[OSRS] Barbarian Fishing Guide

[OSRS] Barbarian Fishing Guide

Old School RuneScape (OSRS) Barbarian Fishing is a popular and efficient method to level both Fishing, Agility and Strength at the same time. It involves catching fish at the Baxtorian Falls, located in the Otto's Grotto area. In this in-depth guide, I'll cover everything you need to know about Barbarian Fishing, including requirements, gear setups, the fishing process, and the benefits of this method.


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1. Requirements:

Level requirements to utilize barbarian fishing in osrs

To start Barbarian Fishing, you need the following requirements:

Fishing level 48 (to catch Leaping trout)

Strength level 15 (to catch Leaping salmon)

Completion of the quest "Barbarian Training," which requires level 15 Fishing and level 35 Strength. This quest allows you to use the Barbarian Fishing method.

2. Gear Setup:

For Barbarian Fishing, you'll need the following items:

Fishing Rod: You can use a regular Fishing Rod.

Feather: Bring alot of Feathers to bait your Fishing Rod.

Knife: If you want to utilze 3-tick fishing methods.

3. Fishing Process:

Once you have all the requirements and gear, follow these steps to start Barbarian Fishing:

Travel to the Barbarian Fishing area: The quickest way to get there is by using the Games Necklace to teleport to the Barbarian Outpost and running east to the Fishing area.

Speak to Otto Godblessed: Otto is the Barbarian who will teach you the Barbarian Fishing method. Talk to him and choose the "I want to learn Barbarian Fishing" option.

Catching Leaping fish: Head to the fishing spots and start fishing. You'll catch Leaping trout at level 48 Fishing and Leaping salmon at level 58 Fishing. Catching Leaping fish grants both Fishing and Strength experience.

Dropping the fish: You can choose to drop the fish for a faster experience rate or bank them for cooking later. Dropping is more efficient for power-leveling Fishing and Strength, but banking allows you to save the fish for Cooking experience.

4. Benefits of Barbarian Fishing:

Barbarian Fishing is a popular training method for several reasons:

Efficient XP rates: Barbarian Fishing offers one of the fastest XP rates for both Fishing, Agility and Strength simultaneously.

No banking required: If you choose to drop the fish, you don't need to waste time banking, making it a very low-intensity training method.

AFK-friendly: While dropping the fish requires some attention, it's still relatively AFK compared to other training methods.

5. Tips and Additional Information:

Make sure to have enough Feathers in your inventory, as each catch consumes one Feather.

Dropping the fish can be more click-intensive, but it offers faster experience rates. If you prefer a more relaxed approach, consider banking the fish for later use.

If you choose to bank the fish, use the Games Necklace teleport to quickly return to the Fishing spot after banking.

Alternatively, you can use the Skills Necklace to teleport directly to the Fishing Guild, which is nearby the Barbarian Fishing area.

With this guide, you should be well-equipped to start Barbarian Fishing in Old School RuneScape. Enjoy the efficient XP rates and the benefits of leveling both Fishing and Strength together! Happy fishing!

6. Efficient Barbarian Fishing Training:

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To maximize your experience rates while Barbarian Fishing, consider the following tips:

Drop Fish for Faster Experience: If your main goal is to gain Fishing and Strength experience quickly, it's best to drop the fish you catch. This saves time as opposed to banking them and is the most efficient method.

Pay Attention: Although Barbarian Fishing can be more AFK-friendly, dropping the fish requires some attention. Paying close attention to your clicks ensures you maintain a consistent XP rate.

Use the "Shift" Drop Method: To drop items quickly, hold down the "Shift" key on your keyboard while clicking on the fish. This allows for rapid dropping, increasing your experience per hour.

Utilize Tick Manupilation: Although tick manipulation is high intensity, it pays off with the amount of experience you're able to obtain. This is all about timing actions within 3-ticks as shown above.

Prepare Adequate Feathers: Ensure you have enough Feathers before starting your Barbarian Fishing session. Running out of Feathers will interrupt your training and reduce your efficiency.

7. Experience Rates:

Below are the experience rates you can expect with the AFK method as well as the efficient 3-tick method of fishing at Baxtorian Falls utilize Barbarian Fishing in OSRS. As you can see, the experience rates can almost double if you utilize efficient methods of training the Fishing skill (this includes Strength & Agility) and even grants passive cooking experience as well making this a great method for ironman account starting out.

And that concludes our comprehensive guide to Barbarian Fishing in Old School RuneScape (OSRS). We've navigated the serene yet daunting waters of Baxtorian Falls, delved into Otto's Grotto, and unravelled the intricacies of this triple threat skilling method (quadruple if you are more efficient)! By now, you should be equipped with the knowledge to not only catch fish effectively but also to significantly boost your Fishing, Agility, Cooking and Strength levels simultaneously.

Remember, patience is key in the world of fishing, as it can take time to see the fruits of your labor. However, the rewards are truly worth the wait - with dedication, you'll be one step closer to mastery. Gear up, head on over to the Baxtorian Falls, and let the empowering rhythm of Barbarian Fishing guide your adventure in Gielinor.

Thank you for joining us on this journey, and we wish you the best of luck on your Barbarian Fishing endeavors. Until next time, stay fishing, stay strong, and keep exploring the fantastic world of OSRS!