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After much hiatus, I have finally decided to come back to Runescape and pay for membership

 

Even I am a relatively high levelled player (by f2p standards), as I have never been a member before, I am overwhelmed by the details that is presented to me and amount of choices that I can make

 

Here is my current status

 

Levels

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Equipment (Bought abyssal whip, somehow it is very cheap)

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Bank

 

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As you have probably noticed, I have finished Duric Ritual, Priest in Peril and Fishing Contest Quests

 

What quests should I do for my level? Surely I want to be comparable to most other members of my level, and also make best use of my skilling

 

Also, what should be the sequence, i.e. order of doing quests? I feel particularly puzzled by quests, as the "interlocking" pre-requisites make me difficult to start from scratch

 

Also, what equipments should I use? I feel that abyssal whip is going to be helpful (especially it is dirt cheap now), and dragonhide is okay for ranged. How about mage? And how about my rune (sara). Should I get a better armor than full rune?

 

Thanks everyone


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Start with all of the ones listed "easy" on the quest guide section of this website. Most of the quests in this game are inter-related and you have to do the easy ones to access the more rewarding ones. You should to wolf whistle, heros, monkey madness, death plateau, fremmenik trials/isles and the plague city quests asap. Not to mention others such as smoking kills, desert treasure, and legends.

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For quests, you should definetly try and finish Recipe for Disaster first as you will get barrows gloves from it aswell as completing many other pre quests. Fremmenik isles would be another important quest.

 

A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

 

Other than that, do slayer for combat training, you'll regret it if you don't (I certainly do anyway...) and start doing herb runs whenever possible, however that requires 32(?) farming before it's any good for cash. I gained most of my early farming lvls while training thieving at sorceresses garden, though I'm sure this isn't the best way to train farming or thieving at low lvls, it's just what I did.

 

Good luck.

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Quests, Quests and more Quests! Yes, you've certainly got a lot of quality time ahead of you if you do all the quests you possibly can! It's a great idea and I think you're on the right path.

 

However, before you get too far along with this cunning plan, I would suggest that you do two things:

 

First - train all of your new-found (P2P) skills. There's a lot of low-level quests that have skill requirements, and it will come in handy now to spend your first few hours of your membership time training those level (1) skills to something more useful – like level 35-50. It doesn't take long to train a skill to 50, and you could easily have 50 in all those skills within 4 or 5 days, tops – depending on how much you play.

 

Second - upgrade some of your current gear to something a little more useful: it appears that you have the levels to wear better gear than rune, so I'd suggest upgrading ASAP. Dragon legs and boots are not too expensive. You could use a ring of wealth and an amulet of glory. An obsidian cape will give you some much needed bonuses too.

 

Oh -- and get a BANK PIN! :unsure:

 

That's three things!

 

If you've got questions in-game, I am usually on-line most evenings. Feel free to add me in-game and I will help you out.

 

If you're seeking more help than that, feel free to visit my clan's chat ("Team Walmart"). You'd be hard-pressed to find a more helpful and friendly bunch.

 

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A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

 

in after elitism and inb4 "you need overloads now otherwise you suck"

 

you do not *need* a rapier as soon as possible. you can do perfectly fine with a whip until you decide you need a rapier.

However, the rest of above peoples comments ring true.

farming, slayer, questing, herblore are the ones to work on now youre a member. summoning too when you decide to do so


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You'll be seeing lots of charms drop from the monsters you kill while in p2p worlds, collect all those, they're for summoning, a skill which is relatively fast once you have the charms.

 

As previously said, slayer is a good way to train up your combat skills, for this you'll want to look at investing in a black mask (currently costs 640k), which gives you an invisible boost to attack and strength of 15% when fighting a monster you've been assigned as your slayer task. I would advise looking at buying dragon boots and an amulet of glory. Getting a defender from the warriors guild is the most popular choice for the shield spot and is available from the warriors guild (it's untradeable), tip it's guide is here http://www.tip.it/runescape/?page=warriors_guild.htm Although, for full gear recommendations you're going to need to say how much cash you've got to work with

 

While the gloves from recipe for disaster are good, that quest has a lot of pre-requisites. Some other quests you might want to do that aren't listed are tree gnome village/gnome stronghold, these will unlock gnome gliders and spirit trees, which are useful transport options. Stronghold has an agility requirement in the mid 30's if I recall correctly, which would also be a good starting point for agility (and the quest is done in the same area as the first agility arena).


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A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

 

in after elitism and inb4 "you need overloads now otherwise you suck"

 

you do not *need* a rapier as soon as possible. you can do perfectly fine with a whip until you decide you need a rapier.

However, the rest of above peoples comments ring true.

farming, slayer, questing, herblore are the ones to work on now youre a member. summoning too when you decide to do so

 

He never said you *need* a rapier. He said it's worth getting asap, big difference.

 

On topic: Look at your quest list, make sure filter is checked off and start on quests, a lot give good exp and are relatively easy and quick to do at your level.


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Work yourself towards Recipe for Disaster and While Guthix Sleeps.

 

In setting your goals to completing these quests, you'll naturally unlock a great deal of useful rewards and get a good amount of quests done. They'll also give you decent skill goals.

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Wow, I have to say I envy you. I still remember my first ever month playing p2p, what an experience it was! Now I take being members for granted and have joined all the other moronic ranters [bleep]ing about how bad this game is. I hope you enjoy your time as p2p though, don't take the downers ("RS sucks, just quit" etc. etc.) too seriously.

 

Anyhow, definitely try out as many different quests as you can. They're a great starting place for learning what all the various p2p skills are like what, where everything is (just look at that world map! plenty to explore), and what new items you can play with. As mentioned before, slayer is a good skill to begin with as it helps out with leveling combat as well (and reduces the monotony to some extent). Farming is worth doing as it's a way to get a constant cashflow to build your bank with.

 

There's a lot of content to experience if you've never been p2p; don't rush yourself, I'd say for at least the first month you should just attempt to try out as many things as you can and then stick with something you really liked.


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I recommend "One Small Favour" once you can do it. Fun quest :).

 

Good quests to focus on are a Fairy Tale part 1 (and eventually 2 and 3) as well as Garden of Tranquility right after, to give that farming level a big boost.

 

To improve your equipment, you'll want Fremmenik Trials and eventually Isles, for helmets (+3 strength and +3 prayer over your current helmet). Recipe for Disaster for gloves (+12 strength and attack over your current). Nomad's Requiem or Fight Caves for a cape, although those are probably far off (+12 prayer or +4 strength, +1 attack, +2 prayer over your current). Dragon boots are a decent item to get once you have a spare 150k or so, another +4 strength is pretty nice. Get an amulet of glory. Very important is the dragon defender, a free (well, costs time) shield slot item with +25 stab, +24 slash and +23 crush attack and +6 strength. For cheap, you can get a ring of wealth. Body and legs can be replaced by Verac's (+9 prayer bonus over rune, and tons more defence).

 

In p2p, prayer and strength bonus are important, mostly because the ability to restore prayer at any time (aka prayer pots) make protect prayers viable at all times, making defence much less important (and soul split later on changes that again). Strength bonus simply increases max hit (every +4 to strength is 1/16th of your strength level added to max, including pots/prayers) and through that kill speed.


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I would train some agility so run energy comes back faster. In addition, you could try going for all skills 30+ or 40+. Some of those will be boring and you can do quests for some experience as well. Once you have all skills 40+, then you can do many things and I'm sure you'll have a good idea what you want to do.


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A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

 

in after elitism and inb4 "you need overloads now otherwise you suck"

 

you do not *need* a rapier as soon as possible. you can do perfectly fine with a whip until you decide you need a rapier.

However, the rest of above peoples comments ring true.

farming, slayer, questing, herblore are the ones to work on now youre a member. summoning too when you decide to do so

 

Worth getting and you have to get are very different. I just suggested he get one when he can because it helps a lot, that's all.

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Just do a bunch of whatever quests you can do. Basically, the more quests you do, the better. And do them sooner rather than later because the xp rewards will be more useful at low levels.

 

A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

 

in after elitism and inb4 "you need overloads now otherwise you suck"

 

you do not *need* a rapier as soon as possible. you can do perfectly fine with a whip until you decide you need a rapier.

However, the rest of above peoples comments ring true.

farming, slayer, questing, herblore are the ones to work on now youre a member. summoning too when you decide to do so

 

Worth getting and you have to get are very different. I just suggested he get one when he can because it helps a lot, that's all.

I am skeptical that that's useful advice for someone just starting at P2P with, like, lv1 in all the P2P skills and no gear better than katagon.

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Do Throne of Miscellania as soon as you can as well, and Royal trouble afterwards. Read up on "Manage Thy Kingdom" on the tip it guide, tell you what kind of goods you can get out of your sla... i mean workers.

 

It will be invaluable at early p2p because the seeds you can get from the tree nests from maple logs provides tree seeds, and those give good xp per seed.

 

Also, you will want to do Ghosts Ahoy for the Ectophial (free instant teleport to the Morytania area, and easy access to the farming patch there).


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I recommend "One Small Favour" once you can do it. Fun quest :).

 

 

 

DON'T LISTEN TO THIS SUGGESTION


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A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

 

in after elitism and inb4 "you need overloads now otherwise you suck"

 

you do not *need* a rapier as soon as possible. you can do perfectly fine with a whip until you decide you need a rapier.

However, the rest of above peoples comments ring true.

farming, slayer, questing, herblore are the ones to work on now youre a member. summoning too when you decide to do so

A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting asap.

A chaotic rapier would also be worth getting

would also be worth getting

*need* a rapier

 

Alright then.

 

OT: Quests quests quests! Try clearing through easier quests/quests that look interesting to you, getting the skills for them in the process. You'll learn a lot about how members works that way.


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