Magic Imbue

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This article is about the Lunar spell. For imbuing certain items with Nightmare Zone Points, see Nightmare Zone#Upgrades.

Magic Imbue enables the caster to craft combination runes without needing to use opposing talismans for about 12 seconds. The spell removes the requirement for a talisman to be present in the inventory at all; to craft combination runes after casting Magic Imbue, players must use the opposing runes on the Runecrafting altar. For example, to create lava runes at the earth altar, players would use fire runes on the altar after casting Magic Imbue. This spell can be only cast once every 12.6 seconds (21 game ticks).

Note: The spell does not increase the 50% chance of success when crafting combination runes. For a 100% chance of success, a binding necklace is still required

Combined with a steam battlestaff or mystic steam staff, Magic Imbue substantially reduces the cost and effort of crafting combination runes, as some talismans can be quite expensive. On a related note, the difficulty of crafting dust, smoke and mist runes is reduced, as it becomes economically viable to craft these runes at the air altar outside Falador, due to the proximity to a bank.

Magic Imbue can also be cast without being at an altar, and will still provide Magic experience. This can be useful if the player wishes to train Magic while training other skills such as Agility, Mining, or Hunter. A player can receive around 23k exp/hr simply by casting Magic Imbue over and over. Theoretically, the max amount of exp/hour is 24,571 assuming the spell is cast consistently every 21 ticks. It is recommended to use a staff for this method to save on elemental runes.

As with all Lunar spells, the quest Lunar Diplomacy must be completed to cast this spell.

Cost[edit | edit source]

Spell cost
InputCost
7Water rune.png7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.png375
Combo runes
7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.png7Mud rune.png1,943
7Water rune.png2Astral rune.png7Lava rune.png361
7Water rune.png2Astral rune.png7Smoke rune.png837
2Astral rune.png7Steam rune.png1,397
7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.png7Mist rune.png1,061
Staves
7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.pngStaff of water.png340
2Astral rune.pngMud battlestaff.pngTome of fire.png298
7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.pngMist battlestaff.png340
7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.pngKodai wand.png340
7Water rune.png2Astral rune.pngTome of fire.png333
7Fire rune.png2Astral rune.pngMud battlestaff.png340
7Water rune.png2Astral rune.pngLava battlestaff.png333
2Astral rune.pngSteam battlestaff.png298
2Astral rune.pngMist battlestaff.pngTome of fire.png298
2Astral rune.pngKodai wand.pngTome of fire.png298
7Water rune.png2Astral rune.pngStaff of fire.png333
7Water rune.png2Astral rune.pngSmoke battlestaff.png333
2Astral rune.pngStaff of water.pngTome of fire.png298

Trivia[edit | edit source]