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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 369 3 6,836 14 120 56.97
Arctic pine logs Arctic pine logs 44 3 5,738 14 158 36.32
Maple logs Maple logs 23 3 5,276 14 175 30.15
Mahogany logs Mahogany logs 650 3 5,524 14 210 26.3
Eucalyptus logs Eucalyptus logs 432 4 5,344 16 216.5 24.68
Yew logs Yew logs 291 4 6,374 16 225 28.33
Magic logs Magic logs 903 4 6,961 16 404.5 17.21
Elder logs Elder logs 4,200 4 9,978 16 450 22.17

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. Achieving the maximum boosts for the Ivandis Flail and the Blisterwood weapons is a requirement for trimming the Completionist Cape.

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 numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
78–79%7–8%5–6%3–4%5–6%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 7,513 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

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

God armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Guthix full helmGuthix full helm1Rare115,583
Guthix kiteshieldGuthix kiteshield1Rare52,143
Guthix platebodyGuthix platebody1Rare141,034
Guthix plateskirtGuthix plateskirt1Rare37,138
Guthix platelegsGuthix platelegs1Rare90,452
Saradomin full helmSaradomin full helm1Rare517,417
Saradomin kiteshieldSaradomin kiteshield1Rare153,286
Saradomin platebodySaradomin platebody1Rare845,618
Saradomin plateskirtSaradomin plateskirt1Rare37,166
Saradomin platelegsSaradomin platelegs1Rare206,305
Zamorak full helmZamorak full helm1Rare325,350
Zamorak kiteshieldZamorak kiteshield1Rare59,910
Zamorak platebodyZamorak platebody1Rare519,097
Zamorak plateskirtZamorak plateskirt1Rare38,296
Zamorak platelegsZamorak platelegs1Rare121,000
Armadyl full helmArmadyl full helm1Rare80,874
Armadyl kiteshieldArmadyl kiteshield1Rare56,754
Armadyl platebodyArmadyl platebody1Rare103,502
Armadyl plateskirtArmadyl plateskirt1Rare36,931
Armadyl platelegsArmadyl platelegs1Rare71,978
Bandos full helmBandos full helm1Rare60,446
Bandos kiteshieldBandos kiteshield1Rare56,235
Bandos platebodyBandos platebody1Rare101,934
Bandos plateskirtBandos plateskirt1Rare36,858
Bandos platelegsBandos platelegs1Rare70,450
Ancient full helmAncient full helm1Rare118,856
Ancient kiteshieldAncient kiteshield1Rare52,241
Ancient platebodyAncient platebody1Rare208,199
Ancient plateskirtAncient plateskirt1Rare36,126
Ancient platelegsAncient platelegs1Rare86,727

God pagesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Saradomin page 1Saradomin page 11Rare30,578
Saradomin page 2Saradomin page 21Rare20,935
Saradomin page 3Saradomin page 31Rare21,580
Saradomin page 4Saradomin page 41Rare22,382
Guthix page 1Guthix page 11Rare31,458
Guthix page 2Guthix page 21Rare29,732
Guthix page 3Guthix page 31Rare29,017
Guthix page 4Guthix page 41Rare30,839
Zamorak page 1Zamorak page 11Rare163,911
Zamorak page 2Zamorak page 21Rare97,545
Zamorak page 3Zamorak page 31Rare103,823
Zamorak page 4Zamorak page 41Rare100,562
Armadyl page 1Armadyl page 11Rare28,186
Armadyl page 2Armadyl page 21Rare26,809
Armadyl page 3Armadyl page 31Rare24,193
Armadyl page 4Armadyl page 41Rare26,332
Bandos page 1Bandos page 11Rare21,843
Bandos page 2Bandos page 21Rare16,431
Bandos page 3Bandos page 31Rare8,700
Bandos page 4Bandos page 41Rare20,489
Ancient page 1Ancient page 11Rare23,354
Ancient page 2Ancient page 21Rare26,691
Ancient page 3Ancient page 31Rare24,516
Ancient page 4Ancient page 41Rare23,303

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Common108
Rune daggerRune dagger1Common4,203
Adamant javelinAdamant javelin12–28Common780–1,820
Rune javelinRune javelin6–12Common1,062–2,124
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow81Common405
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow62–122Common744–1,464
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow16–29Common800–1,450
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Common1,364
Adamant platelegsAdamant platelegs1Common2,834
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow6–11Uncommon906–1,661
Black dragonhide setBlack dragonhide set1Uncommon13,220
Rune helmRune helm1Uncommon10,623
Rune platelegsRune platelegs1Uncommon37,078
Rune spearRune spear1Rare11,414
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,325
Black full helm (t)Black full helm (t)1Rare62,174
Black platelegs (t)Black platelegs (t)1Rare43,691
Black plateskirt (t)Black plateskirt (t)1Rare1,824
Black kiteshield (t)Black kiteshield (t)1Rare54,732
Black platebody (t)Black platebody (t)1Rare77,295
Black full helm (g)Black full helm (g)1Rare283,895
Black platelegs (g)Black platelegs (g)1Rare267,672
Black plateskirt (g)Black plateskirt (g)1Rare7,299
Black kiteshield (g)Black kiteshield (g)1Rare144,419
Black platebody (g)Black platebody (g)1Rare357,763
Adamant full helm (t)Adamant full helm (t)1Rare127,383
Adamant platelegs (t)Adamant platelegs (t)1Rare24,646
Adamant plateskirt (t)Adamant plateskirt (t)1Rare3,775
Adamant kiteshield (t)Adamant kiteshield (t)1Rare49,410
Adamant platebody (t)Adamant platebody (t)1Rare176,984
Adamant full helm (g)Adamant full helm (g)1Rare427,013
Adamant platelegs (g)Adamant platelegs (g)1Rare160,600
Adamant plateskirt (g)Adamant plateskirt (g)1Rare4,311
Adamant kiteshield (g)Adamant kiteshield (g)1Rare143,221
Adamant platebody (g)Adamant platebody (g)1Rare542,321
Rune full helm (t)Rune full helm (t)1Rare31,096
Rune platelegs (t)Rune platelegs (t)1Rare38,768
Rune plateskirt (t)Rune plateskirt (t)1Rare37,061
Rune kiteshield (t)Rune kiteshield (t)1Rare32,970
Rune platebody (t)Rune platebody (t)1Rare47,664
Rune full helm (g)Rune full helm (g)1Rare91,759
Rune platelegs (g)Rune platelegs (g)1Rare78,749
Rune plateskirt (g)Rune plateskirt (g)1Rare36,991
Rune kiteshield (g)Rune kiteshield (g)1Rare51,686
Rune platebody (g)Rune platebody (g)1Rare182,405

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth runeEarth rune62–123Common806–1,599
Chaos runeChaos rune7–19Common301–817
Death runeDeath rune8–15Common2,520–4,725
Blood runeBlood rune7–13Common3,549–6,591
Nature runeNature rune8–15Common2,480–4,650
Law runeLaw rune7–13Common2,058–3,822

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1–3Common99–297
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Common3,051
Grimy toadflaxGrimy toadflax1Common4,941
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common2,941
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Common5,029
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Common4,847
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1Uncommon5,130
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Common3,567
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Common7,178
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Common7,292
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol1Uncommon5,716

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Common1,227
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Common70
Herb seed 5Irit seed1Common177
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon436
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon994
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Uncommon20,769

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins875–1,725UncommonNot sold
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1Common1,220
Gold barGold bar7–13 (noted)Common630–1,170
Rune barRune bar1Uncommon14,278
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon254
Blood talismanBlood talisman [1]1Common732
  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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common984
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,865
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,388
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,987
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare179,415–219,285
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon18,799
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon37,107
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,251
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare551,295–673,805
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,562
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,325
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,281,420–1,566,180
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare885
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,012
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare570,180–950,300
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,210
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,020
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,487–27,263
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,129,815–1,380,885
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon62,390
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon622
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon254
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare845,975–1,067,230
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare210,600–265,680
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare87,350–122,290
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon30,510–37,290
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon288,000–352,000
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon33,280–37,440
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon488,160–596,640
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon61,600–338,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common17,190–21,010
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,600–268,400
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common45,945
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare413,505–505,395
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare963,810–1,177,990
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,834
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare642,510–785,290
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon514,440–628,760
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon461,700–564,300
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon198,360–242,440
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon143,775–175,725
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon203,434–232,496
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon290,766–332,304
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon700,704
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,863,600
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common19,350–23,650
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,900–12,100
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon99,000–121,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon19,788–23,862
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare196,425–240,075
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,795–41,305
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare546,210–667,590
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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

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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