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Ancient rangers are Ranged-based enemies which are found in the Ancient Prison in the God Wars Dungeon. Players should be cautious when fighting Ancient rangers as despite their combat level, they are the hardest-hitting of the monsters in the Ancient Prison, with a max hit of 650. Occasionally when fighting an Ancient ranger, they will perform a special attack that stuns the player and prevents the player from attacking for a few seconds, although this can be avoided by using Freedom to break free. They also have another special attack that disables deflect curses for a few seconds. Ancient rangers count towards the required kill-count of 40 to enter Nex's chamber. They are weak towards stabbing weapons, so a Zamorakian spear or a Chaotic/Drygore rapier is a feasible choice.

Ancient rangers may be unaggressive if a player has a certain ranged defence bonus. It's different for every player as the bonus and ranged levels must both be calculated. Ancient rangers will also be unaggressive if the player is wearing the Shard of Zaros.

DropsEdit

Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril longswordMithril longsword1Common2,061
Green d'hide bodyGreen d'hide body1Common4,113
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow12; 50Uncommon1,824–7,600
Adamant bolts 5Adamant bolts15Rare2,940
Rune longswordRune longsword1Rare17,853
Prayer potion (2)Prayer potion (2)1Common1,839
Super ranging potion (2)Super ranging potion (2)1Common7,709
Super defence (1)Super defence (1)1Uncommon2,087
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common135
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common32
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common200
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon96
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,997
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon4,430
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon3,057
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon6,615
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare6,528
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare4,267
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,570
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol(noted)Rare4,996
Coins 1000Coins1; 500; 1,337Common1–1,337
CoalCoal1–8 (noted)Common177–1,416
Mud runeMud rune1Common766
Chaos runeChaos rune1Common76
Pure essencePure essence23 (noted)Common552
Nature runeNature rune1; 2Uncommon390–780
Adamant barAdamant bar2–4 (noted)Uncommon5,668–11,336
Blue dragon scaleBlue dragon scale(noted)Uncommon3,448
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1UncommonNot sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth, luck potion or collector's insignia are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common990
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,022
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,055
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,862
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare218,790–267,410
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common19,023
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,776
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,462
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare605,790–740,410
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,967
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,896
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,235,700–1,510,300
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,427
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare561,405–935,675
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,761
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,780
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,035–26,715
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,047,870–1,280,730
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare72,324
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,406
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,197
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare500,695–631,646
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare145,080–183,024
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare49,825–69,755
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,905–16,995
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon252,225–308,275
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,856–33,570
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare306,180–374,220
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon35,400–194,700
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,780–15,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon218,160–266,640
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,676–45,344
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare382,590–467,610
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare995,040–1,216,160
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,688
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare625,320–764,280
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon449,640–549,560
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon495,450–605,550
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon280,125–342,375
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon173,115–211,585
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,150–11,600
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon8,512–9,728
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon383,536
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,569,430
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,350–12,650
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon151,200–184,800
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon39,150–47,850
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare658,530–804,870
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

TriviaEdit

  • The number of coins they drop is a reference to leetspeak, the use of numbers in place of letters. In leetspeak, 1337 means leet, meaning elite.
  • Shortly after the release of the Evolution of Combat, these monsters were weak to slashing weapons. A hidden update changed their weakness to stabbing weapons (this is also shown in the RuneScape Bestiary).

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