Dorgeshuun crossbow

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The Dorgeshuun crossbow is a crossbow that is often used to train Ranged due to the fact that its ammunition is cheap and powerful, and it has stats comparable to those of a yew shortbow or an iron crossbow while being one-handed, allowing the use of a shield slot item such as a god book or anti-dragon shield. It has an attack range of 6 increased to 8 with longrange.

It requires a Ranged level of 28 to wield.

It can be bought from Nardok in the Dorgeshuun Mines after the completion of The Lost Tribe quest (though the quest does NOT need to be completed in order to equip it). It can fire bolts up to iron (excluding silver bolts, leaving it with only bronze, iron, and blurite bolts and their unenchanted gem-tipped versions) and is the only crossbow that can use bone bolts.

This crossbow is the only one-handed crossbow with an attack speed of 5, which is 1 tick faster than most crossbows. A notable exception is the hunters' crossbow with an attack speed of 4.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat Options Combat Style Experience Boosts
CombatStyles crossbow.png Accurate Ranged and Hitpoints Accuracy and damage
Rapid Ranged and Hitpoints Attack speed by 1 tick
Longrange Ranged, Hitpoints and Defence Attack range by 2 squares
A player performs the Dorgeshuun crossbow's special attack, Snipe.

Special attack[edit | edit source]

The Dorgeshuun crossbow has a special attack, Snipe, (75%) which will never miss as long as you weren't the last one to attack the target[1], and lowers the target's Defence by the amount of damage dealt, similar to the Bandos godsword's and bone dagger's special attacks. (Note that while the special attack skips the accuracy roll, it is still possible to "hit" a 0 on a successful attack.)

The special attack requires completion of the quest Death to the Dorgeshuun.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Chest (Dorgesh-Kaan Average)52 Thieving icon.png1Uncommon

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Nardok's Bone WeaponsDorgesh-Kaan mine5Coins 1000.png 2,000Coins 1000.png 1,200Member icon.png

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 11 June 2019. (Archived from the original on 29 July 2020.) Mod Ash: "[Does the Dorgeshuun crossbow's spec reduce the target's defence level even if it's not an "unsuspecting target"? Also, what is an unsuspecting target?] If the accuracy roll is passed, yes. The definition of "unsuspecting target" is "target has not been hit before" OR "target was last hit by someone other than me"."