Runite rock

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Description: Mining runite ore
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Runite rocks are a type of rock that can be mined for runite ore in various places throughout RuneScape. This requires a Mining level of 50 or higher.

Mining[edit | edit source]

Runite rock.png Runite rock
Mining levelMining-icon.png 50Critical hit chance
OutputRunite ore10%15%
CoreYes check.svgMining-icon.png 56Mining-icon.png 58
Stone spiritRunite stone spirit.png RuniteRockertunity multiplier
GeodeSedimentary geode.png Sedimentaryx5x6
Rock statsMining-icon.png 54-
Durability600Double ore chance
Multiplier0.76Mining-icon.png 53-
Base ore1Geode chance
Varrock armour double chance10%15%
Varrock armour 3.png2%Mining-icon.png 56Mining-icon.png 58

Locations[edit | edit source]

Mine Members Amount Requirements
Crandor mine (north) F2P icon.png 6 Dragon Slayer
Crandor mine (south) F2P icon.png 5 Dragon Slayer
Fight Arena south-east mine P2P icon.png 8 None
Grand Tree mine P2P icon.png 12 The Grand Tree
Karamja Volcano mine F2P icon.png 4 None
Mining Guild F2P icon.png 6 60 Mining Mining
Trahaearn runite mine P2P icon.png 2 Plague's End
Wilderness (level 6) south mine F2P icon.png 4 None

Loot[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only when using a Juju mining potion or Perfect juju mining potion
  2. ^ For an accurate drop chance see the mining rate calculator
  3. ^ Only rolled when obtaining an ore while Tagga's corehammer is used.

Graphical updates[edit | edit source]

Runite rocks were updated along with other Mining rocks in April 2011. They were updated again with the release of Mining and Smithing rework in January 2019.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 7 January 2019 (Update):
    • Reduced level requirement to mine runite to 50.
    • Runite rocks have been graphically updated.
  • 31 January 2012 (Update):
    • Mining rocks and veins have been renamed using the respective ore names.
  • update 19 April 2011 (Update):
    • Runite rocks have been graphically updated.
  • update 13 August 2001 (Update):
    • Added to game.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Runite ore, like all other mined rocks, used to respawn at a rate indirectly proportional to the number of people in the rock's RuneScape world before the update on 13 March 2017.
  • Prior to the Mining & Smithing rework, Runite rocks required a Mining level of 85 in order to be mined.