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Commander Zilyana, Keeper of the Faith, is the leader of Saradomin's army in the God Wars Dungeon. She is an Icyene, an ancient race of winged beings, chosen by Saradomin to guard his hilt. Commander Zilyana uses a melee attack and a magic attack. She attacks with her multi-target magic attack when her sword glows with a bright blue aura and she raises it in the air. If the attack hits a player, a small wall of lightning will appear around the player. She attacks with melee when she simply slashes at the player with her sword. Her melee attack is not multi-target. Both her magic and melee attacks only work at close range.

In addition, both her magic and melee attacks have a max of around 2000 life points, but with only moderate accuracy. Her attacks are as fast as Darts and hit at the same time (she will only use magic in melee distance). She targets the player closest to her upon spawning, but switches to the player who has currently done the most damage to her.

Commander Zilyana is located in the back room of Saradomin's Encampment. Players must have 70 Agility to reach her. In addition, she has 3 bodyguards: Growler (magic), Bree (ranged) and Starlight (melee).

Commander Zilyana is dangerous and should not be underestimated. You need a killcount of 40 followers of Saradomin to enter her Boss Room. For those willing to take this risk, the rewards are great, as she drops the valuable Saradomin Hilt, as well as a variety of other rare Saradomin-themed Combat items. Her bodyguards also have a small chance of dropping the lesser Rares, which may be useful to know for those with AOE attacks who can kill them multiple times per kill.

If Blood Spells are used on her consistently, the message "Commander Zilyana becomes more enraged by your spells and tries to channel them to increase her own power!" will appear in the chatbox, and her power will be boosted, granting her stronger attacks. This effect stacks (although there is a cap to it), so continued use of blood spells may prove fatal. A better alternative is Shadow Barrage, which reduces her damage, whilst hitting Zilyana and everything around her.

The World WakesEdit

Cres dies

Zilyana kills Cres, mistaking him for Guthix.

During the quest The World Wakes, Zilyana, along with many other important followers of other gods discover that the player had found Guthix's home, and gather forces to break in to kill Guthix, ending his edicts and allowing their gods to return. During the quest, Zilyana kills the Guardian of Guthix Cres, believing that he was Guthix in disguise. She was the only God Wars Dungeon boss along with Nex to make it to the last room of the Guthix ancient temple.

Missing, Presumed DeathEdit

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Zilyana argues with Ilfeen.

Zilyana makes another appearance in the quest Missing, Presumed Death. She is at the Empyrean Citadel, which was taken over by the Mahjarrat Sliske for his grand ascendacy into godhood. Zilyana is present here with Saradomin and appears once again as his chosen champion. As she did not receive a invitation, Zilyana is left outside the entrance with the other generals. Zilyana was seen arguing with the elf Ifleen and the player could choose to either support Zilyana, Ifleen, or tell them the truth. Her obedience to Saradomin can be seen when the player chooses to tell her the truth and she declines Ifleen's offer for a truce, declaring, "It is not truth until Saradomin decrees it so!" After the quest Zilyana, along with the other gods and their generals, disappears from the Empyrean citadel.

StrategyEdit

BodyguardsEdit

Zilyana boss room

Zilyana and her loyal bodyguards.

QuotesEdit

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All praise Saradomin!

When in battle, the Commander shouts several battle cries while fighting the players that dare to venture into her domain. She is voiced by Mod Ana.

  • Death to the enemies of the light!
  • Slay the evil ones!
  • Saradomin lend me strength!
  • By the power of Saradomin!
  • May Saradomin be my sword!
  • Good will always triumph!
  • Forward! Our allies are with us!
  • Saradomin is with us!
  • In the name of Saradomin!
  • Attack! Find the Godsword!

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always190

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
29–32%16–18%18–21%22–25%9–11%
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Based on a sample of 2,486 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Normal mode dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 10000Coins19,000–20,300Common19,000–20,300
DiamondDiamond(noted)Uncommon15,780
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr5Common11,965
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed2Common1,858
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)3Uncommon9,441
Saradomin brew (3)Saradomin brew (3)[1]3Uncommon22,257
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)[1]3Uncommon17,511
Super defence (4)Super defence (4)[2]3Uncommon26,307
Super magic potion (3)Super magic potion (3)[2]3Uncommon13,785
Magic seed 5Magic seed1Rare90,602
BattlestaffBattlestaff(noted)Uncommon13,632
Rune dartRune dart36–40Common13,068–14,520
Rune plateskirtRune plateskirt1Common35,738
Adamant platebodyAdamant platebody1Uncommon8,062
Rune kiteshieldRune kiteshield1Uncommon30,498
Saradomin swordSaradomin sword1Rare[3]225,644
Armadyl crossbowArmadyl crossbow1Rare2,977,731
Off-hand Armadyl crossbowOff-hand Armadyl crossbow1Rare5,392,531
Saradomin's murmurSaradomin's murmur1Rare130,252
Saradomin's hissSaradomin's hiss1Rare83,122
Saradomin's whisperSaradomin's whisper1Rare161,695
Godsword shard 1Godsword shard 11Rare[4]146,327
Godsword shard 2Godsword shard 21Rare[5]146,760
Godsword shard 3Godsword shard 31Rare[6]146,874
Saradomin hiltSaradomin hilt1Rare[4]9,028,961
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Hard mode dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 10000Coins10,000–11,000; 41,258–120,000Common10,000–120,000
Gold oreGold ore100–197 (noted)Uncommon12,300–24,231
Rune platebodyRune platebody2Uncommon74,130
Rune barRune bar4–6 (noted)Common55,880–83,820
Rune plateskirtRune plateskirt2Common71,476
Unicorn hornUnicorn horn40 (noted)Uncommon97,480
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Uncommon33,178
Uncut diamondUncut diamond20–30 (noted)Uncommon93,200–139,800
Magic logsMagic logs33–39 (noted)Uncommon19,470–23,010
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr20–24 (noted)Uncommon47,860–57,432
Super defence (3)Super defence (3)3Uncommon[7]18,168
Super ranging potion (3)Super ranging potion (3)3Uncommon[7]29,289
Magic seed 5Magic seed1–3Rare90,602–271,806
Saradomin swordSaradomin sword1Rare[8]225,644
Armadyl crossbowArmadyl crossbow1Rare2,977,731
Off-hand Armadyl crossbowOff-hand Armadyl crossbow1Rare5,392,531
Saradomin's murmurSaradomin's murmur1Rare130,252
Saradomin's hissSaradomin's hiss1Rare83,122
Saradomin's whisperSaradomin's whisper1Rare161,695
Godsword shard 1Godsword shard 11Rare[4]146,327
Godsword shard 2Godsword shard 21Rare[9]146,760
Godsword shard 3Godsword shard 31Rare[10]146,874
Saradomin hiltSaradomin hilt1Rare[4]9,028,961
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary drops (both modes)Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Warpriest of Saradomin helm (75)Warpriest of Saradomin helm1Varies[11]Not sold
Warpriest of Saradomin cuirass (75)Warpriest of Saradomin cuirass1Varies[11]Not sold
Warpriest of Saradomin greaves (75)Warpriest of Saradomin greaves1Varies[11]Not sold
Warpriest of Saradomin gauntlets (75)Warpriest of Saradomin gauntlets1Varies[11]Not sold
Warpriest of Saradomin boots (75)Warpriest of Saradomin boots1Varies[11]Not sold
Warpriest of Saradomin cape (75)Warpriest of Saradomin cape1Varies[11]Not sold
Zilyana's NotesZilyana's Notes1Rare[12]Not sold
Auburn lockAuburn lock1Very rare[13]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1RareNot sold

Tertiary drops (hard mode only)Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Saradominist soulstoneSaradominist soulstone1Uncommon[14]Not sold
  1. ^ a b Saradomin brews and Super restore potions are dropped together
  2. ^ a b Super defence potions and Super magic potions are dropped together
  3. ^ Estimated at 1/79 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d Estimated at 1/480 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  5. ^ Estimated at 1/654 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  6. ^ Estimated at 1/553 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  7. ^ a b Super ranging and super defence potions are dropped together.
  8. ^ Estimated at 1/79 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  9. ^ Estimated at 1/654 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  10. ^ Estimated at 1/553 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  11. ^ a b c d e f Players who previously bought this in the Battle of Lumbridge will have a greater chance of receiving this as a drop.
  12. ^ Dropped to all players in the room, alongside one of the rare unique item drops.
  13. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/5,000 (normal mode) or 1/1,000 chance (hard mode), both with a threshold of 1000.
  14. ^ Drop rate of 1/25 - https://twitter.com/JagexTimbo/status/557600452150579200

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth or collector's insignia 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 sapphire1Common950
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,954
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,485
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,660
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare209,700–256,300
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,109
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common23,380
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,725
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare617,625–754,875
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,548
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare34,570
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,226,880–1,499,520
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare955
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,065
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare555,975–926,625
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare62,930
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon57,900
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,758–22,742
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,102,680–1,347,720
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare73,982
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare968
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare907
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare454,220–573,016
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare128,895–162,606
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare47,625–66,675
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common12,555–15,345
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon229,500–280,500
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,784–33,480
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare288,900–353,100
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon32,000–176,000
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,070–13,530
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon166,680–203,720
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common35,826–40,944
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare345,465–422,235
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare951,390–1,162,810
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,910
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare628,650–768,350
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon496,620–606,980
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon399,420–488,180
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon262,665–321,035
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon141,615–173,085
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon12,726–14,544
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon13,370–15,280
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon362,408
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,143,110
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,050–4,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,330–15,070
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon138,600–169,400
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon11,288–13,612
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare112,050–136,950
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,795–41,305
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare602,100–735,900
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

Zilyana concept art

Concept art of Commander Zilyana.

Zilyana concept art2

Older concept art of Zilyana.

  • In the Saradomin Strikes Campaign on Armies of Gielinor, it is revealed that at some point during the God Wars, Zilyana was captured by Zamorak, but then escaped.
  • Commander Zilyana received several extra buffs on the release of the Triskelion Treasures update. If she is constantly attacked by blood spells, she will become "enraged". Along with the same update, her magical strength was drastically increased, changed her weakness from Water spells to nothing, and had an increased magical defence.
  • Zilyana has her own custom special attacks, made by Mod Chris L, because she was the only original God Wars boss not to be fought during The World Wakes. 
Zilyana wounded
  • Commander Zilyana features in a flashback during the Ritual of the Mahjarrat quest. She is seen facing K'ril Tsutsaroth in battle. As they battle, K'ril gets the upper hand and blasts Zilyana away, critically injuring her. He takes a final look at her body and departs. Saradomin himself comes to rescue her and takes her to the Fist of Guthix arena, where the Stone of Jas lies, and heals her. She also received a graphical update with the release of this quest.
  • Zilyana was the only Icyene shown in-game to have two sets of wings; one on her back near her shoulder-blades and another on her lower back near her lumbar. It was unknown whether this second set of wings is unique to her only or if she has them because she is female. This was until the reveal of formerly "Queen" Efaritay who also has the same two sets of wings.
Facts about "Commander Zilyana"RDF feed
All Combat experience4,796.55 +
All Combat level596 +
All Is members onlytrue
All Release date28 August 2007 + and 30 April 2013 +
Combat experience4,796.55 +
Combat level596 +
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Drops itemBones +, Coins +, Diamond +, Grimy ranarr +, Ranarr seed +, Prayer potion (4) +, Saradomin brew (3) +, Super restore (4) +, Super defence (4) +, Super magic potion (3) +, Magic seed +, Battlestaff +, Rune dart +, Rune plateskirt +, Adamant platebody +, Rune kiteshield +, Saradomin sword +, Armadyl crossbow +, Off-hand Armadyl crossbow +, Saradomin's murmur +, Saradomin's hiss +, Saradomin's whisper +, Godsword shard 1 +, Godsword shard 2 +, Godsword shard 3 +, Saradomin hilt +, Rare drop table +, Gold ore +, Rune platebody +, Rune bar +, Unicorn horn +, Yew seed +, Uncut diamond +, Magic logs +, Super defence (3) +, Super ranging potion (3) +, Warpriest of Saradomin helm +, Warpriest of Saradomin cuirass +, Warpriest of Saradomin greaves +, Warpriest of Saradomin gauntlets +, Warpriest of Saradomin boots +, Warpriest of Saradomin cape +, Zilyana's Notes +, Auburn lock +, Clue scroll (hard) +, Clue scroll (elite) +, Starved ancient effigy +, Saradominist soulstone + and Key token +
Drops item from RDTCoins +, Uncut sapphire +, Uncut emerald +, Uncut ruby +, Uncut diamond +, Loop half of a key +, Tooth half of a key +, Uncut dragonstone +, Dragon longsword +, Dragon spear +, Battlestaff +, Rune javelin +, Rune platebody +, Shield left half +, Dragon helm +, Rune arrowheads +, Onyx bolts +, Vecna skull +, Chaos talisman +, Nature talisman +, Water talisman +, Earth talisman +, Fire talisman +, Raw lobster +, Raw shark +, Big bones +, Dragon bones +, Coal +, Gold ore +, Adamantite ore +, Adamant bar +, Runite ore +, Rune bar +, Grimy torstol +, Grimy snapdragon +, Super restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Lantadyme seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Magic seed +, Palm tree seed +, Flax +, Molten glass +, Soft clay +, Yew logs +, Teak plank +, Mahogany plank +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) +, Brawling gloves (WC) +, Crystal triskelion fragment 1 +, Crystal triskelion fragment 2 + and Crystal triskelion fragment 3 +
Is members onlytrue
Release date128 August 2007 +
Release date230 April 2013 +
Version count2 +

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