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A detailed image of a magic longbow The Magic longbow is the strongest longbow that can be made (crystal bows, magic comp bow, and dark bows are not player made). It can use arrows up to rune. The magic longbow requires a Ranged level of 50 or higher to wield. This weapon also has a special attack called Power Shot. It's an accurate shot that will almost always inflict damage. It does not fire 2 arrows for its special like the magic shortbow.

Members can make a magic longbow through the Fletching skill at level 85. First, a player has to cut an unstrung magic longbow from magic logs, granting 91.5 Fletching experience. Then, the player must string the unstrung magic longbow with a bow string, granting a further 91.5 experience.

This weapon is not as popular as the magic shortbow due to its slower speed, but is sometimes used to snipe enemies from a far distance.

Bonuses
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A player using the Powershot special attack.
A player using the Powershot special attack.
A player uses Barbarian Firemaking to light some logs.
A player uses Barbarian Firemaking to light some logs.
  Attack bonus  
Stab Slash Crush Magic Ranged
+0 +0 +0 +0 +69
  Defence bonus  
Stab Slash Crush Magic Ranged Summoning
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Other bonuses
Strength Ranged Strength Prayer Magic Damage (%)
+0 +0 +0 ?
Speed: File:speed6.gif

Combat styles

Image:CombatStyles_Bows.png
Name Combat style Experience
Accurate Accurate Ranged
Rapid Rapid Ranged
Longrange Longrange Ranged & Defence

Profit analysis

Magic longbows used to be high alched quite often for a profit. However, this led to them no longer being profitable in terms of gold or experience, seeing as many others things are far more cost efficient to train on.

Profit analysis
Magic longbow Nature rune Magic logs Bow string Net Coins Notes
High Level Alchemy
High Level Alchemy 1,536 Ignore cost Ignore cost Ignore cost 1536 Ignore cost of Nature runes, Magic logs and Bow string.
High alch 1,536 -232 -1,362 -216 -274 Include true cost of Nats, magic logs and bow strings
Grand Exchange average price
GE 1,472 Ignore price -1,362 -216 -106 No Nats
GE 1,472 +232 -1,362 -216 126 Profit from selling Magic long and a nature rune
GE 342; High Alch -58. The difference between High Alching and selling in the GE is 616 coins
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