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Chaos dwarves are a type of corrupted and dangerous dwarves following Zamorak found in various locations, most notably the Wilderness and the Chaos Dwarf Battlefield. They attack with a steel warhammer and have a maximum hit of 170 Life Points, which they hit fairly often, even through tough armour such as Torag's. They give slayer experience if your task is dwarves.

Although they have high life points for their level, Chaos dwarves are not a good monster to train on because of their accuracy. However, they seem to have a reasonable (albeit low) drop rate for Blue charms. On occasion, they may drop a muddy key which will get you quite an amount of mid-level items if you manage to get to the chest. Range seems to work better than melee.


It is revealed in Forgettable Tale of a Drunken Dwarf that they are the result of experiments by The Red Axe in their attempt to conquer Keldagrim, and in Forgiveness of a Chaos Dwarf that The Red Axe have been kidnapping ordinary dwarves, brainwashing them, and using machinery to turn them into Chaos Dwarves, being ultimately loyal to Zamorak and no more to Guthix.

It is revealed through the Azdaran document that all dwarves once possessed magic, but Zamorak put a curse on the dwarves that slowly corrupted the magic within them; the dark magic within their veins would eventually corrupt them into mindless beings locked in a perpetual, incoherent rage, although they seem to retain some form of basic intelligence, able to utilise weapons such as hand cannons and fight as a united force. What the Red Axe did with their kidnapped dwarves is presumably to forcibly unlock the tainted magic within them, and use the Ogre Shaman's magic to brainwash them into service.

Since the transition into chaos dwarves is more-or-less a 'natural' process after Zamorak's curse, it can be inferred that all dwarves who did not have their magic suppressed through the Council of the Elder Magi's rituals or controlled the curse through Saradomin's blessing would eventually turn into chaos dwarves.

According to Ikadia, other races such as humans cannot be subjected to a similar transformation.


Prior to the graphical update of dwaves, chaos dwarves appear to be otherwise normal-looking dwarves clad in steel armour and red clothing, and wielding warhammers.

After the graphical update the dwarves' look were updated into their canonical appearance, as detailed according to the Lores and Histories entry, The Coat Thief:

"He was like no dwarf I'd ever seen in Keldagrim. His skin was dark red and had a rough texture, and it seemed to glow from within like lava... Even unconscious, his face was locked in a grimace of rage. He smelled of sulphur and radiated unmistakable heat...

"...The heat was growing stronger. I stepped back, and Hilda did the same. The dwarf's skin glowed brighter and brighter red and then began to disintegrate, crumbling in on itself like wood curling up in a fire... In less than a minute he was gone, leaving only a few bones and some scorched armour fragments in a thinning cloud of black smoke..."


Chaos dwarves concept art

Concept art of chaos dwarves.


100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price


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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel full helmSteel full helm1Common413
Mithril longswordMithril longsword1Common2,155
Mithril sq shieldMithril sq shield1Common2,015
Black full helmBlack full helm1Uncommon1,106
Dragon pickaxeDragon pickaxe(m)1Very rare[1]10,085,798
Water runeWater rune10Common140
Air runeAir rune12; 24Common276–552
Mind runeMind rune37Common629
Cosmic runeCosmic rune3; 6Common1,107–2,214
Chaos runeChaos rune10; 37Uncommon670–2,479
Nature runeNature rune9; 18Uncommon3,924–7,848
Law runeLaw rune3; 6Uncommon663–1,326
Death runeDeath rune3; 6Rare516–1,032
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Rare2,440
Coins 250Coins25; 47; 92; 150; 350Common25–350
Muddy keyMuddy key1Uncommon9,785
Mithril barMithril bar1Uncommon1,202
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
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ Only on the chaos battlefield - 1/5000 -

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common894
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,640
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,547
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,940
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare177,300–216,700
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,831
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,590
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,387
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare557,415–681,285
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,099
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,719
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,270,980–1,553,420
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,720
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare565,800–943,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,000
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,703
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common20,453–24,797
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,082,565–1,323,135
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare71,285
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,039
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare926
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare356,720–450,016
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare107,770–135,956
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare39,050–54,670
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,230–16,170
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon235,575–287,925
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,136–32,670
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare297,720–363,880
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon35,400–194,700
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,050–15,950
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon205,200–250,800
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common32,970–37,680
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare317,925–388,575
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,024,020–1,251,580
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,910
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare628,650–768,350
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon380,160–464,640
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon374,130–457,270
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon220,815–269,885
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon133,020–162,580
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon13,804–15,776
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon13,076–14,944
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon427,636
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,540,400
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,305–12,595
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon181,350–221,650
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon12,988–15,662
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare128,925–157,575
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon27,765–33,935
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare554,040–677,160
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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