Money making guide/Farming toadflax

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165,522 per instance
Farming toadflax
Profit per instanceFarming herbs.gif
Activity time
6 minutes
Minimum recurrence time
90 minutes
Effective profit
1,655,220 per hour
Skill requirementsQuest requirements

Farming 38
Magic 61 (Trollheim Teleport, 96 strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap)
Agility 47 recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Item requirementsOther requirements
Tool leprechaun with a seed dibber, a spade, a rake, and some ultracompost
Experience gainedLocation
Farming 1,325Port Phasmatys, Falador, Catherby, Trollheim, Ardougne, Harmony Island, Hosidius, Weiss and Farming Guild herb patches
Inputs (15,568)Outputs (181,090)
8 × Toadflax seed 5.png Toadflax seed (9,648)8 × Ultracompost.png Ultracompost (5,920)70 × Grimy toadflax.png Grimy toadflax (181,090)
Details
This guide assumes 8.8 herbs from each patch, thus 52 herbs. Your profit per hour may vary depending on the survival rate.

Farming grimy toadflax 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 5-14 herbs, but the norm is five to eight herbs per patch, so players can expect an average of 6.5 herbs each patch. There is also a 10% chance herbs will succumb to disease and die.

Players should have five toadflax 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 ultracompost, but it will make the profit per patch 13,368, thus 66,840 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.

  • Use the Camelot Teleport and run east to the Catherby herb patch, or use the Catherby Teleport and run north to the patch.
  • Cast Ardougne Teleport and run north-east, or use the Ardougne cloak teleport to get to the patch instantly. Skills necklace to fishing guild then running east also works.
  • Empty the Ectophial to Port Phasmatys and run west of the undead farm to the patch. Fairy ring ALQ and running north is also fast.
  • Cast Trollheim Teleport and use the Agility shortcuts to the west continuing downhill and through an area filled with aggressive trolls and into Troll Stronghold. Run south through the stronghold and to a door in the south-west, and then go north to a ladder. Climb it to get to the patch.
  • Use the cabbage port option on the Explorer's ring to teleport to the patch south of Falador.
  • Use the Tithe Farm minigame teleport to teleport to the Hosidius patch or travel to the Hosidius House Portal then run north. Alternatively, use a skills necklace to teleport to the Woodcutting Guild and run north-east, taking an agility shortcut across the river and straight to the Hosidius herb patch.
  • Teleport to Weiss patch via Icy basalt.

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