Weapon poison

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This article is about the standard weapon poison. For other uses, see Weapon poison (disambiguation).
Weapon poison detail.png

Weapon poison requires level 60 Herblore to make. It is made by mixing clean kwuarm and dragon scale dust in a vial of water, giving 137.5 Herblore experience. It is the weakest variant of weapon poison.

Previous to the addition of Evolution of Combat, Weapon poison was applied directly to specific weapons. It is now a buff on the player that applies a poison effect to enemies no matter what weapon or style of combat is used.

Applying weapon poison will give you a 12.5% chance per hit to poison your opponent(s) in combat. The poison effect appears as a buff and lasts for 2.5 minutes, dealing between 13-26% of your ability damage per hit. This deals poison damage on the first application and renews the poison duration. Poison will hit every 10 seconds and wear off after 3 minutes.

When paired with cinderbane gloves, weapon poison will have its base poison damage increased from 50 to 100 and the poison will process more often than using either of them separately.[1]

This potion can be made into an weapon poison flask by using at least six doses of it with a potion flask. Players do not need a specific level to turn potions into flasks.

It is dropped by warped tortoises and shadow warriors. It also can be a reward from Observatory Quest.

A three dose weapon poison is required to restore a Yurkolgokh stink grenade (damaged).

Price per dose[edit | edit source]

Item GE price Price per dose Price per dose
(Excluding vial / flask)
Weapon poison (1).png Weapon poison (1) 123 123 122
Weapon poison (2).png Weapon poison (2) 788 394 394
Weapon poison (3).png Weapon poison (3) 2,819 940 939
Weapon poison (4).png Weapon poison (4) 6,835 1,709 1,709
Weapon poison flask (6).png Weapon poison flask (6) 8,499 1,417 −1,537

Creation[edit | edit source]

Weapon poison (3).png Weapon poison (3)
Herblore-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
137.5 XP-2 (1.2s) / 1 (0.6s) [r 1]2,819
Herblore Herblore level60
P2P icon.png Members only
Kwuarm potion (unf).pngKwuarm potion (unf)12,5372,537
Dragon scale dust.pngDragon scale dust11,6891,689
Total price4,226
  1. ^ When mixing a single potion

Production costs[edit | edit source]

HerbSecondaryVialMaterial costProfitProfit/XP
Clean kwuarm.png Clean kwuarmDragon scale dust.png Dragon scale dustVial of water.png Vial of water3,525−706−5.1
Grimy kwuarm.png Grimy kwuarmDragon scale dust.png Dragon scale dustVial of water.png Vial of water3,104−285−1.9
N/ADragon scale dust.png Dragon scale dustKwuarm potion (unf).png Kwuarm potion (unf)4,226−1,407−10.23

Products[edit | edit source]

The following versions have no products: Weapon poison (1), Weapon poison (2), Weapon poison (4). This, and the following lists are auto-generated (click here to update).

From 3 doses

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Drop sources[edit | edit source]

Weapon poison (1)[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
  1. ^ There is further information on this drop; see the associated page for details.

Weapon poison (2)[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).

Weapon poison (3)[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).

Weapon poison (4)[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).

Comparison[edit | edit source]

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • ninja 17 January 2022 (Update):
    • Replaced an old version of weapon poison drops on various NPCs with the correct version of weapon poison.
  • patch 19 April 2021 (Update):
    • Fixed an issue on weapon poison potions of all tiers that incorrectly stated the chance to apply poison was 15%. The tooltip has been adjusted to match the correct value of 12.5%.
  • patch 9 December 2019 (Update):
    • Weapon Poison potions will no longer instantly run out when used in conjunction with Lantadyme Incense sticks.
    • Weapon poison can be applied in the bank interface.
  • patch 3 June 2019 (Update):
    • Clicking the make option on a vial of Coconut milk will now default to make weapon poison rather than more coconut milk. Effectively, you can now put the lime in the coconut.
  • patch 16 October 2017 (Update):
    • Antifire, weapon poison, aggression potion and wilder pie effects no longer stay active on free worlds.
  • patch 23 November 2015 (Update):
    • Teleporting no longer removes weapon poison.
  • patch 8 June 2015 (Update):
    • Applying weapon poison no longer displays the message that you drank it.
  • patch 27 May 2014 (Update):
    • A bug where all versions of Weapon poison were lasting for 5 minutes has been fixed. Weapon poison now lasts for 1 minute and Weapon poison++ now lasts 10 minutes. Weapon poison+ remains unchanged.
  • patch 13 August 2013 (Update):
    • Applying weapon poison now has the correct sound effect.
  • patch 29 July 2013 (Update):
    • Discontinued weapon poisons are now untradeable, and Warped Tortoises & Terrorbirds no longer drop them.
  • patch 28 November 2012 (Update):
    • Daily challenges to make weapon poison and weapon poison+ can now be completed.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • After the Evolution of Combat update, existing weapon poison potions were replaced with 3 dose poisons. However, the old weapon poison version was still obtainable from monsters as a drop, such as warped tortoises and ankous until Patch Notes 29 July 2013 . This version does not have the ability to let the player to poison others, nor apply the poison to any weapons (the original function). In order to solve this problem, drop the potion and it will automatically change to weapon poison (3). This has yet to be fixed. These unconverted potions retain the examine text of "For use on daggers and projectiles."
  • The default click option is to 'Apply Weapon poison', even if no weapon is wielded or in your inventory. Instead it applies a temporary buff to any melee weapon wielded, rather than converting the weapon with a permanent chance of applying the poison.

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Mod Breezy. Message in #ranch-out-of-time channel of official RuneScape Discord server. Discord. 12 November 2019. "yeah they affect base poison damage too so the "scalar" in code is like; tier 1 poison - 50; tier 2 - 100; tier 3 - 150; tier 4 - 200; tier 5 - 250; the current highest is weapon poison++ at tier 3 PLUS cinders = tier 4; with the update, wep pois+++will allow it to go to tier 5 with cinders"*