|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 before the attack starts, 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. 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.
Stunning an Airut will last for a few seconds, during which they will appear to kneel over and catch their breath. While they are stunned, all damage received will be doubled; it is advised to use a threshold or ultimate ability after stunning one, as this will maximize damage dealt.
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 7,934
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 14,005 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 10,760 Grimy dwarf weed 2 (noted) Uncommon 18,100 Grimy lantadyme 2 (noted) Uncommon 17,832
Weapons and ArmourEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Rune platelegs 1 Uncommon 37,487 Rune platebody 1 Uncommon 38,236 Rune spear 1 Uncommon 11,486 Razorback gauntlets 1 Very rare 1,500,219
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 2,000–10,000 Common Not sold Shark 2 Uncommon 2,900 Ferocious ring 1 Uncommon Not sold Adamant bar 4–6 (noted) Uncommon 12,244–18,366 Rune bar 1 (noted) Uncommon 13,926 Magic logs 8–11 (noted) Uncommon 8,176–11,242 Yew logs 16–19 (noted) Uncommon 6,320–7,505 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 308,012 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 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,332 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,723 Uncut ruby 1 Common 3,596 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 5,964 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 27,850 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 62,304 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 15,413 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,486 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,343 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,112 Rune javelin 5 Rare 885 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,220 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,523 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,486 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,048 Dragon dagger 50 (noted) Very rare 817,150 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,359 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,551 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,022 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 58,997 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 19,000 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,258,200 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 Rare 22,800–76,000 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,564,200 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 102,171 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 15,482 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 118,125–165,375 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 111,675–156,345 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 978 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 375 Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) Uncommon 8,000–240,000 Nature rune 20–80 Rare 5,800–23,200 Soul rune 20 Rare 4,860 Law rune 45 Rare 21,735 Death rune 50, 121 Rare 10,750–26,015 Blood rune 50 Rare 16,350 Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) Uncommon 49,375–395,000 Raw shark 250–500 (noted) Uncommon 387,500–775,000 Big bones 150–500 (noted) Uncommon 98,700–329,000 Coal 150–7,500 (noted) Uncommon 37,050–1,852,500 Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) Uncommon 346,800–1,849,600 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 9,000 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,049,100 Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) Rare 3,061,000–21,427,000 Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) Rare 13,926–696,300 Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) Uncommon 108,425–1,084,250 Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) Uncommon 148,200–592,800 Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) Uncommon 86,180–861,800 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 8,547 Yew seed 1–50 Rare 67,781–3,389,050 Magic seed 1–7 Rare 145,806–1,020,642 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,152,270 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 2,172 Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) Rare 19,750–7,900,000 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'.