Cow (Nightmare Zone)

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NormalHard
Cow
Cow (Nightmare Zone).png
Released5 September 2013 (Update)
MembersYes
Combat level2
Size2x2
ExamineHow did this get in here?
Combat info
Max hit1
AggressiveNo
PoisonousNo
Attack styleCrush
Attack speedMonster attack speed 4.png
Slayer icon.png Slayer info
Slayer levelNone
Slayer XP8 xp
CategoryCows
Assigned byTurael chathead.png Spria chathead.png
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
811111
Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
-15-15+0+0+0+0
Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
-21-21-21-21-21
Immunities
PoisonImmune
VenomImmune
Advanced data
Monster ID6401

The cow is a Nightmare Zone "boss" which can randomly appear in practice mode, regardless of difficulty, sharing its normal combat stats with a regular cow.[1] There is a 1% chance of spawning a lobby cow instead of the boss selected by the player upon entering a practice mode dream.[2] Unlike other bosses, it is not associated with a particular quest, and does not have any special mechanics which can endanger the player.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • According to Mod Mat K (confirming player speculation), the cow appearing inside Nightmare Zone is an easter egg referring to the cow in the area to start a dream, which couldn't be moved when the minigame was developed due to the lack of a map editor.[3]
  • Both variants of Nightmare Zone cows had a festive override wearing a santa hat and clown nose during the 2016 Christmas event.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 17 November 2017. Archived from the original on 30 January 2022. Mod Ash: "In Nightmare Zone practice mode you've got a chance of having a cow dream unexpectedly."
  2. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 31 January 2022. Archived from the original on 12 December 2022. Mod Ash: "[@JagexAsh what are the odds of having a cow spawn in the nightmare zone, instead of the boss you selected?] 1%. Hail the Lobby Cow."
  3. ^ Mod Mat K. "Legitimately unsure how the Cow got into NMZ?." 13 May 2015. Reddit Forums.