Money making guide/Free-to-play

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Free-to-play methods[edit | edit source]

Method Profit Skill Category Intensity Members
Collecting ashes 28,000 Firemaking 30 Collecting Low
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Killing cows and tanning cowhide 61,000 Combat 20+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Picking potatoes 46,000 None Collecting Low
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Grinding chocolate bars 99,000 None Processing Moderate
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Tanning cowhide 59,000 None Processing Low
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Catching lobsters 53,000 Fishing 40+ (60+ recommended) Skilling/Fishing Low
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Making pastry dough 98,000 Cooking 1 Processing Moderate
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Making flour 34,000 Cooking 32 (reccommended) Processing Low
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Making pizza bases 122,000 Cooking 35 Processing High
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Smelting iron bars 63,000 Smithing 15 Skilling/Smithing Low
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Cutting yew logs 40,000 Woodcutting 60 (75+ recommended) Skilling/Woodcutting Low
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Collecting big bones from the Bone Yard 44,000 Decent Combat and Defence recommended
Prayer 25 recommended for Protect Item
Collecting Moderate
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Buying feather packs 228,000 None Collecting Low
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Tanning hard leather 109,000 None Processing Low
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Collecting iron ore 49,000 None Collecting Low
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Collecting and tanning cowhide 70,000 None Collecting Low
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Filling water containers 45,000 None Processing Low
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Making dyes 86,000 None Processing High
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Collecting monk's robes 38,000 Prayer 31 Prayer required Collecting Low
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Collecting cosmic runes 192,000 Decent Combat and Defence recommended
Prayer 43 recommended for protection prayers
Collecting Moderate
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Collecting chaos runes 164,000 Decent Combat recommended
Magic 25 to teleport to Varrock
Collecting Moderate
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Collecting steel platebodies 87,000 Decent Combat and Defence recommended
Prayer 43 recommended for Protect from Melee
Magic 25 for Varrock Teleport
Collecting Moderate
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Cutting yew logs (free-to-play) 34,000 Woodcutting 60 (80+ recommended) Skilling/Woodcutting Low
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Collecting anti-dragon shields (free-to-play) 61,000 None Collecting Moderate
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Buying ale from the Rising Sun Inn 70,000 None Collecting High
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Catching shrimp & anchovies 41,000 Fishing 15+ Skilling/Fishing Low
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Catching tuna & swordfish (free-to-play) 29,000 Fishing 50+ , 60+ recommended Skilling/Fishing Low
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Blessing unblessed symbols 89,000 Prayer 31+ Processing Low
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Mining runite ore (free-to-play) 453,000 Mining 85+ , Attack 40 (optional), Defence 40+ (optional), Magic 25 (optional) Skilling/Mining Moderate
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Buying team capes 21,000 None Collecting Low
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Mining gold ore (Crafting Guild) 32,000 Mining 40 and Crafting 40 Skilling/Mining Low
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Buying kebabs in Al Kharid 43,000 None Collecting High
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Buying from Wydin's Food Store 26,000 None Collecting High
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Stealing Wydin's bananas 50,000 None Collecting High
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Killing chickens 26,000 None Combat/Low Low
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Making anchovy pizzas 70,000 Cooking 55 Skilling/Cooking Moderate
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Cutting oak logs 58,000 Woodcutting 15 (60+ recommended) Skilling/Woodcutting Low
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Killing imps 56,000 Combat 30+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Smithing rune items 471,000 Smithing 99 Skilling/Smithing Low
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Killing ogress warriors 88,000 Ranged 40 (60+ recommended) Combat/Mid Low
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Making chocolate cake 90,000 Cooking 50 Skilling/Cooking Moderate
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Cooking raw chicken 55,000 Cooking 1 (20+ recommended) Skilling/Cooking Low
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Cooking raw anchovies 52,000 Cooking 1 (20+ recommended) Skilling/Cooking Low
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Mining clay 76,000 Mining 41+ Skilling/Mining Low
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Catching lobsters (free-to-play) 34,000 Fishing 40+ Skilling/Fishing Low
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Killing ogress shamans 129,000 80+ Defence Attack Strength Magic , Ranged 40 recommended Combat/High Moderate
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Killing dark wizards 21,000 Combat 41+ recommended
Ranged 40+ recommended
Combat/Low Low
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Killing hill giants 57,000 Attack 30+ (40 recommended for rune scimitar)
Strength 30+ (40+ recommended)
Defence 30+ (40 recommended for rune armour)
Combat/Low Moderate
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Collecting red spiders' eggs (free-to-play) 243,000 Combat 69+ recommended Collecting Moderate
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Killing monkeys 69,000 Combat 5+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Killing wizards 36,000 Combat 20+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Collecting nature runes 349,000 Decent Combat and Defence recommended
Prayer 43 recommended for protection prayers
Magic 33 required to cast Telekinetic Grab
Skilling/Magic Moderate
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Killing chaos dwarves 61,000 Combat 60+ recommended Combat/Mid Low
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Smelting silver bars 48,000 Smithing 20 Smithing required Skilling/Smithing Low
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Crafting gold jewellery 52,000 Crafting 5+ Crafting required Skilling/Crafting Low
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Collecting steel platebodies (High Alchemy) 235,000 Magic 55 for High Level Alchemy
Decent Combat and Defence
Prayer 43 recommended for protection prayers
Skilling/Magic Moderate
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Cooking plain pizzas 141,000 Cooking 35 (68 recommended) Skilling/Cooking Low
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Crafting ruby jewellery 92,000 Crafting 34+ Crafting required Skilling/Crafting Low
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Mining iron ore (free-to-play) 45,000 Mining 15+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe), 65+ Combat strongly recommended Skilling/Mining High
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Mining coal (free-to-play) 36,000 Mining 35+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe), 65+ Combat strongly recommended Skilling/Mining Moderate
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Mining adamantite ore (free-to-play) 132,000 Mining 70+ Skilling/Mining Low
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Crafting sapphire jewellery 74,000 Crafting 20+ Crafting required Skilling/Crafting Low
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Collecting wine of zamorak (free-to-play) 121,000 Magic 37 Skilling/Magic Low
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Crafting emerald jewellery 98,000 Crafting 29+ required Skilling/Crafting Low
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Killing hobgoblins (free-to-play) 34,000 50+ Defence Attack Strength Combat/Mid Moderate
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Crafting diamond jewellery 124,000 Crafting 43+ Crafting required Skilling/Crafting Low
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Shearing sheep 28,000 None Collecting Low
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