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The black longsword is a longsword stronger than the steel longsword but weaker than the mithril longsword. Like all other black weapons, it requires 10 attack to wield, and cannot be made using the smithing skill. Players can purchase this longsword from the Varrock Swordshop in Varrock

The black longsword and the steel longsword have the same strength bonus. Black longswords have the same bonuses as a White longsword, other than the +1 prayer bonus the latter offers.

As with all black and white equipment, the Black longsword cannot be made from raw materials using the Smithing skill.

Combat styles

CombatStyles longsword.png Combat style Type Experience
Chop Slash Attack and Hitpoints
Slash Slash Strength and Hitpoints
Lunge Stab Shared
Block Slash Defence and Hitpoints

Dropping monsters

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Cyclops 56; 76; 81 1 2; Common
Shadow warrior 48 1 2; Common
Skeleton 13; 21; 142 1 8; Unknown


Black longswords can be obtained from:

  • As rewards from level 1 treasure trails.
  • As a common drop from Cyclops, Shadow warriors & the Tormented wraith.

Store locations

This item can also be bought or sold at: