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Demon flash mob fight

Players attempt to take on the mighty demons

Demon flash mobs or Demon raids are a members-only feature that was released on 28 January 2013. Flash mobs appear every hour in one of 14 locations including the Wilderness. Players with the required combat level get a filtered notice of a surge of demonic energy at a specific location fifteen minutes before the mob spawns, then receive a second message stating that the demons have spawned in that location. Mobs can spawn at any time.

This flash mob consists of a demon boss, two black demons, 4 lesser demons and 8 imp heralds. Once the minions are killed, the boss can be attacked. At the start, however, the lesser and black demons, as well as the demon boss, are invulnerable. To attack the lesser demons, all the imps must be killed. To attack the black demons the lesser demons must be killed. To attack the boss the black demons must be killed. The boss begins with 50% of his maximum life points, that is, 200,000 out of 400,000. The boss regains his lost health by feeding from the life of his lesser demons, where he heals 3000. After the imp heralds or the lesser demons are slain, the boss will focus on his black demons, where he heals 6000 from them until they die.

Note that the demons are not aggressive. Therefore, one should look carefully for leftover demons. The next level of demons can be attacked when the boss himself says a quote. For example, when all the imp heralds are slain, the boss will say a quote, and then the lesser demons can be attacked. However, if the lesser demons are sent to battle and the boss drains the life from both of his black demons, he can be attacked, and the demons that he sent to battle can be left alone, although it is not recommended because the boss has very high life points for his combat level.

Attacks vary depending on the region. Non-wilderness and Wilderness demons tend to focus on one person with melee or magic attacks depending on the player's distance. Non-wilderness demons can use multi-hitting magic attacks if there is a large amount of players at the site

The sign that a flash mob is arriving is an evil symbol on the ground. The evil symbol is where the boss will spawn. Right next to him will be his minions. 

The name of the boss is random. The titles before and after its name will hint at its abilities, as detailed below. This is how the name of the boss will always be shown: "(prefix) (name) the (suffix)", meaning a name such as "General Acidius the Glorious". According to the names shown below, this means this demon boss has very accurate melee attacks and can stun players. Demon bosses of all sorts will use melee and magic attacks. Their magic attacks are multi-targeting, and melee attacks are against one player.

Prayer of any sort, except for Protect Item, is not recommended as doing so results in the boss dealing extremely deadly hits towards praying players, especially if the boss is an executioner type. If the mob spawns in the Wilderness, you should not bring anything that you are not willing to risk losing. One should be careful of the "Frostborn" type as this means players will be constantly stunned, even with the use of Freedom and Anticipate. It is also possible for a boss to kill aggressive familiars in one hit, so players should be careful of this.

Blood spells from the Ancient Magicks spellbook will heal the demon boss, accompanied by a message from the demon discouraging its use.

A new mob spawns every hour; if the demon general is not slain within one hour of spawning, he will despawn, regardless of the damage dealt on him.

NamesEdit

PrefixesEdit

The boss of a demon flash mob will have a prefix to his name. This prefix determines the attacks the boss will use mainly, or what it is particularly good at.

Prefix title Effect
General Accurate melee attacks
Executioner High hitting attacks
Castellan Very high defence
Deacon Multi-target magic attacks

SuffixesEdit

The boss of a demon flash mob will also have a suffix to his name. This suffix determines what special abilities this boss demon has. 

Suffix Effect
Blazing Fire-based damage over time effect (deals magic damage, similar to Combust, and can be cleared using Freedom
Corrupting Poison area of effect (everyone within 3 squares of the boss is inflicted with poison that can deal over 1000 damage)
Frostborn Ice area of effect (everyone within 3 squares of the boss is stunned for three seconds)
Glorious Stun (lasts for three seconds at a time)
Infernal Fire area of effect (low damaging variant of Combust)
Obscured Drains stats of nearby players
Pestilent Poison damage over time (extremely powerful poison, dealing from 600-1100 damage)
Rending Bleeding damage over time (low damaging variant of Dismember)
Shattering Melee attacks hit everyone within 3 squares of the boss
Terrifying Binds players and reduces adrenaline gain

Main namesEdit

A boss demon in a flash mob will have a main name, which can either be aligned to Zaros or Zamorak. This name doesn't have any meaning like titles do. The Zarosian Demon's names shown below are Latin. The Zamorakian names are not in any known language.

Zamorakian Demons Zarosian Demons Zarosian meaning
Av'aar Acidius Poisonous
Bra'k Brutio Brutal
C'tcho Cluacael
Dr'end Detiel Detaining
Eflu'vya Effluxam Vanishing
Fah'lth Fractiel Shattering
Gro'dd Grindus Grow
H'stur Haereticus Heretic
Ik'uur Impeso Charging
Jah'shu Janio Janus (Double Faced)
Kla'tu Klepto Thief
Lim'uul Lucius Shining
Mord'uun Morbiel Disease
Na'ash Nullius 'No-one'
Org'one Oblator Oblates
Per'yl Pupio Orphan
Qr'rel Quietus The silent
Ra'hasp Rectus Upright
Sud'er Salumnos
T'lon Thantio Sweet Death
Urga'l Ulcus Avenging
V'lac Visony
We'al Wendio Wendie
X'ppe Xarkael
Ykr'ee Yahiel
Z'shuu Zonos

LocationsEdit

See Distractions and Diversions Locations/Demon Flash Mob for all possible locations.

A new flash mob spawns every hour. The location is given in the chatbox 15 minutes in advance. A demon symbol is also visible on the world map. If the demon symbol is moving, then that means the boss is on the move, most often at full health if nobody has attacked.

Wilderness mobsEdit

Due to some drops being only available in the Wilderness and the increased value of drops, and due to the need to take good quality weapons and armour to fight the demon mobs, PKers and PKing clans are hunting players who are hunting demon mobs.

Players should be aware of the increased risk when deciding whether to hunt flash mobs in the Wilderness and what items to risk.

StrategyEdit

Main article: Demon boss/Strategies

DropsEdit

In order to receive a drop, the player must deal at least 500 damage to the demon boss in a single hit, once this condition is met a notification will be given to the player. The player must also stay in combat with the boss, until it dies to be eligible for the rewards. If the player leaves or dies, the hit of 500 damage needs to be done again to still get a drop. The drop will appear under the boss. Be wary that when the demon is on low health, no matter how much you damage the demon you'll be informed that you're too late to receive any rewards.

Fighting a flash mob in the Wilderness gives you a greater chance of getting a demon slayer gear drop, and other drops will be worth around three times as much as other spawn locations. 

Demon slayer gear is dropped alongside the drop it was going to give you. For example, a player that receives an Off-hand demon slayer crossbow can also get any of the other normal drops it gives.

100% DropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Infernal ashesInfernal ashes [1]1; 5Always1,963–9,815

ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,032
Rune platelegsRune platelegs1Uncommon37,402
Dragon helmDragon helm [2]1Rare58,917
Demon slayer circletDemon slayer circlet1Rare85,514
Demon slayer torsoDemon slayer torso1Rare71,513
Demon slayer skirtDemon slayer skirt1Rare103,373
Demon slayer glovesDemon slayer gloves1Rare57,308
Demon slayer bootsDemon slayer boots1Rare398,940

WeaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Uncommon57,476
Rune 2h swordRune 2h sword [2]1Uncommon37,405
Demon slayer crossbowDemon slayer crossbow1Rare297,749
Off-hand demon slayer crossbowOff-hand demon slayer crossbow1Rare1,924,716

CharmsEdit

3 charms are dropped at a time. It is unknown which charm is the most commonly occurring.

Herbs and SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy iritGrimy irit [3]14; 30Uncommon27,524–58,980
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe [4]8; 20Uncommon28,832–72,080
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme [5]5; 10Uncommon28,700–57,400
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol3Uncommon15,645
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed [6]2; 3Uncommon24,536–36,804
Herb seed 5Torstol seed1Rare9,887

LogsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Yew logsYew logs60Uncommon16,740
Maple logsMaple logs200Uncommon4,800
Magic logsMagic logs [2]40Uncommon36,000

Ores, bars and gemsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
CoalCoal80Common23,760
Mithril oreMithril ore40Uncommon11,200
Mithril barMithril bar20Uncommon28,280
Runite oreRunite ore [2]5Uncommon54,425
Uncut rubyUncut ruby10–20Uncommon24,400–48,800
Adamant barAdamant bar [2]25Uncommon67,850
Rune barRune bar [2]4Uncommon57,184

TitlesEdit

The name of the demon boss killed determines which demonic title scrolls it can drop. For example, General Acidius the Blazing can drop Demonic title scroll (general) and Demonic title scroll (blazing).

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Demonic title scroll (terrifying)Demonic title scroll (terrifying)1Rare5,184,846
Demonic title scroll (shattering)Demonic title scroll (shattering)1Rare5,175,052
Demonic title scroll (rending)Demonic title scroll (rending)1Rare5,000,000
Demonic title scroll (pestilent)Demonic title scroll (pestilent)1Rare5,000,000
Demonic title scroll (obscured)Demonic title scroll (obscured)1Rare5,000,000
Demonic title scroll (infernal)Demonic title scroll (infernal)1Rare5,173,842
Demonic title scroll (glorious)Demonic title scroll (glorious)1Rare5,617,433
Demonic title scroll (frostborn)Demonic title scroll (frostborn)1Rare5,570,846
Demonic title scroll (corrupting)Demonic title scroll (corrupting)1Rare5,000,000
Demonic title scroll (blazing)Demonic title scroll (blazing)1Rare5,846,309
Demonic title scroll (castellan)Demonic title scroll (castellan)1Rare5,000,000
Demonic title scroll (deacon)Demonic title scroll (deacon)1Rare5,160,533
Demonic title scroll (executioner)Demonic title scroll (executioner)1Rare5,381,807
Demonic title scroll (general)Demonic title scroll (general)1Rare5,180,462

MiscellaneousEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000Coins [7]20,000; 45,000UncommonNot sold
Infernal ashesInfernal ashes [8]30; 40; 60Uncommon58,890–117,780
Green dragonhideGreen dragonhide [2]30Uncommon43,710
Red dragonhideRed dragonhide [2]15Uncommon37,605
Black dragonhideBlack dragonhide [2]10Uncommon34,820
Demon clawDemon claw [9]3–5; 6–9Uncommon16,428–49,284
  1. ^ The amount of 5 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i This item is only dropped inside the Wilderness.
  3. ^ The amount of 30 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  4. ^ The amount of 20 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  5. ^ The amount of 10 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  6. ^ The amount of 3 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  7. ^ The amount of 45,000 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  8. ^ The amount of 60 is dropped in the Wilderness.
  9. ^ The amounts of 3-5 are dropped in the Wilderness.

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 sapphire1Common882
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,492
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,440
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,930
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare176,850–216,150
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon17,130
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon41,427
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,717
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare572,265–699,435
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,476
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,306
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,286,100–1,571,900
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare875
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,032
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare570,480–950,800
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,402
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,917
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common20,453–24,797
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,150,200–1,405,800
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon47,299
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon565
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon199
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare738,075–931,110
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare182,715–230,502
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare65,225–91,315
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon28,890–35,310
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon256,950–314,050
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon32,000–36,000
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon385,380–471,020
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon59,400–326,700
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,930–19,470
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,420–268,180
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common40,710
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare366,390–447,810
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare979,650–1,197,350
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,888
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare643,320–786,280
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon469,350–573,650
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon323,550–395,450
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon176,985–216,315
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon117,540–143,660
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon171,752–196,288
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon220,962–252,528
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon603,944
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,834,490
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common20,700–25,300
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,720–11,880
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon96,750–118,250
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,972–22,878
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare188,325–230,175
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon31,095–38,005
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare558,900–683,100
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

TriviaEdit

  • Prior to an update on 2 February 2015, demon bosses with the 'Glorious' or 'Frostborn' suffixes could stun players for nine seconds instead of three. The same update allowed damage over time effects applied by demon bosses with the 'Blazing', 'Infernal', and 'Rending' suffixes to be removed via the use of Freedom. Also, the demon boss previously would hit extremely hard on players using Protect Item prayers, making its use risky when hunting demon mobs in the Wilderness. Other prayers still cause high damage if used though.
  • Even though when a player inflicts 500 life points or more damage in one hit, they may not receive rewards if there is a sufficient amount of players even though the player is guaranteed one.

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