Gold charm

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A gold charm is the first- and lowest-tier charm of the four major primary charm types used in the Summoning skill. The use of gold charms in the creation of Summoning pouches requires Summoning level 1. The amount of experience gained from creating pouches that use gold charms varies from 4.8 to 93.2 experience each, depending on the pouch being created. Furthermore, gold charms are the only charms available for free players.

Common ways to obtain gold charms are as a drop from various monsters, hunting charm sprites, and thieving Dorgesh-Kaan Rich Chests. A less-used but effective way of obtaining gold charms is to hunt gelatinous abominations, located in the Taverley Slayer Dungeon located between Burthorpe and Taverley. It is possible to receive multiple charms in one drop from higher-level opponents.

Gold charms may also be purchased using Zeal points obtained from the Soul Wars minigame or by visiting Pikkupstix's Summoning Shop in Taverley for one free sample gold charm. Players will receive 275 gold charms upon completion of Wolf Whistle, which may be used to start training the skill.

Additionally, Spirit gems may be used to save these charms when creating pouches.

The Charming Imp may be used to automatically collect these charms.

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General[edit | edit source]

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Familiars[edit | edit source]

Pouches that use gold charms generally require minimal use of spirit shards.

Gold charms are used to create summoning pouches for the following familiars:

Level Familiar Tertiary
Cost
Shards
(Cost)
XP Price Profit GP/XP
1 Spirit wolf pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Spirit wolf pouchSpirit wolf Wolf bones
2,393
7
(175)
4.85 674 -1,894 -390.52
4 Dreadfowl pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dreadfowl pouchDreadfowl Raw chicken
732
8
(200)
9.3 250 -682 -73.33
10 Spirit spider pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Spirit spider pouchSpirit spider Spider carcass
1,554
8
(200)
12.6 441 -1,313 -104.21
13 Thorny snail pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Thorny snail pouchThorny snail Thin snail
997
9
(225)
12.6 639 -583 -46.27
16 Granite crab pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Granite crab pouchGranite crab Iron ore
502
7
(175)
21.6 393 -284 -13.15
17 Spirit mosquito pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Spirit mosquito pouchSpirit mosquito Proboscis
7,808
1
(25)
46.5 622 -7,211 -155.08
40 Bull ant pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bull ant pouchBull ant Marigolds
13,063
11
(275)
52.8 739 -12,599 -238.62
52 Spirit terrorbird pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Spirit terrorbird pouchSpirit terrorbird Raw bird meat
686
12
(300)
68.4 1025 39 0.57
66 Barker toad pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Barker toad pouchBarker toad Swamp toad
1,740
11
(275)
87.0 1179 -836 -9.61
67 War tortoise pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of War tortoise pouchWar tortoise Tortoise shell
41,602
1
(25)
58.6 45916 4,289 73.19
71 Arctic bear pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Arctic bear pouchArctic bear Polar kebbit fur
9,182
14
(350)
93.2 2063 -7,469 -80.14

Spirit wolves and dreadfowl are available to free-to-play.

Monsters that drop gold charms[edit | edit source]

Monsters with a significant gold charm drop rate (greater than 10%) are listed below. It is not meant to be inclusive of all monsters that drop gold charms.

Effective drop rate is the average number of charms received per monster killed.

Monster Combat level No. dropped Drop frequency % Effective drop rate
Aberrant spectre 104 1 11.8% 0.11
Ankou 86, 88, 90 1 23.6% 0.23
Bat 20 1 15.8% 0.15
Black bear 34 1 16.5% 0.16
Black demon 140 1 20.8% 0.2
Blue dragon 74 1 11.1% 0.11
Brine rat 70 1 22.7% 0.22
Bronze dragon 131 1 13.6% 0.13
Capsarii 150 1 11.1% 0.1
Catablepon 49, 64, 68 1 19% 0.18
Corporeal Beast 210 13 22.3% 2.73
Deadly red spider 136 1 25.1% 0.24
Dust devil 93 1 11.9% 0.11
Fire giant 85 1 55.6% 0.55
Gelatinous abomination 2 1 41.1% 0.4
Ghoul 42 1 18.4% 0.18
Giant rock crab 95 3 79.3% 2.37
Giant bat 27 1 19.2% 0.19
Grizzly bear 21, 42 1 10.8% 0.1
Hellhound 92, 95 1 69% 0.68
Hill giant 13, 28 1 14.4% 0.14
Hobgoblin 23, 28, 36, 42, 47 1 16% 0.16
Infernal mage 66 1 32.9% 0.32
Ice giant 51 1 44.8% 0.44
Ice warrior 54 1 42% 0.42
Iron dragon 98 2 12.3% 0.24
Jogre 53, 58, 105 1 36.4% 0.38
Khazard trooper 19 1 10.8% 0.1
Killerwatt 55 1 14.1% 0.13
Legio Quintus 175 6 21.3% 1.32
Legio Secundus 175 6 19.3% 0.96
Mithril dragon 304 4 19.2% 0.76
Moss giant 51 1 35% 0.32
Ogress champion 67 1 79.3% 0.79
Rock crab 102 1 10.1% 0.1
Rorarii 84 1 45.4% 0.45
Scutarii 150 1 19.8% 0.2
Shadow warrior 48 1 10.5% 0.1
Steel dragon 100 3 13.9% 0.36
Suqah 111 1 14.1% 0.13
Thug 16 1 11.5% 0.11
Tormented demon 450 3 20.7% 0.42
Tormented wraith 129 1 12.5% 0.13
Werewolf 63, 89 1 44.3% 0.44
Wolf (level 42) 42 1 32% 0.34
Zamorak warrior 81, 84, 85 1 17.9% 0.17
Zogre 44 1 10.9% 0.1

Note that monsters do not drop gold charms on free-to-play worlds.

Other charm obtaining methods[edit | edit source]

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Gold charms appear in Magestix and Pikkupstix's shop inventories, but they cannot be sold to them, and there is no stock of the item. There is, however, one free sample that can be taken. This could be considered an unlimited source of gold charms, but it would take an extremely long time to even obtain 50.
  • Gold charms were allowed for free players as of 4 March 2013, along with the release of The World Wakes. All other charms remain members only.
  • Troll Chuckers, Troll brutes and cows in Burthorpe are the only monsters that drop Gold charms on free-to-play worlds.
  • There was also a 'glitch' in the Dagannoth Lighthouse where there is a gold charm that is dropped but unobtainable; however, some speculate this is a counter measure to bots as they will click on the unobtainable charm for hours, although this is probably just a mistake.