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Heroes are NPCs that walk around East Ardougne wearing what appears to be the old rune platebody and platelegs, but different coloured at places. They wield a rune longsword and square shield. Heroes can be pickpocketed by players with level 80 or greater Thieving, which gives 273.3 experience plus coins or other items.

They are often present near the marketplace in East Ardougne, or the southeast bank. One of them is also near the entrance of the Ardougne Zoo. Heroes attack players when they steal from the gem stall. They also attack when the player steals from a stall and tries to trade the stall owner. One of them is always near a bakery stall, so the player can easily steal food to heal from failed pickpocketing attempts. A bank is just south of the marketplace and, like most banks, would automatically heal the player up to maximum life points.

Unlike most thievable NPCs, players can be stunned frequently when pickpocketing heroes, even at level 99 Thieving. A test at level 80 Thieving without any boosts only had 61 successful pickpockets in 200 attempts, making the success rate only about 30%. A similar test at level 90 Thieving while wearing the full Trahaearn exoskeleton set only had 74 successful pickpockets in 200 attempts, making the success rate only about 37%. A successful pickpocket attempt usually gains 200 or 300 coins.

They are weaker and have less health than the Knights of Ardougne they guard alongside, despite wearing rune equipment, guarding a higher level stall, and requiring a higher Thieving level to pickpocket.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Thieving[edit | edit source]

Thieving level80 Thieving-icon.pngThieving XP273.3 XPStun time / damage6s / 40 lp
Double loot90 Thieving-icon.png
80 Agility-icon.png
Triple loot-Quadruple loot-
Coins_250.png: RS3 Hero drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 200, 300Coins200; 300Common200-300High Level Alchemy icon.png200-300
Death rune.png: RS3 Hero drops Death rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 2Death rune2Uncommon642124
Blood rune.png: RS3 Hero drops Blood rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Blood rune1Uncommon1,019110
Gold stone spirit.png: RS3 Hero drops Gold stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Gold stone spirit1Uncommon216Not alchemisable
Jug of wine.png: RS3 Hero drops Jug of wine with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Jug of wine1Uncommon5976
Fire orb.png: RS3 Hero drops Fire orb with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Fire orb1Uncommon651180
Diamond.png: RS3 Hero drops Diamond with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Diamond1Uncommon5841,200
Court summons.png: RS3 Hero drops Court summons with rarity Rare in quantity 1Court summons1Rare1High Level Alchemy icon.png1

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

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

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