Infernal Mage

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This article is about the slayer monster. For the superior variant, see Malevolent Mage.
Infernal Mage icon.png

Infernal Mages are slayer monsters that require 45 Slayer to kill. They can be slain for their common death rune drops and their rarely dropped dark mystic boots and hat. When assigned as monsters for a slayer task, beware of their accurate magic attack.

Strengths and weaknesses[edit | edit source]

Infernal Mages use a weaker version of the spell Fire Blast to attack the player, so it is recommended to wear dragonhide or magic armour, which will reduce their chance to hit. Wearing Void Knight armour is a good option because of its high magic defence. The Protect from Magic prayer is recommended for lower levels, as these mages hit extremely often. Prayer flicking is an effective strategy to minimise their damage output. They are weak to melee and ranged attacks.

(Be aware though that if you kill an Infernal Mage right before its spell animation has started it will still cast that spell even during its death animation)

Locations[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Members? Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Bones.png: Infernal Mage drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1BonesF2P icon.png1Always590

Uniques[edit | edit source]

Item Members? Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Mystic hat (dark).png: Infernal Mage drops Mystic hat (dark) with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Mystic hat (dark)P2P icon.png11/51242,7529,000
Mystic boots (dark).png: Infernal Mage drops Mystic boots (dark) with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Mystic boots (dark)P2P icon.png11/51279,6616,000

Weapons and Armour[edit | edit source]

Item Members? Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price High alch value
Staff.png: Infernal Mage drops Staff with rarity 8/128 in quantity 1StaffF2P icon.png18/128569
Staff of fire.png: Infernal Mage drops Staff of fire with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Staff of fireF2P icon.png11/1281,549900
Lava battlestaff.png: Infernal Mage drops Lava battlestaff with rarity 1/1,000 in quantity 1Lava battlestaffP2P icon.png11/1,0009,71510,200
  1. Estimated based on 31,289 kills from the Old School RuneScape Wiki drop log project.

Runes[edit | edit source]

Item Members? Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price High alch value
Air rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Air rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 10Air runeF2P icon.png103/1285020
Air rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Air rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 18Air runeF2P icon.png182/1289036
Blood rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Blood rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 4Blood runeP2P icon.png42/1281,152960
Body rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Body rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 18Body runeF2P icon.png182/1289018
Death rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Death rune with rarity 18/128 in quantity 7Death runeF2P icon.png718/1281,554756
Earth rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Earth rune with rarity 6/128 in quantity 10Earth runeF2P icon.png106/1285020
Earth rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Earth rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 18Earth runeF2P icon.png182/1289036
Earth rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Earth rune with rarity 4/128 in quantity 36Earth runeF2P icon.png364/12818072
Fire rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Fire rune with rarity 6/128 in quantity 10Fire runeF2P icon.png106/1285020
Fire rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Fire rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 18Fire runeF2P icon.png182/1289036
Mind rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Mind rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 18Mind runeF2P icon.png182/1287218
Water rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Water rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 10Water runeF2P icon.png103/1285020
Water rune.png: Infernal Mage drops Water rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 18Water runeF2P icon.png182/1289036
  1. Estimated based on 31,289 kills from the Old School RuneScape Wiki drop log project.

Coins[edit | edit source]

The overall chance of rolling a coin drop is 44/128 with an average value of 4.

Item Members? Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price High alch value
Coins_1.png: Infernal Mage drops Coins with rarity 19/128 in quantity 1CoinsF2P icon.png119/12811
Coins_2.png: Infernal Mage drops Coins with rarity 14/128 in quantity 2CoinsF2P icon.png214/12822
Coins_4.png: Infernal Mage drops Coins with rarity 8/128 in quantity 4CoinsF2P icon.png48/12844
Coins_25.png: Infernal Mage drops Coins with rarity 3/128 in quantity 29CoinsF2P icon.png293/1282929
  1. Estimated based on 31,289 kills from the Old School RuneScape Wiki drop log project.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Infernal Mages appear to be wielding a green version of the Slayer's staff, along with a set of green, decaying mystic robes.
  • They appear to be casting Fire Blast, however their max hit suggests they are actually casting Fire Strike.
  • Due to their high accuracy, damaging magic attacks, and lack of consistent valuable drops, players often skip Infernal Mage tasks.