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{{Infobox Item
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|name = Gold bar
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|image = [[File:Gold bar.png]]
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|release = [[8 May]] [[2001]]
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|update = Runescape updated (8 May 2001)
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|members = No
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|quest = No
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|tradeable = Yes
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|equipable = No
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|stackable = No
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|disassembly = Yes
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|noteable = Yes
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|value = 300
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|destroy = Drop
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|kept = reclaimable
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|store = no
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|exchange = gemw
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|examine = It's a bar of gold. Used in Crafting (5).
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|weight = 1.814
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|id = 2357
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}}
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[[File:Gold bar detail.png|100px|left]]
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A '''gold bar''' is a [[bar]] of refined gold created through the [[Smithing]] skill at level 40 by using a [[gold ore]] with a [[furnace]], or by casting the [[Superheat item]] spell on gold ore, granting 22.5 Smithing experience per bar. If [[goldsmith gauntlets]] are equipped, obtained after completing the [[Family Crest]] quest, the experience is boosted to 56.2 per bar. After an update at some point, smelting gold will fill any type of smelting urn (however only the base experience contributes, it does not stack with [[goldsmithing gauntlets]]).
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Unlike other metal bars, gold bars cannot be made into weapons or armour. Instead, the primary use of gold bars is to create [[jewellery]] with the [[Crafting]] skill. To craft gold bars into jewellery, players must use a gold bar on a furnace with a proper [[mould]] in their inventory or on their [[tool belt]]. If players wish to craft jewellery with [[gems]] inset, they will need cut gems in their inventory before crafting the jewellery.
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Apart from jewellery, gold bars can be used to create [[gold helmet]]s, which are used in the [[Between a Rock...]] quest to access [[Dondakan's mine]], and [[gold bowl]]s which are used in the [[Legends' Quest]].
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==Smithing==
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{{Infobox Smithing
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|level = 40
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|object = [[Furnace]]
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|smithing = na
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|aug1 = no
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|smelting = 22.5
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}}
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==Smelting==
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{{Infobox Recipe
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|name = Gold bar
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|skill = Smithing
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|skillXP = 22.5
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|storeValue = 90
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|geValue = gemw
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|alchValue = 180
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|level = 40
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|members = No
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|mat1 = Gold ore
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|mat1price = gemw
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}}
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===Cost analysis===
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A single gold ore is worth {{GEP|Gold ore}} [[coins]], while a gold bar is worth {{GEP|Gold bar}} coins. Thus, buying a gold ore and smelting it into a gold bar, then selling it, results in a profit of {{NoCoins|{{GEP|Gold bar}}-{{GEP|Gold ore}}|c}}. It is common to buy gold ores and smelt it while wearing [[goldsmith gauntlets]] as a low cost method of training Smithing. Doing this results in a higher rate of experience than smelting [[rune bars]].
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With a [[necklace mould]] (F2P) or [[bracelet mould]] (P2P) on a player's [[tool belt]], they can smelt gold bars into jewellery, selling it on the [[Grand Exchange]] to increase the profit of smelting ores; doing so will yield slower [[Smithing]] experience an hour, but provides additional [[Crafting]] experience. The table below displays the expected profit from creating gold jewellery:
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:{| class="wikitable sortable"
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! Item
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! GE value
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! Profit <small>(ore)</small>
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! Profit <small>(bar)</small>
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|-
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| {{plink|Gold ring}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold ring}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold ring}}-{{GEP|Gold ore}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold ring}}-{{GEP|Gold bar}}}}
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|-
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| {{plink|Gold necklace}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold necklace}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold necklace}}-{{GEP|Gold ore}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold necklace}}-{{GEP|Gold bar}}}}
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|-
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| {{plink|Gold bracelet}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold bracelet}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold bracelet}}-{{GEP|Gold ore}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold bracelet}}-{{GEP|Gold bar}}}}
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|-
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| {{plink|Gold amulet}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold amulet}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold amulet}}-{{GEP|Gold ore}}}}
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| {{Coins|{{GEP|Gold amulet}}-{{GEP|Gold bar}}}}
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|}
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;Notes
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* A gold bracelet can be sold to [[Grum's Gold Exchange]] in [[Port Sarim]] for 165 coins each.
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* A [[Rogue (Varrock)|Rogue]] can be found in [[Varrock]] which will purchase noted and un-noted golden jewellery from players, after completing the quest [[Summer's End]]. To find him, players must enter the [[Spirit Realm]] using [[Jennica's ring]] via the portal located in the [[Rogues' Castle]] courtyard and close the prison doors there; this will open them in the "real" world, allowing the players to access him later in Varrock.
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==Store locations==
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{{Store locations list}}
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==Drop sources==
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{{Dropping monsters list|Gold bar}}
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==Disassembly==
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{{Disassembly
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|level = 40
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|category = bars
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}}
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{{Bar}}
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[[fi:Gold bar]]
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[[nl:Gold bar]]
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[[es:Gold Bar]]
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[[pt:Barra de ouro]]
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[[Category:Gold|Bar]]
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[[Category:Crafting items]]

Revision as of 13:56, March 3, 2019

Gold bar detail

A gold bar is a bar of refined gold created through the Smithing skill at level 40 by using a gold ore with a furnace, or by casting the Superheat item spell on gold ore, granting 22.5 Smithing experience per bar. If goldsmith gauntlets are equipped, obtained after completing the Family Crest quest, the experience is boosted to 56.2 per bar. After an update at some point, smelting gold will fill any type of smelting urn (however only the base experience contributes, it does not stack with goldsmithing gauntlets).

Unlike other metal bars, gold bars cannot be made into weapons or armour. Instead, the primary use of gold bars is to create jewellery with the Crafting skill. To craft gold bars into jewellery, players must use a gold bar on a furnace with a proper mould in their inventory or on their tool belt. If players wish to craft jewellery with gems inset, they will need cut gems in their inventory before crafting the jewellery.

Apart from jewellery, gold bars can be used to create gold helmets, which are used in the Between a Rock... quest to access Dondakan's mine, and gold bowls which are used in the Legends' Quest.

Smithing

Gold bar Gold bar
Smithing level Smithing 40
Used with Furnace
Experience (per bar)
Smithing N/A
Equipment N/A
Experience (per ore)
Smelting 22.5 XP
Equipment 1.755 XP
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Smelting

Gold bar Gold bar
Smithing-Make-X GE icon
22.5 XP-880
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level40
P2P icon Members onlyNo
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Gold oreGold ore1357357

Cost analysis

A single gold ore is worth 357 coins, while a gold bar is worth 880 coins. Thus, buying a gold ore and smelting it into a gold bar, then selling it, results in a profit of 523 coins. It is common to buy gold ores and smelt it while wearing goldsmith gauntlets as a low cost method of training Smithing. Doing this results in a higher rate of experience than smelting rune bars.

With a necklace mould (F2P) or bracelet mould (P2P) on a player's tool belt, they can smelt gold bars into jewellery, selling it on the Grand Exchange to increase the profit of smelting ores; doing so will yield slower Smithing experience an hour, but provides additional Crafting experience. The table below displays the expected profit from creating gold jewellery:

Item GE value Profit (ore) Profit (bar)
Gold ring Gold ring 1,106 749 226
Gold necklace Gold necklace 918 561 38
Gold bracelet Gold bracelet 595 238 -285
Gold amulet Gold amulet 1,116 759 236
Notes
  • A gold bracelet can be sold to Grum's Gold Exchange in Port Sarim for 165 coins each.
  • A Rogue can be found in Varrock which will purchase noted and un-noted golden jewellery from players, after completing the quest Summer's End. To find him, players must enter the Spirit Realm using Jennica's ring via the portal located in the Rogues' Castle courtyard and close the prison doors there; this will open them in the "real" world, allowing the players to access him later in Varrock.

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Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Angry barbarian spirit1061Common
ColumbariumN/A7–20Common
Columbarium keyN/A20Common
Corrupted lizard10514Common
Dried zombie671Common
Elite Black Knight1001–4Common
Gnoeals701Common
Mummy (Ullek)741Common
Pirate impling jarN/A15Common
Skeleton brute881Common
Skeleton hero741Common
Skeleton thug851Common
Tyras guard581Common
Vyre corpseN/A7–13Common
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A1Rare
Cave slime261Rare
Otherworldly being631Rare
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A1Uncommon
Berserk barbarian spirit1061Uncommon
Bronze key blackN/A1–3Uncommon
Bronze key brownN/A1–3Uncommon
Bronze key crimsonN/A1–3Uncommon
Bronze key purpleN/A1–3Uncommon
Bronze key redN/A1–3Uncommon
Corrupted scorpion986Uncommon
Customs evidence filesN/A1Uncommon
Eclectic implingN/A5Uncommon
Elite Dark Warrior981Uncommon
Enraged barbarian spirit1061Uncommon
Minotaur14; 44; 521Uncommon
Mummy (Jaldraocht Pyramid)771Uncommon
Nechryael961Uncommon
Nechryael (elite)1061Uncommon
Shade Catacombs/RewardsN/A1–3Uncommon
Skeleton warlord911Uncommon
Undead troll77; 81; 86; 951Uncommon
Imp51Very rare

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