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Commander Zilyana
Commander Zilyana
Release date 17 October 2013 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 596
Always drops Bones
Examine
Commander of Saradomin's forces.
Combat info
Hitpoints 255
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 31 (Melee and Magic)
Weakness None
Attack Styles
Melee (crush), Magic
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 350
Category Boss
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
280 196 300 250 300
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +200 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+100 +100 +100 +100 +100
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+20  ? +195 Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 8
Commander Zilyana chathead

Commander Zilyana is one of the bosses found in the God Wars Dungeon within the Saradomin Encampment, and one of the last surviving Icyene. To gain access to her chamber, players must kill 40 Saradominists, you also need 2 ropes to access the Saradomin Encampment. She uses rapid and accurate Melee and Magic attacks, which can hit up to 27 each. Her magical attack also hits twice similar to the Dragon Dagger special attack, Puncture; therefore, it is very important to use Protect from Magic while wearing high-level melee armour to tank her melee attacks when melee'ing or utilise the hit-and-run tactic with Ranged. It is possible to freeze Zilyana with Magic such as Ice Barrage or Entangle, but note that she has VERY high Magic Defence and most magical armour provides very little Defence bonuses, which makes maging the most dangerous and least favorable option.

BodyguardsEdit

Fighting TacticsEdit

It is recommended to use a Verac's set or Godswords as warriors and Diamond bolts (e) with your best crossbow as rangers. Zilyana will lose Hitpoints faster in team, so Ruby bolts are not recommended.

Following a patch on the 24th October 2013, Zilyana is also weak to Ice spells and the Zamorak godsword.

Zilyana will target the person who does the first attack, but if that person does not attack Zilyana for couple of seconds, then Zilyana will switch to another target who is attacking her. Having one ranger in the team will make the kill faster and save the supplies of all players. The ranger should hit Zilyana first and continue with the hit-and-run method, and while Zilyana is following the ranger, meleers will crush Zilyana without having to tank her melee attacks.

Note that Zilyana also switches to a new target if the player who she is following is not doing any damage (hitting 0's) for a certain period of time, so it is recommended that the ranger use the best weapon available to them, preferably an Armadyl crossbow with Diamond bolts (e) as well as a Ranged level of at least 85 and the Eagle Eye prayer so as to reliably inflict damage upon Zilyana. The Armadyl crossbow also has a special attack, Armadyl Eye, which will double the player's overall accuracy (level, weapon, gear accuracy), which gives an increased chance of inflicting damage upon Zilyana, further increasing the ranger's chance of luring her.

StrategyEdit

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 66

WeaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Saradomin sword Saradomin sword 1 Rare (1/127)[1] 917,422
Armadyl crossbow Armadyl crossbow 1 Rare (1/508)[1] 26,797,472
Rune sword Rune sword 1 Rare (1/406)[2] 12,959

Runes and AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune dart Rune dart 35–40 Common 43,400–49,600
Law rune Law rune 95–105 Common 16,625–18,375

ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune plateskirt Rune plateskirt 1 Common 40,728
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,923
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Uncommon 35,470

Herbs, potions, and seedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 5 (noted) Common 35,445
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 2 Common 54,758
Prayer potion(4) Prayer potion(4) 3 Uncommon 27,594
Saradomin brew(3) Saradomin brew(3)[3] 3 Uncommon 15,099
Super restore(4) Super restore(4)[3] 3 Uncommon 28,062
Super defence(4) Super defence(4)[4] 3 Uncommon 4,929
Magic potion(3) Magic potion(3)[4] 3 Uncommon 687
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 135,949

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 19,362–20,300 Common Not sold
Diamond Diamond 6 (noted) Uncommon 12,624
Rare drop table Rare drop table 1 Uncommon (8/127)[5] Not sold
Saradomin's light Saradomin's light 1 Rare (1/254)[6] 117,698
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/250) Not sold
Godsword shard 1 Godsword shard 1 1 Rare (1/256) 173,509
Godsword shard 2 Godsword shard 2 1 Rare (1/256) 172,404
Godsword shard 3 Godsword shard 3 1 Rare (1/256) 172,372
Saradomin hilt Saradomin hilt 1 Rare (1/508)[1] 47,370,484
Pet zilyana Pet zilyana 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Twitter - 27 Aug 2015
  2. Twitter - 16 Sep 2015
  3. 3.0 3.1 Saradomin brews and Super restore potions are dropped together
  4. 4.0 4.1 Super defence potions and magic potions are dropped together
  5. Twitter - 19 October 2016
  6. Twitter - 10 Sep 2015

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,586
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 8,679
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 18,589
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,012
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,046
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,411
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 324
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,152
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,634
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,578
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,596
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,896
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,921
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 585
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,100
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,300
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,518
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,250
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 3,906
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 7,875
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 16,290
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,097
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,470
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 60,912
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 74,031
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 42,353


TriviaEdit

  • While pretending to form an alliance with Armadyl, Commander Zilyana stole the Armadyl crossbow from Kree'arra during the God Wars, keeping it as a trophy of her cunning.
  • At Old School RuneScape's first birthday event, players could speak to Commander Zilyana, resulting in the following dialogue:
    • Player: Greetings, Zilyana.
    • Zilyana: Commander, if you don't mind.
    • Player: I don't, Zilyana.
    • Zilyana: Bah, find me some more cake. oh and FIND THE GODSWORD!
    • Player: I'll err... get some more cake alright?


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