Monk of Zamorak

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Monks of Zamorak worship the god of chaos, Zamorak. The monks have formed groups and worship together at altars scattered throughout RuneScape. They attack with melee and magic attacks. Unlike Saradomin monks, they do not heal players and do not have a "Talk-to" option. The only place that monks of Zamorak talk is in the Wilderness. Some monks are aggressive and attack when players approach them. They are able to use stat draining magic attacks. In the Myreque questline, they ally with Saradominist monks in order to find a way to break the Edicts of Guthix, but ultimately fails.

Locations[edit | edit source]

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Zamorak, o domine, dona eis requiem.
Monks chanting in the Black Knights' Fortress
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??? in nomine tuo!
Monks chanting in the Black Knights' Fortress
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Treasure Trails[edit | edit source]

In one Treasure Trails clue, a Zamorak Monk must be slain to obtain a key that opens drawers in the Edgeville Monastery. Monks of Zamorak at the Chaos Temple and the entrance to the Ourania altar will drop this key. Monks of Zamorak at Paterdomus do not.

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% drops[edit | edit source]

Charms[edit | edit source]

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Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 1,333 kills.
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Main drop[edit | edit source]

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only during Priest in Peril and when the player doesn't have one in their inventory already
  2. ^ Only with the relevant clue in the inventory.

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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  • patch 4 December 2017 (Update):
    • Monks of Zamorak now have a chance to drop Zamorak robes.
  • patch 3 May 2016 (Update):
    • The monks of Zamorak at Paterdomus temple now correctly display their weakness to bolts while under attack.
  • patch 4 March 2013 (Update):
    • All three Monks of Zamorak now have a casting animation and shoot fireballs.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • During the Defender of Varrock quest, when the zombies attack the Varrock Palace, the imprisoned Monk of Zamorak can be shouting various phrases: "Kill those guards!" "Let me out! I'm a bad guy too!" "Someone want to get me out of here?" "So are any of you zombies gonna break me out?" "Hey! Zombies, I'm on your side." "Haha, mash those guards" "Let me out, I'll help with the invasion!" or "Oi, Mr. Zombie, Can you let me out?"
  • The chant of the monks in the Black Knights' Fortress is a reference to the Pie Jesu from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.