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Adamant bar
Adamant bar
Release date 4 January 2001 (Update)
Members No
Quest item No
Tradeable Yes
Equipable No
Stackable No
High alch 384 coins
Low alch 256 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 2,875 coins (info)
Buy limit 10,000
Examine It's a bar of adamant.
Weight 2.041 kg
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An Adamant bar is a bar of refined adamantite ore. It can be created through the Smithing skill by using an adamantite ore and 6 pieces of coal on a furnace or by using the magic spell Superheat Item. Doing so grants 37.5 Smithing experience. The adamantite ore can be mined at Mining level 70, while coal can be mined at level 30 (or could be bought off another player or the Grand Exchange).

It costs 3,504 to manufacture one bar using materials bought off the Grand Exchange. One can expect a net gain of -629 each at current market prices. If the player is using Superheat Item, then the cost is 3,858, or 3,678 if a fire staff is used. Using the Blast Furnace to halve the coal required results in a cost of 2,457 and net gain of 418.

Adamant is the heaviest of all ores and this type of bar is heavier than any other bar with the exception of an obsidian bar, which weighs 3 kg.

An adamant bar can be smithed on an anvil through the Smithing skill to create adamant weapons and armour, granting 62.5 Smithing experience per bar used. When an adamant bar is smelted and then forged into an item, the total experience per bar is 100, which is conveniently easy to remember. A list of adamant items that can be smithed from adamant bars and the Smithing levels required can be found here.

They may also be obtained as drop from aviansies, dark beasts, desert strykewyrm, black, bronze and iron dragons, abyssal, black and tormented demons and the tormented wraith. The fastest way to get them is by far aviansies. Many people do not mine adamantite ore to smelt it into bars, because of the high Mining level required and the fact that most mines lack large amounts of adamantite ore rocks. The Jatizso mine, however, contains many ore rocks, although the northern half of the mine is infested with aggressive Ice trolls.

Adamant bars are also the tertiary ingredient in infusing Adamant minotaur pouches.

Players may receive noted adamant bars from a box of summoning ingredients, a possible reward from the Familiarisation Distraction and Diversion.

CreatingEdit

Adamant bar Adamant bar
Smithing-iconMake-X store iconMake-X GE iconMake-X alchemy icon-
37.5 XP1922,875384-
Requirements
Smithing-icon Smithing level70
P2P icon Members only?No
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore11,4101,410
Coal Coal63492,094
Total price3,504

Dropping monstersEdit

 
Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Aviansie128; 132; 1364 (noted)Common
Black demon1401 (noted)Common
Corporeal Beast21035 (noted)Common
Iron dragon1402Common
Tormented demon1703–7 (noted)Common
Celestial dragon1824 (noted)Common
Gargoyle932 (noted)Common
Gladius1303–5 (noted)Uncommon
Ancient mage1481–4 (noted)Uncommon
Ancient ranger1482; 3 (noted)Uncommon
Ancient warrior1484Uncommon
Black dragon1441–2Uncommon
Dark beast1501Uncommon
Desert strykewyrm1483 (noted)Uncommon
Frost dragon1603 (noted)Uncommon
Red dragon1201Uncommon
Ferocious barbarian spirit1521 (noted)Uncommon
Tormented wraith603Uncommon
Airut1224–6 (noted)Uncommon
Bronze dragon1241Rare
Dagannoth Rex1561Rare
Blood reaver1471; 3 (noted)Very rare

TriviaEdit

  • The word "adamant(ite)" is abstracted form the Greek word "adamas" (also the root of the word "diamond") meaning "unconquerable," and refers to any strong metal.
  • For little more than half a year it was the strongest metal in Runescape Classic, being released in January 2001 while Runite wasn't released until August of the same year.
  • The name "adamantite bar" was changed to "adamant bar" in November 2010, because adamantite was the name of the ore, not the metal. The name of "Runite bar" was also changed to "Rune bar" for the same reason.

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