Praesul codex

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The praesul codex is an item dropped by Nex: Angel of Death. It can be used to unlock one of three curses: Malevolence, Desolation, or Affliction. These curses require level 99 Prayer to use. To unlock all three curses a player would need to purchase three codices, worth approximately 1,760,985,570 coins.

Curses[edit | edit source]

Reading the codex provides the player with a choice to unlock one of the following:

  • Malevolence.png: RS3 Inventory image of MalevolenceMalevolence - A melee curse which boosts the player's Attack level by 12, melee damage by 12%, and Defence level by 12, and drains them from the opponent.
  • Desolation.png: RS3 Inventory image of DesolationDesolation - A ranged curse which boosts the player's Ranged level by 12, Ranged damage by 12%, and Defence level by 12, and drains them from the opponent.
  • Affliction.png: RS3 Inventory image of AfflictionAffliction - A magic curse which boosts the player's Magic level by 12, Magic damage by 12%, and Defence level by 12, and drain them from the opponent.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 7 May 2019 (Update):
    • The drop rate for the praesul codex now scales to the amount of players in the fight so that smaller teams are better rewarded, up to the maximum of 7 players.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • It is possible to unlock the curses with the praesul codex prior to completion of The Temple at Senntisten quest or without the required Prayer level, though they will be unable to be used.
  • When dropped, the server-wide announcements refers to this item as a "Praesul Codex" with an uppercase "C".