Money making guide/Skilling

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Skilling methods[edit | edit source]

Collecting Combat Processing Skilling Recurring Free-to-play
Method Profit Requirements Skill Intensity Members
Crafting nature runes through the Abyss 965,000

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 132,000

Woodcutting 75 (90+ recommended)
Optional: Attack 60 to wield a dragon axe
Optional: Attack 70 and Agility 50 to wield a crystal axe

Woodcutting Low
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Catching lobsters 27,000 Fishing 40+ (60+ recommended) Fishing Low
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Catching monkfish 124,000 Fishing 62+ (80+ recommended) Fishing Low
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Catching sharks 108,000 Fishing 76+ (90+ recommended) Fishing Low
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Fletching diamond bolts 297,000 Fletching 65 Fletching Low
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Stringing yew longbows 367,000 Fletching 70 Fletching Low
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Cleaning grimy avantoe 210,000 Herblore 48 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy kwuarm 115,000 Herblore 54 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy lantadyme 115,000 Herblore 67 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy ranarr weed 265,000 Herblore 25 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy snapdragon 190,000 Herblore 59 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy torstol 170,000 Herblore 75 Herblore High
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Hunting carnivorous chinchompas 545,000 Hunter 63+ (80+ strongly recommended) Hunter Moderate
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Hunting implings 612,000 Hunter 83 strongly recommended
Thieving 60+ recommended
Hunter High
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Charging air orbs 266,000 Magic 66 Magic Moderate
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Charging earth orbs 228,000 Magic 60 Magic Moderate
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Charging fire orbs 230,000

Magic 63
Agility 70/80 recommended
Defence Decent recommended

Magic Low
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Charging water orbs 242,000

Magic 56
Agility 70/80 recommended
Defence Decent recommended

Magic Low
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Humidifying clay 410,000

Magic 68
Agility 32
Combat level 85
Crafting 61
Defence 40
Firemaking 49
Herblore 31
Mining 60
Woodcutting 55

Magic Moderate
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Mining adamantite ore 159,000 Mining 70+ Mining Low
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Mining runite ore 735,000 Mining 85+ Mining Low
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Crafting astral runes 1,083,000 Runecraft 82 (40 decreases profit)
Magic 69 recommended
Runecraft High
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Crafting cosmic runes 486,000

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 585,000

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)

Runecraft Moderate
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Crafting death runes through the Abyss 1,145,000

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 689,000 Runecraft 54 required (95 strongly recommended)
Hitpoints 70+ , Agility and Thieving (optional)
Runecraft Moderate
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Pickpocketing H.A.M. members 1,173,000

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

Thieving High
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Pickpocketing master farmers 978,000

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

Thieving Moderate
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Cutting mahogany logs 115,000 Woodcutting 50 Woodcutting Low
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Mining gemstones 356,000 Mining 40 (41+ recommended, 61+ strongly recommended) Mining Moderate
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Crafting blood runes 572,000

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 235,000

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 201,000 Fishing 82+ (95+ recommended)
Hunter 15 optional (to dig for sandworms)
Fishing Moderate
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Catching sacred eels 115,000 Fishing 87 (99 recommended)
Cooking 72 (96 recommended)
Fishing Low
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Stringing magic longbows 418,000 Fletching 85 Fletching High
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Cleaning grimy tarromin 105,000 Herblore 11 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy harralander 105,000 Herblore 20 Herblore High
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Cleaning grimy cadantine 115,000 Herblore 65 Herblore High
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Stringing maple longbows 170,000 Fletching 55 Fletching Low
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Smithing mithril dart tips 117,000 Smithing 54 Smithing Low
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Smithing steel dart tips 101,000 Smithing 34 Smithing Low
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Smithing iron dart tips 156,000 Smithing 19 Smithing Low
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Smithing bronze dart tips 173,000 Smithing 4 Smithing Low
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Catching minnows 252,000 Fishing 82 Fishing Moderate
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Mining volcanic ash 140,000 Mining 22+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe) Mining Low
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Hunting black chinchompas 1,070,000

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 1,351,000 Runecraft 95 Runecraft High
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Catching infernal eels 193,000 Fishing 80 (99 recommended)
Herblore 25 (For oily fishing rod)
Fishing Low
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Pickpocketing paladins 368,000

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

Thieving Moderate
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Catching dark crabs 268,000 Fishing 85+ Fishing Low
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Enchanting jade amulets 214,000 Magic 27 Magic Moderate
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Crafting clockwork 177,000 Crafting 8
Construction 25 , Construction 50 recommended for Demon butler
Crafting High
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Mining basalt 288,000 Mining 72+ Mining Low
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Smelting iron bars 58,000 Smithing 15 Smithing Low
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Smelting runite bars at Blast Furnace 1,065,000 Smithing 85 Smithing High
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Smelting steel bars at Blast Furnace 742,000 Smithing 30 (60+ recommended) Smithing High
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Smelting iron bars at Blast Furnace 291,000 Smithing 15 (60+ recommended) Smithing High
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Crafting clockwork (teleport method) 224,000 Crafting 8
Construction 25 , Magic 45
Crafting High
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Cutting yew logs (free-to-play) 36,000 Woodcutting 60 (80+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Baking potatoes 140,000 Cooking 7 (41+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Crafting mud runes 414,000

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 27,000 Fishing 15+ Fishing Low
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Catching tuna & swordfish (free-to-play) 21,000 Fishing 50+ , 60+ recommended Fishing Low
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Mining runite ore (free-to-play) 452,000 Mining 85+ , Attack 40 (optional), Defence 40+ (optional), Magic 25 (optional) Mining Moderate
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Mining gold ore (Crafting Guild) 35,000 Mining 40 and Crafting 40 Mining Low
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Smithing cannonballs 136,000 Smithing 35 Smithing Low
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Pickpocketing elves 1,980,000

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

Thieving High
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Making anchovy pizzas 128,000 Cooking 55 Cooking Moderate
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Cooking raw dark crabs 255,000 Cooking 90 (99 recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw karambwan 176,000 Cooking 30+ (90+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw monkfish 135,000 Cooking 62 (80+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw sharks 182,000 Cooking 80+ (89+ strongly recommended) Cooking Low
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Hunting chinchompas 148,000 Hunter 53+ Hunter Moderate
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Casting Superglass Make (Giant seaweed) 860,000 Magic 77 Magic Moderate
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Enchanting sapphire rings 214,000 Magic 7 Magic Moderate
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Casting Tan Leather 1,472,000 Magic 78 Magic Moderate
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Smelting adamantite bars at Blast Furnace 1,147,000 Smithing 70 Smithing High
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Smelting mithril bars at Blast Furnace 760,000 Smithing 50 (60+ recommended) Smithing High
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Cutting oak logs 81,000 Woodcutting 15 (60+ recommended) Woodcutting Low
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Making pineapple pizzas 468,000 Cooking 65 Cooking High
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Smithing rune items 505,000 Smithing 99 Smithing Low
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Cooking raw chicken 39,000 Cooking 1 (20+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw anchovies 53,000 Cooking 1 (20+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw salmon 26,000 Cooking 25 (50+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw tuna 60,000 Cooking 30 (55+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw lobster 60,000 Cooking 40 (65+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Cooking raw swordfish 73,000 Cooking 45 (75+ recommended) Cooking Low
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Mining clay 150,000 Mining 41+ Mining Low
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Smelting bronze bars 46,000 Smithing 1+ Smithing Low
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Collecting nature runes 248,000 Decent Combat level 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 43,000 Smithing 20 Smithing required Smithing Low
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Crafting gold jewellery 70,000 Crafting 5+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Collecting steel platebodies (High Alchemy) 248,000 Magic 55 for High Level Alchemy
Decent Combat level and Defence
Prayer 43 recommended for protection prayers
Magic Moderate
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Cooking plain pizzas 143,000 Cooking 35 (68 recommended) Cooking Low
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Crafting ruby jewellery 129,000 Crafting 34+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Mining iron ore (free-to-play) 22,000

Mining 15+ (41+ for Rune pickaxe, 60+ for Mining Guild)
Combat level 13+ recommended

Mining High
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Mining coal (free-to-play) 34,000 Mining 35+ (41+ strongly recommended for Rune pickaxe), 65+ Combat level strongly recommended Mining Moderate
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Mining gold ore (free-to-play) 20,000 Mining 40
Combat level 65+ recommended to avoid King Scorpion aggression
Mining Low
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Mining adamantite ore (free-to-play) 128,000 Mining 70+ Mining Low
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Crafting sapphire jewellery 131,000 Crafting 20+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Collecting wine of zamorak (free-to-play) 100,000 Magic 37 Magic Low
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Crafting emerald jewellery 139,000 Crafting 29+ required Crafting Low
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Crafting diamond jewellery 96,000 Crafting 43+ Crafting required Crafting Low
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Crafting gold bracelets 154,000 Crafting 7 Crafting Low
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Crafting runes at Ourania Altar 171,000 High Hitpoints and Defence recommended
Magic 71 strongly recommended
Agility 75+ recommended
High Runecraft for crafting higher level runes and using Runecraft pouches
Runecraft High
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Crafting drift nets 226,000

Crafting 26
Construction 29 for building the loom and bank on Fossil Island (recommended)

Crafting Moderate
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Pickpocketing vyres 2,024,000

Thieving 82+ (99 recommended)
Agility 50 for Rogue equipment
Decent Hitpoints

Thieving High
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Creating Barrows teleport tablets 454,000

Magic 83
Mining 38
Crafting 38

Magic Low
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Blast Mining 742,000 Mining 43 (75+ recommended) Mining Moderate
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Hallowed Sepulchre 2,970,000

Sins of the Father quest requirements
Agility 92 to allow access to floor 5
Thieving 66 , Prayer 54 , Construction 56 , Ranged 62 to complete skill challenges and loot coffins

Agility High
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Cooking anglerfish 152,000 Cooking 84 (99 recommended) Cooking Low
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Climbing the Agility Pyramid 200,000 Agility 30+ (50+ recommended)
Hitpoints 20+
Agility High
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Mining amethyst 301,000 Mining 92+ Mining Low
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Casting plank make 169,000 Magic 86 Magic Low
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Cremating urium remains 1,288,000

Firemaking 95

Firemaking Moderate
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See also[edit | edit source]


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