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A ghost is an undead monster that is found in various places and dungeons. They are the souls of the dead who are unable to pass onto the afterlife, mainly due to an issue they had as living members that was not resolved when they died. They may also be summoned by necromancers to do their bidding, much like zombies and skeletons.

As they are undead, the salve amulet effects work well on them. While ghosts are not very effective combat training, they are a slayer task assigned by Jacquelyn and Vannaka and have a chance of dropping the Ghost hunter armour and Ectoplasmator. Only level 50 ghosts, which can be called forth in the Forgotten Cemetery after the Spirit of Summer quest, drop anything, but they are in the Wilderness. To call forth the level 50 ghosts, the player must first close the coffins then use Jennica's ring to enter the spirit realm at the graveyard, open the coffins there, then leave the spirit realm and repeat after all four are killed. The complexity and tediousness of this makes this highly inefficient both for ghost Slayer tasks or for profit.

Players must kill certain ghosts in Melzar's Maze to progress through a level of the maze. The ghosts in Melzar's Maze can be spoken to with a Ghostspeak amulet (obtained from The Restless Ghost quest) or Cramulet; their speech hints that they were victims of Elvarg the dragon. In Daemonheim, they have the power to heal themselves from injuries.

Other ghostly creatures are classified as ghosts and thus count towards fulfilling a Slayer assignment for ghosts. These include:

Some creatures that seem ghostly are not classified as ghosts and do not count towards fulfilling a Slayer assignment for ghosts. These include:

Also note that the inhabitants of Port Phasmatys, the Ectofuntus, and nearby areas are ghosts but cannot be attacked.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

Main Drops[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only available from the level 50 in Forgotten Cemetery.

Secondary drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster and skilling action outside of Daemonheim.
These items are dropped alongside main drops.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

Transcripts Ghost speaks in:

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!
  • patch 16 April 2018 (Update):
    • Ghosts in F2P are once again able to drop the Cremation ability and ghost hunter outfit.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ 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"

See also[edit | edit source]