Make Leather

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Make Leather is a lunar spell unlocked by training at the Livid Farm. It costs 250,000 produce points to unlock (roughly 11 hours of Livid Farm). When used it tans 5 hides of any kind. This a great way to make money while training magic, although the time and effort required to unlock the spell may seem unappealing to some. Using Make Leather, a player can easily gain over 75,000 Magic experience, and make significant profit depending on the cost of the hides that they are tanning, as it is possible to cast the spell 850 – 900 times per hour. However, other methods that require a similar magic level are faster experience (such as String Jewellery).

The Make Leather spell cannot be used to turn yak-hides into cured yak-hides.

With the use of the spell Borrowed Power or Spellbook Swap (for High Level Alchemy) one can stay at the dragons for as long as desired and train the Crafting skill.

Cost[edit | edit source]

InputCost
2Body rune.png2Fire rune.png2Astral rune.png1,206
Combo runes
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.png2Lava rune.png2,536
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.png2Smoke rune.png2,490
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.png2Steam rune.png2,570
Staves
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.pngStaff of fire.png1,030
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.pngSteam battlestaff.png1,030
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.pngElemental battlestaff.png1,030
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.pngMystical staff (75).png1,030
2Body rune.png2Astral rune.pngLava battlestaff.png1,030

Cost analysis[edit | edit source]

Hide Cost [1] Leather Cost Make Leather profit [2] Normal tanning profit [2]
Cowhide.png Cowhide 487 Leather.png Leather 594 -495 535
Cowhide.png Cowhide 487 Hard leather.png Hard leather 596 -485 530
Snake hide.png Snake hide (Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup) 4,151 Snakeskin.png Snakeskin 3,491 -4,330 -3,375
Snake hide (swamp).png Snake hide (Temple Trekking) 3,382 Snakeskin.png Snakeskin 3,491 -485 445
Green dragonhide.png Green dragonhide 1,816 Green dragon leather.png Green dragon leather 2,039 85 1,015
Blue dragonhide.png Blue dragonhide 2,610 Blue dragon leather.png Blue dragon leather 2,805 -55 875
Red dragonhide.png Red dragonhide 2,904 Red dragon leather.png Red dragon leather 3,163 265 1,195
Black dragonhide.png Black dragonhide 3,728 Black dragon leather.png Black dragon leather 4,017 415 1,345
Royal dragonhide.png Royal dragonhide 4,784 Royal dragon leather.png Royal dragon leather 4,994 20 950
  1. ^ Assumes use of a Staff of fire or better.
  2. ^ a b Per 5 Leather made

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 1 September 2014 (Update):
    • A runic staff charged with the Make Leather spell will now tan any type of leather.
  • patch 11 April 2012 (Update):
    • The text when casting the "Make Leather" Lunar spell has been removed.