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Gladius chathead
Gladii icon
Monastery of Ascension map

Gladius locations within the dungeon. Click the map to view a larger version.

The gladius is a Slayer monster, requiring 81 Slayer to combat. Described as "highly mobile", it is a member of the Order of Ascension.

These monsters are found in the Monastery of Ascension located between the Feldip Hills and Mobilising armies along with capsariiscutarii and rorarii.

They also feature in Nomad's Elegy together with the other Ascension creatures. The Gladii encountered in the quest do not require a Slayer level to harm, and are vulnerable to all forms of combat.

MechanicsEdit

When fighting the Gladii, they will always teleport backwards in an attempt to gain enough distance between them and the player for a charge attack. If the player is far enough from the Gladius, it will charge at them in a L-shaped pattern, much like the Knight piece in a game of chess. While it does no damage, it does stun and bind the player for 3 seconds and often proves to be a hindrance. To minimise the amount of stuns they perform, players can either chase the Gladius or use Anticipation and Freedom to cancel out their stuns and binds. Chasing them is not recommended unless playing on Legacy Mode, as players with sufficient weaponry may deal too much damage in a short period of time and cause the Gladii to stun them.

Alternatively, one can safe spot them with the many tables in the dungeon, as long as they are placed in a position where they cannot charge. The only downside to this is that most of these areas also have Capsarii to heal them.

DropsEdit

100% DropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Ascension fragment 3Ascension fragment12–18AlwaysNot sold
Ascension shardAscension shard3–5Always666–1,110

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
10–11%2–3%6%75–76%4–5%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 13,967 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant platebodyAdamant platebody1Common9,155
Adamant platelegsAdamant platelegs1Common4,375
Rune platelegsRune platelegs1Uncommon37,082
Sirenic scaleSirenic scale1Rare409,341
Rune maceRune mace1Common7,266
Off-hand rune maceOff-hand rune mace1Common7,463
Rune longswordRune longsword1Uncommon18,038
Off-hand rune longswordOff-hand rune longsword1Uncommon17,884
Mithril barMithril bar5–7 (noted)Uncommon8,280–11,592
Adamant barAdamant bar3–5 (noted)Uncommon8,409–14,015
Magic logsMagic logs3–5 (noted)Uncommon1,359–2,265
Coins 1000Coins1,100–2,200Common1,100–2,200
Egg potatoEgg potato1Uncommon276
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Order journal pageOrder journal page1UncommonNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Ascension gripsAscension grips1Very rare (1/2,056)[1][2]2,555,219
Ascension Keystone PrimusAscension Keystone Primus1Rare (1/384)[1]559,223
Ascension Keystone SecundusAscension Keystone Secundus1Rare (1/384)[1]325,943
Ascension Keystone TertiusAscension Keystone Tertius1Rare (1/384)[1]193,103
Ascension Keystone QuartusAscension Keystone Quartus1Rare (1/384)[1]323,513
Ascension Keystone QuintusAscension Keystone Quintus1Rare (1/384)[1]256,524
Ascension Keystone SextusAscension Keystone Sextus1Rare (1/384)[1]259,742
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Mod Timbo. "Revealing Drop Rates." 13 October 2017. Developers' Blogs. 1/64 for any key - 1/384 for a specific key
  2. ^ The Ascension grips can only be received as a drop if the player is on a slayer task.

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common861
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,904
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,591
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,439
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare154,755–189,145
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,020
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common21,823
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,480
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare516,600–631,400
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,258
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,676
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,072,800–1,311,200
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare870
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,652
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,780–941,300
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,922
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,648
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common28,702–34,798
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,071,765–1,309,935
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,742
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,183
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare435,175–548,990
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare122,395–154,406
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare41,375–57,925
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common29,700–36,300
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon255,600–312,400
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,920–15,580
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare311,760–381,040
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,400–145,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,560–20,240
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon227,340–277,860
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,242–44,848
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare378,405–462,495
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,037,160–1,267,640
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,565
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare623,475–762,025
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon318,510–389,290
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon162,360–198,440
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon182,070–222,530
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon176,040–215,160
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,982–11,408
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon10,010–11,440
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon406,740
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,050,090
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common17,550–21,450
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,050–15,950
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon206,100–251,900
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,852–15,498
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare127,575–155,925
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon31,365–38,335
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare368,280–450,120
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon3,652
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*295,839
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,885,212,297
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
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare17,873

TriviaEdit

  • A gladius is Latin for sword.
  • Gladius are one of the few monsters capable of stunning their target, the others being Nex during her ice phase, Vyrewatch (until meeting Vanescula in The Branches of Darkmeyer), the Kalphite King, and most ability-using monsters.
  • Gladii are able to teleport around, making it the fourth monster to do so, after the abyssal demon, Pest Control monsters and the tortured souls summoned by the Queen Black Dragon.
  • When stunned the first time by a Gladius, the player is stunned and bound for 3 seconds. However, upon further stuns as long as the player keeps attacking nearby Gladii, they will only have a 1-2 second stun with a 3 second bind.