Animate Dead

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This article is about the spell. For the Archaeology artefact, see 'Animate Dead' spell scroll.

Animate Dead requires level 84 Magic and completion of City of Senntisten to cast. For each piece of magic tank armour worn:

  • Gain 10% of its armour value as flat damage reduction
  • Gain 33% of your Defence level as flat damage reduction

The spell lasts for 12 minutes, and damage cannot be reduced more than 75% by this effect. Casting the spell does not interrupt channelled abilities and ignores global cooldown.

Aside from specifically the bleed from the set effect of trimmed masterwork armour, Animate Dead works on all types of damage including style type damage as well as typeless (both soft and hard) damage.

30 seconds before Animate Dead wears off, the message "Your control of the dead is wavering" is displayed in the chatbox, and when Animate Dead wears off, the message "Your control of the dead fades, the spirits return to rest" is displayed.

Calculator[edit | edit source]

template  = Calculator:Template/Combat/Animate Dead
form      = animateDeadCalcForm
result    = animateDeadCalcResult

param     = statgroup|Player Defence Level||group|defenceLevel
param     = defenceLevel|Defence.png Current Defence level|99|int|1-133||Player's current level after boosts. Valid values are 1-133.

param     = geargroup|Player Equipped Magic Tank Armour||group|headSlot,headSlotTier,bodySlot,bodySlotTier,legsSlot,legsSlotTier,glovesSlot,glovesSlotTier,bootsSlot,bootsSlotTier,shieldSlot,shieldSlotType,shieldSlotTier,capeSlot,capeSlotTier
param     = headSlot|Worn Equipment#Head slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Head slot Head slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=headSlotTier
param     = headSlotTier|Tier|90|int|1-99
param     = bodySlot|Worn Equipment#Torso slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Torso slot Body slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=bodySlotTier
param     = bodySlotTier|Tier|90|int|1-99
param     = legsSlot|Worn Equipment#Legs slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Legs slot Legs slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=legsSlotTier
param     = legsSlotTier|Tier|90|int|1-99
param     = glovesSlot|Worn Equipment#Hands slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Hands slot Gloves slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=glovesSlotTier
param     = glovesSlotTier|Tier|90|int|1-99
param     = bootsSlot|Worn Equipment#Feet slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Feet slot Boots slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=bootsSlotTier
param     = bootsSlotTier|Tier|90|int|1-99
param     = shieldSlot|Worn Equipment#Off-hand slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Off-hand slot Shield slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=shieldSlotType,shieldSlotTier
param     = shieldSlotType|Type|Shield|buttonselect|Shield,Rebounder
param     = shieldSlotTier|Tier|90|int|1-99||Choice of shield or rebounder affects the calculation. Use the actual tier of the shield/rebounder. For example, if using a Merciless kiteshield or a Kalphite rebounder, then a value of 90 should be used.
param     = capeSlot|Worn Equipment#Back slot.png: RS3 Inventory image of Worn Equipment#Back slot Cape slot|No|check|Yes,No|true=capeSlotTier|There are currently only two capes in the game that qualify. These two capes are the tier 40 ancient cloak and the tier 65 third age druidic cloak.
param     = capeSlotTier|Tier|65|int|1-99

param     = damagegroup|Damage Taken||group|damagetoggle,damage,damageLow,damageHigh
param     = damagetoggle|Select output||buttonselect|Single,Range|Single=damage;Range=damageLow,damageHigh
param     = damage|Base damage taken|500|int|1-32767
param     = damageLow|Base damage taken (lower bound)|400|int|1-32767
param     = damageHigh|Base damage taken (upper bound)|600|int|1-32767

param     = plotgroup|Plot Options||group|outputType,scale
param     = outputType|Select output|Percent damage reduction|buttonselect|Percent damage reduction,Life points subtracted
param     = scale|Select scale|Linear|buttonselect|Linear,Logarithmic
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Cost[edit | edit source]

15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.png30Earth rune.png28,350
Combo runes
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.png30Dust rune.png62,820
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.png30Mud rune.png50,730
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.png30Lava rune.png58,020
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.pngMud battlestaff.png27,810
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.pngStaff of earth.png27,810
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.pngElemental battlestaff.png27,810
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.pngMystical staff (75).png27,810
15Blood rune.png15Death rune.png6Soul rune.pngLava battlestaff.png27,810

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