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For the monsters on Uncharted Isles, see Armoured zombie (Uncharted Isles).
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Armoured zombies are undead monsters that are encountered during the Defender of Varrock, Ritual of the Mahjarrat, The World Wakes, Dishonour among Thieves and Dimension of Disaster quests and other locations, see below. The attack style of the zombie can be identified by the colour of the crest on its helmet. Armoured zombies with yellow crests on their helmets use Melee, and those with blue crests use Ranged. Some of these wield scimitars and the others wield thrownaxes.

LocationsEdit

  • Since 1 February 2011, armoured zombies can no longer be reached by going through the Wilderness. Instead, one must get Hartwin to teleport him or her to a safe version of the wilderness, where armoured zombies can be fought by going down the trapdoor to the Chaos Temple Dungeon. As of March 2016 if you are taken there by Hartwin the zombies aren't aggressive and it counts as wilderness again.
  • Armoured zombies are encountered in Varrock during the Defender of Varrock quest, but these only give 10 experience per kill and have no drops. They do leave behind a "red mist". During the Defender of Varrock quest, this "red mist" must be captured in bottles, making Bottle of mist, used to open doors further into the dungeon, and after this quest they have no use.
  • There is one Armoured zombie outside of Zemouregal's fort in The North, but this does not have the usual drops.
  • Sharathteerk summons Armoured zombies to aid him during Ritual of the Mahjarrat.
  • Zemouregal summons Armoured zombies to aid him during The World Wakes.
  • Armoured zombies are encountered underneath Zemouregal's fort during Dimension of Disaster
  • Armoured zombies can be found on the first floor of New Varrock palace in Dimension of Disaster, these drop red mist like the ones in Defender of Varrock. This mist can be gathered in regular vials however.

StrategiesEdit

As armoured zombies are classed as undead creatures, a salve amulet/(e) is useful for fighting them. The amulet can also be used alongside a full slayer helmet or its components.

Due to the convenience of an altar above the location of armoured zombies, combat-boosting prayers such as Turmoil, Leech curses, Chivalry or Piety may be used to increase the experience yield.

To maximize profits when killing these zombies, players should pick up most of the stackable/noted drops which include charms, types of planks, pure essence and Blood Runes, but not mithril arrows or eyes of newt. For maximum experience per hour, players should not bury bones (unless using a Bonecrusher) or bother with herbs (unless using Herbicide), but may pick up the valuable herbs and other worthy drops like key halves (rare).

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always182

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
82–83%7–8%4%3%3%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 39,194 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril arrow 5Mithril arrow4Uncommon88
Steel maceSteel mace1Uncommon790
Adamant kiteshieldAdamant kiteshield1Uncommon4,846
Rune full helmRune full helm1Very rare19,259
Cosmic runeCosmic rune6Uncommon2,190
Chaos runeChaos rune12Uncommon888
Nature runeNature rune3Uncommon1,179
Blood runeBlood rune3Uncommon1,629
Death runeDeath rune3Uncommon531
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon175
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon206
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon79
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon35
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon3,101
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,140
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,484
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,528
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon5,454
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon3,962
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon2,967
Coins 1000Coins50–2,500Common50–2,500
Pure essencePure essence3–16 (noted)Common69–368
Zombie boneZombie bone1CommonNot sold
Eye of newtEye of newt1–4 (noted)Uncommon8–32
PlankPlank(noted)Uncommon4,086
Oak plankOak plank(noted)Uncommon2,120
Fishing baitFishing bait7Uncommon35
Teak plankTeak plank(noted)Uncommon1,300
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
Zombie Champion's scrollZombie Champion's scroll1Very rareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot 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 sapphire1Common943
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,051
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,666
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,067
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare183,015–223,685
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,597
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common23,763
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,739
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare528,255–645,645
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,857
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,532
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,209,600–1,478,400
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare940
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,297
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare559,455–932,425
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,598
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,623
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,532–22,468
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,034,235–1,264,065
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare59,537
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,706
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,058
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare362,245–456,986
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare117,390–148,092
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare37,150–52,010
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon245,700–300,300
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon25,128–31,410
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare307,980–376,420
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon37,200–204,600
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,240–14,960
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon193,500–236,500
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common34,608–39,552
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare333,720–407,880
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare972,810–1,188,990
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,328
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare619,920–757,680
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon389,610–476,190
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon335,520–410,080
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon257,265–314,435
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon210,960–257,840
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon18,718–21,392
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon15,092–17,248
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon504,788
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare2,134,900
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,950–6,050
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,170–12,430
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon139,500–170,500
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,736–16,564
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare136,350–166,650
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon29,250–35,750
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare560,790–685,410
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

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