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Automaton Guardians are melee-based opponents created by the Cres, a Guardian of Guthix, to protect Guthix's chamber. They can be found in the central room of Guthix's lair after the completion of The World Wakes, The Firemaker's Curse, the Ritual of the Mahjarrat, The Chosen Commander, Branches of Darkmeyer, and The Void Stares Back. They require 67 Slayer to be harmed and are known for their various mid-priced stackable drops and their very rare glove drop.

Currently, the guardians are the least resource intensive variant of Automaton due to lack of damage taken. Torment is highly recommended; due to the approximately 30% increase in profit/kills exceeding the cost of prayer dosage.

CombatEdit

Players should be aware of the monster's special attack, which does a pulsing area of effect damage around the automaton at regular intervals, but roots the monster in place (note it can still perform regular auto attacks while the special is active). This can quickly do 1000+ damage if multiple pulses contact with the player.

Automaton special attack

The automaton's special attack

StrategyEdit

Safe spot automaton

An example of a safe spot.

To fight the Guardians, level 80 weaponry or better is strongly recommended; any lower will sharply cut profits. Torment and its equivalent curses, Anguish and Turmoil, significantly increase damage when fighting this monster, as the monster has high combat stats in all areas (Torment provides the correct bonus against its weakness).

Safe spotting the monster west or east of the middle area (trapping them by the walls dividing of each boss NPC during the quest) is the easiest approach, as the player takes no damage, you could also use the entangle spell at the cost of 3 nature runes to bind them, (Void Knight equipment is recommended to take advantage of this). Targeting the monsters then using Impact, Asphyxiate, or a binding spell, such as Ice Barrage, initially will root them in place for a period of time allowing the player to inflict large amounts of damage before they can approach. Impact will be ready again to bind them by the time the effect wears off effectively allowing safe spotting from anywhere in the room for those comfortable with advance combat mechanics.

Other conveniences include: the quest reward Sixth-Age circuit, providing a quick teleport back to the area and Solomon's General Store pet variants, which automatically loots the plethora of stacking objects. 

DropsEdit

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
81–83%5–6%2–3%2–3%7–8%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 8,198 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Common5,741
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed2Common588
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Common474
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Uncommon1,076
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Uncommon7,148
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon(noted)Uncommon3,878
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(noted)Uncommon4,264
Grimy guamGrimy guam(noted)Rare388
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin(noted)Rare136
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(noted)Rare296
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Rare24,268
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Rare11,060
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Rare14,764
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill(noted)Rare476
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(noted)Rare24,804
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(noted)Very rare17,744
Static glovesStatic gloves1Very rare4,214,812
CoalCoal25 (noted)Common4,550
Earth talismanEarth talisman(noted)Uncommon18,512
SupercompostSupercompost15 (noted)Uncommon9,690
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore(noted)Uncommon4,304
Rune barRune bar(noted)Uncommon14,091
Cresbot (unpoked)Cresbot (unpoked)1Very rareNot sold
Magic logsMagic logs10 (noted)Uncommon6,950
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

Rare Drop TableEdit

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 sapphire1Common1,122
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,079
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,760
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common5,146
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare231,570–283,030
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,579
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common28,962
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,990
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare629,550–769,450
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,352
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,564
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,260,360–1,540,440
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare975
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,196
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare557,940–929,900
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,833
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,116
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common21,922–26,578
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,066,905–1,303,995
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare75,597
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,323
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare836
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare507,520–640,256
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare150,410–189,748
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare56,725–79,415
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common14,040–17,160
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon253,575–309,925
Big bonesBig bones76–90 (noted)Uncommon25,156–29,790
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare337,680–412,720
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon36,400–200,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,780–15,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon193,680–236,720
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common40,768–46,592
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare393,120–480,480
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,005,660–1,229,140
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,273
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare634,095–775,005
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon497,790–608,410
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon349,020–426,580
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon253,305–309,595
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon151,245–184,855
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon15,064–17,216
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon13,818–15,792
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon314,000
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,287,820
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common5,400–6,600
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,635–16,665
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon184,050–224,950
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon12,580–15,170
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare124,875–152,625
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon45,855–56,045
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare650,430–794,970
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
Facts about "Automaton Guardian"RDF feed
All Combat experience0 +, 1,200.1 + and 404.1 +
All Combat level115 + and 84 +
All Is members onlytrue
All Release date4 March 2013 +
Combat experience0 +
Combat experience11,200.1 +
Combat experience2404.1 +
Combat level1115 +
Combat level284 +
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Drops itemKwuarm seed +, Avantoe seed +, Snapdragon seed +, Lantadyme seed +, Grimy avantoe +, Grimy snapdragon +, Grimy dwarf weed +, Grimy guam +, Grimy tarromin +, Grimy harralander +, Grimy cadantine +, Grimy ranarr +, Grimy irit +, Grimy marrentill +, Grimy kwuarm +, Grimy lantadyme +, Static gloves +, Coal +, Earth talisman +, Supercompost +, Adamantite ore +, Rune bar +, Cresbot (unpoked) +, Magic logs +, Rare drop table +, Clue scroll (hard) +, Clue scroll (elite) +, Spirit sapphire +, Spirit emerald +, Spirit ruby +, 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 onlytrue
Release date4 March 2013 +
Version count2 +

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