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Released18 April 2005 (Update)
Combat level167
ExamineZamorak's warrior of fire.
Combat info
XP bonus+15%
Max hit40
36 (with Ice gloves)
Attack styleSlash, Magic
Attack speedMonster attack speed 4.png
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
PoisonNot immune
VenomNot immune
Advanced data
Monster ID3456,6348
Fareed chathead.png

Fareed, the Warrior of Smoke is one of the four guardians of the Diamonds of Azzanadra, fought only in the Desert Treasure quest. Fareed possesses the unique ability to disarm players who are not wearing ice gloves when they are attacking him close up.

Once Fareed is defeated, his diamond is automatically added to the player's inventory. A message appears in the player's chatbox stating "You take the Diamond of Smoke from the ashes of the warrior."

He can be fought in the Nightmare Zone after the quest is complete. He seems to be immune to the Zapper power-up there.

Location[edit | edit source]

The Smoke Dungeon.

Smoke Dungeon, gated area all the way east - the player must light the four torches in each corner of the dungeon, then open the burnt chest in the middle of the dungeon while the torches are still lit in order to get the key which unlocks the gate to Fareed's room.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Fareed has high melee Defence, and can only otherwise be damaged with Water spells and Ice arrows. He is immune to the damage of non-water spells.

Due to Fareed's disarming ability, it is advised players who lack the ice gloves to use Water spells as they do not require a weapon to be equipped.

Protect from Melee is strongly advised if fighting Fareed close up as he can hit up to 40 with melee (this is lowered slightly to 36 if ice gloves are worn). He can also use an inaccurate melee-distance Magic attack which hits up to around 20. If Protect from Melee is used in conjunction with high Magic defence armour (dragonhide armour/Karils), Fareed will hit very little on the player.

For players who cannot use Protect from Melee, the use of Snare/Entangle and attacking Fareed with their strongest Water spell from a distance is recommended.

Players who opt to use Magic must use Water spells to harm him.

It is possible to kill Fareed without ice gloves while using Ranged or Magic (with a weapon) so long as the player keeps their distance from him. However, this is not possible for melee users as players who use melee will have their weapon unequipped since they are in close distance; using melee to kill him without ice gloves is NOT RECOMMENDED.

Drops[edit | edit source]

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ashes.png: Fareed drops Ashes with rarity Always in quantity 1Ashes1Always861

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Fareed (فريد) is an Arabic word and common male name that means "unique".
  • If Fareed's Magic attack fails to hit, it will "splash" on himself rather than the target player.