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Dust devil
Dust devil
Release date 18 April 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 93
Always drops Bones
Examine
The vacuumed face of evil.
Combat info
Hitpoints 105
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 8
Weakness Magic
Attack Styles
Melee
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 65
Slayer XP 105
Category Dust Devil
Assigned by
Vannaka chatheadChaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
105 70 40 1 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6
Dust devil
Dust devil
Release date 9 June 2016 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 110
Always drops Bones
Examine
The vacuumed face of evil.
Combat info
Hitpoints 130
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 10
Weakness Magic
Attack Styles
Melee
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 65
Slayer XP 130
Category Dust Devil
Assigned by
Vannaka chatheadChaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
120 90 40 1 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

























Dust devil icon

A dust devil is a Slayer monster that requires level 65 Slayer to kill. They are located in the Smoke Dungeon. The use of a face mask is required to fight Dust Devils as they use clouds of dust, sand, ash, and whatever else they can inhale to blind and disorient their victims.

The dust devil attacks with Melee, so bring the best Armour you have.

LocationEdit

  • Smoke Dungeon - Found in the western part of the dungeon. You will also need to have started the Desert Treasure Quest (and do it up to the point where you make and look into the mirrors) to gain access to the well. The entire time you are in the Smoke Dungeon, you will need the face mask (or a Slayer helm) on, or you will die very quickly.
  • Catacombs of Kourend - stronger Dust devils can be found here; having a combat level of 110 with 130 hitpoints and a higher max hit.

StrategyEdit

If you don't wear a facemask, slayer helmet or slayer helmet (i), you will not be able to damage dust devils. Along with this effect, your prayer points will be rapidly drained to zero, whilst the dust devil hits constant 14's on you. Dust devils are vulnerable to Ranged and stab attacks. They attack with melee at close range. Their dusty, gritty attack, even if it causes no damage to hitpoints, has the special effect of greatly reducing an unprotected player's combat skill levels. A single attack can reduce Attack, Strength, Ranged, and Magic to 0 whilst halving a player's prayer points. However, a facemask, Slayer helmet or slayer helmet (i) can completely neutralize the dust devil's deadly special effect.

Players need at least level 65 Slayer to fight these creatures. The protective headgear is also required to fight them.

A good healing strategy is to use the spell Bones to Peaches to maximise one's stay. Players with 80+ defence and a Saradomin godsword shouldn't need much more than 5 sharks for a slayer task. However, those with high Defence and good defensive armour may not require any food, especially due to the occasional 1-2 Ugthanki kebab drop.

If using range or magic, there is a safespot on a certain square just to the east of the lava pit located north-west of the entrance to the room with the burnt chest. This safespot only works if the player stands on exactly the correct square. To get to it, the player can position him/herself at the southernmost tip of the lava pit and then walk two squares east and two squares north. This spot can be used to safely kill the two Dust Devils spawning to the north-east on the safespot.

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 53

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel axe Steel axe 1 Common 20
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 12 Common 1,572
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 Uncommon 4,606
Red d'hide vamb Red d'hide vamb 1 Uncommon 1,927
Earth battlestaff Earth battlestaff 1 Rare 9,147
Dragon chainbody Dragon chainbody 1 Very rare (1/32,768) 1,319,705

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire rune Fire rune 15; 37; 150 Common 60–600
Chaos rune Chaos rune 5 Uncommon 510
Soul rune Soul rune 2; 5 Uncommon 418–1,045

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 13
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 10
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 60
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 549
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 9,144
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,289
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 3,166
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 2,766
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,813
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,932
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 1,737

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 15; 25; 50; 60; 300 Common Not sold
Ugthanki kebab Ugthanki kebab 1; 2 Uncommon 1,044–2,088
Mithril bar Mithril bar 1 Uncommon 1,202
Ancient shard Ancient shard 1 Rare (1/185)[1] Not sold
Dark totem base Dark totem base 1 Rare (1/370)[1] Not sold
Dark totem middle Dark totem middle 1 Rare (1/370)[1] Not sold
Dark totem top Dark totem top 1 Rare (1/370)[1] Not sold
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Only dropped by those found within the Catacombs of Kourend.

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 1,633
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 9,167
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 30,649
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 2,300
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,297
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 359
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 178
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 19,966
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,273
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,288
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,744
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,053
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 4,067
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 550
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 11,300
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 780
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,757
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,250
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 5,502
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 12,375
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 13,590
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 30,888
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,690
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 61,082
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 73,871
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 52,330



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