Crystal harpoon

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For the version used in The Gauntlet, see Crystal harpoon (The Gauntlet).
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Crystal harpoon (inactive) detail.png

The crystal harpoon is an item used in Fishing. It requires 71 Fishing 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 harpoon, and gives the player a 35% faster catch rate compared to a regular harpoon.

Players can create a crystal harpoon via a singing bowl by combining a dragon harpoon, 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 harpoon starts off at 10,000 charges and degrades like all crystal equipment, with one charge being depleted for each fish that is caught using it; once the harpoon's charges have been fully depleted, it can no longer be used for fishing 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 harpoon, 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 harpoon will return the dragon harpoon 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 harpoon to revert to a dragon harpoon, which will be then dropped for the killer. All crystal shards will be lost should this happen.

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Attack icon.png Attack bonusesCrystal harpoon equipped.png
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+38+32+0+0+0
Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+0+1+0+0+0
Melee.png Other bonusesSlot
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+42+0+0%+0List
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Attack icon.png Attack bonusesCrystal harpoon (inactive) equipped.png
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+38+32+0+0+0
Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
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 harpoon's special attack, Fishstabber.
Combat Options Combat Style Type Experience
CombatStyles stabsword.png Stab Stab Attack and Hitpoints
Lunge Stab Strength and Hitpoints
Slash Slash Strength and Hitpoints
Block Stab Defence and Hitpoints

Special attack[edit | edit source]

The crystal harpoon has a special attack, Fishstabber, that provides a visible +3 boost to Fishing. 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 harpoon.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
1 August 2019
(update)
Players can now make crystal harpoons themselves through crystal singing provided they have the correct items to make it.