Zamorak's demon invasion

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Zamorak's demon invasion was an event that was introduced on 20 June 2022. Following on from Twilight of the Gods quest, the event started the Legacy of Zamorak storyline, and featured invading Avernic demons across mainland Gielinor in hourly raids near major settlements.

Approximately once every hour[note 1], a strange portal appeared in either Ardougne, Burthorpe, Falador, Lumbridge, Varrock, or Yanille. This was announced in the chatbox with the message Game announcement.png Demons are attacking [city]! The portal would continuously spawn lesser demons in the area for players to battle. Once enough lesser demons were killed, their leader appeared. Defeating the leader caused all demons to disappear. The demons' life points scaled with the amount of players in the area.

The portal remained in the area for 15 minutes from its appearance, regardless if the invasion continued or not. The start of the invasion wasn't synchronized between worlds, so it was possible for an invasion to be active in a world and not in another.

Armadyl, Azzanadra, and Saradomin appeared with a combat level of 10,000 to help fight the demons, although they attacked one demon at a time and dealt minor damage.

Players could work toward receiving a maximum of four rewards per day, resetting at 00:00 UTC; in order, the player would receive a chaos die reroll token, followed by the three slivers in a random order. A maximum of 10 chaos die reroll tokens and 15 slivers each could be obtained from the event. Free players could only receive a chaos die reroll token each day and would not be able to progress towards any of the slivers. An empty backpack slot was required for a sliver to be obtained; otherwise, there was no drop for that group of 20 demons killed.

Each of the rewards could be obtained by either defeating 20 lesser demons or by defeating the demons' leader. Progress made by defeating the lesser demons was kept between invasions, but defeating the leader always caused the kill count to reach 20.

Locations[edit | edit source]

The invasions occurred in the following cyclic order: Lumbridge → Varrock → Falador → Burthorpe → Ardougne → Yanille.

Location Directions Map
Lumbridge North-west of Lumbridge Market
Varrock Outside the eastern entrance
Falador Outside the borehole entrance
Burthorpe North of the stone circle
Ardougne South of East Ardougne and north-west of Tower of Life
Yanille North-east of the eastern entrance

Demon leaders[edit | edit source]

Demon leaders that appeared in the event had a combat level of 82 and attacked with magic. Defeating the leader caused the lesser demons to disappear instantly, ending the event.

Image Name
Kax'Hath the Unyielding.png Kax'Hath the Unyielding
Kor'Vath the Blightbringer.png Kor'Vath the Blightbringer
La'Kalor the Unbroken.png La'Kalor the Unbroken
Mor'Gol the Desecrator.png Mor'Gol the Desecrator
Shara'Kor the Widowmaker.png Shara'Kor the Widowmaker

Lore drops[edit | edit source]

Since the event, certain monsters around the game that are affiliated with Zamorak drop notes that give insight and details about Zamorak's ultimate goals. Each of the notes has a 1/25 drop rate from the corresponding monster. It has not been confirmed if having the Lorehound pet summoned increases drop chance.

Note Dropping monsters
Bloodstained note Black Knights
Burnt note Greater demons in Wilderness
Crumpled note Monks of Zamorak
Elegant note Dagon'hai Monks
Mysterious note Zamorak mages

Transcript[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • hotfix 20 June 2022:
    • Demons' spawn rate increased.
    • Demons' life points changed to scale with the number of players in the area.
    • Credit towards reward items given to more players at a time.
    • Cannons changed to not be allowed to be used in the areas where invasions can happen.
    • Demons spawn once every hour instead of once every two hours.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Approximately 61 minutes after the previous spawn time.