Steel pickaxe detail.png

The steel pickaxe is a pickaxe stronger than the iron pickaxe, and may be used in combat or in Mining to mine rocks. The pickaxe requires level 20 Attack to wield, and level 6 Mining to otherwise use. It takes a minimum of 2.4 seconds to gather ore from rocks with this pickaxe. A steel pickaxe can sometimes be found inside barrels.

The steel pickaxe can be gilded by the Liquid Gold Nymph after receiving the full golden mining suit, creating the gilded steel pickaxe. It is cosmetic and gives no more bonuses than the regular pickaxe.

This pickaxe can be stored on a tool belt.

Combat Stats
RequirementsSteel pickaxe equipped.png
20 Attack
Attack.png MeleeMain hand slot.png
Average (3.6s)
AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour0PvM: 0%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses


Steel pickaxe.png Steel pickaxe
Smithing-Make-X GE icon.png
75 XP-1,887
Smithing Smithing level35
Quests Perils of Ice Mountain
P2P icon.png Members onlyNo
Steel bar.pngSteel bar29591,918

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Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
H.A.M. Guard301Common
Ogre coffinN/A1Common
Scorpion (Uncharted Isles)931Common
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A1Rare
Exiled kalphite worker751Uncommon
Guard (H.A.M.)191Uncommon
H.A.M. MemberN/A1Uncommon
Icefiend35; 841Uncommon
Crassian scout (Uncharted Isles)931Unknown
Crassian warrior (Uncharted Isles)931Unknown
Flying jellyfish931Unknown


[FAQ] • [doc]


  • The steel pickaxes wielded by dwarves still use the old graphics.
  • The Mining instructor on Tutorial Island appeared to be wielding a steel pickaxe.
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