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General 1 - 99 Guide Edit

The table below will help you train Crafting in various ways, from level 1 to 99. Please note that there are many different ways to train your Crafting, and the following table is a developing guide and may need more additions or corrections.

As always, prices of materials and the end product will fluctuate. These price values are just a guide.

Levels Details Amount XP Items Needed Material Cost Each End




Profit/Loss Each Cost per XP Total Profit/Loss
1-7 Leather gloves 49 13.5 Needle, thread, leather 187 3 -184 -13.63 -9,016
7-46 Gold bracelet 2694 25 Gold bar, Bracelet mould 67 197 130 5.2 350,220
46-54 Unpowered orbs 1,580 52.5 Glassblowing pipe, Molten glass 144 38 -106 -2.02 -167,480
54-63 Water battlestaff 2,179 100 Battlestaff, Water orb 10,151 9,085 -1,066 -10.66 -2,322,814
63-71 Green d'hide bodies 2,399 186 Needle, thread, 3 x Green dragon leather 5,787 4,392 -1,395 -7.5 -3,346,605
71-99 Blue d'hide bodies 58,192 210 Needle, thread, 3 x blue dragon leather 7,092 5,265 -1,827 -8.7 -106,316,784
84-99 Black d'hide bodies 39,082 258 Needle, thread, 3 x Black dragon leather 10,584 7,567 -3,017 -11.69 -117,910,394



Bow string


15 Flax 2 123 121 8.07 105,135,206


Gold bracelet 521,352 25 Bracelet mould,

Gold bar

67 197 130 5.2 67,775,760

At Level 40, If you are making hardleather bodies or coifs and collecting the cowhides yourself, a good place to train Crafting until 46 is the Crafting Guild, be sure to bring a brown apron. There are cows and a tanner right next to them inside the guild. Kill the cows, tan the hides, craft coifs, drop them and repeat. You can buy threads from Rimmington or the Grand Exchange. Additionally, you can craft hardleather bodies which yield quicker experience per hour than coifs. Coifs can be made from level 38. However it takes longer to craft per inventory than hardleather bodies, therefore it is quicker experience per hour to stick with hardleather bodies.  

General Experience Per HourEdit

Leathers Edit

  • Leather gloves - 26k/h
  • Leather chaps - 50k/h
  • 1872 leathers per hour
  • 3 tick action

Gems Edit

  • Sapphires - 130k/h
  • Emeralds - 182k/h
  • Rubies - 229k/h
  • Diamonds - 290k/h
  • Dragonstones - 371k/h
  • 2700 gems per hour
  • 2 tick action

Battlestaff Edit

  • Water battlestaves - 245k/h
  • Earth battlestaves - 275k/h
  • Fire battlestaves - 260k/h
  • Air battlestaves - 336k/h
  • 2450 battlestaves per hour
  • 2 tick action

D'Hide Bodies Edit

  • Green bodies - 306k/h
  • Blue bodies - 346k/h
  • Red bodies - 396k/h
  • Black bodies - 425k/h
  • 1650 bodies/4950 leathers per hour
  • 3 tick action

Glass-blowing Edit

  • Unpowered orbs - 90k/h
  • Lantern Lenses - 90k/h
  • Vials - 54k/h
  • Light Orbs - 113k/h

Alternate MethodsEdit

Rings Edit

If you wish to train Crafting, Smithing and Magic together, one way is to buy uncut gems such as sapphires, emerald, or rubies, and gold ore. Then, you can smelt the gold ore into gold bars with the goldsmith gauntlet while using a furnace or the Superheat Item spell. Afterward, you can cut your gems and make sapphire and emerald rings, and ruby amulets or rings. Finally, you can enchant each of these into a ring of recoil, ring of dueling, ring of forging, or an amulet of strength. Many players buy these rings, and at times this method of training can even be profitable.

Gold amulets (unstrung)Edit

From levels 8 and onward you will be able to make Gold amulet (unstrung). Making these requires an Amulet mould, Gold bars and a furnace, and grants 30 experience per amulet made. It is recommended to do this in either Port Phasmatys (after the Ghosts Ahoy quest) or Edgeville due to the proximity of their furnaces to their banks. An alternative method is using the furnace in Falador as it has no requirements to use. For slightly more profit, one can risk going into the high-level Wilderness to alch the amulets at the Fountain of Rune which gives unlimited runes while near it, however, you won't gain any Magic experience from doing this.

Material Cost Each End Product Price Each Profit/Loss Each
67 148 81

This method grants around 27,000 to 32,000 experience per hour.

Games necklacesEdit

From levels 22 Crafting, and 7 Magic, you will be able to make games necklaces. Making these requires a Necklace mould, Gold bars, and sapphires at a furnace. They grant 55 experience per necklace made. It is recommended to do this in either Port Phasmatys (after the Ghosts Ahoy quest), or Edgeville, due to the proximity of their furnaces to their banks. An alternative method is using the furnace in Falador as it has no requirements to use. After making the sapphire necklaces at a furnace, you will have to enchant them. It costs one Cosmic Rune and one Water Rune to enchant a sapphire necklace into a games necklace. Doing this grants little magic experience, but makes creating these necklaces very profitable, anywhere from 300 to 400 coins per necklace. The chart below uses the cost of the bar, sapphire, and runes needed in the materials cost; your actual cost may be lower based on what you already have.

Material Cost Each End Product Price Each Profit/Loss Each
1,265 1,763 498

This method grants around 55,000 experience per hour.

Ruby and Diamond braceletsEdit

At level 42 for Ruby, 58 for diamond, you could make bracelets. Ruby and Diamond bracelets are a great choice for players with a low budget. Ruby and Diamond bracelets either gain a small profit or a bearable, minor loss.

Ruby bracelet profit/loss

Material Cost Each End Product Price Each Profit/Loss Each
1,254 1,234 -20

Diamond bracelet profit/loss

Material Cost Each End Product Price Each Profit/Loss Each
2,307 2,095 -212


NOTE: DOUBLE CHECK PRICES BEFORE ATTEMPTING. GE prices don't always reflect the price an item will sell for.

At level 54, you can start crafting water battlestaves. Granting 100 Crafting experience per staff. To create it, you will need a normal battlestaff and an unpowered orb. You will need to charge the orb yourself to make profit. A water orb is charged by using an unpowered orb on the water obelisk with the Charge Water Orb spell. The process for all 4 elemental battlestaves is the same, you just need to change the respective spell and obelisk. Once you have a charged orb, use it with a battlestaff.

Battlestaff Requirements Experience Crafting Levels Magic level Amount required
Water battlestaff Battlestaff, Water orb 100 54-58 56 736
Earth battlestaff Battlestaff, Earth orb 112.5 58-62 60 972
Fire battlestaff Battlestaff, Fire orb 125 62-66 63 1,300
Air battlestaff Battlestaff, Air orb 137.5 66-99 66 91,187

Crafting via this method can be very profitable if the player decides to charge the orbs manually. It may also be slightly profitable buying the charged orbs, but the profit is minimal, if any.

Unpowered OrbsEdit

At level 46 Crafting, you can blow unpowered orbs. Each orb gives 52.5 experience. While glassblowing is slower than cutting gems, you will not spend as much money blowing orbs. Sapphires, which give 50 experience when cut, cost significantly more than several molten glasses. Despite the loss glassblowing makes, molten glass is fairly cheap for non-ironman players. Ironman players will need to get soda ash and buckets of sand to create molten glass at a furnace though.

It should only be used if the player is concerned with how much money they are willing to spend to train Crafting.

Quests for Crafting Experience Edit

Potter's wheel and Potter's kiln locations Edit

Barbarian Village: medium distance to closest bank (Edgeville bank). No clay rocks or water source nearby (as clay rocks and water well were added after 2007 in RS2).

Crafting Guild: bank in the guild if Falador hard diary is completed, clay rocks and water source nearby.

West Ardougne: small building north of Ardougne Castle. Close to a bank (level 33 Agility log shortcut to cross the river and reach northwest Ardougne bank). Near a water source. Far from clay rocks.

Rellekka (Usable after completing the quest The Fremennik Trials): A bank is a long walk away (unless you bank in Jatizso or Neitiznot via boat), but the oven is located near clay mines and a water source. Can also use Peer the Seer as depositor.

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