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Yew logs are logs obtained from cutting yew trees, which require at least level 60 Woodcutting for players to cut. They give 175 experience when cut with an axe. Players can burn these logs with the Firemaking skill at level 60. They give 202.5 experience when burned.

Yew logs can also be made into bows, stock, and arrow shafts using the Fletching skill. When the log is cut into a Yew longbow (u) at level 70, it yields 75 experience. Cutting a Yew shortbow (u) at level 65, will give 67.5 experience. Stringing the unstrung bows will give the same experience as for cutting them.

One full inventory of yew logs gives exactly 4,900 Woodcutting experience. Yew tree locations are relatively few and scattered and also tend to be very crowded. Players would need to cut 72,919 yew logs to go from 60 to 99 Woodcutting. However, yew logs are obtained at a slow pace from 60 to 74. Yew logs are obtained at a decent rate starting from level 75 Woodcutting.

Yew logs can also be used to travel to Castle Wars on the Balloon transport system, costing 10 logs on the initial trip, and 1 log for every trip following that.

Woodcutting info[edit | edit source]

Yew
Level required Woodcutting 60
Woodcutting XP 175 xp
Tree Yew tree
Required tool Axe
Respawn time 59.4 seconds

Experience from logs[edit | edit source]

  • Each log gives 175 Woodcutting experience when cut (Woodcutting level 60 required). When wearing the full Lumberjack outfit, each log gives 179.5 experience when cut.
  • Lighting a log gives 202.5 Firemaking experience (Firemaking level 60 required).
  • Making 75 arrow shafts gives 25 Fletching experience (Fletching level 60 required).
  • Making an unstrung yew shortbow gives 67.5 Fletching experience and 67.5 additional experience when adding bow string (Fletching level 65 required).
  • Making an unstrung yew longbow gives 75 Fletching experience and 75 additional experience when adding bow string (Fletching level 70 required).
  • Making a full yew stock gives 50 Fletching experience (Fletching level 69 required).
  • Making a yew shield requires two logs and gives 150 Fletching experience, or 75 experience per log (Fletching level 72 required).

Products[edit | edit source]

ItemSkillsXPMaterials
Adamant hasta.pngAdamant hasta
  • 75 Smithing
  • 125 Smithing
Adamant spear.pngAdamant spear
  • 75 Smithing
  • 125 Smithing
Arrow shaft 5.pngArrow shaft × 75
  • 60 Fletching
  • 25 Fletching
Yew bird house.pngYew bird house
  • 60 Crafting
  • 45 Crafting
Yew longbow (u).pngYew longbow (u)
  • 70 Fletching
  • 75 Fletching
Yew pyre logs.pngYew pyre logs
  • 1 Firemaking
  • 16 Firemaking
Yew shield.pngYew shield
  • 72 Fletching
  • 150 Fletching
Yew shortbow (u).pngYew shortbow (u)
  • 65 Fletching
  • 67.5 Fletching
Yew stock.pngYew stock
  • 69 Fletching
  • 50 Fletching

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarityTrailblazer regions
Angry barbarian spirit166 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Barbarian Assault/Rewards MediumN/A Casket.png150–2001/32Kandarin
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A Casket.png1–4 (noted)RareKaramja
Berserk barbarian spirit166 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Black key blackN/A Casket.pngUnknownRareMorytania
Black key brownN/A Casket.pngUnknownRareMorytania
Black key crimsonN/A Casket.pngUnknownRareMorytania
Black key purpleN/A Casket.pngUnknownRareMorytania
Black key redN/A Casket.pngUnknownRareMorytania
Dagannoth Supreme303 Multicombat.png50–150 (noted)5/128Fremennik
Enraged barbarian spirit166 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Ent86; 101 Multicombat.png(noted)VariesWilderness
Ferocious barbarian spirit166 Multicombat.png32/128Kandarin
Former VampyreN/A Casket.png5UncommonMorytania
Giant Mole230 Multicombat.png100 (noted)10/128Asgarnia
King Black Dragon276 Multicombat.png150 (noted)10/128Wilderness
Revenant cyclops82 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/52.97Wilderness
Revenant dark beast120 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/30.94Wilderness
Revenant demon98 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/43.76Wilderness
Revenant dragon135 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/24.87Wilderness
Revenant goblin15 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/431.95Wilderness
Revenant hellhound90 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/47.93Wilderness
Revenant hobgoblin60 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/90.37Wilderness
Revenant imp7 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/756.25Wilderness
Revenant knight126 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/26.61Wilderness
Revenant ork105 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/36.3Wilderness
Revenant pyrefiend52 Multicombat.png20–40 (noted)1/102.26Wilderness
Silver key blackN/A Casket.png5–14 (noted)1.2/153Morytania
Silver key brownN/A Casket.png5–14 (noted)2.4/153Morytania
Silver key crimsonN/A Casket.png5–14 (noted)1.8/153Morytania
Silver key purpleN/A Casket.png5–14 (noted)0.6/153Morytania
Silver key redN/A Casket.png5–10 (noted)3/153Morytania
Skeleton brute132 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Skeleton heavy132 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Skeleton hero149 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Skeleton thug132 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Skeleton warlord132 Multicombat.png112/128Kandarin
Supply crateN/A Casket.png10–20 (noted)Varies
Swamp Crab55 Multicombat.png11/128Morytania
The Nightmare814 Multicombat.png14–111 (noted)4/100Morytania
Vampyre JuvinateN/A Casket.png5UncommonMorytania
Vyrewatch Sentinel151 Multicombat.png(noted)2/93Morytania
Vyrewatch87–125 Multicombat.png42/96Morytania
Yew60 Woodcutting icon.png1UnknownTirannwnKandarinMisthalinAsgarniaWildernessMorytania
Zulrah725 Multicombat.png35 (noted)2 × 10/248Tirannwn

Yew logs and the economy[edit | edit source]

Yew logs are usually in high demand from players who are trying to train Fletching. The value of yew logs is mainly driven by the High Alchemy value of Yew longbow (768 Coins), which will pay almost completely for the yew log and the Nature rune needed to alchemise them. These logs are also currently the highest level of logs available to Free-to-play players and as such, chopping them can be a good way to make money as a free-to-play player.

Many players consider yew logs to be the best way to make money with Woodcutting. Although magic logs are worth more per log, they are much slower to obtain than yew logs. At 99 Woodcutting, a player can look to easily gain over 400 yew logs per hour.