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Released25 March 2002 (Update)
Quest itemNo
ExamineI should use this with a spinning wheel.
Value5 coins
High alch3 coins
Low alch2 coins
Weight0.453 kg
Grand Exchange
Exchange3 coins (info)
Buy limit13,000
Daily volume11,399,532
Advanced data
Item ID1779
Twisted LeagueThis content is present in Twisted League. Yes
Flax detail.png

Flax is a plant that can be picked up, multiple can be collected from the same plant. It is used to make bow strings at a spinning wheel, requiring 10 Crafting, yielding 15 Crafting experience. Flax can also be spun via the Spin Flax Lunar spell.

Completing the Kandarin Diary allows players to exchange noted flax with the Flax keeper once a day in exchange for bow strings. The easy diary unlocks 30 per day, medium 60 per day, hard 120 per day, and elite 250 per day.

Flax in Tree Gnome Stronghold does not exist in Deadman Mode worlds.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Flax can be found in many locations around Gielinor, however the following are optimal for most purposes:

Spinning[edit | edit source]

Products[edit | edit source]

Bow string.pngBow string
(Spinning wheel)
Member icon.png
  • Crafting 10
  • Crafting 15
Bow string.pngBow string × 5
(Spin Flax)
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  • Magic 76
  • Crafting 61
  • Magic 75
  • Crafting 75

Item sources[edit | edit source]

Location Members Spawns Map
Tree Gnome StrongholdMember icon.png68Maplink
Land's EndMember icon.png5Maplink
North HosidiusMember icon.png39Maplink
Lunar IsleMember icon.png25Maplink
South of RellekkaMember icon.png20Maplink
Prifddinas (inaccessible)Member icon.png10Maplink
Sorcerer's TowerMember icon.png3Maplink
Seers' Village flax fieldsMember icon.png48Maplink
TaverleyMember icon.png3Maplink
Lletya before Song of the ElvesMember icon.png10Maplink
Lletya during Song of the ElvesMember icon.png10Maplink
PrifddinasMember icon.png26Maplink
Isle of SoulsMember icon.png13Maplink

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
Baby impling jarN/A Casket.png11/100
Baby impling17; 27 Hunter icon.png11/100
Barbarian Assault/Rewards LowN/A Casket.png50–751/32
Beekeeper (Random Event) (m)N/A Casket.png1–271/2
King kurask295 Multicombat.png100 (noted)3 × 6/124
Kurask106 Multicombat.png100 (noted)6/124
Zulrah725 Multicombat.png1,000 (noted)2 × 10/248

Shop locations[edit | edit source]

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in stock
sold at
bought at
Dom Onion's Reward ShopYanilleN/A75N/AMember icon.png

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The flax growing in the Miscellania farming patch has a different flower than those encountered throughout the rest of Gielinor. This suggests that a domesticated cultivar, differing from the "wild type", is farmed on Miscellania.