Gem Gloves

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Gem Gloves
Gem Gloves (item).svg
Collect a random Gem for each mining action when equipped. Does not work on Rune Essence.
Item ID: 339
Category: Misc
Type: Armour
Sells For: Coins.svg 1
Equipment Slot: Gloves
Item Sources:
Item Uses:
Part of 100% Completion: Yes

Gem Gloves are an item purchased from the Shop, providing a random Gem for each ore mined while the gloves are worn with at least one charge remaining. Note however that Gem Gloves do not provide gems while mining Rune Essence (item).svg Rune Essence.

- Main article: Money Making

Gem Gloves are widely considered to be extremely useful while Mining (skill).svg Mining, as they are the fastest method of obtaining desirable gems, and are a reasonable choice for early game money making. Purchasing 2,000 charges costs Coins.svg 500,000 (or Coins.svg 250 per charge) and will provide gems that are worth on average Coins.svg 762,500, before doubling chances, for a profit of Coins.svg 262,500 if all gems are sold. Be aware however that Emerald (item).svg Emeralds and Diamond (item).svg Diamonds may be kept rather than sold due to their uses in other skills. The profitability increases by Coins.svg 50,000 if the player has read the Merchant's Permit (item).png Merchant's Permit, as this reduces the cost of these gloves by 10%.

Gem Drop Rates

Gem Gloves use the same drop table for gems as Mining normally, just with a 100% chance of receiving a gem per action:


Gem Gloves does not provide any stat bonuses in combat.

Item Sources


Shop.svg Shop Purchase
Cost Coins.svg 500,000
Requirements None
Contains 1 Gem Gloves (item).svg Gem Gloves
+2000 Gem Gloves (item).svg Gem Gloves Charges