Magical melee (also known as magic-based melee) attacks are distinguished by a unique set of characteristics.

Protection: Prayer method Prayer icon.png Defence and armour method Defence icon.png
Attack acts like Melee Attack icon.pngStrength icon.pngProtect from Melee Magic Magic icon.png → Defend against magic, with e.g., Dragonhide (Black d'hide body.png)
More info Having a high Prayer bonus will help Magical Defence is based on 70% of your Magic level and 30% on your Defence
Magic defence icon.png = 70%Magic icon.png & 30% Defence icon.png

Note: Certain special attacks of melee weapons can deal a magical-melee attack (the Saradomin sword for example).

List of monsters that use magical-melee

See also

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