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This article is about the dwarf trader. For other uses, see Trader (disambiguation).
Trader (dwarf)
Release date 9 September 2009 (Update)
Race Dwarf
Members only Yes
Quest NPC No
Location Keldagrim Trade Octagon
Sells items No
Gender Varies
Examine A trader for the mining company.
Trader icon

Traders are dwarves that live in Keldagrim, the capital of the Dwarven Realm. They work in the Trade Octagon, a large area in the city's massive palace.

The eight ruling companies of Keldagrim, the Consortium, are in constant need of labour, ore, and mining rights. Although some transactions are done formally behind desks by the companies' directors and secretaries, the large amount of trading performed often requires less formal methods. To accomplish this, the Consortium has hired traders to perform trades in the Trade Octagon.

Two traders for each company stand on each side of the Octagon, found in the centre of the city. Here they shout out their offers and look for potential deals. To help oversee this, the Trade Referee stands in the centre of the Octagon and ensures that the octagon runs as smoothly as possible.

Traders do not currently have roles in any quests, and cannot be talked to, but at level 90 Thieving, players may pickpocket them. Initially, an activity was planned for the Octagon, but as confirmed by a Jagex Moderator, this scheme has now been abandoned, replaced instead with the thieving element.


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From 9 September 2009, players can pickpocket the traders. This requires a Thieving level of 90 and gives 556.5 experience if successful. The odds of success when pickpocketing traders seem to be better than elves and heroes. If a player fails to pickpocket a dwarf trader, they will be stunned for a few seconds and dealt 10 damage. There are trade floor guards around which will attack you if you fail to pickpocket the trader. The best way to handle these is to attack them with low level weapons and lure them into a nearby room to trap them. This way you can thieve without being bothered.

Players can gain up to 181,000 experience an hour from thieving dwarf traders at level 99 Thieving. 447,000 experience an hour can be gained if using the Crystal Mask spell and light form prayer while thieving from traders with level 99 Thieving. Using a Trahaearn exoskeleton set, black ibis, abyssal lurker familiars, an Ardougne cloak 4 and a legendary five-finger discount aura in addition to crystal mask and light form at level 99 a player can gain around 811,000 experience an hour.



Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Bronze barBronze bar1 (noted)Common243
Iron barIron bar1 (noted)Common651
Steel barSteel bar1 (noted)Common1,371
Mithril barMithril bar1 (noted)Common2,063
Adamant barAdamant bar1 (noted)Rare3,714
Rune barRune bar1 (noted)Rare13,880


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
CoalCoal1 (noted)Common423
Tin oreTin ore1 (noted)Common77
Copper oreCopper ore1 (noted)Common74
Iron oreIron ore1 (noted)Common466
Mithril oreMithril ore1 (noted)Common267
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1 (noted)Rare1,148
Runite oreRunite ore1 (noted)Rare9,385


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Barberry seed 5Barberry seed1Common1
Butterfly flower seed 5Butterfly flower seed1Common334
Fly trap seed 5Fly trap seed1Common1
Prickly pear seed 5Prickly pear seed1Common1
Sunchoke seed 5Sunchoke seed1Common1
Potato cactus seed 5Potato cactus seed1Uncommon90
Reed seed 5Reed seed1Uncommon3,035
Grapevine seed 5Grapevine seed1Rare7,912
Snape grass seed 5Snape grass seed1Rare678
Wishing well bush seed 5Wishing well bush seed1Rare1


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins100; 400Common100–400
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

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