OSRS Barrows Gloves

The Barrows Gloves are one of Oldschool Runescapes most iconic items. They are a set of gloves that can be purchased from the Culinaromancer’s Chest for 130,000 coins. After the completion of Recipe for Disaster, one of the hardest quests in OSRS. After completion of the Lumbridge and Draynor diary, the cost of the gloves is reduced to 104,000 coins each.


  • Minimum of 175 Quest Points
  • Fishing Contest
  • Goblin Diplomacy
  • Big Chompy Bird Hunting
  • Murder Mystery
  • Nature Spirit
  • Witch’s House
  • Gertrude’s Cat
  • Shadow of the Storm
  • Monkey Madness 1
  • Desert Treasure 1
  • Horror from the Deep
  • Partial completion of Legends’ Quest (access to Kharazi Jungle)

Ability to defeat various high levelled monsters

Barrows Glove Stats

osrs barrows gloves stats
Barrows Gloves Stats

Uses for the Barrows Gloves – where is it good?

The barrows gloves are the second best glove for each of the combat styles. The second highest strength bonus behind the Ferocious Gloves, second highest ranged bonuses behind the Zaryte Vambraces and the second highest magic bonuses behind the Tormented Bracelet. Due to their affordability, at just 130k per pair, this makes them the best budget gloves for people who cant afford or obtain those other best in slot items.

Additionally, the fact they are good in all three combat styles means they are a useful glove for hybriding. Particularly at locations where you want to reduce switches to maintain supplies. Examples of this include Solo CoX or Dagannoth Kings.

Are the Barrows Gloves worth it?

Yes, acquiring the barrows gloves is seen as one of the most important achievements in OSRS. It’s a sign that you’re moving into the high-level community. As the barrows gloves have a wide variety of implications as a cheap, but strong glove for all combat styles, in both pvp and pvm. Additionally, the barrows gloves are required to make the ferocious gloves, so you can’t skip them to get the best in slot melee gloves.

Do you need 175 QP for Barrows glove?

Yes, it is not possible to get the barrows gloves without 175 quest points.