Bob Barter
Bob Barter (herbs)
Release date 26 February 2015 (Update)
Members only? No
Race Human
Quest NPC? No
Location Grand Exchange
Sells items? No
Gender Male
Notable features Gives current market prices for herbs.
He's probably seen better days.
Bob Barter location
Bob Barter (herbs) chathead

Bob Barter is one of the Market Price Guides located in the south-west corner of the Grand Exchange. If right clicked he can show you the current market price of various herbs and potions.

Bob appears to be poor, garbed in unwashed clothing. However, he is actually a wealthy merchant from East Ardougne. By pretending to be poor, he is able to more easily manipulate the businesses and individuals he trades and deals with.

Players can talk to him and he will combine any potions (noted or unnoted) in your inventory into vials containing the selected amount of doses. He will also combine barbarian potions, olive oil, sacred oil, and calquat kegs.


  • Bob's name is a play on the name Bob Barker, who was the host of "The Price is Right", and barter, a type of trading.
  • Bob will also decant noted potions, and will automatically note the decanted potion and empty vials. This way he can decant a very large number of potions in one go (2,147,483,647 per type of potion, up to 27 types).
    • If the player has both noted and unnoted potions, Bob can decant both types as once but separately; he cannot decant noted and unnoted potions into one product.
  • When asking him for prices while logged on an F2P world, you will see the prices, however you won't see herbs' names - they will all be called "Member's object".