Tithe Farm

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Tithe Farm
Tithe Farm entrance.png
Released 7 January 2016 (Update)
Type Minigame
Members Yes
Location Hosidius
Participants 1
Skills Farming
Reward currency Points
Tutorial No
Music No
Location

Tithe Farm is a Farming based minigame that is located in Hosidius. The minigame revolves around intensively planting special seeds into farming patches, tending them until harvest, and depositing the produce into sacks in order to earn points. Players can speak to Farmer Gricoller for information on how to play.

If the player leaves the area before depositing, progress will be lost and reset from the very beginning. On log out during a session, however, the player's score will remain and they'll keep all remaining seeds and collected fruits, but planted crops will not be protected.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

In order to play this minigame, players must have 100% Hosidius favour and a minimum of 34 Farming in order to pick up the Golovanova seeds (lowest available) from the table. When trying to enter without seeds, Farmer Gricoller will stop you.

Three types of seeds can be found on the table near Farmer Gricoller, each requiring a specific Farming level. Players can only take one type of seed, and boosts can be used, but boosted levels must be maintained when planting seeds.

Players will also need a spade, a seed dibber and a watering can (6 to 8 watering cans are recommended).

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

A player tending to several logavano fruit plants.

Once players have chosen the seed appropriate to their level, they may enter the farm. Players must plant the seeds in empty patches. The plants grow very quickly and need to be watered every time they grow, or they will die fast.

The plants will take three minutes to grow fully; players can double the growth rate by using Gricoller's fertiliser (slower than some methods, see Strategy section), which is provided when players enter the minigame area.

After the plants have grown, players should harvest the fruit and deposit it into sacks. Should they successfully harvest more than 75% of the plants, players will receive an experience bonus. Harvest the matured plants immediately, as failing to harvest the plants in time will result in them wilting.

There can be a maximum of 100 fruit gained per individual instance. As explained in the Rewards section, if you deposit only 74 fruit or fewer and leave the area, you will get no points (at the most, you may receive experience). Therefore, it is highly recommended to leave only after having deposited 100 fruit.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Rewards[edit | edit source]

After harvesting the plants, the harvest may be deposited into the sacks found nearby. Depositing harvests will reward players with points and farming experience. It is worth noting that players may deposit fruit in any amount - they don't have to deposit all 100 at a time. If more than 100 fruits are deposited, excess beyond 100 will not yield additional points or experience.

Type Golovanova Bologano Logavano
Harvest
(Full)
6xp
600xp
14xp
1400xp
23xp
2300xp
First 74 Fruit
(Full)
60xp
4,440xp
140xp
10,360xp
230xp
17,020xp
Next 26 Fruit
(Full)
120xp, 1 point
3,120xp, 26 points
280xp, 1 point
7,280xp, 26 points
460xp, 1 point
11,960xp, 26 points
75 Fruit Bonus 1,500xp 3,500xp 5,750xp
Total
(Farming outfit)
9,660xp, 26 points
9,864xp, 26 points
22,540xp, 26 points
23,016xp, 26 points
37,030xp, 26 points
37,812xp, 26 points

Players may plant and harvest a total of 100 seeds. Harvesting a fruit provides 6, 14, or 23 experience (for Golovanova, Bologano, and Logavano fruits respectively). The first 74 fruit deposited will each give 0 points as well as 60, 140, or 230 experience per fruit (10 times the harvest amount). The next 26 fruit (75-100) deposited will give 1 point and double experience per fruit (120, 280, or 460 experience). In addition, reaching 75 fruit will result in bonus experience of 1,500, 3,500, and 5,750 (250 times the harvest amount) for the respective fruit. The total experience earned per batch of seeds (100 fruit) is 9,660 for Golovanova seeds, 22,540 for Bologano seeds, and 37,030 for Logavano seeds. To calculate this, let P be the harvest experience for the tier of seeds used (6, 14, or 23). 100 x P experience is received from harvesting, 74 x 10 x P from the first 74 fruit deposited, 26 x 20 x P from the last 26 fruit deposited, and 250 x P from the bonus. The sum gives 1610 x P. Wearing the full farmer's outfit will boost experience from harvesting and depositing fruit by 2.5% (the 75 fruit bonus is not boosted), bringing total experience per 100 fruit deposited to 9,864 for Golovanova, 23,016 for Bologano, and 37,812 for Logavano. Players can only have a maximum of 1,000 points.

Reward shop[edit | edit source]

The rewards interface.

Multiple pieces of clothing can be purchased.

Rewards Points
required
Notes
Compost.png Compost 1 Reduces chance of crops becoming diseased while growing throughout the plant cycle and increasing the minimum and maximum number of crops received upon harvest. The supercompost version is more potent.
Supercompost.png Supercompost 5
Grape seed.png Grape seed 2 A tradeable seed that can be planted in the Vinery to harvest grapes.
10 Bologa's blessing.png Bologa's blessing
(10 stack)
1 Converts 1 grapes into 1 Zamorak's grapes per scroll when harvesting them from the Vinery. Purchasing this requires level 50 Prayer and a one-time payment to Bologa for 75,000 coins while wearing an item affiliated with Zamorak.

1 point grants 10 blessings.

Farmer's strawhat.png
Farmer's strawhat (female).png
Farmer's strawhat 75 A piece of the farmer's outfit. Appearance differs between genders.[a 1]
Farmer's jacket.png
Farmer's shirt.png
Farmer's jacket/shirt 150 A piece of the farmer's outfit. Jacket is obtained if male, shirt if female.[a 1]
Farmer's boro trousers.png
Farmer's boro trousers (female).png
Farmer's boro trousers 125 A piece of the farmer's outfit. Appearance differs between genders.[a 1]
Farmer's boots.png
Farmer's boots (female).png
Farmer's boots 50 A piece of the farmer's outfit. Appearance slightly differs between genders.[a 1]
Gricoller's can.png Gricoller's can 200 Acts as a watering can but holds 1,000 doses of water. This effectively lasts 333 plants which is 3 full games of tithe farm before it needs refilling. Filled by using it on a water source.
Seed box.png Seed box 250 Stores any amount of six types of seeds.
Herb sack.png Herb sack 250 Stores 30 of each type of grimy herb. Requires 58 Herblore.
Weeds.png Auto-weed 50 When enabled, weeds no longer grow in your Farming patches. This doesn't remove weeds that have already grown there, but it stops them from growing back.
Once purchased, the ability can be turned on and off freely.
Note: This doesn't affect farming patches involved in Managing Miscellania.
  1. ^ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Players will receive the version of the outfit of the gender that they are at the time the piece is obtained. After using the make-over mage to change genders, the player's farming outfit will convert to the gender they currently are when you try to equip it.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
26 January 2022
(update)

Reduced amount of players allowed into a Tithe Farm instance from 3 to 2.

16 April 2020
(update | poll)

Farmer Gricoller’s Rewards Shop at the Tithe Farm now stocks the Herb sack for 250 points.

8 August 2019
(update | poll)

Plants within the Tithe Farm can now be left-clicked or tapped to be watered, provided that players have a watering can.

23 May 2019
(update | poll)

The Tithe Farm was reduced in size and moved from the centre of Hosidius to south-east with the rework of Hosidius.

23 February 2017
(update | poll)

Auto-weed was added to the reward store.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Although it is possible to obtain the Tangleroot through Tithe Farm, it is extremely unlikely; in terms of probability, it would take nearly three billion Farming experience on average, equivalent to 25,000 hours of playing.