Primeval equipment

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Primeval equipment is untradeable, degradable, level 90 magic tank armour, available from Raids. It comes in normal and superior (Achto) versions. Note that although degradable, the armour doesn't degrade in Raids. Both sets can trigger the ability to reset all Defensive ability cooldowns (wearing a minimum of 3 armour pieces).

Normal version[edit | edit source]

The normal version is purchasable from the armoursmith with teci. It has 100,000 charges of combat, and will degrade to dust when those charges are depleted.

Attack.png
Item
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus
Primeval armour equipped.png
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Primeval robe top.png Primeval robe top - - - - - - 565 640 0 - - -
Primeval robe legs.png Primeval robe legs - - - - - - 540 480 0 - - -
Primeval Mask.png Primeval Mask - - - - - - 491 320 0 - - -
Primeval Boots.png Primeval Boots - - - - - - 122 0 0 - - -
Primeval Gloves.png Primeval Gloves - - - - - - 122 0 0 - - -
Totals - - - - - - 1840 1440 0 - - -

Achto version[edit | edit source]

The superior version is available as a rare reward from Beastmaster Durzag and Yakamaru that gives bonus damage if a shield or shieldbow is wielded. The base drop chance is doubled if pieces of the normal set are owned. The normal piece does not have to be worn for the increased chance.[1]

Armour gained from Beastmaster Durzag goes in the following part order: Boots > Gloves > Helm > Legs > Body.

Armour gained from Yakamaru goes in the following part order: Gloves > Boots > Helm > Legs > Body.[2]

The first achto equipment gained of each armour part is based on the combat style the player dealt the most damage with during the kill. In order to receive other achto parts, players must collect all three of the previous achto equipment in order to collect (If a player wanted an Achto Primeval robe top, they would have to get all Achto Tempest, Primeval and Teralith gloves, boots, helm and legs).

Durzag's boot drop chance is higher than Yakamaru's[3], while Yakamaru's gloves drop chance is higher than Durzag's.[3]

Attack.png
Item
Main-hand Off-hand Attributes Style bonus
Achto Primeval armour equipped.png
Style Dmg Acc Style Dmg Acc Defence Constitution Prayer Attack-icon.png Ranged-icon.png Magic-icon.png
Achto Primeval robe top.png Achto Primeval robe top - - - - - - 565 840 0 - - -
Achto Primeval robe legs.png Achto Primeval robe legs - - - - - - 540 630 0 - - -
Achto Primeval Mask.png Achto Primeval Mask - - - - - - 491 420 0 - - -
Achto Primeval Boots.png Achto Primeval Boots - - - - - - 122 0 0 - - -
Achto Primeval Gloves.png Achto Primeval Gloves - - - - - - 122 0 0 - - -
Totals - - - - - - 1840 1890 0 - - -

Degradation and repair[edit | edit source]

Raids equipment degrades as it is used outside of raids. Equipment received from the raids is fully repaired and can be used for 100,000 charges of combat (minimum time around 17 hours) until it degrades completely and requires repair before it can be used again; it does not suffer in performance as it degrades from fully repaired to fully degraded. The remaining charges of raids equipment can be checked by right-clicking it and selecting 'check-charge'. Items lose 20% charge if reclaimed from a gravestone after dying.

There are two ways to repair raids armour. Players can talk to any of the NPCs listed below and they will repair the items for a price in coins, or they can repair the pieces themselves using an armour stand in any player-owned house for a reduced cost based on their Smithing level. (While the newspost states that teci can be used, this is not the case.) The equipment can be repaired at any stage, and the cost will be adjusted according to how much it has degraded. The repair costs below are as if the equipment has fully degraded.

The following NPCs can repair the armour:

Costs to repair
raids equipment
NPC POH Armour Stand
Level 1 Smithing Level 99 Smithing
Helm 1,600,000 1,592,000 808,000
Body 3,200,000 3,184,000 1,616,000
Legs 2,400,000 2,388,000 1,212,000
Boots 400,000 398,000 202,000
Gloves 400,000 398,000 202,000
Total 8,000,000 7,960,000 4,040,000
The price is exactly 50% when operating a Smithing cape.
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Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • ninja 8 May 2017 (Update):
    • The colour of the text when Raids armour activates has been changed.
  • patch 7 November 2016 (Update):
    • The activation chance of raids armour has been halved in PvP combat.
  • patch 19 October 2015 (Update):
    • The drop value of raid armour in player-killing situations has been reduced.
    • Shieldbows now benefit from the Achto armour set effect.
  • patch 24 August 2015 (Update):
    • Players who already own unused or fully broken Achto Mazcab armour will now receive unowned pieces rather than duplicate pieces when looting Raids bosses.
    • Set effects will now trigger correctly when wearing tier 1 Mazcab armour.
  • patch 10 August 2015 (Update):
    • A typo in the examine message for Achto objects has been fixed.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Deg's Twitter account. 30 July 2015. (Archived from the original on 5 June 2019.) Mod Deg: "1) Own. 2)Style only. 3) If your next drop would be X you have double chances of a drop. 4) From BM."
  2. ^ Jagex. Mod Deg's Twitter account. 30 July 2015. (Archived from the original on 5 June 2019.) Mod Deg: "Mystery solved."
  3. ^ a b Jagex. Mod Deg's Twitter account. 3 October 2015. (Archived from the original on 5 June 2019.) Mod Deg: "I never ever lie. Does your little bird?"