OSRS vs IRL: Wise Old Man Tattoos

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The Wise Old Man is one of the most popular NPCs in Old School RuneScape. The beloved character is so wise that he even has a plugin and a whole website where he tracks players’ progress and enables competitions. He’s there for you in multiple quests and always waiting in Draynor to give you tasks or clean your bank from junk. He’s so awesome that he also inspired many players to get RuneScape tattoos where he really stands out.

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Kickflip WOM tattoo

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This tattoo showcases the Wise Old Man performing a kickflip. The tattoo is positioned on the upper calf. It uses a limited color palette, mainly black with some brown and blue, employing solid fill techniques and distinct, bold outlines typical of traditional tattoo styles and it measures about 12×6 cm.

Scroll WOM tattoo

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This forearm tattoo features the Wise Old Man holding a scroll in a realistic style. The artwork uses a rich color palette of greens, browns, and blues, showcasing intricate shading and loads of details. It covers an an area of about 18×10 cm on the forearm.

Fishing WOM tattoo

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This tattoo depicts the Wise Old Man fishing in a boat. It’s located on the forearm and it features a vibrant mix of colors—primarily blue, green, brown, and beige. The style is bold and cartoonish executed with clear, solid lines and shaded with a subtle gradation of colors, highlighting the character in a fishing boat. The tattoo covers an approximate area of 15×7 cm.

Stealth WOM tattoo

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This is a stealth Wise Old Man tattoo. The design is relatively small and uses mainly black ink with minimalistic style. It’s outlined simply with few details, focusing on an iconic representation of the party hat and the glasses the Wise Old Man is known for.

Helpful WOM tattoo

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This vibrant tattoo spans roughly 15×10 cm, using a rich palette of colors like green, red, and blue. The style is illustrative with clear, cartoonish outlines and detailed shading, encapsulating the playful and adventurous spirit of the game. The tattoo not only reveals the wise old man, but a skulled player, so it could as well be a PK tattoo.

Skateboarding WOM tattoo

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This tattoo on the upper arm depicts the Wise Old Man and is rendered in a bold, traditional style with a limited but striking color palette of red, green, and blue. The design features thick outlines and flat color fills, emphasizing the character’s iconic features.

Black Skateboarding WOM tattoo

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This tattoo on the upper arm is very similar in that it displays the Wise Old Man with a skateboard. It measures about 18×10 cm and is done in black ink. The design features a detailed, traditional line work style with bold shading, capturing the character in a dynamic pose.

Old School WOM tattoo

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This tattoo is a representation of the classic Wise Old Man from Old School RuneScape. It spans about 10×5 cm, executed in a minimalist style with a limited color palette of blues and greens. The tattoo features simple outlines and flat color fills, focusing on the character’s iconic robe and crown.

Smoking WOM tattoo

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This striking tattoo, located on the calf, features a detailed portrait of the Wise Old Man smoking a pipe. The tattoo measures approximately 20×10 cm and it showcases a whimsical, illustrative style with soft pastel shades. The tattoo emphasizes the character’s expressive eyes and long beard, blending subtle shades to add depth.

Funny WOM tattoo

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This colorful tattoo on the calf captures the Wise Old Man from Old School RuneScape in a dynamic, abstract style. Spanning about 18×10 cm, it features vivid purples and oranges around the character’s face and crown. The design uses swirling motifs and exaggerated facial expressions.

Traditional WOM tattoo

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This tattoo is located on the forearm and it features a stylized portrait of the Wise Old Man. It measures approximately 15×8 cm and it uses a vibrant color palette with reds, blues, and yellows. Executed in a neo-traditional style, it includes bold outlines and detailed shading. The tattoo also incorporates other Old School RuneScape elements such as a dragon scimitar and a Shadow.

Monochrome WOM tattoo

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This black tattoo on the upper arm features the Wise Old Man in an intricately detailed with fine line work and dot shading style. The style leans towards a detailed illustrative technique, emphasizing the character’s iconic features as well as stacks of gp.

Old School monochrome WOM tattoo

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This minimalist tattoo on the forearm features the Wise Old Man in a roughly 12×6 cm design executed in black ink using fine line technique. It captures the character in a simple, iconic pose with emphasis on clean, crisp outlines.

Serious WOM tattoo

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This tattoo on the forearm depicts the Wise Old Man from Old School RuneScape in a vibrant, illustrative style. It measures approximately 15×8 cm and it’s created using deep shades of blue, grey, and brown. The design is detailed with thick lines and shading that gives texture to the beard.

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