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Adamant bar detail

An adamant bar is a bar of metal, refined through the Smithing skill by using an adamantite ore and 6 pieces of coal on a furnace or a portable forge. Players can also cast the Magic spell Superheat Item requiring level 43 Magic. Smelting a bar of adamantite requires level 70 Smithing, granting 37.5 Smithing experience.

Adamantite ore can be mined at level 70 Mining, while the coal can be mined at level 30 Mining.

An adamant bar can be smithed on an anvil or a portable forge through the Smithing skill to create adamant weapons and armour, granting 62.5 Smithing experience per bar used.

The weapons and armour can be sold or converted into coins using high level alchemy. High level alchemy yields a maximum return value of 1,998 coins per bar, by smithing adamant platebodies. All high alchemy return amounts are listed here.

A list of adamant items that can be smithed from adamant bars and the Smithing levels required can be found here.


Adamant bar Adamant bar
Smithing level Smithing 70
Used with Anvil, Furnace
Experience (per bar)
Smithing 62.5 XP
Equipment 4.875 XP
Experience (per ore)
Smelting 37.5 XP
Equipment 2.925 XP
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Adamant bar Adamant bar
Smithing-Make-X GE icon
37.5 XP-3,254
Smithing Smithing level70
P2P icon Members onlyNo
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore11,4611,461
Total price2,277

Cost analysis

It costs 2,277 coins to manufacture one bar, assuming all materials are purchased from the Grand Exchange; a profit of 977 coins. Using Superheat Item to smelt an adamant bar cost 2,935 coins; 2,719 coins if a fire staff is used. Using the Blast Furnace to halve the coal required results in a cost of 1,869 coins, a profit of 1,385 coins.

Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Acheron mammothN/A10–15Rare
Adamant dragonN/A2Always
Adamant dragonN/A3Common
Ancient mageN/A1–4Common
Ancient rangerN/A2–4Uncommon
Ancient warriorN/A1–4Uncommon
Angry barbarian spiritN/A1Rare
Barbarian Assault/RewardsN/A33Common
Barbarian Assault/RewardsN/A10Unknown
Berserk barbarian spiritN/A1Rare
Black demonN/A1Uncommon
Black demon (Demon Flash Mobs)1161Uncommon
Black dragonN/A1–2Uncommon
Blood reaverN/A1–4Common
Bronze dragonN/A1Rare
Cadarn ranger1222–4Uncommon
Celestial dragonN/A4Common
Corporeal BeastN/A35Uncommon
Crystal Shapeshifter1126Common
Demon Flash MobN/A25Uncommon
Demon bossN/A25Uncommon
Desert strykewyrmN/A3Uncommon
Ferocious barbarian spiritN/A1Rare
Frost dragon1123Uncommon
General GraardorN/A15–20Uncommon
Giant moleN/A2–4Uncommon
Giant moleN/A6Uncommon
Golden chinchompa (Squeal of Fortune)N/A20Common
Greater reborn warriorN/A1Unknown
Iron dragonN/A2Uncommon
Kal'gerion demonN/A8Uncommon
King Black DragonN/A8Uncommon
Rare drop tableN/A14–16Uncommon
Rare drop tableN/A135–165Uncommon
Red dragonN/A1Uncommon
Shade Catacombs/RewardsN/A1–3Rare
Skeleton (Tarn's Lair)N/A1Unknown
Skeleton bruteN/A1Uncommon
Skeleton thugN/A1Rare
Skeleton warlordN/A1Uncommon
Spirit implingN/A1Unknown
Spiritual rangerN/A2Uncommon
Steel key blackN/A1–3Rare
Steel key brownN/A1–3Rare
Steel key crimsonN/A1–3Rare
Steel key purpleN/A1–3Rare
Steel key redN/A1–3Rare
Telos, the Warden200091–616Varies
Tormented demonN/A4Common
Tormented wraithN/A3Uncommon


Item Skill Materials
Adamant 2h sword Adamant 2h sword84 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamant arrowheads 5 Adamant arrowheads75 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant battleaxe Adamant battleaxe80 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamant bolts (unf) 5 Adamant bolts (unf)73 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant chainbody Adamant chainbody81 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamant claw Adamant claw83 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Adamant dagger Adamant dagger70 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant dart tip Adamant dart tip74 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant full helm Adamant full helm77 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Adamant hasta Adamant hasta75 Smithing
Adamant hatchet Adamant hatchet71 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant helm Adamant helm73 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield82 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamant knife Adamant knife77 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant longsword Adamant longsword76 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Adamant mace Adamant mace72 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant pickaxe Adamant pickaxe75 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody88 Smithing
  • 5 × Adamant bar
Adamant platelegs Adamant platelegs86 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamant plateskirt Adamant plateskirt86 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar75 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Adamant spear Adamant spear75 Smithing
Adamant sq shield Adamant sq shield78 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Adamant sword Adamant sword74 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant throwing axe Adamant throwing axe77 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamant warhammer Adamant warhammer79 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Adamantite limbs Adamantite limbs76 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Adamantite nails Adamantite nails74 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
B.A.N.K. Stander B.A.N.K. Stander60 Invention
Book switcher Book switcher60 Invention
Off-hand adamant battleaxe Off-hand adamant battleaxe80 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant claw Off-hand adamant claw83 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant dagger Off-hand adamant dagger70 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant knife Off-hand adamant knife77 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant longsword Off-hand adamant longsword76 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant mace Off-hand adamant mace72 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant scimitar Off-hand adamant scimitar75 Smithing
  • 2 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant sword Off-hand adamant sword74 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant throwing axe Off-hand adamant throwing axe77 Smithing
  • 1 × Adamant bar
Off-hand adamant warhammer Off-hand adamant warhammer79 Smithing
  • 3 × Adamant bar


[FAQ] • [doc]


  • The word "adamant(ite)" is abstracted form the Greek word "adamas" (also the root of the word "diamond") meaning "unconquerable," and refers to any strong metal.
  • For little more than half a year it was the strongest metal in RuneScape Classic, being released in January 2001 while Runite wasn't released until August of the same year.
  • The name "adamantite bar" was changed to "adamant bar" in November 2010, because adamantite was the name of the ore, not the metal. The name of "runite bar" was also changed to "rune bar" for the same reason.
  • Adamant is the heaviest of all ores, with the adamant bar being the heaviest bar in-game, with the exception of an obsidian bar which weighs 3 kg.