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Post-questDuring The World Wakes
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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 8,123 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Common1,505
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed2Common838
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Common326
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Uncommon3,071
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe2 (noted)Uncommon9,474
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1 (noted)Uncommon3,642
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1 (noted)Uncommon5,794
Grimy guamGrimy guam4 (noted)Rare832
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin4 (noted)Rare176
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander4 (noted)Rare640
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine4 (noted)Rare21,624
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr4 (noted)Rare11,520
Grimy iritGrimy irit4 (noted)Rare9,840
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill4 (noted)Rare684
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm4 (noted)Rare22,964
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme4 (noted)Very rare23,600
Static glovesStatic gloves1Very rare4,942,821
CoalCoal25 (noted)Common9,850
Earth talismanEarth talisman8 (noted)Uncommon20,464
SupercompostSupercompost15 (noted)Uncommon7,635
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore4 (noted)Uncommon4,624
Rune barRune bar1 (noted)Uncommon13,904
CresbotCresbot1Very rareNot sold
Magic logsMagic logs10 (noted)Uncommon10,580
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.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,083
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,928
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,237
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common6,180
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare278,100–339,900
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,887
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common31,002
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon14,945
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare672,525–821,975
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,769
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,894
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,381,500–1,688,500
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare1,360
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,688
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare565,320–942,200
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,697
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,916
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common17,741–21,509
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,139,265–1,392,435
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare78,597
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,544
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare943
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare680,095–857,966
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare166,270–209,756
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare60,075–84,105
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common19,035–23,265
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon251,550–307,450
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon28,203–32,130
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare549,720–671,880
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon78,800–433,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,310–17,490
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon208,080–254,320
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common55,230
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare497,070–607,530
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare859,410–1,050,390
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common41,712
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare625,680–764,720
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon475,560–581,240
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon327,780–400,620
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon248,895–304,205
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon161,685–197,615
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon42,994–49,136
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon42,252–48,288
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon364,500
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,017,450
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common10,350–12,650
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,310–17,490
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon121,050–147,950
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon16,252–19,598
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare161,325–197,175
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon31,455–38,445
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare578,070–706,530
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

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