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Salamanders are unique and versatile two handed weapons that facilitate the training of all combat styles, namely the Ranged, Magic and Strength skills.

Salamanders may be obtained through net trapping and must be fuelled using a variety of herb-tars made with the Herblore skill. The black salamander is commonly used by players with a low budget to kill the Barrows brothers or to safespot Lava dragons.

When using the Scorch (Slash) and Blaze (Magic) attack styles, the attack speed is 5. When using the Flare (Range) attack style, the attack speed is 4, which is similar in concept to the Rapid style of most Ranged weapons.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat Options Combat Style Type Experience Boosts
CombatStyles flamer.png Scorch Slash Strength and Hitpoints Strength by 3
Flare Range Ranged and Hitpoints Attack speed by 1 tick
Blaze Magic Magic and Hitpoints Defence by 3

Salamanders[edit | edit source]


Ranged Magic

Hunter Salamander Ammunition
30 29 Swamp lizard.png Swamp lizard (Hunter) Guam tar.png Guam tar
50 47 Orange salamander.png Orange salamander (Hunter) Marrentill tar.png Marrentill tar
60 59 Red salamander.png Red salamander (Hunter) Tarromin tar.png Tarromin tar
70 67 Black salamander.png Black salamander (Hunter) Harralander tar.png Harralander tar

Bonuses[edit | edit source]

ItemAttack BonusesDefence BonusesOther
Stab attackSlash attackCrush attackMagic attackRanged attackStab defenceSlash defenceCrush defenceMagic defenceRanged defenceMelee strengthMagic damageRanged strengthPrayer bonus
Swamp lizardSwamp lizard010002000000220%00
Orange salamanderOrange salamander019002900000310%00
Red salamanderRed salamander037004700000490%00
Black salamanderBlack salamander059006900000710%00