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Introduction

Failed pickpocket
Stealing can make people angry...

Any aspiring thief is best starting off by picking the pockets of those unaware. As a thief becomes more experienced, it will become easier for them to steal from people who are even constantly on guard, such as guards.

Completing Buyers and Cellars and subsequent Thieves' Guild capers will improve your chances of receiving better loot from the items described below. This works on marks up to those with a level 40 Thieving requirement, from which you will find that you receive less or none of that mark's least valuable loot.

It is also possible to steal two, three or four times the loot from any character that you pickpocket, depending on your Thieving and Agility levels.

Targets

NPC Level Location Possible Loot XP
x1 x2 x3 x4
Man

Man
1 Thieving 11 Thieving
1 Agility
21 Thieving
11 Agility
31 Thieving
21 Agility
Everywhere though Edgeville is considered the best place 3 coins, 20 coins * 8
Woman

Woman
1 Thieving 11 Thieving
1 Agility
21 Thieving
11 Agility
31 Thieving
21 Agility
Everywhere though Edgeville is considered the best place 3 coins, 20 coins * 8
Pompous merchant

Pompous merchant
1 Thieving 11 Thieving
1 Agility
21 Thieving
11 Agility
31 Thieving
21 Agility
Taverley 3 coins, 20 coins * 8
Farmer

Farmer Members icon
10 Thieving 20 Thieving
10 Agility
30 Thieving
20 Agility
40 Thieving
30 Agility
Near farms such as Lumbridge 9 coins, 1 potato seed 14.5
A female member of H.A.M.

H.A.M. Member (Female) Members icon
15 Thieving 25 Thieving
15 Agility
35 Thieving
25 Agility
45 Thieving
35 Agility
H.A.M. Hideout Buttons, rusty sword, damaged armour, feathers, bronze arrow, clue scroll (Level 1), bronze axe, bronze dagger, bronze pickaxe, cow hide, iron axe, iron pickaxe, leather armour, logs, thread, raw anchovies, raw chicken, iron ore, coal, steel arrows, steel axe, steel pickaxe, grimy herbs, knife, needle, steel dagger, tinderbox, uncut jade, uncut opal, H.a.m. boots, H.a.m. gloves, H.a.m. cloak, H.a.m. shirt, H.a.m. robe, H.a.m. logo, H.a.m. hood, coins 18.5
A male member of H.A.M.

H.A.M. Member (Male) Members icon
20 Thieving 30 Thieving
20 Agility
40 Thieving
30 Agility
50 Thieving
40 Agility
H.A.M. Hideout Buttons, rusty sword, damaged armour, feathers, bronze arrow, clue scroll (Level 1), bronze axe, bronze dagger, bronze pickaxe, cow hide, iron axe, iron pickaxe, leather armour, logs, thread, raw anchovies, raw chicken, iron ore, coal, steel arrows, steel axe, steel pickaxe, grimy herbs, knife, needle, steel dagger, tinderbox, uncut jade, uncut opal, H.a.m. boots, H.a.m. gloves, H.a.m. cloak, H.a.m. shirt, H.a.m. robe, H.a.m. logo, H.a.m. hood, coins 22.2
A H.A.M. Guard

H.A.M. Guard Members icon
20 Thieving 30 Thieving
20 Agility
40 Thieving
30 Agility
50 Thieving
40 Agility
H.A.M. Hideout Buttons, rusty sword, damaged armour, feathers, bronze arrow, clue scroll (Level 1), bronze axe, bronze dagger, bronze pickaxe, cow hide, iron axe, iron pickaxe, leather armour, logs, thread, raw anchovies, raw chicken, iron ore, coal, steel arrows, steel axe, steel pickaxe, grimy herbs, knife, needle, steel dagger, tinderbox, uncut jade, uncut opal, H.a.m. boots, H.a.m. gloves, H.a.m. cloak, H.a.m. shirt, H.a.m. robe, H.a.m. logo, H.a.m. hood, coins 22.2
Warrior woman

Warrior woman Members icon
25 Thieving 35 Thieving
25 Agility
45 Thieving
35 Agility
55 Thieving
45 Agility
Varrock, East Ardougne 18 coins, court summons 26
Warrior woman

Al-Kharid Warrior Members icon
25 Thieving 35 Thieving
25 Agility
45 Thieving
35 Agility
55 Thieving
45 Agility
Al Kharid palace 18 coins, court summons 26
Rogue

Rogue Members icon
32 Thieving 42 Thieving
32 Agility
52 Thieving
42 Agility
62 Thieving
52 Agility
Rogue's Castle 25/40 coins, lockpick, iron dagger, wine, 8 air runes. 36.5
Cave goblin

Cave goblin Members icon &
36 Thieving 46 Thieving
36 Agility
56 Thieving
46 Agility
66 Thieving
56 Agility
Dorgesh-Kaan Coins, iron ore, tinderbox, swamp tar, oil lantern, torch, green gloop soup, frog spawn gumbo, frog burger, crispy froglegs, bat shish, wall beast fingers, bullseye lantern, cave goblin wire. 40
Master Farmer

Master Farmer Members icon
38 Thieving 48 Thieving
38 Agility
58 Thieving
48 Agility
68 Thieving
58 Agility
Draynor Village, farm north of East Ardougne All allotment, hop, herb, bush and flower seeds, cactus seed, belladonna seed, mushroom spores. 43
Guard

Guard Members icon
40 Thieving 50 Thieving
40 Agility
60 Thieving
50 Agility
70 Thieving
60 Agility
Varrock, East Ardgoune, Falador, Edgeville 30 coins, 30~60 coins * 46.8
Fremennik Citizen

Fremennik Citizen Members icon ^
45 Thieving 55 Thieving
45 Agility
65 Thieving
55 Agility
75 Thieving
65 Agility
Rellekka 40 coins 65
Bearded Pollnivnian Bandit

Bearded Pollnivnian Bandit Members icon
45 Thieving 55 Thieving
45 Agility
65 Thieving
55 Agility
75 Thieving
65 Agility
Pollnivneach Antipoison, lockpick, 40 coins 65

Desert Bandit Members icon
53 Thieving 63 Thieving
53 Agility
73 Thieving
63 Agility
83 Thieving
73 Agility
Bandit Camp 30 coins, antipoison, lockpick 79.4

Knight of Ardougne Members icon
55 Thieving 65 Thieving
55 Agility
75 Thieving
65 Agility
85 Thieving
75 Agility
East Ardougne 50 coins, court summons 84.3

Pollnivnian bandit Members icon
55 Thieving 65 Thieving
55 Agility
75 Thieving
65 Agility
85 Thieving
75 Agility
Pollnivneach 50 coins 84.3
Yanille Watchman

Yanille Watchman Members icon
65 Thieving 75 Thieving
65 Agility
85 Thieving
75 Agility
95 Thieving
85 Agility
Watchtower 60 coins, 1 bread 137.5
Menaphite Thug

Menaphite Thug Members icon
65 Thieving 75 Thieving
65 Agility
85 Thieving
75 Agility
95 Thieving
85 Agility
Pollnivneach 60 coins 137.5
Paladin

Paladin Members icon
70 Thieving 80 Thieving
70 Agility
90 Thieving
80 Agility
N/A East Ardougne 80 coins, 2 chaos runes, court summons 151.8
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Monkey knife fighter Members icon
70 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Ape Atoll 1-50 coins, black knife, lobster, mithril scimitar, adamant scimitar, rune scimitar, dragon scimitar 151.8
Gnome

Gnomes Members icon
75 Thieving 85 Thieving
75 Agility
95 Thieving
85 Agility
N/A Tree Gnome Village, Tree Gnome Stronghold 300 coins, 1 earth rune, 1 swamp toad, gold ore, fire orb, king worm, court summons, wishing well bush seed, grapevine seed, reed seed, potato cactus seed, snape grass seed, barberry seed, prickly pear seed, fly trap seed, sunchoke seed, butterfly flower seed 198.3

Hero Members icon
80 Thieving 90 Thieving
80 Agility
N/A N/A East Ardougne 200/300 coins, 1 blood rune, 1 diamond, wine, 2 death runes, fire orb, gold ore, court summons 273.3
Elf

Elves Members icon +
85 Thieving 95 Thieving
85 Agility
N/A N/A Lletya 280/350 coins, 3 nature runes, diamond, wine, 2 death runes, fire orb, gold ore, wishing well bush seed, grapevine seed, reed seed, potato cactus seed, snape grass seed, barberry seed, prickly pear seed, fly trap seed, sunchoke seed, butterfly flower seed, crystal triskelion fragments 353.3

Dwarf traders Members icon
90 Thieving 100 Thieving
90 Agility
N/A N/A Keldagrim 100/400 coins, noted bronze bar, noted iron bar, noted steel bar, noted mithril bar, noted adamantite bar, noted runite bar, noted tin ore, noted copper ore, noted iron ore, noted mithril ore, noted adamantite ore, noted runite ore, noted coal, level 3 clue scroll, court summons, wishing well bush seed, grapevine seed, reed seed, potato cactus seed, snape grass seed, barberry seed, prickly pear seed, fly trap seed, sunchoke seed, butterfly flower seed, crystal triskelion fragments 556.5
Iorwerth worker

Iorwerth Elves Members icon %
91 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Iorwerth symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (melee), noted super attack potion, noted super strength potion, noted super defence potion, shark, noted adamantite ore, 125
Ithell worker

Ithell Elves Members icon %
92 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Ithell symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, harmonic dust, noted oak plank, cup of tea, noted teak plank, soda ash, crystal seeds, brawling gloves (cooking) 130
Cadarn worker

Cadarn Elves Members icon %
93 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Cadarn symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (magic), brawling gloves (ranged), noted super magic potion, noted super ranging potion, shark, noted unpowered orb, noted bowstring 135
Amlodd worker

Amlodd Elves Members icon %
94 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Amlodd symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (hunter), shadow core (blissful, truthful, manifest), charms (crimson, blue, green gold), summoning pouch, energy (radiant, luminous, incandescent) 140
Trahaearn worker

Trahaearn Elves Members icon %
95 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Trahaearn symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (smithing), brawling gloves (mining), noted gold ore, noted coal, noted adamantite ore, noted steel bar, mature dwarven stout, corrupted ore 145
Hefin worker

Hefin Elves Members icon %
96 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Hefin symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (agility and prayer), cleansing crystal, hefin course multiplier, dragon bones, noted accursed ashes, noted agility potion (1), noted adrenaline potion (1), summer pie 150
Crwys worker

Crwys Elves Members icon %
97 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Crwys symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (woodcutting), brawling gloves (firemaking), yew logs, magic logs, maple sapling, pineapple sapling, noted super compost, flax 155
Meilyr worker

Meilyr Elves Members icon %
98 Thieving N/A N/A N/A Prifddinas Crystal acorn, crystal triskelion fragments, crystal motherlode shard, Meilyr symbol piece, elite clue scroll, hard clue scroll, 50/100/150 coins, brawling gloves (fishing), dungeoneering tokens, noted vial of water, harmony moss seed, noted snape grass, dragon scale dust, Zamorak's favour (1) 170

Notes

* Possible items from completing Buyers and Cellars
& Requires the completion of Death to the Dorgeshuun
^ Requires the completion of The Fremennik Trials
+ Requires the completion of Mourning's Ends Part I
% These targets operate differently to other Thieving targets as you will continue to pickpocket them automatically until you get a failure. You have 3 chances before you will be unable to pickpocket any members of that clan for the next 20 minutes. The chances that you have of succeeding at pickpocketing change over time and will decrease the longer you are pickpocketing.


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