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Giant skeleton (Shadow Dungeon)
Giant Skeleton (Lv 80)
Release date 18 April 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 80
Always drops Big bones
Examine
A giant skeleton.
Combat info
Hitpoints 70
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 8
Weakness Salve amulet, Crumble Undead, Crush
Attack Styles
Melee, Crush
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 70
Category Undead
Assigned by
Turael chatheadMazchna chatheadVannaka chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
70 70 70 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 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 4

A notable variety of skeleton, Giant skeletons generally have significantly higher Combat levels and drop big bones. They have two graphical versions, one with a square shield and sword, and the other with a round shield and axe. These skeletons are found in the Shadow Dungeon.

Level 80 giant skeletons can be found in the Shadow Dungeon, which can be accessed using a ring of visibility at a certain point during the Desert Treasure quest. They are similar to the giant skeleton found in Tarn's Lair, but differ in some ways, such as their examine text and their drops.

TrainingEdit

The Shadow Dungeon giant skeletons (level 80) are good for semi-high levels to train on. Bringing Guthan's or even food to heal make them good experience. Crumble Undead is a powerful spell against skeletons and other undead for mages. Also, if you have the Salve amulet, you get 15% Attack and Strength bonuses, which makes killing these very efficient if using Melee.

To effectively maximize your training experience if Melee'ing, either stand in the centre of the south-west area by the entrance, or run eastward past the first corridor (past the second batch of giant skeletons) and go north into the nook and stand in the middle.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 271

Herbs Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 9
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 13
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 91
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Common 638
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,703
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,552
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 3,446
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 3,516
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 3,276
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 2,130
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 2,165

Weapons and armour Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel med helm Steel med helm 1 Common 38
Steel sword Steel sword 1 Common 33
Steel scimitar Steel scimitar 1 Common 83
Iron warhammer Iron warhammer 1 Uncommon 13
Steel axe Steel axe 1 Uncommon 19
Iron scimitar Iron scimitar 1 Rare 28

Ammunition/Runes Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Iron arrow 5 Iron arrow 24 Uncommon 240
Air rune Air rune 30 Uncommon 150
Water rune Water rune 18 Uncommon 90
Chaos rune Chaos rune 8 Uncommon 800
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 4 Rare 552
Law rune Law rune 4 Rare 796

Other Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 2–427 Common Not sold
Iron bar Iron bar 1 Common 316
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
Champion's scroll (skeleton) Champion's scroll (skeleton) 1 Very rare (1/5,000)[1] Not sold
  1. Only dropped if access to Champions' Guild is available, and the Skeleton Champion hasn't been previously killed in the Champions' Challenge.

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 1,719
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 8,181
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 21,496
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,372
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,090
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 415
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 254
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,018
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,495
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,531
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,862
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,648
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 4,702
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 545
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 18,100
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,080
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 25,039
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 5,124
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 8,955
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 11,835
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 19,762
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,848
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,991
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 72,581
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,062


TriviaEdit

  • The level 45 skeletons in Elvarg's lair are the same size as giant skeletons, despite being "normal".

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