Low Level Alchemy

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Low Level Alchemy (or low alch/low alching) is a spell that can turn most items into coins at 40% of the specialty shop sale price, equivalent to general store buying prices. This is about 2/3 of the high alchemy value, which turns items into coins worth 60% of the item's sale price.

This spell requires level 21 Magic and uses 1 nature rune and 3 fire runes to cast, or can be cast for free with any level of the explorer's ring. The casting speed of this spell is about half of the speed of High Level Alchemy, but produces less experience than the High Level Alchemy. Thus, Low Level Alchemy is not recommended for training Magic, nor for profit as the cost of the item and spell is typically far more than the money obtained.

This spell has the same cost as High Level Alchemy when cast with a fire staff (1 nature rune) and produces less gold, so it becomes almost useless once the player obtains High Level Alchemy.

Cost[edit | edit source]

Spell cost
3Fire rune.png1Nature rune.png268
Combo runes
1Nature rune.png3Lava rune.png265
1Nature rune.png3Smoke rune.png475
1Nature rune.png3Steam rune.png523
3Fire rune.png0.9333Nature rune.pngBryophyta's staff.png251.12
1Nature rune.pngStaff of fire.png253
1Nature rune.pngSteam battlestaff.png253
1Nature rune.pngSmoke battlestaff.png253
1Nature rune.pngLava battlestaff.png253
1Nature rune.pngTome of fire.png253
0.9333Nature rune.pngBryophyta's staff.pngTome of fire.png236.12

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
23 April 2015
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Warnings when trying to use high alchemy on valuable items will now appear based on the Grand Exchange value of items rather than the alchemy value.
5 March 2015
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You can now cast low level alchemy 30 times per day (no rune cost, no experience) with the Explorer's ring 1.
11 April 2013
For the benefit of players with certain medical conditions, we have toned down the flashing effects in the Killerwatts' realm and for alchemy animations.
11 April 2013
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If you cast a second alchemy spell before your last one finishes, it's now queued up.