Inventor's workbench

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Inventor's workbenches are pieces of interactive scenery found in a selection of locations across Gielinor as part of the Invention skill. They have two options: Discover and Manufacture. Discover allows players to create blueprints for new devices or research certain components or concepts. Manufacture allows players to use their stored components to create new devices and equipment.

Attempting to use the Inventor's workbench in the Invention Guild for the first time will direct players to talk to Doc, if they haven't already.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Inventor's workbenches can be found in 7 locations throughout the game, though the Invention Guild location is by far the most commonly used. The bench in Seers' Village is the closest to a lodestone. The bench in Keldagrim is the closest to a consistent teleport (excluding a max guild skill portal), being very close to the Keldagrim teleport of Luck of the dwarves. Varrock Teleport brings the player a short distance east of one without the investment in the aforementioned ring. The bench in Seer's Village can be reached for no cost through the Lodestone Network, but is slower.

Inventor's Workbench Locations
Location Map
Ardougne
In the house with the furnace, west of the church.
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Dorgesh-Kaan
On the ground1st floor[UK] in the north-western part of the city, in Oldak's laboratory.
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Invention Guild
North-east of Falador's northern gate.
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Keldagrim
On the ground1st floor[UK] in the western part of the palace.
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Seers' Village
In the building that holds the entrance to the elemental workshop.
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Varrock
In the building with the anvils, south of the western bank.
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Yanille
In the hut with the anvils next to the bank
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Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 8 January 2018 (Update):
    • Mouseover text now updates for interactable locations which connect or change state, such as the Invention workbench and picked fruit trees.
  • patch 22 February 2016 (Update):
    • Moved the Invention workbench in Dorgesh-Kaan so that it is in Oldak's laboratory instead of the smithing area in the south of the city.