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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 413
Soft clay Soft clay Varies 6 Varies 301
Maple logs Maple logs Varies 6 Varies 30
Feather Feather Varies 6 Varies 27
Big bones Big bones Varies 6 Varies 585
Flax Flax Varies 6 Varies 83
Fire rune Fire rune Varies 6 Varies 46
Air rune Air rune Varies 6 Varies 28
Water rune Water rune Varies 6 Varies 23
Earth rune Earth rune Varies 6 Varies 16
Pure essence Pure essence Varies 6 Varies 16
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire Varies 6 Varies 1,309
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald Varies 6 Varies 2,748
Coal Coal Varies 6 Varies 249
Iron ore Iron ore Varies 6 Varies 278
Mithril ore Mithril ore Varies 6 Varies 559
Raw salmon Raw salmon Varies 6 Varies 110
Raw lobster Raw lobster Varies 6 Varies 347
Supercompost Supercompost Varies 6 Varies 347

Middle TableEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Gold ore Gold ore Varies 6 Varies 252
Steel bar Steel bar Varies 6 Varies 1,056
Mithril bar Mithril bar Varies 6 Varies 1,910
Adamant bar Adamant bar Varies 6 Varies 2,866
Nature rune Nature rune Varies 6 Varies 292
Law rune Law rune Varies 6 Varies 385
Death rune Death rune Varies 6 Varies 226
Blood rune Blood rune Varies 6 Varies 439
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby Varies 6 Varies 3,341
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond Varies 6 Varies 5,805
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow Varies 6 Varies 151
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts Varies 6 Varies 388
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish Varies 6 Varies 431
Raw monkfish Raw monkfish Varies 6 Varies 739
Raw shark Raw shark Varies 6 Varies 1,362
Molten glass Molten glass Varies 6 Varies 462
Water talisman Water talisman Varies 6 Varies 16,165
Maple seed 5 Maple seed Varies 6 Varies 29,298
Water orb Water orb Varies 6 Varies 1,436
Wine of Zamorak Wine of Zamorak Varies 6 Varies 5,535
Oak plank Oak plank Varies 6 Varies 549
Teak plank Teak plank Varies 6 Varies 1,104
Yew logs Yew logs Varies 6 Varies 368
Magic logs Magic logs Varies 6 Varies 1,049
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 42,806
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed Varies 6 Varies 34,698
Yew seed 5 Yew seed Varies 6 Varies 67,462
Magic seed 5 Magic seed Varies 6 Varies 137,566
Papaya tree seed 5 Papaya tree seed Varies 6 Varies 50,452
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed Varies 6 Varies 112,321
Calquat tree seed 5 Calquat tree seed Varies 6 Varies 12,876
Wishing well bush seed 5 Wishing well bush seed Varies 6 Varies 1
Runite ore Runite ore Varies 6 Varies 10,543
Rune bar Rune bar Varies 6 Varies 13,910
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone Varies 6 Varies 16,201
Dragon bones Dragon bones Varies 6 Varies 2,843

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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