Gem bag

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Gem bag
Gem bag.png
Released15 May 2014 (Update)
Quest itemNo
OptionsFill, Open, Check, Empty, Destroy
DestroyYou will have to buy another gem bag from Prospector Percy.
ExamineYou can carry uncut gems in here.
Value100 coins
High alch60 coins
Low alch40 coins
Weight1 kg
Advanced data
Item ID12020
Gem bag detail.png
Open gem bag detail.png

The gem bag is an item purchasable from Prospector Percy's Nugget Shop for 100 golden nuggets. It can hold 60 of each (300 total) uncut gems of the following types:

A full gem bag is worth 1,057,920. To deposit a gem, players can use the gem with the gem bag or left-click the bag to store all uncut gems in their inventory. This will produce a chatbox message saying, "You add the gem[s] to your bag." Players can empty the bag via a right-click option or by shift-clicking the bag (if they have shift-click item dropping enabled) in their inventory or while their bank is open.

Players can "open" the bag via a right-click option. While open, any gems that the player picks up off the ground or obtains during Mining and Thieving are automatically placed inside the bag, if there is enough space.

Players may only own one gem bag at a time. Players who no longer want their gem bag can sell it back to Percy for 80% of the original cost.

On death, the gem bag does not lose its contents.

Uses[edit | edit source]

The gem bag is useful in activities that involve collecting uncut gems to save inventory space and reduce bank trips. Examples of such uses are: buying gems from TzHaar gem shops; collecting gems dropped by monsters who drop gems frequently, such as goraks, in addition to many Slayer monsters (almost exclusively via the gem drop table); and cracking wall safes in the Rogues' Den. Gems mined from gem rocks, Motherlode Mine, Daeyalt essence mine, and regular mining (a charged amulet of glory will increase the amount of gems from mining), or stolen from TzHaar-Hur, stone chests, Vyrewatch, and gem stalls are automatically placed in the gem bag while it is open, removing the need to put them in manually.

The gem bag can also be used while doing muddy key runs in the Wilderness or crystal key runs in Taverley or Prifddinas. The muddy chest and the crystal chest/Elven Crystal Chest yield one uncut ruby and one uncut dragonstone respectively each time they are opened, therefore the gem bag can allow a player to carry back much more loot from the chest if they bring multiple keys.

Shop locations[edit | edit source]

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Prospector Percy's Nugget ShopMotherlode Mine10.6sGolden nugget.png 100Golden nugget.png 800.0%Member icon.png

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
10 September 2020

Gems stolen from a gem stall can now go straight into a Gem Bag, provided you have one in your Inventory.

12 August 2020

The 'Empty' option on the Gem Bag has been replaced with an option that will allow you to transfer all gems to your Inventory at once, starting with sapphires.

25 June 2020

Uncut rubies looted from pickpocketing vyres are now automatically placed into an open gem bag providing that there is enough space.

12 March 2020

Gems obtained from stone chests are now automatically placed into an open gem bag providing that there is enough space.

5 March 2020

The opened variant's name was changed from "Opened gem bag" to "Open gem bag".

23 January 2020
(update | poll)
  • Open and closed versions have been added, which allows gems that the player obtains while mining and pickpocketing TzHaar-Hur be automatically placed inside the bag, providing there is space for it.
  • "Open" was added as a right-click option.
22 February 2018
(update | poll)

Emptying the contents of the gem bag into the inventory can now be done by holding down shift and left-clicking it if shift-click dropping is enabled.

20 November 2014
(update | poll)

Gem bags now have an 'empty' option when you have the bank interface open, which when selected deposits the bag's entire contents into the bank.