Infernal Mage

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For the elite version, see Infernal Mage (elite).
Infernal Mage icon.png

Infernal mages are Slayer monsters that require level 45 Slayer to kill. They are sometimes killed for their common death rune drops and various staves and have frequent gold charm drops, though most monsters have better charm rates.

Infernal mages are the only monster that drops dark mystic hats and boots

Locations[edit | edit source]

Infernal mages in the Chaos Tunnels
Infernal mages in the Slayer Tower
Concept art for the mages

Strengths and weaknesses[edit | edit source]

Infernal mages use a weaker version of the spell Fire Blast to attack the player, so wearing dragonhide or mage armour will reduce the damage taken. This attack hits a maximum of 220 life points, but hits extremely often. Protect from Magic is recommended. Bones to Peaches is recommended, too, as the bones they drop can be converted to food. They are weak to arrows, so it is advisable to bring the best bow available.

If a player stops fighting and lets a familiar attack the infernal mage, the mage will attack back with melee, no matter how far the familiar is from the mage. You cannot use a dwarf multicannon on any infernal mages due to the fact that they are only found in the Chaos Tunnels and the Slayer Tower, and neither of them allow the use of cannons.

Drops[edit | edit source]

The average Infernal Mage kill is worth 1,401.61 coins.

100% drop[edit | edit source]

Charms[edit | edit source]

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61–62%33%3%2–3%0.6–0.7%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 61,499 kills.
1 item is dropped at a time.
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Main drops[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Estimated based on 9,571 kills from the RuneMetrics drop logging project.

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Estimated based on 9,571 kills from the RuneMetrics drop logging project.

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

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

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • ninja 26 October 2020 (Update):
    • Monsters with multiple variants will now consistently spawn as those variants when newly placed in the Personal Slayer Dungeon.
      • This includes infernal mages.
  • patch 22 January 2018 (Update):
    • Luck messages no longer appear incorrectly from infernal mages.
  • patch 18 August 2014 (Update):
    • Major stretching in the infernal mage's attack animation has been fixed.
  • patch 28 November 2012 (Update):
    • Infernal mages no longer deal damage after they've been killed.
  • patch 7 September 2010 (Update):
    • Infernal mage attack animations were being interrupted.
  • patch 25 February 2009 (Update):
    • Infernal magi no longer have to contend with hair rendering over their hats.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • They have the same walking and idle animation as pirates.
  • Their attacks register about 1.5 seconds after the spell actually hits the player.
  • Four mages can be found on the turrets of the castle in Mobilising Armies, firing spells at adjacent squads.
  • Prior to Mobilising Armies removal, they were located in the minigame as siege units and unattackable.