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Rare drop table

The rare drop table (or RDT) is a special list of items. When slain, some monsters have a chance to give loot from the rare drop table instead of loot from their own unique drop table. This chance usually ranges from 1/16 to 1/64.[1] Unlike the standard drop table, the rare drop table is shared by many monsters ranging from chaos druids, to lesser demons, through to most Slayer monsters and the Kalphite queen.

A ring of wealth affects how the rare drop table works. It removes most of the "empty" slots on the rare drop table. Therefore, the odds of receiving items is increased. A ring of wealth does not affect how often the rare drop table is accessed. So, when wearing a ring of wealth, the rare drop table will not be triggered more often, but when it is triggered, the player is more likely to receive an item.

At current prices, the expected value of a drop from the rare drop table (assuming no ring of wealth) is approximately 9,912.03 coins.

  1. http://forum.runescape.com/forums.ws?317,318,288,65354165

DefinitionsEdit

  • 100% drop - Most creatures have what is called a '100% drop', which they will drop every time they are defeated (for example, bones or ashes).
  • Main drop - This will be an item drawn from a creature's drop table based upon a random 'roll' (imagine a dice roll or roulette wheel).
  • Drop table - This is a list of all items that a creature could possibly drop. The percentage chance of receiving each item varies, often depending upon the item's relative value.
  • Rare drop table - Occasionally, a creature can give access to a drop table of more valuable items. To receive items from this drop table, you must first "roll" to land on it from the main drop table.
  • Second drop - Some creatures also have a second drop. Second drops in the game include the draconic visage from various dragons, boss pets and hard clue scrolls/elite clue scrolls.
  • Quest drops - in some instances, a creature will drop a quest-specific item (e.g. the unique bones required for the Rag and Bone Man quest).

Items on the rare drop tableEdit

The RDT contains a main table, with 128 slots.[1] This table has two sub-tables, the Gem Table, and the Mega-Rare Table.[1] The Gem Table has a weight of 20/128, which contains mostly gems but also half keys, rune javelins, chaos talismans, and nature talismans.[1] The Mega-Rare Table has a weight of 15/128, and contains mostly empty drops (which are "dropped" in the form of 10 coins), but also rune spear, dragon spear, and shield left half.[1] Wearing a ring of wealth will remove the empty slots from the Mega-Rare Table.[2]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 http://forum.runescape.com/forums.ws?317,318,288,65354165 (archive)
  2. http://archive.is/5P5mn#selection-2979.1-3087.13

Runes and ammunition - drops for members onlyEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare (2/128) 8,325
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare (2/128) 14,310
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Rare (3/128) 18,224
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare (2/128) 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare (2/128) 4,326

Resources - drops for members only (4 basic gems for F2P)Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common [1] 1,607
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon [1] 1,082
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon [1] 2,044
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare [1] 3,848
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare (1/64) 16,827
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon (5/128) 13,800
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare (1/64) 13,800
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 This item is part of the Gem sub-table

Miscellaneous - drops for members onlyEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common (22/128) Not sold
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common [1] 519
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon [1] 627
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common (~20/128)[2] 7,833
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common (~19/128)[2] 19,332
  1. 1.0 1.1 This item is part of the Gem sub-table
  2. 2.0 2.1 This item is actually even more common because it is also part of the Gem sub-table

Armour and equipment - drops for members onlyEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare (2/128) 800
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon [1] 480
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare (3/128) 41,152
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare (3/128) 26,613
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare (2/128) 24,534
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare (1/128) 36,211
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare (1/128) 62,793
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare (~1/137)[2](~6.23%)[3] 12,571
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare (~1/273)[2](~3.14%)[3] 72,203
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare (~1/364)[2](~2.36%)[3] 41,788
  1. This item is part of the Gem sub-table
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 This item is part of the Mega-Rare sub-table
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 When the Ring of Wealth is equipped.

All drop probabilities taken from http://forum.runescape.com/forums.ws?317,318,288,65354165 (archive)

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