|Release date||5 December 2006 (Update)|
|High alch||120,000 coins|
|Low alch||80,000 coins|
|Store price||Not sold|
|Exchange price||238,592,833 coins (info)|
|Examine||Ancient armour beaten from magical silver.|
The Third-age platebody is a members-only piece of armour that is part of the Third age warrior set. To wear any component of the set a player needs at least 65 Defence. To obtain a third age platebody the player can either complete a hard Treasure trail, trade with another player or buy it from the Grand Exchange.
It is currently the second best non-degradable platebody in the game, only beaten by Bandos armour which grants both a prayer and strength bonus. Due to it being inferior to a significantly less expensive armour, it is most commonly worn to show wealth.
It was long thought that the chances of obtaining a piece of third-age armour was of about 1 in 10,000 (according to Paul Gower), and in 2010 Mod Maylea stated that the odds are lower than 1 in 100,000 . More recently, however, Mod John C confirmed that the chance of receiving a specific piece of third-age armour from a Treasure Trail is 1 in 42,000.
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A player wearing the third age platebody
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- This platebody was known for being the single most expensive piece of body armour in RuneScape until the Ancient armour was released, but then took its place back after the crashing of the ancient armour.
- Third-age Melee received a graphical update for female players on 5 September, 2012.
- ^ Mod Maylea. "Treasure Trails Q&A Answers!". 28th of September 2010. News & Announcements Forums.
- ^ http://www.twitch.tv/runescape/b/508741230?t=49m30s