|Release date||10 January 2011 (Update)|
|XP per kill||Unknown edit|
|Examine text||A mage well practiced in the art of ancient spellcasting.|
They attack with blood, ice, shadow and smoke spells like those in the Ancient Magicks, effectively being able to freeze you, heal themselves, lower your stats and poison you. Using Protect from Magic is highly recommended, although it won't stop any of the secondary effects, such as freezing or poison. The poison starts at 88 damage.
They can drain a small amount of prayer points with their attacks, as well.
They are often near Ancient rangers, who will attack if the player gets too close.
Unlike the other inhabitants of the Ancient Prison, ancient mages will remain stationary on their spawn location unless attacking a player. They have some of the lowest wander radiuses for an NPC.
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Ancient ceremonial mask 1 Rare 28,923 Ancient ceremonial top 1 Rare 72,680 Ancient ceremonial legs 1 Rare 47,939 Ancient ceremonial gloves 1 Rare 103,696 Ancient ceremonial boots 1 Rare 29,646
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Grimy guam 1 Uncommon 539 Grimy marrentill 1 Uncommon 44 Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 249 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 652 Grimy ranarr 1 Uncommon 2,160 Grimy irit 1 Uncommon 1,743 Grimy torstol 1 (noted) Uncommon 10,640 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 2,507 Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 7,733
Runes and essenceEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Pure essence 46(noted) Uncommon 3,910 Chaos rune 30 Uncommon 1,230 Death rune 25 Uncommon 2,325 Blood rune 25 Uncommon 4,075 Soul rune 25 Uncommon 3,025 Astral rune 25 Common 3,350 Air rune 150,250 Common 1,950–3,250 Mud rune 15 Common 2,085
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Super magic potion (3) 1 Common 5,427 Super restore (3) 1 Uncommon 1,249 Super defence (3) 1 Uncommon 99
Gems, ore, and barsEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 1,143 Uncut emerald 1 Rare 1,783 Uncut ruby 1 Rare 3,576 Coal 1–10(noted) Common 278–2,780 Adamant bar 1–4(noted) Uncommon 3,168–12,672
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 500,1,334,1,337,4,958 Common Not sold Shark 1 Uncommon 849 Clue scroll (hard) 1 Uncommon Not sold
Rare drop table dropsEdit
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- Their most common drop is 25 astral runes, however, they use ancient magics, which don't require astral runes.
- Ancient mages can drop coins in quantities of 1337, which means "leet".
- They have an irregular attack speed, much like Cave horrors. Sometimes they will attack at a speed of 6, sometimes at a speed of 5.