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Rune equipment are items made from the runite metal, and are the second best (but best non-degradable) equipment in free to play worlds. It is stronger than adamant equipment but weaker than corrupt dragon equipment.

Rune Weapons

Rune weapons are cyan and require an Attack level of 50 (apart from the rune cane, which requires only 48) to wield. They were formerly the best weapons available to free players until the introduction of Corrupted dragon equipment and the Gravite weapons. However, they are still regarded as the best weapons in F2P, as they do not disappear like corrupt dragon, and do not degrade like gravite.

Melee weapons

Image Name GE Price Members Only
Rune dagger Rune dagger 4,141 coins (update) No
Rune claw Rune claw 4,555 coins (update) Yes
Rune hatchet Rune hatchet 9,120 coins (update) No
Rune mace Rune mace 7,165 coins (update) No
Rune sword Rune sword 11,135 coins (update) No
Rune longsword Rune longsword 17,883 coins (update) No
Rune scimitar Rune scimitar 14,957 coins (update) No
Rune spear Rune spear 10,185 coins (update) Yes
Rune hasta Rune hasta 15,723 coins (update) Yes
Rune warhammer Rune warhammer 23,218 coins (update) No
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 24,988 coins (update) No
Rune 2h sword Rune two-handed sword 36,735 coins (update) No
Rune halberd Rune halberd 9,378 coins (update) Yes
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 22,097 coins (update) No
Rune defender Rune defender N/A Yes
Rune cane Rune cane 653,641 coins (update) Yes

Off-hand weapons

Image Name GE Price Members Only
Off-hand rune battleaxe Off-hand rune battleaxe 24,327 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune crossbow Off-hand rune crossbow 9,536 coins (update) Yes
Off-hand rune dagger Off-hand rune dagger 3,842 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune knife Off-hand rune knife 370 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune longsword Off-hand rune longsword 18,210 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune mace Off-hand rune mace 7,202 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune scimitar Off-hand rune scimitar 14,269 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune sword Off-hand rune sword 11,214 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune throwing axe Off-hand rune throwing axe 326 coins (update) Yes
Off-hand rune warhammer Off-hand rune warhammer 23,448 coins (update) No
Off-hand rune claw Off-hand rune claw 3,835 coins (update) Yes
Off-hand rune dart Off-hand rune dart 75 coins (update) Yes

Ranged weapons

Image Name GE Price Members Only
Rune crossbow Rune crossbow 9,573 coins (update) Yes
Rune 2h crossbow Rune 2h crossbow 4,057 coins (update) Yes
Runite bolts 5 Rune bolts 197 coins (update) Yes
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 151 coins (update) No
Rune brutal 5 Rune brutal arrows 647 coins (update) Yes
Rune dart Rune darts 77 coins (update) Yes
Rune javelin Rune javelin 181 coins (update) No
Rune throwing axe Rune throwing axe 341 coins (update) Yes
Rune knife Rune knife 395 coins (update) No

Armour

Rune armour is the highest-quality non-degradable armour that free-to-play players can wear, and the second-highest quality armour on the standard metallic armour spectrum (bronze to dragon). Rune armour requires 50 Defence to wear, though the rune platebody also requires completion of Dragon Slayer.

Name Image Exchange Price Store Price
Rune helm Rune helm 10,533 N/A
Rune full helm Rune full helm 20,892 N/A
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 29,002 50,000
Rune platebody Rune platebody 37,480 65,500
Rune platelegs Rune platelegs 37,002 64,000
Rune plateskirt Rune plateskirt 37,061 64,000
Rune square shield Rune sq shield 22,047 N/A
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 30,650 N/A
Rune spikeshield Rune spikeshieldRune spikeshield 0 58,531 (in uncharged form) 200 FoG tokens (in charged form)
Rune berserker shield Rune berserker shieldRune berserker shield 0 49,778 (in uncharged form) 300 FoG tokens (in charged form)
Rune boots Rune boots 7,549 N/A
Rune gloves(m) Culinaromancer's gloves 8 N/A 5,000
Rune gauntlets Rune gauntlets 3,432 N/A

Obtaining from the Champions' Guild

Rune armour is the best type of armour for a non-member; the only armour that's better statistically is the corrupt dragon armour, which crumbles to dust after 30 minutes and is very expensive. For this reason, rune armour is more popular among non-members. The rune platebody can only be worn after the completion of the Dragon Slayer quest, though all other pieces of rune armour can be worn without its completion - rune platelegs, rune plateskirts, rune chainbodies, rune swords, rune maces, etc. can be bought in Scavvo's Rune Store on the 1st2nd floor[UK] of the Champions' Guild just south of Varrock or the Grand Exchange.

  • Rune plateskirt: 64,000 coins
  • Rune platelegs: 64,000 coins
  • Rune chainbody: 50,000 coins
  • Rune longsword: 32,000 coins
  • Rune sword: 20,800 coins
  • Rune mace: 14,400 coins

Others

Ornamental rune armour, heraldic rune armour, trimmed rune armour, god armour, and gilded armour have the same bonuses as standard rune armour, except for some prayer bonuses on the god armours. These can be obtained from the member's only Treasure Trails.

Rune armour set (t) equipped

A player wearing full rune trimmed armour.

Trimmed (Free-to-play)

Image Type GE Price
Rune full helm (t) Rune full helm (t) 18,799 coins (update)
Rune platebody (t) Rune platebody (t) 37,427 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (t) Rune platelegs (t) 35,926 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (t) Rune plateskirt (t) 34,886 coins (update)
Rune kiteshield (t) Rune kiteshield (t) 30,443 coins (update)

Gold-trimmed (free-to-play)

Image Type GE Price
Rune full helm (g) Rune full helm (g) 18,591 coins (update)
Rune platebody (g) Rune platebody (g) 36,598 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (g) Rune platelegs (g) 35,182 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (g) Rune plateskirt (g) 35,828 coins (update)
Rune kiteshield (g) Rune kiteshield (g) 29,820 coins (update)

Gilded

Image Type GE Price
File:Gilded full helm.png Gilded full helm Script error coins (update)
File:Gilded platebody.png Gilded platebody Script error coins (update)
File:Gilded platelegs.png Gilded platelegs Script error coins (update)
File:Gilded plateskirt.png Gilded plateskirt Script error coins (update)
File:Gilded kiteshield.png Gilded kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Rune heraldic armour (free-to-play)

Image Type GE Price
Rune helm (h1) Rune helm (h1) 681,155 coins (update)
Rune platebody (h1) Rune platebody (h1) 659,748 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (h1) Rune platelegs (h1) 647,208 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (h1) Rune plateskirt (h1) 648,419 coins (update)
Rune shield (h1) Rune shield (h1) 672,425 coins (update)
Image Type GE Price
Rune helm (h2) Rune helm (h2) 679,247 coins (update)
Rune platebody (h2) Rune platebody (h2) 671,204 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (h2) Rune platelegs (h2) 659,749 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (h2) Rune plateskirt (h2) 638,710 coins (update)
Rune shield (h2) Rune shield (h2) 639,371 coins (update)
Image Type GE Price
Rune helm (h3) Rune helm (h3) 674,370 coins (update)
Rune platebody (h3) Rune platebody (h3) 646,587 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (h3) Rune platelegs (h3) 646,997 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (h3) Rune plateskirt (h3) 632,804 coins (update)
Rune shield (h3) Rune shield (h3) 657,393 coins (update)
Image Type GE Price
Rune helm (h4) Rune helm (h4) 662,197 coins (update)
Rune platebody (h4) Rune platebody (h4) 602,982 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (h4) Rune platelegs (h4) 656,386 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (h4) Rune plateskirt (h4) 595,264 coins (update)
Rune shield (h4) Rune shield (h4) 641,092 coins (update)
Image Type GE Price
Rune helm (h5) Rune helm (h5) 648,979 coins (update)
Rune platebody (h5) Rune platebody (h5) 661,561 coins (update)
Rune platelegs (h5) Rune platelegs (h5) 602,896 coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (h5) Rune plateskirt (h5) 639,390 coins (update)
Rune shield (h5) Rune shield (h5) 634,063 coins (update)

God armour (free-to-play)

Guthix armour set (lg) male equipped

A player wearing Guthixian rune armour.

Zamorak

Image Type GE Price
File:Zamorak full helm.png Zamorak full helm Script error coins (update)
File:Zamorak platebody.png Zamorak platebody Script error coins (update)
File:Zamorak platelegs.png Zamorak platelegs Script error coins (update)
File:Zamorak plateskirt.png Zamorak plateskirt Script error coins (update)
File:Zamorak kiteshield.png Zamorak kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Guthix

Image Type GE Price
Rune full helm (Guthix) Guthix full helm Script error coins (update)
File:Guthix platebody.png Guthix platebody Script error coins (update)
File:Guthix platelegs.png Guthix platelegs Script error coins (update)
File:Guthix plateskirt.png Guthix plateskirt Script error coins (update)
File:Guthix kiteshield.png Guthix kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Saradomin

Image Type GE Price
File:Saradomin full helm.png Saradomin full helm Script error coins (update)
File:Saradomin platebody.png Saradomin platebody Script error coins (update)
File:Saradomin platelegs.png Saradomin platelegs Script error coins (update)
File:Saradomin plateskirt.png Saradomin plateskirt Script error coins (update)
File:Saradomin kiteshield.png Saradomin kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Armadyl

Image Type GE Price
Rune full helm (Armadyl) Armadyl full helm Script error coins (update)
Rune platebody (Armadyl) Armadyl platebody Script error coins (update)
Rune platelegs (Armadyl) Armadyl platelegs Script error coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (Armadyl) Armadyl plateskirt Script error coins (update)
Rune kiteshield (Armadyl) Armadyl kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Bandos

Image Type GE Price
Rune full helm (Bandos) Bandos full helm Script error coins (update)
Rune platebody (Bandos) Bandos platebody Script error coins (update)
Rune platelegs (Bandos) Bandos platelegs Script error coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (Bandos) Bandos plateskirt Script error coins (update)
Rune kiteshield (Bandos) Bandos kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Ancient (Zaros)

Image Type GE Price
Rune full helm (Ancient) Ancient full helm Script error coins (update)
Rune platebody (Ancient) Ancient platebody Script error coins (update)
Rune platelegs (Ancient) Ancient platelegs Script error coins (update)
Rune plateskirt (Ancient) Ancient plateskirt Script error coins (update)
Rune kiteshield (Ancient) Ancient kiteshield Script error coins (update)

Gallery

Trivia

  • Rune plate armour has the highest number of variations, at 15. The second highest are black plate and adamant plate, with 8 variations each.
  • On 6 March 2012, rune armour, along with many other armours, received a graphical rework.
  • Before Evolution of Combat release, it only required 40 Attack or 40 Defence to wield/wear rune.
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