This article covers the most efficient ways to train the Divination skill.
The majority of the experience earned for Divination comes from harvesting and depositing memories.
For optimal experience, you will want to harvest from the highest level springs you can until your inventory is full and then deposit them into the rift. There are 3 options when converting: memories to energy, memories to experience, and memories and energy to experience. Energy should not be a concern if your goal is experience only. While energy is required to create the boon for the next tier, you will generally have more than enough collected from just harvesting. It is thus best to convert memories directly into experience. When you have more than enough energy to create your next boon, the optimal strategy is to begin using the energy and memory combination conversion when you deposit memories until you run out of spare energy, while prioritizing enriched memories.
Boons can be created from the energy that the boon affects, even though boons are listed as requiring the previous type of energy; to create, for example, a boon of glowing energy using glowing energy, click on the glowing energy to open up the weaving interface, select bright energy products from the drop down menu on the top left, and select the option to weave a boon of glowing energy. 500 glowing energy will be consumed to craft your boon.
Note that once all of the standard memories are converted, you will immediately start converting enriched memories (option 2) and vice versa (option 3).
Please note that XP values in the below table are not yet completely accurate.
Note: Base experience is shown with the use of a boon. Hourly rates assume use of boons and are approximate
|Level||Energy type||Experience (Enriched)||Hourly Rates|
|Harvest||Memory||Memory and Energy||Memories to Experience||Memories and Energy|
to Experience 
|10||Flickering||2 (4)||4.4 (8.8)||5.5 (11)||6,300||1,000||7,400|
|20||Bright||3 (6)||5.5 (11)||6.8 (13.6)||8,500||9,700|
|30||Glowing||4 (8)||7.7 (15.4)||9.5 (19)||11,700||13,400|
|40||Sparkling||5 (10)||13.2 (26.4)||16.5 (33)||18,000||21,100|
|50||Gleaming||6 (12)||20.9 (41.8)||26 (52)||27,700||1,450||31,100|
|60||Vibrant||7 (14)||27.5 (55)||34.4 (68.8)||33,600||2,000||40,100|
|70||Lustrous||8 (16)||35.2 (70.4)||44 (88)||48,000||50,300|
|80||Brilliant||9 (18)||38.5 (77)||48 (96)||46,200||55,200|
|85||Radiant||10 (20)||41.8 (83.6)||52.2 (104.4)||50,400||60,200|
|90||Luminous||11 (22)||46.2 (92.4)||58 (116)||55,700||66,800|
|95||Incandescent||12 (24)||49.5 (99)||61.8 (123.6)||59,900||71,500|
- ^ This rate of experience is obtained without purchasing any energy, but solely relying on the usage of your own gained energy.
The highest rates of experience can be found by buying energy on the Grand Exchange or from other players and selecting the Convert memories and energy option. This is because the amount of energy gained from gathering an inventory of memories is less than is needed to convert a full inventory of memories with an enhanced amount of XP. However this may prove too costly for many players, as the gains in xp are marginal.
Enriched memories and wispsEdit
Every so often, an enriched memory is harvested instead of a standard one. They exist for all tiers starting with tier 2. They grant twice the experience over standard memories for any action, whether it be harvesting or converting.
Every 20 minutes, an enriched wisp will spawn. They spawn on the hour, 20 minutes after the hour, and 40 minutes after the hour with a small degree of variability. When activated, it will become an enriched spring that guarantees any harvested memory will be an enriched one. It does not, however, guarantee a harvest; i.e. you may find yourself getting the experience for an enriched memory, but not the enriched memory itself. Make sure you have at least one normal memory; being one of the first to harvest from the enriched spring will turn the normal memory into an enriched one and will prolong the spring's timer.
Creating the boon for the next tier is highly recommended before moving onto the next tier. If you cannot create, still move on; you will, however, have slightly decreased experience until you have gathered enough of this energy to create the boon. Boons are created once and may never be created again; the experience boost they give is permanent.
|Boon of flickering energy||10||100||Pale or Flickering||3|
|Boon of bright energy||20||300||Flickering or Bright||5|
|Boon of glowing energy||30||500||Bright or Glowing||7|
|Boon of sparkling energy||40||600||Glowing or Sparkling||9|
|Boon of gleaming energy||50||800||Sparkling or Gleaming||11|
|Boon of vibrant energy||60||1000||Gleaming or Vibrant||13|
|Boon of lustrous energy||70||1250||Vibrant or Lustrous||15|
|Boon of brilliant energy||80||1500||Lustrous or Brilliant||17|
|Boon of radiant energy||85||1750||Brilliant or Radiant||19|
|Boon of luminous energy||90||2000||Radiant or Luminous||21|
|Boon of incandescent energy||95||2250||Luminous or Incandescent||23|
- ^ Be wary that the production interface only states the energy required as being the tier below the boon's namesake. For example, the Boon of flickering energy will only state that it can be made with Pale energy. However, it will consume energy from the namesake's tier if necessary; without warning.
Chronicle fragments provide the largest single bunches of experience in divination. Every player has a 1/25 chance of a fragment spawning for them each minute while harvesting memories. It will appear only to them for a short while, and then be visible for anyone to catch. Once you have captured 10 of these fragments, you may offer them either to May Stormbrewer or at Guthix's shrine. Offering them at the shrine provides the largest experience gains. You may only have 10 fragments at any given time. Hunter experience is earned when you catch a chronicle, equal to 10 times your hunter level.
Gathering fragments is dependent on population, traffic, and time to deposit. Population is the number of people at a given harvest area; this affects the spawning of the fragments. Traffic is the number of those people that actually chase after the desired fragment. The latter is important because only one player may catch a fragment.
What decides if it is worth your time to go after fragments is whether or not you can actually be the first player to catch them. Meaning, if you are fast enough to click a fragment and it is nearby, you have a chance to be the person catching it.
Travel time is also important. For some locations, the time taken to and from the Guthix Shrine is generally worth it considering the experience (assuming you are teleporting with a Sixth-Age circuit). When you're wanting to use chronicles aside from regular training, consider if it is worth the travel time to and from the guthix shrine.
If The World Wakes has not been completed, you can still deposit chronicle fragments with May Stormbrewer. You can use your Saradominist or Zamorakian token from the Battle of Lumbridge to teleport to May Stormbrewer, however you can only teleport here 10 times a day.
During the early levels, your only option is to train on pale wisps outside the divination camp. This is the only location where one will not encounter enriched wisps. Turning chronicle fragments in to May Stormbrewer may be beneficial depending on your interest in hunter experience as she is in the immediate vicinity of the camp. Turning fragments in at the Guthix Altar consumes too much time. Be sure to have at least 100 pale energy for yourself to create the Boon of flickering energy.
At level 10, you should move on to the location north of Falador. The fastest method of travel is either using Falador teleport or the Falador lodestone teleport to reach Falador and then running to the spot. This is also the first location where you will encounter enriched wisps and springs. They provide double experience for harvesting and converting to experience, and double energy when converting to energy. It is best to only convert the enriched memories with energy here; however, if you decide to do otherwise, be sure to at least save 300 flickering energy for a boon of bright energy.
The next location is located southwest of the Digsite. The only efficient method of travelling here is with a Digsite pendant. Even with the pendant, it is not worth the time to deposit chronicle fragments. Be sure to save 500 energy for the boon of glowing energy.
The next location is just south of Seers' Village. The fastest method of travel to here is with Camelot Teleport. Depositing fragments may or may not be worth it, depending on your exact level, but travel times will be fairly quick. Be sure to save 600 energy for the boon of sparkling energy.
This location is right outside the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon, in the immediate vicinity of the ring of slaying's teleport. If you have a surplus of rings, then they are worth using to deposit chronicle fragments at the Guthix altar, otherwise, offering takes up too much of your time. Be sure to save 800 energy for the boon of gleaming energy.
The next location is just northeast of the Nature Altar; your best means of travel is with either the Wicked hood's daily teleports or a Nature altar tablet. If neither is available, either a Tai Bwo Wannai Teleport, the Karamja lodestone or use the fairy ring code CKR are your next best options. If you have a surplus of Nature altar tablets, then depositing your fragments at the Guthix Altar is worth the time, otherwise it isn't. At level 55, you will begin harvesting 2 energies from a wisp at time. Be sure to save 1,000 energy for the boon of vibrant energy.
The next location is immediately north of Mobilising Armies. Using the Mobilising Armies Teleport either in your spellbook or with the ring of duelling. Capturing chronicle fragments here is more worth it here than any other location as the player can be at the altar and back in 20 seconds or less. Be sure to save 1,250 energy for the boon of lustrous energy.
The next location is just east of the Slayer Tower. The fastest means of travel is with the ring of slaying's teleport; if not, use the Canifis lodestone teleport and run west. If you have a surplus of rings of slaying, then depositing fragments will be worth the travel time. At level 75, you will begin harvesting 3 energies from a wisp at time which means more xp, or more profit depending on what you do with the energy. Be sure to save 1,500 energy for the boon of brilliant energy.
The next location is just east of the Mage Training Arena. The fastest means of travel is using a TokKul-Zo to teleport to the Fight Caves, running north to the fairy ring, and then using fairy ring code BIP to teleport to the Polypore Dungeon and running south. An alternative travel route is to use a Ring of Slaying to travel to the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon, travel a short distance west to the fairy ring, and use the same fairy ring code to teleport to the Polypore Dungeon. Offering fragments at the Altar of Guthix may or may not be worth your time. Be sure to save 1,750 energy for the boon of radiant energy.
The time taken here should actually be shorter than at the lustrous wisps, as 70-80 requires almost as much xp as 80-85 but the xp rate of brilliant wisps is notably higher.
The next location is on Dragontooth Island. The fastest means of travel is using an ectophial and then running to the Ghost captain in the Port Phasmatys docks. It is generally not worth the time to deposit chronicle fragments. You may or may not want the next boon depending on your intentions (covered below), but if you do, be sure to save 2,000 energy for the boon of luminous energy.
While it is possible to bank the ectophial at the bank near the ghost captain without a ghostspeak amulet, the amulet is required to travel to Dragontooth Island, even with the right click Travel option, so wear it unless you have completed the hard Morytania Tasks.
The next location may actually provide lower experience rates than the previous. Except on highly populated worlds, you will often find that wisps stray too far from the rift. It is recommended to use Surge to get to far away wisps, and train in highly populated worlds in order to gain better experience than the radiant wisp location, such as in worlds 48 and 138.
If not, they become both difficult to predict and time consuming to run to and from. For this reason, you may want to stay at the radiant wisp location until you are level 95. Regardless of whether you train here or not, consider gathering 2,250 luminous energy for the boon of incandescent energy.
The final location is just south of the poison waste. There are no real efficient means of travel, but the best options are:
- Use a spirit tree to teleport to the Mountains east of Poison Waste (Using the ring of dueling to mobalising armies gets you next to a spirit tree), run south to the Agility Shortcut (requires crossbow and mithril grapple). Once across river, run west along the bridge (Surge Recommended)
- Use a ring of duelling to teleport to Castle Wars and run west.
- Use the TokKul-zo or a Ring of slaying to get to a fairy ring and using fairy ring code bkp to arrive a short trek from the swamp.
Experience rates here are comparable to Luminous wisps on populated worlds.
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