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Mithril equipment is equipment stronger than black equipment but weaker than adamant equipment. All Mithril items are coloured a dark shade of blue; they are often mistaken for rune equipment because of the similarity in colour. Because of this, they are used in scams where a player will swap rune armour for mithril armour. They are also notably popular due to being lighter than equipment made of other conventional metals, while still providing decent defensive bonuses.

Weapons

Mithril weapons provides medium attack bonuses. Players require 30 Attack to wield them. Mithril equipment is less expensive than black weapons, is very popular because of the significantly greater bonuses than black equipment and because black equipment cannot be smithed.

Melee weapons

Main hand weapons

Attack
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril battleaxeMithril battleaxeSlash447454---000---3,417
Mithril clawMithril clawSlash288454---000---2,560
Mithril daggerMithril daggerStab288454---000---1,486
Mithril hastaMithril hastaStab367454---000---1,226
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchetSlash183454---000---1,448
Mithril longswordMithril longswordSlash367454---000---2,558
Mithril maceMithril maceCrush288454---003---1,484
Mithril pickaxeMithril pickaxeCrush223454---000---2,908
Mithril scimitarMithril scimitarSlash288454---000---2,570
Mithril swordMithril swordStab367454---000---1,519
Mithril warhammerMithril warhammerCrush447454---000---2,289

Off-hand weapons

Attack
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril defenderMithril defender---Stab724544500----
Off-hand mithril battleaxeOff-hand mithril battleaxe---Slash223454000---2,882
Off-hand mithril clawOff-hand mithril claw---Slash144454000---2,188
Off-hand mithril daggerOff-hand mithril dagger---Stab144454000---1,212
Off-hand mithril longswordOff-hand mithril longsword---Slash183454000---2,461
Off-hand mithril maceOff-hand mithril mace---Crush144454000---1,395
Off-hand mithril scimitarOff-hand mithril scimitar---Slash144454000---2,514
Off-hand mithril swordOff-hand mithril sword---Stab183454000---1,523
Off-hand mithril warhammerOff-hand mithril warhammer---Crush223454000---1,602

Two-handed weapons

Attack
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril 2h swordMithril 2h swordSlash670454---000---3,119
Mithril halberdMithril halberdSlash670454---000---12,798
Mithril spearMithril spearStab670454---000---3,958

Ranged weapons

Main hand weapons

Ranged
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril arrow 5Mithril arrowArrow288----000---21
Mithril bolts 5Mithril boltsBolt288----000---95
Mithril brutal 5Mithril brutalArrow220----000---411
Mithril crossbowMithril crossbowBolt-454---000---4,011
Mithril dartMithril dartThrown288454---000---23
Mithril javelinMithril javelinThrown447454---000---70
Mithril knifeMithril knifeThrown288454---000---292
Mithril throwing axeMithril throwing axeThrown367454---000---254

Off-hand weapons

Ranged
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Off-hand mithril crossbowOff-hand mithril crossbow---Bolt-454000---3,413
Off-hand mithril dartOff-hand mithril dart---Thrown144454000---18
Off-hand mithril knifeOff-hand mithril knife---Thrown144454000---148
Off-hand mithril throwing axeOff-hand mithril throwing axe---Thrown183454000---60

Two-handed weapons

Ranged
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril 2h crossbowMithril 2h crossbowBolt382454---000---4,320

Armour

Mithril armour requires 30 Defence to wear.

Attack
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril full helmMithril full helm9000---2,016
Mithril helmMithril helm8400---1,483
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody10400---2,493
Mithril chainbodyMithril chainbody9700---2,760
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield9000---3,342
Mithril sq shieldMithril sq shield8400---2,472
Mithril gauntletsMithril gauntlets2200---1,185
Culinaromancer's gloves 6Mithril gloves [rfd 1]1200---1,500
Mithril platelegsMithril platelegs9900---2,507
Mithril plateskirtMithril plateskirt9900---2,415
Mithril bootsMithril boots2200---2,268
  1. ^ Untradeable, can be bought after rescuing 5 characters within the Recipe for Disaster quest.

Grand Exchange sets

Players can buy mithril armour sets on the Grand Exchange rather than buy each piece individually. The Grand Exchange offers two different sets of mithril armour for purchase.

Mithril armour set (lg)

Image Name GE Price
Mithril armour set (lg) Mithril armour set (lg) 12,216 coins (update)
Attack
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril full helmMithril full helm9000---2,016
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody10400---2,493
Mithril platelegsMithril platelegs9900---2,507
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield9000---3,342
Totals38300---10,358

Mithril armour set (sk)

Image Name GE Price
Mithril armour set (sk) Mithril armour set (sk) 12,557 coins (update)
Attack
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-iconRanged-iconMagic-icon
Mithril full helmMithril full helm9000---2,016
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody10400---2,493
Mithril plateskirtMithril plateskirt9900---2,415
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield9000---3,342
Totals38300---10,266

Trivia

  • Mithril (also called "truesilver") is a fictional metal invented by J.R.R. Tolkien for his fantasy writings (Lord of the Rings, etc.). Notable is a mithril chainmail shirt worn by Bilbo and then Frodo, described by the former as "light as a feather, but as hard as dragon scales". This may not be completely accurate in RuneScape, but full mithril is lighter than (for example) steel armour, which weighs 60 kg; because of this, one could conclude that Jagex wished to make a tribute to Tolkien. In Lord of the Rings, Mithril is more like rune, than the dark blue RuneScape variant.