Rune sword

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This article is about the shortsword. For the longsword, see Rune longsword.
For this item's upgraded variants, see +1, +2, +3.
For this item's off-hand variants, see rune off hand sword, +1, +2, +3.
Rune sword detail.png

A rune sword 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 sword + 1 with another 2 bars.

Upgrades
Item Tier Accuracy Damage Bars Cumulative bars
Rune sword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune swordRune sword 50 850 480.0 2 2
Rune sword + 1.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune sword + 1Rune sword + 1 51 875 489.6 2 4
Rune sword + 2.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune sword + 2Rune sword + 2 52 901 499.2 4 8
Rune sword + 3.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune sword + 3Rune sword + 3 53 928 508.8 8 16

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Creation[edit | edit source]

Rune sword.png Rune sword
Smithing-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
480 XP-Varies [recipe 1]19,944
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level50
Anvil Must be performed at an anvil
F2P icon.png Free-to-play
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Rune bar.pngRune bar23,2266,452
Profit13,492
  1. ^ See smithing page for details.

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Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • update 3 February 2020 (Update):
    • Adjusted disassembly to give 4 materials per bar used in creating the item from scratch
  • update 20 November 2012 (Update):
    • Graphical improvements to rune weapons, previously only available in the Evolution of Combat Beta, are now live in the game.
  • 17 September 2009 (Update):
    • Animations and model of rune sword have been updated.