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Maple shieldbow detail

The Maple shieldbow is the fourth strongest shieldbow available to free players, behind its own sighted version. The maple shieldbow requires a Ranged and Defence level of 30 or higher to wield. Players can purchase this bow from some shops that carry Ranged equipment. The maple shieldbow is slower than the maple shortbow, but shoots from a longer distance.

Members can make a maple shieldbow through the Fletching skill at level 55. First, a player must cut an unstrung maple shieldbow from maple logs, granting 58.3 Fletching experience. Then, the player must string the unstrung maple shieldbow with a bow string, granting 58.3 experience.

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 maple shieldbow is 8 spaces.

With level 45 Dungeoneering and 10,000 tokens, a shieldbow sight can be purchased and attached to a maple shieldbow to create a maple shieldbow (sighted), raising its bonuses to those of a level 45 weapon. This also increases the wielding requirements to 45 Ranged and Defence. Unlike its other higher level counterparts, the magic shieldbow (sighted) and the elder shieldbow (sighted), the maple shieldbow (sighted) is not a tier higher than its non-sighted version; its wielding requirements increase by 15 levels instead of 5, and consequently becomes stronger than a yew shieldbow.

Combat Stats
RequirementsMaple shieldbow equipped
30 Ranged, 30 Defence
Ranged Ranged2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour90PvM: 3%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses


Maple shieldbow Maple shieldbow
Fletching-Make-X GE icon
58.3 XP-433
Fletching Fletching level55
P2P icon Members onlyYes
Maple shieldbow (u)Maple shieldbow (u)19999
Total price449

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity

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Seller Cost Currency Base stock Members?
Brian's Archery Supplies640Coins 250Coins 10No
Lowe's Archery Emporium640Coins 250Coins 10No
Quality Weapons Shop640Coins 250Coins 10Yes


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  • This bow was originally members only item. This was changed by Jagex when they believed that the free to play rangers were not as strong as the other two combat classes.

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