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Magical melee was removed after an update.
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Magical melee (also known as magic-based melee) attacks were distinguished by a unique set of characteristics. It was removed in the Evolution of Combat update since most monsters have one main attack style.

Protection: Prayer methodPrayer-icon Defence and armour method Defence-icon
Attack acts like Melee Attack-iconStrength-iconProtect/Deflect Melee (Protect from MeleeDeflect Melee) Magic Magic-icon → Defend against magic, with e.g., Dragonhide (Green dragonhide body)
More info Having a high Prayer bonus will help Magical Defence is based on 70% of your Magic level and 30% on your Defence
Magic defence-icon = 70%Magic-icon & 30% Defence-icon

Note: Certain special attacks of members-only melee weapons can deal a magical melee attack ( the Saradomin sword or Korasi's sword for example).

List of monsters that used magical melee

See also

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