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Attack speed is determined by the interval between hits. Hit intervals are measured in game ticks (0.6 seconds). The lower the interval, the faster the attack speed.

The attack speed can not be altered by any consumables, rather it is determined by the type of weapon being used. The tables below show the attack speeds for the respective types.

The speed of all combat spells is 5 (interval: 5 ticks, 3.0 seconds), unless at long range distance, in which the speed is 4 (interval: 6 ticks, 3.6 seconds).

Melee Weapons Edit

Weapon Speed Interval
Event rpg 7 3 ticks (1.8 seconds)
Dagger 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Shortsword 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Scimitar 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Claws 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Axe 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Pickaxe 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Staff 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Mace 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Spear 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Longsword 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Warhammer 4 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)
Battleaxe 4 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)
Halberd 3 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)
Two-handed sword 3 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)

Special Melee Weapons Edit

Weapon Speed Interval
Unarmed 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Abyssal whip 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Red topaz machete 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Ancient staff 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Staff of the dead 6 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)
Salamander 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Silverlight/Darklight 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Excalibur 5 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)
Barrelchest anchor 4 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)
Godswords 4 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)
Granite maul 3 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)

Tzhaar-ket-om (Obsidian Maul)

3 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)

Dharok's greataxe

3 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)

Ranged Weapons Edit

Weapon Speed Interval
Dart 7

normal: 3 ticks (1.8 seconds)

rapid: 2 ticks (1.2 seconds)

Throwing knife 7

normal: 3 ticks (1.8 seconds)

rapid: 2 ticks (1.2 seconds)

Shortbow 6

normal: 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)

rapid: 3 ticks (1.8 seconds)

Composite bow 5

normal: 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)

rapid: 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)

Throwing axe 5

normal: 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)

rapid: 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)

Longbow 4

normal: 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)

rapid: 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)

Crossbow 4

normal: 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)

rapid: 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)

Special Ranged Weapons Edit

Weapon Speed Interval
Salamander 5

5 ticks (3.0 seconds)

Toktz-xil-ul (Obsidian Throwing Ring) 6

normal: 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)

rapid: 3 ticks (1.8 seconds)

Karil's crossbow 6

normal: 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)

rapid: 3 ticks (1.8 seconds)

Crystal bow 5

normal: 5 ticks (3.0 seconds)

rapid: 4 ticks (2.4 seconds)

Ogre bow 3

normal: 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)

rapid: 6 ticks (3.6 seconds)

Dark bow 2

normal: 8 ticks (4.8 seconds)

rapid: 7 ticks (4.2 seconds)

Toxic blowpipe 7 or 6

Player Vs NPC:

normal: 3 ticks (1.8 s)

rapid: 2 ticks (1.2 s)

PVP:

normal: 4 ticks (2.4 s)

rapid: 3 ticks (1.8 s)

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