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Classic Runestone
Mithril bar
Mithril bar
Release date 4 January 2001 (Update)
Members No
Quest item No
Tradeable Yes
Equipable No
Stackable No
Noteable Yes
Value 300 coins
High alch 180 coins
Low alch 120 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price 120 coins
Exchange price 2,122 coins (info)
Buy limit 10,000
Examine It's a bar of mithril.
Weight 1.587 kg
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A Mithril bar is a bar of refined mithril ore. It can be created from level 50 Smithing skill by using a furnace or the Superheat Item spell with 1 mithril ore and 4 pieces of coal, providing 30 experience. A mithril bar can be smithed on an anvil by using the Smithing skill to create mithril weapons and armour, granting 50 Smithing experience per bar. A list of mithril items that can be smithed from mithril bars and the Smithing levels required can be found at Smithing/Smithing tables.

Normally it costs 1876 to smelt one bar using materials bought off the Grand Exchange. You can make 246 coins each at current market price, 1048 coins if using the Blast Furnace, -52 coins if using Superheat Item, assuming a Staff of fire or equivalent is equipped.

It is also the tertiary ingredient in infusing Mithril minotaur pouches.


Mithril bar Mithril bar
Smithing-icon-Make-X GE icon
30 XP-2,122
Smithing-icon Smithing level50
P2P icon Members only?No
Mithril ore Mithril ore1272272
Coal Coal44011,604
Total price1,876

Blast FurnaceEdit

Members may opt for smelting Mithril bars at the Keldagrim Blast Furnace rather than a normal furnace or Superheat Item due to the Blast Furnace only needing 2 pieces of coal per mithril ore. Though this option means more mithril bars can be smelted per inventory, it is much further from the bank than some normal furnaces in Al Kharid, Falador and Edgeville. This can be counteracted by using the bank in the Grand Exchange, and requires a usage fee if a player's smithing level is under 60. It is possible to smith up to 18 mithril bars in one trip using the Blast Furnace, coupled with a full coal bag, 9 coal in your inventory and 18 mithril ores. (27 (in bag) + 9 = 36 coal + 18 mithril ore = 54 spaces in total) This would be the absolute limit, as this is the max amount you can carry at one time while using a coal bag. However, you can bring any amount of noted coal and mithril ore along with a sufficient amount of coins, and un-note the ores for a small fee by using them on the dwarfs working around the blast furnace. This makes it possible to smelt any amount of mithril with the only restriction being the bars that go into inventory. These can be smithed into weapons and armour on the anvils, and alched. The other option is to bank the bars in Keldagrim or Grand Exchange.


Dropping monstersEdit

Levels 1 to 49Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Chaos dwarf481Uncommon
Shadow warrior481Common
Soldier (Imperial Guard)481Rare
Skeleton Fremennik40; 50; 601Very rare

Levels 50 to 99Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Dust devil931Common
Dried zombie89; 94; 1101Rare
Skeletal hand801Rare
Zombie hand901Rare
Elite Khazard guard951Very rare
Skeleton Fremennik40; 50; 601Very rare

Levels 100 and aboveEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Mithril dragon1123Always
Chaos dwogre1171Common
Giant Mole2301Common
Chaos dwarf hand cannoneer1001Uncommon
Gargoyle1114 (noted)Uncommon
Jungle strykewyrm1105 (noted)Uncommon
Waterfiend115; 1342Uncommon
Ferocious barbarian spirit1662 (noted)Rare
Dried zombie89; 94; 1101Rare
Elite black knight1381–2Very rare
Elite dark warrior1223Very rare
Greater reborn ranger1071Very rare
Lesser reborn warrior1001Very rare


Its noted form can sometimes be found inside barrels.


  • Just as Tolkien described, mithril is lighter than most metals, weighing 1.59kg, which is 0.2kg or 200g less than other metals such as Iron (1.80kg), Steel (1.81kg) and Runite (1.81kg).

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