Steel bar

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A steel bar is a bar of metal, refined through the Smithing skill by smelting an iron ore and a piece of coal in a furnace, requiring 20 Smithing and granting 3 Smithing experience. You can smelt steel bars 25% and 50% faster at 21 and 23 Smithing respectively. At 27 Smithing, you gain a chance (estimated 10%) of smelting an extra bar without using extra materials.

A steel bar can be forged on an anvil to create steel weapons and armour. A list of steel items that can be smithed from steel bars and the Smithing levels required can be found on the Smithing tables.

Smithing[edit | edit source]

Steel bar.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel barSteel bar
Smithing level Smithing 20
Used with Anvil, Furnace
Experience (per bar)
Smithing 75 XP
Equipment 5.85 XP
Experience (per ore)
Smelting 3 XP
Equipment 0.234 XP

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Smelting[edit | edit source]

Steel bar.png Steel bar
Smithing-Make-X GE icon.png
3 XP-783
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level20
P2P icon.png Members onlyNo
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Iron ore.pngIron ore1367367
Coal.pngCoal1117117
Total price484

Cost analysis[edit | edit source]

Method Cost Profit
Furnace.png: Inventory image of Furnace Furnace 484 299
Superheat Item.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superheat ItemSuperheat Item [cost 1] 922 -139
Blast Furnace icon.jpg: Inventory image of Blast Furnace Blast Furnace 367 416
  1. ^ Cost analysis is based on the use of a staff of fire or equivalent

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Spirit impling54 Hunter-icon.png(noted)UnknownP2P icon.png
Spirit impling jarN/A Reward(noted)UnknownP2P icon.png

Products[edit | edit source]

Item Skill Materials GE Price
Cannonball.png Cannonball35 Smithing389
Concentrated alloy bar.png Concentrated alloy bar99 Smithing37,671
Masterwork rivets.png Masterwork rivets99 Smithingn/a
Off-hand steel knife.png Off-hand steel knife20 Smithing113
Off-hand steel throwing axe.png Off-hand steel throwing axe20 Smithing35
Sextant.png Sextant23 Craftingn/a
Steel 2h sword.png Steel 2h sword20 smithing7,097
Steel 2h sword + 1.png Steel 2h sword + 120 smithing7,955
Steel armoured boots.png Steel armoured boots20 smithing1,102
Steel armoured boots + 1.png Steel armoured boots + 120 smithing2,210
Steel arrowheads 5.png Steel arrowheads20 Smithing16
Steel battleaxe.png Steel battleaxe20 smithing4,792
Steel battleaxe + 1.png Steel battleaxe + 120 smithing7,259
Steel bolts (unf) 5.png Steel bolts (unf)20 Smithing44
Steel chainbody.png Steel chainbody20 smithing2,694
Steel chainbody + 1.png Steel chainbody + 120 smithing4,205
Steel claws.png Steel claws20 smithing2,172
Steel claws + 1.png Steel claws + 120 smithing7,055
Steel dagger.png Steel dagger20 smithing3,222
Steel dagger + 1.png Steel dagger + 120 smithing6,681
Steel dart tip.png Steel dart tip20 Smithing83
Steel full helm.png Steel full helm20 smithing1,376
Steel full helm + 1.png Steel full helm + 120 smithing3,182
Steel gauntlets.png Steel gauntlets20 smithing872
Steel gauntlets + 1.png Steel gauntlets + 120 smithing2,005
Steel hasta.png Steel hasta20 Smithing430
Steel hatchet.png Steel hatchet20 Smithing3,083
Steel ingot.png Steel ingot20 Smithing5,669
Steel kiteshield.png Steel kiteshield20 smithing5,646
Steel kiteshield + 1.png Steel kiteshield + 120 smithing6,427
Steel knife.png Steel knife20 Smithing108
Steel limbs.png Steel limbs20 Smithing362
Steel longsword.png Steel longsword20 smithing6,146
Steel longsword + 1.png Steel longsword + 120 smithing6,659
Steel mace.png Steel mace20 smithing3,181
Steel mace + 1.png Steel mace + 120 smithing6,798
Steel med helm.png Steel med helm20 smithing4,392
Steel med helm + 1.png Steel med helm + 120 smithing3,759
Steel nails.png Steel nails20 Smithing30
Steel off hand battleaxe.png Steel off hand battleaxe20 smithing3,622
Steel off hand battleaxe + 1.png Steel off hand battleaxe + 120 smithing6,801
Steel off hand claws.png Steel off hand claws20 smithing3,570
Steel off hand claws + 1.png Steel off hand claws + 120 smithing6,587
Steel off hand dagger.png Steel off hand dagger20 smithing3,530
Steel off hand dagger + 1.png Steel off hand dagger + 120 smithing6,835
Steel off hand longsword.png Steel off hand longsword20 smithing3,811
Steel off hand longsword + 1.png Steel off hand longsword + 120 smithing2,318
Steel off hand mace.png Steel off hand mace20 smithing3,453
Steel off hand mace + 1.png Steel off hand mace + 120 smithing6,680
Steel off hand scimitar.png Steel off hand scimitar20 smithing4,596
Steel off hand scimitar + 1.png Steel off hand scimitar + 120 smithing7,535
Steel off hand sword.png Steel off hand sword20 smithing3,598
Steel off hand sword + 1.png Steel off hand sword + 120 smithing6,765
Steel off hand warhammer.png Steel off hand warhammer20 smithing3,468
Steel off hand warhammer + 1.png Steel off hand warhammer + 120 smithing3,798
Steel ore box.png Steel ore box20 smithing2,301
Steel pickaxe.png Steel pickaxe20 smithing5,226
Steel pickaxe + 1.png Steel pickaxe + 120 smithing9,263
Steel platebody.png Steel platebody20 smithing3,720
Steel platebody + 1.png Steel platebody + 120 smithing2,993
Steel platelegs.png Steel platelegs20 smithing3,841
Steel platelegs + 1.png Steel platelegs + 120 smithing5,971
Steel plateskirt.png Steel plateskirt20 smithing4,076
Steel plateskirt + 1.png Steel plateskirt + 120 smithing5,140
Steel scimitar.png Steel scimitar20 smithing6,160
Steel scimitar + 1.png Steel scimitar + 120 smithing8,173
Steel spear.png Steel spear20 Smithing3,879
Steel square shield.png Steel square shield20 smithing4,454
Steel square shield + 1.png Steel square shield + 120 smithing6,769
Steel studs.png Steel studs20 Smithing292
Steel sword.png Steel sword20 smithing6,342
Steel sword + 1.png Steel sword + 120 smithing7,291
Steel throwing axe.png Steel throwing axe20 Smithing109
Steel warhammer.png Steel warhammer20 smithing5,174
Steel warhammer + 1.png Steel warhammer + 120 smithing4,346

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Players commonly used steel bars to train the Smithing skill, despite being able to smith mithril bars or better, because it had the optimum traits of requiring only two ores, while mithril or better required several more pieces of coal. The Mining and Smithing rework changed this. The Rework also removed the possibility of obtaining noted bars in barrels.