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For the metal, see Rune.
Runes are small, weightless stones that allow users to cast spells using the Magic skill.
Runes can either be bought from the various Rune shops found across RuneScape, traded with other players, purchased on the Grand Exchange, created from rune essence through the Runecrafting skill, Obtained from the Runecrafting Guild, procured from drops by killing monsters, or picked up from spawns on the ground.
It should also be noted that the elemental runes - Air, Water, Earth and Fire runes - can be substituted for when wielding a respective elemental Staff, Battlestaff or Mystic staff, giving the player infinte runes of that type. The only time an elemental staff cannot be used to substitute for runes is when setting up a portal in the Portal Chamber of a Player-owned house.
Runes and Their UsesEdit
|Air rune||One of the four basic elemental runes. These are used to cast Wind attacks.|
|Water rune||One of the four basic elemental runes. These are used to cast Water attacks. .|
|Earth rune||One of the four basic elemental runes. These are used to cast Earth attacks.|
|Fire rune||One of the four basic elemental runes. These are used to cast Fire attacks.|
|Mind rune||This rune is used for low-level attack spells (Strikes). .|
|Chaos rune||This rune is used for medium-level attack spells (Bolts).|
|Death rune||This rune is used for high-level attack spells (Blasts).|
|Body rune||This rune is used for cursing spells.|
|Cosmic rune||This rune is used for enchanting spells.|
|Nature rune||This rune is used for alchemy spells.|
|Law rune||This rune is used for teleportation spells.|
Staves are magical weapons which can autocast combat spells and act as an infinite supply of an elemental rune.
|Magic staff *||10||10||2||3||1||10||7|
|Staff of air||7||10||2||3||1||10||3|
|Staff of water||7||10||2||3||1||10||3|
|Staff of earth||9||10||2||3||1||10||5|
|Staff of fire||9||10||2||3||1||10||6|
History of RunesEdit
In the past, lots of rune were created by Guthix, the god of balance.
Runes were once avaliable to make to the wizards of the past, however followers of Zamorak destroyed the old Wizard Tower and the infomation that made this possible, however if you have completed Rune Mysteries (Quest) , you gain the knowledge on how to mine rune essence and use the respective talismans to make runes.
Rune Shop LocationsEdit
Runes can be purchased from stores at the following locations.
- Al Kharid
- Port Sarim
- South-East Varrock