Abyssal dagger

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The abyssal dagger is the most powerful dagger in the game and requires 70 Attack to wield. Players have a 13/64 (~20.3%) chance of receiving an abyssal dagger when using an unsired on the Font of Consumption at the centre of the Abyssal Nexus, giving it effectively a chance of 1/492 (~0.20%) per Abyssal Sire kill. Players also have a 1/32,000 (~0.003%) chance of receiving an abyssal dagger as a drop from abyssal demons.

The abyssal dagger surpasses the staff of the dead in both Strength and accuracy, with +5 Attack bonus, and +3 Strength bonus over the staff. Players should note that the abyssal dagger is primarily a stab weapon while the staff of the dead is primarily a slash weapon. The Zamorakian hasta surpasses the abyssal dagger as a stab weapon with its prayer bonus, defensive stats, and additional stab attack bonus, but many players choose not to use the hasta due to its combat styles being limited to defensive and controlled (shared).

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat OptionsCombat StyleAttack typesStyleExperience
CombatStyles Stab Sword.pngStabStabAccurateAttack and Hitpoints
LungeStabAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints
SlashSlashAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints
BlockStabDefensiveDefence and Hitpoints

Special attack[edit | edit source]

A player performs the abyssal dagger's special attack, Abyssal Puncture.

The abyssal dagger has a special attack, Abyssal Puncture, which hits twice in quick succession with a 25% increase in accuracy and 15% reduced damage, consuming 50% of the player's special attack energy. A single attack roll is performed, meaning that either both hits are successful, or both hits miss.

The highest the dagger can possibly hit with its special attack is 40-40 against players and 46-46 while using a salve amulet (e) against undead creatures. The abyssal dagger's special attack is significantly weaker than the dragon dagger's; this is evident when comparing the abyssal dagger's max hit of 40-40 which uses 50% special attack energy to the dragon dagger's max hit of 48-48 which uses 25% special attack energy.

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
Abyssal demon124 Multicombat.png11/32,000
Greater abyssal demon342 Multicombat.png11/32,000
UnsiredN/A Casket.png126/128

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
7 July 2021

The position of the weapon and its variants on female players has been adjusted so that they appear to be equipped properly.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The abyssal dagger is one of only three daggers held with its blade pointing down; the other two are Keris and the dragon dagger.