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Classic Runestone
This article is about the gem. For the non-player character, see Jade (NPC).
Uncut jade
Uncut jade
Release date 27 January 2003 (Update)
Members? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 18 coins
Low Alch 12 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 231 coins (info)
Buy limit 1,000
Examine An uncut jade.
Weight 0 kg
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Uncut jade is the second lowest type of semi-precious gem in RuneScape. These are acquired via the Mining skill, but only from gem rocks, which are found mostly at the Shilo Village Gem Mine, as well as a few other locations. They can also be found while doing Museum artefact cleaning, from panning at the digsite near the River Salve, and can be occasionally obtained by pick-pocketing H.A.M members via the Theving skill.

An uncut jade can be cut with a chisel by a player with level 13 crafting, granting the player 20 crafting experience. However, there is a chance that the player will accidentally crush it into a crushed gem, which gives only 5 crafting experience. At level 69 crafting, 411 jade were crushed out of 2000. At 89 crafting, 79 Jade were crushed out of 1000.

Cut jade may be sold to Gabooty's Tai Bwo Wannai Cooperative for 90 trading sticks, uncut may be sold for 18. This may be explained by the fact that cutting the gems destroys many of them, leading to increased value for the gems that actually survived the cutting process.

A cut jade is not used in the creation of jewellery, but players can use a chisel on an already cut jade to turn it into jade bolt tips, which are used to tip blurite bolts, creating jade bolts. As jade can only be used with blurite bolts, it is of very little value once cut.

Jade exist in RuneScape Classic, but the only use for them are in the Legends' Quest, the Digsite quest and as an item to sell to general stores for coins.

Cost of cutting jadesEdit

Uncut jade Jade Jade bolt tips (12)
Price Price Profit/loss Profit/Craft xp Price Profit/loss Profit/Fletch xp
231 181 -50 -2.96 72 -159 -8.41
  • The profit or loss for fletching bolts assumes starting with an uncut gem.
  • The Craft XP assumes the success rate given above for level 69 Crafting.

Dropping monsters Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
H.A.M. guard 12,18,22 1 3Uncommon
Chaos druid 13 1 4Rare

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