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Blood runes are one of the runes used to cast spells in the Magic skill. They are used in some of the highest level spells, the lowest of which being Ruby Crossbow Bolt Enchant, and the highest being Ice Barrage.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Blood runes can be obtained in various ways, including:

Item spawns[edit | edit source]

Runecrafting[edit | edit source]

With 100% Arceuus favour and 77 Runecraft, players can craft blood runes from dark essence fragments. Each fragment grants 23.8 experience, excluding the 0.6 experience from binding the dense essence. It is possible to reach approximately 38,000 experience per hour crafting blood runes. Using the full graceful outfit and having 80+ Agility should be enough to have enough run energy to last the whole trip, depending on how often the player has to switch between the essence mines.

Blood runes can also be crafted at the Ourania altar below level 77 Runecraft, however they are received relatively rarely.

Spells requiring blood runes[edit source]

Icon Spell Level Runes Exp Category Spell Group Notes
Enchant Crossbow Bolt icon.png Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Ruby) 49 1Blood1Cosmic5Fire10Ruby bolts 5.png 59 Enchantment Standard Enchants ruby tipped bolts.
Blood Rush icon.png Blood Rush 56 1Blood2Death2Chaos 33 Combat Ancient Maximum of 16 damage per cast. Heals the caster for 25% of the damage inflicted on the target.
Saradomin Strike icon.png Saradomin Strike 60 2Blood2Fire4Air+Saradomin staff.png 35 Combat Standard Maximum of 20 damage per cast, or 30 if under effects of the spell Charge. Successful hits will lower the opponent's prayer points by 1. Must be learned at the Mage Arena before it can be used. A staff of light can also be used to cast this spell.
Flames of Zamorak icon.png Flames of Zamorak 60 2Blood4Fire1Air+Zamorak staff.png 35 Combat Standard Maximum of 20 damage per cast, or 30 if under effects of the spell Charge. Successful hits will lower the opponent's Magic level by 5%. Must be learned at the Mage Arena before it can be used. A staff of the dead or toxic staff of the dead can also be used to cast this spell.
Claws of Guthix icon.png Claws of Guthix 60 2Blood1Fire4Air+Guthix staff.png 35 Combat Standard Maximum of 20 damage per cast, or 30 if under effects of the spell Charge. Successful hits will lower the opponent's Defence level by 5%. Must be learned at the Mage Arena before it can be used. A void knight mace can also be used to cast this spell.
Wind Wave icon.png Wind Wave 62 1Blood5Air 36 Combat Standard Maximum of 17 damage per cast.
Water Wave icon.png Water Wave 65 1Blood7Water5Air 37.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 18 damage per cast.
Reanimate Bloodveld icon.png Reanimate Bloodveld 65 2Soul1Blood2Nature1Ensouled bloodveld head.png 130 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated bloodveld. Killing it will give 1,040 Prayer experience.
Kharyrll Teleport icon.png Kharyrll Teleport 66 1Blood2Law 76 Teleport Ancient Teleports the caster to Canifis. This spell is the only Ancient Magicks teleport spell that can be used in a Portal Chamber of a player-owned house.
Blood Burst icon.png Blood Burst 68 2Blood2Death4Chaos 39 Combat Ancient Hits a 3x3 area around a target for up to 21 damage each. Heals the caster for 25% of the damage inflicted on the targets.
Reanimate TzHaar icon.png Reanimate TzHaar 69 2Soul1Blood3Nature1Ensouled tzhaar head.png 138 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated TzHaar. Killing it will give 1,104 Prayer experience.
Earth Wave icon.png Earth Wave 70 1Blood7Earth5Air 40 Combat Standard Maximum of 19 damage per cast.
Cemetery Teleport icon.png Cemetery Teleport 71 1Soul1Blood1Law 82 Teleport Arceuus Teleports caster to The Forgotten Cemetery in the level 30 Wilderness.
Reanimate Demon icon.png Reanimate Demon 72 2Soul1Blood4Nature1Ensouled demon head.png 144 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated demon. Killing it will give 1,170 Prayer experience.
Smoke Blitz icon.png Smoke Blitz 74 2Blood2Death2Fire2Air 42 Combat Ancient Maximum of 23 damage per cast. Poisons target starting at 4 damage.
Fire Wave icon.png Fire Wave 75 1Blood7Fire5Air 42.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 20 damage per cast.
Shadow Blitz icon.png Shadow Blitz 76 2Soul2Blood2Death2Air 43 Combat Ancient Maximum of 24 damage per cast. Reduces target's Attack level by 15%.
Resurrect Crops icon.png Resurrect Crops 78 8Soul8Blood12Nature25Earth 90 Skilling Arceuus Gives one chance to resurrect a dead Farming patch. The chance of success is 50%-75% based on the caster's Magic level.
Reanimate Aviansie icon.png Reanimate Aviansie 78 3Soul1Blood4Nature1Ensouled aviansie head.png 156 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated aviansie. Killing it will give 1,234 Prayer experience.
Blood Blitz icon.png Blood Blitz 80 4Blood2Death 45 Combat Ancient Maximum of 25 damage per cast. Heals the caster for 25% of the damage inflicted on the target.
Charge icon.png Charge 80 3Blood3Fire3Air 180 Combat Standard Used to empower the 3 god spells from the Mage Arena. Increases maximum damage by 50% for 7 minutes.
Ice Blitz icon.png Ice Blitz 82 2Blood2Death3Water 46 Combat Ancient Maximum of 26 damage per cast. Freezes target for 15 seconds.
Barrows Teleport icon.png Barrows Teleport 83 2Soul1Blood2Law 90 Teleport Arceuus Teleports caster to Barrows.
Reanimate Abyssal Creature icon.png Reanimate Abyssal Creature 85 4Soul1Blood4Nature1Ensouled abyssal head.png 170 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated abyssal. Killing it will give 1,300 Prayer experience.
Smoke Barrage icon.png Smoke Barrage 86 2Blood4Death4Fire5Air 48 Combat Ancient Hits a 3x3 area around a target for up to 27 damage each. Poisons targets starting at 4 damage.
Shadow Barrage icon.png Shadow Barrage 88 3Soul2Blood4Death4Air 48 Combat Ancient Hits a 3x3 area around a target for up to 28 damage each. Reduces targets' Attack levels by 15%.
Annakarl Teleport icon.png Annakarl Teleport 90 2Blood2Law 100 Teleport Ancient Teleports the caster to the Demonic Ruins in the Wilderness.
Ape Atoll Teleport (Arceuus) icon.png Ape Atoll Teleport 90 2Soul2Blood2Law 100 Teleport Arceuus Teleports caster to the Ape Atoll Dungeon.
Blood Barrage icon.png Blood Barrage 92 1Soul4Blood4Death 51 Combat Ancient Hits a 3x3 area around a target for up to 29 damage each. Heals the caster for 25% of the damage inflicted on the targets.
Heal Other icon.png Heal Other 92 1Blood3Law3Astral 101 Combat Lunar This spell damages the caster for 75% of their current hitpoints and heals another target player the same amount.
Lvl-7 Enchant icon.png Lvl-7 Enchant 93 20Soul20Blood1Cosmic 110 Enchantment Standard Enchants zenyte jewellery.
Reanimate Dragon icon.png Reanimate Dragon 93 4Soul2Blood4Nature1Ensouled dragon head.png 186 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated dragon. Killing it will give 1,560 Prayer experience.
Ice Barrage icon.png Ice Barrage 94 2Blood4Death6Water 52 Combat Ancient Hits a 3x3 area around a target for up to 30 damage each. Freezes targets for 20 seconds.
Heal Group icon.png Heal Group 95 3Blood6Law4Astral 124 Combat Lunar Damages the caster for 75% of their current hitpoints and distributes the lost hitpoints among all other players within a 3x3 grid of the caster.


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Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Kieren's Twitter account. 3 Mar 2016. Mod Kieren: "You guys wanted info on Barrows loot, here it is... Full size: [1] Explained the best I can!"