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Blood rune
Blood rune
Release date 18 March 2002 (Update)
Members? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? No
Stackable? Yes
Value Cash out:
10 coins
High Alch 110 coins
Low Alch 73 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price 550 coins
Exchange price 494 coins (info)
Buy limit 25,000
Examine A high level catalytic rune.
Weight 0 kg
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Blood runes are members-only runes used in the Magic skill for many spells in Ancient Magicks, enchanting Ruby bolt(e) in the Standard spellbook plus several spells in Lunar Spells.

Blood runes are dropped by a large range of monsters, such as Fire giants, Aviansies, Ankous, Bloodveld, and Shadow warriors. They may be stolen from the chest in the Chaos Druid Tower north-west of Ardougne, purchased from many magic store owners, such as the Mage of Zamorak, or received as a fairly common loot from the Barrows chest. There is also a respawn point near the Demonic Ruins in the Wilderness.

Before 22 April 2008, it was not possible to craft blood runes by any means other than the Ourania altar. Blood runes can now be crafted (with at least level 77 Runecrafting) at the Blood Altar using pure essence after completing the Legacy of Seergaze quest, and give 10.5 experience each (If you are wearing the complete Master runecrafting robes, then this is 10.78 experience each).

The value of 1 Blood rune in Mobilising Armies is 111 Investment Credits.

Price / Experience comparison
Grand Exchange price GP / Exp
(per essence)
Nature rune 364 40.4
Law rune 434 45.7
Death rune 352 35.2
Blood rune 494 47
Soul rune 234 N/A

SpellsEdit

Blood runes are needed in certain combat pay-to-play spells and some other non-combat pay-to-play spells. Below is a list of spells in which Blood runes are used, as well as their respective spellbooks.

Buying blood runesEdit

From non-player charactersEdit

Members may purchase blood runes for 550 coins from:

From other playersEdit

Price / Experience comparison
Grand Exchange price GP / Exp
(per essence)
Nature rune 364 40.4
Law rune 434 45.7
Death rune 352 35.2
Blood rune 494 47
Soul rune 234 21.3 (craftable at Ourania altar only)

Dropping MonstersEdit

Levels 1-100Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
White Knight502Rare
Dark wizardUnknown2Rare
Revenant vampyre685Rare
Vampyre881–2Uncommon
Bloodveld88; 983; 10; 30Uncommon
Aviansie89; 92; 9511Uncommon

Levels 101-199Edit

 
Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Mature grotworm12050Rare
King Black Dragon12050Uncommon
Bronze dragon12415Uncommon
Vampyre1281–2Uncommon
Bloodveld1323; 10; 30Uncommon
Chaos Elemental138500Uncommon
Black demon1407Uncommon
Spiritual mage1402Rare
Iron dragon14015Uncommon
Vyrelord14015Uncommon
Vyrelady14015Uncommon
Black dragon14415Uncommon
Abyssal demon1467Uncommon
Tstanon Karlak1465–10Uncommon
Zakl'n Gritch1465–10Uncommon
Balfrug Kreeyath1465–10Uncommon
Steel dragon15420Common
Mithril dragon17827Common
Airut17522–27Common

Levels 200+Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Kalphite Queen333200–350Uncommon
Exiled Kalphite Queen356200–400Uncommon
K'ril Tsutsaroth21080–90Uncommon
Queen Black Dragon220500Uncommon
Nex10015,000Rare

Other sourcesEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Barrows chestN/A1–164Uncommon
Rare drop tableN/A50Rare

TriviaEdit

  • Long before 22 April 2008, players who achieved 77 Runecrafting would get a message that they can now craft blood runes even though Legacy of Seergaze hadn't been released at the time.
  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat update, blood runes were used in high-level combat spells in the standard spellbook. The removal of their usage in these spells caused a dramatic fall in their price.
  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat update, blood runes were used in casting wave and surge spells in Daemonheim. Since they removed the requirement of using blood runes, they now serve no purpose in Daemonheim other than selling them. It is currently unknown what future purpose they may serve.

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