Best Runescape Melee Weapons

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The Top Ten

Chaotic Rapier
Fast hitting, high stab, and nice strength bonus make this a nice pick for the #1 spot.
Fast and great offensive effect when combined with a dragon defender
Love this weapon, Very fast stabbing! Awesome/High hit's.
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2Drygore Longsword
Best melee weapon currently in RuneScape, with a damage of 1102, and 4957 points of accuracy. When combined with an Off-hand drygore longsword, you can have extreme damage and accuracy. Unfourtunately, this item degrades over time, and must be repaired after 10 hours of combat. It costs 907,500 coins to fully repair this weapon.
Better than a chaotic long sword or chaotic rapier.
Drygore for the win!
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3Abyssal Whip
One of the most common weapons in the game and one of the best for those who are mid level and don't want to spend the time getting 80 dungeoneering.
The whip is one of the fastest weapons in the game and can be upgraded to the abyssal vine whip. The vine whip has better accuracy and damage but requires 85 slayer to make.
Cheap, fast, and possible to use with shield or second hand weapon
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4Dragon Claws
Sorry but this isn't a good weapon on EoC
Most deadly special attack in the game comes from these making it the 2nd best melee weapon.
Great weapon to rush or spec out someone

5Armadyl Godsword
Having a high hitting special attack and very accurate slash attack makes this weapon a good choice for pker's
I think this is a great sword. Being around 7mil I believe. This tops over the d claws, especially now that the update has been up. The hits are insane with the Armadyl godsword. It will crush anyone who stands in its way. Infact there was a person with like 85 magic and he stood no chance against me. I killed him around 5 times easily. If you have the money I thik it would be a great choice for U. Maybe with some bandos too. (or dragon if you don't have that money)

6Chaotic Maul
If high hits are your thing then this is just the weapon for you.
I love this weapon. Slow, buy with abilities its a beast!
Best chaotic but has slow attacks. It can hit very high like up to 700s
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7Dragon Scimitar
Very powerful weapon for pures and mid level players
It doesn't matter what class you are, warrior, rouge, mage, it is a great melee weapon that can kill and is fast.

8Saradomin Sword
The speed of a whip, with slightly higher numbers as well as a much better special attack.
This is a perfect sword for training Strength. They are perfect against deadly red spiders. Deadly red spiders are weak to crush and a saradomin sword is a crush weapon so... I train a lot with the ss... I highly recommend it for melee training. Greetings from TheEvilRobin.
The attack speed of a whip with the ability to train strength

9Dragon Dagger
This special attack is most likely the most common on used in the game at a very low cost and perfect for pking

10Chaotic Longsword
This weapon is known for it's very high accuracy making it the perfect bossing weapon.

The Contenders

11Bronze Scimitar
This item is truly amazing, you just can't live without it and it will help you throught your runescape journey, its inexpensive and overall I'd say the most powerful weapon in the game, you surely wont regret choosing the Bronze Scimitar
Just flat put amazing! I could kill the queen black dragon in under 10 hits. No players could even match up to my skill while I used this
In my opinion best value for money! Claws to ags then to bronze scimitar pking, those were the days!
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12Abyssal Vine Whip
Hello guys anyway this weapon is the beast so screw you
Upgraded version of whip, good to train combat with no need to break your drygore/chaotic
It's the upgraded abyssal whip so it's better. enough said.

13Brackish Blade
Fast attack speed and high stab makes this a perfect dragon slaying weapon
Its a bit good

14Saradomin GodSword
It restores health and prayer points while having very good accuracy and it is fast enough. It is the best option to train attack, defense and strength and it doesn't degrade over time
Laugh out loud stupid poll..
This must be befor eoc..

15Drygore Rapier
It hits pretty fast and hits really high. The only negative point is that is really expensive. I recommend it with a off-hand drygore rapier because it 2 times better then

16Steel Hatchet
OP. Jagex needs to remove this weapon. use it at your advantage while you can
What more could you ask for? Speed in a heated pvp, then a useful tool for chopping an oak afterward.

17Bandos Godsword
When ever you hit you your target It will make there defense level go down bye one until 10 levels down so you can fight you target easer
It will make them weaken in defense bye 1 until your targets defense level is down by 10 so you can fight the target easier to fight

18Dragon Kiteshield
Defense is the best offense

19Primal Longsword
The highest stats of a one-handed weapon and the best looking weapon in the game as well. You even have the option to have a shield or dual wield!

This stiff wooden pole will make all your enemies fear you. With the Staff you can easily solo the mighty Vorago in a few hits. It is however said that only the chosen one may weild it.

21Easter Carrot
Absolute best and coolest looking weapon in runescape 2014. You can also wack off other players. Excuse me *wack* other players

22Drygore Mace

23Dragon Halberd
Has high damage and a low attack level and is cheap I think its about 400k


25Bronze Dagger
I was owned by a level 5 with this bad boy and I'm a level 112 with dragon claws!

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