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Released 4 January 2001 (Update)
Quest item No
Members item No
Tradeable Yes
Equipable Yes
Stackable No
High alch 30gp
Low alch 20gp
Shop price 50gp - Gulluck and Sons
Sale price 40gp - Gulluck and Sons
Examine Short but effective

A Shortbow is a bow which can be used to train the Ranged skill by players of any Ranged level and it can fire arrows up to Iron.

It can also be made by players with level 5 Fletching by using a knife on a regular log granting 5 Fletching experience, and then using a bowstring on the unstrung shortbow for a total of 20 Fletching experience.

Respawn pointsEdit


Shop Location Stock
Lowe's Archery Store Eastern Varrock 4
Hickton's Archery Store Catherby 4
King Lathas' Weaponary Shop Combat Training Camp 4
Gulluck and Sons Grand Tree 4

Dropped byEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Black knight 46 1 2Common
Goblin 7 1 3Uncommon
Jailer 51 1 7Unknown


Bonuses Bows
A player wielding a Shortbow
Aim Power Armour Magic Prayer
0 0 0 0 0

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