Sift Soil is a Lunar spell available at level 91 Magic, awarding 93 Magic experience and between 1 and 20 Archaeology experience depending on the player's Archaeology level. When cast, it will screen any soil in the inventory, including soil in the archaeological soil box, at a much faster rate than using the screening station (2 ticks per soil instead of 3). Up to 100 soil can be screened without needing to recast the spell, but each soil screened will consume runes.
The spell is otherwise the same as using the screening station: success rate is determined by Archaeology level, the action is sped up while wearing the master archaeologist's outfit (down to 1 tick per soil), and signs of the porter can be used to automatically bank materials.
Having a Waterfiend (familiar) summoned during this will allow the familiar to produce materials and add to profits.
The speed of screening soil is:
||Seconds per Soil
|Master archeologist's outfit
|Master archeologist's outfit + Sift Soil
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- patch 26 October 2020 (Update):
- Artefacts from 'Desperate Measures' will no longer appear when screening soil.
- ninja 21 September 2020 (Update):
- Added to game.
- The Following new spell has been added to the Lunar Spellbook: Sift Soil: Screens all of the targeted type of archaeological soil from the backpack and Soil Box (no Screening Station required).