Corporeal Beast

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The Corporeal Beast, often simply referred to as Corp, is a large monster residing in its cave, accessible via a games necklace or through an entrance in level 21 Wilderness east of the Graveyard of Shadows. It has a very large health pool of 2,000 Hitpoints, coupled with high Defence and 50% damage reduction against any weapon that's not a spear or halberd. If all players leave the room, it regenerates its health to full.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

The location of the Corporeal Beast's lair.

The easiest way to get to the Corporeal Beast is to teleport there using a games necklace and selecting the "Corporeal Beast" option. This will take the player to a small safe room with a large doorway to Corporeal Beast.

As of 20 November 2014, players can pay 200,000 coins to host an instance. Players ranked as Captain or above in a clan chat can pay the instance cost for their clan. Once the instance is opened, anyone from the clan chat will be able to enter the instance for no cost. As long as there is one player present in the instance, it will remain open.

Note: As of the update on 29 March 2018, the Corporeal Beast has a second room - however, it is only accessible to ironmen with a combat level of 90 or higher. All other accounts use the normal room.

Mechanics[edit | edit source]

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A group of players fighting the Corporeal Beast.

The beast's health bar is 160 pixels wide instead of the usual 30 pixels. It has a 50% damage reduction against any weapon that's not a spear or halberd. Protect from Magic does not fully block its magic attacks; it only reduces the damage by 33.33%.

It has very high accuracy, damage, and Defence for its levels; it has damage reduction against nearly all sources of damage; and it can summon dark energy cores, which attack players and heal itself. The Corporeal Beast is the only monster to drop the arcane, elysian, and spectral sigils used to create the spirit shields. In addition to its sigil drops, the Corporeal Beast has many other valuable drops.

While fighting the Corporeal Beast, whenever you hit above 32 damage, there is a 1/8 chance that the dark core will spawn. During its regular phase, the Corporeal Beast will focus its attacks on the person who hits above 32 damage.

The dark core will usually follow the player that stands to the most north. If there is no one north, it will focus on the person that stands easternmost of the Corporeal Beast. It is usually advisable for the person who tanks or runs the core to stand north or east of the Corporeal Beast. Players that have experience with the Corporeal Beast typically know that there are specific game tiles that cause the core to prioritise and follow a player.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Unique drops[edit | edit source]

There is a 1 in 585 chance of hitting the sigil drop table.

When players hit the table, there is a 1 in 7 chance of obtaining an elysian sigil, a 3 in 7 chance of a spectral sigil and a 3 in 7 chance of an arcane sigil. Below lists the effective drop rates of the sigils.[1]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Spectral sigil.png Spectral sigil 1 Very rare (1/1,365) 57,178,981
Arcane sigil.png Arcane sigil 1 Very rare (1/1,365) 119,082,208
Elysian sigil.png Elysian sigil 1 Very rare (1/4,095) 614,124,338

"Uncuts" drop[edit | edit source]

The 'Uncuts' drop is an uncommon drop from the Corporeal Beast; it either contains a cash pile varying from 20,000 to 50,000 coins or a random selection of uncut gems and/or nature talismans, as well as a slim chance of getting items from the Rare drop table. The overall odds of hitting the 'Uncuts Drop' is 1 in 42.66.[2]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000.png Coins 250–3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire.png Uncut sapphire 1 Common 858
Uncut emerald.png Uncut emerald 1 Common 908
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,495
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 2,977
Uncut dragonstone.png Uncut dragonstone 1 Uncommon 13,801
Nature talisman.png Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 801
Rare drop table.png Rare drop table 1 Rare Not sold

Although the Corporeal Beast does not have a direct reference to the Rare drop table, there is an incredibly low chance of an additional item from the RDT. This drop can only occur in combination with the "uncuts" drop.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant arrow 5.png Adamant arrow 750 Uncommon 43,500
Runite bolts 5.png Runite bolts 250 Uncommon 65,000
Mystic air staff.png Mystic air staff 1 Uncommon 25,134
Mystic water staff.png Mystic water staff 1 Uncommon 25,152
Mystic earth staff.png Mystic earth staff 1 Uncommon 25,185
Mystic fire staff.png Mystic fire staff 1 Uncommon 25,119
Mystic robe top (blue).png Mystic robe top (blue) 1 Uncommon 71,524
Mystic robe bottom (blue).png Mystic robe bottom (blue) 1 Uncommon 47,825
Onyx bolts 5.png Onyx bolts (e) 175 Uncommon (1/25.6)[2] 1,525,825
Cannonball.png Cannonball 2,000 Uncommon (1/30) 360,000
Spirit shield.png Spirit shield 1 Uncommon (1/64)[2] 162,750

Essence and runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essence.png Pure essence 2,500 (noted) Uncommon 10,000
Law rune.png Law rune 250 Uncommon 70,500
Cosmic rune.png Cosmic rune 500 Uncommon 76,500
Death rune.png Death rune 300 Uncommon 75,600
Soul rune.png Soul rune 250 Uncommon 36,500

Materials[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamantite ore.png Adamantite ore 125 (noted) Uncommon 139,000
Runite ore.png Runite ore 20 (noted) Uncommon 220,720
Adamantite bar.png Adamantite bar 35 (noted) Uncommon 73,115
Teak plank.png Teak plank 100 (noted) Uncommon 91,700
Mahogany logs.png Mahogany logs 150 (noted) Uncommon 53,700
Magic logs.png Magic logs 75 (noted) Uncommon 82,500
Green dragonhide.png Green dragonhide 100 (noted) Uncommon 147,300

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5.png Watermelon seed 24 Uncommon (1/34.13)[2] 6,432
Raw shark.png Raw shark 70 (noted) Uncommon 50,540
White berries.png White berries 120 (noted) Uncommon 51,720
Desert goat horn.png Desert goat horn 120 (noted) Uncommon 72,000
Tuna potato.png Tuna potato 30 Uncommon 37,830
Antidote++(4).png Antidote++(4) 40 (noted) Uncommon 16,040
Ranarr seed 5.png Ranarr seed 10 Rare 520,310
Holy elixir.png Holy elixir 1 Rare (1/170.66)[2] 1,193,630
Clue scroll (elite).png Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/200) Not sold
Pet dark core.png Pet dark core 1 Very rare (1/5,000)[2] Not sold

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There are many differences between the iteration of this boss in Old School RuneScape and the original in RuneScape 2.
    • In RuneScape 2, the Corporeal Beast's lair was much larger, although it only resided in the last room. The entrance to the lair was also 14 levels deeper than the one in-game.
    • Furthermore, it could only be fought after completing the quest Summer's End.
    • The original Corporeal Beast could also drop a divine sigil, which could be used to create a divine spirit shield. Its effect was a constant 30% damage reduction per attack received, where the damage blocked was instead taken away from prayer points. In the 18 September 2014 poll,[3] it was asked if the divine sigil should be released as a drop from the boss, which gained 66.1% of 'yes' votes - 8.9% short of the threshold required for passing.
  • Pets cannot be brought into the Corporeal Beast's lair. Attempting to enter the cave while having one following the player will cause a message to appear in the chatbox, stating Your follower hides in fear and refuses to enter the cave. If the player attempts to drop their pet while inside, the chatbox will instead state Your follower hides in fear and won't come out.
  • The Corporeal Beast obtained a new instance on 29 March 2018 to prevent low-levelled ironmen and normal players from "griefing" other ironmen killing the Corporeal Beast as each kill takes several minutes, and to prevent ironmen from using additional normal accounts using stat-reducing special attacks on it.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Mod John C. "Spoilers Drop Rates V2." 16 Oct 2014. Old School RuneScape Forums.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 22 November 2018. Mod Ash: "There's a 1/5k roll for a pet in there too. 3/512 for elixir, 8/512 spirit shield, 12/512 gems, 20/512 onyx bolts, 15/512 watermelon seeds."
  3. http://services.runescape.com/m=poll/oldschool/results.ws?id=1074
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