|Release date||17 October 2013 (Update)|
|Commander of Saradomin's forces.|
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.
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.
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.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bones 1 Always 66
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Saradomin sword 1 Rare (1/127) 917,422 Armadyl crossbow 1 Rare (1/508) 26,797,472 Rune sword 1 Rare (1/406) 12,959
Runes and AmmunitionEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Rune dart 35–40 Common 43,400–49,600 Law rune 95–105 Common 16,625–18,375
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Rune plateskirt 1 Common 40,728 Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,923 Rune kiteshield 1 Uncommon 35,470
Herbs, potions, and seedsEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy ranarr weed 5 (noted) Common 35,445 Ranarr seed 2 Common 54,758 Prayer potion(4) 3 Uncommon 27,594 Saradomin brew(3) 3 Uncommon 15,099 Super restore(4) 3 Uncommon 28,062 Super defence(4) 3 Uncommon 4,929 Magic potion(3) 3 Uncommon 687 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 135,949
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 19,362–20,300 Common Not sold Diamond 6 (noted) Uncommon 12,624 Rare drop table 1 Uncommon (8/127) Not sold Saradomin's light 1 Rare (1/254) 117,698 Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/250) Not sold Godsword shard 1 1 Rare (1/256) 173,509 Godsword shard 2 1 Rare (1/256) 172,404 Godsword shard 3 1 Rare (1/256) 172,372 Saradomin hilt 1 Rare (1/508) 47,370,484 Pet zilyana 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Twitter - 27 Aug 2015
- ↑ Twitter - 16 Sep 2015
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Saradomin brews and Super restore potions are dropped together
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Super defence potions and magic potions are dropped together
- ↑ Twitter - 19 October 2016
- ↑ Twitter - 10 Sep 2015
Rare drop table
In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,586 Loop half of key 1 Common 8,679 Tooth half of key 1 Common 18,589 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,012 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,046 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,411 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 324 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,152 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,634 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,578 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,596 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,896 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,921 Rune javelin 5 Rare 585 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,100 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,300 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,518 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,250 Rune arrow 42 Rare 3,906 Law rune 45 Rare 7,875 Death rune 45 Rare 16,290 Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,097 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,470 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 60,912 Shield left half 1 Very rare 74,031 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 42,353
- 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?
God Wars Dungeon Bosses