Tinderbox

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The tinderbox is used primarily for lighting fires by clicking 'use' on the tinderbox, then clicking a log.  A tinderbox can be bought in most general stores. It is also used to light and relight candles and lanterns, so any player venturing into a dark area such as the Lumbridge Caves should bring one in case their light source goes out.

The tinderbox is also used regularly in many quests.

The following places spawn tinderboxes:

  • Top floor of Draynor Manor near Professor Oddenstein's machine
  • In the small shed immediately south of the Farming Guild
  • On the wrecked ship on the north of Harmony Island
  • Searching certain shelves of the Wise Old Man's home gives a tinderbox, possibly book(s) and a message questioning why he keeps so many tinderboxes. This is likely due to Dionysus's eventual assault upon the Wizards' Tower. Though it is possible to quickly obtain multiple tinderboxes from it, your character will only take one at a time, and only if your inventory has none; this can be easily bypassed through the drop trick.

Item spawn locations[edit | edit source]

Products[edit | edit source]

ItemSkillsMaterials
px Flame pit
  • 77 Construction

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Alexis24 Multicombat.png220/512
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Boris24 Multicombat.png220/512
Borrokar48 Multicombat.png150/512
Cave bug Level 66 Multicombat.png13/128
Cave bug Level 9696 Multicombat.png1Common
Cave goblin (Dorgesh-Kaan)36 Thieving icon.png1Common
Cave goblin guard24; 26 Multicombat.png120/128
Cave goblin miner11 Multicombat.png120/128
Chest (Rogues' Castle)84 Thieving icon.png3Uncommon
Dagannoth (Waterbirth Island) Level 9090 Multicombat.png110/128
Eduard24 Multicombat.png220/512
Freidir48 Multicombat.png150/512
Galina24 Multicombat.png220/512
Georgy24 Multicombat.png220/512
Ghast30; 79; 109; 139 Multicombat.png12/128
Giant Rock Crab137 Multicombat.png110/128
Guard (Cave goblin)24; 26 Multicombat.png120/128
H.A.M. Guard12; 18; 22 Multicombat.png12/110
H.A.M. Member15; 20 Thieving icon.png12/100
Ifaba's General Store5 Thieving icon.png1Unknown
This content is present in Twisted League. Imp2; 7 Multicombat.png15/128
Imre24 Multicombat.png220/512
Irina24 Multicombat.png220/512
Jennella48 Multicombat.png150/512
Joseph24 Multicombat.png220/512
This content is present in Twisted League. King Sand Crab107 Multicombat.png110/128
Ksenia24 Multicombat.png220/512
Lanzig48 Multicombat.png150/512
Lensa48 Multicombat.png150/512
Lev24 Multicombat.png220/512
Liliya24 Multicombat.png220/512
Milla24 Multicombat.png220/512
Nikita24 Multicombat.png220/512
Nikolai24 Multicombat.png220/512
Ogre coffin20 Thieving icon.png1Uncommon
Rock lobster Level 90 Multicombat.png110/128
This content is present in Twisted League. Scavenger beast Multicombat.png13 × 1/18
Scavenger runt Multicombat.png1Common
Sofiya24 Multicombat.png220/512
Svetlana24 Multicombat.png220/512
Thermonuclear smoke devil301 Multicombat.png110/128
Vera24 Multicombat.png220/512
Wall beast49 Multicombat.png1Common
Yadviga24 Multicombat.png220/512
Yuri24 Multicombat.png220/512
Zoja24 Multicombat.png220/512
Zombie (Tarn's Lair) Level 6161 Multicombat.png12/128
This content is present in Twisted League. Zombie13–76 Multicombat.png11/128
This content is present in Twisted League. Zombie13–76 Multicombat.png12/128

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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Little Munty's Little ShopThis content is present in Twisted League. Lovakengj2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Aurel's SuppliesBurgh de Rott10Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Quartermaster's StoresTyras Camp3Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Aemad's Adventuring Supplies.East Ardougne2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Dwarven shopping storeDwarven Mine2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Ifaba's General StoreNext to the scimitar stall on Ape Atoll. East of the fenced-in banana grove.2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Jennifer's General Field SuppliesThis content is present in Twisted League. Shayzien2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Obli's General Store.Shilo Village2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Miltog's LampsDorgesh-Kaan10Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Al-Kharid General StoreAl Kharid2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Darkmeyer Lantern ShopDarkmeyer5Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Arhein StoreCatherby2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Logava Gricoller's Cooking SuppliesThis content is present in Twisted League. Hosidius3Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Prifddinas General StorePrifddinas2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Port Phasmatys General StorePort Phasmatys2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Lumbridge General StoreLumbridge2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Burthorpe SuppliesBurthorpe2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Obli's General Store. (Karamja gloves)Shilo Village2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Rimmington General StoreRimmington2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Gunslik's Assorted ItemsKeldagrim2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Dal's General Ogre SuppliesGu'Tanoth2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Darkmeyer General StoreDarkmeyer5Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
West Ardougne General StoreWest Ardougne2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Leenz's General SuppliesThis content is present in Twisted League. Port Piscarilius2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Bandit Duty FreeWilderness Bandit Camp2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Ali's Discount Wares. (general)Al Kharid11Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Karamja General StoreMusa Point (Karamja)2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Varrock General StoreVarrock2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Fossil Island General StoreMuseum Camp2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Nardah General Store.Nardah2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
The Lighthouse StoreLighthouse5Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Khazard General StorePort Khazard2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Sigmund the Merchant (Shop)Rellekka2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Falador General StoreFalador2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Moon Clan General Store.Lunar Isle2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Jiminua's Jungle Store.Karamja2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Karamja General Store (Karamja gloves)Musa Point (Karamja)2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Zanaris General StoreZanaris2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Warrens General StoreThis content is present in Twisted League. The Warrens2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Frenita's Cookery Shop.Yanille4Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Bolkoy's Village ShopTree Gnome Village, 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US]2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Lletya General StoreLletya2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Miscellanian General StoreMiscellania and Etceteria Dungeon2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Void Knight General StoreVoid Knights' Outpost2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Razmire General Store.Mort'ton2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Jiminua's Jungle Store. (Karamja gloves)Karamja2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Edgeville General StoreEdgeville2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Free-to-play icon.png
Dorgesh-Kaan General SuppliesDorgesh-Kaan2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
Little Shop of HoraceThis content is present in Twisted League. Hosidius2Coins 1.png 1Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png
General Store (Canifis)Canifis2Coins 2.png 2Coins 1.png 0Member icon.png