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I just found 3 of these and am not sure how to use them. what can i do wit these?

Well, we wrote the article so you would know where to bring them.--Degenret01 00:11, March 4, 2010 (UTC)

I just recieved the wc rock. If someone would like a snapshot PM me ingame im psxsa.


Got one from theiving, just pickpocket men repeatedly ^_^ 72.199.117.151 02:57, March 4, 2010 (UTC)

i just got one from doing herb

incase it makes a difference where you get them, your able to get agility rocks from doing the course in the wilderness agility arena, and you can get woodcutting rocks from ivy on the back of the castle. thats where i got mine. thieving can be gotten from pickpocketing the the regular man in juliettes house and outside of lumbridge. well, thats where i got my rocks.


Hey, does anyone know how I should get the runecrafting rocks? I've been having trouble finding them. ~Sportdude521 Yes. "Binding runes" just means making runes. If your Game chat filter is set to "All", it'll say "You bind the altar's power into the runes." I got my rocks at Ourania with about 1500 essence.--ledzepmtg in most reference frames 22:51, March 7, 2010 (UTC)

I got my RC rock after around 300 essence crafting Nats. In fact, I got both rocks before 300 essence. Icecold531 19:22, March 17, 2010 (UTC)

Construction rock[edit source]

Is anyone know the fastest way to get the construction rock, I've been trying but have no luck. I have all the other ones just construction Quest capeGundoggyTalk Contribs #Blue hallowe'en mask 00:25, March 5, 2010 (UTC)

You have to sit in your house for at least a minute. The rock appears in front of your portal and can take a very long time to appear. I think the best suggestion I've seen about this is to get a bunch of alching stuff ready and alch in your house until you have the Construction rocks. --MarkGyver 08:17, March 5, 2010 (UTC)


I marked out the paragraph above because merely sitting in the house has long been removed (via an update) as a way to get strange rocks, and did not want anyone wasting the time doing so thinking it still worked. I left the paragraph instead of removing it for historical reasons.Thundar the Barbarian (talk) 17:28, September 27, 2012 (UTC)


Update: I updated the section on recommended ways to get Construction rocks because after pretty extensive efforts, making limestone fireplaces never got me a rock. I suspect they might've actually made it so ONLY wooden furniture gives strange rocks now in construction; at any rate, making wooden furniture seems to work much better. 76.193.18.28 22:35, September 26, 2012 (UTC)

Smithing rock[edit source]

Can you get the Smithing Rock by Superheating ore, or does it have to be a furnace? Icecold531 19:22, March 17, 2010 (UTC)


No, it has to be at a furnace or anvil.

More than two rocks per skill[edit source]

Today I've received 3 rocks while fishing 500 lobbies. This refutes the statement that players may only hold 2 rocks per skill. Obviously people are loathe to believe this statement, and several people have argued in game. I'm just going to write this and people can believe it if they want, I don't really mind.


You should take a snapshot of it for proof, though i'm not sure of when this happened due to know time stamp or signature for whoever you are, but if anyone does get happen to come by this they should snapshot and upload for proof 70.94.86.161 06:23, March 21, 2010 (UTC)


You obviously made this up because you can't get strange rocks from fishing lobsters...


you can get strage rocks from lobbies only samon and trout dont give em :(

94.168.74.177 13:15, October 16, 2012 (UTC)

Managing Kingdom rocks[edit source]

I just received a rock in Miscellania by mining there, I don't know what else will give you a rock from there. I would think fishing and woodcutting could also grant rocks. Gamer9sam 06:29, March 21, 2010 (UTC)


The rock you received was probably a strange rock for mining; it is not kingdom specific. 65.114.230.114 21:45, July 13, 2012 (UTC)FunkMetalBass

Firemaking rock[edit source]

I would like to confirm that you can get the firemaking rock by buring shades in the Shades of Mort'ton minigame. However, only one rock showed up after 350 fires, so this is NOT a fast way to get it. I also tried to get my second rock by buring Maple Logs with a PyreLord familiar, and it did not show. It only showed up once I changed to a tinderbox. Steelhorse66 15:05, March 22, 2010 (UTC)


I got both burning one log!  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 65.92.101.157 (talk).

Fishing Rock[edit source]

I put it in before (before I made an account) about how while fishing at shilo with a fly rod I got a rock, but someone removed it. I now got a rock while using the barbarian rod. I have a screenshot of both for those that don't believe it, but I shall be adding this info back into the wiki - Aknazer


I got 2 in less than 30 seconds fishing monkfish in piscatoris ! Iban's staff rocks ! Urssaff talk 13:11, April 4, 2010 (UTC)


Me too Belanderson 12:29, April 16, 2010 (UTC)


I just got my two one right after the other fishing up at Piscatoris. Less than one bag full. This might be the trick location. Quest.png Darrik Ash US serv.svg HS ALDarklight detail.png 18:48, August 2, 2010 (UTC)

Kikorishadow: I just got one after twenty-four sharks caught while wielding a Barb-tail harpoon. I thought we weren't able to get rocks off harpoon fishing? 98.193.142.23 18:56, October 18, 2011

I tried barbarian fishing, did for around 4 hours and did not find a single fishing rock. I know you usto be able to get them, but maybe it was an re-update

Hunting rock[edit source]

I stay more than 2 hours trapping red chinchompa without one... I've tried falconery and get 2 in less than 15 minutes. Iban's staff rocks ! Urssaff talk 13:12, April 4, 2010 (UTC)

I'am pretty sure that you can't get a rock while checking box !Iban's staff rocks ! Urssaff talk 09:49, April 11, 2010 (UTC)
I wasn't sure before but I got mine this week from Red Chinchompas, got them in about 150 or so. One guy there said it took him 500 to get the second rock. Oh but for checking someone else's box, I have no idea. That seems off.--Degenret01 10:17, April 11, 2010 (UTC)
What is the best way to get the hunting rock? Because I have been hunting polar kebit and the curlean birds for about 2 hours, still no rock.
Falconry and box trapping from my experience. I can usually get both each week in under 30 minutes doing one of those. 21:28, May 22, 2010 (UTC)
I've been fishing for lobsters, tuna, and swordfish for close 6 levels and I have yet to receive my second strange rock. The fishing guild potentially hates the entire concept of the strange rocks. So if you get one their and it doesn't let you have the second one by level 68 after coming from 62, just lose all hope of completing the statue.

Mining Rock[edit source]

Today I was in Keldagrim North Mine and prospected runite 6 time (didnt mine it; didnt even have a pick tbh) and got both rocks. So if someone wants to add this into the article go ahead. Thanks -- Slayer helmet.png Hmanballer talk | edit count | sign | HS Fire cape.png 16:09, April 24, 2010 (UTC)

Double Rock[edit source]

While I was training mining on Iron ore, I got two rocks (I'm pretty sure) at the same time. I was wearing Varrock Armour, and I got two ore and I think I got them both from the same strike. Is that even possible? Woodcutting.png Killerbreadbug72 Level 99 Yes its possible it happened to me while i was woodcutting i was doing ivys and they both came in my inventory at the same exact time, i think its some type of glitch.


Yup, I was mining gems in Shilo Village and I got two rocks at exactly the same time. I only got one gem, however. No, I don't have a username on this wiki - get over it :)  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 76.18.205.61 (talk).


It is not a glitch - i occasionally get two of something due to "my extremely quick reflexes' or some such. Some reward armour/clothes also double the item you are mining/wc etc

Thieving rock[edit source]

I am not sure if I read this anywhere or not. But I seem to get no strange rock while doing Pyramid Plunder. How about Sorceress's Garden? Haven't tried there. Are there some minigames or Distractions and Diversions for which you can or can not get Strange rocks? These would be of some importance to note. Warp9pnt9 22:22, September 15, 2011 (UTC)

Fishing from Rocktails[edit source]

Hey, I've just gotten two fishing rocks from rocktails this week. Can anyone else confirm that rocktails have been added to the rock list? Grim reaper hood.png Ben RyfosTalk 20:57, October 6, 2011 (UTC)

Want to confirm that three other people at rocktails have now confirmed rocks. Grim reaper hood.png Ben RyfosTalk 21:41, October 6, 2011 (UTC)

Agil rock via BTR[edit source]

BTR - Bandos Throne Room

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how ever those pieces gotten to that dimension, anywayS?

Divine Locations[edit source]

I was wondering : can any of those rocks be obtained while harvsting ressources from a divine location associated with the corresponding skill (i.e., can the Farming rock be obtained while gathering from a divine herb patch, a Hunter rock from a divine box trap, and so on) ? Some people I know claim it is possible, but couldn't provide proofs to back up said claims, so...86.70.6.84 11:53, July 20, 2014 (UTC)

New Silver Jewellery - Rocks?[edit source]

Does anyone know if the new Silver Jewellery can give strange rocks for crafting? I noticed the article says crafting silver items does NOT give the rocks, but I am assuming this was the case when silver items were only the silver sickles, and things like that. How about the new silver bracelets, rings, necklaces, and amulets that were introduced 12 Dec 2016 in This Update?
 RS AdvLogMyles Prower  Talk 16:05, December 19, 2016 (UTC)

Conflicting Info With Another Article?[edit source]

This article says in the second paragraph that "When a player has received the first rock for a skill, the drop chance for the second will not be reduced.", but in the Shattered Heart D&D article, it says twice that the chance for the second rock is reduced after receiving the first (one part says that the chance is only reduced until a different type of strange rock is obtained; the other does not clearly specify this). The lines I'm referencing are in paragraph 4 of https://runescape.wiki/w/Shattered_Heart#Getting_started and paragraph 5 of https://runescape.wiki/w/Shattered_Heart#Hints_and_tips ; Maybe the mechanics changed at some point, and one page was never updated? I know it's just a D&D that you can complete passively, but as someone who has been trying to complete the POH statue based on the information in this article, I'd prefer for it to be clarified, maybe with a (more recent?) mod tweet or something, so that we can decide how to best spend our time gathering rocks (it makes a big difference, depending on which information is correct). XtremeHairball (talk) 08:44, July 5, 2017 (UTC)

Skill Capes[edit source]

In the patch notes for the skill capes update, they mentioned wearing a skill cape provides a boost to the chance of getting strange/golden rocks for its skill. Can't find the original patch notes now, but here's a link to Shauny's patch notes teasers in reddit about the update: https://old.reddit.com/r/runescape/comments/94a3l1/patch_notes_teasers_3rd_august/

Then again, I saw posts that say it makes no difference, with requests to get a jmod to reply with the actual boost numbers, but there was no reply I could find.

Does anybody know if the boost is real or not, and why it's not on any of the relevant pages in wiki? 79.181.117.113 22:15, 30 December 2018 (UTC)

Cutting gems and crafting rocks[edit source]

It doesn't say about cutting gems. Has anyone cut gems and received rocks? I just cut 800 diamonds on portable crafters and haven't seen a rock yet. 2406:E007:80E1:5B01:549B:7F41:EEBA:7EF1 05:49, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

Added cutting uncut gems as an excluded Crafting activity. Habblet (talk) 22:33, 26 May 2020 (UTC)