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Released7 November 2005 (Update)
Quest itemNo
ExamineAn ancient Fremennik bow that was once used to battle the Moon Clan.
Value8,000 coins
High alch4,800 coins
Low alch3,200 coins
Weight1.36 kg
Grand Exchange
Exchange20,115 coins (info)
Buy limit8
Daily volume140
Advanced data
Item ID6724
Seercull detail.png

The seercull is a Fremennik bow that requires a Ranged level of 50 to wield, and fires arrows up to Amethyst. Compared to a magic shortbow, it has a slower rate of fire and a different special attack which is more effective against mages. In addition, its normal and rapid fire attacks have one more range than that of a shortbow's, and its long range attack is equivalent to that of a composite bow's. It is a comparable weapon to the Magic comp bow.

The name can be attributed to the combination of the word seer (another word for "mage" or "wizard") and the word cull (another word for "kill"). In other words, the mage-killer. This is a fitting name because of the effect of its special attack and its examine text.

Attack icon.png Attack bonusesSeercull equipped.pngSeercull equipped female.png
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Melee.png Other bonusesSlot
Strength icon.pngRanged Strength icon.pngMagic Damage icon.pngPrayer icon.png2h slot.png
Attack speedRange
Monster attack speed 5.png8

Special attack[edit | edit source]

A player using the bow's special attack, Soulshot.

The Seercull has a special attack, Soulshot, which consumes 100% of the player's special attack energy. It is guaranteed to hit and lowers the opponent's Magic level by the same as the amount of damage dealt. However, damage inflicted by Soulshot is unaffected by Ranged prayers (such as Eagle Eye and Rigour) and the slayer helmet (i).

Due to the nature of its special attack, the Seercull is not commonly used in combat outside of PvP. Rarely would a special attack that lowers the magic level come in use while training or fighting bosses, especially not this special attack as, unlike that of the Bandos Godsword or the Dragon Warhammer, this special attack will only drain its opponent's levels once.[1]

In PvP combat, the special attack gains use for its ability to lower the Magic level of a mage to prevent them from casting spells. However, this effect is likely to be mitigated by use of super restore potions, which are commonly used in lieu of prayer potions.

Combat styles[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

Treasure Trails[edit | edit source]

Tier Emotes STASH Location Items Cost
Elite Headbang Outside the room with gargoyles on the Slayer Tower's top floor Seercull.png combat bracelet.png helm of neitiznot.png 85,773

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
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References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 12 July 2020. (Archived from the original on 17 December 2020.) Mod Ash: "Same in PvP too, by the way, since I wasn't explicit earlier."