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Wishing well fruit
Wishing well fruit
Release date 20 May 2013 (Update)
Members? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
Value 1 coin
Alchemy Cannot be alchemised
Destroy Grow another wishing well bush to get another fruit.
On death Never kept
Store price Not sold
Examine A large fruit bursting with ripe goodies.
Weight 2.56 kg
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Wishing well fruit detail

The wishing well fruit is produced after depositing a certain amount of coins to a wishing well bush plant when it's fully grown. Opening it will yield items that could surpass the value of the amount of coins deposited, although there is a chance that they won't. In order to open the fruit, 9 free inventory spaces are needed. The fruit cannot be banked. After opening the fruit, the player will receive the message "You open the fruit and receive bounteous goods.".

When opening a wishing well fruit, you also have a chance of receiving a Crystal triskelion fragment. When you do, the chat box reads: "In addition, you receive a part of a crystal key.". Estimation based on a data sample of 503 harvests has shown this chance to be around 0.6%.

On average, harvesting wishing well bushes will result in a loss! See the value analysis section for details.

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A fully grown Wishing Well Bush.

Potential DropsEdit

Bottom TableEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Cowhide Cowhide Varies 6 Varies 391
Soft clay Soft clay Varies 6 Varies 231
Maple logs Maple logs Varies 6 Varies 28
Feather Feather Varies 6 Varies 26
Big bones Big bones Varies 6 Varies 523
Flax Flax Varies 6 Varies 102
Fire rune Fire rune Varies 6 Varies 59
Air rune Air rune Varies 6 Varies 23
Water rune Water rune Varies 6 Varies 20
Earth rune Earth rune Varies 6 Varies 16
Pure essence Pure essence Varies 6 Varies 15
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire Varies 6 Varies 1,119
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald Varies 6 Varies 2,054
Coal Coal Varies 6 Varies 267
Iron ore Iron ore Varies 6 Varies 268
Mithril ore Mithril ore Varies 6 Varies 343
Raw salmon Raw salmon Varies 6 Varies 89
Raw lobster Raw lobster Varies 6 Varies 354
Supercompost Supercompost Varies 6 Varies 577

Middle TableEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Gold ore Gold ore Varies 6 Varies 220
Steel bar Steel bar Varies 6 Varies 969
Mithril bar Mithril bar Varies 6 Varies 1,650
Adamant bar Adamant bar Varies 6 Varies 2,806
Nature rune Nature rune Varies 6 Varies 356
Law rune Law rune Varies 6 Varies 425
Death rune Death rune Varies 6 Varies 354
Blood rune Blood rune Varies 6 Varies 501
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby Varies 6 Varies 2,984
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond Varies 6 Varies 5,025
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow Varies 6 Varies 151
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts Varies 6 Varies 479
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish Varies 6 Varies 438
Raw monkfish Raw monkfish Varies 6 Varies 659
Raw shark Raw shark Varies 6 Varies 1,154
Molten glass Molten glass Varies 6 Varies 350
Water talisman Water talisman Varies 6 Varies 10,858
Maple seed 5 Maple seed Varies 6 Varies 39,131
Water orb Water orb Varies 6 Varies 1,103
Wine of Zamorak Wine of Zamorak Varies 6 Varies 3,048
Oak plank Oak plank Varies 6 Varies 486
Teak plank Teak plank Varies 6 Varies 836
Yew logs Yew logs Varies 6 Varies 361
Magic logs Magic logs Varies 6 Varies 983
Sunchoke seed 5 Sunchoke seed Varies 6 Varies 1
Barberry seed 5 Barberry seed Varies 6 Varies 1
Prickly pear seed 5 Prickly pear seed Varies 6 Varies 1
Fly trap seed 5 Fly trap seed Varies 6 Varies 1

High Drop TableEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed Varies 6 Varies 26,298
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed Varies 6 Varies 23,542
Yew seed 5 Yew seed Varies 6 Varies 77,555
Magic seed 5 Magic seed Varies 6 Varies 165,129
Papaya tree seed 5 Papaya tree seed Varies 6 Varies 75,614
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed Varies 6 Varies 159,542
Calquat tree seed 5 Calquat tree seed Varies 6 Varies 13,764
Wishing well bush seed 5 Wishing well bush seed Varies 6 Varies 1
Runite ore Runite ore Varies 6 Varies 10,754
Rune bar Rune bar Varies 6 Varies 14,228
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone Varies 6 Varies 13,129
Dragon bones Dragon bones Varies 6 Varies 3,138

Value analysisEdit

The total value of the items received from opening a wishing well fruit is based on the amount of coins paid to harvest the fruit. The value is expressed as a percentage of this input, where a percentage of 100% implies breaking even. The Jagex wiki lists that the value returned will be random between 25% and 300%. The remainder of this section is based on the data of 503 wishing well bush harvests, and does not take into account the cost of obtaining the seeds.

The return percentage is one of 7 possible percentages, albeit with a minor variation of up to ±2000 coins. These percentages, and the probability with which they are received, can be found in the following table:

25% 55% 80% 100% 110% 140% 300%
3.38% 16.3% 21.67% 32.01% 15.31% 7.36% 3.98%

This data allows us to calculate the expected return percentage on average over time, which is 98.23%.
On average, harvesting wishing well bushes will result in a loss!

TriviaEdit

  • At one point, harvesting wishing well fruit was extremely profitable. This was due to the reward being based on the Grand Exchange price of items. The fruit would sometimes reward player with over 200k seeds, such as barberry and prickly pear seeds, as the Grand Exchange price was only 1 coin. However, these seeds could be sold for up to 75 coins each in general stores due to their base item price. This would allow players to gain over 10 million coins per fruit by harvesting the fruit and selling the seeds to general stores. This method was present for quite some time, allowing some players to gain over 200 million coins from the fruit, but was quickly fixed when leaked to Jagex on the high level forums. The seeds can still be gained from the fruit in enormous amounts, but they only sell for 1 coin to general stores now.

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