This article is about the monster. For the summoning familiar, see Blood nihil (familiar).
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The blood nihil is fought in the Pit of Freneskae during the Fate of the Gods quest alongside the smoke nihil, the shadow nihil and the ice nihil.

The blood nihil is a member of the nihil race, created by Zaros during his testing of genetic manipulation. By its examine, the blood nihil was likely created by weaving the essence of a vampyre.

The blood nihil, like the other nihil in the arena, run across the halls and into holes in the wall, inflicting damage and a 100 damage Slaughter to any players that stand in its way. It always runs east, appearing from a different hole each time, until the player attacks it and draws its attention, at which point it solely focuses on using melee. The blood nihil has more health than its other counterparts.

When activated, it summons a siphon shield that heals it when attacked, similarly to Nex during her blood phase. After it finishes the siphon, it will immediately attack the player if they are within range, regardless of where they are at. If the player is far from the blood nihil after the siphon, it will stay still but will immediately head for the player once they are within range.

During Fate of the Gods, blood nihils are also able to heal the other nihil while their special is activated. It is recommended not to attack the blood nihil while it under the effect, or it can heal large amounts and prolong the fight. The blood nihil makes a sucking sound while using its special attack. Aside from its special attack, it also siphons any damage it takes to heal other nihil by the same amount. For example, inflicting 500 damage on it heals other nihil by 500 lp each. For this reason, it is recommended to kill this nihil after the others are dead.

After the quest, the nihils may be fought for their drops. They are aggressive unless the Shard of Zaros is equipped. Their special ability does not heal other nihils. Players with level 76 Slayer or higher will also be able to request nihils from a slayer master (Kuradal or higher) at the cost of 50 slayer reward points.


Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 10000Coins7,358; 24,537Common7,358–24,537
Blood runeBlood rune30Common17,370
Elder energy 1000Elder energy50; 100Common12,200–24,400
Onyx bolt tips 5Onyx bolt tips8Uncommon52,056
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Uncommon13,685
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(noted)Uncommon8,658
Infernal ashesInfernal ashes3Uncommon4,017
Wine of ZamorakWine of Zamorak(noted)Uncommon36,536
Earth talismanEarth talisman(noted)Uncommon8,760
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold
Zaryte bowZaryte bow1Very rare[1][2]9,411,034

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Elder charmElder charm1CommonNot sold
Vampyre fangsVampyre fangs1CommonNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
  1. ^ 1/1,000,000
  2. ^ Mod Rowley. "Ancient Combat FAQ." 28 May 2014. Recent Game Updates Forums.

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves 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 sapphire1Common895
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,000
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,863
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,543
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare159,435–194,865
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,204
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common20,781
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,481
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare516,645–631,455
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,772
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,606
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,079,280–1,319,120
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare870
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,652
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,780–941,300
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,929
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,525
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common26,216–31,784
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,051,380–1,285,020
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,397
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,402
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare402,155–507,334
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare113,880–143,664
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare37,325–52,255
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common30,645–37,455
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon246,150–300,850
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon14,616–18,270
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare338,220–413,380
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon27,600–151,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,760–18,040
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon198,360–242,440
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,522–45,168
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare381,105–465,795
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,058,850–1,294,150
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,478
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare622,170–760,430
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon339,480–414,920
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon185,400–226,600
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon198,990–243,210
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon169,200–206,800
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,100–10,400
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,534–10,896
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon421,740
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,150,440
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common18,900–23,100
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,175–17,325
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon210,600–257,400
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon12,852–15,498
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare127,575–155,925
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,300–40,700
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare393,660–481,140
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,169
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*265,426
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,885,212,297
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
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare50,063


  • A blood nihil's healing ability is twice as long as Nex's.