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Farming dwarf weed
Profit per instance
Farming herbs.gif
16,300 per instance
Activity time
6 minutes
Minimum recurrence time
90 minutes
Effective profit
163,200 per hour
Skill requirements Quest requirements

79 Farming icon.png
61 Magic icon.png recommended for Trollheim Teleport, but 96 Magic icon.png strongly recommended for Spellbook Swap
47 Agility icon.png recommended for shortcuts to Troll Stronghold

Item requirements Other requirements
Tool leprechaun with a seed dibber, a spade, a rake, and some ultracompost
Experience gained Inputs
6,613 Farming icon.png 6 x Dwarf weed seed (2,538)
6 x Ultracompost (4,440)
Location Outputs
Port Phasmatys, Falador, Catherby, Trollheim, Ardougne and Great Kourend herb patches 52 x Grimy dwarf weed (23,296)
This guide assumes 8.8 herbs from each patch, thus 52 herbs. Your profit per hour may vary depending on the survival rate.

Farming grimy dwarf weed can be a very profitable way to spend a few minutes at a time. Magic secateurs help increase profits slightly due to the 10% boost to crop yield. Generally, good harvests yield 5-14 herbs, but the norm is five to eight herbs per patch, so players can expect an average of 6.5 herbs each patch. There is also a 10% chance herbs will succumb to disease and die.

Players should have five dwarf weed seeds, some runes, and a means of teleportation. Then, players can start their herb run at any herb patch withdrawing any additional supplies needed from the tool leprechaun. If players have access to the Lunar Spellbook from Lunar Diplomacy, Fertile Soil (83 Magic) can be used in lieu of supercompost, but it will make the profit per patch 1,354, thus 6,770 total. Also, Spellbook Swap can be used to access the Standard Spellbook and Trollheim Teleport, but it requires 96 Magic and Dream Mentor.

After planting, a player can move onto the next patch in any order. An example of a herb run is provided below.

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