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Nature runes are runes used for transmutation spells such as Low and High Alchemy and Superheat Item. They are also used for the spells Bind, Snare, and Entangle. They can be purchased from many magic shops.

Nature runes can be crafted from pure essence by Members with level 44 Runecraft at the Nature altar, granting 9 experience per pure essence used. Players with 91 Runecraft will always craft two nature runes per essence.

Nature runes are one of the most popular non-elemental runes traded in Old School RuneScape due to the fact that many players need the runes to train their Magic using High Level Alchemy and Superheat Item.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Spawns[edit | edit source]

There is a lava-surrounded island in high-level Wilderness, south-east of the Demonic Ruins, where 2 nature rune spawns may be telegrabbed. Each of these spawns yields 3-4 nature runes.

There are also some located on an island near the rock crabs by Rellekka that must be telegrabbed.

They also spawn in locked chests in Ardougne and Rellekka. A Thieving level of 28 is needed to pick the locks.

Shops[edit | edit source]

Players may purchase nature runes at Lundail's Arena-side Rune Shop in the Mage Arena, Mage Training Arena, the Magic Guild Store in Yanille, or at Baba Yaga's Magic Shop on Lunar Isle.

Runecrafting[edit | edit source]

Nature runes are crafted at the Nature altar southeast of Tai Bwo Wannai. This altar is close to the fairy ring ckr.

"Running" nature runes is the activity of "runners" bringing essence to the altar and passing it to "crafters" in exchange for the nature runes made.

Spells requiring nature runes[edit source]

Icon Spell Level Runes Exp Category Spell Group Notes
Reanimate Goblin icon.png Reanimate Goblin 3 1Nature2Body1Ensouled goblin head.png 6 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated goblin. Killing it will give 130 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Monkey icon.png Reanimate Monkey 7 1Nature3Body1Ensouled monkey head.png 14 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated monkey. Killing it will give 182 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Imp icon.png Reanimate Imp 12 2Nature3Body1Ensouled imp head.png 24 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated imp. Killing it will give 286 Prayer experience.
Bones to bananas icon.png Bones to Bananas 15 1Nature2Earth2Water 25 Skilling Standard Converts all bones in the inventory into bananas.
Reanimate Minotaur icon.png Reanimate Minotaur 16 2Nature4Body1Ensouled minotaur head.png 32 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated minotaur. Killing it will give 364 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Scorpion icon.png Reanimate Scorpion 19 1Soul1Nature1Ensouled scorpion head.png 38 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated scorpion. Killing it will give 454 Prayer experience.
Bind icon.png Bind 20 2Nature3Earth3Water 30 Combat Standard Prevents target from moving for 5 seconds.
Low level alchemy icon.png Low Level Alchemy 21 1Nature3Fire 31 Skilling Standard Converts items into coins, equal to the value if the item was sold at a general store.
Reanimate Bear icon.png Reanimate Bear 21 1Soul1Nature1Body1Ensouled bear head.png 42 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated bear. Killing it will give 480 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Unicorn icon.png Reanimate Unicorn 22 1Soul1Nature2Body1Ensouled unicorn head.png 44 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated unicorn. Killing it will give 494 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Dog icon.png Reanimate Dog 26 1Soul2Nature2Body1Ensouled dog head.png 52 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated dog. Killing it will give 520 Prayer experience.
Enchant Crossbow Bolt icon.png Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Emerald) 27 1Nature1Cosmic3Air10Emerald bolts 5.png 37 Enchantment Standard Enchants emerald tipped bolts.
Reanimate Chaos Druid icon.png Reanimate Chaos Druid 30 1Soul2Nature3Body1Ensouled chaos druid head.png 60 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated chaos druid. Killing it will give 584 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Giant icon.png Reanimate Giant 37 1Soul2Nature4Body1Ensouled giant head.png 74 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated giant. Killing it will give 650 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Ogre icon.png Reanimate Ogre 40 1Soul3Nature4Body1Ensouled ogre head.png 80 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated ogre. Killing it will give 716 Prayer experience.
Superheat item icon.png Superheat Item 43 1Nature4Fire 53 Skilling Standard Smelts ores without the need for a furnace. The chance of smelting iron ore increases to 100%.
Reanimate Elf icon.png Reanimate Elf 43 2Soul2Nature2Body1Ensouled elf head.png 86 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated elf. Killing it will give 754 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Troll icon.png Reanimate Troll 46 2Soul2Nature3Body1Ensouled troll head.png 92 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated troll. Killing it will give 780 Prayer experience.
Snare icon.png Snare 50 3Nature4Earth4Water 60 Combat Standard Maximum of 3 damage per cast. Prevents target from moving for 10 seconds.
Reanimate Horror icon.png Reanimate Horror 52 2Soul2Nature4Body1Ensouled horror head.png 104 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated horror. Killing it will give 832 Prayer experience.
High Level Alchemy icon.png High Level Alchemy 55 1Nature5Fire 65 Skilling Standard Converts items into more coins than Low Level Alchemy, equal to the value if the item was sold at a specialty shop.
Reanimate Kalphite icon.png Reanimate Kalphite 57 2Soul3Nature4Body1Ensouled kalphite head.png 114 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated kalphite. Killing it will give 884 Prayer experience.
Bones to peaches icon.png Bones to Peaches 60 2Nature2Earth4Water 65 Skilling Standard Converts all bones in the inventory to peaches. Players must unlock this spell at the Mage Training Arena before using it.
Reanimate Dagannoth icon.png Reanimate Dagannoth 62 3Soul3Nature4Body1Ensouled dagannoth head.png 124 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated dagannoth. Killing it will give 936 Prayer experience.
Geomancy icon.png Geomancy 65 3Nature3Astral8Earth 60 Skilling Lunar Allows one to see the conditions of all Farming patches at once. Ones for quests are excluded.
Reanimate Bloodveld icon.png Reanimate Bloodveld 65 2Soul1Blood2Nature1Ensouled bloodveld head.png 130 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated bloodveld. Killing it will give 1,040 Prayer experience.
Harmony Island Teleport icon.png Harmony Island Teleport 65 1Soul1Law1Nature 74 Teleport Arceuus Teleports caster to Harmony Island. Requires completion of The Great Brain Robbery to cast.
Reanimate TzHaar icon.png Reanimate TzHaar 69 2Soul1Blood3Nature1Ensouled tzhaar head.png 138 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated TzHaar. Killing it will give 1,104 Prayer experience.
Reanimate Demon icon.png Reanimate Demon 72 2Soul1Blood4Nature1Ensouled demon head.png 144 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated demon. Killing it will give 1,170 Prayer experience.
Spin Flax icon.png Spin Flax 76 2Nature1Astral5Air 75 Skilling Lunar The spell spins flax into bow strings, spinning five flax.
Tan Leather icon.png Tan Leather 78 1Nature2Astral5Fire 81 Skilling Lunar Tans up to 5 hides in the player's inventory with no cost. Requires completion of the hard Fremennik Diary.
Resurrect Crops icon.png Resurrect Crops 78 8Soul8Blood12Nature25Earth 90 Skilling Arceuus Gives one chance to resurrect a dead Farming patch. The chance of success is 50%-75% based on the caster's Magic level.
Reanimate Aviansie icon.png Reanimate Aviansie 78 3Soul1Blood4Nature1Ensouled aviansie head.png 156 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated aviansie. Killing it will give 1,234 Prayer experience.
Entangle icon.png Entangle 79 4Nature5Earth5Water 89 Combat Standard Maximum of 5 damage per cast. Prevents target from moving for 15 seconds.
Fertile Soil icon.png Fertile Soil 83 2Nature3Astral15Earth 87 Skilling Lunar Treats a Farming patch with supercompost.
Reanimate Abyssal Creature icon.png Reanimate Abyssal Creature 85 4Soul1Blood4Nature1Ensouled abyssal head.png 170 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated abyssal. Killing it will give 1,300 Prayer experience.
Plank Make icon.png Plank Make 86 1Nature2Astral15Earth 90 Skilling Lunar Transforms one log in the caster's inventory into a plank of the appropriate type. Like the Sawmill, coins are still required to convert logs, but less than if the logs had been taken to the Sawmill.
Energy Transfer icon.png Energy Transfer 91 2Law1Nature3Astral 100 Skilling Lunar Transfers all of the caster's special attack energy and some run energy to the target at a cost of some hitpoints.
Reanimate Dragon icon.png Reanimate Dragon 93 4Soul2Blood4Nature1Ensouled dragon head.png 186 Necromancy Arceuus Summons a reanimated dragon. Killing it will give 1,560 Prayer experience.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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Air elemental34 Multicombat.png21/13.203
Ancient Wyvern210 Multicombat.png25–50Uncommon
Ancient Zygomite109 Multicombat.png15Common(~1/20)
Archer (Burthorpe)42 Multicombat.png6Very rare
Armadylian guard97 Multicombat.png20Uncommon
Arrg113; 210 Multicombat.png1–7Uncommon
Arvel85 Thieving icon.png3Unknown
Aviansie69–148 Multicombat.png94/128
Bandit22; 130 Multicombat.png3Uncommon
Bandit (Bandit Camp)57; 74 Multicombat.png2Uncommon
Bandosian guard125 Multicombat.png20Uncommon
Barbarian Assault/RewardsN/A Casket.png250–3001/32
Basilisk61 Multicombat.png155/128
Basilisk61 Multicombat.png371/128
Big frog10; 24 Multicombat.png4Uncommon
Black Guard25; 48 Multicombat.png2Uncommon
Black Heather34 Multicombat.png3Rare
Black Knight Titan120; 210 Multicombat.png6Uncommon
Black key blackN/A Casket.pngUnknownUncommon
Black key brownN/A Casket.pngUnknownUncommon
Black key crimsonN/A Casket.pngUnknownUncommon
Black key purpleN/A Casket.pngUnknownUncommon
Black key redN/A Casket.pngUnknownUncommon
Blue dragon111 Multicombat.png155/128
Brutal green dragon227 Multicombat.png17Uncommon
Bryophyta128 Multicombat.png100Common
Cave abomination206 Multicombat.png3–6Common
Cave bug6; 96 Multicombat.png1–2Uncommon
Cave crawler23 Multicombat.png3–46/128
Cave horror80 Multicombat.png31/128
Cave horror80 Multicombat.png66/128
Cave horror80 Multicombat.png45/128
Chaos druid13 Multicombat.png31/128
Chaos druid warrior37 Multicombat.png3Uncommon
Chaos dwarf48 Multicombat.png9; 18Uncommon
Chasm Crawler68 Multicombat.png36/128
Chest (Dorgesh-Kaan Average)52 Thieving icon.png2–3Unknown
Chest (nature runes)28 Thieving icon.png1Always
Cockathrice89 Multicombat.png26/128
Cockathrice89 Multicombat.png44/128
Cockathrice89 Multicombat.png62/128
Cockatrice37 Multicombat.png2–66/128
Colonel Radick38 Multicombat.png2Uncommon
Crystal chestN/A Casket.png1011/116
Dagannoth (Waterbirth Island)88; 90 Multicombat.png1–10Uncommon
Dagannoth Prime303 Multicombat.png25–502/128
Dark warrior8; 145 Multicombat.png3; 9Rare
Dark wizard7–23 Multicombat.png47/128
Desert Lizard24 Multicombat.png5Uncommon
Donny the lad34 Multicombat.png4Rare
Drake192 Multicombat.png30–6010/85
Dwarf10 Multicombat.png2Rare
Earth elemental35 Multicombat.png21/13.203
Earth warrior51 Multicombat.png3; 6Common
Elder Chaos druid129 Multicombat.png3; 12Rare
Elf (Thieving)85 Thieving icon.png3Uncommon
Elf Archer90 Multicombat.png125/128
Elf Warrior108 Multicombat.png125/128
Elven Crystal ChestN/A Casket.png50–100Common
Essence impling42 Hunter icon.png13Rare
Essence impling jarN/A Casket.png13Rare
Experiment No.2109 Multicombat.png1–4Uncommon
Fire elemental35 Multicombat.png21/13.203
Flesh Crawler28; 35; 41 Multicombat.png5Uncommon
Former VampyreN/A Casket.png10Rare
General Graardor624 Multicombat.png65–708/127
Giant frog13; 99 Multicombat.png1; 3; 6; 9Common
Gnome RestaurantN/A Casket.png9–15Common
Goblin2–25 Multicombat.png1Rare
Goreu85 Thieving icon.png3Unknown
Green dragon79; 88 Multicombat.png10Uncommon
Green dragon79; 88 Multicombat.png15Common
Guard19; 20; 21; 22 Multicombat.png1Rare
Guard (Burthorpe)37 Multicombat.png4Uncommon
Guard (Prifddinas)108 Multicombat.png125/128
Hill Giant28 Multicombat.png62/128
Hobgoblin28; 42; 47 Multicombat.png4Uncommon
Ice giant53; 67 Multicombat.png61/32
Ice troll120; 121; 123; 124 Multicombat.png7Common
Ice troll female82 Multicombat.png1–12Uncommon
Ice troll grunt102 Multicombat.png1–12Uncommon
Ice troll male82 Multicombat.png1–12Uncommon
Ice troll runt74 Multicombat.png1–12Uncommon
Ice warrior57 Multicombat.png4Common
Iorwerth Archer90 Multicombat.png125/128
Iorwerth Warrior108 Multicombat.png125/128
Jogre53; 58 Multicombat.png2; 5; 10Common(~9/128)
Jungle horror70 Multicombat.png2–4Common
Kalphite Soldier85 Multicombat.png12/128
Kalphite Worker28 Multicombat.png42/128
Killerwatt55 Multicombat.png8; 37Uncommon
King kurask295 Multicombat.png1010/124
King kurask295 Multicombat.png157/124
King kurask295 Multicombat.png304/124
Kourend guard21 Multicombat.png1Rare
Kourend head guard84 Multicombat.png1Rare
Kraka91 Multicombat.png16Common
Kurask106 Multicombat.png1010/124
Kurask106 Multicombat.png157/124
Kurask106 Multicombat.png304/124

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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Magic Guild Store (Runes and Staves)Wizards' Guild250Coins 100.png 180Coins 100.png 108P2P icon.png
Amlodd's Magical SuppliesPrifddinas250Coins 100.png 180Coins 25.png 99P2P icon.png
Lundail's Arena-side Rune Shop.Mage Arena250Coins 100.png 180Coins 100.png 108P2P icon.png
Baba Yaga's Magic Shop.Lunar Isle250Coins 100.png 180Coins 25.png 99P2P icon.png
Ali's Discount Wares. (runes)Al Kharid100Coins 100.png 225Coins 25.png 90P2P icon.png

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In RuneScape Classic, the icon of a nature rune resembles a tree much more, with the top part being more ridged.