For the item used during Back to the Freezer, see Bucket (Back to the Freezer).
For the override, see Bucket (override).
Bucket detail

A bucket is one of the most basic and common items available in RuneScape. They are regularly used for skills such as Crafting, Cooking, and Farming.

Buckets can contain any of the following items:

Players who try to make wine in a bucket (instead of a jug) will receive the message: "I'm not going to make wine in that dirty bucket!"

Obtaining buckets


Players can find them as spawns in many locations throughout the game, including:

Other sources

Players can also obtain an unlimited amount of free buckets from their player-owned house, though these can only be obtained individually and thus is a very slow and repetitive process. This either requires 1) Tool store (2) (with level 35 Construction-icon), or 2) a Larder (level 9 Construction-icon). Option 1) will give a regular 'empty bucket', where option 2) gives a 'bucket of milk' that can be emptied.

Up to 39 buckets (of slime) a day can be obtained from Robin Hood when using the Morytania legs. Assuming the slime is used, these buckets, together with 39 pots, are a useful by-product.

Players who try to take the bucket from the respawn in Meiyerditch will receive the message: "I really do not want to go anywhere near that! It stinks!" Attempting to use Telekinetic Grab to take it will yield the message: "I really don't want to waste runes on grabbing this item."

Store locations

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Seller Location Cost Currency Base stock Members?
Al Kharid General StoreAl Kharid2Coins 2Coins 30No
Ali's Discount WaresAl Kharid2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Alice's Farming ShopAlice's farm2Coins 2Coins 100Yes
Arhein's StoreCatherby2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Bandit BargainsBandit Camp (Kharidian Desert)2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Bandit Duty FreeBandit Camp (Wilderness)1Coins 1Coins 50No
Bolkoy's Village ShopTree Gnome Village2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Coeden's Seed StorePrifddinas2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Culinaromancer's ChestLumbridge Castle basement2Coins 2Coins 10Yes
Dal's General Ogre SuppliesGu'Tanoth2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Dwarven Shopping StoreDwarven Mine2Coins 2Coins 30No
Edgeville General StoreEdgeville2Coins 2Coins 30No
Falador General StoreFalador2Coins 2Coins 30No
General Store (Canifis)Canifis2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Gift ShopOo'glog2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Goods of MenaphosMenaphos2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Gunslik's Assorted ItemsKeldagrim2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Head Farmer Jones's Farming ShopTaverley2Coins 2Coins 100No
Ifaba's General StoreNext to the scimitar stall on Ape Atoll. East of the fenced-in banana grove.2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Jack Oval's crafting ShopTaverleyFree sample-1No
Karamja General StoreMusa Point (Karamja)2Coins 2Coins 30No
Khazard General StorePort Khazard2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
The Lighthouse StoreLighthouse1Coins 1Coins 30Yes
Lletya General StoreLletya2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Lumbridge General StoreLumbridge2Coins 2Coins 30No
Miscellanian General StoreMiscellania and Etceteria Dungeon2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Moon Clan General StoreLunar Isle2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Nardah General StoreNardah2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
New Varrock General StoreNew Varrock2Zemomark30Yes
Papa Mambo's ShopHerblore Habitat2Coins 2Coins 100Yes
Pollnivneach General StorePollnivneach2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Port Phasmatys General StorePort Phasmatys2Coins 2Coins 300Yes
Razmire General StoreMort'ton2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Richard's Farming ShopArdougne2Coins 2Coins 100Yes
Rimmington General StoreRimmington2Coins 2Coins 30No
Sarah's Farming ShopFalador farm2Coins 2Coins 100Yes
Shantay Pass ShopShantay Pass2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Sigmund the MerchantRellekka2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Trader Stan's Trading PostCatherby, Brimhaven, Musa Point, Oo'glog, Port Khazard, Port Phasmatys, Mos Le'Harmless, Port Tyras2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Trader's GoodsDarkmeyer2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Vanessa's Farming ShopCatherby2Coins 2Coins 100Yes
Varrock General StoreVarrock2Coins 2Coins 30No
Void Knight General StoreVoid Knights' Outpost2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
West Ardougne General StoreWest Ardougne2Coins 2Coins 30Yes
Zanaris General StoreZanaris2Coins 2Coins 30Yes

Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Dorgesh-Kaan Average ChestN/A1Common
Mystery boxN/A1Common
Pirate implingN/A1Common
Pirate impling jarN/A1Common
Werewolf63; 891Rare
Skeleton15; 16; 32; 43; 46; 47; 49; 51; 53; 54; 58; 701Uncommon


[FAQ] • [doc]


  • You can store buckets, compost, supercompost and ultracompost in the farming store of any tool leprechaun. The most you can store is 255, the maximum number in one byte.
  • A bucket can hold 2 litres of water. This can be found by observing that filling a bucket of water increases your weight by 2kg.
  • The bucket is turned sideways when empty, this is to show that it is empty. When filled with something, it will revert back to what it previously looked like.
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