Bloodwood tree

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"Bloodwood" redirects here. For the herb, see Bloodweed.
For other uses, see Bloodwood tree (disambiguation).

The bloodwood tree is a tree that grows only in places of prominent bloodshed and violence, being some of the rarest trees to be found on Gielinor. The tree provides bloodwood logs, used in making bakriminel bolts. In order to chop the tree, players must have level 85 Woodcutting, and in order to fletch the logs into bolt shafts, players must have level 93 Fletching. These may be boosted, and players can be assisted in making the bolts. The logs and shafts cannot be taken too far from the tree, or they will turn into dust.

If the player attempts to chop a bloodwood tree without any bakriminel bolt tips, a game prompt will appear reminding them that the accumulated logs and/or bolt shafts will crumble without them. The player may then decide whether or not to resume cutting the tree down, or leave and return to get the bolt tips.

Bloodwood trees typically yield a very small number of logs - usually three to five on average. Initially, the player has only access to three trees, all of them located in the Wilderness. The remaining five are not located in the Wilderness, but are also locked behind a quest or some other requirement.

Without any modifiers, bloodwood trees provide very few logs, with non-wilderness having a minimum of one and usually give around 1-5 logs on average. Wilderness trees are slightly stronger, indicated with the message This tree is more robust than most and refuses to be felled just yet.. These trees have a minimum of one log, with an average of 5-7 per tree. The deeper the bloodwood trees are in the Wilderness, the more logs they'll yield.

Having a high-quality hatchet with the Honed and Refined perks, along with the Lumberjack aura and Nature's sentinel outfit can increase the amount of logs gained from the tree.[1] Burning bloodweed incense sticks gives a chance of doubling a bloodwood log, up to 10%. With all of these bonuses, it is possible to gain in excess over 100 logs per tree in the Wilderness.

The Fletching Skillcape can also rarely increase the number of bolts produced.

You can also significantly boost the number of logs you can get by having the Gatherer Skills boost from a Pulse Core active.

Upon being cut down, there is a six hour waiting period before the tree regrows. Bloodwood trees, similar to Farming trees, are instanced for the player to chop. However, they are not world-instanced, so once a tree is felled, the tree on that location for all worlds is cut down.

Locations[edit | edit source]

There are nine bloodwood trees in RuneScape (though only eight are available as Mami Rimba won't let the player use hers, which is located north-west of Edgeville). The location of the trees are marked on the world map and the minimap with a red tree symbol.

The bloodwood tree at Manor Farm is only available after reaching Master Farmer rank in Farming reputation.

Regular tree locations[edit | edit source]

South of the Pirates' Hideout (single-way area)
North-east of the Demonic Ruins (multi-way area)
Next to the Chaos Temple (multi-way area)
In the Manor Farm (requires 225,000 Farming reputation)

Quest-related locations[edit | edit source]

Note: The quest listed must be completed in order to chop down the trees in this area; the player can see the tree otherwise, but it cannot be chopped down.

Ritual Plateau (after Ritual of the Mahjarrat) (Outside Glacor Cave Fairy Ring DKQ)

Loot[edit | edit source]

Main[edit | edit source]

Nests loot table[edit | edit source]

Bird's nests have a chance of falling out of this tree.
At level 24 Hunter, wearing a strung rabbit foot gives a better chance of getting a drop.
At level 80 Woodcutting, wearing a tree-shaking scrimshaw will increase the chance by 300%.
At level 80 Woodcutting, wearing a superior tree-shaking scrimshaw will increase the chance by 400%.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 19 April 2021 (Update):
    • Players are no longer able to get infinite bloodwood logs from a bloodwood tree while using certain boosts. This was an unintentional bug, and the tree should now fall down as expected.
  • patch 18 March 2013 (Update):
    • The Explosive Woodcutting cosmetic override animation now plays correctly when cutting bloodwood trees and the jungle trees leading into the Kharazi jungle.
  • patch 1 August 2012 (Update):
    • Players can once again chop the Blisterwood tree in Darkmeyer if they were unable to due to a server crash.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The bloodwood shares its name with Corymbia opaca, a tree indigenous to Australia, so-named because it appears to bleed red sap.
  • If a player uses the teleport option from Hartwin to get to the Chaos Temple bloodwood tree, the player will be told that the tree is "too robust and refuses to be chopped". This is because the area is not the same as the Wilderness and is instead an instanced version used during Defender of Varrock.
  • Bloodwood trees appear similar to the trees in the Headless Horseman's lair in the film Sleepy Hollow, which have heads between their roots and bleed when they are cut.
  • From the story "The Old Blood", it is revealed that bloodwood trees likely originated on Vampyrium.[2]
  • Minimum yields from the trees in the Wilderness were first announced shortly after release.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Pi's Twitter account. 1 February 2018. (Archived from the original on 11 February 2020.) Mod Pi: "Using aura and using augmented axe with honed5/refined2 will help increase your chances [of getting more logs]. After that you'll need to wait until natures sentinel is available in game."
  2. ^ Jagex. "The Old Blood." RuneScape Lores and Histories.
  3. ^ Mod Emilee. "Game Update FAQ 20/03/12." 20 March 2012. Recent Updates Forums.