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


This page goes through the general method and tips of training the Woodcutting (skill).svg Woodcutting skill. Woodcutting is used to generate logs, which are primarily used in the skills Firemaking (skill).svg Firemaking and Fletching (skill).svg Fletching. Woodcutting also has the chance to produce Bird Nest (item).svg Bird Nests, which can be opened for Seeds for Farming (skill).svg Farming or sold for making money.


There is no requirement to start Woodcutting. One should always use the best Axe available for purchase in the Shop.

Also available in the Shop is Multi-Tree (upgrade).svg Multi-Tree which allows two trees to be cut at the same time, increasing the experience and logs gained per hour.



Put simply, it is advised to cut the two highest level trees available to the player for the higher exp/hr gain, whilst avoiding Magic Logs (item).svg Magic Trees due to their lower exp per hour compared to most of the lower level trees.

Ensuring you have the most up to date Axes available to your level in the shop will also ensure the fastest experience rates.

Experience per hour can easily be calculated per tree as [math]\frac{\text{Experience Gain}}{\text{Cutting Interval}} \times 3\,600[/math]. The total experience gain per hour is then simply the sum of the per tree experience calculation.

Selling logs is advisable to make it possible to purchase essential upgrades such as Axes or Multi-Tree (upgrade).svg Multi-Tree, but this might slow down Firemaking (skill).svg Firemaking so keeping some is recommended. It is also possible to sell the Bird Nest (item).svg Bird Nests that are produced, which are worth more unopened on average compared to selling the seeds after opening.

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