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Jack of trades aura
Jack of trades aura
Release date 28 June 2011 (Update)
Members Yes
Quest item No
Tradeable No
Equipable Yes
Stackable No
Value 0 coins
Alchemy Cannot be alchemised
Destroy Are you sure you want to destroy this item? You can get a replacement from the Loyalty Shop.
Store price 15,000 Loyalty points
(Xuan)
Examine Get XP in 10 different skills within 3 hours to receive a bonus XP reward.
Weight 0 kg
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Jack of trades aura detail

Jack of trades is a tier two aura available as part of the Members Loyalty Programme and can be purchased from Xuan in Burthorpe and Varrock for 15,000 Membership Loyalty Points.

It is capable of being activated for three hours and recharges at 00:00 UTC. Like all the other auras, it is depleted if the player unequips it after activating it. Also, as with all auras, if the account using it is logged out while the aura is activated, the timer continues to run out.

To claim the reward, you must either wait for the full 3 hours to run out or unequip the aura after gaining exp in the 10 skills for the normal aura, 15 skills for the master aura, or 20 skills for the supreme aura. You may determine if you have gathered experience in a sufficient number of skills while the aura is still equipped by clicking on the "Aura time remaining" option in the Worn Equipment interface. Since 11 April 2012 a message appears in chat after reaching experience in the last necessary skill. The message reappears if you log out then back in.

Warning: If you destroy this aura for whatever reason, when you reclaim it back from Xuan, the timer is completely reset, meaning you have to wait until the next day before you can actually activate and use it.

This aura was the only class 2 aura in the game from the launch of the Members Loyalty Programme until 22 September 2011 when a new batch of class 2 auras was released. The master and supreme versions were released on 27 January 2014.

Until you claim your reward, any XP gained in addition to that needed to earn a reward in the first place does not count towards a further reward.

Any amount of training XP in any skill, even 1 point, is all that is necessary for that skill (combat or non-combat) to count as completing one of the skills needed to obtain the reward. However, experience rewards such as quests and minigames do not count towards the aura reward.

When the aura depletes, talk to Xuan or Dilwyn to receive a reward book. The aura must be depleted to get the reward. If the three hours is not up and the experience in skills has been received (check time remaining to see progress and also to see how many skills in which experience has been gained in during the active period), simply unequip the aura to deplete it.

Attempting to activate the aura while in possession of a reward book fails with the message:

You must claim and use your reward from the Jack of Trades aura before you can gain another.

The experience reward is

\tfrac{3}{2}\left(x^2-2x+100\right),

where x is the level of the skill on which you use the reward.

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Combat StatsAura equipped

Skill requirements
None
ClassSlot
NoneAura slot
WeaponsMainOff
Damage--
Accuracy--
Style-
Attributes
Defence-iconArmour0
Constitution-iconLife points0
Prayer-iconPrayer0
Strength bonuses
Strength-icon0Ranged-icon0Magic-icon0
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Tiers and informationEdit

Before a higher tier can be bought, previous tiers must also be bought. For the total cost, a player must also keep the cumulative cost in mind. See the table below for more information.

Tier Loyalty points cost # of skills
required
XP at level 99
Incremental Cumulative
2 Jack of trades aura Jack of trades 15,000 15,000 10 14,554.5
3 Master jack of trades aura Master Jack of trades 30,000 45,000 15 19,406
4 Supreme jack of trades aura Supreme Jack of trades 60,000 105,000 20 24,257.5

RoutinesEdit

A quick, cheap and easy way to complete the required skill of a Jack of Trades aura is to use a daily routine after activating the aura. There are three main suggested ways, the Taverley & Burthorpe routine, the Varrock routine, and the Prifddinas routine listed below.

Taverley & Burthorpe routineEdit

Bronze swordChargebowToy mouse

Required skills:

  • The methods presented here can be performed by anyone regardless of level. Higher–level alternatives exist, and may be substituted if the player chooses.

Reusable items:

Note: The Gnome Shopkeeper's Armoury in Burthorpe provides both a bronze sword and a chargebow (which supplies its own ammunition) for free.
Recommended items:

# Skills Action
1–6. Farming-icon Fishing-icon Woodcutting-icon Fletching-icon Firemaking-icon Cooking-icon Start from the Taverley lodestone and travel north to the flax field.
7–8. Hunter-icon Prayer-icon Trade with Ayleth Beaststalker north of the pond to obtain a free Bird snare.
9–11. Crafting-icon Mining-icon Smithing-icon Travel to Jack Oval's crafting Shop.
12–16. Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Constitution-icon Ranged-icon Set your melee combat experience to Balanced, and ranged combat experience for an option that is not Defence.
  • Attack and kill a wolf found north of the Burthorpe mine with a Melee weapon and Ranged weapon.
17. Herblore-icon Travel to Poletax's Herblore Shop, taking the free Grimy guam.
18. Thieving-icon Follow the road south from Poletax's Herblore Shop to the market.
19. Summoning-icon Travel to Pikkupstix's Summoning Shop, collecting the 7 Spirit shards, 1 pouch, 1 gold charm, and 1 Wolf bones for free.
20. Agility-icon Travel to the Burthorpe Agility Course.
  • Walk-across the Log Beam.

Alternatively, a Toy mouse can be used to gain the agility experience negating the need to teleport away from, or complete the agility course.

Varrock routineEdit

Explorer's ring 4Wicked hoodBronze swordRaw monkfish
Spirit wolf pouch45Vibrant energy 100020ChinchompaBonecrusher

Required skills:

  • 20 Mining-icon
  • 43 Magic-icon
  • 15 Smithing-icon
  • 64 Divination-icon
  • 53 Hunter-icon
  • 40 Thieving-icon

Reusable items:

Resources consumed:

Recommended items:

# Skills Action
1. Mining-icon Start at the South-west Varrock mining site.
2–7. Crafting-icon Magic-icon Smithing-icon Divination-icon Hunter-icon Summoning-icon Travel to Varrock Square.
8. Runecrafting-icon Teleport to the Air Altar via the Wicked hood.
9. Thieving-icon Travel to the Varrock West Bank.
  • Pickpocket a nearby guard.
10–15. Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Constitution-icon Prayer-icon Ranged-icon Set your melee combat experience to Balanced, and ranged combat experience for an option that is not Defence.
16–19. Woodcutting-icon Firemaking-iconFletching-icon Cooking-icon Travel to the Varrock Palace courtyard.
20. Farming-icon Travel to Treznor at the Varrock Palace tree patch.
  • Check on the tree's health at the farming patch or clear the patch of weeds if you do not have a tree planted there.

Alternatively, pick a White fruit from the White tree in the Varrock Palace garden (Requires completion of the Garden of Tranquility quest), or pick berries from the Bush patch south of the South-west Varrock mining site during the first step of this routine.

Prifddinas routineEdit

Explorer's ring 4Magic logsChaotic maulAttuned crystal bow
Toy mouseRaw monkfishWarpriest of Zamorak helmWarpriest of Zamorak cuirass
Grimy fellstalkBonesWarpriest of Zamorak greavesWarpriest of Zamorak gauntlets
45Vibrant energy 100020ChinchompaWarpriest of Zamorak bootsWarpriest of Zamorak cape

Required skills:

  • 61 Fletching-icon
  • 89 Mining-icon
  • 43 Magic-icon
  • 89 Smithing-icon
  • 91 Thieving-icon
  • 75 Woodcutting-icon

Reusable items:

Resources consumed:

# Skills Action
1. Divination-icon Start from the Prifddinas lodestone.
2. Fishing-icon or Hunter-icon
  • Place the divine location, and gather from it.
3–6. Agility-icon Cooking-icon Firemaking-icon Herblore-icon Deposit your inventory and withdraw a Toy mouse, a raw fish, a log, and a herb.
  • Wind, release, and catch the Toy mouse.
  • Light a fire with the log.
  • Use the raw fish on the bonfire to cook it.
  • Clean a grimy herb or add a herb to a Vial of water.
7. Prayer-icon or Summoning-icon Withdraw a bone or a Summoning pouch from the bank.
  • Bury the bone or summon a familiar with a pouch.
8–10. Woodcutting-icon Fletching-icon Thieving-icon Travel to the Crwys sector.
  • Chop a log from the Magic or Yew branches in the Crwys sector.
  • Fletch the log obtained from woodcutting in the Crwys sector.
  • Pickpocket a Crwys Worker.

Alternatively, pickpocket a Cadarn, Trahaearn, or Iorwerth Worker later.

11–15. Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Constitution-icon Ranged-icon Deposit your inventory in the Crwys bank chest, and withdraw a Melee and Ranged weapon along with food, armour, and ammo to comfortably kill a Cadarn mage and/or Cadarn ranger.
  • Travel to the Cadarn sector.
  • Set your melee combat experience to Balanced, and ranged combat experience for an option that is not Defence.
  • Attack and kill a Cadarn mage and/or Cadarn ranger with each combat style.
16–17. Farming-icon Crafting-icon Travel to the Cadarn flax patch.
  • Pick one flax in the Cadarn sector.
  • Use the spinning wheel to craft a bowstring.
18–20. Mining-icon Smithing-icon Magic-icon Travel to the Trahaearn sector and deposit your inventory in the bank chest. Withdraw the Explorer's ring 4, or Fire and Nature runes to cast Superheat Item.

Tasks that don't countEdit

These provide experience in a skill but do not count towards training 10 skills for this aura


See AlsoEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The name is based on the phrase "Jack of all trades, master of none" meaning a person who is somewhat skilled at everything, but not exceptional at any one thing.
  • Prior to a hidden update on 3 December 2013, the Jack of trades aura had a cooldown period of 24 hours from activation.
  • If you activate the Tier 3 (or 4) aura and have gained experience in 10 skills the aura says "You have earned XP in 10 of the 15 (or 20) necessary skills. You can claim a reward now, or carry on for a greater reward." This mechanic is different to all other auras. Normally the higher tier overrides the previous tier, with this one, the rewards of the previous tiers are also still accessible.
  • If a higher tiered aura is purchased, it will be placed in your bank ready to be activated.
    • Successfully completing a lower tiered aura and obtaining the reward book, then purchasing the next tier of aura enables the player to collect multiple reward books on the day of purchase.

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