"Quintus" redirects here. For the keystone, see Ascension Keystone Quintus.
For the pet version, see Legio Quintulus.
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Legio Quintus is one of the bosses in the Monastery of Ascension. Accessing him requires an Ascension Keystone Quintus, which can be obtained as a rare drop from the various NPCs within the Monastery.

As with all the bosses in the Monastery of Ascension, Legio Quintus attacks primarily with a combination of a basic magic attack and a lightning attack - the latter of which is focused in a 2x2 square (expanding to a 3x3 square and then to a 4x4 square over two game ticks) which deals high, magic-style damage to the player if they stand where the lightning falls. (The lightning attack is always affixed to the player's location, and thus continuously moving throughout the fight is imperative.)

Like all of the Legiones within the Monastery of Ascension, Legio Quintus has a special ability which activates as his life points are gradually depleted in 25% intervals (every 7,500 life points drained) until death - occurring a total of three times throughout the fight. His special ability, however, is that he spawns "Lines of Ascension". These lines are spawned incrementally in the order of a horizontal line of ascension which bisects a the room through the tiles upon which the player stands (at 75% health remaining), followed by a vertical line spawned in the same manner (at 50% health remaining), and a final horizontal line spawned in the same manner (at 25% health remaining). Crossing the "Lines of Ascension" will damage players with an amount of damage similar in potency to being hit with his lightning attack. As with all other Legiones, his special ability's activation is signaled by an overhead chat message.

Quintus fight

Legio Quintus spawns a Line of Ascension


100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Ascension shardAscension shard16–26Always3,344–5,434


No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 539 kills.
6 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 10000Coins37,000–40,000Common37,000–40,000
Coins 10000Coins57,000–60,000Uncommon57,000–60,000
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon10Common24,880
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe10Common16,700
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed5Common11,130
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme5Common16,140
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol5Uncommon19,990
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed2Common1,310
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed2Common1,170
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Uncommon1,314
Rune platebodyRune platebody(noted)Uncommon75,398
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Uncommon57,383
Sirenic scaleSirenic scale1Uncommon[1]338,494
Rune barRune bar4Uncommon55,196
Magic shieldbow (u)Magic shieldbow (u)45–55Common24,750–30,250
Dragon arrowheads 5Dragon arrowheads30–60Common8,970–17,940
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads80–120Common20,640–30,960
Onyx bolt tips 5Onyx bolt tips1–11Uncommon6,755–74,305
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1[2]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 2[2]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 3[2]1Very rareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Ascension Keystone PrimusAscension Keystone Primus1Rare (1/384)[3]406,181
Ascension Keystone SecundusAscension Keystone Secundus1Rare (1/384)[3]298,075
Ascension Keystone TertiusAscension Keystone Tertius1Rare (1/384)[3]97,982
Ascension Keystone QuartusAscension Keystone Quartus1Rare (1/384)[3]157,007
Ascension Keystone QuintusAscension Keystone Quintus1Rare (1/384)[3]98,651
Ascension Keystone SextusAscension Keystone Sextus1Rare (1/384)[3]168,739
Ascension gripsAscension grips1Very rare (1/2,056)[3][4]2,047,419
Ascension signet VAscension signet V1Rare (1/50)[5]Not sold
Corrupted Ascension signet VCorrupted Ascension signet V1Very rare[6]Not sold
Order journal pageOrder journal page1UncommonNot sold
  1. ^ Previously confirmed to be 1/8 by Mod Lee, later updated.[1].
  2. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.
  3. ^ a b Mod Timbo. "Revealing Drop Rates." 13 October 2017. Developers' Blogs.
  4. ^ The Ascension grips can only be received as a drop if the player is on a slayer task.
  5. ^ Mod Daze. J-Mods - Can you help us put an end to the Ascension Signet drop rate debate?. 16 February 2017.*
  6. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/1,000, with a threshold of 1,200.

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


  • I Got This (Runescore 40) - Defeat each of the six Legiones consecutively without leaving the Ascension dungeon.
  • Stand Your Ground (Runescore 50) - Defeat each of the six Legiones without moving.
  • We Are Legion (Runescore 0) - Obtained a collection of unique drops from Legiones.


  • Legio Quintus is roughly Latin for "Fifth Legion". However Legio is a feminine noun, while Quintus is a masculine adjective; the correct form would be Legio Quinta. Legions were the largest units of the Roman army and there were 6 in a whole army, hence there are six legiones in the Monastery.
  • Some time after the release the drop rate of the signet was increased from 1/64 to 1/50.

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