|Also called||Harbinger of Tuska|
|Release date||3 December 2013 (Update)|
|XP per kill||2,000 (and 660 experience)|
|Always drops||Airut bones|
|Examine text||An aggressive beast that comes from another world.|
|Assigned by||Kuradal, Morvran|
Airut are bipedal, boar-like creatures who follow the goddess Tuska. They typically live on Tuska's back, riding and controlling her with massive reins. They were named after an ancient warrior of the same name by the Naragi when Naragun was attacked by the Airut and Tuska. They drop the level 90 melee power gloves, razorback gauntlets, as well as pieces of the tuska mask and pages of Kaigi's journal. Airuts require 92 Slayer to be damaged.
Airut came to Gielinor via portals, signalling Tuska's upcoming arrival. Airut can be found just west of the Phoenix Lair in the Piscatoris Hunter area (a•k•q or Phoenix Lair Teleport) and in Kuradal's Dungeon.
Airut use two combat styles, melee and ranged, the style used depending on which stance they are in. When meleeing, they stand on their hind legs and attack by punching. When ranging, they stand on all-fours and spit corrosive bile at the player. Airut prefer to exploit the weakness of the player and will switch between combat styles if prompted to do so (if the player changes armour or activates protection prayers). Airut's defence rises both over time and as their lifepoints lower.
In either style the Airut can initiate a brief berserk mode where they will deal inaccurate, but rapid and powerful damage to the player, continuing to use the same attack style as they were in at the time. This attack is signalled by the Airut beating its chest. It will use one arm for ranged and two arms for melee. This attack can be stopped by using the Rapid Fire or Flurry abilities anytime during the attack, depending on if you are using ranged or melee, respectively. It should be noted that to stop the attack the ability must hit; if no damage is dealt, the Airut will not be stunned and continue attacking. Take caution when using Flurry, as this is a multi-targeting attack. Alternatively, using a stun before the Airut begins this series of attacks will temporarily halt them, but will not prevent the attack from actually commencing once the stun is over. One can also use a root and step away from the frenzying Airut. This only works when the Airut is in its melee stance. Players must be careful when the Airut switch combat modes as the signal animation may not appear. If you start to receive rapid damage after a style change immediately use one of the abilities listed above to disable it.
When they are using their berserk mode and are successfully hit from one of the two abilities mentioned above, they will kneel and catch their breath. During this short time frame, the Airut will be stunned and all incoming damage on them will be doubled.
Airut can be safe-spotted using the rocks in the Piscatoris Hunter Area and often don't immediately switch from Melee to Ranged attack mode meaning the player can deliver a decent amount of damage (often about half of the Airut's lifepoints) before having to deal with damage from their Ranged stance.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Airut bones 1 Always 8,810
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 14,657 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
- Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy irit 4 (noted) Uncommon 8,396 Grimy dwarf weed 2 (noted) Uncommon 13,894 Grimy lantadyme 2 (noted) Uncommon 13,554
Weapons and ArmourEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Rune platelegs 1 Uncommon 37,144 Rune platebody 1 Uncommon 38,196 Rune spear 1 Uncommon 11,423 Razorback gauntlets 1 Very rare 1,613,124
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 2,000–10,000 Common Not sold Shark 2 Uncommon 1,990 Ferocious ring 1 Uncommon Not sold Adamant bar 6 (noted) Uncommon 16,836 Rune bar 1 (noted) Uncommon 14,230 Magic logs 8–11 (noted) Uncommon 7,888–10,846 Yew logs 16–19 (noted) Uncommon 5,776–6,859 Anagogic ort 20, 40 Uncommon Not sold Kaigi's journal 1 Uncommon Not sold Kaigi's journal pages 1 Uncommon Not sold Tuska mask top 1 Uncommon Not sold Tuska mask headpiece 1 Uncommon Not sold Tuska mask plate 1 Uncommon Not sold Tuska mask upper tusks 1 Uncommon Not sold Tuska mask lower tusks 1 Uncommon Not sold Sirenic scale 1 Rare 370,222 Spirit sapphire 1 Rare Not sold Spirit emerald 1 Rare Not sold Spirit ruby 1 Rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Rare Not sold Starved ancient effigy 1 Very rare Not sold
- ^ Only while on a slayer assignment for Airut
- ^ Only in Kuradal's Dungeon
- ^ Only if you do not already have one. These stop dropping after the game begins dropping pages.
- ^ Only after Kaigi's journal has been obtained. When picked up, they go straight into the journal even if it is in the bank. There are four pages in total. These stop dropping after you complete the journal.
Rare drop tableEdit
- This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 200–350,3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,119 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,054 Uncut ruby 1 Common 2,984 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 5,025 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 27,273 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 30,335 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 13,129 Dragonstone 1 Rare 9,992 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,533 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,241 Rune javelin 5 Rare 890 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,220 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,203 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,423 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,909 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,575,200 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,019 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,800 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,586 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 59,154 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 12,200 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,257,600 Rune arrow 150 Rare 22,650 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 94,419 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 10,858 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 66,100–92,540 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 64,225–89,915 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 555 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 387 Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) Uncommon 15,000–22,500 Nature rune 60–80 Rare 21,480–28,640 Soul rune 20 Rare 4,200 Law rune 45 Rare 19,305 Death rune 50 Rare 17,750 Blood rune 50 Rare 25,050 Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) Uncommon 54,875–109,750 Raw shark 250 (noted) Uncommon 290,500 Big bones 150–180 (noted) Uncommon 78,450–94,140 Coal 550–700 (noted) Uncommon 146,850–186,900 Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) Uncommon 197,550–329,250 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 8,900 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,077,400 Rune bar 1 Common 14,230 Rune bar 50 (noted) Very rare 711,500 Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) Uncommon 118,195–151,965 Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) Uncommon 112,980–131,810 Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) Uncommon 91,520–194,480 Snapdragon seed 1 Common 1,373 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 16,604 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 7,296 Magic seed 3–7 Rare 504,669–1,177,561 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,619,220 Yew logs 450–550 (noted) Rare 162,450–198,550 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (FM) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (WC) 1 Very rare Not sold
- Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
- These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Key token 1 Rare Not sold
- In Finnish, the word 'airut' means 'harbinger'.
- Despite their examine text, they are not aggressive.
- Airut did not have their own unique slayer icon. They shared the same slayer icon as the Scutarius. This was fixed.
- Airut are the only non-magic using monsters to drop Sirenic scales.
- When asking Kuradal and/or Morvran for advice on these creatures, she/he will say that they are weak to stab despite them having no explicit weakness. A similar issue occurs with Kal'gerion demons.
- Razorback gauntlets were originally dropped regardless of whether you were on a slayer assignment, but this was updated on 14 April 2014.
- When receiving a drop from an Airut that would appear in the Adventurer's Log, such as Razorback Gauntlets, the description starts with 'After killing a Airut...' where Airut is incorrectly preceded by an 'a'.
- Airuts are one of the only high level slayer monsters that do not drop clue scrolls.