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Crazy archaeologist
Crazy archaeologist
Release date 13 March 2014 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 204
Always drops Bones
Examine
When academics go bad...
Combat info
Hitpoints 225
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 15 (standard), 23 (special)
Weakness Stab/Slash, Magic
Attack Styles
Ranged, Melee
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 235
Category Boss
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
160 90 240 180 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +75
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+5 +5 +30 +250 +250
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+25 +0 +250 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

Bellock, the crazed archaeologist is an insane individual who resides in the ruins south of The Forgotten Cemetery. He uses Ranged and Melee attacks and can perform a special attack where he throws explosive books that explode in a 3x3 area.

Bellock is one of the three Wilderness bosses that drop one of three shards of the Malediction ward and Odium ward.

Despite his high Magic Defence, he has a negligible Magic level, and thus has a weakness to Magic. This is because an NPC's Magic Defence is calculated off their Magic level, not their Defence level[1].

StrategyEdit

It is recommended to use Magic armour with the Trident of the seas whilst praying range and avoiding his special attack of explosive books as soon as he says, "Rain of knowledge!" The best way to avoid it is by keeping a considerable distance, and running towards him until you are two squares away from it (this way, you will avoid Melee damage), and repeating the same steps over and over, you will minimize the chance of receiving damage.

Another strategy is to use high Ranged Defence armour (like Torag's armour and Obsidian shield) with a Zamorakian hasta or Abyssal whip along side with the Protect from Melee prayer.

The fastest way to get there is by using the spell Dareeyak Teleport from the Ancient Magicks spellbook with 78 Magic or a Dareeyak teleport tablet.

QuotesEdit

One quote apart from the last one is said every time Bellock attacks the player.

  • "I'm Bellock - respect me!"
  • "Get off my site!"
  • "No-one messes with Bellock's dig!"
  • "These ruins are mine!"
  • "Taste my knowledge!"
  • "You belong in a museum!"
  • "Rain of knowledge!" - when using special attack
  • "Ow!" - upon death

DropsEdit

100% DropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 66

Weapons/ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Amulet of power Amulet of power 1 Common 2,314
Red d'hide body Red d'hide body 1 Uncommon 6,531
Rune knife Rune knife 10 Uncommon 6,670
Rune crossbow Rune crossbow 2 Uncommon (5/128) 21,106

Runes/AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mud rune Mud rune 30 Uncommon 7,830
Dragon arrow 5 Dragon arrow 75 Rare 53,400

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 4 (noted) Common 4,520

Food/PotionsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Shark Shark 1 Common 1,000
Anchovy pizza Anchovy pizza 8 (noted) Common 7,128
Potato with cheese Potato with cheese 3 Common 1,122
Prayer potion(4) Prayer potion(4) 1 Common 9,198

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 522–4,000 Common Not sold
Silver ore Silver ore 40 (noted) Common 2,840
Rusty sword Rusty sword 1 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 4 (noted) Common [2] 6,344
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 6 (noted) Common [2] 6,072
Cannonball Cannonball 150 Uncommon 30,900
Muddy key Muddy key 1 Uncommon 2,653
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 10 (noted) Uncommon 31,030
White berries White berries 10 (noted) Uncommon 6,120
Onyx bolt tips 5 Onyx bolt tips 12 Uncommon 103,536
Mysterious emblem Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/50)[3] Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare Not sold
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/128) Not sold
Fedora Fedora 1 Rare (1/128) 8,618
Odium shard 2 Odium shard 2 1 Rare (1/256)[4] 443,624
Malediction shard 2 Malediction shard 2 1 Rare (1/256)[4] 239,001

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 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mod Ash. "Bellock's magic weakness". August 25 2015. Twitter *
  2. 2.0 2.1 Uncut sapphire drops with uncut emeralds
  3. Only dropped while on World 318; tertiary drop
  4. 4.0 4.1 The drop rate is 1/256 for a specific shard, or 1/128 for any shard.

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