This article is about the cooked version. For the raw version, see Raw tuna.
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Tuna detail

Tuna is a food item made by cooking raw tuna with level 30 Cooking, yielding 100 experience, 110 experience if cooked on a bonfire and 121 experience if used on a portable range. Compared to many other fish, it is not the most potent healing item, but its low cost and high availability make it a useful training food, as it heals up to 750 life points, depending on your Constitution level.

Tuna is often used by players that train on the lesser demons in Karamja volcano. This training spot is fairly close to the Karamja fishing pier, where players fishing for swordfish may drop the less-valuable tuna that is caught along with them. This tends to draw in the players that train melee.

Members can use it with sweetcorn to make tuna and corn, which heals a bit more than regular tuna. The cost of tuna can be made to profit this way. Potato with butter can also be added with tuna-and-sweetcorn to create a tuna potato, yielding another 10 Cooking experience and a higher healing food.

Tuna is often used to train the Cooking skill. Factoring in the time/cost ratio, it is probably the most efficient way to achieve 99 Cooking in free-to-play. Players will rarely burn tuna beginning at level 60 Cooking and will stop burning tuna at level 63 Cooking. Cooking tuna yields around 150,000 experience per hour, where the maximum number of fish that can usually be cooked in an hour is around 1,500. If one buys raw tuna on the Grand Exchange and cooks them, it will result in a gain of 1 coins.

Tools/utensils Harpoon
Ingredients Raw tuna
Cooking level 30
Burn level 63
Cooking experience 100 (110 on fire)
Range-only No
Instructions Use raw tuna with fire or range.
Servings 1

Drop sourcesEdit

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Bandit (Diamond in the Rough)21Common
Bandit king31Common
Chaos Elemental3055Common
Dung kalphiteN/A1Common
Gourmet implingN/A1Common
Gourmet impling jarN/A1Common
Nechryael (elite)1061Common
Tyras guard581Uncommon
Undead troll77; 81; 86; 951Uncommon
Young implingN/A1Common


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Store locationsEdit

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Seller Cost Currency Base stock Members?
Fishing Guild Shop120Coins 100Coins 0Yes
Keepa Kettilon's Store120Coins 100Coins 0Yes
The Shrimp and Parrot120Coins 100Coins 10Yes


  • In terms of cost-effective healing, tuna is better than swordfish, healing only 300 less yet having a cost of roughly 1/4 the value of swordfish.
  • In RuneScape, tuna can be caught at the shore. In real life however, tuna are only found out in the ocean.

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