Pyrefiend

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This article is about the slayer monster. For the superior variant, see Flaming pyrelord.
Pyrefiend icon.png

Pyrefiends are Slayer monsters that require level 30 Slayer to kill. As their attacks are magic based, it is recommended to wear armour with a high magic defence bonus, such as dragonhide. Pyrefiends and Harpie bug swarms are the only monsters to drop steel boots.

Strength and Weakness[edit | edit source]

You can safespot multiple Pyrefiends by standing in this spot in the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon.

The Pyrefiend's attack accuracy is based on your magic defence, so it is highly recommended that you wear dragonhides or other ranged armour to mitigate damage. Due to their low magic defence, they are highly susceptible to Magic attacks.

Players who intend to use melee and have 43 Prayer can flick the Protect from Melee prayer to avoid being damaged. An alternative method would be to use a safespot with a halberd or using Ranged attacks. Players should be aware that although their max hit is relatively low for their combat level, they can hit very consistently. 

Locations[edit | edit source]

Assigned by[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 94,188 kills from the Old School RuneScape Wiki drop log project, unless otherwise cited.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ashes.png: Pyrefiend drops Ashes with rarity Always in quantity 1Ashes1Always371

Unique[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Steel boots.png: Pyrefiend drops Steel boots with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Steel boots11/12843180

Weapons and armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Steel axe.png: Pyrefiend drops Steel axe with rarity 4/128 in quantity 1Steel axe14/12861120
Steel full helm.png: Pyrefiend drops Steel full helm with rarity 4/128 in quantity 1Steel full helm14/128131330
Mithril chainbody.png: Pyrefiend drops Mithril chainbody with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Mithril chainbody12/1289171,170
Staff of fire.png: Pyrefiend drops Staff of fire with rarity 3/128 in quantity 1Staff of fire13/1281,414900
Adamant med helm.png: Pyrefiend drops Adamant med helm with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Adamant med helm11/1289021,152

Runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Fire rune.png: Pyrefiend drops Fire rune with rarity 21/128 in quantity 30Fire rune3021/12815060
Fire rune.png: Pyrefiend drops Fire rune with rarity 8/128 in quantity 60Fire rune608/128300120
Chaos rune.png: Pyrefiend drops Chaos rune with rarity 5/128 in quantity 12Chaos rune125/128936648
Death rune.png: Pyrefiend drops Death rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 3Death rune33/128621324

Coins[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_5.png: Pyrefiend drops Coins with rarity 7/128 in quantity 10Coins107/1281010
Coins_25.png: Pyrefiend drops Coins with rarity 24/128 in quantity 40Coins4024/1284040
Coins_100.png: Pyrefiend drops Coins with rarity 20/128 in quantity 120Coins12020/128120120
Coins_100.png: Pyrefiend drops Coins with rarity 10/128 in quantity 200Coins20010/128200200
Coins_250.png: Pyrefiend drops Coins with rarity 2/128 in quantity 450Coins4502/128450450

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Gold ore.png: Pyrefiend drops Gold ore with rarity 8/128 in quantity 1Gold ore18/12826490
Jug of wine.png: Pyrefiend drops Jug of wine with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Jug of wine12/12830

Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 3/128 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Uncut sapphire.png: Pyrefiend drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/170.67 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/170.67; 1/86.67[d 1]50815
Uncut emerald.png: Pyrefiend drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/341.33 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/341.33; 1/173.33[d 1]68430
Uncut ruby.png: Pyrefiend drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/682.67 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/682.67; 1/346.67[d 1]1,34960
Chaos talisman.png: Pyrefiend drops Chaos talisman with rarity 1/1,820.44 in quantity 1Chaos talisman11/1,820.44; 1/924.44[d 1]6142
Uncut diamond.png: Pyrefiend drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/2,730.67 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/2,730.67; 1/1,386.67[d 1]2,793120
Loop half of key.png: Pyrefiend drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 1]10,72660
Tooth half of key.png: Pyrefiend drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 1]9,02160
Rune javelin.png: Pyrefiend drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 5Rune javelin51/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 1]8851,200
Rune spear.png: Pyrefiend drops Rune spear with rarity 1/87,381.33 in quantity 1Rune spear11/87,381.33; 1/5,200[d 1][d 2]11,88712,480
Shield left half.png: Pyrefiend drops Shield left half with rarity 1/174,762.67 in quantity 1Shield left half11/174,762.67; 1/10,400[d 1][d 2]65,40466,000
Dragon spear.png: Pyrefiend drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/233,016.89 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/233,016.89; 1/13,866.67[d 1][d 2]37,46437,440
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 The drop rate of this item is increased when wearing a Ring of wealth.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Rune spear, Shield left half and Dragon spear will only be dropped if Legend's Quest has been started, or else a talisman will be dropped as a replacement.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Looting bag.png: Pyrefiend drops Looting bag with rarity 1/30 in quantity 1Looting bag11/30[d 1][1]Not soldN/A
Ecumenical key.png: Pyrefiend drops Ecumenical key with rarity 1/60 in quantity 1Ecumenical key11/60[d 2]Not sold61,500
Clue scroll (medium).png: Pyrefiend drops Clue scroll (medium) with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Clue scroll (medium)11/128; 1/64[2][d 3]Not sold12
  1. Only dropped by those found in the Wilderness.
  2. Only dropped by those located in the Wilderness God Wars Dungeon.
  3. Twice as common if a Ring of wealth (i) is worn and fought in the Wilderness.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
8 August 2019
(update)
The drop rate for ecumenical keys have been changed to be 1/60 regardless of keys owned.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Envision. "Drop Rates V2." RuneScape Forums.
  2. Jagex. Mod Tide's Twitter account. 24 May 2019. (Archived from the original on 24 May 2019.) Mod Tide: "I know its been a while since the clue expansion but here is the information on clue scroll drop rates and loot chances! If anything changes I will keep you posted."