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Vyre corpse
Vyre corpse 3
Release date 22 April 2008 (Update)
Members? Yes
Quest item? Legacy of Seergaze
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
Value 3 coins
High Alch 1 coin
Low Alch 1 coin
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Examine A Vyrewatch corpse. Just a husk, really.
Weight 5 kg
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Vyre corpse detail

A Vyre corpse is the body of a slain Vyrewatch, Vyrelord, or Vyrelady. These monsters can only be killed with blisterwood weapons or the Ivandis flail. The player character notes that the corpse feels and weighs like wood.

Columbarium CremationEdit

During and after the Legacy of Seergaze quest, Vyre corpses can be cremated with teak or better pyre logs in the Columbarium below the Paterdomus. One corpse must be cremated during the Legacy of Seergaze quest. When a corpse is cremated, a Spectral vyrewatch will rise from the pyre, and the player will receive 79 prayer experience (+50% if wearing Morytania legs 4) and firemaking experience based on what type of pyre log was used. Wearing a Ring of fire or Flame gloves does affect firemaking experience. The higher the logs used, the higher the xp returned; higher logs do not increase chances of obtaining higher rewards.

Pyre Logs for Columbarium Cremation
Log type G.E. cost of normal log Doses of sacred oil G.E. cost of pyre logs Making pyre log XP Burning XP Cost/XP
Teak logs Teak logs Coins 250 389 3 Coins 1000 5,506 14 120 Coins 25 45.88
Arctic pine logs Arctic pine logs Coins 25 35 3 Coins 1000 4,848 14 158 Coins 25 30.68
Maple logs Maple logs Coins 25 32 3 Coins 1000 5,081 14 175 Coins 25 29.03
Mahogany logs Mahogany logs Coins 250 731 3 Coins 1000 4,821 14 210 Coins 5 22.96
Eucalyptus logs Eucalyptus logs Coins 250 459 4 Coins 1000 4,793 16 216.5 Coins 5 22.14
Yew logs Yew logs Coins 250 499 4 Coins 1000 6,624 16 225 Coins 25 29.44
Magic logs Magic logs Coins 1000 1,296 4 Coins 1000 7,062 16 404.5 Coins 5 17.46
Elder logs Elder logs Coins 1000 4,137 4 Coins 1000 9,433 16 450 Coins 5 20.96

Cremating vyre corpses after the quest allows the player to acquire Columbarium keys which unlock wooden alcoves in the Columbarium. These alcoves contain rewards, including some that are otherwise only obtainable through Treasure Trails.

The spectral vyrewatch does not attack you, it merely appears briefly then leaves, dropping a key on the pedestal near the cremation table.

A vyre corpse is cremated by first placing the pyre log on one of the pyre platforms, then placing a corpse on the log, and finally using a tinderbox to light the pyre. Only one corpse can be prepared for cremation at a time. A player who starts preparing one cremation (even if just placing the pyre logs) and then attempts to prepare a second is told that only one cremation may be 'administered' at a time. However, a new cremation can be set up as soon as the previous one is lit, even before the Spectral vyrewatch appears. A quick way to cremate several corpses is thus:

  1. Set up logs and a corpse on one pyre.
  2. Light the waiting pyre.
  3. As soon as the pyre is lit, set up logs and a corpse on an adjacent pyre.
  4. By the time Step 3 is done, the Spectral vyrewatch will have been released and Columbarium key will have appeared. Take the key.
  5. Repeat Steps 2-4 until all corpses are cremated.

This process can be further sped up by not collecting the Columbarium keys until you've cremated a full load of corpses. However, they will disappear if left upon the columns for too long, so waiting to collect the keys may not be a good idea if using a beast of burden to bring extra pyre logs. A good way to not lose any keys and still cremate at a decent speed with a War tortoise beast of burden is to light all logs in your inventory, withdraw your burden once, use up all but one log then pick up the keys and continue until no logs are left. With this method you do about half at a time and can collect all keys without them dissapearing on you. If using a War tortoise and you try to do them all without picking up the keys, you will lose 4-5 keys.

Note: Though some people say wearing a ring of wealth helps with the rewards, there is no mention of the ring shining in the chatbox.

In addition to the rewards that can be obtained via the Columbarium keys, for every 50 vyre corpses that are cremated the player becomes more 'experienced' with the Ivandis flail, Blisterwood staff, Blisterwood polearm and Blisterwood stake. The Ivandis flail receives an invisible Attack, Strength, Defence bonus and the Blisterwood weapons receive Damage bonus against Vyrewatch. After cremating 500 corpses, the player receives the maximum possible boost for the flail, with +50 to Attack, Strength, and Defence; and the maximum possible boost for the Blisterwood weapons, with +100 to Damage.

You can check your progress at the southern end of the columbarium, by searching the lectern. It reveals that there is a list of names, subsequently, the amount of corpses that a player has cremated is the same as the amount of names crossed off the list. It should be noted there is no limit to how many corpses you can burn but only the first 500 give bonuses to your vampyre harming weapons.

You can also check more easily by right clicking the flail and selecting "check." It will tell you the exact number of corpses you have cremated.

Columbarium key rewardsEdit

CharmsEdit

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

77–79%

7–8%

5–6%

3–4%

5–6%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 6,875 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

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


Note: charms are a second reward, obtained with other items

God armourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Guthix full helm Guthix full helm 1 4 Rare 331,166
Guthix kiteshield Guthix kiteshield 1 4 Rare 151,585
Guthix platebody Guthix platebody 1 4 Rare 308,523
Guthix plateskirt Guthix plateskirt 1 4 Rare 37,685
Guthix platelegs Guthix platelegs 1 4 Rare 286,961
Saradomin full helm Saradomin full helm 1 4 Rare 911,086
Saradomin kiteshield Saradomin kiteshield 1 4 Rare 300,830
Saradomin platebody Saradomin platebody 1 4 Rare 1,357,535
Saradomin plateskirt Saradomin plateskirt 1 4 Rare 41,333
Saradomin platelegs Saradomin platelegs 1 4 Rare 404,950
Zamorak full helm Zamorak full helm 1 4 Rare 601,008
Zamorak kiteshield Zamorak kiteshield 1 4 Rare 170,656
Zamorak platebody Zamorak platebody 1 4 Rare 730,354
Zamorak plateskirt Zamorak plateskirt 1 4 Rare 37,441
Zamorak platelegs Zamorak platelegs 1 4 Rare 227,597
Armadyl full helm Armadyl full helm 1 4 Rare 556,911
Armadyl kiteshield Armadyl kiteshield 1 4 Rare 315,581
Armadyl platebody Armadyl platebody 1 4 Rare 658,041
Armadyl plateskirt Armadyl plateskirt 1 4 Rare 56,039
Armadyl platelegs Armadyl platelegs 1 4 Rare 179,537
Bandos full helm Bandos full helm 1 4 Rare 513,442
Bandos kiteshield Bandos kiteshield 1 4 Rare 251,013
Bandos platebody Bandos platebody 1 4 Rare 557,879
Bandos plateskirt Bandos plateskirt 1 4 Rare 39,543
Bandos platelegs Bandos platelegs 1 4 Rare 171,405
Ancient full helm Ancient full helm 1 4 Rare 613,084
Ancient kiteshield Ancient kiteshield 1 4 Rare 324,896
Ancient platebody Ancient platebody 1 4 Rare 1,116,654
Ancient plateskirt Ancient plateskirt 1 4 Rare 39,855
Ancient platelegs Ancient platelegs 1 4 Rare 269,668

God pagesEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Saradomin page Saradomin page 1 1 4 Rare 477,556
Saradomin page Saradomin page 2 1 4 Rare 233,820
Saradomin page Saradomin page 3 1 4 Rare 159,100
Saradomin page Saradomin page 4 1 4 Rare 154,345
Guthix page Guthix page 1 1 4 Rare 173,225
Guthix page Guthix page 2 1 4 Rare 183,095
Guthix page Guthix page 3 1 4 Rare 180,268
Guthix page Guthix page 4 1 4 Rare 267,363
Zamorak page Zamorak page 1 1 4 Rare 952,238
Zamorak page Zamorak page 2 1 4 Rare 697,405
Zamorak page Zamorak page 3 1 4 Rare 869,276
Zamorak page Zamorak page 4 1 4 Rare 834,453
Armadyl page Armadyl page 1 1 4 Rare 116,850
Armadyl page Armadyl page 2 1 4 Rare 132,085
Armadyl page Armadyl page 3 1 4 Rare 127,729
Armadyl page Armadyl page 4 1 4 Rare 131,137
Bandos page Bandos page 1 1 4 Rare 82,062
Bandos page Bandos page 2 1 4 Rare 78,708
Bandos page Bandos page 3 1 4 Rare 77,985
Bandos page Bandos page 4 1 4 Rare 56,144
Ancient page Ancient page 1 1 4 Rare 304,691
Ancient page Ancient page 2 1 4 Rare 299,882
Ancient page Ancient page 3 1 4 Rare 259,694
Ancient page Ancient page 4 1 4 Rare 270,606

Weapons and armourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Mithril hatchet Mithril hatchet 1 2 Common 106
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 2 Common 4,246
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 12–28 2 Common 696–1,624
Rune javelin Rune javelin 6–12 2 Common 1,038–2,076
Iron arrow 5 Iron arrow 81 2 Common 567
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 62–122 2 Common 806–1,586
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 16–29 2 Common 816–1,479
Adamant full helm Adamant full helm 1 2 Common 1,722
Adamant platelegs Adamant platelegs 1 2 Common 3,193
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 6–11 3 Uncommon 888–1,628
Black dragonhide set Black dragonhide set 1 3 Uncommon 19,475
Rune helm Rune helm 1 3 Uncommon 10,641
Rune platelegs Rune platelegs 1 3 Uncommon 36,970
Rune spear Rune spear 1 4 Rare 11,439
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 4 Rare 35,969
Black full helm (t) Black full helm (t) 1 4 Rare 62,485
Black platelegs (t) Black platelegs (t) 1 4 Rare 42,276
Black plateskirt (t) Black plateskirt (t) 1 4 Rare 1,756
Black kiteshield (t) Black kiteshield (t) 1 4 Rare 67,439
Black platebody (t) Black platebody (t) 1 4 Rare 95,488
Black full helm (g) Black full helm (g) 1 4 Rare 271,878
Black platelegs (g) Black platelegs (g) 1 4 Rare 286,855
Black plateskirt (g) Black plateskirt (g) 1 4 Rare 6,027
Black kiteshield (g) Black kiteshield (g) 1 4 Rare 185,052
Black platebody (g) Black platebody (g) 1 4 Rare 404,342
Adamant full helm (t) Adamant full helm (t) 1 4 Rare 121,350
Adamant platelegs (t) Adamant platelegs (t) 1 4 Rare 21,781
Adamant plateskirt (t) Adamant plateskirt (t) 1 4 Rare 3,681
Adamant kiteshield (t) Adamant kiteshield (t) 1 4 Rare 45,453
Adamant platebody (t) Adamant platebody (t) 1 4 Rare 181,049
Adamant full helm (g) Adamant full helm (g) 1 4 Rare 447,826
Adamant platelegs (g) Adamant platelegs (g) 1 4 Rare 211,213
Adamant plateskirt (g) Adamant plateskirt (g) 1 4 Rare 4,242
Adamant kiteshield (g) Adamant kiteshield (g) 1 4 Rare 164,517
Adamant platebody (g) Adamant platebody (g) 1 4 Rare 572,266
Rune full helm (t) Rune full helm (t) 1 4 Rare 75,372
Rune platelegs (t) Rune platelegs (t) 1 4 Rare 68,804
Rune plateskirt (t) Rune plateskirt (t) 1 4 Rare 37,376
Rune kiteshield (t) Rune kiteshield (t) 1 4 Rare 49,470
Rune platebody (t) Rune platebody (t) 1 4 Rare 77,866
Rune full helm (g) Rune full helm (g) 1 4 Rare 203,473
Rune platelegs (g) Rune platelegs (g) 1 4 Rare 156,925
Rune plateskirt (g) Rune plateskirt (g) 1 4 Rare 37,471
Rune kiteshield (g) Rune kiteshield (g) 1 4 Rare 98,278
Rune platebody (g) Rune platebody (g) 1 4 Rare 378,199

RunesEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Earth rune Earth rune 62–123 2 Common 868–1,722
Chaos rune Chaos rune 7–19 2 Common 287–779
Death rune Death rune 8–15 2 Common 1,352–2,535
Blood rune Blood rune 7–13 2 Common 2,198–4,082
Nature rune Nature rune 8–15 2 Common 2,432–4,560
Law rune Law rune 7–13 2 Common 2,261–4,199

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1–3 2 Common 183–549
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 2 Common 3,235
Grimy toadflax Grimy toadflax 1 2 Common 4,642
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 2 Common 2,685
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 2 Common 4,633
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 2 Common 4,476
Grimy snapdragon Grimy snapdragon 1 3 Uncommon 4,753
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 2 Common 1,695
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 2 Common 10,139
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 2 Common 12,534
Grimy torstol Grimy torstol 1 3 Uncommon 7,840

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 2 Common 1,330
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 2 Common 32
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 2 Common 344
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,436
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,425
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 66,144

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 1000 Coins 875–1,725 3 Uncommon Not sold
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 1 2 Common 2,445
Gold bar Gold bar 7–13 (noted) 2 Common 623–1,157
Rune bar Rune bar 1 3 Uncommon 14,516
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 372
Blood talisman Blood talisman [1] 1 2 Common 1,256
  1. ^ One will always be obtained during the quest

Rare drop table dropsEdit

Show/hide rare drop table
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 1,498
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 3,035
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,586
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 7,427
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 18,544
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 42,254
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,600
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,551
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 15,835
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,260
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 865
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,160
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,179
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,439
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 35,969
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 791,750
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,275
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,737
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,381
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 58,739
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 19,400
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,268,250
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,200–74,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,621,800
Air orb Air orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,565,000
Fire orb Fire orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,135,000
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 100,064
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 13,268
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 81,725–114,415
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 80,025–112,035
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 1,054
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 372
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 9,500–285,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 6,080–24,320
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 3,200
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 14,535
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 8,450–20,449
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 15,700
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 47,500–380,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 369,000–738,000
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 90,150–300,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 34,050–1,702,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 366,750–1,956,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 10,500
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,185,600
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,439,000–24,073,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50, 150 (noted) 4 Rare 14,516–2,177,400
Clean ranarr Clean ranarr 33 (noted) 3 Uncommon 110,154
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 120,125–1,201,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 146,280–585,120
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 77,020–770,200
Saradomin brew (4) Saradomin brew (4) 250 (noted) 5 Very rare 211,750
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 6,360
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 68,499–3,424,950
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 161,158–1,128,106
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,074,350
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 2,425
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–31 4 Rare 25,317–784,827
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 2 4 Rare 2,352
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 24,950–9,980,000
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

TriviaEdit

  • As of the Temple Trek update on 17 August 2011, Vyrewatch drop up to 17 different corpses with each one having their own stack in a bank. The dropped corpse does not depend on the level of the Vyrewatch killed. Despite this, all of the Vyrewatch in the Temple Trekking and Burgh de Rott Ramble activities drop the same type of corpse, distinct from the types dropped in Burgh de Rott and Meiyerditch. The type of corpse did not affect the rewards for cremation as they all gave identical Columbarium keys which stacked in a single pile when banked.
    • This was changed in an update on 17 June 2013, which made it so each variant of Vyre corpse would change to a single corpse type when picked up (rather than the previous 17) so they stack in a single pile in the bank. Any other corpse variants stored in the bank before the update would also change to the single type when dropped and picked up again.
    • However, in some rare cases, a second type of vyre corpse can exist. It is not known if these corpses can be obtained, or were only created during the update. In any case, removing them from the bank and putting it back in will not change the corpse to the normal kind.
  • The reference to the Vyre corpse weighing the same as wood is likely a reference to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, in which witches, being burned at the stake, were reasoned by Sir Bedivere to be thusly made of wood. Furthermore, in the same sketch, the sole purpose of witches was said to be for burning, and the sole purpose of Vyre corpses in RuneScape is for burning.
  • When dropped, Vyre corpses take up more than a single tile on the ground.

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