The Full Wiki

Ranged weapons: Misc

Advertisements
  

Runescape

Up to date as of February 07, 2010

From the RuneScape Wiki, the wiki for all things RuneScape

See also: Ranged
A player uses the Descent of Dragons special attack with the Dark Bow.

Contents

Advertisements

Bows

Ranged has many weapons, and the most popular of these are bows. Players can wield bows as a weapon. However, they will need arrows as ammunition. Bows are the recommended weapons players use while ranging. All bows only give a range attack bonus.

Some bows can only use certain arrows. For example, shortbows made of the lowest level wood can only use bronze or iron arrows. Non-members cannot use all the bows available in the game and can only use arrows up to adamant.

Players also have a choice as to what kind of bow they want. There are three kinds of bows: shortbows, longbows and composite bows. Longbows are the more accurate and fire arrows further, though they can't shoot as fast. Composite bows are between longbows and shortbows in terms of speed, but give a higher bonus than either. It is recommended that players use a shortbow or composite bow when ranging, especially when training, to deal more damage over time.

Image Bow Level Bonus Notes
Training bow Training bow 1 +8 Can be bought from Beefy Bill's Wagon Shop north of Lumbridge. These can only use Training arrows.
Shortbow Shortbow 1 +8 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock.
Longbow Longbow 1 +8 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock.
Oak shortbow Oak shortbow 5 +14 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Oak longbow Oak longbow 5 +14 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Willow shortbow Willow shortbow 20 +20 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Willow longbow Willow longbow 20 +20 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Willow composite bow Willow composite bow 20 +22 Can be obtained as a possible reward from a level 1 treasure trail or bought from another player.
Maple shortbow Maple shortbow 30 +29 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington. This is the highest shortbow non-members can use.
Maple longbow Maple longbow 30 +29 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington. This is the highest longbow non-members can use.
File:ogrebow.gif Ogre bow 30 +38 Members only. Player made during the Big Chompy Bird Hunting quest.
File:Comp ogre bow.PNG Composite ogre bow 30 +38 Members only. Players learn how to make this bow during the Zogre Flesh Eaters quest.
Yew shortbow Yew shortbow 40 +47 Members only. Can be bought from other players or made with the fletching skill.
Yew longbow Yew longbow 40 +47 Members only. Can be bought from other players or made with the fletching skill.
Yew composite bow Yew composite bow 40 +49 Members only. Can be obtained as a possible reward from a level 2 treasure trail or bought from another player.
Magic shortbow Magic shortbow 50 +69 Members only. Can be bought from other players or made with the fletching skill. This bow also has a special attack.
Magic longbow Magic longbow 50 +69 Members only. Can be bought from other players or made with the fletching skill. This bow also has a special attack.
Magic composite bow Magic composite bow 50 +71 Members only. Can be obtained as a possible reward from a level 3 treasure trail or bought from another player. This bow also has a special attack.
Seercull Seercull 50 +69 Members only. Can be obtained as a rare drop from Dagannoth Supreme or bought from other players. This bow also has a special attack.
Dark bow Dark bow 60 +95 Members only. Can be bought from players or dropped by Dark beasts. Fires two arrows at once.
Crystal bow Crystal bow 70 (with 50 Agility) +100 Members only. Does not use arrows, can be purchased from other players when unused. The range attack bonus is +100 with a full bow and as it degrades, the bonus lowers with it

Arrows

Arrows are used for ammunition with bows. The better the arrow, the higher damage a player can deal. However, players require certain bows to use certain arrows. Non-members can only use bronze to adamant arrows. All arrows except the training arrows can be fletched by members.

Image Arrow Bow required Ranged Strength Location
File:Trainingarrow.gif Training arrows Training Bow 7 Can be bought from Beefy Bill's wagon shop in the cowfield north of Lumbridge. Can only be shot using a Training Bow.
Bronze arrows Bronze arrows Any 7 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock.
Iron arrows Iron arrows Any 10 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock.
Steel arrows Steel arrows Oak 16 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Mithril arrows Mithril arrows Willow 22 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Adamant arrows Adamant arrows Maple 31 Can be bought from Lowe's Archery Store in Varrock or from Brian's Archery Supplies in Rimmington.
Rune arrows Rune arrows Yew/Magic 49 Members only. Can be bought from the Ranging Guild.
Dragon arrows Dragon arrows Dark Bow 60 Members only. Can be fletched by materials obtained by catching Dragon implings with level 83 Hunter.

Ogre and brutal arrows

Ogre and brutal arrows are only available to members and can only 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.

Image Arrow Ranged Strength
Ogre arrows Ogre arrows 22
Bronze brutal arrows Bronze brutal arrows 11
Iron brutal arrows Iron brutal arrows 13
Steel brutal arrows Steel brutal arrows 19
Black brutal arrows Black brutal arrows 22
Mithril brutal arrows Mithril brutal arrows 34
Adamant brutal arrows Adamant brutal arrows 45
Rune brutal arrows Rune brutal arrows 60

Crossbows

A player fights using a crossbow.

Main article: Crossbows

Crossbows are different than bows in that they are horizontal and can be held with one hand, allowing a player to carry a shield with the other. Non-members are recommended to stay with bows as the crossbows available to them are weak, though ammunition is often available due to this, while members have very strong crossbows. Also, crossbows do not require arrows, though instead require bolts as ammunition.

All crossbows only give a range attack bonus. Also, members can make crossbows if they have the required Fletching, Smithing, Cooking, and Crafting levels.

Image Name Level Bonus Bolts
Crossbow Crossbow 1 +6 Bronze bolts
Phoenix crossbow Phoenix crossbow 1 +6 Bronze bolts
Bronze crossbow Bronze crossbow 1 +18 Bronze bolts
Blurite crossbow Blurite crossbow 16 +30 Up to blurite bolts
Iron crossbow Iron crossbow 26 +42 Up to iron bolts
Dorgeshuun crossbow Dorgeshuun crossbow 28 +42 Up to iron bolts/bone bolts. This crossbow cannot use enchanted or gem-tipped bolts.
Steel crossbow Steel crossbow 31 +54 Up to steel bolts
Black crossbow Black crossbow 33 +66 Up to black bolts
Mithril crossbow Mithril crossbow 36 +66 Up to mithril bolts/mithril grapples
Adamant crossbow Adamant crossbow 46 +78 Up to adamant bolts
Hunter's crossbow Hunter's crossbow 50 +55 Kebbit and long kebbit bolts only
Rune crossbow Rune crossbow 61 +90 Up to runite bolts
Karil's crossbow Karil's crossbow 70 +84 Bolt racks only
The "Sea Curse" ability from Enchanted Pearl Bolts.

Bolts

Bolts are the ammunition for crossbows. Members can create them with the Smithing and Fletching skills. Silver bolts, however, are crafted rather than smithed. Bolts that do not have gem tips can be poisoned, while gem tipped bolts can be enchanted. These options are only available to members.

Image Name Ranged Strength Poisoned Tips
Bronze bolts Bronze 10
12 (barbed)
14 (opal)
Bronze bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Barbed tips
Barbed tips
Opal tips
Opal
Blurite bolts Blurite 28
30 (jade)
Blurite bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Jade tips
Jade
 
Kebbit bolt Kebbit 28 N/A N/A  
Iron bolts Iron 46
48 (pearl)
Iron bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Pearl tips
Pearl
 
Long kebbit bolt Long Kebbit 38 N/A N/A  
Silver bolts Silver 36 Silver bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
N/A  
Bone bolts Bone 49 N/A N/A  
Steel bolts Steel 64
66 (red topaz)
Steel bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Red topaz tips
Red topaz
 
Black bolts Black 75 Black bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
N/A  
Mithril bolts Mithril 82
83 (sapphire)
85 (emerald)
Mithril bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Sapphire tips
Sapphire
Emerald tips
Emerald
Mithril grapple
Mithril grapple
Broad-tipped bolts Broad 100 N/A N/A  
Adamant bolts Adamant 100
103 (ruby)
105 (diamond)
Adamant bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Ruby tips
Ruby
Diamond bolt tips
Diamond
Rune bolts Rune 115
117 (dragon)
120 (onyx)
Rune bolts(p)
(p) (p+) (p++)
Dragon tips
Dragonstone
Onyx tips
Onyx
Bolt rack Bolt rack 55 N/A N/A  
The "Dragon's Breath" ability from Enchanted Dragonstone Bolts.

Enchanted bolts

If a member has gem tipped bolts, then they have the option of enchanting them. Each type of gem has a different magic in it, making some bolts better than others. To enchant bolts, players have to click on the spell book and use the level 4 spell Enchant Crossbow Bolt. Doing so will make a menu pop up that will ask what kind of gem tipped bolts they want enchanted.

Each spell require runes as well as a certain magic level. Players can only enchant 10 bolts per spell. Both enchanted and non-enchanted bolts can be traded.

Image Bolt Enchantment Magic level Runes required Effect
Opal bolts Opal Lucky Lightning 4 1 cosmic, 2 air Chance of a lightning bolt striking the opponent and inflicting extra damage.
Jade bolts Jade Earth's Fury 14 1 cosmic, 2 earth Chance of knocking the opponent to the ground; agile opponents may resist this.
Pearl bolts Pearl Sea Curse 24 1 cosmic, 2 water Chance of a mighty bolt of water crashing down upon the opponent. This is negated by opponents wielding water staffs, but is increased against fiery opponents and those wearing certain fiery garments.
Red topaz bolts Red topaz Down to Earth 29 1 cosmic, 2 fire Chance of lowering the opponent's magic level. Only works on other players.
Sapphire bolts Sapphire Clear Mind 7 1 cosmic, 1 water, 1 mind Chance of lowering the opponent's prayer points and giving part of them to the player. Only works on other players.
Emerald bolts Emerald Magical Poison 27 1 cosmic, 3 air, 1 nature Bolts count as being poisoned, with an increased chance of poisoning the opponent.
Ruby bolts Ruby Blood Forfeit 49 1 cosmic, 5 fire, 1 blood Chance of losing 10% of the player's hitpoints to remove 20% of the opponent's hitpoints. Does not work if the player's hitpoints are below 10%.
Diamond bolts Diamond Armour Piercing 57 1 cosmic, 10 earth, 1 law Chance of negating a sizeable portion of the opponent's defence against ranged attacks.
Dragon bolts Dragonstone Dragon's Breath 68 1 cosmic, 15 earth, 1 soul Chance of inflicting a dragon's breath hit against the opponent, unless they have an anti-dragonbreath shield, have consumed an anti-fire potion, or are some type of fiery beast such as a dragon.
Onyx bolts Onyx Life Leech 87 1 cosmic, 20 fire, 1 death Chance of doing extra damage and healing a small amount of life to the player. Does not work on the undead.

Mithril grapple

Shortcuts players can use with a mithril grapple

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.

Pouches

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 are also restricted to only one bolt pouch at anyone time. Destroying it or losing it upon death will result in having all the bolts in the pouch to be dropped onto the floor.

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. Bolts can be removed from the pouch or equipped by right-clicking on them. Grapples, however, cannot be stored in pouches. Bolt pouches are also untradeable.

Throwing weapons

Members have a wide range of throw able weapons at their disposable. Though not as popular as bows or crossbows, some players prefer them over other ranged weapons as they can be thrown very fast, creating faster ranged experience.

Darts

Darts can be made after completing the Tourist Trap quest. Players can smith 10 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 prayer book. Note that black darts are only available as drops from Burthorpe soldiers. 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.

Image Dart Bonus Ranged Strength
Bronze darts Bronze darts +3 1
Iron darts Iron darts +4 3
Steel darts Steel darts +5 4
Black darts Black darts +7 6
Mithril darts Mithril darts +8 7
Adamant darts Adamant darts +11 10
Rune darts Rune darts +15 14
Dragon darts Dragon darts +18 20

Javelins

Javelins can only be bought from the 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 prayer book.

Javelins are slow to throw, but they can hit hard and far. Because of the attacking speed, players hardly train their ranging with it.

Image Javelin Bonus Ranged Strength
Bronze javelin Bronze javelin +5 6
Iron javelin Iron javelin +8 10
Steel javelin Steel javelin +12 12
Mithril javelin Mithril javelin +17 18
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin +24 28
Rune javelin Rune javelin +38 42

Throwing axes

Throwing axes can only be purchased from the Ranging Guild, or from other players. They can be wielded as a single-handed weapon, allowing players to also wield a shield or prayer book.

Throwing axes are slow to attack with, similar like javelins, but at a shorter range and power. However, throwing axes are cheaper compared to javelins.

Rune throwing axes are currently the only single-handed ranging weapon to have a special attack besides the Dorgeshuun Crossbow. It can hit multiple targets at moderate power, making them a unique weapon in the minigame Castle Wars. Also, in the Waterbirth Island Dungeon, you can use its special attack on a door of the first floor, thus opening all blocked doors and allowing you to progress down the ladder to continue.

Image Throwing axe Bonus Ranged Strength
Bronze throwing axe Bronze throwing axe +4 5
Iron throwing axe Iron throwing axe +5 7
Steel throwing axe Steel throwing axe +8 11
Mithril throwing axe Mithril throwing axe +12 16
Adamant throwing axe Adamant throwing axe +17 23
Rune throwing axe Rune throwing axe +26 36

Throwing knives

Throwing knives are similar to darts. They are one of the fastest weapons in runescape and can be smithed, as well as poisoned. It is worthy to note that knives all have a potential to hit 1 damage point higher than any of their dart counterparts (i.e. if a bronze dart max is 8, the bronze knife max is 9).

They can be wielded as a single-handed weapon, allowing players to wield a shield or prayer book at the same time.

Players receives 5 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.

Image Throwing knife Bonus Ranged Strength
Bronze throwing knife Bronze throwing knife +4 3
Iron throwing knife Iron throwing knife +5 4
Steel throwing knife Steel throwing knife +8 7
Black throwing knife Black throwing knife +10 8
Mithril throwing knife Mithril throwing knife +11 10
Adamant throwing knife Adamant throwing knife +15 14
Rune throwing knife Rune throwing knife +25 24

Chinchompas

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. In a multi-combat area a Chinchompa explosion damages all targets within a three by three area. Chinchompas are obtained by box trapping.

Image Ranged weapon Ranged level Ranged bonus Ranged Strength
File:Chinchompa.PNG Chinchompa 45 +45 0
File:Red chinchompa.PNG Red Chinchompa 55 +70 15

Red Chinchompas allow some of the fastest ranged training in the game. A popular fast experience training method is to use red chinchompas to attack Skeletons in the multi attack area of the Ape Atoll dungeon. As there is no safe spot, a ranger needs to bring prayer potions to be able to use protection prayers.

Toktz-Xil-Ul

Main article: Toktz-Xil-Ul

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

Obsidian throwing rings can only be obtained by buying from the TzHaar combat store. They cost around 350 Tokkul per throwing ring. Due to their expensive cost, they are almost never used for training, however they are sometimes used in Range stakes due to their speed between attacks (similar to throwing knives) and they hit a max comparable to rune arrows. They also give +69 Ranged bonus (the same as a magic bow), +49 Ranged Strength and cost around 200 to 500 coins each. This weapon cannot be made using the Smithing skill.

Other weapons

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


This article uses material from the "Ranged weapons" article on the Runescape wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

SWG Wiki

Up to date as of February 04, 2010
(Redirected to Ranged weapon article)

From SWG Wiki

Ranged weapon is a type of weapon used to deal damage to a target from a range. All ranged weapons deal either energy damage or kinetic damage. Some ranged weapons can deal an additional elemental damage type: heat, cold, acid, or electricity.

Ranged weapons

  • Pistol - short range blasters (typically higher speeds, lower damage, lower special costs)
  • Carbine - medium range blasters (average speeds, damage, and special costs)
  • Rifle - long range blasters (typically lower speeds, but higher damage & higher special costs)
  • Heavy weapon - high damage projectile weapons with slow firing rates and inherent state effects
Equipment
Armor Assault  ·  Battle  ·  Reconnaissance  ·  Faction  ·  Cybernetics
Clothing Jedi (robes, cloaks)  ·  Ithorian  ·  Wookiee ·  Wearable containers
Jewelry Necklaces  ·  Bracelets  ·  Rings  ·  Sets
Weapons
Melee weapons Unarmed  ·  One-handed  ·  Two-handed  ·  Polearms  · Lightsabers
Ranged weapons Pistols  ·  Carbines  ·  Rifles  ·  Heavy

This article uses material from the "Ranged weapon" article on the SWG Wiki wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message