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Magic shieldbow detail

The Magic shieldbow is the second strongest shieldbow that can be fletched. The magic shieldbow requires a Defence level of 50 and Ranged level of 50 or higher to wield. Despite being only a level 50 weapon, even players with higher levels benefit from using this strong weapon due to its properties. It has the same stats and uses as the Magic composite bow, but requires 50 defence.

Like all shieldbows and unlike most other weapons, it incorporates a shield inseparably despite nothing resembling a shield being involved in its creation. Therefore, it provides armour and life point bonuses, and counts as a shield for Defence abilities, such as Rejuvenate. The attack range of the magic shieldbow is 8 spaces.

With level 45 Dungeoneering and 10,000 tokens, a shieldbow sight can be purchased and attached to a magic shieldbow to create a magic shieldbow (sighted), raising its bonuses to those of a level 55 weapon, but it loses the special attack. This also increases the wielding requirements to 55 Ranged and Defence.

Combat Stats
RequirementsMagic shieldbow equipped
50 Ranged 50 Defence
Ranged Ranged2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour170PvM: 5%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses


Magic shieldbow Magic shieldbow
Fletching-Make-X GE icon
91.5 XP-980
Fletching Fletching level85
P2P icon Members onlyNo
Magic shieldbow (u)Magic shieldbow (u)1546546
Total price799

Special attackEdit

The magic shieldbow has a special attack called Powershot, which deals damage with increased accuracy, consuming 35% adrenaline.


The magic shieldbow's special attack, Powershot

Drop sourcesEdit

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Abyssal demon (Heart of Gielinor)1081Common
Automaton champion1181Common
Black Knight champion1151Common
Butcher demon1181Common
Champion of Infernus1191Common
Fallen champion1191Common
Hellhound (Heart of Gielinor)1081Common
Mighty Blood reaver1181Common
Seren archer1081Common
Seren mage1081Common
Seren warrior1081Common
Shadow demon1181Common
Unwieldly zombie1111Rare
Wight ranger1081Common

Store locationsEdit

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Seller Cost Currency Base stock Members?
Valaine's Shop of Champions2,560Coins 100Coins 1No

Profit analysisEdit

Magic shieldbows used to be high alched quite often for a profit. However, this led to them no longer being profitable in terms of gold or experience, seeing as many other things are far more cost efficient to train on.

Profit analysis
Magic shieldbow Nature rune Magic logs Bowstring Net Coins Notes
High Level Alchemy
High alch 1,536 -454 -516 -253 313 Include true cost of Nature runes, Magic logs and Bowstring.
Grand Exchange average price
GE 980 N/A -516 -253 211 Profit from fletching.
GE 211; High Alch 313. The difference between High Alching and selling in the GE is -102 coins


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  • The magic shieldbow was originally a members-only weapon, but it was made available to free players after the Evolution of Combat.
  • Though the shield appears in the front of the bow when the player is wielding it, the shield will turn to the side when it is on the player's back.
  • The shieldbow is the equivalent to a longbow, now discontinued outside of Daemonheim.

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