Slayer task/Monkeys

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Monkeys can be assigned as a slayer task by Turael and Spria. There is no combat or slayer requirement needed to be assigned monkeys. Monkeys are commonly found in tropical areas throughout Gielinor.

Regular monkeys are most commonly killed to complete this task. However, there are high level alternatives locked behind Monkey Madness I and Monkey Madness II, namely Monkey Archers, Monkey Guards, Monkey Zombies, Skeletons (Ape Atoll), Tortured Gorillas, and Demonic Gorillas. Maniacal monkeys do not count towards the task.

Monster Variants[edit | edit source]

Monster Combat

Level

Slayer

XP

Locations Notes
Monkey (monster) 3 6 These are by far the safest to kill.

Monkey Archer

86 50 Requires partial completion of Monkey Madness I.
Monkey Guard 167 130 Requires partial completion of Monkey Madness I.
Monkey Zombie 82, 98, 129 60, 60, 90 Requires partial completion of Monkey Madness I.
Skeleton (Ape Atoll) 142 110 Requires partial completion of Monkey Madness I.
Tortured gorilla 141 210 Requires partial completion of Monkey Madness II.
Demonic gorilla 275 408.5 Requires partial completion of Monkey Madness II.

Location Comparison[edit | edit source]

Location Maplink Amount Multicombat Cannonable Safespottable Notes
Ape Atoll Dungeon 47 Yes Yes No Watch out for falling rocks.
Ardougne Zoo 6 No Yes No If you want to kill these with melee, it is possible to get in the cage; however, it requires partial completion of Monkey Madness I.
Around Brimhaven 6 No Yes No
Crash Site Cavern 36 Both Yes No See strategies on this page. Demonic gorillas are immune to cannon damage.
East of Tai Bwo Wannai 7 No Yes No
Karamja, near the volcano 4 No Yes No
Marim 25 Yes Yes No Stay in the tall grass when possible.
Marim gates 14 Yes Yes No Climb up to their level before engaging.
Mos Le'Harmless 18 No Yes No Requires completion of Cabin Fever.
North-east Karamja (instanced) 7 No Yes No
North-east of Shilo Village 16 No Yes No
North-west of Shilo Village 12 No Yes No
South-east Karamja 9 No Yes No
Temple of Marimbo 12 Yes Yes No Some of the monkey guards are capable of blocking your path, like Brawlers in Pest Control.
Temple of Marimbo Dungeon 41 Yes Yes No