Beans

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Beans are currency used in the player-owned farm. They can be exchanged for certain animals, items, and unlocks at the Farmers' Market. 500 are initially obtained during the tutorial at Manor Farm. They can be stored in the currency pouch. However, they can not be withdrawn once added. A maximum of one million beans can be owned at a time.

  • At level 99 Farming, Granny Potterington gives an additional 100 beans.
  • At level 120 Farming, Granny Potterington gives an additional 500 beans (total: 600).
  • At 200 million Farming experience, Granny Potterington gives an additional 1,000 beans (total: 1,600).
  • VIP members for 2018 receive 500 free beans from the VIP area at the Grand Exchange.

To obtain more beans, the player must sell animals to their respective buyers. Depending on the size of animal the buyer is interested in, they will appear and stay for different lengths of time. It is recommended to force the particular buyer you want to appear by placing those animals in pens before the reset happens. Alternatively, speaking to Granny Potterington will allow you to advertise specific animals, forcing their buyers to appear.

The following factors influence how many beans are obtained by selling animals (see selling prices for more details):

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Experience value[edit | edit source]

Beans can be used to buy supreme growth potions to very quickly convert beans to experience. The following tables detail how much experience you can get per bean using various potions.

If using supreme growth potion (woody)[edit | edit source]

These supreme growth potion (woody) potions can near instantly grow a spirit, elder, or regular tree. They cost 4,000 beans.

Level Tree Seed price Check health XP XP/Bean
15 Oak tree 260 467.3 0.12
30 Willow tree 272 1,456.5 0.36
45 Maple tree 1,855 3,403.4 0.85
60 Yew tree 3,255 7,069.9 1.77
75 Magic tree 41,851 13,768.3 3.44
83 Spirit tree Untradeable 19,301.8 4.83
90 Elder tree 29,916 23,241 5.81

If using supreme growth potion (fruity)[edit | edit source]

These supreme growth potion (fruity) potions can near instantly grow a fruit or calquat tree. They cost 2,400 beans.

Level Tree Seed price Check health XP XP/bean
27 Apple tree 395 1,199.5 0.5
33 Banana tree 327 1,750.5 0.73
39 Orange tree 285 2,470.2 1.03
42 Curry tree 314 2,906.9 1.21
51 Pineapple 378 4,605.7 1.92
57 Papaya tree 232 6,146.4 2.56
68 Palm tree 4,931 10,150.1 4.23
72 Calquat tree 227 12,096 5.04
101 Ciku tree 459,244 22,047 9.19
107 Guarana tree 4,714 28,157 11.73
113 Carambola tree 5,533 35,057.7 14.61

If using supreme growth potion (sundry) on mushrooms[edit | edit source]

Using these supreme growth potion (sundry) potions on high level mushrooms can give relatively high experience. They cost 1,000 beans.

Level Mushroom Seed price Check health XP XP/bean
103 Stinkshroom 204 8,076.6 8.08
109 Tombshroom 958 9,032.4 9.03

If using supreme growth potion (leafy) on cacti[edit | edit source]

Using these supreme growth potion (leafy) potions on high level cacti can give relatively high experience. They cost 1,000 beans.

Level Cactus Seed price Check health XP XP/bean
55 Cactus seed 908 374 0.37
76 Prickly pear seed 306 2,250 (plus Defence experience) 2.25
86 Potato cactus 796 2,700 2.7
95 Dragonfruit 779 5,888.7 5.89
116 Golden dragonfruit 33,646 19,401.1 19.4

Lost value[edit | edit source]

Animals sell for the most beans when they are in the adolescent stage. Choosing to wait until they grow to elder stage reduces the beans they award but gives additional experience. The following table details the experience lost per bean received, if sold at the adolescent stage. This does not account for the fact that raising an animal to elder stage takes more time, which means they eat more food overall and take up space in the pen for a longer time.

Animal Adolescent to elder XP Beans lost XP/Bean
Rabbit 200 7 28.57
Chicken 937.5 12 78.13
Chinchompa 12,000 75 160
Sheep 500.2 24 20.84
Spider 7,500 75 100
Zygomite 32,000 255 125.49
Cow 2,000 51 39.22
Yak 26,000 225 115.56
Dragon 75,000 600 125
Frog 3,750 33 113.64
Jadinko 22,500 195 115.38
Varanusaur 41,250 378 109.13
Brutish dinosaur 82,500 621 132.85
Arcane apoterrasaur 78,750 581 135.54
Spicati apoterrasaur 97,500 689 141.51
Oculi apoterrasaur 123,750 905 136.74
Scimitops 90,000 750 120
Asciatops 105,000 756 138.89
Malletops 131,250 983 133.52
Bagrada 93,750 665 140.98
Corbicula 112,500 821 137.03
Pavosaurus 142,500 1080 131.94

Monetary value[edit | edit source]

In addition to buying supreme growth potions for experience, players can also convert beans to coins. The following tables detail how much money one can get per bean by buying animals directly from the Farmers' Market or by using various potions.

If buying animals from the Farmers' Market[edit | edit source]

Chickens, sheep and cows can be purchased from Granny Potterington on the Manor Farm, while frogs and salamanders can be purchased from Prehistoric Potterington on the Ranch Out of Time.

Animal Cost in beans GE price Value per bean
Chicken egg 25 7,358 294.32
Sheep (ewe)[fm 1] 30 7,562 252.07
Sheep (ram)[fm 1] 30 7,599 253.3
Cow (cow)[fm 2] 100 14,032 140.32
Cow (bull)[fm 2] 100 6,532 65.32
Green frog 100 13,724 137.24
Green salamander 100 12,636 126.36
  1. ^ a b You need level 35 Farming and a medium pen deed on the Manor Farm to buy ewes and rams.
  2. ^ a b You need level 49 Farming and a large pen deed on the Manor Farm to buy cows and bulls.

If using supreme growth potion (sundry) on mushrooms[edit | edit source]

These supreme growth potion (sundry) potions can be used on various produce, but mushrooms are very efficient.

Morchella mushrooms[edit | edit source]

Morchella mushrooms are used to make prayer renewal potions and to feed zygomites. This requires level 74 Farming.

Boosts Value per bean
N/A Base 82.07
Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 1 Uncapped Potential (tier 1) 87.83
Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2 Uncapped Potential (tier 2) 90.3
Elite Morytania achievements completed Elite Morytania achievements completed 164.4
elite Morytania achievements completedPlayer-owned farm zygomite perk tier 1 Elite Morytania achievements completed
Uncapped Potential (tier 1)
175.92
elite Morytania achievements completed
Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2
Elite Morytania achievements completed
Uncapped Potential (tier 2)
180.86
N/A With above and gloomshroom zygomites chance 214.27
N/A With above and harmony moss via perfect plus potion 220.24
N/A With above and Tirannwn quiver 3 or 4 220.83

This gives a base Farming experience of 859.3 per spore. This is unaffected by achievement set or zygomite perks but affected by various experience boosting sets such as the farmer's outfit and master farmer outfit.

Stinkshrooms[edit | edit source]

Stinkflies are used to feed frogs. 47 are obtained on average per stinkshroom spore. This requires level 103 Farming.

Boosts Value per bean
N/A Base 31.15
Legendary greenfingers aura Legendary greenfingers aura 35.85
Elite Morytania achievements completed Elite Morytania achievements completed 62.5
Ranch out of time frog perk tier 1 Flycatcher 62.5
Elite Morytania achievements completed Legendary greenfingers aura Elite Morytania achievements completed
Legendary greenfingers aura
67.2
Ranch out of time frog perk tier 1 Legendary greenfingers aura Flycatcher
Legendary greenfingers aura
67.2
Elite Morytania achievements completed
Ranch out of time frog perk tier 1 Legendary greenfingers aura
Elite Morytania achievements completed
Flycatcher
Legendary greenfingers aura
129.9
N/A With above and gloomshroom zygomites chance 163.3
N/A With above and harmony moss via perfect plus potion 169.27
N/A With above and Tirannwn quiver 3 or 4 169.87

This gives a base Farming experience of 8,076.6 per spore. This is unaffected by the greenfingers aura and the flycatcher perk, but is affected by various experience boosting sets, such as the farmer's outfit and master farmer outfit.

Tombshrooms[edit | edit source]

Tombshrooms are used to feed zygomites on the player-owned farm. This requires level 109 Farming.

Boosts Value per bean
N/A Base 40.42
Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 1 Uncapped Potential (tier 1) 43.32
Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2 Uncapped Potential (tier 2) 44.56
Elite Morytania achievements completed Elite Morytania achievements completed 81.8
elite Morytania achievements completedPlayer-owned farm zygomite perk tier 1 Elite Morytania achievements completed
Uncapped Potential (tier 1)
87.59
elite Morytania achievements completed
Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2Player-owned farm zygomite perk tier 2
Elite Morytania achievements completed
Uncapped Potential (tier 2)
90.07
N/A With above and gloomshroom zygomites chance 94.09
N/A With above and harmony moss via perfect plus potion 94.9
N/A With above and Tirannwn quiver 3 or 4 94.98

This gives a base Farming experience of 9,682.4 per spore. This is unaffected by achievement set or zygomite perks but affected by various experience boosting sets such as the farmer's outfit and master farmer outfit.

If using supreme growth potion (fruity)[edit | edit source]

When using supreme growth potion (fruity) and planting a fruit tree sapling, 6 pieces of fruit are received upon harvesting from the tree.

Base rates[edit | edit source]

Level Fruit tree Coins/Bean
27 Apple tree 1.1
33 Banana tree 0.79
39 Orange tree 2.75
42 Curry tree 14.41
51 Pineapple plant 1.19
57 Papaya tree 18.3
68 Palm tree 21.33
72 Calquat tree 0.86
101 Ciku tree −183.56
107 Guarana tree 5.97
113 Carambola tree 9.24

Giant ent[edit | edit source]

Giant ents give, on average, 50% more fruit. This results in 9 pieces of fruit on average.

Level Fruit tree Coins/Bean
27 Apple tree 1.73
33 Banana tree 1.26
39 Orange tree 4.19
42 Curry tree 21.68
51 Pineapple plant 1.87
57 Papaya tree 27.49
68 Palm tree 33.02
72 Calquat tree 1.33
101 Ciku tree −179.66
107 Guarana tree 9.93
113 Carambola tree 15.02

If using supreme growth potion (leafy) to grow herbs[edit | edit source]

When using supreme growth potion (leafy) and having planted a seed in a herb patch the following values can be expected.

Base rates[edit | edit source]

This assumes level 99 Farming and no boosts are used.

Level Herb Coins/Bean
9 Guam 1.12
14 Marrentill 23.37
19 Tarromin 0.35
26 Harralander 5.74
32 Ranarr 18.28
36 Spirit weed 65.13
38 Toadflax 34.16
44 Irit 4.09
46 Wergali 40.63
50 Avantoe 6.46
56 Kwuarm 15.58
57 Bloodweed 9.69
62 Snapdragon 6.62
67 Cadantine 17.15
73 Lantadyme 53.73
77 Arbuck 37.6
79 Dwarf weed 53.47
85 Torstol 40.94
91 Fellstalk 57.72

Rates with all buffs[edit | edit source]

These buffs are the legendary greenfingers aura, the master farmer outfit, magic secateurs, level 99 Farming, under the effect of a juju farming potion, and ultracompost.

Level Herb Coins/Bean
9 Guam −27.59
14 Marrentill 45.33
19 Tarromin −30.55
26 Harralander −12.15
32 Ranarr 30.73
36 Spirit weed 183.14
38 Toadflax 81.67
44 Irit −16.96
46 Wergali 103.97
50 Avantoe −9.36
56 Kwuarm 19.98
57 Bloodweed 287.05
62 Snapdragon −7.49
67 Cadantine 25.13
73 Lantadyme 145.47
77 Arbuck 194.42
79 Dwarf weed 150.4
85 Torstol 105.08
91 Fellstalk 164.82

For more accurate numbers of harvest, see Calculator:Farming/Herbs.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • patch 14 June 2021 (Update):
    • Players can no longer receive unlimited Beans during the Manor Farm tutorial.
  • ninja 18 January 2021 (Update):
    • Quick-selling animals to buyers will now trigger an info-box stating the total amount of Beans gained
  • patch 9 December 2019 (Update):
    • Players may once again give their animals to Baby Shakes so that they may be devoured in exchange for beans.
    • Tweaked the bean sale values across the board for all the new Ranch out of Time animals.
  • patch 5 August 2019 (Update):
    • Updated the message that appears when attempting to sell an animal while already having the maximum number of beans.