Money making guide

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A money making guide for Ironmen can be found here.

This is a list of some of the ways to make money in Old School RuneScape and the requirements to do so. The prices and hourly rates are simply estimates and actual rates and profit are likely to differ. There is likely other ways that aren't included here, feel free to suggest them on the talk page.

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Caution: You should always research the items and methods before trying these methods. Because of constantly changing prices of items, the estimated profit may be inaccurate.

NOTE: Any method in the "Hourly Profit" section that relies on buying an item from the Grand Exchange is shown only for completeness, as most of those methods ignore the item's buy limit. Such methods include processing materials. Therefore you shouldn't rely on methods that rely on certain purchase prices or have restrictive buy limits.

Starting off[edit | edit source]

Stronghold of Security[edit | edit source]

Strongholf of Security map
A map of the Stronghold of Security.

Players can visit the Stronghold of Security for some quick coins. Players can get 10,000 just for completing the first three levels. This can be done even at Combat level 3. Just pick some cabbages on the way there from the field north of Lumbridge (or cooked meat from the lodge just above the entrance to the stronghold) and eat between rooms. Also, if you level up your Cooking skill a little, you could get some raw trout or raw salmon from a popular world at Barbarian Village and cook them on the everlasting fire next to the fishing spot. Cooking trout and salmon requires level 15 and 25 Cooking respectively.

Skilling[edit | edit source]

Another way to start making some gold pieces is by levelling up a skill such as Woodcutting, Fishing, or Mining. These three skills are commonly used by players to make money in Old School RuneScape as they provide resources that can be sold on the Grand Exchange.

Members have access to an additional money-maker in the Hunter skill as well as an array of other content like high-level Runecraft and Thieving. The latter is a very fast skill that unlocks many very effective money-making methods that require little-to-no startup costs or supplies, thus making it an ideal stat for Ironman accounts or players without a large bank.

Flesh crawlers[edit | edit source]

Stronghold of Security map
A map of the Stronghold of Security.

Note: Do not kill Flesh Crawlers on a free-to-play server; they'll only drop iron ore and body runes.

Killing flesh crawlers on a pay-to-play server can earn a player over 150,000 coins per trip with decent Defence and armour. They can be killed on the second level of the Stronghold of Security in the large room to the south. Players using Magic and Ranged can safespot them for easy kills requiring very little food. Their drops include herbs, fire runes, noted iron ore, nature runes and dust runes. To speed up bank runs, an amulet of glory can be used to quickly bank in Edgeville.

Imps[edit | edit source]

Imps have a chance to drop the beads used in the Imp Catcher quest. There are four different beads: yellow (1,192), red (1,032), black (1,061) and white (1,064). Three imps spawn near the south gate of Falador, as well as several around the Karamja volcano. Members also have access to the spawns near the Ardougne Monastery and the southern coast of Kourend.

Ashes Ashes.png[edit | edit source]

Ashes can be sold for about 840 an inventory on the Grand Exchange. Ashes are common in the area surrounding the Grand Exchange from players training the firemaking skill. Assuming you are able to collect a full inventory every minute, you should get around 41,400 profit an hour.

Cowhides Cowhide.png[edit | edit source]

Lumbridge cowfield map
Cows can be found here.

Cowhides can be tanned at a tanner for a small fee and turned into soft leather for one coin or turned into hard leather for three coins each. Cowhide can be turned into either soft leather, which is approximately 71,808 per hour, or hard leather, which is around 73,304 per hour, assuming a player can collect and tan approximately 374 hides in an hour. Just go to the Lumbridge cow field, loot 27 cowhides, run to the Al Kharid tanner, Ellis, pay him gold, bank, and then repeat. It is recommended that players complete the Prince Ali Rescue quest beforehand to allow them free passage through the gates, though the difference in hourly profits is marginal. New players should be aware that tanned leather cannot be traded at the Grand Exchange until the player has either 7 Quest Points or 24 hours of playtime.

Dark wizards Wizard hat.png[edit | edit source]

Map of Varrock
Dark wizards are found at the south end of Varrock.

Dark wizards, located south of Varrock, are level 7 and 20 wizards that can easily be killed by low levels, especially those using Ranged. They drop talismans and runes. Talismans can be sold to runecrafters for a decent sum of gold pieces. More specifically, fire talismans can be sold over the Grand Exchange for up to 3,568 each. This method only being useful for low level players, it is advised to wear Magic or Ranged equipment when fighting against them, as Magic can easily penetrate Melee armour. Also, targeting the level 7 wizards makes this method easier, as this is a single-way combat zone.

Players who are level 40 combat or lower may find it easier to kill the two level 7 Dark Wizards in Draynor Village instead.

Iron ore Iron ore.png[edit | edit source]

Head for the Al-Kharid mine, and find a world where there's one or more people powermining. Pick up the dropped ores, each worth 86, and head for the bank. Once you've gotten an amount of ores you're satisfied with, head for the Grand Exchange to sell your ores. This method can earn you roughly 39,818 per hour.

Members are able to do this even faster by using the agility shortcut through the western wall in Falador and mine at the nearby mining site. This eliminates most of the time spent running to and from the bank. Using Falador teleports will increase profit even further.

Chickens Raw chicken.png[edit | edit source]

Killing chickens drops bones, raw chicken, and five feathers, which can all be sold on the Grand Exchange. Cooked chicken sometimes sells for more than raw chicken, so you may wish to check the prices and then cook them before selling them. The total per chicken killed is 103 to 148; you can also take unlimited raw chickens from the crates in the food shop in Port Sarim and bank them in Draynor Village (or bank deposit box on docks by the monks) provided that you have begun the Pirate's Treasure quest and are wearing a white apron.

Hourly profit table[edit | edit source]

Note: Most money making methods rely on Grand Exchange item prices, which may fluctuate as players constantly sell for higher or lower than the listed price, and some items are less stable than others. For methods involving the processing of items it is recommended to test each method with a small sample size before investing a lot of money, as the prices may not be fully accurate, possibly resulting in loss instead of profit.

Collecting Combat Processing Skilling Recurring
Method Profit Skill Category Intensity Members
Crafting nature runes through the Abyss 1,283,000

44 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png (91 recommended)
21 MiningMining icon.png (70+ recommended to mine through the rocks - optional)
70+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png and AgilityAgility icon.png (optional)

Runecrafting High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing green dragons (Dangerous) 405,000

80+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended for Melee
60+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended for Ranged
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Protect Item

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing green dragons (Safe) 696,000

80+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended for Melee
60+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended for Ranged
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Protect Item

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting ashes 17,000 30 FiremakingFiremaking icon.png Collecting Low No
F2P icon.png


Killing cows and tanning cowhide 63,000 20+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended Combat/Low Low No
F2P icon.png


Picking bananas 140,000 None Collecting Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting jangerberries 193,000 10 AgilityAgility icon.png Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting mort myre fungi 723,000 Decent PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended Collecting Low Yes
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Killing blue dragons 487,000

90+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended for Melee
70+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended for Ranged
37 MagicMagic icon.png recommended (can also be attacked with Magic)
70 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended (can be boosted)

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Picking potatoes 26,000 None Collecting Low No
F2P icon.png


Collecting swamp tar from the Lady Zay 16,000 None Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting wine of zamorak 332,000 33 MagicMagic icon.png
20+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
Collecting Moderate Yes
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Killing hobgoblins 89,000 40 AttackAttack icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png for Rune equipment Combat/Mid Moderate No
F2P icon.png


Collecting snape grass 45,000 72 MagicMagic icon.png recommended Collecting Low Yes
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Collecting white berries 141,000 56 AgilityAgility icon.png (higher, the better) Collecting Low Yes
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Grinding chocolate bars 60,000 None Processing Low No
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Killing aviansies 211,000

60 StrengthStrength icon.png / AgilityAgility icon.png to enter the dungeon itself
70+ RangedRanged icon.png (80 recommended)
70+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
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Killing black dragons 154,000 80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
70 DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing cave horrors 284,000 58 SlayerSlayer icon.png
70 MagicMagic icon.png, AttackAttack icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png or 50 RangedRanged icon.png (Along with 70 Defence) recommended
Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
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Killing chickens 18,000 None Combat/Low Low No
F2P icon.png


Killing skeletal wyverns 475,000

72 SlayerSlayer icon.png
80+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended for Melee
80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended for Ranged
44+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (70+ recommended, especially for Melee)
55 MagicMagic icon.png (High Level Alchemy)

Combat/High Low Yes
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Killing desert goats 89,000 30 CombatMulticombat.png recommended Combat/Low Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing fiyr shades 649,000 65 FiremakingFiremaking icon.png (can be boosted)
80+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing the King Black Dragon 201,000

80+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended for Melee
70+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended for Ranged
70+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
44+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (70+ recommended especially for Melee)

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing brutal green dragons 124,000 70+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
37+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (Protect from Magic)
Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing lava dragons 761,000

80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
75+ MagicMagic icon.png recommended
70+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing red dragons 199,000

30 AgilityAgility icon.png
34 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png
70+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
40+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing mithril dragons 73,000

80+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
80+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended for Melee
80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended for Ranged
75+ MagicMagic icon.png recommended for Magic
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (70+ recommended, especially for Melee)

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing Zulrah 1,731,000

70+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
80+ RangedRanged icon.png, MagicMagic icon.png, HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
45+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High High Yes
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Killing unicows 35,000 40 AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended Combat/Low Low Yes
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Killing spiritual mages 689,000

83 SlayerSlayer icon.png
70+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
70 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing brine rats 166,000

47 SlayerSlayer icon.png
60+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
45+ CookingCooking icon.png recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
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Killing snakes 42,000 60 CombatMulticombat.png recommended Combat/Low Low Yes
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Killing cave slime 11,000 17 SlayerSlayer icon.png
50+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended
Combat/Low Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing skogres and zogres 249,000 40+ RangedRanged icon.png or AttackAttack icon.png & StrengthStrength icon.png recommended
40+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing black unicorns 58,000 40+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Protect Item
Combat/Low Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing the Crazy archaeologist 399,000 50+ MagicMagic icon.png, AttackAttack icon.png for Iban's staff (u) (75+ recommended for Trident)
40+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (Protect from Missiles)
Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing ents 606,000

60+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png or RangedRanged icon.png recommended
40+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png (43+ recommended for protection prayers)
75+ WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png

Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
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Cutting magic logs 139,000 75 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png (90+ recommended) Woodcutting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing chaos druids 155,000 40+ CombatMulticombat.png recommended
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Protect Item
Combat/Low Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing tree spirits 80,000 13+ MagicMagic icon.png
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (optional but recommended for Protect from Melee)
Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing ankous 102,000 60+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended Combat/Mid Moderate No
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Killing ice troll runts 182,000 60+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png, or RangedRanged icon.png recommended
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
Combat/Mid Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing fire giants 82,000 40+ RangedRanged icon.png (50+ recommended) or 13+ MagicMagic icon.png (Fire Strike) Combat/Mid Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making mahogany planks 313,000 50 FiremakingFiremaking icon.png Processing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Making oak planks 256,000 50 FiremakingFiremaking icon.png Processing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Making teak planks 296,000 50 FiremakingFiremaking icon.png Processing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Tanning cowhide 50,000 None Processing Low No
F2P icon.png


Tanning black dragonhide 392,000 None Processing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Tanning blue dragonhide 328,000 None Processing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Tanning green dragonhide 325,000 None Processing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Tanning red dragonhide 381,000 None Processing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Exchanging impling jars 539,000 17 HunterHunter icon.png to enter Puro-Puro Processing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting blue dragon scales 398,000 70 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
37 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting potato cacti 205,000 Decent CombatMulticombat.png and DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
Collecting Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting buckets of sand 35,000 50 ConstructionConstruction icon.png
40 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
Collecting Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting red spiders' eggs 35,000 Decent CombatMulticombat.png and DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Protect Item
Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Opening sinister chests 178,000 49 AgilityAgility icon.png
58 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
Processing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Delivering food in Gnome Restaurant 298,000

42 CookingCooking icon.png strongly recommended
66 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
43 PrayerPrayer icon.png (optional but there may be aggressive foes nearby)

Cooking High Yes
P2P icon.png


Making anchovy pizzas 98,000 55 CookingCooking icon.png Cooking Moderate No
F2P icon.png


Making raw summer pies 423,000 95 CookingCooking icon.png Cooking Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Making raw wild pies 460,000 85 CookingCooking icon.png Cooking High Yes
P2P icon.png


Making tuna potatoes 364,000 68 CookingCooking icon.png Cooking Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Cooking raw dark crabs 295,000 90 CookingCooking icon.png (99 recommended) Cooking Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cooking raw karambwan 183,000 30+ CookingCooking icon.png (90+ recommended) Cooking Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cooking raw monkfish 80,000 62 CookingCooking icon.png (80+ recommended, but 90+ strongly recommended) Cooking Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cooking raw sharks 160,000 80+ CookingCooking icon.png (89+ strongly recommended) Cooking Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching lobsters 25,000 40+ FishingFishing icon.png (60+ recommended) Fishing Low No
F2P icon.png


Catching monkfish 84,000 62+ FishingFishing icon.png (80+ recommended) Fishing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching sharks 73,000 76+ FishingFishing icon.png (90+ recommended) Fishing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting diamond bolt tips 286,000 65 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting ruby bolt tips 266,000 63 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Fletching diamond bolts 378,000 65 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Fletching headless arrows 120,000 None Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Fletching unstrung maple longbows 89,000 55 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Fletching unstrung yew longbows 120,000 70 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Stringing yew longbows 239,000 70 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy avantoe 145,000 48 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy irit leaves 90,000 40 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy kwuarm 210,000 54 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy lantadyme 110,000 67 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy ranarr weed 215,000 25 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy snapdragon 250,000 59 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy toadflax 195,000 30 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy torstol 800,000 75 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making avantoe potions 486,000 50 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making dwarf weed potions 371,000 72 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making irit potions 350,000 45 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making kwuarm potions 486,000 55 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making lantadyme potions 558,000 69 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making ranarr potions 564,000 30 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making snapdragon potions 779,000 63 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making toadflax potions 493,000 34 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making weapon poison(++) 297,000 82 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore High Yes
P2P icon.png


Hunting chinchompas 241,000 53+ HunterHunter icon.png Hunter Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Hunting carnivorous chinchompas 344,000 63+ HunterHunter icon.png (80+ strongly recommended) Hunter Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Hunting implings 665,000 83 HunterHunter icon.png strongly recommended
60+ ThievingThieving icon.png recommended
Hunter High Yes
P2P icon.png


Casting Superglass Make (Seaweed) 336,000 77 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Casting Superglass Make (Giant seaweed) 568,000 77 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Charging air orbs 358,000 66 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Charging earth orbs 352,000 60 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Charging fire orbs 374,000

63 MagicMagic icon.png
70/80 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Decent DefenceDefence icon.png recommended

Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Charging water orbs 382,000

56 MagicMagic icon.png
70/80 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Decent DefenceDefence icon.png recommended

Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Creating teleport to house tablets 129,000 40 MagicMagic icon.png
67 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended
Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Creating Varrock teleport tablets 123,000 25 MagicMagic icon.png
40 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended
Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Enchanting diamond necklaces 137,000 57 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Enchanting sapphire rings 163,000 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Humidifying clay 589,000 68 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Mining adamantite ore 120,000 70+ MiningMining icon.png Mining Low No
F2P icon.png


Mining runite ore 456,000 85+ MiningMining icon.png Mining Low No
F2P icon.png


Mining coal 49,000 30+ MiningMining icon.png (60+ recommended, but 75+ strongly recommended) Mining Low No
F2P icon.png


Mining gold ore 108,000 40+ MiningMining icon.png, CraftingCrafting icon.png (85+ mining recommended) Mining Low No
F2P icon.png


Mining iron ore 82,000 15+ MiningMining icon.png (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low No
F2P icon.png


Mining pure essence 2,000 30+ MiningMining icon.png (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Mining rune essence 13,000 None (41+ MiningMining icon.png strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low No
F2P icon.png


Fletching ruby bolts 243,000 63 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Casting Tan Leather 200,000 78 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting astral runes 1,009,000 82 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png (40 decreases profit)
69 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
Runecrafting High Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting cosmic runes 566,000

75 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png (59 or 27 possible, but decreased profit)
66 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended

Runecrafting High Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting cosmic runes through the Abyss 683,000

75 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png (59 or 27 possible, but decreased profit)
21 MiningMining icon.png (70+ recommended to mine through the rocks - optional)
70+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png, AgilityAgility icon.png and ThievingThieving icon.png (optional)

Runecrafting Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting death runes through the Abyss 1,331,000

65 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png (99 recommended)
21 MiningMining icon.png (70+ recommended to mine through the rocks - optional)
70+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png, AgilityAgility icon.png and ThievingThieving icon.png (optional)

Runecrafting Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing adamantite bars at Blast Furnace 650,000 70 SmithingSmithing icon.png
High AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Smithing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing mithril bars at Blast Furnace 497,000 50 SmithingSmithing icon.png (60+ recommended)
High AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Smithing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing runite bars at Blast Furnace 685,000 85 SmithingSmithing icon.png
High AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Smithing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing steel bars at Blast Furnace 439,000 30 SmithingSmithing icon.png (60+ recommended)
High AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Smithing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing iron bars at Blast Furnace 87,000 15 SmithingSmithing icon.png (60+ recommended)
High AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Smithing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing iron bars 39,000 15 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing cannonballs 149,000 35 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Pickpocketing H.A.M. members 466,000

15 ThievingThieving icon.png (93 recommended)
Decent HitpointsHitpoints icon.png
96 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
27 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended

Thieving High Yes
P2P icon.png


Pickpocketing master farmers 905,000

38+ ThievingThieving icon.png (94+ recommended)
50 ThievingThieving icon.png and AgilityAgility icon.png for Rogue equipment
Decent HitpointsHitpoints icon.png

Thieving Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Stealing from silk stalls 14,000 20 ThievingThieving icon.png Thieving Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Looting the nature rune chest in Ardougne 44,000 28 ThievingThieving icon.png Thieving Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting yew logs 48,000 60 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png (75+ recommended) Woodcutting Low No
F2P icon.png


Cutting maple logs 3,000 45 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png (60+ recommended) Woodcutting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting teak logs 108,000 35 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png Woodcutting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting mahogany logs 115,000 50 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png Woodcutting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Mining gemstones 550,000 40 MiningMining icon.png (41+ recommended, 61+ strongly recommended) Mining Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Stealing from Rogues' Castle chests 586,000 84 ThievingThieving icon.png
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png strongly recommended
Thieving High Yes
P2P icon.png


Barrows 1,157,000

43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png strongly recommended for protection prayers (higher prayer means fewer supplies used per trip)
70+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended for Melee
50+ MagicMagic icon.png (75+ recommended for Trident) for Magic
50+ RangedRanged icon.png (75+ recommended for Toxic blowpipe) for Ranged

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting big bones from the Bone Yard 42,000 Decent CombatMulticombat.png and DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
25 PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Protect Item
Collecting Moderate No
F2P icon.png


Killing K'ril Tsutsaroth 2,197,000

70+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png required to enter Zamorak's Fortress
80+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended (90+ DefenceDefence icon.png strongly recommended)
80+ MagicMagic icon.png strongly recommended to tank Magic attacks
70+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting blood runes 586,000

77 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png
38 MiningMining icon.png (to mine dense essence blocks)
38 CraftingCrafting icon.png (to chip dark essence blocks)
73+ AgilityAgility icon.png (highly recommended)

Runecrafting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting planks 142,000 None Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting soul runes 240,000

90 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png
38 MiningMining icon.png (to mine dense essence blocks)
38 CraftingCrafting icon.png (to chip dark essence blocks)
70+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png, AgilityAgility icon.png and ThievingThieving icon.png (optional)

Runecrafting High Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching anglerfish 199,000 82+ FishingFishing icon.png (95+ recommended)
15 HunterHunter icon.png optional (to hunt for grubs)
Fishing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching sacred eels 265,000 87 FishingFishing icon.png (99 recommended)
72 CookingCooking icon.png (96 recommended)
Fishing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Baking potatoes 65,000 CookingCooking icon.png (41+ recommended) Cooking Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing brutal black dragons 894,000

77 SlayerSlayer icon.png
37+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (Protect from Magic)
45 ConstructionConstruction icon.png (Chapel with at least Oak altar)
85+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended

Combat/High Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Pickpocketing Ardougne knights 59,000 55+ ThievingThieving icon.png (95+ recommended)
Decent HitpointsHitpoints icon.png
Thieving Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting anti-dragon shields 82,000 High AgilityAgility icon.png recommended to have increased running energy restoration. Collecting High No
F2P icon.png


Stringing magic longbows 295,000 85 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching High Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy guam leaves 35,000 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy marrentill 55,000 5 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy tarromin 120,000 11 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy harralander 160,000 20 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Cleaning grimy cadantine 245,000 65 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making guam potions 170,000 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making marrentill potions 109,000 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making tarromin potions 214,000 12 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making harralander potions 238,000 22 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Making cadantine potions 619,000 66 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Herblore Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Crushing bird nests 360,000 None Processing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Grinding desert goat horns 375,000 None Processing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Grinding unicorn horns 265,000 None Processing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting redwood logs 54,000 90 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png Woodcutting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Cutting oak logs 29,000 15 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png (60+ recommended) Woodcutting Low No
F2P icon.png


Stringing maple longbows 223,000 55 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing disciples of Iban 527,000 50+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
56 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended
Combat/Low Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing mithril dart tips 31,000 54 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing steel dart tips 101,000 34 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing iron dart tips 128,000 19 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing bronze dart tips 93,000 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Chambers of Xeric 2,962,000

90+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png, MagicMagic icon.png, RangedRanged icon.png recommended
70+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
A party member with 55+ FarmingFarming icon.png, 78+ HerbloreHerblore icon.png, 30+ ConstructionConstruction icon.png (strongly recommended)

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Creating Camelot teleport tablets 31,000 45 MagicMagic icon.png
57 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended
Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing brutal red dragons 353,000 80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
37+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (Protect from Magic)
Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Creating Ardougne teleport tablets 75,000 51 MagicMagic icon.png
57 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended
Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching minnows 248,000 82 FishingFishing icon.png Fishing Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Mining volcanic ash 41,000 22+ MiningMining icon.png (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing gargoyles 210,000

75 SlayerSlayer icon.png
70/80+ AttackAttack icon.pngStrengthStrength icon.pngDefenceDefence icon.png (85+ strongly recommended)
55 MagicMagic icon.png (High Level Alchemy)

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Opening eclectic impling jars 2,172,000 50 HunterHunter icon.png

42 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended
96 MagicMagic icon.png recommended
Various (for clue steps)

Processing High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing Cerberus 2,890,000

91 SlayerSlayer icon.png
85+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
70+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing the Giant Mole 842,000 70+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
Combat/Mid Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Hunting black chinchompas 719,000 80+ HunterHunter icon.png Hunter Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Crafting wrath runes 1,794,000 95 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png Runecrafting High Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting climbing boots 302,000 Decent AgilityAgility icon.png recommended Collecting High Yes
P2P icon.png


Charging and alchemising bracelets of ethereum 318,000 55 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Casting Bones To Bananas 149,000 15MagicMagic icon.png Magic High No
F2P icon.png


Creating bones to peaches tablets 208,000 60 MagicMagic icon.png
67 ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended
Magic Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching infernal eels 272,000 80 FishingFishing icon.png (99 recommended) Fishing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting black scimitars from Ardougne Castle 246,000 61 ThievingThieving icon.png Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Mining amethyst 282,000 92+ MiningMining icon.png Mining Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Smithing unfinished mithril bolts 22,000 53 SmithingSmithing icon.png Smithing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing Vorkath 2,363,000

90+ RangedRanged icon.png, HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
80+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
75+ PrayerPrayer icon.png, MagicMagic icon.png recommended
Various others required for quests

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Pickpocketing paladins 683,000

70+ ThievingThieving icon.png (99 recommended)
50 AgilityAgility icon.png for Rogue equipment
Decent HitpointsHitpoints icon.png

Thieving Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Collecting runes at Ourania Altar 296,000 Decent CombatMulticombat.png and DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
Collecting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Catching dark crabs 335,000 85+ FishingFishing icon.png Fishing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing demonic gorillas 3,245,000

80+ StrengthStrength icon.png
75+ AttackAttack icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png, RangedRanged icon.png
43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing rune dragons 1,213,000 90+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png, AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
75+ MagicMagic icon.png, PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
Combat/High Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Growing palm saplings 1,775,000 68 FarmingFarming icon.png, MagicMagic icon.pngrecommended
85 CombatMulticombat.png needed for Dream Mentor, to unlock the spell "Humidify"
Farming Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Growing magic saplings 2,103,000 75 FarmingFarming icon.png
68 MagicMagic icon.png
85 CombatMulticombat.png needed for Dream Mentor, to unlock the spell "Humidify"
Farming Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Spinning flax to bow strings 109,000 10 CraftingCrafting icon.png Crafting Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Enchanting jade amulets 75,000 29 MagicMagic icon.png Magic Moderate Yes
P2P icon.png


Tanning hard leather 104,000 None Processing Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing General Graardor 2,152,000

70+ StrengthStrength icon.png required to enter Bandos' Stronghold
90+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended (90+ DefenceDefence icon.png strongly recommended)
80+ MagicMagic icon.png strongly recommended to tank Magic attacks
70+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing the Abyssal Sire 1,936,000

85 SlayerSlayer icon.png
85+ AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
85+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
92+ MagicMagic icon.png recommended
70+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended
90+ ConstructionConstruction icon.png recommended for Fairy ring (Construction) and Ornate rejuvenation pool

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing the Kraken 1,398,000

87+ SlayerSlayer icon.png
85+ MagicMagic icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png, HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended

Combat/High Low Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing the Alchemical Hydra 2,028,000

95 SlayerSlayer icon.png required
75+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
70+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
85+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended

Combat/High Unknown Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing Callisto 1,564,000

90 CombatMulticombat.png (95+ Recommended)
60 HitpointsHitpoints icon.png (90+ Recommended)
70 StrengthStrength icon.png (90+ Recommended)
70 AttackAttack icon.png (90+ Recommended)
70 DefenceDefence icon.png (90+ Recommended)

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing Commander Zilyana 1,470,000

70+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
80+ RangedRanged icon.png, HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
74+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Fletching broad bolts 138,000 55 FletchingFletching icon.png Fletching Unknown Yes
P2P icon.png


Killing Venenatis 385,000

80+ RangedRanged icon.png
74+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended for Rigour

Combat/High High Yes
P2P icon.png


Recurring methods[edit | edit source]

Effective hourly profit is the amount of money you would make in an hour if you could continuously use this method. It is best not to use activities that have an effective profit less than what you can normally make otherwise.

Note that you can only do one type of herb farming at once, one type of brewing at once, and one of either picking papayas or coconuts.

Method Profit Time Effective profit Recurrence time Skills Category
Farming avantoe 77,000 00:06:00 766,000 01:30:00

50 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming cadantine 56,000 00:06:00 563,000 01:30:00

67 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming dwarf weed 19,000 00:06:00 187,000 01:30:00

79 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming irit leaves 35,000 00:06:00 346,000 00:00:00

44 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming kwuarm 52,000 00:06:00 524,000 01:30:00

56 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming lantadyme 47,000 00:06:00 473,000 01:30:00

73 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming snapdragon 162,000 00:08:00 1,218,000 01:30:00

62 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming toadflax 77,000 00:06:00 772,000 01:30:00

38 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Farming torstol 123,000 00:08:00 922,000 01:30:00

85 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold
35 ConstructionConstruction icon.png need to light the Fire pit on Weiss

Farming


Farming ranarr weed 151,000 00:08:00 1,130,000 01:30:00

32 FarmingFarming icon.png
61 MagicMagic icon.png (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
47 AgilityAgility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Farming


Picking cactus spines 8,000 00:01:00 505,000 01:15:00 55 FarmingFarming icon.png (higher recommended) Farming


Picking coconuts 37,000 00:03:00 742,000 04:30:00 68 FarmingFarming icon.png Farming


Picking papayas 20,000 00:04:00 304,000 04:30:00 57 FarmingFarming icon.png Farming


Buying battlestaves from Baba Yaga 7,000 00:01:00 408,000 00:00:00 None Shops


Buying battlestaves from Zaff 163,000 00:01:00 9,799,000 24:00:00 None Recurring


Buying from the Culinaromancer's Chest 15,000 00:01:00 910,000 24:00:00 None Shops


Buying ore from Hring Hring 157,000 01:00:00 157,000 01:00:00 None Shops


Buying ore from Ordan 15,000 01:00:00 15,000 00:00:00 None Shops


Buying runes from Lundail 38,000 01:00:00 38,000 01:24:00 None Shops


Buying supplies from Razmire 224,000 01:00:00 224,000 24:00:00 None Shops


Buying supplies from the Stonemason 216,000 00:20:00 648,000 24:00:00 None Shops


Brewing greenman's ale 193,000 00:25:00 464,000 48:00:00 29+ CookingCooking icon.png Cooking


Claiming pure essence from Wizard Cromperty 1,000 00:01:00 30,000 24:00:00 None Recurring


Opening herb boxes 136,000 00:10:00 817,000 24:00:00 See this section. Minigame


Miscellaneous methods[edit | edit source]

Treasure Trails/Clue Scrolls[edit | edit source]

Clue scroll.png

Clue scrolls are a great money-maker but require a lot of luck and medium-level skills to start doing them. Patience is also needed as some clues will require days of skilling just to complete the clue.

If you are a lower Combat level player, easy clue scrolls will often be the best (due to various requirements not being present) you can possibly do. Mid-level players should aim for medium clues and so on. Clue scrolls on skillers is not recommended due to a lot of clues requiring random armours and weapons that you won't be able to wear.

Players may acquire low-value rewards from this method, but there's always the chance ranging from nothing, all the way up to tens of millions of gold, and for hard and elite clues, even more. If you have a string of poor rewards, remember you can still get a 10-million-gp item out of nowhere. Players constantly killing NPCs for clue scrolls may see profits of millions of gold per day, or just one-thousand air runes.

Merchanting[edit | edit source]

Main article: Merchanting
Note: This will not get you banned. However, joining a merching clan and manipulating an item's price is bannable.

Grand Exchange flipping, or merchanting, is the high risk high reward activity of buying items for a low price and selling them at a high price. You are looking for items that are unstable, but are frequently traded, with a changing price due to supply and demand.

Cyclopes[edit | edit source]

Defender.gif
Dragon defender.png

Cyclopes are found within the Warriors' Guild. The level 106 cyclopes, in particular, require at least a Rune defender and some Warrior guild tokens to fight. They commonly drop valuable armour and items. They are aggressive, so wearing armour with high Defence bonuses are recommended as well as a few super potion sets and high healing food. These are a great source of money while gaining decent Combat experience. Note that within the Warriors' Guild, you can only attack the cyclopes with Melee.

Motherlode Mine[edit | edit source]

Main article: Motherlode Mine
At level 30 Mining, coal (139 GP) can be mined, and a popular members' place to mine it is in the Motherlode Mine located in the Falador Dwarven Mines. Also, players can obtain gold (361 GP), mithril (177 GP), adamantite (1,328 GP), and runite (11,402 GP) if they have the respective Mining levels. By mining pay-dirt and cleaning it in the machine located in the center of the mine, players collect random ores from the sack. This is a very popular update to the Mining skill as it is easy to AFK and can yield good profit and 22,000-35,000 experience per hour. Randomly, players can also receive golden nuggets that can be traded in for a Prospector's outfit, which grants a 2.5% XP boost to Mining if the full set is worn.

Upon completing the Elite Falador Achievement Diary, players will have an increased chance of receiving higher ores when cleaning pay-dirt. If possible, completing this will result in more expected profit per hour.

Rune running[edit | edit source]

Law rune.png
Nature rune.png

One easy method to make large amounts of money is rune running. There are rich players willing to pay people to "run" rune or pure essence for them, either to the bank or to a nearby general store for unnoting.

There are many players and clans involved in rune-running services; many of them post advertisements on the RuneScape Forums. Generally, the "Runes and Ammo" section is where most players post for this method. Titles, such as "25:25", "18:25", "23:25" and so on, are what you should be looking for. These numbers are ratios of runes to rune essence (or pure essence).

Law rune running[edit | edit source]

World 341 and 366 are commonly used for running law runes. Depending on the crafter, they may require you to hold up to 26 pure essence in your inventory. Follow these steps below.

  1. Head to Draynor Village for a nearby bank, and be sure you have no weapons, armour, or God clothing (this includes God books) on. If you want to be safe, just don't wear anything.
  2. Head to Port Sarim, and board the Entrana monks' ship.
  3. Once you've boarded the ship, head east until you see a cooking range.
  4. Travel north, following the path, and pass the church and the bridge. Runecrafters will be outside of the altar, usually typing such things like "23:25" or "25:25" (ratio of law runes to pure essence).
  5. Trade the player, and offer them your essence. You should receive a significant amount of law runes in return.
  6. Head back to Draynor Village to deposit your runes, and withdraw another inventory of essence, repeating the above steps.

Nature rune running[edit | edit source]

Nature Rune Running Map
Nature rune-running guide.

World 336 is commonly used for running nature runes, the other most profitable runes to run. This method can be quite dangerous, so stay alert and consider bringing a one-click teleport item, or teleport jewellery. There are poisonous monsters on Karamja, but you can buy an Antipoison potion from the general store for about 500 coins.

It is highly recommended that you join a clan chat as there are usually crafters online. Running with charged amulets of glory to the Abyss at level 1 Runecraft with no pouches, you can average around 500,000 an hour; however, with level 50 and three pouches, you can reach between 750,000 and 1,000,000 an hour depending on Runecraft host lines.

The nature altar is located north of Shilo Village. Make your way to Southern Karamja, or enter the nature altar through the Abyss for quick travel.

Once you've traded your essence for runes, run to the nearby general store, sell some of your noted essence and buy it back, and then repeat the process.

Watch out for other players buying your essence as soon as you sell it! The only way to avoid them is to find a nature running group on a different world.

A way to avoid players buying your essence from the general store is to speak with Aisles, who will un-note anything for five coins a piece.

Skeletal wyvern running[edit | edit source]

Skeletal Wyvern icon.png

Due to the popularity of Skeletal Wyverns, runners are in constant demand. Runners relieve players camping the wyverns of their unstackable drops and charge a "tax" for their convenient service. Depending on efficiency, runners can make anywhere between 400,000 and 1,000,000 an hour.

General pricing[edit | edit source]

Although runners buy items significantly lower and sell higher than the GE Price, the general rule of thumb is to buy at half price and sell at double with the exception of broad bolts and dragon equipment. Such drops include the following as well as the neighbourhood runners' prices:

Buying
Selling

Note: Prices could vary, and these are only suggested, ball-park prices.

Joining a clan chat could help in getting more requests, but simply asking people at the Wyvern cavern will do. Be sure to tell them you're running and to add you.

Tip: Also, make sure to have your private chat set on so that players can contact you more easily.

Gear[edit | edit source]

WARNING: Skeletal Wyverns have a devastating icy attack if players have no type of elemental shielding.

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Traveling[edit | edit source]

Wyvern Guide
Getting to the wyverns.

Players who have partially completed Fairytale II - Cure a Queen can take full advantage of the fairy rings to commute to and from Mudskipper Point (code AIQ) in which the Wyvern dungeon is due a short distance north. Furthermore, the player could also use an Amulet of glory to teleport to Edgeville, bank, and run east to the fairy ring located between Edgeville and the Grand Exchange.

Alternatively, players who have their houses set in Rimmington could teleport there and run southwards to the dungeon. Depending on their chosen teleportation, they could bank in either Edgeville or Varrock West Bank.

Tip: As you'll be getting aggro, time the wyverns and let the players secure their wyverns first before rushing in and trading. Afterwards, stand behind the player or out of the wyvern's reach before trading.

Tips and hints[edit | edit source]

  • Begging is generally considered a bad way of making money. With basically the same effort, players could easily kill cows for their cowhide, or collect mort myre fungi or blue dragon scales, which would make money a lot more easily.
  • Make sure to pick up as much money left on the ground as you can while training or traveling. Although it seems pointless to do so, even small amounts of money can add up to thousands, so picking up that extra small drop from a guard or rock crab counts toward your earnings. Wearing a ring of wealth while killing monsters will automatically pick up any coin drops.
  • While selling to a general store may be less time consuming, selling to an actual player is well worth the time in most cases (i.e. regular logs sell for 1 gp at a general store and 19 gp to an actual player). In the same way, you can stock up on cheap items that players sell to the general store and later sell them to players or the Grand Exchange for a profit.
  • For players that have played RS3, you can use that knowledge for locations, as well as location of item spawn sites, as they are likely to be similar if the location is in OSRS. However, any long or special money making methods may not work on OSRS, as the economy and game play is different in OSRS than in RS3. As an example stemming from the first point in this "Tips and hints" section, although in RS3 selling burnt food to a general store gives at least 1 gp (or more in special cases), this is not the case in OSRS. In OSRS, selling burnt food to a general store gives no money at all.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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