Empowered catalytic staff detail

The empowered catalytic staff can be found in the dungeons under Daemonheim. It requires 90 Magic to wield. The empowered catalytic staff will provide all elemental runes at once when casting spells.

It requires 99 Runecrafting to make, and can only be made out of a grave creeper staff. The Empowered catalytic staff is tied for being the third-highest Magic level requirement staff in all of RuneScape. The Unholy cursebearer is known to drop Empowered catalytic staves. This staff cannot be obtained as a default weapon from complexity 1 dungeons.

Combat Stats
RequirementsEmpowered catalytic staff equipped
90 Magic
Magic Magic2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour0PvM: 0%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses


Empowered catalytic staff Empowered catalytic staff
RunecraftingMagicMake-X GE icon
106 XP106 XP-
Runecrafting Runecrafting level99
P2P icon Members onlyYes
Grave creeper staffGrave creeper staff1N/A-

Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
Unholy cursebearer47; 53; 58; 64; 70; 75; 81; 86; 92; 98; 103; 109; 114; 120; 126; 131; 1381Random

Compared with other dungeoneering staves

Name Reqs Accuracy (tier) Notes
Celestial catalytic staff Celestial catalytic staff (m) 99 Magic
29 Dungeoneering
3031 (99)
  • Can only be obtained as a reward from Cursebearer icon Unholy cursebearer boss
  • Provides infinite elemental runes
Empowered catalytic staff Empowered catalytic staff (m) 90 Magic 2577 (92)
Grave creeper staff Grave creeper staff (m) 90 Magic 2458 (90)
  • 90 Magic to wield
  • Can be made at 98 Fletching from Grave creeper branches Grave creeper branches
  • Lower stats than Empowered catalytic staff
  • Provides infinite elemental runes
Doomcore staff Doomcore staff (m) 83 Magic
80 Slayer
2074 (83)
  • Can only be obtained as a drop from Nechryael icon Nechryael (80 Slayer)
  • Provides infinite elemental runes
Catalytic staff Catalytic staff 40 Magic 668 (42)
  • Can be found at dungeon start
  • Can be made in members worlds at 50 Runecrafting from a Spinebeam staff
  • Provides infinite elemental runes
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