Free-to-play Firemaking training

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Training[edit | edit source]

The fastest Firemaking experience is gained by burning the highest-tier log available. The best place to do this tick-perfectly is at the eastern part of the Grand Exchange, as the bank is only one tile away from an area a log can be burned and the area has a lot of empty space. When correctly timed, the player can move to another square in between lighting the logs, which allows the player to burn the logs in any formation. The player should have noted logs in the inventory, and use them on a banker while standing 2 steps away when banking for more logs. A log is lit every 4 game ticks or 2.4 seconds, meaning a theoretical perfect rate of 1500 logs per hour; the table below assumes 1485 logs lit per hour.

An easier but a slower method is to simply burn logs in a row from east to west. The best place to do this is at Varrock: use Varrock Teleport, light the logs from the fountain and bank at the Varrock west bank.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Level Log type Experience XP/HR
Regular[1] Collecting ashes[2]
1 Logs.pngNormal 40 59,400 42,000
15 Oak logs.pngOak 60 89,100 63,000
30 Willow logs.pngWillow 90 133,650 94,500
45 Maple logs.pngMaple 135 200,475 141,750
60 Yew logs.pngYew 202.5 300,712.5 212,625
  1. Assumes that 1,485 logs are burnt per hour.
  2. Assumes that 1,050 logs are burnt per hour.

Level 1-99[edit | edit source]

This section will show the time and number of logs needed to reach level 99 Firemaking if switching to each newly unlocked log type you can burn as soon as possible. It would take a player approximately 44 hours to reach level 99 Firemaking from level 1 if switching to each newly unlocked log type that they can burn as soon as possible.

Level 1-15 – Normal logs[edit | edit source]

Logs.png The quickest way to get from level 1 to level 15 is by burning normal logs, which grant 40 experience per log. Normal logs from trees, evergreen, dead and dying trees can be cut nearly everywhere in Gielinor ranging from Lumbridge to the Wilderness. Purchasing the logs for 1 to 15 Firemaking is not necessary as getting level 15 is only several minute's work; only 61 logs have to be burnt to raise Firemaking from level 1 to 15. One must cut normal logs to train the first levels of Woodcutting anyway, so one may as well burn these logs to obtain 15 Firemaking.

  • Experience needed: 2,411
  • Logs needed: 61
  • Time: 2 minutes 27 seconds (147 seconds)
  • Money spent: -2,196

Level 15-30 – Oak logs[edit | edit source]

Oak logs.png The quickest way to get from level 15 to level 30 is by burning oak logs, which grant 60 experience per log. oak trees can be cut almost everywhere. Level 15 Woodcutting to cut the oak logs may be useful; oak logs can also be bought from other players.

  • Experience needed: 10,952
  • Oak logs needed: 183
  • Time: 7 minutes 20 seconds (440 seconds)
  • Money spent: -10,065

Level 30-45 – Willow logs[edit | edit source]

Willow logs.png The quickest way to get from level 30 to level 45 is by burning willow logs, which grant 90 experience per log. Willow logs can be bought from other players or they can be cut with a Woodcutting level of at least 30. Willows can be cut near the River Lum in Lumbridge, near Edgeville, near the sea south of Draynor Village bank, south of the cabbage patch north-west of Draynor Village, or in Rimmington.

  • Experience needed: 48,149
  • Willow logs needed: 535
  • Time: 21 minutes 24 seconds (1,284 seconds)
  • Money spent: -9,630

Level 45-60 – Maple logs[edit | edit source]

Maple logs.png The quickest way to get from level 45 to level 60 is by burning maple logs, which grant 135 experience per log. Free to play players may cut them or purchase them via the Grand Exchange. Many players choose to burn maple logs from level 45 until level 99.

  • Experience needed: 212,230
  • Maple logs needed: 1,572
  • Time: 1 hour 2 minutes 53 seconds (3,773 seconds)
  • Money spent: -15,720

Level 60-99 – Yew logs[edit | edit source]

Yew logs.png The best way to get from level 60 to level 99 is by burning yew logs, which grant 202.5 experience per log. These can be cut yourself, but it is much more efficient overall to buy them from other players. Burning yew logs is a much faster method of reaching 99 than burning maple or willow logs, but it is considerably more expensive.

  • Experience needed: 12,760,689
  • Yew logs needed: 63,016
  • Time: 42 hours 39 seconds (151,239 seconds)
  • Money spent: -17,455,432

Other methods[edit | edit source]

Level 30-99 – Willow logs[edit | edit source]

Willow logs.png Willow logs are a cheap, albeit slow, route to achieving level 99 in Firemaking. Burning willow logs grants 90 experience per log.

  • Experience needed: 13,021,068
  • Willow logs needed: 144,679
  • Time: 96 hours 27 minutes 11 seconds (347,230 seconds)
  • Money spent: -2,604,222

Level 45-99 – Maple logs[edit | edit source]

Maple logs.png Maple logs are another alternative method to reach 99. Burning maple logs grants 135 experience per log. Currently, these logs are actually cheaper than willow logs, so this method is recommended for free-to-players on a budget. With willow logs being 18 and Maple logs being 10 and 45 experience more per log than willows, this is the best method for those who don't want the expense of yew logs.

  • Experience needed: 12,972,919
  • Maple logs needed: 96,096
  • Time: 64 hours 3 minutes 52 seconds (230,631 seconds)
  • Money spent: -960,960