Pestle and mortar

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Pestle and mortar
Pestle and mortar.png
Released27 February 2002 (Update)
Quest itemNo
ExamineI can grind things for potions in this.
Value4 coins
High alch2 coins
Low alch1 coin
Weight0.056 kg
Respawn time100 ticks (60 seconds)
Grand Exchange
Exchange391 coins (info)
Buy limit40
Daily volume953
Advanced data
Item ID233
Pestle and mortar detail.png

The pestle and mortar is a tool used to crush items for use in Herblore and many quests, as well as the Sorceress's Garden minigame. It can be bought from Herbalists and certain general stores.

Uses[edit | edit source]

A pestle and mortar is necessary for the following recipes:

Base Product
Anchovies inventory image Anchovies Anchovy paste inventory image Anchovy paste
Ashes inventory image Ashes Ground ashes inventory image Ground ashes
Bird nest (empty) inventory image Bird nest (empty) Crushed nest inventory image Crushed nest
Black mushroom inventory image Black mushroom Black dye inventory image Black dye
Blue dragon scale inventory image Blue dragon scale Dragon scale dust inventory image Dragon scale dust
Charcoal inventory image Charcoal Ground charcoal inventory image Ground charcoal
Chocolate bar inventory image Chocolate bar Chocolate dust inventory image Chocolate dust
Crab meat inventory image Crab meat Ground crab meat inventory image Ground crab meat
Desert goat horn inventory image Desert goat horn Goat horn dust inventory image Goat horn dust
Dried thistle inventory image Dried thistle Ground thistle inventory image Ground thistle
Gorak claws inventory image Gorak claws Gorak claw powder inventory image Gorak claw powder
Guam leaf inventory image Guam leaf Ground guam inventory image Ground guam
Kebbit teeth inventory image Kebbit teeth Kebbit teeth dust inventory image Kebbit teeth dust
Kelp inventory image Kelp Ground kelp inventory image Ground kelp
Lava scale inventory image Lava scale Lava scale shard inventory image Lava scale shard
Mud rune inventory image Mud rune Ground mud runes inventory image Ground mud runes
Mysterious meat inventory image Mysterious meat Mysterious crushed meat inventory image Mysterious crushed meat
Nihil shard inventory image Nihil shard Nihil dust inventory image Nihil dust
Poison karambwan inventory image Poison karambwan Karambwan paste inventory image Karambwan paste
Raw cod inventory image Raw cod Ground cod inventory image Ground cod
Rune shards inventory image Rune shards Rune dust inventory image Rune dust
Seaweed inventory image Seaweed Ground seaweed inventory image Ground seaweed
Superior dragon bones inventory image Superior dragon bones Crushed superior dragon bones inventory image Crushed superior dragon bones
Suqah tooth inventory image Suqah tooth Ground tooth inventory image Ground tooth
Unicorn horn inventory image Unicorn horn Unicorn horn dust inventory image Unicorn horn dust
Winter sq'irk inventory image Winter sq'irk Winter sq'irkjuice inventory image Winter sq'irkjuice
Spring sq'irk inventory image Spring sq'irk Spring sq'irkjuice inventory image Spring sq'irkjuice
Autumn sq'irk inventory image Autumn sq'irk Autumn sq'irkjuice inventory image Autumn sq'irkjuice
Summer sq'irk inventory image Summer sq'irk Summer sq'irkjuice inventory image Summer sq'irkjuice

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
Zombie (Tarn's Lair) High level81–100 Multicombat.png12/128

Spawns[edit | edit source]

Location Members Spawns Map
Crumbling Tower, 2nd floor[UK]3rd floor[US]Member icon.png1Maplink

Shop locations[edit | edit source]

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in stock
sold at
bought at
Jiminua's Jungle Store.Karamja35m Coins 5.png 6Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Obli's General Store.Shilo Village35m Coins 5.png 6Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Jiminua's Jungle Store. (Karamja gloves)Karamja35m Coins 5.png 5Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Sigmund the Merchant (shop)Rellekka35m Coins 5.png 5Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Obli's General Store. (Karamja gloves)Shilo Village35m Coins 5.png 5Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Grud's Herblore Stall.Gu'Tanoth31m Coins 5.png 5Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Gunslik's Assorted ItemsKeldagrim35m Coins 5.png 5Coins 1.png 1Member icon.png
Prifddinas Herbal SuppliesPrifddinas31m Coins 4.png 4Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Frincos' Fabulous Herb Store.Entrana31m Coins 4.png 4Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Jatix's Herblore Shop.Taverley31m Coins 4.png 4Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
Myths' Guild HerbalistMyths' Guild, 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US]51m Coins 4.png 4Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png
The Lighthouse StoreLighthouse105m Coins 4.png 4Coins 2.png 2Member icon.png

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
14 August 2014
(update | poll)

Grinding items with a pestle and mortar now automatically begins to grind all of that item in your inventory.