Money making guide/Skilling

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Skilling methods[edit | edit source]

Method Profit Requirements Skill Intensity Members
Crafting nature runes through the Abyss 1,333,000

Runecraft 44 (91 recommended)
Mining 21 (70+ recommended to mine through the rocks - optional)
Hitpoints 70+ and Agility (optional)

Runecraft High
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Cutting magic logs 142,000 Woodcutting 75 (90+ recommended)
Attack 60 (Optional; to wield dragon axe)
Attack 70 and Agility 50 (Optional; to wield crystal axe)
Woodcutting Low
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Catching lobsters 47,000 Fishing 40+ (60+ recommended) Fishing Low
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Catching monkfish 108,000 Fishing 62+ (80+ recommended) Fishing Low
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Catching sharks 130,000 Fishing 76+ (90+ recommended) Fishing Low
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Fletching diamond bolts 81,000 Fletching 65 Fletching Moderate
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Fletching unstrung maple longbows 56,000 Fletching 55 Fletching Low
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Fletching unstrung yew longbows 147,000 Fletching 70 Fletching Low
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Stringing yew longbows 233,000 Fletching 70 Fletching Low
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Cleaning grimy avantoe 315,000 Herblore 48 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy irit leaves 110,000 Herblore 40 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy kwuarm 95,000 Herblore 54 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy lantadyme 85,000 Herblore 67 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy ranarr weed 180,000 Herblore 25 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy snapdragon 260,000 Herblore 59 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy toadflax 235,000 Herblore 30 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy torstol 310,000 Herblore 75 Herblore High
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Hunting carnivorous chinchompas 768,000 Hunter 63+ (80+ strongly recommended) Hunter Moderate
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Hunting implings 552,000 Hunter 83 strongly recommended
Thieving 60+ recommended
Hunter High
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Charging air orbs 354,000 Magic 66 Magic Moderate
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Charging earth orbs 310,000 Magic 60 Magic Moderate
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Charging fire orbs 334,000

Magic 63
Agility 70/80 recommended
Defence Decent recommended

Magic Low
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Charging water orbs 350,000

Magic 56
Agility 70/80 recommended
Defence Decent recommended

Magic Low
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Enchanting diamond necklaces 121,000 Magic 57 Magic Moderate
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Humidifying clay 552,000 Magic 68 Magic Moderate
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Mining adamantite ore 91,000 Mining 70+ Mining Low
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Mining runite ore 447,000 Mining 85+ Mining Low
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Mining coal 55,000 Mining 30+ (60+ strongly recommended, but 75+ recommended) Mining Low
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Mining gold ore 62,000 Mining 40+ , Crafting (85+ mining recommended) Mining Low
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Mining iron ore 162,000 Mining 15+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low
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Crafting astral runes 1,188,000 Runecraft 82 (40 decreases profit)
Magic 69 recommended
Runecraft High
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Crafting cosmic runes 557,000

Runecraft 27 (59 recommended, 75 strongly recommended)
Agility 66 recommended
Magic 67 recommended
Crafting 75 or Construction 80 recommended

Runecraft High
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Crafting cosmic runes through the Abyss 656,000

Runecraft 75 (59 or 27 possible, but decreased profit)
Mining 21 (70+ recommended to mine through the rocks - optional)
Hitpoints 70+ , Agility and Thieving (optional)

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Crafting death runes through the Abyss 1,201,000

Runecraft 65 (99 recommended)
Mining 21 (70+ recommended to mine through the rocks - optional)
Hitpoints 70+ , Agility and Thieving (optional)

Runecraft Moderate
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Crafting law runes through the Abyss 915,000 Runecraft 54 required (95 strongly recommended)
Hitpoints 70+ , Agility and Thieving (optional)
Runecraft Moderate
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Pickpocketing H.A.M. members 1,052,000

Thieving 15 (93 recommended)
Decent Hitpoints
Magic 96 recommended
Construction 27 recommended

Thieving High
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Pickpocketing master farmers 1,182,000

Thieving 38+ (94+ recommended)
Thieving 50 and Agility for Rogue equipment
Decent Hitpoints

Thieving Moderate
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Stealing from silk stalls 11,000 Thieving 20 Thieving Low
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Cutting yew logs 45,000 Woodcutting 60 (75+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Cutting maple logs 4,000 Woodcutting 45 (60+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Cutting teak logs 154,000 Woodcutting 35 Woodcutting Low
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Cutting mahogany logs 151,000 Woodcutting 50 Woodcutting Low
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Mining gemstones 564,000 Mining 40 (41+ recommended, 61+ strongly recommended) Mining Moderate
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Crafting blood runes 614,000

Runecraft 77
Mining 38 (to mine dense essence blocks)
Crafting 38 (to chip dark essence blocks)
Agility 73+ (highly recommended)

Runecraft Low
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Crafting soul runes 240,000

Runecraft 90
Mining 38 (to mine dense essence blocks)
Crafting 38 (to chip dark essence blocks)
Hitpoints 70+ , Agility and Thieving (optional)

Runecraft High
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Catching anglerfish 198,000 Fishing 82+ (95+ recommended)
Hunter 15 optional (to dig for sandworms)
Fishing Moderate
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Catching sacred eels 313,000 Fishing 87 (99 recommended)
Cooking 72 (96 recommended)
Fishing Low
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Pickpocketing Ardougne knights 50,000 Thieving 55+ (95+ recommended)
Hitpoints Decent
Thieving Moderate
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Stringing magic longbows 415,000 Fletching 85 Fletching High
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Cleaning grimy guam leaves 35,000 Herblore 3 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy marrentill 50,000 Herblore 5 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy tarromin 105,000 Herblore 11 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy harralander 165,000 Herblore 20 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy cadantine 125,000 Herblore 65 Herblore High
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Cutting redwood logs 50,000 Woodcutting 90 Woodcutting Low
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Stringing maple longbows 204,000 Fletching 55 Fletching Low
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Smithing adamant dart tips 10,000 Smithing 74 Smithing Low
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Smithing mithril dart tips 33,000 Smithing 54 Smithing Low
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Smithing steel dart tips 60,000 Smithing 34 Smithing Low
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Smithing iron dart tips 115,000 Smithing 19 Smithing Low
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Smithing bronze dart tips 177,000 Smithing 4 Smithing Low
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Enchanting dragonstone amulets 98,000 Magic 68 Magic Moderate
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Catching minnows 306,000 Fishing 82 Fishing Moderate
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Mining volcanic ash 154,000 Mining 22+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low
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Hunting black chinchompas 1,453,000

Hunter 80+
Prayer 43+ and Defence 70+ for protection prayers and Barrows armour (optional but strongly recommended)

Hunter Moderate
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Crafting wrath runes 1,738,000 Runecraft 95 Runecraft High
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Catching infernal eels 248,000 Fishing 80 (99 recommended)
Herblore 25 (For oily fishing rod)
Fishing Low
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Mining amethyst 308,000 Mining 92+ Mining Low
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Smithing unfinished mithril bolts 33,000 Smithing 53 Smithing Low
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Pickpocketing paladins 624,000

Thieving 70+ (99 recommended)
Agility 50 for Rogue equipment
Decent Hitpoints

Thieving Moderate
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Catching dark crabs 316,000 Fishing 85+ Fishing Low
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Enchanting jade amulets 136,000 Magic 27 Magic Moderate
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Drift net fishing 80,000 Fishing 90+ Hunter 90+ Fishing High
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Crafting clockwork 185,000 Crafting 8
Construction 25 , Construction 50 recommended for Demon butler
Crafting High
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Mining basalt 475,000 Mining 72+ Mining Low
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Motherlode Mine 52,000 Mining 30+ Mining Low
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Smelting iron bars 21,000 Smithing 15 Smithing Low
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Smelting runite bars at Blast Furnace 1,178,000 Smithing 85 Smithing High
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Smelting steel bars at Blast Furnace 770,000 Smithing 30 (60+ recommended) Smithing High
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Smelting iron bars at Blast Furnace 26,000 Smithing 15 (60+ recommended) Smithing High
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Crafting clockwork (teleport method) 227,000 Crafting 8
Construction 25 , Magic 45
Crafting High
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Cutting willow logs 9,000 Woodcutting 30 (41+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Cutting yew logs (free-to-play) 39,000 Woodcutting 60 (80+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Baking potatoes 115,000 Cooking 7 (41+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Crafting mud runes 706,000

Runecraft 13 (50 recommended for Large Pouch)
Magic 82 for Magic Imbue
Construction 70 recommended for Revitalization pool
Agility 60+ recommended for run regeneration

Runecraft Moderate
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Catching shrimp & anchovies 38,000 Fishing 15+ Fishing Low
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Catching tuna & swordfish (free-to-play) 29,000 Fishing 50+ , 60+ recommended Fishing Low
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Mining runite ore (free-to-play) 447,000 Mining 85+ , Attack 40 (optional), Defence 40+ (optional), Magic 25 (optional) Mining Moderate
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Mining gold ore (Crafting Guild) 43,000 Mining 40 and Crafting 40 Mining Low
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Smithing cannonballs 103,000 Smithing 35 Smithing Low
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Pickpocketing elves 3,070,000

Thieving 85+ (99 recommended)
Agility 50 for Rogue equipment
Decent Hitpoints
Herblore 97 Recommended

Thieving High
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Making anchovy pizzas 3,000 Cooking 55 Cooking Moderate
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Cooking raw dark crabs 147,000 Cooking 90 (99 recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw karambwan 172,000 Cooking 30+ (90+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw monkfish 148,000 Cooking 62 (80+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw sharks 172,000 Cooking 80+ (89+ strongly recommended) Cooking Low
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Hunting chinchompas 218,000 Hunter 53+ Hunter Moderate
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Casting Superglass Make 483,000 Magic 77 Magic Moderate
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Enchanting sapphire rings 259,000 Magic 7 Magic Moderate
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Mining rune essence 11,000 None (Mining 41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low
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Casting Tan Leather 654,000 Magic 78 Magic Moderate
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Smelting adamantite bars at Blast Furnace 1,137,000 Smithing 70 Smithing High
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Smelting mithril bars at Blast Furnace 601,000 Smithing 50 (60+ recommended) Smithing High
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Cutting oak logs 146,000 Woodcutting 15 (60+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Making pineapple pizzas 233,000 Cooking 65 Cooking High
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Smithing rune items 528,000 Smithing 99 Smithing Low
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Making chocolate cake 108,000 Cooking 50 Cooking Moderate
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Cooking raw chicken 3,000 Cooking 1 (20+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw anchovies 36,000 Cooking 1 (20+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Mining clay 146,000 Mining 41+ Mining Low
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Smelting bronze bars 82,000 Smithing 1+ Smithing Low
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Catching lobsters (free-to-play) 30,000 Fishing 40+ Fishing Low
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Smelting steel bars 10,000 Smithing 30+ Smithing Low
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Collecting nature runes 322,000 Decent Combat and Defence recommended
Prayer 43 recommended for protection prayers
Magic 33 required to cast Telekinetic Grab
Magic Moderate
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Smelting silver bars 28,000 Smithing 20 Smithing required Smithing Low
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Crafting gold jewellery 97,000 Crafting 5+ Crafting required 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
Magic Moderate
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Cooking plain pizzas 107,000 Cooking 35 (68 recommended) Cooking Low
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Crafting ruby jewellery 119,000 Crafting 34+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Mining iron ore (free-to-play) 95,000 Mining 15+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe), 65+ Combat strongly recommended 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 Mining Moderate
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Mining gold ore (free-to-play) 25,000 Mining 40
Combat 65+ recommended to avoid King Scorpion aggression
Mining Low
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Mining adamantite ore (free-to-play) 121,000 Mining 70+ Mining Low
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Crafting sapphire jewellery 107,000 Crafting 20+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Collecting wine of zamorak (free-to-play) 165,000 Magic 37 Magic Low
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Crafting emerald jewellery 141,000 Crafting 29+ required Crafting Low
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Crafting diamond jewellery 30,000 Crafting 43+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Crafting gold bracelets 147,000 Crafting 7 Crafting Low
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Crafting runes at Ourania Altar 178,000 High Hitpoints and Defence recommended
Magic 71 strongly recommended
Agility 75+ recommended
High Runecraft for crafting higher level runes and using Runecraft pouches
Unknown High
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