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Water battlestaff detail

A water battlestaff is a medium power water elemental staff. It requires 30 Magic to wield and provides an unlimited amount of water runes. Water battlestaves can be created through the Crafting skill at level 54 by using a water orb with a battlestaff, granting 100 Crafting experience. It is also dropped by monsters and a reward of Treasure trails. This is a good item to cast High alchemy on as the resulting profit is 497 coins, if the Water battlestaff and Nature rune are both bought from the Grand exchange. As the name suggests, the staff features a higher attack bonus than the staff of water, making it a better staff to use than the staff of water. It can be upgraded to a Mystic water staff by Thormac for 40,000 coins after completing the Scorpion Catcher quest or for 27,000 coins after completing the Seers' Village Hard tasks.

With 85 Crafting, players may attach a shade skull to the Water battlestaff, creating a skeletal battlestaff of water.

Combat Stats
RequirementsWater battlestaff equipped
30 Magic
Magic Magic2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour0PvM: 0%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses


Water battlestaff Water battlestaff
Crafting-Make-X GE icon
100 XP-8,366
Crafting Crafting level54
P2P icon Members onlyYes
Water orbWater orb12,8392,839
Total price8,761

Experience tableEdit

Item Components Exp. Type
Molten glass Bucket of sand + Soda ash 20.0 Crafting
Unpowered orb Molten glass + Glassblowing pipe 52.5 Crafting
Water orb Unpowered orb + Charge Water Orb 66.0 Magic
Water battlestaff Water orb + battlestaff 100.0 Crafting
Total experience = 66 Magic experience and 172.5 Crafting experience

Production costsEdit

The data in this table is based on purchasing only the final assembly parts from the Grand Exchange: the battlestaff and the water orb. It compares the GE material cost against the GE sale value of the assembled item, and then the profit (or cost) per crafting xp (100 xp per water battlestaff.)

Water orb
GE value
GE value
Materials purchase cost
(Water orb + Battlestaff)
Water battlestaff
GE value
Profit Profit/xp
2839 5922 8,761 8366 -395 -3.95

Alchemy production costsEdit

The data in this table is based on the Grand Exchange prices of the Battlestaff and Water orb. It is accurate assuming both items are bought off of the Grand Exchange and the completed Water battlestaff is alchemised afterward.

Material cost Profit/loss Profit/xp
8,761 539 5.39

Drop sourcesEdit

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For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here.
Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Abyssal demon (Heart of Gielinor)1081Uncommon
Aquanite (elite)1041Uncommon
Automaton champion1181Uncommon
Black Knight champion1151Uncommon
Butcher demon1181Uncommon
Cadarn magus1221Uncommon
Cave bug8; 121Rare
Champion of Infernus1191Uncommon
Corrupted dust devil1071Uncommon
Fallen champion1191Uncommon
Guthix wizard126; 1331Uncommon
Hellhound (Heart of Gielinor)1081Uncommon
Mighty Blood reaver1181Uncommon
Murderous bakamiN/A3–6Uncommon
Murderous bakami jarN/A3–6Common
Murderous orokamiN/A3–4Unknown
Murderous orokami jarN/A3–4Common
Seren archer1081Uncommon
Seren mage1081Uncommon
Seren warrior1081Uncommon
Shadow demon1181Uncommon
Spiritual mage 49; 981Common
Wight ranger1081Uncommon


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