Legio Quartus

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"Quartus" redirects here. For the keystone, see Ascension Keystone Quartus.
For the pet version, see Legio Quartulus.
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Legio Quartus is one of the bosses in the Monastery of Ascension. Accessing him requires an Ascension Keystone Quartus and 95 Slayer.

As with all the bosses in the Monastery of Ascension, Legio Quartus attacks primarily with a combination of a basic magic attack and a lightning attack - the latter of which is focused in a 2x2 square (expanding to a 3x3 square and then to a 4x4 square over two game ticks) which deals high, magic-style damage to the player if they stand where the lightning falls. (The lightning attack is always affixed to the player's location, and thus continuously moving throughout the fight is imperative.)

Like all of the Legiones within the Monastery of Ascension, Legio Quartus has a special ability which activates as his life points are gradually depleted in 25% intervals (every 7,500 life points drained) until death - occurring a total of three times throughout the fight. His special ability teleports the player close to him and summons lightning at the arrival location of the teleport (giving the player a short time to move away in order to avoid considerably high damage). As with all other Legiones, his special ability's activation is signalled by an overhead chat message.

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% drop[edit | edit source]

Charms[edit | edit source]

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11–15%15–19%13–16%30–35%21–26%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 896 kills.
6 items are dropped at a time.
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Main drop[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Previously confirmed by Mod Lee to be 1/8, later updated.[1]
  2. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Dropped only on Slayer task.
  2. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/1,000, with a threshold of 1,200.
  3. ^ Does not appear once all journal pages are collected

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

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

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 4 May 2020 (Update):
    • Runite stone spirits have been replaced by banite stone spirits.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Legio Quartus is roughly Latin for "Fourth Legion". However Legio is a feminine noun, while Quartus is a masculine adjective; the correct form would be Legio Quarta. Legions were the largest units of the Roman army and there were 6 in a whole army, hence there are six legiones in the Monastery.
  • Some time after the release the drop rate of the signet was increased from 1/64 to 1/50.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. RuneScape Patch Notes #1 - 19th November 2013. YouTube. 23 November 2013. "At the moment it's about a 1 in 8 chance of receiving a scale from the Order of Ascension bosses."
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Mod Timbo. "Revealing Drop Rates." 13 October 2017. Developers' Blogs.