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Vyrewatch chathead male

The Vyrewatch are the vampyric vanguard that receive blood tithes from the population of Morytania and suppress any resistance to the Drakan overlords. They patrol the skies as both soldiers and lords of Meiyerditch and ask any human, including the player, that catches their attention for a blood tithe.

Vyrewatch can be fought; however, they are completely impervious to most weapons and poisons, although they can be poisoned by a Dreadnip, but they are only vulnerable to the Ivandis flail and Blisterwood weapons. The blisterwood in particular can kill most vyrewatch in just a few hits.

When killed, they always drop a Vyre corpse. They never drop Vyrewatch clothing despite obviously wearing it. The Vyre corpse they drop can be cremated in the Paterdomus Columbarium. See Legacy of Seergaze for more details about cremating Vyre corpses.

Vyrewatch can be aggressive towards or suspicious of the player based on location:

  • In Darkmeyer, Vyrewatch are aggressive unless the player is wearing a Darkmeyer disguise.
  • In Meiyerditch, Vyrewatch are suspicious of the player unless the player is wearing a Darkmeyer disguise. A suspicious Vyrewatch approaches the player, who has a choice of attempting to escape (which can fail, resulting in being tithed), agreeing to give the tithe (which deals a moderate amount of damage), or being sent to the mines where the player must mine approximately 15 Daeyalt ore before being set free.

LocationsEdit

  • East of Burgh de Rott: Levels 70, 72, 75, 78 (after Legacy of Seergaze)
  • Meiyerditch: Levels 70, 72, 75, 78
  • Darkmeyer, lower level: Level 86
  • Darkmeyer, middle level: Level 91

Vyrewatch can also be encountered during Temple Trekking and Burgh de Rott Ramble after Legacy of Seergaze. See the Temple Trekking article for information on those vyrewatch.

Combat VulnerabilityEdit

Vyre safespot

When using a Blisterwood staff or Blisterwood stake, a safespot can be used east of Burgh de Rott.

Vyrewatch can only be harmed by the Ivandis flail and Blisterwood weapons. Their invulnerability against most weapons is due to their mind-reading ability, which allows them to predict the enemy's attack intentions and easily dodge swings from normal weapons. Flails, though, are very difficult weapons to handle even by the most experienced fighters, so the attack almost never goes exactly as the user intended, rendering the Vyrewatch's prediction ability ineffective. Additionally, as with the stronger variants of the Vampyre race, they can only be harmed by silver or blisterwood weapons.

During the Legacy of Seergaze quest, Kael Forshaw states that a mercenary tried killing a Vyrewatch using a Verac's flail, but it didn't work because it wasn't made of silver.

Blisterwood weapons bypass the mindreading as it constantly moves and morphs naturally. According to Vanescula the Blisterwood tree seems alive and is constantly growing, making it very unpredictable.

A Ring of recoil has no effect against the Vyrewatch, nor do any of the Zarosian Deflect Curses or any blood necklace variant.

Slayer TaskEdit

Vyrewatch may be received as a slayer assignment. Players may alternatively kill Vyrelords, Vyreladies or Vampyre juvinates.

DropsEdit

Note: The Vyrewatch east of Burgh de Rott and in Meiyerditch drop only corpses.

100% DropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Vyre corpse 1Vyre corpse1AlwaysNot sold

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Death runeDeath rune1–25Common348–8,700
Blood runeBlood rune10–15Common4,580–6,870
Fire runeFire rune35Common1,715

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam4 (noted)Uncommon1,368
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill4 (noted)Uncommon696
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander4 (noted)Uncommon412
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin4 (noted)Uncommon128
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr4 (noted)Uncommon9,368
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe4 (noted)Uncommon15,976
Grimy iritGrimy irit4 (noted)Uncommon8,616
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine4 (noted)Uncommon14,952
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm4 (noted)Uncommon18,684
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed4 (noted)Uncommon25,188

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
92–93%2–3%0.7–1.4%2–3%1–2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 2,977 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins100–1,240CommonNot sold
Splitbark helmSplitbark helm1Uncommon5,646
Splitbark bodySplitbark body1Rare29,000
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common769
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,444
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,191
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,725
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare167,625–204,875
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon17,573
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon41,038
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,146
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare591,570–723,030
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,107
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,241
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,308,060–1,598,740
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,202
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare573,030–955,050
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,320
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,081
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common26,894–32,606
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,158,300–1,415,700
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon41,494
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon622
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon204
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare793,195–1,000,646
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare207,870–262,236
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare73,600–103,040
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon37,125–45,375
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon181,125–221,375
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon33,760–37,980
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon353,340–431,860
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon63,600–349,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,380–20,020
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon248,400–303,600
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common48,525
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare436,725–533,775
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare995,940–1,217,260
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common43,074
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare646,110–789,690
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon471,960–576,840
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon331,380–405,020
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon150,885–184,415
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon125,145–152,955
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon147,966–169,104
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon220,024–251,456
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon608,428
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,865,210
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common16,200–19,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common8,100–9,900
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon90,450–110,550
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,972–22,878
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare188,325–230,175
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,345–40,755
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare576,990–705,210
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

Universal dropsEdit

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 tokenKey token1RareNot sold

GalleryEdit

Player titleEdit

'Vyrewatch' is also a Vampyric Title the player can obtain by performing actions in Darkmeyer during The Branches of Darkmeyer quest. The title is displayed whenever the player wears full Darkmeyer disguise.

TriviaEdit

  • Vyrewatch were once removed from being a slayer task, but were later re-added with the release of The Branches of Darkmeyer, and can only be assigned once the quest has been completed.
  • In the book Return to Canifis Vyrewatch seem to lack the prediction ability and are wounded by standard melee weapons, and also seem to have no way to protect themselves from magic, even though players cannot hurt them in either of those two methods (though they can use the latter with a blisterwood staff). It might also be because they were fighting many enemies at once, and were unable to avoid all of their attacks.
  • Previously the damage inflicted on a vyrewatch was capped at 250 life points per hit. This cap was removed in the Temple Trekking update on 17 August 2011. The same update removed the level 85 vyrewatch which could previously be encountered on the easy route of a Temple Trek/Burgh de Rott Ramble.
  • Currently, there is a graphical glitch with the vyrewatch chathead: a part of the mouth seems to 'stick' when the rest of the head is moved. As of 5 September, this has not been fixed.
  • Even with the full Darkmeyer disguise and high ranking in the vyre system, Vyrewatch in Meiyerditch still insult the player. It is unknown if this was intended or not, as the Vyrewatch in Darkmeyer while having upper tier status results in them begging you to take them there.
  • When caught by a Vyrewatch, you can prevent paying a tithe or menial work by logging out.
  • If you kill a Vyrewatch while it's soaring over the sea, the loot is unobtainable. If you are fighting Vyrewatch east of Burgh de Rott, and the Vyrewatch is over the rocks there (the large pile just south of the bronze pickaxe spawn), the loot seems to disappear. It is unknown if this is a glitch or not.
  • There were 8 different types of Vyrewatch corpses storable in the player's bank, each taking a different bank space. However, they were are all identical when it comes to burning them on a pyre. Due to an update, all Vyrewatch now drop the same corpse and will store in the same bank slot. Any corpses stored in the player's bank prior to this update can be converted to this form by dropping and picking them up again.
  • Before the Evolution of Combat, if you froze a Vyrewatch with the Ivandis flail's special attack and another Vyrewatch attacked you, you would still attack the frozen Vyrewatch, even though it was a single-combat zone. However, if the effect wore off before you killed the Vyrewatch, your attacker would become the new Vyrewatch, and you could not attack the original one again until the new one was killed.
  • Some Vyrewatch are weak to bolts, but cannot be damaged by them, even if silver bolts are used. In addition, some are weak to stab attacks despite the only two usable melee weapons against them not being stab weapons. This is most likely an oversight, and has not been fixed.

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