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A combination rune is any rune that takes two types of the elemental runes (fire, earth, air, and water) and combine them, which essentially makes two runes in one.

Crafting combination runes

To make combination runes, players need to bring equal amounts of pure essence and elemental runes, and a talisman or tiara to enter the altar for the other type of rune (unless accessing the altar via the Abyss however a talisman or tiara is still needed to craft the combination rune). Enter the altar, and use the talisman on the runecrafting altar. For example, if a player wishes to make 10 steam runes, they could bring one of the following sets of items:

You don't need exactly the amount of runes as pure essence in your inventory. For example, it would be perfectly okay to carry 100 Water runes.

The pure essence, elemental runes, and talisman will be consumed, and you will receive the newly-crafted combination runes.

The chance of successfully binding the runes together is only 50%, and the talisman used to make the combination runes is consumed even if the runecrafting fails. A worn Binding necklace increases this chance of success to 100%.

The Lunar Magic spell Magic Imbue allows players to make combination runes without needing the opposite talisman for 12 seconds. After casting Magic Imbue, simply use the opposite runes on the runecrafting altar with pure essence in your inventory.

List of combination runes

Rune Combination Runecrafting Level Equivalent staff
Mist rune.png Mist rune Air rune.png Air rune and Water rune.png Water rune 6 Mist battlestaff.png Mist battlestaff (Mystic mist staff)
Dust rune.png Dust rune Air rune.png Air rune and Earth rune.png Earth rune 10 Dust battlestaff.png Dust battlestaff (Mystic dust staff)
Mud rune.png Mud rune Water rune.png Water rune and Earth rune.png Earth rune 13 Mud battlestaff.png Mud battlestaff (Mystic mud staff)
Smoke rune.png Smoke rune Air rune.png Air rune and Fire rune.png Fire rune 15 Smoke battlestaff.png Smoke battlestaff (Mystic smoke staff)
Steam rune.png Steam rune Water rune.png Water rune and Fire rune.png Fire rune 19 Steam battlestaff.png Steam battlestaff (Mystic steam staff)
Lava rune.png Lava rune Earth rune.png Earth rune and Fire rune.png Fire rune 23 Lava battlestaff.png Lava battlestaff (Mystic lava staff)

Price comparison

Rune Amount Saved
Mist rune.png Mist rune Water rune.png Water rune -158

Air rune.png Air rune -157

Dust rune.png Dust rune Air rune.png Air rune 1

Earth rune.png Earth rune 0

Mud rune.png Mud rune Water rune.png Water rune -239

Earth rune.png Earth rune -239

Smoke rune.png Smoke rune Air rune.png Air rune -66

Fire rune.png Fire rune -66

Steam rune.png Steam rune Water rune.png Water rune -64

Fire rune.png Fire rune -63

Lava rune.png Lava rune Earth rune.png Earth rune 0

Fire rune.png Fire rune 1


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