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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 sword1Common11,917
Dragon 2h swordDragon 2h sword1Uncommon132,466
Corrupt dragon battleaxeCorrupt dragon battleaxe1Very rare289,258
Corrupt dragon daggerCorrupt dragon dagger1Very rare63,043
Corrupt dragon longswordCorrupt dragon longsword1Very rare200,921
Corrupt dragon maceCorrupt dragon mace1Very rare64,350
Corrupt dragon scimitarCorrupt dragon scimitar1Very rare304,571
Corrupt dragon spearCorrupt dragon spear1Very rare4,787,362
Statius's warhammerStatius's warhammer1Very rare2,476,750
Vesta's longswordVesta's longsword1Very rare9,120,410
Vesta's spearVesta's spear1Very rare5,311,859
Zuriel's staffZuriel's staff1Very rare4,351,139
Statius's warhammerCorrupt statius's warhammer1Very rare1,134,121
Vesta's longswordCorrupt vesta's longsword1Very rare2,243,888
Vesta's spearCorrupt vesta's spear1Very rare109,211
Zuriel's staffCorrupt zuriel's staff1Very rare162,631


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Corrupt dragon chainbodyCorrupt dragon chainbody1Very rare272,580
Corrupt dragon helmCorrupt dragon helm1Very rare134,339
Corrupt dragon platelegsCorrupt dragon platelegs1Very rare73,156
Corrupt dragon plateskirtCorrupt dragon plateskirt1Very rare70,986
Corrupt dragon sq shieldCorrupt dragon sq shield1Very rare76,190
Statius's full helmStatius's full helm1Very rare1,920,286
Statius's platebodyStatius's platebody1Very rare1,981,179
Statius's platelegsStatius's platelegs1Very rare1,923,014
Vesta's chainbodyVesta's chainbody1Very rare2,527,910
Vesta's plateskirtVesta's plateskirt1Very rare2,379,776
Zuriel's hoodZuriel's hood1Very rare461,336
Zuriel's robe topZuriel's robe top1Very rare1,212,035
Zuriel's robe bottomZuriel's robe bottom1Very rare1,093,323
Morrigan's coifMorrigan's coif1Very rare300,970
Morrigan's leather bodyMorrigan's leather body1Very rare1,084,607
Morrigan's leather chapsMorrigan's leather chaps1Very rare661,036
Statius's full helmCorrupt statius's full helm1Very rare875,746
Statius's platebodyCorrupt statius's platebody1Very rare970,086
Statius's platelegsCorrupt statius's platelegs1Very rare1,241,704
Vesta's chainbodyCorrupt vesta's chainbody1Very rare1,262,308
Vesta's plateskirtCorrupt vesta's plateskirt1Very rare1,329,909
Zuriel's hoodCorrupt zuriel's hood1Very rare42,010
Zuriel's robe topCorrupt zuriel's robe top1Very rare202,221
Zuriel's robe bottomCorrupt zuriel's robe bottom1Very rare111,856
Morrigan's coifCorrupt morrigan's coif1Very rare58,994
Morrigan's leather bodyCorrupt morrigan's leather body1Very rare281,257
Morrigan's leather chapsCorrupt morrigan's leather chaps1Very rare77,089

Ranged weaponryEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril dartMithril dart400Common1,200
Morrigan's javelinMorrigan's javelin19–50Very rare268,071–705,450
Morrigan's throwing axeMorrigan's throwing axe19–50Very rare114,285–300,750
Corrupt morrigan's javelinCorrupt morrigan's javelin19–50Very rare81,111–213,450
C. morrigan's throwing axeC. morrigan's throwing axe19–50Very rare59,983–157,850

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 rune100–500Uncommon6,100–30,500
Blood runeBlood rune100–300Uncommon39,500–118,500
Death runeDeath rune100–226Rare29,300–66,218


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam2Common638
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common190
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common41
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,720
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon4,884


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Strength potion (1)Strength potion (1)1Common195
Attack potion (1)Attack potion (1)1Common85
Defence potion (1)Defence potion (1)1Common161
Antipoison (4)Antipoison (4)4Rare632
Weapon poison (1)Weapon poison (1)1Rare9
Plain pizzaPlain pizza3Common1,050
Strange fruitStrange fruit1–6Common547–3,282
Saradomin brew (2)Saradomin brew (2)5–6Uncommon38,015–45,618
Super restore (3)Super restore (3)45Rare132,750


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 seed1–3Uncommon229–687
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–3Uncommon1,032–3,096
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1–3Uncommon614–1,842
Herb seed 5Marrentill seed1–3Common23–69
Herb seed 5Tarromin seed1–3Common34–102
Herb seed 5Harralander seed1–3Common25–75
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1–3Rare808–2,424
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1–3Uncommon927–2,781
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1–3Uncommon1,340–4,020
Herb seed 5Irit seed1–3Uncommon110–330
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed1–3Rare403–1,209
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1–3Rare1,686–5,058
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare429
Herb seed 5Cadantine seed1–3Rare1,682–5,046
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare7,506
Herb seed 5Torstol seed1Rare3,511
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1–3Common218–654
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1–3Common1–3
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1–3Common16–48
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1–3Uncommon24–72
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1–3Uncommon215–645
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1–3Common258–774


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000Coins12,000UncommonNot sold
Bat bonesBat bones5Common1,365
Big bonesBig bones3Common1,104
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1–2Common898–1,796
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1–2Common1,621–3,242
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon2,612
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon4,184
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Uncommon1,993
Baby dragon bonesBaby dragon bones1–2Uncommon707–1,414
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 sapphire1Common898
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,621
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,612
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,184
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare188,280–230,120
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon18,458
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon39,325
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,103
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare589,635–720,665
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,788
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,394
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,285,920–1,571,680
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,987
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare569,805–949,675
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,310
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,740
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common24,069–29,181
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,123,605–1,373,295
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,426
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon879
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon514
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare809,120–1,020,736
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare233,415–294,462
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare83,650–117,110
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon25,920–31,680
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon207,675–253,825
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon29,072–33,120
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon358,740–438,460
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon72,800–400,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,770–16,830
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon237,960–290,840
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common45,915
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare413,235–505,065
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare912,690–1,115,510
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,150
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare632,250–772,750
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon507,600–620,400
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon376,560–460,240
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon192,825–235,675
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon134,145–163,955
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon105,084–120,096
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon117,880–134,720
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon385,092
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,532,500
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common11,700–14,300
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,750–8,250
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon83,250–101,750
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon14,416–17,384
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare143,100–174,900
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon30,195–36,905
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare621,810–759,990
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, by Reldo. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.
  2. ^ a b Jagex. Postbag 21 – "Somethingorotherwotsit", letter #3, by Gyspy Aris. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.
  3. ^ Jagex. Postbag 17 – "Happy Birthday, Mr Elemental.", Wise Old Tips, by Postie Pete. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.

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