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This article is about the the standard variant; for the variant encountered while Dungeoneering, see Nechryael (Daemonheim).
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Nechryael are level 96 demons that require level 80 Slayer to kill. They are found on the top floor, northwest corner of the Slayer Tower in Morytania and in the Chaos Tunnels. Their drops are very similar to the drops of greater demons but with a higher drop rate of crimson charms and death runes as well as being the only monster to drop rune boots.


Even though nechryael are considered by some to be demons, the magical abilities of Silverlight, Darklight and Holy water do not affect them.

Cannons cannot be used as a means to kill them as cannons are not permitted in either of the places nechryaels can be found, but these demons are considered weak for their level. With low lifepoints, low damage and mediocre defence, they can be easily defeated using a powerful crush weapon (their weakness), such as a chaotic maul or dual wield drygore maces. They can also be killed fairly effectively with slashing or stabbing weapons.

A nechryael's main attack is a two handed clawing move that hits up to 276 life points. When engaged in melee combat, a nechryael may randomly summon up to two level 95 death spawns to assist it. These death spawns have a meagre 500 life points and a low max hit of 1 life points, but are very accurate. They can be ignored by high level players, however they can be a nuisance for lower level players.

Most players with a high defence choose to ignore the Death spawn completely because they inflict so little damage that they are not worth the time to defeat. With a two-handed weapon, abilities such as Quake and Hurricane can quickly kill the death spawn without diverting attention away from the nechryael.

Using a Guthan's set against a nechryael is extremely effective if the player has high combat stats.

For those who wish to mage or range nechryael in the Slayer Tower, there is a hole in the floor in the southern part of the room that can be effectively used as a safespot. Another good strategy is to stand behind a death spawn so the nechryael will get trapped behind it. The roof area contains several objects that can be used for safespots, such as a skeleton lying on the floor.

Also a good tip is to use the ability Sacrifice on the death spawns as this almost always will 1 hit them making them almost like a piece of food every other round of combat.


Nechryael are most numerous here, but it is far from a bank. Players with 71 Agility can access an additional level with more Nechryael spawns. Using home teleport (Burthorpe, Ardougne or Lunar Isle recommended) and a slayer ring teleport cuts down time on banking trips.

There are a small number of nechryael in the far north of the Chaos Tunnels: the shortest route passes through gargoyles, mummies, black demons, bronze dragons and dagannoth. There is less room to avoid death spawn in the Chaos Tunnels. Banking can be done via home teleport or amulet of glory to Edgeville. This location is not recommended for players wishing to collect infernal ashes or other drops, due to the distance from a teleport location and the risks involved in returning to the nechryael chamber.

There are nechryael on the Abandoned and Occult floors, but this is not recommended as a method of completing a Slayer task as they appear randomly, and the chances of finding one is rare. They do not summon death spawn either, as these are different from other nechryael outside of Daemonheim, and players doing this will receive no profit. They do have a unique drop that other nechryaels don't have, namely the doomcore staff.


100% dropsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Infernal ashes Infernal ashes 1 1 Always 2,745


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






Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 74,578 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

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


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Adamant platelegs Adamant platelegs 1 3 Uncommon 3,311
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 3 Uncommon 761
Rune boots Rune boots 1 3 Uncommon 7,118
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 4 Rare 20,473


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Steel 2h sword Steel 2h sword 1 2 Common 294
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 2 Common 116
Steel hatchet Steel hatchet 1 2 Common 41
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 5 Very rare 18,487


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Death rune Death rune 5, 10 2 Common 955–1,910
Chaos rune Chaos rune 3, 37 3 Uncommon 132–1,628


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 2 Common 256
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 2 Common 24
Morchella mushroom spore 5 Morchella mushroom spore 4 2 Common 4,184
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,656
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,066
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 3 Uncommon 6
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 3 Uncommon 3,242
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,001
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,073
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 4 Rare 40,170
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 4 Rare 35,771
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 1,673
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 5 Very rare 37,360


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 1000 Coins 11 ,44, 132, 220, 460, 8,992 2 Common Not sold
Tuna Tuna 1 2 Common 124
Thread Thread 10 3 Uncommon 90
Gold bar Gold bar 1 3 Uncommon 91
Anagogic ort Anagogic ort 20 3 Uncommon [1] Not sold
Rune bar Rune bar 1 4 Rare 14,351
Court summons Court summons 1 4 Rare Not sold
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 4 Rare 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
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold
  1. ^ Only with seeds and RDT drops.

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,715
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,854
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 4,440
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,533
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 19,822
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 43,084
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,595
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,681
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,653
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,235
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 855
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,240
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,632
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,513
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 35,966
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 832,650
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,351
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,753
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,434
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,659
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 15,600
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,267,050
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,800–76,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,598,800
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 105,870
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,104
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 88,475–123,865
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 88,675–124,145
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 976
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 373
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 11,000–330,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 5,900–23,600
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,840
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 18,405
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 9,550–23,111
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 15,050
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 51,625–413,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 422,250–844,500
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 104,550–348,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 36,900–1,845,000
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 363,900–1,940,800
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,800
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,103,000
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,579,000–25,053,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) 4 Rare 14,351–717,550
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 124,525–1,245,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 144,780–579,120
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 103,110–1,031,100
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 7,677
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 70,608–3,530,400
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 127,971–895,797
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,337,320
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 1,673
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 20,500–8,200,000
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 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


  • The word nechryael appears to be both the singular and plural as indicated by slayer masters when assigning them and giving tips on fighting them and by the Ring of Slaying when checking the progress of the assignment. In this way, nechryael is an irregular plural like sheep. This is also the case with Bloodveld, Dagannoth, Ankou, and Catablepon, among others.
  • The old graphics of Nechryael had a pentagram on its chest, a symbol of many religions and a sign that has many occult meanings.
  • Nechryael seem to defy the combat triangle; they are weak to crush attacks, which indicate they would be ranged monsters, but only do melee attacks. This also affects other monsters and is most likely an oversight.

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