Rune platebody

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For this item's upgraded variants, see +1, +2, +3.
Rune platebody detail.png

A rune platebody is tier 50 melee body armour. It requires level 50 Defence to wear.

It can be made at a forge and anvil using 5 rune bars, requiring 3,000 progress to complete, granting a total of 1,200 Smithing experience. It can be upgraded to a rune platebody + 1 with another 5 bars.

Upgrades
Item Tier Armour Bars Cumulative bars
Rune platebody.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune platebodyRune platebody 50 195.5 5 5
Rune platebody + 1.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune platebody + 1Rune platebody + 1 51 201.2 5 10
Rune platebody + 2.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune platebody + 2Rune platebody + 2 52 207.2 10 20
Rune platebody + 3.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune platebody + 3Rune platebody + 3 53 213.4 20 40

It is identical to the rune chainbody other than appearance.

Creation[edit | edit source]

Rune platebody.png Rune platebody
Smithing-Make-X GE icon.png
1,200 XP-15,557
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level50
You must use a normal Anvil or Forge
P2P icon.png Members onlyNo
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Rune bar.pngRune bar52,32611,630

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Animated Rune Armour81 Multicombat.png1CommonP2P icon.png
Casket (CS Week)N/A Reward1–2CommonF2P icon.png
Festive cracker Multicombat.png1RareP2P icon.png
Glowing cracker Multicombat.png1CommonP2P icon.png
Golden chinchompa (Squeal of Fortune) Multicombat.png2CommonN/A
Mystery boxN/A Reward1Very rareF2P 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
WildyWyrm (historical)382 Multicombat.png1RareP2P icon.png

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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SellerLocationCostCurrencyBase stockMembers?
Armour StoreKeldagrim41,680Coins 10000.png Coins0P2P icon.png
Oziach's ArmourEdgeville41,680Coins 10000.png Coins1F2P icon.png

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to the Personalised Shops update, members could make a profit by buying the platebody at the Blast Furnace Armour Store for 45,000 coins and then selling them at the Grand Exchange for around 70,000 coins. Currently, the Armour Store carries no stock of its own.
  • Before the Mining and Smithing rework, the rune platebody required level 99 Smithing to craft, while the Dragon platebody required level 92.
    • Aside from gameplay reasons, this could be explained as simply reforging the dragon platebody from preexisting pieces requires less expertise than creating a new platebody from a hardy metal such as runite from scratch.
  • Prior to the Mining and Smithing rework, wearing a rune platebody required completion of the Dragon Slayer quest.