Antifire potion

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Antifire potion(1)
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Released29 March 2004 (Update)
Quest itemNo
OptionsDrink, Empty
Examine1 dose of anti-firebreath potion.
Value132 coins
High alch79 coins
Low alch52 coins
Weight0.02 kg
Grand Exchange
Exchange84 coins (info)
Buy limit2,000
Daily volume1
Advanced data
Item ID2458
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An antifire potion provides slight immunity to a dragon's breath. When used in conjunction with an anti-dragon shield or dragonfire shield, it will provide complete immunity against dragonfire for six minutes. It can be made by a player with 69 Herblore by mixing clean lantadyme and then dragon scale dust in a vial of water, which grants 157.5 Herblore experience. It may only be used after starting Dragon Slayer I. Additionally, it can be upgraded to either an extended or super antifire by adding lava scale shards with 84 Herblore or crushed superior dragon bones with 92 Herblore, respectively.

Players will get a warning in their chatbox when the potion is about to wear off after approximately 5 minutes, 45 seconds: "Your antifire potion is about to expire." Then they will get another message when it has worn off, approximately 6 minutes in total: "Your antifire potion has expired." This allows you to keep track of how long you have until you have to drink again.

Protect from Magic, in conjunction with an antifire or extended antifire, may be used in place of an anti-dragon shield or dragonfire shield to grant complete immunity to close-range dragonfire attacks, such as those from chromatic dragons. Using Protect from Magic does not provide any dragonfire protection from the long-range dragonfire attacks of metal dragons, such as mithril or rune dragons, and an anti-dragon shield or dragonfire shield must be used for complete immunity.

It reduces damage from Cerberus' flame attack.[1]

Warning: Players should remember that an antifire potion alone will not fully protect them from dragonfire (players will get a message in their text box stating that they have been horribly burnt by the fire). The potion's protection is so slight that, when used alone, even a single dragon can cause extensive damage to the player from its breath. Only when the potion is combined with the anti-dragon shield or dragonfire shield will players be completely immune to dragonfire.

Creation[edit | edit source]

Herblore Herblore69 (b)157.5
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Ticks2 (1.2s)
Lantadyme potion (unf).pngLantadyme potion (unf)11,872
Dragon scale dust.pngDragon scale dust1181
Total Cost2,053
Antifire potion(3).pngAntifire potion(3)1339

Products[edit | edit source]

Antifire mix(2).pngAntifire mix(2)
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  • Herblore 75
  • Herblore 53
Extended antifire(2).pngExtended antifire(2)
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  • Herblore 84
  • Herblore 55
Extended antifire(3).pngExtended antifire(3)
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  • Herblore 84
  • Herblore 82.5
Extended antifire(1).pngExtended antifire(1)
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  • Herblore 84
  • Herblore 27.5
Extended antifire(4).pngExtended antifire(4)
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  • Herblore 84
  • Herblore 110
Super antifire potion(4).pngSuper antifire potion(4)
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  • Herblore 92
  • Herblore 130

Price per dose[edit | edit source]

Item Price per dose
Antifire potion(1).png Antifire potion(1) 84
Antifire potion(2).png Antifire potion(2) 91
Antifire potion(3).png Antifire potion(3) 113
Antifire potion(4).png Antifire potion(4) 162

Item sources[edit | edit source]

Antifire potion(2)[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
Dagannoth Rex303 Multicombat.png11/128

Antifire potion(4)[edit | edit source]

Reward casket (hard)N/A Casket.png15 (noted)1/16,250

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
15 April 2016

Half full potions could now be turned into bank placeholders.

27 March 2014

Antifire potions can now be upgraded into Extended antifire using Lava scale shard.

7 November 2013

Antifire potions are now reset in the Duel Arena at the start of a 'no potions' duel.

17 October 2013
(update | poll)

The anti-fire potion gives a warning message before its effect expires, and another message when it has expired.

29 March 2004

The item became permanently available with the launch of RuneScape 2.

15 March 2004

The item was added to the RuneScape 2 Beta.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Arcane's Twitter account. 21 August 2021. (Archived from the original on 21 August 2021.) Mod Arcane: "antifire actually seems to reduce damage from cerberus flame attack"