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Ripper Demons are Slayer monsters that can be found in a cave under the Abbey of St. Elspeth Citharede. They require level 96 Slayer to be killed. They are Chthonian demons and are affected by Silverlight and Darklight, as well as the Demon Slayer perk.

According to the miner journals and the diary of Jebediah Omnis, a prospector named Jebediah Omnis hired a group of miners to excavate a new mine underneath the Abbey. The miners reluctantly agreed, finding no ore in the process. One night, when they tried to leave the mine, they found that the entrance had mysteriously disappeared. Jebediah reanimated the mangled corpse of The Ripper, allowing it to search for new hosts. Over the course of the several days that they spent trapped in the mine, the remains of the previous Ripper started to latch onto the excavation party, painfully warping their bodies and turning them into ripper demons themselves. Jebediah Omnis turned out to be a vengeful Zarosian zealot who wanted to please his lord in reviving the legend of The Ripper.

Elite Mobs concept art - Ripper demon

Concept art

LocationEdit

Ripper Demons can be found in an abandoned mine under the Abbey of St. Elspeth Citharede. To access the mine, climb down the steps near to the Abbey, east of Al Kharid's east gate. Even though the area can be entered through the Kharidian Desert, the steps on the path to the Abbey are faster.

MechanicsEdit

When killing Ripper Demons, it is highly advised to use Protect from Melee/Deflect Melee. The demon attacks very hard (a max hit of around 1,700), are very accurate, and in a manner similar to Nail beasts, are capable of hitting up to 3 times per attack (Ripper demons can hit anywhere from 1-3 times per attack).

While Ripper Demons move around normally, upon being attacked, they stay static. If the demon cannot reach the player, they will immediately teleport to them and use Slaughter.

As the mine they are in is very cramped, area-of-effect abilities like Bombardment or Flurry are highly discouraged as they can hit multiple demons, especially in the main chamber where there are plenty of demons. A smaller chamber is next to the main chamber, which only contains three demons.

During the battle, when the Ripper Demon attacks the player, they will gain adrenaline (this is unaffected by Siphon and Natural Instinct). The amount of adrenaline they gain varies depending on how many hits they deal per attack; one hit fills up the bar rather slowly, while three hits per attack can fill it at an alarming rate. Once this bar fills, the demon has the ability to perform a special attack at any time; they may use it immediately, or wait for a long time before using it.

When the Ripper Demon performs the special attack, it will leap up into the air and disappear. Shortly afterwards, a shadow appears to the west of your location; this is where the Ripper Demon will appear. Players should note that if the demon cannot appear west of the player's location, the shadow may appear on top of them instead. If the player is next to or directly under the shadow, the demon will deal 32,000 damage, essentially killing the player in one hit. Resonance, Reflect and Debilitate have no effect on this damage, though it is possible to reduce it to safe amounts via the Lucky perk or the Saradomin/Zamorak warpriest set effects (it is still not recommended to rely on this). Immortality and Barricade will also work against this attack. Players should be aware that while Immortality heals 40% of your max health, it is dangerously close to 35% threshold. After avoiding the attack, the demon will not attack the player for a few seconds; use this time to quickly run back into melee distance before the demon attempts to use Slaughter on you. Their adrenaline bar will also disappear for a while after using their special attack.

At all times, players should keep their health at 50% or higher. If their current health falls below 35% of their maximum amount, nearby demons will turn aggressive on the player and will most likely hit them with Slaughter. It is highly advised to teleport out if multiple demons attack you at once.

When the demon reaches 0 life points, it will perform a last struggle attack. The demon will spin uncontrollably on the spot, dealing 950 damage per tick to nearby players before dying. This damage can be reduced/blocked, though it is best to stay away until the demon drops onto the floor.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Infernal ashesInfernal ashes1Always1,030

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
14–16%10–11%10–12%37–39%25–27%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 5,162 kills.
4 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Rune clawRune claw[d 1]1Common4,951
Off-hand rune clawOff-hand rune claw[d 1]1Common6,914
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,589
Rune platelegsRune platelegs1Uncommon37,049
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Common9,621
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Common5,676
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(noted)Common14,862
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(noted)Common7,845
Coins 1000Coins6,270–9,929Common6,270–9,929
CoalCoal50–100 (noted)Uncommon6,550–13,100
Blood runeBlood rune20–30Common11,620–17,430
Wine of ZamorakWine of Zamorak2–6 (noted)Common18,098–54,294
Weapon poison++ (3)Weapon poison++ (3)1Uncommon23,070
SharkShark2Uncommon2,302
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone2Uncommon22,280

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Raptor key part 2Raptor key part 21Rare[d 2]Not sold
Miner's journal 1Miner's journal 11Rare[d 3]Not sold
Miner's journal 2Miner's journal 21Rare[d 3]Not sold
Miner's journal 3Miner's journal 31Rare[d 3]Not sold
Miner's journal 4Miner's journal 41Rare[d 3]Not sold
Miner's journal 5Miner's journal 51Rare[d 3]Not sold
The diary of Jebediah OmnisThe diary of Jebediah Omnis1Rare[d 3]Not sold
Ripper clawRipper claw1Very rare1,250,026
Off-hand ripper clawOff-hand ripper claw1Very rare1,241,835
  1. ^ a b A rune claw and an off-hand rune claw are dropped together.
  2. ^ Can only be dropped during a task
  3. ^ a b c d e f 1/100 chance of dropping; they are dropped in numeric order with the diary being the final journal; each journal has to be read to have a chance to receive the next one. 100% drop rate when the player obtains 200, 400, 600, 800, 1,000 and 1,200 kills respectively.

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves 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 sapphire1Common992
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,980
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,136
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,798
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare170,910–208,890
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,435
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common22,635
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,140
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare501,300–612,700
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,043
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,267
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,118,160–1,366,640
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,589
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare563,835–939,725
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,318
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,985
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common27,911–33,839
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,072,440–1,310,760
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,406
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,402
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare331,890–418,692
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare88,075–111,110
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare24,600–34,440
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common24,570–30,030
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon274,950–336,050
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon18,072–22,590
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare265,320–324,280
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,200–144,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,920–20,680
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon247,860–302,940
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common42,238–48,272
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare407,295–497,805
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,069,920–1,307,680
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,297
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare634,455–775,445
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon352,440–430,760
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon299,790–366,410
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon277,020–338,580
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon200,430–244,970
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,262–11,728
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon8,568–9,792
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon392,152
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,817,850
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common11,250–13,750
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,015–14,685
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon240,300–293,700
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,736–16,564
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare136,350–166,650
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon34,155–41,745
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare441,180–539,220
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon1,899
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*177,265
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,804,467,420
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

  • Upon release, Ripper Demons had the following properties that were changed on 28 November 2016:
    • Their spin attack dealt melee damage, but Protect/Deflect Melee and damage reducing abilities would be unable to reduce this damage. They can now be reduced/blocked.
    • Ripper Demons used to be aggressive if the player was at 50% or lower life points. This was changed to 35%.
    • The Ripper Demon's time to use their instant-kill attack was significantly prolonged.
    • Ripper Demons' drop tables were "substantially" buffed.
  • A bug caused a single Ripper Demon to attack the player as soon as they entered the mine, regardless of their current life points. This was fixed on 28 November 2016.
  • There is a glitch where after using their special attack, if the player has a non-combatant familiar, they will get a message the familiar only attacks in self-defence, even if the player did not order the familiar to attack the demon.
  • Using the Oldak coil as well as the best weapons/armour/potions/etc. while running in a circle, players can earn up to 1,130,000 Slayer experience per hour at Ripper Demons.

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