"Steam staff" redirects here. For other uses, see Steam staff (disambiguation).
Steam battlestaff detail

The steam battlestaff is a medium-power elemental staff released on 28 August 2007 as part of the God Wars Dungeon update. It requires 30 Magic to wield and provides an unlimited amount of water and fire runes. Steam battlestaves are dropped only by K'ril Tsutsaroth and his bodyguards, Balfrug Kreeyath, Tstanon Karlak, and Zakl'n Gritch.

It can be made into a mystic steam staff by Thormac for a fee of 40,000 coins after completing the Scorpion Catcher quest or for 27,000 coins after completing the Seers' Village hard achievements. Upgrading the staff boosts its level by 10.

Assuming the Seers' Village hard achievements have been completed, each steam battlestaff upgraded into a mystic steam staff would yield a profit of 15630 coins.

The following spells require both water and fire runes:

With 85 Crafting, players may attach a shade skull to the steam battlestaff, creating a skeletal steam battlestaff.

Combat Stats
RequirementsSteam battlestaff equipped
30 Magic
Magic Magic2h slot
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour0PvM: 0%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses

Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
K'ril Tsutsaroth98; 6501Rare
Balfrug Kreeyath1021Very rare
Tstanon Karlak1021Very rare
Zakl'n Gritch1021Very rare


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  • After its release, some players complained about the steam battlestaff's similar appearance to the air staff. It received a graphical update on 5 September 2012, giving it a unique look. It received a third update, two months later, at the release of the Evolution of Combat.
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