Void knight equipment

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This article is about the regular version. For the improved version, see Elite Void Knight equipment.
A player only wearing a Void knight top, Void knight bottom, and Void knight gloves.

Void Knight equipment is an offensive set of the Hybrid class that can be bought from the Void Knights with Void Knight commendation points, earned through the minigames Pest Control and Conquest. To buy and equip the items, a player must have level 42 in all of these skills: Attack, Strength, Defence, Constitution, Ranged, Magic, and 22 Prayer (Summoning is not required). Hence, the lowest possible combat level to wear the full set is 51.

The full available set consists of 3 Helmets (magic, ranged and melee), robe top, robe bottom, gloves, deflector, mace, and seal.

If the three main parts of the set are lost (top, bottom and helm) in a PvP situation, it will turn into 55,800 coins. If the player dies with Void Knight equipment, it may be reclaimed from their gravestone or at Death's office for a fee.

Void Knight equipment is famous for being both offensive and hybrid gear. The armour itself does not have a damage bonus, but by wearing three armour pieces plus a helmet, one can gain a set effect that provides bonus damage and accuracy. The choice of helmet will direct the set effect, making it either magic, ranged, or melee-oriented.

The robes can also be upgraded to Elite robes and Superior robes, as well as a combined version of the two upgrades, Superior Elite. Making a piece Elite adds some armour and adds a Prayer bonus, while making a piece Superior raises the armour value more. Making a piece Superior Elite grants a combination of the two effects, giving a Prayer bonus and higher armour. Only the top and bottom can become Elite, but all pieces can become Superior.

It is possible to override the Void knight equipment with Replica Void Knight armour purchasable for 45,000 loyalty points at Solomon's General Store as well as Replica Void Knight equipment to have the retro void armour style and/or retro equipment. This retro style can be used to override your void armour in the wilderness.

Set effects[edit | edit source]

Void Knight equipment has a set effect, directed by the combat class of the worn helmet, that increases the user's damage and accuracy in the chosen style. Unlike regular offensive gear, the combat bonuses of Void equipment remain invisible.

Unlike power armour, which simply adds to the user's damage, void equipment modifies stats via a percentage. Because of this, the bonuses scale with the user's levels and equipment, potentially competing with power armour in strength. Void equipment is also the only armour to aid accuracy.

Image Helmet Set effect
Void knight melee helm.png Melee sup +3% to accuracy, +5% (+7% sup) to melee damage
Void knight ranger helm.png Ranger sup +3% to accuracy, +5% (+7% sup) to ranged damage
Void knight mage helm.png Mage sup +3% to accuracy, +5% (+7% sup) to magic damage

In addition to one of these helmets, the player also needs to wear three of the four items listed below:

To achieve the superior set effect, the player must have upgraded all contributing armour pieces, not just the helmets. The original set effect will be retained if regular and superior pieces are mixed and matched.

The mace and seal do not contribute to activating the set effect.

Advised setup[edit | edit source]

If using a shield, one can substitute the shield for a deflector and swap their Void robe top with a high-level body armour: Body armour provides greater defence bonuses than a shield of the same tier.

It is worth noting that Void equipment is typically used for its offensive power, and maximum power is achieved with a two-handed weapon or by dual-wielding, neither of which can be done while using a shield or deflector. Because of this, the advised Void Knight equipment setup should include a superior helm for the style of choice, accompanied with the superior elite void knight top, superior elite void knight robe and superior void knight gloves.

Popular uses[edit | edit source]

Void Knight equipment can be considered to be a mid-tier damage boosting armour which provides a very useful accuracy bonus that other armour sets do not provide. Due to being hybrid class, barring the style-specific helms, the set allows for easy switching between combat styles. This makes it favourable for fighting certain bosses such as Nex, Barrows, Kalphite Queen and Kalphite King, where having multiple styles helps with dealing with mechanics.

Additionally, for tormented demons, at least two combat styles are required (disregarding the use of familiars), making Void Knight equipment a viable gear option. However, this would mean that a Slayer helmet cannot be equipped at the same time. By using a Slayer Helmet Stand from the T3 Base Camp at Anachronia, it is possible to benefit from both the effects of the void armor set, as well as the bonus from the slayer helmet at the same time.

For players who cannot afford power armour, Void Knight equipment can be used as a lesser substitute.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Most people would agree that Void Knight Equipment is one of the best armour sets, as it costs no coins and is one of the few armour sets that provides an offensive bonus. It does however cost Commendation Points, which could be obtained from Pest Control or Conquest.

Cost[edit | edit source]

In total, a full set with the Mace without Seal costs 1100 Commendation points. However, a more popular method is to exchange 850 points for the top, bottom, gloves or deflector, and 1 helmet. This means if the player were to get the whole set with Pest Control (except the seal), it would take them at least 550 games on the easy boat, 367 games on the medium boat, and 275 games on the hard boat.

After completing The Void Stares Back, players can upgrade regular Bottom (and Top) to its Elite version (for a price of 100 Commendations each, though part of the quest's reward is receiving an Elite top).

Image Equipment Commendations cost
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight ranger helm.png Void knight mage helm.png Helmet 200 (each)
Void knight top.png Top (superior) 250
Void knight robe.png Robe (superior) 250
Void knight gloves.png Gloves (superior) 150
Void knight mace.png Mace 250
Void knight deflector.png Deflector 150
Void knight seal (8).png Seal 10

The elite version of the robes provides increased Armour, while also adding a +2 prayer bonus per elite piece.

The following table gives the commendation points costs for upgrading parts of the void knight armour.

Item Cost Upgrade method Cost Upgraded item Total cost
Void knight melee helm.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight melee helmVoid knight melee helm 200 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior void knight melee helm.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight melee helmSuperior void knight melee helm 400
Void knight ranger helm.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight ranger helmVoid knight ranger helm 200 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior void knight ranger helm.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight ranger helmSuperior void knight ranger helm 400
Void knight mage helm.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight mage helmVoid knight mage helm 200 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior void knight mage helm.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight mage helmSuperior void knight mage helm 400
Void knight gloves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight glovesVoid knight gloves 150 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior void knight gloves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight glovesSuperior void knight gloves 350
Void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight topVoid knight top 250 Tyr chathead.png: Chat head image of TyrTyr 100 Elite void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elite void knight topElite void knight top[1] 350
Elite void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elite void knight topElite void knight top[1] 350[1] Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior elite void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior elite void knight topSuperior elite void knight top 550
Void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight topVoid knight top 250 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight topSuperior void knight top 450
Superior void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight topSuperior void knight top 450 Tyr chathead.png: Chat head image of TyrTyr 100 Superior elite void knight top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior elite void knight topSuperior elite void knight top 550
Void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight robeVoid knight robe 250 Tyr chathead.png: Chat head image of TyrTyr 100 Elite void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elite void knight robeElite void knight robe 350
Elite void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elite void knight robeElite void knight robe 350 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior elite void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior elite void knight robeSuperior elite void knight robe 550
Void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight robeVoid knight robe 250 Void knight armour patch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Void knight armour patchVoid knight armour patch 200 Superior void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight robeSuperior void knight robe 450
Superior void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior void knight robeSuperior void knight robe 450 Tyr chathead.png: Chat head image of TyrTyr 100 Superior elite void knight robe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior elite void knight robeSuperior elite void knight robe 550
Total for 1 set
(1 superior helm, 1 superior gloves, 1 superior top, 1 superior robe)
with quest reward top 1500
without quest reward top 1850
Total for 2 sets
(2 superior helms, 1 superior gloves, 1 superior top, 1 superior robe)
with quest reward top 1900
without quest reward top 2250
Total for 3 sets
(3 superior helms, 1 superior gloves, 1 superior top, 1 superior robe)
with quest reward top 2300
without quest reward top 2650
  1. ^ a b c One elite void knight top is awarded as a reward for The Void Stares Back quest

Other common combinations of void equipment:

Image Equipment Total Cost (minimum games) Notes
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight deflector.pngVoid knight robe.png Void knight gloves.png Any one Helmet, Top OR Robe, Deflector, Gloves 750 (188) Cheapest equipment necessary to get the Void set effect. Not recommended, as using a deflector instead of an off-hand weapon defeats the purpose of the set effect offensive bonus.
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight top.png Void knight robe.png Void knight gloves.png Any one Helmet, Top, Robe, and Gloves 850 (213) Minimum equipment necessary to get the Void set effect while using dual-wield or two-handed weapons.
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight ranger helm.png Void knight mage helm.png Void knight gloves.pngVoid knight top.png Void knight robe.png All Helmets, Top, Robe, and Gloves 1250 (313) Minimum equipment necessary to get the Void set effect for any combat style while using dual-wield or two-handed weapons.
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight ranger helm.png Void knight mage helm.png Void knight gloves.pngElite void knight top (guardian).png Elite void knight robe (guardian).png All Helmets, Elite Top, Elite Robe, Gloves 1100 (275) Assumes the free Elite Top from Void Stares Back is used, rather than purchasing and upgrading a regular Top.
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight ranger helm.png Void knight mage helm.png Void knight gloves.pngVoid knight top.png Void knight robe.png All Superior Helmets, Superior Top, Superior Robe, Superior Gloves 2450 (613)
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight ranger helm.png Void knight mage helm.png Void knight gloves.pngElite void knight top (guardian).png Elite void knight robe (guardian).png All Superior Helmets, Superior Elite Top, Superior Elite Robe, Superior Gloves 2300 (575) Assumes the free Elite Top from Void Stares Back is used, rather than purchasing and upgrading a regular Top.
Void knight melee helm.png Void knight ranger helm.png Void knight mage helm.png Void knight gloves.pngElite void knight top (guardian).png Elite void knight robe (guardian).png Void knight mace.pngVoid knight deflector.pngVoid knight seal (8).png All Superior Helmets, Superior Elite Top, Superior Elite Robe, Superior Gloves, Mace, Superior Deflector, Seal 2910 Maximum Void equipment. Assumes the free Elite Top from Void Stares Back is used, rather than purchasing and upgrading a regular Top.

Gaining commendations[edit | edit source]

Players who wish to get the top, bottom, gloves, and one helmet can complete the following number of games for the set:

Lander type # Games Time (hh:mm)
Novice 425 14:10
Intermediate 284 9:25
Veteran 213 7:00

This is only accurate, when, all games are won, and take 2 minutes per game, these are minimum estimates, showing the best case scenario. There will always be some losses, and each loss will mean at least 2 minutes has been added to the time needed. Also, higher-level landers sometimes (perhaps often) do not fill up as quickly as the novice lander, so extra time per game (up to 5 minutes) may be required waiting for a lander to fill. The novice lander leaves every 30 seconds (which can occur on busy Pest Control worlds). In this case, a wait of 1 minute 30 seconds for an intermediate lander or a wait of 2 minutes 30 seconds for a veteran lander wipes out the time advantage of the higher landers.

  • An alternative to this is by playing Conquest as it is often much faster, though Jagex has stated that the rate is approximately equal between the two minigames. Commendation points are obtained whether a game of Conquest is won or lost, which is an advantage since Pest Control needs to be won to get points. However, it is generally accepted that playing the combat-oriented Pest Control is far more simple to the Player versus player chess games Conquest offer.
  • With the current minigame status, novice and intermediate ladders are generally empty, potentially making it difficult to find a game without friends or the necessary combat level for a veteran game. On the other hand, depending on the situation, the veteran ladder may have a large number of people waiting with priority, increasing the wait for a game.

Costume room[edit | edit source]

The following individual sets and pieces can be stored in the armour case found in the costume room of a player-owned house, potentially making it useful for saving bank space:

One can withdraw them at any time.

Equipment bonuses[edit | edit source]

Void Knight equipment[edit | edit source]

All
Item
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Void knight melee helm.pngVoid knight mage helm.pngVoid knight ranger helm.png Void Knight helmet - - - - - - 133 0 0 - - -
Void knight top.png Void knight top - - - - - - 94 0 0 - - -
Void knight robe.png Void knight robe - - - - - - 89 0 0 - - -
Void knight gloves.png Void knight gloves - - - - - - 20 0 0 - - -
Void knight deflector.png Void knight deflector - - - - - - 133 0 0 - - -
Void knight seal (8).png Void seal - - - - - - 0 0 0 - - -
Void knight mace.png Void knight mace Magic - 668 - - - 0 0 3 - - -
Totals None - 668 - - - 469 0 3 - - -

Superior Void Knight equipment[edit | edit source]

All
Item
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Void knight melee helm.pngVoid knight mage helm.pngVoid knight ranger helm.png Superior Void Knight helmet - - - - - - 180 0 0 - - -
Void knight top.png Superior void knight top - - - - - - 131 0 0 - - -
Void knight robe.png Superior void knight robe - - - - - - 125 0 0 - - -
Void knight gloves.png Superior void knight gloves - - - - - - 28 0 0 - - -
Void knight deflector.png Superior void knight deflector - - - - - - 180 0 0 - - -
Void knight seal (8).png Void seal - - - - - - 0 0 0 - - -
Void knight mace.png Void knight mace Magic - 668 - - - 0 0 3 - - -
Totals None - 668 - - - 644 0 3 - - -

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

The update history project is a work-in-progress – not all updates to this topic may be covered below. See here for how to help out!
  • ninja 10 June 2019 (Update):.
    • Various combat equipment sets now have set effects listed in tooltips.
  • patch 5 January 2015 (Update):
    • A confirmation window now displays when dropping Void Knight robes.
  • patch 29 September 2014 (Update):
    • The damage buff for void and elite void is now 5% (up from 3%).
    • The accuracy buff for void and elite void is now 3% (up from 1%).
    • The damage buff for superior void and superior elite void is now 7% (up from 5%).
    • The 5% extra damage received while wearing void has been removed.
    • All hybrid pieces of void have had their armour values dropped by 15 levels to bring them in line with other hybrid armour.
    • The void knight deflector has been given the full armour contribution for its level.
    • It is now possible to make a superior void knight deflector.
  • patch 28 March 2011 (Update):
    • The Void Knight armour requirements have been clarified on the skill advance guide.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Even after the 6th of March graphical update the purchase interface for void knight equipments still shows the old sprite. This only affects the Ranger helmet if the player is on minimal quality.
  • The specific level of '42' required in most skills is probably a reference to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, in which '42' is the answer to the great question of life, the universe, and everything.
  • In the Constitution skill advance guide, it redundantly lists the Constitution level requirement again in the information.
  • When the 2012 Armour Graphics Update was released, the colour palette of all Void Knight equipment was changed from black and white to palish pink and purple. After large amounts of criticism and player backlash it was shortly changed back to its original colour scheme.
  • When EoC was first released, Void Knight Equipment used to cause the player to take an additional 30% damage from all sources. This has since been fixed.
  • There is currently no void knight gloves slot for the armour case. Despite there being a slot for its superior variant. This is because it is stored with the base Robes.

References[edit | edit source]