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OSRS: Most AFK Training Methods 2019

By Michel Z2019-03-06

These are the most AFK training methods in Old School RuneScape for 2019. With this guide, you can spend the longest time away from the computer and still be logged in getting XP. At MmoGah, you can also get cheap RS gold 07 from one of the best RuneScape money sellers to train your skills. The Content for this article was inspired by Theoatrix OSRS's video.



In Combat, you can spend 20 minutes away from your keyboard and still be attacking and getting XP. In Skilling, though, when you are not being attacked, the logout timer is 5 minutes. Most of the methods in this article let you AFK at least 5 minutes.



1. Blast Furnace Pump

- AFK Strength XP

- AFK Time: 5 Minutes Max


To use the Pump at the Blast furnace, you need only level 30 Strength, and you consistently get 2 Strength XP per game tick. There are 6,000 game ticks in an hour, meaning the maximum XP rate is only 12K/H. But this method gives no hitpoint XP, making it very popular for Pures. On the official Bounty Hunter world, you’ll notice there are tons of people sitting here pumping.


There is also the Pedals which you can use to move the conveyor belt that takes the ore into the furnace, and these give 1 Agility XP per game tick, so it's 6K XP/h at maximum.



2. Dark Crabs

- AFK Fishing XP

- AFK Time: 5 Minutes Max

- Requires level 85 Fishing


You can fish Dark crabs in the Wilderness resource area. The fishing spots for Dark crabs never move, meaning you’ll fish a full inventory at one spot. Of course, the trade-off is in the Wilderness, but you can make use of an alt Splashing on you to keep out of danger.



3. Karambwanji

- AFK Fishing XP

- AFK Time: 5 Minutes Max


Another very AFK fishing method is fishing Karambwanji, as their spot barely moves, and the fish you get are stackable. These stackable fish are used to catch karambwans, making this method very viable for Ironmen that want to get Combat food or for many accounts that want to make money. You’ll get some Shrimps as well, but it’s not too much.



4. AFK Slayer

1) Aggressive Tasks

- AFK Slayer XP

- AFK Time: 15-20 Minutes


On average, monsters will stay aggressive to you for 15-20 minutes. But, you need to consider your Health and your Prayer points going down. Dark beasts are a special kind of monster in Old School RuneScape, which will never become unaggressive, making them a very AFKable Slayer task.


With the high Prayer level, you can AFK for over 10 minutes with the Protection Prayer on while using high Prayer bonus gear. Alternatively, you can use very high Defence bonus gear or Guthans to stay alive.



2) Cannon Tasks

- AFK Slayer XP

- AFK Time: 5-15 Minutes


The other way to AFK Slay is by using a Cannon. If you cannon your task in a single Combat area like Nieve’s cave, it’s possible to AFK for over 10 minutes, depending on how often your Cannon shoots.



5. Event RPG on Monks

- AFK Defence XP

- AFK Time: Up to 20 Minutes


Another very AFK method is kicking Monks on a Defence pure while you wear the event RPG, which is bought from Diango. The item has no stat requirement, but while wearing it, you have the same attack speed as the Toxic blowpipe or Knives, much faster than kicking normally. So you can AFK like this for 20 minutes, since Monks heal themselves very commonly. With the occasional one that you hit, you’ll get a maximum of 1.6K-1.7K Defence XP per hour. This method also works in F2P.



6. Sacred Eels

- AFK Fishing & Cooking XP

- AFK Time: 3-5 Minutes

- Requires level 87 Fishing


They can be caught near Zulrah with at least level 87 Fishing. You’ll need a regular Fishing rod and bait to catch them. By using a knife on the ones you catch, you’ll get over 100 Cooking XP each and 3-9 Zulrah scales. At level 99 Fishing and Cooking, you can expect to get 1,500-1,600 Zulrah scales per hour, which is little over 500K RS07 gold in profit.



7. Infernal Eels

- AFK Fishing XP

- AFK Time: 3-5 Minutes


Another AFK eel is the Infernal eel. They are located in the Infernal area of the TzHaar City. They are decently AFK, but it is recommended to go for the Sacred eels for the RuneScape gold.



8. Redwood Trees

- AFK Woodcutting XP

- 1/11 Cut down rate

- 380 XP per log


Redwood trees are unlike any other trees in RuneScape. Instead of the standard 1/8 cut down rate, they have a 1/11 cut down rate, giving the highest XP per chopped log in the game.


On average, you'll cut 11 Redwood logs before the section depletes, and since each log gives 380 Woodcutting XP, you could get 4,180 XP per click.



9. Sleeping Kraken

- AFK Magic XP

- AFK Time: Up to 20 Minutes


This method has a 20-minute timer since you’ll be in combat. You are going to cast spells on Kraken while it is underwater. Since Kraken is a task-only monster, you need level 87 Slayer to do this. You can use the massive damage and accuracy bonuses from the imbued Slayer helmet and Magic damage boosting gear, such as the Occult necklace or Ancestral. You can do this for 20 minutes before you log out, making it the best AFK Magic training method, and also, more cost-effective when compared to Splashing.



10. Cannonballs

- AFK Smithing XP

- AFK Time: ~3 Minutes


Cannonballs is a very well-known AFK method. One full inventory takes almost 3 minutes to make, making it one of the most AFK money makers in the game. It’s also great for Ironmen that want to take advantage of the Cannonball slaying. On average, you can only max out at about 12K Smithing XP per hour, but you can profit around 200K RuneScape gold.


11. Mining During Zeah Runecrafting

- AFK Runecrafting XP

- AFK Time: 1-3 Minutes


After reaching level 77 Runecrafting and unlocking Zeah Runecrafting, the Mining segment of the training method is extremely AFK. Each time you go to mine the dense essence, you can AFK for 1-3 minutes depending on if the rock depletes. Also, you have to do this twice per run to the altar, making each run have an AFK time of around 4 minutes.



Those are the most AFK training methods in OSRS for 2019, I hope you’ve learned a new interesting method from this guide. Should you need more RuneScape money making guides, be sure to bookmark our RS news page. There are top 15 must have items for mid-level OSRS accounts. For RuneScape 3 players, there are 10 AFK skilling money-making methods to earn RS3 gold without paying much effort.




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