For other variants of this item, see non-corrupt.
Corrupt dragon spear detail

The corrupt dragon spear was released on 15 October 2008, along with the PvP worlds. It is the strongest and was the only spear available to non-members at its release, followed by the spears that can be obtained during the Dungeoneering skill. It is also the most damaging weapon available to non-members. The corrupt dragon spear crumbles to dust after 30 minutes of wielding. It requires 60 Attack to wield. This spear, like all spears, attacks at the same rate as any battleaxe or two-handed sword, with a normal attack interval of 3.6 seconds.

Players can obtain this item either by trading with another player, or by receiving it as a very rare drop from killing Revenants or the Chaos Elemental.

When a player is killed with the degraded version of this weapon, coins (amount dependent on grand exchange price) are dropped instead of the spear. This is a good method to get a partial refund of the weapon's price as you cannot trade the degraded version.

Warning: Once you wield this item for 3 or more seconds, it will have the word (deg) added to its name and it becomes untradeable. Using this item in combat adds the (deg) to its name almost instantly, also rendering it untradeable.

It is more expensive than the normal version because it is the most accurate (along with other corrupt dragon weapons) and highest Damage weapon in F2P.

This spear is noticeably stronger and more accurate than the Gravite 2h sword, and is considered the deadliest weapon in Free-to-play.

  • As 30 minutes contains 3000 ticks, you are able to get at most 500 auto-attacks with this spear before it crumbles into dust. Thus, each hit landed using this weapon costs a minimum of approximately 328 coins.
Combat Stats
RequirementsCorrupt dragon spear equipped
60 Attack
Attack Melee2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour0PvM: 0%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses

Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Chaos Elemental3051Very rare
Revenant cyclops601Very rare
Revenant dark beast1121Very rare
Revenant demon841Very rare
Revenant dragon1261Very rare
Revenant goblin16; 19; 22; 281Very rare
Revenant hellhound701Very rare
Revenant hobgoblin441Very rare
Revenant icefiend371Very rare
Revenant imp141Very rare
Revenant knight1191Very rare
Revenant ork981Very rare
Revenant pyrefiend401Very rare
Revenant vampyre471Very rare
Revenant werewolf531Very rare


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  • The corrupt dragon spear was featured in the RuneScape Quiz #5. The question about the spear was: "What is the Strength bonus bestowed by the Corrupt Dragon Spear?". The highest percentage of voters (45%) answered 55, while the correct strength bonus was 60 (which 34% of people answered).
  • Following the release of EOC, the corrupt dragon spear became the most powerful weapon for F2Pers. The previous being the Gravite 2h sword. Due to the rarity of revenant hunters in both free and members worlds, along with recent combat buffs to revenants, the spear has increased tremendously in price, surpassing even the Corrupt dragon battleaxe. One should be wary that the street price may be higher than the price shown on the Grand Exchange.
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