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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 and Branches of Darkmeyer. 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 automation 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 (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

Charm drop numbers
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 7,529 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

Herb seedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1Common298
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed2Common2,182
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon1,020
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare16,878

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe2 (noted)Uncommon11,168
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1 (noted)Uncommon4,616
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1 (noted)Uncommon8,468
Grimy guamGrimy guam4 (noted)Rare1,532
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin4 (noted)Rare104
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander4 (noted)Rare468
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine4 (noted)Rare13,500
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr4 (noted)Rare13,108
Grimy iritGrimy irit4 (noted)Rare11,348
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill4 (noted)Rare700
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm4 (noted)Rare24,276
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme4 (noted)Rare30,500

ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Static glovesStatic gloves1Very rare7,321,316

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
CoalCoal25 (noted)Common7,650
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20UncommonNot sold
Earth talismanEarth talisman8 (noted)Uncommon38,504
SupercompostSupercompost15 (noted)Uncommon10,305
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore4 (noted)Uncommon5,208
Rune barRune bar1 (noted)Uncommon14,210
CoalCoal25Uncommon7,650
Magic logsMagic logs10 (noted)Uncommon9,040
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
CresbotCresbot1Very rareNot 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 market price
Coins 1000Coins50; 250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,171
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,024
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon3,029
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1; 2; 45–55 (noted)Uncommon5,464–300,520
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon24,552
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon36,222
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1; 45–55 (noted)Uncommon13,677–752,235
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Uncommon57,878
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,366
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,385,100–1,692,900
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,099
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,777
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,926
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Uncommon21,470–26,030
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Uncommon1,139,265–1,392,435
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon70,436
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Uncommon949,000–1,197,200
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Uncommon312,845–394,666
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Uncommon106,125–148,575
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon585
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon312
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon45,765–55,935
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon252,900–309,100
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon36,800–41,400
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon386,640–472,560
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon61,200–336,600
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Uncommon19,980–24,420
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon234,360–286,440
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common43,545
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare391,905–478,995
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare952,920–1,164,680
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,630
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare639,450–781,550
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon637,920–779,680
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon415,440–507,760
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon227,700–278,300
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon185,535–226,765
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon236,292–270,048
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon335,902–383,888
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon597,552
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Uncommon1,305,080
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Uncommon34,650–42,350
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Uncommon13,950–17,050
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon99,900–122,100
Yew logsYew logs68–82; 675–825 (noted)Uncommon20,332–246,675
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon44,910–54,890
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Uncommon660,150–806,850
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

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