The wyvern crossbow is a two-handed crossbow that requires level 85 Ranged to wield. It was released along with wyverns, which have a 1/2,000 chance on task, 1/10,000 off-task chance of dropping the crossbow.
It uses wyvern spines as ammunition, which are a common drop from wyverns. However, any bolt ammunition can be used with the crossbow, including Dragonbane bolts and Ascension bolts (which will have their damage scaled down to match wyvern spines).
It has a damage-over-time effect, appearing as poison hit splats, that ramps up in damage the longer it is in combat against a specific foe. The hits must not miss - missing attacks on the mob for 3 seconds will cause the poison damage to reset back down. Its poison damage over time effect stacks with both Cinderbane gloves and any weapon poison.
The crossbow will degrade to a broken state after 60,000 charges of combat (but loses 2 charges per hit, so has a minimum duration of 5 hours of combat). It can be fixed by Repair NPCs such as Bob in Lumbridge, or at an armour stand in a player-owned house. A full repair, without discounts, costs 4,125,000 coins.
|Armour||0||PvM: 0%||PvP: 0%|
|Life points||0||Style bonuses|
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The base repair cost of the Wyvern crossbow when completely degraded to 0.0% item charge is 4,125,000 coins. It can be repaired by:
- Bob - the axe seller in Lumbridge
- Tindel Marchant - the weapon and armour repairman at Port Khazard
- Dunstan - the smith in Burthorpe
- Squire - in the workshop area of the Void Knights' Outpost
If it is only partially degraded, then the cost of a full repair is multiplied by the percentage of item charge that needs to be repaired to produce the current repair cost.
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Comparison with other Ranged weapons
|Seren godbow||92||997,840,755||2577 (92)||
|Noxious longbow||90||132,595,115||2458 (90)||
|Wyvern crossbow||85||24,904,565||2178 (85)||
|Strykebow|| 85 |
|Hexhunter bow||80||114,836,208||1924 (80)|
|Royal crossbow|| 80 |
|Attuned crystal bow|| 80 |
|Attuned crystal weapon seed, 2000 harmonic dust||1924 (80)||
|Zaryte bow||80||10,423,284||1924 (80)|
|Sunspear (ranged)|| 78 |
River of Blood
|Free after River of Blood quest, 600,000 to reclaim||1829 (78)|
|Hand cannon|| 75 |
|Blightbound crossbow and off-hand||92|| 812,901,439 (main hand)|
|Ascension crossbow and off-hand||90|| 89,074,740 (main hand)|
|Superior Morrigan's throwing axe||88||7,420,907 (main hand)||2343 (88)|
|Superior Morrigan's javelin||88||7,402,007 (main hand)||2343 (88)|
|Elite Death Lotus dart and off-hand|| 88 |
|25 Death Lotus dart (or off-hand), Death lotus extract||2343 (88)|
|Shadow glaive and off-hand||85|| 6,555,771 (main hand)|
|Death Lotus dart and off-hand|| 85 |
|Ancient bones, 25 Ascension shards||2178 (85)|
|Attuned crystal chakram and off-hand|| 80 |
|2 attuned crystal weapon seeds, 2000 harmonic dust||1924 (80)||
|Chaotic crossbow and off-hand|| 80 |
| 200,000 (main hand)|
|Armadyl crossbow and off-hand||75||3,650,116 (main hand)|
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|Raptor key||N/A||1||Very rare|
|Wyvern (elite)||133||1||Very rare|
|Item quantity required||1|
|Base junk chance||1.0%|
- It has the same examine as the royal crossbow.
- The damage-over-time effect used to work against poison-immune monsters. After a hidden update, this appears to be no longer true.
|Dyed ascension crossbows|
|Dyed Blightbound crossbows|