Ring of life

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The ring of life is a piece of jewellery that will automatically teleport the wearer to their chosen respawn point if they have less than 10% of their life points remaining. It is made by crafting a diamond ring, then enchanting it through the use of the Enchant Level 4 Jewellery spell.

When activated, it will cure the wearer of any poison. The teleport will not occur beyond level 30 Wilderness. It only has one use, during which it is destroyed. Additionally, when wearing the Ardougne cloak 2 or the Ardougne cloak 3, the wearer can toggle the ring to teleport themselves to Ardougne instead of their respawn point. If the ring is worn along with a phoenix necklace, the necklace will trigger before the ring.

Four rings of life are a possible prize from looting a Magpie impling. One is awarded by completing the Lost Tribe quest.

Another way to obtain a ring of life is to have the Summoning familiar magpie forage it.

It is required to complete the Curse of Arrav and Dimension of Disaster: Curse of Arrav quests, and is used in some hard emote clues.

Creation[edit | edit source]

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SpellTablet
Ring of life.png Ring of life
Magic-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
67 XP-3 (1.8s) 2,335
Requirements
Magic Magic level57
link = Lvl-4 Enchant Enchanted using the Lvl-4 Enchant spell
P2P icon.png Members only
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Diamond ring.pngDiamond ring12,4292,429
Cosmic rune.pngCosmic rune1483483
Air rune.pngAir rune342126
Total price3,038
Profit-703
Ring of life.png Ring of life
--Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
--?2,335
Requirements
P2P icon.png Members only
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Diamond ring.pngDiamond ring12,4292,429
Enchant diamond.pngEnchant diamond1395395
Total price2,824
Profit-489

Warnings[edit | edit source]

Rings of life will not trigger if the wearer is hit for 10% or more damage of their maximum life points. For example, if a player with 4000 life points is down to 400 life points and is dealt a hit that would deal 400 or more life points, he or she will die as usual. However, if he or she is dealt between 1 and 399 life points, the ring will activate. The ring does not work if the wearer is tele-blocked by any NPC or character.

Currently, if teleported by the ring of life, the player's summoning familiar will still die, however, this is one of the few cases where a resummoned Beast of Burden will be carrying all lost items.

Players who lag often, or who have slow computers, may find it helpful, even necessary, to commonly keep a ring of life equipped. During a combat situation, if the connection to the game is broken, or if the game lags badly, the ring could mean the difference between keeping and losing valuable items.

The teleport is not immediate, there is approximately 3 seconds before teleportation and the player can still be attacked and likely even killed during this time. It is therefore advised to keep eating food while the teleport is in progress.

The ring cannot activate while fighting bosses that prohibit teleportation such as Vorago and Araxxor.

Calculations[edit | edit source]

If the monster's max hit is less than 10% of your LP, you will be able to survive any attack it may use. Example: If you are fighting a monster whose max hit is 200, you will survive so long as your max LP is greater than 2000 because you will be teleported before you have 200 or less LP left.

If you are close to defeating a monster, and you have plenty of food left, it may be wise to unequip the ring or eat so you don't teleport away and not get the loot.

It is also unwise to equip this ring when using Dharok's armour set, as it gives bonuses when your LP is low.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Gorak74; 95 Multicombat.png11/128P2P icon.png
Magpie impling65 Hunter-icon.png(noted)UncommonN/A
Magpie impling jarN/A Reward(noted)UncommonN/A
Onyx dragon126 Multicombat.png1UncommonP2P icon.png

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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patch 1 November 2014 (Update):
    • Rings of life will now correctly trigger at 10% life points.
  • patch 8 July 2009 (Update):
    • Shuffled the checks for the ring of life.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Sigmund frequently uses this ring, and it can activate for him even when his health is reduced to 0.
  • The ring was featured in the novel Betrayal at Falador where the protagonist, Kara-Meir, was nearly killed in a fight with Lord Sulla and his men, but was saved when the ring given to her by her father activated. It transported her to Falador, setting the events of the book in motion.