This article is about the NPC. For the quest, see Monk's Friend.
Master Farmer
Release date 6 June 2005 (Update)
Race Human
Members Yes
Quest NPC No
Location Catherby, Draynor Village, Taverley, North of East Ardougne and south of Varrock
Sells items No
Gender Male
Examine A master at farming.
Master Farmer location

A Master Farmer is a farmer who cannot be attacked and can only be acted on by pickpocketing. It takes level 38 Thieving to pickpocket them. If the theft is successful, then the player will receive 43 Thieving experience and a random seed or seeds, excluding tree and fruit tree seeds. If the theft attempt fails, then the player is stunned for three seconds and takes damage depending on current life points, from 30 up to 250 life points.

After a theft attempt from a Master Farmer, the player will be unable to buy seeds from Olivia, a seed seller who is in Draynor Village market, for the next fifteen minutes. One way to overcome this is to have a vial of stench (a), a reward from A guild of our own, one of the Thieving Guild capers.

A player with level 39 Thieving can gain around 20,000 experience an hour from thieving master farmers.


Master farmers can be found:

Notable Master FarmersEdit

  • Martin the Master Gardener - Found in Draynor. He wears the Farming skillcape, and can be pickpocketed. He requires a right-click to pickpocket, so it is advised to pick the other Master Farmer near him, however Martin can be trapped in the pig pen so is optional if you don't want to follow the Master Farmers around. He is also the starting point of A Fairy Tale Part I quest.
  • The Master Farmer located in North East Ardougne can be looted twice in one attempt, by trapping him in the farmer trade shop and cornering him and clicking your cursor consecutively. After about 5–6 minutes of this, he will respawn outside of the shop. Getting him into the trade shop is extremely hard doing it solo, but can be easily done with 2-3 people.
  • The Master Farmer in Draynor Village can be easily stuck behind Diango's Toy Store with fences.

Multiple StealsEdit

Multiplier Thieving Agility
Double 48 38
Triple 58 48
Quadruple 68 58

Seed dropsEdit

Allotments Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Potato seed 5Potato seed1–3Common12–36
Onion seed 5Onion seed1–3Common10–30
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed1–3Common4–12
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1–2Common3–6
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed1–2Common16–32
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon47
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Rare908


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Barley seed 5Barley seed1–4Common5–20
Hammerstone seed 5Hammerstone seed1–3Common7–21
Asgarnian seed 5Asgarnian seed1–2Common5–10
Jute seed 5Jute seed1–3Common6–18
Yanillian seed 5Yanillian seed1–2Uncommon44–88
Krandorian seed 5Krandorian seed1Uncommon31
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Rare54


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Redberry seed 5Redberry seed1Common1
Cadavaberry seed 5Cadavaberry seed1Common4
Dwellberry seed 5Dwellberry seed1Uncommon1
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon4
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon45
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon102


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Marigold seed 5Marigold seed1Common55
Rosemary seed 5Rosemary seed1Common38
Nasturtium seed 5Nasturtium seed1Common11
Woad seed 5Woad seed1Common10
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon1,095


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Guam seed 5Guam seed1Uncommon19
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Common10
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Common16
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Common25
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare943
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Rare3,704
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Rare464
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Very rare327
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Very rare6,185
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Very rare461
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Very rare2,086
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare755
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Very rare679
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Very rare1,970
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed1Very rare349


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Rare427
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Rare929
Morchella mushroom spore 5Morchella mushroom spore1Very rare197
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Very rare202


  • Every time you fail to pickpocket a Master farmer they will say "Cor blimey, mate! What are ye doing in me pockets?" This is a reference to Cockney Slang.
  • It seems that the rarest loot from pickpocketing Master Farmers is a Fellstalk seed.

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