Chronotes

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Chronotes are the currency used in the Archaeology skill. Players can spend chronotes in the Archaeology Guild Shop, when sending researchers on expeditions, and when activating a relic with the mysterious monolith.

Players can trade in the completed artefacts for chronotes at various collectors who will exchange them for chronotes. When a full collection is completed, additional chronotes are awarded, and the log is reset so that players may bring back the same artefact sets for more chronotes.

Players also can trade in extra completed artefacts to the museum donation bin next to the museum guard, who can be found just west of the archaeologist's workbench at the Archaeology Campus, for 40% of chronotes that would be normally received from a collector. However, the donation bin accepts artefacts without limits or restrictions. This is similar to Baby Shakes from the player-owned farm.

Chronotes can be stored in, and withdrawn from, the currency pouch.

Sources[edit | edit source]

Players may obtain chronotes by handing in restored artefacts to collectors. All collectors offer chronotes for each artefact handed in, as well as a set bonus. Velucia offers a slightly larger set bonus for completed collections. Collections can be completed an unlimited number of times and always reward the same amount of chronotes. Completing each collection exactly once awards the player with a total of 554,464 chronotes, which is about half the amount required to buy all items in the Archaeology Guild Shop. The following table lists the collections, the level required to complete them, as well as cost calculations:

Collection Archaeology level to complete Total experience with outfit Total materials cost Chronotes.png: RS3 Inventory image of ChronotesChronotes received Total value of chronotes Profit when selling chronotes GP/XP with outfit GP/XP with outfit and selling chronotes
Collection value Recurring reward Total
Anarchic Abstraction 89 15,524.9 610,700 1,574 1,574 3,148 544,604 -66,096 -39.34 -4.26
Radiant Renaissance 105 77,910 1,258,704 2,730 2,730 5,460 944,580 -314,124 -16.16 -4.03
Imperial Impressionism 118 52,573.2 745,568 2,086 2,086 4,172 721,756 -23,812 -14.18 -0.45
Blingy Fings 69 14,740.8 1,137,607 2,484 2,484 4,968 859,464 -278,143 -77.17 -18.87
Smoky Fings 81 15,554.7 858,033 2,204 2,204 4,408 762,584 -95,449 -55.16 -6.14
Hitty Fings 89 45,097.1 1,443,412 3,424 5,136 8,560 1,480,880 37,468 -32.01 0.83
Showy Fings 92 31,233.8 1,279,510 3,158 3,158 6,316 1,092,668 -186,842 -40.97 -5.98
Red Rum Relics I 94 43,931 1,695,800 2,884 2,884 5,768 997,864 -697,936 -38.6 -15.89
Red Rum Relics II 110 86,213.2 1,816,414 3,468 3,468 6,936 1,199,928 -616,486 -21.07 -7.15
Red Rum Relics III 119 169,599.8 2,138,342 4,540 4,540 9,080 1,570,840 -567,502 -12.61 -3.35
Green Gobbo Goodies I 83 36,605.5 1,548,277 3,252 3,252 6,504 1,125,192 -423,085 -42.3 -11.56
Green Gobbo Goodies II 97 64,306.5 2,129,352 3,758 3,758 7,516 1,300,268 -829,084 -33.11 -12.89
Green Gobbo Goodies III 119 197,513.2 3,701,282 6,044 6,044 12,088 2,091,224 -1,610,058 -18.74 -8.15
Zamorakian I 36 6,754.2 1,018,135 2,594 2,594 5,188 897,524 -120,611 -150.74 -17.86
Zamorakian II 81 42,541.2 2,523,359 5,146 5,146 10,292 1,780,516 -742,843 -59.32 -17.46
Zamorakian III 104 149,460 3,844,314 6,608 6,608 13,216 2,286,368 -1,557,946 -25.72 -10.42
Zamorakian IV 116 192,920 2,875,488 5,434 5,434 10,868 1,880,164 -995,324 -14.91 -5.16
Armadylean I 81 57,628.9 2,813,393 5,688 5,688 11,376 1,968,048 -845,345 -48.82 -14.67
Armadylean II 98 108,237.8 2,866,861 6,068 6,068 12,136 2,099,528 -767,333 -26.49 -7.09
Armadylean III 118 360,400 5,701,726 10,468 10,468 20,936 3,621,928 -2,079,798 -15.82 -5.77
Dragonkin I 99 110,534.4 2,495,738 5,524 5,524 11,048 1,911,304 -584,434 -22.58 -5.29
Dragonkin II 102 86,566.5 1,656,240 3,444 3,444 6,888 1,191,624 -464,616 -19.13 -5.37
Dragonkin III 108 141,686.7 2,891,950 4,652 4,652 9,304 1,609,592 -1,282,358 -20.41 -9.05
Dragonkin IV 120 268,533.4 4,240,076 6,980 6,980 13,960 2,415,080 -1,824,996 -15.79 -6.8
Saradominist I 56 15,210.6 1,834,093 3,998 3,998 7,996 1,383,308 -450,785 -120.58 -29.64
Saradominist II 72 38,583.8 2,675,371 5,202 5,202 10,404 1,799,892 -875,479 -69.34 -22.69
Saradominist III 100 82,444.6 2,217,427 4,548 4,548 9,096 1,573,608 -643,819 -26.9 -7.81
Saradominist IV 117 229,136.8 3,254,164 7,022 7,022 14,044 2,429,612 -824,552 -14.2 -3.6
Zarosian I 25 4,950.520 Pylon batteries 790,716 2,108 2,108 4,216 729,368 -61,348 -174.62 -13.55
Zarosian II 81 60,428.350 Pylon batteries 1,885,922 5,732 5,732 11,464 1,983,272 97,350 -38.51 1.99
Zarosian III 107 223,332100 Pylon batteries 3,622,540 7,442 7,442 14,884 2,574,932 -1,047,608 -21.1 -6.1
Zarosian IV 118 306,012100 Pylon batteries 2,470,924 6,810 6,810 13,620 2,356,260 -114,664 -9.71 -0.45
Museum - Armadylean I 81 57,628.9 2,813,393 5,688 7,110 12,798 2,214,054 -599,339 -48.82 -10.4
Museum - Armadylean II 98 108,237.8 2,866,861 6,068 7,585 13,653 2,361,969 -504,892 -26.49 -4.66
Museum - Armadylean III 118 360,400 5,701,726 10,468 13,085 23,553 4,074,669 -1,627,057 -15.82 -4.51
Museum - Bandosian I 89 85,659.9 3,594,247 6,756 8,445 15,201 2,629,773 -964,474 -41.96 -11.26
Museum - Bandosian II 100 132,323.1 3,461,658 6,446 8,057 14,503 2,509,019 -952,639 -26.16 -7.2
Museum - Bandosian III 119 332,486.4 5,260,226 9,540 11,925 21,465 3,713,445 -1,546,781 -15.82 -4.65
Museum - Dragonkin I 99 110,534.4 2,495,738 5,524 6,905 12,429 2,150,217 -345,521 -22.58 -3.13
Museum - Dragonkin II 102 86,566.5 1,656,240 3,444 4,305 7,749 1,340,577 -315,663 -19.13 -3.65
Museum - Dragonkin III 108 141,686.7 2,891,950 4,652 5,815 10,467 1,810,791 -1,081,159 -20.41 -7.63
Museum - Dragonkin IV 120 268,533.4 4,240,076 6,980 8,725 15,705 2,716,965 -1,523,111 -15.79 -5.67
Museum - Saradominist I 56 15,210.6 1,834,093 3,998 4,997 8,995 1,556,135 -277,958 -120.58 -18.27
Museum - Saradominist II 72 38,583.8 2,675,371 5,202 6,502 11,704 2,024,792 -650,579 -69.34 -16.86
Museum - Saradominist III 100 82,444.6 2,217,427 4,548 5,685 10,233 1,770,309 -447,118 -26.9 -5.42
Museum - Saradominist IV 117 229,136.8 3,254,164 7,022 8,778 15,800 2,733,400 -520,764 -14.2 -2.27
Museum - Zamorakian I 36 6,754.2 1,018,135 2,594 3,242 5,836 1,009,628 -8,507 -150.74 -1.26
Museum - Zamorakian II 81 42,541.2 2,523,359 5,146 6,432 11,578 2,002,994 -520,365 -59.32 -12.23
Museum - Zamorakian III 104 149,460 3,844,314 6,608 8,260 14,868 2,572,164 -1,272,150 -25.72 -8.51
Museum - Zamorakian IV 116 192,920 2,875,488 5,434 6,792 12,226 2,115,098 -760,390 -14.91 -3.94
Museum - Zarosian I 25 4,528.1 790,716 2,108 2,635 4,743 820,539 29,823 -174.62 6.59
Museum - Zarosian II 81 48,971.8 1,885,922 5,732 7,165 12,897 2,231,181 345,259 -38.51 7.05
Museum - Zarosian III 107 171,720 3,622,540 7,442 9,305 16,747 2,897,231 -725,309 -21.1 -4.22
Museum - Zarosian IV 118 254,400 2,470,924 6,810 8,512 15,322 2,650,706 179,782 -9.71 0.71
Wise Am the Music Man 91 36,663 2,014,466 4,024 4,024 8,048 1,392,304 -622,162 -54.95 -16.97
Hat Problem 114 130,347.3 2,763,432 5,420 6,775 12,195 2,109,735 -653,697 -21.2 -5.02
Hat Hoarder 116 118,741.8 2,594,368 4,796 5,995 10,791 1,866,843 -727,525 -21.85 -6.13
Magic Man 118 149,434 3,499,819 6,880 8,600 15,480 2,678,040 -821,779 -23.42 -5.5
Knowledge is Power 119 143,785 2,503,704 5,584 5,584 11,168 1,932,064 -571,640 -17.41 -3.98

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 4 May 2020 (Update):
    • Chronotes can now be added to, and used from, the Currency Pouch.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Chronotes are a portmanteau of "Chronos" (the personification of time in Greek mythology) and "notes" (a British term for money).[1]
  • Chronotes could originally only be stored in the inventory or bank. This was changed on 4 May 2020 to allow them to be added to the Currency Pouch as well.
  • The 1,000 chronotes received as part of the Archaeology tutorial are not tradeable and cannot be added to the currency pouch.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Mod Rowley. Discord comment. Discord. 9 March 2020. "It's a portmanteau. Chronos + notes (as in money)"*