Steel studs detail

Steel studs can be made by using a steel bar and hammer on an anvil with level 36 Smithing, giving 37.5 Smithing experience. With the appropriate Crafting level, steel studs can then be used on soft leather armour to create studded leather armour.

A player will need one set of steel studs for each piece of studded armour that they create.


Steel studs Steel studs
Smithing-Make-X GE icon
37.5 XP-278
Smithing Smithing level36
P2P icon Members onlyNo
Steel barSteel bar1689689

Studded items

Studs can be added to several pieces of soft leather armour with the appropriate Crafting level to make studded leather armour.

Level Item Experience GE Price Profit/loss
41 Studded body 40 1,132 490
42 Studded leather gloves 40 391 -164
43 Studded leather boots 40 491 -4
44 Studded chaps 42 1,155 546
45 Studded leather shield 43 1,220 455


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Drop sources

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Source Combat level Quantity Rarity
H.A.M. Guard301Rare
New Varrock guard56; 901Rare
Guard (H.A.M.)191Uncommon
H.A.M. MemberN/A1Uncommon
New Varrock guard captain1041Uncommon
Giant skeleton (Tarn's Lair)846Unknown
Skeleton (Tarn's Lair)45; 70; 71; 72; 77; 796Unknown

Steel studs can also be obtained by pickpocketing H.A.M. members.


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