Autocast

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Autocast is an option of many Magic weapons, primarily staves, that can be activated on the combat section of the interface. This attack option causes players to automatically cast a selected spell when they attack, as opposed to manually selecting the spell and its target each time you wish to cast it. Once autocast has been selected, a player will continue casting spells as their default attack as long as they wield the staff and have the correct amount of runes.

Selecting the option without the shield will cast magic offensively, granting Magic experience. Selecting the "shield" option will cast magic defensively, dividing the experience gained between the Defence and Magic skills.

The autocast setting is remembered, unless you:

  • Equip a staff that cannot autocast the chosen spell
  • Have an inadequate amount of runes in your inventory to cast the chosen spell when:
    • Attempting to autocast
    • Teleporting
    • Relogging

The spells that can be autocast vary between magic weapons. No teleportation, alchemy, curses, or enchantment spells can be autocast.

Standard spells[edit | edit source]

Main article: Standard spells
Autocast Interface.png

Regular staves, battlestaves, wands and croziers can autocast elemental combat spells (Wind, Water, Earth and Fire spells) from the standard spellbook. Certain staves can additionally autocast other spells:

Staff Additional spells
Slayer's staff.png Slayer's staff[1] Crumble Undead.pngCrumble Undead Magic Dart.pngMagic Dart
Iban's staff.png Iban's staff Iban Blast.pngIban Blast
Staff of the dead.png Staff of the dead Crumble Undead.pngCrumble Undead Magic Dart.pngMagic Dart Flames of Zamorak.pngFlames of Zamorak
Toxic staff of the dead.png Toxic staff of the dead Crumble Undead.pngCrumble Undead Magic Dart.pngMagic Dart Flames of Zamorak.pngFlames of Zamorak
Staff of light.png Staff of light Crumble Undead.pngCrumble Undead Magic Dart.pngMagic Dart Saradomin Strike.pngSaradomin Strike
Staff of balance.png Staff of balance Crumble Undead.pngCrumble Undead Magic Dart.pngMagic Dart Claws of Guthix.pngClaws of Guthix
Void knight mace.png Void knight mace[2] Crumble Undead.pngCrumble Undead Claws of Guthix.pngClaws of Guthix
  1. Can only cast Wave spells and Surge spells
  2. Can only cast Wave spells and Surge spells

Ancient Magicks[edit | edit source]

Main article: Ancient Magicks
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The following staves can autocast the Ancient Magicks, as well as spells from the standard spellbook:

Staff
Ancient staff.png Ancient staff
Master wand.png Master wand
Kodai wand.png Kodai wand
Ahrim's staff.png Ahrim's staff[1]
Nightmare staff.png Nightmare staff
Eldritch nightmare staff.png Eldritch nightmare staff
Volatile nightmare staff.png Volatile nightmare staff

Arceuus Spells[edit | edit source]

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Main article: Arceuus Spellbook
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The following staves can autocast spells from the Arceuus Spellbook, as well as spells from the standard spellbook:

Staff
Slayer's staff.png Slayer's staff
Skull sceptre.png Skull sceptre
Kodai wand.png Kodai wand
Ahrim's staff.png Ahrim's staff
Staff of the dead.png Staff of the dead