This article is about the spell. For the Hunter item, see bird snare.
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Release date 29 March 2004 (Update)
Members Yes
Level 50
Spellbook Normal,
Type Combat
Experience 60.5
Runes 2Nature
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Snare is a combat spell which prevents your opponent from moving.

It currently lasts for 9 seconds against players and 18 seconds against monsters.

It is possible to cast Snare on a target that is already affected. However, this will not refresh the effect and does not grant experience, resulting in a total waste of runes.

This spell was often disputed over whether it should be members only. Many players believe that it's too powerful of an attack for Free-to-Play, while others think that it wouldn't be much of a benefit for Pay-to-Play. This spell is currently for members only, while f2p users can still use Bind.


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  • The animation of Snare is almost identical to that of Bind other than that the latter's "vine" has a greyer colour.
  • If this spell is named in terms of common gaming terms, it would be named "Root" as it prevents the target from moving, whereas "Snare" only slows the target's movement.
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