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Standard spells (also called the standard spellbook) are a group of Magic spells available to all players. It is unlocked by default upon character creation, and can be used at level 1 Magic.

OverviewEdit

Standard spells

All spells in the standard spellbook.

The spells in the standard spellbook can be divided into a number of distinct classifications.

Combat spellsEdit

Spells such as Water Strike and Fire Blast are simple: They deal damage to one target, with the amount of damage varying according to the spell's maximum hit and other modifiers. The accuracy of these spells is determined by a number of factors, none of which are the spell itself; all other things being equal.

There are four main elements for combat spells in the standard spellbook: wind (air), water, earth, and fire. Additionally, there are four increasingly strong groups of spells: Strike spells, Bolt spells, Blast spells and Wave spells. Among these groups, wind spells are always the weakest, and fire spells are always the strongest. The elements themselves do not seem to affect much except in a few circumstances; for example, metal dragons such as iron dragons are said to be weaker to fire spells than the other elements. Each of these spells makes use of at least one catalyst rune (such as mind runes or death runes), a number of air runes, and a number of water runes, earth runes or fire runes depending on the spell.

In addition to the elemental spells, there are a number of unique combat spells with different properties. Iban Blast requires that Iban's staff be equipped to use it, and casts of Iban Blast drain charges on the staff until it must eventually be recharged; however, it hits extremely hard for the level required to use it. Magic Dart uses no elemental runes, instead using only death runes and mind runes, and has a maximum hit determined by the caster's Magic level. Each of the god spells has a secondary effect upon a successful hit.

Compared to melee and Ranged, some lower-levelled offensive spells have exceptionally high maximum hits for the levels required to cast them. For example, Fire Strike can hit up to 8 damage at a mere level 13 Magic, which is not possible (assuming reasonably consistent skill levels) with either melee or Ranged.

CursesEdit

Curses are offensive spells that temporarily lower the target's stats. As Magic is meant to be strong against melee users, the various curse spells lower Attack, Strength and Defence by either 5% or 10%. Additionally, Teleport Block may be classified as a curse, although it prevents teleportation rather than lowering a stat. Free players have access to the first three curses (Confuse, Weaken and Curse). All curse spells aside from Teleport Block make use of either body runes or soul runes, as well as earth runes and water runes.

Curse spells do not stack with themselves or similar curses; for example, it is not possible to frequently cast Stun on a target to drain its Attack further than 10%, nor is it possible to cast Confuse afterward for an additional 5% drain.

Binding spellsEdit

Spells that prevent the target from moving are binding spells. The ability to deal damage from a distance is one of a mage's greatest advantages in combat, and binding spells ensure that melee users are unable to get too close. Free players may use Bind, which holds the target for 5 seconds, but members can use the Snare and Entangle spells, which hold the target for 10 and 15 seconds, respectively. Binding spells use nature runes.

After a binding spell wears off, its target is immune to successive binding spells for five seconds.

TeleportsEdit

The standard spellbook contains a number of teleport spells, which instantly transport the caster to a certain destination. These spells are popular as they offer a considerably faster method of transportation than walking everywhere, and several of them, such as Varrock Teleport, lead to popular areas of the map. Free players may access all teleport spells up to and including Falador Teleport. All teleport spells use law runes in addition to other runes.

The standard spellbook is also the only spellbook to feature teleother spells. When cast on another player, these spells will teleport that player to a certain destination. However, the targeted player must have Accept Aid on, and will be asked whether they wish to accept the teleportation. All teleother spells use soul runes in addition to law runes.

Enchantment spellsEdit

Enchantment spells imbue certain items with magical properties, giving them new abilities. Any piece of jewellery crafted with a gem may be enchanted by the proper Enchant Jewellery spell, and crossbow bolts with tips made from gems may be enchanted by the proper Enchant Crossbow Bolt spell. Enchanted jewellery items have a wide variety of effects, such as teleportation, increased equipment bonuses, and assistance in skills such as Smithing and Runecrafting. Enchanted crossbow bolts gain secondary effects in combat. Additionally, the Charge Orb spells may be used to imbue unpowered orbs with elemental magic, after which they may be used to make elemental staves. All enchantment spells make use of cosmic runes.

Alchemy spellsEdit

Alchemy spells convert items into other items. There are only three alchemy spells in the game. Low Level Alchemy and High Level Alchemy convert items into certain amounts of coins, and Superheat Item may be used to forge ore into bars without a furnace. These three spells all use nature runes and fire runes.

Spell SummaryEdit

Icon Spell Magic Level Runes Required Experience Maximum hit Notes
Home Teleport icon Home Teleport 0 None 0 N/A Teleports the player to Lumbridge. It can only used once every 30 minutes and can be interrupted by combat.
Wind Strike icon Wind Strike 1 1Mind rune1Air rune 5.5+ 2
Confuse icon Confuse 3 1Body rune2Earth rune3Water rune 13 N/A Lowers the target's Attack by 5%.
Opal bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Opal) 4 1Cosmic rune2Air rune 9 N/A Enchants opal bolts into opal bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Water Strike icon Water Strike 5 1Mind rune1Water rune1Air rune 7.5+ 4
Lvl-1 Enchant icon Lvl-1 Enchant 7 1Cosmic rune1Water rune 17.5 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with sapphires.
Sapphire bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Sapphire) 7 1Cosmic rune1Water rune 17 N/A Enchants sapphire bolts into sapphire bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Earth Strike icon Earth Strike 9 1Mind rune2Earth rune1Air rune 9.5+ 6
Weaken icon Weaken 11 1Body rune2Earth rune3Water rune 21 N/A Lowers the target's Strength by 5%.
Fire Strike icon Fire Strike 13 1Mind rune3Fire rune2Air rune 11.5+ 8
Jade bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Jade) 14 1Cosmic rune2Earth rune 19 N/A Enchants jade bolts into jade bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Bones to bananas icon Bones to Bananas 15 1Nature rune2Earth rune2Water rune 25 N/A Converts all normal bones in the inventory into bananas.
Wind Bolt icon Wind Bolt 17 1Chaos rune2Air rune 13.5+ 9 Maximum hit is increased to 12 with chaos gauntlets.
Curse icon Curse 19 1Body rune3Earth rune2Water rune 29 N/A Lowers the target's Defence by 5%.
Bind icon Bind 20 2Nature rune3Earth rune3Water rune 30 N/A Prevents the target from moving for 5 seconds.
Low level alchemy icon Low Level Alchemy 21 1Nature rune3Fire rune 31 N/A Converts an item into an amount of coins equivalent to the price that a general store will pay for it at zero stock.
Water Bolt icon Water Bolt 23 1Chaos rune2Water rune2Air rune 16.5+ 10 Maximum hit is increased to 13 with chaos gauntlets.
Pearl bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Pearl) 24 1Cosmic rune2Water rune 29 N/A Enchants pearl bolts into pearl bolts (e).
Varrock Teleport icon Varrock Teleport 25 1Law rune1Fire rune3Air rune 35 N/A Teleports the caster to the market square in Varrock.
Lvl-2 Enchant icon Lvl-2 Enchant 27 1Cosmic rune3Air rune 37 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with emeralds.
Emerald bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Emerald) 27 1Nature rune1Cosmic rune3Air rune 37 N/A Enchants emerald bolts into emerald bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Earth Bolt icon Earth Bolt 29 1Chaos rune1Earth rune3Air rune 19.5+ 11 Maximum hit is increased to 14 with chaos gauntlets.
Red topaz bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Red Topaz) 29 1Cosmic rune2Fire rune 33 N/A Enchants red topaz bolts into red topaz bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Lumbridge Teleport icon Lumbridge Teleport 31 1Law rune1Earth rune3Air rune 41 N/A Teleports the caster to the courtyard of Lumbridge Castle.
Telekinetic Grab icon Telekinetic Grab 33 1Law rune1Air rune 43 N/A Remotely takes an item laying on the ground or on a table. Can be cast through barriers such as fences and jail cell bars, but not through solid objects like doors or walls.
Fire Bolt icon Fire Bolt 35 1Chaos rune4Fire rune3Air rune 22.5+ 12 Maximum hit is increased to 15 with chaos gauntlets.
Falador Teleport icon Falador Teleport 37 1Law rune1Water rune3Air rune 47 N/A Teleports the caster to the centre of Falador.
Crumble Undead icon Crumble Undead 39 1Chaos rune2Earth rune2Air rune 24.5+ 15 May only be cast against undead monsters, such as skeletons, zombies, ghosts and shades.
Teleport to House icon Teleport to House 40 1Law rune1Earth rune1Air rune 30 N/A Teleports the caster to their player-owned house. This spell's destination can either be the exit portal inside the house itself, or outside the entrance portal.
Wind Blast icon Wind Blast 41 1Death rune3Air rune 25.5+ 13
Superheat item icon Superheat Item 43 1Nature rune4Fire rune 53 N/A Smelts ore into bars without need of a furnace. Iron ore's success rate is 100% when used with this spell.
Camelot Teleport icon Camelot Teleport 45 1Law rune5Air rune 55.5 N/A Teleports the caster to the gates of Camelot
Water Blast icon Water Blast 47 1Death rune3Water rune3Air rune 28.5+ 14
Lvl-3 Enchant icon Lvl-3 Enchant 49 1Cosmic rune5Fire rune 59 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with rubies.
Ruby bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Ruby) 49 1Blood rune1Cosmic rune5Fire rune 59 N/A Enchants ruby bolts into ruby bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Iban Blast icon Iban Blast 50 1Death rune5Fire rune 30+ 25 Requires completion of Underground Pass and that Iban's staff be equipped. The staff must be recharged after 120 casts of Iban Blast (60 casts against other players) (2500 if you have an upgraded Iban's Staff)[1]
Snare icon Snare 50 3Nature rune4Earth rune4Water rune 60 3 Prevents the target from moving for 10 seconds.
Magic Dart icon Magic Dart 50 1Death rune4Mind rune 30+ 15+ Requires 55 Slayer and use of either a slayer staff or staff of the dead. Magic Dart's maximum hit is the caster's Magic level plus 10, and it is the only spell that can damage turoth and kurasks.
Ardougne Teleport icon Ardougne Teleport 51 2Law rune2Water rune 61 N/A Requires completion of Plague City. Teleports the caster to the market square in East Ardougne.
Earth Blast icon Earth Blast 53 1Death rune4Earth rune3Air rune 31.5+ 15
High Level Alchemy icon High Level Alchemy 55 1Nature rune5Fire rune 65 N/A Converts an item into the amount of coins that a specialty shop will pay for it at zero stock; the amount is 50% greater than that of Low Level Alchemy.
Charge Water Orb icon Charge Water Orb 56 3Cosmic rune30Water rune1Unpowered orb 56 N/A Turns an unpowered orb into a water orb when cast at the Water Obelisk.
Lvl-4 Enchant icon Lvl-4 Enchant 57 1Cosmic rune10Earth rune 67 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with diamonds.
Diamond bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Diamond) 57 2Law rune1Cosmic rune10Earth rune 67 N/A Enchants diamond bolts into diamond bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Watchtower Teleport icon Watchtower Teleport 58 2Law rune2Earth rune 68 N/A Requires completion of Watchtower Quest. Teleports the caster to the top of the Watchtower outside of Yanille.
Fire Blast icon Fire Blast 59 1Death rune5Fire rune4Air rune 34.5+ 16 This is the strongest combat spell that free players may cast.
Charge Earth Orb icon Charge Earth Orb 60 3Cosmic rune30Earth rune1Unpowered orb 70 N/A Turns an unpowered orb into an earth orb when cast at the Earth Obelisk.
Bones to peaches icon Bones to Peaches 60 2Nature rune2Earth rune4Water rune 65 N/A Must be unlocked at the Mage Training Arena. Converts all bones up to and including big bones in the caster's inventory into peaches.
Saradomin Strike icon Saradomin Strike 60 2Blood rune4Air rune 61+ 20 Must be unlocked at the Mage Arena; additionally, a Saradomin staff is required to cast it. Lowers the target's Prayer by 5 points. Maximum hit increases to 30 with Charge active, which requires a Saradomin cape to be equipped.
Claws of Guthix icon Claws of Guthix 60 2Blood rune1Fire rune4Air rune 61+ 20 Must be unlocked at the Mage Arena; additionally, a Guthix staff or a Void knight mace are required to cast it. Lowers the target's Defence by 5%. Maximum hit increases to 30 with Charge active, which requires a Guthix cape to be equipped.
Flames of Zamorak icon Flames of Zamorak 60 2Blood rune4Fire rune1Air rune 61+ 20 Must be unlocked at the Mage Arena; additionally, a Zamorak staff is required to cast it. Lowers the target's Magic by 5%. Maximum hit increases to 30 with Charge active, which requires a Zamorak cape.
Trollheim Teleport icon Trollheim Teleport 61 2Law rune2Fire rune 68 N/A Requires completion of Eadgar's Ruse. Teleports the caster to the top of Trollheim.
Wind Wave icon Wind Wave 62 1Blood rune5Air rune 36+ 17
Charge Fire Orb icon Charge Fire Orb 63 3Cosmic rune30Fire rune1Unpowered orb 73 N/A Turns an unpowered orb into a fire orb when cast at the Fire Obelisk.
Teleport to Ape Atoll icon Teleport to Ape Atoll 64 2Law rune2Fire rune2Water rune1Banana 74 N/A Requires completion of the Freeing King Awowogei subsection of Recipe for Disaster. Teleports the caster to a safe area in the church on Ape Atoll.
Water Wave icon Water Wave 65 1Blood rune7Water rune5Air rune 37.5+ 18
Charge Air Orb icon Charge Air Orb 66 3Cosmic rune30Air rune1Unpowered orb 76 N/A Turns an unpowered orb into an air orb when cast at the Air Obelisk.
Vulnerability icon Vulnerability 66 1Soul rune5Earth rune5Water rune 76 N/A Lowers the target's Defence by 10%.
Lvl-5 Enchant icon Lvl-5 Enchant 68 1Cosmic rune15Earth rune15Water rune 78 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with dragonstones.
Dragon bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Dragonstone) 68 1Soul rune1Cosmic rune12Earth rune 78 N/A Enchants dragonstone bolt into dragonstone bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Teleport to Kourend icon Teleport to Kourend 69 2Soul rune2Law rune5Fire rune4Water rune 82 N/A Requires reading the book transportation incantations. Teleports the caster to the centre of Great Kourend.
Earth Wave icon Earth Wave 70 1Blood rune7Earth rune5Air rune 40+ 19
Enfeeble icon Enfeeble 73 1Soul rune8Earth rune8Water rune 83 N/A Lowers the target's Strength by 10%.
Teleother Lumbridge icon Teleother Lumbridge 74 1Soul rune1Law rune1Earth rune 84 N/A Teleports another player, who must have Accept Aid on, to the courtyard of Lumbridge Castle.
Fire Wave icon Fire Wave 75 1Blood rune7Fire rune5Air rune 42.5+ 20
Entangle icon Entangle 79 4Nature rune5Earth rune5Water rune 89 5 Prevents the target from moving for 15 seconds.
Stun icon Stun 80 1Soul rune12Earth rune12Water rune 90 N/A Lowers the target's Attack by 10%.
Charge icon Charge 80 3Blood rune3Fire rune3Air rune 180 N/A Increases the maximum hits of Saradomin Strike, Claws of Guthix and Flames of Zamorak to 30 (50% extra damage) for about seven minutes.
Teleother Falador icon Teleother Falador 82 1Soul rune1Law rune1Water rune 92 N/A Teleports another player, who must have Accept Aid on, to the middle of Falador.
Tele Block icon Tele Block 85 1Law rune1Death rune1Chaos rune 80 N/A Can only be cast on another player in the Wilderness. Prevents the target from using any form of teleportation for five minutes (two and a half minutes if the target has Protect from Magic active at the time of the casting).
Teleport to Bounty Target icon Teleport to Bounty Target 85 1Law rune1Death rune1Chaos rune 45 N/A Teleports the player within 12 squares of their assigned target in the Bounty Hunter minigame, provided that they have unlocked the spell via Bounty teleport scroll.
Lvl-6 Enchant icon Lvl-6 Enchant 87 1Cosmic rune20Fire rune20Earth rune 97 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with onyx.
Onyx bolts (e) detail Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Onyx) 87 1Death rune1Cosmic rune20Fire rune 97 N/A Enchants onyx bolts into onyx bolts (e), 10 at a time.
Teleother Camelot icon Teleother Camelot 90 2Soul rune1Law rune 100 N/A Teleports another player, who must have Accept Aid on, to the gates of Camelot.
Lvl-7 Enchant icon Lvl-7 Enchant 93 20Soul rune20Blood rune1Cosmic rune 110 N/A Enchants jewellery items made with zenyte.

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