as willow logs sell for around 19gp each. Cutting oak logs at a low level is also recommended since members buy these for construction uses.

    Cutting yew logs at level 60 is difficult. They are the best logs for F2P and I suggest cutting them at level 65 – 70. It is a great way to make money. Cut these for money until level 99 for F2P or level 80 – 85 for P2P.

    Cutting Eucalyptus logs is another method similar to yew logs. They require 58 woodcutting and are recommended to cut around 60-65 woodcutting. These logs can easily be cut east of Mobilising Armies and banked at the Mobilising Armies bank. (NOTE: There are Ogress (Level-69-99) and Wolves (Level-64) there and the area is multi-combat, so it is suggested to bring food and good armour if you are low level.

    At level 85 magic logs are easier to get than at level 75, but they are still hard. There is no level at which they become ‘easy’. Cut these until level 99 if you want, or stay at yews until you think you get enough magic logs. Don’t be fooled by the money, you will work long hours if you’re planning on selling magic logs in bulk.

    Also, for maximum productivity in woodcutting for money, it is encouraged to have a beaver (level 33 Summoning), which can greatly enhance the amount of money you make at higher levels with its multichop and forager abilities.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Ent Image

    6.0 – Random Events

    There is one Random Event that can occur while woodcutting.

    The random event is a bird’s nest, which will occasionally fall from a tree and onto the ground while you woodcut. Search the nest to find a ring, tree seeds, or a bird egg. Wearing a strung rabbit foot necklace will increase the chance of this random event.

    Tree spirits are a retired random event. They appear at different combat levels depending on your own level and attack you. If you kill one they drop hatchets, coins, uncut gems, and nature runes. If you run far enough away they disappear. This random event was retired on February 25th, 2009.

    Previously there was a third and fourth random event, hatchet separation/ents, which has since been removed from the game. For hatchet seperation, the head of your hatchet would fly off. To fix it all you needed to do was simply pick the head up, and use it with the handle to repair the tool. Upon the removal of the event the hatchet heads were reattached with handles automatically if held within banks or inventories. As for the ent, it would appear randomly while cutting trees and it would destroy your hatchet if you chopped it long enough.

    7.0 – Growing Trees

    With the addition of the Farming skill, players are now able to grow their own trees to cut. There are five locations where a player can grow a tree. You can grow oak, willow, maple, yew and magic trees in these spots, which are located in Lumbridge, Falador Park, Taverley, Varrock and Tree Gnome Stronghold. You get normal woodcutting experience for cutting the trees you have grown. See the Farming Guide for more information on growing trees.

    8.0 – Canoes
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Canoe on a Rack Canoes are a recent addition to RuneScape, which allow members to paddle along the River Lum. Every type of canoe can take you up and down the river, but only one type can take you into the wilderness. The Waka canoe takes you through an underground river into level 35 wilderness, by the moss giants and is widely used for returning in clan battles. Take note that you cannot return by canoe in the wilderness, so make sure you want to go there first!

    To make a canoe, use your hatchet at the “canoe station,” which actually looks like a dead tree. Then, once the log has fallen onto the carving station, use your hatchet with it, to create the canoe. The lower-grade metal type your hatchet is, the longer it takes to make a canoe. Check out the Getting Around guide to learn where the canoes can take you and how many hubs each canoe can sail past.

    Canoe Name Woodcut level Experience
    Log 12 30
    Dugout Canoe 27 60
    Stable Dugout Canoe 42 90
    Waka Canoe 57 150

    9.0 – Woodcutting Mini-Game

    There is a mini-game involving woodcutting. What this mini-game involves is cutting back the jungle around the Tai Bwo Wannai Village and repairing the fence around the village. While hacking away at the jungle with your machete, you can find one of several events. A monster may jump out at you such as a Broodoo Victim, Bush Snake Tribesmen or some Mosquitoes. You could also find a gem rock or uncover a rare goutweed plant.

     

    Jungle Type Experience
    Light Jungle 32
    Medium Jungle 55
    Dense Jungle 81

     

    See the Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup guide for more information on this game.

    10.0 – Quests for Experience

     

    Quests with a choice Experience

     

    11.0 – Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: Where can I find Maple trees in F2P?A: Unfortunately, free players cannot chop maple trees, despite the fact they are tradable and can be burnt on free worlds.

    Q: Where are Teak and Mahogany trees?A: Teak and Mahogany trees can be found in the Tai Bwo Wannai village area, to the right of Trufitius’ hut. To gain access to the tree enclosure, you will have to pay 100 trading sticks, which you can obtain by doing the Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup mini game. Teak logs can also be found somewhere in the Kharazi Jungle, Ape Atoll Uzer and on the peninsula South-West of Castle Wars, while Mahogany logs can be found on the eastern side of the Khazari jungle and on Ape Atoll.

    Q: Is the Dragon Hatchet better than the Rune Hatchet?A: Yes. Jagex released an update to make the Dragon Hatchet cut logs faster than a Rune Hatchet. Before that it just looked different, but cut logs at the same pace.

    Q: Is the Dragon Hatchet worth buying?A: This depends. If you have enough money to buy a Dragon Hatchet, then go ahead. However, there is no need to stress if you can’t – a Rune Hatchet is more than sufficient to train woodcutting all the way to 99 with.

    Q: What is the quickest way to gain woodcutting levels?Cutting willow trees down for woodcutting experience will offer you the best experience per hour, opposed to cutting down yew or maple logs for experience. You can expect to receive approximately 20,000 to 45,000 woodcutting experience an hour via willows, however the experience you receive per hour may alter, depending on your woodcutting level. Magics = Great money, bad experience.Yews = Good money, bad experience.Maples = Average money, average experience.Teaks = Average money, average experience.Willows = Great experience, bad money.

    Q: Do you get experience from birds’ nests?A: No, you will only get experience from cutting logs. Getting a bird’s nest from a tree, no matter what the reward, will not give you any experience.

    Q: Is there anything that gives experience bonuses when cutting logs?A: Yes! Besides the Lumberjack clothing and Sacred Clay hatchets (see above), there is also the Seer’s Headband from the Seer’s Achievement Diary at the Medium or Hard difficulty. If woodcutting maple trees while wearing this headband, you will receive 10 bonus experience for each log cut.

    Thieving

    Posted in Runescape Skill Guides on November 11, 2009 by wowdarunescape
    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Dictionary: To take (something) by theft or commit theft.

    In RuneScape, thieving is a very diverse skill. You can pick locks, loot chests, steal from stalls, and even pick pocket certain people. All these acts can be very rewarding; however, they are still dangerous since there are always characters on the lookout for annoying thieves. A level 99 thief wrote this guide, providing all the best locations and strategies to help you level faster.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Picking a Lock

    Lock Picking

    Throughout the RuneScape world, you will find that you are unable to open certain doors. If you are lucky, the door you are trying to pass through can be pick locked. To pick a lock, simply right click on the door and select “Pick Lock.” If you are successful the door will open you will automatically walk through. If you fail, you will have to try again.

    Successfully opening some locked doors requires you to have a lockpick in your inventory in order to pick their locks. You can obtain lockpicks from other players, or pick pocketed from bandits and rogues. Martin Thwait in the Rogue’s Den also sells lockpicks.

    Door Location Required Level Experience Lockpick? Location Picture
    Door to 10gp Chest East Ardougne 1 3.5 No Picture
    Ardougne House Door East Ardougne 13 15 No Picture
    Door to Nature Chest East Ardougne 16 15 No Picture
    H.A.M. Trapdoor East of Draynor Village 17 4 No Picture
    Axe Hut Door Level 54 Wilderness 32 25 Yes Picture
    Ardougne Sewers Gate Ardougne Sewers 31 25 No Picture
    Pirate Hall Level 54 Wilderness 39 35 Yes Picture
    Chaos Druid Tower North of Ardougne 46 37.5 No Picture
    Paladin Door Ardougne Palace 61 50 No Picture
    Yanille Agility Dungeon Door Eastern Yanille 82 50 Yes Picture

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Stealing From a Chest

    Chest Looting

    Unlike doors, the chests you are able to thieve from in RuneScape are not safe. If you do not take care when thieving from chest, the traps hidden in them will hurt you. To find a trap on a chest, right click on it and select “Search for Traps.” Your character will automatically find the trap and disarm it if your thieving level is high enough.

    To add onto the danger of thieving from chests, you have a chance of getting a poison cloud any time you search for a trap. The cloud doesn’t poison you, but it can do a little bit of damage so be sure to take along some food if you plan on thieving from these chests.

    Please note that when you loot the Paladin and Blood Rune chests, you will be teleported outside their containing buildings. For the most part, chests do not give very good experience. The only chest that is really worth thieving is the Blood Rune Chest since it produces a fair amount of profit on top of the experience given. (NOTE: When thieving the Dorgesh-Kaan chests, you will need a lockpick).

    Chest Location Required Level Experience Items Thieved Respawn Time Location Picture
    10gp Chest Ardougne (x2)
    Rellekka
    Axe Hut (x3)
    13 7.5 10GP 7 seconds Picture
    Nature Chest Ardougne (x2)
    Rellekka
    28 25 3GP, Nature Rune (1) 10 seconds Picture
    50gp Chest Ardougne 43 125 50GP 70 seconds Picture
    Arrow Tip Chest* Hemenster
    Rellekka
    47 150 5 Steel Arrow Tips and 20GP 210 seconds Picture
    Average Chest Dorgesh-Kaan 52 200 Oil lantern, bullseye lantern, cave goblin mining helmet, frog armour, cave goblin wire, rope, frog armour, bone bolts, bone crossbow, bone dagger, H.A.M. clothes, spade, bucket, hammer, newcomer map, big bones, coins, runes (air, earth, fire, water, body, mind, cosmic, chaos, nature, death or law), staff orb, talisman (water, air, earth or fire), Dorgeshuun light orb, empty light orb, Oldak’s Marvellous Moving-over-distance Sphere, clue scroll, charms 165 seconds N/A
    Blood Rune Chest Chaos Druid Tower 59 250 500GP, Blood Rune (2) 180 seconds Picture
    Customs Lockers Rock Island Prison (x17), Must have completed Rocking Out 63 75 Rune scimitar, uncut diamond, uncut ruby, uncut emerald, uncut sapphire, shark, mithril bar, gold bar, pirate boots, steel sword, iron bar, pirate shirt, eye patch, steel scimitar, iron scimitar, bronze scimitar, clue scroll, 300 coins 200 seconds N/A
    Paladin Chest Ardougne Palace 72 500 1,000GP, Raw Shark, Adamant Ore, and Uncut Sapphire 240 seconds Picture
    Rich Chest Dorgesh-Kaan 78 650 Uncut gems (including semi-precious), bullseye lantern, cave goblin mining helmet, frog armour, iron bar, Dorgeshuun light orb, empty light orb, 500-2500 coins, charms 510 seconds N/A

    * Requires lock pick to open chest.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Stealing From a Stall

    Stall Thieving

    In the past, you could only thieve stalls in the city of Ardougne, however recently there have been many stall-thieving additions to the game. Stealing from stalls is a lot like chest looting; however, there are no traps on the stall. Instead, certain in game characters will be on the lookout for thieves like you and will fight you or knock you out if they catch you.

    To thieve from a stall, right click and select “Steal from.” If nobody catches you in the act, you will take the items from the stall and they will appear in your inventory.

    You may be caught by the stall owner or any guard type NPC surrounding the stall. To avoid this, try to stay out of their lines of sight.

    When training the skill of thieving, the stall that require a high thieving level to steal from are not very useful because of their slow rates of respawn. I would recommend thieving from the Vegetable, Baker’s, Tea, Silk, Seed and Fur stalls for the best experience.

    Please note that the time listed is when stealing from a stall on a crowded world. An emptier world will have a slower respawn time.

    Stall Required Level Location Experience Items Thieved Respawn Time
    Vegetable Stall 2 Miscellania and Etceteria 10 Onion, Cabbage, Potato, Tomato, or Garlic 2 seconds
    Baker’s Stall 5 Ardougne
    Keldagrim
    16 Cake, Chocolate Slice, or Bread 4 seconds
    Crafting Stall 5 Marim
    Keldagrim
    10 Chisel, Uncut Emerald, Ring Mould, or Necklace Mould 7 seconds
    Monkey Food Stall 5 Marim 16 Banana 7 seconds
    Monkey General Stall 5 Marim 10 Pot, Hammer, or Tinderbox 7 seconds
    Tea Stall 5 East Varrock 16 Cup of Tea 5 seconds
    Rock Cake Stall 15 Gu’Tanoth 10 Rock cake 6 seconds
    Silk Stall 20 Ardougne
    Keldagrim
    24 Silk 6 seconds
    Wine stall 22 Draynor Village Market 27 Jug of water, Jug of wine, Grapes, Jug, Bottle of wine, Uncut sapphire 14 seconds
    Seed Stall 27 Draynor Village Market 10 See Master Farmer 11 seconds
    Fur Stall 35 Ardougne 36 Fur, Gray Wolf Fur 12 seconds
    Fish Stall 42 Rellekka 42 Raw Salmon, Raw Tuna, or Raw Lobster 10 seconds
    Crossbow Stall 49 Keldagrim 52 3 Bronze Bolts, Wooden Stock, or Bronze Limbs 10 seconds
    Silver Stall 50 Ardougne
    Keldagrim
    54 Silver Ore 30 seconds
    Spice Stall 65 Ardougne 81.3 Spice 80 seconds
    Magic Stall 65 Marim 100 Air, Earth, Fire, Water, or Law Rune (1) 80 seconds
    Scimitar Stall 65 Marim 160 Iron Scimitar 80 seconds
    Gem Stall 75 Ardougne
    Keldagrim
    16 Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, Diamond 180 seconds

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Pick pocketing a Hero

    Pick Pocketing

    Pick pocketing is one of the major aspects of thieving since there are so many characters to pick pocket around RuneScape. To pick the pocket of a NPC, right click on it and select “Pickpocket.”

    If you are successful, you will have gained some loot and thieving experience. If you fail, the NPC will stun you. When you are stunned, you will be unable to move.

    Remember the higher the thieving level you have, the lower the chance that you will fail.

    Pick pocketing will usually bring the best experience for thieving enthusiasts. The best NPC’s to thieve from for the most efficient training would be Men/Women, Warrior women, Warriors, Rogues, Master Farmers, Guards, Desert bandits, Knights of Ardougne, Yanille Watchmen and Paladins.

    NPC Required Level Experience Stun Effects Locations
    Man/Woman 1 8 5 seconds
    1 Damage
    Lumbridge, Varrock, Falador, Edgeville
    3GP
    Farmer 10 14.5 5 seconds
    1 Damage
    Lumbridge, Falador, Ardougne
    9GP, Potato seeds, Onion seeds
    Female H.A.M. Follower 15 18 6 seconds
    1-3 Damage
    H.A.M Hideout
    Bronze-Steel Dagger, Bronze-Steel Pickaxe, Uncut Jade, Uncut Opal, Buttons, Damaged Armour, Rusty Sword, Bronze-Steel Arrows, Clue Scroll(level 1), Herbs, Bronze-Steel Hatchet, Needle, Thread, 2-22gp, Iron Ore, Coal, Ham Hood, Ham Shirt, Gloves, Ham Skirt, Boots, H.A.M Logo, Ham Cloak, Anchovy, Feathers, Hardleather Body, Cow Hide, Logs, Raw chicken, Buttons.
    Male H.A.M. Follower 20 22 6 seconds
    1-3 Damage
    H.A.M Hideout
    Bronze-Steel Dagger, Bronze-Steel Pickaxe, Uncut Jade, Uncut Opal, Buttons, Damaged Armour, Rusty Sword, Bronze-Steel Arrows, Clue Scroll(level 1), Herbs, Bronze-Steel Hatchet, Needle, Thread, 2-22gp, Iron Ore, Coal, Ham Hood, Ham Shirt, Gloves, Ham Skirt, Boots, H.A.M Logo, Ham Cloak, Anchovy, Feathers, Hardleather Body, Cow Hide, Logs, Raw chicken, Buttons.
    Warrior Woman 25 26 5 seconds
    2 Damage
    North Ardougne, Varrock Castle
    18GP
    Warrior 25 26 5 seconds
    2 Damage
    Al-Kharid
    18GP
    Rogue 32 35.5 5 seconds
    2 Damage
    Rogues’ Castle
    2-50GP, Air Runes (8), Lockpick, Jug of Wine, iron(p) dagger
    Cave Goblin 36 40 5 seconds
    1 Damage
    Dorgesh-Kaan
    Coins, iron ore, tinderbox, swamp tar, oil lantern, torch, green gloop soup, frog spawn gumbo, frog burger, crispy froglegs, bat shish, wall beast fingers, bullseye lantern, cave goblin wire
    Master Farmer 38 43 5 seconds
    3 Damage
    Draynor Village Market, North Ardougne
    Asgarnian Seed, Barley Seed, Belladonna Seed, Bittercup Mushroom Spore, Cabbage Seed, Cactus Seed, Cadavaberry Seed, Dwellberry Seed, Hammerstone Seed, Herb Seeds, Jangerberry Seed, Jute Seed, Krandorian Seed, Limpwurt Seed, Marigold Seed, Marrentil Seed, Nasturtium Seed, Onion Seed, Poison Ivy Seed, Potato Seed, Ranarr Seed, Redberry Seed, Rosemary Seed, Snapdragon seed, Strawberry Seed, Sweetcorn Seed, Toadflax Seed, Tomato Seed, Torstol Seed, Tarromin Seed, Watermelon Seed, Wildblood Seed, Woad Seed, or Yanillian Seed
    Guard 40 46.8 5 seconds
    2 Damage
    Varrock, Falador, Ardougne
    30GP
    Rellekka Citizen 45 65 5 seconds
    2 Damage
    Rellekka
    40GP, Steel nails(1)
    Bearded Pollnivnian Bandit 45 65 4 seconds
    5 Damage
    Pollnivneach
    40GP
    Desert Bandit 53 79 5 seconds
    3 Damage
    Bandit Camp (Desert)
    30GP, Lockpick, Antipoison (1)
    Knight of Ardougne 55 84.5 5 seconds
    3 Damage
    Ardougne
    50GP
    Pollnivnian Bandit 55 84 5 seconds
    5 Damage
    Pollnivneach
    50GP
    Watchman 65 137.5 5 seconds
    3 Damage
    Yanille Watch tower
    60GP, Bread
    Menaphite Thug 65 137 5 seconds
    5 Damage
    Pollnivneach
    60GP
    Paladin 70 151.75 5 seconds
    3 Damage
    Ardougne
    80GP, Chaos Runes (2)
    Gnome 75 198.5 5 seconds
    1 Damage
    Tree Gnome Stronghold, Tree Gnome Village
    300GP, Swamp Toad, King Worm, Gold Ore, Fire Orb, Earth Rune (1)
    Hero 80 275 6 seconds
    4 Damage
    Ardougne
    GP, Fire Orb, Wine, Death Runes (2), Blood Rune (1), Gold Ore, Cut Diamond (1)
    Elf 85 353.5 6 seconds
    5 Damage
    Lletya
    GP, Jug of Wine, Gold Ore, Cut Diamond, Death Runes (2), Natures (3), Fire orb
    Dwarf Trader 90 556.5 6 seconds
    1 Damage
    Keldagrim
    100/400 coins, certed bronze bar, certed iron bar, certed steel bar, certed mithril bar, certed adamantite bar, certed runite bar, certed tin ore, certed copper ore, certed iron ore, certed mithril ore, certed adamantite ore, certed runite ore, certed coal, level 3 clue scroll

    Training Methods

    The following steps are a guide to help level you thieving stat as fast as possible. Remember that they are just guidelines.

    Level 1-5

    When you first start out thieving, there is no choice of what to thieve. You must start out thieving men and women because they are the only thing you can thieve at levels 1-4. Once you have reached level 5 make your way to the Baker’s stall.

    Level 5-25

    After reaching level 5 thieving you can now thieve items from the Baker’s stall, which is the best experience at your level for a while. I recommend thieving from the Baker’s stall until about 25 thieving. Then you can take your shot at warriors.

    Level 25-40

    Finally, you can thieve more things around the RuneScape world. You should start thieving warriors to get your level up then when you reach 32 you can try rogues’ castle in the wilderness. They are good experience, but you should probably keep going with warriors. Also, you could steal from Baker stalls in Ardougne. They are fast XP up until you reach level 42. Alternatively, you could also steal from Master Farmers in Draynor Village at 38, but to successfully thieve from them regularly, it is recommended you start at around 40.

    Level 40-57

    These levels will most likely be the most monotonous. But at least they can be summed up into two words; Master Farmer. The master farmer does not give the most exp you could get but is the fastest way to raise your level. Rapidly clicking him over and over not only gives you an easy target to steal from but also, at some times, very good seeds such as Ranarr and Snapdragon.

    Level 57-65

    By now you are bored with the master farmer. This is good because now you get to work on some Guards. Just like leveling back in classic runescape. Not by killing them though, only stealing. At this level you will not get caught nearly as much and a full inventory of food can be brought due to the Guards only giving one loot type; Coins.

    Level 65-72

    You can thieve without having to waste your own food! You should head down to the Yanille Watch tower or teleport over there if you have completed the Watch tower Quest and begin. If you escape detection every time you steal from a Yanille Watchman, they will give you some bread and GP. Although that sounds like a good deal you should probably bring 10 units of food until you steal from a few Yanille Watchmen or are a higher level.

    Should you have done the The Feud quest, you can thieve Menaphites, provided you have access to the Menaphos desert city, using a blackjack at level 65. This can get you up to 150k xp an hour, depending on your thieving level.

    Level 72-99

    You can now thieve Paladins at 70 thieving, but you have two options here:

    1. If you want to make a lot of money, you should thieve paladins to whatever level you wish.
    2. If you want to make less money and get the best experience then you should go find a knight and begin thieving or pursue other methods of training such as those which are discussed below. Whatever you choose it only gets easier from here to thieve things with every level.

    Pyramid Plunder

    One of the best and also fastest way to train your thieving at this level is to use Pyramid Plunder. See our guide for what level thieving is required for each room along with rewards, experience earned per hour, and good ways to go through the pyramid.
    Sorceress’ Garden

    Another way to gain experience quickly, especially at lower levels such as 45-71 is to do the Sorceress’s Garden. The gardens are four seasonal mazes in which lie corresponding elementals. (Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring) The object of each maze is to either reach one of the two ends: the herb patches which are easier to reach or the Sk’irk fruit trees at the furthest point of the maze. When you take herbs or a fruit you are automatically teleported outside by the main fountain. There are many ways to make your way through the gardens but players usually find small quirks to shave time off of each run. This can be and is a very effective way to train thieving if spam clicking or Pyramids aren’t your thing. See our Sorceress’s Garden guide for more information about them.

    Other Information
    Random Events

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pillory

    There are only three random events for thieving. These are watchmen, poison gas clouds and the pillory.
    Poison Gas Cloud: This random event only appears while thieving chests. Any time you thieve a chest you have a chance of getting a poison cloud. This deals a small amount of damage, but will not poison you.; much like the Undead Ones in Shilo Village.
    Pillory: This random event gets you sent to the pillory where the game locks you in a cage and you have to unlock it to get out. While you are in the cage, a NPC will throw tomatoes at you, also other players can throw at you while you are caged.
    Watchmen: While no longer in the game, these could have appeared while doing any type of thieving activity. They would attack you and your current combat level determines their combat level.

    Tips and Tricks

    When pick pocketing NPCs always try to corner them into a building. Thus, they will stand still while you thieve from so you are not chasing them.

    You should make sure that you let them wander around every few minutes, or they reset to their spawning point. In addition, if you attack your NPC by mistake just go up some near by stairs and come back down and it will stop attacking you. Another method to use that will ensure that you don’t attack your NPC is by equipping any type of bow, without equipping arrows. This will prevent you from accidentally attacking them.

    When thieving, click to theive someone as fast as possible to get the best experience. If you get stunned, start clicking pickpocket again a second before the stun wears off due to the fact it takes a second to register the command in game.

    If you are thieving in Ardougne Center, do not bother to bring your own food. Just buy cakes from the baker on the server with the most cakes or just thieve.

    If you are thieving from a stall try and lock the shop owner or nearby guards into a building so they catch you less often. However, it does not always help, most of the time it does.

    Blackjacks

    Jagex introduced items called blackjacks during The Feud quest. These are very handy in pick pocketing, because depending on the type of blackjack, it can stun your opponent for a certain period, allowing you to pickpocket them successfully, without them stunning you. Though you can only use them on the NPC’s in the quest city of Pollnivneach. Blackjacks are a great way to train until level 71 because it is the fastest training method allowing you to get 150k experience an hour. However, it also requires concentration and many clicks.

    Rogues’ Den

    You have to work your way around a challenging maze, working steadily to not step into traps or you can be sent back to the beginning! Check out the guide on Rogues’ Den.

    Sorceress’s Garden

    Osman from the Sorceress’s Garden minigame gives very generous thieving experience in exchange for Sq’irk juice.

    Pyramid Plunder

    Pyramid plunder is currently the best way to train your thieving. The fast experience appeals to a wide range of master thieves. For more information on this mini game check out our guide.

    Other clothing

    Those who wish to be a little more effective hunting, will be able to get Dark Kebbit fur from the Falconry Hunting Area. The dark kebbits can be caught if you have 57 hunting. The fur can be made into Gloves of Silence which increase your success rate of thieving, but they require a hunting level of 54. The gloves degrade when players are caught pickpocketing and are destroyed after about 60 failures.

    8.0 – Quests for Experience

    Here is a list of the quests that give Thieving experience as a reward upon completion.

     

    Quests with a choice Experience

     

    Summoning

    Posted in Runescape Skill Guides on November 11, 2009 by wowdarunescape
    Table of Contents

    1.0 – Introduction

    Sir Gollum08's Summoning Picture

    Summoning was released on January 15th, 2008, after nearly a month of anticipation, suspense, and speculation. Prior to the update, Jagex released four Development diaries outlining some of the basic concepts behind Summoning: the development, various aspects of the skill, and several hints hidden between the lines. The skill itself is somewhat complex; in fact, it is significantly more complex than the average skill.

     

    The skill is much like Herblore; it requires the player to complete a quest in order to gain access to the skill. In order to start training Summoning, a player must complete the Wolf Whistle quest. Talk to Pikkupstix in Taverley to begin the Quest. This skill involves three distinct steps, unlike most other skills.

     

    The first major step is to take the essence of a familiar, and infuse it into pouches. This part of the skill gives players the most experience; in other words, it is the hardest part of the skill. The second step is summoning the familiars, each one unique in many different ways, with its own special abilities, whether it be aiding players in combat, assisting players with various skills, or holding onto certain items. The third and final step is using the summoning scrolls, made out of pouches that have not been used to summon a familiar. These scrolls are essential if you want to make use of a monster’s unique abilities.

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Summoning ring

    2.0 – The Basics

    To begin summoning, you must complete the Wolf Whistle quest. Completing the quest gives you 276 exp and brings you to level four summoning. From here you will be able to make dreadfowl pouches and scrolls, which is where your training begins. Having completed the quest you will have been introduced to the basics of summoning, but we will go over them once more to reinforce the knowledge.

     

    2.1 – Summoning Familiars
    Creating a Pouch

    Before you can summon a creature you need to create a pouch to summon it from. In order to create a summoning pouch you will need to collect some items, and infuse them into an empty pouch at a summoning obelisk. Clicking on an obelisk will bring up the pouch creation menu (Picture), from there you can select which pouch you would like to make.

     

    You can increase the rate at which you get experience by making more than one pouch at the same time. To do this simply right click on the pouch you wish to create and click Infuse-All (Picture). You don’t have to use the obelisk in Taverley, although it is recommended. There is more information on obelisks further on in the guide. Creating pouches is the most effective way of gaining Summoning experience. In fact, it is the only logical way, as you will see in a moment.

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of summoning a familiarZybez Runescape Help's Spider Carcass Screenshot

    Summoning a Familiar

    To summon a familiar, you will require a pouch for that familiar. If you have a pouch for a Spirit wolf, right click on it, and select Summon Spirit wolf. This will Summon a Spirit wolf that will then follow you around and aid you in any combat that takes place in a multi combat area. However, you can only summon a familiar for a certain amount of time. This time limit is displayed on the summoning tab on your side interface.

     

    Each time you summon a familiar you will use a certain amount of summoning points (1-10). Renewing your familiar will cost you the same amount of points as it took you to summon the creature. When you have used up all your summoning points, you can recharge them by either drinking a summoning potion or right-clicking on a summoning obelisk, and selecting renew-points (Picture). You will not be able to bring your familiar too close to a Summoning obelisk. This means that you will have to dismiss your familiar before you can recharge your summoning points, unless you use a summoning potion. Summoning familiars gives very little experience by comparison to making the pouches themselves. You do get some experience, but it has virtually no effect. You cannot have more than one familiar out at the same time; you will have to dismiss your current familiar before you can summon another.

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the summoning familiar interface

    Using Special Moves

    Each of your familiars has its own special move. Special moves are very similar to Magic spells: they are are activated when you click on a special move icon in the Summoning interface, but unless you have the appropriate special move scroll in your inventory, you will not be able to perform the special move. To create a special move scroll you will need to be next to a Summoning obelisk with some already made pouches of the creature that does the special move you want. To create a scroll, simply click on the obelisk with the pouch in your inventory, go to the scroll creation menu tab (Picture) and select which scroll you would like to create.

     

    You can create any amount of scrolls at the same time by right clicking the corresponding icon and selecting Create X or Create All. Each pouch will create 10 special move scrolls. When you have summoned your familiar and are in combat, you can open up the summoning tab and select the Special Move icon to order your Familiar to use its special attack on a specific enemy. Each special move will use one Scroll. Again, making scrolls yields an insignificant amount of experience compared to the amount of experience you gain from making the pouches.

     

    2.2 – Pet Followers

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the pet follower interface

    Not only can you summon new familiars to help you in combat, you can also get new pets that will follow you around RuneScape just as you could previously with cats.

     

    Getting your Follower

    The most basic summoning pet is the humble dog, but there are six variations of the puppy that you can buy from any pet shop for 500gp. Beyond this, however, you will need to raise your summoning level to access the other new pets. To get these pets, you will either need to hunt them, or be lucky enough to find an egg from bird nests. Some pets, such as Squirrels, need to be hunted before you can make it your pet.

     

    More information on this can be found in the Pets section of this guide. Eggs, on the other hand, can be found all across RuneScape, from Bird’s nests to Monster drops. When you have an egg, and you have the required Summoning level to have it as a pet, you can incubate the egg in any of the Pet shops found in RuneScape. After a given amount of time your egg will have hatched and you will have a new Pet follower to look after.

     

    Looking after your Pet

    When you have your pet, you will need to feed it and protect it until it is an adult. Information on your pet can be found by clicking on the Summoning tab on your interface, shown by the picture to the right. This tab shows you how hungry your pet is, and how developed it is.

     

    When your pet is hungry you will need to feed it; information on what food your pet needs can be found in the Pets section of this guide. The fact that the interface for both your pets and familiars is found on the same tab means that you can’t have both a pet and a familiar at the same time. On top of that, you cannot have two pets out at the same time.

     

    3.0 – Equipment

    Since the amount of experience gained from actually using your familiar or its special attack is very low, it is strongly suggested that to train summoning you focus on making pouches. This means that you will require a lot of equipment. The equipment that you will use is very important, and getting some of it can be very difficult. More information on this can be found later in this section of the guide.

    Picture Equipment Use Level to use Obtained From
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Pouch Put all the other items in a Pouch to turn it into a Summoning Pouch 1 Sold in Pikkupstix’s shop for 1gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit shard Required as part of the creation process of a Summoning Pouch 1 Sold in Pikkupstix’s shop for 25gp*
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Gold Charm Required as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 1 Killing monsters
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Green Charm Required as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 18 Killing monsters
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Crimson Charm Required as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 19 Killing monsters
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Blue Charm Required as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 23 Killing monsters
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Abyssal Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 54 Killing Abyssal monsters
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Obsidian Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 22 Killing TzHaar monsters
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Ravager Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 34 Exchange 2 Pest Control points for a charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spinner Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 34 Exchange 2 Pest Control points for a charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Shifter Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 34 Exchange 2 Pest Control points for a charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Torcher Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 34 Exchange 2 Pest Control points for a charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Talon beast Charm ** Required alongside other Charms as part of the creation process of certain Summoning Pouches 77 Killing Nail beasts during the Temple Trekking mini-game
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Antlers Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 40 Scrolls. 10 Sold in Pikkupstix’s shop for 100gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Adamant full helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 50 Scrolls. 20 Use the Adamant full helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Slayer Helmet (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 50 Scrolls. 20 Use the Slayer Helmet with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Snakeskin bandana (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 50 Scrolls. 20 Use the Snakeskin bandana with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Lizard skull Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 65 Scrolls. 30 Sold in Pikkupstix’s shop for 200gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Splitbark helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 50 Scrolls. 30 Use the Splitbark helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Rune full helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 60 Scrolls. 30 Use the Rune full helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Berserker helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 70 Scrolls. 35 Use the Berserker helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Warrior helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 70 Scrolls. 35 Use the Warrior helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Archer helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 70 Scrolls. 35 Use the Archer helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Farseer helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 70 Scrolls. 35 Use the Farseer helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Helm of Neitiznot (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 90 Scrolls. 45 Use the Helm of Neitiznot with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Feather headdress Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 150 Scrolls. 50 Sold in Pikkupstix’s shop for Xgp or obtained through the crafting skill
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Dragon med helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 110 Scrolls. 50 Use the Dragon med helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Lunar helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 110 Scrolls. 55 Use the Lunar helm with Pikkupstix.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Armadyl helm (e) Can be charged with Summoning scrolls, removing the need to keep scrolls in your Inventory. Holds up to 120 Scrolls. 60 Use the Armadyl helm with Pikkupstix.

     

    * The prices of spirit shards were halved on 17th January. For any shards bought before the price change, you will receive an approximated amount of spirit shards used from Pikkupstix.

     

    ** These are secondary charms, and must be used in conjunction with the gold, blue, green and crimson charms.

     

     

    Charm Common Drop Monster
    Gold Ice giant, Ice warrior, Ice spider, Fire giant, Rock crab, White wolf, Infernal Mages, Dagannoth, Black demon, Giant bats, Red dragon, Jogre, Ogre, Aberrant Spectre, Green dragon, Mutated bloodveld, Black knights, Jellies, Hellhound.
    Green Mithril Dragon(4), Red dragon, Bloodvelds, Jellies, Poison Spiders, Wild Dogs, Iron(2)/Steel(3) Dragons, Wolf, Nechryael, Green Dragon, Black knights, Aberrant Spectre
    Crimson Nechryael, Abyssal demon, White wolf, Dust devils, Greater demon, Metal dragons, Red dragon, Gargoyle, Bloodveld, Wolf, Shadow warriors, Waterfiend, Green Dragon, Black knights, Black demon, Aberrant Spectre, Cockroach soldier
    Blue All monsters that drop charms drop blue charms at varying rates, so the best monster to kill for blue charms is a monster that you can kill fast. This would include: Ice warriors, Fire giants, Dust devils, Gargoyles. Alternatively, you could kill a monster that drops blue charms more regularly than others, such as Tormented Wraiths and Aberrant Spectres.
    Abyssal Monsters found in The Abyss (this does include abyssal demons).
    Obsidian Tzhaar Xil, Tzhaar Ket(2)
    All Fire Giants, Basilisks, Bloodvelds, All Dragons, Ogres, Jogres, Ice giants, Giant Rock Crabs, Hellhounds, Shadow warrior, Ice warrior, Dagannoths, King Black Dragon (4), bloodworm, Cockatrice

     

    3.1 – Obtaining the Equipment

    When you complete the Wolf Whistle quest, Pikkupstix will give you 275 gold charms. These can be used to get you your first few summoning levels. To train summoning further and to create new familiars, however, you will need to collect more charms. There are 6 different varieties of charms: Gold, Green, Crimson, Blue, Abyssal and Obsidian. The first 4 charms are required to summon many familiars, while the other two are specifically used alongside another charm to get other familiars. Currently the only way to get Charms is from monster drops.

     

    It is believed that the best monster to kill in order to get charms is the humble Fire giant. Monsters like Bloodvelds, Hellhounds, Basilisks, Greater demons, Earth Warriors, Dragons and many more are the most frequent droppers for charms. However there are hundreds of more monsters that will drop charms. An alternate way of obtaining charms is by the Soul Wars minigame – by trading your zeal points for charms. A note to keep in mind is that neither the Obsidian Charm nor the Abyssal Charms are stackable, like the other ones. The following table outlines the monsters that have a more common droprate than other monsters.

     

    Pouches and Spirit shards

    Both Pouches and Spirit shards can be bought from Pikkupstix, Pouches cost 1gp and Spirit shards cost 25gp each, Spirit shards can also be bought from the Grand exchange. You will always use 1 Pouch when creating a summoning pouch, but the number of Spirit shards varies.

     

    There is no other way to obtain either of these items than to buy them from the shop. This means that there will be a high, and unavoidable cost associated with Summoning, and getting 99 summoning will be very expensive because of this. The overall cost goes hand-in-hand with the Construction skill.

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Birds Nest on the Ground

    Eggs

    Whilst chopping at trees when Woodcutting, players have a chance of a Random Event occurring that will drop a bird’s nest on the ground nearby. Nests can alternatively be received from Kingdom managing, which is a bit faster method. If you search any nest, you have a chance of receiving one of the eggs below, an item of jewellery, or seeds. These eggs can be incubated in a pet shop to grow some of the new Pets that are available. The Dragon egg is a rare drop from Dragons, with a very low drop rate.

     

    Note that penguin, cockatrice, vulture, chameleon, and dragon eggs can’t be obtained from a bird’s nest.

     

    Picture Egg Type Level Required Hatched Summon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Cockatrice Egg 43 Spirit Cockatrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Penguin Egg 30 Penguin
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Raven Egg 50 Raven
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Red Egg 70 Zamorak hawk
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Blue Egg 70 Saradomin owl
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Green Egg 70 Guthix raptor
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Vulture Egg 85 Vulture
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Chameleon Egg 90 Chameleon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Dragon Egg 99 Dragon

     

    Cockatrice Eggs

    The following eggs are obtained by using the Spirit cobra’s special ability known as Ophidian Incubation, which allows players to turn a regular egg from the table below, into a different cockatrice egg. These cockatrice eggs can then be used as the final ingredient to create pouches to summon the Cockatrice variations.

    Picture Egg Type Egg required Hatched Summon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Cockatrice Egg Chicken Egg Spirit Cockatrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Zamatrice Egg Red egg Spirit Zamatrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Saratrice Egg Blue egg Spirit Saratrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Guthatrice Egg Green egg Spirit Guthatrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Pengatrice Egg Penguin egg Spirit Pengatrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Vulatrice Egg Vulture egg Spirit Vulatrice
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Coraxatrice Egg Raven egg Spirit Coraxatrice

     

    4.0 – Obelisks

    Summoning Obelisks are very important, where you make your pouches, and ultimately, where you get your experience. It is important to find an obelisk that is very close to bank in order for you to get the fastest experience. Obelisks are also where you have to go to recharge your summoning points. There are 5 Obelisk locations in RuneScape, the most popular is in Taverley, as it is not only close to Falador, but close to a House location and a Hot air Balloon.

     

    This means that you can access it easily, unlike the majority of the other locations. Brimhaven will be an alternative route, via Brimhaven house portal. You can also use Karamja gloves 3 to teleport to Shilo Village and then take a cart to Brimhaven.

     

    4.1 – Obelisk and Pet Shop Locations

     

    Map Map
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    Taverley West of Brimhaven
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    Gu’Tanoth North of Menaphos
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    South of the Piscatoris Fishing Colony Mort Myre Swamp, Nature Spirit Grotto
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    Underground Pass Taverley pet shop
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    Yanille pet shop

    4.2 – Mini Obelisk Locations

    Mini Obelisks allow players to restore their summoning points only, they cannot be used to infuse pouches. Mini Obelisks are found all over RuneScape in large number and will always be nearby. For example players can find some of them on Karamja Volcano (southern side), inside Shilo Village, just west of the Duel Arena, at the Shantay Pass, just north of Pollnivneach, east of Sophanem, and near the moss giants in Varrock Sewers.

     

    You can also build a Mini Obelisk in your Player Owned House in the Menagerie room. 41 Construction is required. See our Construction guide for more information.

     

     

    Map Map Map Map
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    South of Draynor Village Duel Arena Edgeville, north-west of the Grand Exchange Etceteria
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    Feldip Hills Fishing Guild Rellekka in the Fremennik Province Tree Gnome Stronghold
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    Jatizso Karamja Volcano Lletya near Tirannwn Lunar Isle
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    Mos Le’harmless Nature Altar ruins Neitiznot Oo’glog
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    Port Khazard Port Phasmatys Port Sarim Rogue’s Castle
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    Shantay Pass Shilo Village East of Sophanem Combat Training Camp north of West Ardougne
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    Trollheim Tyras Camp Varrock Sewers Pollnivneach
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    South of West Ardougne, north of the Battlefield. Near the Black Demons in Brimhaven Dungeon Keldagrim TzHaar
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    Zanaris Near Rune Rocks in Heroes’ Guild Giant Mole Den King Black Dragon Lair
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    Slayer Dungeon entrance. Gu’Tanoth Dungeon west wall. Catherby Waterbirth Island dungeon
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    Barbarian Assault Stronghold of Security In the Aberrant Spectre section of the Desert Slayer Dungeon

     

    5.0 – The Summons

    The following tables outline the various types of Familiars available. In order to make the pouches, you must have the required items, and be at an Obelisk to make pouches.

     

    5.1 – List of Pouches

     

    Picture Summon Level Required XP Given XP for Summoning Duration (Minutes) Equipment Needed
    Pouch Charm Shards Final
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit wolf pouch 1 4.8 0.1 6 1 Gold 7 1 Wolf bones
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Dreadfowl pouch 4 9.3 0.1 4 1 Gold 8 1 Raw chicken
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit spider pouch 10 12.6 0.2 15 1 Gold 8 1 Spider carcass
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Thorny snail pouch 13 12.6 0.2 16 1 Gold 9 1 Thin snail
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Granite crab pouch 16 21.6 0.2 18 1 Gold 7 1 Iron ore
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit mosquito pouch 17 46.5 0.2 12 1 Gold 1 1 Proboscis
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Desert wyrm pouch 18 31.2 0.4 19 1 Green 45 1 Bucket of sand
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit scorpion pouch 19 83.2 0.9 17 1 Crimson 57 1 Bronze claw
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit Tz-Kih pouch 22 96.8 0.9 18 1 Crimson 64 1 Obsidian charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Albino rat pouch 23 202.4 2.3 22 1 Blue 75 1 Raw rat meat
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit kalphite pouch 25 220 2.5 22 1 Blue 51 1 Potato cactus
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Compost mound pouch 28 49.8 0.6 24 1 Green 47 1 Bucket of compost
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Giant chinchompa pouch 29 255.2 0.6 31 1 Blue 84 1 Chinchompa
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Vampire Bat pouch 31 136 1.5 33 1 Crimson 81 1 Vampire dust
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Honey badger pouch 32 140.8 1.6 25 1 Crimson 84 1 Honeycomb
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Beaver pouch 33 57.6 0.7 27 1 Green 72 1 Willow log
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Bull ant pouch 40 52.8 0.6 30 1 Gold 11 1 Bunch of marigolds
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Macaw pouch 41 72.4 0.8 31 1 Green 78 1 Guam
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Evil turnip 42 184.8 2.1 30 1 Crimson 104 1 Turnip
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Pyrelord pouch 46 202.4 0.9 32 1 Crimson 111 1 Tinderbox
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Magpie pouch 47 83.2 0.9 34 1 Green 88 1 Gold ring
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Bloated leech pouch 49 215.2 2.4 34 1 Crimson 117 1 Raw beef
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit terrorbird pouch 52 68.4 0.8 36 1 Gold 12 1 Raw bird meat
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Abyssal parasite pouch 54 94.8 1.1 30 1 Green 106 1 Abyssal charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit jelly pouch 55 484 5.5 43 1 Blue 151 1 Jug of water
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Ibis pouch 56 98.8 1.1 38 1 Green 109 1 Harpoon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit kyatt pouch 57 501.6 5.7 49 1 Blue 153 1 Kyatt fur
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit graahk pouch 57 501.6 5.7 49 1 Blue 154 1 Graahk fur
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit larupia pouch 57 501.6 5.7 49 1 Blue 155 1 Larupia fur
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Karamthulhu overlord pouch 58 510.4 5.8 44 1 Blue 144 1 Fish bowl
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Smoke devil pouch 61 268 3 48 1 Crimson 141 1 Goat’s horn dust
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Abyssal lurker pouch 62 109.6 1.9 41 1 Green 119 1 Abyssal charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit cobra pouch 63 276.8 3.1 56 1 Crimson 116 1 Snake hide
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Stranger plant pouch 64 281.6 3.2 49 1 Crimson 128 1 Bagged plant
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Barker toad pouch 66 87 1 8 1 Gold 11 1 Toad
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image War tortoise pouch 67 58.6 0.7 43 1 Gold 1 1 Tortoise shell
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Bunyip pouch 68 119.2 1.4 44 1 Green 110 1 Raw shark
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Fruit bat pouch 69 121.2 1.4 45 1 Green 130 1 Banana
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Ravenous locust pouch 70 132 1.4 24 1 Crimson 79 1 Pot of flour
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Arctic bear pouch 71 93.2 1.1 28 1 Gold 14 1 Polar Kebbit fur
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Phoenix pouch 72 301.8 7 30 1 Crimson 165 1 Phoenix quill
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Obsidian golem pouch 73 642.4 3.7 55 1 Blue 195 1 Obsidian charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Granite lobster pouch 74 325.6 3.7 47 1 Crimson 166 1 Slab of granite
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Praying mantis pouch 75 329.6 3.6 69 1 Crimson 168 1 Red Flower
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Forge regent pouch 76 134 1.6 45 1 Green 141 1 Ruby harvest
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Talon beast pouch 77 1015.2 1.6 49 1 Crimson 174 1 Talon beast charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Giant ent pouch 78 136.8 1.6 49 1 Green 124 1 Willow branch
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Hydra pouch 80 140.8 1.6 49 1 Green 128 1 Water orb
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit Dagannoth pouch 83 364.8 4.1 57 1 Crimson 1 1 Dagannoth hide
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Unicorn stallion pouch 88 154.4 1.8 54 1 Green 140 1 Unicorn horn
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Wolpertinger pouch 92 404.8 4.6 62 1 Crimson 203 1 Wolf bone
    1 Raw rabbit
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Pack yak pouch 96 422.4 4.8 58 1 Crimson 211 1 Yak hide

    5.2 – Cockatrice Variations

     

    Screenshot Picture Summon Level Required XP Given XP for Summoning Duration (Minutes) Equipment Needed
    Pouch Charm Shards Final
    Cockatrice Variations Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit cockatrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Cockatrice egg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit guthatrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Guthatrice egg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit saratrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Saratrice egg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit zamakatrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Zamatrice egg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit pengatrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Pengatrice egg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit coraxatrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Coraxatrice egg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Spirit vulatrice pouch 43 75.2 0.9 36 1 Green 88 1 Vulatrice egg

    5.3 – Minotaur Variations

     

    Picture Summon Level Required XP Given XP for Summoning Duration (Minutes) Equipment Needed
    Pouch Charm Shards Final
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Bronze minotaur pouch 36 316.8 3.6 30 1 Blue 102 1 Bronze bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Iron minotaur pouch 46 404.8 4.6 37 1 Blue 125 1 Iron bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Steel minotaur pouch 56 492.8 5.6 46 1 Blue 141 1 Steel bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Mithril minotaur pouch 66 580.8 6.6 55 1 Blue 152 1 Mithril bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Adamant minotaur pouch 76 668.8 7.6 66 1 Blue 144 1 Adamant bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Rune minotaur pouch 86 756.8 8.6 151 1 Blue 1 1 Rune bar

    5.4 – Titan Variations

     

    Picture Summon Level Required XP Given XP for Summoning Duration (Minutes) Equipment Needed
    Pouch Charm Shards Final
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Fire titan pouch 79 695.2 3.6 62 1 Blue 198 1 Fire talisman
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Ice titan pouch 79 695.2 4.6 64 1 Blue 198 1 Air talisman
    1 Water talisman
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Moss titan pouch 79 695.2 5.6 58 1 Blue 202 1 Earth talisman
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Lava titan pouch 83 730.4 6.6 61 1 Blue 219 1 Obsidian charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Swamp titan pouch 85 373.6 7.6 56 1 Crimson 150 1 Swamp lizard
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Geyser titan pouch 89 783.2 8.6 69 1 Blue 222 1 Water talisman
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Abyssal titan pouch 93 163.2 8.6 32 1 Green 113 1 Abyssal charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Iron titan pouch 95 417.6 8.6 60 1 Crimson 198 1 Iron platebody
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Steel titan pouch 99 435.2 8.6 64 1 Crimson 178 1 Steel platebody

    5.5 – Void Variations

     

    Picture Summon Level Required XP Given XP for Summoning Duration (Minutes) Equipment Needed
    Pouch Charm Shards Final
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Void ravager pouch 34 59.6 0.7 27 1 Green 74 1 Ravager charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Void shifter pouch 34 59.6 0.7 94 1 Blue 74 1 Shifter charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Void spinner pouch 34 59.6 0.7 27 1 Blue 74 1 Spinner charm
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Void torcher pouch 34 59.6 0.7 94 1 Blue 74 1 Torcher charm

     

    6.0 – Special Abilities

    The following table outlines all of the Special abilities that familiars can do. To make a Scroll, a player must go to an Obelisk with the appropriate Pouch, and open up the Scroll menu. This allows Players to convert 1 Pouch into 10 Scrolls. These scrolls are essential if you find the need to use the Familiars’ Special abilties during Combat. The Special Move points refer to the amount of points you will need in order to be able to perform the Special Ability. The points regenerate over time.

     

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Iron Minotaur Special Attack. Credit: Tera Chaos

     

    Picture Scroll Pouch Required Level Required Special Move Points Effect XP for Transforming/Casting
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Howl Spirit Wolf pouch 1 3 Causes NPC foes to flee 0.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Deadfowl Strike Scroll Dreadfowl Strike Dreadfowl pouch 4 3 Magical attack causing up to 3 damage 0.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Egg Spawn Scroll Egg Spawn Spirit Spider pouch 10 6 Generates a random number of red spider eggs on the ground 0.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Slime Spray Scroll Slime Spray Thorny Snail pouch 13 3 Inflicts up to 8 damage 0.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Stony Shell Scroll Stony Shell Granite Crab pouch 16 12 Gives you a +4 Defence boost 0.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Pester Scroll Pester Spirit mosquito pouch 17 3 Attacks a specified target 0.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Helectric Lash Scroll Electric Lash Desert Wyrm pouch 18 6 Magical attack, inflicting up to 5 damage and stuns your opponent 0.4
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Venom shot Scroll Venom shot Spirit Scorpion pouch 19 6 The next Range attack you inflict will be poisoned, if the ammunition can be poisoned 1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Fireball Assault Scroll Fireball Assault Spirit Tz-Kih 22 6 Hits up to 2 targets for up to 7 damage each 1.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Cheese Feast Scroll Cheese Feast Albino Rat pouch 23 6 Puts 4 cheese into the rat’s inventory 2.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Sandstorm Scroll Sandstorm Spirit Kalphite pouch 25 6 Inflicts up to 2 damage on up to 5 opponents 2.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Generate Compost Scroll Generate Compost Compost Mound pouch 28 12 Fills a nearby compost bin with compost or supercompost 0.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of an Explode Scroll Explode Giant chinchompa pouch 29 3 Explodes the chinchompa causing damage to nearby enemies 2.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Vampire Touch Scroll Vampire Touch Vampire Bat pouch 31 4 Inflicts up to 12 damage on your opponent, with a chance of healing 2 Hitpoints 1.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Insane Ferocity Scroll Insane Ferocity Honey Badger pouch 32 12 Reduces its Defence to increase its Attack and Strength 1.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a HMultichop Scroll Multichop Beaver pouch 33 3 Cuts up to 3 logs from a nearby tree 0.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Call to Arms Scroll Call to Arms Void ravager, shifter, spinner or torcher pouch 34 3 Teleports you to the Pest Control landers 0.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Bronze Bull Rush Scroll Bronze Bull Rush Bronze Minotaur pouch 36 6 Magical attack dealing up to 4 damage, with a chance of stunning your opponent 3.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Unburdden Scroll Unburden Bull Ant pouch 40 12 Restores run energy, depending on your Agility level 0.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Herbcall Scroll Herbcall Macaw pouch 41 12 A chance of creating herbs 0.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Evil Flames Scroll Evil Flames Evil Turnip pouch 42 6 Magical attack that drains the opponents Ranged level 2.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Petrifying Gaze Scroll Petrifying Gaze Spirit Cockatrice pouch (variants) 43 3 Deals up to 10 damage against an opponent, as well as reducing a combat skill by up to 3 (varies by type of cockatrice) 0.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Iron Bull Rush Scroll Iron Bull Rush Iron Minotaur pouch 46 6 Magical attack, inflicting up to 6 damage and a chance of stunning your opponent 4.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Immense Heat Scroll Immense Heat Pyrelord pouch 46 6 Smelts gold bars into jewellery without the use of a furnace 2.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Thieving Fingers Magpie pouch 47 12 Gives a Thieving boost of +2 0.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Blood Drain Bloated Leech pouch 49 6 You lose Hitpoints to restore stats, heal poison and disease 2.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Tireless Run Spirit Terrorbird pouch 52 8 Restores energy based on your Agility level, and gives a +2 Agility boost 0.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Abyssal Drain Abyssal Parasite pouch 54 6 Magical attack that drains opponent’s Prayer 1.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Dissolve Spirit Jelly pouch 55 6 A magical attack, inflicts up to 12 damage, and drains the opponent’s Attack 5.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Steel Bull Rush Steel Minotaur pouch 56 6 Magical attack that does up to 9 damage and might stun your opponent 5.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Fish Rain Scroll Fish Rain Ibis pouch 56 12 Produces fish up to bass 1.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Goad Scroll Goad Spirit graahk pouch 57 3 Attacks a selected enemy 5.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Ambush Scroll Ambush Spirit kyatt pouch 57 3 Makes your kyatt attack an enemy instantly with a chance of high damage 5.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Rending Scroll Rending Spirit larupia pouch 57 3 Magical attack that drains your enemies’ Strength 5.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Doomsphere Device Karamthulhu Overlord pouch 58 3 Inflicts up to 16 damage on your opponent 5.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Dust Cloud Smoke Devil pouch 61 6 Deals up to 8 damage on up to 6 opponent’s 3.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Abyssal Stealth Abyssal Lurker pouch 62 20 +4 to Agility and Thieving 1.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Ophidian Incubation Spirit Cobra pouch 63 3 Turns an egg into a Cockatrice egg 3.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Poisonous Blast Stranger Plant pouch 64 6 Inflicts 2 damage, with a 50% chance of poisoning 3.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Mithril Bull Rush Mithril Minotaur pouch 66 6 Magical attack that inflicts 12 damage while possibly stunning your opponent 6.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Toad Bark Barker Toad pouch 66 6 Inflicts up to 18 damage on your target 1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Testudo War Tortoise pouch 67 20 Gives a +8 Defence boost 0.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Swallow Whole Bunyip pouch 68 3 Allows you to eat an uncooked fish, if you have the requirement to cook it 1.4
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Fruitfall Fruit Bat pouch 69 6 Produces random fruit 1.4
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Famine Scroll Famine Ravenous locust pouch 70 12 Destroys a target player’s food 1.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Artic Blast Scroll Arctic Blast Arctic Bear pouch 71 6 Magical attack that inflicts up to 15 damage, with a chance of stunning your opponent 1.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Rise from the Ashes Scroll Rise from the Ashes Phoenix pouch 72 12 Rebirths the phoenix with full HP and it attacks anyone in a 3×3 area 5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Volcanic Strength Scroll Volcanic Strength Obsidian golem pouch 73 12 Increases your strength by +9 7.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Crushing Claw Granite Lobster pouch 74 6 Inflicts up to 14 damage, while draining up to 5 from opponent’s Defence 3.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Mantis Strike Praying Mantis pouch 75 6 Binds, inflicts Magic-based damage, and drains opponent’s Prayer 3.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Adamant Bull Rush Adamant Minotaur pouch 76 6 Magical attack that inflicts up to 16 damage, with a chance of stunning your opponent 7.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Inferno Scroll Inferno Forge regent pouch 76 6 Magical attack that disarm your enemies weapon or shield 1.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Deadly Claw Scroll Deadly Claw Talon beast pouch 77 6 Three magic attacks 11.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Acorn Missle Giant Ent pouch 78 6 Inflicts up to 17 damage on up to 3 targets. May drop acorns on the ground 1.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Titan's Constitution Scroll Titan’s Constitution Fire, Ice, or Moss titan pouch 79 20 12.5% boost to defence and hitpoints 7.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Regrowth Hydra pouch 80 6 Use on a Farming tree stump to instantly regrow the tree 1.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Spike Shot Spirit Dagannoth pouch 83 6 Ranged attack that inflicts up to 18 damage and stuns opponent 4.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Ebon Thunder Scroll Ebon Thunder Lava titan pouch 83 4 Magical attack that drains your enemies’ Special Attack 8.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Swamp Plague Scroll Swamp Plague Swamp titan pouch 85 6 Magical attack that attacks multiple targets and can cause poison 4.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Rune Bull Rush Scroll Rune Bull Rush Rune Minotaur pouch 86 6 Magic-based attack that inflicts up to 19 damage with a chance of stunning your opponent 8.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Healing Aura Scroll Healing Aura Unicorn Stallion pouch 88 20 Heals up to 15% of your Hitpoints 1.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Boil Scroll Boil Geyser titan pouch 89 6 Damages a target, doing more damage depending upon their armour 8.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Magic Focus Wolpertinger pouch 92 20 Gives you a +7 Magic boost. 4.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Essence Shipment Scroll Essence Shipment Abyssal titan pouch 93 6 Transports all the pure essence from your inventory and your titan’s to your bank 1.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Iron Within Scroll Iron Within Iron titan pouch 95 12 Three powerful melee attacks 4.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Howl Scroll Winter Storage Pack Yak pouch 96 12 Use special move on an item in your inventory to send it to your bank 4.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Steel of Legends Scroll Steel of Legends Steel titan pouch 99 12 Four powerful range attacks 5

    6.1 – Other Abilities

    The following tables list the other abilties that a familiar may have. These abilties include a variety, for example, Light enhancer, allowing your light source to be even brighter than usual. Remote view allows Players to see through the eyes of their Familiar, increasing their vision range. Some of the familiars have hidden Skill boost that is always active when they have been summoned, while some have a visible Skill boost. Others have a Right-click ability. Some of them are Foragers and Beast of Burden. Familiars indicated with a None for either means that they are not a Forager or Beast of Burden. If they are, the number indicated is the maximum number of items they can carry, whether they forage for it, or whether a Player decides to store items on them. Note that, in order to save space, the Scroll effect is excluded from the “Other Abilities” colum; details on those can be viewed above.

    Summon Level Required Fights (Combat level) Skill Focus Other abilities
    Spirit wolf 1 Yes (Level 26) Attack None
    Dreadfowl 4 Yes (Level 26) Magic Farming Boost (+1)
    Spirit spider 10 Yes (Level 25) Controlled Forager – Red spiders’ eggs
    Thorny snail 13 Yes (Level 26) Ranged Beast of Burden (3)
    Granite crab 16 Yes (Level 26) Defence Forager – Produces fish while summoner is Fishing
    Invisible Fishing boost (+1)
    Mosquito 17 Yes (Level 32) Attack None
    Desert wyrm 18 Yes (Level 31) Strength Forager – right-click to obtain ores
    Invisible mining boost (+1)
    Burrow – mines ore up to and including Iron
    Spirit scorpion 19 Yes (Level 51) Controlled None
    Spirit Tz-Kih 22 Yes (Level 36) Magic Right click – Despair, drains opponent’s Prayer while in Combat
    Albino rat 23 Yes (Level 37) Attack Forager – stores cheese after scroll use
    Spirit kalphite 25 Yes (Level 39) Defence Beast of Burden (6)
    Compost mound 28 Yes (Level 37) Strength Forager – compost and seeds
    Farming boost (1 + 2% of your Farming Level)
    Use a bucket on your compost mound to get compost. Deals 2 damage to your familiar.
    Giant Chinchompa 29 Yes (Level 42) Ranged Explode – randomly explodes during combat, dealing damage to nearby targets
    Vampire Bat 31 Yes (Level 44) Controlled Can heal itself when it inflicts damage on an opponent
    Light Enhancer
    Honey badger 32 Yes (Level 45) Strength Ferocious – chance of attacking again without delay
    Beaver 33 None None Forager – logs and planks
    Invisible Woodcutting boost (+2)
    Counts as a knife for Fletching
    Void ravager 34 Yes (Level 46) Strength Forager – Ores
    Invisible mining boost (+1)
    Void spinner 34 Yes (Level 40) Defence Healer – heals summoner 1 Hitpoint regularly
    Void shifter 34 Yes (Level 46) Attack Teleporter – teleports you to the Void Knight outpost when your Hitpoints fall below 10% of your total Hitpoints
    Void torcher 34 Yes (Level 46) Magic Right click – Strike, inflicts one extra damage with this attack
    Bronze minotaur 36 Yes (Level 50) Defence None
    Bull ant 40 Yes (Level 58) Controlled Beast of Burden (9)
    Macaw 41 None None Forager – herbs
    Remote view
    Improved chance of Herb drops
    Evil turnip 42 Yes (Level 62) Ranged Forager – Evil turnip slices
    Can heal itself when using Ranged attacks
    Spirit Cockatrice (variants) 43 Yes (Level 64) Magic Forager – cockatrice eggs
    Right click – Drain, inflicts damage on and drains a combat stat of your opponent, dependent on Cockatrice variant
    Iron minotaur 46 Yes (Level 70) Defence None
    Pyrelord 46 Yes (Level 70) Strength Invisible firemaking boost (+3)
    Counts as a tinderbox while Firemaking with 10 EXP bonus
    Magpie 47 None None Forager – jewellery
    Bloated leech 49 Yes (Level 76) Attack None
    Spirit terrorbird 52 Yes (Level 62) Controlled Beast of burden (12)
    Abyssal parasite 54 Yes (Level 86) Magic Beast of Burden (7) – unnoted rune/pure essence
    Prevents abyssal Prayer drain.
    Spirit jelly 55 Yes (Level 88) Strength None
    Steel minotaur 56 Yes (Level 90) Defence None
    Ibis 56 None None Forager – Fish while summoner is fishing
    Counts as a harpoon when fishing Tuna and Swordfish
    Gives invisible Fishing boost (+3)
    Spirit graahk 57 Yes (Level 93) Strength Invisible hunter boost (+5)
    Teleports to horned Graahk area
    Trample – if Graahk has to move to get into combat, it strikes twice
    Spirit kyatt 57 Yes (Level 93) Attack Invisible hunter boost (+5)
    Teleports to Piscatoris hunter area
    Pounce – when summoned directly into combat, the first attack hits upto three times the normal damage
    Spirit larupia 57 Yes (Level 93) Controlled Invisible hunter boost (+5)
    Teleports to Feldip hunter area
    Karamthulhu overlord 58 Yes (Level 95) Ranged Right click – Drown, attacks opponent with a Water spell
    Smoke devil 61 Yes (Level 101) Magic Right click – Flames, attacks opponent with a Fire spell
    Abyssal lurker 62 Yes (Level 93) Controlled Beast of Burden (7) – unnoted rune/pure essence
    Spirit cobra 63 Yes (Level 105) Attack None
    Stranger plant 64 Yes (Level 107) Controlled Forager – strange fruit
    Farming boost (1 + 4% of Farming level)
    Mithril minotaur 66 Yes (Level 112) Defence None
    Barker toad 66 Yes (Level 112) Strength Right click – Cannon, load a Cannonball in order to fire
    War tortoise 67 Yes (Level 86) Defence Beast of Burden (18)
    Bunyip 68 Yes (Level 70) Attack Healer – heals summoner 2 Hitpoints regularly
    Turns raw fish into Water runes
    Fruit bat 69 None None Forager – Fruit and seeds
    Light Enhancer
    Fly – Gathers fruit when walking through Karamja
    Ravenous locust 70 Yes (Level 120) Attack Remote view
    Can eat your opponent’s food
    Arctic bear 71 Yes (Level 122) Controlled Invisible hunter boost (+7)
    Counts as 2 pieces of Arctic Camoflouge
    Teleports you to the Trollweiss and Rellekka Hunter area
    Obsidian Golem 73 Yes (Level 126) Strength Invisible mining boost (+7)
    Granite lobster 74 Yes (Level 129) Defence Forager – gathers fish while summoner is fishing (including Sharks, even if summoner doesn’t have 76 Fishing)
    Invisible fishing boost (+4)
    Praying mantis 75 Yes (Level 131) Attack None
    Adamant minotaur 76 Yes (Level 133) Defence None
    Forge regent 76 Yes (Level 133) Ranged Right click – Fireball, attack that hits up to 6 targets for up to 5 damage each
    Counts as a tinderbox with 10 EXP bonus
    Talon beast 77 Yes (Level 135) Strength None
    Giant ent 78 Yes (Level 137) Controlled Forager – Oak logs
    Nature Link – turns pure essence into Nature or Earth runes
    Increased yield when harvesting fruit trees, belladonna and cacti
    Collects whiteberries at random
    Fire titan 79 Yes (Level 139) Magic None
    Ice titan 79 Yes (Level 139) Attack None
    Moss titan 79 Yes (Level 139) Strength None
    Hydra 80 Yes (Level 141) Ranged None
    Spirit Dagannoth 83 Yes (Level 148) Controlled Ferocious – Chance of attacking right after the previous attack, with no delay
    Lava titan 83 Yes (Level 148) Strength Chance of inflicting 5 extra damage with every attack
    Invisible firemaking boost (+10)
    Invisble mining boost (+10)
    Teleports you to the Lava maze
    Swamp titan 85 Yes (Level 152) Attack None
    Rune minotaur 86 Yes (Level 154) Defence None
    Unicorn stallion 88 Yes (Level 70) Controlled Healer – use scrolls to heal
    Right click – Cure, cures poison and disease
    Geyser titan 89 Yes (Level 200) Ranged Ranged boost (1 + 3% of your level)
    Use bowls on Geyser titan to obtain bowls of hot water
    Recharges Amulets of Glory
    Wolpertinger 92 Yes (Level 210) Magic Invisible Hunter boost (+5)
    5% Defence boost against Magic attacks
    Doubled yield and experience when harvesting berries
    Abyssal titan 93 Yes (Level 215) Attack Beast of Burden (7) – unnoted rune/pure essence
    Iron titan 95 Yes (Level 220) Defence Invisible Defence boost (+10% to stab, slash and crush Defence)
    Pack yak 96 Yes (Level 175) Strength Beast of burden (30)
    Steel titan 99 Yes (Level 230) Ranged Invisible Defence boost (+15% to stab, slash and crush Defence)

     

    7.0 – Pets

    Pets are the second part of summoning. Training your summoning level allows you to have new pet followers, the difference between your pets and your summoned familiars is that pets do not have a time limit, and they don’t aid you in combat. The benefits of having pets beyond having a follower are unknown. Pets require feeding after some time, even after your pet has become an adult. Pets grow to adult size when they have reached 100% growth.

     

    7.1 – Puppies

    All puppies are available at the pet shops in Taverley or Yanille, they can all be purchased at level 4 summoning for 500gp, upon completion of Wolf Whistle Quest. You will need to feed them with bones or raw meat. Note that they eat ONLY raw meat and bones, nothing else. Feeding bones to your puppy will not reduce its hunger level.

    Bulldog Dalmation Greyhound Labrador Sheepdog Terrier
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    7.2 – Other Pets

    The other pets that are available can’t be bought from stores. You will need to catch them or grow them yourselves using Hunter or an incubator respectively. As with puppies and kittens, these pets require feeding before growing to an adult and even after they’ve become a fully grown animal.

    Picture Name Level required How to get Eats
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Abyssal minion 4 Reward from the Soul Wars mini game Ashes
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Baby basilisk 4 Reward from the Soul Wars mini game Eye of Newts
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Baby kurask 4 Reward from the Soul Wars mini game Bones
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Creeping hand 4 Reward from the Soul Wars mini game Leather gloves
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Minitrice 4 Reward from the Soul Wars mini game Limpwurt roots
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Gecko 10 Hunt them south of Brimhaven or in north-east Karamja with a box trap Flies and beetle bits
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Platypus 10 Hunt them in Oo’glog with a box trap. You must have completed As a First Resort… in order to be able to keep them as a pet. Raw fish and ground fishing bait (baby)
    Raw fish and fishing bait (adult)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Broav 23 Hunt them near the Feldip Hills, a little bit east of the Hunting expert by using a pitfall trap. You must have completed While Guthix Sleeps to hunt them. Mort Myre Fungus
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Penguin 30 Grow from a Penguin egg using the incubator in the Pet shop. The egg can be obtained from the Penguin Keeper at Ardounge Zoo. Note that you need to have 30 summoning. Raw fish
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Giant Crab 40 Kill Mogres at the Mudskipper Point – after helping Skippy – to obtain a Crunchy Claw Token. Talk to Nung underwater to receive a pet Giant Crab. Raw fish
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Raven 50 Use a raven egg in incubator at the pet shop Ground fishing bait (chick)
    Fishing bait (adult)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Squirrel 60 Hunt them using a Net trap with nuts placed in it as bait Nuts
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Saradomin owl 70 Use a blue egg in incubator at the pet shop Ground fishing bait (chick)
    Fishing bait (older)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Zamorak hawk 70 Use a red egg in incubator at the pet shop Ground fishing bait (chick)
    Fishing bait (older)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Guthix raptor 70 Use a green egg in incubator at the pet shop Ground fishing bait (chick)
    Fishing bait (older)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Ex-Ex-Parrot 71 After completing Rocking Out you must use an Ex-Parrot on a magical cage. By doing so you will obtain an Dead Parrot in a Cage. You must then use the cage on the black rock that is used to feed the Parrot. The magical cage is available by talking to Bill Teach, but only after the quest has been completed. Dark energy- Obtained from the black rock near the entrance of the Mos Le’Harmless dungeon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image of a Phoenix Eggling Phoenix 72 After completing In Pyre Need, you can return to the Phoenix lair once a day. As you leave the lair, you may find yourself lost and you will come across a Phoenix Egg. The egg can be hatched by either clapping at it or kicking it. If you clap at it a cute Phoenix Hatchling will come out of the egg. If you kick it a mean Phoenix Hatchling will come out. Each of these birds have their own very different personalities. Ashes
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Raccoon 80 Hunt using a box trap Raw meat and fish
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Vulture 85 Grow from a Vulture egg using the incubator in the pet shop Ground fishing bait (chick)
    Fishing bait (adult)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Chameleon 90 Use a chameleon egg from Cairn isle on an incubator. Flies
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Monkey 95 Hunt using a box trap with a banana placed in the works Bananas
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Dragon 99 When killing dragons you have a rare chance of receiving a dragon egg as a drop. Once you have an egg, give it to the pet shop owner to hatch it into a baby dragon. Vast variety of raw meat, fish or chicken

     

    8.0 – Training Methods

    Before beginning to train summoning, it is advised that you obtain amounts in the hundreds of: iron ore, bronze claws, raw chickens, marigolds, raw beef and guams.

     

    Preparation

    To get the most out of the 275 charms that you were given for completing the quest, you will need to get some items. Since the fastest way to obtain summoning levels is by creating pouches, you will get more out of your charms if you make highest level pouch you can. To begin you should go to a summoning shop and buy 275 pouches, and a large amount of Spirit shards (you will need these later anyway so it’s best to get the investment out of the way first. For your first 10 levels you will also need 95 raw chickens, these can be purchased at the meat store in Canifis or the food store in Port Sarim for 60gp each. When you have those you can go to Hazelmere’s house slightly East of Yanille and kill 54 Jungle spiders to collect their carcasses. If you haven’t completed the In Aid of the Myreque quest then you will need to gather 127 spider carcasses.If you have completed the In Aid of the Myreque quest then you will be able to go to Burgh de Rott, and buy 74 snails from Aurel for 60gp each. They do only provide the same experience, but it is much faster to buy from a store than to kill monsters. Essentially the choice here is yours but it would be recommend buying snails. Having gathered these items would mean that you would have used 222 of your gold charms and already be at level 16. The only thing you need to gather after this is enough Iron ores to use up the rest of your gold charms. These can be bought for 190gp each from other players, or mined using the Mining skill.

    If you have completed the Hunt for Surok Sub-Quest then you’ll know about Bork, who can be killed once a day, and drops 5 blue, 7 crimson and 2 green Charms.

     

    Levels 4-16+

    Now that you have all the items you need, you can chose one of the training methods detailed in the next section. Simply take your 275 pouches and charms, all your shards and anything else you need for the method you chose, alongside as many of the other ingredients as you can. Your 95 chickens will get you level 10, from there you can use your spider carcasses and thin snails to get to level 16. Once you have level 16 you have the most cost effective training method so far, simply use the rest of your gold charms creating Granite crabs.

     

    Levels 16-40

    Upon reaching level 16, you can create Granite crab pouches; and since you used all your remaining Charms creating them already you will need to obtain more if you want to continue training your summoning. To get charms, you have to kill various monsters and receive the charms as a monster drop. The most common place to kill monsters for charms is the chaos tunnel, which is north of Edgeville near the Zamorak mage for abyssal Runecrafting. Most monsters only drop 1 charm at a time, however, a few drop more than one, and the giant rock crab (137 combat) drops 3 at a time. After you have received a decent amount of charms, let’s say 500 to 1,000 gold ones minimum, you should perform the same process of leveling as you did from levels 4 to 16, except instead of bringing raw chickens and making Dreadfowl pouches, you should bring iron ore and make Granite crabs. Another training method to gain the fastest experience from level 16 to 40 would be mining iron ore south of Taverly and returning to the Obelisk changing any Granite Crab pouches into scrolls so that they stack and you can repeat this process until you run out of charms or reach level 40.

     

    You also may have noticed that you are receiving different coloured charms as well: crimson, blue and green. It is advised that you hold off using the blue ones until you are at least level 36 summoning and can summon Bronze minotaurs. For the greens and crimson though, the most efficient use of them would be Compost mounds at 28 or Beavers at 33 for the green charms, and Spirit scorpions at level 19 for the crimson. Unless you have heaps of vampire dust or honeycombs laying around, it is best to stick with the Spirit scorpions for the use of the crimson charms for now. Incidentally, if you do decide to move on to honey bagders, honeycombs can be found in the Seers’ Village beehives, next to the flax field. Simply have an insect repellent in your inventory and then right click to take the honeycomb.

     

    Levels 41-52

    From levels 41 to 52, you are not going to be using gold charms at all, this doesn’t mean stop collecting them though. The main charms your going to use are green and crimson, and maybe blue if you have collected any at this point. Start by using your green charms to make Macaws by using clean guams. As well as Macaws, make Honey badger pouches, refer to the above section on how to make these. Once you reach level 46, use any blues that you have and make Iron minotaurs, remember that you have to scroll down on the list ingame to see the minotaur section. At level 49, you can make Bloated leeches, these need raw beef and a crimson charm. Like the raw chickens, raw beef can be bought from the food shop in Canifis. Continue using your green and crimson charms until you reach level 52.

     

    Charms can also be received from hundreds of other creatures around RuneScape, although there are several monsters that are better to kill for them. Ice Warriors and Ice Giants in the blurite cave nearly always drop gold charms and players with high enough slayer levels will find that Basilisks often drop charms, especially green.

     

    Levels 52-63

    At level 52, you are now able to make Spirit Terrorbird pouches. This is an extremely handy familiar, because of its Scroll ability: Tireless run. On top of that, the ingredients are very easy to obtain. Gold charms are a common drop from most of the Charm-dropping monsters; Raw bird meat is available for sale in Oo’glog city. If you’re interested in using Green charms, Ibis pouches at level 56 are a great way to go.

     

    Even though you should definitely make Spirit Terrorbirds whenever you can, it’s also highly suggested that you keep on hunting for Crimson Charms. These Crimson charms should then be used on Bloated Leeches. Yes, those are the Familiars you have been creating since level 49 but they’re still the best experience at this level. You should be making these until you attain level 63.

     

    If you happen to have any Blue charms to spare, it is highly recommended that you make Steel minotaur pouches. The final ingredient is fairly easy to obtain, either purchasing it via the Grand Exchange, or making Steel bars yourself. Steel minotaurs are available upon reaching a Summoning level of 56, and they provide a high 492.8 exp per pouch. If you don’t have the money or skills to make steel bars, you can make Spirit jelly pouch with the final ingredient of a jug of water, which is easy to afford. Alternatively, once you reach 58 Summoning, you may choose to make a few Karamthulhu overlord pouches, which are slightly cheaper than Steel minotaurs, and give more experience. Karamthulhu overlord pouches do require Fish bowls as the final ingredient; these can be purchased or made with the use of the Crafting skill.

     

    Levels 63-75

    At level 63 Summoning, you are now able to make Spirit cobra pouches. It is one of the most convenient pouches to make, for several reasons: Crimson charms are fairly easy to obtain if you kill the right monsters, and snake hides are also fairly easy to obtain. The best monsters to kill for Crimson charms would be Waterfiends (for High leveled players), and Shadow warriors (for medium to high level players). Both monsters have a great Crimson charm drop-rate. The final ingredients are snake hides; you might be thinking that they’re fairly hard to obtain, but on the contrary, there is one location with a fair number of snakes, with a Bank deposit box a few map views away. The location is on Mos Le’harmless, near the entrance to Trouble Brewing minigame. The Bank deposit box works like any other; you can place items in them and have them taken to your bank, but you cannot withraw items. To make up for that, there is a Bank in the city of Mos Le’harmless itself, if you need to restock on food. Beware, Snakes do poison, so it is advisable to use Antiposion or Super Antipoison potions. Spirit cobra pouches are perfect until Level 75+, but you may switch a different method in between.

     

    At level 66 Summoning, you have the ability to create Barker toad pouches. These provide a decent amount of experience per shard, and are fairly cheap to make; however, it can be time-consuming. The good news is, they require Gold charms, which are commonly dropped by most charm dropping monsters. The final ingredient is a Toad, which spawn in the Gnome Stronghold, relatively close to a bank. However, you may choose to buy the final ingredient, to save the time of having to collect Toads. At Level 67 Summoning, you can make War tortoise pouches. This familiar is very handy in a variety of situations, due to their handy Defence boost. These also require gold charms, and a rather tricky final ingredient, which is an uncommon drop from Level 79 Tortoises and Level 96 Warped Tortoises. However, they also require only ONE shard per pouch.

     

    At Levels 68 and 69, you can make Bunyip and Fruit bat pouches, respectively. Both require Green charms, which are slightly less common than Gold charms. Bunyip require raw sharks, which can be bought for a fair price, or fished if you have 76 Fishing. Fruit bats require bananas, which can be bought or collected in a variety of locations. Both familiars are very useful for their special abilities: Bunyip is a healer, and it’s special ability allows players to eat Raw food, provided they have the Cooking level to cook it; Fruit bats are foragers of random fruit, as well as spawn fruit upon their scroll use, making them useful for long term camping at monsters.

     

    Levels 75-85

    Beyond level 75, Summoning gets expensive and time-consuming whichever way you looked at it. However, there are a few decent pouches you can make for a good chunk of experience. Particularly, at Level 74, you can make Granite lobster pouches. They require Crimson charms and 1 Slab of granite as the main two ingredients, on top of shards. Granite can be mined in the Quarry in the Kharidian desert, then banked in the Shantay pass Bank chest. These are probably your best bet if you want cheap experience.

     

    Upon reaching level 78 Summoning, you may make Giant ent pouches. These require Green charms, which are fairly easy to obtain, and the final ingredient is a Willow branch, which can be obtained from a willow tree that you have planted, by using a pair of secateurs on them.

     

    If you happen to have a few Blue charms lying around, you may make Moss Titan pouches at Level 79 Summoning. They are fairly expensive, requiring 202 shards, and Earth talismans are difficult to obtain by yourself unless you buy them yourself. However, the experience gained is fairly high, requiring you to make fewer pouches to get to 85 Summoning.

     

    Levels 85-90

    Being the level 85 Summoner that you are, it is time you really get into some of the Titans. At level 85 you will be able to make Swamp Titan pouches. These require crimson charms (collect them at Waterfiends, Shadow Warriors, Rock Lobsters, … and Swamp Lizards). These Lizards can be obtained when training the Hunter Skill. However, you can also obtain them through the Grand Exchange, if you are willing to invest some time. It’s suggested that you switch between catching a few yourself and trying to buy large quantities through the Grand Exchange. The cost of these Swamp Titans is relatively low, which is 150 shards. You should be making these until level 88.

     

    If you are wealthy enough and have level 86 Summoning, you could think about making Rune Minotaur pouches. These require only 1 shard, 1 Blue Charm and 1 Runite Bar. Obviously these Runite Bars are expensive, however you could also be able to mine/smith them yourself. This is, of course, only accessible by the privileged few. For those amongst you with medium wealth and abilities, read on.

     

    As a sidenote: At this stage you should definitely be killing Waterfiends or Rock Lobsters for their Crimson Charms. You will be needing lots and lots of Crimson, as well as Green charms. Waterfiends and Rock Lobsters have an extremely high yield of crimson-drops.

     

    At level 88 you will be making Unicorn Stallion pouches. They require Green Charms, 140 shards and Unicorn Horns. These give half of the experience you were getting with Swamp Titans, but these Unicorn Horns should be easier to obtain due to the fact that it is widely used in the Herblore Skill. As these pouches have less experience to offer, you could also just stick to Swamp Titans, which require Crimson Charms and offer you double the amount of experience. You will be making these two pouches until level 90, unless you’ve got a few Blue Charms to spend. In that case, read on.

     

    When you reach level 89, be it through Swamp Titans or Unicorn Stallions, you could consider making a few Geyser Titans if you’ve got the Blue Charms to spare. This Titan-kind requires 1 Blue Charm, 1 Water Talisman and 222 Shards. As you probably have noticed, this is quite expensive (222 shards) and it needs a rather uncommon second “ingredient”: Water Talismans. These are dropped by a whole range of creatures, but it can be quite bothersome to hunt them down. However, if you’ve got a few of these lying around in your bank, or if you happen to be able to buy them from the Grand Exchange, you should definitely look into making a few of those. The experience is huge (783 exp) and will allow you to traverse 89-90 as quickly as possible.

     

    Levels 90-99

    There is little change to your training-methods, at first. It is still advised to keep on making Swamp Titans and Unicorn Stallions. You may find collecting Swamp Lizards a tad boring at this stage, as you will have been making these since level 85, so you could focus on Unicorn Stallions for a while. Either way, you keep on making these two pouches all the way until level 95. This may sound long, and it probably is, but there is hardly a Familiar worth the trouble in between 88 and 95.

     

    When you get to 95, things should get a lot easier, but also a lot more expensive. This is because you will then be able to make Iron Titan pouches. These pouches require 1 Crimson Charm, 1 Iron Platebody and 198 shards. These Iron Platebodies are easily purchased from the Grand Exchange, or you could smith them yourself if you are looking for a cheaper expenditure. But it doesn’t really matter that much, as you’ll only be making these until level 96.

     

    Attaining level 96 allows you to create the infamous Pack Yak pouch. These pouches are a excellent way to train your Summoning until level 99, if you are not that rich and are not afraid of some tedious killing. Why? You will have to go kill the Yaks yourself, as you will have a hard time finding them in the Grand Exchange. Alternatively, you could find a world with players killing yaks and pick up the hides that they don’t bother picking up. If you are going with Yaks, you’ll have to create 7931 Pack Yak pouches, from 96 to 99. As you can see, that is a lot of Yaks to kill.

     

    This means that the most logical, but also more expensive, way to get to 99 is to keep on making both Iron Titan pouches and Pack Yaks. You could, for example, create 500 Iron Titans, then kill 500 yaks and use their hides to make 500 Pack Yaks. If you are a wealthy player and you are not afraid of spending some money on your Summoning Cape, you can stick to making Iron Titans. They are great experience, require Crimsons (which you should easily get from Waterfiends and the likes of Rock Lobsters) and Iron Platebodies.

     

    To summarize this last bit: Create Iron Titans if you’ve got the money for it. Create both Iron Titans and Pack Yaks if you’ve got enough money, but not enough to go Iron Titans all the way. Create Pack Yaks if you’re not that wealthy and you’re not afraid to kill 8,000 Yaks for their hides. It is entirely up to you.

     

    8.1 – Training Routes

    The following section will outline some of the fastest, or best possible routes that a player may take to maximize their training potential. Keep in mind that some of the requirements below aren’t suited for everyone. Some of the routes require the completion of fairly high level quests, while others may take quite a lot of effort on the Player’s side. Either way, the following routes should aid you in your training.

     

    Hot Air Balloons

    Requirements:

    1. Completed Enlightened Journey Quest
    2. Ring of duelling (Optional)
    3. Unlocked Castle Wars route
    4. Logs
    5. Willow logs or Ring of duelling
    6. Recommended: Ring of duelling

    This route requires that you complete Enlightened Journey quest, which unlocks Hot Air Balloons. Upon completion of the quest, you are able to travel between Taverley and Entrana. You can then unlock other locations by completing a puzzle. Make sure you have the Castle Wars location unlocked.

     

    The strategy, as you might have guessed already, involves using the Hot air balloons to travel between Castle Wars and Taverley. Both balloon locations are very close to your main destinations: the Bank in Castle Wars, and the obelisk in Taverley. Withdraw your charms, pouches, shards, final ingredients and some logs from the Castle Wars bank. Run to the hot air balloon and hitch a ride to Taverley. Once you have made the pouches you have a choice of two routes back. You can take the balloon back to Castle Wars, which will require some willow logs, and use more energy. Alternatively, you can use a Ring of duelling to teleport back to Castle Wars, this will save time, energy and reduce your weight limit.

     

    This route is definitely one of the fastest routes, however when you use the hot air balloons there is a weight limit of 40kg. So if you are making Granite crabs, snails or anything else that puts your weight over 40kg you will not be able to use this route effectively. Despite this, if you find yourself training by making pouches and you aren’t over 40kg (i.e Dreadfowls) then this is probably the fastest route.

     

    Piscatoris Fishing Colony

    Requirements:

    1. Completed Swan Song

    The strategy involved with this route is quite simple. Upon completion of Swan Song, you have access to the bank in the Piscatoris Fishing Colony. The time spent in walking is fairly minimal. Start at the bank, and walk south, out of the main doors. Just west of the tunnel entrance is a ladder; climb down the ladder to get to the obelisk. Once there, infuse the pouches, and make your way to the Bank again. If you don’t have any iron ores, this is also a good route to mine iron ores on the way to the obelisk.

     

    Spirit Kyatt

    Requirements:

    1. 57 Summoning
    2. Spirit kyatt
    3. Ring of Duelling

    For this method, you will start in the Castle Wars lobby. Withdraw your pouches, charms, shards and secondary ingredients from the bank. Interact your spirit kyatt and click the teleport option. This will get you very close to the piscatoris obelisk (Picture). Go down the ladder and infuse your pouches. Use your ring of duelling in order to get back to the Castle Wars lobby to repeat the process.

     

    Player Owned Houses

    Requirements:

    1. A Player Owned House in either Brimhaven or Taverley
    2. Kharyll/Canifis portal
    3. Amulet of Glory trophy
    4. House Teleport Tabs
    5. Recommended: Butler or Demon Butler

    Brimhaven

    This method is relatively slow, as the obelisk is quite a walk from the POH portal. Nevertheless, it is a fairly fast method of training. You will need plenty of House teleport tabs, which you can either buy or make yourself. The steps involve banking in either Canifis or Edgeville. Banking in Canifis requires a Canifis/Kharyll Portal, while banking in Edgeville requires an Amulet of Glory trophy. Whichever bank you use, you will be using the obelisk in Brimhaven. Gather your supplies, then use your House teleport tab to go to Brimhaven. Once there, head North west of the House portal till you arrive at the obelisk. Make your pouches, then use your House teleport again. Once inside your POH, take the Canifis portal to go to Canifis, or Amulet of Glory trophy to go to Edgeville.

     

    An alternative to banking in Canifis, you may carry the final ingredients in noted form. The rest of the items are stackable, so you can carry as much as you want. Once you teleport to your POH, use the noted items on your Butler. He will automatically ask if you want the items unnoted. Say yes, and less than a minute later, he should be back with the items unnoted. The benefit of using your butler is that you spend less time banking; the downside is that you spend more money paying your servant. Regardless, if you use your butler, particularly a Demon butler, you spend way less time banking, thus speeding up this particular training route.

     

    Taverley

    Having a house portal in Taverley works slightly differently. For this method, you will not need Teleport tabs, although you may use them for the sake of using it. Using a teletab is recommended if you want the fastest possible training route. The steps involved are as follows:

     

    Start at the house portal in Taverley, then walk to the obelisk. Once there, make the pouches, and either walk back to your POH, or use a House Teleport tab. When you’re inside, you may wish to use your Amulet of Glory trophy, or Canifis portal. Or, like the above route, you may use your Butler. Using your butler would be a good idea, as you spend less time banking. If you do bank in Canifis or Edgeville, you will need House Teleport tabs, in order to get back to Taverley.

     

    Shilo Village Carts

    Requirements:

    1. Completed Shilo Village Quest
    2. Money, 10gp each trip
    3. Recommended: Karamja gloves (3)

    For this method you will need to start in Shilo Village bank. Withdraw all the equipment you need and have plenty of money out (multiply how many trips you plan on doing by 10gp, or 20gp). Simply run to Vigroy the cart pusher, and pay him 10gp to take you to Brimhaven. From here you will be very close to the obelisk, when you have infused your pouches you can either get the cart back to Shilo Village or use your Karamja gloves to teleport nearer to Shilo Village. This route is much quicker than Hot air balloons as you have no weight limit, it is also much cheaper than the house teleport routes as you do not need teletabs.

     

    Fisher King Realm

    Requirements:

    1. Completed Holy Grail Quest
    2. Whistle
    3. Able to use Fairy Rings

    For this method, you will be required to have completed Holy Grail, and have the Whistle obtained during the quest. Start by going to the main Fairy ring in Zanaris. From there, use the Fairy Ring code B-J-R to go to the Fisher King realm. By blowing on the whistle, leave the Fisher King realm and head southwest to the Obelisk. Once you have made your pouches, return to the circle of Gold rocks and blow the whistle again, taking you back to the Fisher King realm. Once there, use the Fairy Ring to return to Zanaris.

     

    8.2 – Shard Cost And Experience Analysis

    This is a chart analyzing the amount of experience you earn per shard, as well as what you are really paying per shard for experience.
    Item costs and pouches are not factored in. Some items, where indicated, are an uncommon drop making a dud for training seem like a bargain.
    Blue charms are an uncommon drop (approx 1-10 in 100 charm drops) and should not be considered for direct training. Draw whatever conclusions needed from this table.

    Pouch Charm Items Shards Experience XP Per Shard Shard cost per XP
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Wolf Pouch
    Spirit wolf
    Level 1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Wolf Bones 7 4.8 0.6 36.4 gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Dreadfowl Pouch
    Dreadfowl
    Level 4
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Raw Chicken 8 9.3 1.1 21.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Spider Pouch
    Spirit spider
    Level 10
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Spider Carcass 8 12.6 1.5 15.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Thorny Snail Pouch
    Thorny snail
    Level 13
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Thin Snail 9 12.6 1.4 17.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Granite Crab Pouch
    Granite crab
    Level 16
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Iron Ore 7 21.6 3 8.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Mosquito Pouch
    Spirit mosquito
    Level 17
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Proboscis 1 46.5 46.5 0.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Desert Wyrm Pouch
    Desert wyrm
    Level 18
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Bucket of Sand 45 31.2 0.6 36
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Scorpion Pouch
    Spirit scorpion
    Level 19
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Bronze Claw 57 83.2 1.4 17.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Albino Rat Pouch
    Albino rat
    Level 23
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Raw Rat Meat 75 202.4 2.6 9.2
    Pouch Charm Items Shards Experience XP Per Shard Shard cost per XP
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Kalphite Pouch
    Spirit kalphite
    Level 25
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Potato Cactus 51 220 4.3 5.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Compost Mound Pouch
    Compost mound
    Level 28
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Compost 47 49.8 1 23.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Vampire Bat Pouch
    Vampire Bat
    Level 31
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Vampire Dust 81 136 1.6 14.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Honey Badger Pouch
    Honey badger
    Level 32
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Honeycomb 84 140.8 1.6 14.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Beaver Pouch
    Beaver
    Level 33
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Willow Log 72 57.6 0.8 31.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Bronze Minotaur Pouch
    Bronze minotaur
    Level 36
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Bronze Bar 102 316.8 3.1 8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Bull Ant Pouch
    Bull ant
    Level 40
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Marigolds 11 52.8 4.8 5.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Macaw Pouch
    Macaw
    Level 41
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Guam Leaf 78 72.4 0.9 26.9
    Pouch Charm Items Shards Experience XP Per Shard Shard cost per XP
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Evil Turnip Pouch
    Evil turnip
    Level 42
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Carved Evil Turnip 104 184.8 1.7 14
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Iron Minotaur Pouch
    Iron minotaur
    Level 46
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Iron Bar 125 404.8 3.2 7.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Pyrelord Pouch
    Pyrelord
    Level 46
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Tinderbox 111 202.4 1.8 13.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Magpie Pouch
    Magpie
    Level 47
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Ring 88 83.2 0.9 26.4
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Bloated Leech Pouch
    Bloated leech
    Level 49
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Raw Beef 117 215.2 1.8 13.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Terrorbird Pouch
    Spirit terrorbird
    Level 52
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Raw Bird Meat 12 68.4 5.7 4.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Abyssal Parasite Pouch
    Abyssal parasite
    Level 54
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Abyssal Charm 106 94.8 0.8 27.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Jelly Pouch
    Spirit jelly
    Level 55
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Jug of Water 151 484 3.2 7.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Ibis Pouch
    Ibis
    Level 56
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Harpoon 109 98.8 0.9 27.5
    Pouch Charm Items Shards Experience XP Per Shard Shard cost per XP
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Kyatt Pouch
    Spirit Kyatt
    Level 57
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Kyatt Fur 153 501.6 3.2 7.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Graahk Pouch
    Spirit Graahk
    Level 57
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Graahk Fur 154 501.6 3.2 7.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Larupia Pouch
    Spirit Larupia
    Level 57
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Larupia Fur 155 501.6 3.2 7.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Steel Minotaur Pouch
    Steel minotaur
    Level 56
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Steel Bar 141 492.8 3.4 7.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Karamthulu Overlord Pouch
    Karamthulhu overlord
    Level 58
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Fish Bowl 144 510.4 3.5 7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Smoke Devil Pouch
    Smoke devil
    Level 61
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Crushed Goat Horn 141 268 1.9 13.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Abyssal Lurker Pouch
    Abyssal lurker
    Level 62
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Abyssal Charm 119 109.6 1.3 18.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Cobra Pouch
    Spirit cobra
    Level 63
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Snake Skin 116 276.8 2.3 10.4
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Strange Plant Pouch
    Stranger plant
    Level 64
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Bagged Plant 128 281.6 2.2 11.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Barker Toad Pouch
    Barker toad
    Level 66
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Swamp Toad 11 87 7.9 3.1
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Mithril Minotaur Pouch
    Mithril minotaur
    Level 66
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Mithril Bar 152 580.8 3.8 6.5
    Pouch Charm Items Shards Experience XP Per Shard Shard cost per XP
    Zybez RuneScape Help's War Tortoise Pouch
    War tortoise
    Level 67
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Tortoise shell 1 58.6 58.6 0.4*
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Bunyip Pouch
    Bunyip
    Level 68
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Raw Shark 110 119.2 1 23
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Fruit Bat Pouch
    Fruit bat
    Level 69
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Banana 130 121.2 0.9 26.8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Ravenous Locust Pouch
    Ravenous Locust
    Level 70
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Pot of Flour 79 132 1.6 14.9
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Arctic Bear Pouch
    Arctic bear
    Level 71
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gold Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Polar Kebbit Fur 14 93.2 6.6 3.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Phoenix Pouch
    Phoenix
    Level 72
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Phoenix Quill 165 301.8 1.8 13.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Obsidian Golem Pouch
    Obsidian Golem
    Level 73
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Obsidian Charm 195 642.4 3.2 7.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Granite Lobster Pouch
    Granite lobster
    Level 74
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's 500g Granite 166 325.6 1.9 12.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Praying Mantis Pouch
    Praying mantis
    Level 75
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Red Flowers 168 329.6 1.9 12.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Adamant Minotaur Pouch
    Adamant minotaur
    Level 76
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Adamantite Bar 144 668.8 4.6 5.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Forge Regent Pouch
    Forge Regent
    Level 76
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Ruby Harvest Jar 141 134 0.9 26.3
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Talon Beast Pouch
    Talon Beast
    Level 77
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Nail Beast Charm 174 1015.2 5.8 4.2
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Giant Ent Pouch
    Giant ent
    Level 78
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Willow Branch 124 136.8 1.1 22.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Hydra Pouch
    Hydra
    Level 80
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Water Orb 128 140.8 1.1 22.7
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spirit Dagannoth Pouch
    Spirit Dagannoth
    Level 83
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's dagganoth hide 1 364.8 364.8 0*
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Rune Minotaur Pouch
    Rune minotaur
    Level 86
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Blue Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Runite Bar 1 756.8 756.8 0
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Unicorn Stallion Pouch
    Unicorn stallion
    Level 88
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Green Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Unicorn Horn 140 154.4 1.1 22.6
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Wolpertinger Pouch
    Wolpertinger
    Level 92
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Raw RabbitZybez RuneScape Help's Wolf Bones 203 404.8 1.9 12.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Pack Yak Pouch
    Pack yak
    Level 96
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crimson Charm Zybez RuneScape Help's Yak Hide 211 422.4 2 12.4
    Pouch Charm Items Shards Experience XP Per Shard Shard cost per XP

     

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    9.0 – Quests for Experience

     

    Quests with a choice Experience
    • A Fairy Tale Part II: 2,500 XP in any skill of your choice over level 30.
    • Contact!: 7,000-14,000 XP (2 x 7,000 lamps in any skill of your choice over level 30).
    • Great Brain Robbery, The: 5,000 XP for any skill choose over level 30.
    • One Small Favour: 10,000-20,000 XP (2 x 10,000 lamps for any skill of your choice over level 30)
    • A Tail Of Two Cats: 2,500-5,000 XP (2 x 2,500 lamps for any skill of your choice over level 30)
    • Recipe for Disaster: 20,000 XP (A Lamp to grant 20,000xp in a skill of your choice over level 50)
    • Darkness Of Hallowvale: 6,000 XP in any skill of your choice (Tome of Experience, 3x 2000 exp)
    • Troll Stronghold: 10,000-20,000 XP (2 x 10,000 lamps for any skill of your choice over level 30)
    • While Guthix Sleeps: 100,000-400,000 XP (4 x 100,000 lamps for any skill of your choice over level 65)

    10.0 – Frequently Asked Questions
    Q. Can I go anywhere I want in RuneScape with my summoned familiar?A: No, there are certain areas that do not allow you summon or enter if you have a combat familiar out. These include areas such as: The Grand Exchange, The Barrows, and The Mage Training Arena.

    Unlike the familiars, your pets can be taken anywhere except the following locations: Bounty Hunter, Clan Wars, Fight Pits, Fight Caves, Fishing Trawler, Agility Arena, Pest Control, in a duel in the Duel Arena, Vinesweeper, Temple Trekking or Soul Wars.

     

     

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    Smithing

    Posted in Runescape Skill Guides on November 11, 2009 by wowdarunescape
    Table of Contents

    1.0 – Introduction

    Smithing is the art of turning metal bars into armour or weapons. It is a free to play skill, so that means that everyone that plays RuneScape can do it. As you gain a higher smithing level, you are able to make higher-level armour and weaponry. If you achieve a high smithing level, you may never have to buy armour again. You can also make good money from having a high smithing level. You can even make a profit from a relatively low smithing level.

    This guide will teach you all of the different methods of smithing and what are the best to smith at each level. It will show you what the fastest smithing experience is and what is the cheapest. It will also tell you how to make money from smithing and it will compare all the different available materials and help you decide what the best for you to use is.

    2.0 – Basics of Smithing

    To start smithing, you will obviously need some metal ore to work with. The best way to obtain these ores is through mining rocks around RuneScape. For more information, visit the Mining skill guide. Another way to get ores is though buying them from other players. Keep in mind though that this can become very expensive. You can also buy ores and bars from the shop in the Dwarven Mines.

    There are two parts to smithing. The first part is turning the ores into metal bars and the second part being turning the bars into metal creations.

    2.1 – Smelting

    To get a bar you need to smelt ores together in furnaces, which are marked by the Zybez RuneScape Help's City Key of a Furnace icon on the minimap. Simply use one of the ores in you inventory on the furnace and a metal bar will be produced. If you are making a large number of bars, there is a much easier method. Right click on the furnace and select the ‘Smelt’ option which will bring up a number of bar options. Then by right clicking on the options you can select how many of each bar you would like to make. Remember that you still need to have all the correct ores in your inventory.

    If you have completed the Varrock Achievement Diary, wearing the Varrock armour gives you a chance of smithing two ores at once. Please see the rewards section for more information.

    There are many furnaces located all over RuneScape. Below is only a list of the popular furnace locations; however you can discover more on the RuneScape world map.

    Below is a table of the all the bars that players can make. Note that Blurite bars and elemental bars are untradable.

    Picture Name Ores Required Level Required Experience
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bronze Bar Bronze Bar 1 tin ore
    1 copper ore
    1 6.20
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Blurite Bar Blurite Bar 1 blurite ore 8 8
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Iron Bar Iron Bar 1 iron ore 15 12.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Elemental Bar Elemental Bar 1 elemental ore
    4 coal
    20 7.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Silver Bar Silver Bar 1 silver ore 20 13.75
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Steel Bar Steel Bar 1 iron ore
    2 coal
    30 17.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Gold Bar Gold Bar 1 gold ore 40 22.5
    56.2 XP with Goldsmithing Gauntlets
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mithril Bar Mithril Bar 1 Mithril ore
    4 coal
    50 30
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Adamant Bar Adamant Bar 1 adamant ore
    6 coal
    70 37.5
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Runite Bar Runite Bar 1 Runite ore
    8 coal
    85 50

    2.2 – Smithing

    Now to turn your bars into useable armour or weapons, you’ll need a hammer which can be bought from all general stores. When you have your metal bars and a hammer, find an anvil, which is indicated by the Zybez RuneScape Help's City Key of an Anvil icon on the minimap. Use one of your metal bars on it. This will bring up a menu of the items you can make. By right-clicking on the options you can select how many you would like to make. Upon selection you will begin making your chosen weapon, armour, or item.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Person at a Anvil

    Below is a list of the popular anvil locations around RuneScape. Varrock is by far the best location.

    3.0 – Smithing Tables

    3.1 – Regular Items

    Below is a table of the regular items that can be made and the types of metals they can be made in.

    Please note that dart tips, arrow heads, throwing knives, claws and pickaxes are for members only. You will also need to complete the Death Plateau quest to smith Claws, the The Tourist Trap quest to make dart tips and you will also need to complete the Perils of Ice Mountain quest to smith Pickaxes.

    Item Picture Bronze Iron Steel Mithril Adamant Runite
    Dagger
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Daggers Level 1
    12.5 XP
    Level 15
    25 XP
    Level 30
    37.5
    Level 50
    50 XP
    Level 70
    62.5 XP
    Level 85
    75 XP
    Hatchet (Woodcutting)
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Axes Level 1
    12.5 XP
    Level 16
    25 XP
    Level 31
    37.5
    Level 51
    50 XP
    Level 71
    62.5 XP
    Level 86
    75 XP
    Mace
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Maces Level 2
    12.5 XP
    Level 17
    25 XP
    Level 32
    37.5 XP
    Level 52
    50 XP
    Level 72
    62.5 XP
    Level 87
    75 XP
    10x Bolts
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the bolts Level 3
    12 XP
    Level 18
    17 XP
    Level 33
    37 XP
    Level 53
    50 XP
    Level 73
    62.5 XP
    Level 88
    75 XP
    Med helm
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Medium Helmets Level 3
    12.5 XP
    Level 18
    25 XP
    Level 33
    37.5 XP
    Level 53
    50 XP
    Level 73
    62.5 XP
    Level 88
    75 XP
    10x Dart tips
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Dart Tips Level 4
    12.5 XP
    Level 19
    25 XP
    Level 34
    37.5 XP
    Level 54
    50 XP
    Level 74
    62.5 XP
    Level 89
    75 XP
    Sword
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Swords Level 4
    12.5 XP
    Level 19
    25 XP
    Level 34
    37.5
    Level 54
    50 XP
    Level 74
    62.5 XP
    Level 89
    75 XP
    15x Nails
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Nails Level 4
    12.5 XP
    Level 19
    25 XP
    Level 34
    37.5
    Level 54
    50 XP
    Level 74
    62.5 XP
    Level 89
    75 XP
    15x Arrow tips
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Arrow Heads Level 5
    12.5 XP
    Level 20
    25 XP
    Level 35
    37.5 XP
    Level 55
    50 XP
    Level 75
    62.5 XP
    Level 90
    75 XP
    Pickaxe
    2 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Pickaxes Level 5
    25 XP
    Level 20
    50 XP
    Level 35
    75 XP
    Level 55
    100 XP
    Level 75
    125 XP
    Level 90
    150 XP
    Scimitar
    2 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Scimitars Level 5
    25 XP
    Level 20
    50 XP
    Level 35
    75 XP
    Level 55
    100 XP
    Level 75
    125 XP
    Level 90
    150 XP
    Limb
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Limbs Level 6
    12.5 XP
    Level 23
    25 XP
    Level 36
    37.5 XP
    Level 56
    50 XP
    Level 76
    62.5 XP
    Level 91
    75 XP
    Longsword
    2 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Long Swords Level 6
    25 XP
    Level 21
    50 XP
    Level 36
    75 XP
    Level 56
    100 XP
    Level 76
    125 XP
    Level 91
    150 XP
    5x Throwing knives
    1 bar
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Knives Level 7
    12.5 XP
    Level 22
    25 XP
    Level 37
    37.5 XP
    Level 57
    50 XP
    Level 77
    62.5 XP
    Level 92
    75 XP
    Full helm
    2 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Full Helm's Level 7
    12.5 XP
    Level 22
    50 XP
    Level 37
    75 XP
    Level 57
    100 XP
    Level 77
    125 XP
    Level 92
    150 XP
    Square shield
    2 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Square Shields Level 8
    25 XP
    Level 23
    50 XP
    Level 38
    75 XP
    Level 58
    100XP
    Level 78
    125 XP
    Level 93
    150 XP
    Warhammer
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Warhammers Level 9
    37.5 XP
    Level 24
    75 XP
    Level 39
    112.5
    Level 59
    150 XP
    Level 79
    187.5 XP
    Level 94
    225 XP
    Battleaxe
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Battleaxes Level 10
    37.5 XP
    Level 25
    75 XP
    Level 40
    112.5 XP
    Level 60
    150 XP
    Level 80
    187.5 XP
    Level 95
    225 XP
    Chainbody
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Chain bodies Level 11
    37.5 XP
    Level 26
    75 XP
    Level 41
    112.5 XP
    Level 61
    150 XP
    Level 81
    187.5 XP
    Level 96
    225 XP
    Kiteshield
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Kite shields Level 12
    37.5 XP
    Level 27
    75 XP
    Level 42
    112.5 XP
    Level 62
    150 XP
    Level 82
    187.5 XP
    Level 97
    225 XP
    Claws
    2 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Claws Level 13
    25 XP
    Level 28
    50 XP
    Level 43
    75 XP
    Level 63
    100 XP
    Level 83
    125 XP
    Level 98
    150 XP
    2h sword
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Two Handed Swords Level 14
    37.5 XP
    Level 29
    75 XP
    Level 44
    112.5 XP
    Level 64
    150 XP
    Level 84
    187.5 XP
    Level 99
    225 XP
    Platelegs
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Plate Legs Level 16
    37.5 XP
    Level 31
    75 XP
    Level 46
    112.5 XP
    Level 66
    150 XP
    Level 86
    187.5 XP
    Level 99
    225 XP
    Plateskirt
    3 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Plate Skirts Level 16
    37.5 XP
    Level 31
    75 XP
    Level 46
    112.5 XP
    Level 66
    150 XP
    Level 86
    187.5 XP
    Level 99
    225 XP
    Platebody
    5 bars
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of the Plate Bodies Level 18
    62.5 XP
    Level 33
    125 XP
    Level 48
    187.5 XP
    Level 68
    250 XP
    Level 88
    312.5 XP
    Level 99
    375 XP

    3.2 – Barbarian Items

    Speak to Otto about the barbarian spears. He will ask you to grab a metal bar and log type of the same level, (for instance steel bar for willow logs, bronze bar for normal logs), and use them with the special anvil outside his house. Remember to take a hammer with you. You will make a spear by doing this, speak to Otto again and then ask about the one-handed spears or, Hastas.

    Otto will only educate you on how to manufacture hastas if you have completed Tai Bwo Wannai Trio quest. To make a hasta gather the same resources you used to make a spear, then when you use the bar with the barbarian anvil and select the hasta.

    Picture Name Requirements Wood Required Smithing Level Required Smithing Experience Stat Bonuses
    Attack Defence Other
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bronze hasta Bronze Hasta None Wood 5 25 Stab: +5, Slash: +5, Crush: +5, Magic: +0, Range: +0 Stab: -1, Slash: -1, Crush: -1, Magic: +0, Range: -1 Strength: +6, Prayer: +0
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of an Iron hasta Iron Hasta None Oak 20 50 Stab: +8, Slash: +8, Crush: +8, Magic: +0, Range: +0 Stab: -2, Slash: -2, Crush: -2, Magic: +0, Range: -2 Strength: +10, Prayer: +0
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Steel hasta Steel Hasta 5 Attack Willow 35 75 Stab: +12, Slash: +12, Crush: +12, Magic: +0, Range: +0 Stab: -3, Slash: -3, Crush: -3, Magic: +0, Range: -3 Strength: +12, Prayer: +0
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mithril hasta Mithril Hasta 20 Attack Maple 55 100 Stab: +17, Slash: +17, Crush: +17, Magic: +0, Range: +0 Stab: -5, Slash: -5, Crush: -4, Magic: +0, Range: -5 Strength: +18, Prayer: +0
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Addy hasta Adamant Hasta 30 Attack Yew 75 125 Stab: +24, Slash: +24, Crush: +24, Magic: +0, Range: +0 Stab: -6, Slash: -7, Crush: -5, Magic: +0, Range: -6 Strength: +28, Prayer: +0
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Rune hasta Rune Hasta 40 Attack Magic 90 150 Stab: +36, Slash: +36, Crush: +36, Magic: +0, Range: +0 Stab: -10, Slash: -10, Crush: -9, Magic: +0, Range: -10 Strength: +42, Prayer: +0

    3.3 – Dragon Items

    After completing the quest While Guthix Sleeps you will be able to create dragon platebodies. In order to create them you must obtain a ruined dragon armour shard, slice, and lump and have level 92 Smithing. Next you need to buy a blast fusion hammer for 1,000,000gp from the Foreman at the Blast Furnace. Finally, it needs to be taken to the dragon forge to combine it all together. More infomation about the dragon forge can be found in our Ancient Cavern guide.

    Name Picture Items Needed Level XP Given
    Dragon platebody Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Dragon Platebody Ruined dragon armour shard, slice, and lump 92 2,000

    3.4 – Miscellaneous Items

    Below is a list of all the items that can only be made out of certain metals. All of these items happen to be for members only.

    Item Picture Bars Needed Level XP Given
    Bronze Wire Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Bronze Wire 1 Bronze Bar Level 4 12.5
    Blurite Bolts Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Blurite Bolts 1 blurite bar Level 8 17
    Blurite Crossbow Limb Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Blurite Crossbow Limb 1 blurite bar Level 13 17
    Mobile Rotisserie Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mobile Rotisserie 1 iron bar Level 17 -
    Oil Lantern Frame Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Oil Lantern Frame 1 Iron Bar Level 26 25
    4 Cannon Balls Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cannon Balls 1 Steel Bar Level 35 25.6
    Studs Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Studs 1 Steel Bar Level 36 37.5
    Bullseye Lantern Frame* Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bullseye Lantern Frame 1 Steel Bar Level 49 37.5
    Mithril Grapple Tip Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mithril Grapple Hook 1 Mithril Bar Level 59 50
    Dragonfire shield Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Dragonfire shield None Level 90 2000

    *Add a glass lens to make into a regular bullseye lantern, or use a cut Sapphire on it to make a Sapphire lantern.

    4.0 – Training Tips

    Introduction: Smithing is one of the proudest skills in the game as it was one of the first surefire ways to become rich in Runescape Classic. A high levelled smither is a valuable resource to tap. Skilled smithers are desired by clans to equip their members for wars. A skilled smither who could make high end runite armour was guaranteed a never-ending supply of buyers. Nowadays the title of Smither has been replaced with Fletcher, Ranger and Runecrafter. There are many other skills in the game which can supply a player with faster means of gaining money. But to say that you are a high level Smither is something which will label you with respect.

    The purpose of these strategies is to educate the reader on the most effective methods of gaining levels in Smithing quickly and painlessly. You will have to do a lot of work to get high levels in Smithing, but this guide will provide you the means to train Smithing and still have plenty of time to enjoy the rest of the game. This guide will also provide you with the means to profit as much as possible while training this skill. It is pointless to train Smithing unless you are willing to spend a large amount of money to purchase your ores and bars.

    4.1 – Preparing yourself

    Smithing and Mining go hand in hand much like Fishing and Cooking and Woodcutting and Fletching (or Firemaking). Usually, a player will have their Mining and Smithing skills very close to each other. If you wish to become a high levelled smith, you should possess the ability to at least mine coal. For maximum profit, you should train your Mining up to 85 so you can mine runite ore. There are other skills that you should consider training to make yourself as proficient as possible. They are:

    Attack: 40 – Being able to wield a rune pickaxe will allow you to mine one additional ore per load. While one space lost may not amount to much, it will become useful once you are able to mine high-tier ores.

    Magic: 55 – High Alchemy is possibly the most important spell to possess for a smith, especially for free players. The cost of a nature rune is a small price to pay for the opportunity to make money quickly from smithed items. Superheat is also a great spell for smiths because it can be used while mining to train that skill and smelt your ores into bars at the same time.

    Mining: 60 – As explained in Magic, being able to smelt your ores into bars while mining is a valuable trait to possess. Therefore, access to the Mining Guild is essential for smiths who are still managing their finances. This is not a critical skill to possess but it is generally helpful when funds are tight. A miner can just buy mithril ores and mine the needed coal through superheat mining.

    Runecrafting: 44 (Members only) – Since nature runes are needed for both Superheat and High Alchemy, being able to craft your own nature runes is vital. Again, this is not a critical skill. A wise player will use nature runes intelligently to high alch the right items to maintain a profit. But it is good to possess the skill should nature runes be needed at a moment’s notice.

    Decent combat level: At least 60 in all combat skills – A wise smith will use all advantages the game has to offer to increase one’s Smithing level. Quests are the keys to unlock many of the doors in the game. If you lack the combat skill to defeat an enemy in a quest, these doors will remain latched until it is trained up.

    Sufficient levels in at least one good moneymaking skill – Profiting on Smithing at low levels is nearly impossible if you are a free player. Bronze and iron equipment is nearly worthless. Trying to sell an iron warhammer in Varrock will simply make you the target of ridicule. In fact, you will not see significant profit until you are able to smith adamantite items or don’t mind smelting large numbers of steel bars. If you want to train Smithing, you should be able to supplement your income with proficiency with another skill. For free players, mining would be the best skill to train. Iron ores can be mined quickly at lower levels with a rune pickaxe and they sell quite well in bulk.

    These are the quests you should complete as soon as possible to help your Smithing:

    The Knight’s Sword: This quest is absolutely vital for all smiths as it gives a huge amount of Smithing experience. At low levels, the 12,725 experience points will skyrocket a player’s Smithing skill. It should be completed as quickly as possible, preferably at a very low Smithing level.

    Doric’s Quest: Although this quest doesn’t give you Smithing experience as a reward, it’s still helpful for free players since it allows the player access to a nearby anvil from Falador.

    Ghosts Ahoy (Members): Port Phasmatys is well known in smith circles as it is the closest furnace to a bank in the game. The closing doors are only a mild inconvenience. Please be aware that completion of the Priest in Peril quest is required. Completion of the The Restless Ghost quest is not required but wearing a Ghostspeak amulet is needed to complete this quest. It is also needed while smelting to save a little time each time you use the bank.

    Other quests in the game which provides you with Smithing experience are Between a Rock…, Elemental Workshop, The Giant Dwarf, and Recipe for Disaster.

    Finally, you must understand that Smithing is not an easily levelled skill. It takes dedication, devotion and patience to become a high levelled smith. The most important thing to remember with Smithing is to not allow it to become your overwhelming desire. This will only lead to frustration as you run out of coal and stop your Smithing training to mine more up. Train a little each day and then stop. Don’t allow Smithing to remove your social life or to cause you to ignore opportunities to enjoy yourself. Runescape is a game and it is meant to entertain you. If you think of Smithing as a chore, it will become one. Relax, take your time and don’t rush it. The reason why so many people do not actively train this skill is because they get burnt out quickly.

    4.2 – Bronze Smithing

    As a level one smith, your only option to gain levels without completing quests is through smelting and smithing bronze bars. Fortunately, you can easily train yourself to level 20 in a rather short period of time. You only require 2,411 experience to get to level 15 and this is equal to 126 bronze bars smelted and smithed. Gaining money from bronze is nearly impossible as this metal is commonly dismissed as worthless.

    Primary purpose of bronze: Getting to the point where you are not smelting or smithing bronze.

    • Profitability: Major.
    • Key items (free) – None.
    • Key items (members) Bronze arrowheads
    • Suggested buy price: 28gp – 32gp each for tin, and 70gp – 80gp for copper ore, 180p – 190gp each for bronze bars.
    • Suggested sell price: 92gp – 280gp per bronze bar.

     

    Free player strategy

    Your best option to train this skill is to mine your own copper and tin ores from the mine south-east of Varrock. Be certain you use a pickaxe that you can actually wield as you will be mining fourteen copper ores and fourteen tin ores per run. Once you have a full load, simply return to Varrock and bank your ores in the eastern bank. You will need to continue doing this until you have 126 of both copper and tin ores. Every so often, you may always walk over to the General Store in the middle of Varrock to see if there are any copper or tin ores in stock. If so, purchase them. Most players will be glad that you are buying these ores so you can make for them to sell something more valuable to the shop. If you have the money, feel free to purchase iron, coal or higher quality ores if they are available. Buying ores from the General store will ALWAYS be cheaper than purchasing from another player. If there is a large number of these ores, do not hesitate to run back and forth to the bank to purchase another load.

    Once you have reached 126 number of copper and tin ores, you will need to travel to Al-Kharid. There are three furnaces available in the game for free players: Lumbridge, Falador and Al-Kharid. The furnace in Lumbridge should NEVER be used unless you happen to have ores in your inventory while walking by it. The furnace in Falador is popular because it is close to the Mining Guild and a popular merchanting hub for purchasing coal and ores. However, Al-Kharid will be your best location for smelting as it is the closest furnace to a bank for free players. Once you arrive, withdraw fourteen copper and fourteen tin ores from the bank and head to the furnace. Once there, smelt your ores into bars and return to the bank for another load. Continue doing this until all of your ores are smelted into bars.

    At this point you have a choice. If you want to gain smithing levels quickly but lose an opportunity to make some money, you can begin smithing your bronze bars into items in Varrock. Do not expect anyone to purchase your bronze armour and weapons. Your best bet is to smith the highest quality item you can make at your current Smithing level. Bank all the items you make. When you gain a Smithing level, stop making the item you were making and begin smithing the new item you earned with your advancement. Once all of your bars are smithed, withdraw all the items you made in notes and sell these items to your nearest General store. If you don’t mind the walk, you can always sell the items to the “specialty” store for that specific type of armour or weapon.

    If you are more interested in making money, your best option is to continue mining or collecting copper and tin ore and continue smelting bronze bars. You will still gain levels quickly if you have a low Smithing level. Once you have a large quantity of bronze bars, you can sell them for an average of 190gp each. Yes, this is a more time-consuming way to train Smithing. But smelting is steady and consistent experience. You will discover this once you begin smelting steel. Use the money you gain from selling the bronze bars wisely. If you are using another skill to also, bring in money, use the money to bolster that skill (runite hatchet for woodcutting, better armour and weapons for combat, etc). Otherwise, spend the majority of this money to purchase iron ore from other players and a few rubies (cut or uncut).

    Optimal Smithing Item: None. As stated previously, bronze items are complete rubbish. They have nearly no value in the open market. Even bronze plate mail is not expensive enough to use High Alchemy on. It would be a waste of a nature rune. Simply sell your bronze items to a store to make a little income from your work.

    Member strategy

    Members will always have it easier than free players, as there are multitudes of different ways to make money quickly. One of the fastest ways to make money is to kill normal men and women. Along with the herbs that they occasionally drop, they will also drop level one clue scrolls. They are typically easy to complete requiring only a few teleport runes and sometimes a spade to complete. Just one piece of trimmed wizard robes or ranger leathers will give you enough money to purchase all the bronze bars you will need.

    Once you have the required number of bronze bars, simply smith your bars until you are able to smith arrowheads. Continue making arrowheads exclusively; do not smith two, three or five bronze bars items. Also, do not smith bronze knives. They are not as profitable as iron knives. Finally, try to complete The Knight’s Sword, Priest in Peril and Ghosts Ahoy as quickly as possible.

    Optimal Smithing Item: Even for a member, there is no way to even break even through smithing. Because of this, no item is better than another so it is advised that you make the best you can at each level.

    4.3 – Iron Smithing

    If one plays their cards right and works on gathering buyers and sellers, this is where you will begin making a nice amount of money. It still requires a lot of work to train up your Smithing. But the money you will gain from these levels will form the foundation upon which all your future levels are financed.

    Primary purpose of iron: Power training smithing experience towards steel, making money.

    • Profitability: Major.
    • Key items (free) – None.
    • Key items (members) Iron Knives
    • Suggested buying and selling price: 90gp – 100gp each for ores, 230 – 240 gp each for bars.

     

    Free player strategy

    The first and most important thing you must realize is that you should never, under any circumstances, attempt to smelt a single iron ore. You should use this time to train your Mining and collect yourself several thousand iron ores as well. After collecting many iron ores, sell them in the Grand Exchange and buy yourself iron bars. In the process of mining, you should sometimes receive rubies which can be sold also.

    Sell enough ores to buy 438 iron bars needed to reach steel smelting. If you have any extra iron bars left over, you may always sell them for some money. Use whatever money you gained to purchase at least 2,000 coal.

    Optimal Smithing Item: Iron plates – As with bronze, there is very little interest for iron weapons and armour in the open market. Your best bet is to simply toss iron items into your nearest General Store or “specialty” shop. If you have the ability to cast High Alchemy, you can cast this spell on iron plates for a small profit. The majority of your income will come from mining iron ore, not through smithed items.

    Member Strategy

    Members will only require a small number of iron ore compared to free players to reach the point where they can smelt steel. Generally, 1,000 iron ore should be sufficient. You should try to collect at least 1,400 iron ore though as Rings of Forging work in multiples of 140. Collecting rubies will require a little more work but you have additional options that free players do not:

    1. Gemstone mining in Shilo Village: (must have completed Shilo Village quest) you should average at least one ruby every few minutes while mining at these rocks. While it may take a few tries to find an unoccupied world, this will allow you to train your Mining and Crafting at the same time.
    2. Safe Cracking in Rogue’s Den: you have relatively good odds of getting rubies in this location. It is an excellent way to train your Thieving at lower levels. If you need food to heal from the traps, there are almost always cookers using the fire near the banker.
    3. Zanaris Black Market: (must have completed Lost City quest) you can purchase a diamond from someone and enter the marketplace in the eastern section of Zanaris. Once inside, you can purchase five ruby rings from the merchant near the Al-Kharid exit. Once you purchase the five in stock, world hop to another server and repurchase until you have a full inventory. Enchant the rings if you have the Magic level to and sell most of them off for 3,000 to 4,000gp each. Keep a few for yourself so you can continue to train your Smithing. Use the profits to repurchase another diamond and repeat until you have a few hundred Rings of Forging for your personal use.

    Once you have 1,400 iron ore and 10 Rings of Forging, go to either Al-Kharid or Port Phasmatys (the latter preferably) and begin smelting all of your iron ore into bars. This will give you exactly 17,500 experience points and it will take a little less than two hours to complete. Continue to smelt iron bars until you reach the point where you can smelt steel bars. You may always continue to smelt iron bars if you wish and this is recommended.

    Optimal Smithing Item: Iron Knives – Iron bars can be smithed into iron knives and if you sell iron knives in bulk, you can make up to 40gp per knife. This is 100gp per iron ore in profit if you bought the iron ore for 100gp each. Smelting iron ore and smithing the bars into knives will train your Smithing level very steadily at lower levels and bring in a nice bit of change.

    4.4 – Steel Smithing

    Steel is the metal which will bolster the amount of money you have in your bank. It is also useful for leveling your Smithing levels quickly and efficiently. But it will train your levels through smelting, not smithing. You will find that mithril and adamantite bars are much better smithing experience than steel bars. The only purpose of steel bars is to sell them on the open market. You should not be making any steel plates if you are a member. It requires a large amount of work and patience when it comes to smelting the coal and iron ores. It is highly recommended that once you reach this point you have at least 2,000 iron ores and 4,000 coal in your bank.

    Primary purpose of steel: Power training Smithing experience towards mithril, making money.

    • Profitability: Major.
    • Key items (free) – Steel plates for High Alchemy.
    • Key items (members) Cannon balls.
    • Suggested buy price: 160 – 200gp per coal, 90-100gp per iron ore, 650gp per steel bar.
    • Suggested sell price: 600 – 650gp per steel bar

     

    Free Player Strategy

    Your best option for gaining Smithing levels is to smelt steel bars exclusively. As with bronze and all future smelting work, you should smelt your bars at the furnace in Al-Kharid . When you arrive in the bank, simply withdraw 18 coal and 9 iron ore and walk to the furnace. After you are completed with the smelting, run back to the bank (because the weight of the bars is less than all the ores). In order to smelt 1,000 steel bars, you will need to complete 112 round trips from the bank to the furnace and back. The entire process should take roughly one minute per load or between 90 to 120 minutes to complete. You will gain 17,500 experience points for every 1,000 steel bars you make.

    Member Strategy

    If you are a member, you should smelt all the bars in Port Phasmatys (completion of Ghosts Ahoy highly recommended) with ‘run’ turned on all the time, then smelt them into Cannon balls, which can be highly profitable, selling at 284 – 314 gp each (that’s 720 – 855gp per bar basically). 1,000 steel bars should take you slightly over one hour to complete.

    At lower levels, this experience you earn will be sufficient to gain a Smithing level once a day or every other day. This is also a good way for a lower level player to gain money. 1,000 steel bars can be sold for upto 650gp each or a total of 650K. The money you gain from the trade will allow you to purchase your coal and iron ore back so you can repeat the process. If you intend to purchase your coal and ore, just buy them from the Grand Exchange. Iron ore is not a problem. You should be able to purchase 1,000 iron ore at 100gp each for 100K in total without much hassle. Finding a good coal seller who will sell you large quantities of coal at a set price is harder than one may expect. Please remember that in Runescape, the price of a certain item will increase if the seller is selling larger quantities of it. You may have to purchase coal at 180-200 each if you are looking to purchase coal in the thousands. You will be making asteady profit as long as you use the Grand Exchange.

    Let us assume that you, the player, just reached level 30 Smithing (the level required to smelt steel bars). You purchase yourself iron ore at 90gp each and coal at 170gp each. You spend 430K to obtain 1,000 iron ore and 2,000 coal. The first example is you selling the steel bars you make for 600gp each and purchasing the materials back. The second example is you trading the completed steel bars to a merchant in exchange for the materials and a kickback of 50gp per bar. You use the money you earn to purchase more iron ore and coal for the next trade.

    Example 1
    Sell… For… Make… Earn…
    1,000 steel bars 600,000gp (430,000gp to repurchase materials) 170,000gp profit 17,500 Smithing XP

    Benefits

    • Less time per day smelting ores and coal at the furnace.
    • More profit per transaction. After ten trades, you are left with 2 million gp.

    Disadvantages

    • More time is needed to purchase materials and to sell steel bars
    • Less Smithing experience on a daily basis. After ten trades, you are left with 175,000 Smithing experience.
    • The steel bars in your bank are stagnant (there is no increase unless you spend your profits)

     

    Optimal Smithing Item (Members): Cannonballs – these can be smelted at a furnace with a cannonball mould upon completion of the Dwarf Cannon quest. These can be very good money, as one steel bar makes four cannonballs. Each cannonball sells for 180 – 200gp each, so that’s around 720gp profit per steel bar. However, if you’re interested in training Slayer, then make cannonballs and buy a cannon, as this is the fastest way to train.

    Benefits

    • Less clicking and banking.
    • More profit for the time spent.

    Disadvantages

    • Boring watching the animation

    4.5 – Mithril Smithing

     

    Introduction

    Sadly, mithril smelting and smithing is only good for gaining experience in the skill. Mithril is not a profitable material to sell to other players with the debatable exception of mithril bolts. Mithril is simply not an armour or weapon type which is desired greatly in free worlds. If one sells mithril items to another player, it will usually be full sets of mithril armour and nothing more. Members are able to sell mithril bolts on the Grand Excange and it is used quite frequently.

    Primary purpose of mithril: Power training your smithing level to adamantite smithing.

    • Profitability: Minor
    • Key items (free): Full sets of mithril armour or mithril plates for high alching.
    • Key items (members): Arrowheads – Iron and steel knives are far more popular than mithril knives.
    • Suggested buy price – 200 to 300gp per mithril ore.
    • Suggested sell price: 1,200 – 1500gp per mithril bar.

     

    Free Player Strategy

    The best option at this point is to continue smelting and merchanting steel bars in lieu of actively smelting and smithing mithril bars. Your only option for true profit is to smelt mithril bars and sell them for 1,400gp each. This is not truly profitable unless you are able to purchase the coal and mithril for less than 180gp and 170gp each, respectively. Although it might seem profitable, the increase in time of running to the bank slows down the money made because smelting mithril bars at the furnace is time consuming. It would be better to continue smelting nine steel bars per smelting run instead of five mithril bars and one steel bar per run.

    If you wish to build up the number mithril bars in your bank, your best option is to superheat mine. This is when you wield a fire staff and have a stack of nature runes and your pickaxe in your inventory when you mine. When you mine a mithril ore and the four coal required, you simply cast the spell and smelt the ore into a bar. You may either mine the mithril and the coal as you go (if you are mining on an empty server) or bring mithril ores along from the bank and mine coal exclusively (superheating as you go). If you purchase all of your mithril ore and coal from the open market, superheating the ores is not recommended. The 250-270gp cost of a nature rune will negate any and all profit you might gain from the trade. You will end up losing about 30-50 gp per bar made. Only superheat mithril ores while mining.

    Member Strategy

    The best all-around strategy for members is to continue smelting steel bars for trade and making iron ore into iron knives. If you wish to include mithril into your training and trading regimen, you should begin using the Blast Furnace at level 60 Smithing and go there with a stack of noted mithril ore and coal (along with some money). The Blast Furnace may look intimidating at first, but a single player can operate the machine and smelt mithril bars in about a minute’s time. Once you have collected your mithril bars, go to the anvils in the north-west corner of the room and smith either mithril arrowheads or knives (arrowheads strongly recommended). If you have the smithing levels and the armour merchant dwarf has no mithril armour in stock, you can smith armour pieces and sell them to the dwarf for a little profit. However, this isn’t the best item to make and it is recommended to smith items which are stackable. Knives are preferable since you can always wield your product and free up an inventory spot. But iron knives are far more marketable than mithril knives and mithril bolts are a better choice.

    When you use the Blast Furnace, you have two strategies. You can either bring your own coal in noted form and sell them to the ore merchant and buy back (like Nature runecrafting with the General Store). Or, you can purchase the existing coal in stock and hope that the store is restocked with coal on a regular basis. The second option is much cheaper overall on the money that you will spend. But it will alienate you if there are other people at the Blast Furnace at the same time. Furthermore, you will be wasting time jumping from one world to another trying to find the ore store at full stock. Your best choice is to simply bring noted coal to sell and buy back from the merchant. Should you find another player doing this also, you gain the advantage of gaining smelting experience off of his ores also. Just make certain you are either pedalling the conveyor belt, shovelling coke into the oven or pumping the pump as the bars are smelted. If you cause others to log off of your world, you lose the potential to gain extra experience. However, if someone is already there and they have bought from the available coal, log off and find another world.

    The Blast Furnace is a great way to train up your Smithing levels. But the most serious disadvantage it has is the distance to the nearest bank. If you are trying to bolster the number of mithril bars in your bank, you should superheat mine and not use the Blast Furnace. You are only spending a nature rune and you are collecting the coal and/or mithril ore by yourself. While the half coal benefit of the Blast Furnace is appealing, banking mithril bars in Keldagrim West is an expenditure of both your time and your character’s energy. If you are using the Blast Furnace to smelt and smith iron bars, you can bring along noted coal and purchase the mithril ore from Ordan on occasion to make an run of mithril. Allow the mithril ore to regenerate before purchasing more. The more mithril ore you buy, the more expensive it becomes. If you do occasionally buy mithril ore to smelt and smith, smith them into bolts so you have room to continue with making iron knives.

    Optimal Smithing Item (Free): Full mithril armour sets – Don’t expect to sell these too often. If you do, you will be selling for around 7200 gp per set which is a pretty substantial profit loss. If you do find yourself in a position where you will be making lots of mithril items for profit, find yourself a person who will sell mithril bars at 1,000gp each as soon as possible. The odds of this happening are very slim but you never know what will happen each time you log in epecially with the trade imbalance protocal in place.

    Optimal Smithing Item (Members): Mithril Bolts – Mithril knives are not profitable because no one will buy them at 200gp each. The bolts can be sold on the Grand Exchange for around 80 gp per. This does make you lose 250g per bar, however the exp is faster than making iron or steel items. Like previously said, there is almost no ways of makin money with mithril items if you buy the bars.

    4.6 – Adamant Smithing

     

    Introduction

    This is where you will begin bringing in more and more money into your bank. Adamantite items may not be as popular as runite but they are valued among other players. The differences between the two metals are slight and the price difference is substantial. You will find, especially on free worlds, that there is a large interest in adamantite armour. This is the point where other players will notice your smithing levels and you will begin to receive more and more compliments. This is also the point where others may begin asking you to make certain items for them in exchange for the bars or the ores and coal.

    Primary purpose of adamantite: To reach the point where you can make high-end adamantite armour. As long as you have consistent adamantite and coal sellers and consistent item buyers, you will be at the point where you can start making consistent profit. Also, this is the point where you should begin advertising your skills to other players and take advantage of opportunities where you can make items for other players.

    • Profitability: Low to Medium.
    • Key items (free): Adamantite armour pieces (platebody, legs or skirt, kiteshields and full helmets), scimitars and hatchets
    • Key items (members): Bolts
    • Suggested buy price: 2200 – 2300 per adamantite ore.

     

    Free Player Strategy

    If you have continued to rotate your coal and iron ore into steel bars and back again, you should have a sizable amount of money in your bank. This is the point where you should rely on buying your adamantite ores and coal from other players and smelt or superheat them into bars yourself. Your ability to profit is only limited by your ability to merchant. If you have the ability to sell items to other players well at good prices, you will be able to train your Smithing consistently from the money you will receive in return. If your ability to merchant is lacking, you are best off sticking to steel bar smelting for training and profit.

    The facts are that to maximize your profit with adamantite, you need to spread your web as far and wide as possible. One adamantite ore normally costs 1000-1050gp each. With coal at 180gp each, you’ll be spending 1080gp on coal. Plus 250gp average for your nature rune, you will be spending 2,350gp – 2,400 per adamantite bar. This is a loss of around 100 gp per bar made this way so it is recommended to buy the bars directly through the GE.

    If you are looking to bolster the number of adamantite bars in your bank, you should continue to superheat mine. It will be much easier to purchase the adamantite ore on the open market and simply mine coal and superheat the ores on the fly. This will make adamantite bar selling profitable as you are not paying for the coal; just the ore and the nature rune. Superheating the adamantite ore is only advisable if you can mine a portion of the ores or you do not mind losing some money. Trying to smelt the ores at the Al-Kharid furnace is a very time consuming chore.

    Member Strategy

    The strategy for a member adamantite smith is two-fold: focus on making adamantite bolts and steadily increase the number of bars you have in your bank. If you do not possess the level to smith adamantite bolts, focus on smelting steel bars in Port Phasmatys or mithril arrowhead smithing until you can. The main reason why one should focus on making adamantite arrows is because it is a profitable item to make and it is excellent Smithing experience when you smith adamantite bars. It requires a fair amount of patience because it is only profitable if you use the Blast Furnace to smelt your adamantite ore.

    Let us assume you wish to make and sell 10,000 adamantite bolts. 1,000 adamantite ore will cost roughly 1Mil to purchase (1,000gp per ore). Normally, you will need 6,000 coal to smelt the ore into bars, but since the Blast Furnace requires half the normal coal, you will only need 3,000 coal ore at a cost of 600,000gp. You will also need to purchase feathers to make the bolts althoug that is completey optional since unfinished bots sell for more money than the cost of feathers subtracted from the cost of adamant bolts. If you buy feathers at 5 each, you need to spend 50k. The grand total of the purchase will be 1,650,000gp or roughly 165gp per bolt. You will be able to sell the adamantite arrows for roughly 200gp each, granting you a profit of roughly 350,000gp.

    The other half of training Smithing and making a profit is by selling weapons and armour to free players once you gain the appropriate levels. In the past, this was a great way to make money. However, with the advent of te Grand Exchange, it is simpl not worth it to do this anymore. If you are a free player and can not make bolts, adamant smithing will end up costing you more money than you will receive in return for what you make.

    Optional Smithing Item (Members): Adamant arrows. These can sell for roughly 125 per arrow. To maximize your profit, you should purchase headless arrows for 8gp each. The grand total of the purchase will be 1,680,000gp or roughly 112gp per arrow. You will be able to sell the adamantite arrows for roughly 125gp each, granting you a profit of roughly 195,000gp.

    Optimal Smithing Item (Members): Bolts(unf) – Hands down the best consistent Smithing experience in the game next to gold ore smelting with Crafting Gauntlets. But adamantite bolts will sell faster and more consistently. So for experience and profit, this is the best non runite item to smith. The Fletching experience is exceptional and you will level from 60 to 80+ Fletching very quickly by making the bolts.

    4.7 – Runite Smithing

     

    Introduction

    This is the pinnacle of Smithing, the ability to smelt and smith runite ore. At this point, you are a master smith, even if you can only make rune hatchetss with the help of a Dwarven stout. Once you reach this level, it is imperative that you have many connections in the Marketplace to constantly recycle your supplies in the bank and buyers to sell your goods to. If you have this, you will be at the point where you are steadily gaining money each and every day.

    At least, this is what rune smiths want you to believe.

    The truth is that it requires a great amount of work to become a respectable rune smith. With more and more players reaching level 85 Smithing, the cost of runite items are steadily decreasing. The cost of a rune scimitar on free worlds was once locked at 35,000gp. Nowadays, it averages about 35,000gp on busy servers. The key to being a successful rune smith is to constantly purchase runite ore and coal or runite bars and immediately be able to move your items out to buyers.

    Primary purpose of runite: To increase your wealth. Runite ore will not bolster your experience; that is what mithril and adamantite bars are for.

    • Profitability: Moderately high
    • Key items (free and members): Rune hatchets, high tier runite armour and popular weapons.
    • Suggested buy price: 11,500 to 12,000gp per runite ore, 12,500 to 13,000gp per runite bar.
    • Suggested sell price: 12,500gp per runite ore and 14,000gp per runite bar. Selling ores or bars are only suggested if selling more than 1,000 at a time. If selling items, aim for 500 to 1,000gp profit per bar.

     

    Free Player Strategy

    The first and most important aspect of being a rune smith is to constantly have a surplus of runite ore or runite bars in your bank. How you obtain the ores are completely up to you. For maximum profit, you should always attempt to mine runite ore yourself. This is a particularly dangerous profession in free worlds as both of the runite rocks are located deep in the wilderness. If you wish to mine runite ore on free worlds, it is recommended that you are part of a clan so that you have protection from revanants while collecting the ore. While mining, high Prayer and Magic levels are strongly suggested so you may either bind the revanants or use prayer to resist their attacks as you mine or make a getaway.

    If you lack the Mining level, affiliation with a clan is still helpful. Runite miners who are not quick enough usually are quick kills for a revanants. If any of your clan members have a nice supply of looted runite ores, they can be your suppliers. If you have significantly high Smithing levels, your clan will usually supply you with runite ores and coal in exchange for runite armour. This is excellent Smithing experience if you have the opportunity to do this. Just remember: your rich customer you are trading with is only going to use the items to profit and train their own skills. Providing services for others works wonders for your experience. It does nothing towards making a profit.

    Once you have access to a supply of runite ore, simply purchase coal and nature runes and use the superheat spell to smelt them into bars. Don’t bother going to a furnace to make runite bars; you will only be able to smelt three bars per trip. When you smith runite items, only make items which will definitely sell on the Grand Exchange for the best price. By this time, you should know the areas where certain items sell better than other items. For all other rune items, try to aim towards making 1,000gp of profit per runite bar. Good items are rune kiteshields. If you can buy runite bars for 15,000gp each, sell your items for 16,000gp per bar needed to make the it. If you can mine your runite ore and you are able to bring in a steady stock all by yourself, you may want to consider selling your items for a just a little less than normal for quick transactions. The Grand Exchange makes selling large amounts of items easily.

    However, while runite items are the highest experience items you can make in the game, the experience you gain is still quite small. Relying only on runite items to train smithing will just lead to frustration. To train smithing adequately, you need to use the profits you make to purchase ores and coal and continue smelting steel, mithril and adamantite bars and train with them. Avoid buying bars from the open market as they are a waste of profit. By this point, you should truly realize that smelting is the only true and consistent Smithing experience you will get.

    Member Strategy

    If you possess the ability to mine runite, you have more options available to you. There are four additional runite rocks in member worlds: the two underneath the Heroes’ Guild, the lone runite rock underneath the Mourner’s headquarters in West Ardougne near the Dark Beasts, and the ores located in the Fremennik Isles Rune Mine. The Heroes’ Guild is the most populated runite miner area in the game. It takes patience to world hop over and over again to find a world with a lit rock. The location near the dark beasts requires a relatively skilled player with the ability to complete a gauntlet of quests. It also requires a decent supply of prayer potions to ward off the attacks of Dark Beasts (level 182) with protection against melee. The Fremennik Isles mine is fairly new, however it is within multi-combat zone with aggressive Ice Trolls guarding it.

    Much of the same strategies for free players apply to members. You must be able to collect ores quickly and be able to sell your wares in a timely fashion. Runite knives and arrowheads are completely out of the question. No one is going to buy a rune knife for 3,000gp when iron knives can be bought en masse at 30-40gp each. Rune arrows, especially poisoned ones, may be popular with rangers. But it is far easier to purchase the arrowheads from the shop in Catherby or the arrow shop in Lletya. All other types of armour and weapons will mark you as a ‘noob’ on member worlds. A dragon longsword is far more marketable than a rune scimitar on members.

    When smelting, the Blast Furnace will be your best option to save money while making runite bars. You are saving 20,000gp with every run of 25 runite bars you make at the furnace. If you have a large quantity of runite ores, the money saved will add up. Otherwise, superheating the runite ores into bars is your next best alternative. If you can craft nature runes, you are paying 100-120gp per nature rune in the end instead of 300-350gp. Do not bother smelting runite ore at a furnace unless you have a very small amount of runite ores and you are smelting them at Port Phasmatys.

    4.8 – Gold smithing

     

    Introduction

    At lower and higher levels, smelting gold ore with the use of the Goldsmith Gauntlets (must have completed the Family Crest quest) will train your Smithing experience at blistering speeds. It allows you to make near 1,000 Smithing experience a minute or nearly 60,000 Smithing experience per hour. It gives you a total of 56.5 experience per smelted gold ore at a standard furnace, which is slightly more than the king of all ores: runite.

    Primary purpose of gold ore: Experience, plain and simple.

    • Profitability: Moderate
    • Key items (free): N/A
    • Key items (members) Rings of Duelling, Rings of Forging, Amulets of Power and Glory.

     

    There are two items you can make of gold, besides jewelery. First is a gold bowl, required to be smithed in Legends’ Quest provides two gold bars and gives 30 experience. There is a chance you can fail to smith it. The second item is a golden helmet, made during Between a Rock… quest. It requires three gold bars to make and when worn, it will provide you with access to Arzinian Gold Mine.

    Member Strategy

    By this point you should understand that you should only deal with items that you know will sell quickly and reliably. Gold ore in bulk is very expensive with people paying up to 500gp per ore. In order to make a profit from the gold bars you will end up with, you need to have a collection of gem sellers who will be provide with many emeralds, rubies, diamonds and Dragonstones (if you have the required Crafting levels). Avoid dealing with sapphires as much as possible as the cost of the gem, the gold ore and the cosmic rune will negate much of the profit. You should focus yourself on making Rings of Duelling which can sell from 900gp for a ring with eight charges, Rings of Forging which can sell for roughly 3,000 – 4,000gp each and Amulets of Power that average for 2300-3000 each on free servers. Avoid crafting Dragonstones at all until you have 80 crafting and you can make Amulets of Glory. Selling Amulets of Glory is not recommended. Save them for personal use, especially when crafting nature runes via the Abyss.

    In order for this strategy to work, you need to have several gemstone suppliers who will come through when you give them a large order and an active eye on the Market boards throughout the Internet so you can sell these as quickly as possible. Use your initial profits from your first few sells to bolster the number of cosmic runes in your bank so you are in no danger of running out. After that, and everything is cycling on a regular basis, the profits can be used for more gold ores for Smithing experience alone or to purchase items needed to train another good money making skill.

    5.0 – Quests for Experience

     

    Quests with a choice Experience

     

    6.0 – Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: Why Smith plates?A: There are a few reasons why plates are usually the best items to smith. Their High Alchemy value is superior to any other item meaning you get more of your money back. They’re a 5 bar item so you only need one nature rune per 5 bars as appose to other items where you would need more then this, this saves you money. Using 5 bars at a time gives you far quicker exp then you would get if you were to smith any other item.

    Q: How Can I Make a Profit?A: If you mine all your own ores and get nature runes as a drop or by Runecrafting them yourself, you can make a bundle of money selling or Alchemizing the items you smith later. If you buy both nature runes and the ores, you will lose money; try only buying one or the other.

    Q: What can enhance my Smithing level?A: Dwarven Stouts and Mature Dwarven Stouts can. Dwarven Stouts gives +1 to Mining and Smithing and Mature Dwarven Stouts gives +2 to Mining and Smithing. You can also use an evil dave’s stew to raise it by 2 to 6 level. The increase is random, however, and may decrease your level. More information about these can be found in our Cooking guide.

    Q: Is there any way to train this skill faster?A: By earning 20 reward points in the Stealing Creation mini-game, you can purchase a morphic/volatile tool which will transform into a sacred clay hammer. It requires 40 Smithing to use and doubles the normal experience gained for every item you smith from a bar.

    Slayer

    Posted in Runescape Skill Guides on November 11, 2009 by wowdarunescape
    Table Of Contents

    1.0 – Introduction

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Nechryael

    In RuneScape, slayer is a skill where you must prove yourself against many difficult monsters. Unlike other skills in RuneScape where the training is repetitive, slayer is a very diverse skill. Slayer awards experience based on the completion of certain tasks. If you want to explore the map whilst experiencing the thrills of combat, slaying is for you.

    Another great reason to explore the slaying skill are the slayer masters, who advise you on how to kill certain monsters. This information may help you in the future when entering the mysterious world of slaying.

    2.0 – The Basics of Slaying

    2.1 – The Process

    To begin slaying you must talk to one of the slayer masters. Upon expressing interest in slaying, the slayer master will give you a slayer assignment. The slayer assignment will be to kill a certain number of a certain type of monster. Depending on the slayer master, your assignment could range from 12 birds to 199 dragons.

    To help you on this assignment, the slayer master has also provided you with an “Enchanted Gem.” If you “Activate” the gem, you will be able to communicate with one of the slayer masters. They will tell you how many more monsters you have to kill, as well as the best techniques to use when fighting the monster. It is recommended that you always bring your gem along due to the information it provides. If you lose this gem, you can buy another one for 1gp from any slayer master.

    When you are done with your assignment, go back and talk to the slayer master for another one.

    If you get a higher-level assignment that you are unhappy with, you can get a new, lower-level one from the Burthorpe slayer master, Turael. He only changes assignments offered by stronger slayer masters.

    If you want a little temporary slayer boost, you can eat a Wild Pie to raise it 5 levels for the time being.

    2.2 – Slayer Masters

    Around the RuneScape world, there are a number of slayer masters, which are all represented by the Zybez RuneScape Help's City Key of a Slayer Master on the minimap. The tables below will tell you where they are located and what the difficulties of their assignments are. The list of monsters beside each master is the list of possible assignments the slayer master can give you.

    Please note that you must have level 50 slayer and 100+ combat in order to use Duradel as your slayer master. You must also have level 85+ combat and have completed Smoking Kills in order to use Sumona as your slayer master.

    Slayer masters assign as few as 4 or as many as 199 monsters. The maximum and minimum number increases as you use higher level slayer masters, with the exception of certain high-leveled monsters.

    Picture Slayer Master Location Assignment Difficulty Location Map
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Turael and Spria the Slayer Master Turael/Spria* Burthorpe Easy Map
    Banshees, Bats, Bears, Birds, Cave Bugs, Cave Crawlers, Cave Slimes, Cows, Crawling Hands, Dogs, Dwarves, Ghosts, Gnomes, Goblins, Icefiends, Kalphites, Minotaurs, Monkeys, Scorpions, Skeletons, Spiders, Wolves, Desert Lizards, and Zombies.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Mazchna the Slayer Master Mazchna Canifis Medium Map
    Banshees, Bats, Bears, Catablepon, Cave Crawlers, Cockatrice, Crawling Hands, Desert Lizards, Dogs, Earth Warriors, Flesh Crawler, Ghosts, Ghouls, Hill Giants, Hobgoblins, Ice Warriors, Kalphite, Mogres, Pyrefiends, Rockslugs, Shades, Skeletons, Trolls, Vampires, Wall beasts, Werewolves, Wolves and Zombies.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Vannaka the Slayer Master Vannaka Edgeville Dungeon Medium Map
    Aberrant spectres, Ankou, Banshees, Basilisks, Blue dragons, Bloodvelds, Brine rats, Cave bugs, Cave crawlers, Cave slimes, Cockatrice, Crawling hands, Crocodiles, Dagannoths, Desert lizards, Dust devils, Earth warriors, Elves, Fever spiders, Fire giants, Ghouls, Green dragons, Harpie bug swarms, Hellhounds, Hill giants, Ice giants, Ice warriors, Infernal mages, Jellies, Jungle horror, Kalphites, Killerwatts, Kurasks, Lesser demons, Mogres, Molanisks, Moss giants, Ogres, Otherworldly beings, Pyrefiends, Rock slugs, Sea snakes, Shades, Shadow warriors, Trolls, Turoth, Vampires, Wall beasts, Werewolves.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Chaeldar the Slayer Master Chaeldar Zanaris (The Lost City) Hard Map
    Aberrant spectres, Abyssal demons, Banshees, Basilisks, Bloodvelds, Blue dragons, Brine rats, Bronze dragons, Cave bugs, Cave crawlers, Cave horrors, Cave slimes, Cockatrices, Crawling hands, Crocodiles, Dagannoths, Desert lizards, Lesser demons, Dust devils, Elves, Fever spiders, Fire giants, Gargoyles, Harpie bug swarms, Iron dragons, Infernal mages, Jellies, Jungle horrors, Kalphites, Kurasks, Mogres, Molanisks, Nechryael, Pyrefiends, Rock slugs, Shadow warriors, Spiritual mages, Spiritual rangers, Spiritual warriors, Trolls, Turoth, Wall beasts, Warped terrorbirds, Warped tortoise, Zygomites.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Sumona the Slayer Master Sumona Pollnivneach Hard Map
    Aberrant spectres, Abyssal demons, Aquanites, Banshees, Basilisks, Black demons, Bloodvelds, Blue dragons, Cave crawlers, Cave horrors, Dagannoths, Dust devils, Elves, Fire giants, Gargoyles, Greater demons, Hellhounds, Iron dragons, Kalphites, Kurask, Nechryael, Red dragons, Scabarite minions, Spiritual mages, Spiritual warriors, Terror dogs, Trolls, Turoth, Warped tortoises.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Duradel and Lapalok the Slayer Master Duradel/Lapalok* Shilo Village Very Hard Map
    Aberrant spectres, Abyssal demons, Aquanites, Bloodvelds, Black demons, Black dragons, Dagannoths, Dark beasts, Dust devils, Fire giants, Gargoyles, Goraks, Greater demons, Hellhounds, Iron dragons, Kalphites, Mithril dragons, Nechryael, Scabarite minions, Skeletal wyverns, Spiritual mages, Steel dragons, Suqahs, Warped terrorbirds, Waterfiends.

    * – During the While Guthix Sleeps quest, two of the Slayer Masters, Turael and Duradel, die. Upon their deaths, two new Slayer Masters replace their positions. The replacements Spria and Lapalok perform exactly the same roles as their formers, this includes giving the same slayer tasks.

    3.0 – Slaying Equipment

    When you reach certain slayer levels, you will be able to fight certain monsters. Some of these monsters may require the use of special equipment. Every piece of slayer equipment is available for purchase from the slayer masters.

    Picture Equipment Requirements Uses Price
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bag of Salt Bag of Salt 1 Slayer Killing weakened Rockslugs 10gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Rock Hammer Rock Hammer 1 Slayer Killing weakened Gargoyles 500gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Spiny Helmet Spiny Helmet 1 Slayer
    5 Defence
    Fends off Wall Beast attacks 650gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Facemask Facemask 10 Slayer Needed to kill Dust Devils 200gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Earmuffs Earmuffs 15 Slayer Protection against Banshees 200gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Ice Cooler Ice Cooler 22 Slayer Used to kill weakened Desert Lizards 1gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mirror Shield Mirror Shield 25 Slayer
    20 Defence
    Protection against Cockatrice and Basilisks 5,000gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Fishing Explosive Fishing explosive 32 Slayer Lures Mogres 60gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of an Unlit Harpie Bug Lantern Bug Lantern 33 Slayer Used to kill the Harpie Bug Swarms 130gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Witchwood Icon Witchwood Icon 35 Slayer Protection against Cave Horrors 900gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Slayer boots Insulated Boots 37 Slayer Needed to kill Killerwatts 200gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Slayer Bell Slayer Bell 39 Slayer Needed to attack Molanisks 150 gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Slayer Gloves Slayer Gloves 42 Slayer Protection against Fever Spiders 200gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Leaf-Bladed Spear Leaf-Bladed Spear 55 Slayer
    50 Attack
    Killing Turoths and Kurasks 31,000gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Broad Arrows Broad Arrows 55 Slayer
    50 Ranged
    Killing Turoths and Kurasks 90gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Slayer Staff Slayer’s Staff 55 Slayer
    50 Magic
    Allows use of the Magic Dart spell to kill Turoths and Kurasks 21,000gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Crystal Chimes Crystal Chimes 56 Slayer Allows you to attack warped creatures N/A
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Fungicide Spray Fungicide Spray 57 Slayer Needed to kill Mutated Zygomites 300gp
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Nose Peg Nose Peg 60 Slayer Protection against Aberrant Spectres 200gp

    4.0 – Slayer Monsters

    When you reach certain levels, you will be able to fight different slayer monsters. Most of these monsters can be found in the Slayer Tower, north-west of Canifis, or in the Slayer Dungeon, far east of Rellekka. These monsters can be very rewarding; however, you must remember to bring your slayer equipment along in order to kill them. Note that killing slayer monsters does not give any slayer XP. Experience gained from killing any monster set as a slayer assignment is equal to the creature’s hitpoints, unless certain conditions apply – see FAQ section. The ability to fight these monsters at certain levels, is just a reward. In the table below, please realize that the level given is the slayer level required to kill them, not the monster’s combat level.

    Picture Monsters Level Required Location Equipment Needed
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crawling Hand Image Crawling Hand
    Zombie Hand
    5 Slayer Tower
    Meiyerditch Laboratory
    None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cave Bug Image Cave Bug 7 Lumbridge Caves, Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cave Crawler Image Cave Crawler 10 Slayer Dungeon, Lumbridge Caves None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Banshee Image Banshee 15 Slayer Tower Earmuffs
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cave Slime Image Cave Slime 17 Lumbridge Caves, Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Rockslug Image Rockslug 20 Slayer Dungeon, Lumbridge Caves Bag of Salt – Use when they are weak
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Desert Lizard Image Desert Lizard 22 Desert south of Shantay Pass Box of Cold Ice – Use when they are weak
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cockatrice Image Cockatrice 25 Slayer Dungeon Mirror Shield
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Pyrefiend Image Pyrefiend 30 Slayer Dungeon, Smoke Dungeon, Chaos Tunnels None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Mogre Image Mogre 32 South of Port Sarim Fishing Explosive
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Harpie bug swarm Image Harpie bug swarm 33 North-east of Tai Bwo Wannai Harpie Bug Lantern
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Wall Beast Image Wall Beast 35 Lumbridge Caves Spiny Helmet
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Killerwatt Image Killerwatt 37 Rift on top floor of Draynor Village Manor
    Do not enter this area if you suffer from epilepsy.
    Insulated Boots
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Molanisk Image Molanisk 39 Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon Slayer Bell
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Basilisk Image Basilisk 40 Slayer Dungeon Mirror Shield
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Terror Dog Image Terror Dog 40 Tarn Razalor’s Lair None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Fever Spider Image Fever Spider 42 Braindeath Island Slayer Gloves
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Infernal Mage Image Infernal Mage 45 Slayer Tower, Chaos Tunnels None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Brine Rat Image Brine Rat 47 Tunnels from Olaf’s Quest None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Bloodveld Image Bloodveld
    Mutated Bloodveld
    50 Slayer Tower
    Meiyerditch Laboratory
    None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Phoenix Image Phoenix 51 Phoenix’s lair south-west of Piscatoris Fishing Colony None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Jelly Image Jelly 52 Slayer Dungeon None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Turoth Image Turoth 55 Slayer Dungeon Leaf-Bladed Sword/Leaf-Bladed Spear / Broad Bolts / Broad Arrows / Slayer’s Staff
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Warped Terrorbird Image Warped Terrorbird 56 Slayer Sewer Dungeon Crystal Chime
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Warped Tortoise Image Warped Tortoise 56 Slayer Sewer Dungeon Crystal Chime
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Zygomite Image Zygomite 57 Zanaris (The Lost City) Fungicide Spray
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cave Horror Image Cave Horror 58 Mos Le’harmless Caves Witchwood Icon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Aberrant Specter Image Aberrant Spectre 60 Slayer Tower Nose peg
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spiritual Ranger Image Spiritual Ranger 63 God Wars Dungeon None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Dust Devil Image Dust Devil 65 Smoke Dungeon Facemask
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spiritual Warrior Image Spiritual Warrior 68 God Wars Dungeon None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Kurask Image Kurask 70 Slayer Dungeon Leaf-Bladed Sword /Leaf-Bladed Spear / Broad Bolts / Broad Arrows / Slayer’s Staff
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Skeletal Wyvern Image Skeletal Wyvern 72 Ice Caves Elemental Shield / Dragonfire Shield / Mind Shield
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gargoyle Image Gargoyle 75 Slayer Tower, Chaos Tunnels Rock Hammer – Use when they are weak
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Aquanite Image Aquanite 78 Slayer Dungeon -
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Nechryael Image Nechryael 80 Slayer Tower None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spiritual Mage Image Spiritual Mage 83 God Wars Dungeon None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Abyssal Demon Image Abyssal Demon 85 Slayer Tower
    Fairy Ring (ALR)
    None
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Dark Beast Image Dark Beast 90 Temple of Light None

    4.1 – Slayer Monsters in-depth

     

    Infernal Mage
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of an Infernal Mage
    Race: Human
    Combat Level: 66
    Hitpoints: 60
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic

     

    Top Drops: Black/red mystic hat, Black/red mystic boots and Lava battle staff.
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 45 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: Not too bad. They attack with fire blast, so wear armour that defends against magical attacks, such as dragonhide, Splitbark, mystic or Ahrim’s robes.
    Zygomites
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Zygomite Image
    Race: Fungi
    Combat Level: 74, 86
    Hitpoints: 53
    Nature: Non Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magical melee

     

    Top Drops: Strawberry seed (4), noted super compost, nature runes (2), Rune full helmet
    Slayer Information: Level 57 slayer is required to kill this form of mutated mold. To kill them, you must use some Fungicide Spray on them, like with Rockslugs. Fungicide spray, and refills can be bought from any slayer store.
    Training Effectiveness: Not very good training, as it hits high, often, and you have to kill it off using the fungicide spray. The drops aren’t very good.
    Bloodvelds
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bloodveld
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 76
    Hitpoints: 120
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic based Melee

     

    Top Drops: Half of a key, Shield left half, Dragon Spear, Black boots and Rune medium helmet.
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 50 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: Bloodvelds are great for training! They have low defence, attack, and strength, yet they have very high hit points. When training here, bring armour that defends against magic, as they too are magical beasts. Any form of Dragonhide, Splitbark, Karil armour or mystic armour will suffice.
    Jellies
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Jelly Image
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 78
    Hitpoints: 75
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic based Melee

     

    Top Drops: Clue scroll (level 3), Mithril boots, Rune full helm, Half of a key, and Shield left half.
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 52 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: Jellies often deal 2 to 5 damage. That said; you will run out of food fast. Bring magical defence armour (Dragonhide, Splitbark, Karil armour or mystic armour).
    Cave Horror
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Cave Horror Image
    Race: Beast
    Combat Level: 80
    Hitpoints: 55
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magical melee

     

    Top Drops: Black mask, Level 3 clue, various herb seeds, Sweetcorn seeds, Cactus seeds, Mahogany logs, noted Teak logs, Nature runes, Limpwurt roots
    Slayer Information: Level 58 slayer is required to kill these beasts. To kill them, you will need a Witchwood icon as it helps protect you from their powerful attacks. You will also need a light source to be in the caves.
    Training Effectiveness: Cave Horrors are not very good for long-term training as they hit fairly high at frequent intervals. They’re also spread fairly far apart, making it difficult to train effectively.
    Warped Terrorbirds
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Warped Terrorbird Image
    Race: Beast
    Combat Level: 81
    Hitpoints: 87
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee and Range

     

    Top Drops: Rune kiteshield, Rune warhammer, Half of a key.
    Slayer Information: Level 56 Slayer required. You will need to use a Crystal Chime on them to damage them. They become invulnerable again quickly, so you may need to use it several times.
    Training Effectiveness: These are not very for good training as they hit quite often with their ranged attack. If you wear Earmuffs whilst fighting warped terrorbirds ranged damage will be reduced according to the slayer masters.
    Turoths
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Turoth Image
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 83, 85, 87, 89
    Hitpoints: 74, 77, 80, 81
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee based

     

    Top Drops: Half of a key, Clue scroll (level 3), White/yellow mystic robe bottom (from the level 83, 87 and 89’s), Dragon spear, Rune dagger, and Shield left half.
    Slayer Information: Level 55 Slayer required. Turoths can only be hurt with Melee using a Leaf-Bladed Spear or Leaf-Bladed Sword; can only be hurt with Magic with the Magic dart spell, using the Slayer’s Staff; and can only be hurt with Ranged attacks, using the broad arrows, broad bolts, and a regular bow.
    Training Effectiveness: These are not very for good training as they have very high attack and strength, hitting up to 11 regularly.
    Dust Devil
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Dust Devil
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 93
    Hitpoints: 105
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic and Melee

     

    Top Drops: Half of a key, Earth battlestaff, Rune arrows, Red dragonhide vambraces, Shield left half and Dragon chainbody.
    Slayer Information: Level 65 Slayer required. A facemask is also required. You must have a slayer level of 65 and you must wear a facemask.
    Training Effectiveness: Dust Devils are decent training for both melee and ranged, but they can hit quite often. They do drop ugthanki kebabs (heal 19hp) though.
    Warped Tortoises
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Warped Tortoise Image
    Race: Beast
    Combat Level: 96
    Hitpoints: 87
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee based

     

    Top Drops: Rune pickaxe, Rune warhammer.
    Slayer Information: Level 56 Slayer required. You will need to use a Crystal Chime on them to damage them. They become invulnerable again quickly, so you may need to use it several times.
    Training Effectiveness: These have low defence and fast spawn rate. They make decent training, but are unaggressive and must continually be weakened by the crystal chimes.
    Aberrant Spectres
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Aberrant Spectre
    Race: Undead
    Combat Level: 96
    Hitpoints: 95
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic

     

    Top Drops: Half of a key, Lava battlestaff, Rune kite, Rune full helmet, Black/red robe bottom, many high-level herbs, Clue scroll (level 3), and Shield left half.
    Slayer Information: Level 60 Slayer required. A nose peg is also required.
    Training Effectiveness: Medium training. Aberrant spectres are quite strong, and often hit high. Prayer potions are not required, but are helpful if you intend to protect. Bring along black dragonhide armour as it has a magic attack style. Salve amulets are also recommended as they provide a handy strength/attack bonus.
    Kurask
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Kurask
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 106
    Hitpoints: 97
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: -

     

    Top Drops: White & gold mystic robe top, Clue scroll (Level 3), Dragon spear, Kurask head, adamant platebody.
    Slayer Information: Level 70 Slayer required. Kurasks can only be hurt with Melee with a Leaf-Bladed Spear or Leaf-Bladed Sword; can only be hurt with Magic with the Magic dart spell, using the Slayer’s Staff; and can only be hurt with Ranged attacks, using the broad arrows, broad bolts, and a regular bow.
    Training Effectiveness: Most effective way to kill them is with Ranged using Broad arrows and a safe spot.
    Terror Dog
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Terror Dog
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 100, 110
    Hitpoints: 83, 88
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee

     

    Top Drops: Granite Helmet and Clue scrolls (level 3).
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 40 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: Great with Guthans, but not bad with regular rune armour either.
    Gargoyles
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gargoyle Image
    Race: Animated
    Combat Level: 111
    Hitpoints: 105
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee

     

    Top Drops: Rune full helmet, Adamant boots, Black/red mystic robe top, and Granite maul, Clue scroll (Level 3).
    Slayer Information: Level 75 Slayer required. You must use a rock hammer to kill the gargoyle.
    Training Effectiveness: Gargoyles are pretty decent for training with melee, ranged or either magic. They can hit you often, so food like sharks and monkfish are recommended, Guthan is very effective too.
    Nechryael
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Nechryael
    Race: Undead
    Combat Level: 115
    Hitpoints: 105
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: -

     

    Top Drops: Rune two hander, Rune longsword, Rune battleaxe, Rune dagger, Dragon spear, Rune boots, Rune full helmet, Rune kiteshield, Rune squareshield, Rune platebody, Dragon medium helmet, Cut Dragonstone, Half of a key, Shield left half and Clue (Level 3)
    Slayer Information: You must have a slayer level of 80.
    Training Effectiveness: Nechryaels give a profitable drops and also fast experience. You can either slay them with melee, ranged or magic. There is a safe spot in the area. While killing them, they summon Death spawns (level-46) which can attack you, despite the fact there isn’t a sign of multikilling area. But don’t worry, you can still attack Nechryaels, while they’re attacking you.
    Spiritual Rangers
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spiritual Rangers Image
    Race: Animated
    Combat Level: 115, 121, 122, 127
    Hitpoints: 130, 120, 106, ?
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Range based

     

    Top Drops: Clue scroll (level-3).
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 63 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: These are not very for good training as they hit very often with range and do high damage.
    Spiritual Mages
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spiritual Mage Image
    Race: Animated
    Combat Level: 120, 120, 121, 121, 123
    Hitpoints: 71, 85, 75, 106, 85
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Mage based

     

    Top Drops: Half of a key, Dragon boots, Shield left half, Clue scroll (level-3).
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 83 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: These are not very for good training as they have magic attacks that do high damage.
    Spiritual Warriors
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Spiritual Warrior Image
    Race: Animated
    Combat Level: 115, 122, 125, 134
    Hitpoints: 100, ?, 110, 106
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee based

     

    Top Drops: Rune longsword, Rune halberd, Rune kiteshield, Half of a key, Clue scroll (level-3).
    Slayer Information: No Slayer item required. Level 68 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: These are not very for good training as they have very high attack and strength.
    Abyssal Demon
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Abyssal Demon
    Race: Demon
    Combat Level: 124
    Hitpoints: 150
    Nature: Non-Aggressive
    Attack Style: Melee

     

    Top Drops: Abyssal Whip, Abyssal demon head, Dragon Spear, Rune battleaxe, Rune two hander, Rune spear, Dragon medium helmet, Rune chainbody, Rune kite, Rune medium helmet, Rune square shield, Cut Dragonstone, Shield left half, Half of a key and Rune Bar.
    Slayer Information: Level 85 Slayer required.
    Training Effectiveness: These will teleport you around the Abyssal Demon room. They are good training for higher level players due to their great drops. Use the ALR fairy ring code to teleport to another abyssal area, which is closer to a bank.
    Skeletal Wyvern
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Skeletal Wyvern Image
    Race: Skeleton
    Combat Level: 140
    Hitpoints: 214
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: -

     

    Top Drops: Granite legs, Clue scroll (level-3), Death runes (7), Shield left half, Dragon medium helmet, Dragon spear, Dragon Dagger(p+) Wyvern bones, Draconic Visage.
    Slayer Information: Level 72 slayer is required to kill the skeletal wyvern. You must have a elemental shield equipped while fighting these to reflect their powers. If you fail to wear a elemental shield, your stats will be greatly reduced.
    Training Effectiveness: -
    Dark Beast
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Dark Beast Image
    Race: Animal
    Combat Level: 182
    Hitpoints: 220
    Nature: Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic or melee

     

    Top Drops: Rune 2h, Rune battleaxe, Dragon spear, Rune chainbody, Rune full helm, Rune sq shield, Dragon med helm, Rune arrows (42), Runite bar, Half of a key, cut Dragonstone, Death talisman, Shield left half, Dark Bow.
    Slayer Information: Level 90 slayer is required to kill the Dark Beast. No slayer equipment is necessary.
    Training Effectiveness: Dark beasts hit frequently, but using prayer is making the training effective. The drops are also decent.
    Aquanite
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Aquanite Image
    Race: Creature
    Combat Level: 114
    Hitpoints: 125
    Nature: Not Aggressive
    Attack Style: Magic

     

    Top Drops: Amulet of ranging, Snapdragon seed, Clue scroll (level-3)
    Slayer Information: Level 78 slayer is required to kill an Aquanite. No slayer equipment is necessary.
    Training Effectiveness: Aquanites are hard hitters, and have a tendency to take off your overhead prayers randomly throughout combat. Some say that the hit item Amulet of Ranging makes it all worth it.

    5.0 – Training Aides

    There is no easy way to train slayer like there is in other skills. No matter what you do, you are always going to have to fight a large number of monsters. There are, however, a number of different items that you can use to help ease the rate of training. These items can be found in the chart below.

    Picture Equipment and Spells Quest and Skill Requirements Description
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Black Mask 10 Defence, 20 Strength, 40 Combat Gives a bonus of 15% to your Attack and Strength when killing assigned monsters from your Slayer Master.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Salve Amulet (e) Haunted Mine, Lair of Tarn Razorlor Gives a bonus of 20% to your Attack and Strength when killing undead creatures.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Guthan Set 70 Defence, 70 Attack It’s special allows you to heal the amount of damage inflicted, useful for tasks that require a lot of food banking.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Dragon Slayer Gloves 70 Slayer Gives 10% more Attack and 15% more Slayer experience when killing dragons as your assigned task.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Dwarf Cannon Set Dwarf Cannon Useful for killing more enemies quicker and in places with tons of enemies surrounding you.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Bones to Peaches 60 Magic Turns regular bones into peaches, a good alternative if you can’t afford Guthans.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image NPC Contact Lunar Diplomacy, 67 Magic Allows you to contact a Slayer Master from anywhere.

    5.1 – Slayer Tips

     

    The Prayer Book is an excellent way to cure poison as long as you can spare the prayer points.

    The Shilo Slayer master gives out tasks of up to 199 monsters per task; most of the tasks are pretty hard to finish at low levels, so high combat level and good melee stats are recommended. If you are an average to high-level player, try to use the Canifis, Edgeville and Zanaris slayer masters.

    If you are using melee to train slayer, it is recommended to use the black mask, charges do not affect the usefulness. The exceptions to this is if you are using the salve amulet to kill undead or wish to have the full set effect from the barrows armour.

    If you’re a skiller wanting to train slayer, it’s possible but difficult. You will need many rings of recoil. Turn off auto-retaliate, bring lots of food, and do Burthorpe tasks. This way, the monsters will be lower-leveled and you won’t receive any combat experience. Keep in mind that this is tedious, but besides experience lamps and quests, these are the only way to train Slayer on a skiller.

    6.0 – The Point System

    After the completion of Smoking Kills, you’re allowed to gain points when you complete tasks. The first four tasks you complete will not earn you any points but on the fifth and following tasks, you will receive a specific number of points depending on who gave you the tasks. You will also receive bonus points for every ten(5x points) and fifty(15x points) tasks you complete. Just remember though that if you use Tureal to change your task, before you reach your fifth task, then you’ll have to complete five more in order to start earning points again.

    • Mazchna’s tasks earn you 1 points.
    • Vannaka’s tasks earn you 4 points.
    • Chaeldar’s tasks earn you 10 points.
    • Sumona’s tasks earn you 12 points.
    • Duradel’s or Lapalok’s tasks earn you 15 points.

    TIP: To get slayer points fairly quickly, do tasks from an easy slayer master such as Vannaka. However, on the task you will get bonus points (such as the tenth task), do the task via a more difficult slayer master such as Duradel/Lapalok or Sumona. This way you can get greater amounts of points on the tasks that are multiplied.

    6.1 – Rewards
    Items and Experience

    You can spend the points that you receive at any slayer master. These points can be spent on a plethora of new items, abilities and experience to help you out with slayer.

    Picture Items and Experience Cost (Points) Description
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of Slayer Sign Slayer Experience 400 Gives the user 10,000 slayer experience.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of a Ring of Slaying Ring of Slaying 75 Allows you to teleport to Pollnivneach, Slayer Tower, Slayer Dungeon, Morytania’s Slayer Dungeon, and Tarn Razorlor’s dungeon if you completed Lair of Tarn Razorlor.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of Mind and Death Runes Slayer Dart Runes 35 Gives you enough runes for 250 casts of Slayer Dart – 250 Death runes and 1000 Mind runes.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of Broad Bolts Broad Bolts 35 Gives you 250 broad bolts.
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Broad Arrows 35 Gives you 250 broad arrows.
    Abilities

    You can also spend these points to learn how to create these slayer items through the Crafting and Fletching skill.

    Picture Item Cost (Points) Description
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of Broad Arrows and Broad Bolts Broad Bolts and Arrows 300 Allows you to make broad arrows (level 52 Fletching) and broad bolts (level 55 Fletching).
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of a Ring of Slaying Ring of Slaying 300 Allows you to craft Rings of Slaying (level 75 Crafting).
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Image Slayer Helmet 400 Allows you to craft a Slayer Helmet (level 55 Crafting).
    Assignment Stopping

    The final thing you can spend your points on is being able to stop a current assignment or stop it entirely.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Picture of Point Chart

    For the first option, you may end a current assignment by paying 30 points. This is like a substitute for using Tureal except you wont have to go through all the hassle of doing a low leveled task. Using this will also stop you from getting the penalty of doing five tasks again to gain points.

    The second option allows you to prevent your slayer master from assigning you that task ever again by paying up 100 points. If you feel that you want to accept the tasks that you canceled then you can go to the list below and click on the X mark. Beware though as you wont be able to receive the points you spent on preventing them back. The amount of tasks you can prevent depend on the amount of quest points you have.

    • 50 quest points allows you to prevent one task.
    • 100 quest points allows you to prevent up to two tasks.
    • 150 quest points allows you to prevent up to three tasks.
    • 200 quest points allows you to prevent up four tasks.

    7.0 – The Slayer Tower

    The Tower is located just north-west of Canifis. To access it, you need to have completed the Priest in Peril quest. The tower is home to some high-level Slayer monsters including the Abyssal demon, which drops the powerful Abyssal Whip. Located in the tower are two Agility shortcuts. The medium spiked chain climb requires 61 Agility, and the advanced spiked chain climb requires level 71 Agility

    Some of the Slayer creatures in the tower are aggressive, and can be dangerous if you come unprepared. See our Slayer equipment guide for the items you need to bring to defend yourself against the creatures.

    Zybez RuneScape Help's Slayer Tower Map Zybez RuneScape Help's Aberrant specter Key Aberrant spectre (Level 96)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Abyssal Demon Key Abyssal demon (Level 124)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Banshee Key Banshee (Level 23)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Bloodveld Key Bloodveld (Level 76)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Crawling hand Key Crawling hand (Levels 8; 12)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Gargoyle Key Gargoyle (Level 111)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Infernal Mage Key Infernal Mage (Level 66)
    Zybez RuneScape Help's Nechryael Key Nechryael (Level 115)

    8.0 – Quests for Experience

     

    Quests with a choice Experience

     

    9.0 – Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: Do the Black Mask and Salve amulet work together? Can the Black Mask be recharged?A: No, only one of them works at any time. No, the black mask cannot be recharged.

    Q: In a multi-combat zone, who will get the slayer experience when two people are fighting a monster?A: The player who does the most damage will receive the full amount of experience, as well as the player that dealt the killing blow.

    Q: Does slaying monsters give you normal combat experience?A: Yes.

    Q: Will I have to complete a quest to finish an assignment?A: No, A slayer master will not assign monsters that require you to have to complete a quest to attack. For example, you would not have to kill elves if you have not done the Regicide quest. However, if you’ve started a quest, you may be given monsters from that quest to kill. In Regicide, you may be assigned elves if you’ve started the quest, even if you haven’t actually reached the elven land yet.

    Q: Does Killing the Slayer monsters give me slaying experience?A: Only if you are assigned to kill them by a Slayer master.

    Q: I heard the whip drop rate is declining and whips are now much harder to get. Is it worth the effort to kill Abyssal demons for whips?A: Prices are steadily declining even though it’s rumored that whip drops are constantly becoming rare. There are plenty of other ways to make quicker money.

    Q: Does killing an assigned monster with poison count as a kill?A: No. If the last damage splat is poison then the kill is not subtracted from the task amount and you do not receive Slayer experience.

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