Crafting lava runes

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Crafting lava runes
RequirementsFire Altar inside.png

90 Runecrafting
93 Summoning
82 Magic

36 Archaeology recommended
Lunar Diplomacy

Lunar spells as active spellbook
Magic Imbue
Repair Rune Pouch recommended, otherwise NPC Contact for pouch repair

Pouch Protector highly recommended for runecrafting pouches to not degrade
ProfitROIExperience gained
127,260 Runecrafting
Inputs (1,900,519)Outputs (8,520,360)
ItemQuantityGE Price
Pure essence.pngPure essence12,1201,345,320
Earth rune.pngEarth rune12,120290,880
Astral rune.pngAstral rune240172,800
Law rune.pngLaw rune[1]2.5557.5
Cosmic rune.pngCosmic rune[2]2.5582.5
Abyssal titan pouch.pngAbyssal titan pouch1.4316,159
Binding necklace.pngBinding necklace815,240
Ring of duelling (8).pngRing of duelling (8)1558,980
ItemQuantityGE Price
Lava rune.pngLava rune12,1208,520,360

The profit rate assumes 120 trips per hour (30 second trips to the Fire Altar with Surge minus some time to renew summoning points at an obelisk or small obelisk). Actual profit rates may be higher or lower depending on speed.

Crafting lava runes may be incredibly profitable. Their price, however, is fairly unstable and profit rates can change quickly and drastically.

Inventory includes:

Start at the Fight Pit bank via the TokKul-Zo and fill your inventory with your pouches and the amount of earth runes you will be using and have the TokKul-Zo in your inventory. Wear your staff, infinity ethereal outfit, binding necklace, and ring of duelling. Make sure to place your astral, cosmic, and law runes into your large rune pouch and wear it to save space for one more pure essence instead of using that one inventory space for astral runes when using Magic Imbue and to repair your rune pouches. Summon your Beast of Burden and withdraw the pure essence to fill the the inventory of your Beast of Burden and save that BoB's preset. Bank presets and keybinds are required and greatly reduce the time needed. Save this preset and then you may start filling your inventory with pure essence.

Since you have 21 inventory slots for pure essence you can fill your small and medium pouch and your Infinity ethereal body all at once with keybinds or shortcut keys. Next you need to open your bank again and load the preset again and fill your medium and large rune pouches (simultaneous with keybind). Repeat two more times to fill your massive pouch and inventory.

Directly afterwards teleport to the Fire Altar via the ring of duelling. If surge is avalible surge north to the altar, if its on cooldown use Powerburst of acceleration (4) to reset its cooldown. Powerbursts have a 2 min cooldown, use Magic Imbue, craft your runes, and teleport back to the Fight Pit. Then repeat. Your action bar should look something like this:

  • Surge.png
  • Small pouch.png
  • Medium pouch.png
  • Infinity ethereal body.png
  • Large pouch.png
  • Giant pouch.png
  • Massive pouch.png
  • Ring of duelling.png
  • Magic Imbue icon.png
  • TokKul-Zo.png
  • Repair Rune Pouch icon.png

If you're using the Repair Rune Pouch spell, cast it every 48 trips. If you're using the NPC Contact spell, cast it every ninth trip.

It's recommended to store the runes for Magic Imbue and either Repair Rune Pouch or NPC Contact in a large rune pouch to save space in your inventory. You can also use a combined catalyst fragment instead of a staff to prevent the rune essence pouches from degrading, but you will have to fill your large rune pouch with runes for the Magic Imbue spell only, which is not recommended unless you use a second preset slots just for filling up the pouches.

A more convenient way to not be bothered with repairing rune pouches, especially buying a new massive pouch, is to acquire the relic power Pouch Protector by doing Archaeology. In this way, all pouches do not degrade and will not stop the player from doing more runecrafting of lava runes.

  1. ^ Will not be needed if pouch protector relic is active, as repair rune pouch is not needed
  2. ^ Will not be needed if pouch protector relic is active, as repair rune pouch is not needed

You can save a lot of money on inputs by using an Earth talisman instead of runes for Magic Imbue as it is much cheaper and uses less inventory (unless you have a Small rune pouch or a Large rune pouch which in that case it would not save inventory space, but still be cheaper)