Scimitar

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Bronze scimitar.png: Inventory image of Bronze scimitarIron scimitar.png: Inventory image of Iron scimitarSteel scimitar.png: Inventory image of Steel scimitarBlack scimitar.png: Inventory image of Black scimitarWhite scimitar.png: Inventory image of White scimitarMithril scimitar.png: Inventory image of Mithril scimitarAdamant scimitar.png: Inventory image of Adamant scimitarSacred clay scimitar.png: Inventory image of Sacred clay scimitarRune scimitar.png: Inventory image of Rune scimitarCorrupt dragon scimitar.png: Inventory image of Corrupt dragon scimitarDragon scimitar.png: Inventory image of Dragon scimitar
Slot Main hand (has off-hand variants)
Style Slash
Speed
Fastest (2.4s)
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Scimitars are fast slashing weapons. They are identical in damage and attack speed to daggers and maces. Scimitars are generally the most expensive of the three 'fastest' weapon types, and they lack the prayer bonus offered by maces. Nevertheless, they remain popular due to the reputation they have gained over the years as being the ideal training weapon.

Scimitars are made with the Smithing skill, purchased at a scimitar shop identified with the scimitar Scimitar shop map icon.png icon on the map, or bought from another player. One scimitar shop is Zeke's Superior Scimitars, located in Al Kharid. Unfortunately, it only sells bronze, iron, steel, and mithril scimitars. There is also a members-only scimitar shop located in the Ape Atoll that is only available after completing the Monkey Madness quest. This shop sells dragon scimitars.

As with most off-hand melee weapons, off-hand scimitars do only half the damage as their main hand counterpart, as well as being equipped in the shield slot.

Bonuses Table[edit | edit source]

Main hand Scimitars[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus Price
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Bronze scimitar.png Bronze scimitar Slash 48 150 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 1,634
Iron scimitar.png Iron scimitar Slash 96 202 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 4,375
Steel scimitar.png Steel scimitar Slash 192 316 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 4,593
Black scimitar.png Black scimitar Slash 240 381 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 4,540
White scimitar.png White scimitar Slash 240 381 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 3,786
Mithril scimitar.png Mithril scimitar Slash 288 454 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 8,951
Adamant scimitar.png Adamant scimitar Slash 384 628 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 15,758
Sacred clay scimitar.png Sacred clay scimitar Slash 612 850 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 26 Stealing Creation points
Rune scimitar.png Rune scimitar Slash 480 850 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 17,392
Corrupt dragon scimitar.png Corrupt dragon scimitar Slash 576 1132 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 91,607
Dragon scimitar.png Dragon scimitar Slash 576 1132 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 64,181
Superior dragon scimitar.png Superior dragon scimitar Slash 672 1486 - - - 0 0 0 - - - 357,469

Off hand Scimitars[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus Price
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Bronze off hand scimitar.png Bronze off hand scimitar - - - Slash 24 150 0 0 0 - - - 659
Iron off hand scimitar.png Iron off hand scimitar - - - Slash 48 202 0 0 0 - - - 1,785
Steel off hand scimitar.png Steel off hand scimitar - - - Slash 96 316 0 0 0 - - - 4,119
Off-hand black scimitar.png Off-hand black scimitar - - - Slash 120 381 0 0 0 - - - 3,346
Mithril off hand scimitar.png Mithril off hand scimitar - - - Slash 144 454 0 0 0 - - - 7,283
Adamant off hand scimitar.png Adamant off hand scimitar - - - Slash 192 628 0 0 0 - - - 11,093
Rune off hand scimitar.png Rune off hand scimitar - - - Slash 240 850 0 0 0 - - - 18,365
Off-hand dragon scimitar.png Off-hand dragon scimitar - - - Slash 288 1132 0 0 0 - - - 90,523
Superior off-hand dragon scimitar.png Superior off-hand dragon scimitar - - - Slash 336 1486 0 0 0 - - - 383,811

Special Scimitars[edit | edit source]

Stealing Creation - Scimitars[edit | edit source]

Table of scimitars
IconClassLevel to useLevel to make
Scimitar (class 1).pngClass 11 AttackAttack1 SmithingSmithing
Scimitar (class 2).pngClass 220 AttackAttack20 SmithingSmithing
Scimitar (class 3).pngClass 340 AttackAttack40 SmithingSmithing
Scimitar (class 4).pngClass 460 AttackAttack60 SmithingSmithing
Scimitar (class 5).pngClass 580 AttackAttack80 SmithingSmithing

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Holding position of scimitars was updated with the Herblore Habitat update on 24 November 2010.
  • Prior to 12 April 2011, the dragon scimitar was the only scimitar to have had an animation update that distinguished it from all other scimitars. This has been updated, so that all scimitars share the updated animation.
  • When you ask Zeke in Al Kharid if you can buy a dragon scimitar, he tells you "Only the banana brained nit-wits who make them" This is a reference to the monkeys from Ape Atoll who create them.