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Runic Sword
Runic Sword.png
Type Sword
Damage 18.5  (♥×9.25)
Attack speed 1.6
Durability 2690
Effect Varies
Tooltip Runes held in offhand can be channeled for additional effects
Channeling Rune power drains durability
Rarity color Common
Stackable No
Version added 1.1
ID aoa3:runic_sword

The Runic Sword is a Tier 3 sword dropped by Clunkhead.


Attacking a mob while a certain Rune is held in the offhand will give the sword an additional ability. Doing this consumes 5 of that Rune, and lose 2 durability instead of 1. List of different Rune Effects:

Charged Rune: Spawns particles on hit. This effect is purely visual.
Fire Rune: Ignites target on hit, dealing 4 (♥×2) total fire damage.
Poison Rune: Inflicts the target with Poison II for 3.6 seconds.
Water Rune: Inflicts the target with Slowness I for 3 seconds.
Wind Rune: Deal extra knockback on hit.
Wither Rune: Inflicts the target with Wither III for 2 seconds.


See Repairing


See Swords#Enchanting


Mob Drops[]

Runic Sword can be obtained as a drop from the following mobs: