Certain weapons have special attacks, ranging from temporary boosts in stats to attacks dealing more damage than normal. You wielding such a weapon, you will find a special attack bar in the combat interfaces of these weapons. If you click on the bar, then your character will commence a special attack and use up a certain amount of your special attack power. If you do not have enough special attack power left, then you will not be able to perform the special attack. you won't be able to use it. Your special attack power will slowly restore over time.
|Abyssal whip||Energy Drain: This attack is more accurate and, if successful, will transfer 25% of your opponent's run energy to you.||50%|
|Darklight||Weaken: This is an ordinary attack which, if successful, reduces your opponent's attack, defence and strength. It is twice as effective against demons.||50%|
|Dragon 2h sword||Powerstab: This weapon produces an area attack which does damage to nearby enemies.||60%|
|Dragon axe (hatchet)||Clobber: This attack dazes your opponent, lowering their defence and magic stats.||100%|
|Dragon battleaxe||Rampage: +20.5% Strength, -8.8% Attack, -8.8% Defense, -8.8% Magic, and -8.8% Ranged||100%|
|Dragon dagger||Puncture: This attack consists of two quick strikes at your opponent, with slightly increased accuracy and damage.||25%|
|Dragon halberd||Sweep: Sweep: A devastating slash through your opponent. For large monsters the halberd will automatically sweep back and forth to do extra damage or will hit two opponents in a multicombat area once.||30%|
|Dragon longsword||Cleave: This attack is more powerful and so inflicts increased damage to your opponent.||25%|
|Dragon mace||Shatter: This attack is much more powerful, but it also has a reduced chance to hit.||25%|
|Dragon scimitar||Severe: This attack is more accurate and, if successful, will prevent your opponent from using protection prayers for 5 seconds.||55%|
|Dragon spear||Shove: This attack deals no damage to your opponent, it simply forces them back away from you and stuns them for a short time.||25%|
|Excalibur||Sanctuary: +11.8% Defense||100%|
|Granite maul||Quick Smash: This is simply an extra attack taken instantly with no other effects.||50%|
|Magic longbow||Powershot: This attack uses the full power of the longbow so that the chances of hitting your opponent are greatly increased.||35%|
|Magic shortbow||Snap-Shot: This attack allows you to fire two rapid shots at your opponent, however the speed reduces your accuracy.||55%|
|Rune claws||Impale: This attack is more powerful and more accurate, though it is slower than normal.||25%|
|Rune thrownaxe||Chain-Hit: In a multiway combat area this attack bounces the projectile between several targets, dealing damage to each of them.||10%|
|Seercull||Soulshot: This attack reduces your opponent's Magic level by the amount of damage you inflict.||100%|
|Barrelchest anchor||Sunder: This attack doubles your chance to hit. A successful hit will lower either your enemy's Defence, Attack, Ranged or Magic level by 10% of the damage caused||50%|
|Dorgeshuun crossbow||Snipe: This Ranged attack will lower your opponent's Defence level by the amount of damage you inflict. You will have a very high chance of hitting an unsuspecting opponent||90%|
|Bone dagger||Backstab: This attack will lower your opponent's Defence level by the amount of damage you inflict. You will have a very high chance of hitting an unsuspecting opponent||90%|
|Brine sabre||Liquefy: Only useable under water. Doubles the chance of hitting, and adds a quarter of the damage dealt to your Strength, Attack and Defence||75%|
|Magic composite bow||Powershot: This attack uses the full power of the longbow and will have an increased chance of hitting your opponent||30%|
|Ancient mace||Favour of the War God: If this attack hits it will inflict normal damage even through the 'Protect from melee' Prayer. It will recharge your Prayer energy by the amount of damage done while draining your opponent's the same amount||100%|
|Korasi's sword||Disrupt: This is a magic based attack capable of dealing between 50% - 150% of the player's maximum hit. It can also hit up to three targets in a multi-combat area; the second target will receive half the damage of the first and the third will receive a quarter of the damage||60%|
Hints and Tips:
We recommend that you use these attacks when you are either pvping, duelling or fighting a strong monster.
The Drag dagger (p++) is great in duels and pvping since gives a great chance of poisoning your opponent, while the normal Dragon dagger is almost as good with quick hits.
There is one really neat way to use the Dragon battleaxe without losing other stats. What you do is first use the special attack then drink 1 dose of any kind of stat restore potion. This will still give you +20.5% strength but with no other lost stats.
The Magic bows (especially longbow) can also be used well as a first attack against monsters such as dragons. After the first attack you can switch to whatever bow you prefer.
One Rune weapon that has a special attack is the Rune Thrownaxe, a seldom used weapon. It is effective in a crowded area as it exerts a chain reaction of damage, almost like a cannon going off.
This Special Report was written by Im4eversmart. Thanks to Axeraider194, iamanarab, bloodyneck, nitzguy464, Electroclan, TheRulnig, vitruelugia, Doyboy007, watsermetjou, EverettP, pure kur3, Arachidamia, a1snpr, Freakybat, Stewy08, trekkie, Pure soul189, Chopsteeq, i love mods, Clawsork_31, kaoskiller1, Javezz and Alfawarlord for corrections.
This Special Report was entered into the database on Thu, Jun 17, 2004, at 10:01:12 PM by Freakybat, Stewy08, and it was last updated on Mon, Feb 13, 2012, at 06:00:56 PM by Greg.
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