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OSRS Smithing Guide For Beginners

Jul 21

Smithing is the art of making metal items from Ores and Bars. With these skills, you can smelt bars at a furnace to create various metal goods like armor or weapons, which are then crafted into useable tools for your adventuring needs. Mining complements this skill as it provides you with materials from mines.

Smithing is one of the most profitable skills in Runescape, thanks to its high demand for bars at all skill levels. The best moneymaking activity with Smithing requires 85 smithing and can potentially net you up to 1K OSRS gold per hour!

In the world of RuneScape, it's not uncommon for players to spend a lot on leveling up Smithing and Mining. Some try their best to save money by opting out of expensive methods; however, this can be risky as there are many different ways that may or may not work depending on your goals in-game.

OSRS Smithing Training Guide

Smithing is a tough skill to fully master. There are some preparations, though, that can make leveling up Smithing much easier and more enjoyable.

The Knight’s sword quest is the fastest way to skip 29 levels of smithing, but it takes a long time and requires level 10 mining.

When you're level 40, the fastest way to 99 smithing is by using Blast Furnace. You have to do some requirements first like make a gold ore and then use it in the blast furnace so that you can get your experience points quicker than with other methods.

With the proper equipment and some skill you can proceed on smelting runite bars starting from level 85, you should be able to Smelt about 1500-1600 Runite Bars per Hour, for a total of ~80000 Smithing Experience per Hour. This is a slow, but also very profitable alternative method.

Recommended Items and Equipment for Smithing

If you want to make your Smithing grind a little easier, here are some items and equipment that can be useful when leveling Smithing in OSRS.

  • Ice gloves
  • Coal bag
  • Goldsmith gauntlets
  • Stamina potions
  • Hammer
  • Bars and Ores
  • Graceful outfit

Best OSRS Quests For Leveling Smithing

Quests are a great way of getting Smithing Levels quickly, with the added benefit that they tend to be cheaper and more fun than grinding through levels traditionally. The longer quests provide an excellent opportunity for players looking to get some extra experience or make a small leap away from repetitive tasks.

  • Recipe for Disaster; Freeing Pirate Pete subquest
  • Between a Rock...
  • Heroes' Quest
  • Devious Minds
  • The Giant Dwarf
  • The Knight's Sword
  • Elemental Workshop II
  • Cabin Fever
  • Dragon Slayer II