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A Slayer assignment or Slayer task is given by Slayer masters. When you kill the assigned monsters, you get Slayer experience, which you wouldn't if it weren't your assignment. In addition, some monsters killed as part of a slayer assignment either have improved drop rates for specific item(s) and access to drop(s) that are otherwise unobtainable if killed off-task.

This is a list of possible assignments, with the alternative monsters.

A Slayer assignment may be changed once per assignment with the use of Slayer points. Right-click on a Slayer master to select 'Rewards', then select the 'Assignment' tab:

  • Cancel task (30 Slayer points.png: RS3 Inventory image of Slayer points)
  • Block task (100 Slayer points.png: RS3 Inventory image of Slayer points)
  • Extend task (30 Slayer points.png: RS3 Inventory image of Slayer points)
  • Prefer task (100 Slayer points.png: RS3 Inventory image of Slayer points); also extends task

There is a maximum limit of 8 types of assignments that can be blocked on one account - one for every 50 quest points up to a maximum of 400 quest points. Each blocked assignment costs 100 Slayer points.

Slayer categories[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ The locations of alternative monsters are not listed.
  2. ^ a b The weaknesses and attack styles of certain monsters may vary by location or type. See their pages for more information.
  3. ^ Requires you to speak to the dying knight outside of God Wars Dungeon to unlock them as a task.[1]

Slayer challenges[edit | edit source]

Main article: Slayer/Challenges
Task Monsters needed to kill Slayer master
Slay all monsters in the basement of Turael/Spria. 1,000 extra Slayer XP rewarded. 2 level 5 goblins, 2 level 11 goblins, 1 level 13 goblin, 2 level 11 wolves, 3 level 14 wolves, 5 level 12 minotaurs. Turael chathead.png: Chat head image of Turael/Spria chathead.png: Chat head image of Spria
Investigate the Morytania fairy rings. 2,000 extra Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 3 Slayer points. Level 42 Ravenous ghoul, level 72 Ravenous vampyre, level 33 Ravenous snail. Mazchna chathead.png: Chat head image of Mazchna
Bring him one scale of each type of Chromatic dragon. 4,000 extra Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 14 Slayer points. Each type of Chromatic dragon (not 100% drop, so might be more than one each) Vannaka chathead.png: Chat head image of Vannaka
Test her new experimental fungicide spray on ten Mutated zygomites. 10,000 extra Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 25 Slayer points. 10 Mutated zygomites, which might full heal, or heal a bit and become stronger because of the spray. Chaeldar chathead.png: Chat head image of Chaeldar
Kill the Kalphite Queen. 15,000 extra Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 30 Slayer points. Kalphite Queen Sumona chathead.png: Chat head image of Sumona
Kill all creatures in the Slayer Tower, without leaving. 20,000 extra Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 35 Slayer points. 21 Crawling hands, 8 Banshees, 9 Infernal mages, 7 Bloodveld, 7 Aberrant spectres, 5 Gargoyles, 6 Nechryaels and 6 Abyssal demons Duradel chathead.png: Chat head image of Duradel/Lapalok chathead.png: Chat head image of Lapalok
Kill 280 Volcanic creatures (Inside the TzHaar Fight Cave). If TzTok-Jad is killed, 25,000 extra XP rewarded, otherwise only 12,000 extra XP is rewarded. 280 Volcanic creatures (from the TzHaar Fight Cave) Kuradal chathead.png: Chat head image of Kuradal
Kill a list of bosses, these bosses must be killed solo. After killing a boss you will obtain a Dark crystal, you need to bring all Dark crystals you have to every boss. Each dark crystal has a debuff that weakens the player. It is recommended to do the stronger bosses first, and the weaker bosses last. 50,000 Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 45 Slayer points. Morvran chathead.png: Chat head image of Morvran
Kill multiple foes found in the Wilderness or elsewhere in Gielinor 15 times. Killing 4 bosses found exclusively in the Wilderness awards additional Slayer XP. 21,500 Slayer XP (30,000 if killing all four optional bosses), as well as 35 Slayer points and 100 Bounty emblem potential. 15 Abyssal Demons, 15 Black Demons, 15 Blue Dragons, 15 Fire Giants, 15 Gargoyles, 15 Greater Demons, 15 Green Dragons, 15 Hellhounds, 15 Ice Strykewyrms, 15 Kal'gerion demons, 15 Lava Strykewyrms, 15 Revenants, 15 Waterfiends

Optional: Chaos Elemental, Corporal Beast, King Black Dragon, Wildy Wyrm

Mandrith chathead.png: Chat head image of Mandrith
Gather a dose of poison from each of the Vile blooms. Each enemy only has to be killed once to receive the poison. 50,000 Slayer XP rewarded, as well as 45 Slayer points.

1 Devil's snare, 1 Luminous snaggler, 1 Lampenflora, 1 Liverworts

Laniakea chathead.png: Chat head image of Laniakea

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 6 July 2020 (Update):
    • Tips for the frog Slayer task are now correct.
  • patch 2 March 2020 (Update):.
    • Imps in the God Wars Dungeon will now count towards demon Slayer tasks.
  • patch 3 February 2020 (Update):
    • Non-direct combat methods can now be utilized to progress a variety of slayer tasks that previously could not be progressed in this manner.
  • patch 6 January 2020 (Update):
    • Creatures of Daemonheim Slayer task now include all creatures.
    • Corrected some task-specific loot script that didn't always check against all NPCs' Slayer categories (Revenant dark beast counts as a revenant, a ghost and a dark beast for this purpose, for example)
  • patch 19 August 2019 (Update):
    • Slayer assignment for Cres's Automatons tip no longer mentions Grotworms.
  • patch 25 March 2019 (Update):
    • Players can now complete their slayer task if they had previously reset their wilderness task to an easier one.
  • patch 22 May 2017 (Update):
    • Sumona can no longer give slayer assignments to underleveled players.
  • patch 11 January 2016 (Update):
    • Fixed a typo when attempting to get a slayer task while on a special assignment.
  • ninja 7 July 2014 (Update):
    • Due to player feedback, the slayer task completion message is now green.
  • patch 23 June 2014 (Update):
    • The music played when a Slayer task is completed has been updated.
  • ninja 23 June 2014 (Update):
    • Players can now block a seventh Slayer task with a total of 350 Quest Points.
    • The slayer task completion message is now red.
  • patch 10 September 2013 (Update):
    • Players attempting to force a slayer assignment with a mask will now be given a message in chat if they don't have the requirements for that assignment.
  • patch 18 March 2013 (Update):
    • Players on free worlds can now change their slayer tasks properly if they were previously a member.
  • patch 26 July 2011 (Update):
    • Mutated jadinkos are now given as a Slayer task.
  • patch 3 May 2011 (Update):
    • Cave bugs will no longer be assigned as a Slayer task to players with very low combat stats, and their regeneration rate has been lowered.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Daze's Twitter account. 7 August 2018. (Archived from the original on 20 December 2019.) Mod Daze: "Talk to the guy on the surface and it should unlock then." In response to the question: "Can someone explain to me why... I can't pick aviensies?"