Money making guide/Farming snapdragon

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138,080 per instance
Farming snapdragon
Profit per instanceFarming herbs.gif
Activity time
6 minutes
Minimum recurrence time
90 minutes (Profit minus the cost is 150k ea run)
Effective profit
1,380,800 per hour
Skill requirementsQuest requirements
  • Ghosts Ahoy
  • My Arm's Big Adventure
  • Making Friends With My Arm
  • Fairytale I - Growing Pains
  • Dream Mentor (optional)
  • Item requirementsOther requirements
  • Farming equipment:
  • Amulet of nature
  • Magic secateurs
  • Snapdragon seeds
  • Smoke/Mud/Steam/Lava staff with runes for teleportation and spells
  • Transportation recommendations:
  • Ectophial
  • Explorer's ring 3
  • Trollheim Teleport
  • Camelot Teleport or Catherby Teleport
  • Ardougne Teleport or Ardougne cloak 2/3/4
  • Tithe Farm minigame teleport or Kharedst's memoirs
  • Tool leprechaun with a seed dibber, a spade, a rake, and some Ultracompost
    Experience gainedLocation
    Farming 3,393 Port Phasmatys, Falador, Catherby, Trollheim, Ardougne, Harmony Island, Hosidius, Weiss and Farming Guild herb patches
    Inputs (697,720)Outputs (835,800)
    8 × Snapdragon seed.png Snapdragon seed (691,104)8 × Ultracompost.png Ultracompost (6,616)70 × Grimy snapdragon.png Grimy snapdragon (835,800)
    Details

    This guide assumes 8.8 herbs from each patch, thus 70.4 herbs. Your profit per hour may vary depending on the survival rate.

    Farming grimy snapdragon can be a very profitable way to spend a few minutes at a time. Magic secateurs help increase profits slightly due to the 10% boost to crop yield. Generally, good harvests yield 6-14 herbs, but the norm is five to eight herbs per patch, so players can expect an average of 7.5 herbs each patch. There is also a 10% chance herbs will succumb to disease and die.

    Players should have eight snapdragon seeds, some runes, and a means of teleportation. Then, players can start their herb run at any herb patch withdrawing any additional supplies needed from the tool leprechaun. If players have access to the Lunar Spellbook from Lunar Diplomacy, Fertile Soil (83 Magic) can be used in lieu of supercompost, but it will make the profit per patch 8,380, thus 67,040 total. Also, Spellbook Swap can be used to access the standard spellbook and Trollheim Teleport, but it requires 96 Magic and Dream Mentor.

    After planting, a player can move onto the next patch in any order. An example of a herb run is provided below.


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