Earth rune

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This article is about the rune. For other uses, see Earth rune (disambiguation).
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The earth rune is one of the four basic elemental runes. Earth runes can be used for spells such as the Earth spells in the standard spellbook, and Shadow spells in the Ancient Magicks spellbook. Earth runes can be substituted by a staff of earth, earth battlestaff, lava battlestaff, mud battlestaff, dust rune, mud rune, or lava rune.

These may be crafted at level 9 using an Earth talisman at the Earth Altar north-east of Varrock, conveniently close to its east bank or even from the Rune Essence mine at Aubury's rune shop, south of said bank. Crafting earth runes yields 6.5 experience per essence, or a total of 182 experience per inventory. An explorer's ring may be used to craft extra runes, with an additional 6.5 experience granted per rune. Players can obtain earth runecrafting gloves from the Fist of Guthix minigame for 75 tokens. When these gloves are worn, the player gains more experience as they craft earth runes. They are also sold at Aubury's Rune Shop in Varrock and Betty's Magic Emporium in Port Sarim, as well as many other places in the members areas.

They are also a common drop from many monsters, with larger numbers from the dark wizards at the stone circle south of Varrock. Mountain trolls drop these runes frequently as well, and in high quantities, often yielding 45 runes at a time.

They can sometimes be found inside barrels.

Crafting multiple earth runes[edit | edit source]

For more information about Runecrafting multiples, see crafting multiple runes.
Multiplier Runecrafting level GE Price
1x 9 16
2x 26 32
3x 52 48
4x 78 64
5x 104* 80

Spells[edit | edit source]

Free-to-play spells[edit | edit source]

All players can cast these spells.

Members spells[edit | edit source]

Only members can cast these spells:

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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SellerLocationCostCurrencyBase stockMembers?
Ali's Discount WaresAl Kharid17Coins 5.png Coins300P2P icon.png
Aubury's Rune ShopVarrock17Coins 5.png Coins300F2P icon.png
Aubury's Rune Shop (New Varrock)New VarrockFree sample-15P2P icon.png
Baba Yaga's Magic ShopLunar Isle17Coins 5.png Coins1,000P2P icon.png
Battle RunesWilderness17Coins 5.png Coins100P2P icon.png
Betty's Magic EmporiumPort Sarim17Coins 5.png Coins300F2P icon.png
Carwen Essencebinder Magical Runes ShopBurthorpe17Coins 5.png Coins300F2P icon.png
Lundail's Arena-side Rune ShopMage arena bank17Coins 5.png Coins1,000F2P icon.png
Magic Guild Store - Runes and StavesWizards' Guild17Coins 5.png Coins1,000P2P icon.png
Tutab's Magical MarketApe Atoll17Coins 5.png Coins1,000P2P icon.png
TzHaar-Mej-Roh's Rune StoreTzHaar City26Tokkul 25.png Tokkul1,000P2P icon.png
Void Knight Magic StoreVoid Knights' Outpost17Coins 5.png Coins1,000P2P icon.png

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceCombat levelQuantityRarityMembers
Afflicted60; 61; 63; 6443/128P2P icon.png
Al Kharid warrior1843/128F2P icon.png
Arrg7725–60UncommonP2P icon.png
Barbarian 28; 302–52/128F2P icon.png
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A1–12CommonN/A
Big frog3612UncommonP2P icon.png
Black Knight30; 33103/128F2P icon.png
Brine rat4910–36CommonP2P icon.png
Casket (CS Week)N/A300UnknownF2P icon.png
Casket (CS Week)N/A150UnknownF2P icon.png
Cave bug8; 121–1472/128P2P icon.png
Cave bug8; 121–161/128P2P icon.png
Cave crawler53; 74; 7892/128P2P icon.png
Cave goblin14UncommonP2P icon.png
Cave slime2653/128P2P icon.png
Chaos druid329CommonP2P icon.png
Chaos druid warrior659CommonP2P icon.png
Cockroach worker301–227/128F2P icon.png
Colonel Radick234UncommonP2P icon.png
ColumbariumN/A62–122CommonN/A
Corpse Spider42CommonF2P icon.png
Corpse archer186UnknownF2P icon.png
Corpse mage2185/128F2P icon.png
Crawling corpse torso94UncommonF2P icon.png
Crystal chestN/A200CommonN/A
Cuffs124UnknownF2P icon.png
Dagon'hai Monk7710–36CommonP2P icon.png
Dark warrior1612/128F2P icon.png
Dark wizard22; 30; 33; 35; 3710–362/128F2P icon.png
Dorgesh-Kaan Average ChestN/A19UnknownN/A
Dragith Nurn268UnknownF2P icon.png
Drunken man54UncommonF2P icon.png
Dung kalphiteN/A5CommonN/A
Earth elemental4415CommonP2P icon.png
Earth elemental4420UncommonP2P icon.png
Earth implingN/A32CommonN/A
Earth impling jarN/A32CommonP2P icon.png
Earth warrior7812–60CommonP2P icon.png
Earth warrior (elite)8812–60CommonP2P icon.png
Earth wizard225–10CommonF2P icon.png
Elite Khazard guard77; 844–10CommonP2P icon.png
Exiled kalphite soldier8430–81UncommonP2P icon.png
Experiment No.2643–19UncommonP2P icon.png
Feral vampyre61410/128P2P icon.png
Giant ant soldier7010UncommonP2P icon.png
Giant ant worker491–9CommonP2P icon.png
Giant rock crab951–40CommonP2P icon.png
Giant spider2; 33; 3943/128F2P icon.png
Gnome (monster)42; 43; 441CommonP2P icon.png
Gnome child11CommonP2P icon.png
Gnome woman421CommonP2P icon.png
Goblin 1; 2; 4; 5; 6; 7; 11; 8443/128P2P icon.pngF2P icon.png

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The most earth runes required for a spell are 30, for the Charge Earth Orb spell.
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