Light orb detail

Light orbs can be used to fix magical lamps in Dorgesh-Kaan, by using an empty light orb on a piece of Cave goblin wire. Level 87 Crafting is needed to create an empty light orb, which gives 70 Crafting experience. Adding a cave goblin wire grants 104 xp. Level 52 Firemaking is needed to fix a lamp, giving 1000 Firemaking experience. When a player has replaced 100 light orbs they will receive the message "You have replaced 100 orbs and have gained extra experience." and gain 5000 extra Firemaking experience.

Be aware that there are three floors. Although most broken lamps occur on the first and second floors, they can also occur on the ground floor. The large street lamps throughout Dorgesh-Kaan never need replacing. Because of this it is rare to encounter a broken lamp. However, if repairing lamps is combined with thieving training on Dorgesh-Kaan average and rich chests then one may encounter up to seven (7) broken lamps on a single complete circuit; if one visits every room, including those without chests.

In addition to making light orbs via the Crafting skill, complete light orbs are rarely obtained from the Dorgesh-Kaan chests. Empty light orbs are obtained by looting a chest only slightly more frequently than completed light orbs. At level 78 Thieving, it is a potential loot from the rich chests.

Despite the large amount of Firemaking experience given, finding the broken lamps can be frustrating. It may be useful to make fires in the city and take quick glances at nearby lamps in hope of a broken lamp being found, though don't go asking people if they have seen any because they are different for each person.

A ring of fire and flame gloves can increase your experience for lighting the lamps to 1050 per lamp.


Light orb Light orb
Crafting-Make-X GE icon
104 XP-6,176
Crafting Crafting level87
P2P icon Members onlyYes
Empty light orbEmpty light orb1N/A-
Cave goblin wireCave goblin wire14,4714,471


Item Skill Materials
Lightbulb hat Lightbulb hat87 Invention

Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Dorgesh-Kaan Average ChestN/AunknownUnknown
Dorgesh-Kaan Rich ChestN/A1Unknown


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