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Infernal Mages are Slayer monsters that require level 45 Slayer to kill. They are sometimes killed for their common Death rune drops; otherwise, these monsters are usually neglected, even with their frequent gold charm drops, as most monsters have better charms rates.

Infernal mages are a good source of death runes, and are the only monster that drops dark mystic hats and boots. 

Strengths and weaknessesEdit

Infernal Mages use a weaker version of the spell Fire Blast to attack the player, so wearing dragonhide or mage armour will reduce the damage taken. Also wearing Void Knight equipment is a good option since it has high magic defence. This attack hits a maximum of 220 life points, but hits extremely often. Protect from Magic is recommended. Bones to Peaches is recommended, too, as the bones they drop can be converted to food. They are weak to arrows, so it is advisable to bring the best bow available.

If a player stops fighting and lets a familiar attack the infernal mage, the mage will attack back with melee, no matter how far the familiar is from the mage. You cannot use a Dwarf multicannon on any infernal mages due to the fact that they are only found in the Chaos Tunnels and the Slayer Tower, and neither of them allow the use of cannons.


Infernal mages

Infernal mages in the Chaos Tunnels.

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Infernal mages in the Slayer Tower.

Infernal mage concept art

Concept art for the mages.


100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 1 Always 157


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






Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 50,766 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

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

Weapons and armourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff Staff 1 2 Common 62
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 3 Uncommon 664
Lava battlestaff Lava battlestaff 1 4 Rare 9,523
Mystic fire staff Mystic fire staff 1 4 Rare 24,583
Mystic hat (dark) Mystic hat (dark) 1 4 Rare 9,897
Mystic boots (dark) Mystic boots (dark) 1 4 Rare 17,562


  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth rune Earth rune 5, 10, 18, 36 2 Common 80–576
Fire rune Fire rune 10, 18 2 Common 580–1,044
Death rune Death rune 7 2 Common 2,450
Blood rune Blood rune 4, 7 3 Uncommon 2,000–3,500
Air rune Air rune 10, 18 3 Uncommon 230–414
Mind rune Mind rune 18 3 Uncommon 234
Water rune Water rune 10, 18 3 Uncommon 200–360
Body rune Body rune 18 3 Uncommon 810


  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 25 Coins 1, 2, 4, 29 2 Common Not sold
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
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Starved ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not 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 market price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold


  • They have the same walking and idle animation as pirates.
  • Their attacks register about 1.5 seconds after the spell actually hits the player.
  • They are the only human foes who require a slayer level to attack.

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