UPDATE: The increased chance to win Slayer masks and XP lamps, as well as the 1.5x Slayer XP from Squeal of Fortune-won lamps, is now active until Thursday March 28th, 23:59 (GMT).
The Slayer Tower was revamped a few weeks back and - combined with this week’s Squeal of Fortune release - there’s never been a better time to dive into game and start slaying!
Five new masks have arrived on the Squeal of Fortune, each themed around a specific Slayer monster (crawling hands, cockatrices, basilisks, kurasks and abyssal demons).
Equip a mask and attack the creature it’s based on and you’ll find your combat stats are optimised for victory, damage is boosted (if you're on a related Slayer task), and extra Slayer XP is earned! You’ll earn double drops for every tenth creature that you kill – there’s a handy counter that tells you how many you’ve taken out so far – and you’re twice as likely to land a trophy drop.
What’s more, while wearing each mask, you can ensure that - once a day - your next Slayer assignment is for its represented monster. You can also use it to teleport to locations where the creature can be found, twice a day, and it'll act as a facemask or (in the case of the cockatrice and basilisk masks) as a mirror shield.
After a specified number of kills, it'll no longer grant bonus XP, extra damage or double drops, but you'll unlock the ability to switch your mask to a new 'helm' form. Not only does the helm form look even cooler, it enables an awesome creature-specific emote.
If that’s not enough of a helping hand for even the most seasoned Slayer, both regular and Slayer-specific lamps yield 1.5x Slayer XP all weekend.
If you’re not a member, remember that you can experience the first five levels of Slayer (and most other members’ skills) and cut your teeth on the basics before making the step up to our members' community.
You’ll have an increased chance of one of these masks and Slayer XP lamps from Friday 22nd March 00:00 GMT until Monday 25th March 23:59 GMT. Be sure to check out the official FAQ for further details.
You can purchase spins here, or by clicking ‘Add Spins’ in the Squeal of Fortune interface. Don’t forget that members get two daily spins instead of one!