Shock bolt was an early combat spell. It became available at level 4 EvilMagic, and consumed 2 fire runes, and 1 air rune when cast. It was replaced and adjusted with the spell wind strike after the update New magic system online!, which combined the Good and Evil Magic skills.
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- update 27 January 2001 (Update):
- Bolt spells were made much more powerful, as well as no longer being dependant on your ranged skill.
- update 4 January 2001 (Update):
- Runescape beta goes live, releasing shock bolt into the game.