Brief Respite
Brief Respite
Reduces cooldown for Guthix's Blessing and Rejuvenate by 5% per rank, and total healing by 1% per rank.
Release date 25 January 2016 (Update)
Gizmo type Armour
Maximum rank 3

Brief Respite is an Invention perk that reduces the Guthix's Blessing and Rejuvenate abilities' total healing and cooldown. It can be created in armour gizmos.

Brief Respite's value can be judged based on its effective life points healed per minute. The actual effect varies between the two abilities.

Rejuvenate is calculated such that for each time the ability restores life points, the amount restored is $ \frac{40-R}{100}\times \frac{1}{16} \times LP $.

Effective healing
Rank Cooldown Lifepoints LP healed Cooldown (s) LP/min
None 0% 0% 40.0% 300 8.0000%
1 5% 1% 39.6% 285 8.4000%
2 10% 2% 39.2% 270 8.7111%
3 15% 3% 38.8% 255 9.1294%

Guthix's Blessing is at the disadvantage of miscalculated healing, such that each time it restores life points, the amount restored is $ \frac{8 - R}{100} \times LP $. Instead of 40% total, Guthix's Blessing heals 35%, 30%, and 25%, depending on rank, with cooldowns equal to that of Rejuvenate. The effective healing is 8% LP/min independently of rank, i.e. making the perk useless in this case.


The calculations above for the effective healing $ E $ for rank $ R $ follow the formula:

$ E = 60 \times \left( \frac{40 \times (1 - \frac{R}{100})}{300 - 15R} \right) $


MaterialRarityPerk ranks with X materials
Organic parts
Organic partsCommon00111–2
Refined components
Refined componentsUncommon011–21–21–2
Culinary components
Culinary componentsRare11–222–33
Corporeal components
Corporeal componentsRare01223
Ethereal components
Ethereal componentsUncommon011–21–21–3