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Battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Battlestaff air battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of air battlestaff water battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of water battlestaff earth battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of earth battlestaff Fire battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Fire battlestaff Lava battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Lava battlestaff Mud battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mud battlestaff Steam battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steam battlestaff Elemental battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elemental battlestaff Dragon battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon battlestaff Armadyl battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Armadyl battlestaff
Slot 2-handed
Style Magical
Average (3.6s)

Battlestaves are improved versions of regular staves designed to offer an increased accuracy rating to mages looking for more advanced magical weaponry. In the same way that their regular staff counterparts do, battlestaves provide an unlimited supply of runes according to their name (e.g. a fire battlestaff replaces the need for fire runes when it is equipped). The Elemental battlestaff is unique for being the only magic weapon that provides an unlimited supply of all four elemental runes.

Battlestaves require level 30 Magic to wield, with two exceptions: the Armadyl battlestaff requires 77 Magic and can also be used as an unlimited supply of air runes; a dragon battlestaff requires 60 Magic and completion of Birthright of the Dwarves.

Shade skulls, obtainable from gold chests in the Shades of Mort'ton minigame, may be attached to elemental battlestaves to alter their appearance. The stats of the battlestaff do not change.

Level Staff Price Profit from High Alch[1]
30 Air battlestaff.png Air battlestaff 6,797 1,830
30 Earth battlestaff.png Earth battlestaff 6,478 2,149
30 Fire battlestaff.png Fire battlestaff 6,652 1,975
30 Water battlestaff.png Water battlestaff 6,655 1,972
30 Lava battlestaff.png Lava battlestaff 9,279 248
30 Mud battlestaff.png Mud battlestaff 18,428 −8,901
30 Steam battlestaff.png Steam battlestaff 250,145 −240,618
30 Elemental battlestaff.png Elemental battlestaff 1,838,464 −1,815,137
60 Dragon battlestaff.png Dragon battlestaff 324,069 −204,742
77 Armadyl battlestaff.png Armadyl battlestaff 217,680,838 −217,561,511
  1. ^ Assumes that battlestaves are purchased from the Grand Exchange and that a Fire staff is used.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 4 December 2012 (Update):
    • We've updated the tooltip on five battlestaves so they now state 40 magic instead of 30.
  • patch 28 November 2012 (Update):
    • An issue with the animation for crafting battlestaves has been fixed.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat update, all varieties of battlestaves provided melee attack bonuses (specialising in crush) along with some defence bonuses. For this reason they required 30 Attack to wield alongside the current Magic level.

See also[edit | edit source]