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OSRS Fletching from Level 1 to 99 Guide

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Fletching from Level 1 to 99 Guide OSRS

Embark on a journey through the rich world of Old School RuneScape (OSRS) as we unravel the art of Fletching, an artisan skill that empowers players to craft formidable ranged weapons and ammunition. Whether you're a novice seeking to enhance your combat arsenal or an aspiring entrepreneur eyeing profits, Fletching offers a diverse and dynamic skill set. This comprehensive guide aims to demystify Fletching, providing a roadmap from level 1 to 99, and inspiring both new and seasoned players to embrace the craft.

Fletching, a skill where creativity meets precision, enables players to create ranged weaponry and ammunition. Beyond its practical applications in combat, Fletching can evolve into a lucrative money-making venture. In this guide, we'll explore the intricacies of Fletching, offering insights into why it's a skill worth mastering and diverse training methods catering to various playstyles.

Fletching

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Why Should You Train Fletching?

Fletching emerges as a versatile skill, offering both financial gains and concurrent training opportunities. Crafting ammunition while engaging in other in-game activities makes Fletching an efficient skill. Moreover, reaching specific Fletching levels unlocks quests and plays a pivotal role in completing achievement diaries. Whether you aim for monetary success or quest completion, Fletching proves its worth as a skill with multifaceted benefits.


Materials used

General

ItemNote
Knife.png KnifeKnives are used to whittle wood into unstrung bows or 
arrow shafts. One can be found in the Lumbridge Castle 
basement and are commonly found for sale in general stores.
Chisel.png ChiselUsed in order to cut gems into bolt tips.
Logs.png LogsLogs may be obtained from chopping trees via the 
Woodcutting skill.

 

Arrows

ItemNote
Rune arrowtips.png ArrowtipsArrow heads can be bought in a ranging shop or smithed. 15 arrowtips
are made from each bar.
Arrow shaft 5.png Arrow shaftsArrow shafts can be made by using a knife on some logs. 15 shafts are
made from each pile of logs. Normal logs can be fletched into 15 arrow
shafts, oak into 30, adding 15 additional shafts for each tier of logs higher.
Feather.png Feathers- Feathers can be acquired by killing chickens. Chickens have a chance of
dropping 0, 5, or 15 feathers.

- Feathers can be purchased from many vendors, such as Gerrant's Fishy
Business in Port Sarim, for 2 gold coins, and Feather packs containing 100
feathers for 200 gold coins.

Headless arrow.png Headless arrowsCombine feathers with arrow shafts.
Rune arrow 5.png ArrowsCombine headless arrows with arrow heads.
Rune nails.png NailsSmithed from metal bars, nails are used in the production of brutal arrows.
Ogre arrow shaft 5.png Ogre arrow shaftsFletched from Achey logs, used in the production of brutal arrows and 
ogre arrows.
Flighted ogre arrow 5.png Flighted ogre arrowsMade from ogre arrow shaft and four feathers, used in the production
of brutal arrows and ogre arrows.
Wolfbone arrowtips.png Wolfbone arrowtipsThese can be made by using wolf bones with a chisel.

 

Bolts

ItemNote
Barb bolttips.png Barb bolttipsBarbed tips are rewards from the Ranging Guild minigame.
Feather.png Feathers- Feathers can be acquired by killing chickens. Chickens
have a chance of dropping 0, 5, or 15 feathers.

- Feathers can be purchased from many vendors, such as 
Gerrant's Fishy Business in Port Sarim, for 2 gold coins,
and Feather packs containing 100 feathers for 200 gold coins.

Dragonstone bolt tips 5.png Gem bolt tipsGem bolt tips are attached to unfinished bolts (with feathers
already attached) to make gem-tipped bolts. They can be made
by using the gem with a chisel. Every gem in RuneScape, including
the Shilo gems, can be made into gem tips
Pearl bolt tips 5.png Pearl bolt tipsPearl bolt tips can be made by using an oyster pearl with a chisel.
Runite bolts (unf) 5.png Unfinished boltsUnfinished bolts can be smithed from metal bars. 10 unfinished
bolts are made from each bar.

 

Darts

ItemNote
Rune dart tip.png Dart tipsDart tips can be smithed from metal bars. 10 are made from 1 bar.
Feather.pngFeathers- Feathers can be acquired by killing chickens. Chickens have a
chance of dropping 0, 5, or 15 feathers.

- Feathers can be purchased from many vendors, such as Gerrant's
Fishy Business in Port Sarim, for 2 gold coins, and Feather packs 
containing 100 feathers for 200 gold coins.

 

Dragonfruit Pie

Dragonfruit pie is an item that boosts your fletching level by 4 when eaten. This can come in handy if you are just a few levels shy of having access to a better training method. You can eat one of these, put on the preserve prayer and do that method.

Dragonfruit Pie


Fletching Guide 1-99

Navigate the world of Fletching with strategic training methods tailored to different preferences. From a cost-effective journey to the fastest route and an AFK-friendly approach, there's a path for every player.

Levels 1 - 30: Making Headless Arrows

Method: Combine arrow shafts and feathers to create headless arrows.

XP/H: 45K

Note: Quick and profitable, perfect for early leveling.

Making Headless Arrows

Levels 30 - 65: Making Steel Arrows

Method: Attach steel arrow tips to headless arrows.

XP/H: 225K

Note: Cost-effective and efficient, takes around 2 hours.

Making Steel Arrows

Levels 65 - 71: Making Diamond/Ruby Bolts

Method: Combine adamant bolts with diamond or ruby bolt tips.

XP/H: 210K

Note: Profitable method, takes 1.5 hours.

Making Diamond/Ruby Bolts

Levels 71 - 84: Making Dragonstone Bolts

Method: Combine runite bolts with dragonstone bolt tips.

XP/H: 240K

Note: Lucrative method, takes around 9 hours.

Dragonstone bolts detail.png

Levels 84 - 99: Making Dragon Bolts

Method: Combine dragon bolts (unf) with feathers.

XP/H: 1M+

Note: Fastest method, can be profitable, takes around 10 hours.

Making Dragon Bolts

Fastest Route To 99: Fletching Darts

Levels 30 - 37: Making Steel Arrows (225K XP/H)

Levels 37 - 52: Making Steel Darts (635K XP/H)

Levels 52 - 67: Making Mithril Darts (1M - 1.2M XP/H)

Levels 67 - 90: Making Adamant Darts (1M - 1.2M XP/H)

Levels 90 - 95: Making Amethyst Darts (1.7M XP/H)

Levels 95 - 99: Making Dragon Darts (2M XP/H)

Note: Fastest but expensive method, yields exceptional XP rates.

AFK Route:

Levels 30 - 65: Making Steel Arrows (225K XP/H)

Levels 65 - 70: Making Yew Shortbows (160K XP/H)

Levels 70 - 85: Making Yew Longbows (180K XP/H)

Levels 85 - 99: Making Magic Longbows (220K XP/H)

Note: Profitable, breaks even or makes money, ideal for casual gameplay.

Other Methods:

Levels 5 - 99: Making Unstrung Bows (Low XP rates, suitable for AFK)

Levels 40 - 80: Crafting Battlestaves (110K XP/H, alternative to log fletching)

Levels 92 - 99: Crafting Redwood Shields (168K XP/H, alternative to bow fletching)