For the tree which harms Vampyres, see Blisterwood tree.
Bloodwood tree
Bloodwood tree
Release date 20 March 2012 (Update)
Members Yes
Logs Bloodwood logs
Cannot be grown
Examine A tree that feeds on bloodshed and violence.

The bloodwood tree is a tree that grows only in places of bloodshed such as the Wilderness or places related to a combat quest. The tree provides bloodwood logs, used in making bakriminel bolts. This requires level 93 Fletching, which may be assisted. The logs and bolt shafts themselves cannot be taken too far from the tree, or they will turn into dust.

Bloodwood trees typically yield a very small number of logs, usually 1-2 before being felled down. However, those in the Wilderness are significantly stronger and are likely to give more logs compared to their non-Wilderness counterparts; the deeper the tree is in the Wilderness, the more logs it is likely to give, in addition to having a higher minimum amount of logs yielded. Upon being cut down, there is a six hour waiting period before the tree regrows. Having a high-quality hatchet, along with the Lumberjack aura and Nature's sentinel outfit can increase the amount of logs gained from the tree. [1]

Bloodwood trees, similar to Farming trees, are instanced for the player to chop. However, they are not world-instanced, so once a tree is felled, the tree on that location for all worlds is cut down.


There are eight bloodwood trees in RuneScape (though only seven are available as Mami Rimba won't let the player use hers, which is located north-west of Edgeville). The location of the trees are marked on the world map and the minimap with a red tree symbol.

Regular tree locations

Quest-related locations

Note: If the player hasn't completed the relevant quest, they can still see the tree, they are just unable to cut it down.



  • The bloodwood shares its name with Corymbia opaca, a tree indigenous to Australia, so-named because it appears to bleed red sap.
  • If a player uses the teleport option from Hartwin to get to the Chaos Temple bloodwood tree, the player will be told that the tree is "too robust and refuses to be chopped". This is because the area is not the same as the Wilderness and is instead an instanced version used during Defender of Varrock.
  • Bloodwood trees appear similar to the trees in the Headless Horseman's lair in the film Sleepy Hollow, which have heads between their roots and bleed when they are cut.
  • From the story "The Old Blood", it is revealed that bloodwood trees likely originated on Vampyrium.


  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Pi's Twitter account. 1 February 2018.
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