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Granite hammer
Granite hammer
Release date 26 October 2017 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? Yes
Stackable? No
High Alch 38,400 coins
Low Alch 25,600 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 1,045,143 coins (info)
Buy limit Unknown
Weight 5 kg
Examine
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Granite hammer detail

The granite hammer is a warhammer dropped by the Grotesque Guardians that can be found on the Slayer Tower's rooftop. Level 50 Attack and Strength are required to wield it.

It acts as a rock hammer in the inventory, but will automatically smash gargoyles when it is equipped.

Unlike standard warhammers, the granite hammer features an attack speed of 6, matching the speed of more commonly used melee weapons (such as scimitars and abyssal whip), which results in significantly more damage over time. Thus, in terms of overall power, the granite hammer falls roughly between the rune scimitar and dragon scimitar.

In comparison to the leaf-bladed sword, the granite hammer has slightly poorer accuracy but a greater strength bonus and a special attack. However, the leaf-bladed sword is far easier to obtain, especially for ironmen.

Bonuses
Hover over image for type Granite hammer equipped
Attack icon Attack bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +57 -3 -1
Defence icon Defence bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Melee Other bonuses Slot
Strength icon Ranged Strength icon Magic Damage icon Prayer icon

Weapon slotlist

+56 ? ? +0
Monster attack speed 6


Special attackEdit

Hammer Blow

A player performing the granite hammer's special attack.

The granite hammer has a special attack, Hammer Blow, which consumes 60% of the player's special attack energy, and deals an attack with 50% increased accuracy, while guaranteeing 5 additional damage to that attack.

Even if the special attack misses, the target will still take a minimum of 5 damage from it. This excludes NPCs that are immune to normal forms of attack, such as vyrewatch and slayer monsters the player does not have the Slayer level to attack.

Combat stylesEdit

CombatStyles warhammer Combat style Type Experience
Pound Crush Attack and Hitpoints
Pummel Crush Strength and Hitpoints
Block Crush Defence and Hitpoints

Dropping monstersEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Grotesque Guardians 228; 328 1 4; Rare (1/750)

TriviaEdit

  • The examine text is a reference to the song U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer.
  • The granite hammer's special attack shares its animation with the dragon warhammer. On release this included the red "ghost" effect trailing it; this was changed to a grey trail shortly after release.