Safecracking

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A player cracking a safe.

Safecracking is a Thieving activity that was released on 30 April 2018, which can only be accessed after completing all of the available capers in the Thieves' Guild. With level 62 Thieving, players can begin stealing from safes all over Gielinor. To get started, speak to the safe-cracking trainer in the Thieves' Guild to be given advice, a stethoscope, and a small loot bag. It is possible to crack a safe without this, but that results in significantly slower cracking and makes the player leave the spoils behind. The skill requirement for higher level safes can be boosted.

Players can open safes by turning a dial and attempting to open the safe upon observing a visual and audio cue. Experience is gained while trying to open a safe, with more experience rewarded for successfully opening it. After cracking a safe, the player can fill up their loot bag which can be fenced at the Thieves' Guild with Robin for coins and points to spend in Dodgy Derek's Dirty Deals. Almost all safes around Gielinor reset after 5 minutes of in-game time (world-switching doesn't work) with the only exceptions being the Zemouregal's Fortress safes which take 10 minutes to reset.

To open safes faster, players should keep an eye on the safe they are opening and wait for it to briefly flash blue. Clicking on the safe again when this occurs will immediately unlock one of the remaining locks on the safe.

Rewards from safecracking include the ability to purchase and put a master thief's stethoscope and lockpick on the tool belt and items that can aid with other Thieving training. It is possible to obtain Ralph, the Thieving Skill pet, from safecracking.[1]

Locations[edit | edit source]

Safes can be located by looking for a Thieving icon on the minimap.

Misthalin[edit | edit source]

Map of safe locations in Misthalin
Requires 62 Thieving Thieving
405 experience is awarded for unlocking each of the 3 dial locks.
1600 experience is awarded for successfully unlocking a safe.
Location Number of safes Requirements
2nd3rd floor[UK] of Varrock palace (in the treasury room on the roof). 3 65 Thieving

Lockpick or hair clip.

2nd3rd floor[UK] of the Wizards' Tower. North eastern and south-western rooms. 2 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the Wise Old Man's house in Draynor Village. 1 N/A
Draynor Manor, in the room west of the entrance. 2 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of Roddeck's house in Lumbridge. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of Bob's house in Lumbridge. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the General Store in Edgeville. 1 N/A

Kharidian Desert[edit | edit source]

Map of safe locations in Kharidian Desert
Requires 69 Thieving Thieving
580 experience is awarded for unlocking each of the 4 dial locks.
2875 experience is awarded for successfully unlocking a safe.
Location Number of safes Requirements
Al Kharid, on the ground1st floor[UK] of the house directly north of the lodestone. 1 N/A
Al Kharid, on the 1st2nd floor[UK] of Zeke's scimitar shop west of the lodestone. 1 N/A
Pollnivneach, in Ali the Mayor's house. 2 N/A
Nardah, on the 1st2nd floor[UK] of Awusah the Mayor's house. 1 N/A
Menaphos Port district, in the house southwest of the shifting tombs entrance. 1 N/A
Menaphos Merchant district, in the house south of the general store. 1 N/A
Menaphos Merchant district, in the house north of the deposit box/bank chest. 1 N/A
Menaphos Imperial district, in the southern-most house. 1 N/A
Menaphos Imperial district, in the northwestern-most house. 1 Tier 5 Imperial district reputation.

Asgarnia[edit | edit source]

Map of safe locations in Asgarnia
Requires 76 Thieving Thieving
780 experience is awarded for unlocking each of the 4 dial locks.
3875 experience is awarded for successfully unlocking a safe.
Location Number of safes Requirements
Roof of Burthorpe castle, inside the equipment room. 2 N/A
Wyson the gardener's house in Falador Park. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the house north of Falador fountain. 1 N/A
2nd3rd floor[UK] of the house east of Falador fountain. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the southern block of the building outside the Mining Guild. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the Port Sarim jewellery store. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of Port Sarim battleaxe store. 1 N/A
2nd3rd floor[UK] of the Black Knights' Fortress, inside the treasure room (to the side of the Black Knights' training arena). 2 Armour to access the fort or Skull of Remembrance.

Kandarin[edit | edit source]

Map of safe locations in Kandarin
Requires 83 Thieving Thieving
805 experience is awarded for unlocking each of the 5 dial locks.
4,800 experience is awarded for successfully unlocking a safe.
Location Number of safes Requirements
On the west side of the ground1st floor[UK] in Camelot. 2 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the building north of Ardougne market. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the house west of the southwestern silk stall in Ardougne market. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of Ardougne Castle, in the rooms north and south of the master bedroom. 2 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of Jimmy Dazzler's house in Ardougne. 1 N/A
On the ground1st floor[UK] within the southern wall near the Yanille lodestone. 1 N/A
1st2nd floor[UK] of the Dragon Inn in Yanille. 1 N/A

Hidden[edit | edit source]

Requires 90-96 Thieving Thieving
Location Number of safes Level Dial XP Dials Unlocking XP Requirements
Zemouregal's fort, in the southeastern room on the ground1st floor[UK]. Easily accessible through the Glacor Cave fairy ring (dkq), exit the cave to the north and run west. 4 90 839 6 5833 The Curse of Arrav (Minimum)
Ritual of the Mahjarrat & Dishonour among Thieves (Recommended) for complete access on the fort, otherwise you must travel through Lamistard's Tunnels.
92 865 6020
94 893 6218
96 921 6417
Zanaris marketplace, in the southwestern and the central houses. 2 90 1055 5 6300 Lost City
94 1055 6300
1st2nd floor[UK] of the Rogues' Castle, in the eastern room. 3 90 2130 4 10625 N/A

Rewards[edit | edit source]

In addition to filling up a bag of loot to exchange for coins and pilfer points in the Thieves' Guild, players will also receive thieving experience when fencing in their loot bags; there is also a chance of finding several special items while safecracking. Assuming the player completely fills their loot bag, they can expect the following rewards:

Bag Experience Coins Pilfer points
Small loot bag.png Small loot bag 16,850 to 29,250 24,750 to 55,000 63 to 92
Medium loot bag.png Medium loot bag 34,350 to 46,400 51,250 to 96,750 128 to 171
Large loot bag.png Large loot bag 95,350 to 112,350 157,500 to 225,250 350 to 405
Huge loot bag.png Huge loot bag 182,950 to 208,900 294,750 to 393,250 676 to 757

Special[edit | edit source]

These items can be handed in to Darren Lightfinger in the Thieves' Guild for 10 pilfer points or 37,500 each. Players can right-click him to hand all of their items in faster.

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Shiny gem.pngShiny gemF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Shiny amulet.pngShiny amuletF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Shiny necklace.pngShiny necklaceF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Shiny tiara.pngShiny tiaraF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Shiny ring.pngShiny ringF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Shiny bracelet.pngShiny braceletF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Collectors coin.pngCollectors coinF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError
Antique painting.pngAntique paintingF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldError

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Sealed clue scroll (medium).pngSealed clue scroll (medium)F2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Sealed clue scroll (hard).pngSealed clue scroll (hard)F2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Sealed clue scroll (elite).pngSealed clue scroll (elite)F2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Sealed clue scroll (master).pngSealed clue scroll (master)F2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable

Achievements[edit | edit source]

There are 8 achievements in this subcategory.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. camouflage fragments from safecracking. Reddit. 30 April 2018. (Archived from the original on 1 May 2018.)
Facts about "Safecracking"
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