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Dark warrior

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Classic Runestone
2007 rune

For this monster's higher level counterpart, see Elite dark warrior. Not to be confused with Black Knights.


Dark warriors are found in the Dark Warriors' Fortress, which is a castle in level 18 to 21 Wilderness north-west of Edgeville. The dark warriors are inside the castle which is surrounded by a moat. They are usually more annoying than an actual threat to players, and have higher defence than their combat level suggests. Dark warriors are known to have the unique but occasional drop of black maces. They are aggressive regardless of a player's level, and leaving the fortress, logging into a different world or being taken away by a random event will cause them to be aggressive again.

Dark warriors have been in their castle in the Wilderness since Runescape Classic, yet there has been no quest objective involving them as of yet.


100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Bones Bones 1 1 Always 348


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Bronze helm Bronze helm 1 2 Common 132
Black helm Black helm 1 3 Uncommon 502
Iron mace Iron mace 1 2 Common 15
Black mace Black mace 1 3 Uncommon 1,585
Off-hand black mace Off-hand black mace 1 3 Uncommon 2,347
Bronze arrow 5 Bronze arrow 8 2 Common 56


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Mind rune Mind rune 2 2 Common 10
Water rune Water rune 1 2 Common 27
Earth rune Earth rune 1 2 Common 13
Chaos rune Chaos rune 2 3 Uncommon 82
Nature rune Nature rune 3 4 Rare 918


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 2 Common 713
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 2 Common 73
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 36
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 194
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 4 Rare 3,111
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 4 Rare 2,811
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 4 Rare 4,998
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 4 Rare 4,892
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 4 Rare 1,753
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 4 Rare 10,171
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 4 Rare 12,626


Charm drop percentages
No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm






Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 2,137 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 5 Coins 1–20 2 Common Not sold
Iron ore Iron ore 1 2 Common 382
Sardine Sardine 1 3 Uncommon 10
Spirit sapphire Spirit sapphire 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit emerald Spirit emerald 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit ruby Spirit ruby 1 4 Rare Not sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold


  • Unlike the Black Knights, dark warriors are yet to receive a graphical update to their armour. They seem to be equipped with a dirty version of an iron helm, iron platebody, iron platelegs, and leather gloves and boots.

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