3rd age melee equipment is a set of 3rd age equipment, often considered the rarest melee armour set in the game. 3rd age melee armour requires level 65 Defence to wear, whilst the 3rd age longsword requires 65 Attack to wield. Players can obtain 3rd age melee equipment through hard and elite treasure trails, they cannot be bought in stores nor made through the Smithing skill.
3rd age melee armour offers higher defence bonuses over Bandos armour while lacking the same Strength and Prayer bonuses. Although it has lower defence bonuses compared to Justiciar armour. Some players wear 3rd age melee armour as a display of wealth.