Guthan the Infested's equipment

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A player wearing a full set of Guthan's equipment.

Guthan the Infested's equipment is obtainable from the Barrows minigame. Completing the minigame gives players the chance of obtaining Barrows item. Like all Barrows armour, Guthan's armour requires level 70 Defence to wear. Guthan's warspear requires level 70 Attack to wield. It is only tradeable when fully repaired or fully degraded.

Guthan's set is popular among mid- to high-level players for Combat training, as the armour has very strong defensive bonuses and the set effect nearly eliminates the need for food. Guthan's set may also be used in situations where inventory space is scarce and a lot of healing may be needed, such as in the TzHaar Fight Cave. Guthan's set is used by many high-levelled players at aggressive monsters (such as Bandits or Dagannoths) to AFK (away from keyboard) as the set heals the wearer at a consistent rate.

Despite its advantages, there are some situations in which using Guthan's set is not recommended. Fighting dragons, for example, requires the use of an anti-dragon shield, and the Guthan's warspear is two-handed, so a shield cannot be used while using Guthan's set to heal. Fighting dust devils or any monster in the Smoke Dungeon while wearing Guthan's is unwise, as a facemask or equivalent item must be worn to prevent heavy damage and/or stat drain. While Guthan's is useful for Slayer tasks as it allows for extended trips, it does not allow for use of a black mask or Slayer helmet. Some players get around this by wearing a black mask or Slayer helmet and switching to Guthan's only when healing is needed. Furthermore, it is important to note that the set effect does not activate on every hit, so there is always risk involved with relying on it for healing, especially against monsters that can do a lot of damage in a short time, such as black demons.

Guthan's spear only gives shared XP or Defence XP, so it's not recommended if you want to train Strength or Attack.

As with all Barrows equipment, this armour cannot be made with the Smithing skill. However, a higher Smithing level reduces the cost of repair at an armour stand.

Set effect[edit | edit source]

A player activating Guthan's set effect, Infestation.

Infestation: Successful attacks have a 25% chance of healing the wielder an amount of Hitpoints equal to the damage dealt. For example, a hit for 20 damage will heal up to 20 Hitpoints if the effect occurs. It is also possible for the set effect to activate on an attack dealing 0 damage; however, no Hitpoints will be healed.

Players wearing Guthan's set with the Amulet of the Damned will be able to heal 10 above their base Hitpoints level.

Since the set effect triggers randomly, there is still a chance you need to eat food or teleport away to avoid dying.

Components[edit | edit source]

Note: GE prices of Guthan's equipment at 0 charge may not accurately reflect its value due to inactivity on the GE.

Item GE Price
Guthan's helm.png Guthan's helm 474,991
Guthan's platebody.png Guthan's platebody 651,507
Guthan's chainskirt.png Guthan's chainskirt 451,196
Guthan's warspear.png Guthan's warspear 650,979
Total 2,228,673
Compare
Guthan's armour set.png Guthan's armour set 2,292,825
Difference 64,152
Item GE Price
Guthan's helm 0.png Guthan's helm 0 458,078
Guthan's platebody 0.png Guthan's platebody 0 594,033
Guthan's chainskirt 0.png Guthan's chainskirt 0 319,875
Guthan's warspear 0.png Guthan's warspear 0 589,982
Total 1,961,968

Bonuses[edit | edit source]

Players wearing Guthan's set will be able to heal 10 Hitpoints above their base Hitpoints level if an Amulet of the damned is worn.

Item Attack Bonuses Defence Bonuses Other
White dagger.png White scimitar.png White warhammer.png Magic icon.png Ranged icon.png White dagger.png White scimitar.png White warhammer.png Magic icon.png Ranged icon.png Strength icon.png Ranged Strength icon.png Magic Damage icon.png Prayer icon.png
Guthan's helm.png Guthan's helm 0 0 0 -6 -2 +55 +58 +54 -1 +62 0 0 0% 0
Guthan's platebody.png Guthan's platebody 0 0 0 -30 -10 +122 +120 +107 -6 +132 0 0 0% 0
Guthan's chainskirt.png Guthan's chainskirt 0 0 0 -14 -7 +75 +72 +73 -4 +82 0 0 0% 0
Guthan's warspear.png Guthan's warspear +75 +75 +75 0 0 +7 +7 +7 0 0 +75 0 0% 0
Totals +75 +75 +75 -50 -19 +259 +257 +241 -11 +276 +75 0 0% 0