|Release date||4 January 2001 (Update)|
|High Alch||336 coins|
|Low Alch||224 coins|
|Store price|| 560 coins|
|Exchange price||338 coins (info)|
|Examine||Provides excellent protection.|
The iron platebody is the second weakest platebody in free-to-play, being stronger than the bronze platebody. Level 33 Smithing and 5 iron bars are required to smith an Iron platebody by using an iron bar on an anvil with a hammer in your inventory or toolbelt, granting 125 Smithing experience. For players training Ranged or Magic, an iron platebody is not a good choice due to its crippling negative bonus in those skills. Like all iron equipment, this requires a defence level of 10.
It is also the tertiary ingredient used in making iron titan pouches. It is an item used in clue scrolls.
Since iron items are over-produced, the best way to get rid of them is by selling them to the stores. If the stock number in a store is less than 10, it is worth selling, as price is higher than low alching using Explorer's ring.
With a Pack Yak, it is possible to achieve rates of 95k to 100k smithing experience per hour. It is also worth noting that the Scroll of efficiency, bought as a reward from Dungeoneering can increase the items made per trip due to its bar saving effect.
A player wearing an iron platebody
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Dropping monsters Edit
Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity Animated Iron Armour 23 1 Always Guard 18,19,20,21,22 1 Rare Pirate 23,26,57 1 Rare Revenant icefiend 45 1 Rare Rogue 15 1 Unknown
This platebody can also be bought or sold at the following places:
- Horvik's Armour Shop in central Varrock
- Zenesha's Plate Mail Body Shop in East Ardougne marketplace
- Corporal Boothe's Armoury in Burthorpe
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