Ranged weapons

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Ranged is an attack type that is used primarily by weapons like bows, crossbows and thrown weapons. In contrary to most melee weapons, ranged weapons can be used to deal damage to non-adjacent opponents up to a maximum range of 10 squares depending on the weapon type. Ranged weapons are associated with the Ranged combat skill.

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Exclusive[edit | edit source]

The following weapon types offer only ranged-based attacks.

Bows[edit | edit source]

Category: BowCombat StyleStyle typeWeapon StyleExperienceInvisible Boost
CombatStyles Bow.pngAccurateRangedAccurateRanged and Hitpoints+3 Ranged
RapidRangedRapidRanged and Hitpoints+1 Attack speed
LongrangeRangedLongrangeRanged, Defence, and Hitpoints+3 Defence and +2 Attack range

Chinchompas[edit | edit source]

Category: ChinchompasCombat StyleStyle typeWeapon StyleExperienceInvisible Boost
CombatStyles Chinchompas.pngShort fuseRangedShort fuseRanged and Hitpoints+3 Ranged
Medium fuseRangedMedium fuseRanged and Hitpoints+1 Attack speed
Long fuseRangedLong fuseRanged, Defence, and Hitpoints+2 Attack range

Crossbows[edit | edit source]

Category: CrossbowCombat StyleStyle typeWeapon StyleExperienceInvisible Boost
CombatStyles Crossbow.pngAccurateRangedAccurateRanged and Hitpoints+3 Ranged
RapidRangedRapidRanged and Hitpoints+1 Attack speed
LongrangeRangedLongrangeRanged, Defence, and Hitpoints+3 Defence and +2 Attack range

Thrown weapons[edit | edit source]

Category: ThrownCombat StyleStyle typeWeapon StyleExperienceInvisible Boost
CombatStyles Thrown.pngAccurateRangedAccurateRanged and Hitpoints+3 Ranged
RapidRangedRapidRanged and Hitpoints+1 Attack speed
LongrangeRangedLongrangeRanged, Defence, and Hitpoints+3 Defence and +2 Attack range

Secondary[edit | edit source]

The following weapon types have at least one ranged-based attack style.

Salamanders[edit | edit source]

Category: SalamanderCombat StyleStyle typeWeapon StyleExperienceInvisible Boost
CombatStyles Salamander.pngScorchSlashAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints+3 Strength
FlareRangedAccurateRanged and Hitpoints+3 Ranged
BlazeMagicDefensiveMagic and Hitpoints+3 Defence

Best Ranged attack bonus[edit | edit source]

Slot Image Item Ranged
bonus
Notes
Worn Equipment#Head slot Masori mask inventory image Masori mask +12 Requires Ranged 80 and Defence 30 to wear. Also gives +2 Ranged Strength.

The fortified variant requires Ranged 80 and Defence 80 to wear, but has increased defence bonuses.

Worn Equipment#Neck slot Necklace of anguish inventory image Necklace of anguish +15 Also gives +5 Ranged Strength. Requires Hitpoints 75 to wear.
Worn Equipment#Body slot Masori body inventory image Masori body +43 Requires Ranged 80 and Defence 30 to wear. Also gives +4 Ranged Strength.

The fortified variant requires Ranged 80 and Defence 80 to wear, but has increased defence bonuses.

Worn Equipment#Legs slot Masori chaps inventory image Masori chaps +27 Requires Ranged 80 and Defence 30 to wear. Also gives +2 Ranged Strength.

The fortified variant requires Ranged 80 and Defence 80 to wear, but has increased defence bonuses.

Worn Equipment#Boots slot Pegasian boots inventory image Pegasian boots +12 Requires Ranged 75 and Defence 75 to wear.
Worn Equipment#Cape slot Ava's assembler inventory image Ava's assembler +8 Requires completion of Dragon Slayer II, Vorkath's head and Ranged 70 to wear. Also gives +2 Ranged Strength.
Worn Equipment#Shield slot Twisted buckler inventory image Twisted buckler +18 Requires Ranged 75 and Defence 75 to wield. Also gives +10 Ranged Strength.
Worn Equipment#Hands slot Zaryte vambraces inventory image Zaryte vambraces +18 Requires Ranged 80 and Defence 45 to wear. Also gives +2 Ranged Strength.
Worn Equipment#Ring slot Archers ring (i) inventory image Archers ring (i) +8 The archers ring initially gives +4 Ranged bonus. However, players can imbue their ring via Soul Wars or the Nightmare Zone to double the ring's bonuses to +8.
Worn Equipment#Weapon slot Zaryte crossbow inventory image Zaryte crossbow +110 Requires Ranged 80 to wield. Unlike other crossbows, the Zaryte crossbow grants defensive bonuses. It also has a passive effect that strengthens the effects of enchanted bolts by 10%.
Worn Equipment#Two-handed items Bow of faerdhinen inventory image Bow of faerdhinen +128 Requires completion of Song of the Elves alongside Ranged 75 and Agility 70 to wield.
TOTAL +271 +271 if using a Zaryte crossbow and a twisted buckler.

Best Ranged defence bonus[edit | edit source]

Slot Image Item Ranged
bonus
Notes
Worn Equipment#Head slot Justiciar faceguard inventory image Justiciar faceguard +67 Requires Defence 75 to be worn.
Worn Equipment#Neck slot Amulet of fury inventory image Amulet of fury +15
Worn Equipment#Body slot Justiciar chestguard inventory image Justiciar chestguard +142 Requires Defence 75 to be worn.
Worn Equipment#Legs slot Justiciar legguards inventory image Justiciar legguards +102 Requires Defence 75 to be worn.
Worn Equipment#Boots slot Guardian boots inventory image Guardian boots +24 Requires Defence 75 to wear.
Worn Equipment#Cape slot Infernal cape inventory image Infernal cape +12 Requires completion of the Inferno.
Worn Equipment#Shield slot Crystal shield inventory image Crystal shield +80 Requires Defence 70 , Agility 50 , and completion of Roving Elves to wield.
Worn Equipment#Hands slot Barrows gloves inventory image Barrows gloves +12 Requires the completion of Recipe for Disaster, along with a minimum of 175 Quest points.
Worn Equipment#Ring slot Ring of suffering (i) inventory image Ring of suffering (i) +20 The Ring of suffering initially gives +10 Defence bonus. However, players can imbue their ring via Soul Wars or the Nightmare Zone to double the ring's bonuses to +20. Requires Hitpoints 75 to wear.
Worn Equipment#Weapon slot Zaryte crossbow inventory image Zaryte crossbow +16 Requires Ranged 80 to wield. Unlike other crossbows, the Zaryte crossbow grants defensive bonuses.
Worn Equipment#Two-handed items Dinh's bulwark inventory image Dinh's bulwark +148 Requires Attack 75 and Defence to wield.
TOTAL +542 +490 if using a Zaryte crossbow and a crystal shield.

See also[edit | edit source]