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Here is a schedule for getting all the rocks the fastest and cheapest way.

Skill Location Teleports What to do Inventory Equipment
Skills for Both Statues
1 Agility Agility The Empty Throne Room Digsite pendant Cycling on an Auto-cycle None Agility cape (t)
2 Construction Construction Player-Owned House House Teleport Constructing Oak chairs in parlour. Cheapest is building clay fireplace for free with clay rocks near Prifddinas house portal. Saw, Hammer, Oak planks Crystal Saw Construct cape (t)
3 Crafting Crafting Lumbridge Castle Lumbridge Teleport Spinning Flax into Bowstrings 27 Flax Seer's headband 2 or above (optional)
4 Farming Farming Falador, Port Phasmatys, Ardougne, Camelot

Alternate: The Arc, Uncharted Isles

Ectophial, Camelot teleport, Explorer's ring 4, Skills necklace, Ardougne cloak 3 (4)

Alternate: Teleport to Port Sarim and run to the most northern boat in the harbor. Arc Journal

Turning Manure on Manor Farm

Alternate: Picking mushrooms, rumberries, and exuberries.

Harvesting Avantoe and Potatoes

Spade, Seed dibber (both on tool belt), 4 Avantoe seed, 24 Potato seeds, Supercompost

Alternate: None is required

Explorer's ring 4, Ardougne cloak 3, Skills necklace, Falador shield 3 (4), Magic secateurs (can be put on tool belt)

Alternate: None is required

5 Herblore Herblore Varrock Varrock Teleport Cleaning Grimy guam 27 Grimy guam None
6 Mining Mining Yanille Watchtower Teleport Mining Pure essence 4 pouches Crystal pickaxe (or any other pickaxe)
7 Smithing Smithing Varrock Varrock Teleport Smithing Iron knives 27 Iron bars Varrock armour, Golden hammer, perked Crystal hammer, or the hammer from the tool belt
8 Woodcutting Woodcutting Varrock, Falador, Crwys Clan Varrock Teleport, Falador Teleport, Crystal teleport seed Woodcutting Ivy None Crystal hatchet (or any other hatchet)
Specific to Statue of Dahmaroc
9 Cooking Cooking Cooking Guild Varrock Teleport Cooking raw tuna 27 Raw tuna Cooking gauntlets, Varrock armour 3 or above, Chef's hat
10 Firemaking Firemaking Yanille Watchtower Teleport Burning Maple logs Tinderbox (on the tool belt), 28 Maple logs Ring of fire, Flame gloves, perked Crystal tinderbox
11 Fishing Fishing Piscatoris Fairy Ring (AKQ) Fishing Monkfish Small fishing net or Small cast net None
12 Fletching Fletching Varrock Varrock Teleport Fletching the best bow you can Knife (on the tool belt), 27 logs None
13 Hunter Hunter Piscatoris Hunter area Fairy Ring (AKQ), Eagles' Peak lodestone and Kathy Corkat Hunting with a falcon 500 coins No weapon, shield or gloves. Bonecrusher.
14 Runecrafting Runecrafting Runespan Wicked hood (right-click teleport) Siphoning creatures, nodes, or the Runesphere within the Runespan None None
15 Thieving Thieving Draynor Village Amulet of glory/Explorer's ring Pickpocketing Master Farmer Some food Bow without ammo, Gloves of silence, Ardougne cloak 3/4, Trahaearn exoskeleton set, Camouflage Outfit, completionist cape
Specific to Statue of Rhiannon
16 Divination Divination Any wisp colony, Hall of Memories Varies on wisp chosen Gathering wisps and converting memories None None
17 Dungeoneering Dungeoneering Daemonheim Ring of kinship (right-click teleport) Complete small, complexity 4 floors None Bound equipment
18 Magic Magic Abandoned Burthorpe mine None Kill Troll shamans None Combat equipment
19 Attack Melee Abandoned Burthorpe mine None Kill Troll brutes None Combat equipment
20 Prayer Prayer Varies Varies Bury or have the bonecrusher bury bones None Combat equipment
21 Ranged Ranged Abandoned Burthorpe mine None Kill Troll chuckers None Combat equipment
22 Slayer Slayer Varies Slayer cape (if possible) Slay a large number of monsters Food and potions as needed Combat equipment
23 Summoning Summoning Amlodd Clan Master camouflage outfit (right-click teleport) Create pouches at the Amlodd obelisk during Voice of Seren Summoning cape (if possible), Spirit gems None


Other methods available for each skill are as follows.

Skill / Rock(s) Action Quickest/Most Efficient
Agility / Strange rock (Agility) Golden rock (Agility)
Agility
Completion of the following courses: Tree Gnome agility Stronghold course (basic or advanced), Agility Pyramid course, Barbarian Outpost course (basic or advanced), Ape Atoll course, Wilderness course, Werewolf course (must return the stick), Bandos' Throne Room course, Dorgesh-Kaan course, Hefin Agility Course, Brimhaven Agility Arena (one chance per 10 tickets), Balthazar Beauregard's Big Top Bonanza (Agility performance)

Cycling on Auto-cycles in The Empty Throne Room.

Cycling on an Auto-cycle in The Empty Throne Room is by far the fastest way to obtain rocks.
Construction / Strange rock (Construction) Golden rock (Construction)
Construction
Any Construction activity (in regular or building mode) that would garner Construction experience (building furniture, making flatpacks) while in a player-owned house. Players can still obtain rocks while making flatpacks even if there are visitors over. Building limestone fireplaces and oak chair flatpacks gives rocks most quickly and for comparatively low cost at 684 and 688 coins, respectively (assuming items are bought from the Grand Exchange), though only the latter can be made as a flatpack. Oak lecterns only require one plank but cannot be made as a flatpack. Flatpacks can also be traded in with Advisor Ghrim once all of the Hard Rellekka tasks have been completed, allowing some of the loss to be recouped.
Cooking / Strange rock (Cooking)
Cooking
Cooking fish on a range or fire or training at a Cooking plot in a Clan Citadel Rocks can be obtained by attempting to cook any kind of fish on a cooking range or a fire even if it burns. Shrimps are a good choice as they are cheap and you will stop burning them at level 33. By tying this into the fishing activity, chefs can cook whatever they have fished. To minimise burning, use cooking gauntlets if you have them available and use cooking ranges instead of fires. The cooking range in the kitchen of Lumbridge Castle has the lowest burn rate of all, but is not as convenient for a bank as Catherby (or the Cooking Guild for those with Varrock armour 3) and so is slightly slower overall. If you have no chance of burning the fish you are cooking, the permanent fire in the Rogues' Den is useful as the bank is only a few steps away. Portable ranges are also useful, since most portable ranges are placed close to the bank chest in the Combat Academy in Lumbridge. Check out the Portable FC to find an active portable range location.
Crafting / Strange rock (Crafting) Golden rock (Crafting)
Crafting
Making gold jewellery; making items from leather, dragonhide; Adding steel studs to leather bodies; making or blowing molten glass; making empty Potion flasks from Robust glass; adding orbs to battlestaves; throwing clay on a potter's wheel (but not firing clay); training at a Crafting plot in a Clan Citadel. Making glass via Superglass Make does not work. Making gold rings, gold bracelets or leather coifs. High Level Alchemy can be cast on Bracelets for the largest return, but if you are not interested in the Magic experience, then use the Grand Exchange to sell quickly or sell them to the rogue by the Varrock east bank. Items made from a Gold bar are currently the least expensive per "chance" at a rock, and, depending on fluctuations in the prices, they can even turn a profit. Another option is to spin flax in Seers' Village with a Seer's headband 2 or better, as this is quick and profitable.
Magic / Golden rock (Magic)
Magic
Attack / Golden rock (Melee)
Melee
Ranged / Golden rock (Ranged)
Ranged
Prayer / Golden rock (Prayer)
Prayer
Killing the trolls in the Abandoned Burthorpe mine It is convenient to switch between the trolls inside the cavern after getting rocks from a particular combat style. Otherwise, players have a reduced chance of receiving the second rock. Since trolls can be easily killed, it is very important to have the bonecrusher active. Otherwise, bones must be manually buried.
Divination / Golden rock (Divination)
Divination
Harvesting any wisp Harvesting Incandescent wisps at Poison Waste can be very profitable or the Vibrant wisps via the Ring of duelling's Mobilising Armies teleport may be handy.
Dungeoneering / Golden rock (Dungeoneering)
Dungeoneering
Completing low complexity dungeons, Sinkholes, or defeating enemies in a Elite Dungeon Choose low complexity dungeons (4 or lower) or if desiring to go higher make sure to select small floors. Complexity 1 dungeons have more key doors, which may take longer than skill doors found when choosing complexity 2-4. If choosing Sinkholes, the chance of the rock comes at the end of the current Sinkhole after the lamps have been allocated. There is also the option of going through story-mode of an Elite Dungeon, as you are rewarded dungeoneering xp when killing an enemy.
Farming / Strange rock (Farming) Golden rock (Farming)
Farming
Planting and Harvesting vegetables, hops, herbs, flowers; checking the health of trees; harvesting berries or fruit from bushes or trees you've grown (Cactus spine unknown); planting seeds or saplings; digging up tree stumps; clearing weeds. Allotments and hops are faster than herbs, flowers, etc. Tomato and sweetcorn seeds yield the greatest number of chances of a rock per harvest at a reasonable price. If available, White lilies will stop the chance of the vegetables dying, but this stops you planting flowers as well on each visit to the allotment. If you are going to plant vegetables, you may as well plant herbs at the same time, although they grow slower so you can do two or more vegetable visits for one herb crop. Use baskets or sacks, or note your crops with the leprechaun. Also, be sure to use Supercompost and equip Magic secateurs for a 10% crop boost (including Herbs). Another good way to continuously farm is to pick mushrooms or berries on an island in the arc region.
Fishing / Strange rock (Fishing)
Fishing
Fishing with any net or cage. Fishing with a net or harpoon during Managing Miscellania. Fishing with any harpoon. Barbarian barehand fishing. Barbarian Fishing.

Fishing in the Port district of Menaphos does not work.

Monkfish give good experience and produce rocks and used to reliably produce two rocks within one or two loads. However, during an unknown update, Jagex significantly reduced this rate. Crayfish are extremely quick to catch and therefore offer the fastest chances per full inventory. Fishing with a big net in Catherby is also quite fast. It is now also possible to get rocks if you fish rocktails or cavefish. You can also now get rocks by harpooning fish, but this is considerably slower. It is also possible to get rocks by Barbarian Fishing. This is a fast method, especially when dropping fish by using the action bar.
Fletching / Strange rock (Fletching)
Fletching
Making unstrung bows or crossbow stocks. (A beaver familiar works as well.) Making sagaies from straight roots in the Jadinko Lair. Making Blisterwood weapons. Any unstrung bow works and are all the same speed. Willow shieldbow (u) are the least cost for a rock. Cutting Maple logs into Maple longbow (u) is generally profitable.
Firemaking / Strange rock (Firemaking)
Firemaking
Lighting a fire using any logs with a tinderbox (Barbarian firemaking does not seem to work.); burning any type of shade during the Shades of Mort'ton minigame; burning curly roots in the Jadinko Lair; training at a Firemaking plot in a Clan Citadel; using logs on a Bonfire. Willow logs seem to produce rocks faster than Maple logs and are also cheaper. You could burn whatever you obtain while woodcutting to save banking. Using familiars to light logs does not work, nor does barbarian firemaking.
Herblore / Strange rock (Herblore) Golden rock (Herblore)
Herblore
Cleaning herbs, adding herbs to normal and juju vials of water, and combining unfinished potions with secondary ingredients (includes extreme potions). Barbarian potions, tar type ammunition and Guthix Balance Potion do not produce rocks. Juju herbs and potions also produce rocks. Adding secondary ingredients to most unfinished (unf.) potions. It is recommended to combine this with farming, since herb seeds are often much cheaper than the grown herbs. Cleaning grimy herbs gives rocks, which makes this the only profitable way to get herb rocks. Do note, however, that you need to have at least one free inventory slot (or a statue collection bag in your inventory) in order to have a chance to receive a rock. Even so, at 27 chances of a rock per inventory, this is also faster than combining secondary ingredients, at 14 chances per inventory. Grimy marrentill is the cheapest option for cleaning herbs, at 2,629 coins each, but the clean counterparts sell for less, so some small losses may be incurred. On the other hand, Guam is slightly more expensive and harder to buy but can turn a profit from cleaning.
Hunter / Strange rock (Hunter)
Hunter
Checking boxs (including Marasamaw plants from Herblore Habitat), practicing falconry, pitfall trapping, deadfall trapping, noosing kebbits or jadinkos, catching Charm sprites, or Big Chinchompa Box trapping Penguins, grey or Red chinchompas, Pawyas, Grenwalls, Polar Kebbits (using Big Chinchompa Polar Kebbit Quota tickets), Falconry. Unsuccessful box trap and falconry attempts can still produce rocks. While you would think that setting four or five traps at once should be quicker than a one-at-a-time activity like falconry, falconry seems to have a higher chance of success of catching something. It also appears to be a relatively fast way to obtain rocks, particularly if a bonecrusher is used. Chinchompas stack and do not require bait, negating the need to regularly bank, which makes them possibly the best. However, doing falconry and then dropping the collected items is possibly still the fastest. Box trapping polar kebbits (particularly if using Signs of the porter) is another viable way, particularly for those also interested in the furs as a Summoning ingredient. Hunting imps with magic boxes does give rocks. Snaring birds and net trapping does not yield rocks.
Mining / Strange rock (Mining) Golden rock (Mining)
Mining
Mining ore, coal, Desert Quarry rocks, clay, pure essence, gems, 'Perfect' gold ore; mining in the Living Rock Caverns (coal and gold); mining during Managing Miscellania; mining in the Lava Flow Mine; training at a Mining plot in a Clan Citadel. Mining Shooting Stars does not yield rocks. Since mining Pure essence (or Rune essence) is one click and very quick, this is much faster than any other mining activity. Using Rune pouches and an Abyssal Beast of Burden is recommended. Access from the Magic Guild in Yanille is closest to a bank. Varrock east bank, while further from the teleport, can be a single click. For more experience, mine Coal at the Coal trucks. It is recommended to use Seer's headband (3 or 4 are best) and a Beast of Burden familiar to help unload at Seers' Village. Mining Coal and Gold ore in the Living Rock Caverns also works for those with higher Mining levels but involves some risk due to aggressive Living rock creatures dwelling within.
Runecrafting / Strange rock (Runecrafting)
Runecrafting
Binding runes. (Includes the Ourania Runecrafting Altar, and runecrafting during The Great Orb Project, and Runespan). Crafting runes at the Ourania Runecrafting Altar on world 36 gives good experience, and is a decently fast method for getting rocks. The chance of receiving a Runecrafting rock is based on Essence used, not which runes are crafted. As a result, it is entirely possible (albeit rare) to receive both rocks in one click. Double runes do affect the chances of getting a rock. Use runecrafting pouches to increase the number of chances per run. Another possible method is to use a Wicked hood to teleport to an altar and withdraw essence from it, allowing for at least 4 inventories of runes without leaving the altar. Using rune pouches can also expedite runecrafting at altars.
Slayer / Golden rock (Slayer)
Slayer
Killing monsters on a Slayer task Any monster works but ones in which you get larger amounts to slay are more likely to yield a rock. Some monsters may be preferred, such as Dark beasts and Crawling hands since players can AoE them. Players who like doing Slayer contracts may also receive rocks.
Smithing / Strange rock (Smithing) Golden rock (Smithing)
Smithing
Smelting normal ores or smithing items from normal bars; making cannonballs; forging items on an anvil (though rarer); training at a Smithing plot in a Clan Citadel. Equipping a Ring of forging ensures that all iron ore will be smelted into bars. For smithing, Iron throwing knives are economical as they can be sold at minimal loss. If you have a full inventory when smithing and you receive a rock from the first bar, it will be converted to a rock, From 13 May 2010, players gained the ability to receive rocks from smithing cannonballs. Smithing Bronze claws can also be a good option as Bronze bars are not very expensive, and the subsequent product can be used in the summoning skill or sometimes even sold for profit. Alternatively one can smelt Corrupted ore at no expense.
Summoning / Golden rock (Summoning)
Summoning
Making pouches during VoS and swapping with Lord Amlodd In particular, it may be of interest to make Granite crab pouches, Granite lobster pouches or Pack yak pouches.
Thieving / Strange rock (Thieving)
Thieving
Pickpocketing NPC's pockets, stealing from chests and stalls. Attempting to pickpocket Men/Women, Guards, Knights of Ardougne or Master Farmers. You can still receive a rock if the attempt is unsuccessful. The fastest method of obtaining a rock while pickpocketing is by targeting the lowest NPCs for the greatest chance of success (and least damage if you fail). Thieving cake stalls works well. Monkey knife fighters, Pyramid Plunder and Coshing volunteers do not give rocks. Wearing Gloves of silence, Trahaearn exoskeleton set, or a Camouflage outfit with an Ardougne cloak or a completionist cape is highly recommended. The Five-finger discount aura and abyssal lurker stealth scroll are also helpful.
Woodcutting / Strange rock (Woodcutting) Golden rock (Woodcutting)
Woodcutting
Cutting any tree (farmed trees work as well) or ivy; doing Sawmill training, hacking jungle in Tai-Bwo Wannai Cleanup, chopping Teak trees and Mahogany trees on Etceteria, or chopping trees during the zombie event in Temple Trekking; chopping roots in the Jadinko Lair; training at a Woodcutting plot in a Clan Citadel. Chopping ivy, Willow trees, or Oak trees. Chopping ivy is good experience and can be fast since you do not have to bank.
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