Mind rune

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The mind rune is used for the strike spells including Wind Strike, Water Strike, Earth Strike, and Fire Strike, as well as the Magic Dart spell. Mind runes are craftable at level 2 Runecraft with either rune or pure essence.

If you have no mind runes in your bank or inventory, and you have not dropped any right under you, you can obtain 30 new ones from the magic tutor in Lumbridge along with 30 air runes. Mind runes can be purchased from Betty in Port Sarim, the Void Knight Magic Store on Pest Control Island, and from Aubury just south of Varrock East Bank in Aubury's Rune Shop.

The mind altar is located north of Falador, in between Goblin Village and Ice Mountain, very near to the Wilderness. Mind runes are craftable at level 2 using the Runecraft skill. Crafting mind runes provides 5.5 Runecraft experience per rune or pure essence used (154 xp for a full inventory). The Arceuus spellbook teleport to the mind altar can be used in conjunction with rings of dueling to achieve approximately 30k xp per hour crafting mind runes.

There is a Falador Diary task in the hard section to craft 140 Mind runes at the same time.

Spells requiring mind runes[edit source]

Icon Spell Level Runes Exp Category Spell Group Notes
Wind Strike icon.png Wind Strike 1 1Mind1Air 5.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 2 damage per cast.
Water Strike icon.png Water Strike 5 1Mind1Water1Air 7.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 4 damage per cast.
Enchant Crossbow Bolt icon.png Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Sapphire) 7 1Cosmic1Mind1Water10Sapphire bolts 5.png 17.5 Enchantment Standard Enchants sapphire tipped bolts.
Earth Strike icon.png Earth Strike 9 1Mind2Earth1Air 9.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 6 damage per cast.
Fire Strike icon.png Fire Strike 13 1Mind3Fire2Air 11.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 8 damage per cast.
Mind Altar Teleport icon.png Mind Altar Teleport 28 1Law2Mind 22 Teleport Arceuus Teleports caster to the Mind altar.
Magic Dart icon.png Magic Dart 50 1Death4Mind+Slayer's staff.png 30 Combat Standard Maximum damage per cast of 10 + 10% of the Magic level of the caster, so essentially 15 to 19. The staff of the dead or toxic staff of the dead can also be used to cast this spell.
Monster Examine icon.png Monster Examine 66 1Cosmic1Astral1Mind 61 Skilling Lunar Casting this on a monster produces the following information: combat level, hitpoints, maximum hit and whether it can be a Slayer assignment.

Item spawns[edit | edit source]

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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Afflicted30; 32; 34; 37 Multicombat.png92/128
Al-Kharid warrior9 Multicombat.png92/128
Anja2 Multicombat.png92/128
Aviansie69–148 Multicombat.png51/128
Bandit22; 130 Multicombat.png21/128
Barbarian8–17 Multicombat.png102/128
Barbarian8–17 Multicombat.png52/128
Black Knight33 Multicombat.png21/128
Breoca5 Multicombat.png92/128
Ceolburg4 Multicombat.png92/128
Chaos druid13 Multicombat.png122/128
Chaos dwarf48 Multicombat.png373/128
Chest (Barrows)N/A Casket.png1–2,889Common
Chest (Dorgesh-Kaan Average)52 Thieving icon.png2–22Common
Chest (Rogues' Castle)84 Thieving icon.png25Common
Crystal chestN/A Casket.png5011/116
Cuffs3 Multicombat.png92/128
Dark warrior Level 145 Multicombat.png123/128
Dark warrior8; 145 Multicombat.png23/128
Dark wizard7–23 Multicombat.png103/128
Dark wizard7–23 Multicombat.png182/128
Drunken man3 Multicombat.png9Uncommon
Elder Chaos druid129 Multicombat.png225/129
Essence impling42 Hunter icon.png25Common
Essence impling jarN/A Casket.png25Common
Farmer7 Multicombat.png92/128
Goblin2–25 Multicombat.png23/128
Gunthor the brave29 Multicombat.png102/128
Hengel2 Multicombat.png92/128
Hill Giant28 Multicombat.png32/128
Hygd4 Multicombat.png92/128
Ice giant53; 67 Multicombat.png243/128
Infernal Mage66 Multicombat.png182/128
Jeff2 Multicombat.png92/128
Kree'arra580 Multicombat.png586–6018/127
Malevolent Mage162 Multicombat.png182/128
Man2; 4 Multicombat.png92/128
Minotaur12; 27 Multicombat.png1Uncommon
Mugger6 Multicombat.png93/128
Narf2 Multicombat.png92/128
Necromancer (monster)26 Multicombat.png103/128
Necromancer (monster)26 Multicombat.png182/128
Ocga5 Multicombat.png92/128
Ogress Shaman82 Multicombat.png10–20Common
Ogress Warrior82 Multicombat.png10–20Common
Outlaw32 Multicombat.png9Uncommon
Penda5 Multicombat.png92/128
Reward Chest (The Gauntlet)N/A Casket.png300–4001/27
Reward casket (beginner)N/A Casket.png15–351/44.73
Reward casket (easy)N/A Casket.png30–501/36
Reward casket (medium)N/A Casket.png50–1001/34.1
Rogue15; 135 Multicombat.png92/128
Rusty2 Multicombat.png92/128
Skeleton Mage16; 83 Multicombat.png7–9Common
Spiritual mage120; 121; 123 Multicombat.png504/128
Thief14; 16; 21 Multicombat.png92/128
Undead Lumberjack30–70 Multicombat.png5Uncommon
Wallasalki98 Multicombat.png1–10Common
White Knight36; 38; 39; 42 Multicombat.png511/128
White Knight36; 38; 39; 42 Multicombat.png78/128
White Knight36; 38; 39; 42 Multicombat.png108/128
White Knight36; 38; 39; 42 Multicombat.png123/128
Wizard9 Multicombat.png122/128
Wizard9 Multicombat.png53/128
Woman2 Multicombat.png92/128
Zombie13–76 Multicombat.png55/128
Zombie (Tarn's Lair) Level 8181 Multicombat.png102/128

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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Battle RunesWilderness1,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Aubury's Rune Shop.Varrock5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Free-to-play icon.png
Void Knight Magic StoreVoid Knights' Outpost5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Betty's Magic Emporium.Port Sarim5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Free-to-play icon.png
Ali's Discount Wares. (runes)Al Kharid100Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Thyria's WaresArceuus5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Magic Guild Store (Runes and Staves)Wizards' Guild5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Amlodd's Magical SuppliesPrifddinas5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Baba Yaga's Magic Shop.Lunar Isle5,000Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
TzHaar-Mej-Roh's Rune Store (Karamja gloves)Mor Ul Rek5,000Tokkul 3.png 3Tokkul 1.png 1Member icon.png
Lundail's Arena-side Rune Shop.Mage Arena140Coins 3.png 3Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Regath's WaresArceuus300Coins 4.png 4Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
TzHaar-Mej-Roh's Rune StoreMor Ul Rek5,000Tokkul 4.png 4Tokkul 1.png 0Member icon.png

Trivia[edit | edit source]