Catacombs of Kourend

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The Catacombs of Kourend is a massive dungeon located beneath Great Kourend. It contains many monsters that are commonly assigned to players as Slayer assignments.

Note that the dwarf multicannon cannot be used here.

A special effect of the Catacombs is that players who bury bones of any type within it will have a small amount of their prayer points restored. Having a Bonecrusher in your inventory will automatically give you the prayer point restore after each kill.

Entrance[edit | edit source]

The main entrance is found by investigating the statue of King Rada I in the centre of the city. There are four other entrances scattered around the Houses of Great Kourend; however, these additional entrances will only appear once the player has used the respective rope inside the catacombs.

The fastest way to the center of the catacombs is through Xeric's talisman, with the "Xeric's Heart" function, which teleports you outside the statue of King Rada I. This does, however, require completion of the Architectural Alliance miniquest. Alternatively, the Teleport to Kourend spell can be used for fast access, which requires finding and reading the book Transportation incantations. A house portal attuned to Kourend can also be substituted for those on different spellbooks.

The climbing ropes are located in the following areas:

The four other entrances, unlocked by climbing up the ropes from within the Catacombs.

A cheap, efficient way of training here is by using Teleport to house tablets, as you can use your own or a friend's house's Ornate rejuvenation pool (or better) to refill prayer and health, then a Kourend portal to return.

The Catacombs[edit | edit source]

Many of the normal monsters in the catacombs are slightly stronger compared to those found elsewhere on Gielinor. In addition, the majority of the catacombs are multi-combat. The only area where single-way combat appears is in the brutal dragon area.

The dark altar in the main entrance of the catacombs can be used to teleport to the four sections of the Catacombs; doing so requires using an ancient shard, which is obtained from the monsters in the catacombs.

There are also a few Agility shortcuts around the dungeon, the highest of them requiring 34 Agility to use. These shortcuts are found in the following areas:

A player uses the dark totem on the Dark Altar in the centre of the Catacombs.
  • Stepping stones: Two-way shortcut between the steel dragon and brutal red dragon area.
    • Note: Steel/Brutal red dragons can attack you while using the shortcut, and can damage you. Each stepping stone must also be clicked on to jump to it.
  • Crevices:

Beneath the Catacombs lurks Skotizo, a demi-boss whose lair requires the use of a dark totem. Components for the dark totem are obtained by killing the monsters (excluding ghosts) throughout the catacombs. The totem is used on the dark altar to access the lair.

Note: If the player has not used all totem pieces on each other upon getting the top piece, the player will not get any more dark totem components until all three components are fused.



Monsters[edit | edit source]

There are four sections of the catacombs, which host a large variety of monsters:

Demon's Run[edit | edit source]

Monster Image Combat level Slayer level Slayer XP Quantity
Abyssal demon
Abyssal demon (Catacombs of Kourend).png
124 85 150 14
Black demon
Black demon.png
178, 184 1 160, 170 4
Ghost
Ghost.png
19 1 25 8
Greater demon
Greater demon.png
100, 101, 113 1 115, 120, 130 10
Greater nechryael
Greater Nechryael.png
200 80 210 14
Mutated Bloodveld
Mutated Bloodveld.png
123 50 170 7
Lesser demon
Lesser demon.png
87, 94 1 85, 98 8

Dragon's Den[edit | edit source]

Monster Image Combat level Slayer level Slayer XP Quantity
Bronze dragon
Bronze dragon.png
143 1 125 3
Brutal black dragon
Brutal black dragon.png
318 77 315 4
Brutal blue dragon
Brutal blue dragon.png
271 1 257 2
Brutal red dragon
Brutal red dragon.png
289 1 306.2 3
Dark beast
Dark beast.png
182 90 225.4 2
Fire giant
Fire giant.png
104, 109 1 133.5, 153.5 8
Hellhound
Hellhound.png
122 1 116 7
Iron dragon
Iron dragon.png
215 1 204.5 2
Steel dragon
Steel dragon.png
274 1 262.5 2

Reeking Cove[edit | edit source]

Monster Image Combat level Slayer level Slayer XP Quantity
Ankou
Ankou.png
95 1 60
Cyclops
Cyclops.png
56, 76 1 75, 100
Deviant spectre
Deviant spectre.png
169 60 11
Ghost
Ghost.png
19 1 25
Hill giant
Hill giant.png
28 1 35
Magic axe
Magic axe.png
42 1 44
Moss giant
Moss giant.png
42 1 60
Mutated Bloodveld
Mutated Bloodveld.png
123 50 170
Possessed pickaxe
Possessed pickaxe.png
42, 50 1 N/A
Shade
Shade (Catacombs of Kourend).png
140 1 115
Skeleton
Skeleton.png
22 1 29
Twisted Banshee
Twisted Banshee.png
89 15 100

The Shallows[edit | edit source]

Monster Image Combat level Slayer level Slayer XP Quantity
Cyclops
Cyclops.png
56, 76 1 75, 100
Dagannoth
Dagannoth.png
74, 92 1 70, 120
Dust devil
Dust devil.png
110 65 130 13
King Sand Crab
King Sand Crab.png
107 1 N/A
Mutated Bloodveld
Mutated Bloodveld.png
123 50 170 5
Moss giant
Moss giant.png
42 1 60
Warped Jelly
Warped Jelly.png
112 52 140