Maple shieldbow (u)
Maple shieldbow (u)
Release date 25 March 2002 (Update unknown) edit
Members Yes
Quest item No
Tradeable Yes
Equipable No
Stackable No
High alch 192 coins
Low alch 128 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 94 coins (info)
Buy limit 10,000
Examine An unstrung maple bow; I need a bowstring for this.
Weight 1.2 kg
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A Maple shieldbow (u) (was known as Maple Longbow (u) ) is cut from maple logs at level 55 Fletching, granting 58.3 experience. It can be strung to make a maple shieldbow by using a bowstring at 55 Fletching, granting an additional 58.2 experience for a total of 116.5 for a single bow. This item used to be used for junk trading until the Free Trade update let the Grand Exchange price drop and is now a common item used for High Level Alchemy. They are also common drops in the Falador Party Room.

Dropping monstersEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Lesser reborn ranger871Uncommon


  • A full inventory of maple logs gives 1632.4 (1681.4 or 1730.34 with avatar) experience when fletched into maple shieldbows (u).
  • At level 55 Fletching, making this item is the ideal way to train the Fletching skill while earning money. Maple logs cost 24 coins in GE, while maple shieldbow (u) can be sold for 94 coins in the Grand Exchange. It is also possible to use the High Alchemy spell to train Magic alongside Fletching.
  • This item can be invested in the activity Mobilising armies. Each piece is exchanged for 65 investment credits.
  • The amount of time need to completely fletch a full load of Maple shieldbows (u) is 50.4 seconds.
  • This item can be sold to the general store for 96 coins, making it pretty good money for ironmen training fletching.
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