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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.

HabitatEdit

God Wars Dungeon

DropsEdit

Armour/WeaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 2 Common 408
Green d'hide body Green d'hide body 1 2 Common 4,355
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 12, 50 3 Uncommon 1,824–7,600
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 15 4 Rare 1,410
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 4 Rare 18,475

PotionsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Prayer potion (2) Prayer potion (2) 1 2 Common 1,737
Super ranging potion (2) Super ranging potion (2) 1 2 Common 6,749
Super defence (1) Super defence (1) 1 3 Uncommon 100

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 2 Common 697
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 2 Common 38
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 2 Common 192
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 160
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 2,896
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 2,748
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,270
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 3,651
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 4 Rare 2,141
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 4 Rare 8,916
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 4 Rare 8,931
Grimy torstol Grimy torstol 1 (noted) 4 Rare 8,425

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 1000 Coins 1, 500, 1,337 2 Common Not sold
Coal Coal 1–8 (noted) 2 Common 243–1,944
Mud rune Mud rune 1 2 Common 726
Chaos rune Chaos rune 1 2 Common 44
Pure essence Pure essence 23 (noted) 2 Common 368
Nature rune Nature rune 1, 2 3 Uncommon 291–582
Adamant bar Adamant bar 2–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 6,122–12,244
Blue dragon scale Blue dragon scale 2 (noted) 3 Uncommon 1,704
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 3 Uncommon Not sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,332
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,723
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,503
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,046
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 26,917
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 59,980
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,413
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,461
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,148
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,176
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 875
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,220
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,509
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,448
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,048
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 807,400
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,359
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,375
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,022
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 58,997
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 18,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,258,200
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,800–76,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,564,200
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 102,171
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 15,630
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 116,600–163,240
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 112,300–157,220
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 978
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 375
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 8,000–240,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 5,820–23,280
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,860
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 20,880
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 10,750–26,015
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 15,850
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 49,375–395,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 387,500–775,000
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 99,750–332,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 36,450–1,822,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 346,800–1,849,600
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 9,300
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,049,100
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,061,000–21,427,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) 4 Rare 13,926–696,300
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 109,425–1,094,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 147,660–590,640
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 86,180–861,800
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 8,547
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 67,781–3,389,050
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 141,110–987,770
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,152,270
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 2,102
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 19,600–7,840,000
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 1 5 Very rare Not 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 Market Price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not 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.
  • They seem to have similar animations to the archer units from the Conquest minigame.
  • 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). It is unknown what the purpose of the change was.

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