|Release date||5 February 2001 (Update unknown) edit|
|High alch||510 coins|
|Low alch||340 coins|
|Store price|| 850 coins|
|Exchange price||201 coins (info)|
|Examine||A large metal shield.|
A Steel kiteshield is the third weakest kiteshield, requiring 20 defence to wield. A player with 42 Smithing can make the shield by using three steel bars on an anvil while carrying a hammer, granting 112.5 Smithing experience. Steel kiteshields are a common drop from moss giants. If players receive these as a drop, they should Alchemize it, as the profit is more than that from selling it. They can also be purchased at Cassie's Shield Shop in Falador and at Seddu's Adventurers' Store in Nardah.
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Dropping monsters Edit
|Angry barbarian spirit||166||1||Uncommon|
|Moss giant||42; 48; 84||1||Uncommon|
|Ferocious barbarian spirit||166||1||Unknown|
Crest kiteshields can be obtained by painting a normal steel kiteshield on a Shield easel in a Player-owned house. All the different variations of shields have the same bonuses as a normal steel kiteshield. Constructing a Shield easel requires 41 Construction. If you do not have a Shield easel, you may use another player's.
Note that painting the crest on the kiteshields turns them into members-only items, and non tradeable. You can also make a crest shield using a rune kiteshield, and they look identical, however they have different bonuses. There are a total of 16 shields to choose from.
Note: You cannot remove a crest or paint over it once it has been applied.
Item Requirements File:Steel kiteshield (Arrav).pngArrav Shield of Arrav File:Steel kiteshield (Asgarnia).png Asgarnia - File:Steel kiteshield (Dorgeshuun).png Dorgeshu'un The Lost Tribe File:Steel kiteshield (Dragon).png Dragon Dragon slayer File:Steel kiteshield (Fairy).png Fairy Lost City File:Steel kiteshield (Guthix).png Guthix 70+ Prayer File:Steel kiteshield (HAM).png H.A.M. - File:Steel kiteshield (Horse).png Horse Toy horsey in inventory File:Steel kiteshield (Jogre).png Jogre - File:Steel kiteshield (Kandarin).png Kandarin - File:Steel kiteshield (Misthalin).png Misthalin - File:Steel kiteshield (Money).png Money Costs 500,000 coins File:Steel kiteshield (Saradomin).png Saradomin 70+ Prayer File:Steel kiteshield (Skull).png Skull - File:Steel kiteshield (Varrock).png Varrock - File:Steel kiteshield (Zamorak).png Zamorak 70+ Prayer
- On 31 January, 2012, steel armour was given a cosmetic makeover. The previous kiteshield was changed to resemble a teardrop shield style.