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Combat methods[edit | edit source]

Collecting Combat Processing Skilling Recurring Free-to-play
Method Profit Skill Category Intensity Members
Killing green dragons (Wilderness) 297,000

Combat level 80+ recommended for Melee
Ranged 60+ recommended for Ranged
Prayer 25 recommended for Protect Item

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing cows and tanning cowhide 72,000 Combat level 20+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Killing lava dragons 1,126,000

Ranged 80+ recommended
Magic 75+ recommended
Defence 70+ recommended
Prayer 43+ recommended

Combat/High Moderate
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Killing red dragons 154,000

Agility 30
Woodcutting 34
Ranged 70+ recommended
Defence 40+ recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing ents 535,000

Attack 60+ , Strength or Ranged recommended
Defence 40+ recommended
Prayer 25 (43+ recommended for protection prayers)
Woodcutting 75+

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing ankous 127,000 Attack 60+ , Strength , Defence recommended Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing ice troll runts 182,000 Attack 60+ , Strength , Defence , or Ranged recommended
Prayer 43+ recommended
Combat/Mid Moderate
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Barrows 746,000

Prayer 43+ strongly recommended for protection prayers (higher prayer means fewer supplies used per trip)
Attack 70+ , Strength , Defence recommended for Melee
Magic 50+ (75+ recommended for powered staves) for Magic
Ranged 50+ (75+ recommended for Toxic blowpipe) for Ranged

Combat/High High
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Killing K'ril Tsutsaroth 1,694,000

Hitpoints 70+ required to enter Zamorak's Fortress
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended (Defence 90+ strongly recommended)
Magic 75+ strongly recommended to tank Magic attacks
Prayer 70+ recommended with at least 43 for protection

Combat/High High
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Killing disciples of Iban 362,000 Hitpoints 50+ recommended
Agility 60 recommended
Combat/Low Moderate
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Chambers of Xeric 1,778,000

Attack 90+ , Strength , Defence , Magic , Ranged recommended
Prayer 70+ recommended
A party member with Farming 55+ , Herblore 78+ , Construction 30+ (strongly recommended)

Combat/High High
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Killing brutal red dragons 300,000 Ranged 80+ recommended
Prayer 37+ (Protect from Magic)
Combat/High High
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Killing gargoyles 325,000

Slayer 75
Attack 70/80+ Strength Defence (85+ strongly recommended)
Magic 55 (High Level Alchemy)

Combat/High High
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Killing the Giant Mole 750,000 Attack 70+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Prayer 43+ recommended
Hitpoints 92+
Combat/Mid Low
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Killing Callisto 1,336,000

Combat level 90 (95+ Recommended)
Hitpoints 60 (90+ Recommended)
Strength 70 (90+ Recommended)
Attack 70 (90+ Recommended)
Defence 70 (90+ Recommended)

Combat/High High
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Killing revenants 736,000

Defence 45+
Ranged 75+
Prayer 43+
Agility 89+ (optional, strongly recommended)

Combat/Mid High
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Killing revenants 719,000

Attack 70+
Strength 70+
Defence 40+
Prayer 43+ (70+ recommended)
Agility 89+ (optional, strongly recommended)

Combat/Mid High
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Killing Zamorak monks 26,000 Ranged 40+ recommended, Defence 20+ if Dragon Slayer I is not completed, Magic 37 to cast Falador Teleport (optional) Combat/Low Moderate
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Killing blue dragons 372,000

Combat level 90+ recommended for Melee
Ranged 70+ recommended for Ranged
Magic 37 recommended (can also be attacked with Magic)
Agility 70 recommended (can be boosted)

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing aviansies 231,000

Strength 60 / Agility to enter the dungeon itself
Ranged 70+ (80 recommended)
Defence 70+ recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing black dragons 182,000 Ranged 80+ recommended
Defence 70 recommended
Combat/High High
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Killing cave horrors 235,000 Slayer 58
Magic 70 , Attack , Defence or Ranged 50 (Along with 70 Defence) recommended
Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing chickens 27,000 None Combat/Low Low
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Killing skeletal wyverns 738,000

Slayer 72
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended for Melee
Ranged 80+ recommended for Ranged
Prayer 44+ (70+ recommended, especially for Melee)
Magic 55 (High Level Alchemy) (optional)

Combat/High Low
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Killing fiyr shades 562,000 Firemaking 65 (can be boosted)
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Combat/High High
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Killing the King Black Dragon 140,000

Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended for Melee
Ranged 70+ recommended for Ranged
Hitpoints 70+ recommended
Prayer 44+ (70+ recommended especially for Melee)

Combat/High High
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Killing brutal green dragons 161,000 Ranged 70+ recommended
Prayer 37+ (Protect from Magic)
Combat/High High
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Killing mithril dragons 137,000

Hitpoints 80+ recommended
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended for Melee
Ranged 80+ recommended for Ranged
Magic 75+ recommended for Magic
Prayer 43+ (70+ recommended, especially for Melee)

Combat/High High
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Killing Zulrah 1,413,000

Defence 70+ recommended
Ranged 80+ , Magic (only magic 85+), Hitpoints recommended
Prayer 45+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Killing spiritual mages 382,000

Slayer 83
Attack 70+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Agility 70 recommended
Prayer 43+ recommended

Combat/High Moderate
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Killing brine rats 105,000

Slayer 47
Attack 60+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Cooking 45+ recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing skogres and zogres 199,000 Ranged 40+ or Attack & Strength recommended
Defence 40+ recommended
Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing the Crazy archaeologist 254,000 Magic 50+ , Attack for Iban's staff (u) (75+ recommended for powered staves)
Prayer 40+ (Protect from Missiles)
Combat/High High
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Killing chaos druids 170,000 Combat level 40+ recommended
Prayer 25 recommended for Protect Item
Combat/Low Low
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Killing brutal black dragons 1,104,000

Slayer 77
Prayer 37+ (Protect from Magic)
Construction 45 (Chapel with at least Oak altar)
Ranged 85+ recommended

Combat/High Low
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Killing Cerberus 2,241,000

Slayer 91
Attack 85+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Prayer 70+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Killing demonic gorillas 2,037,000

Strength 80+
Attack 75+ , Defence , Ranged
Prayer 43+
Slayer 69+

Combat/High High
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Killing rune dragons 1,339,000 Hitpoints 90+ , Attack , Strength , Defence recommended
Magic 75+ , Prayer recommended
Combat/High Moderate
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Killing General Graardor 2,232,000

Strength 70+ required to enter Bandos' Stronghold
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended (Defence 80+ strongly recommended)
Magic 75+ strongly recommended to tank Magic attacks
Prayer 70+ recommended and must have at least 43 prayer for protection

Combat/High High
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Killing the Abyssal Sire 1,507,000

Slayer 85
Attack 85+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Ranged 85+ recommended
Magic 92+ recommended
Prayer 70+ recommended
Construction 90+ recommended for Fairy ring (Construction) and Ornate rejuvenation pool

Combat/High High
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Killing the Kraken 919,000

Slayer 87+
Magic 85+ , Defence , Hitpoints recommended

Combat/High Low
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Killing the Alchemical Hydra 3,512,000

Slayer 95 required
Ranged 75+ recommended
Prayer 74+ recommended
Hitpoints 85+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Killing Commander Zilyana 1,097,000

Defence 70+ recommended
Ranged 80+ , Hitpoints recommended
Prayer 74+ recommended
Agility 70

Combat/High High
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Killing Venenatis 582,000 Ranged 80+
Prayer 74+ recommended for Rigour
Combat/High High
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Killing the Grotesque Guardians 816,000

Slayer 75
Combat level 90+
Prayer 43+

Combat/High High
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Killing the Thermonuclear smoke devil 994,000

Slayer 93+ required
Combat level 90+ , Hitpoints
Magic 94+

Combat/High High
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Killing Sarachnis 598,000

High melee stats
Prayer 70+ for Piety recommended

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing Vorkath (Toxic blowpipe) 1,913,000

Ranged 90+ , Hitpoints recommended
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Prayer 74+ for Piety and Rigour recommended
Various others required for quests

Combat/High High
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Killing Vorkath (Dragon hunter crossbow) 2,976,000

Ranged 90+ , Hitpoints recommended
Defence 80+ recommended
Prayer 74+ for Rigour recommended
Various others required for quests

Combat/High High
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Killing Vorkath (Dragon hunter lance) 3,303,000

Attack 90+ , Strength , Hitpoints recommended
Defence 85+ recommended
Prayer 70+ for Piety recommended
Various others required for quests

Combat/High High
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Killing imps 97,000 Combat level 30+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Killing ogress warriors 86,000 Ranged 40 (60+ recommended) Combat/Mid Low
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Killing spidines 486,000 Attack 40 , Strength , Defence recommended Combat/Low Low
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Completing The Gauntlet 2,032,000

All Song of the Elves' quest requirements.
Although no strict requirement, high combat stats are recommended for completing The Gauntlet.

Combat/High High
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Completing The Corrupted Gauntlet 5,127,000

All Song of the Elves' quest requirements.
Although no strict requirement, high combat stats are recommended for completing The Corrupted Gauntlet.

Combat/High High
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Killing the Kalphite Queen 892,000

Attack 80+ recommended
Strength 80+ recommended
Defence 80+ recommended
Ranged 80+ recommended
Prayer 70+ recommended
Hitpoints 85+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Killing ogress shamans 130,000 80+ Defence Attack Strength Magic , Ranged 40 recommended Combat/High Moderate
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Killing dark wizards 25,000 Combat level 41+ recommended
Ranged 40+ recommended
Combat/Low Low
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Killing hill giants 46,000 Attack 30+ (40 recommended for rune scimitar)
Strength 30+ (40+ recommended)
Defence 30+ (40 recommended for rune armour)
Combat/Low Moderate
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Killing monkeys 65,000 Combat level 5+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Killing bears 24,000 Combat level 30+ recommended Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing wizards 42,000 Combat level 20+ recommended Combat/Low Low
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Killing chaos dwarves 45,000 Combat level 60+ recommended Combat/Mid Low
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Killing hobgoblins (free-to-play) 35,000 50+ Defence Attack Strength Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing Green Dragons (Myths Guild) 574,000

Combat level 80+ recommended for Melee
Ranged 60+ recommended for Ranged

Combat/Mid Moderate
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Killing Feral Vampyres 169,000 Combat level 75+ recommended
Combat/Mid Low
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Killing hydras 822,000

Attack 90+ , Strength , Defence
Prayer 70+
Slayer 95

Combat/High High
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Theatre of Blood 3,437,000

Attack 95+ , Strength 95+ , Defence 95+ , Hitpoints 95+ , Ranged 90+ recommended
Magic 94+
Prayer 77+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Killing Vyrewatch Sentinels 617,000

High melee stats
Prayer 43+ (Protect from Melee)

Combat/High Low
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Killing The Nightmare 3,485,000

Attack , Strength , Defence , Hitpoints 90+ , Magic 90+
Prayer 70+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Killing the Corporeal Beast 2,562,000

High melee stats
Prayer 37+ (Protect from Magic)
Construction 90+ recommended for an ornate rejuvenation pool

Combat/High High
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Killing urium shades 531,000 Firemaking 80 (can be boosted)
Attack 80+ , Strength , Defence recommended
Combat/High Unknown
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Killing Vet'ion 1,103,000

High melee stats
Prayer 43+ (Protect from Melee)

Combat/High High
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Killing Lizardman Shamans (Canyon) 1,539,000

Ranged 75+
Prayer 70+ recommended

Combat/High Unknown
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Killing Lizardman Shamans (Settlement or Temple) 959,000

Ranged 75+
Prayer 70+ recommended

Combat/High Unknown
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Killing Phosani's Nightmare 6,588,000

Attack , Strength , Defence , Hitpoints 90+ , Magic 90+
Prayer 70+ recommended

Combat/High High
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Last Man Standing 1,486,000 None Combat/Low High
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See also[edit | edit source]


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