Silverlight

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Silverlight is a demonbane sword that is very effective against demonic creatures. It is first obtained during the quest Demon Slayer, where it is used to defeat Delrith. During Shadow of the Storm, Silverlight is dyed black using black mushroom ink, and later becomes Darklight after it is stained with the blood of Agrith-Naar.

If it is lost, it can be bought back from Sir Prysin for 500gp at Varrock palace. It can also be sold to the Wise Old Man for 80gp. It is possible to obtain multiple Silverlight swords by dropping them and buying more, or by getting it mounted in a player-owned house at level 42 Construction.

When using Silverlight to fight demons, the player's maximum hit is increased by 60%[1] (approximately the same as a rune longsword); however, its accuracy remains the same. When not fighting demons or Vampyres, Silverlight is comparable to a steel longsword with a lower strength bonus and a small, additional Magic Defence bonus.

Warning: Dying Silverlight black will consume all copies of the sword in your inventory, leaving you with only one dyed sword. You will need to bank or drop any extra swords before dying one.

After completion of Shadow of the Storm, Silverlight can only be reclaimed from Sir Prysin if players do not have an active membership subscription. If players have an active subscription, Sir Prysin will instead sell Darklight for 1,000 coins.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat OptionsCombat StyleAttack typesStyleExperience
CombatStyles Slash Sword.pngChopSlashAccurateAttack and Hitpoints
SlashSlashAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints
LungeStabControlledShared and Hitpoints
BlockSlashDefensiveDefence and Hitpoints

Products[edit | edit source]

ItemMembersSkillsXPMaterials
Silverlight (mounted) icon.pngSilverlight (mounted)
Member icon.png
  • Construction 42
  • Construction 187

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
29 August 2006
(update)

Silverlight is no longer sold in the Legends Guild Shop of Useful Items.

14 November 2005
(update)

The item was graphically updated.

Gallery (historical)[edit | edit source]

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29 March 2004 ⁠–
14 November 2005
14 November 2005 ⁠–
present

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The dyed black version of the sword can be created at any point after The Golem, provided the player obtained multiple Silverlight swords using the drop trick.
  • Despite being black in colour, the dyed sword is not dubbed "Darklight" until after it has been used to slay Agrith-Naar.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 15 February 2019. (Archived from the original on 16 November 2020.) Mod Ash: "[Whats the damage increase against demons on the silver light exactly?] Treat your max hit as though it's 60% higher than it is."