RuneScape:Requests for deletion/Alchemy spells

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The following discussion is an archived debate of the proposed deletion of the article below. Please do not modify it. The result was Delete and replace.

Alchemy spells

The term 'Alchemy Spell' isn't something that's defined in Runescape, and the grouping of spells in this article doesn't make sense, nor does it add value to a reader. Given that it's not defined in game, and there is no unique info in this article that's not already on each of the linked pages, I'm proposing deletion. Any specific information thats present here and not elsewhere should be moved to Skilling spells

Currently, the approach towards this grouping looks to be 'I'll know it when I see it', without a systemic evaluation or definition for an 'alchemy' spell. I don't believe its defined in game anywhere.

Some examples of issues when trying to classify it

Examples

Anything that uses a nature rune doesn't fit, since spells like Bind or Entangle are clearly not alchemy.

Anything that is a Skilling spell and uses a nature rune doesnt fit, since you've got spells like Prism of Dowsing, and Remote Farm, which I would argue aren't anything to do with alchemy.

Anything that is a Skilling spell, uses a nature rune, and is in the Standard spellbook (which I think is a flawed defintion), still wouldnt work, since you have spells like Enchant Crossbow Bolt (Emerald).

Superglass Make is classified as a alchemy spell, since it transforms sand into glass but uses no nature runes.

Hunter Kit (spell) is classified as an alchemy spell, but isn't transforming one thing into another.

Crystallise transforms a resource into crystal, but isn't considered alchemy


Delete - As nominator. Aescopalus (talk) 23:33, 21 October 2018 (UTC)

Modified support - I agree with the points but think it should be made into a bare-bones disambig for high and low alchemy. Achievements Coelacanth0794 Talk Contribs 23:35, 21 October 2018 (UTC)

Support - Would like a disambig also, but only for high/low alchemy spells. Talk-to Kelsey 23:39, 21 October 2018 (UTC)

Support - Per Coel and Kelse. Farming-icon.png Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 08:43, 23 October 2018 (UTC)

Support - For hi/low alc disam per above.    SuperiosityQuick chat button.png : Sup, bro   01:43, 25 October 2018 (UTC)

Support-ish - I agree with Coel's option. ɳex undique 18:49, 27 October 2018 (UTC)

Closed - Page will be replaced with a disambiguation page. --LiquidTalk 16:19, 6 November 2018 (UTC)


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