Smokedevil

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Smokedevil
Smokedevil (historical).png
Released26 January 2005 (Update)
Removal27 April 2017 (Update)
MembersYes
Combat level93
Size1x1
ExamineThe cave-dwelling cousin of the dust devils.
Combat info
Max hit? (edit)
Aggressive? (edit)
Poisonous? (edit)
Attack style? (edit)
Attack speed? (edit)
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
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Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
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Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
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Immunities
Poison? (edit)
Venom? (edit)
Advanced data
Monster IDhist

The Smokedevil was an unused slayer monster added to the cache with the release of the Slayer skill. Both the Smokedevil and the Dust Devil (then named Dustdevil) were not initially present in the game. The name and examine suggest that originally, the Dustdevil would have been encountered in the Kharidian Desert, while the Smokedevil would have only been located underground in the Smoke Dungeon. However, when the desert was expanded a few months later, the Dustdevil was moved to the Smoke Dungeon instead.

Curiously, when the Dustdevil was renamed in 2006, the examine of the Smokedevil was updated to reflect this.

While the original Smokedevil was never present in Old School RuneScape, a new monster called Smoke devil was released in 2014, and the Choke devil reused the Smokedevil's appearance for a few months. Ultimately, it was deleted from the game files in 2017.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
10 – 20 April 2006

The NPC's examine was changed from "The cave-dwelling cousin of the dustdevils." to "The cave-dwelling cousin of the dust devils."

5 July –
19 September 2005

The NPC's examine was changed from "The dustdevils' cave-dwelling cousin." to "The cave-dwelling cousin of the dustdevils."