Killing capsarii

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Killing Capsarii (legacy)
RequirementsKilling capsarii.png
Skills
  • 99 Slayer
  • 96 Herblore recommended
  • 92 Prayer recommended
  • 80 Ranged, Defence recommended
  • 99 Summoning recommended
Items
  • High-level ranged weapons (royal, Zaryte, Decimation, Noxious, Seren)
  • High-level ranged armour (Armadyl, Pernix, Anima Core)
  • Soul Split.png: RS3 Inventory image of Soul SplitSoul Split, Vampyrism aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Vampyrism auraVampyrism aura, Bunyip pouch.png: RS3 Inventory image of Bunyip pouchBunyip familiar and/or a Blood necklace shard.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blood necklace shardblood necklace
  • Quest
    The Temple at Senntisten recommended
    Other
    None
    Results
    ProfitROIExperience gained
    5,746,745436.4%
    564,300 Ranged
    186,200 Constitution
    Inputs (1,316,867)Outputs (7,063,612)
    ItemQuantityGE Price
    Aggroverload (6).pngAggroverload (6)1.67464,410
    Steel titan pouch.pngSteel titan pouch0.943,770
    Spring.pngSpring109.3877,766
    XP Capacitor 5000 (inactive).pngXP Capacitor 5000 (inactive)0.38431,976
    Divine charge.pngDivine charge[1]6.63338,945
    ItemQuantityGE Price
    Ascension Keystone Primus.pngAscension Keystone Primus2.61,804,000
    Ascension Keystone Secundus.pngAscension Keystone Secundus2.6872,146
    Ascension Keystone Tertius.pngAscension Keystone Tertius2.6553,815
    Ascension Keystone Quartus.pngAscension Keystone Quartus2.6527,039
    Ascension Keystone Quintus.pngAscension Keystone Quintus2.6509,995
    Ascension Keystone Sextus.pngAscension Keystone Sextus2.6643,938
    Sirenic scale.pngSirenic scale0.98202,176
    Medium plated adamant salvage.pngMedium plated adamant salvage62.5295,063
    Tiny spiky rune salvage.pngTiny spiky rune salvage46.88306,797
    Coins.pngCoins171,188171,188
    Air battlestaff.pngAir battlestaff13.67104,057
    Earth battlestaff.pngEarth battlestaff13.67104,576
    Fire battlestaff.pngFire battlestaff13.67102,539
    Water battlestaff.pngWater battlestaff13.67104,098
    XP Capacitor 5000 (charged).pngXP Capacitor 5000 (charged)0.38762,188

    The profit rate assumes 1000 kills per hour but its possible to get 1200 kills per hour. Your actual profit may be higher or lower depending on your speed.

    Members of the Order of Ascension are killed for their ascension keystone drops. Capsarii are even easier to kill than the Rorarii with even lower health and damage, so players may obtain higher kill rates compared to Rorarii. Death is also extremely unlikely compared to Rorarii given their extremely low damage.

    Unfortunately, compared to the other two members, Capsarii are barely found in large numbers and fairly spread apart across the dungeon. At most, there are only two areas with three spawns of Capsarii; the chamber south of Legio Primus' laboratory, and the area north of the ascended Guthix, both of which are surrounded by other members, which would make this money making method unviable.

    For this reason, Capsarii souls are placed in the Sunken Pyramid for farming purposes; any room works, but the small room is the most optimal for collecting drops. The Sunken Pyramid allows the player to camp Capsarii without any competition, and provides access to five spawns. In order to access the Sunken Pyramid, the player must have 99 Slayer. If the player does not have the five Capsarii souls needed, then they can use another player's dungeon which has them as long as that person's private settings allow them to enter and both players are on the same world. However, as other players may also be using the dungeon, it's generally better to get the Capsarii souls yourself. The most ideal location to farm them is to continually sweep the south-western area of the Monastery, which contains seven fairly spaced Capsarii spawns but should be enough for any player to loop through them without world hopping.

    When the Capsarii souls are collected (or if the player is using another player's dungeon), farming Capsarii is extremely simple. It is highly recommended to go into Legacy Mode while using a bow with no ammunition - such as a Zaryte bow, Decimation or Seren godbow and drink an aggression potion of any type. Legacy Mode increases the strength of your auto-attacks, and Capsarii will often die in a single hit to these weapons. Though a hexhunter bow provides a damage bonus against Capsarii, it is ill-advised due to its somewhat low damage output in Legacy Mode along with the cost of arrows. Using EoC mode allows for any ranged weapon to be used, but forces the player to pay more attention.

    Augmented gear can be used with Precise 6, Equilibrium 4 and Ruthless 3 will ensure 1-hitting Capsarii most of the time. Damage-increasing armour perks generally do not increase the kill rate with higher-levelled weapons, but Scavenging can be used to collect components, Enhanced efficient can be used to lower charge drain rate, or Efficient can be used to increase XP Capacitor 5000 level rate. [source needed]

    A steel titan is recommended to speed up kills in the event that an attack does not kill a Capsarii in a single hit - scrolls are optional. The steel titan takes higher priority over other ranged familiars, as it possesses a Ranged level of 90, and any other familiar such as a shadow nihil can miss their hit. Make sure the titan is far from Capsarii so that it does not use its melee attack; recall the titan if necessary to move it out of melee range. The titan should also focus on capsarii with low health so a player auto-attack is not wasted on them. Note that the titan may focus on another target when attempting to change its target acquisition.

    Players can easily keep their health high with the Vampyrism aura. If it is on cooldown, the blood amulet of fury also helps in keeping the player's health high. An enhanced Excalibur can also be brought along for additional healing if the blood amulet is unable to keep the player's health high. Soul Split should be used if neither of these two options work, and simply flicking it ensures very little prayer points are used. If not using overloads, then standard range potions should be supplemented with the Berserker curse to slightly prolong its duration.

    As little to no prayer is used, an ancient elven ritual shard may be brought along to restore any depleted prayer points.

    Capsarii frequently drop various elemental battlestaves, medium adamant plated salvage and tiny spiky rune salvages, which often account for roughly 25-33% of the profit made. If a spring cleaner is taken, ensure it alchemises the aforementioned salvages, and toggle battlestaves off, as the alchemy value of the elemental battlestaff is 9,300 coins, while disassembly to base components will reduce the value of the battlestaff by almost 55%, as the spring cleaner will convert the resulting elemental orb into the respective elemental runes, cosmic runes and an unpowered orb, which yields very little money. A gold accumulator can also be taken to auto-collect coin drops, but is not mandatory. The remaining profit comes from the keystone drops. Pure essence, coal stone spirits, yew logs and unpowered orbs can be picked up but is generally not recommended as it slows kill rates.

    1. ^ Gear repair

    Equipment setup[edit | edit source]

    Equilibrium aura.png
    Armadyl helmet.png
    Illuminated Ancient Book.png
    TokHaar-Kal-Xil.png
    Amulet of zealots.png
    Tirannwn quiver 4.png
    Augmented Decimation.png
    Augmented Armadyl chestplate.png
    Off-hand slot.png
    Armadyl chainskirt.png
    Armadyl gloves.png
    Armadyl boots.png
    Sixth-Age circuit.png
    SlotItem (most effective → least effective)
    HeadArmadyl helmet.png: RS3 Inventory image of Armadyl helmetArmadyl helmetDinosaurhide cowl.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dinosaurhide cowlDinosaurhide cowlAnima core helm of Zamorak.png: RS3 Inventory image of Anima core helm of ZamorakAnima core helm of ZamorakRoyal dragonhide coif.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragonhide coifRoyal dragonhide coif
    NeckAmulet of zealots.png: RS3 Inventory image of Amulet of zealotsAmulet of zealotsN/AN/AN/A
    BackTokHaar-Kal-Xil.png: RS3 Inventory image of TokHaar-Kal-XilTokHaar-Kal-XilMax cape.png: RS3 Inventory image of Max capeMax capeRanged cape.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ranged capeRanged capeAva's accumulator.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ava's accumulatorAva's accumulator
    BodyAugmented Armadyl chestplate.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Armadyl chestplateAugmented Armadyl chestplateAugmented dinosaur body.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented dinosaur bodyAugmented dinosaur bodyAugmented anima core body of Zamorak.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented anima core body of ZamorakAugmented anima core body of ZamorakRoyal dragonhide body.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragonhide bodyRoyal dragonhide body
    LegsArmadyl chainskirt.png: RS3 Inventory image of Armadyl chainskirtArmadyl chainskirtDinosaurhide chaps.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dinosaurhide chapsDinosaurhide chapsAnima core legs of Zamorak.png: RS3 Inventory image of Anima core legs of ZamorakAnima core legs of ZamorakRoyal dragonhide chaps.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragonhide chapsRoyal dragonhide chaps
    Two-handed weaponAugmented Decimation.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented DecimationAugmented DecimationAugmented Zaryte bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Zaryte bowAugmented Zaryte bowAugmented attuned crystal bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented attuned crystal bowAugmented attuned crystal bowAugmented noxious longbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented noxious longbowAugmented noxious longbow
    Ammo/SpellTirannwn quiver 4.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tirannwn quiver 4Tirannwn quiver 4/3/2/1Araxyte arrow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Araxyte arrowAraxyte arrowN/AN/A
    GlovesArmadyl gloves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Armadyl glovesArmadyl glovesDinosaurhide gloves.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dinosaurhide glovesDinosaurhide glovesRoyal dragonhide vambraces.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragonhide vambracesRoyal dragonhide vambracesN/A
    FeetArmadyl boots.png: RS3 Inventory image of Armadyl bootsArmadyl bootsDinosaurhide boots.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dinosaurhide bootsDinosaurhide bootsRoyal dragonhide boots.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragonhide bootsRoyal dragonhide bootsN/A
    RingSixth-Age circuit.png: RS3 Inventory image of Sixth-Age circuitSixth-Age circuitArchers' ring (i).png: RS3 Inventory image of Archers' ring (i)Archers' ring (i)Explorer's ring 4.png: RS3 Inventory image of Explorer's ring 4Explorer's ring 4Archers' ring.png: RS3 Inventory image of Archers' ringArchers' ring
    AuraEquilibrium aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Equilibrium auraEquilibrium auraReckless aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Reckless auraReckless auraAncestor spirits aura.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ancestor spirits auraAncestor spirits auraN/A
    PocketIlluminated Ancient Book.png: RS3 Inventory image of Illuminated Ancient BookIlluminated Ancient BookHealer's insignia.png: RS3 Inventory image of Healer's insigniaHealer's insigniaAncient Book.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ancient BookAncient BookDamaged book (Ancient).png: RS3 Inventory image of Damaged book (Ancient)Damaged book (Ancient)
    Inventory Location
    Spring cleaner.pngEnhanced Excalibur.pngAncient elven ritual shard.pngSmall rune pouch.png
    Supreme overload potion (6).pngSupreme overload potion (6).pngSuper prayer renewal potion (6).pngSuper prayer renewal potion (6).png
    XP Capacitor 5000 (inactive).pngSuper restore (4).png
    Menaphos tablet.png
    Capsarius Player owned dungeon

    Prayer[edit | edit source]



    Weapon perks[edit | edit source]

    Slot 1 - Precise 6[edit | edit source]

    Gizmo layout Possible perks Approx costs
    Historic components.pngHistoric components.pngHistoric components.png
    Historic components.pngHistoric components.pngHistoric components.png
    Historic components.pngHistoric components.pngHistoric components.png
    • Other possible perks:
    73,592.91
    See RS:Material prices for details on how prices are approximated.

    Slot 2 - Equilibrium 4 + Ruthless 3[edit | edit source]

    Gizmo layout Possible perks Approx costs
    Timeworn components.pngTimeworn components.pngTimeworn components.png
    Timeworn components.pngTimeworn components.pngTimeworn components.png
    Timeworn components.pngTimeworn components.png
    Chance increases with Extreme invention.png: RS3 Inventory image of Extreme invention and level 120. Best chance for Equilibrium 4, Ruthless 3 is 5.198% or 1/19.2 chance.
    278,992.32
    See RS:Material prices for details on how prices are approximated.

    Chest perks[edit | edit source]

    Slot 1 - Scavenging 4[edit | edit source]

    Gizmo layout Possible perks Approx costs
    Precious components.pngPrecious components.pngPrecious components.png
    Precious components.pngPrecious components.pngPrecious components.png
    Precious components.pngPrecious components.pngPrecious components.png
    Chance increases with Extreme invention.png: RS3 Inventory image of Extreme invention and level 120, see table below.
    • Other possible perks:
    89,652.33
    See RS:Material prices for details on how prices are approximated.

    Slot 2 - Enhanced Devoted 4[edit | edit source]

    Gizmo layout Possible perks Approx costs
    Faceted components.pngFaceted components.pngFaceted components.png
    Faceted components.pngFaceted components.pngFaceted components.png
    Faceted components.pngFaceted components.png
    • Other possible perks:
    956,056
    See RS:Material prices for details on how prices are approximated.

    Useful Items/Abilities[edit | edit source]

    The following items and abilities are useful for fully optimising experience, kills, and profit per hour, in rough order of most useful to least useful: