|Examine||A beautiful old teak tree|
The teak tree is a dainty tree that can be found in various locations. Level 35 Woodcutting is required to chop down this tree, and it yields 85 experience per teak log cut. Although teak trees are fairly unknown, they have been proven to be more experience per hour than willow trees.
Teaks may also be cut and banked for a small amount of cash. A good tactic for this is to go to the teak tree south-west of Castle Wars. When your inventory is full, use a Ring of dueling to teleport to Castle Wars, bank the teaks, and repeat the process. Approximately 50,000 experience and 40,000 cash (if the teak logs are sold) per hour can be obtained this way.
Teak trees can be found in these locations:
- South-west of Castle Wars (Only 1)
- Scattered around the Kharazi Jungle (Dangerous area)
- South-east Ape Atoll (Poisonous spiders and snakes in the area are always aggressive.)
- North of Etceteria (cannot be cut for logs, though)
- Mos Le'Harmless
- South-east Uzer (Only 1)
- Near Tai Bwo Wannai in Hardwood Grove (requires 100 trading sticks)
The first location introduced to have teak trees and the one that has most of them is Hardwood Grove in Tai Bwo Wannai Village. If using the teak trees near Tai Bwo Wannai after finishing the Jungle Potion quest, players can use Rionasta to send teak logs to their bank for 10 trading sticks each. Thus, a full inventory of 27 logs would cost 270 sticks plus the entrance fee.
Along with Mahogany logs, Teak logs are used mainly for Construction in which they are transformed into teak planks at the Sawmill operator, north-east of Varrock, but they can also be burned at level 35 Firemaking for 105 Firemaking experience points. They can also be made into a crossbow stock at Fletching level 46, giving 27 Fletching experience.
For cutting and dropping teaks, or cutting and burning teaks, there are some spots that can be used, including Ape Atoll, the Kharazi Jungle, and the teak enclosure in Tai Bwo Wannai Village. All these locations have at least 3 teak trees close together. On Ape Atoll, you can woodcut while in the monkey form using a Monkey greegree. There is more space to burn logs in Kharazi Jungle and Ape Atoll than Tai Bwo Wannai, but it is still possible to burn logs in the Tai Bwo Wannai location with some manoeuvring.
Teak trees are considered rare trees for the purpose of the rare trees minimap icon (), so by travelling to any of the above-mentioned areas, you can find the exact location of the trees by going toward this icon.
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