Dust battlestaff

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A dust battlestaff is a dust elemental staff which provides unlimited amounts of air and earth runes as well as the autocast option when equipped. It requires 30 Attack and 30 Magic to wield. The mystic dust staff is an even stronger alternative, providing better melee stat bonuses.

The staff is obtainable as a potential drop from various monsters (mostly superior slayer monsters), other players, and the Grand Exchange.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat Options Combat Style Type Experience
CombatStyles staff.png Bash Crush Attack and Hitpoints
Pound Crush Strength and Hitpoints
Focus Crush Defence and Hitpoints
Spell Defensive Autocast Magic, Hitpoints and Defence
Spell Autocast Magic and Hitpoints

Spells requiring both air and earth runes[edit source]

Icon Spell Level Runes Exp Category Spell Group Notes
Earth Strike.png Earth Strike 9 1Air 2Earth 1Mind 9.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 6 damage per cast.
Earth Bolt.png Earth Bolt 29 2Air 3Earth 1Chaos 19.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 11 damage per cast.
Lumbridge Teleport.png Lumbridge Teleport 31 3Air 1Earth 1Law 41 Teleport Standard Teleports the caster to the centre of Lumbridge Castle.
Crumble Undead.png Crumble Undead 39 2Air 2Earth 1Chaos 24.5 Combat Standard Can only be cast on undead monsters. Maximum of 15 damage per cast.
Teleport to House.png Teleport to House 40 1Air 1Earth 1Law 30 Teleport Standard Teleports the caster to their player-owned house.
Earth Blast.png Earth Blast 53 3Air 4Earth 1Death 31.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 15 damage per cast.
Earth Wave.png Earth Wave 70 5Air 7Earth 1Blood 40 Combat Standard Maximum of 19 damage per cast.
Earth Surge.png Earth Surge 90 7Air 10Earth 1Wrath 48.5 Combat Standard Maximum of 23 damage per cast.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

The drop rate of the dust battlestaff from a superior monster is determined by the Slayer requirement in order to slay it. The exact formula is

An exception to this is the Choke devil, since it has the dust battlestaff on both its standard and unique drop tables, therefore being more common than the formula suggests.

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
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Chasm Crawler68 Multicombat.png11/379.9
This content is present in Twisted League. Choke devil264 Multicombat.png13 × 1/4,000
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Crushing hand45 Multicombat.png11/391.3
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Guardian Drake386 Multicombat.png11/103.8
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Monstrous basilisk135 Multicombat.png11/292.1
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Nuclear smoke devil280 Multicombat.png11/56.6
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Shadow Wyrm267 Multicombat.png11/206.8
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