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A player wearing Rock-shell armour.

Rock-shell armour (also known as Rockshell armour) is Fremennik armour for warriors that can only be made by going to Waterbirth Island or bought. Additionally, parts of this armour can be dropped by Dagannoth Rex. Due to the swift rise in the price of this armour, it is a lot cheaper to buy the rock-shell pieces and then bring them to Skulgrimen in order to get the armour. However this method might fail because it is quite hard to get rock-shell pieces as they are only dropped by the Dagannoth Rex and giant rock crabs, who are both hard to defeat due to their high combat level and defence. This set of armour cannot be made using the Smithing skill.

The armour is a lower-level Power set, requiring 50 Defence. While wearing the full set of armour (boots and gloves are not needed), the title of "Rockcrusher" is added to the Fremennik name of the player. Since most of the set can only be worn after completing The Fremennik Trials quest, players are advised not to buy it unless they have completed the quest, or plan to do so soon.

Acquiring Rock-shell armourEdit

The raw materials for this armour are Rock-shell chunks (helmet), Rock-shell splinters (legs) and Rock-shell shards (plate). These are dropped by Giant rock crabs, which also drop Rock-shell gloves and Rock-shell boots. Once all the raw materials have been obtained, these can be brought to Skulgrimen in Rellekka, to be made into the Rock-shell armour. All pieces can also be traded on the Grand Exchange.

Armour Shell piece Hide(s) Fee Profit
Rock-shell helm Rock-shell helm 25,012 Rock-shell chunk 1 rock-shell chunk 7,574 Dagannoth hide 1 dagannoth hide 2,949 5,000 9,489
Rock-shell plate Rock-shell plate 39,724 Rock-shell shard 1 rock-shell shard 6,245 Dagannoth hide 3 dagannoth hides 8,847 10,000 14,632
Rock-shell legs Rock-shell legs 37,400 Rock-shell splinter 1 rock-shell splinter 13,110 Dagannoth hide 2 dagannoth hides 5,898 7,500 10,892
Rock-shell gloves Rock-shell gloves 19,350 Not crafted
Rock-shell boots Rock-shell boots 4,969
Total 126,455

Rock-shell armour may be placed in the Armour case in the Costume room of a player-owned house, so players may own it without the armour taking up bank space. Only a complete set of 5 can be stored.

Components and BonusesEdit

Mainhand Info Off-hand Info Attributes Strength bonus
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence-icon Constitution-icon Prayer-icon Attack-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
Rock-shell helmRock-shell helm N/A - - N/A - - 146 0 0 12 - -
Rock-shell plateRock-shell plate N/A - - N/A - - 168 0 0 18 - -
Rock-shell legsRock-shell legs N/A - - N/A - - 161 0 0 15 - -
Rock-shell glovesRock-shell gloves N/A - - N/A - - 36 0 0 7 - -
Rock-shell bootsRock-shell boots N/A - - N/A - - 36 0 0 7 - -
Totals N/A - - N/A - - 547 0 0 59 - -


  • In the Official Game Guide, the Rockshell armour was described as: "Fremennik warriors who slay a great number of dagannoths beneath Waterbirth Island will inevitably begin wearing parts of their prey into combat. Rockshell armour offers protection comparable to rune armour."

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