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This article is about the type of plant. For the druid, see Ivy Sophista.
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Ivy, referred to in the skill guide and its members examine text as choking ivy, is a vine which grows upon several walls throughout Gielinor and may be chopped down by members for woodcutting experience. Level 68 Woodcutting is required to chop this vine and chopping grants 332.5 Woodcutting experience. No items are directly obtained through chopping the vine other than bird's nests, clue scrolls and strange rocks. Wearing a strung rabbit foot increases the number of bird's nests received. When an ivy vine is chopped down the remains will be an ivy stump. Ivy's respawn rate is 36 seconds.

With level 68 Woodcutting, a player using a dragon hatchet can gain around 65,000 experience an hour from cutting ivy. A player using a crystal hatchet with level 99 Woodcutting can gain around 81,000 experience an hour. Cutting ivy in the Crwys district of Prifddinas when affected by the Voice of Seren (for Crwys) will result in a 20% boost to woodcutting experience (399 xp instead of 332.5 xp). Crystal geodes, rather than bird's nests, are obtained from cutting Ivy when the Voice of Seren is active.

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • North wall of Varrock Palace, near the 3 yew trees. (4 spots)
  • South-east outer wall of Varrock Palace, next to tree Farming patch. (5 spots)
  • North side of the north wall of Falador, a little south-east from Gamers' Grotto entrance. (7 spots)
  • Eastern end of the south side of the south wall of Falador, a little north of the allotment patch. (7 spots)
  • South-east of Taverley, near the hot air balloon. (5 spots)
  • East wall of East Ardougne church, just west of Handelmort's Mansion. (5 spots)
  • North side of the north wall of Yanille, south-east of Yanille Dungeon. (6 spots)
  • South wall of Castle Wars, south of the Saradomin base. (7 spots)
  • South-west Crwys Clan area inside greenhouse next to Coeden, Prifddinas. (9 spots)
Ivy seen climbing the wall as it respawns.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 9 November 2015 (Update):
    • The missing ivy spots on the Falador city walls have been replaced.
  • patch 13 April 2015 (Update):
    • Some minor clipping issues whilst chopping ivy with skillcapes have been fixed.
  • patch 19 September 2012 (Update):
    • Using the scorching axe cosmetic override with the lumberjack woodcutting animation on ivy has been corrected.
  • patch 7 February 2012 (Update):
    • Grinding a birds nest then chopping ivy now faces you in the correct direction.
  • patch 1 February 2011 (Update):
    • Platebodies no longer stretch when chopping ivy.
  • patch 22 February 2010 (Update):
    • You can no longer wield any weapon while cutting ivy with a dragon hatchet.
  • patch 17 November 2009 (Update):
    • Ivy has been added to the suggested Woodcutting objectives.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

A player cutting ivy with a dragon hatchet.