Table of Contents
- Slayer Masters
- Slayer Equipment
- Slayer Monsters
- Slayer Locations
- Slayer Points
- Slayer Challenges
- Social Slayer
- Slayer Contracts
- Slayer Codex and Sunken Pyramid (Player-Owned Dungeon)
- Soul Reaper
- Tips and tricks
- Temporary level boosts and Quest rewards
- Capes of Accomplishment
If you choose to, you can enable a counter to display your current Slayer/Reaper task, your Slayer/Reaper points, and your current task streak - or just the number left in your assignment. This interface can be expanded or condensed by Right-clicking and choosing "shrink" or "expand". This is also how you toggle between your Slayer and Reaper task display. To enable this counter: go to your Options (gear icon), Settings, Skills tab, and find it under Slayer; it is the dropdown box along the top.
For lists of which monsters each Slayer Master assigns click on the Slayer Master's name in the table below.
Spria (After While Guthix Sleeps)
|Mazchna||Canifis||20 Combat||Very Easy|
|Vannaka||Edgeville Dungeon||40 Combat||Easy|
|Chaeldar||Zanaris (Lost City)||75 Combat and completion of Lost City||Medium|
|Sumona||Pollnivneach||90 Combat, 35 Slayer, and completion of Smoking Kills||Hard|
Lapalok (After While Guthix Sleeps)
|Shilo Village||100 Combat, 50 Slayer, and completion of Shilo Village||Harder|
|Kuradal||Ancient Cavern||110 Combat and 75 Slayer||Even Harder|
|Morvran||Prifddinas||120 Combat, 85 Slayer, and completion of Plague's End||Hardest|
|Mandrith||Edgeville||85 Slayer||Hardest (Wilderness monsters only)|
|Laniakea||Anachronia||120 Combat and 90 Slayer||Hardest|
|Item Name||Picture||Slayer level and other Requirements||Uses||Cost (gp)|
|Enchanted gem||None||Allows you to contact your Slayer master anywhere||1|
|Enchanted gem pack||None||Allows you to purchase 50 noted Enchanted gems; often used to make Rings of Slaying for Precious components||75|
|Spiked gauntlets||1||Worn to deal the killing blow to Gelatinious abominations||6|
|Ice cooler||1||Used to finish off Desert lizards||1|
|Bag of salt||1||Used on weakened Rockslugs to kill them||60|
|Rock hammer||1||Used on weakened Gargoyles to deal the killing bow||500|
|Spiny helmet||1 (Defence 5)||Worn for protection against Wall Beasts||650|
|Face mask||10||Worn for protection from the smoke in the Kharidian Smoke Dungeon while killing Dust devils||200|
|Earmuffs||15||Worn for protection from Banshee screams||200|
|Mirror shield||25 (Defence 20)||Wielded for protection from Cockatrice and Basilisks||5000|
|Fishing explosive||32||Used on Ominous fishing spots at Mudskipper Point to get a Mogres to come out of the water||60|
|Lit Bug Lantern||33||Wielded for protection against Harpie bug swarms||130|
|Witchwood Icon||35||Worn for protection from Cave horror screams||900|
|Insulated Boots||37||Worn for protection from Killerwatts||200|
|Slayer bell||39||Rung to knock Molanisks off the walls of the Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon||150|
|Slayer gloves||42||Worn for protection from Fever spiders||200|
|Leaf-bladed spear||55 (Attack 50)||Used to kill Turoths and Kurasks||31000|
|Leaf-bladed sword||55 (Attack 50)||Used to kill Turoths and Kurasks||N/A|
|Broad arrows||55 (Ranged 50)||Bow ammo for killing Turoths and Kurasks||60|
|Broad-tipped bolts||55 (Ranged 50)||Crossbow ammo for killing Turoths and Kurasks||N/A|
|Slayer's staff||55 (Magic 50)||Used to cast the Slayer dart spell||21000|
|Crystal chime||56||Used to make Warped tortoises and Warped terrorbirds vulnerable to attacks||N/A|
|Fungicide spray (10)||57||Used to deal the killing blow to Mutated zygomites||300|
|Nose peg||60||Worn for protection against Aberrant spectres||200|
|Masked earmuffs||Smoking Kills quest||Counts as both Earmuffs and a Face mask||N/A|
|Hexcrest||20 Magic and Defence||Boosts Magic damage by 15% against assigned monsters||N/A|
|Focus sight||20 Ranged and Defence||Boosts Ranged damage by 15% against assigned monsters||N/A|
|Black mask||20 Strength, 10 Defence, 40 Combat||Boosts Attack and Strength by 15% against assigned monsters||N/A|
|Slayer helmet||10 Defence, Smoking Kills quest||Counts as a Spiny helmet, Earmuffs, Face mask, Black mask, and Nose peg||N/A|
|Full slayer helmet||Combined requirements of Normal helmet, Focus sight, and Hexcrest||Counts as a Spiny helmet, Earmuffs, Face mask, Black mask, Nose peg, Hexcrest, and Focus sight||N/A|
|Reinforced slayer helmet||30 Defence||Upgraded version of the Full slayer helmet with level 30 stats||N/A|
|Strong slayer helmet||40 Defence||Upgraded version of the Full slayer helmet with level 40 stats||N/A|
|Mighty slayer helmet||70 Defence||Upgraded version of the Full slayer helmet with level 70 stats||N/A|
|Corrupted slayer helmet||85 Defence||Upgraded version of the Mighty slayer helmet with level 85 stats||N/A|
Several Slayer monsters have the ability to force a task to be assigned by a Slayer Master. This is done by wearing a special mask when you go to get a new task. Note that only a slayer master that typically assigns this creature can be forced to assign you this task; for example you cannot force Morvran to assign Crawling hands because they are not normally assigned by him. It is possible to check how long until you can force a task again by right-clicking the mask and selecting "Check Kills".
While wearing the mask the following bonuses apply...
- when getting a new task, will guarantee that you get that monster as your next assignment (once per every so many days depending on the specific mask).
- use it to teleport to locations where these monsters can be found (twice per day).
- it will keep track of how many of that monster you have killed.
- grant bonus damage and Slayer experience when killing them.
- when not on task, you will still gain Slayer experience.
- every 10th kill within the limit, you will get double the normal loot.
- acts as a Face mask.
Once you have reached a certain amount of kills while wearing the mask (the amount varies), it will become a helm. At this point it will retain similar benefits, but no longer provide bonus experience, extra damage, nor double drops. You can choose to have it appear as the mask or helm as well. It is possible to reset your number of kills on a Helm by using a Spirit of Battle on it.
*Cooldown is shared amongst these masks/helms.
+You will need to unlock the ability for this Slayer Masters to assign these tasks (toggled in the Slayer Master Rewards menu)
Various monsters can be substituted for another variety of their kind and count toward your current Slayer task. For example, Giant bats can be killed in place of regular Bats, or Brutal green dragons can be killed in place of Green dragons, etc. If the substitute has a higher Combat level than the assigned monster, the player will receive more Slayer and Combat experience for the task.
Note that monsters found inside a Player-owned house will not count towards a task.
Please see our Slayer Monster page for a full list of Slayer monsters in Gielinor.
Some slayer monsters now have a chance to spawn Elite monsters after killing them. These elite monsters drop 3 times the normal loot and 220% more slayer exp, however, these monsters hit harder than the normal slayer monsters (Protection Prayer/Curse are recommended while fighting!). Each elite monster will have a different Prefix/Suffix in their name. See the table below for examples.
|Prefix||Slayer monsters that spawn elites||Suffix|
Harpie bug swarm
In the dungeons of Daemonheim, there are certain monsters that will require a certain slayer level to kill. They all have unique item drops, and these items have their own uses. The higher the slayer level, the more useful the items will be to you.
|Name||Combat level||Slayer level
|Crawling Hand||11, 18||5||Silver Precision Bracelet
Golden Precision Bracelet
|Cave Crawler||53, 74, 78||10||Sunstriker Boots
|Cave Slime||65||17||Incantor's Boots
|Pyrefiend||61, 67, 92||30||Flameburst Defender|
|Night Spider||73||41||Shadow Silk Hood|
|Spiritual Guardian||118||63||Protector's Ward
Several items can increase your chances of receiving improved drops from certain Slayer Monsters. Note that tiers 1, 2, and 3 will only increase drop chances for the monsters listed; tier 4 will increase the drop chance for everything on the table.
When you are sent to kill any regular type of monster and aren't sure where to find it, check RuneHQ's Monster Database. However, there are several sites with a concentration of the Slayer Masters' favorite monsters, which are also listed in the Slayer Monsters Table above.
Located North West of Canifis is the Slayer Tower. This place houses Abyssal demons and other slayer monsters. The Tower is located North of the Fairy Ring code C-K-S or you can teleport directly to it using a Ring of Slaying.
Kuradal has her own personal Slayer dungeon containing several of the monsters she assigns. To access it, you must be assigned one of these monsters. Obtaining and equipping a Ferocious ring in the dungeon will add extra damage to your attacks.
The Polypore Dungeon is a special dungeon found North East of the Mage Training Arena or via the Fairy Ring code B-I-P. It contains various monsters such as Grifolaroo and Ganodermic beasts. These are all highly resistant to Melee and Ranged attacks, but weak to Magic attacks.
The Lumbridge Swamp Dungeon is located in Lumbridge Swamp, far South East of Draynor Village.
Near the Golden Apple Tree, South East of Rellekka, resides the entrance to the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon. The dungeon can be quickly reached via the Fairy Ring code A-J-R or Ring of Slaying teleport.
The Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon lies deep beneath the Dorgesh-Kaan city. You can quickly access this dungeon via the Fairy Ring code A-J-Q.
Upon completion of the Smoking Kills quest you unlock the access to the Desert Slayer Dungeon.
Located in the Gem Mine, is the mighty Gemstone Dragon Dungeon. Inside are the 3 types of gemstone dragons. Dragonstone, Onyx, and Hydrix dragons. In order to access this dungeon, you need at least 95 Slayer and completed Karamja hard tasks.
After completion of Icthlarin's Little Helper, you can access the Sophanem Slayer Dungeon located in Sophanem. It contains several types of corrupted creatures and soul devourers (akh) as well as a boss, The Magister. Killing monsters in this dungeon requires at least level 88 Slayer in order to damage the monsters within and that you have 1 Feather of Ma'at per kill.
Found originally by investigating a stone near the Incandescent wisp colony, the Lost Grove offers access to 3 types of slayer monsters. After repairing the circle and discovering it, you can travel to the Grove via Fairy Ring code B-J-S.
- After completion of Dishonour among Thieves, you will be able to access Zamorak's Hideout via the Communication device. Once at the hideout, you will need to go through the Western door to enter the Stalker Dungeon. Here you will find 20 Seeker and 10 Soulgazer. It is possible to spawn both Soulgazer (Elite) and Veil-ripper Ozharakha by throwing a Seeker's charm into the portal at the North end of the room.
Slayer points are awarded upon completion of your 5th and every following task. The amount of points awarded depends upon which Slayer Master assigned the task (see table below). You are allowed to mix and match between Slayer Masters e.g complete 4 tasks for Chaeldar and then your 5th task for Duradel. This way you will receive the points Duradel normally grants after 5 of his tasks. If you are using this method to obtain more Slayer points, do not use Turael/Spria as they reset your counter to 0.
From the 5th task on, you will recieve the same set of points for every task assigned. Every 10th and 50th task are special cases where you receive bonus points. Every 10th task grants you 5 times the normal points upon completion and after every 50th task you recieve 15 times the normal amount of points.
Points AwardedThe table below outlines the points awarded by each Slayer Master upon completion of a task (note that you will only receive half of the full points reward until you have completed Smoking Kills).
|Slayer master||Points Per
|Co-Op Points Per
These Slayer points can be used to buy Slayer items, learn new techniques and how to make special equipment and cancel or permanently block tasks of your choice.
|Broad arrows (250)||35|
|Broad-tipped bolts (250)||35|
|Runes for slayer dart (250 casts)||35|
|Ring of slaying||75|
|Full Slayer Helmet Upgrade (1)||100|
|Ferocious ring upgrade (for use in Morvan's dungeon)||100|
|Full Slayer Helmet Upgrade (2)||400|
|Slayer Exp (10k)||400|
|Full Slayer Helmet Upgrade (3)||600|
|Full Slayer Helmet Upgrade (4)||1,000|
|Persuade Kuradal/Morvran to assign Aquanites||50|
|Persuade Slayer Masters to assign Muspah||50|
|Persuade Slayer Masters to assign Nihil (Blood, Ice, Shadow, Smoke)||50|
|Persuade Slayer Masters to assign Glacor||50|
|Persuade Slayer Masters to assign Tormented demon||50|
|Persuade Slayer Masters to assign Nightmare creatures||50|
|Learn how to fletch broad arrows/bolts||300|
|Learn how to craft Ring of slaying||300|
|Learn how to deal killing blows quicker||400|
|Learn how to craft Slayer helmet||400|
|Learn how to fuse rings to Full slayer helmet||500|
|Learn new technique to attack Ice strykewyrm||2,000|
|Learn how to attach the Bonecrusher to your toolbelt||500|
|Learn how to attach Herbicide to your toolbelt||500|
|Learn how to attach Seedicide to your toolbelt||500|
|Learn how to attach the Charming imp to your toolbelt||500|
|Attach the Advanced gold accumulator to your toolbelt||500|
Your first option is to cancel your current task for 30 points. The second option grants the choice of never recieving a monster as a task ever again. The number of monsters you can add to your "Block" list is determined by your quest points. You need 50 points to ignore 1 monster, 100 points for 2, 150 points for 3, 200 points for 4, and 300 points for 6.
After completing several tasks in a row for a single Slayer Master, they may offer you a special challenge. They will reward you with a chunk of experience and Reward Points if you manage you successfully complete it. Should you choose to no longer be offered these special tasks, you can check the 'don't ask me again' option when you decline it. This can later be re-enabled via dialogue options with the relevant Slayer Master by asking about special assignments. The challenges for each master are:
- 3 Combat
Mazchna wants you to investigate the Fairy Rings around Morytania and contact him via your Slayer gem when you're at each one. At the C-K-S ring East of Canifis, you'll have to kill a Ravenous goul after contacting him; at A-L-Q in the Haunted Woods, you'll have to kill a Ravenous vampyre; and at B-K-R in Mort Myre you'll have to kill a Ravenous snail.
Reward: 2,000 Slayer experience and 3 Reward Points.
Vannaka requests that you bring him a perfect dragon scale from each of the chromatic dragons (Green, Blue, Red, and Black). Note that both adult and baby dragons drop the scales and it may take several kills to obtain one. Once you have all four, return to Vannaka.
Reward: 4,000 Slayer experience and 10 Reward Points.
Chaeldar has developed an experimental fungicide spray that she wants you to test on 10 Mutated zygomites and return to her with the results. First get the Zygomites down to low health and use the spray on them to see the effects which include instantly killing the Zygomite, enraging it and therefore restoring some of its health and increasing its Attack speed, or healing it completely. Once you've tested the spray on all 10, return to Chaeldar.
Reward: 10,000 Slayer experience and 25 Reward Points.
Sumona simply wants you to kill the Kalphite Queen to complete her challenge. You may bring a partner to help you, but must deal the majority of the damage yourself.
Reward: 15,000 Slayer experience and 30 Reward Points.
- 21 Crawling hands
- 8 Banshees
- 9 Infernal mages
- 7 Bloodvelds
- 7 Aberrant spectres
- 5 Gargoyles
- 6 Nechryaels
- 6 Abyssal demons
Reward: 20,000 Slayer experience and 35 Reward Points.
- 110 Combat
- 75 Slayer
Kuradal will ask you to kill all 280 monsters in the TzHaar Fight Caves, up to and including TzTok-Jad. Note that if you die, the killcount will not reset and you will not receive the full reward if you try again and kill your 280th TzHaar before reaching Jad.
Reward: 25,000 Slayer experience and 40 Reward Points.
Morvran needs you to retrieve several lost fragments of the goddess Seren by killing the following bosses on your own and returning the Dark crystals to him:
Note:You can also start this challenge by spending 100 slayer points per week to get this special task assigned to you.
- Giant mole
- Kalphite Queen
- Queen black dragon
- Dagannoth Prime
- Dagannoth Rex
- Dagannoth Supreme
- Commander Zilyana
- General Graardor
- K'ril Tsutsaroth
Reward: 50,000 Slayer experience, 45 Reward Points, A free re-tune of a Max Guild portal, and increases the cap which you can obtain black crystals per task by one.
- 94 Slayer
Mandrith's Slayer Challenge is to kill 15 of each of his possible slayer task monsters. Additionally, you may kill each of the wilderness bosses for an additional reward.Slayer Monsters:
- Abyssal demon
- Black demon
- Black demon
- Fire giant
- Greater demon
- Green Dragon
- Ice strykewyrm
- Kal'gerion demon
- Lava strykewyrm
- Lava strykewyrm
Reward: 21,500 Slayer experience, 35 Slayer Points, 100 Bounty emblem potential. Killing the 4 bosses adds 8,500 Slayer experience.
Laniakea wants your help gathering 4 vials of poison from Vile blooms. She asks you to kill one of each type of Vile blooms: Lampenflora, Liverworts, Luminous snaggler, and Devil's snare. The vials are not items and are automatically collected. After each vial is collected you will receive a chat box notification stating it was collected. Speak with Laniakea to finish the challenge.
Reward: 50,000 Slayer experience and 45 Slayer Points.
If you wish, you can do Slayer tasks with friends. This opens up a lot more options when it comes to tasks and quicker methods to get them done. Combat experience and Slayer experience is not shared between you and your partner, but that makes up for the benefit of the finishing your task faster. There are some requirements to use this function though:
- You must both have membership.
- You must both have no task or be on the same task.
- You must both have completed one slayer task.
- You must both be on the same world.
To set up a group, right click on your Slayer gem and go to the Co-op options selection to invite your partner.
As you finish tasks, you will gain 1 co-op point which goes towards the Social Slayer shop located on the last tab of the Rewards section on any Slayer Master. The amount of slayer points you gain while doing co-op slayer varies depending on how much you contributed to finishing the task.
Co-op Points Rewards:
|Recharge a fused Full Slayer Helmet||5|
|Recharge Rings of slaying||10|
|Ability to use food on your partner||25|
|You share your partner's protective equipment||30|
|Your partner gains half of your portent of restoration effects||35|
|Squidge (baby Aquanite pet)||50|
|Share your Slayer teleports with your partner||60|
|Your partner gains half of your point effetcs||75|
|Freezy (baby Ice strykewrym pet)||100|
|Freezy's jungle skin||125|
|Freezy's wilderness skin||125|
|Freezy's desert skin||125|
|Runstable (baby Ganodermic runt pet)||200|
By talking to Markus outside of the Slayer tower, you can receive a Slayer contract. These are special assignments based around the monsters in the tower that award either combat experience or money and 20% more Slayer experience per kill than you would receive if killing the monster during a standard assignment. You can choose between a normal and special contract, with special contracts requiring you to kill more monsters, but awarding more experience or money upon completion. These assignments can be done during a task or separate.
|Monster||Required level||Normal reward||Special reward|
|Number to kill||Experience reward||Coin reward||Number to kill||Experience reward||Coin reward|
Once 99 Slayer is obtained you can talk to Faiza to obtain a Slayer codex. This allows you to collect souls in an Ushabti and add them to the chest in the Sunken Pyramid or add them to your Player-Owned Dungeon.
If you feel you can not defeat the higher level enemies, try some of these alternatives:
- Birds - Chickens
- Black dragons - Baby black dragons
- Blue dragons - Baby Blue Dragons
- Kalphites - Kalphite Workers
- Red dragons - Baby Red Dragons
- Trolls - Lower Level Trolls
- Wolves - White Wolf Mountain Low Level Wolves
If there is an assignment that you feel you cannot perform, go to Turael/Spria before starting, or during, your task and you can be given a new task; this one you must complete. When you are done with that assignment you may return to your previous Slayer Master. Note that obtaining a task from them resets the number of completed tasks to 0 and does not count toward accumulating tasks. Spending slayer points to cancel your task is another option if you wish to presereve your tasks completed count.
You can consume a few potions or foods to temporarily raise your Slayer level.
- Slayer's respite boosts Slayer by 1 while decreasing Attack and Strength by 3 each.
- Mature Slayer's respite, aka Slayer's respite(m), boosts Slayer by 2 while decreasing Attack and Strength by 4 each.
- Wild pie and will boost 5 Slayer levels and 4 Ranged for 1 minute.
- Wilder pie will boost 6 Slayer levels and 5 Ranged for 6 minutes.
For more information on how to boost your level, see the Temporary Stat Leveling Techniques special report.
For XP rewards from quests, see the Quest Experience Guide special report.
Note that as of December 2018, another one of Mod Daze's Easter Eggs have been found. This enables you to purchase a Skillcape for half price (only from Kuradal, not Elen) if you are wearing a Ring of Charos (a). Be aware that "Half price" is 92,000 Coins as the experience at level 92 is approximately half way to level 99.
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