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Greater demon
Greater demon
Release date 13 August 2001 (Update)
Members? No
Combat level 92, 100, 101, 113
Always drops Ashes
Examine
Big, red, and incredibly evil.
Big, purple, and incredibly evil.
Combat info
Hitpoints 87, 115, 120, 130
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 10
Weakness Magic, Silverlight, Darklight, Arclight, Holy water
Attack Styles
Melee
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 87, 115, 120, 130
Category Greater demon
Assigned by
Chaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
76 78 81 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 -10 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 Not immune Not immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6
Greater demon icon

Greater demons are commonly fought monsters that can be assigned by Slayer masters. They are well known for their rune full helm drop, as well as hard clue scrolls. They can be safe-spotted with range or magic in the Stronghold Slayer Cave at their northernmost location just behind the pillar that leads to the branch. Another safe-spot is in Entrana Dungeon behind the burnt corpses (use 2nd square south of the stalagmite and two squares away from the sitting burnt corpse). Finally, they can be safespotted by standing at the easternmost piece of land in their spawn area in the Brimhaven Dungeon. Also, the Catacombs of Kourend has an easy safespot, stand under an arch which divides the area where the Greater Demons can be found.

Note: K'ril Tsutsaroth, the Zamorakian General in the God Wars Dungeon, is a greater demon. Therefore, the slayer helmet boost works against him if you are on task.

LocationsEdit

Greater demons can be found at these locations:

Free-to-play strategyEdit

The only place free-to-play players can kill greater demons is in the Demonic Ruins. Since this is a multicombat area in high-level wilderness, there is a high risk of getting killed by other players. Because of that, the best strategy to kill these is to bring as few items as possible.

To do that, first train your prayer level to 43 to use Protect from melee. Since the Ruins slowly restore your prayer, you can use this prayer permanently without draining your prayer points. Simply bring a weapon (for example Silverlight) and an Amulet of strength or Amulet of power, and bring nothing else. That way, your damage per second is still maximized, but you don't risk losing your items.

Alternatively, bring a weapon and Monk's robe top, monks robe bottom and holy symbol, which allows you to use either Superhuman Strength or Incredible Reflexes in combination with Protect from Melee without draining any prayer points, for a 10% strength or accuracy boost.

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ashes Ashes 1 Always 26

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel axe Steel axe 1 Common 22
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 Common 212
Steel 2h sword Steel 2h sword 1 Common 435
Adamant platelegs Adamant platelegs 1 Uncommon 3,635
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Rare 21,260
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Rare (1/128) 1,130

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire rune Fire rune 37; 75 Common 185–375
Chaos rune Chaos rune 12; 15 Uncommon 1,188–1,485
Death rune Death rune 5 Uncommon 1,320

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 11; 44; 132; 220; 460 Common Not sold
Gold bar Gold bar 1 Uncommon 95
Tuna Tuna 1 Uncommon 46
Ensouled demon head Ensouled demon head 1 Uncommon (1/40) 7,127
Thread Thread 10 Rare 90
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold
Ancient shard Ancient shard 1 Rare (1/256.66)[1] Not sold
Dark totem base Dark totem base 1 Rare (1/385)[1] Not sold
Dark totem middle Dark totem middle 1 Rare (1/385)[1] Not sold
Dark totem top Dark totem top 1 Rare (1/385)[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.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,742
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 8,086
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 22,562
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,489
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,149
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 352
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 249
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,353
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,536
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,948
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 25,960
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,857
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 4,617
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 635
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 18,000
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,100
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 23,947
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 5,250
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 9,045
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 11,880
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 19,762
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,273
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,897
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 72,638
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,191


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