Trailblazer League/Guide/Mining

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Trailblazer League
Trailblazer League/Guide/Quests.png Trailblazer League/Tasks.png Trailblazer League/Relics.png Misthalin
Guides Karamja
Trailblazer League/Guide/Skills.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Agility.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Mining.png Asgarnia
Trailblazer League/Guide/Melee.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Herblore.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Smithing.png Fremennik
Trailblazer League/Guide/Ranged.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Thieving.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Fishing.png Kandarin
Trailblazer League/Guide/Prayer.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Crafting.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Cooking.png Desert
Trailblazer League/Guide/Magic.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Fletching.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Firemaking.png Morytania
Trailblazer League/Guide/Runecraft.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Slayer.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Woodcutting.png Tirannwn
Trailblazer League/Guide/Construction.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Hunter.png Trailblazer League/Guide/Farming.png Wilderness

Overview[edit | edit source]

Mining is heavily modified by two tier 1 relics.

Training[edit | edit source]

Method Requirements Base xp per hour Area(s)
Rune essence Mining 1 10k All areas
Iron Mining 15 80k All areas
Coal Mining 30 25k All areas
Motherlode Mine Mining 30 50k Asgarnia Asgarnia
Gem rocks Mining 40 88k Karamja Karamja
Granite Mining 45 125k Desert Desert
Volcanic Mine Mining 50 95k Misthalin Misthalin
Amethyst Mining 92 25k Asgarnia Asgarnia

Pickaxes[edit | edit source]

Pickaxes cannot be made using the Smithing skill. The following tables detail common methods to obtain pickaxes in the Trailblazer League:

Pickaxe Mining Level Attack Level[1] How to obtain in Misthalin
Bronze pickaxe.png Bronze pickaxe 1 1 Obtained with starting gear. May be purchased at Bob's Brilliant Axes in Lumbridge for 1 GP. Can be easily obtained from many sources.
Iron pickaxe.png Iron pickaxe 1 1 Pickpocket H.A.M. members, 15 Thieving.
Steel pickaxe.png Steel pickaxe 6 5 Pickpocket H.A.M. members, 15 Thieving.
Black pickaxe.png Black pickaxe 11 10 Reward casket (easy) or rarely from reward casket (beginner).
Mithril pickaxe.png Mithril pickaxe 21 20 Eclectic implings at level 50 Hunter or rarely from earth implings at level 36 Hunter.
Adamant pickaxe.png Adamant pickaxe 31 30 Rock golem in the Enchanted Valley, or rarely from reward casket (medium).
Rune pickaxe.png Rune pickaxe 41 40 Rock golem in the Enchanted Valley. For alternatives see below.
Dragon pickaxe.png Dragon pickaxe 61 60 Unobtainable in Misthalin. See below.
  1. The listed Attack levels are only required to wield the pickaxes, not use them.

Shops[edit | edit source]

No pickaxe shops are available in the starting region.

Region Shop Bronze
Bronze pickaxe.png
Iron
Iron pickaxe.png
Steel
Steel pickaxe.png
Black
Black pickaxe.png
Mithril
Mithril pickaxe.png
Adamant
Adamant pickaxe.png
Rune
Rune pickaxe.png
Asgarnia Asgarnia Nurmof's Pickaxe Shop Coins.png 1 Coins.png 140 Coins.png 500 N/A Coins.png 1300 Coins.png 3200 Coins.png 32000
Asgarnia Asgarnia Yarsul's Prodigious Pickaxes Coins.png 1 Coins.png 140 Coins.png 500 N/A Coins.png 1300 Coins.png 3200 Coins.png 32000
Fremennik Fremennik Pickaxe-Is-Mine Coins.png 1 N/A Coins.png 650 N/A Coins.png 1690 Coins.png 4160 Coins.png 41600
Tirannwn Tirannwn Gwyn's Mining Emporium N/A Coins.png 140 Coins.png 500 N/A Coins.png 1300 Coins.png 3200 Coins.png 32000

Rune pickaxe[edit | edit source]

A Rune pickaxe is the best available pickaxe unless unlocking the Wilderness. A rune pickaxe can be acquired in the following ways:

Region Source
Misthalin Misthalin Rock golem, Fossil Island wyverns, and hard clues
Asgarnia Asgarnia Nurmof's Pickaxe Shop, Cerberus, General Graardor
Morytania Morytania Grotesque Guardians, Possessed pickaxe
Wilderness Wilderness Callisto, Venenatis, Vetion, Scorpia
Tirannwn Tirannwn Gwyn's Mining Emporium shop, The Gauntlet, Possessed pickaxe
Fremennik Fremennik Pickaxe-Is-Mine shop

Dragon pickaxe[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarityTrailblazer regions
Callisto470 Multicombat.png10.75/128Wilderness
Chaos Elemental305 Multicombat.png11/256Wilderness
King Black Dragon276 Multicombat.png11/1,500Wilderness
Venenatis464 Multicombat.png10.75/128Wilderness
Vet'ion454 Multicombat.png10.75/128Wilderness

Other equipment[edit | edit source]

Item Region Notes
Varrock armour 4.png Varrock armour 4 Misthalin Misthalin Requires completion of the Varrock diaries.
Prospector helmet.png Prospector kit Asgarnia Asgarnia The full set, when worn, grants a 2.5% bonus Mining experience.
Expert mining gloves.png Expert mining gloves Asgarnia Asgarnia Requires level 70 Mining. May be purchased for 240 unidentified minerals from Belona in the Mining guild.
Amulet of glory(4).png Amulet of glory(4) Asgarnia Asgarnia OR Fremennik Fremennik A charged amulet of glory significantly increases the speed at which a player can mine gem rocks. Also increases the chance of randomly finding uncut gems while mining. A glory can only be charged if Heroes' Quest is completed, which is auto-unlocked in the Fremennik region or can be manually completed in the Asgarnia region.
Dragon pickaxe.png Dragon pickaxe Wilderness Wilderness Boosts Mining by 3. Only obtainable from Callisto, Venenatis, Vet'ion, Chaos Elemental, or King Black Dragon.
Infernal pickaxe.png Infernal pickaxe Wilderness Wilderness
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Boosts Mining by 3. Requires 85 Firemaking, a dragon pickaxeWilderness, and Cerberus' smouldering stones, which may also be obtained from hellhoundsKandarinorWilderness albeit very rarely.
Crystal pickaxe.png Crystal pickaxe Wilderness Wilderness
Tirannwn Tirannwn
Boosts Mining by 3. Requires a dragon pickaxeWilderness and a crystal tool seed from ZalcanoTirannwn. Consumes crystal shards.

Temporary boosts[edit | edit source]

Item Region Notes
Spicy stew.png Spicy stew (brown spice) Desert Desert Boosts Mining by ±0-5. Requires manual completion of the Freeing Evil Dave subquest in Recipe for Disaster.
Dragon pickaxe.png Dragon pickaxe Wilderness Wilderness Boosts Mining by 3. Only obtainable from Callisto, Venenatis, Vet'ion, Chaos Elemental, or the King Black Dragon.
Dwarven stout.png Dwarven stout Misthalin Misthalin Boosts Mining by 1. Can be obtained from rock slugs at 20 Slayer. Otherwise requires the Morytania or Fremennik region to brew with level 19 Cooking.
Dwarven stout(m).png Dwarven stout(m) Morytania Morytania Fremennik Fremennik Boosts Mining by 2. Requires the Morytania or Fremennik region to brew with level 19 Cooking, more easily produced by using the stuff from Trouble BrewingMorytania.

Skillcape[edit | edit source]

Item Region Master Notes
Mining cape.png Mining cape Asgarnia Asgarnia Gadrin While equipped, there is a 5% chance of receiving an extra ore while mining ore up to adamantite, granting experience for both ores mined. This effect stacks with those of the Varrock armourMisthalin, mining glovesAsgarnia, superior mining glovesAsgarnia, and expert mining glovesAsgarnia.

Quests[edit | edit source]

Quest Base XP
Reward
Requirements Required Regions Autocompleted Regions
Doric's Quest 1,300 - Asgarnia Asgarnia
Plague City 2,425 - Kandarin Kandarin Fremennik Fremennik
Tirannwn Tirannwn
The Giant Dwarf 2,500 Crafting 12 Crafting
Firemaking 16 Firemaking
Magic 33 Magic
Thieving 14 Thieving
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Fremennik Fremennik
Heroes' Quest 2,575 Cooking 53 Cooking
Fishing 53 Fishing
Herblore 25 Herblore
Mining 50 Mining
Quest points 55 Quest points
Asgarnia Asgarnia Fremennik Fremennik
Another Slice of H.A.M. 3,000 Attack 15 Attack
Prayer 25 Prayer
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Fremennik Fremennik
The Lost Tribe 3,000 Mining 17 Mining
Agility 13 Agility
Thieving 13 Thieving
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Between a Rock... 5,000 Mining 40 Mining
Defence 30 Defence
Smithing 50 Smithing
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Kandarin Kandarin
Fremennik Fremennik
Enakhra's Lament 7,000 Crafting 50 Crafting
Firemaking 45 Firemaking
Prayer 43 Prayer
Magic 39 Magic
Mining 45 Mining
Desert Desert
Making Friends with My Arm 10,000 Agility 68 Agility
Construction 35 Construction
Firemaking 66 Firemaking
Mining 72 Mining
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Kandarin Kandarin
Fremennik Fremennik

XP rewards with skill choice[edit | edit source]

Quest Base XP
Reward
Requirements Required Regions Autocompleted Regions
X Marks the Spot 300 - Asgarnia Asgarnia
A Taste of Hope 2,500 Agility 45 Agility
Attack 40 Attack
Crafting 48 Crafting
Herblore 40 Herblore
Slayer 38 Slayer
Morytania Morytania
A Tail of Two Cats 2,500 twice - Asgarnia Asgarnia
Desert Desert
Fremennik Fremennik
King's Ransom 5,000 Defence 65 Defence
Magic 45 Magic
Asgarnia Asgarnia
Kandarin Kandarin
Sins of the Father 15,000 3 times Woodcutting 62 Woodcutting
Fletching 60 Fletching
Crafting 56 Crafting
Agility 52 Agility
Attack 50 Attack
Slayer 50 Slayer
Magic 49 Magic
Morytania Morytania