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For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Ankou (Dungeoneering).
For the elite version, see Ankou (elite).
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Ankou are undead monsters found on the fourth level of the Stronghold of Security, in the Wilderness Volcano, and in the Forinthry Dungeon. They are described by Vannaka, a Slayer Master, as "neither skeleton nor ghost, but a combination of both." The level 63 ankous have a maximum hit of 380.

They're weak against Earth spells and the Salve amulet, and in free worlds, they're often attacked because of their high experience yield and decent drops, although some players will kill them solely for their left skull half drops. Combat-wise Ankous act very similar to attackable human NPCs, and attack by way of punching.

The ankou is the only monster to drop the left skull half, a component needed to assemble the skull sceptre. It can be helpful to wear Varrock armour while killing them if you want the left skull half, as the chance of receiving a component of the skull sceptre is improved while the armour is equipped.

LocationsEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always182

Charms (m)Edit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
72%23–24%2%2%0.3–0.5%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 35,709 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow20Common1,020
Mithril 2h swordMithril 2h sword1Common2,219
Mithril chainbodyMithril chainbody1Common1,183
Death runeDeath rune10Uncommon1,720
BattlestaffBattlestaff(m)1Uncommon6,842
Black knifeBlack knife(m)1Rare116
Off-hand black knifeOff-hand black knife(m)1Rare31
Adamant gauntletsAdamant gauntlets1Rare3,408
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed(m)1Uncommon466
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed(m)1Uncommon207
Irit seed 5Irit seed(m)1Uncommon186
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed(m)1Uncommon2,100
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed(m)1Uncommon432
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed(m)1Uncommon7
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed(m)1Uncommon41
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed(m)1Uncommon121
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed(m)1Uncommon22
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed(m)1Uncommon513
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed(m)1Uncommon31
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed(m)1Uncommon20
Nasturtium seed 5Nasturtium seed(m)1Uncommon5
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed(m)1Rare245
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed(m)1Rare924
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed(m)1Rare2
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore(m)1Rare21
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed(m)1Rare475
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed(m)1Rare47
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed(m)1Rare446
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed(m)1Rare923
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed(m)1Very rare914
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(m)1Common87
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill(m)1Common152
Grimy guamGrimy guam(m)1Common110
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(m)1Uncommon2,702
Grimy iritGrimy irit(m)1Uncommon2,354
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(m)1Uncommon4,857
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Uncommon3,639
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(m)1Uncommon5,207
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Uncommon2,782
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(m)1Rare3,285
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin(m)1Rare35
BassBass(m)1Uncommon218
Fried mushroomsFried mushrooms(m)1Uncommon366
Fire talismanFire talisman1Very rare1,785
Coins 1000Coins50–2,000Common50–2,000
Pure essencePure essence(m)15 (noted)Uncommon405
Mithril oreMithril ore(noted)Uncommon420
Yew logsYew logs(noted)Uncommon320
Weapon poison (1)Weapon poison (1)(m)1Rare12
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)(m)1RareNot sold
Left skull halfLeft skull half1RareNot sold
Ghostly essenceGhostly essence(m)1–4Rare2,724–10,896
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth 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 sapphire1Common888
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,785
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,221
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,785
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare170,325–208,175
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,466
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common25,634
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,569
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare565,605–691,295
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,779
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,087
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,231,560–1,505,240
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,631
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,465–940,775
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,800
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,519
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common19,436–23,564
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,096,740–1,340,460
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare70,854
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare962
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,214
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare449,540–567,112
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare114,010–143,828
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare44,625–62,475
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common14,850–18,150
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon202,500–247,500
Big bonesBig bones76–90 (noted)Uncommon25,840–30,600
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare311,580–380,820
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon38,400–211,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,780–15,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon129,240–157,960
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common34,034–38,896
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare328,185–401,115
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare991,890–1,212,310
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,412
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare621,180–759,220
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon388,620–474,980
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon419,130–512,270
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon235,980–288,420
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon147,015–179,685
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon12,796–14,624
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon12,936–14,784
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon266,124
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,005,350
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common6,750–8,250
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common11,475–14,025
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon171,000–209,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon10,880–13,120
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare108,000–132,000
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon30,825–37,675
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare564,840–690,360
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

  • In Breton, the word Ankou means Grim Reaper or Death. It is also a psychopomp (someone who escorts deceased souls to the afterlife) in Breton mythology.
  • Although the examine info says, "A bony ghost." they do not count towards a Slayer assignment of ghosts. Instead, they are a slayer task by themselves.
  • Ankous located in the Forinthry Dungeon can drop a left skull half.
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Combat experience1179.6 +
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Drops itemBones +, Adamant arrow +, Mithril 2h sword +, Mithril chainbody +, Death rune +, Battlestaff +, Black knife +, Off-hand black knife +, Adamant gauntlets +, Belladonna seed +, Cactus seed +, Irit seed +, Kwuarm seed +, Limpwurt seed +, Marrentill seed +, Poison ivy seed +, Strawberry seed +, Tarromin seed +, Toadflax seed +, Whiteberry seed +, Harralander seed +, Nasturtium seed +, Avantoe seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Jangerberry seed +, Bittercap mushroom spore +, Watermelon seed +, Wildblood seed +, Spirit weed seed +, Ranarr seed +, Lantadyme seed +, Grimy harralander +, Grimy marrentill +, Grimy guam +, Grimy avantoe +, Grimy irit +, Grimy cadantine +, Grimy dwarf weed +, Grimy kwuarm +, Grimy ranarr +, Grimy lantadyme +, Grimy tarromin +, Bass +, Fried mushrooms +, Fire talisman +, Coins +, Pure essence +, Mithril ore +, Yew logs +, Weapon poison (1) +, Rare drop table +, Spirit sapphire +, Spirit emerald +, Spirit ruby +, Clue scroll (hard) +, Left skull half +, Ghostly essence +, Starved ancient effigy + and Key token +
Drops item from RDTCoins +, Uncut sapphire +, Uncut emerald +, Uncut ruby +, Uncut diamond +, Loop half of a key +, Tooth half of a key +, Uncut dragonstone +, Dragon longsword +, Dragon spear +, Battlestaff +, Rune javelin +, Rune platebody +, Shield left half +, Dragon helm +, Rune arrowheads +, Onyx bolts +, Vecna skull +, Chaos talisman +, Nature talisman +, Water talisman +, Earth talisman +, Fire talisman +, Raw lobster +, Raw shark +, Big bones +, Dragon bones +, Coal +, Gold ore +, Adamantite ore +, Adamant bar +, Runite ore +, Rune bar +, Grimy torstol +, Grimy snapdragon +, Super restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Lantadyme seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Magic seed +, Palm tree seed +, Flax +, Molten glass +, Soft clay +, Yew logs +, Teak plank +, Mahogany plank +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) +, Brawling gloves (WC) +, Crystal triskelion fragment 1 +, Crystal triskelion fragment 2 + and Crystal triskelion fragment 3 +
Is members onlyfalse
Release date4 July 2006 +
Version count3 +

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