Noxious longbow (Barrows)

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For this item's augmented variant, see augmented noxious longbow (barrows).
For this item's (un)dyed variants, see blood, ice, shadow, undyed, Third Age.
Noxious longbow (Barrows) detail.png

The barrows-dyed noxious longbow is made by dyeing a noxious longbow with Barrows dye. This process is irreversible, and the dyed version is untradeable. It has the same combat bonuses, special attack, and degradation/repair mechanics as the regular noxious longbow: it will degrade after 60,000 charges of combat (but loses 2 per hit, giving a minimum time of 5 hours of combat) but can be repaired at Bob in Lumbridge, or at an armour stand. Like the regular noxious longbow, this bow cannot be used for Barbarian training to light a fire, nor can it fire ogre arrows or brutal arrows.

Making a barrows-dyed noxious longbow costs 473,104,947 coins.

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Repair cost[edit | edit source]

The Noxious longbow (Barrows) at most, costs 4,500,000 coins to repair completely. The repair cost is precisely calculated by the degradation percentage (i.e. with 75% charge remaining, a full repair would only cost 1,125,000 coins). It may be repaired through a variety of methods.

With an NPC[edit source]

These less preferred methods cost more as they do not consider one's Smithing level for a repair discount.

Alternate methods[edit source]

These preferred methods provide a repair cost discount of 0.5% per Smithing level (including boosts).

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Usage cost[edit | edit source]

Combat charges30,000
MethodRepair NPC, armour stand, whetstone
Item(s) consumed4,500,000 × Coins 10000.png Coins[uc 1]
Total GE Price4,500,000
Per hour
Average rate[uc 2]270,000
High rate[uc 3]540,000
Maximum rate[uc 4]900,000
  1. ^ Cost at armour stand and whetstone is reduced by 0.5% per Smithing level; 50% at 100 Smithing.
  2. ^ 1,800 charges per hour.
  3. ^ 3,600 charges per hour.
  4. ^ 6,000 charges per hour.

Special attack[edit | edit source]

A player performing the Mirrorback special attack with the Noxious staff equipped.

The Noxious longbow has a special attack named Mirrorback, which requires full adrenaline and will summon a mirrorback spider to aid the player. While active, the spider will reduce damage from attacks against the player by 50%, and reflect that damage to the attacker, but it will also be damaged for an equal amount. For instance, if the player is hit by an attack that deals 1000 damage, both the player and the spider take 500 damage, and the attacker receives 500 points of deflection damage. This will last for ten seconds or until the spider is killed. This special attack does not work against certain attacks, and also cannot deflect damage back to attackers that are immune to deflection damage.

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 3 April 2017 (Update):
    • Players can no longer disassemble dyed weapons in combat.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • For a short time after release, players who had any dyed noxious longbow could not use abilities or arrows of any sort. This has been fixed.