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Mind rune detail

Mind runes are a type of non-elemental rune. Mind runes can either be bought from Aubury's Rune Shop in Varrock, created from rune essence through the Runecrafting skill, procured from drops by killing monsters or picked up from spawns on the ground. Mind runes are used for the spells Confuse and Stagger along with enchanting sapphire bolts.

With the introduction of the Wicked Pouch, Mind runes can fully charge a pouch with Runic Energy for only about 50,000, which is cheaper than filling it with many other alternative runes, exceeded only in price per charge by the Soul Rune. However, mind runes are arguably easier to obtain given their commonness.

The mind altar is located north of Falador, in between the Goblin Village and the Ice Mountain, very near to the Wilderness. Mind runes are craftable at level 1 using the Runecrafting skill. Crafting mind runes provides 5.5 Runecrafting experience per rune or pure essence used (154 xp for a full inventory).

Additionally, Aubury gives away 30 free mind and air runes every 30 minutes.

There is a Falador Task in the hard section to craft 140 Mind runes at the same time.


Free-to-play spellsEdit

Pay-to-play spellsEdit

Respawn locationsEdit

Store locationsEdit

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Seller Cost Currency Base stock Members?
Ali's Discount Wares17Coins 5Coins 300Yes
Aubury's Rune ShopFree sample-30No
Aubury's Rune Shop (New Varrock)17Zemomark100Yes
Baba Yaga's Magic Shop17Coins 5Coins 1000Yes
Battle Runes17Coins 5Coins 100Yes
Betty's Magic Emporium17Coins 5Coins 100No
Carwen Essencebinder Magical Runes ShopFree sample-30No
Lundail's Arena-side Rune Shop17Coins 5Coins 1000Yes
Magic Guild Store - Runes and Staves17Coins 5Coins 1000Yes
TzHaar-Mej-Roh's Rune Store24Tokkul1000Yes
Void Knight Magic Store17Coins 5Coins 1000Yes


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Dropping monstersEdit

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Afflicted60; 61; 63; 649Uncommon
Al Kharid warrior189Common
Ancient warrior103UnknownCommon
Aviansie89; 92; 955Uncommon
Bandit (Wilderness)182Uncommon
Bandit Brawler 112; 1182Uncommon
Barbarian 28; 304–10Uncommon
Black Knight30; 332–9Common
Blood reaver10820Common
Cave goblin113–19Uncommon
Chaos druid3212Common
Chaos dwarf 28; 47; 10137Common
Chaos dwarf hand cannoneer70; 10137Common
Chaos dwogre92; 9837Uncommon
Corpse Spider412Common
Crawling corpse torso922Common
Crystal chestN/A200Always
Cyclops57; 63; 68; 912–3Rare
Dagon'hai Monk7710–36Common
Dark warrior162Common
Dark wizardN/A10–18Common
Drunken man59Uncommon
Dung kalphiteN/A5Common
Essence implingN/A25Common
Essence impling jarN/A25Uncommon
Fire spiritN/A20–40Rare
Ghostly warrior6110–40Common
Goblin1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 10; 11; 842–19Uncommon
Haakon the Champion3210Uncommon
Hill giant443Common
Ice giant5124Common
Imp herald985Common
Infernal Mage7218Uncommon
Infernal Mage (elite)8218Uncommon
Lumbridge guard (historical)87–17Rare
Man1; 2; 49Uncommon
Minotaur14; 44; 521Common
Necromancer (monster)3910–18Common
New Varrock guard captain1041–11Uncommon


  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat update, one mind rune was required per cast for the strike spells. Its examine text was "Used for basic level missile spells."
  • Mind runes used to require level 2 Runecrafting to craft, this was changed in an unknown update prior to March 2012.

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