Fire Wave
Fire Wave icon
Release date 18 March 2002 (Update)
Members Yes
Level 75
Spellbook Normal,
Type Combat

Fire weakness icon Fire

Damage 720
Runes 4Fire rune4Air rune
Fire wave
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Fire wave, a members-only magic spell, is the second strongest fire spell in the standard spellbook. It requires four fire runes and four air runes to cast. The base damage of this spell is 720, and it scales up to 768 at 80 Magic.

Players can use this spell to reignite the forge in the Ancient Cavern that allows players with 92 Smithing to attach all three parts of a broken dragon platebody.


4Air rune4Fire rune376
Combo runes
4Fire rune4Dust rune2,800
4Air rune4Lava rune2,832
4Smoke rune3,348
4Air rune4Steam rune2,736
4Fire rune4Mist rune2,276
4Fire runeStaff of air248
4Air runeStaff of fire128
4Air runeSteam battlestaff128
Elemental battlestaff0
4Air runeMystical staff (75)128
4Air runeLava battlestaff128
4Fire runeAvernic wandTome of frost248


  • The spell Iban Blast uses the same sounds as Fire Wave.
  • TzTok-Jad's magic attack uses the "hitting" sound as Fire Wave.
  • When exploding, Castle Wars explosives use the old animation when being hit by a Fire Wave.
  • On 24 June 2010, all of the elemental spells received a graphical make-over.
  • As revealed during Salt in the Wound, Kennith has the ability to cast Fire Wave.
  • The Queen Black Dragon has an attack of the same name, but is different as her fire wave attack creates a wall of dragonfire.