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Willow shieldbow detail

The willow shieldbow is the fifth strongest shieldbow available to free players. The willow shieldbow requires a Ranged and Defence level of 20 or higher to wield. Players can purchase this bow from various shops that sell Ranged equipment. The value of 1 willow shieldbow in investment credits from the activity Mobilising Armies is 97.

Players can make a willow shieldbow using the Fletching skill at level 40. First, they must cut an unstrung willow shieldbow from willow logs, which grants 41.5 Fletching experience. Then, they must string the unstrung willow shieldbow with a bowstring, which grants 41.5 experience.

However, players tend to not string these bows for Fletching experience as the cost of the bowstrings (217) are significantly higher than the cost of the willow logs (68). Many players will use high level alchemy or get rid of the unstrung bows in other ways.

Like all shieldbows and unlike most other weapons, it incorporates a shield inseparably, despite nothing resembling a shield being involved in its creation. Therefore, it provides armour and life point bonuses, and counts as a shield for Defence abilities, such as Rejuvenate. The attack range of the willow shieldbow is 8 spaces.

Combat Stats
RequirementsWillow shieldbow equipped
20 Ranged, 20 Defence
Ranged Ranged2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour63PvM: 2%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses


Willow shieldbow Willow shieldbow
Fletching-Make-X GE icon
41.5 XP-223
Fletching Fletching level40
P2P icon Members onlyNo
Willow shieldbow (u)Willow shieldbow (u)14949
Total price266

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Zamorak ranger641Rare

Store locationsEdit

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Seller Cost Currency Base stock Members?
Brian's Archery Supplies320Coins 250Coins 10No
Dargaud's Bows and Arrows320Coins 250Coins 10Yes
Gnome Shopkeeper's Armoury320Coins 250Coins 1No
Lletya Archery Shop320Coins 250Coins 10Yes
Lowe's Archery Emporium320Coins 250Coins 10No


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  • This bow was originally a members only item. It was changed so help free to play rangers be as strong as the other two combat classes.