|Release date||18 April 2005 (Update)|
|The vacuumed face of evil.|
|Release date||9 June 2016 (Update)|
|The vacuumed face of evil.|
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.
- 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.
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 magic or range in the Smoke Dungeon, some of the lava pits can be used as safe spots. One of them is the lava pit located north-west of the door leading to the burnt chest.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bones 1 Always 58
Weapons and armourEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Steel axe 1 Common 28 Rune arrow 12 Common 1,380 Rune dagger 1 Uncommon 4,624 Red d'hide vamb 1 Uncommon 1,913 Earth battlestaff 1 Rare 9,157 Dragon chainbody 1 Very rare (1/32,768) 1,127,811
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Fire rune 15; 37; 150 Common 75–750 Chaos rune 5 Uncommon 510 Soul rune 2; 5 Uncommon 360–900
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 11 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 11 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 83 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 433 Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,794 Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,066 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 2,128 Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 2,291 Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,612 Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,882 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 1,609
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 15; 25; 50; 60; 300 Common Not sold Ugthanki kebab 1; 2 Uncommon 1,235–2,470 Mithril bar 1 Uncommon 1,006 Ancient shard 1 Rare (1/246.66) Not sold Dark totem base 1 Rare (1/370) Not sold Dark totem middle 1 Rare (1/370) Not sold Dark totem top 1 Rare (1/370) Not sold
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 1,913 Loop half of key 1 Common 8,640 Tooth half of key 1 Common 28,945 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 2,066 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,035 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 506 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 327 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,487 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,703 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,865 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,485 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 41,189 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,791 Rune javelin 5 Rare 640 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 9,700 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 920 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 25,051 Steel arrow 150 Rare 4,950 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,830 Law rune 45 Rare 9,765 Death rune 45 Rare 10,845 Dragonstone 1 Rare 26,624 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,231 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,604 Shield left half 1 Very rare 73,697 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,978
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