Rock-shell armour

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For the version bought from Deathmatch, see Superior rock-shell armour set.
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Rock-shell armour (also known as Rockshell armour) is Fremennik armour for melee users that can only be made by going to Waterbirth Island or bought. Additionally, parts of this armour can be dropped by Dagannoth Rex. This set of armour cannot be made using the Smithing skill.

The armour is a lower-level Power set, requiring 50 Defence. While wearing the full set of armour (boots and gloves are not needed), the title of "Rockcrusher" is added to the Fremennik name of the player. Since most of the set can only be worn after completing The Fremennik Trials quest, players are advised not to buy it unless they have completed the quest, or plan to do so soon.

Rock-shell armour may be placed in the armour case in the costume room of a player-owned house, so players may own it without the armour taking up bank space.

Acquiring Rock-shell armour[edit | edit source]

The raw materials for this armour are Rock-shell chunks (helmet), Rock-shell splinters (legs) and Rock-shell shards (plate). These are dropped by Giant rock crabs, which also drop Rock-shell gloves and Rock-shell boots. Once all the raw materials have been obtained, these can be brought to Skulgrimen in Rellekka, to be made into the Rock-shell armour. All pieces can also be traded on the Grand Exchange.

Armour Shell piece Hide(s) Fee Profit
Rock-shell helm.png Rock-shell helm 20,370 Rock-shell chunk.png 1 rock-shell chunk 1,836 Dagannoth hide.png 1 dagannoth hide 5,788 5,000 7,746
Rock-shell plate.png Rock-shell plate 38,291 Rock-shell shard.png 1 rock-shell shard 4,137 Dagannoth hide.png 3 dagannoth hides 17,364 10,000 6,790
Rock-shell legs.png Rock-shell legs 37,463 Rock-shell splinter.png 1 rock-shell splinter 3,384 Dagannoth hide.png 2 dagannoth hides 11,576 7,500 15,003
Rock-shell gloves.png Rock-shell gloves 7,308 Not crafted
Rock-shell boots.png Rock-shell boots 6,435
Total 109,867

Rock-shell armour may be placed in the Armour case in the Costume room of a player-owned house, so players may own it without the armour taking up bank space. Only a complete set of 5 can be stored.

Components and Bonuses[edit | edit source]

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Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Rock-shell helm.pngRock-shell helm146--12--20,370
Rock-shell plate.pngRock-shell plate168--18--38,291
Rock-shell legs.pngRock-shell legs161--15--37,463
Rock-shell gloves.pngRock-shell gloves36--7--7,308
Rock-shell boots.pngRock-shell boots36--7--6,435
Totals547--59--109,867

Grand Exchange sets[edit | edit source]

Rock-shell armour set[edit | edit source]

Image Name GE Price
Rock-shell armour set.png Rock-shell armour set 338,543 coins (update)
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Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Rock-shell helm.pngRock-shell helm146--12--20,370
Rock-shell plate.pngRock-shell plate168--18--38,291
Rock-shell legs.pngRock-shell legs161--15--37,463
Rock-shell gloves.pngRock-shell gloves36--7--7,308
Rock-shell boots.pngRock-shell boots36--7--6,435
Totals547--59--109,867

See also[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 9 July 2013 (Update):
    • Rockshell, spined and skeletal armours have been made into power armour.
  • patch 19 May 2009 (Update):
    • The rock shell armour set now matches the naming convention of components.