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Killerwatts are Slayer monsters that require level 37 Slayer to kill. Wear insulated boots to enter the Killerwatt plane; if you are not wearing insulated boots before you enter the portal, Professor Oddenstein will warn you. If you enter without them or take them off after you are inside, you will get hit for up to 1500 life points by the thunderclouds inside the area.

Killerwatts initially appear as passive spheres of electricity, but when they are attacked they become aggressive immediately, growing arms and a tail. Like aviantese, they will retaliate as soon as the attack option is selected, regardless of whether the player has landed a hit on them.

Killerwatt drops include common fire and air runes, and the occasional air or fire battlestaff drop. At around 50 Defence, food isn't required with good armour as they do not hit often. Players with level 55 Magic can use the fire and nature rune drops to turn the other drops into coins. Killerwatts also drop ashes; players can bring urns for Prayer experience.

Killerwatts are much more dangerous than their combat level suggests; both their ranged and melee attacks can hit every other game tick, and their ranged attacks are exceptionally accurate. Instead of relying on protection prayers, it is better to bring food and use your prayer for attack boosts. Players cannot use the Dwarf multicannon in the Killerwatt plane.

Storm cloud

A storm cloud

LocationEdit

Killerwatt portal

The portal

Killerwatts can be found on the Killerwatt plane, by stepping through a portal on the top floor of Draynor Manor. This area has flashing lights, and Oddenstein will warn players about this in case they are prone to epileptic seizures.

During the Enlightened Journey quest, it was revealed by the balloon travelling screen that killerwatts inhabit clouds. However, players cannot engage them in battle there.

Strengths and weaknessesEdit

Killerwatts use both ranged and melee, and can hit very rapidly. Their ranged attack are quite dangerous but their melee attacks are much milder. 

Their weakness is crush, therefore it is advised to bring a crush weapon such as a warhammer or mace. Wear melee armour to defend against the ranged attack; a full set of Void Knight equipment is also a good option, with its accuracy and damage bonuses.

StrategyEdit

Killerwatts attack in a manner similar to Aviansie; when they are attacked regardless of whether the player can hit them, they will immediately become aggressive. This can be taken advantage of, however, as if the killerwatt lands the first strike, it will only use its weaker melee attacks. To make this happen, select a killerwatt at a distance. You must not be standing in your target's area (you can see that the clouds form small separate territories once you know what to look for). Once the killerwatt becomes aggressive, immediately click the ground near you to avoid running towards it. Your target is now considered the "attacker" and will track you while you approach. When you get near, it will attack with melee.


There are two potentially serious mistakes you can make; you can select a target that is too close, and find yourself under heavy ranged fire. You can also accidentally click on another killerwatt while approaching your target, and be under unexpected ranged damage from the second killerwatt.  For low level fighters, damage will be immediate and serious.  Fortunately, the portal remains open at all times - if you find yourself under fire, run for the portal and exit the plane, reenter and try again. Because approaching your selected target is crucial, you might want to move in a spiral toward your selected target to avoid clicking its area until you are in melee combat. If you are having trouble managing your fights, disable 'run' and give yourself more time to plan.

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Impious ashesImpious ashes1Always105

Armour/WeaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Staff of airStaff of air1Uncommon1,648
Staff of fireStaff of fire1Uncommon2,366
Air battlestaffAir battlestaff1Rare7,843
Mystic fire staffMystic fire staff1Rare24,457

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
84–85%13–14%1–1.2%0.7–0.9%0.1–0.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 24,400 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common175
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common206
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common35
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common79
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon3,101
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,140
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,484
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,528
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon5,454
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare3,962
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare2,967

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Air runeAir rune5Common230
Fire runeFire rune5Common645

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins300; 600Uncommon300–600
CannonballCannonball3Uncommon1,266
Iron barIron bar(noted)Uncommon1,056
Soda ashSoda ash(noted)Uncommon74
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth, luck potion 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 sapphire1Common951
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,237
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,869
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,332
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare194,940–238,260
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,597
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common23,278
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,696
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare526,320–643,280
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,857
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,532
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,210,140–1,479,060
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare940
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,297
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare559,455–932,425
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,598
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,623
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,532–22,468
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,034,235–1,264,065
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare59,537
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,706
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,058
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare395,980–499,544
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare117,390–148,092
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare37,150–52,010
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon245,700–300,300
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon24,984–31,230
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare307,980–376,420
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon37,200–204,600
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,240–14,960
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon193,500–236,500
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common36,330–41,520
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare350,325–428,175
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare972,810–1,188,990
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,328
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare619,920–757,680
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon389,610–476,190
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon335,520–410,080
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon262,755–321,145
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon210,960–257,840
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon18,718–21,392
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon15,092–17,248
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon504,788
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare2,134,900
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,950–6,050
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,170–12,430
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon139,500–170,500
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,260–15,990
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare131,625–160,875
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon32,490–39,710
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare560,790–685,410
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

TriviaEdit

  • The name is a play on "kilowatt", a unit of power, with the word "killer" included to imply their hostility, or that they may give a deadly amount of watts.
  • During the Enlightened Journey quest, it is revealed that Killerwatts live in the clouds over Gielinor.
  • In the Balloon transport system, the images of Killerwatts are what they looked like before their graphical update.

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