|Release date||7 January 2016 (Update)|
|High Alch||10 coins|
|Low Alch||7 coins|
|Store price||Not sold|
|Fragments of essence that have been infested with dark power.|
Dark essence fragments are items created by using a chisel on dark essence blocks, providing 8 Crafting experience per block. Each block will create 4 pieces of essence, which are used to runecraft blood and soul runes. Players cannot hold more than 108 fragments at a time. The fragments cannot be stored in a bank.
- Blood runes can be made at 77 Runecrafting and will provide 23.8 experience per dark essence fragment.
- Soul runes can be made at 90 Runecrafting and will provide 29.7 experience per dark essence fragment.