OSRS Crafting Training Guide

This guide from Gaming Elephant will show you the quickest viable method to achieve 99 crafting in OSRS. Additionally, we will provide you with some strong alternatives to training the skill later on.

Fastest Crafting Experience

Leather Items: level 1 – 20

Crafting the highest-level leather item will provide the best available experience rates from 1 to 20 in osrs. It is cheap, requiring each item requires one leather to craft. You will also require a needle and some thread.

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Crafting Experience from Leather Items

Cutting Gems: level 20 – 54

Cutting gems in OSRS offers the fastest experience from level 20 onwards. The experience rates can be seen in the table below. While you can cut Dragonstone at 55, it is not recommended, as the cost makes it unviable for most players.

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Cutting Gems Crafting Experience Rates

Battlestaves: level 54 – 77/99

Crafting Battlestaves offers some of the fastest experience in game, at a viable price point. Once you reach 77 it becomes faster exp to craft d’hide bodies, however, it is more expensive. Making air battlestaves a strong cheaper alternative to 99 crafting in OSRS.

Crafting Experience Rates from Battlestaves

Dragon Hide Bodies: level 77 – 99

Crafting d’hide bodies at 77 crating becomes the fastest viable method to 99 crafting. Red D’hide Bodies provide an average of 386,000 crafting xp per hour. This scales up to 426,000 xp per hour if players decide to use black d’hide bodies from level 84 onwards. Although this can be significantly more expensive.

A full breakdown of the experience rates can be found in the table below.

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Crafting Experience Rates from Battlestaves

Alternative Crafting Methods in OSRS

There are some other methods players may choose to use for various reasons. Including affordability and afk-ability.

Molten Glass: level 1 – 99

Players can use the blowing glass method to craft glass items at various levels. This method is very cost efficient and often chosen due to its low levels of effort required. Each glass item is made every 3 game ticks, resulting in an inventory of 27 taking approximately 49 seconds to blow.

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Exp/Hour from Crafting Items with Molten Glass

Casting Superglass Make: level 61 – 99

Players can expect to gain between 110k and 150k crafting experience with between 47k and 66k magic experience per hour using this method. It is beneficial as a means of training both crafting and magic.

However, players must have completed Lunar diplomacy to use the spell.

Cutting Amethyst: level 83 – 99

Crafting Amethyst ore into relevant ranging materials is often more cost efficient than even glassblowing. While also offering slightly higher experience rates at 165k per hour.