Woodcutting is a fundamental skill in Old School RuneScape that allows players to gather logs from various trees throughout the game world. Achieving 99 Woodcutting is a notable accomplishment and opens up various opportunities for making money and crafting valuable items. This guide will walk you through the essential steps and strategies to reach 99 Woodcutting efficiently.
a. Training Methods:
- Begin by cutting regular trees (level 1 Woodcutting) in Lumbridge or Varrock.
- Progress to Oak trees (level 15) and Willow trees (level 30) as you gain levels.
b. Training Locations:
- Lumbridge, Varrock, and Draynor Village are good starting locations.
- Consider using a Woodcutting guide to locate the nearest trees.
- At lower levels, a bronze or iron axe will suffice.
- Upgrade your axe as you level up, aiming for higher-tier axes like the rune or dragon axe.
Mid-Level Training (30-70)
a. Willow Trees (Level 30-99):
- Willow trees provide good experience and can be found in various locations.
- A popular spot is Draynor Village, offering close proximity to a bank.
b. Teak Trees (Level 35-99):
- Teak trees offer excellent experience but are less common.
- Locations like Ape Atoll or Tai Bwo Wannai offer good Teak tree density.
c. Birdhouse Runs:
- Use birdhouse runs as a passive training method.
- Craft birdhouses and place them in appropriate locations to gain passive Woodcutting experience.
High-Level Training (70-99)
a. Yew Trees (Level 60-99):
- Yew trees provide solid experience rates and are available in various locations.
- Places like Edgeville, Tree Gnome Stronghold, and Seers’ Village are popular choices.
b. Magic Trees (Level 75-99):
- Magic trees offer the highest experience rates but are quite rare.
- Locations like the Tree Gnome Stronghold or the Woodcutting Guild are good options.
c. Crystal Trees (Level 94-99):
- Crystal trees provide exceptional experience rates and are located in Prifddinas.
- Completion of the Plague’s End quest is required to access Prifddinas.