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.
[Newest]Great damage and accuracy, great for bossing

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!
[Newest]Chaotic are nothing compared to this? Yet chaotic maul has way more damage

3Bronze Scimitar
This item is truly amazing, you just can't live without it and it will help you through 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
Absolutely overpowered, I made max cash several times over, staking in the duel arena with bronze scimitar rushing.

4Abyssal 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.
I don't know what all this new garbage is about, but back in my day we whipped things hard.


5Dragon 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

6Armadyl 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)
Armadyl godsword is a good, cheap sword and has a great speical attack and is quiet accurate. great weapon choice in my opinion

7Chaotic 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

8Chaotic Longsword
This weapon is known for it's very high accuracy making it the perfect bossing weapon.

9Saradomin 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

10Dragon 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.
Pretty good for mid and low

The Contenders

11Dragon Dagger
This special attack is most likely the most common on used in the game at a very low cost and perfect for pking
Due to eoc the soecial attack no longer exist so longer is not as powerful as before and not tom good anymore

12Drygore Mace

13Abyssal 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.

14Drygore 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
Same stats as the long sword other then it has stab and the long sword is slash.
More monsters are weak to rapiers than long sword so they are the better choice, and are probably best on the list.

15Saradomin 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..

16Rune Scimitar
Fast and has a pretty good hit and you can also have a shield

17Brackish Blade
Fast attack speed and high stab makes this a perfect dragon slaying weapon
Its a bit good

18Korasi's Sword
Obtained from the quest The Void Stares Back. Requires 78 attack and 78 strength to wield.918 damage-1694 accuracy-stab style

19Steel Hatchet
What more could you ask for? Speed in a heated pvp, then a useful tool for chopping an oak afterward.
OP. Jagex needs to remove this weapon. use it at your advantage while you can
Absolutly amazing must have weapon.

20Primal 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!

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