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Amulet of the damned
Amulet of the damned
Release date 6 November 2014 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? Yes
Stackable? No
High Alch 34,800 coins
Low Alch 23,200 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 197,812 coins (info)
Buy limit Unknown
Weight 0 kg
Heirloom of an ancient family of Morytania.
Amulet of the damned detail

The amulet of the damned is an amulet that provides extra buffs to Barrows equipment. It can be obtained from silver shade chests found in the Shade Catacombs. The amulet has the same bonuses as an amulet of glory.

Like Barrows equipment, it can only be traded when it hasn't been used. It will degrade at the same rate as any other barrows armour, but once it fully degrades, it will turn to dust. It disappears when a player dies wearing it. Players with multiple amulets can combine charges.


The following buffs are granted if a player wears a full Barrows armour set in conjunction with the amulet of the damned. These buffs can trigger at the same time as the armour's set effects.

  • Karil's coif Karil the Tainted's equipment - Players wearing Karil's set will have a 25% chance of dealing two hitsplats. The second hitsplat will deal half the damage of the first hitsplat.
Hover over image for type Amulet of the damned equipped
A player wearing an amulet of the damned
Attack-icon Attack bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+10 +10 +10 +10 +10
Defence-icon Defence bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+3 +3 +3 +3 +3
Other bonuses Slot
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon MagicDamage-icon Prayer-icon

Neck slotlist

+6 0 0% +3


  • The amulet was originally polled as a drop from K'ril Tsutsaroth in the Old School feature poll #9: God Wars & Banks, where it would absorb a fraction of combat damage from any hitsplat over 15 hitpoints when worn with a full set of Barrows equipment. It gained 61.9% yes votes, 13.1% short of the passing threshold required. The introduction of the amulet was re-polled as a reward from the Shade Catacombs in Old School Content Poll #26, and passed by 75%.
  • Interestingly enough, although the amulet seems to be a piece of Barrows equipment, it does not require a Defence level to wear. However, using the amulet without a barrows set is counter productive, since it can simply be substituted for an amulet of glory which will not degrade.

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