RuneScape Fishing and Cooking Guide v0.7
                              By DJ Methorz 


-Table of Contents- 

   1.  Updates
   2.  Introduction
   3.  How Fishing Works
   4.  Fishing Equipment
   5.  Types of Fish
   6.  Types of Pastries
   7.  Level Requirements
   8.  Fishing Locations
   9.  Selling/Buying Prices
   10. Credits
   11. Legal 


-1. Updates-

12/1/02 - Update on the formatting of this guide...screwed 
some things up, but never bothered with them till now cause I 
was lazy...

11/17/02 - Update on the Greenmans Ale beer...the price is 10 
GPs, not 2 GPs. Also, a little info about the new fishing 
system... 

10/31/02 - Update on the beers...made a mistake with the info 
about em.

10/30/02 - Update on the new P2P beers...Greenmans Ale and 
Dragon Bitter. Trying to update this guide whenever I get the 
chance to, but I don't play RuneScape as much anymore...just 
going for 100 combat, 63 prayer, 87 fishing, and 90 cooking 
slowly right now...should get the 9 levels I need for all 
that before next summer... :P

9/27/02 - Update on Pineapple rings and Pineapple Pizzas. 
Added what some foods heal, some little tips, and other minor 
things. Trying to keep this updated but all I ever do on 
RuneScape now is train and fish when I'm on...I don't check 
out new stuff much no more. Although I did do the Waterfall 
Quest recently. 

7/24/02 - Update on Tea. 

7/17/02 - Update on the Carp cooking experience points & more 
people in Credits. 

7/7/02 - Guide first released.


-2. Introduction- 

Yo, this is FrosenFoison A.K.A. DJ Methorz...I was playing 
RuneScape and thought I'd make a fishing and cooking guide 
cause that's what I do best in the game. I'm hoping this 
guide can get people more interested in the fishing and 
cooking business. Just to make sure people know, there are 
two versions of RuneScape. F2P (Free-to-play) and P2P (Pay-
to-play). F2P is completely free but does not get as much 
updates as P2P. P2P costs $5 (U.S.) a month, or $45 (U.S.) a 
year, and it contains skills, items, and areas that are 
inaccessible in F2P. In this guide, you will see asterisks 
(*) by some names. This simply lets the reader know that 
these items/areas are only accessible in P2P. 


-3. How Fishing Works-

Jagex recently updated (November 14, 2002) the mining and 
fishing systems. The mining and fishing systems now have 
fatigue. What this means is, over time, your character will 
become too tired to mine/fish. When you reach your fatigue 
rate, you can eat food to decrease the percentage of fatigue 
(usually one or two fishes will decrease one point) or rest 
in a bed. To rest in a bed, you just need to left-click on 
the bed and your character will say "Zzzz" "Zzzz" and you 
will feel fully rested and ready to mine/fish again.

If your mining/fishing is a high level, you will be able to 
mine/fish for longer periods of time than lower level 
miners/fishers. For example, a level 30 fisher may get too 
tired to fish around level 40% fatigue, while a level 86 
fisher may get too tired to fish around 89% fatigue (This 
example is not accurate). No matter what level mining/fishing 
you are, you will be able to fill up your inventory faster 
when mining/fishing. This system works well for miners, as 
there are beds nearby, but for fishers, particularly in the 
fishing guild and on Karamja, it sucks, since there are no 
beds nearby. Jagex plans to allow its customers to choose 
whether they want to mine/fish using the old system or this 
new system. This is a good plan and will allow fishers to be 
able to fish again. On F2P, as lobsters/swordfishes can only 
be caught on Karamja, it is a complete waste of time and 
money to leave the island with around a half load of fishes 
to bank and rest on a bed, so bringing back the old system as 
a choice is necessary in my opinion.
 

-4. Fishing Equipment- 

There are many types of fishing equipment and they all have 
specific level requirements in order to use them. Prices for 
equipment depend on many of that certain item are in stock. 
For example, if there are 200 baits in stock, they will cost 
3 GPs each. When there are about 6 in stock, they cost about 
6 GPs each. 

Net: A net allows you to catch Shrimp and Anchovies. It can 
be bought for 5 GPs in the Port Sarim Fishing Shop. 

Fishing Rod: A fishing rod allows you to fish Sardines, 
Herrings, and Pikes. It can be bought for 5 GPs in the Port 
Sarim Fishing Shop. 

Fly-Fishing Rod: A fly-fishing rod allows you to fish Salmon 
and Trout. It can be bought for 5 GPs in the Port Sarim 
Fishing Shop. 

Lobster Pot: A lobster pot allows you to catch lobsters. It 
can be bought for 20 GPs in the Port Sarim Fishing Shop. 

Harpoon: A harpoon allows you to catch Tunas, Swordfishes, & 
Sharks*. It can be bought for 5 GPs in the Port Sarim Fishing 
Shop. 

Big Net*: A big net allows you to catch Gloves, Boots, 
Caskets*, Mackerels*, Cods*, Bass*, Seaweed*, and Oysters*. 
Several fishes can be caught at once, including Gloves, 
Boots, Caskets, Seaweed, and Oysters. It can be bought for 20 
GPs at Harry's Fishing Shack in Catherby. 

Oily Fishing Rod*: This fishing rod is created from a special 
snail mix and a Harralander herb that is used on a normal 
fishing rod on P2P. It is used to fish Lava Eels*, which are 
for the Hero's Quest. 

Bait: Bait is required to fish with a fishing rod and oily 
fishing rod*. It can be bought for 3 GPs in the Port Sarim 
Fishing Shop when the stock is full at 200. 

Feathers: Feathers are required to fish with a fly-fishing 
rod. It can be bought for 2 GPs in the Port Sarim Fishing 
Shop when the stock is full at 200. 
 

-5. Types of Fish-  

There are many different types of fish in the RuneScape 
world. 

Shrimp: Shrimp give 10 fishing experience points, 30 cooking 
experience points, and heal 3 HP. Shrimp are light pink when 
raw and bright pink when cooked. 

Anchovies: Anchovies give 40 fishing experience points, 30 
cooking experience points, and heal 1 HP. Anchovies are light 
blue when raw and bright blue when cooked. 

Sardine: Sardines give 20 fishing experience points, 40 
experience points, and heal 4 HP. Sardines are light green 
when raw and bright green when cooked. 

Herring: Herrings give 30 fishing experience points, 50 
cooking experience points, and heal 5 HP. Herrings are white 
when raw and pink when cooked. 

Pike: Pikes give 60 fishing experience points, 80 cooking 
experience points, and heal 8 HP. Pike are light blue when 
raw and dark blue when cooked. 

Trout: Trouts give 50 fishing experience points, 70 cooking 
experience points, and heal 7 HP. Trout are light pink when 
raw and bright pink when cooked. 

Salmon: Salmon give 70 fishing experience points, 90 cooking 
experience points, and heal 9 HP. Salmon are white when raw 
and grayish-pink when cooked. 

Lobster: Lobsters give 90 fishing experience points, 120 
cooking experience points, and heal 12 HP. Lobsters are 
bright red when raw and brown when cooked. 

Tuna: Tunas give 80 fishing experience points, 100 experience 
points, and heal 9 HP. Tunas are white when raw and grayish-
pink when cooked. 

Swordfishes: Swordfishes give 100 fishing experience points, 
140 cooking experience points, and heal 14 HP. Swordfishes 
are bright purple when raw and dark purple when cooked. 

Shark*: Sharks give 110 fishing experience points, 210 
cooking experience points, and heal 20 HP. Sharks are blue 
when raw and brown when cooked. 

Lava Eel*: Lava eels give 30 fishing experience points, 140 
cooking experience points, and heal 14 HP. They are red when 
raw and brown when cooked. 

Carp*: Carps give ? fishing experience points, 60 cooking 
experience points, and heal 6 HP. Carps are purple both raw 
and cooked. 

Cod*: Cods give 45 fishing experience points, 75 cooking 
experience points, and heal 7 HP. Cods are light blue when 
raw and blue when cooked. 

Mackerel*: Mackerels give 20 fishing experience points, 60 
cooking experience points, and heal 6 HP. Mackerels are 
grayish-green when raw and green when cooked. 

Bass*: Bass give 100 fishing experience points, 130 cooking 
experience points, and heal 13 HP. Bass are light pink when 
raw and bright pink when cooked. 

Casket*: Caskets give 10 fishing experience points and 
contain special items. Items I heard that caskets give are: a 
Rune long, Half-keys, Coins, and Gems. 

Seaweed*: Seaweed gives 1 fishing experience point and no 
cooking experience points. It is used for crafting orbs, beer 
glasses, and vials. 

Oysters*: Oysters give 1 fishing experience point (?) and 
can't be cooked. Oyster shells may have pearls in them, and 
may not. If you find a shell that does contain pearls, use a 
chisel with the shell to make pearl bolt tips. These pearl 
bolt tips can then be put on bolts to make pearl bolts. The 
power of pearl bolts is equivelant to mithril arrows.

Gloves and Boots only give 1 fishing experience point each. 
 

-6. Types of Pastries- 

There are many different types of pastries in the RuneScape 
world. 
 
NOTE: Most pizzas and cakes are not one-click food items. 
Basically, each time you click on the food item, you eat a 
part of it (1/2 of a pizza per click, 1/3 of a cake per 
click). These are not good food items to take out into the 
wilderness because when you are attacked and retreat to eat, 
you have to eat fast. If you eat a swordfish (one-click food 
item, heals 14 HP), that should take about a second to eat. 
If you eat a pizza or cake (two and three-click food items), 
in the time you've clicked two or three times to eat the 
item, you could have eaten two or three swordfishes. A 
chocolate cake heals 15 HP in three clicks and a pineapple 
pizza heals 20 HP in two clicks. A swordfish in two clicks is 
28 HP and 42 HP in three clicks. If you have 30 HP left and 
eat a whole chocolate cake, you'll heal to 45 HP. If you then 
get attacked and get hit with a combo of 20, 24, DEAD...you 
made a bad decision of taking cakes out to the wild. If you 
had eaten two swordfishes, you would have healed +28 HP; with 
30 HP, that's 58 HP. If you got hit with a 20, 24, 5, then 
you'd have 9 HP left and you could run. In the cake 
situation, even if you had gotten hit by a 1, you would've 
died. In the swordfish situation, if you got hit by a 13, you 
could have ran. A 14 and you would've been dead, but your 
chances were much better with swordfishes. Just a little tip. 

Bread: Bread gives 40 cooking experience points. Bread is 
made from cooking bread dough. Heals 4 HP. 

Stew: Stew gives 90 cooking experience points. Stew is made 
from meat, a potato, and a bowl of water. Heals 9 HP. 

Curry*: Curry gives 125 cooking experience points. Curry is 
made from meat, a potato, a bowl of water, and spice. Heals 
19 HP. 

Redberry pie: Redberry pies give 60 cooking experience 
points. Redberry pies are made from pastry dough, redberries, 
and a pie pan. Heals 6 HP total (3 HP per half of the pie). 

Meat pie: Meat pies give 80 cooking experience points. Meat 
pies are made from pastry dough, cooked meat, and a pie pan. 
Heals 8 HP total (4 HP per half of the pie). 

Apple pie: Apple pies give 100 cooking experience points. 
Apple pies are made from pastry dough, an apple, and a pie 
pan. Heals 10 HP total (5 HP per half of the pie). 

Pizza: Pizzas give 110 cooking experience points. Pizzas are 
made from a pizza base, a tomato, and a cheese. Heals 10 HP 
(this is the only pizza that is eaten in one click). 

Meat pizza: Meat pizzas give 140 total cooking experience 
points (110 for the pizza, 30 for the meat). Meat pizzas are 
made from a pizza base, a tomato, a cheese, and meat. Heals 
14 HP total (7 HP per half of the pizza). 

Anchovie Pizza: Anchovie pizzas give 140 total cooking 
experience points (110 for the pizza, 30 for the anchovy). 
Anchovie pizzas are made from a pizza base, a tomato, a 
cheese, and anchovies. Heals 16 HP total (8 HP per half of 
the pizza). 

Pineapple Pizza*: Pineapple pizzas give 110 cooking 
experience points (110 from the pizza, adding pineapple rings 
don't give experience points because you pick the pineapples 
off of Pineapple trees in Brimhaven and they don't need to be 
cooked). Pineapple pizzas are made from a pizza base, a 
tomato, a cheese, and a pineapple ring. Heals 20 HP total (10 
HP per half of the pizza). 

Cakes: Cakes give 120 cooking experience points. Cakes are 
made from a bucket of milk, an egg, a pot of flour, and a 
cake tin. Heals 12 HP total (3 HP per slice of the cake; 
there are 3 slices). 

Chocolate cakes: Chocolate cakes give 120 cooking experience 
points. Chocolate cakes are made from a bucket of milk, an 
egg, a pot of flour, a cake tin, and a chocolate bar. Heals 
15 HP total (5 HP per slice of the chocolate cake; there are 
3 slices). 

Wine: Wine gives 110 cooking experience points, heals 11 HP, 
and subtracts 3 Attack level points temporarily. Wine is made 
from a jar of water and grapes. 

Bad Wine: You get no cooking experience points for making Bad 
wine. Bad wine heals 0 HP but subtracts 3 attack points 
temporarily. The result of Bad wine happens to everyone at 
some point, just like how everyone burns food sometimes. 

Other foods... 

Banana: Heals 2 HP. Can be found on Karamja's palm trees or 
bought at the Port Sarim Grocery Store. 

Cabbage: Heals 1 HP. Can be bought at the Port Sarim Grocery 
Store. In Draynor Manor, there are cabbages that taste nicer 
and not only heal 1 HP, but add 2 defense levels. 

Chocolate bar: Heals 3 HP. Can be found in the Lost City*, 
Cooking Guild, or bought at the Port Sarim Grocery Store. 

Cheese: Heals 2 HP. Can be found in Draynor Manor Village or 
bought at the Port Sarim Grocery Store. 

Tomato: Heals 2 HP. Can be found in Draynor Manor Village or 
bought at the Port Sarim Grocery Store. 

Kebab: Heals HP randomly. Kebabs can heal you or make you 
lose HP. They can also add to your combat stats. Can be 
bought from the Kebab seller in Al Kharid. 

Spinach roll: Heals 2 HP and sometimes it will add 5 strength 
levels temporarily. Spinach rolls are dropped by Moss Giants 
and can be obtained by Trailborn the Wizard. Before you give 
him 25 bones, tell him you are one of the king's knights and 
he will offer you a spinach roll. 

Beer: Heals 1 HP, +1 strength level, and -2 attack levels. 
Can be found on tables near Mountain Dwarves and normal 
Dwarves. 

Asgarnian Ale: Heals 1 HP, +2 strength levels, and -3 attack 
levels. Can be bought in the Falador tavern for 2 GPs. 

Wizard's Mind Bomb: Heals 1 HP, -2 attack/defense/strength 
levels, and +3 magic levels. Can be bought in the Falador 
tavern for 2 GPs. 

Dwarven Stout: Heals 1 HP, -3 attack/defense/strength levels, 
and +1 mining/smithing level. Can be bought in the Falador 
tavern for 3 GPs. 

Grog*: Heals 1 HP, -4 attack levels, and +4 strength levels. 
Can be bought in the Brimhaven bar for 2 GPs. 

Tea*: Heals 3 HP, +3 attack levels. Given by Brother Galahad 
in The Holy Grail quest. 

Pineapple rings*: Heals 2 HP. You get pineapple rings from 
pineapples. Pineapples are picked off of Pineapple trees in 
Brimhaven (far south). Use a knife with a pineapple to get 
four pineapple rings. These can be used to make pineapple 
pizzas.

Greenmans Ale*: Heals 1 HP, -5 attack/defense/strength 
levels, and +1 herblaw level. Can be bought in the Yanille 
bar for 10 GPs.

Dragon Bitter*: Heals 1 HP, -5 attack, and +2 strength 
levels. Can be bought in the Yanille bar for 2 GPs. 

NOTE: I'm not sure if this only applies to the Greenmans Ale 
and Dragon Bitter beers, but the amount of 
attack/defense/strength levels you're drained of temporarily 
vary by the level of your attack/defense/strength. I had a 
friend test the beers for me...he lost 4 
attack/defense/strength levels, while I lost 5.

Easter eggs and pumpkins both heal 14 HP each and were 
dropped on special holidays. 


-7. Level Requirements- 

-Fish- 

Shrimp: Fishing level: 1, Cooking level: 1 

Sardines: Fishing level: 5, Cooking level: 1 

Herring: Fishing level: 10, Cooking level: 5 

Anchovies: Fishing level: 15, Cooking level: 15 

Mackerel*: Fishing level: 16, Cooking level: ? 

Trout: Fishing level: 20, Cooking level: 15 

Cod*: Fishing level: 24, Cooking level: ? 

Pike: Fishing level: 25, Cooking level: 20 

Salmon: Fishing level: 30, Cooking level: 25 

Tuna: Fishing level: 35, Cooking level: 30 

Lobster: Fishing level: 40, Cooking level: 40 

Bass*: Fishing level: 46, Cooking level: 42
 
Swordfish: Fishing level: 50, Cooking level: 45 

Lava Eel*: Fishing level: 53, Cooking level: 53 

Shark*: Fishing level: 76, Cooking level: 80
 
Carp*: Fishing level: ?, Cooking level: ? 
 

-Pastries- 

Meat: Level 1 

Bread: Level 1 

Redberry pie: Level 10 

Meat pie: Level 20 

Stew: Level: 25 

Apple Pie: Level 30 

Wine: Level 35 

Pizza: Level 35 

Cake: Level 40 

Meat pizza: Level 45 

Chocolate cake: Level 50 
 
Anchovie Pizza: Level 55 

Curry*: Level 60 
 

-8. Locations- 

Draynor Manor Village: Net, Fishing rod 

Lumbridge: Fishing rod, Fly-fishing rod 

Al Kharid: Net, Fishing rod 

Barbarian Village: Fishing rod, Fly-fishing rod 

Far south of Rimmington: Net, Fishing rod 

Karamja: Net, Fishing rod, Lobster pot, Harpoon 

Brimhaven*: Lobster pot, Harpoon 

Catherby*: Net, Fishing rod, Lobster pot, Harpoon, Big net 

Entrana*: Fishing rod 

Fishing Guild*: Level 68 fishing to enter: Lobster pot, 
Harpoon, Big net 

Area behind the Fishing Guild*: Fishing rod, Fly-fishing rod 

Fishing Platform*: Fishing rod, Fly-fishing rod 
 

-9. Selling/Buying Prices- 

NOTE: Lobsters, swordfishes, and sharks are the foods that 
are in popular demand. Lobsters usually go for 200 GPs each, 
raw or cooked, and 1K per cert. Swordfishes usually go for 
300 GPs each, raw or cooked, and 1K per cert. Sharks go for 
1K max each, raw or cooked, at 5K per cert. Of course, people 
make their own prices...but these are the average prices. 

-Port Sarim Fishing Store- 

Shrimp: Selling: 3 GPs, Buying: 4 GPs 

Anchovies: Selling: 10 GPs, Buying: 14 GPs 

Sardine: Selling: 7 GPs, Buying: 9 GPs 

Herring: Selling: 10 GPs, Buying: 14 GPs 

Pike: Selling: 17 GPs, Buying: 24 GPs 

Trout: Selling: 14 GPs, Buying: 19 GPs 

Salmon: Selling: 35 GPs, Buying: 49 GPs 

Lobster: Selling: 105 GPs, Buying: 147 GPs 

Tuna: Selling: 70 GPs, Buying: 98 GPs 

Swordfish: Selling: 140 GPs, Buying: 196 GPs 
 

-Catherby/Fishing Guild Store*- 

Shrimp: Selling: 3 GPs, Buying: 4 GPs 

Anchovies: Selling: 10 GPs, Buying: 14 GPs 

Sardine: Selling: 7 GPs, Buying: 9 GPs 

Herring: Selling: 10 GPs, Buying: 14 GPs 

Pike: Selling: 17 GPs, Buying: 24 GPs 

Trout: Selling: 14 GPs, Buying: 19 GPs 

Salmon: Selling: 35 GPs, Buying: 49 GPs 

Lobster: Selling: 105 GPs, Buying: 147 GPs 

Tuna: Selling: 70 GPs, Buying: 98 GPs 

Swordfish: Selling: 140 GPs, Buying: 196 GPs 

Mackerel*: Selling: 11 GPs 

Cod*: Selling: 17 GPs 

Bass*: Selling: 84 GPs 

Shark*: Selling: 210 GPs 
 

-10. Credits- 

I'd like to give credit to www.tip.it/runescape and 
http://www.maddogcarter.com/runescape/; I used these two 
sites to compare my information with. Also, www.runescape.com 
... forgot the new town's name on P2P (Yanille).

Thanks to Amanda...for being a big part of my life ;) Luv ya 
girl...

Aiyyo Kevin...you'll never read this but...it's your fault 
I'm typing this on Wordpad right now cause you got my 
Microsoft Word CD...AND my Gang Starr tape...AND that tape 
with that Bionix song on it...wasn't De La 
Soul...anyways...never mind.

Thanks to JAGeX for making this game. 

Thanks to CJayC for putting this on GameFAQs.

Thanks to Gurnsey1 and Jesman886 for helping me out with some 
fishing and cooking experience information in RuneScape. 

Thanks to WXDU 88.7 FM, WNCU 90.7 FM, and WKNC 88.1 FM. These 
radio stations keep me up and helped me write this guide 
(with their music). The best underground hip hop radio shows 
here...and a nice techno show. 

Thanks to Jask14 for telling me the Giant Carp's cooking 
experience points. 

Thanks to Jesman886 for telling me about the new P2P beers 
(Greenmans Ale and Dragon Bitter).

Thanks to all my friends in RuneScape for helping me out with 
everything, like Slayerorca, Lanethz, EP, Timid ;), etc., you 
all know you who are.

Thanks to Sparhawk246 for getting me to play this game...sure 
is helpful during the summer...

Thanks to God and all my friends who think I'm an idiot for 
playing this game. You guys are a big help... 
 

-11. Legal- 

(c) October 30, 2002. All rights reserved. This guide may be 
distributed if it is not modified in any way and I am given 
credit. The following persons have permission to display this 
guide:
Jeff "CJayC" Veasey, www.GameFAQs.com
Jessy Payne, http://www.angelfire.com/anime4/runescape0/
If you would like this guide displayed on your site, send me 
an e-mail at DJ_Methorz@Yahoo.com to let me know.