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This article is about the 4 dose potion; for the potion flask version, see Super defence flask.
For the barbarian mix, see Super defence mix.
Classic Runestone
Super defence
Super defence (4) Super defence (3) Super defence (2) Super defence (1)
Release date 27 February 2002 (Update)
Members Yes
Quest item No
Tradeable Yes
Equipable No
Stackable No
Value Cash out:
198 coins
High alch 158 coins
Low alch 105 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 4 dose:
3,122 coins
3 dose:
2,699 coins
2 dose:
1,127 coins
1 dose:
547 coins
Examine X dose(s) of super Defence potion.
Weight 0 kg
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Super defence detail

Super defence potions are made by adding clean cadantine then white berries in a vial of water, giving 150 Herblore experience. It requires level 66 Herblore. Using a super defence potion temporarily raises the player's Defence level by 2-13 (2 + 12% of Defence level, rounded down).

The super defence potion is also an ingredient for making extreme defence potions, along with a clean lantadyme.

This potion does not allow players to equip items they could not otherwise equip.

Price per DoseEdit

Item Price per dose
Super defence (1) Super defence (1) 547
Super defence (2) Super defence (2) 564
Super defence (3) Super defence (3) 900
Super defence (4) Super defence (4) 781


Super defence (3) Super defence (3)
Herblore-iconMake-X store iconMake-X GE iconMake-X alchemy icon-
150 xp792,699158-
Herblore-icon Herblore level66
P2P icon Members only?Yes
Cadantine potion (unf) Cadantine potion (unf)13,5923,592
White berries White berries11,1911,191
Total price4,783

Production costsEdit

Herb state Material cost Profit/loss Profit/xp
Clean 4,563-1,864-12.43
Grimy 4,457-1,758-10.82

Flask Edit

This potion can be made into a Super defence flask by using at least six doses of it with a Potion flask. Players do not need a specific level to turn potions into flasks.

Dropping monsters Edit

Super defence (1) Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Jungle strykewyrm931Common
Salarin the Twisted771Common
Chaos druid warrior651Uncommon
Ancient warrior1031Uncommon
'Rum'-pumped crab841Uncommon
Blood reaver1081Uncommon
Lesser reborn warrior681Rare
Thug191Very rare

Super defence (2) Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Desert strykewyrm1031Common
Greater reborn warrior821Common
Dagannoth Rex3031Uncommon
Steel dragon1001Uncommon

Super defence (3) Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Dagannoth guardian981Common
Ice strykewyrm1061Common
Ancient mage1031Uncommon
Mutated bloodveld91; 951Uncommon
Tormented demon1191–6Uncommon

Super defence (4) Edit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Commander Zilyana5963Uncommon
Iron dragon981Uncommon
WildyWyrm382; 5621Uncommon


  • The price of super defence potions declined since Jungle strykewyrms, Desert strykewyrms, and Ice strykewyrms were released, as these strykewyrms all drop super defence potions in significant numbers. It is believed that players selling these drops have driven down the price of the potions.
  • Another theory is that the release of the enhanced excalibur, which gives a defence and life points boost, has made the super defence potion redundant. However, super defence potions give a larger defence boost.

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