Agility training

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Agility training involves a lot of point-clicking and takes 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. To maximise experience rates, players should always run, keep their weight at 0 or below, and use energy/super energy/stamina potions if necessary. 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.

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, to purchase amylase crystals or recolour existing pieces of the graceful outfit. Pick up the marks as soon as you see them as they disappear after 10 minutes if not picked up. Ardougne Agility Course is an exception to this however, as the marks can only spawn in one spot and will stack. It should be noted that 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.

Considering the GE price of amylase crystals, each mark of grace is worth 12,500 coins.

Multi-skilling while training Agility[edit | edit source]

Many players choose to also train Magic by casting High Level Alchemy or Magic Imbue between obstacles, or Fletching by making bolts or darts of any sort. Players should still prioritise Agility training and not let 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. This adds extra effort to training Agility; however, it should be noted that the extra experience gained by training another skill while doing Agility courses can save a considerable amount of time training that particular skill, especially if this is done for longer periods of time.

Barbarian Fishing[edit | edit source]

Barbarian Fishing, besides giving Fishing experience, also grants small amounts of Agility (and Strength) experience. Level 15 Agility is required to catch leaping trout, level 30 to catch leaping salmon and level 45 to catch leaping sturgeon. Leveling Fishing from 58 to 99 by Barbarian Fishing would elevate a level 31 Agility to 74. If you plan to get 99 Fishing at any point it is highly recommended to do Barbarian Fishing as soon as possible, as it would save at least 24 hours of agility training from level 31-74, and allow you to skip right to the Seer's Village course, one of the best Agility courses in the game.

Training[edit | edit source]

Levels 1-32 – Questing[edit | edit source]

Completing Recruitment Drive, The Tourist Trap (using experience on Agility two times) and The Grand Tree quests will grant a total of 18,200 experience, elevating a level 1 Agility to 32. This allows you to skip all the low-level courses and move straight to the Varrock Agility Course.

Alternatively, completing only Recruitment Drive grants 1,000 experience, putting you quite close to level 10. Using a single dose of agility potion, you can complete the 2 laps of the Draynor Village Agility Course required to hit level 10. This method allows you to start training Agility without making the trip to the Tree Gnome Stronghold.

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

If questing is not an option, Gnome Stronghold Agility Course is the only viable training option from levels 1-10 and will earn a maximum of 8,000 experience per hour, with 86.5 experience per run.

Two four-dose energy potions should suffice to ensure that your run energy is never fully depleted, if training from level 1 to 10 Agility. It takes approximately 14 laps to reach level 10.

Levels 10-20/30 – Draynor Village Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Draynor Village Agility Course laps yield a maximum of 9,000 experience per hour, with 120 experience per successful run. With a sufficient Hitpoints level, a player will not require any food to train from level 10 to level 20 Agility. This takes approximately 28 laps to reach level 20.

Levels 20-25 – Al Kharid Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Al-Kharid Agility Course laps yield a maximum of 9,360 experience per hour (if using energy/super energy/stamina potions), with 180 experience per successful run. It will take roughly 50 laps to hit 30.

Levels 25-47/52 - Werewolf Skullball[edit | edit source]

Werewolf Skullball requires completion of the Creature of Fenkenstrain quest to access, but gives up to 750 experience per game completed. The mini-game is click intensive, but can be done in 2 min 30 seconds even while walking equaling 18,000 experience per hour, the highest until the Wilderness Agility Course. You cannot fall off this course so no food is required, but you also cannot acquire marks of grace with this method.

Levels 30-40 – Varrock Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Laps at the Varrock Agility Course yield 238 experience each, for a maximum of about 13,200 experience per hour. If you go from level 30-40 at Varrock Agility Course it will take roughly 100 laps, including falls. Unless you have under 20 hp you should not need food either.

Levels 40-47/50/52/60 – Canifis Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Canifis Agility Course laps yield 240 Agility experience each, for a maximum of about 16,000 experience per hour but you will average around 13,500 per hour with some fails. It is also one of the fastest places to collect marks of grace at lower levels, making this course a viable option for players who seek to get the graceful outfit. You can expect to collect on average 18-22 marks of grace per hour. Some players will do this course until 60 Agility when they can access the Seers' Village Rooftop Course, because at level 60 the grace mark drop rate for this course is reduced to 20% of its normal rate.[1].

Levels 47/52-60 – Wilderness Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Wilderness Agility Course offers the fastest experience below 60 Agility. 52 Agility is required to enter the course, but you can also use a summer pie to boost from level 47. However, 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 level 52-60 one can expect an average of about 35,000 experience an hour using energy potions. At best, players can get 45,000 experience an hour using stamina/energy 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. Energy potions are recommended to be used always, and cheap 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. It may be wise to only wear Boots of lightness as they are very easy to replace, instead of risking expensive Graceful pieces.

Levels 50-52/60 – Falador Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Laps at the Falador Agility Course yield 440 experience each, and offers around 22,000 experience per hour at level 50 including failures, and will increase to around 25,000-26,000 as the player levels and fails less often. From level 52 on-wards the Wilderness course offers faster experience, but the player may want to continue at the Falador course if getting Marks of grace is more important. However, if the player is looking to just get marks of grace, Canifis course is a better option.

Levels 60/72-90/99 – Werewolf Agility Course[edit | edit source]

At level 60, the Werewolf Agility Course becomes the fastest experience to level 99 Agility in the game, with 730 experience per lap yielding rates of 50,000 experience per hour at low level and 67,000-68,000 experience per hour at high level, with over 71,000 experience per hour when the player turns the stick into the Agility Boss at the end of the course and when he is trapped in place by another account.

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.

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 60-80 – Seers' Village Agility Course[edit | edit source]

From level 60 to 80, the Seers' Village Agility Course is the second fastest option 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 significantly reduces travelling time between laps, resulting in an average experience rate of 54,000-55,000 experience per hour with good concentration. Players stop failing this course at 79 Agility, at which point is possible to achieve experience rate up to 56,700 experience per hour, if one consistently performs perfect laps and teleports to Seers' bank immediately after finishing the lap.

It is recommended that players complete the hard diary before training on this course, as the experience rate without the Seers' bank teleport is only 46,600 experience per hour at best. 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/energy potions on this course.

Using this method, without any falls, it would take 3485 laps to go from level 60 to 80 and would provide the player with 193,380 Magic experience.

Levels 70-80 - Pollnivneach Agility Course[edit | edit source]

If you have not completed the hard tasks in the Kandarin Diary, then move from Seers' Village to the desert for Agility training. You will not need waterskins as the Desert Heat does not affect this location. Rates of 52,600 Agility XP/hour are possible at this course.

Levels 75-90/99 - Prifddinas Agility Course[edit | edit source]

Players who have completed Song of the Elves can consider switching to the Prifddinas 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 expect to find roughly 12 shards per hour, with experience rates (using shortcuts) of roughly 53,000 experience per hour at level 75, up to around 66,000 experience per hour at level 90.

Levels 80-90 - Rellekka Agility Course[edit | edit source]

At level 80, the drop rate for marks of grace at the Seers' Village rooftop course is reduced to 20% of its normal rate, making the Rellekka Rooftop Agility Course superior for obtaining marks of grace. It is possible to obtain rates of 54,800 Agility XP/hour at Rellekka's Rooftop Agility 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 Agility Course[edit | edit source]

The Ardougne Agility Course offers a profitable and a less click-intensive option, at a maximum rate of around 59,000 experience per hour at level 90, and 62,300 experience per hour from level 96 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 281,250 coins.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 3 Aug 2015. Mod Ash: "If your unboosted level is 20 higher than required for the course, the rate is reduced to 20% of its normal rate."