|Release||16 February 2015 (Update)|
|Stacks in bank||No|
|High alch||72,000 coins|
|Low alch||48,000 coins|
|The dark bow just got darker!|
|Links||MRID • recipe|
|FAQ • doc|
The strykebow is a level 85 shieldbow. It is made by combining a dark bow with a wyrm scalp, costing 13,532,975 coins; the newly created strykebow has an initial charge of 20%. The creation process can be undone, although only the wyrm scalp will be salvaged while the dark bows are lost. The intended ammunition for this bow are wild arrows, which are dropped by Lava strykewyrms and WildyWyrms.
A fully-charged strykebow degrades for 60,000 charges of combat (a minimum duration of 10 hours of combat) before reverting to a wyrm scalp. It can be repaired by 20% by using a dark bow on it - a full recharge costs 377,735 coins.
This bow cannot be used for Barbarian Firemaking. It is the only shieldbow outside of Daemonheim to give a life point bonus.
|85 , 85||60,000 charges|
|Armour||435.6||PvM: 8.5%||PvP: 0%|
|Life points||560||Style bonuses|
|FAQ • docs|
Passive effect[edit | edit source]
The strykebow has a passive effect where it stores how much damage the player has received since initiating combat or since the bow was equipped — if the bow is unequipped or combat is terminated, all damage stored resets to 0.
The strykebow releases 40% of the damage stored in the form of a second arrow shot, inflicting up to a maximum of 10,000 damage, after every 15 "counters". Each successful ability used adds 1 to the counter while autoattacks add 3, so the strykebow unleashes the shot after 15 abilities, 5 autoattacks, or any combination thereof. Missed attacks do not add to the counter, and bleed abilities count as 1 ability used. At 25,000 damage stored, the bow's passive effect reaches the maximum damage it can deal.
The strykebow has diminishing returns to the amount of damage stored as stored damage increases. The multiplier starts at 400% and lowers to 200%, 100%, 50%, 10%, and eventually stops storing damage entirely at 80,000 total damage taken.
PvM and PvP damage use different thresholds when choosing which multiplier to use.
If the bow cannot store any more damage, the message Your strykebow is fully charged! will appear.
|Multiplier||Damage stored (PvM)||Damage stored (PvP)|
|400%||0 - 9,999||0 - 7,499|
|200%||10,000 - 24,999||7500 - 18,749|
|100%||25,000 - 49,999||18,750 - 37,499|
|50%||50,000 - 69,999||37,500 - 52,499|
|10%||70,000 - 79,999||52,500 - 59,999|
For example, if the strykebow currently has 20,000 stored damage, then 200% of PvM damage taken is stored while only 100% of PvP damage is stored.
Special attack[edit | edit source]
The strykebow has a special attack called Deep Burn Shield that requires 25% adrenaline to use. The player fires out an arrow that traps the opponent in a column of fire, dealing 50% (in PvP; 35% in PvM) of the stored damage that is released in the form of a rapid damage over time attack lasting for 2.4 seconds (5 hits total, 1 every 0.6 seconds).
Disassembly[edit | edit source]
|Item quantity required||1|
|Base junk chance||1.0%|
Comparison with other Ranged weapons[edit | edit source]
|Eldritch crossbow||92||1,120,095,805||2577 (92)||
|Seren godbow||92||870,467,352||2577 (92)||
|Noxious longbow||90||167,925,039||2458 (90)||
|Upgraded bone blowpipe||87||28,689,450||2458 (90)||
|Wyvern crossbow||85||23,416,615||2178 (85)||
|Hexhunter bow||80||169,376,270||1924 (80)|
|Attuned crystal bow||80
|1 Attuned crystal weapon seed
2,000 Harmonic dust
|Zaryte bow||80||10,660,033||1924 (80)||
River of Blood
|Free after River of Blood quest, 600,000 to reclaim||1829 (78)|
|Blightbound crossbow and off-hand||92||480,508,771 (main hand)
|Ascension crossbow and off-hand||90||128,576,489 (main hand)
|Superior Morrigan's throwing axe||88||10,718,164 (main hand)||2343 (88)|
|Superior Morrigan's javelin||88||10,749,664 (main hand)||2343 (88)|
|Elite Death Lotus dart and off-hand||88
|25 Death Lotus dart
25 Off-hand Death Lotus dart
2 Death lotus extract
|Shadow glaive and off-hand||85||12,995,786 (main hand)
|Death Lotus dart and off-hand||85
|2 Ancient bones
50 Ascension shards
|Attuned crystal chakram and off-hand||80
|2 Attuned crystal weapon seeds
2,000 Harmonic dust
|Chaotic crossbow and off-hand||80
| 200,000 (main hand)
|Armadyl crossbow and off-hand||75||6,558,755 (main hand)
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Update history[edit | edit source]
|Dyed noxious longbow|
|Dyed Seren godbow|
|Recoloured dark bow|