Killing unicows

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Killing unicows
RequirementsUnicow.png
Skills
40 AttackAttack icon.png, StrengthStrength icon.png, DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
Items
Ardougne cloak
Rune equipment or better
Quest
Tower of Life
Fairy Tale II - Cure a Queen
(Ardougne cloak teleport recommended)
Other
Easy Ardougne Diary recommended
Results
ProfitExperience gained
50,6227,680 CombatMulticombat.png
2,554 HitpointsHitpoints icon.png
Inputs (11,298)Outputs (61,920)
80 × Cowhide.png Cowhide (11,040)1 × Unicorn horn.png Unicorn horn (258)240 × Unicorn horn.png Unicorn horn (61,920)

The profit rate assumes 80 kills per hour. Your actual profits may be higher or lower depending on your speed.

At low-to-mid level Combat, unicows is one of the best methods to make money. They may be killed for their 100% drop rate of unicorn horns, which are used in Herblore to make Antipoison and Superantipoisons. These creatures may be created in the Tower of Life by placing a unicorn horn and cowhide on the north-western altar. Unicows have a Combat level of 25 and attack using Melee.

While equipping an Ardougne cloak, the unicows have a chance of dropping noted unicorn horns instead, thus saving inventory space. However, the cloak should be unequipped when running low on unicorn horns as at least one is required to spawn another unicow. It is recommended to bring 14 cowhides and a unicorn horn each trip, and use the dropped horns to make create the next unicow.

Banking may be done via the fairy ring (code djp). Returning to the Tower of Life may be done via the fairy ring once more or using the Ardougne cloak teleport to the Kandarin Monastery. Six or more trips per hour are feasible.


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