The oak shortbow is stronger than the shortbow, but weaker than the willow shortbow. It requires a Ranged level of 10 or higher to wield. The attack range of the oak shortbow is 7 spaces. Players can purchase this bow from various shops that carry Ranged equipment.
Players can make an oak shortbow with the Fletching skill at level 20 by cutting an unstrung oak shortbow from oak logs, gaining 16.5 Fletching experience in the process. The bow may then be completed with a bowstring, giving an additional 16.5 experience.