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The Corporeal Beast is the physical incarnation of the Spirit Beast, and is a very powerful boss monster. Released on 15 September 2008, it requires completion of the quest Summer's End to fight. The Corporeal Beast was brought into existence when the Spirit Beast was killed at the end of Summer's End; as everything within the Spirit Realm represents the opposite of its version on Gielinor, the death of the Spirit Beast in the Spirit Realm caused the creation of the Corporeal Beast in Gielinor. The Corporeal Beast resides in the Gielinor version of the caverns in which the Spirit Beast was trapped and destroyed.

With a combat level of 785, it is one of the highest-levelled monsters in the game, surpassing every God Wars Dungeon general but Nex. However, the Corporeal Beast possesses a number of formidable abilities that distinguish it from similarly-levelled boss monsters. It has very high accuracy, damage, and defence for its levels; it can devour both Summoning familiars and Legendary Pets; it has damage reduction against nearly all sources of damage; and it can summon dark energy cores with which to attack players and heal itself. The Corporeal Beast is the only monster to drop the arcane, divine, elysian, and spectral sigils, used to create the spirit shields. In addition to its sigil drops, the Corporeal Beast has many other valuable drops.

HabitatEdit

The Corporeal Beast can be found at the end of a series of three large caverns. The entrance to the caverns is located in level 33 Wilderness, not far from the Graveyard of Shadows. However, players who have completed Summer's End may use a games necklace to teleport directly into the first of the caverns, a quick run from the third cavern that serves as the Beast's lair. Though the caves' entrance is in the Wilderness, the caverns themselves and the Corporeal Beast's lair are not Wilderness territory. Before entering its room, players may right-click the entryway and use the "Peek" option to see a zoomed-in view of the Corporeal Beast's spawn point, in order to determine whether or not any other players are currently fighting it.

CapabilitiesEdit

OffenceEdit

Darkcore

The dark energy core, summoned by the Corporeal Beast.

The Corporeal Beast attacks with very accurate melee and Magic attacks. Its melee attack consists of a quick swipe of its claws, or a bite attack, that can hit around 3000 damage maximum. It will only use this attack against players that are within melee distance. Protect from Melee and Deflect Melee do not seem to reduce the damage taken from melee attacks; oddly enough, Protect from Magic and Deflect Magic seem to reduce the damage from melee attacks slightly.

The Corporeal Beast has three different Magic attacks; note that Protect from Magic and Deflect Magic do not have their full 50% reduction on them, although significantly lower the damage taken, making them still worthwhile to use.

  • A standard Magic attack that appears to be spiky blast of energy; this attack can hit up to approximately 4500 damage without prayer.
  • An attack that deals damage and drains either one of these skills: Magic, Summoning or Prayer. Note that if this attack hits it drains one of those skills by a few levels/points. If the target skill is completely empty (e.g. 0/78 Summoning and the attack was to drain Summoning), the attack will instead deal a few extra points of damage. It is represented as a faint white orb with a trailing tail.
  • An area-of-effect Magic attack that duplicates the one used by the Spirit Beast during Summer's End. A projectile that resembles a clawed hand hits the ground beneath the target and explodes, sending out smaller attacks in multiple directions. Each of these smaller attacks will only deal up to 400 damage each, but if the target is struck by the full attack, these hits can quickly add up to significant damage. Players can avoid this attack by moving away from the square in which they were standing when the attack was launched.

The Corporeal Beast can use regular attacks even against players stood under it.

One offensive ability unique to the Corporeal Beast is that it has the ability to devour Summoning familiars of all types, destroying them and healing itself.

When the life points of the beast falls, depending on the player numbers, the Corporeal Beast will summon a dark energy core that will leap about the cavern, attempting to catch players in its close-range area attack. Any player who stands on top of, or next to, the dark energy core will be dealt between 150 and 600 damage per tick, and the Corporeal Beast will be healed by the same amount. Note that although the core most commonly spawns around half health, it can spawn much earlier or later. The core can be attacked and killed while it is standing still, but it swiftly respawns. Abilities that stun will briefly stop the core from moving around.

DefenceEdit

Fighting the Corporeal Beast

Players fighting the beast with Zamorakian spears.

With no weakness, a very high defence for its level, immunity to stun, and 100,000 maximum life points, the Corporeal Beast is an extremely tough monster. Its most noteworthy defensive attribute is that it has 50% damage reduction against all non-spear weapons; attacks from most other sources, including poison, only deal half damage. However, rebound damage such as from Reflect is not reduced. The Corporeal Beast will heal itself whenever it devours a familiar and whenever its dark energy core damages a player. It will also fully heal itself if there are no players in the chamber.

StrategiesEdit

DropsEdit

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
3–4%21–23%11–13%20–23%40–43%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 3,775 kills.
13 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spectral sigilSpectral sigil1Very rare[d 1]600,273
Arcane sigilArcane sigil1Very rare[d 1]5,642,300
Elysian sigilElysian sigil1Very rare[d 1]12,851,597
Divine sigilDivine sigil1Very rare[d 1]8,098,686
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow750Common38,250
Runite bolts 5Runite bolts250Common167,000
CannonballCannonball2,000Common1,064,000
Mystic air staffMystic air staff1Common25,529
Mystic water staffMystic water staff1Common24,376
Mystic earth staffMystic earth staff1Common24,333
Mystic fire staffMystic fire staff1Common24,154
Mystic robe top (blue)Mystic robe top (blue)1Uncommon70,781
Mystic robe bottom (blue)Mystic robe bottom (blue)1Uncommon46,911
Spirit shieldSpirit shield1Uncommon37,300
Regen braceletRegen bracelet1Uncommon119,040
Onyx bolts (e) 5Onyx bolts (e)175Uncommon1,434,825
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore125 (noted)Common120,750
Runite oreRunite ore20 (noted)Common223,280
Adamant barAdamant bar35 (noted)Common96,635
Teak plankTeak plank100 (noted)Common85,900
Mahogany logsMahogany logs150 (noted)Common100,050
Magic logsMagic logs75 (noted)Common45,525
Green dragonhideGreen dragonhide100 (noted)Common198,500
Raw sharkRaw shark70 (noted)Common70,560
White berriesWhite berries120 (noted)Common141,480
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root20 (noted)Common26,720
Desert goat hornDesert goat horn120 (noted)Common45,600
Uncut diamondUncut diamond15 (noted)Common75,495
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed24Common12,144
Law runeLaw rune100Common22,700
Tuna potatoTuna potato30Common43,980
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Uncommon33,056
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed10–15Uncommon9,630–14,445
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed10Uncommon7,740
Antipoison++ (4)Antipoison++ (4)40 (noted)Uncommon514,680
Holy elixirHoly elixir1Rare738,119
#Uncuts drop3–6RareNot sold
Coins 10000Coins40,000–47,000Rare40,000–47,000

Uncuts dropEdit

The "uncuts" drop is a rare drop, which is always consisting of an uncut gem and one or more of the following:

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,177
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,139
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon3,617
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon5,033
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,823
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon875
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Although the Corporeal Beast does not have a reference to the rare drop table, there is a very low chance of an additional item from the rare drop table. This drop can only occur in combination with the "uncuts" drop.

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Corporeal boneCorporeal bone1Very rare[d 2]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
  1. ^ a b c d The droprate for obtaining a sigil is 1 in 512. The Ring of wealth increases the chance of obtaining a sigil to 1 in 507. If a player hits the sigil drop table, there is a 1 in 5 chance of Elysian, 1 in 5 chance of Divine, 2 in 5 chance of Spectral and 1 in 5 chance of Arcane.Mod Timbo. 21 Oct 2013. RuneScape Forums.
  2. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/2,500 with a threshold of 500.

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth or collector's insignia 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 sapphire1Common1,177
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,139
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,617
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common5,033
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare226,485–276,815
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,000
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common26,263
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,823
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare622,035–760,265
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,846
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare33,962
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,252,260–1,530,540
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare995
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,468
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,020–936,700
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,227
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,583
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,645–22,605
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,089,450–1,331,550
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare73,982
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,003
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare875
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare445,380–561,864
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare130,325–164,410
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare47,175–66,045
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon226,800–277,200
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon27,792–34,740
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare285,840–349,360
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon31,600–173,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,610–14,190
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon173,880–212,520
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common38,654–44,176
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare372,735–455,565
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,004,760–1,228,040
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,820
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare627,300–766,700
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon474,660–580,140
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon381,690–466,510
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon298,845–365,255
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon171,045–209,055
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon12,740–14,560
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon13,566–15,504
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon349,312
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,210,950
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,050–4,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,690–15,510
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon162,900–199,100
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon12,920–15,580
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare128,250–156,750
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon38,655–47,245
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare629,100–768,900
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

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • During the 9 June 2009 game engine update glitch, players could solo the Corporeal Beast because it would not retaliate using Magic. It could, however, use its stomp attack.
  • An update to the ring of wealth on 15 March 2011 caused the sigil drop table to be landed on 100% of the time with lootshare enabled. This bug was patched within an hour of its release. Jagex later issued a statement with an apology and revealed that there would be no rollbacks.
  • After killing the Corporeal Beast, a player's Adventurer's Log will say "I killed the Corporeal Beast, a vision of supernatural horror." Killing more than one will result in "I killed X Corporeal Beasts, all visions of supernatural horror."
  • Like Revenants, it is possible for the Corporeal Beast to ignore the player and move around even if under attack.
  • Before the Evolution of Combat, Divine and Elysian had a 1 in 8 chance each when hitting the sigil drop table and Spectral and Arcane had a 3 in 8 chance each. [1]
  • Corporeal Beast used to have a special attack called Stomp. It activated when players stood under it. This attack could hit over 4,500 damage. The Corporeal Beast did not have this attack when it was released; the Stomp attack was added one month later on 15 October 2008 in order to prevent players from hiding underneath it, and replaced with new mechanics on 12 September 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The droprate for obtaining a sigil is 1 in 512. The Ring of wealth increases the chance of obtaining a sigil to 1 in 507. If a player hits the sigil drop table, there is a 1 in 8 chance of Elysian, 1 in 8 chance of Divine, 3 in 8 chance of Spectral and 3 in 8 chance of Arcane.Mod John C. "Spoilers Drop Rates V2." 16 Oct 2014. Old School RuneScape Forums.

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