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For the character in Gower Quest, see Chaos Elemental (Gower Quest).
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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.

Dealing the most damage to the Chaos Elemental is a requirement for the Wilderness Tasks.

LocationEdit

The Chaos Elemental dwells in the members-only section of the Wilderness, just west of the Rogues' 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 Rogues' Castle.

AttacksEdit

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 up to 1104, but it is still suggested that players utilise Protect from Magic as that is his most accurate attack or Soul split as protection prayers only are useful for one out of three attacks.

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.

StrategyEdit

DropsEdit

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.

Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril dartMithril dart400Common15,600
Rune swordRune sword1Common12,970
Dragon 2h swordDragon 2h sword1Uncommon138,640
Chaos runeChaos rune100–500Uncommon7,700–38,500
Blood runeBlood rune100–300Uncommon53,000–159,000
Death runeDeath rune100–226Rare19,100–43,166
Grimy guamGrimy guam2Common226
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common155
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common35
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,634
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,629
Strength potion (1)Strength potion (1)1Common180
Attack potion (1)Attack potion (1)1Common102
Defence potion (1)Defence potion (1)1Common204
Antipoison (4)Antipoison (4)4Rare1,644
Weapon poison (1)Weapon poison (1)1Rare15
Plain pizzaPlain pizza3Common3,111
TunaTuna5Common200
Strange fruitStrange fruit1–6Common882–5,292
SharkShark10Common8,600
StewStew10Uncommon9,330
Saradomin brew (2)Saradomin brew (2)5–6Uncommon24,625–29,550
Super restore (3)Super restore (3)4–5Rare15,912–19,890
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1–3Uncommon77–231
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–3Uncommon559–1,677
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1–3Uncommon545–1,635
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1–3Common12–36
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1–3Common21–63
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1–3Common15–45
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1–3Rare887–2,661
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1–3Uncommon585–1,755
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1–3Uncommon974–2,922
Irit seed 5Irit seed1–3Uncommon370–1,110
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1–3Rare301–903
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1–3Rare6,045–18,135
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare388
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1–3Rare4,616–13,848
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare745
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Rare1,896
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1–3Common70–210
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1–3Common4–12
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1–3Common22–66
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1–3Uncommon83–249
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1–3Uncommon292–876
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1–3Common536–1,608
Coins 10000Coins12,000Uncommon12,000
BonesBones4Common708
Bat bonesBat bones5Common1,555
Big bonesBig bones3Common1,038
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1–2Common994–1,988
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1–2Common1,653–3,306
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon2,850
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon4,084
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Uncommon1,614
Baby dragon bonesBaby dragon bones1–2Uncommon587–1,174
Rare drop tableRare drop table1UncommonNot sold
#Revenant items1Very rareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
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.

Revenant itemsEdit

This is a separate table that can constitute one of the main drops. It is separated from the rest of the drops for readability.

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Corrupt dragon chainbodyCorrupt dragon chainbody1Very rare316,948
Corrupt dragon helmCorrupt dragon helm1Very rare163,432
Corrupt dragon platelegsCorrupt dragon platelegs1Very rare85,766
Corrupt dragon plateskirtCorrupt dragon plateskirt1Very rare70,173
Corrupt dragon sq shieldCorrupt dragon sq shield1Very rare70,097
Statius's full helmStatius's full helm1Very rare1,539,308
Statius's platebodyStatius's platebody1Very rare2,514,713
Statius's platelegsStatius's platelegs1Very rare2,162,140
Vesta's chainbodyVesta's chainbody1Very rare3,226,439
Vesta's plateskirtVesta's plateskirt1Very rare2,459,494
Zuriel's hoodZuriel's hood1Very rare328,206
Zuriel's robe topZuriel's robe top1Very rare1,248,511
Zuriel's robe bottomZuriel's robe bottom1Very rare1,092,496
Morrigan's coifMorrigan's coif1Very rare323,290
Morrigan's leather bodyMorrigan's leather body1Very rare1,569,533
Morrigan's leather chapsMorrigan's leather chaps1Very rare1,150,581
Corrupt statius's full helmCorrupt statius's full helm1Very rare537,069
Corrupt statius's platebodyCorrupt statius's platebody1Very rare1,042,652
Corrupt statius's platelegsCorrupt statius's platelegs1Very rare353,423
Corrupt vesta's chainbodyCorrupt vesta's chainbody1Very rare1,101,568
Corrupt vesta's plateskirtCorrupt vesta's plateskirt1Very rare1,023,895
Corrupt zuriel's hoodCorrupt zuriel's hood1Very rare44,415
Corrupt zuriel's robe topCorrupt zuriel's robe top1Very rare230,114
Corrupt zuriel's robe bottomCorrupt zuriel's robe bottom1Very rare184,192
Corrupt morrigan's coifCorrupt morrigan's coif1Very rare33,374
Corrupt morrigan's leather bodyCorrupt morrigan's leather body1Very rare130,680
Corrupt morrigan's leather chapsCorrupt morrigan's leather chaps1Very rare74,647
Corrupt dragon battleaxeCorrupt dragon battleaxe1Very rare343,748
Corrupt dragon daggerCorrupt dragon dagger1Very rare151,186
Corrupt dragon longswordCorrupt dragon longsword1Very rare226,460
Corrupt dragon maceCorrupt dragon mace1Very rare161,708
Corrupt dragon scimitarCorrupt dragon scimitar1Very rare421,523
Corrupt dragon spearCorrupt dragon spear1Very rare5,399,803
Statius's warhammerStatius's warhammer1Very rare38,701,791
Vesta's longswordVesta's longsword1Very rare8,659,372
Vesta's spearVesta's spear1Very rare3,525,151
Zuriel's staffZuriel's staff1Very rare4,451,045
Corrupt statius's warhammerCorrupt statius's warhammer1Very rare188,824
Corrupt vesta's longswordCorrupt vesta's longsword1Very rare594,414
Corrupt vesta's spearCorrupt vesta's spear1Very rare73,169
Corrupt zuriel's staffCorrupt zuriel's staff1Very rare102,898
Morrigan's javelinMorrigan's javelin19–50Very rare192,793–507,350
Morrigan's throwing axeMorrigan's throwing axe19–50Very rare220,647–580,650
Corrupt morrigan's javelinCorrupt morrigan's javelin19–50Very rare83,296–219,200
C. morrigan's throwing axeC. morrigan's throwing axe19–50Very rare52,288–137,600
Broken statue headdressBroken statue headdress1Very rare5,000
Third age carafeThird age carafe1Very rare10,000
Bronzed dragon clawBronzed dragon claw1Very rare20,000
Ancient psaltery bridgeAncient psaltery bridge1Very rare30,000
Saradomin amphoraSaradomin amphora1Very rare40,000
Bandos scrimshawBandos scrimshaw1Very rare50,000
Saradomin carvingSaradomin carving1Very rare75,000
Zamorak medallionZamorak medallion1Very rare100,000
Armadyl totemArmadyl totem1Very rare150,000
Guthixian brazierGuthixian brazier1Very rare200,000
Ruby chaliceRuby chalice1Very rare250,000
Bandos statuetteBandos statuette1Very rare300,000
Saradomin statuetteSaradomin statuette1Very rare400,000
Zamorak statuetteZamorak statuette1Very rare500,000
Armadyl statuetteArmadyl statuette1Very rare750,000
Seren statuetteSeren statuette1Very rare1,000,000
Ancient statuetteAncient statuette1Very rare5,000,000
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

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth, luck potion or collector's insignia are not required to access the table.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common994
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,653
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,850
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,084
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare183,780–224,620
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,073
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common25,323
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,718
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare572,310–699,490
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,277
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,465
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,252,260–1,530,540
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,833
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare567,495–945,825
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,170
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,771
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,600–27,400
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,044,630–1,276,770
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare79,660
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,609
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,187
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare409,825–517,010
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare113,035–142,598
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare40,075–56,105
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common14,580–17,820
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon227,025–277,475
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon24,912–31,140
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare290,520–355,080
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon40,600–223,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon314,280–384,120
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common32,732–37,408
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare315,630–385,770
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,016,910–1,242,890
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,039
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare630,585–770,715
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon391,680–478,720
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon386,190–472,010
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon244,485–298,815
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon166,905–203,995
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,430–11,920
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,716–11,104
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon440,516
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,902,090
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common7,830–9,570
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon175,950–215,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,600–16,400
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare135,000–165,000
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,300–40,700
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare580,770–709,830
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

LettersEdit

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

TriviaEdit

  • 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.
  • 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."
  • The Chaos Elemental can be seen wearing a festive Santa hat during the Christmas period.
  • 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jagex. Postbag 39 - "Transcript:Who is the greatest of them all?", 6, by Reldo. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.
  2. ^ a b Jagex. Postbag 21 - "Transcript:Somethingorotherwotsit", 3, by Gyspy Aris. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.
  3. ^ Jagex. Postbag 17 - "Transcript:Happy Birthday, Mr Elemental.", Wise Old Tips, by Postie Pete. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.

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