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The Chaos Elemental is one of the strongest monsters in the Wilderness, overtaking the King Black Dragon, which held the title for 4 years prior to the Evolution of Combat. The Chaos Elemental held the title for 2 years and 7 months before the introduction of the Corporeal Beast.

The Chaos Elemental is known for the dragon 2h sword, Ancient Warriors' equipment and ancient artefacts it can drop. In addition, it drops large quantities of Chaos runes, Blood runes and Death runes, more than most other monsters.

On 1 February 2011, the Chaos Elemental received a graphical update. Prior to The Wilderness and Free Trade Return!, it resembled a dark cloud with six tentacles and a lavender tint.


The Chaos Elemental dwells in the members-only section of the Wilderness, just west of the Rogue's Castle. This area is moderately easy to access from the deep Wilderness teleport lever in Ardougne or Edgeville. A Wilderness Obelisk can randomly teleport players southeast of the Rogue's Castle.


Chaos Elemental attacks

The different attack types

Fighting chaos elemental

Fighting the Chaos Elemental with Ranged

Discord: The Chaos Elemental's primary attack, a projectile attack, is an orb of different colours fired at the target. This attack can deal either magic, ranged, or melee damage - it is impossible to distinguish what damage is dealt until the attack hits. The projectiles hit into the 500s, but it is still suggested that players utilise Protect from Magic to reduce the chance of being hit, as the projectile deals magic damage most frequently.

It also has two special attacks:

  • Confusion: The Chaos Elemental teleports the players to a random area nearby, unless they are 20 Game squares away.
  • Madness: The Chaos Elemental will remove the player's mainhand weapon and randomly remove up to three equipped items. If the player's inventory is full, items will stay equipped.



As of 1 February 2011, the drops from the Chaos Elemental have been improved, as it now drops Ancient Warriors' Equipment, Ancient artefacts and Brawling gloves in addition to previous drops.

The Chaos Elemental usually drops two items, however it can drop one item occasionally.


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune swordRune sword1Uncommon11,904
Dragon 2h swordDragon 2h sword1Rare130,613
Corrupt dragon battleaxeCorrupt dragon battleaxe1Very rare290,326
Corrupt dragon daggerCorrupt dragon dagger1Very rare57,024
Corrupt dragon longswordCorrupt dragon longsword1Very rare199,715
Corrupt dragon maceCorrupt dragon mace1Very rare62,653
Corrupt dragon scimitarCorrupt dragon scimitar1Very rare263,584
Corrupt dragon spearCorrupt dragon spear1Very rare4,802,317
Statius's warhammerStatius's warhammer1Very rare2,577,002
Vesta's longswordVesta's longsword1Very rare8,604,357
Vesta's spearVesta's spear1Very rare5,241,918
Zuriel's staffZuriel's staff1Very rare3,876,658
Statius's warhammerCorrupt statius's warhammer1Very rare1,192,106
Vesta's longswordCorrupt vesta's longsword1Very rare2,351,477
Vesta's spearCorrupt vesta's spear1Very rare113,281
Zuriel's staffCorrupt zuriel's staff1Very rare167,263


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Corrupt dragon chainbodyCorrupt dragon chainbody1Very rare236,494
Corrupt dragon helmCorrupt dragon helm1Very rare150,239
Corrupt dragon platelegsCorrupt dragon platelegs1Very rare78,447
Corrupt dragon plateskirtCorrupt dragon plateskirt1Very rare70,765
Corrupt dragon sq shieldCorrupt dragon sq shield1Very rare75,028
Statius's full helmStatius's full helm1Very rare1,794,247
Statius's platebodyStatius's platebody1Very rare1,757,576
Statius's platelegsStatius's platelegs1Very rare1,775,302
Vesta's chainbodyVesta's chainbody1Very rare2,386,540
Vesta's plateskirtVesta's plateskirt1Very rare2,194,454
Zuriel's hoodZuriel's hood1Very rare451,399
Zuriel's robe topZuriel's robe top1Very rare1,194,634
Zuriel's robe bottomZuriel's robe bottom1Very rare1,036,393
Morrigan's coifMorrigan's coif1Very rare291,630
Morrigan's leather bodyMorrigan's leather body1Very rare1,025,683
Morrigan's leather chapsMorrigan's leather chaps1Very rare612,620
Statius's full helmCorrupt statius's full helm1Very rare844,133
Statius's platebodyCorrupt statius's platebody1Very rare914,011
Statius's platelegsCorrupt statius's platelegs1Very rare1,277,646
Vesta's chainbodyCorrupt vesta's chainbody1Very rare1,237,363
Vesta's plateskirtCorrupt vesta's plateskirt1Very rare1,411,118
Zuriel's hoodCorrupt zuriel's hood1Very rare43,474
Zuriel's robe topCorrupt zuriel's robe top1Very rare211,778
Zuriel's robe bottomCorrupt zuriel's robe bottom1Very rare114,079
Morrigan's coifCorrupt morrigan's coif1Very rare58,568
Morrigan's leather bodyCorrupt morrigan's leather body1Very rare303,719
Morrigan's leather chapsCorrupt morrigan's leather chaps1Very rare77,748

Ranged weaponryEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril dartMithril dart400Common1,200
Morrigan's javelinMorrigan's javelin19–50Very rare248,159–653,050
Morrigan's throwing axeMorrigan's throwing axe19–50Very rare111,549–293,550
Corrupt morrigan's javelinCorrupt morrigan's javelin19–50Very rare80,218–211,100
C. morrigan's throwing axeC. morrigan's throwing axe19–50Very rare66,101–173,950

Ancient artefactsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Broken statue headdressBroken statue headdress1Very rare5,000[1]
Third age carafeThird age carafe1Very rare10,000[1]
Bronzed dragon clawBronzed dragon claw1Very rare20,000[1]
Ancient psaltery bridgeAncient psaltery bridge1Very rare30,000[1]
Saradomin amphoraSaradomin amphora1Very rare40,000[1]
Bandos scrimshawBandos scrimshaw1Very rare50,000[1]
Saradomin carvingSaradomin carving1Very rare75,000[1]
Zamorak medallionZamorak medallion1Very rare100,000[1]
Armadyl totemArmadyl totem1Very rare150,000[1]
Guthixian brazierGuthixian brazier1Very rare200,000[1]
Ruby chaliceRuby chalice1Very rare250,000[1]
Bandos statuetteBandos statuette1Very rare300,000[1]
Saradomin statuetteSaradomin statuette1Very rare400,000[1]
Zamorak statuetteZamorak statuette1Very rare500,000[1]
Armadyl statuetteArmadyl statuette1Very rare750,000[1]
Seren statuetteSeren statuette1Very rare1,000,000[1]
Ancient statuetteAncient statuette1Very rare5,000,000[1]
  1. ^ This item has a distinct value, even if it cannot be traded over the Grand Exchange.

Brawling GlovesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
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


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos runeChaos rune100–493Uncommon4,500–22,185
Blood runeBlood rune100–300Uncommon50,900–152,700
Death runeDeath rune100–226Rare34,400–77,744


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam2Common664
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common184
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common35
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,333
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon3,923


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Strength potion (1)Strength potion (1)1Common194
Attack potion (1)Attack potion (1)1Common101
Defence potion (1)Defence potion (1)1Common149
Antipoison (4)Antipoison (4)4Rare708
Weapon poison (1)Weapon poison (1)1Rare11
Plain pizzaPlain pizza3Common1,098
Strange fruitStrange fruit1–6Common361–2,166
Saradomin brew (2)Saradomin brew (2)5–6Uncommon23,660–28,392
Super restore (3)Super restore (3)45Rare119,970


Seeds are usually dropped in assortments of 3 seeds, but only a single seed of one kind is also possible.

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1–3Uncommon321–963
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–3Uncommon1,730–5,190
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1–3Uncommon804–2,412
Herb seed 5Marrentill seed1–3Common9–27
Herb seed 5Tarromin seed1–3Common17–51
Herb seed 5Harralander seed1–3Common6–18
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1–3Rare869–2,607
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1–3Uncommon549–1,647
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1–3Uncommon1,419–4,257
Herb seed 5Irit seed1–3Uncommon79–237
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed1–3Rare398–1,194
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1–3Rare650–1,950
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare422
Herb seed 5Cadantine seed1–3Rare424–1,272
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare9,245
Herb seed 5Torstol seed1Rare8,820
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1–3Common121–363
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1–3Common1–3
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1–3Common12–36
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1–3Uncommon13–39
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1–3Uncommon112–336
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1–3Common117–351


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000Coins3,000–12,000UncommonNot sold
Bat bonesBat bones5Common1,295
Big bonesBig bones3Common1,203
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1–2Common800–1,600
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1–2Common1,340–2,680
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon2,293
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon3,825
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Uncommon2,013
Babydragon bonesBabydragon bones1–2Uncommon733–1,466
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
Ribs of chaosRibs of chaos1Very rare [d 1]Not sold
  1. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/2,500 with a threshold of 500.

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common800
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,340
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,293
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,825
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare172,125–210,375
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon18,070
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon35,818
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,678
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare570,510–697,290
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,816
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,846
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,299,960–1,588,840
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,216
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare573,240–955,400
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,127
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,052
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,035–26,715
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,143,450–1,397,550
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,405
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon823
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon213
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare773,370–975,636
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare191,750–241,900
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare72,150–101,010
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon26,055–31,845
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon181,125–221,375
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon32,080–36,090
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon362,340–442,860
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon69,000–379,500
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,660–19,140
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon243,000–297,000
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common40,455
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare364,095–445,005
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare942,750–1,152,250
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,762
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare641,430–783,970
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon443,160–541,640
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon324,000–396,000
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon157,500–192,500
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon116,595–142,505
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon129,430–147,920
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon164,192–187,648
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon593,140
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,497,860
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common12,150–14,850
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,705–8,195
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon92,250–112,750
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,428–22,222
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare182,925–223,575
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon32,355–39,545
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare607,500–742,500
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


The Chaos Elemental's letters in Postbag from the hedge hint at forthcoming updates, in a rather cryptic manner.


  • The examine information of the Chaos Elemental, pUre A cHaOs of crEatuRe!, reflects its chaotic nature. A grammatically correct examine would be "A creature of pure chaos." The chaotic nature of the examine text is also symbolised by the alternating between upper and lower case.
  • The Chaos Elemental can still attack players even while doing its death animation. It is unknown if this was intended or not.
  • In Postbag from the Hedge #39, Reldo states that the Chaos Elemental is related to the Balance Elemental by some means.[1]
  • In Postbag from the Hedge #41, Postie Pete went through the Chaos Elemental's suitcase and found it to be full of paper. He had previously asked the elemental's actual name, and although the Chaos Elemental teleported, the words on the scraps of paper either underlined or circle with red spell the phrase 'Is Eondethwleaos' when reversed.
  • After killing the Chaos Elemental, the adventurer's log will say "I killed the cHaOs EleMeNTal.", similarly to the examine text, as it alternates between upper and lower case.
    • Killing more than one Chaos elemental will result in the Adventurer's Log saying "I killed # cHaOs EleMeNTalS."
  • Currently, this monster holds the record for having the largest drop table, with 128 different items, not counting different quantities or the rare drop table.
  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat, the Chaos Elemental had a combat level of 305.
  • The Chaos Elemental is known to have no exact age, the formula for it changing every day.[2] The following formulas are known to have been the ages of the Chaos Elemental in the past:
    • On 9 Bennanth 169 in the 5th age, the Elemental's age was: Age_{CE} = (N_{Yew trees} - N_{Coal rocks}) \times N_{Werewolves} \pm 2000)[3]
      • Where N_{Object} is the number of such object that exist.
    • On 30 Fentuary 169 in the 5th age, the Elemental's age was: Age_{CE} = P_{\pi \left( \frac{N_{Pies eaten} + \sqrt{Area_{Wilderness}}}{Depth_{Ardougne port}} \right ) \pm 1/0 }[2]
      • Where the number of pies eaten is the count from the day before this letter was received
      • The area of the Wilderness is in acres
      • The depth of Ardougne's port is taken in fathoms
      • Here, P_n indicates the nth prime number, and \pi(n) is the function that counts the number of prime numbers less than or equal to n.
      • The plus or minus is to be taken to whichever index of P_n produces the closest prime number to the argument used in the prime counting function
        • Another way to put this is to find \frac{N_{Pies eaten} + \sqrt{Area_{Wilderness}}}{Depth_{Ardougne}}, and then use the nearest prime number as the age of the elemental
        • It is not mentioned how to calculate the age of the elemental if this formula falls evenly between two different prime numbers
    • While not mentioned how it was calculated, the Elemental is known to be 12,000 years old when its Top Trumps card was written.
  • The Wilderness Warning Sign that can be found on the perimeter of the wilderness, contains an image of the Chaos Elemental and when examined shows the text "Danger, Wilderness up ahead. Watch out for the Beast!".
  • There is a gravestone in the New Varrock graveyard named "Chaos Elemental's gravestone" which reads "Hark! Aagi Zoids. Incognito, most likely."
  • An unknown update increased the spawn speed of the Chaos Elemental due to player complaints on its very slow respawn speed prior to EoC.
    • The spawn speed was further increased with the Patch Notes of 5 May 2015 since it was the only boss that could not be instanced.


  1. ^ Jagex. Postbag 39 – "Who is the greatest of them all?", letter #6. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.
  2. ^ a b Jagex. Postbag 21 – "Somethingorotherwotsit", letter #3. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.
  3. ^ Jagex. Postbag 17 – "Happy Birthday, Mr Elemental.", Wise Old Tips. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.

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