Steam rune

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Steam runes are a combination rune, functioning as one fire rune and one water rune. Thus, any spell requiring one fire rune, one water rune or both will spend only one steam rune. The steam battlestaff or mystic steam staff provide an unlimited amount of these runes when equipped.

Creating the rune[edit | edit source]

With level 19 Runecrafting, steam runes can be crafted in two ways:

Tiaras cannot be used in place of talismans while crafting combination runes. Players receive 10 experience for combining water runes at the Fire Altar and 9.5 for combining fire runes at the Water Altar.

Combinations have a 50% success rate (or 100%, if the player is wearing a binding necklace) and the talisman is consumed in the process (unless the player uses the Lunar spell Magic Imbue).

Members may purchase steam runes from Mage Training Arena north of Duel Arena (unlimited stock; trade minigame points).

Spells[edit | edit source]

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Essence impling42 Hunter-icon.png4UncommonP2P icon.png
Essence impling jarN/A Reward4UncommonP2P icon.png
Skeletal hand70 Multicombat.png3RareP2P icon.png
Zombie hand75 Multicombat.png3RareP2P icon.png

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • As with all combination runes, the most amount needed for a spell is 30, for the Charge Orb spell series.
  • This is one of the combination runes released with the Abyss update.
  • The steam rune's inventory icon, along with the other combination runes, was unaffected by the update on 9 June 2010. The other runes were slightly twisted.