Fertile Soil

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This article is about the Lunar spell. For the patch on Anachronia, see Fertile soil (patch).

Fertile Soil treats the targeted Farming patch with supercompost and 18 farming experience is granted. Supercompost is not needed and the spell can be cast even after the farming patch has something growing in it. However, once the plants have fully grown, the spell can no longer be cast, and players will instead receive the message, "Composting it isn't going to make it get any bigger." As with all Lunar Spells, the quest Lunar Diplomacy must be completed to cast this spell. It is strongly suggested to use an earth staff when casting the spell. If you use the spell on anything but a farming patch, your character will say "Um...I don't want to fertilise that!"

This spell cannot be cast on the jade vine patch. Horacio will say "Oi! Don't you be fiddling with Magic in my garden! I'm an organic gardener, me!" The spell also cannot be cast on the Crystal tree patch in Prifddinas. Attempting to cast the spell on the patch yields a text message saying "Um, I don't want to fertilise that."

Attempting to cast this on a compost bin will yield the following message "No, that would be silly."

Casting Fertile Soil on a farming patch near Seers' Village is one of the Seers' Village Elite Tasks.

Cost[edit | edit source]

InputCost
15Earth rune.png2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.png3,495
Combo runes
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.png15Dust rune.png32,010
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.png15Mud rune.png16,530
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.png15Lava rune.png14,145
Staves
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.pngMud battlestaff.png3,135
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.pngStaff of earth.png3,135
15Earth rune.png1.8Nature rune.png3Astral rune.pngNature staff.png3,387.6
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.pngElemental battlestaff.png3,135
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.pngMystical staff (75).png3,135
2Nature rune.png3Astral rune.pngLava battlestaff.png3,135

This spell is more expensive than a bucket of supercompost by 1439 coins, assuming the caster is wielding an earth, lava, or mud staff.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 24 January 2022 (Update):
    • The Fertile Soil spell can now be used to supercompost flower bushes in Het's Oasis.
  • ninja 21 September 2020 (Update):
    • Players can now cast the Fertile Soil spell through the remote farm interface, which will consume the appropriate runes and award XP.