Agility training

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Agility training involves a lot of point-clicking and it can take a lot of focus to maximise experience gain. Higher Agility level increases one's ability to regenerate run energy and grants access to various shortcuts. Players should always run and use stamina potions if necessary in order to maximise experience rates. Keeping weight at 0 or below is helpful, but not always needed. Players who are failing the obstacles frequently and players with low Hitpoints should also bring some food to restore health. As players are able to move to the next obstacle immediately after the experience drop, it is very useful to have "Show experience drops" turned on for a visual cue.

Some players choose to also train Magic or Fletching between obstacles, usually by casting High Level Alchemy or Magic Imbue, or making darts or bolts of some sort. Players should still prioritise Agility training and not let the multi-skilling affect experience rates, as otherwise the extra experience in other skills would come at the cost of lower Agility experience. Therefore, to keep experience rates up, it is advised that players start moving towards the next obstacle and only then train other skill, and immediately after that click again to move to the next obstacle.

Marks of grace[edit | edit source]

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Marks of grace can be obtained while training on any of the Rooftop Agility Courses. These can be used to purchase the pieces of the graceful outfit, recolour existing pieces of the graceful outfit or purchase amylase crystals and sell them for profit. Pick up the marks as soon as you see them, as they disappear after 10 minutes if not picked up. The Ardougne Rooftop Course is an exception to this however, as the marks can only spawn in one spot and will stack. The drop rate of marks on any rooftop course will significantly decrease (by 80%) when you reach 20 Agility levels higher than the requirement of that rooftop course.[1]

Considering the GE price of amylase crystals, each mark of grace is worth 10,710 coins.

Starting off[edit | edit source]

Levels 1–33: Questing[edit | edit source]

Early levels can be skipped by completing quests that give Agility experience. Completing Recruitment Drive, The Tourist Trap (using experience on Agility two times), The Depths of Despair and The Grand Tree will grant a total of 19,700 experience, elevating a level 1 Agility to 33. These quests can be easily done at a low level and they have little requirements, however all of them involve some sort of combat.

Levels 33–74: Barbarian Fishing[edit | edit source]

Barbarian Fishing grants small amounts of passive Agility and Strength experience. Levelling Fishing from 58 to 99 by Barbarian Fishing would elevate a level 33 Agility to 74. If you plan to train Fishing through Barbarian Fishing at any point, it is best to do it before training Agility, as it would save at least 24 hours of Agility training from level 33 to 74. This also allows you to skip early Agility courses which offer a lot slower experience than the higher-level ones.

If you do not wish to train Fishing all the way to level 99, getting at least level 60 Agility from Barbarian Fishing is recommended, which is achieved at around level 84 Fishing. This allows you to train on the Werewolf Agility Course or the Seers' Village Rooftop Course, which offer a lot faster experience than the courses available before them.

Fastest experience[edit | edit source]

It is recommended to boost your Agility level by using summer pies or agility potions to train on a higher-level course earlier than it is available. Low-level players are advised to bring food to heal themselves.

Levels 1–10: Gnome Stronghold Agility Course[edit | edit source]

The Gnome Stronghold Agility Course is the only viable training option from level 1 to 10 and will earn a maximum of 8,000 experience per hour, with 86.5 experience per run. It takes 13 and a half laps to reach level 10.

Levels 10–20/30: Draynor Village Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

Training on the Draynor Village Rooftop Course yields up to 9,000 experience per hour, each lap yielding 120 experience. It takes approximately 28 laps to reach level 20.

Should the player not have access to stamina potions or other forms of run energy restoration, this course offers the fastest experience up to level 30.

Levels 20–25/30: Al Kharid Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

Training on the Al Kharid Rooftop Course yields up to 9,360 experience per hour when using stamina potions, each lap yielding 180 experience. It will take roughly 50 laps to reach level 30.

If the player does not plan to train at the Werewolf Skullball, this course offers the fastest experience up to level 30.

Levels 25–48: Werewolf Skullball[edit | edit source]

Werewolf Skullball offers the fastest experience from level 25 to 48. Players must have completed the quest Creature of Fenkenstrain and have to wear a ring of charos to access this activity. With good concentration, players can gain up to 18,000 experience per hour, with each game taking 2 minutes and 30 seconds on average and yielding 750 experience. Players do not need food for this activity, however it is fairly click-intensive and you do not get any marks of grace from doing it.

Levels 30–40: Varrock Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

The Varrock Rooftop Course is an easier and less click-intensive alternative to the Werewolf Skullball. Training on this course yields up to 13,200 experience per hour, each lap yielding 238 experience. It will take 99 laps to get from level 30 to 40, including fails.

Levels 40–48/52/60: Canifis Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

The Canifis Rooftop Course is an easier and less click-intensive alternative to the Werewolf Skullball. It is also the best place to collect marks of grace up to level 60, making this course a viable option for players who seek to get the graceful outfit as soon as possible. Players can expect to collect 18–22 marks of grace per hour on average.

Players can gain up to 19,500 experience per hour, although with fails players are likely to see experience rates of around 14,000–16,000 experience per hour.

Levels 48–52/60: Ape Atoll Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Players who have completed chapter 2 of Monkey Madness I have the option of training at the Ape Atoll Agility Course. This method offers around 30,000-35,000 experience per hour. With stamina potions, this can be increased to roughly 45,000-50,000 experience per hour. This course does not award marks of grace.

Players doing this option will need to bring a ninja monkey greegree (either variant will work) or Kruk greegree. Any other type of monkey greegree will NOT allow the player to attempt the course.

Levels 52–60: Wilderness Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Wilderness Agility Course offers the fastest experience below level 60 Agility. Level 52 Agility is required to enter the course, but you can also use a summer pie to boost from level 47. However, level 49 Agility is required to pass the pipe obstacle, requiring occasional re-boosting if below. This course awards a total of 571.4 experience per lap. At levels 52–60 one can expect to gain around 35,000 experience per hour using stamina potions. At best, players can get 45,000 experience per hour using stamina potions without failing.

The best way to get there is by using the Ice Plateau Teleport from the Ancient or Lunar spellbooks. An alternate method is to use the teleport lever in Ardougne or Edgeville (a knife or a slashing weapon is needed).

Players training here should risk as little as possible because of the possibility of encountering player killers. Stamina potions are recommended to be used always, and some food is also recommended not only to defend against player killers, but also for those with low agility who will fail the course often. A knife would also be a good choice as it would allow players to cut the webs leading to the Mage Arena bank. As most players will most likely not have the full Graceful set bonus by this level, bringing the minimum to have negative carry weight is optimal (also, even if one did have the full Graceful set bonus, one would never take those to the Wilderness). It may be wise to only wear Boots of lightness as they are very easy to replace, instead of risking Graceful pieces that take significant time to obtain.

Levels 60–72/80: Seers' Village Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

From level 60 to 72, The Seers' Village Rooftop Course is one of the best training options for those who have completed the hard tasks in the Kandarin Diary. Completion of the hard diary allows the player to toggle the Camelot Teleport location next to Seers' bank, which reduces travelling time between laps and thereby increases experience rates significantly. The additional droprate of marks of grace from the hard diary rewards more than covers the cost of the law runes to teleport. Additionally, teleporting to Seers' bank eliminates the need for stamina potions on this course.

Players can gain up to around 50,000 experience per hour at level 60, increasing to around 54,000–55,000 experience per hour at level 70. Players stop failing this course at level 79, at which point is possible to gain up to 56,700 experience per hour. Using this method, without any fails, it would take 3485 laps to go from level 60 to 80, and would provide the player with 193,380 Magic experience from the teleports.

Players who are not able to complete the hard diary but wish to get marks of grace should train on the Seers' course until level 70, and then move on to the Pollnivneach Rooftop Course. Without the Seers' bank teleport, players can expect to gain only around 44,000–45,000 experience per hour. Players who are primarily interested in gaining Agility experience should train at the Hallowed Sepulchre for faster experience.

Levels 72–99: Hallowed Sepulchre[edit | edit source]

Main article: Hallowed Sepulchre

The Hallowed Sepulchre offers the fastest experience from level 72 onwards. This method is a lot harder compared to other training methods, and it requires good concentration and timing. Even though the activity becomes available at level 52, players are advised to use other methods up to level 72, as they are a lot easier and players are more likely to get faster experience using those methods.

Players must have completed Sins of the Father to access to this course.

With good performance, players can gain up to around 62,000 experience per hour at level 72, increasing to around 69,000 experience per hour at level 82 and 85,000 experience per hour at level 92. Below level 72, players can gain up to 39,000 experience per hour at level 52 and 52,000 experience per hour at level 62.

Other methods[edit | edit source]

Levels 50–52: Rogues' Den[edit | edit source]

The Rogues' Den minigame offers small amounts of Agility experience while working for the rogue equipment. At about 500 experience per lap, and an average of around 40 laps to complete the set, players can expect about 20,000 Agility experience on the way to own the set.

Levels 60–99: Werewolf Agility Course[edit | edit source]

The Werewolf Agility Course offers the second fastest experience from level 60 to 99. This method is only recommended for accounts that cannot access Darkmeyer, as this method is relatively high-effort and offers worse rates than the Hallowed Sepulchre. While this course can offer slightly faster experience than the Seers' Village Rooftop Course up to level 72, the Seers' course is much easier and most players are likely to gain faster experience there.

Players must have completed the quest Creature of Fenkenstrain and have to wear a ring of charos to access this course. This course requires level 60 Agility to use, however it is advisable to use summer pies to boost to level 60 even at level 55. At levels 72 (and 93), the chance of failure on the Death Slide is significantly reduced, so players may wish to wait until obtaining that level to conserve supplies.

With good concentration and timing, players can gain up to around 50,000–55,000 experience per hour at lower levels and 67,000–68,000 experience per hour at higher. The Agility Boss (the NPC the player returns the stick to) can be trapped into place by having another account talking to him, which increases experience rates slightly, up to 70,000 experience per hour at higher levels.

While offering higher experience rates than the Seers' Village Rooftop Course, this course is significantly more click intensive. Marks of grace do not spawn on this course, but players still interested in profiting from collecting marks of grace may still find it worth it to train at this course until level 90 and collect the bulk of their marks at the Ardougne Rooftop Course.

Levels 70–80: Pollnivneach Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

Training on the Pollnivneach Rooftop Course is only recommended for players who wish to get marks of grace and are not able to complete the hard tasks in the Kandarin Diary. Without the diary completion this course offers slightly faster experience and roughly the same amount of marks per hour. Players can gain up to 52,600 experience per hour, although players are more likely to see rates of around 45,000–50,000 experience per hour including fails.

Levels 75–99: Prifddinas Agility Course[edit | edit source]

The Prifddinas Agility Course offers a less click-intensive training option from level 75 onwards. Players must have completed Song of the Elves to access this course. Instead of marks of grace, players can find crystal shards by using portals that randomly appear around the course, which act as shortcuts. These portal shortcuts are unique to each player, and grant the player a crystal shard roughly 1/4 of the time.

Players can gain up to around 53,000 experience per hour at level 75, increasing to around 66,000 experience per hour from level 90 onwards. Players can also expect to find roughly 12 crystal shards per hour.

Levels 80–90: Rellekka Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

Training on the Rellekka Rooftop Course is only recommended for players who wish to get marks of grace. The Rellekka Rooftop Agility Course becomes superior to the Seers' Village Rooftop course for collecting marks of grace at level 80, because the drop rate for marks of grace at the Seers' Village rooftop course is reduced to 20% of its normal rate at that level. At level 80 players may fail the course often reducing experience rates, so it's recommended to boost with summer pies. Players can gain up to 54,800 experience per hour on this course.

Levels 80–99: Brimhaven Agility Arena[edit | edit source]

Brimhaven Agility Arena with Karamja gloves 4 equipped offers the second fastest experience possible between levels 80-99, and the fastest experience past level 99. Since you gain 10% more experience from passing obstacles and have a 10% chance of gaining double tickets, maximum experience rates can be up to 72,000–73,000 experience per hour, including the experience gained by turning in tickets. It is highly recommended to turn in tickets in groups of 1000, to maximise experience. It is recommended to begin turning in tickets at level 90, as additional experience is awarded for every agility level you have past 40. Experience is also increased at 99, as agility obstacles can no longer be failed at Brimhaven.

Levels 90–99: Ardougne Rooftop Course[edit | edit source]

The Ardougne Rooftop Course offers a profitable and a less click-intensive training option from level 90 onwards. This course also has the highest spawn rate of marks of grace, which is increased by 25% after completion of the elite tier of the Ardougne Diary. With the elite diary completed and at maximum experience rates, players can expect around 22.5 marks of grace per hour, making the hourly profit 240,975 coins.

Players can gain up to 59,000 experience per hour at level 90, and 62,300 experience per hour from level 96 onwards.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 3 August 2015. (Archived from the original on 25 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "If your unboosted level is 20 higher than required for the course, the rate is reduced to 20% of its normal rate."