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Picking up greens and golds


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Aneron
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I just made this topic because I've been wondering recently if my policy of always pick up every charm is really in my best interest. I've always done it because gathering charms is just so slow and painful in general that it seems like a waste to not grab the xp since it really doesn't take much extra time (in fact, none if you time it properly).

Blue charms are 783.2 xp each, allowing 1.72m xp/hour when training. Each pouch represents a loss of 8,727 gp, making blues 11.14 gp/xp

Crimson charms are 422.4 xp each, allowing 929.2k xp/hr. Each pouch is a loss of 1803 gp, making crimsons 4.3 gp/xp

Green charms are 154.4 xp each, allowing 335.2k xp/hr. Each pouch is a loss of 2206 gp, making greens 14.3 gp/xp

Gold charms are 87 xp each, 191.4k xp/hr. Loss of 220 per pouch, so 2.5 gp/xp.

I'd say this implies that greens are [cabbage]ty, but to be truly scientific, one should analyze the opportunity cost of training with the charm types (presumably balanced against gathering charms while slaying). Sadly the easiest way for me to get this information has been polluted by the fact that I gained a few million summoning xp on super xp weekend, but I'm not sure exactly how much or at what bonus so I can't calculate slayer xp vs summoning xp gained slaying, and so I can't do average summoning xp/hour. If anyone else knows what their summoning xp was (if at or above lvl 96) when they got 99 slayer, or slayer xp when they got 99 summoning, that would be tremendously helpful (of course, you will also need to know how much xp was gained at what average bonus on bonus xp weekend).

But anyways, what's all of your opinions about using greens and golds, and why?

All of this is assuming 99 summoning in case anyone didn't catch that btw lols, but don't let that stop you from contributing.

idk if this is a questionnaire but i think there is some discussion merit

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I'm 99 sum and i only pick up crims/blues, if any.

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I pick them all up because charms are hard to come by.
I will be kicking and crawling my way up these last few levels.

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I normally pick up all Charms unless there's a constraint on my invo space, like at solo Bandos. 99 Summoning, 16.5m exp.


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99 summon, only pick blue/crims, not worth the time lost tbh.

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I pick them all up, but if I need space for drops, I drop greens / golds

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I used to pick up all charms, but I only pick up crimson/blue now, and if I have space, green. I don't do golds anymore. While it saves my pocket, seeing 1.5k exp per trip to the obelisk just makes me think why? Lol. When I get 99 summoning I will probably only pick up blues, and maybe crimsons. Takes too much time picking each individual charm up.
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I pick up all besides green because green charms are terrible :rolleyes:
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the way i see it golds are cheap and are 250k xp/h so yea i pick up everything

i hate greens altogether, i pick up but dont use so eventualy ill have like 10k+ and use them some day

im hoping if they raise to 120 some day ill be able to cash in for a rune titan or something so yea even tho i got 99 summon already banked i keep goin
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I've got a total of 200 charms since the free xp weekend, where I got level 67 summoning... of COURSE I pick them up. It's where all my bonus exp goes as well.

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I only pick up blues and crims since I'll have enough charms for 99 summoning through getting 99 slayer without golds and greens.
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I pick up all charms, once I'm 99 I'll pick up no charms. It'll be just like those bones I used to pick up and bury, but have no need to now that I'm 95 prayer.

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I'll probably continue to pick up blues, crimsons, and greens after 99 slayer. You never know when a clan or an update will cause unicorns, yaks, or steel titans to become unbuyable. I'll have no use for golds, however.

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I am level 99 Summoning i still pick all the charms(except in rare occasions).
I can't seem to stop gathering them :D I don't mind the "extra time" used to pick them up or the inventory space they take.
Charms are awesome in any color :P

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I got used to gathering them all, so it's hard to stop doing it :-).

just some remarks though:

Greens can be very cheap if you make fruit bats
Blues can be very cheap if you make lava titans. Pick up the charms during your slayer task. Even just going out there to get them, is good "money", considering you save around 6k each obby charm (and can get around 200/h). Heck, I even made a few mill, when some clan bought out lava titans and they were 10k each.

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It takes less then half a second to pick up a charm. This is almost like the people who go on about not picking up coins because it "takes too long". I seriously can't believe people are that damn lazy/impatient.

At any rate, I totally await the day Jagex comes out with some summoning update that uses gold/green charms en masse.

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I have around 1200 blues from tds, and I pick them up about half of the time...

The only charms that aren't useless are crimsons because noone sells steels.

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If you want most xp, I think you're best to pick up all charms. It adds up in the end.

I stopped picking them up after 99, it made slayer even more enjoyable. :^_^:

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I pick all of them up, there's nothing wrong with a little extra xp, and who knows if Jagex will make new familiars in the future
If they do, I'll be prepared :D

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I pick 'em all up too - anything else would just be a waste and a sign of arrogance: "Oh look, I'm high Summoning, I don't need the gold and green charms cause they don't give enough exp."
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