Fire Bolt
Fire Bolt icon
Release date 24 May 2001 (Update)
Members No
Level Magic 35
Spellbook Normal,
Type Combat

Fire weakness icon Fire

Damage 336
Runes 2Fire rune2Air rune
Fire bolt
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Fire bolt is the second strongest free-to-play magic fire spell and the fourth strongest fire spell for members in the standard spellbook. It requires two fire runes and two air runes to cast. The base damage of this spell is 336, and it scales up to 556 at 58 Magic.

Members who have completed the Family Crest quest can wear Chaos gauntlets which increase the maximum damage of the spell.


2Air rune2Fire rune498
Combo runes
2Fire rune2Dust rune2,288
2Air rune2Lava rune2,112
2Smoke rune2,022
2Air rune2Steam rune2,178
2Fire rune2Mist rune2,644
2Fire runeStaff of air318
2Air runeStaff of fire180
2Air runeSteam battlestaff180
Elemental battlestaff0
2Air runeMystical staff (75)180
2Air runeLava battlestaff180
2Fire runeAvernic wandTome of frost318


  • Before the Runescape HD update, Fire Bolt differed in appearance and shape from other spells in its category. While Wind Bolt, Water Bolt, and Earth Bolt appeared pointy, Fire Bolt appeared round, and noticeably rotated in flight. After the update, all Bolt spells were changed to adopt the shape and texture of Fire Bolt, to maintain consistency.
  • On 24 June 2010, all of the elemental spells received a graphical make-over.
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