Herblore/Training

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

Training

Because the main source of herbs is Farming, the herbs are usually the main bottleneck on how quickly you can train Herblore. Therefore, it is suggested to maximize the XP per herb rather than to simply craft the potion that grants most XP.

When deciding which herbs to plant, aim to plant the highest level herb you can use in a potion that only requires one of that herb. For instance, although Lemontyle Herb can be used starting from Herblore Level 40 to make Fishermans Potion for 36 XP, the Seeing Gold Potion is better until Herblore Level 45 because it uses one herb instead of two and thus will give more XP per herb.

Another trick you can use is to plant only as many herbs of each type as you will need. For example, once you have enough Garum Herbs to reach Herblore Level 15, you can swap to Sourweed Herbs.

Note that these guidelines should be followed only if your goal is to gain Herblore XP as quickly as possible. Otherwise it is better to craft the potions you plan to use in order to build Mastery XP towards unlocking their higher tiers.

However, if you have a big stock of herbs prepared, the table below shows recommendations of Skill Potions with high XP yield per craft that don't have inconvenient secondary material costs. Combat Potions generally have higher resource costs and see less actual use, even if they make more XP/craft.

Level Potion
1-20 Bird Nest Potion
20-32 Controlled Heat Potion
32-40 Generous Cook Potion
40-42 Fishermans Potion
42-49 Skilled Fletching Potion
49-53 Crafting Potion
53-62 Perfect Swing Potion
62-71 Performance Enhancing Potion
71-74 Herblore Potion
74-99 Generous Harvest Potion

Boosters

XP

Action Time


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