The Magic Shortbow is a very common item used to train range and fight in Player vs. Player. The magic shortbow is quite popular among pures for its fast rate of fire, low price, and decent ranged bonus. Currently nothing drops magic shortbows so the only way to obtain them is via fletching or buying them from Lowe. You can purchase the bow from Lowe for 10,000 coins. In order to wield the bow you must have a ranged level of at least 50. The strongest arrows you can use with the magic shortbow are rune arrows.
The magic Shortbow has a special attack that rapidly fires two high powered arrows and cost 55% of the special bar.