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Earth rune
Earth rune
Release date 4 January 2001 (Update)
Members only? No
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? No
Stackable? Yes
High Alch 3 coins
Low Alch 2 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price coins
Exchange price 5 coins (info)
Buy limit 20,000
Weight 0 kg
One of the 4 basic elemental Runes.
Earth rune detail

Earth runes are runes representing Earth; hence, they are one of the four elemental runes, and also some of the most common runes in the game. They are used in all Earth elemental spells, in curse spells as well as in many Lunar spells.

They can be purchased from the Nightmare Zone, using 25 reward points.


Crafting an earth rune yields 6.5 Runecrafting experience per Rune essence/Pure essence. Earth altar can be found north-east of Varrock.

  • 9 Runecrafting: One earth rune per essence.
  • 26 Runecrafting: Two earth runes per essence.
  • 52 Runecrafting: Three earth runes per essence.
  • 78 Runecrafting: Four earth runes per essence.

Dropping monstersEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Dark wizard 7; 20 10; 18; 36 2; Common
Earth wizard 13 4–10 2; Common
Mountain troll 45 25; 45; 60 2; Common
Infernal Mage 66 5; 10; 18; 36 2; Common
Brine rat 70 10; 18; 36 2; Common
Man 2 4 3; Uncommon
Woman 2 4 3; Uncommon
Goblin 2; 5; 11; 13 4 3; Uncommon
Rockslug 29 5–50 3; Uncommon


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