|Also called||Uglies, Nechs|
|Release date||26 January 2005 (Update)|
|XP per kill||628.6 (and 207.4 experience)|
|Always drops||Infernal ashes|
|Examine text||An evil death demon.|
|Slayer XP||251.6 (52.9 on contract; 301.8 on special contract)|
|Assigned by||Sumona, Duradel or Lapalok, Kuradal, Morvran|
Nechryael are level 96 Chthonian 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.
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.
- Slayer Tower (top floor)
- 71 Agility recommended.
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.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Infernal ashes 1 Always 2,597
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 78,210 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 1 Uncommon 3,216 Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 789 Rune boots 1 Uncommon 7,116 Rune full helm 1 Rare 20,216
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Steel 2h sword 1 Common 240 Steel battleaxe 1 Common 103 Steel hatchet 1 Common 38 Rune longsword 1 Very rare 18,327
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Death rune 5, 10 Common 1,770–3,540 Chaos rune 3, 37 Uncommon 156–1,924
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Irit seed 1 Common 153 Cactus seed 1 Common 43 Morchella mushroom spore 4 Common 116 Avantoe seed 1 Uncommon 1,320 Kwuarm seed 1 Uncommon 118 Poison ivy seed 1 Uncommon 10 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon 636 Cadantine seed 1 Uncommon 503 Fellstalk seed 1 Uncommon 418 Dwarf weed seed 1 Rare 26,298 Lantadyme seed 1 Rare 23,933 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 1,373 Torstol seed 1 Very rare 16,604
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 11 ,44, 132, 220, 460, 8,992 Common Not sold Tuna 1 Common 99 Thread 10 Uncommon 90 Gold bar 1 Uncommon 91 Anagogic ort 20 Uncommon Not sold Rune bar 1 Rare 14,230 Court summons 1 Rare Not sold Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold Spirit sapphire 1 Rare Not sold Spirit emerald 1 Rare Not sold Spirit ruby 1 Rare Not sold Starved ancient effigy 1 Very rare Not sold
- ^ 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.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 200–350,3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,119 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,054 Uncut ruby 1 Common 2,984 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 5,025 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 27,273 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 30,335 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 13,129 Dragonstone 1 Rare 9,687 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,666 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,241 Rune javelin 5 Rare 890 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,220 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,203 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,423 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,213 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,575,200 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,019 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,800 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,586 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 59,255 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 12,200 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,257,600 Rune arrow 150 Rare 22,650 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 94,419 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 10,858 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 66,550–93,170 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 64,825–90,755 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 555 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 387 Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) Uncommon 15,000–22,500 Nature rune 60–80 Rare 21,480–28,640 Soul rune 20 Rare 4,200 Law rune 45 Rare 19,305 Death rune 50 Rare 17,700 Blood rune 50 Rare 25,050 Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) Uncommon 54,875–109,750 Raw shark 250 (noted) Uncommon 290,500 Big bones 150–180 (noted) Uncommon 78,450–94,140 Coal 550–700 (noted) Uncommon 146,850–186,900 Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) Uncommon 197,550–329,250 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 8,900 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,077,400 Rune bar 1 Common 14,230 Rune bar 50 (noted) Very rare 711,500 Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) Uncommon 118,195–151,965 Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) Uncommon 112,980–131,810 Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) Uncommon 91,520–194,480 Snapdragon seed 1 Common 1,373 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 16,604 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 7,296 Magic seed 3–7 Rare 504,669–1,177,561 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,619,220 Yew logs 450–550 (noted) Rare 162,450–198,550 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (FM) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (WC) 1 Very rare Not sold
- 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 1 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.