As King Botolph Remanis of Misthalin declared: it was the Age of Man.
Institutes devoted to its study and practice were erected, most notably the Wizards' Tower, the Mage Training Arena and the Wizards' Guild, a relic from the First Age.
The current minimum requirement to be ranked (at approximately rank 917,728) on the hiscores for Runecrafting is level 15.
As of 22 April 2018, there are 101,625 current members that have achieved level 99 in Runecrafting.
The crusades would last twenty years and see the destruction of the Mage Training Arena and the legendary hall of Camdozaal in addition to the accessible altars, and claim the lives of many wizards and 'barbarians', as the Fremennik were derogatorily called.
The Misthalanian wizards eventually managed to halt the invasion on the western bank of the River Lum, where the Fremennik settled in a village that would eventually be named Gunnarsgrunn in honour of their chieftain, planning future invasions.
There are 2,380 current members that have achieved level 120 in Runecrafting.
In the year 2000, however, humans rediscovered magic when the Rune Essence mine was discovered in the frozen wastes to the north, where the Stone of Jas had once rested.The runestones were stored in deposits, some of which still exist today.In the Second Age, the humans continued and expanded the practice of magic.By bringing Rune essence to the altars around Rune Scape, runestones could be created.Thus the mainland regained access to runecrafting and magic after millennia, allowing humans to dominate the various other races and ushering Rune Scape into its Fifth Age.