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Mithril equipment is equipment stronger than black equipment but weaker than adamant equipment. All Mithril items are coloured a dark shade of blue; they are often mistaken for rune equipment because of the similarity in colour. Because of this, they are used in scams where a player will swap rune armour for mithril armour. They are also notably popular due to being lighter than equipment made of other conventional metals, while still providing decent defensive bonuses.

Weapons Edit

Mithril weapons provides medium attack bonuses. Players require 30 Attack to wield them. Mithril equipment is less expensive than black weapons, is very popular because of the significantly greater bonuses than black equipment and because black equipment cannot be smithed.

Melee weaponsEdit

Main hand weaponsEdit

Attack
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril battleaxeMithril battleaxeSlash447454---000---3,707
Mithril clawMithril clawSlash288454---000---2,415
Mithril daggerMithril daggerStab288454---000---1,563
Mithril hastaMithril hastaStab367454---000---953
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchetSlash183454---000---1,528
Mithril longswordMithril longswordSlash367454---000---2,686
Mithril maceMithril maceCrush288454---003---1,584
Mithril pickaxeMithril pickaxeCrush223454---000---2,939
Mithril scimitarMithril scimitarSlash288454---000---2,818
Mithril swordMithril swordStab367454---000---1,569
Mithril warhammerMithril warhammerCrush447454---000---2,274

Off-hand weaponsEdit

Attack
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril defenderMithril defender---Stab724544500----
Off-hand mithril battleaxeOff-hand mithril battleaxe---Slash223454000---2,722
Off-hand mithril clawOff-hand mithril claw---Slash144454000---2,003
Off-hand mithril daggerOff-hand mithril dagger---Stab144454000---717
Off-hand mithril longswordOff-hand mithril longsword---Slash183454000---2,656
Off-hand mithril maceOff-hand mithril mace---Crush144454000---1,428
Off-hand mithril scimitarOff-hand mithril scimitar---Slash144454000---2,712
Off-hand mithril swordOff-hand mithril sword---Stab183454000---1,549
Off-hand mithril warhammerOff-hand mithril warhammer---Crush223454000---1,370

Two-handed weaponsEdit

Attack
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril 2h swordMithril 2h swordSlash670454---000---3,687
Mithril halberdMithril halberdSlash670454---000---13,364
Mithril spearMithril spearStab670454---000---4,938

Ranged weaponsEdit

Main hand weaponsEdit

Ranged
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril arrow 5Mithril arrowArrow288----000---21
Mithril bolts 5Mithril boltsBolt288----000---115
Mithril brutal 5Mithril brutalArrow220----000---461
Mithril crossbowMithril crossbowBolt-454---000---3,617
Mithril dartMithril dartThrown288454---000---34
Mithril javelinMithril javelinThrown447454---000---104
Mithril knifeMithril knifeThrown288454---000---290
Mithril throwing axeMithril throwing axeThrown367454---000---272

Off-hand weaponsEdit

Ranged
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Off-hand mithril crossbowOff-hand mithril crossbow---Bolt-454000---3,432
Off-hand mithril dartOff-hand mithril dart---Thrown144454000---19
Off-hand mithril knifeOff-hand mithril knife---Thrown144454000---162
Off-hand mithril throwing axeOff-hand mithril throwing axe---Thrown183454000---59

Two-handed weaponsEdit

Ranged
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril 2h crossbowMithril 2h crossbowBolt382454---000---4,479

Armour Edit

Mithril armour requires 30 Defence to wear.

Attack
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril full helmMithril full helm9000---1,900
Mithril helmMithril helm8400---1,499
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody10400---2,663
Mithril chainbodyMithril chainbody9700---2,536
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield9000---3,745
Mithril sq shieldMithril sq shield8400---2,718
Mithril gauntletsMithril gauntlets2200---1,261
Culinaromancer's gloves 6Mithril gloves [rfd 1]1200---1,500
Mithril platelegsMithril platelegs9900---2,498
Mithril plateskirtMithril plateskirt9900---2,652
Mithril bootsMithril boots2200---2,197
  1. ^ Untradeable, can be bought after rescuing 5 characters within the Recipe for Disaster quest.

Grand Exchange setsEdit

Players can buy mithril armour sets on the Grand Exchange rather than buy each piece individually. The Grand Exchange offers two different sets of mithril armour for purchase.

Mithril armour set (lg)Edit

Image Name GE Price
Mithril armour set (lg) Mithril armour set (lg) 11,259 coins (update)
Attack
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril full helmMithril full helm9000---1,900
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody10400---2,663
Mithril platelegsMithril platelegs9900---2,498
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield9000---3,745
Totals38300---10,806

Mithril armour set (sk)Edit

Image Name GE Price
Mithril armour set (sk) Mithril armour set (sk) 13,322 coins (update)
Attack
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril full helmMithril full helm9000---1,900
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody10400---2,663
Mithril plateskirtMithril plateskirt9900---2,652
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield9000---3,745
Totals38300---10,960

TriviaEdit

  • Mithril (also called "truesilver") is a fictional metal invented by J.R.R. Tolkien for his fantasy writings (Lord of the Rings, etc.). Notable is a mithril chainmail shirt worn by Bilbo and then Frodo, described by the former as "light as a feather, but as hard as dragon scales". This may not be completely accurate in RuneScape, but full mithril is lighter than (for example) steel armour, which weighs 60 kg; because of this, one could conclude that Jagex wished to make a tribute to Tolkien. In Lord of the Rings, Mithril is more like rune, than the dark blue RuneScape variant.