Pickpocketing master farmers

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Pickpocketing master farmers
RequirementsMaster Farmer.png
Skills
  • Thieving 38+ (94+ recommended)
  • Thieving 50 and Agility for Rogue equipment
  • Decent Hitpoints (if below Thieving 94 )
  • Farming 71 recommended (higher Farming increases rare seed pickpocket rates)
Items
  • Rogue equipment for guaranteed double loot
  • Seed box to save inventory space (recommended)
  • Food (if below Thieving 94 )
  • Quest
    None
    Other
    Completion of the Ardougne Diary (Hard) OR wearing the Thieving cape
    Results
    ProfitExperience gained
    1,405,864 Thieving 27,474-129,000
    InputsOutputs (1,405,864)
    19.9 × Ranarr seed.png Ranarr seed (1,087,057)2.88 × Snapdragon seed.png Snapdragon seed (240,497)23.1 × Snape grass seed.png Snape grass seed (78,309)

    IMPORTANT: The listed profit rate is calculated at Thieving 94 while wearing full Rogue equipment (requires Thieving 50 and Agility 50 ) with completion of the Ardougne Diary (hard) (requires Thieving 72 , boostable). Players with lower thieving will not achieve this profit rate and should see the table below for their estimated profit.

    IMPORTANT: This money making guide was created prior to the 24 March 2021 changes to Master Farmers. A farming level of 71 is now needed to gain the rates described in this guide.


    Pickpocketing master farmers can yield good amounts of seeds for Farming. The real money-makers are Ranarr seeds, Snapdragon seeds, and Snape grass seeds (worth 54,626, 83,506, and 3,390, respectively). These seeds are very rare (appearing every 1/302, 1/2083, and 1/260 pickpockets, respectively) but make up 91.9% of the profit.

    It's not recommended to pickpocket Martin in Draynor, due to the left click talk option.

    If low on health, players can buy wines from Fortunato in Draynor Village, or steal some cake from the Baker's stall if pickpocketing in Ardougne. Otherwise, players will need to use conventional food to restore Hitpoints.

    With Farming 85 a player can access the north wing of the Farming Guild wherein a Master Farmer can be trapped within the three-tile area on the west side of the Celastrus tree patch. Once the farmer walks to the furthest southern tile, a player only has to move one tile north every four minutes or so to allow the Master Farmer to move and reset its 5-minute respawn timer. Avoid stepping on the black rabbit or another player as this will cause the farmer to no longer be trapped by your character.

    Profit varies enormously based off thieving level, greatly improving after certain milestones. At Thieving 50 players can equip full Rogue equipment for guaranteed double loot, doubling profit. At Thieving 72 players can complete the Ardougne Diary (hard) for an additional 10% pickpocketing boost. It is not recommended to thieve Master farmers for profit at low levels as there are much better money making methods out there. Below are some experience and profit estimates at certain levels.

    Level Success Rate Pickpockets/h Gold/h XP/h Bonuses Notes
    38 57.5% 639 165,173 27,474 Thieving
    50 64.7% 805 416,135 34,609 Thieving Rogue equipment.png Players gain the ability to use Rogue equipment for guaranteed double loot.
    60 70.7% 977 505,012 42,001 Thieving Rogue equipment.png
    70 76.7% 1191 615,985 51,231 Thieving Rogue equipment.png
    72 80.9% 1376 711,645 59,187 Thieving Rogue equipment.png Ardougne Diary#Hard.png Players can boost to complete the Ardougne diary (hard) for the 10% improved pickpocketing success.
    80 82.7% 1467 758,461 63,080 Thieving Rogue equipment.png
    80 87.5% 1751 905,295 75,293 Thieving Rogue equipment.png Ardougne Diary#Hard.png
    90 88.7% 1834 948,077 78,851 Thieving Rogue equipment.png
    90 94.1% 2286 1,181,751 98,285 Thieving Rogue equipment.png Ardougne Diary#Hard.png
    94+ 100% 3000 1,551,048 129,000 Thieving Rogue equipment.png Ardougne Diary#Hard.png/Thieving cape.png Players stop failing entirely with the Ardougne diary (hard) bonus, or at level 99 with the thieving cape.

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