Portable Trader

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Portable Trader only appears during events and may not be currently found in game.
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Portable Trader, also known as Portable Vic,[1] is an NPC that can be spawned by players with a Trader summoning stone. He allows players to exchange bonus experience and provides the player access to Vic's Store for a period of one hour. The timer is paused if the player logs out.

The portable trader cannot be used by other players.

The portable trader cannot be spawned within a three tile radius of another player's trader or in a ten tile radius of Vic the trader. Only one portable trader can be spawned at a time, and he can be summoned almost anywhere that a summoning familiar can. The trader will despawn if the player gets too far away, but he can be summoned again for free as long as the trader's one hour timer is still ongoing. This is indicated by an icon in the player's buff bar.

Credit value[edit | edit source]

In comparison to Vic, the portable trader offers credits at 10/11 the costs in bonus experience:

Experience/Credit
(at maximum levels)
Initial 200 Credits
Skill XP/Credit
Invention Invention 1,051
Attack Attack 1,478
Constitution Constitution 1,478
Defence Defence 1,478
Divination Divination 1,480
Farming Farming 1,485
Cooking Cooking 1,489
Fishing Fishing 1,492
Dungeoneering Dungeoneering 1,496
Crafting Crafting 1,498
Woodcutting Woodcutting 1,498
Construction Construction 1,500
Strength Strength 1,503
Fletching Fletching 1,506
Slayer Slayer 1,506
Smithing Smithing 1,506
Magic Magic 1,509
Ranged Ranged 1,509
Hunter Hunter 1,510
Thieving Thieving 1,510
Herblore Herblore 1,511
Summoning Summoning 1,514
Runecrafting Runecrafting 1,519
Prayer Prayer 1,742
Mining Mining 2,004
Agility Agility 2,148
Firemaking Firemaking 2,468

Just like with Vic's xp/credit rates, the portable trader's rates also double every 200 credits purchased in a specific skill. When Portable Vic is summoned from a new Trader summoning stone the rates reset.

Store[edit | edit source]

The goods that the portable trader offers in their store is identical to what Vic offered in his store during his last visit.

Main article: Vic's Store

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • patch 20 May 2019 (Update):.
    • The Elite Woodcutting Outfit has been added to the portable trader's store.
  • patch 29 April 2019 (Update):
    • Wildcards, Dungeoneering tokens and the Shark, Ethereal and Gorajan outfit pieces are now purchasable for F2P via the trader store.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The portable trader spawns with a random name, including Adam, Alfonso, Bruce, Christopher, Cody, Gordon, Giorno, Doug, Ed, Edd, Emmet, Felix, Frank, Eddy, Jericho, Jessie, Joey, Jonathan, Joseph, James, Karoly, Kenny, Luken, Marty, Raiden, Riddick, Rossi, Tobias, Marshall, Matt, Edward, Curtis, Vincent, William, Zach, Leon, and Jeff.
  • If a player attempts to use a trader summoned by another player they receive the message: This trader is not here to service you.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Permanent Portable Vic. 2 September 2019.*