Crystal axe

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For the version used in The Gauntlet, see Crystal axe (The Gauntlet).
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The crystal axe is an item used in Woodcutting. It requires 70 Woodcutting and Song of the Elves to create and use, with 50 Agility and 70 Attack required to wield it. It possesses the same special attack as the dragon axe, and gives the player a 15% increase in efficiency chopping logs over the rune axe, surpassing the 10% increase of the dragon axe. This makes the crystal axe approximately 4.5% faster than the dragon axe.

Players can create a crystal axe via a singing bowl by combining a dragon axe, 120 crystal shards and a crystal tool seed. Doing so requires level 76 Smithing and Crafting to sing the crystal (the levels can be boosted), and grants 6,000 experience in both skills. If the player does not meet the Smithing and Crafting requirements, they can have Conwenna or Reese sing the crystal for them for an extra 60 crystal shards, for a total of 180.

When created, the crystal axe starts off at 10,000 charges and degrades like all crystal equipment, with one charge being depleted for each item that is chopped using it; once the axe's charges have been fully depleted, it can no longer be used for woodcutting until more charges are added to it. Wearing an elven signet while using crystal equipment will provide a 5% chance to not consume charges.

In order to add charges to the crystal axe, crystal shards must be used on it (this can be done before it is inactive as well), with each shard granting 100 charges, up to a maximum of 20,000. Dismantling a crystal axe will return the dragon axe and crystal tool seed to the player and doing so will lose all crystal shard charges that were previously loaded.

A dangerous death in PvP causes the crystal axe to revert to a dragon axe, which will be then dropped for the killer. All crystal shards will be lost should this happen.

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White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+0+1+0+0+0
Melee.png Other bonusesSlot
Strength icon.pngRanged Strength icon.pngMagic Damage icon.pngPrayer icon.pngWeapon slot.png
+42+0+0%+0List
Attack speed
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Combat styles[edit | edit source]

A player performs the crystal axe's special attack, Lumber Up.
Combat Options Combat Style Type Experience
CombatStyles axe.png Chop Slash Attack and Hitpoints
Hack Slash Strength and Hitpoints
Smash Crush Strength and Hitpoints
Block Slash Defence and Hitpoints

Special attack[edit | edit source]

The crystal axe has a special attack, Lumber Up, that provides a visible +3 boost to Woodcutting (meaning that from level 72-74 Woodcutting, you can use the special attack to obtain magic logs from a magic tree). This consumes 100% of the player's special attack energy, though it cannot be used without the level 70 Attack and 50 Agility requirement to wield the axe.