Rune pickaxe

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For this item's upgraded variants, see +1, +2, +3.
Rune pickaxe detail.png

A rune pickaxe is level 50 pickaxe. It requires level 50 Mining to use.

It can be made at a forge and anvil using 2 rune bars, requiring 1,200 progress to complete, granting a total of 480 Smithing experience. It can be upgraded to a rune pickaxe + 1 with another 2 bars.

Upgrades
Item Level Penetration Min damage Max damage Avg damage Bars Cumulative bars
Rune pickaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune pickaxeRune pickaxe 50 75 25 75 50 2 2
Rune pickaxe + 1.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune pickaxe + 1Rune pickaxe + 1 50 75 26 76 51 2 4
Rune pickaxe + 2.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune pickaxe + 2Rune pickaxe + 2 50 75 27 77 52 4 8
Rune pickaxe + 3.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune pickaxe + 3Rune pickaxe + 3 50 75 28 78 53 8 16

The rune pickaxe can be gilded by the liquid gold nymph after receiving the full golden mining suit, creating the gilded rune pickaxe. It is cosmetic and gives no more bonuses than the regular pickaxe.

This pickaxe can be stored on the tool belt.

Mining[edit | edit source]

Rune pickaxe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune pickaxeRune pickaxe
Mining level Mining 50
Penetration 75
Damage (per swing)
Minimum 25
Maximum 75
Average 50

Creation[edit | edit source]

Rune pickaxe.png Rune pickaxe
Smithing-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
480 XP-?17,227
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level50
Anvil Must be performed at an anvil
F2P icon.png Free-to-play
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Rune bar.pngRune bar23,5407,080
Profit10,147

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Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • update 3 February 2020 (Update):
    • Adjusted disassembly to give 4 materials per bar used in creating the item from scratch
  • patch 14 January 2019 (Update):
    • When having a high-level members pickaxe on your toolbelt on F2P, when mining, this will now default to runite.
  • patch 2 April 2013 (Update):
    • The TokTz-Ket-Dill quest requirements have been updated to reflect the change in the rune pickaxe wield requirements.

Trivia[edit | edit source]