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General Advice[edit | edit source]

To start a rumble instance, you must have at least 2,000 coins (normal mode) or 6,000 (hard). A minimum of five quests is required to activate a "dream" in Nightmare Zone. It can be helpful to bring a Pet with you into the arena, because your pet can help with bodyblocking, and reducing the number of foes that can hit you - this will save Absorption potion points. When starting a rumble, the bosses in the fight will be based on what the whole group can access. For example, if a player has completed every quest but a group member has completed only Lost City, Monkey Madness I, Witch's House, Haunted Mine and Tree Gnome Village, only the bosses from those five quests will be fought. The following quests are strongly recommended:

Notes Quest Boss
Use melee only since he has high magic and ranged defence.

He will attack using ranged and melee

Troll Romance Arrg
Disappears after taking damage, not recommended unless other bosses are unavailable Haunted Mine Treus Dayth
Lost City Tree Spirit
Tree Gnome Village Khazard warlord
Easy to kill What Lies Below King Roald
Garlic and stake are not needed Vampire Slayer Count Draynor
Easy to kill The Depths of Despair Sand Snake
Easy to kill Witch's House Witch's experiment
Deals considerable damage

Has negative magic defence

The Grand Tree Black demon
Has extremely high ranged and magic defence, use melee only

Excalibur is not required

Holy Grail Black Knight Titan

If you have completed any of the other quests, you may opt to instead pay 22,000 coins (for Normal) or 26,000 coins (for Hard) to Dominic Onion for a Customisable Rumble. You will be able to enable or disable any bosses you have unlocked with the requirement that you may not begin until the bosses from at least 5 quests are enabled. Despite having multiple boss encounters, quests such as Desert Treasure, Recipe for Disaster, and Dream Mentor count for only 1 of the 5 mandatory minimum quests to begin. Selecting any boss from a quest featuring multiple bosses will toggle ALL of that quest's bosses on or off simultaneously. The most common quests taken for melee are Mountain Daughter (MTD) or The Grand Tree (Black demon), where the five quests are as follows: Lost CityTree Gnome Village, Vampire Slayer, Fight Arena and then either Mountain Daughter or The Grand Tree. MTD gives more experience an hour whilst Demon is better for points. If you have done Lunar Diplomacy, you may fight Me.

A normal rumble costs 22,000 coins while a hard rumble costs 26,000. This can be very helpful for the player if they do not want to use other methods listed above, although you should be wary that the less bosses you select in the rumble, you will get reduced points.

Adding more bosses increases the amount of points given per boss. A session with 5 bosses gives 28.5% of a boss's maximum points while 10 bosses gives 32.5%. Count Draynor gives 1822 points with 5 bosses and 2083 points with 10 bosses.

The main strategy entails playing Nightmare Zone on Hard Rumble mode and killing the bosses from said quests. Players can adopt one of the following methods to gain points and combat experience very effectively.

Note: Avoid using the Ultimate Force power-up as it obliterates every boss in the room without yielding any points or XP. If you want to maximise experience rates, only grab the power surge as it will restore special attack quickly. The bonus damages done by Zapper and Recurrent damage do not give any experience and is just a way to kill the bosses faster for points.

Note 2: Although it is true that Zapper and Recurrent Damage do not give additional experience, activating these power-ups is unlikely to impact experience rates unless the user is killing enemies faster than they spawn. Therefore, activating all power-ups except Ultimate Force is recommended for more points.

Also of note is the fact that Moss Guardian, Dad, Ice Troll King and Arrg provide an increase of experience of 7.5%, 10%, 12.5% and 17.5% respectively (That is 4.3; 4.4; 4.5; and 4.7 experience per 1 damage respectively, in comparison to the 4 experience one gets normally). This is especially useful if using Dharok's Set and Absorption potions as you can maximise DPS, although one might want to avoid Dad as it pushes the player a few squares away, along with Arrg as he attacks using range, which potentially increases damage taken as you won't be able to stay in a corner.

Optimal points[edit | edit source]

See Nightmare Zone/Strategies/Optimal points

Suggested skills[edit | edit source]

  • 43+ PrayerPrayer icon.png
  • 51+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png
  • 70+ AttackAttack icon.png
  • 70+ StrengthStrength icon.png
  • 70+ DefenceDefence icon.png
  • 70+ RangedRanged icon.png (75+ Recommended)
  • 86+ MagicMagic icon.png

Setups[edit | edit source]

This setup offers a straightforward and fairly afkable way of gaining Nightmare Zone points for absorptions, overloads or imbues. Players can gain around 50,000 to 90,000 Melee experience per hour with 200,000 to 400,000 Nightmare Zone points per hour. This setup requires using prayer potions which can be somewhat expensive however, and is a worse option overall for strictly Melee training compared to using Dharok's (more experience per hour) or normal mode (much more afk and cheaper) setups.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

This setup aims for a mix of strength and prayer bonus. Optimal equipment consists of the Proselyte armour in the body and leg slots, and equipment that maximises the player's accuracy and strength bonuses in the other slots.

Recommended equipment for Melee (Prayer)
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Neitiznot faceguard.png: Inventory image of Neitiznot faceguard Neitiznot faceguard Helm of neitiznot.png: Inventory image of Helm of neitiznot Helm of neitiznot Berserker helm.png: Inventory image of Berserker helm Berserker helm / Obsidian helmet.png: Inventory image of Obsidian helmet Obsidian helmet Mitre.png: Inventory image of Mitre Mitre Proselyte sallet.png: Inventory image of Proselyte sallet Proselyte sallet
Neck Amulet of torture.png: Inventory image of Amulet of torture Amulet of torture Amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Amulet of fury Amulet of fury Amulet of glory.png: Inventory image of Amulet of glory Amulet of glory Dragonbone necklace.png: Inventory image of Dragonbone necklace Dragonbone necklace N/A
Back Infernal cape.png: Inventory image of Infernal cape Infernal cape Fire cape.png: Inventory image of Fire cape Fire cape Ardougne cloak 4.png: Inventory image of Ardougne cloak 4 Ardougne cloak 4 Mythical cape.png: Inventory image of Mythical cape Mythical cape Capes of accomplishments (trimmed).gif Cape of Accomplishment
Body Proselyte hauberk.png: Inventory image of Proselyte hauberk Proselyte hauberk Initiate hauberk.png: Inventory image of Initiate hauberk Initiate hauberk Monk's robe top.png: Inventory image of Monk's robe top Monk's robe top N/A N/A
Legs Proselyte cuisse.png: Inventory image of Proselyte cuisse Proselyte cuisse / Proselyte tasset.png: Inventory image of Proselyte tasset Proselyte tasset Initiate cuisse.png: Inventory image of Initiate cuisse Initiate cuisse Monk's robe.png: Inventory image of Monk's robe Monk's robe N/A N/A
Weapon Ghrazi rapier.png: Inventory image of Ghrazi rapier Ghrazi rapier Abyssal whip.png: Inventory image of Abyssal whip Abyssal whip Abyssal bludgeon.png: Inventory image of Abyssal bludgeon Abyssal bludgeon Zamorakian hasta.png: Inventory image of Zamorakian hasta Zamorakian hasta Abyssal dagger.png: Inventory image of Abyssal dagger Abyssal dagger
Shield Avernic defender.png: Inventory image of Avernic defender Avernic defender Dragon defender.png: Inventory image of Dragon defender Dragon defender Rune defender.png: Inventory image of Rune defender Rune defender Dragonfire shield.png: Inventory image of Dragonfire shield Dragonfire shield Toktz-ket-xil.png: Inventory image of Toktz-ket-xil Toktz-ket-xil
Ammo/Spell Rada's blessing 4.png: Inventory image of Rada's blessing 4 Rada's blessing 4 God blessing.png: Inventory image of God blessing God blessing / Rada's blessing 3.png: Inventory image of Rada's blessing 3 Rada's blessing 3/2 N/A N/A N/A
Gloves Ferocious gloves.png: Inventory image of Ferocious gloves Ferocious gloves Barrows gloves.png: Inventory image of Barrows gloves Barrows gloves Dragon gloves.png: Inventory image of Dragon gloves Dragon gloves Regen bracelet.png: Inventory image of Regen bracelet Regen bracelet Combat bracelet.png: Inventory image of Combat bracelet Combat bracelet
Feet Primordial boots.png: Inventory image of Primordial boots Primordial boots Dragon boots.png: Inventory image of Dragon boots Dragon boots Guardian boots.png: Inventory image of Guardian boots Guardian boots Granite boots.png: Inventory image of Granite boots Granite boots Rune boots.png: Inventory image of Rune boots Rune boots
Ring Berserker ring (i).png: Inventory image of Berserker ring (i) Berserker ring (i) Brimstone ring.png: Inventory image of Brimstone ring Brimstone ring Ring of the gods (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of the gods (i) Ring of the gods (i) Treasonous ring (i).png: Inventory image of Treasonous ring (i) Treasonous ring (i) / Warrior ring (i).png: Inventory image of Warrior ring (i) Warrior ring (i) / Tyrannical ring (i).png: Inventory image of Tyrannical ring (i) Tyrannical ring (i) Ring of suffering (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of suffering (i) Ring of suffering (i)
Special attack Saradomin godsword.png: Inventory image of Saradomin godsword Saradomin godsword (prayer) Ancient mace.png: Inventory image of Ancient mace Ancient mace (prayer) Dragon claws.png: Inventory image of Dragon claws Dragon claws (damage) Granite maul (or).png: Inventory image of Granite maul (or) Granite maul (or) (damage) N/A

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Saradomin godsword.pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).png
Overload (4).pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Select a hard customisable rumble, and choose bosses that can only attack with Melee. All the viable bosses are listed below, and the player should select as many as possible for more points per hour.


Activate Protect from Melee (and Preserve if using super combat potions), and simply drink overloads or super combat potions and prayer potions as needed. Damage-boosting prayers such as Piety or Ultimate Strength can also be used to increase experience and points per hour, but this greatly increases the prayer drain and requires paying more attention. When the Power Surge power-up is available, use Saradomin godsword or ancient mace special attacks to replenish Prayer points, or dragon claws or granite maul special attacks for more damage output.

Using Dharok the Wretched's equipment with absorption potions requires paying more attention than the other Melee setups, but it offers the fastest Attack and Strength experience for solo players. Players can gain up to 180,000 Melee experience per hour using dragon claws for special attacks, and 155,000 experience per hour using granite maul. Players can sustain around 1 hour per session with this setup.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

This setup uses the Dharok the Wretched's equipment for main damage output. Dragon claws are the best option for special attacks, followed by granite maul. Players can take 1-2 extra switches for higher strength bonus when using special attacks. The rest of the gear should consist of equipment that maximises the player's strength and accuracy bonuses.

Recommended equipment for Melee (Dharok's)
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Dharok's helm.png: Inventory image of Dharok's helm Dharok's helm Neitiznot faceguard.png: Inventory image of Neitiznot faceguard Neitiznot faceguard (for special attacks) Helm of neitiznot.png: Inventory image of Helm of neitiznot Helm of neitiznot (for special attacks) Berserker helm.png: Inventory image of Berserker helm Berserker helm (for special attacks) Obsidian helmet.png: Inventory image of Obsidian helmet Obsidian helmet (for special attacks, no quest reqs)
Neck Amulet of torture.png: Inventory image of Amulet of torture Amulet of torture Amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Amulet of fury Amulet of fury Amulet of glory.png: Inventory image of Amulet of glory Amulet of glory N/A N/A
Back Infernal cape.png: Inventory image of Infernal cape Infernal cape Fire cape.png: Inventory image of Fire cape Fire cape Mythical cape.png: Inventory image of Mythical cape Mythical cape Capes of accomplishments (trimmed).gif Cape of Accomplishment Ardougne cloak 4.png: Inventory image of Ardougne cloak 4 Ardougne cloak 4
Body Dharok's platebody.png: Inventory image of Dharok's platebody Dharok's platebody Bandos chestplate.png: Inventory image of Bandos chestplate Bandos chestplate (for special attacks) Fighter torso.png: Inventory image of Fighter torso Fighter torso (for special attacks) Obsidian platebody.png: Inventory image of Obsidian platebody Obsidian platebody (for special attacks) N/A
Legs Dharok's platelegs.png: Inventory image of Dharok's platelegs Dharok's platelegs N/A N/A N/A N/A
Weapon Dharok's greataxe.png: Inventory image of Dharok's greataxe Dharok's greataxe N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gloves Ferocious gloves.png: Inventory image of Ferocious gloves Ferocious gloves Barrows gloves.png: Inventory image of Barrows gloves Barrows gloves Dragon gloves.png: Inventory image of Dragon gloves Dragon gloves Granite gloves.png: Inventory image of Granite gloves Granite gloves Combat bracelet.png: Inventory image of Combat bracelet Combat bracelet
Feet Primordial boots.png: Inventory image of Primordial boots Primordial boots Dragon boots.png: Inventory image of Dragon boots Dragon boots Guardian boots.png: Inventory image of Guardian boots Guardian boots Granite boots.png: Inventory image of Granite boots Granite boots Rune boots.png: Inventory image of Rune boots Rune boots
Ring Berserker ring (i).png: Inventory image of Berserker ring (i) Berserker ring (i) Brimstone ring.png: Inventory image of Brimstone ring Brimstone ring Warrior ring (i).png: Inventory image of Warrior ring (i) Warrior ring (i) Ring of the gods (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of the gods (i) Ring of the gods (i) Ring of suffering (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of suffering (i) Ring of suffering (i)
Special attack Dragon claws.png: Inventory image of Dragon claws Dragon claws Granite maul (or).png: Inventory image of Granite maul (or) Granite maul (or) N/A N/A N/A

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Dragon claws.pngBandos chestplate.pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).png
Helm of neitiznot.pngLocator orb.pngOverload (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png
Prayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).pngPrayer potion(4).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Choose a hard customisable rumble, and choose Moss Guardian, Sand Snake, Ice Troll King, Count Draynor and Arrg as the bosses.

  1. Run to the middle of the room, drink all your absorption potions and sip a dose of overload.
  2. Use the locator orb or guzzle the rock cake down to 1 Hitpoints, after that flash (quickly turn on and off) Rapid Heal prayer once.
  3. Turn on Piety and attack the bosses spawn. Drink prayer potions as needed.
  4. Flash Rapid Heal every 50–60 seconds in order to stay at 1 Hitpoints for the entire trip so that you deal the maximum damage with the Dharok's set and the bosses can keep hitting 1 damage. Flashing said prayer resets the timer that heals the player over time. If you allow your health to raise to 2, your max hit will be lowered and the bosses will hit 2's on you and reduce your absorption by 2 each hit. If this happens, simply use the locator orb or guzzle the rock cake again.
  5. Once the overload expires, the player returns to 51 HP and should sip some overload, and flash Rapid Heal.
  6. Those who have experience with flicking offensive prayers might wish to set up their quick-prayers to simultaneously activate Rapid Heal and their best offensive prayer. This improves your damage output and makes accidental HP regeneration much less likely, as long as you remember to keep flicking. However, doing this requires significantly more effort.
  7. Once the Power Surge power-up spawns, activate it, switch to your special attack weapon and repeatedly use special attacks.

Using normal customisable rumble with absorption potions is a very straightforward and the most afkable way of training Melee stats in the game. With this method the player does not need to interact with the client for 20 minutes, after which the player will stop attacking the monsters. Players can gain up to 85,000 experience per hour, and sustain 3-6 hours per session depending on their equipment and stats. While this method does slightly profit Nightmare Zone points, players who are solely looking to gain points for imbues are advised to use other setups instead.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

For this setup, ghrazi rapier along with Bandos armour offers the best experience per hour and good sustainability due to the high defences of the Bandos armour. Toktz-xil-ak along with full obsidian armour and berserker necklace offers the second best experience per hour and is a much more affordable option, however it has poor sustainability due to its low defensive stats. Players who want good sustainability but cannot afford a ghrazi rapier should use abyssal whip (for training Attack or Defence) or abyssal bludgeon (for training Strength) along with Bandos armour.

Recommended equipment for Melee (Absorption)
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Neitiznot faceguard.png: Inventory image of Neitiznot faceguard Neitiznot faceguard / Obsidian helmet.png: Inventory image of Obsidian helmet Obsidian helmet Helm of neitiznot.png: Inventory image of Helm of neitiznot Helm of neitiznot Berserker helm.png: Inventory image of Berserker helm Berserker helm Justiciar faceguard.png: Inventory image of Justiciar faceguard Justiciar faceguard N/A
Neck Amulet of torture.png: Inventory image of Amulet of torture Amulet of torture / Berserker necklace.png: Inventory image of Berserker necklace Berserker necklace Amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Amulet of fury Amulet of fury Amulet of glory.png: Inventory image of Amulet of glory Amulet of glory N/A N/A
Back Infernal cape.png: Inventory image of Infernal cape Infernal cape Fire cape.png: Inventory image of Fire cape Fire cape Mythical cape.png: Inventory image of Mythical cape Mythical cape Capes of accomplishments (trimmed).gif Cape of Accomplishment Ardougne cloak 4.png: Inventory image of Ardougne cloak 4 Ardougne cloak 4
Body Bandos chestplate.png: Inventory image of Bandos chestplate Bandos chestplate / Obsidian platebody.png: Inventory image of Obsidian platebody Obsidian platebody Fighter torso.png: Inventory image of Fighter torso Fighter torso Justiciar chestguard.png: Inventory image of Justiciar chestguard Justiciar chestguard N/A N/A
Legs Bandos tassets.png: Inventory image of Bandos tassets Bandos tassets / Obsidian platelegs.png: Inventory image of Obsidian platelegs Obsidian platelegs Justiciar legguards.png: Inventory image of Justiciar legguards Justiciar legguards Dragon platelegs.png: Inventory image of Dragon platelegs Dragon platelegs / Dragon plateskirt.png: Inventory image of Dragon plateskirt Dragon plateskirt N/A N/A
Weapon Ghrazi rapier.png: Inventory image of Ghrazi rapier Ghrazi rapier / Toktz-xil-ak.png: Inventory image of Toktz-xil-ak Toktz-xil-ak Abyssal whip.png: Inventory image of Abyssal whip Abyssal whip (Attack or Defence) / Abyssal bludgeon.png: Inventory image of Abyssal bludgeon Abyssal bludgeon (Strength) Abyssal dagger.png: Inventory image of Abyssal dagger Abyssal dagger / Saradomin sword.png: Inventory image of Saradomin sword Saradomin sword Dragon scimitar.png: Inventory image of Dragon scimitar Dragon scimitar N/A
Shield Avernic defender.png: Inventory image of Avernic defender Avernic defender Dragon defender.png: Inventory image of Dragon defender Dragon defender Rune defender.png: Inventory image of Rune defender Rune defender Dragonfire shield.png: Inventory image of Dragonfire shield Dragonfire shield Toktz-ket-xil.png: Inventory image of Toktz-ket-xil Toktz-ket-xil
Gloves Ferocious gloves.png: Inventory image of Ferocious gloves Ferocious gloves Barrows gloves.png: Inventory image of Barrows gloves Barrows gloves Dragon gloves.png: Inventory image of Dragon gloves Dragon gloves Granite gloves.png: Inventory image of Granite gloves Granite gloves Combat bracelet.png: Inventory image of Combat bracelet Combat bracelet
Feet Primordial boots.png: Inventory image of Primordial boots Primordial boots Dragon boots.png: Inventory image of Dragon boots Dragon boots Guardian boots.png: Inventory image of Guardian boots Guardian boots Granite boots.png: Inventory image of Granite boots Granite boots Rune boots.png: Inventory image of Rune boots Rune boots
Ring Berserker ring (i).png: Inventory image of Berserker ring (i) Berserker ring (i) Brimstone ring.png: Inventory image of Brimstone ring Brimstone ring Treasonous ring (i).png: Inventory image of Treasonous ring (i) Treasonous ring (i) / Warrior ring (i).png: Inventory image of Warrior ring (i) Warrior ring (i) / Tyrannical ring (i).png: Inventory image of Tyrannical ring (i) Tyrannical ring (i) Ring of suffering (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of suffering (i) Ring of suffering (i) N/A

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Locator orb.pngSuper combat potion(4).pngSuper combat potion(4).pngSuper combat potion(4).png
Super combat potion(4).pngSuper combat potion(4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Choose a normal customisable rumble, and choose a combination of the following bosses:

  • Count Draynor
  • Sand Snake
  • Me
  • Khazard Warlord
  • King Roald
  • Tree spirit
  • The Kendal


Run to the middle of the room. Use absorptions until 951-1000 absorption, get down to 1 Hitpoints using the locator orb or rock cake, and sip a super combat potion dose. Repeat after 15-20 minutes.

Using a locator orb or a dwarven rock cake when repotting is optional, but recommended for longer sessions (especially if using obsidian armour).

Using normal customisable rumble with absorption potions is a very straightforward and the most afkable way of training Ranged in the game. With this method the player does not need to interact with the client for 20 minutes, after which the player will stop attacking the monsters. Players can gain up to 65,000-110,000 experience per hour depending on the weapon used, and sustain 3-6 hours per session depending on their equipment and stats. While this method does slightly profit Nightmare Zone points, players who are solely looking to gain points for imbues are advised to use other setups instead.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

For this setup, using the Void Knight equipment offers the best experience per hour. However, due to its poor defensive stats players may want to use Armadyl or dragonhide armour instead for better sustainability. Players who want even better sustainability can replace some Ranged equipment with more defensive pieces, such as Bandos tassets, slayer helmet (i) and ring of suffering (i).

Toxic blowpipe is the best weapon to use, but this is not recommended due to its significantly higher cost compared to other options. Magic shortbow (i) with amethyst or rune arrows offers a slower but much cheaper option. Alternatively, players can use Armadyl/dragon/rune crossbow or mithril darts with a shield for slightly less experience per hour but more defence.

Recommended equipment for Ranged (Absorption)
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Armadyl helmet.png: Inventory image of Armadyl helmet Armadyl helmet / Void ranger helm.png: Inventory image of Void ranger helm Void ranger helm Robin hood hat.png: Inventory image of Robin hood hat Robin hood hat Blessed Coif.png: Inventory image of Blessed Coif Blessed Coif Archer helm.png: Inventory image of Archer helm Archer helm Slayer helmet (i).png: Inventory image of Slayer helmet (i) Slayer helmet (i) (defence)
Neck Necklace of anguish.png: Inventory image of Necklace of anguish Necklace of anguish Amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Amulet of fury Amulet of fury Amulet of glory.png: Inventory image of Amulet of glory Amulet of glory N/A N/A
Back Ava's assembler.png: Inventory image of Ava's assembler Ava's assembler Ava's accumulator.png: Inventory image of Ava's accumulator Ava's accumulator Ranging cape.png: Inventory image of Ranging cape Ranging cape Ava's attractor.png: Inventory image of Ava's attractor Ava's attractor N/A
Body Armadyl chestplate.png: Inventory image of Armadyl chestplate Armadyl chestplate / Elite void top.png: Inventory image of Elite void top Elite void top Blessed body.png: Inventory image of Blessed body Blessed body / Void knight top.png: Inventory image of Void knight top Void knight top Black d'hide body.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide body Black d'hide body N/A N/A
Legs Armadyl chainskirt.png: Inventory image of Armadyl chainskirt Armadyl chainskirt / Elite void robe.png: Inventory image of Elite void robe Elite void robe Blessed chaps.png: Inventory image of Blessed chaps Blessed chaps / Void knight robe.png: Inventory image of Void knight robe Void knight robe Black d'hide chaps.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide chaps Black d'hide chaps Bandos tassets.png: Inventory image of Bandos tassets Bandos tassets (defence) N/A
Weapon Toxic blowpipe.png: Inventory image of Toxic blowpipe Toxic blowpipe Magic shortbow (i).png: Inventory image of Magic shortbow (i) Magic shortbow (i) Armadyl crossbow.png: Inventory image of Armadyl crossbow Armadyl crossbow Mithril dart.png: Inventory image of Mithril dart Mithril dart N/A
Shield Twisted buckler.png: Inventory image of Twisted buckler Twisted buckler Dragonfire ward.png: Inventory image of Dragonfire ward Dragonfire ward Dragonfire shield.png: Inventory image of Dragonfire shield Dragonfire shield (defence) Odium ward.png: Inventory image of Odium ward Odium ward Book of law.png: Inventory image of Book of law Book of law
Ammo/Spell Rada's blessing 4.png: Inventory image of Rada's blessing 4 Rada's blessing 4 (3, 2 or any God blessing) if using toxic blowpipe or darts Amethyst arrow.png: Inventory image of Amethyst arrow Amethyst arrows or rune arrow.png: Inventory image of rune arrow rune arrows if using a magic shortbow Amethyst broad bolts.png: Inventory image of Amethyst broad bolts Amethyst broad bolts or broad bolts.png: Inventory image of broad bolts broad bolts if using a crossbow N/A N/A
Gloves Barrows gloves.png: Inventory image of Barrows gloves Barrows gloves / Void knight gloves.png: Inventory image of Void knight gloves Void knight gloves Black d'hide vamb.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide vamb Black d'hide vamb / Blessed vambraces.png: Inventory image of Blessed vambraces Blessed vambraces Combat bracelet.png: Inventory image of Combat bracelet Combat bracelet N/A N/A
Feet Pegasian boots.png: Inventory image of Pegasian boots Pegasian boots Ranger boots.png: Inventory image of Ranger boots Ranger boots Blessed boots.png: Inventory image of Blessed boots Blessed boots Boots of brimstone.png: Inventory image of Boots of brimstone Boots of brimstone Snakeskin boots.png: Inventory image of Snakeskin boots Snakeskin boots
Ring Archers ring (i).png: Inventory image of Archers ring (i) Archers ring (i) Brimstone ring.png: Inventory image of Brimstone ring Brimstone ring Ring of suffering (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of suffering (i) Ring of suffering (i) N/A N/A

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Locator orb.pngSuper ranging (4).pngSuper ranging (4).pngSuper ranging (4).png
Super ranging (4).pngSuper ranging (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
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Strategy[edit | edit source]

Choose a normal customisable rumble, and choose a combination of the following bosses:

  • Count Draynor
  • Sand Snake
  • Me
  • Khazard Warlord
  • King Roald
  • Tree spirit
  • The Kendal


Run to the middle of the room. Use absorptions until 951-1000 absorption, get down to 1 Hitpoints using the locator orb or rock cake, and sip a super ranging or bastion potion dose. Repeat after 15-20 minutes.

Using a locator orb or a dwarven rock cake when repotting is optional, but recommended for longer sessions.

The chinning method involves the use of grey, red, or black chinchompas. In addition, adopting either the standard Prayer strategy or Absorption method are also used. It all depends on what the player can afford, are willing to spend, or can use. Grey chinchompas require a Ranged level of 45; red require 55, and black require 65. On the Short Fuse attack style, you throw 1,200 chins per hour. Medium Fuse is 1,500. Also, while chinning, the player has to lure the bosses. The process of luring is pretty simple. In the middle of the arena, the player, or lurer, runs between three squares. This allows the enemies that spawn to pile up on one square. Aside from Armadyl armour, Void Knight equipment with the Ranger helm could be worn instead.

Recommended equipment for Ranged (Chinning)
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Armadyl helmet.png: Inventory image of Armadyl helmet Armadyl helmet / Void ranger helm.png: Inventory image of Void ranger helm Void ranger helm Robin hood hat.png: Inventory image of Robin hood hat Robin hood hat Blessed Coif.png: Inventory image of Blessed Coif Blessed Coif Archer helm.png: Inventory image of Archer helm Archer helm Snakeskin bandana.png: Inventory image of Snakeskin bandana Snakeskin bandana
Neck Necklace of anguish.png: Inventory image of Necklace of anguish Necklace of anguish Amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Amulet of fury Amulet of fury amulet of glory.png: Inventory image of amulet of glory amulet of glory N/A N/A
Back Ava's assembler.png: Inventory image of Ava's assembler Ava's assembler Ava's accumulator.png: Inventory image of Ava's accumulator Ava's accumulator Ranging cape.png: Inventory image of Ranging cape Ranging cape Ava's attractor.png: Inventory image of Ava's attractor Ava's attractor Fire cape.png: Inventory image of Fire cape Fire cape
Body Armadyl chestplate.png: Inventory image of Armadyl chestplate Armadyl chestplate / Elite void top.png: Inventory image of Elite void top Elite void top Black d'hide body.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide body Black d'hide body Karil's leathertop.png: Inventory image of Karil's leathertop Karil's leathertop Monk's robe top.png: Inventory image of Monk's robe top Monk's robe top N/A
Legs Armadyl chainskirt.png: Inventory image of Armadyl chainskirt Armadyl chainskirt / Elite void robe.png: Inventory image of Elite void robe Elite void robe Black d'hide chaps.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide chaps Black d'hide chaps Karil's leatherskirt.png: Inventory image of Karil's leatherskirt Karil's leatherskirt Monk's robe.png: Inventory image of Monk's robe Monk's robe N/A
Weapon Black chinchompa.png: Inventory image of Black chinchompa Black chinchompa Red chinchompa.png: Inventory image of Red chinchompa Red chinchompa Chinchompa.png: Inventory image of Chinchompa Chinchompa N/A N/A
Shield Twisted buckler.png: Inventory image of Twisted buckler Twisted buckler Odium ward.png: Inventory image of Odium ward Odium ward Elysian spirit shield.png: Inventory image of Elysian spirit shield Elysian spirit shield Blessed spirit shield.png: Inventory image of Blessed spirit shield Blessed spirit shield N/A
Ammo/Spell Broad bolts.png: Inventory image of Broad bolts Broad bolts Adamant bolts.png: Inventory image of Adamant bolts Adamant bolts Mithril bolts.png: Inventory image of Mithril bolts Mithril bolts N/A N/A
Gloves Barrows gloves.png: Inventory image of Barrows gloves Barrows gloves / Void knight gloves.png: Inventory image of Void knight gloves Void knight gloves Black d'hide vamb.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide vamb Black d'hide vamb Regen bracelet.png: Inventory image of Regen bracelet Regen bracelet Combat bracelet.png: Inventory image of Combat bracelet Combat bracelet N/A
Feet Pegasian boots.png: Inventory image of Pegasian boots Pegasian boots Ranger boots.png: Inventory image of Ranger boots Ranger boots Blessed boots.png: Inventory image of Blessed boots Blessed boots Boots of brimstone.png: Inventory image of Boots of brimstone Boots of brimstone Snakeskin boots.png: Inventory image of Snakeskin boots Snakeskin boots
Ring Archers ring (i).png: Inventory image of Archers ring (i) Archers ring (i) Archers ring.png: Inventory image of Archers ring Archers ring N/A N/A N/A
Special attack Armadyl crossbow.png: Inventory image of Armadyl crossbow Armadyl crossbow N/A N/A N/A N/A

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Locator orb.pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).png
Overload (4).pngOverload (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
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Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
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Upon adopting either the standard Prayer strategy or Absorption method, Smoke Barrage is the best spell to use for Magic. It does not require Soul runes, and it does not stop enemies from moving. This is vital to obtaining the most XP. The player can cast about 1,200 spells per hour. Also, vital is luring the bosses. The process of luring is pretty simple. In the middle of the arena, the player, or lurer, runs between three squares. This allows the enemies that spawn to pile up on one square. In lieu of Ancestral gear, Void Knight equipment with the Void mage helm or Ahrim's equipment work as less expensive alternatives.

Recommended equipment for Magic
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Ancestral hat.png: Inventory image of Ancestral hat Ancestral hat / Void mage helm.png: Inventory image of Void mage helm Void mage helm Ahrim's hood.png: Inventory image of Ahrim's hood Ahrim's hood Farseer helm.png: Inventory image of Farseer helm Farseer helm Mystic hat.png: Inventory image of Mystic hat Mystic hat N/A
Neck Occult necklace.png: Inventory image of Occult necklace Occult necklace Amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Amulet of fury Amulet of fury Amulet of glory.png: Inventory image of Amulet of glory Amulet of glory Amulet of magic.png: Inventory image of Amulet of magic Amulet of magic Amulet of power.png: Inventory image of Amulet of power Amulet of power
Back Imbued god cape.png: Inventory image of Imbued god cape Imbued god cape God capes.gif God cape Ardougne cloak 4.png: Inventory image of Ardougne cloak 4 Ardougne cloak 4 Capes of accomplishments (trimmed).gif Cape of Accomplishment God cloak.png: Inventory image of God cloak God cloak
Body Ancestral robe top.png: Inventory image of Ancestral robe top Ancestral robe top / Elite void top.png: Inventory image of Elite void top Elite void top Ahrim's robetop.png: Inventory image of Ahrim's robetop Ahrim's robetop Infinity top.png: Inventory image of Infinity top Infinity top Mystic robe top.png: Inventory image of Mystic robe top Mystic robe top N/A
Legs Ancestral robe bottom.png: Inventory image of Ancestral robe bottom Ancestral robe bottom / Elite void robe.png: Inventory image of Elite void robe Elite void robe Ahrim's robeskirt.png: Inventory image of Ahrim's robeskirt Ahrim's robeskirt Infinity bottoms.png: Inventory image of Infinity bottoms Infinity bottoms Mystic robe bottom.png: Inventory image of Mystic robe bottom Mystic robe bottom N/A
Weapon Kodai wand.png: Inventory image of Kodai wand Kodai wand Master wand.png: Inventory image of Master wand Master wand Ancient staff.png: Inventory image of Ancient staff Ancient staff Ahrim's staff.png: Inventory image of Ahrim's staff Ahrim's staff (with Amulet of the damned) N/A
Shield Arcane spirit shield.png: Inventory image of Arcane spirit shield Arcane spirit shield Mage's book.png: Inventory image of Mage's book Mage's book Malediction ward.png: Inventory image of Malediction ward Malediction ward Book of darkness.png: Inventory image of Book of darkness Book of darkness Book of balance.png: Inventory image of Book of balance Book of balance
Ammo/Spell Rada's blessing 4.png: Inventory image of Rada's blessing 4 Rada's blessing 4 God blessing.png: Inventory image of God blessing God blessing / Rada's blessing 3.png: Inventory image of Rada's blessing 3 Rada's blessing 3/2 N/A N/A N/A
Gloves Tormented bracelet.png: Inventory image of Tormented bracelet Tormented bracelet / Void knight gloves.png: Inventory image of Void knight gloves Void knight gloves Barrows gloves.png: Inventory image of Barrows gloves Barrows gloves Infinity gloves.png: Inventory image of Infinity gloves Infinity gloves Mystic gloves.png: Inventory image of Mystic gloves Mystic gloves N/A
Feet Eternal boots.png: Inventory image of Eternal boots Eternal boots Infinity boots.png: Inventory image of Infinity boots Infinity boots Wizard boots.png: Inventory image of Wizard boots Wizard boots Mystic boots.png: Inventory image of Mystic boots Mystic boots N/A
Ring Seers ring (i).png: Inventory image of Seers ring (i) Seers ring (i) Brimstone ring.png: Inventory image of Brimstone ring Brimstone ring Seers ring.png: Inventory image of Seers ring Seers ring Lunar ring.png: Inventory image of Lunar ring Lunar ring Beacon ring.png: Inventory image of Beacon ring Beacon ring
Special attack Saradomin godsword.png: Inventory image of Saradomin godsword Saradomin godsword (Prayer) Ancient mace.png: Inventory image of Ancient mace Ancient mace (Prayer) N/A N/A N/A

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Locator orb.pngRune pouch.pngBlood rune.png4000Overload (4).png
Overload (4).pngOverload (4).pngOverload (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
Absorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).pngAbsorption (4).png
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Death rune.png8000Air rune.png8000Fire rune.png8000

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Dwarven rock cake is for Dharoking and for Absorption uses. It is used with Absorptions in which the player, standing in any corner except the south-east corner with Protect from Melee on, guzzles the rock cake down to 51 Hitpoints, overloads, uses Absorptions, and flashes Rapid Heal in order to stay 1 HP for the entire trip so that the bosses can keep hitting 1 damage. Flashing said prayer also resets the timer that heals the player over time. Once the Overload expires, the player returns to 51 HP and should re-activate Protect from Melee, sip some overload, and flash Rapid Heal. Protect from Melee can be deactivated afterwards. Note: Protect from Melee has to be used while rock caking and re-potting! It should also be on when absorption isn't present.