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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
Fast (3.0s)

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]

Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
Bronze longsword.pngBronze longsword1Slash61.3150---------2,376
Iron longsword.pngIron longsword10Slash122.5202---------4,474
Steel longsword.pngSteel longsword20Slash245316---------5,147
Corrupt Vesta's longsword.pngCorrupt Vesta's longsword20Slash306.3850---------997,959
Black longsword.pngBlack longsword25Slash306.3381---------2,971
White longsword.pngWhite longsword25Slash306.3381---------4,130
Mithril longsword.pngMithril longsword30Slash367.5454---------12,127
Adamant longsword.pngAdamant longsword40Slash490628---------20,329
Rune longsword.pngRune longsword50Slash612.5850---------21,453
Gravite longsword.pngGravite longsword55Slash673.8983---------40,000 tokens
Dragon longsword.pngDragon longsword60Slash7351132---------57,440
Corrupt dragon longsword.pngCorrupt dragon longsword60Slash7351132---------58,709
Vesta's longsword.pngVesta's longsword78Slash955.51829---------918,012
Bane longsword.pngBane longsword80Slash918.81694---------32,418
Chaotic longsword.pngChaotic longsword80Slash9801924---------200,000 tokens
Tetsu katana.pngTetsu katana85Slash1041.32178---------100 plate
50 pearls
1 tengu tsuba
Superior Vesta's longsword.pngSuperior Vesta's longsword88Slash10782343---------Ancient warriors' equipment patch
Vesta's longsword
Elder rune longsword.pngElder rune longsword90Slash9801924---------76,092
Drygore longsword.pngDrygore longsword90Slash1102.52458---------42,505,644

Off-hand longswords[edit | edit source]

Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
Bronze off hand longsword.pngBronze off hand longsword1---Slash30.6150------825
Iron off hand longsword.pngIron off hand longsword10---Slash61.2202------1,457
Steel off hand longsword.pngSteel off hand longsword20---Slash122.5316------4,268
Off-hand black longsword.pngOff-hand black longsword25---Slash153.1381------2,234
Mithril off hand longsword.pngMithril off hand longsword30---Slash183.7454------5,514
Adamant off hand longsword.pngAdamant off hand longsword40---Slash245628------13,852
Rune off hand longsword.pngRune off hand longsword50---Slash306.2850------20,948
Off-hand dragon longsword.pngOff-hand dragon longsword60---Slash367.51132------57,236
Bane off hand longsword.pngBane off hand longsword80---Slash459.41694------31,859
Off-hand chaotic longsword.pngOff-hand chaotic longsword80---Slash4901924------100,000 tokens
Elder rune off hand longsword.pngElder rune off hand longsword90---Slash4901924------76,235
Off-hand drygore longsword.pngOff-hand drygore longsword90---Slash551.22458------42,209,948

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 off-hand longswords
TierItemLevels to use
1Off-hand novite longsword.png Off-hand novite longsword1 Attack-icon.png Attack
2Off-hand bathus longsword.png Off-hand bathus longsword10 Attack-icon.png Attack
3Off-hand marmaros longsword.png Off-hand marmaros longsword20 Attack-icon.png Attack
4Off-hand kratonite longsword.png Off-hand kratonite longsword30 Attack-icon.png Attack
5Off-hand fractite longsword.png Off-hand fractite longsword40 Attack-icon.png Attack
6Off-hand zephyrium longsword.png Off-hand zephyrium longsword50 Attack-icon.png Attack
7Off-hand argonite longsword.png Off-hand argonite longsword60 Attack-icon.png Attack
8Off-hand katagon longsword.png Off-hand katagon longsword70 Attack-icon.png Attack
9Off-hand gorgonite longsword.png Off-hand gorgonite longsword80 Attack-icon.png Attack
10Off-hand promethium longsword.png Off-hand promethium longsword90 Attack-icon.png Attack
11Off-hand primal longsword.png Off-hand primal longsword99 Attack-icon.png Attack

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • 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.