|Release date||8 May 2001 (Update)|
as of 30 Mar 2015
as of 30 Mar 2015
|Players with 120||245|
as of 30 Mar 2015
Crafting is a varied and useful skill which enables players to produce items such as jewellery, armour and pottery for use or trade.
At level 40 Crafting, a player can enter the Crafting Guild. Prior to 4 February 2014, a brown apron (which could be obtained from the Varrock clothes store or for free from Malignius Mortifer) was needed to be worn before entering the Crafting Guild.
The current minimum requirement to be ranked (at approximately rank 1,108,025) on the hiscores for Crafting is level 15. As of 30 March 2015, there are 62,952 current members that have achieved level 99 in Crafting. There are 245 current members that have achieved level 120 in Crafting.
Pottery is the craft of turning soft clay into pottery objects. Soft clay can be obtained by mining clay and using it with a water source, which yields 1 experience point for each clay softened. Alternatively, mining with a bracelet of clay will remove the need to add water. Another possibility is to use the Humidify spell from the lunar spellbook. Once soft clay is obtained, it can be used on a potter's wheel to make the object desired, which is then fired in a pottery oven.
|Item||Level||Spinning Exp||Firing Exp||Notes|
|Pot||1||6.3||6.3||Used to hold flour, amongst other things.|
|Pie dish||7||15||10||Used for baking Pies.|
|Bowl||8||18||15||Used in Cooking.|
|Plant pot||19||20||17.5||Used in Farming.|
|Pot lid||25||20||20||For keeping Pots airtight.|
Urns are a type of vase that can be used while fishing, mining, smelting, cooking, or woodcutting that can be used for receiving 20% bonus experience in the skill that was being trained to fill the urn. Just some training methods will count to this. Urns that collect demonic ashes automatically collect dropped ashes, adding 20% bonus experience when teleported. A fired urn without a rune attached is tradeable; all other urns are untradeable.
To make an urn, the player must go to a potter's wheel and use 2 pieces of soft clay on it. Players must then select a type of urn and craft it on the wheel to make an urn (unf). The types of urns that players can craft depends on the player's crafting level. Urns that require a higher crafting level to create will catch scraps from higher level training activities. The Assist System can be used to craft urns that are above a players crafting level.
Once a player has an urn (unf), they can then use the urn on a pottery oven to make an urn (nr). Alternatively, the urn (nr) can be bought from other players. Players must then add a rune to the urn in order to make an urn (r) which can be used to gain bonus XP. Each urn uses the following rune:
- Fishing - Water rune
- Cooking - Fire rune
- Mining - Earth rune
- Smelting - Fire rune
- Woodcutting - Earth rune
- Prayer - Air rune
Players can then train any skill as they normally would with the urn in their inventory. When the urn is full, the player will receive a chatbox notification and the urn (full) will have a teleport option. Players can then teleport the urn to receive experience.
|Urn||Crafting Level Required||Crafting Experience Gained (Forming)||Crafting Experience Gained (Firing)||Experience Gained (Teleporting)||Charges Gained From|
|Cracked mining urn||1||11.2||16.8||87.5||Ore up to level 1|
|Cracked cooking urn||2||12||18||400||Food up to and including level 10|
|Cracked fishing urn||2||12||18||150||Fish up to and including level 10|
|Impious urn||2||12||18||120||Impious ashes|
|Cracked woodcutting urn||4||15.4||23.1||160||Logs up to and including level 10|
|Cracked smelting urn||4||15.4||23.1||40||Bars at level 1|
|Fragile cooking urn||12||16||24||550||Food up to and including level 25|
|Fragile fishing urn||15||20||30||350||Fish up to and including level 30|
|Fragile woodcutting urn||15||20||30||425||Logs up to and including level 35|
|Fragile mining urn||17||21.2||31.8||200||Ore up to and including level 20|
|Fragile smelting urn||17||21.2||31.8||62.5||Bars up to and including level 20|
|Accursed urn||26||25||37.5||375||Impious ashes, accursed ashes|
|Mining urn||32||27.2||40.8||325||Ore up to and including level 40|
|Smelting urn||35||28||42||150||Bars up to and including level 50|
|Cooking urn||36||28.6||42.9||950||Food up to and including level 48|
|Fishing urn||41||31.2||46.8||500||Fish up to and including level 50|
|Woodcutting urn||44||32||48||825||Logs up to and including level 58|
|Strong mining urn (m)||48||30.8||49.2||400||Ore up to and including level 55|
|Strong smelting urn (m)||49||33.4||50.1||252.5||Bars up to and including level 85|
|Strong cooking urn (m)||51||35||52.5||1050||Food up to and including level 55|
|Strong fishing urn (m)||53||36||54||600||Fish up to and including level 70|
|Decorated mining urn (m)||59||38||57||625||Ore up to and including level 85|
|Strong woodcutting urn (m)||61||38.8||58.2||1662.5||Logs up to and including level 75|
|Infernal urn (m)||62||40||60||1875||Impious ashes, accursed ashes and infernal ashes|
|Decorated fishing urn (m)||76||48||72||1900||Fish up to and including level 96|
|Decorated cooking urn (m)||81||52||78||1547.5||Food up to and including level 95|
To begin leather crafting, players need a needle and thread, normally purchased from the Al-Kharid or Rimmington craft shop, and some cowhide tanned into leather. In the free-to-play world, this means visiting the tanner in Al-Kharid or the south-Western corner of Varrock until players are able to enter the guild. Tanning is free of charge per ordinary leather, and cost 3 coins for the hard leather used to make a hard leather body. There is also a more expensive tannery in Canifis. Money can be made by buying cowhides from the Grand Exchange for around 185 coins each, going to Al-Kharid and making the hide into hard leather, which sells for about 268 coins each or kill cows and take the cowhides to tanner which costs less.
The cattle field east of Lumbridge is a convenient spot for leather crafters and easy to get to, but it is normally largely populated with bots. Another convenient location to obtain cowhide in a free-to-play world is to the north of Lumbridge as there is a field with cows and a merchant named Beefy Bill who can store cowhide, flour and meat for 10% commission nearby. The efficiency of this area is arguable, since the cows are widespread and the area contains many obstacles. The field just south of Falador is also convenient, since there are many more cows together in a smaller place, allowing faster kills.
|Leather gloves||1||13.8||1s||Can be worn in the hand slot.|
|Leather boots||7||16.25||1s||Can be worn in the foot slot.|
|Cowl||9||18.5||1s||Can be worn in the head slot.|
|Leather vambraces||11||22||1s||Can be worn in the hand slot.|
|Leather body||14||25||1s||Can be worn in the torso slot.|
|Leather chaps||18||27||1s||Can be worn in the leg slot.|
|Leather shield||19||30||1s||Best non-member's experience for soft leather. Can be worn in the shield slot.|
|Hard leather gloves||25||32||1h||Will keep your hands toasty warm!|
|Hard leather boots||27||34||1h||A pair of hard leather boots.|
|Hard leather body||28||35||1h||As the name suggests, it is made from hard leather.|
|Hard leather shield||29||36||1h||As the name suggests, it is made from hard leather.|
|Spiky vambraces||32||6||-||Attach kebbit claws to any vambraces (normal or dragonhide).|
|Coif||38||37||1s||Can be worn in the head slot. Gives better defence than Cowl|
|Studded body||41||40||1s||Can be worn in the torso slot. Gives better defence than Leather body|
|Studded leather gloves||42||1s||Can be worn in the hand slot. Gives better defence than Leather gloves|
|Studded leather boots||43||1s||Can be worn in the foot slot. Gives better defence than Leather boots|
|Studded chaps||44||42||1s||Can be worn in the leg slot. Gives better defence than Leather chaps|
|Studded leather shield||45||43||1s||Can be worn in the shield slot. Gives better defence than Leather chaps|
s - Soft leather
h - Hard leather
|Imphide robe bottom||13||20||2|
|Imphide robe top||14||30||3|
|Imp horn wand||16||30||3|
|Spider silk boots||21||12.5||1|
|Spider silk gloves||20||12.5||1|
|Spider silk hood||22||25||2|
|Spider silk robe bottom||23||25||2|
|Spider silk robe top||24||37.5||3|
Carapace is used by members to craft Carapace armour with a needle and thread. Carapace is ranged armour.
Batwing is used by members to craft Batwing robes with a needle and thread. Batwing robes are the best magic robes in Free-to-Play
Snakeskins are found by killing Bush snakes on the island of Mos Le'Harmless, or on Karamja during the Tai Bwo Wannai cleanup activity and during the Temple Trekking activity. They can be tanned for 20 coins each, and then crafted using a needle and thread.
Yak hide (members)Edit
After starting The Fremennik Isles quest, members can kill Yaks to obtain Yak-hides and make them into Fremennik armour pieces. The Yak hides need to be cured for 5 coins to become craftable. It is not advised to make bodies for experience, because it costs an extra hide for the same return.
|Image||Item||Level||Exp||Yak-hides||Experience per yak-hide||High Alchemy|
This members-only part of the crafting skill is extremely similar to normal leather crafting, except that:
- 20 coins are paid to tan one piece of hide.
- Only vambraces, chaps, shields and bodies can be made.
- High Alchemy is quite preferred to be cast on dragonhide bodies or vambraces rather than chaps, for their difference in coins received.
- Obtaining dragonhides is slow but profitable.
- Buying dragonhides is faster, though price is far higher than the high-alchemy value.
- Players may attach kebbit claws to any vambraces to make spiky vambraces, giving +2 Strength bonus and 6 Crafting experience.
- Using a Sacred clay needle halves the cost of crafting.
|Green d'hide vamb||57||62||1 Green dragonleather||1500||-3.4 (-1.7)||-9.9 (-4.9)|
|Green d'hide chaps||60||124||2 Green dragonleather||2340||-7.5 (-3.8)||-14 (-7)|
|Green d'hide body||63||186||3 Green dragonleather||4680||-0.6 (-0.3)||-7 (-3.5)|
|Green d'hide shield||64||248||4 Green dragonleather||6240||-2.3 (-1.1)||-8.7 (-4.4)|
|Blue d'hide vamb||66||70||1 Blue dragonleather||1800||-7.7 (-3.9)||-12.6 (-6.3)|
|Blue d'hide chaps||68||140||2 Blue dragonleather||2592||-13.4 (-6.7)||-18.2 (-9.1)|
|Blue d'hide body||71||210||3 Blue dragonleather||5616||-4.2 (-2.1)||-9.1 (-4.5)|
|Blue dragonhide shield||72||280||4 Blue dragonleather||7488||-5.2 (-2.6)||-10 (-5)|
|Red d'hide vamb||73||78||1 Red dragonleather||2160||-8.9 (-4.5)||-15.1 (-7.5)|
|Red d'hide chaps||75||156||2 Red dragonleather||3108||-14.7 (-7.3)||-20.8 (-10.4)|
|Red d'hide body||77||234||3 Red dragonleather||6738||-5.3 (-2.6)||-11.4 (-5.7)|
|Red dragonhide shield||78||312||4 Red dragonleather||8983||-7 (-3.5)||-13.1 (-6.5)|
|Black d'hide vamb||79||86||1 Black dragonleather||2592||-13.8 (-6.9)||-18.5 (-9.2)|
|Black d'hide chaps||82||172||2 Black dragonleather||3732||-21.5 (-10.7)||-26.1 (-13)|
|Black d'hide body||84||258||3 Black dragonleather||8088||-11.2 (-5.6)||-15.8 (-7.9)|
|Black d'hide shield||85||344||4 Black dragonleather||10784||-12.5 (-6.3)||-17.1 (-8.6)|
|Royal d'hide vambraces||87||94||1 Royal dragon leather||3720||-15.7 (-7.9)||-20 (-10)|
|Royal d'hide chaps||89||188||2 Royal dragon leather||5580||-23.2 (-11.6)||-27.4 (-13.7)|
|Royal d'hide body||93||282||3 Royal dragon leather||11520||-10.7 (-5.4)||-15 (-7.5)|
Glass (members)EditGlass is a members-only part of the crafting skill. The following will be required:
- A glassblowing pipe. They can be obtained from various places, including respawn points on Entrana and in Hemenster or the stores in Dorgesh-Kaan and the Piscatoris Fishing Colony. They can also be purchased from the Grand Exchange, for 101 coins. A glassblowing pipe can be added to the toolbelt to conserve inventory space.
- Buckets of sand. There are sandpits in Yanille, Rellekka, Dorgesh-Kaan, in the Lost City of Zanaris and on Entrana. Use an empty bucket with a sandpit to get a bucket of sand. If the Hand in the Sand quest has been completed, Bert can be asked to deliver 84 buckets of sand to the bank once per day free of charge. He must be asked each time either by talking to him in person or via the NPC Contact spell.
- Soda ash is made by burning seaweed (or possibly swamp weed) on a range or fire (with no experience in any skill). There are a number of seaweed spawning on Entrana, Waterbirth Island, near the Rock Crabs in Rellekka and on Karamja. Seaweed can also be fished using a big net. There are two quick spawns inside the Piscatoris Fishing Colony. Arhein, the general-store owner in Catherby, will sell eighty per day to each player. Simply talk to him and ask about buying seaweeds. They cost 2 coins each.
- Note: The supply will remain 80 on each day even though the previous purchase in the day before may not empty the stock.
With all of the ingredients in the inventory, use a bucket of sand and soda ash in a furnace to create molten glass.
- Note: The lunar spell Superglass Make also can be used to convert soda ashes/seaweeds and buckets of sand into molten glass. Buckets will NOT be returned, as the spell destroys them utterly. Using this spell yields 10 Crafting experience for each molten glass created, rather than the normal 20 using a furnace, but this will also make between one and ten extra molten glass.
Use the glassblowing pipe with the molten glass to blow various items.
|Molten glass||1||20||Can be sold for 20 coins to Fritz the Glassblower on Entrana.|
|Beer glass||1||17.5||Can be filled by beer barrels.|
|Candle lantern||4||19||Can be lit to lighten dark areas.|
|Oil lamp||12||25||Can be lit to lighten dark areas.|
|Vial||33||35||Can be filled with liquid used in quests or Herblore skill.|
|Fishbowl||42||42.5||Can be used to contain pet fish or in Recipe for Disaster Pirate Pete part. Can also be used to create a Karamthulhu overlord pouch.|
|Unpowered orb||46||52.5||Can be powered into any of the four elemental orbs.|
|Lantern lens||49||55||Can be combined with lantern frames.|
|(Dorgeshuun) Light orb||87||70||Can be traded only after adding a Cave goblin wire to it.|
Entrana is a perfect place to blow glass, as it has respawns for glassblowing pipe and seaweed and has a sandpit, range and furnace. Dorgesh-Kaan also has a sandpit next to a furnace. Molanisks, which can be found just south of the city, drop swamp weed, a suitable substitute for seaweed. There is also a range just to the east of the furnace, making Dorgesh-Kaan an effective place to blow glass. For further crafting experience one can add a cave goblin wire to a light orb. Copper wire is thieved from a machine next to the furnace in Dorgesh-Kaan (level 44 thieving required and 22 Thieving experience gained). Adding the wire gives 104 crafting experience (level 87 Crafting required).
For those who already have their raw materials in the bank, Neitiznot has both a clay oven (for burning seaweed) and a clay forge for glassmaking within one click of a bank chest. Note that Neitiznot is only accessible to those who have completed The Fremennik Trials. Other suitable locations to glassblow include Falador and Al Kharid both of which have banks, ranges and furnaces in close proximity to each other.
Stills and oil lamps (members)Edit
In order to fill oil lamps with lamp oil, use a piece of swamp tar on a lamp oil still with an empty oil lamp in the inventory. There are 2 stills in RuneScape: the scientists house in Rimmington and the lamp stall in Dorgesh-Kaan. The Apothecary in Varrock can also turn the Swamp Tar into oil for lamps.
The orbs created through glassblowing can be enchanted at any one of the four obelisks. They can then be used to create elemental battlestaves to make a nice profit. An elemental battlestaff is created by using a charged orb with a battlestaff.
A battlestaff may be bought in Naff's Knockoff Staves in Varrock or Baba Yaga's Magic store on Lunar Isle. The stock at Zaff's increases depending on which sets of Varrock tasks have been completed. Baba Yaga's shop stocks a maximum of 20 staves. Blank staves cost 7,000 coins at Zaff's and Baba Yaga's. Given the common practice of players to buy daily dose of 64 battlestaff items and sell them at a profit, it is a potentially profitable way to level crafting. Depending on GE prices for charged orbs, attaching orbs to a battlestaff can be a low cost way to train crafting. The only catch is the high cost of the items which requires a significant working capital.
|Water battlestaff||54||100||The water obelisk is located deep in Taverley Dungeon up a ladder by the Black Dragons. Having high Agility will grant access to shortcuts on the way to the obelisk.||9,102||-535||-5.35|
|Earth battlestaff||58||112.5||The earth obelisk is located in the members part of Edgeville Dungeon, in level 2 wilderness. Search south of the Black Demons, near Chronozon and some Poison Spiders.||9,545||-842||-7.48|
|Fire battlestaff||62||125||The fire obelisk is located deep in Taverley Dungeon west of the Black Dragons. Having high Agility will grant access to shortcuts on the way to the obelisk.||9,063||-541||-4.33|
|Air battlestaff||66||137.5||The air obelisk is located in the members part of Edgeville Dungeon, in level 7 wilderness. Search north of the Black Demons, up a ladder.||9,205||-988||-7.19|
Note: The costs in the table assume orbs and blank battlestaves are purchased at the GE.
Battlestaves are one of the most profitable things to make in RuneScape and give from 172 to 210 experience, if made from scratch, from making the glass, blowing the orbs and attaching to staves.
Tips for dealing with glass and battlestaves:
- With about 500 buckets, start making battlestaves. Skills required are:
Alternative 1: Collect seaweed on Entrana, and burn the seaweed on a range on the way to the bank. (Runecrafting law runes may be included too.) Alternative 2: Arhein on the dock in Catherby will sell 80 seaweed per day if talking to him instead of trading him. (He will also sell 40 pineapples, useful for making Supercompost.) Alternative 3: Take charged amulets of glory and bank at Draynor instead. This will result in more laws and more seaweed, but will require a trip to the Heroes' Guild to recharge the amulets. Also the seaweed will have to be burnt later. Alternative 4: Another option is to collect it from people dropping in Catherby, or simply buy it from the people doing big net fishing there, or collect in Piscatoris while catching monkfish. Seaweed and soda ash sell for ~100-200 coins each.
- Go to Zanaris and fill buckets with sand. Alternatively, Yanille is a good place to get sand (see below). If you have done Plague's End, the Ithell district in Prifddinas is also a good place.
- Go to Al-Kharid and make some molten glass.
- Make the glass into orbs with the glassblowing pipe.
- Go to any of the elemental obelisks and charge the orbs.
- For earth or air orbs: (This involves going into Wilderness! It's recommended to enter a low populated world.)
Wield either earth or air staff and armour. Fill the inventory with uncharged orbs and 3 cosmics for each orb. The earth obelisk is south of the black demons next to Chronozon, air obelisk is north of the demons up a ladder. Bring a teleport for a leaving trip. (Amulet of glory to Edgeville is suggested, which also works great as an emergency teleport.)
- For water or fire orbs:
Wield either water or fire staff and armour and an anti-dragon shield. Bring anti-poison (or bracelet of inoculation), a key to get through the gate as an alternative of using the agility shortcut, and a teleport (or mithril grapple and crossbow for water obelisk), and fill the rest of the inventory with uncharged orbs and cosmic runes (3 per orb). The water obelisk is next to the black dragons, up a ladder, and the fire obelisk is west of the black dragons. Note that making water and fire orbs is quite a long trip, so it is highly recommended to make earth or air orbs instead. High agility gives a couple of possible shortcuts in the dungeon, as well as an escape from the water obelisk island using a mithril grapple & crossbow.
- After buying as many staves as possible, attach all the orbs to the battlestaves, then sell them or high-alchemise them. High Alchemy is highly recommended as it can return more cash per staff while also giving 65 Magic experience per cast.
- The most economical method is to have Varrock armour 4 to buy 80 staves daily from Zaff, talk to Bert to get 84 buckets of sand delivered daily (requires Hand in the sand quest), and buy seaweed from from Arhein in Catherby. This give up to 80 per day at the highest profit margin. Collect materials for several days and then actually make and alchemise the staves.
The Armadyl battlestaff is made by attaching an armadyl orb to a battlestaff. The orb can be created with 100 shards of armadyl, and does not need to be charged. Crafting the staff requires completion of Ritual of the Mahjarrat and 77 Crafting, and gives 150 experience.
Players with 85 Crafting may add a Shade skull to any regular staff, battlestaff, or mystic staff, giving 130 experience.
|Holy symbol||16||50||59 coins||Needs to be strung with a ball of wool and then blessed. (The displayed Level, Exp and Price values are for the base item, Unstrung symbol. Stringing provides 4 additional crafting experience.)|
|Unholy symbol||17||50||105 coins||Needs to be strung with a ball of wool and then blessed. Can only be made after the Observatory Quest. (The displayed values are for the base item, Unstrung emblem. Stringing provides 4 additional crafting experience. Selling this item in large quantities may prove to be difficult, as there is little demand for it.)|
|Silver sickle||18||50||58 coins||Can only be made during and after the Nature Spirit quest.|
|Lightning rod||20||50||Not sold||Can only be made during and after the Creature of Fenkenstrain quest.|
|Demonic sigil||20||50||Not sold||Can only be made during the Shadow of the Storm quest.|
|Silver bolts (unf) (10)||21||50||10 coins||Add feathers to finish the bolts.|
|Tiara||23||52.5||25 coins||Used in runecrafting.|
Gems and gold jewelleryEdit
For gold crafting, these are needed:
- Gold bars. Mine gold ore and smelt it into bars.
- A ring, necklace, bracelet or amulet mould, purchased from a craft shop or Grand Exchange, or freely acquired from a Tool store 4 in a player-owned house.
- A cut gem may be included. Cutting it with a chisel also provides significant Crafting experience. Gems can be obtained while mining. They can also be bought in Keldagrim, Falador, Al-Kharid, East Ardougne Market and the Monkey colony; however, only the Monkey colony store has gems up to emerald in stock and will only have gems if they were sold to the shop.
Gold items are made by using a gold bar with a furnace, while carrying a mould and any cut gems the item requires. The items for which all ingredients are present will be displayed by the resulting interface.
Immense heat (members)Edit
Immense Heat is a special move for the Pyrelord familiar. Players can smelt a gold bar (and a gem if one wishes) into an item of jewellery without using a furnace, provided that they have the required Crafting level.
Jewellery crafting tableEdit
Best places to craft jewellery: Edgeville furnace, Al-Kharid furnace, Burgh de Rott furnace, Port Phasmatys furnace, Falador furnace, Shilo village furnace, Neitiznot furnace, Piscatoris Fishing Colony, East Ardougne furnace.
High level alchemy versus Crafting experienceEdit
Amulets give more Crafting experience, but bracelets pay more with High Alchemy.
|Crafting experience versus High Alchemy (coins)|
|Hi Alch||GE||Exp||Hi Alch||Exp||Hi Alch||Exp||Hi Alch||Exp||Hi Alch|
Magic can also be used to enchant gold jewellery into powerful equipment for adding combat bonuses, transportation, etc.
Shilo Village gems (members)Edit
Shilo Village gems are members only and cannot be used to make jewellery. Experience is given only for cutting them. These gems may get crushed when attempting to cut them.
Shilo Village gems can be obtained from:
- Gem mines in Shilo Village (after completing Shilo Village quest).
- Gem mines in the dungeon on Lunar Isle.
- Cutting down "jungle" in Tai Bwo Wannai clean up gives a small chance of a 3-gem mine.
- Opening Zogre tombs.
- Panning at the Digsite after talking to the Panning instructor.
- Taken from crate in Varrock Museum in exchange for uninteresting digsite specimens.
- Pickpocketed from HAM members.
All gems, including the Shilo Village gems, can be used for making gem-tipped bolts for crossbows with the Fletching skill. These bolts can be enchanted with the Magic skill. Shilo village gems are also used for multiple purposes in the Tai Bwo Wannai cleanup activity.
Rogue's Den (members)Edit
An often overlooked corner of the crafting (and sometimes thieving) world is the Rogue's Den. Crafting experience lies not in the course, but in the wall safes at the entrance. Players looking to work multiple skills can crack the safes, which yield coins in 10, 20, or 40 increments or (the main lure to crafters) gems from sapphire to ruby. These gems can be sold for profit or used to further train Crafting through the crafting of jewellery.
While a player may not receive a gem every time, it is efficient as it requires but a second for a safe to respawn. As well, unlike its Thieving companion pickpocketing there is no stun period to deal with. A major advantage is the extremely close proximity of a bank to store one's ill-gotten gains. Unlike the gem rocks of Shilo Village, a player does not have to deal with gems below sapphires which yield comparatively lower experience and can occasionally be crushed. If a player pursues this Crafting training route, it is advised to have food stored in the nearby bank as failure to crack the wall safes can result in 2~60 life points (but no stun period). It is also recommended that a player purchase a stethoscope in the Rogue's Den for use when cracking safes. A stethoscope is sold for approximately 10 coins in the den. The Rogue's Den is typically moderately populated, but this is not for the wall safes or Agility/Thieving course. Instead, these players train their Cooking skills since this area has one of the closest "everlasting" fires to a bank in all of RuneScape.
Note the wall safes do require 50 Thieving.
Capes can be purchased from the Varrock clothes shop or collected by killing highwaymen south of Falador. Dyes are made by Aggie in Draynor Village, at a cost of 5 coins plus the ingredients. There is also a purple dye spawn south of Ardougne. Also, players may buy any colour dye in the store in Lletya for 6 coins a piece
Giving just 2.5 experience for a single cape, this is not a quick way to train. Various cape colors are of flavored interest to players though.
|Action||Unfinished Product||Level||Experience||Finished Product|
Crab armour (members)Edit
After beginning the portion of Recipe for Disaster quest to free Pirate Pete, players can craft crab armour. The materials are dropped by the Giant crabs encountered during the quest and crafted using a chisel.
|Crab helmet||Fresh crab shell||15||32.5|
|Crab claw||Fresh crab claw||15||32.5|
Fremennik roundshields (members)Edit
After beginning The Fremennik Isles quest, members can craft Fremennik roundshields. This requires level 56 Woodcutting (strange as that seems) to combine 1 bronze nail, 1 rope, 2 arctic pine logs using a hammer and must be done at a woodcutting stump. Each shield made gives 34 Crafting experience.
Strung rabbit foot (members)Edit
At level 37 crafting, players can craft a Strung rabbit foot by using a Ball of wool on a Rabbit foot (acquired through use of the hunting skill). Doing so gives 4 experience. Wearing a strung rabbit foot increases the chance of acquiring a Bird's nest while Woodcutting.
Gloves of silence (members)Edit
Feather headdress (members)Edit
At level 79 crafting, players can craft a Feather headdress by using 20 coloured feathers on a coif. Doing so gives 50 experience. A feather headdress can be charged with combat-oriented summoning scrolls to use them at random during combat.
Shades of Mort'ton minigame (members)Edit
|Limestone brick||21 coins||1||20|
|Timber beam or Plank||1 or 100 coins, respectively||1||20|
|Swamp paste||31 coins||5||100|
Using a flamtaer hammer gives 3-30 (average of 16.5) Crafting experience per second. An average of 12-15,000 experience per hour can be earned.
Pyre ships (members)Edit
After completing the relevant portion of their Barbarian Training, players can craft pyre ships in which to cremate either mangled bones or chewed bones. The difficulty involved in acquiring these bones makes this an inefficient training method. Burning the pyre ship grants bonus experience when burying a number of bones afterward.
|Logs||Firemaking/Crafting Level Required||Crafting experience gained||Firemaking experience gained||Number of bones with enhanced XP rewards|
Spinning and WeavingEdit
|Action||Raw Material||Level||Experience||Finished Product|
|Spinning Wool||Wool||1||2.5||Ball of wool|
|Spinning Black wool||Black wool||1||2.5||Ball of black wool|
|Weaving Strip of cloth||Ball of wool (4)||10||12||Strip of cloth|
|Spinning Sinew||Sinew||10||15||Crossbow string|
|Spinning Tree roots||Roots||10||15|
|Spinning Magic roots||Magic roots||19||30||Magic string|
|Weaving Empty sack||Jute fibre (4)||21||38||Empty sack|
|Spinning Yak hair||Yak hair||30||25||Rope|
|Weaving Basket||Willow branch (6)||36||56||Basket|
|Weaving Seaweed net||Flax (5) and Bronze wire||52||83||Seaweed net|
Note that it is a good idea to earn both experience and money with flax as flax costs 46 while bowstrings sell for about 331, which is about 7.2 times as much. It is suggested that players buy a large amount of flax, then spin it in a convenient location, such as Lumbridge, then sell the bowstrings on the Grand Exchange, which is in moderate demand among players. If the player has finished Fremennik Isles quest, it would be a lot faster to spin flax using the bank chest one click away. Low level players can make up to 200,000 gold an hour by doing the process.
Players that have completed Throne of Miscellania quest can get a maximum of 1250 flax from their subjects daily.
Also, players wearing the Seers' headband 2 or better while spinning on Seers' Village gets the spinning time cut considerably, allowing more flax spun in less time.
In the Mort Myre swamp, there are snails that drop shells when killed. Using a chisel with these shells will create snelms. Each snelm made gives 32.5 experience. Snelms come in two varieties - pointed and rounded.
|Cutting Snelm||15||32.5||Blood n' tar snelm|
|Cutting Snelm||15||32.5||Broken bark snelm|
|Cutting Snelm||15||32.5||Bruise blue snelm|
|Cutting Snelm||15||32.5||Myre snelm|
|Cutting Snelm||15||32.5||Ochre snelm|
Crafting table (members)Edit
The following items can be made on a Crafting table 4 in a player-owned house. Lesser tables will only be able to make a subset of the items.
|Toy soldier||13||15||Clockwork, Plank|
|Toy doll||18||15||Clockwork, Plank|
|Watch||28||15||Clockwork, Steel bar|
|Clockwork suit||30||15||Clockwork, Plank, Silk|
|Toy mouse||33||15||Clockwork, Plank|
|Clockwork cat||85||15||Clockwork, Plank|
Polypore Dungeon (members)Edit
The Polypore Dungeon is the sole source of a variety of materials that can be crafted into magic armour. The pieces of Mycelium web armour (purchased from the Merchant at the dungeon's entrance) serve as a framework to which various flakes can be added.
|Fungal visor||3||15||Mycelium visor web|
300 Fungal flakes
|Fungal leggings||12||50||Mycelium leggings web|
1,000 Fungal flakes
|Fungal poncho||21||125||Mycelium poncho web|
2,500 Fungal flakes
|Grifolic visor||65||40||Mycelium visor web|
400 Grifolic flakes
|Grifolic leggings||72||120||Mycelium leggings web|
1,200 Grifolic flakes
|Grifolic poncho||78||350||Mycelium poncho web|
3,500 Grifolic flakes
|Ganodermic visor||86||100||Mycelium visor web|
500 Ganodermic flakes
|Ganodermic leggings||92||300||Mycelium leggings web|
1,500 Ganodermic flakes
|Ganodermic poncho||98||1,000||Mycelium poncho web|
5,000 Ganodermic flakes
Crafting experience tableEdit
This information is out of date and much of it may need to be rewritten.
|Clay||Mine||South-west Varrock, Crafting Guild, Barbarian Village|
|Buckets||Buy||Any shop that sells buckets, especially General stores|
|Water||Use bucket, vial with water source||Many, including Varrock east bank, Zanaris|
|Cow Hides||Kill cows||Zanaris, Yanille, Lumbridge|
|Leather||Take cowhide to tanners||Al Kharid, Canifis, Craft Guild, the Ranging Guild and Neitiznot|
|Wool||Use shears on sheep||Lumbridge, North of Crafting Guild|
|Ball of wool||Use wool with spinning wheel||Buy from Keldagrim (100 in stock), Lletya or Ardougne shop, or use spinning wheel in Seers' Village, Gunnarsgrunn, Lletya, Sophanem, Falador, Witchaven, Tree Gnome Stronghold, Rellekka, Neitiznot or Lumbridge castle|
|Capes||Kill highwaymen, buy||Draynor, Varrock Clothes Store.|
|Dye||Aggie in Draynor and Ali in Pollnivneach make dye||Buy from crafting shop in Lletya. Redberries from S.E. Varrock, onions from west of Port Sarim, woad leaves from gardener in Falador park. There's a purple dye spawn south of Ardougne too|
|Opals, Jade, Topaz||Mine||Shilo Village, Lunar Isle|
|Limestone||Mine, Buy||Mine at Quarry north of Varrock or Tirannwn; buy in Mort'ton|
|Seaweed||Big Net Fishing/Collect||Catherby if fishing it, Entrana, Shilo Village or the beach outside Keldagrim if collecting, Arhein sells 80 daily, Piscatoris Fishing Colony|
|Buckets of sand||Collect from sandpits (need bucket)||Zanaris, Yanille, Rellekka, Entrana, Yanille, 84 from Bert daily|
|Gold||Mine (and smelt)||Crafting Guild, just outside of the Mining Guild, Scorpion Pit Mine, Arzinian Mine|
|Moulds||Buy from craft shop or get spawns||Al Kharid, Keldagrim, Rimmington, Crafting Guild, Tool store 4 in a player-owned house|
|Sapphires, Emeralds, Rubies, Diamonds||Mine||Random event whilst mining (amulet of glory raises chance of mining a gem), Gem rocks in Shilo Village and Lunar Isle mine|
|Steel Studs||Smith steel bars into studs on an anvil||Keldagrim, Varrock, Yanille|
|Dragonstone||Open crystal chest in Taverley||Key halves are rare drops by most monsters|
|Green dragonhide||Kill Green Dragons||Wilderness: North of Goblin Village (level 13), East of Clan Wars (Level 19-24), South-east of Lava Maze (level 38); Chaos Tunnels|
|Blue dragonhide||Kill Blue Dragons||Ogre Enclave, Taverley dungeon, Heroes' Guild|
|Red dragonhide||Kill Red Dragons||Red Dragon Isle, Brimhaven dungeon|
|Black dragonhide||Kill Black Dragons||Taverley dungeon, the Evil Chicken's Lair in Zanaris (requires a raw chicken and Sir Amik Varze part of Recipe for Disaster to enter)|
- An orange spicy stew can raise Crafting temporarily by up to 5; however, it can also decrease it by up to 5.
- A poison chalice may raise Crafting temporarily by 1, though it may also cause damage up to 60% of the player's life points. It can be acquired freely from Stankers, the Dwarven miner near the Coal Trucks west of Seers' Village.
- Crafting potions temporarily raise Crafting by 3.
- Operating the Crafting cape will boost the player's Crafting level by 1. However, level 99 crafting is required.
Green cells are those which offer the highest bonuses obtainable for the item on that row.
|1||Items do not stack.||Poison chalice|
|5||Items do not stack.||Unknown if items stack.||Spicy Stew|
|1||Unknown if items stack.||Unknown if items stack.||Unknown if items stack.||Operating Crafting cape|
(Requires 99 Crafting)
|Highest possible bonus||3||1||5||1|
|(If applicable) Item(s) used|
with to obtain highest boost:
|Item alone||Item alone||Item alone||Item alone|
Cape of AccomplishmentEdit
- Crafting is one of only 2 skills that unlocks something new at every level, the other being Smithing.
Quests giving crafting experienceEdit
- Free-to-play Crafting Training, a guide to training Crafting for free-to-play players
- Pay-to-play Crafting training, a guide to training Crafting for pay-to-play players
- Grand Exchange Market Watch/Crafting
- Crafting/Level up table
- Crafting Calculators
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