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Skill subpages[edit source]

Should we split the article into subpages for each skill, like how the Runescape Wiki had it previously? Bmanseven (talk) 00:00, March 30, 2014 (UTC)

I think we should split the article into subpages for each skill. Plus some of the guides are horrible. Normal logs are worth a decent amount and should never be sold to a general store. Quietus Xile (talk) 01:19, May 26, 2014 (UTC)

Summer pies[edit source]

This method seems completely unavailable for usage.

Almost nobody buys/sells RAW summer pies. I tried buying 1 as a test for 10k! Nobody sold a single one.

perhaps if one cooked them and sold, but I haven't checked the profit for that.


This is definitely not a money making guide. Or at least a proper/finished one.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Xmax (talk) on 02:12, 25 December 2015.

Wild pies[edit source]

Just as a warning this method does NOT work. Raw wild pies sell for around 8-9k making them in some cases a loss to make, just letting others know so they don't waste mils on getting cooking up for nothing.82.3.215.36 17:43, February 5, 2016 (UTC)

Raw wild pies default price is 13k. However they only sell for 7.6k~9k.

50.173.136.204 09:21, March 13, 2016 (UTC) HowIdidYourNan

Tuna potato[edit source]

How do you guys calculate how many tuna potatos you can do in an hour, because even with a bot its impossible to make this many (2000)??? I mean lets say it takes 200 sec to do invent, or even less 120, you cant make 666 000 in an hour, you'll make about 150k...  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 74.58.9.44 (talk) on 05:26, 15 April 2016.

Wild pie[edit source]

As of June 2 2016, Raw Wild Pie sells for 4720, the ingredients together cost 5235.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 50.161.211.106 (talk) on 00:39, 3 June 2016.

Zeah sawmill[edit source]

I'm guessing since the addition of the sawmill in the Woodcutting Guild this information is out of date. Anyone wanna calculate the new costs/profits using the Zeah sawmill? Should be better as no need for Willow logs or Rings of dueling.50.165.90.124 05:51, June 30, 2016 (UTC)

Wild pie[edit source]

Grand exchange prices are inaccurate.. raw wild pies are currently traded at 4.7k, making this a net loss.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 64.85.248.214 (talk) on 01:43, 25 July 2016.

Saltpetre[edit source]

maybe add a section about collecting saltpetre? traded a lot and collected easily. 11:35, November 7, 2016 (UTC)ThaChillera

Picking flax[edit source]

i picked the flax as the article told. however, i did not make money. did i get trolled?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.231.140.184 (talk) on 11:45, January 6, 2017.

Enchanting emerald bolts[edit source]

i enchanced emerald bolts. and in fact made no money at all.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.231.140.184 (talk) on 19:38, January 8, 2017.

Tuna potatoes[edit source]

tuna potato big losse, beware  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk).

Nature running[edit source]

tried nature running, i got killed multiple times and was reported for scam  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk).

Soul runes[edit source]

do not yet have the level for soul runes. is it worth it ?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk).

per the above. was not worth it.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk).

Fishing lobsters[edit source]

when are they going to ban all the bots at karamaj, too many bots. not worth fishing lobsters for money..  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk).

who up?[edit source]

anyone around? this website dead?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk).

ye --Iiii I I I (talk) 20:12, January 26, 2017 (UTC)

i quit[edit source]

i quit the wiki  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.224.117.31 (talk) on 18:14, February 3, 2017 (UTC)).

nice --Iiii I I I (talk) 06:12, February 8, 2017 (UTC)

Anchovies[edit source]

The actively traded price of cooked anchovies is almost three times the listed price rn, making this a money losing activity. I tested this yesterday with catching and cooking the anchovies and got these results.

I fished at Draynor Bank for 30 minutes with 70 fishing:

140 Raw Anchovies

197 Raw Shrimps

14k Fishing xp/hr

40k Total Profit

I bought the plain pizzas at 717 gp each and sold the anchovy pizzas for between 1000 and 1008 gp each for a profit of about 285 gp per pizza.

96.231.142.237 21:59, March 19, 2017 (UTC)

Picking flax[edit source]

The flax thing should really be removed and replaced with spinning flax, nobody wants to pick flax anymore

95.90.220.44 20:27, June 8, 2017 (UTC)

Wrong herblore[edit source]

THis is 100% wrong, check herblore skill guide. A super combat potion uses (4) super attack, strength, and defence potions, and you combine a torstol with the 3 already made potions (by itself, not in a vial of water) to make a super combat potion. Torstol potions are used to make zamorak brew, which as of 6/17/17 are 24.55gp per exp (you pay 5k and sell for 703gp, 4297gp loss for 175exp) whereas saradomin brews are 14.64gp per xp which is still very expensive, but 180exp per (best exp per potion made, besides the impractical weapon poison ++ which require spawn hopping for nightshades)

68.110.118.249 02:49, June 18, 2017 (UTC)Convalesce

THis is 100% wrong, check herblore skill guide. A super combat potion uses (4) super attack, strength, and defence potions, and you combine a torstol with the 3 already made potions (by itself, not in a vial of water) to make a super combat potion. Torstol potions are used to make zamorak brew, which as of 6/17/17 are 24.55gp per exp (you pay 5k and sell for 703gp, 4297gp loss for 175exp) whereas saradomin brews are 14.64gp per xp which is still very expensive, but 180exp per (best exp per potion made, besides the impractical weapon poison ++ which require spawn hopping for nightshades)

Deal-Inside-Scaper (talk) 02:56, June 18, 2017 (UTC)Convalesce

Sapling clutter[edit source]

This page is cluttered by 'make xxx sapling'. Is it possible to combine all of them somehow? 85.148.93.156 19:47, July 5, 2017 (UTC)

Trident cost[edit source]

This doesn't include cost of runes. I actually lost money using a trident here.50.24.127.13 01:25, July 15, 2017 (UTC)

Seeds[edit source]

How are you supposed to repeat the process if there's a buying limit for seeds? Sure, you could let them stock up, but that would me you would only get the 1700 seeds after 34 for hours (200 seeds every 4 hours). After 34 hours, you'd have to wait 34 hours again to repeat the process, just for 1700 seeds.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Quikz24 (talk) on 05:16, 21 August 2017.

Chocolate dust[edit source]

I don't know how to go about editing the table here, but wanted to note that grinding chocolate bars in a member's only option, not free-to-play. The pestle and mortar is a member's only item.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by LynaFe (talk) on 16:08, 8 September 2017.

Mithril bars[edit source]

I may be doing the math wrong, but the smithing mithril bars at blast furnace page may be wrong. I got a profit of 938,736 gp, not the 400,000 something it shows.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Velexious (talk) on 03:56, 10 September 2017.

Sapling methods[edit source]

Can someone remove the saplings methods, they are quite inacurate gp/hr wise, and saplings will almost never sell.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Glustex (talk) on 01:50, 5 November 2017.

New location to kill Red Dragons[edit source]

Hello,

This page needs to be updated with the new location of the Myth's Guild from Dragon Slayer 2. The basement in the guild has red dragons right under it and has the bank on the first floor (uk floor system). This increases gp per hour. Also, do not forget to add mythical cape to teleport to the guild right in front of the statue.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2604:6000:8502:E6F0:C411:1EB1:1B08:B49E (talk) on 19:08, January 10, 2018 (UTC).

I've added for all the pages of chromatic dragons that they are found in the guild basement, but have not altered the GP/hour. -- Recent uploads SpineTalkContribs 19:16, January 10, 2018 (UTC)

The grand exchange price is wildly inaccurate. This method is a heavy loss.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 173.92.32.170 (talk) on 15:28, 20 January 2018.

leave the bones selling for medium price ge and cant sell waiting 1 day, this thing is not profitable anymore, the profit is too low, almost nothing...

2804:431:F710:7369:2124:9C1B:E4C6:9535 18:31, January 22, 2018 (UTC)

Money making / Skilling[edit source]

crafting gold bracelets by smelting gold bars with a furnace and a bracelet mould. exact profit per hour not known, needs to be tested. over 100% of input as additional profit given, gap between gold bar and gold bracelet actually over 120 gp (70 -> 195) per item. crafting 7 needed, members only.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2001:16b8:1484:8000:299d:de3:79ad:1a20 (talk) on 23:16, 30 January 2018.

Moneymaking Guide (Bones To Bananas)[edit source]

i created a guide page for Bones To Bananas . i tested and confirmed the profits, and that the bananas sell well (they're in high demand as payment for farmers) please add it to the table as it seems i am unable to CoffeeMeowKat (talk) 02:54, February 16, 2018 (UTC)

Vorkath[edit source]

There should be a vorkath moneymaking part added to the combat money making methods  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Epituxi (talk) on 10:25, 26 April 2018.

Headless arrows[edit source]

Making headless arrows is out of date. Arrow shafts go for 1gp, Feathers go for 3, and headless arrows sell for 5.66.188.233.252 17:55, May 26, 2018 (UTC)

Rune prices[edit source]

Not taken into account: Astral and nature runes prices. Dragass (talk) 08:08, June 8, 2018 (UTC)

Master farmers[edit source]

The "Pickpocketing Master Farmers" section is wrong , I've been pickpocketing that guy for 3 days (10 hours every session) and my profit never reached more than 500k GP/h (and I got 98 thieving with ardy hard cape so 100% success rate). Quite disappointing.Sebixer23 (talk) 20:57, June 30, 2018 (UTC)

Were you wearing full rogue gear for double loot? iN008talk 21:00, June 30, 2018 (UTC)
yesSebixer23 (talk) 01:21, July 1, 2018 (UTC)

If you're pickpocketing the Master Farmer in Draynor and don't have food, if you don't mind losing attack points, you can steal from the wine stall as a source of food (grapes and jugs of water, bottles of wine). If the guards are a problem, you can lure them to the Wise Old Man house and lock them there. Also, it may help to have multiple Dodgy Necklaces.SukiChii (talk) 15:21, 20 June 2019 (UTC)

Revenants[edit source]

for the combat money maker list/guide update it to include revenants and others.121.216.197.163 12:49, July 3, 2018 (UTC)

Topaz amulets[edit source]

Money can be made by buying red topaz (cut), balls of wool, and silver bars into topaz amulet and then enchanted into burning amulets, for 1m+ an hour  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 58.173.83.20 (talk) on 13:26, 14 July 2018.

Intensity[edit source]

Could there be an intensity scale(or afk-ness) on these(Between category and members) - High intensity would be things like killing certain bosses or cleaning herbs or alching- which require constant clicking and Low intensity would be things like splashing(not a money maker but an example of a low intensity activity) or fishing.Aragonitite (talk) 13:53, July 25, 2018 (UTC)

I like the idea. It's gonna take a while to implement for all the methods, but it could certainly be useful. --laagone talk 13:59, July 25, 2018 (UTC)
I agree. Seems like a useful addition.
JohnSixxScott (talk) 14:35, July 25, 2018 (UTC)
Yes pls add this jagecks LukeTheDank (talk) 21:55, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Tuna potatoes[edit source]

Regarding the tuna potato guide. It should be mention that you would most like need to make this mostly from scratch, as the items needed are barely ever sold. Tuna and corn on the high end sells 2000 a day meaning that step is pretty much void, same goes for chopped tuna, meaning the process actually becomes buy cooked tuna, bowls to start off with, potatos with butter and cooked sweetcorn. This obviously adds a bunch of steps making the hourly wage drop by a fair bit  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 80.210.66.246 (talk) on 14:06, 25 July, 2018.

Impling jars[edit source]

the impling jar hand in method is very out of date baby impling jars are now worth almsot twice that 2406:E007:272:8901:E9BF:E1EA:D241:2593 21:00, August 6, 2018 (UTC)

Brutal green dragons[edit source]

Spike in supplies costs and just generally bad results makes Brutal Greens a bad use of time.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 206.80.132.10 (talk) on 22:06, 5 September 2018.

Collecting eggs[edit source]

Collecting eggs near the windmill will result in a few thousand GP per hour when sold in the Grand Exchange.

Pfederation (talk) 06:15, 5 October 2018 (UTC)Will update with better calculcationsPfederation (talk) 06:15, 5 October 2018 (UTC)

GP/h for mining ash needs to be updated[edit source]

You mine 900-1100 an hour in higher levels with better picks and it is only stated in the description and not above in the actual details. 109.67.86.53 08:05, 27 October 2018 (UTC) Non3y

Merge the 15 separate "Sapling" entries, or move them to the "Recurring Methods" section?[edit source]

Saplings currently take up fifteen separate entries on this page, that's an issue in itself, but my main problem is that it's not even a viable method. For example, Magic Seeds have a buy limit of 200, yet the guide assumes you can make 1700 Magic Saplings an hour, eight and a half times the buy limit. That would take, what, 34 hours to buy one hours' worth of supplies? It's just not viable.

They're an unsightly blight on a very popular page, it would be great if they could be dealt with.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2a02:c7d:7ea4:5c00:2da9:4f3d:1542:8929 (talk) on 11:56, 7 November 2018.

Cutting mahogany logs[edit source]

In regards to the money making method for Cutting mahogany logs it is a bit out dated. It shows that cutting the on ape atoll is the best method which is false. I don't have exact figures on how much more GP it is on fossil island, but it is better by far. You have three trees verus two on ape atoll ontop of having a bank that is just about visible from the spot your cutting at. Also the requirements are not as harsh as ape atoll. Less questing, teleporting and skills required except some kudos,an easy quest and 63 farming.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 76.164.85.147 (talk) on 06:47, 9 November 2018.

Section for ogressess[edit source]

Ever since ogressess were introduced they have been one of the best (if not the best) money making methods for f2p. It has been out for a while and there is no mention of it on the wiki other than the page for the ogressess themselves. I tried making a page for it once but I didnt know how to calculate the average profit with the probablities for each drop, so if anyone that knows how to make a page for these kinds of methods could please take the time to do so, I think many f2p would be thankful. Goldenleyend (talk) 04:03, 20 November 2018 (UTC)

Drop probability and by extension average gp/hr are generally obtained through testing and logging the drops over a period of time. Shoyrukon (talk) 05:38, 20 November 2018 (UTC)

Lua error[edit source]

Error in your code showing profits  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 99.93.211.32 (talk) on 00:04, 2 January 2019.

banking[edit source]

do i bury the zogre bones if i open the coffins? what sort of inventory should i be leaving with? does killing zogres even work?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by SanteriOlavi (talk) on 16:37, 17 January 2019.

Regarding torstol farming herb patch count.[edit source]

Maybie we should add the 9th herb patch, the one in Harmony island? FRM (talk) 09:07, 22 January 2019 (UTC)

This guide is disgustingly inaccurate.[edit source]

I seriously doubt anyone is going to kill mithril dragons for any purpose but tasks and diary, if they're even part of one, especially at "80+" stats. 20 kills an hour sounds like a joke, some acc with a dragon sword and anti dragon shield kind of slow dps. This is data from a 31 dragon task I completed 20 minutes ago. I (95 melee stats 80 pray, Hasta, Ddef, BCP, Vskirt, Ferocious gloves, Fcape, Slay helm, Tort, Bring(i), Dboots) finished the task in 39 minutes. Using a bonecrusher, I got 299k in drops, without crushing estimate 375k and far less gp/hr. I did not track my xp/hr, but I'm sure one of you can do that pretty easily. My inventory consisted of an alch rune pouch, games necklace, bonecrusher(necklace), 4 prayer potions, house tab, super combat(4), extended superantifire(4), and 20 sharks. Including the 5 sharks and both prayer mix doses, I used ~1 shark per kill. Trading Dboots for Guardian and Ferocious for Bgloves, 1 shark per kill is probably going to be the trend over 100+ kc. Repot both Supercombat and Superantifire every 5 minutes (antifire expires at 5), pray piety, protect mage, and preserve. I used minimal (20%) flicking. 6 prayer pots should allow for 100% piety uptime, 2 for decent flicking. Rune pouch was of minimal use, Id suggest only using it if full tank+DHlance, and even then I doubt it'd see much use aside from mage xp and + 100 gp profit per alch drop.

https://imgur.com/a/2yKz1QZ for runelite kill tracker

I'll be checking this talk page a few times a day for questions about the experience I had, if I remember to.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2601:187:4580:1aa:a490:dc35:e5ce:533f (talk) on 05:31, 3 February 2019.

EDIT: Instant selling everything I dont want, and alching the alchables, I'm left with this. https://imgur.com/a/hWFikoS  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2601:187:4580:1aa:a490:dc35:e5ce:533f (talk) on 05:37, 3 February 2019.

Woodcutting guild[edit source]

With the process of making planks, the article fails to take into account the existence of the sawmill in the woodcutting guild. Using this sawmill could significantly reduce travel time and overall investment costs although investment is already minimal.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by FaeSol (talk) on 16:49, 19 February 2019.

Picking vs Farming[edit source]

Farming jangerberries should be included or replace this MMG.

Menomenta (talk) 11:41, 20 February 2019 (UTC)

Recent update changed volcanic ash[edit source]

With the new update, players receive multiple ash increased based on mining level, at 65 mining the ash received is 3.1 per harvest. Which renders as 3 nine times and on the tenth gives 4. This greatly increases the potential earning from mining ash, and, if it's turned into ultracompost increases profit further.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2607:fb90:fd6:14aa:d8b8:982d:2fe1:995 (talk) on 02:42, 22 February 2019.

Tip for info not mentioned farming snapdragon[edit source]

https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Money_making_guide/Farming_snapdragon

https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Resurrect_Crops

Information about this spell should be mentioned as it's essential when farming with expensive seeds. It has been updated with farming guild etc. but not with arceuus spellbook.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 82.203.142.45 (talk) on 18:08, 4 March 2019.

Rogue Chest XP rate wrong[edit source]

Xp rate is really incorrect, gives more around 35-40k/hr. Formula looks complicated, not sure how to edit

Tormut2 (talk) 23:37, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

The farming part of the moneymaking guide has some inconsistencies[edit source]

https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Money_making_guide/Farming_snapdragon

for example... it says you can plant 9 snapdragons but... It DOESNT tell you the required elite morytania diary for harmony patch, not the cost of the tele tablet

Also, it doesnt take into account: the extra yield from some patches like cammy and farm guild... also doenst take into account the anima patches effects or the farm cape's effects  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 186.188.60.62 (talk) on 07:58, 18 April 2019.

green dragons moneymaking method[edit source]

hello, actually is possible to make around 750k/hr with melee 70 at green dragons in wilderness using viggora's chain and looting bag, with games necklace use teleport to corporeal beast and go to the east, the green dragons located at the south of venenatis in a single way combat area, the money made is around 1m/hr but the ether usage of the viggora's chainmace is around 250k/hr resulting on 750k/hr of profit in a safer zone  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 186.167.251.234 (talk) on 17:45, 26 April 2019.

Zulrah money making page is wrong[edit source]

Hiya,

Zulrah money making page seems to only be including 1 loot roll per kill into the outputs whereas Zulrah gives 2 loot rolls per kill.

Barmany91 (talk) 23:47, 3 May 2019 (UTC)

Looting Wyrms[edit source]

Many players that kill Wyrms leave their bones, which are currently 1k+ in value, as well as many other drops, often worth 2k+ each, on the ground. If someone could format a guide, this would be a good moneymaker for players who can access the area the wyrms are in.--Saxazax (talk) 05:06, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

requires Boots of stone, Brimstone boots, or Granite boots.--Saxazax (talk) 05:10, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

Killing Alchemical Hydra[edit source]

  • Ring pieces in output?
  • The article looks like its basing most of the $/kill, etc on 1 roll per kill. You get 2 rolls on hydra's common table per kill
  • Twisted bow kills/hr is closer to 28
  • Maybe make a note that its more efficient to bonecrusher/leave bones than to bank them

 —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 173.91.27.98 (talk) on 12:42, 21 May 2019.

Profit per Hr Not Correct for Farming Ranarrs[edit source]

I have 8 herb patches and I get 1.7m per hour effective profit.--Saxazax (talk) 14:07, 29 May 2019 (UTC)

Cannot sell oak logs until my account is older[edit source]

How old does the account have to be before i can sell? F2P 47.152.150.9 17:18, 31 May 2019 (UTC)

I hear it's 24 hours or get 7 Quest Points.--Saxazax (talk) 16:11, 3 June 2019 (UTC)

Just typing here to suggest another mahogany tree(kebos lowlands)[edit source]

Pardon me if I am mistaken but wouldn't the kebos lowland trees behind the farming guild technically be closer and require less teleports? I recently parked an alt at the kebos trees because I realized I could plank make for profit from them. Do disregard if I am mistaken

~walruschan 174.101.203.50 20:39, 4 June 2019 (UTC)

Mahogany trees new location and requirements[edit source]

Since the release of Fossil Island and Hardwood tree patches, possibly the best location to chop down mahogany trees (and teak trees) is Fossil Island farming patches. Also, there is not competition with other players in this spot.

Blitzet (talk) 08:48, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

wrong xp rates for rogues chest xp/hour/money making page[edit source]

Experience rates are very wrong and are estimaged ~125k xp/hour, rates are actually ~40k - ~45k. Terrible at redoing Calculators, any suggestions?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 172.75.195.162 (talk) on 13:12, 6 June 2019.

Thanks for pointing this out. It looks like the person who made it based the loot on the "10 hours of looting Rogue's chest", but made some mistake with adding in the coins drop. Fixed that, and it seems like the xp/h also got corrected with that!

Demilancer (talk) 09:45, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

bandos money maker says you need 80+ range for range gear.[edit source]

you have your (bandos money making guide) all wrong, you only need 70+ range to wear good range gear 80+ unlocks nothing, now it might be recommended but it isnt what you need as stated.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 174.255.0.192 (talk) on 00:59, 11 July 2019.

You're correct that it had some poor wordings. Fixed it!
Demilancer (talk) 09:53, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Money making guide needed for the new spider boss Sarachnis[edit source]

New mmg page needed sarachnis. This includes finding the droprates. here’s a start. LukeTheDank (talk) 22:53, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

I suggested to the wiki-admins to include this in the next OSWF project, along with expanding on its strategy guide.
Demilancer (talk) 09:54, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Kills per hour (Rune Dragons)[edit source]

35 kills per hour is definitely lower than what most people are getting.

All 1 hour tests (so low sample size, but should give an idea of what is possible):

  • With 95 Att / 97 Str, Justiciar, Dragon Hunter Lance, Torture, Ferocious Gloves, Insulated Boots, Fire cape
  • Avernic Defender + Bandos Godsword Specs: 54 KPH
  • Avernic Defender: 53 KPH
  • Dragon Defender: 50 KPH
  • Dragonfire shield: 46 KPH


I suggest we change it to dragonfire shield + dragon hunter lance, with around 95 melees. This is probably around 45 KPH. Most common setup I see, and many people afk this. Yes, defenders are higher GP/hr even with the cost of super antifires, but unless you have runelite set to notify you on "your super antifire is about to expire", most people would rather just use the DFS. 35 is the lower bound of using a zamorakian hasta, and ~57 or so is the upper bound of BiS with 99 melees. So 45 seems like a good in between. --76.71.73.223 17:10, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Error[edit source]

for some reason on the money making page this(Infernal eels) is displaying as 2m an hour. im guessing the page broke somewhere and is saying you can make 1 onyx an hour

69.63.50.115 21:28, 4 August 2019 (UTC)Knight joan

sinister key money maker guide completely wrong/ out of date[edit source]

herbs are looted in note form. not only that, you can open the chest with a full inventory, allowing you to open 6 times, freeing 6 spaces to pick up the 6 noted herb types that dropped. you can do a steady rate of 400 keys/hr, up to 450 when focused. buying these keys at mid can usually land a 1m+ profit per hour.

And its not mentioned here, contrary to what ive been told many times by others: the serp does not use any scales to resist the poison. So with 75 defence (and 91 cmb to not agro the skeletons), highly recommend the free immunity the serp provides.

sorry if i ruined someones golden ticket lol

~PayMyDeedFWD  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by PayMyDeedFWD (talk) on 15:51, 6 August 2019.

Sinister Keys provide noted herbs[edit source]

FYI Sinister keys offer noted herbs now, so you can run 25+ keys per trip instead of 2-3. also you dont need to drop anything. easily 1-2m+ p/hr depending on prices  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2601:1c0:5a01:81a0:dce3:8e1b:6c7f:63f5 (talk) on 09:05, 13 August 2019.

Methodology for casting superglass[edit source]

Can you please explain in more detail the arraignment of this method. I was only able to finish the 600 spells in an hour and 37 minutes. I really dont believe it is possible to make 700k an hour this way. Please Help.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 72.176.29.174 (talk) on 03:04, 20 August 2019.

Profit calculators for Cleaning Grimy Dwarf Weed and Cleaning Grimy Lantadyme[edit source]

The profit is showing positive but if you compare inputs to outputs it should be negative.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 96.3.2.79 (talk) on 00:34, 28 August 2019.

Demonic Gorillas: Kills per hour[edit source]

60 Kills per hour is quite high at demonic gorillas, as it assumes around 90+ combats, use of arclight + bp, and a slayer task. This is inflating the listed gp/hr. I suggest we reduce it to about 45 KPH, which is what you could expect at around 85 combats and off-task without rigour/avernic. This should be more in line with the demographic.

My own testing, with 95 att / 98 str / 94 ranged. Using: Arclight, BP, fury, rigour, avernic, etc.

  • 4 hours testing on-task: 64.5 KPH
  • 2 hours off-task: 56 KPH
  • 2 hours off-task using Ghrazi rapier: 54 KPH

Although black demons are a long task, I feel that we should not expect players to have them as a task to kill them. 60 KPH is definitely too high for the average player to achieve, so either the recommended stats should be increased to 90+, or the KPH should be brought down. 76.71.73.223 19:24, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Varrock Tele-Tab Rates[edit source]

Assuming maxed house with decently placed lectern, the rate of tablet creation can equal approx. 900 or more per hour rather than the 750 displayed on the page. While 750 might be an accurate estimate for AFKing them, max profit and magic xp per hour runs will result in greater creation levels.Hercolanium (talk) 23:05, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Missing the most profitable f2p money maker[edit source]

A mmg for smithing rune 2hs needs to be made. This is tied with mining runite as the best free to play money maker which is about 600k gp an hour. LukeTheDank (talk) 21:52, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Missing extended super antifire mmgs - 3m gp/hr[edit source]

Assuming that the herblore training page is accurate, making super anti-fire potions at 92 herblore would profit about 1m an hour and making extended super anti-fire potions at 98 herblore would profit about 3,184,000 an hour. (This is from multiplying the xp per hour times the profit per xp.) LukeTheDank (talk) 17:58, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

How does one get through the underground pass quickly?[edit source]

This guide seems to imply that you can quickly leave the underground pass, bank, and return. How do you get back to the area in the underground pass where you can fight the desciples of iban?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 174.82.211.226 (talk) on 23:22, 19 September 2019.

this is not the place to ask. the underground pass is notoriously a pain in the butt to get through also you did not sign ur post and its a duplicate. git gud LukeTheDank (talk) 18:37, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, first wiki Edit. I'm logged in now.

I wasn't asking for quest advice. There's a section of the money making guide that mentions farming Desciples of Iban in the Underground Pass. It specifically mentions completing the quest until just before the final room, and farming the Disciples there.

This money making method implies that it's possible to farm several inventories worth of these monks in a single hour, meaning there must be a way to return to that section of the Pass quickly. It doesn't mention that, though.

SirDeviant (talk) 05:49, 24 September 2019 (UTC)

5400 steels bar in one hour[edit source]

This is bullshit  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 190.192.59.205 (talk) on 11:56, 26 September 2019.

I've verified the rate (of steel bars specifically) on multiple occasions. The theoretical maximum is over 6000 bars/hr anyway, so I figured 5400 would be a reasonable sustained rate. -Towelcat (talk) 14:34, 26 September 2019 (UTC)

zulrah changes 9-25-2019[edit source]

the droprate mixed with drops per hour is roughly 1.5m an hour. void ranged being lowest per hour since it sucks

comprehensive math: (1)+ baserate (1) = sucks, and so does your uncle (3) = (2/3) 5m\ hour - cockery rate of 3m ( bots\noobs gp buying) = 1.5m  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 98.111.202.14 (talk) on 18:55, 26 September 2019.

Update the picking coconuts guide with the farming guild patch[edit source]

there's a fruit tree patch in the farming guild released this year, and current guide does not take it into consideration 2804:431:970C:C458:F1FE:FA4A:2F2D:F7DA 14:58, 5 October 2019 (UTC)

Money while Crafting training[edit source]

So you can buy silver ore from the grand exchange for around 80-85 gold, then smelt them at edgeville for smithing, then make them into tiaras which sell for around 110-120 smithing and crafting exp can be gained while making a profit  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2600:6c50:637f:a164:542d:b69a:9349:609b (talk) on 05:25, 8 October 2019.

Sinister chest drops noted herbs[edit source]

While the guide is mostly accurate in terms of price, the finisher chest actually drops noted herbs now. So, the profit and number of keys per trips need to be updated- not sure how  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 176.253.155.231 (talk) on 10:42, 20 October 2019.

Important[edit source]

The money maker is to make 3doses no 4 doses, profit is incorrect, please edit, thx bye...  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 181.17.208.255 (talk) on 10:24, 21 October 2019.

Superglass Make Output Incorrect[edit source]

This guide somehow has an input of 7800 molten glass worth of supplies and outputs 10140 molten glass, giving a misleading profit of 641700gp/h. This skews the profit significantly. The profit should only be 279000 gp/h at current prices.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 69.166.47.134 (talk) on 02:03, 12 November 2019.

Superglass Make produces 1.3 molten glass per pair of seaweed+sand, and between 1.3 and 1.6 with giant seaweed, depending on how many are used. The numbers on the MMG are a little on the low side at 10 ticks per cast, as peak efficiency is something like 7 or 8 per cast (roughly ~25-40% higher casts/hr). -Towelcat (talk) 05:03, 29 November 2019 (UTC)

Picking coconuts update[edit source]

https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Money_making_guide/Picking_coconuts

The farm guild adds another fruit tree patch which if you’re picking coconuts, you’ll have the access to it anyways  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 70.15.166.48 (talk) on 16:23, 15 November 2019.

Things I think should be added[edit source]

SHOULD SCAVENGING BE ON THE LIST OF MONEY MAKING?

As a F2P player my main money source is scavenging in the wilderness and I dont see a wiki about that It is a really important money making source for F2P players and I believe that it should be on this list. --Ya gotta guess who (talk) 17:09, 15 November 2019 (UTC)

-It's so random and hard to quantify that. I mean sure people generally use similar setups often, but it could be Welp, I was against it, but then I found Money_making_guide/Looting_in_Revenant_Caves and I guess it would be similar. Legaia2Pla 19:03, 7 January 2020 (UTC)

THERE SHOULD BE A PRO AND CON LIST FOR EVERYTHING Just like the skill training guide there should be pros and cons to each money making source as this will help players decided which money making method they should choose. --Ya gotta guess who (talk) 17:09, 15 November 2019 (UTC)

Making raw wild pies[edit source]

Out of date, lost a ton of gold from it  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2607:fcc8:9fc7:5a00:480b:e31b:ccc7:db1 (talk) on 14:52, 27 November 2019.

MoneyMaking - Killing the Giant Mole has an incorrect item[edit source]

MoneyMaking - Killing the Giant Mole has an incorrect item. At the output a Rune battleaxe is listed witch is incorrect, the Giant Mole does not drop a Rune battleaxe.

https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Money_making_guide/Killing_the_Giant_Mole

Gangown (talk) 10:44, 11 December 2019 (UTC) Gangown

Fixed. -Towelcat (talk) 21:12, 8 January 2020 (UTC)

Removal of sections[edit source]

I think the Starting off, tips and tricks, and the trivia sections should be put back. Metallicanrana (talk) 21:21, 2 January 2020 (UTC)

I left my thoughts in the edit summary on tips&tricks + trivia the second time around, but I figure I should put them here as well.
  • Begging: I've seen people make millions while begging at the w301 GE. Standing around at the GE while flipping, picking up drop party loot, and begging is the *best* moneymaker for f2p accounts, but I'm not about to endorse it on the wiki. It's certainly not a "terrible" method.
  • Looting coins: Picking up all coins is a waste of time, as low level monsters drop them in very low quantities. The note about wearing a ring of wealth is valid, but it's probably better suited for a new player guide or a very brief mention towards the top of this page.
  • Selling to stores vs players vs GE: This was extremely dated. Players rarely trade with each other now due thanks to the GE. Additionally, there are a few cases where selling to certain stores is a decent moneymaker on its own (a direct counterexample), and could probably have its own page.
  • RS3 players: Feels out of place here. Better suited for a reddit post or something idk.
  • Trivia note: Read as if it was written by the one person that used to do that specific activity in 2014. Hardly a good moneymaker, and not really notable. Trivia sections are a can of worms anyway.
I imagine the majority of users going to this page are just here for the auto-generated table. The massive section on noobtrap-tier beginner methods is misleading and wastes a ton of space.
As for the methods at the end of the page:
  • Law/nat running: Doesn't exist anymore. Could *maybe* write a guide about astral/lava essence running but it's definitely not as beginner friendly.
  • Killing cyclopes: Should maybe be its own page, but where do we stop? Should we have a MMG on killing *every* monster in the game?
  • Treasure trails: Should have their own pages in the "recurring methods" section, as they're typically just one-off activities rather than a repeatable grind method (excluding jar opening, which already has its own guide).
  • Skele wyvern running: Should have its own page, assuming people still do this one.
  • Merchanting/flipping: Nebulous as hell. Maybe worth a small paragraph towards the top of the page.
-Towelcat (talk) 11:11, 3 January 2020 (UTC)

Selling Team-29 Capes (100k gp/h)[edit source]

You have to go in the Wilderness and search Simon. Most of the time he is right in front of the Chaos Temple. Simply buy Team-29 Capes off him (the blue ones) and go back to the Grand Exchange. There you can sell the capes for 300gp each and make a profit of about 7000gp. Repeat the method and you'll get approximatelly 100.000 gp per hour.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Fazy (talk) on 18:39, 5 January 2020.

Adamant smithing money making guide is wrong[edit source]

The guide recipe assumes a basis of 2,700 adamantite ore, but then only has 8,100 coal, but it needs to be 16,200 coal to have enough for all the adamantite...thus reducing the profit by almost the whole thing lmao wtf how could this mistake happen without being caught lol  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 174.236.0.122 (talk) on 04:56, 6 January 2020.

lmao it's almost like blast furnace halves the amount of coal you need lol wtf nah bro that can't be true that would be op lol  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Jeljo (talk) on 04:59, 6 January 2020.

Update needed for mining iron guide.[edit source]

The iron mining money making has not been updated since the release of the mining guild expansion. I did an hour of mining iron inside the new members part and I got 1558 ore with a rune pickaxe, no Varrock armor, running out of run energy a couple times, and getting crashed for a few minutes before the other player left. This is a huge increase in ore/hour over the 950 in the existing guide. The method was simply to mine from the 3 patches in a triangle located close to the bank chest and then bank in the chest. Players using the Varrock armor with a higher agility level (mine is 34) or weight reducing gear should be able to break 1700 ore an hour, and of course even more than that with mining gloves and cape (though the method is rather pointless at that level). I don't know if it would be more appropriate to add it to the existing guide or make a new guide for mining iron in the mining guild (since it is a p2p method).

Sethyboy0 (talk) 18:56, 7 January 2020 (UTC)

Revanants[edit source]

Its says you only make 700k an hour off killing revanants thats very inaccurate its more like 2m-4m an hour  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 49.185.18.187 (talk) on 11:40, 8 January 2020.

Killings ents[edit source]

There are also ents in the woodcutting guild. They give the same amount of logs as the ents wandering the wilderniss. Therefore this can be safely done without the risk of being pked  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 143.179.94.62 (talk) on 17:12, 8 January 2020.

posibility of add "roi"[edit source]

posibility of add "roi" Like RuneScape:Grand Exchange Market Watch/Alchemy  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 190.218.174.88 (talk) on 17:28, 9 January 2020.

Herb Farming Times Not Consistent[edit source]

Some methods say 6 minutes per instance, others say 8 minutes per instance --98.116.168.30 17:24, 13 January 2020 (UTC)

Description includes many P2P mechanics[edit source]

This money making method is listed as F2P, yet the description includes a quite a few mechanics that are members-only (looting bag, amulet of glory, and restore potions). I think if this is going to be listed as an F2P Money Making method, it should strictly use F2P mechanics and reflect the accurate profit margins when doing so.

Perhaps we could write up a separate paragraph on this same page that shows the true best F2P method and the respective expected profit? Would be easier than writing a whole new page for it.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2600:8800:4980:6b21:e1e7:b992:c870:f67f (talk) on 05:34, January 15, 2020 (UTC).

Faster and easier way.[edit source]

Woodcutting guild also has sawmill and it's faster and easier to use.

2001:2003:FB80:8E80:D03A:3799:1D4F:1D86 17:01, 18 January 2020 (UTC) Kibedilaatio

What about the cost of Amulet of Glory?[edit source]

It doesn't include the cost of Amulet of Glory.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 139.194.22.39 (talk) on 06:34, 19 January 2020.

Which guide? -Towelcat (talk) 08:29, 19 January 2020 (UTC)