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Dark beast
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From a darker dimension.
Location: Temple of Light, Kuradal's Dungeon
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70 1 75 1 75
Level: 150
Attack style: Magic magic icon.png
Max hit: Unknown [Edit]
Life points: 8500
Weakness: Bolts weak to bolts.gif
Combat XP Constitution XP
Unknown [Edit] Unknown [Edit]
Attack speed:
Always: Big bones
Notable: See drop table
Other: See drop table
Slayer master: Duradel or Lapalok
Slayer level: 90
Slayer XP: 225.4

Dark beasts are a slayer monster that require level 90 Slayer to kill. Dark beasts can be found in either the Temple of Light or Kuradal's Dungeon. They are known for their rare drop of the dark bow, and their chance to give Ancient Effigies. They also have a very good drop rate of Blue charms.


At melee distance, the beast will attack with Melee, assuming that the player did not initiate battle. As such, due to their high combat level, it is recommended to use the curse Deflect Melee or the prayer Protect from Melee. If you stray from melee distance, the beast will use Magic attacks. The beast will also use magic-based attacks if the player does not allow for it to attack first. As the beast is ALWAYS aggressive, players can avoid ever being hit by magic attacks simply by allowing the beast to make the first attack.


To hunt dark beasts, you have to have level 90 Slayer and either:

Drop Table

For killing dark beasts, there is a chance that some of the items below will be dropped.

Click here to see how the rarity of the drop is established
Rate From To Notes
Always 1 N/A This is a guaranteed drop.
Common 0.1 0.99 Up to a 1 in 10 chance
Uncommon 0.01 0.099 Up to a 1 in 100 chance
Rare 0.001 0.0099 Up to a 1 in 1,000 chance
Very Rare 0.0001 0.00099 Up to a 1 in 10,000 chance
Super Rare - - Greater than a 1 in 10,000 chance
(Usually a 1 in 100,000 or a 1 in 1,000,000)
Image Name Quantity Price Drop Rate
Summoning Charms
[Edit] No charm 0 N/A drop-table-common.gif
Green charm Green charm 1 N/A drop-table-common.gif
Crimson charm Crimson charm 1 N/A drop-table-common.gif
Blue charm Blue charm 1 N/A drop-table-common.gif
Gold charm Gold charm 1 N/A drop-table-uncommon.gif
Blood rune Blood rune 7 GE:565 coins drop-table-uncommon.gif
Death rune Death rune 5 GE:560 coins drop-table-uncommon.gif
Death rune Death rune 3 GE:560 coins drop-table-uncommon.gif
Air rune Air rune 47 GE:556 coins drop-table-rare.gif
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 price drop-table-rare.gif
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 GE:1113 drop-table-rare.gif
Adamant sq shield Adamant sq shield 1 price drop-table-rare.gif
Ferocious ring Ferocious ring * 1 N/A drop-table-rare.gif
Dark arrowheads Dark arrowheads 10 - 25 price drop-table-uncommon.gif
black 2handed1a.gif Black 2h sword 1 price drop-table-uncommon.gif
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 price drop-table-uncommon.gif
Off-hand black battleaxe Off-hand black battleaxe 1 price drop-table-uncommon.gif
Black hatchet Black hatchet 1 price drop-table-rare.gif
Dark bow Dark bow & 1 price drop-table-rare.gif
Coins Coins 152 N/A drop-table-common.gif
[Edit] Drop table: Rare Herbs N/A N/A drop-table-common.gif
Coins Coins 220 N/A drop-table-uncommon.gif
Coins Coins 64 N/A drop-table-uncommon.gif
Fellstalk seed Fellstalk seed 2 GE:21621 coins drop-table-uncommon.gif
Raw shark Raw shark 1 GE:383 coins drop-table-uncommon.gif
Death talisman Death talisman 1 GE:1456 coins drop-table-uncommon.gif
[Edit] Drop table: Rare Herbs (twice) N/A N/A drop-table-uncommon.gif
[Edit] Drop table: Rare Drops N/A N/A drop-table-uncommon.gif
[Edit] Drop table: Rare Jewels N/A N/A drop-table-uncommon.gif
Coins Coins 460 N/A drop-table-rare.gif
Raw shark Raw shark 2 GE:383 coins drop-table-rare.gif
Adamantite bar Adamant bar 1 price drop-table-rare.gif
Sirenic scale Sirenic scale 1 GE:29863 coins drop-table-rare.gif
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 & 1 N/A drop-table-very-rare.gif
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 & 1 N/A drop-table-very-rare.gif
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 & 1 N/A drop-table-very-rare.gif

& The chance of this item dropping is increased slightly with a ring of wealth equipped.
* This only drops from the beasts found in Kuradal's Dungeon


  • DarkBeastLongAttack.gif
    A player attacks a Dark Beast, from what seems to be a distance
    Although attacking with melee, sometimes it appears that the Dark Beast you are in combat with is attacking from a long distance.

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