Every 20 effective levels will allow you to craft an additional rune at no cost, which also adds 25 experience gained per craft. These extra runes will also give additional experience and additional cosmic essence.
|Effective Level||Runes per Slate||Base Experience||To next Breakpoint|
|Base Actions||Essence||RC 8||Time||Haste 5|
|1 - 19||1||25||179||71,600||42,960||15 mins||12 mins|
|20 - 39||2||50||655||262,000||157,200||55 mins||44 mins|
|40 - 59||3||75||3,154||1,261,600||756,950||4.4 hours||3.5 hours|
|60 - 79||4||100||17,123||6,8 M||4,1 M||24 hours||19 hours|
|80 - 99||5||125||99,241||39.7 M||22.8 M||5.7 days||4.6 days|
|100 - 119||6||150||599,213||240 M||144 M||35 days||28 days|
|120 - 139||7||175||3,721,502||1,489 M||893 M||7.2 months||5.7 months|
|140 - 159||8||200||23,594,545||9.4 B||5.7 B||3.8 years||3.0 years|
|160 - 179||9||225||151,965,402||60.8 B||36.5 B||24 years||19 years|
|180 - 199||10||250||990,998,334||396 B||238 B||157 years||125 years|
To start runecrafting, players must first gather essence by doing various activities. A single Rune Slate and 400 essence is used for each runecrafting action. Used Essence can be reduced with the runecrafting enchantment but a minimum of 400 is required to start crafting.
Crafting runes always provides 25 runecrafting experience for each rune crafted.
|Element||Rune||Essence||How to Obtain|
|Air||Air essence is gathered automatically. Essence gain is doubled when idling.|
|Earth||Earth essence is gathered while mining.|
|Fire||Fire essence is gathered while smithing or cooking.|
|Water||Water essence is gathered while fishing.|
|Blood||Blood essence is gathered by dealing damage to enemies during combat.|
|Death||Death essence is gathered by killing monsters in combat.|
|Chaos||Chaos essence is gathered by attempting to hit monsters during combat (on every swing of a weapon).|
|Nature||Nature essence is gathered while foraging or farming.|
|Mind||Mind essence is gathered while enchanting or augmenting.|
|Cosmic||Cosmic essences is gathered while enchanting or runecrafting.|
Once a talisman is consumed, an additional four essence will be gathered for that specific type. Each talisman of the same type consumed after the first will grant a random, large amount of essence of that type.
List of useful Enchantments.
|Scroll||Slot||Level||Silver Amount||Rune Amount||Runes||Effect per scroll|
|Scroll of Runecrafting||Gloves, Boots||43||500||50||Nature, Mind, Cosmic||Reduces essences used in runecrafting by 5%.|
|Scroll of Prolonging||Gloves, Boots||58||700||60||Nature, Mind||Gain 10% more buff stacks from consumables.|
|Scroll of Enlightenment||Gloves, Boots||73||900||70||Air, Water, Chaos, Mind||Gain 1 more essence per action where essence is acquired.|
|Gathering||Mining • Foraging • Fishing|
|Production||Farming • Smithing • Crafting • Cooking|
|Magic||Enchanting • Runecrafting|
|Combat||Attack • Strength • Defense • Constitution|