Monster Examine

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The interface that appears after casting Monster Examine.

Monster Examine is a lunar spell that requires 66 Magic plus the quests Dream Mentor and Lunar Diplomacy to be cast. It costs 1 Mind rune, 1 Cosmic rune, and 1 Astral rune to cast and grants 66 Magic experience per cast.

Information[edit | edit source]

The spell gives a large amount of information about the monster examined in four tabs:

Monster Examine general.png Stats[edit | edit source]

Attack icon.png Aggressive Stats[edit | edit source]

If a monster does not have a bonus of any kind, it is omitted from the interface.

  • Attack speed
  • Attack bonus
    • Applicable to whatever melee style the NPC uses by default[1]. For example, casting the spell on Justiciar Zachariah would display an Attack bonus of 200 under the Aggressive Stats tab. This means that in actuality, he has a Slash bonus of +200, as slash is the only melee style he uses.
  • Stab bonus
  • Slash bonus
  • Crush bonus
  • Magic bonus
  • Ranged bonus
  • Strength bonus
  • Ranged strength bonus
  • Magic strength bonus (i.e. magic damage[2])

Defence icon.png Defensive Stats[edit | edit source]

  • Stab bonus
  • Slash bonus
  • Crush bonus
  • Magic bonus
  • Ranged bonus

Monster Examine other attributes.png Other Attributes[edit | edit source]

If a monster does not possess a certain criteria, it is omitted from the interface.

Cost[edit | edit source]

Spell cost
1Mind rune.png1Cosmic rune.png1Astral rune.png321

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
24 May 2018
Magic damage and tier of vampyre is now shown.
8 February 2018
Weaknesses to dragonbane weapons are now shown.
14 June 2016
Weaknesses to demonbane weapons are now shown.
11 February 2016
Ranged strength is now shown.
12 November 2015
(update | poll)
The spell now shows much more information; previously, the spell only showed combat level, hitpoints and max hit (not counting special attacks).

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 20 February 2018. Mod Ash: "You know how that spell lists "Main attack style"? If the listed main attack style is stab, slash or crush, the attack bonus will be its accuracy bonus in that style."
  2. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 21 June 2018. Mod Ash: "[Is ["Magic str bonus"] equivalent to the Magic Damage % for players?] Yup."