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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
BonesBones1Always191

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
67%7%19–20%5%1%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 109,529 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel battleaxeSteel battleaxe1Uncommon1,128
Mithril spearMithril spear1Uncommon3,452
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Uncommon1,304
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon2,311
Staff of waterStaff of water1Uncommon1,083
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Uncommon1,426
Off-hand rune daggerOff-hand rune dagger1Rare4,279
Rune daggerRune dagger1Rare3,903
Mystic hat (light)Mystic hat (light)1Rare8,293
Basilisk bootsBasilisk boots1Rare[1]6,722
Mystic boots (light)Mystic boots (light)1Very rare82,566
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common103
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common134
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common35
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common80
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1–2Common2,459–4,918
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common4,297
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1–2Uncommon2,701–5,402
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon5,886
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon3,808
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare6,343
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,617
Coins 1000Coins11; 44; 132; 200; 811–2,381Common11–2,381
Mithril oreMithril ore1Common223
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon1,003
Earth talismanEarth talisman1Uncommon2,005
Water runeWater rune20Uncommon220
LobsterLobster1Rare83
Death runeDeath rune10Rare1,540
Soul runeSoul rune20Rare7,260
Water orbWater orb1Rare3,814
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 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 sapphire1Common1,000
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,019
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,497
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,828
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare217,260–265,540
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,000
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common23,547
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,900
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare625,500–764,500
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,846
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare33,962
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,252,260–1,530,540
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare955
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,185
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare557,775–929,625
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,821
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,583
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,532–22,468
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,085,535–1,326,765
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare73,982
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,003
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare907
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare458,965–579,002
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare130,325–164,410
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare47,175–66,045
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common12,825–15,675
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon228,825–279,675
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon27,792–34,740
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare285,840–349,360
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon31,600–173,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,610–14,190
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon173,880–212,520
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common38,654–44,176
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare372,735–455,565
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare951,750–1,163,250
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,826
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare627,390–766,810
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon474,660–580,140
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon381,690–466,510
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon261,540–319,660
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon148,230–181,170
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon12,740–14,560
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon13,566–15,504
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon349,312
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,203,280
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,050–4,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,690–15,510
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon144,000–176,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon11,288–13,612
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare112,050–136,950
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon35,595–43,505
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare629,100–768,900
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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Is members onlytrue
Release date26 January 2005 +
Version count2 +

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