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A Basilisk is a Slayer monster that requires a Slayer level of 40 to kill. Like cockatrices, players must equip a Mirror shield, Sunglasses, Mask of Reflection, Helm of Little Kings, Mask of Stone, or Helm of Petrification when fighting these monsters. Players require 20 Defence in order to receive basilisks as a Slayer assignment, as 20 Defence is required to wield the shield. 

Without the shield or mask, the player's stats will be greatly reduced, and the player will take damage frequently, even if a safe spot is used. Protect from Melee/Deflect melee can reduce damage from the attack, as it is still a melee attack, but the stats will still be lowered.

Basilisks are weak to air spells, so it is advisable to bring some air runes, a good wand, and decent magic armour. Players with level 70 Defence or above will not get hit very often, so one can bring less food and have more inventory space available for drops. However, you may get hit a somewhat large amount, particularly if you are not using magic. A suggestion is that if you bring Guthan the Infested's equipment, you can go to the next door chamber to fight and heal. The spell Bones to peaches is highly recommended for lower levels. The Pollnivneach Slayer Dungeon has many safe spots created by rocks in the floor. It is also possible to safe spot them from the south in the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon the eastern wall near the south entrance. (NOTE: You still need a mirror shield or mask of reflection even if you kill Basilisks from a safe spot.)

LocationsEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always180

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
67%7%19–20%5%1%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 110,063 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel battleaxeSteel battleaxe1Uncommon1,250
Mithril spearMithril spear1Uncommon3,735
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Uncommon1,242
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon2,131
Staff of waterStaff of water1Uncommon1,470
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Uncommon1,626
Off-hand rune daggerOff-hand rune dagger1Rare3,846
Rune daggerRune dagger1Rare3,756
Mystic hat (light)Mystic hat (light)1Rare12,007
Basilisk bootsBasilisk boots1Rare[1]5,037
Mystic boots (light)Mystic boots (light)1Very rare126,543
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common135
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common198
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common32
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common94
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1–2Common2,957–5,914
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common4,327
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1–2Uncommon3,071–6,142
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon6,549
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon4,259
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare6,627
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,614
Coins 1000Coins11; 44; 132; 200; 811–2,381Common11–2,381
Mithril oreMithril ore1Common348
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon1,434
Earth talismanEarth talisman1Uncommon2,201
Water runeWater rune20Uncommon320
LobsterLobster1Rare88
Death runeDeath rune10Rare1,770
Soul runeSoul rune20Rare18,460
Water orbWater orb1Rare3,280
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
Basilisk boneBasilisk bone1Common[2]Not sold
Basilisk headBasilisk head1Very rareNot sold
Clue scroll (medium)Clue scroll (medium)1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ Drop chance is increased if the player is on a slayer assignment for Basilisks.
  2. ^ Only dropped during the Rag and Bone Man wish list quest.

Rare drop tableEdit

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 sapphire1Common990
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,022
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,055
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,862
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare218,790–267,410
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,748
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,776
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,462
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare605,790–740,410
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,746
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,519
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,235,700–1,510,300
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,427
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare561,405–935,675
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,761
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,567
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,035–26,715
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,047,870–1,280,730
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare72,324
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,434
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,220
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare500,695–631,646
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare143,065–180,482
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare50,425–70,595
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,905–16,995
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon252,675–308,825
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,856–33,570
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare307,980–376,420
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon35,800–196,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,690–15,510
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon218,160–266,640
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,676–45,344
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare382,590–467,610
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare995,040–1,216,160
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,688
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare625,320–764,280
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon451,530–551,870
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon483,570–591,030
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon280,125–342,375
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon171,990–210,210
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,800–11,200
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon8,890–10,160
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon392,852
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,639,030
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,170–12,430
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon151,200–184,800
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon39,150–47,850
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare643,410–786,390
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

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The name "Basilisk" comes from the Greek word "basilískos" (βασιλίσκος), which means "Little King".
  • The fact that a player needs a Mirror shield to fight Basilisks is derived from the European legend of Basilisks, which had the power to cause death with just a single glance and were reputed to cause an unwanted death to themselves if they saw their reflection.

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