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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 415
Soft clay Soft clay Varies 6 Varies 226
Maple logs Maple logs Varies 6 Varies 28
Feather Feather Varies 6 Varies 24
Big bones Big bones Varies 6 Varies 546
Flax Flax Varies 6 Varies 99
Fire rune Fire rune Varies 6 Varies 58
Air rune Air rune Varies 6 Varies 27
Water rune Water rune Varies 6 Varies 27
Earth rune Earth rune Varies 6 Varies 21
Pure essence Pure essence Varies 6 Varies 17
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire Varies 6 Varies 1,353
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald Varies 6 Varies 2,509
Coal Coal Varies 6 Varies 241
Iron ore Iron ore Varies 6 Varies 261
Mithril ore Mithril ore Varies 6 Varies 385
Raw salmon Raw salmon Varies 6 Varies 96
Raw lobster Raw lobster Varies 6 Varies 389
Supercompost Supercompost Varies 6 Varies 565

Middle TableEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Gold ore Gold ore Varies 6 Varies 236
Steel bar Steel bar Varies 6 Varies 919
Mithril bar Mithril bar Varies 6 Varies 1,606
Adamant bar Adamant bar Varies 6 Varies 2,593
Nature rune Nature rune Varies 6 Varies 306
Law rune Law rune Varies 6 Varies 430
Death rune Death rune Varies 6 Varies 282
Blood rune Blood rune Varies 6 Varies 481
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby Varies 6 Varies 2,766
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond Varies 6 Varies 5,242
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow Varies 6 Varies 151
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts Varies 6 Varies 480
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish Varies 6 Varies 470
Raw monkfish Raw monkfish Varies 6 Varies 693
Raw shark Raw shark Varies 6 Varies 1,191
Molten glass Molten glass Varies 6 Varies 343
Water talisman Water talisman Varies 6 Varies 10,576
Maple seed 5 Maple seed Varies 6 Varies 40,080
Water orb Water orb Varies 6 Varies 1,161
Wine of Zamorak Wine of Zamorak Varies 6 Varies 2,935
Oak plank Oak plank Varies 6 Varies 483
Teak plank Teak plank Varies 6 Varies 844
Yew logs Yew logs Varies 6 Varies 367
Magic logs Magic logs Varies 6 Varies 991
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 30,322
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed Varies 6 Varies 27,775
Yew seed 5 Yew seed Varies 6 Varies 75,859
Magic seed 5 Magic seed Varies 6 Varies 161,369
Papaya tree seed 5 Papaya tree seed Varies 6 Varies 51,334
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed Varies 6 Varies 122,339
Calquat tree seed 5 Calquat tree seed Varies 6 Varies 14,036
Wishing well bush seed 5 Wishing well bush seed Varies 6 Varies 1
Runite ore Runite ore Varies 6 Varies 11,271
Rune bar Rune bar Varies 6 Varies 14,239
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone Varies 6 Varies 14,500
Dragon bones Dragon bones Varies 6 Varies 2,717

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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