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Candle lantern
Candle lantern (empty)Candle lantern (unlit)Candle lantern (lit)
Release date 14 March 2005 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 6 coins
Low Alch 4 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 8,851 coins (info)
Buy limit Unknown
Weight 1 kg
Empty: Put a candle in to complete it.
Unlit: A candle in a glass cage.
Lit: A flickering candle in a glass cage.
Candle lantern detail

The candle lantern is a type of members-only light source used in the Firemaking skill. It can be obtained as a drop from a cave bug, through Crafting, or through trading. Candle lanterns can also be obtained by looting an eclectic impling that has been caught. They cannot be traded whilst lit.

To make a candle lantern, the player must first have an unlit white candle, an empty candle lantern (bottom of linked page) and at least level 4 Firemaking. The player places the white candle in the lantern frame and lights it, using a tinderbox. No experience is received when lighting a candle lantern.

The empty candle lantern can be filled with a black candle to give a black candle lantern.

Candle lanterns are highly unused and not recommended for the Lumbridge Swamp Caves, as they have a high chance of igniting the swamp gas, which will cause an explosion. The preferred alternative is a bullseye lantern, although if that is not available then an oil lantern will suffice.

Dropping monstersEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Eclectic impling N/A 1 3; Uncommon


  • There are two items called candle lantern in-game with the same examine information. One lantern is filled with the white candle and the other is filled with the black candle.

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