RuneScape 3 Subtle Components Guide

Subtle components are uncommon invention materials often used for making various invention products, such as Hammer-tron and Tight Spring. Furthermore, invention perks such as Mobile are obtainable by using subtle components. You can obtain this component by disassembling scimitars. In this RuneScape 3 subtle components guide, we’ll run through some of the best methods of obtaining subtle components for your invention needs.

Disassembling Items from the Grand Exchange

You can obtain subtle components by disassembling items bought from the Grand Exchange. Because of the Grand Exchange trade limitation, this method of getting items for subtle components is unavailable for Ironman. Do note that these items have a buying limit on the Grand Exchange. With that in mind, the following are some of the best items to disassemble for subtle components available to buy at the Grand Exchange.

  • White scimitar
  • Steel off hand scimitar + 1
  • Steel scimitar + 1
  • Iron scimitar + 1
  • Mithril scimitar + 2
  • Rune scimitar + 3
  • Adamant scimitar + 2

Disassembling Items from NPC Shops

You can obtain subtle components by disassembling items bought from various NPC shops across Gielinor. If you’re an Ironman, you can use this method as one of the ways of getting subtle components.

  • Scimitars from Zeke’s Superior Scimitars. You can find this shop in the northeast of the Al Kharid Bank.
  • Scimitars from Warriors Guild Armoury. You can find this shop on the second floor of the Warriors Guild. Level 99 Attack or Strength is required to access this shop.
  • Scimitars from Daga’s Scimitar Smithy. You can find this shop southwest of the Ape Atoll market. You need to start the Monkey Madness quest to access this shop.
  • Scimitars from Blades by Urbi. You can find this shop in Sophanem. You need to complete the Contact! quest to access this shop. 
  • Scimitars from Smithing Smith’s Shop. You can access this shop by talking to Smith on the dock of Mos Le’Harmless. You need to complete the Cabin Fever quest to access this shop.