Ranged weapons

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Ranged weaponry.

Ranged weapons are a set of combat items which are used to fire projectiles at enemies. When equipped these items provide experience in the Ranged skill. Ranged weapons are most effective against magic armour and least effective against melee armour.

Ranged weapons can be divided into three categories by the type of ammunition they use, which each have monsters that are weak to them. They are: arrows, bolts and thrown.

Currently the highest hitting and the most accurate ranged weapon is the Seren godbow, excluding weapons found in Daemonheim.

Bows (arrows)[edit | edit source]

Bows are ranged weapons which require arrows as ammunition. All bows are two handed weapons. They can be separated into two categories: shortbows, and shieldbows.

Shortbows have better offensive stats, while shieldbows offer armour and life bonuses and allow the use of abilities that require shields being equipped. Shortbows have a range of 7 squares, and shieldbows have a range of 8 squares.

Bow types[edit | edit source]

Shortbows[edit | edit source]

Shortbows require two hands to wield and arrows as ammunition. Unlike shieldbows, shortbows offer no armour or life bonuses. However, they do have higher base damage and faster rate of fire (3 seconds between shots). Range: 7 squares.

Bow Ranged Level Accuracy  Arrow Damage GE Price Members
Shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of ShortbowShortbow 1 150 43 1,116 F2P icon.png
Chargebow.png: RS3 Inventory image of ChargebowChargebow[1] 1 150 91 N/A F2P icon.png
Quickbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of QuickbowQuickbow[1] 5 202 183 N/A F2P icon.png
Oak shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Oak shortbowOak shortbow 10 202 87 778 F2P icon.png
Willow shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Willow shortbowWillow shortbow 20 316 175 568 F2P icon.png
Maple shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Maple shortbowMaple shortbow 30 454 263 656 F2P icon.png
Comp ogre bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Comp ogre bowComp ogre bow[2] 30 454 382 4,067 P2P icon.png
Yew shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Yew shortbowYew shortbow 40 628 351 713 F2P icon.png
Magic shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Magic shortbowMagic shortbow 50 850 438 997 F2P icon.png
Seercull.png: RS3 Inventory image of SeercullSeercull 50 901 249 41,018 P2P icon.png
Gravite chargebow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Gravite chargebowGravite chargebow[1] 55 (45 Dungeoneering ) 983 510 40kDungeoneering Tokens F2P icon.png
Elder shortbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elder shortbowElder shortbow 60 1132 526 2,709 P2P icon.png
Crystal bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Crystal bowCrystal bow[1][3] 70 (50 Agility ) 1486 1286 272,473 P2P icon.png
Attuned crystal bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Attuned crystal bowAttuned crystal bow[1][4] 80 (50 Agility, 90 Smithing) 1924 1470 N/A P2P icon.png
Hexhunter bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Hexhunter bowHexhunter bow 80 1924 384 276,406,646 P2P icon.png
Second-Age bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Second-Age bowSecond-Age bow 80 1924 1020 213,500,000 P2P icon.png
Zaryte bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Zaryte bowZaryte bow[1] 80 1924 1470 6,124,996 P2P icon.png
Decimation.png: RS3 Inventory image of DecimationDecimation[1] 87 2287 1598 59,752,162 P2P icon.png
Noxious longbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Noxious longbowNoxious longbow 90 2458 1147 128,546,532 P2P icon.png
Seren godbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Seren godbowSeren godbow[1] 92 2577 2056 819,674,705 P2P icon.png
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Does not require ammunition.
  2. ^ Only fires Ogre and Brutal arrows.
  3. ^ Requires completion of Roving Elves to wield.
  4. ^ Requires completion of Plague's End and The Eyes of Glouphrie to create.

Shield​bows[edit | edit source]

Shieldbows require two hands to wield and arrows as ammunition. They have lower base damage than shortbows and speed (3.6 seconds between shots) than shortbows. However, they offer armour and life bonuses, as well as the option to use defensive abilities requiring a shield be equipped. Range: 8 squares.

Bow Ranged Level Accuracy Arrow Damage Armour Life Bonus GE Price Members
Shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of ShieldbowShieldbow 1 150 26 30 0 1,153 F2P icon.png
Oak shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Oak shieldbowOak shieldbow 10 202 53 40 0 688 F2P icon.png
Willow shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Willow shieldbowWillow shieldbow 20 316 106 63 0 565 F2P icon.png
Willow composite bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Willow composite bowWillow composite bow 20 316 106 63 0 1,303,711 F2P icon.png
Maple shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Maple shieldbowMaple shieldbow 30 454 159 90 0 618 F2P icon.png
Ogre bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ogre bowOgre bow[1] 30 454 278 0 0 500550 P2P icon.png
Yew shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Yew shieldbowYew shieldbow 40 628 212 125 0 747 F2P icon.png
Yew composite bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Yew composite bowYew composite bow 40 628 212 125 0 1,255,699 P2P icon.png
Maple shieldbow (sighted).png: RS3 Inventory image of Maple shieldbow (sighted)Maple shieldbow (sighted) 45

(45 Dungeoneering)

732 238 146 0 618 10kDungeoneeringTokens F2P icon.png
Magic shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Magic shieldbowMagic shieldbow 50

(50 Defence)

850 265 170 0 1,028 F2P icon.png
Magic composite bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Magic composite bowMagic composite bow 50 850 265 170 0 1,257,558 P2P icon.png
Magic shieldbow (sighted).png: RS3 Inventory image of Magic shieldbow (sighted)Magic shieldbow (sighted) 55

(55 Defence)

983 291 196 0 1,028 10kDungeoneeringTokens F2P icon.png
Saradomin bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Saradomin bowSaradomin bow 55 983 291 179 0 1,012,359 P2P icon.png
Guthix bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Guthix bowGuthix bow 55 983 291 179 0 921,380 P2P icon.png
Zamorak bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Zamorak bowZamorak bow 55 983 291 179 0 996,994 P2P icon.png
Elder shieldbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elder shieldbowElder shieldbow 60 1132 318 226 0 2,647 P2P icon.png
Elder shieldbow (sighted).png: RS3 Inventory image of Elder shieldbow (sighted)Elder shieldbow (sighted) 65 1299 344 259 0 2,647 10kDungeoneeringTokens P2P icon.png
Dark bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dark bowDark bow 70

(70 Defence)

1486 371 297 0 205,351 P2P icon.png
Strykebow.png: RS3 Inventory image of StrykebowStrykebow 85 2178 450 435 560 13,435,626 P2P icon.png
  1. ^ Only fires Ogre arrows.

Arrows[edit | edit source]

Arrows are used for ammunition with bows. They do not affect accuracy, but do add damage bonuses. A higher level arrow adds more damage but can make ranged combat very expensive. The type of bow wielded may limit the amount of damage that arrows add. For example, if a tier 50 bow is used with tier 60 arrows, the damage added by the arrows will not be tier 60 but rather tier 50 (i.e. the level of the bow). Non-members cannot use Saradomin, Guthix, Zamorak, Dragon, Dark or Araxyte arrows. All arrows except for the God arrows and Araxyte arrows can be fletched by members.

Arrow Ranged Level Ranged damage GE Price Special Members
Bronze arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze arrowBronze arrows 1 48 29 F2P icon.png
Iron arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron arrowIron arrows 10 96 20 F2P icon.png
Steel arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel arrowSteel arrows 20 192 15 F2P icon.png
Mithril arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril arrowMithril arrows 30 288 22 F2P icon.png
Adamant arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant arrowAdamant arrows 40 384 51 F2P icon.png
Rune arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune arrowRune arrows 50 480 151 F2P icon.png
Saradomin arrows.png: RS3 Inventory image of Saradomin arrowsSaradomin arrows 50 528 83 P2P icon.png
Guthix arrows.png: RS3 Inventory image of Guthix arrowsGuthix arrows 50 528 86 P2P icon.png
Zamorak arrows.png: RS3 Inventory image of Zamorak arrowsZamorak arrows 50 528 86 P2P icon.png
Broad arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Broad arrowBroad arrows 50 528 Can be used to kill kurasks P2P icon.png
Fragment arrows.png: RS3 Inventory image of Fragment arrowsFragment arrows 50 48 Does 768 damage against ascension creatures. P2P icon.png
Dragon arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon arrowDragon arrows 60 576 238 P2P icon.png
Abyssalbane arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Abyssalbane arrowAbyssalbane arrows 60 576 Does extra damage to abyssal demons P2P icon.png
Basiliskbane arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Basiliskbane arrowBasiliskbane arrows 60 576 Does extra damage to basilisks P2P icon.png
Dragonbane arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragonbane arrowDragonbane arrows 60 576 Does extra damage to dragons P2P icon.png
Wallasalkibane arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Wallasalkibane arrowWallasalkibane arrows 60 576 Does extra damage to wallasalkis P2P icon.png
Dark arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dark arrowDark arrows 70 672 55 P2P icon.png
Stalker arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Stalker arrowStalker arrows 80 768 204 P2P icon.png
Wild arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Wild arrowWild arrows 85 816 92 P2P icon.png
Araxyte arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Araxyte arrowAraxyte arrows 90 864 180 P2P icon.png
Black stone arrows.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black stone arrowsBlack stone arrows 92 883.2 2,204 P2P icon.png

Ogre and brutal arrows[edit | edit source]

Ogre and brutal arrows are only available to members and can only be used with ogre bows. Ogre arrows can be fletched during and after the Big Chompy Bird Hunting quest and can be used with either an ogre bow or a composite ogre bow.

Brutal arrows can be fletched after completing the Zogre Flesh Eaters quest and can only be used with a composite ogre bow. They are currently the only effective weapon against Zogres and Skogres.

Arrow Ranged Level Ranged damage GE Price
Ogre arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ogre arrowOgre arrows 30 288 108
Bronze brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze brutalBronze brutal arrows 1 48 32
Iron brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron brutalIron brutal arrows 10 96 19
Steel brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel brutalSteel brutal arrows 15 144 19
Black brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black brutalBlack brutal arrows 20 192 91
Mithril brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril brutalMithril brutal arrows 23 220 533
Adamant brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant brutalAdamant brutal arrows 40 316 365
Rune brutal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune brutalRune brutal arrows 50 412 604

Crossbows (bolts)[edit | edit source]

Crossbows are ranged weapons which require bolts as ammunition. They can be separated into two categories: crossbows and two-handed crossbows.

Crossbows have a faster rate of fire (2.4 seconds) than two-handed crossbows (3.6 seconds). Crossbows leave the shield slot open which can be filled by off-handed crossbows to further increase rate of fire. Two-handed crossbows offer a base damage bonus in addition to the damage bonus from the bolts used, while crossbows rely only on the bolt to deal damage. Both types have the same accuracy

Crossbow types[edit | edit source]

One-handed crossbows[edit | edit source]

Name Ranged Level Accuracy GE Price Members
Crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of CrossbowCrossbow 1 150 2,406 F2P icon.png
Phoenix crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Phoenix crossbowPhoenix crossbow 1 110 N/A F2P icon.png
Bronze crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze crossbowBronze crossbow 1 150 3,378 F2P icon.png
Off-hand bronze crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand bronze crossbowOff-hand bronze crossbow 1 150 1,057 F2P icon.png
Coral crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Coral crossbowCoral crossbow[1] 1 160 N/A P2P icon.png
Iron crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron crossbowIron crossbow 10 202 3,515 F2P icon.png
Off-hand iron crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand iron crossbowOff-hand iron crossbow 10 202 648 F2P icon.png
Blurite crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blurite crossbowBlurite crossbow 16 268 N/A P2P icon.png
Steel crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel crossbowSteel crossbow 20 316 4,409 F2P icon.png
Off-hand steel crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand steel crossbowOff-hand steel crossbow 20 316 2,508 F2P icon.png
Dorgeshuun crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dorgeshuun crossbowDorgeshuun crossbow[2] 28 424 2,980 P2P icon.png
Black crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black crossbowBlack crossbow 25 308 1,285,940 P2P icon.png
Mithril crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril crossbowMithril crossbow 30 454 6,696 F2P icon.png
Off-hand mithril crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand mithril crossbowOff-hand mithril crossbow 30 454 3,061 F2P icon.png
Adamant crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant crossbowAdamant crossbow 40 628 8,717 F2P icon.png
Off-hand adamant crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand adamant crossbowOff-hand adamant crossbow 40 628 8,387 F2P icon.png
Zanik's crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Zanik's crossbowZanik's crossbow 48 801 N/A P2P icon.png
Hunters' crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Hunters' crossbowHunters' crossbow[3] 50 850 6,498 P2P icon.png
Rune crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune crossbowRune crossbow 50 850 6,795 F2P icon.png
Off-hand rune crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand rune crossbowOff-hand rune crossbow 50 850 7,111 F2P icon.png
Demon slayer crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Demon slayer crossbowDemon slayer crossbow 60 1040 94,319 P2P icon.png
Off-hand demon slayer crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand demon slayer crossbowOff-hand demon slayer crossbow 60 1040 61,442 P2P icon.png
Dragon crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon crossbowDragon crossbow 60 1132 10,734,423 P2P icon.png
Off-hand dragon crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand dragon crossbowOff-hand dragon crossbow 60 1132 10,002,890 P2P icon.png
Karil's pistol crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Karil's pistol crossbowKaril's pistol crossbow[4] 70 1486 555,524 P2P icon.png
Karil's off-hand pistol crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Karil's off-hand pistol crossbowKaril's off-hand pistol crossbow[4] 70 1486 474,221 P2P icon.png
Armadyl crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Armadyl crossbowArmadyl crossbow 75 1694 5,263,810 P2P icon.png
Off-hand Armadyl crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand Armadyl crossbowOff-hand Armadyl crossbow 75 1694 4,133,888 P2P icon.png
Chaotic crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Chaotic crossbowChaotic crossbow 80 1924 200kDungeoneering tokens P2P icon.png
Off-hand chaotic crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand chaotic crossbowOff-hand chaotic crossbow 80 1924 100kDungeoneering tokens P2P icon.png
Ascension crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ascension crossbowAscension crossbow 90 2458 156,557,037 P2P icon.png
Off-hand ascension crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand ascension crossbowOff-hand ascension crossbow 90 2458 156,954,077 P2P icon.png
Blightbound crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blightbound crossbowBlightbound crossbow 92 2577 582,160,962 P2P icon.png
Off-hand Blightbound crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand Blightbound crossbowOff-hand Blightbound crossbow 92 2577 565,121,193 P2P icon.png
  1. ^ Only fires coral bolts.
  2. ^ This crossbow cannot use enchanted or gem-tipped bolts.
  3. ^ Only fires kebbit and long kebbit bolts.
  4. ^ a b Only fires bolt racks.

Two-handed crossbows[edit | edit source]

Name Ranged Level Accuracy Damage GE Price Members
Bronze 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze 2h crossbowBronze 2h crossbow 1 150 63 1,280 F2P icon.png
Iron 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron 2h crossbowIron 2h crossbow 10 202 127 3,219 F2P icon.png
Steel 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel 2h crossbowSteel 2h crossbow 20 316 255 4,204 F2P icon.png
Black 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black 2h crossbowBlack 2h crossbow 25 381 318 16,359 P2P icon.png
Mithril 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril 2h crossbowMithril 2h crossbow 30 454 382 7,090 F2P icon.png
Adamant 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant 2h crossbowAdamant 2h crossbow 40 628 510 17,436 F2P icon.png
Rune 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune 2h crossbowRune 2h crossbow 50 850 637 4,123 F2P icon.png
Dragon 2h crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon 2h crossbowDragon 2h crossbow 60 1132 795 3,794,390 P2P icon.png
Karil's crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Karil's crossbowKaril's crossbow[1] 70 1486 892 3,581,762 P2P icon.png
Blisterwood stake-thrower crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blisterwood stake-thrower crossbowBlisterwood stake-thrower crossbow[2] 70 1486 892 N/A P2P icon.png
Hand cannon.png: RS3 Inventory image of Hand cannonHand cannon[3] 75 1694 993 651,700 P2P icon.png
Royal crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal crossbowRoyal crossbow 80 1924 1020 N/A P2P icon.png
Wyvern crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Wyvern crossbowWyvern crossbow 85 2178 1083 53,381,992 P2P icon.png
Dominion crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dominion crossbowDominion crossbow[4] 90 2458 1147 N/A P2P icon.png
Eldritch crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Eldritch crossbowEldritch crossbow 92 2577 1173 1,529,922,458 P2P icon.png
  1. ^ Only fires bolt racks.
  2. ^ Only fires blisterwood stakes
  3. ^ Only fires hand cannon shots.
  4. ^ Does not require ammunition. Only usable in the Dominion Tower.

Bolts[edit | edit source]

Bolts are used for ammunition with crossbows. They do not affect accuracy, but do add damage bonuses. A higher level bolt adds more damage but can make ranged combat very expensive.  The type of crossbow wielded may limit the amount of damage that bolts add. For example, if a tier 70 crossbow is used with tier 80 bolts, the damage added by the bolts will not be tier 80 but rather tier 70 (i.e. the level of the crossbow). Gem tipped bolts can be enchanted using the Enchant Crossbow Bolt spell.

Bolts Ranged Level Ranged damage GE price Special Members
Bronze bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze boltsBronze bolts 1 48 29 F2P icon.png
Coral bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Coral boltsCoral bolts 1 48 N/A Can only be used with the coral crossbow P2P icon.png
Barbed bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Barbed boltsBarbed bolts 1 48 74 F2P icon.png
Blurite bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blurite boltsBlurite bolts 16 57 N/A F2P icon.png
Iron bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron boltsIron bolts 10 96 58 F2P icon.png
Opal bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Opal boltsOpal bolts 10 96 36 F2P icon.png
Steel bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel boltsSteel bolts 20 192 52 F2P icon.png
Pearl bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Pearl boltsPearl bolts 20 192 77 F2P icon.png
Opal bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Opal bolts (e)Opal bolts (e) 20 192 33 Lucky lightning enchantment P2P icon.png
Jade bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Jade boltsJade bolts 25 240 N/A F2P icon.png
Silver bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Silver boltsSilver bolts 25 240 42 F2P icon.png
Black bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black boltsBlack bolts 25 240 14 P2P icon.png
Bone bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bone boltsBone bolts 28 268 43 Can only be used with the Dorgeshuun or Zanik's crossbow P2P icon.png
Mithril bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril boltsMithril bolts 30 288 76 F2P icon.png
Topaz bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Topaz boltsTopaz bolts 30 288 91 F2P icon.png
Pearl bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Pearl bolts (e)Pearl bolts (e) 30 288 50 Sea curse enchantment P2P icon.png
Jade bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Jade bolts (e)Jade bolts (e) 35 336 N/A Earth’s fury enchantment F2P icon.png
Adamant bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant boltsAdamant bolts 40 384 128 F2P icon.png
Sapphire bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Sapphire boltsSapphire bolts 40 384 57 F2P icon.png
Topaz bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Topaz bolts (e)Topaz bolts (e) 40 384 57 Down to earth enchantment P2P icon.png
Runite bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Runite boltsRunite bolts 50 480 189 F2P icon.png
Broad-tipped bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Broad-tipped boltsBroad-tipped bolts 50 480 63 Can be used to kill kurasks P2P icon.png
Kebbit bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Kebbit boltsKebbit bolts 50 480 58 Can only be used with the hunters' crossbow P2P icon.png
Long kebbit bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Long kebbit boltsLong kebbit bolts 50 480 61 Can only be used with the hunters' crossbow P2P icon.png
Fragment bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Fragment boltsFragment bolts 50 48 N/A Does 768 damage against ascension creatures. P2P icon.png
Emerald bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Emerald boltsEmerald bolts 50 480 96 F2P icon.png
Ruby bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ruby boltsRuby bolts 50 480 123 F2P icon.png
Sapphire bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Sapphire bolts (e)Sapphire bolts (e) 50 480 86 Clear mind enchantment P2P icon.png
Diamond bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Diamond boltsDiamond bolts 60 576 453 F2P icon.png
Dragon bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon boltsDragon bolts 60 576 389 P2P icon.png
Emerald bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Emerald bolts (e)Emerald bolts (e) 60 576 160 Magical poison enchantment P2P icon.png
Ruby bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Ruby bolts (e)Ruby bolts (e) 60 576 123 Blood forfeit enchantment P2P icon.png
Abyssalbane bolt.png: RS3 Inventory image of Abyssalbane boltAbyssalbane bolt 60 576 N/A Does extra damage to abyssal demons P2P icon.png
Basiliskbane bolt.png: RS3 Inventory image of Basiliskbane boltBasiliskbane bolt 60 576 N/A Does extra damage to basilisks P2P icon.png
Dragonbane bolt.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragonbane boltDragonbane bolt 60 576 N/A Does extra damage to dragons P2P icon.png
Wallasalkibane bolt.png: RS3 Inventory image of Wallasalkibane boltWallasalkibane bolt 60 576 N/A Does extra damage to wallasalkis P2P icon.png
Bolt rack.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bolt rackBolt rack 70 672 130 Can only be used with Karil's crossbow or Karil's pistol crossbow and off-hand variant. P2P icon.png
Blisterwood stakes (ammo).png: RS3 Inventory image of Blisterwood stakes (ammo)Blisterwood stakes (ammo) 70 672 N/A Can only be used with blisterwood stake-thrower crossbow. P2P icon.png
Onyx bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Onyx boltsOnyx bolts 70 672 7,661 P2P icon.png
Diamond bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Diamond bolts (e)Diamond bolts (e) 70 672 558 Armour piercing enchantment P2P icon.png
Dragon bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon bolts (e)Dragon bolts (e) 70 672 318 Dragon’s breath enchantment P2P icon.png
Bakriminel bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bakriminel boltsBakriminel bolts 80 720 2,316 P2P icon.png
Royal bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal boltsRoyal bolts 80 768 94 P2P icon.png
Onyx bolts (e).png: RS3 Inventory image of Onyx bolts (e)Onyx bolts (e) 80 768 7,875 Leech life enchantment P2P icon.png
Ascension bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ascension boltsAscension bolts 90 864 137 P2P icon.png
Ascendri bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ascendri boltsAscendri bolts 90 902 9,442 P2P icon.png
Blight bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blight boltsBlight bolts 92 883 1,368 P2P icon.png

Mithril grapple[edit | edit source]

Members can use a mithril grapple as a tool for scaling high obstacles, such as walls. Rangers can create mithril grapples and attach them to mithril bolts provided with the required Smithing level. To use the grapple, players use a rope with the grapple and then use it on the shortcut. Players will need to have a crossbow equipped to use the grapple.

Each time a player uses their grapple, there is a chance that it can break. It cannot be repaired, meaning if a player's grapple does break, they will need to make a new one. Shortcuts that require grapples also require Ranged, Strength, and Agility levels.

Salamanders[edit | edit source]

Salamanders function like two-handed crossbows.

Weapon (creature) Ranged Level Accuracy Damage Ammo
Green salamander.png: RS3 Inventory image of Green salamanderGreen salamander (hunter) 30 454 397 Guam tar.png: RS3 Inventory image of Guam tarGuam tar
Orange salamander.png: RS3 Inventory image of Orange salamanderOrange salamander (hunter) 50 850 662 Marrentill tar.png: RS3 Inventory image of Marrentill tarMarrentill tar
Red salamander.png: RS3 Inventory image of Red salamanderRed salamander (hunter) 60 1132 795 Tarromin tar.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tarromin tarTarromin tar
Black salamander.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black salamanderBlack salamander (hunter) 70 1486 892 Harralander tar.png: RS3 Inventory image of Harralander tarHarralander tar

Throwing weapons (thrown)[edit | edit source]

Darts[edit | edit source]

Main article: Darts

Darts can be made after completing the Tourist Trap quest. Players can smith 50 dart tips per bar and can then attach feathers to create a completed dart. They can be wielded as a weapon, allowing players to also carry a shield or off-hand weapon. Note that black darts are only available as drops from elite dark rangers. Darts are stackable, however, they cannot be thrown as far as a player with a bow. The setback is minor, given its decent striking power, speed and availability. Thus, making it a popular training weapon in the ranging arsenal.

Name Level Damage Accuracy Cost
Bronze dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze dartBronze dart 1 48 150 55
Off-hand bronze dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand bronze dartOff-hand bronze dart 1 24 150 29
Iron dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron dartIron dart 10 96 202 51
Off-hand iron dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand iron dartOff-hand iron dart 10 48 202 30
Steel dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel dartSteel dart 20 192 316 9
Off-hand steel dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand steel dartOff-hand steel dart 20 96 316 20
Black dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black dartBlack dart 25 240 381 1,556
Off-hand black dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand black dartOff-hand black dart 25 120 381 102
Mithril dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril dartMithril dart 30 288 454 29
Off-hand mithril dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand mithril dartOff-hand mithril dart 30 144 454 24
Adamant dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant dartAdamant dart 40 384 628 42
Off-hand adamant dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand adamant dartOff-hand adamant dart 40 192 628 61
Rune dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune dartRune dart 50 480 850 78
Off-hand rune dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand rune dartOff-hand rune dart 50 240 850 89
Dragon dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon dartDragon dart 60 576 1132 141
Off-hand dragon dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand dragon dartOff-hand dragon dart 60 288 1132 184
Blisterwood stake.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blisterwood stakeBlisterwood stake 70 672 1486 N/A
Off-hand blisterwood stake.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand blisterwood stakeOff-hand blisterwood stake 70 336 1486 N/A
Death Lotus dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Death Lotus dartDeath Lotus dart 85 816 2178 N/A
Off-hand Death Lotus dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand Death Lotus dartOff-hand Death Lotus dart 85 408 2178 N/A
Elite Death Lotus dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Elite Death Lotus dartElite Death Lotus dart 88 844 2343 N/A
Off-hand Elite Death Lotus dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand Elite Death Lotus dartOff-hand Elite Death Lotus dart 88 422 2343 N/A
Deathtouched dart.png: RS3 Inventory image of Deathtouched dartDeathtouched dart 1 48 150 N/A

Javelins[edit | edit source]

Javelins can be bought from the Grand Exchange, Ranging Guild, Void Knights Outposts Archery Shoppe, or obtained from monster drops. They can be wielded as a weapon, allowing players to also wield a shield or off-hand weapon.

Javelins are much slower than other thrown weapons, but they do more damage per hit.

Javelin Level Accuracy Damage Cost
Bronze javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze javelinBronze javelin 1 150 74 28
Iron javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron javelinIron javelin 10 202 149 24
Steel javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel javelinSteel javelin 20 316 298 131
Mithril javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril javelinMithril javelin 30 454 447 100
Adamant javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant javelinAdamant javelin 40 628 596 67
Rune javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune javelinRune javelin 50 850 745 178
Sagaie.png: RS3 Inventory image of SagaieSagaie 72 1566 1072 524
Vanquish (ranged).png: RS3 Inventory image of Vanquish (ranged)Vanquish (ranged) 75 1694 1676 N/A
Sunspear (ranged).png: RS3 Inventory image of Sunspear (ranged)Sunspear (ranged) 78 1829 1743 N/A
Morrigan's javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Morrigan's javelinMorrigan's javelin 78 1829 1162 5,113
Superior Morrigan's javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior Morrigan's javelinSuperior Morrigan's javelin 88 2343 1311 N/A

Throwing axes[edit | edit source]

Throwing axes can be smithed in sets of 25 per bar, purchased from the Ranging Guild, or bought from other players. They can be wielded as a single-handed weapon, allowing players to also wield a shield or off-hand weapon. Note that Morrigan's axe can only be obtained as a drop from Revenants.

Throwing axes are slightly slower than throwing knives and darts, but do more damage per hit.

Throwing axe Level Accuracy Damage Cost
Bronze throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze throwing axeBronze throwing axe 1 150 61 27
Off-hand bronze throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand bronze throwing axeOff-hand bronze throwing axe 1 150 30 21
Iron throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron throwing axeIron throwing axe 10 202 122 51
Off-hand iron throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand iron throwing axeOff-hand iron throwing axe 10 202 61 22
Steel throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel throwing axeSteel throwing axe 20 316 245 94
Off-hand steel throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand steel throwing axeOff-hand steel throwing axe 20 316 122 37
Mithril throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril throwing axeMithril throwing axe 30 454 367 174
Off-hand mithril throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand mithril throwing axeOff-hand mithril throwing axe 30 454 183 77
Adamant throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant throwing axeAdamant throwing axe 40 628 490 349
Off-hand adamant throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand adamant throwing axeOff-hand adamant throwing axe 40 628 245 157
Rune throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune throwing axeRune throwing axe 50 850 612 390
Off-hand rune throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand rune throwing axeOff-hand rune throwing axe 50 850 306 345
Dragon throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon throwing axeDragon throwing axe 60 1132 894 481
Off-hand dragon throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand dragon throwing axeOff-hand dragon throwing axe 60 1132 447 212
Morrigan's throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Morrigan's throwing axeMorrigan's throwing axe 78 1829 955 5,077
Superior Morrigan's throwing axe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Superior Morrigan's throwing axeSuperior Morrigan's throwing axe 88 2343 1078 N/A

Throwing knives[edit | edit source]

Throwing knives are similar to darts. They are one of the fastest weapon types in the game and can be smithed. They can be wielded as a single-handed weapon, allowing players to wield a shield or off-hand weapon.

Players receive 25 throwing knives from each bar they smith. Throwing knives are stackable, however, they cannot be thrown as far as a player with a bow. The setback is minor, given its decent striking power, speed and availability (thus making it a popular training weapon in the ranging arsenal).

Throwing knife Damage Accuracy GE Price
Bronze knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bronze knifeBronze knife 48 150 38
Off-hand bronze knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand bronze knifeOff-hand bronze knife 24 150 39
Iron knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Iron knifeIron knife 96 202 59
Off-hand iron knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand iron knifeOff-hand iron knife 48 202 57
Steel knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Steel knifeSteel knife 192 316 99
Off-hand steel knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand steel knifeOff-hand steel knife 96 316 103
Black knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black knifeBlack knife 240 381 858
Off-hand black knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand black knifeOff-hand black knife 120 381 124
Mithril knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mithril knifeMithril knife 288 454 187
Off-hand mithril knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand mithril knifeOff-hand mithril knife 144 454 178
Adamant knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Adamant knifeAdamant knife 384 628 353
Off-hand adamant knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand adamant knifeOff-hand adamant knife 192 628 362
Rune knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune knifeRune knife 480 850 362
Off-hand rune knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand rune knifeOff-hand rune knife 240 850 362
Dragon knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon knifeDragon knife[1] 576 1132 1,586
Off-hand dragon knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand dragon knifeOff-hand dragon knife[1] 288 1132 1,057
  1. ^ a b Cannot be crafted, dropped by Throwing muspahs.

Crystal chakrams[edit | edit source]

Crystal chakrams are Elven thrown ranged weapons, which have normal and attuned variants. The normal variant requires 70 Ranged and Roving Elves to be completed to wield, while the attuned variant requires 80 Ranged and Plague's End to wield, and 90 Smithing to make.

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy
Crystal chakram.png: RS3 Inventory image of Crystal chakramCrystal chakram 70 857 1486
Off-hand crystal chakram.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand crystal chakramOff-hand crystal chakram 70 428 1486
Attuned crystal chakram.png: RS3 Inventory image of Attuned crystal chakramAttuned crystal chakram 80 980 1924
Off-hand attuned crystal chakram.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand attuned crystal chakramOff-hand attuned crystal chakram 80 490 1924

Shadow glaives[edit | edit source]

The shadow glaives are degradable Ranged weapons dropped by Gregorovic in the Heart of Gielinor. Each has the accuracy of a tier 90 weapon, but the damage of a tier 80 weapon. They do not require any ammunition to use. The glaives can be bought from other players by trading or through use of the Grand Exchange.

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy GE Price
Shadow glaive.png: RS3 Inventory image of Shadow glaiveShadow glaive 85 980 2458 6,336,707
Off-hand shadow glaive.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand shadow glaiveOff-hand shadow glaive 85 490 2458 6,323,787

Chinchompas[edit | edit source]

Chinchompas are a unique, stackable, one-time use ranged explosion weapon. They have three attack styles: short, medium, and long, which determine the length of fuse and its effectiveness. Selecting short makes it more effective at short distance. A longer fuse enables the Chinchompa weapon to be used for longer distance attacks, but also decreases throwing rate. A Chinchompa explosion damages all targets within a three by three area. Chinchompas are obtained by box trapping. Mechanised chinchompa are made using the Invention skill.

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy GE Price
Chinchompa (item).png: RS3 Inventory image of Chinchompa (item)Chinchompa 45 551 732 497
Red chinchompa.png: RS3 Inventory image of Red chinchompaRed chinchompa 55 673 983 1,514
Mechanised chinchompa.png: RS3 Inventory image of Mechanised chinchompaMechanised chinchompa 75 994 1694 7,784

Jadinko[edit | edit source]

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy
Bolas.png: RS3 Inventory image of BolasBolas 76 - 1738

Toktz-Xil-Ul[edit | edit source]

Toktz-Xil-Ul is the TzHaar name for obsidian throwing rings.

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy
Toktz-xil-ul.png: RS3 Inventory image of Toktz-xil-ulToktz-xil-ul 60 735 1132

Obsidian throwing rings can be obtained by buying from the TzHaar combat store, as a drop from the creatures in TzHaar, or by buying it from another player. They cost around 350 Tokkul per throwing ring. This weapon cannot be made using the Smithing skill.

Blowpipes[edit | edit source]

The blowpipes are Ranged weapons dropped from Dinosaurs on Anachronia. They do not use ammo. The Upgraded bone blowpipe is made by combining a Bone blowpipe, Blowpipe fins, Blowpipe feather and Blowpipe chitin at level 87 crafting.

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy GE Price
Bone blowpipe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bone blowpipeBone blowpipe 50 720 850 24,892,645
Upgraded bone blowpipe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Upgraded bone blowpipeUpgraded bone blowpipe 87 1224 2458 34,332,682

Other Ranged equipment[edit | edit source]

Members also have access to different kinds of weapons. They are:

Ranged weapon Ranged level Damage bonus Accuracy Ammunition
Dwarfcannon.pngDwarf multicannon 5 (Dwarf Cannon) N/A N/A Cannonball
Holy water.png: RS3 Inventory image of Holy waterHoly water 50 (Legends' Quest) 480 850 None

Pouches[edit | edit source]

Bolt pouch
The bolt pouch menu when left-clicked

Although not a weapon, members have access to a bolt pouch, allowing them to carry a variety of bolts without occupying too much of their bank or inventory space. They can be purchased from the crossbow sales dwarf in Keldagrim. Each player is restricted to one bolt pouch at a time. Destroying it or losing it upon death will cause all the bolts in the pouch to be dropped on the ground.

Bolt pouches can only hold 4 different kinds of bolts. To store bolts in a pouch, players have to use them with the pouch. Left-clicking on the pouch will open a menu showing players what bolts are currently in the pouch. Each of the four slots can hold up to 255 bolts. Bolt pouches are unable to hold any type of bakriminel bolt. Bolts can be removed from the pouch or equipped by right-clicking on them. Grapples, however, cannot be stored in pouches. Bolt pouches are untradeable.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 6 October 2014 (Update):
    • Attacking another player with no ammo or runes no longer forces the opposing player into combat.
  • ninja 17 March 2014 (Update):
    • When picking up ammo from the ground it will be automatically added to your ammo slot if it currently holds the same item.
  • patch 9 July 2013 (Update):
    • The level requirement to use ammo with certain Ranged weapons has now been removed. Damage will now cap at the lowest level between the bow and the ammo.