Book of Death

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The Book of Death is a reward from Death's Store. It is a pocket slot item that grants combat stats and provides a small chance to instantly kill monsters or deal damage to bosses.

The ability to craft the book can be unlocked for 500 reaper points. A cut hydrix and 4 Death notes are used to make the book. This requires level 80 Crafting.

The book has 100,000 charges of combat, after which it degrades to a broken, unusable state. Each book activation will use 200 charges (0.2%) of its total charge, resulting in a maximum of 500 activations and costing 18,965.78 coins per activation. The book can be repaired by 25% by using additional Death notes.

Creating the Book of Death currently costs 100,309,229 coins (or 460 reaper points), and a full recharge (four death notes) costs 9,482,888 coins (or 160 reaper points).

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Passive[edit | edit source]

Book of Death being used to instantly kill a hydrix dragon.

The passive has a 1/30 chance per hit to activate.[1] When it activates, this will instantly kill the monster, or it will deal up to 5,000 damage to bosses. Shattered Worlds' mobs are treated like bosses and will also only receive 5,000 damage.

The book only activates when the target monster still has a high percentage of life points remaining [2] - it won't activate if the monster has already been significantly damaged.

The book is most effective when killing non-boss monsters with high life points (more than 30,000), such as (from highest to lowest life points):

It is always more effective to use a scrimshaw, God Book, and/or Berserk blood essence when fighting bosses.

Creation[edit | edit source]

Book of Death.png Book of Death
Crafting-Hourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
2,000 XP-?-
Crafting Crafting level80
Bought the ability to make Books of Death from Death's Store
P2P icon.png Members only
Death notes.pngDeath notes42,370,7229,482,888
Total price100,309,229

Usage cost[edit | edit source]

Combat charges100,000
Item(s) consumed4 × Death notes.png Death notes
Total GE Price9,482,888
Degrade mechanicsLoses 200 charges each time its passive activates.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 8 May 2018 (Update):
    • The book of death will no longer occasionally cause a disconnection when activating.
  • patch 16 April 2018 (Update):
    • Ironmen will now correctly receive drops if Book of Death kills the NPC.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Mod Wolf. TL;DW 282 - Patch Notes Teaser #22. 27 January 2017. (Archived from the original on 3 June 2021.)
  2. ^ Mod Wolf. Book of Death Change Suggestion. 28 January 2017. (Archived from the original on 3 June 2021.)