Spiritual mage

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ZamorakSaradomin
BandosArmadylZaros
Spiritual mage
Spiritual mage (Zamorak).png
Released17 October 2013 (Update)
MembersYes
Combat level121
Size1x1
ExamineA deadly servant of Zamorak.
Combat info
AttributeSpectral
Max hit19
AggressiveYes, unless wearing a Zamorak-affiliated item
PoisonousNo
Attack styleMagic
Attack speedMonster attack speed 4.png
Respawn time25 ticks (15 seconds)
Slayer icon.png Slayer info
Slayer level83
Slayer XP75 xp
CategorySpiritual Creatures
Assigned byKrystilia chathead.png Vannaka chathead.png Chaeldar chathead.png Nieve chathead.png Duradel chathead.png
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
7511611801
Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
+0+0+0+0+0+0
Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+0+0+0+0+0
Immunities
PoisonNot immune
VenomNot immune
CannonsImmune
ThrallsNot immune
Advanced data
Monster ID3161
Spiritual mage icon.png

The Spiritual mage is a potent Magic Slayer monster found in the God Wars Dungeon that can easily kill low-level players. Protect from Magic and high prayer bonus is highly recommended for anyone wanting to 'camp' these monsters. Like all monsters in the God Wars Dungeon, they are aggressive to any players that do not wear items showing loyalty to their god. Spiritual mages require 83 Slayer to kill. Completion of Death Plateau is required before Spiritual creatures can be assigned as a Slayer task[1]. Just like Spiritual rangers and Spiritual warriors, which require 63 and 68 Slayer respectively, there are spiritual mages for each god.

Slaying a Spiritual mage in the God Wars Dungeon is a requirement for the Elite Fremennik Diary and slaying a Spiritual mage in the Wilderness God Wars Dungeon is a requirement for the Elite Wilderness Diary.

Spiritual mages mostly drop runes and pure essence. They are also known for their dragon boots drop.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
God Wars Dungeon121Member icon.png40Maplink
God Wars Dungeon - Ancient Prison182Member icon.png5Maplink
Wilderness God Wars Dungeon120, 121, 123Member icon.png12Maplink

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Saradominist and Zamorakian mages are frequently targeted as they have the lowest combat stats of all the mages, including extremely poor defensive bonuses. Saradominist mages also have very high aggression and will often engage Zamorakian followers if they get within range, dealing next to no damage to them in the process as they use an extremely weak ranged attack. Bandosian and Armadylean mages are rarely killed as the former has high health and Defence, while the latter is very sparse and can only be fought with ranged or magic. Armadylean mages do not count as aviansie either like their warrior and ranger counterparts.

The Zarosian variant is far more powerful than the other mages, possessing a very high Magic level, max hit and melee defensive bonuses. As followers of Zaros, they also utilise the Ancient Magicks; smoke spells have a chance of inflicting poison, shadow lowers the player's Attack level, blood heals the mage (including hits that would have dealt damage but is blocked by prayer) and ice can bind players. The ice spells will not notify the player that they have been frozen should the effect go off.

As with all other common monsters in the God Wars Dungeon, appropriate god protection is needed or players risk meeting a swift death.

Prayer info[edit | edit source]

ZamorakSaradomin
BandosArmadylZaros
Spiritual mage
Level requiredPrayer 40
Prayer XP15 xp
TypeSpectral creature
Required toolEctoplasmator

Drops[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 100,068 kills from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

The average Spiritual mage kill is worth 2,269.03.

Elemental runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Air rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Air rune with rarity 9/128 in quantity 30Air rune309/12815060
Water rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Water rune with rarity 8/128 in quantity 15Water rune158/1287530
Water rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Water rune with rarity 7/128 in quantity 50Water rune507/128250100
Air rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Air rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 50Air rune502/128250100
Fire rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Fire rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 65Fire rune652/128325130

Combination runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Dust rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Dust rune with rarity 11/128 in quantity 15Dust rune1511/128105180
Mud rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Mud rune with rarity 7/128 in quantity 20Mud rune207/1282,660240
Mist rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Mist rune with rarity 6/128 in quantity 20Mist rune206/1282,760240

Catalytic runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Chaos rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Chaos rune with rarity 18/128 in quantity 10Chaos rune1018/128740540
Astral rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Astral rune with rarity 9/128 in quantity 15Astral rune159/1281,665450
Death rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Death rune with rarity 8/128 in quantity 15Death rune158/1282,7151,620
Nature rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Nature rune with rarity 7/128 in quantity 25Nature rune257/1284,6002,700
Mind rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Mind rune with rarity 4/128 in quantity 50Mind rune504/12815050
Nature rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Nature rune with rarity 4/128 in quantity 18Nature rune184/1283,3121,944
Body rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Body rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 35Body rune353/12821035
Law rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Law rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 15Law rune152/1282,1302,160
Body rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Body rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 25Body rune252/12815025
Blood rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Blood rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 10Blood rune102/1283,6502,400
Chaos rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Chaos rune with rarity 1/128 in quantity 25Chaos rune251/1281,8501,350

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Pure essence.png: Spiritual mage drops Pure essence with rarity 6/128 in quantity 90 (noted)Pure essence90 (noted)6/128180180
Antipoison(3).png: Spiritual mage drops Antipoison(3) with rarity 5/128 in quantity 5 (noted)Antipoison(3)(noted)5/128720860
Dragon boots.png: Spiritual mage drops Dragon boots with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Dragon boots11/128131,01812,000

Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 2/128 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
This does not exist.NothingN/A1/128.23; Never[d 1]N/AN/A
Uncut sapphire.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/256 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/256; 1/130[d 2]34515
Uncut emerald.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/512; 1/260[d 2]52930
Uncut ruby.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/1,024 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/1,024; 1/520[d 2]1,15660
Chaos talisman.png: Spiritual mage drops Chaos talisman with rarity 1/2,730.67 in quantity 1Chaos talisman11/2,730.67; 1/1,386.67[d 2][d 3]1492
Nature talisman.png: Spiritual mage drops Nature talisman with rarity 1/2,730.67 in quantity 1Nature talisman11/2,730.67; 1/1,386.67[d 2][d 3]4722
Uncut diamond.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/4,096 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/4,096; 1/2,080[d 2]2,787120
Loop half of key.png: Spiritual mage drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]10,01660
Tooth half of key.png: Spiritual mage drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]9,97760
Rune javelin.png: Spiritual mage drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 5Rune javelin51/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]7351,200
Rune spear.png: Spiritual mage drops Rune spear with rarity 1/131,072 in quantity 1Rune spear11/131,072; 1/7,800[d 2][d 4]11,88512,480
Shield left half.png: Spiritual mage drops Shield left half with rarity 1/262,144 in quantity 1Shield left half11/262,144; 1/15,600[d 2][d 4]65,46466,000
Dragon spear.png: Spiritual mage drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/349,525.33 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/349,525.33; 1/20,800[d 2][d 4]36,90137,440
  1. ^ The "nothing" drop is removed while wearing a ring of wealth.
  2. ^ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 The drop rate is increased while wearing a ring of wealth due to the "nothing" drop being removed.
  3. ^ 3.0 3.1 The talisman dropped depends on where the monster is located: monsters above ground level drop the nature talisman, and monsters below ground level drop the chaos talisman.
  4. ^ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Only dropped if Legends' Quest has been finished; if not, a talisman is dropped instead.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Clue scroll (master).png: Spiritual mage drops Clue scroll (master) with rarity Always in quantity 1Clue scroll (master)1Always[d 1]Not sold12
Reward casket (master).png: Spiritual mage drops Reward casket (master) with rarity Always in quantity 1Reward casket (master)1Always[d 1]Not sold30
Looting bag.png: Spiritual mage drops Looting bag with rarity 1/3 in quantity 1Looting bag11/3[d 2]Not soldN/A
Ecumenical key.png: Spiritual mage drops Ecumenical key with rarity 1/60 in quantity 1Ecumenical key11/601/40[d 3][d 4]Not sold61,500
Clue scroll (hard).png: Spiritual mage drops Clue scroll (hard) with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Clue scroll (hard)11/128; 1/64[d 6][d 5]Not sold12
  1. ^ 1.0 1.1 Master clue scrolls and reward caskets are only dropped when completing a master clue scroll asking you to kill a spiritual mage.
  2. ^ Looting bags are only dropped by those found in the Wilderness God Wars Dungeon.
  3. ^ Ecumenical keys are only dropped in the Wilderness God Wars Dungeon.
  4. ^ Ecumenical key drop rates increase to 1/55, 1/50, 1/45, and 1/40 after completion of the hard, elite, master, and grandmaster Combat Achievements respectively.
  5. ^ The hard clue scroll drop rate increases to 1/64 if a ring of wealth (i) is worn and fought in the Wilderness.
  6. ^ The hard clue scroll drop rate increases to 1/121; 1/60 with the completion of the hard combat achievements.

Wilderness Slayer tertiary[edit | edit source]

The following drops are only accessible while on a Slayer task given by Krystilia.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Larran's key.png: Spiritual mage drops Larran's key with rarity 1/72 in quantity 1Larran's key11/72Not sold54
Slayer's enchantment.png: Spiritual mage drops Slayer's enchantment with rarity 1/260 in quantity 1Slayer's enchantment11/2601/2361,859720

Drops (Ancient Prison)[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 23,013 kills from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

The average Spiritual mage (Zaros) kill is worth 7,230.45.

Ancient ceremonial robes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ancient ceremonial mask.png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient ceremonial mask with rarity 1/640 in quantity 1Ancient ceremonial mask11/64029,27930,000
Ancient ceremonial top.png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient ceremonial top with rarity 1/640 in quantity 1Ancient ceremonial top11/64058,84860,000
Ancient ceremonial legs.png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient ceremonial legs with rarity 1/640 in quantity 1Ancient ceremonial legs11/64046,43748,000
Ancient ceremonial gloves.png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient ceremonial gloves with rarity 1/640 in quantity 1Ancient ceremonial gloves11/64022,93424,000
Ancient ceremonial boots.png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient ceremonial boots with rarity 1/640 in quantity 1Ancient ceremonial boots11/64023,23624,000

Runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Air rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Air rune with rarity 7/128 in quantity 250Air rune2507/1281,250500
Astral rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Astral rune with rarity 15/128 in quantity 38-98Astral rune38–9815/1284,218–10,8781,140–2,940
Blood rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Blood rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 25Blood rune252/1289,1256,000
Lava rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Lava rune with rarity 9/128 in quantity 30-60Lava rune30–609/128210–420360–720
Death rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Death rune with rarity 4/128 in quantity 25Death rune254/1284,5252,700
Mud rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Mud rune with rarity 7/128 in quantity 40-70Mud rune40–707/1285,320–9,310480–840
Smoke rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Smoke rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 100-150Smoke rune100–1502/12812,000–18,0001,200–1,800
Soul rune.png: Spiritual mage drops Soul rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 25Soul rune253/1285,2504,500

Herbs[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Grimy avantoe.png: Spiritual mage drops Grimy avantoe with rarity 3.125/128 in quantity 1Grimy avantoe13.125/1281,69110
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Spiritual mage drops Grimy ranarr weed with rarity 2.5/128 in quantity 1Grimy ranarr weed12.5/1289,04818
Grimy snapdragon.png: Spiritual mage drops Grimy snapdragon with rarity 2.5/128 in quantity 1Grimy snapdragon12.5/12812,69912
Grimy torstol.png: Spiritual mage drops Grimy torstol with rarity 8.875/128 in quantity 1Grimy torstol18.875/1287,85615

Coins[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_1000.png: Spiritual mage drops Coins with rarity 6/128 in quantity 1300-1337Coins1,300–1,3376/1281,300–1,3371,300–1,337
Coins_1000.png: Spiritual mage drops Coins with rarity 2/128 in quantity 6900-6942Coins6,900–6,9422/1286,900–6,9426,900–6,942

Potions[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Super defence(3).png: Spiritual mage drops Super defence(3) with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Super defence(3)12/128799158
Super restore(3).png: Spiritual mage drops Super restore(3) with rarity 9/128 in quantity 1Super restore(3)19/12812,185144
Ancient brew(2).png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient brew(2) with rarity 11/128 in quantity 1Ancient brew(2)111/1281,22390
Ancient brew(3).png: Spiritual mage drops Ancient brew(3) with rarity 4/128 in quantity 1Ancient brew(3)14/1281,401105

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Adamantite bar.png: Spiritual mage drops Adamantite bar with rarity 8/128 in quantity 1-4 (noted)Adamantite bar1–4 (noted)8/1281,973–7,892384–1,536
Blood essence.png: Spiritual mage drops Blood essence with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Blood essence11/128273,15560,000
Coal.png: Spiritual mage drops Coal with rarity 8/128 in quantity 1-10 (noted)Coal1–10 (noted)8/128152–1,52027–270
Nihil shard.png: Spiritual mage drops Nihil shard with rarity 1/128 in quantity 5-9Nihil shard5–91/12818,585–33,4531,500–2,700
Pure essence.png: Spiritual mage drops Pure essence with rarity 8/128 in quantity 46 (noted)Pure essence46 (noted)8/1289292

Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 1/128 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
This does not exist.NothingN/A1/256.47; Never[d 1]N/AN/A
Uncut sapphire.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/512; 1/260[d 2]34515
Uncut emerald.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/1,024 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/1,024; 1/520[d 2]52930
Uncut ruby.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/2,048 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/2,048; 1/1,040[d 2]1,15660
Nature talisman.png: Spiritual mage drops Nature talisman with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 1Nature talisman11/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 2]4722
Uncut diamond.png: Spiritual mage drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]2,787120
Loop half of key.png: Spiritual mage drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/16,384 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/16,384; 1/8,320[d 2]10,01660
Tooth half of key.png: Spiritual mage drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/16,384 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/16,384; 1/8,320[d 2]9,97760
Rune javelin.png: Spiritual mage drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/16,384 in quantity 5Rune javelin51/16,384; 1/8,320[d 2]7351,200
Rune spear.png: Spiritual mage drops Rune spear with rarity 1/262,144 in quantity 1Rune spear11/262,144; 1/15,600[d 2][d 3]11,88512,480
Shield left half.png: Spiritual mage drops Shield left half with rarity 1/524,288 in quantity 1Shield left half11/524,288; 1/31,200[d 2][d 3]65,46466,000
Dragon spear.png: Spiritual mage drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/699,050.67 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/699,050.67; 1/41,600[d 2][d 3]36,90137,440
  1. ^ The "nothing" drop is removed while wearing a ring of wealth.
  2. ^ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 The drop rate is increased while wearing a ring of wealth due to the "nothing" drop being removed.
  3. ^ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Only dropped if Legends' Quest has been finished; if not, a talisman is dropped instead.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Clue scroll (hard).png: Spiritual mage drops Clue scroll (hard) with rarity 1/96 in quantity 1Clue scroll (hard)11/96[d 1][2]Not sold12
Dragon boots.png: Spiritual mage drops Dragon boots with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Dragon boots11/128131,01812,000
  1. ^ The hard clue scroll drop rate increases to 1/91 with the completion of the hard combat achievements.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
12 January 2022
(update)

Ancient spiritual mages will now drop dragon boots, and no longer drop bones.

5 January 2022
(update | poll)

Ancient spiritual mages are now accessible.

16 December 2021
(update)

Ancient spiritual mages were added to the game, but could not be reached or fought.

6 January 2021
(update | poll)

Spiritual mages were made into spectral creatures.

8 August 2019
(update)

The drop rate for ecumenical keys have been changed to be 1/60 regardless of keys owned.

20 August 2015
(update | poll)

The drop tables of spiritual mages have been slightly improved.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Spiritual mages will use Magic against players, but will use a weak Ranged attack with a max hit of 1 when fighting other monsters. As a result, they often remain in combat until killed.
  • Spiritual creatures are blocked by 113,241 players and was the most blocked slayer monster in 2017.[confirmation needed]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 18 October 2017. (Archived from the original on 27 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "[can Spiritual Creatures be assigned as a task if Death Plateau hasn't been done?] No, they can't."
  2. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 30 July 2022. (Archived from the original on 30 July 2022.)