Best Bolts for Vorkath OSRS

What are the best bolts for Vorkath? This question may be questioned by you when you play an OSRS game. Well, here we have some information about the best bolts for Vorkath and also the other information related to bolts and Vorkath in OSRS.

The Best Bolts for Vorkath

According to OSRS Best in Slot website, The best combination of bolts to maximize DPS at Vorkath is to use Dragon Ruby Bolts (e) for the first 50% of the kill and then followed by Dragon Diamond Bolts (e) for the remainder of the kill.

Dragon Ruby Bolts (e)
Dragon Ruby Bolts (e)
Diamond dragon bolts (e)
Diamond Dragon Bolts (e)

As also explained on the Old School RuneScape wiki on the Killing Vorkath page that the items that you are are Dragon hunter crossbow and Dragonfire ward with suitable ammo including Ruby dragon bolts (e) and Diamond dragon bolts (e). In addition, the other items that you need to killing Vorkath are (Elite) void knight equipment with ranger helms, Ava’s assembler (or other Ava’s device), Salve amulet (ei), Pegasian boots, Archers ring (i), potions and food.

That’s the information that we got about the best bolts for Vorkath. If you want to know more about this information, you are able to find it on Old School RuneScape Wiki, forums and the other sources.

What Are Bolts in OSRS?

Bolts in OSRS are the ammunition which is used by crossbows. A lot of types of bolts are created using a combination of the Smithing and Fletching skills. The metal component is created with Smithing and feathers are added with Fletching. There are also certain special bolts which can only be gained via other methods like monster drops or specialist shops.

Different types of bolts are able to be saved in a bolt pouch to conserve space. Same as other Ranged ammunition, bolts are able to be left on the ground sometimes after firing and can be picked up by the player.

Types of Bolts

There are several types of bolts as you are able to see in the explanation below.

Normal metal bolts

These bolts are able to be made through the Smithing and Fletching skills, excluding dragon; the unfinished bolts are gained as a monster drop and they are able to be finished using feathers. All metal bolts are able to be poisoned.

    • Bronze

Ranged strength: +10

    • Blurite

Ranged strength: +28

    • Iron

Ranged strength: +46

    • Steel

Ranged strength: +64

    • Mithril

Ranged strength: +82

    • Adamant

Ranged strength: +100

    • Runite

Ranged strength: +115

    • Dragon

Ranged strength: +122

Gem-tipped and enchanted bolts

Metal bolts are also able to be enhanced by adding gem bolt tips. It can increase their Ranged Strength bonus. They are able to improve through enchantment which can add an effect which will trigger in combat.

    • Opal bolts

Ranged strength: +14

    • Jade bolts

Ranged strength: +30

    • Pearl bolts

Ranged strength: +48

    • Topaz bolts

Ranged strength: +66

    • Sapphire bolts

Ranged strength: +83

    • Emerald bolts

Ranged strength: +85

    • Ruby bolts

Ranged strength: +103

    • Diamond bolts

Ranged strength: +105

    • Dragonstone bolts

Ranged strength: +117

    • Onyx bolts

Ranged strength: +120

Gem-tipped and enchanted dragon bolts

Dragon bolts are the only type of bolt which are able to accept all available gem bolt tips, excluding amethyst. All variants of enchanted dragon bolts owns the similar Ranged Strength of +122. However, they are otherwise identical in function to their inferior enchanted variants.

    • Opal dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Jade dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Pearl dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Topaz dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Sapphire dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Emerald dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Ruby dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Diamond dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Dragonstone dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

    • Onyx dragon bolts

Ranged strength: +122

Other player-made bolts

Silver bolts are like other silver items, in that they are made using a suitable mould and a furnace. Silver bolts are the only ranged weapons which are able to be used effectively against vampyres.

    • Silver

Ranged strength: +36

From kebbit spikes and long kebbit spikes, kebbit bolts and long kebbit bolts are fletched, respectively. They are only able to be used with the Hunters’ crossbow.

    • Kebbit

Ranged strength: +28

    • Long kebbit

Ranged strength: +38

Broad-tipped bolts

You are able to obtain Unfinished broad bolts through Slayer masters either through Slayer reward points or with coins.

    • Normal

Ranged strength: +100

    • Amethyst

Ranged strength: +115

Bolts Gained through other means


Barbed bolts are created from bronze bolts. It is done by attaching barb bolttips, which are able to be bought in the Ranging Guild using archery tickets.

    • Barbed

Ranged strength: +12

You are able to make bone bolts from Nardok’s Bone Weapons shop. They are only usable with the Dorgeshuun crossbow.

    • Bone

Ranged strength: +49

Through Drops

Bolt racks are gained from the Barrows minigame. They are only usable with Karil’s crossbow.

    • Bolt rack

Ranged strength: +55

The 10 Best Bolts in Old School RuneScape

According to Q Toptens, here are the top 10 best bolts in Old School RuneScape (OSRS).

    1. Onyx bolts

The ranged bonus is 120 and the grand exchange price is 7918.

    1. Dragon bolts

The ranged bonus is 122 and the grand exchange price is 975.

    1. Dragonstone bolts

The ranged bonus is 117 and the grand exchange price is 1777.

    1. Diamond bolts

The ranged bonus is 105 and the grand exchange price is 299.

    1. Ruby bolts

The ranged bonus is 103 and the grand exchange price is 238.

    1. Reunite bolts

The ranged bonus is 115 and the grand exchange price is 1014.

    1. Amethyst Broad-Tipped Bolts

The ranged bonus is 115 and the grand exchange price is N/A.

    1. Adamant bolts

The ranged bonus is 100 and the grand exchange price is 191.

    1. Normal broad-tipped bolts

The ranged bonus is 100 and the grand exchange price is N/A.

    1. Emerald bolts

The ranged bonus is 85 and the grand exchange price is 201.

About Vorkath

Vorkath is a dragonic boss monster in Old School RuneScape (OSRS). He was released on January 4th, 2018. His combat level is 732 and his size is 7×7. This monster is the first monster which will be faced during the Dragon Slayer II quest as the penultimate boss. The blue dragon is one of his subjects.

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