What’s going on guys! My name is Theoatrix, and today I am bringing a completely updated level 1 – 99 Smithing Guide for Old School Runescape. I am going to start off with some very obvious stuff.
Items you will need
The items that you need will be a Hammer for making items obviously,
and then you will also need Ores and Bars, depending on what you are making. But, I will talk more about that in this article.
Closest Anvil and Furnace to a Bank
Now, another quick thing to add before I get into the methods, is the closest anvil and furnace to a bank.
The closest Anvil to a bank is the Varrock Bank, well that is my favourite one. It is really close to a bank and it is quite a nice area.
The closest Furnace to a bank has a couple of options. The first is Port Phasmatys. But, my favourite is the Edgeville furnace, which anyone can use now and you don’t actually need any Varrock Diaries to use it.
Fastest XP to 99
Levels 1 – 29 (Complete the Knight’s Sword Quest)
Alright, let’s get into the methods. The fastest methods to 99 is up first, and from level 1 – 29, you need to do the Knight’s Sword Quest. It is such an easy quest and is easily doable on a level 3 account. But, it can be a little bit dangerous. Essentially, that gives you 12 725 Smithing XP, getting you straight to level 29.
Level 29 – 40 (Best Iron Items from Iron Bars)
From level 29 – 40, you have to make the best item you can at an anvil. So, that would be Iron 2h Swords at level 29, and then you make Iron Platebodies at level 33 all the way to level 40. Anything that uses more bars will give more XP per hour if you are Smithing something at an anvil. Getting to level 40 will cost maybe 200 000 tops, and the XP rates are not even that slow. But they are not that quick either.
Level 40 – 99 (Make Gold Bars at the Blast Furnace)
Now, from level 40 all the way through to level 99 is the Blast Furnace, doing Gold Bars. Now, the Blast Furnace can actually get you about 250 000 XP per hour if you are on an official Blast Furnace World. It is probably the fastest way to get 99 Smithing in the game, and it costs about 60 000 000 – 65 000 000 to level 99 from level 40. So, it is not that bad. But, there are some other methods I am going to show where you can get pretty high XP rates – not quite 250 000 XP per hour. But, you will make a lot of money to 99 as well. If you want to do Gold Bars at the Blast Furnace, you definitely need to have completed the Family Crest Quest and got the Gold Smith Gauntlet. The Ice Gloves are also very helpful but they are not really needed since you can use buckets of water, but, the Gold Smith Gauntlets are a must.
Cheap AFK Methods to 99
That is the fastest way to get to 99. Now, I am going to talk about the AFK methods. This is kind of an alternative cheap method to 99. It is not that fast. But, I am adding it here for people that are not willing to spend all the money at the Blast Furnace.
Level 74 – 99 (Make Adamant Dart Tips)
This method is unlocked at level 74 Smithing, doing Adamant Dart Tips. You can make about 60 000 XP per hour, which is not that much but it is super AFK and the prices for Adamant darts are a little bit unstable. But, you can expect to break even from making these.
Money making Methods
Now, I am going to talk about the Money Making methods all the way through to level 99. I am going to start with a couple of random methods. But, at the end of all of these methods, the Blast Furnace is by far the most profitable method through to 99 and it is still really good XP per hour as well.
Level 35 – 99 (Cannonballs)
Starting off at level 35, you unlock Cannonballs, and with Steel Bars, you make 4 Cannonballs. You also need to do the Dwarf Cannon Quest in order to be able to make them in the first place. This is by no means recommended to go all the way to level 99 because the XP rates are 10 000 – 15 000 Smithing XP per hour, which is horrendous. But, you will profit about 140 000 000 getting from 35 – 99. So, if you want to grind that out, go right ahead. But, there are better methods.
Level 54 – 99 (Smithing Mithril Dart Tips)
At level 54, you unlock Mithril Dart Tips, and this requires the Tourist Trap Quest in order to make Dart Tips in the first place. But, getting from level 54 all the way through to level 99 will make you about 20 000 000, which is not too bad. But, the XP rate is a lot quicker than the Cannonballs – at about 45 000 XP per hour. So, this is still really good for AFK training.
Money Making (Blast Furnace Methods)
Now, the Blast Furnace Money Making Methods. In order to use these in the first place, I should have said this before, but you need to start the Giant Dwarf Quest.
At level 15, you unlock Iron Bars at the Blast Furnace. Believe it or not, you can make about 300 000 per hour, maybe a bit less at lower levels but 300 000 coins per hour. Now, they are all on the screen below. You can have a read of them all. But among the most notable things here is that Mithril Bars make you 80 000 000 in profit to level 99 and they can get you up to 85 000 XP per hour. Rune Bars, at level 85 – 99 Smithing, are the best money in the game for Smithing, and you can actually get about 80 000 – 100 000 XP per hour while you do this, which adds up to about 105 000 000 – 110 000 000 from 85 – 99. That turns into about 700 000 – 900 000 GP per hour.
A Coalbag is really going to help with these higher level methods because you will need a lot of Coal. So, definitely get around to getting one of those.
That is all of the methods, and now it is time to talk about the Smithing Skillcape Perk. When you are wearing the cape itself, it lets the Coalbag hold 36 Coal instead of 27. This is great for Rune Bars at the Blast Furnace as I said. But, the Skillcape also acts as Gold Smithing Gauntlets. So, this makes it even better because you can wear the Skillcape and wear Ice Gloves at the same time. So, it makes making Gold Bars at the Blast Furnace really, really efficient.
Anyways guys, that is it for my complete 1 – 99 Smithing Methods. Thank you so much for reading this article. If you learned something, or you enjoyed, be sure to leave a like, and also subscribe for more Old School Runescape content. As always, thanks for reading this article, and have a nice day!