Woodcutting/Training

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This article is about training the Woodcutting skill. For the skill itself, see Woodcutting.

Training

Cut the two highest level trees available, while avoiding Magic Trees due to their lower XP per hour compared to most of the lower level trees. Make sure to purchase Axes when they become available from the shop. The table below assumes you have the Multi-Tree upgrade; if you haven't purchased it yet, simply cut the higher level of the two listed logs.

Level Tree 1 Tree 2 XP Cut Time
1-10 Normal Tree 10 3s
10-25 Normal Tree Oak Tree 28 4s
25-35 Oak Tree Willow Tree 40 5s
35-45 Willow Tree Teak Tree 56 6s
45-55 Teak Tree Maple Tree 80 8s
55-60 Maple Tree Mahogany Tree 110 10s
60-90 Mahogany Tree Yew Tree 152 12s
90-99 Yew Tree Redwood Tree 280 15s

Selling logs is advisable to make it possible to purchase essential upgrades such as Axes or Multi-Tree, but this might slow down Firemaking, so keeping some is recommended. To further this goal, Magic Trees are usually worth cutting until Redwood Trees are unlocked as they are worth a large amount of GP.

It is also possible to sell the Bird Nests that are produced, which are worth more unopened on average compared to selling the seeds after opening. However, you should consider opening enough for Farming.

Seeds worth keeping include:

Throne of the Herald Training

With added content from the Throne of the Herald expansion, Woodcutting becomes more complex for obtaining optimal XP rates. As always, make sure to purchase Axes when they become available from the shop, there are new Axes for level 100+ content that are required for cutting trees of a certain level.

Maximizing the amount of interval reduction is key! Due to the way these modifiers stack additively, missing even a few can be a major hindrance in the amount of experience earned over time. For example, Redwood Trees with all other available bonuses can go from 989k XP/h to 3,758k XP/h simply by adding Stepping Stones.

XP rates will vary drastically based on the player's mastery level in each tree and how many relevant bonuses they are using. As usual, always make use of Multi-Tree. The following table will try to provide an approximate guide using most of the available buffs, though the player should always check for themselves or use a mod like ETA to be sure:

Level Tree 1 Tree 2 XP Cut Time
100-102 Redwood Tree Spruce Tree 356 18s
102-105 Redwood Tree Hornbeam Tree 459 22s
105-110 Redwood Tree Grove Tree 566 25s
110-120 Redwood Tree Elderwood Tree 657 27s

Since the player will be spending a lot of time on the same logs, and due to Multi-Tree and the generally very high XP rates available in Woodcutting with the appropriate buffs, it is very likely the player will complete Mastery on multiple Trees while leveling. It is therefore advised to work start cutting a different tree even if it is a skill XP loss, the time gained in Mastery completion will be more useful overall.

Raven Nests are a great way to unlock seeds for Farming and also include fragments for the Meteorite Woodcutting Amulet and Meteorite Woodcutting Ring, which also provide Firemaking XP equal to 10% of the Woodcutting XP the player earns. Raven Nests only drop while cutting at least one Tree that has a level requirement of 100 or greater.

Boosters

Below is an automatically generated list of boosts that will speed up leveling. Remember that these are all optional.

XP

Action Time


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