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Crazy archaeologist
Crazy archaeologist
Release date 13 March 2014 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 204
Always drops Bones
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].


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!" Best way to avoid it is by keeping a considerable distance, and running towards him until you are 2 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.


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


100% DropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 57


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Amulet of power Amulet of power 1 Common 2,388
Red d'hide body Red d'hide body 1 Uncommon 6,538
Rune knife Rune knife 10 Uncommon 8,620
Rune crossbow Rune crossbow 2 Uncommon (5/128) 22,124


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mud rune Mud rune 30 Uncommon 7,590
Dragon arrow 5 Dragon arrow 75 Rare 34,800


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 4 (noted) Common 7,564


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Shark Shark 1 Common 1,474
Anchovy pizza Anchovy pizza 8 (noted) Common 7,544
Potato with cheese Potato with cheese 3 Common 1,365
Prayer potion (4) Prayer potion (4) 1 Common 9,247


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 529–4,000 Common Not sold
Silver ore Silver ore 40 (noted) Common 3,720
Rusty sword Rusty sword 1 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 4 (noted) Common [2] 6,712
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 6 (noted) Common [2] 9,030
Cannonball Cannonball 150 Uncommon 32,400
Muddy key Muddy key 1 Uncommon 3,890
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 10 (noted) Uncommon 32,540
White berries White berries 10 (noted) Uncommon 4,360
Onyx bolt tips 5 Onyx bolt tips 12 Uncommon 102,240
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) 10,267
Odium shard 2 Odium shard 2 1 Rare (1/256)[4] 286,756
Malediction shard 2 Malediction shard 2 1 Rare (1/256)[4] 189,135

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 1,678
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 7,059
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 23,163
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,505
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,209
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 509
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 249
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 18,157
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,714
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,861
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,757
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,430
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 4,283
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 695
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 9,300
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,160
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 25,138
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,788
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 9,540
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 12,870
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 20,830
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,224
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,202
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 72,260
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,087



  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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