Longsword

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Bronze longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze longswordIron longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron longswordSteel longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel longswordBlack longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black longswordWhite longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of White longswordMithril longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril longswordAdamant longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant longswordRune longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune longswordGravite longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Gravite longswordDragon longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon longswordCorrupt dragon longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Corrupt dragon longswordVesta's longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Vesta's longswordBane longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bane longswordChaotic longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Chaotic longswordTetsu katana.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tetsu katanaSuperior Vesta's longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior Vesta's longswordElder rune longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elder rune longswordDrygore longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Drygore longsword
Slot main hand (has off-hand variants)
Style Slash
Speed
Fast (3.0s)
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Longswords are medium speed slashing weapons, with a higher damage bonus than the scimitars. They are one-handed, and thus can be used with shields or off-hand weapons, but cannot be used with weapons or equipment that require both hands to use. They are the slashing equivalent to shortswords.

Due to their speed, they have a higher auto-attack damage output than faster weapons to compensate for their speed. This is effectively equalled out when using abilities.

Main hand longswords[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Attack
Level
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus Price
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Bronze longsword.png Bronze longsword 1 Slash 61 150 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 1,579
Iron longsword.png Iron longsword 10 Slash 122 202 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 2,220
Steel longsword.png Steel longsword 20 Slash 245 316 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 5,747
Corrupt Vesta's longsword.png Corrupt Vesta's longsword 20 Slash 306 850 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 177,509
Black longsword.png Black longsword 25 Slash 306 381 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 3,730
White longsword.png White longsword 25 Slash 306 381 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 5,983
Mithril longsword.png Mithril longsword 30 Slash 367 454 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 9,076
Adamant longsword.png Adamant longsword 40 Slash 490 628 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 17,706
Rune longsword.png Rune longsword 50 Slash 612 850 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 15,777
Gravite longsword.png Gravite longsword 55 Slash 673 983 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 40,000 tokens
Dragon longsword.png Dragon longsword 60 Slash 735 1132 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 57,958
Corrupt dragon longsword.png Corrupt dragon longsword 60 Slash 735 1132 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 58,654
Vesta's longsword.png Vesta's longsword 78 Slash 955 1829 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 1,125,345
Bane longsword.png Bane longsword 80 Slash 918.8 1694 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 67,985
Chaotic longsword.png Chaotic longsword 80 Slash 980 1924 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 200,000 tokens
Tetsu katana.png Tetsu katana 85 Slash 1041 2178 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 100 plate
50 pearls
1 tengu tsuba
Superior Vesta's longsword.png Superior Vesta's longsword 88 Slash 1078 2343 - - - 0 0 0 - - - Ancient warriors' equipment patch
Vesta's longsword
Elder rune longsword.png Elder rune longsword 90 Slash 980 1924 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 132,329
Drygore longsword.png Drygore longsword 90 Slash 1102 2458 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 26,045,043

Off-hand longswords[edit | edit source]

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Item
Attack
Level
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus Price
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Bronze off hand longsword.png Bronze off hand longsword 1 - - - Slash 30 150 0 0 0 - - - 230
Iron off hand longsword.png Iron off hand longsword 10 - - - Slash 61 202 0 0 0 - - - 631
Steel off hand longsword.png Steel off hand longsword 20 - - - Slash 122 316 0 0 0 - - - 3,710
Off-hand black longsword.png Off-hand black longsword 25 - - - Slash 153 381 0 0 0 - - - 3,487
Mithril off hand longsword.png Mithril off hand longsword 30 - - - Slash 183 454 0 0 0 - - - 5,607
Adamant off hand longsword.png Adamant off hand longsword 40 - - - Slash 245 628 0 0 0 - - - 9,554
Rune off hand longsword.png Rune off hand longsword 50 - - - Slash 306 850 0 0 0 - - - 17,739
Off-hand dragon longsword.png Off-hand dragon longsword 60 - - - Slash 367 1132 0 0 0 - - - 57,796
Bane off hand longsword.png Bane off hand longsword 80 - - - Slash 918.8 1694 0 0 0 - - - 89,583
Off-hand chaotic longsword.png Off-hand chaotic longsword 80 - - - Slash 490 1924 0 0 0 - - - 100,000 tokens
Elder rune off hand longsword.png Elder rune off hand longsword 90 - - - Slash 980 1924 0 0 0 - - - 199,364
Off-hand drygore longsword.png Off-hand drygore longsword 90 - - - Slash 551 2458 0 0 0 - - - 28,675,265

Special longswords[edit | edit source]

Dungeoneering longswords[edit | edit source]

These longswords can only be obtained and used during Dungeoneering.

Table of longswords
TierItemLevels to use
1Novite longsword.png Novite longsword1 Attack-icon.png Attack
2Bathus longsword.png Bathus longsword10 Attack-icon.png Attack
3Marmaros longsword.png Marmaros longsword20 Attack-icon.png Attack
4Kratonite longsword.png Kratonite longsword30 Attack-icon.png Attack
5Fractite longsword.png Fractite longsword40 Attack-icon.png Attack
6Zephyrium longsword.png Zephyrium longsword50 Attack-icon.png Attack
7Argonite longsword.png Argonite longsword60 Attack-icon.png Attack
8Katagon longsword.png Katagon longsword70 Attack-icon.png Attack
9Gorgonite longsword.png Gorgonite longsword80 Attack-icon.png Attack
10Promethium longsword.png Promethium longsword90 Attack-icon.png Attack
11Primal longsword.png Primal longsword99 Attack-icon.png Attack
Table of longswords
TierItemLevels to use
1Novite longsword.png Novite longsword1 Attack-icon.png Attack
2Bathus longsword.png Bathus longsword10 Attack-icon.png Attack
3Marmaros longsword.png Marmaros longsword20 Attack-icon.png Attack
4Kratonite longsword.png Kratonite longsword30 Attack-icon.png Attack
5Fractite longsword.png Fractite longsword40 Attack-icon.png Attack
6Zephyrium longsword.png Zephyrium longsword50 Attack-icon.png Attack
7Argonite longsword.png Argonite longsword60 Attack-icon.png Attack
8Katagon longsword.png Katagon longsword70 Attack-icon.png Attack
9Gorgonite longsword.png Gorgonite longsword80 Attack-icon.png Attack
10Promethium longsword.png Promethium longsword90 Attack-icon.png Attack
11Primal longsword.png Primal longsword99 Attack-icon.png Attack

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 28 February 2012 (Update):
    • Bound Dungeoneering longswords are now using the correct animation set.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Before the graphical update, the longsword was more round, much like today's shortsword.
  • A few days before the new longsword look came out, the black knights' swords had changed to the current graphics before it was introduced, Jagex never noticed this error.
  • The rune longsword was held upright like a dragon longsword, unlike the rest. This, however, has been changed and the rune Longsword is now held like all other longswords.
  • Ice Warriors use the old version of the longsword, this may be an oversight by Jagex.
  • The dragon longsword is the only longsword that appears to have a curved point at the tip of the sword.
  • The drygore longsword is closer in appearance to a scimitar than a longsword, but is classified as the latter presumably due to its larger size compared to most of the in-game scimitars.