|Release||10 November 2014 (Update)|
|A spiritual zombie that sucks life out of its victims.|
|Equipment XP (2H/MH & Armour/OH)|
|92 / 61 / 30|
4 ticks (2.4s)
|Not immune||Not immune||Not immune||Not immune|
|FAQ • doc|
Edimmu are level 90 Slayer creatures found in the Edimmu resource dungeon in Prifddinas, which requires 115 Dungeoneering. They can only be fought while on a slayer assignment, and players will not receive an edimmu assignment unless they are able to enter the dungeon. Edimmu are assigned by Duradel/Lapalok, Kuradal and Morvran.
They will attack with both magic and melee, and occasionally heal 25% of the damage they deal in combat. Their ashes can be collected in an infernal urn. Killing them has a chance to spawn an elite Edimmu. Wearing a luck enhancing ring will increase the chances of a powerful edimmu spawning.
As long you have the required Slayer level, edimmu can be indirectly damaged and killed using reflect mechanics, familiars, and the blood necklaces without having to meet the other requirements (the Dungeoneering level, a task or the quests for them) like most slayer monsters. However, to actually do this, one would need to use another player's Sunken Pyramid containing edimmu (thus requiring 99 Slayer). Killing edimmu this way can still spawn elite edimmu and contributes to the counter.
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Slash weapons are most accurate against Edimmu, followed by ranged weapons, then magic weapons, and finally non-slash melee weapons. Soul Split is useful for replenishing lost life points and can generally mitigate nearly all damage endured. The Salve amulet (e) will provide a large boost to damage output. Slayers should be cautious when piling Edimmu because they can do heavy collective damage, but when using an item that heals the player when dealing melee damage, such as the Scrimshaw of vampyrism, dealing huge amounts of area-of-effect damage (and therefore being constantly healed) can be easily done if using a halberd such as the noxious scythe. Flicking between Soul Split and Deflect Magic can save the need of a scrimshaw, especially when doing this in conjunction with abilities such as Hurricane. Some players use dwarven multicannon and aggression potions for faster kills.
Be aware of elite edimmu, as they can generally hit a lot harder - Soul Split may not be able to maintain enough healing, especially when multiple normal edimmu are also targetting you. Switching to Deflect Magic and keeping a few healing items (e.g. the shark dropped by normal edimmu) can help survivability.
Drops[edit | edit source]
100% drops[edit | edit source]
|Item||Quantity||Rarity||GE price||High alch value|
|Tortured soul (m)||1||Always||343||0|
|Tortured ashes (m)||1||Always||3,320||1|
Charms[edit | edit source]
|Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 11,682 kills.|
1 charm is dropped at a time.
Main drops[edit | edit source]
|Item||Quantity||Rarity[d 1]||GE price||High alch value|
|Grimy irit (m)||5 (noted)||5/128||18,725||0|
|Grimy avantoe (m)||5 (noted)||3/128||4,020||0|
|Grimy cadantine (m)||5 (noted)||3/128||10,795||0|
|Grimy lantadyme (m)||5 (noted)||3/256||21,395||0|
|Grimy dwarf weed (m)||5 (noted)||3/256||17,105||0|
|Toadflax seed (m)||3||5/128||7,119||60|
|Avantoe seed (m)||3||1/32||891||114|
|Cadantine seed (m)||3||1/32||3,150||114|
|Magic logs||10–14 (noted)||1/16||4,040-5,656||1,920-2,688|
|Uncut diamond||3–4 (noted)||9/128||6,684-8,912||360-480|
|Fire talisman||4–8 (noted)||1/16||3,216-6,432||8-16|
|Unicorn horn dust (m)||6–10 (noted)||10/128||4,356-7,260||72-120|
|Tiny plated rune salvage||1||3/64||7,475||8,000|
|Crystal armour seed (m)||1||5/512||3,740||0|
|Crystal tool seed (m)||1||5/512||62,152||0|
|Crystal weapon seed (m)||1||5/512||12,161||0|
|Large plated rune salvage||1||3/64||31,171||32,000|
|Medium plated rune salvage||1||3/64||23,114||24,000|
|Large bladed rune salvage||1||3/64||31,140||32,000|
|Yew seed (m)||1||3/512||6,003||85|
|Crystal dagger (m)||1||1/4096||123,820||Not alchemisable|
|Off-hand crystal dagger (m)||1||1/4096||114,225||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal halberd (m)||1||1/4096||219,783||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal chakram (m)||1||1/4096||117,341||Not alchemisable|
|Off-hand crystal chakram (m)||1||1/4096||105,493||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal bow (m)||1||1/4096||204,482||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal wand (m)||1||1/4096||121,270||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal orb (m)||1||1/4096||118,166||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal staff (m)||1||1/4096||216,452||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal shield (m)||1||1/4096||101,967||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal deflector (m)||1||1/4096||104,338||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal ward (m)||1||1/4096||104,142||Not alchemisable|
|Uncut dragonstone (m)||1||1/32||10,986||600|
|Rare drop table||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]
|Item||Quantity||Rarity[d 1]||GE price||High alch value|
|Ghostly essence (m)||14–22||5/512||97,524-153,252||840-1,320|
|Blood necklace shard (m)||1||1/512||11,959,610||Not alchemisable|
|Sealed clue scroll (elite) (m)||1||Rare[d 2]||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Starved ancient effigy (m)||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal triskelion fragment 1 (m)||1||Very rare[d 3]||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal triskelion fragment 2 (m)||1||Very rare[d 3]||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Crystal triskelion fragment 3 (m)||1||Very rare[d 3]||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Spirit sapphire (m)||1||5/2000||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Spirit emerald (m)||1||3/2000||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Spirit ruby (m)||1||2/2000||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Ghost hunter goggles||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Ghost hunter body||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Ghost hunter legs||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Ghost hunter backpack||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Ectoplasmator (m)||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Deployable herb burner (m)||1||Very rare||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
|Cremation||1||1/1000||Not sold||Not alchemisable|
Rare drop table[edit | edit source]
- This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Update history[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- In Sumerian mythology, edimmu were the ghosts of people who were not buried properly.
- As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this monster was 124,261 kills.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ Jagex. Mod Timbo's Twitter account. 20 January 2015. (Archived from the original on 20 December 2018.) Mod Timbo: "Dragon Pickaxe: 1/5,000 | Blood Necklace Shard: ~1/500 normal Edimmu or ~1/50 from super Edimmu and the big one..."
- ^ Jagex. Mod Stu's Twitter account. 17 November 2017. (Archived from the original on 22 January 2019.) Mod Stu: "Had a look at the code: * It only drops on member worlds * Looks like a 1/1,000 drop chance, no modifiers * It just flags a variable and messages "You have unlocked the ability to burn bones on bonfires!", so it's easy to miss you've unlocked it"
- ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
- ^ Mod Shauny. Top Slayer Killers - 6th May 2018. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
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