Dragon hunter crossbow

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Not to be confused with Dragon crossbow.
Dragon hunter crossbow detail.png

The dragon hunter crossbow is a dragonbane weapon obtained as a possible reward from the Chambers of Xeric. Equipping the crossbow requires 65 Ranged and increases both accuracy and damage by 30% when fighting dragons and other draconic creatures, such as wyverns and the Great Olm. However, Elvarg and revenant dragons are not affected by this bonus. This stacks multiplicatively with Void Knight equipment, Salve amulets, and the Slayer helm (i).[1]

Long kebbit bolts and Kebbit bolts cannot be used with this weapon, unlike the similarly named hunters' crossbow that can fire them. Broad bolts may be used if the player has their requirement of 55 Slayer. The crossbow has an attack range of 7. Longrange increases attack range by 2.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat OptionsCombat StyleAttack typesStyleExperienceBoosts
CombatStyles Crossbow.pngAccurateRangedAccurateRanged and HitpointsAccuracy and Damage
RapidRangedRapidRanged and HitpointsAttack speed by 1 tick
LongrangeRangedLongrangeRanged, Defence, and HitpointsAttack range by 2 tiles

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
15 November 2018
(update | poll)

Graphically updated so that it looks less like the Dragon crossbow.

29 March 2018

Grand Exchange buy limit changed from 70 to 8, to combat price manipulation.

25 January 2018
(update | poll)

Damage and accuracy bonuses increased from 10% to 30%.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 23 March 2020. (Archived from the original on 23 March 2020.) Mod Ash: "Salve effects override the Slayer helm / black mask effects (because they're either identical or bigger). So you'll get bonuses for Void, then multiplied up by the Salve effect, then multiplied up again for the dragonbane bonus."