A summoning guide helps RuneScape players find the most efficient methods of training their summoning skills to reach higher levels, while conserving resources as much as possible. Summoning guides also offer detailed information about required supplies, training locations and the different familiars players can summon.
The summoning skill allows players to create magic pouches that conjure familiars. Training requires expensive supplies and items dropped by monsters, such as spirit shards and charm, so guides describe fast ways to collect these objects. Guides are often organized into level brackets, and players are advised to perform specific summoning activities depending on their skill level. Some guides also recommend RuneScape quests and mini games that include summoning experience points as rewards, providing alternate methods to raise skill levels quickly.