Rune longsword

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For the item found in the Alchemist's Playground, see Rune longsword (Mage Training Arena).
For this item's upgraded variants, see +1, +2, +3.
For this item's off-hand variants, see rune off hand longsword, +1, +2, +3.
Rune longsword detail.png

A rune longsword is a tier 50 melee main-hand weapon. It requires level 50 Attack to wield.

It can be made at a forge and anvil using 2 rune bars, requiring 1,200 progress to complete, granting a total of 480 Smithing experience. It can be upgraded to a rune longsword + 1 with another 2 bars.

Upgrades
Item Tier Accuracy Damage Bars Cumulative bars
Rune longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune longswordRune longsword 50 850 612.5 2 2
Rune longsword + 1.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune longsword + 1Rune longsword + 1 51 875 624.8 2 4
Rune longsword + 2.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune longsword + 2Rune longsword + 2 52 901 637.0 4 8
Rune longsword + 3.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune longsword + 3Rune longsword + 3 53 928 649.3 8 16

Creation[edit | edit source]

Rune longsword.png Rune longsword
Smithing-Make-X GE icon.png
480 XP-15,777
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level50
You must use a normal Anvil or Forge
P2P icon.png Members onlyNo
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Rune bar.pngRune bar22,3584,716

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Casket (CS Week)N/A Reward1CommonF2P icon.png
Sandy CasketN/A Reward1UnknownF2P icon.png
Sandy Casket (red)N/A Reward1UnknownF2P icon.png
Security casket (CS Week)N/A Reward1CommonF2P icon.png

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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SellerLocationCostCurrencyBase stockMembers?
Scavvo's Rune StoreChampions' Guild16,680Coins 10000.png Coins1F2P icon.png

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • On 28 July 2009, the Animation Pack 1 update changed the appearance and attack animations of the rune longsword to what it currently is today, along with the godswords, rune and dragon scimitars, the dragon longsword and the abyssal whip.
    • On 23 July 2009, five days before the scheduled update, the rune longsword image in the Grand Exchange database was replaced by the new model. Players found the image and posted about it in the RuneScape Forums, making it widely known before Jagex removed the image a few hours later. Five days later the image was once again put up along with the official release.
  • Like most other swords, on 12 April 2011, the rune longsword received an update changing its grip when held by a player.
  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat the rune longsword was widely considered to be the second-best non-degrading non-members weapon, surpassed only by the rune scimitar. However, this belief was controversial because many players considered the rune sword (rune shortsword), which has the same attack speed as the scimitar, to be superior.