Slayer training/High-levelled

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This article is about high-levelled Slayer training. For the general Slayer guide, see Slayer training.

This guide is aimed at players who wish to maximise their Slayer experience per hour. It is assumed that the player is familiar with slayer mechanics and is both high levelled and well-equipped. This guide assumes you will be using Morvran as your Slayer master for all tasks. This guide is focused on high slayer rates, and as such, task profitability will rarely be mentioned/taken into account

This guide also assumes you have an optimised Revolution++ ability bar

Quest unlocks[edit | edit source]

Note: For every 50 Quest points the player has, they will be able to prefer/block an additional task, therefore having a high amount of Quest points is generally recommended

Quests that unlock tasks that would otherwise be blocked anyway are not included in this list.

Quest name Reason Slayer Assignment Importance
Plague's End Unlocks Morvran and the rest of Prifddinas. Required
Smoking Kills Unlocks Sumona and the ability to construct slayer helms. Utmost
Icthlarin's Little Helper Allows access to Sophanem Slayer Dungeon. Corrupted creatures, Soul devourers Very High
Hard Karamja Tasks Allows access to Gemstone cavern. Gemstone dragons Very High
Ritual of the Mahjarrat Unlocks bane ammunition.

Allows access to Glacor Cave. Partial requirement for Rune dragon access.

Glacors, Rune dragons (with Fate of the Gods completed) Very High
The Jack of Spades Provides players with 99 slayer the Slayer Codex and personal dungeon. High
Fate of the Gods Allows access to first wing of Freneskae. Partial requirement for Rune dragon access. Muspah, Nihil, Rune dragons (with Ritual of the Mahjarrat completed) High
Children of Mah Allows access to the rest of Freneskae. Nightmares Medium
The World Wakes Full completion provides a ring capable of teleporting to the World Gate.

Allows access to Guthix's Cave.

Automatons Medium
One of a Kind Allows access to Dragontooth Island resource dungeon. Celestial dragons Medium
Birthright of the Dwarves Chaos Giants now spawn at the end of Barendir caves. Chaos giants Low
The Light Within Allows access to Tarddiad. Crystal Shapeshifters Low

Slayer Codex and player-owned dungeon[edit | edit source]

With the release of Menaphos, players with at least level 99 Slayer can fill their Slayer Codex. It is advised to invest slayer points and time to collect at least 100 different monster souls. For every 20 souls collected, slayer helmets grant a +1% gain (up to 5% at 100 souls) to Slayer experience, effectively being an experience boosting item.

In addition to the Slayer Codex, players with at least 99 Slayer have access to a player-owned dungeon. The following slayer assignments are recommended to fill the three rooms available, or a player can access another player's dungeon if they have a needed room setup.

Assignment Reason Recommended amount of spawns
Kal'gerion demons When fought in a player owned dungeon, Kal'gerion demons do not use their special attacks. 2
Muspah More monsters in a smaller room with increased respawn speed makes it easier to use AoE abilities. 5
Ripper Demons With only 1 ripper demon, it removes the <35% player's life points aggression mechanic, meaning that no other demons will become aggressive towards the player when health drops below 35%. 1
Crystal Shapeshifters Easier grouping and use of AoE abilities. 5
Shadow creatures Easier time attacking multiple shadows at once and use of AoE. Best to put Manifest Shadow Creatures in your dungeon as they are greater experience/kill than other shadow creatures. 5
Hydrix dragons High AFK experience rates and easier to avoid mechanics 1

In addition to the slayer monsters, some player owned dungeon rooms benefit from prayer restoring monsters via the use of a Bonecrusher and Demon horn necklace

Monster Reason Recommended amount of spawns
Mogre 1950 LP, has the least life points but does not aggro even with aggression potion, not good for AFK 2 - 4
Suqah 2650 LP, least life points among aggro options 2 - 4
Sophanem Crocodile 2900 LP, drops only big bones, great for area looting 2 - 4
Hill Giant 3200 LP, good for Champion's Challenge 2 - 4

Slayer points[edit | edit source]

This guide assumes you have the following Slayer rewards unlocked, although you may adapt as needed.

Reward Cost Reason
Ability to make Ring of slaying. 300 Various teleport locations reduce downtime between tasks.
Ability to deliver killing blows quicker. 400 Tasks such as Gargoyles will not be slowed down from need to manually kill each gargoyle when they are at low health.

Note: A legendary pet with the "Slayer Finisher" ability may be used until this is unlocked

Ability to craft Slayer helmets. 400 Slayer helmet is the most important piece of equipment.
Learn how to fuse rings to Full slayer helmets 500 Ferocious rings fused into helmets work at Kuradal's dungeon, allowing a player to wear a ring whilst still benefiting from the damage boost of the ferocious ring
Full slayer helmet upgrades. 2100 Increases the effectiveness of Slayer helmet. 4 upgrades.
Ability to persuade Kuradal and Morvran to assign Nightmare creatures 50 High rates of Slayer experience
Ability to persuade Kuradal and Morvran to assign Muspah. 50 High rates of Slayer experience

Other rewards are either quality of life improvements, unnecessary task unlocks or general consumables.

Ushabti used to fill the Slayer Codex can be bought from the masters at 20 Slayer points each.

Tool belt[edit | edit source]

Players can add many Slayer items to their tool belt, such as a rock hammer and some special items (charming imp, bonecrusher, herbicide, seedicide, advanced gold accumulator). The latter items require 500 slayer points each to be able to be added to the tool belt.

The Bonecrusher upgrade, bought from Waiko for 25,000 chimes and 25 taijitu, picks up bones rather than crushing them. It is worth noting that if the player does not have this, a legendary pet can pick up bones too.

Additional requirements[edit | edit source]

Although these are not actual requirements, they are necessary to reach higher experience rates and should be used at all times.

Prayers[edit | edit source]

You should always use Turmoil/Anguish/Torment to increase your kills per hour. Soul Split can be used on a majority of tasks and in most cases completely removes the need for food.

For some tasks, notably dragons, you can use a bonecrusher in conjunction with demon horn necklace. This method negates the need for prayer potions during task. This can also be used with monsters that drop ashes via the use of the attuned ectoplasmator; however, this is often very costly and not recommended

Stat-boosting potions[edit | edit source]

Overloads boost your kills per hour significantly and should be used at all times. Either holy overloads or supreme overloads with super prayer renewal. It is not necessary to use supreme overloads over holy overloads, however, a player may choose to if they have a surplus or wish to increase rates by about 2% dps.

Super antifire potions are necessary for dragon tasks as using a dragonfire resistant shield would reduce kills per hour. Likewise, a wyrmfire potion is needed for wyvern tasks.

Weapon poison++ can be used to great effect on most slayer monsters and should be used in conjunction with cinderbane gloves if the player has them.

Summoning familiars[edit | edit source]

There are 3 categories for familiars that would assist in high-level slayer tasks - Combat, Beast of Burden and Healers.

Use of combat familiars like Nihil at level 87 or Steel titans at level 99 can increase your experience rates. Nihils should only be used if the player is suffering from an accuracy problem but not to the point where a beast of burden would be required such as wyverns. Otherwise, steel titans should be used as the primary offensive familiar due to their reasonably high damage output compared to other combat familiars.

Beast of Burden familiars may be used at tasks where the additional inventory can prove helpful, such as some bosses and slayer monsters, such as rune dragons. Otherwise, magic notepaper should be used to cert drops from monsters such as airuts. Pack yaks are incredibly useful for most slayer tasks due to their ability to bank up to 240 items per hour, and adding 30 spaces to the player's inventory to fill with extra supplies and carry loot.

Legendary pets are by far the best option for those who want to make some money off of slayer without hindering their experience rates much. These pets have 2 incredibly useful abilities: Scavenge and Beast of Burden. The Scavenge ability picks up items after killing enemies with a 10-15 second cooldown. The second ability makes it act as a beast of burden when a pouch is used on the familiar.

The Dwarf Multicannon (with the restocking perk) is another incredibly useful piece of equipment, which is often used to speed up tasks. The Oldak Coil is further recommended to be used instead of the Dwarf Multicannon, if possible. Either of these cannons can be used and, once set up in the spawn area of your task, will remain active for 25 minutes before degrading, which is often long enough for the entire task to be completed. The cannon further makes many tasks very easy to complete due to the continuous attacks by the cannon which keep the player in combat for the life of the cannon.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

You should always use the style that your slayer assignment is weak to, with some exceptions which will be detailed in the slayer table 

Recommended equipment for Melee
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Corrupted slayer helmet.png: Inventory image of Corrupted slayer helmetCorrupted slayer helmet N/A N/A N/A N/A
Neck Reaper necklace (or).png: Inventory image of Reaper necklace (or)Reaper necklace (or) / Reaper necklace.png: Inventory image of Reaper necklaceReaper necklace Amulet of souls (or).png: Inventory image of Amulet of souls (or)Amulet of souls (or) / Amulet of souls.png: Inventory image of Amulet of soulsAmulet of souls Blood amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Blood amulet of furyBlood amulet of fury Brawler's knockout necklace.png: Inventory image of Brawler's knockout necklaceBrawler's knockout necklace Saradomin's whisper.png: Inventory image of Saradomin's whisperSaradomin's whisper
Back Completionist cape.png: Inventory image of Completionist capeCompletionist cape TokHaar-Kal-Ket.png: Inventory image of TokHaar-Kal-KetTokHaar-Kal-Ket Max cape.png: Inventory image of Max capeMax cape Fire cape.png: Inventory image of Fire capeFire cape Cape of accomplishment.png: Inventory image of Cape of accomplishmentCape of accomplishment (Defence or Strength cape are recommended for the perk)
Body Custom-fit trimmed masterwork platebody.png: Inventory image of Custom-fit trimmed masterwork platebodyCustom-fit trimmed masterwork platebody Torva platebody.png: Inventory image of Torva platebodyTorva platebody Anima Core Body of Zaros.png: Inventory image of Anima Core Body of ZarosAnima Core Body of Zaros Bandos chestplate.png: Inventory image of Bandos chestplateBandos chestplate N/A
Legs Custom-fit trimmed masterwork platelegs.png: Inventory image of Custom-fit trimmed masterwork platelegsCustom-fit trimmed masterwork platelegs Torva platelegs.png: Inventory image of Torva platelegsTorva platelegs Anima Core Legs of Zaros.png: Inventory image of Anima Core Legs of ZarosAnima Core Legs of Zaros Bandos tassets.png: Inventory image of Bandos tassetsBandos tassets N/A
Main hand Khopesh of Tumeken.png: Inventory image of Khopesh of TumekenKhopesh of Tumeken Drygore weaponry.png: Inventory image of Drygore weaponryDrygore weapon Elite tetsu katana.png: Inventory image of Elite tetsu katanaElite tetsu katana Blade of Nymora.png: Inventory image of Blade of NymoraBlade of Nymora / Tetsu katana.png: Inventory image of Tetsu katanaTetsu katana Chaotic weaponry.png: Inventory image of Chaotic weaponryChaotic main hand weapon / Attuned crystal dagger.png: Inventory image of Attuned crystal daggerAttuned crystal dagger
Two-handed weapon Noxious scythe.png: Inventory image of Noxious scytheNoxious scythe / Dragon Rider lance.png: Inventory image of Dragon Rider lanceDragon Rider lance Zaros godsword.png: Inventory image of Zaros godswordZaros godsword Superior Vesta's spear.png: Inventory image of Superior Vesta's spearSuperior Vesta's spear / Annihilation.png: Inventory image of AnnihilationAnnihilation Chaotic spear.png: Inventory image of Chaotic spearChaotic spear / Chaotic maul.png: Inventory image of Chaotic maulChaotic maul / Attuned crystal halberd.png: Inventory image of Attuned crystal halberdAttuned crystal halberd Godswords.png: Inventory image of GodswordsGodswords / Saradomin sword.png: Inventory image of Saradomin swordSaradomin sword / Zamorakian spear.png: Inventory image of Zamorakian spearZamorakian spear
Off-hand weapon Khopesh of Elidinis.png: Inventory image of Khopesh of ElidinisKhopesh of Elidinis Drygore weaponry.png: Inventory image of Drygore weaponryOff-hand drygore weapon Elite tetsu wakizashi.png: Inventory image of Elite tetsu wakizashiElite tetsu wakizashi Blade of Avaryss.png: Inventory image of Blade of AvaryssBlade of Avaryss / Tetsu wakizashi.png: Inventory image of Tetsu wakizashiTetsu wakizashi Chaotic weaponry.png: Inventory image of Chaotic weaponryOff-hand chaotic weapon / Off-hand attuned crystal dagger.png: Inventory image of Off-hand attuned crystal daggerOff-hand attuned crystal dagger
Ammo/Spell Tirannwn quiver 4.png: Inventory image of Tirannwn quiver 4Tirannwn quiver 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gloves Cinderbane gloves.png: Inventory image of Cinderbane glovesCinderbane gloves / Custom-fit trimmed masterwork gloves.png: Inventory image of Custom-fit trimmed masterwork glovesCustom-fit trimmed masterwork gloves Razorback gauntlets.png: Inventory image of Razorback gauntletsRazorback gauntlets Torva gloves.png: Inventory image of Torva glovesTorva gloves / Gloves of passage.png: Inventory image of Gloves of passageGloves of passage Goliath gloves.png: Inventory image of Goliath glovesGoliath gloves Bandos gloves.png: Inventory image of Bandos glovesBandos gloves
Feet Custom-fit trimmed masterwork boots.png: Inventory image of Custom-fit trimmed masterwork bootsCustom-fit trimmed masterwork boots Torva boots.png: Inventory image of Torva bootsTorva boots Bandos boots.png: Inventory image of Bandos bootsBandos boots Silverhawk boots.png: Inventory image of Silverhawk bootsSilverhawk boots N/A
Ring Luck of the dwarves (i).png: Inventory image of Luck of the dwarves (i)Luck of the dwarves (i) / Luck of the dwarves.png: Inventory image of Luck of the dwarvesLuck of the dwarves Asylum surgeon's ring (i).png: Inventory image of Asylum surgeon's ring (i)Asylum surgeon's ring (i) / Asylum surgeon's ring.png: Inventory image of Asylum surgeon's ringAsylum surgeon's ring Ring of death (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of death (i)Ring of death (i) / Ring of death.png: Inventory image of Ring of deathRing of death Warrior ring (i).png: Inventory image of Warrior ring (i)Warrior ring (i) Sixth-Age circuit.png: Inventory image of Sixth-Age circuitSixth-Age circuit / Onyx ring (i).png: Inventory image of Onyx ring (i)Onyx ring (i)
Aura Berserker aura.png: Inventory image of Berserker auraBerserker aura Brawler aura.png: Inventory image of Brawler auraBrawler aura Dark magic aura.png: Inventory image of Dark magic auraDark magic aura Inspiration aura.png: Inventory image of Inspiration auraInspiration aura Invigorate aura.png: Inventory image of Invigorate auraInvigorate aura
Pocket Illuminated god book.png: Inventory image of Illuminated god bookIlluminated god book / Scrimshaw of vampyrism.png: Inventory image of Scrimshaw of vampyrismScrimshaw of vampyrism N/A N/A N/A N/A

Recommended equipment for Ranged
Slot Item (most effective → least effective)
Head Corrupted slayer helmet.png: Inventory image of Corrupted slayer helmetCorrupted slayer helmet N/A N/A N/A N/A
Neck Reaper necklace (or).png: Inventory image of Reaper necklace (or)Reaper necklace (or) / Reaper necklace.png: Inventory image of Reaper necklaceReaper necklace Amulet of souls (or).png: Inventory image of Amulet of souls (or)Amulet of souls (or) / Amulet of souls.png: Inventory image of Amulet of soulsAmulet of souls Blood amulet of fury.png: Inventory image of Blood amulet of furyBlood amulet of fury Farsight sniper necklace.png: Inventory image of Farsight sniper necklaceFarsight sniper necklace Saradomin's murmur.png: Inventory image of Saradomin's murmurSaradomin's murmur
Back Completionist cape.png: Inventory image of Completionist capeCompletionist cape TokHaar-Kal-Xil.png: Inventory image of TokHaar-Kal-XilTokHaar-Kal-Xil Max cape.png: Inventory image of Max capeMax cape Ava's alerter.png: Inventory image of Ava's alerterAva's alerter Cape of accomplishment.png: Inventory image of Cape of accomplishmentCape of accomplishment (Defence or Ranged cape are recommended for the perk)
Body Pernix body.png: Inventory image of Pernix bodyPernix body Anima Core body of Zamorak.png: Inventory image of Anima Core body of ZamorakAnima Core body of Zamorak Armadyl chestplate.png: Inventory image of Armadyl chestplateArmadyl chestplate N/A N/A
Legs Pernix chaps.png: Inventory image of Pernix chapsPernix chaps Anima Core legs of Zamorak.png: Inventory image of Anima Core legs of ZamorakAnima Core legs of Zamorak Armadyl chainskirt.png: Inventory image of Armadyl chainskirtArmadyl chainskirt N/A N/A
Main hand Blightbound crossbow.png: Inventory image of Blightbound crossbowBlightbound crossbow Ascension crossbow.png: Inventory image of Ascension crossbowAscension crossbow Elite Death Lotus dart.png: Inventory image of Elite Death Lotus dartElite Death Lotus dart / Superior Morrigan's throwing axe.png: Inventory image of Superior Morrigan's throwing axeSuperior Morrigan's throwing axe / Superior Morrigan's javelin.png: Inventory image of Superior Morrigan's javelinSuperior Morrigan's javelin Shadow glaive.png: Inventory image of Shadow glaiveShadow glaive / Death Lotus dart.png: Inventory image of Death Lotus dartDeath Lotus dart Chaotic crossbow.png: Inventory image of Chaotic crossbowChaotic crossbow / Attuned crystal chakram.png: Inventory image of Attuned crystal chakramAttuned crystal chakram
Two-handed weapon Hexhunter bow.png: Inventory image of Hexhunter bowHexhunter bow (When task is magic class) / Seren godbow.png: Inventory image of Seren godbowSeren godbow / Eldritch crossbow.png: Inventory image of Eldritch crossbowEldritch crossbow Noxious longbow.png: Inventory image of Noxious longbowNoxious longbow Decimation.png: Inventory image of DecimationDecimation Strykebow.png: Inventory image of StrykebowStrykebow / Wyvern crossbow.png: Inventory image of Wyvern crossbowWyvern crossbow Royal crossbow.png: Inventory image of Royal crossbowRoyal crossbow / Attuned crystal bow.png: Inventory image of Attuned crystal bowAttuned crystal bow
Off-hand weapon Off-hand Blightbound crossbow.png: Inventory image of Off-hand Blightbound crossbowOff-hand Blightbound crossbow Off-hand Ascension crossbow.png: Inventory image of Off-hand Ascension crossbowOff-hand Ascension crossbow Off-hand Elite Death Lotus dart.png: Inventory image of Off-hand Elite Death Lotus dartOff-hand Elite Death Lotus dart Off-hand shadow glaive.png: Inventory image of Off-hand shadow glaiveOff-hand shadow glaive / Off-hand Death Lotus dart.png: Inventory image of Off-hand Death Lotus dartOff-hand Death Lotus dart Off-hand chaotic crossbow.png: Inventory image of Off-hand chaotic crossbowOff-hand chaotic crossbow / Off-hand attuned crystal chakram.png: Inventory image of Off-hand attuned crystal chakramOff-hand attuned crystal chakram
Ammo/Spell Tirannwn quiver 4.png: Inventory image of Tirannwn quiver 4Tirannwn quiver 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gloves Cinderbane gloves.png: Inventory image of Cinderbane glovesCinderbane gloves / Nightmare gauntlets.png: Inventory image of Nightmare gauntletsNightmare gauntlets Ascension grips.png: Inventory image of Ascension gripsAscension grips Pernix gloves.png: Inventory image of Pernix glovesPernix gloves Swift gloves.png: Inventory image of Swift glovesSwift gloves Armadyl gloves.png: Inventory image of Armadyl glovesArmadyl gloves
Feet Pernix boots.png: Inventory image of Pernix bootsPernix boots Armadyl boots.png: Inventory image of Armadyl bootsArmadyl boots Silverhawk boots.png: Inventory image of Silverhawk bootsSilverhawk boots N/A N/A
Ring Luck of the dwarves (i).png: Inventory image of Luck of the dwarves (i)Luck of the dwarves (i) / Luck of the dwarves.png: Inventory image of Luck of the dwarvesLuck of the dwarves Asylum surgeon's ring (i).png: Inventory image of Asylum surgeon's ring (i)Asylum surgeon's ring (i) / Asylum surgeon's ring.png: Inventory image of Asylum surgeon's ringAsylum surgeon's ring Ring of death (i).png: Inventory image of Ring of death (i)Ring of death (i) / Ring of death.png: Inventory image of Ring of deathRing of death Archers' ring (i).png: Inventory image of Archers' ring (i)Archers' ring (i) Sixth-Age circuit.png: Inventory image of Sixth-Age circuitSixth-Age circuit / Onyx ring (i).png: Inventory image of Onyx ring (i)Onyx ring (i)
Aura Reckless aura.png: Inventory image of Reckless auraReckless aura Sharpshooter aura.png: Inventory image of Sharpshooter auraSharpshooter aura Dark magic aura.png: Inventory image of Dark magic auraDark magic aura Inspiration aura.png: Inventory image of Inspiration auraInspiration aura Invigorate aura.png: Inventory image of Invigorate auraInvigorate aura
Pocket Illuminated god book.png: Inventory image of Illuminated god bookIlluminated god book N/A N/A N/A N/A

Any variant of Slayer helmet, the corrupted one being the best, should be used for every task. The bonuses are far too powerful to substitute any other helm under any circumstances.

Players should use the best weapons they can for damage, preferably tier 90, and at least tier 80 power armour. The noxious scythe and Dragon Rider lance are far superior to other melee options due to their increased range and synergy with area of effect abilities

Cinderbane gloves are extremely useful against monsters that are not immune to poison, as they apply a poisonous effect to all monsters the player is in combat with.

Augmentation[edit | edit source]

Using good perks on augmented items through Invention will highly increase the damage dealt and thus increase overall Slayer experience per hour.

Recommended perks for slayer:

Perk Type Max Tier Description
Aftershock Weapon 3 After dealing 50,000 damage, create an explosion centred on your current target, dealing up to 40% per rank weapon damage to nearby enemies.
Precise Weapon 5 Increases your minimum damage by 1.5% per rank of your maximum damage.
Equilibrium Weapon 3 Increases minimum hit by 3% per rank, and decreases maximum hit by 1% per rank.
Biting Weapon, Armour 3 +2% chance per rank to critically hit opponents.
Genocidal Weapon, Armour 1 Deal up to 7% extra damage depending on how far you are through your Slayer task. Highly recommended perk to use when on slayer tasks.
Crackling Weapon, Armour 3 Periodically zaps your combat target for 50% per rank of your weapon's damage. 1 minute cooldown.
Undead Slayer Weapon, Armour 1 Deal 7% additional damage to undead.
Demon Slayer Weapon, Armour 1 Deal 7% additional damage to demons.
Dragon Slayer Weapon, Armour 1 Deal 7% additional damage to dragons.
Impatient Weapon, Armour 3 9% chance per rank for basic abilities to generate 3 extra adrenaline.
Scavenging Weapon, Armour 3 1% chance per rank to get an uncommon Invention component as a drop from combat (with a 1% chance it will be a rare component instead).
Planted Feet Weapon 1 The duration of Sunshine and Death's Swiftness is increased by 25%, but they no longer deal periodic damage to your target.

A recommended augment setup is as follows:

Equipment Type Perks Components Notes
Weapon Aftershock 3 5 Ilujankan 
Precise 4 + Equilibrium 2 1 Armadyl + 4 Precise Can use 5 Precise components instead.
Top Biting 2 + Genocidal 3 Direct + 1 Bandos + 1 Undead
Crackling 3 + X (see below) 4 Explosive + X
Bottom Impatient 3 + Devoted 2-3 5 Zamorak Devoted is unnecessary.
Scavenging 2 + Mobile 2 Smooth + 3 Connector
Enhanced Excalibur Planted Feet + Aftershock 1-2 2 Cywir + 3 Ilujankan Use before using Sunshine or Death's Swiftness.
Sunspear Planted Feet + Aftershock 1-2 2 Cywir + 3 Ilujankan Aftershock resets after weapon switch.
Mobile + X 1-2 Dexterous + X Replaceable.

Transportation options[edit | edit source]

The Slayer cape ability or upgraded ferocious rings allow for fast transport to Morvran and are always the fastest and best options when obtaining a new task. Players can use the same item to quickly get to Kuradal's Dungeon.

With 99 Dungeoneering, the Dungeoneering cape's perk can be used which has a teleport option to any resource dungeon and can be convenient for reaching some otherwise remote slayer monsters, such as the Dragontooth Island celestial dragons resource dungeon. A charged Hoardstalker ring has the same teleport options but has limited charges.

After completion of the Fate of the Gods and all optional quests for The World Wakes, Juna will give you the Sixth-Age circuit, a fast transportation method to the World Gate, from which you can reach Muspah, Nihil, Nightmares, Crystal Shapeshifters, and Rune dragons.

Having a ring of slaying provides the fastest means of transportation to the Slayer Tower, where creatures like Abyssal demons reside.

Cancelling and blocking tasks[edit | edit source]

Slayer assignments can be blocked at any slayer master for 100 slayer points; this requires the player's current assignment be the creatures they wish to block. Up to eight assigned monsters, or group of monsters such as grotworms or mutated jadinkos, can be blocked in this manner, with one block allowed every 50 quest points.

Cancelling the assignment costs 30 points. The monster must be the currently assigned task for it to be blocked. In order to maximise efficiency, players should cancel tasks which are commonly assigned yet offer slow rates of Slayer experience, often due to issues such as the inability to use a cannon and/or a titan, low life points, or other factors, such as long animations or specialised killing methods. Please see the task summary section below to determine which tasks should be considered for the use of a block.

Players are recommended to use the cancel option as often as it can be used while maintaining a stable level of Slayer points. This will ensure that the player spends as much time as possible doing tasks which offer fast Slayer experience.

The task summary section of this guide will tell you which tasks to block, which to skip, and which to complete if you are running low on Slayer points. For example, a player who is running low on points may do a greater demon task even though these tasks are usually cancelled. These tasks also give out more ferocious rings if done in Kuradal's Dungeon.

If a toggleable task is on that the player does not wish to do, toggle the task off to avoid wasting slayer points on cancelling.

Guide to optimal tasks[edit | edit source]

This table is not indicative of a monster's weakness or other irrelevant data. This table instead serves as a reference point for optimal task completion. Slayer rates are calculated using recommended equipment and Revolution++.

This table is purely based on maximal xp/hr rate. The actual Xp/hr rates will vary based on skill/equipment and how active one is when doing these tasks. Players are suggested to make an informed decision based on which tasks they prefer based on their pros and cons. Some of the faster tasks may be done to get slayer points quickly.

Task Slay XP/h Use Slayer Lvl Notes Pros Cons
Prefer
Ripper Demon 700k Melee 96 Use upgraded Darklight and have low ping to dodge instant-kill attack. Extremely high exp per hour. Chance of receiving cursed amascut sand, which is quite valuable, along with other valuable drops. Miner's journal drops for the master quest cape Potentially difficult and lethal task for beginners, requiring players to stay focused to avoid death.
Soul devourer 680k Melee

Mage if killing imperial guard akh or Magister

105-117 Scythe either salawa, feline, gorilla or crocodile akhs. The latter three are significantly more dangerous with improper damage output. Alternatively, one can kill imperial guard akhs or the Magister but at a slightly reduced experience rate. If killing guard akhs, prioritize warriors over magers. Never attack rangers as they cause too many bleeds. Extremely high exp per hour. Use of an aggression potion and AoE abilities can ensure high kills per hour. Has a different loot mechanic than most other monsters, making it slightly more laid back. Potentially good drops including Key to the Crossing , vital spark , Corrupted gem. Require a Feather of ma'at to be killed. When using aggression potions, the player may get overwhelmed. corruption mechanic
Shadow creatures 680k Manifest Melee 1 Use 5 Manifest shadows in personal slayer dungeon Sunken Pyramid with an aggression potion or use a Tirannwn quiver 2 or higher in Prifddinas. Extremely high exp rates per hour.

Chance to get part of the Penny pet

Drops not as good as most other monsters, and players can be overwhelmed with use of an aggression potion.
Nightmare 650k Melee 80 Scythe in pyramid; aggression potion increases experience rates but also increases the danger from their ball attack. Extremely High exp rates per hour. Frequently drop Muspah spine which may be used to create the Nightmare muspah pouch for profit. Valuable alchable drops. Special attack that may kill an unattentive player. Difficult to fight multiple at once due to significant risk of getting owerwhelmed.
Lost Grove creatures 610k Golem Mage/ Range 102-108 Kill golems or bulbous crawlers for longer trips. Enhanced devoted perk is highly recommended. High exp rates per hour. Good drops including the Cinderbane gloves which are extremely valuable. May require a significant amount food and/or attention as the monsters can deal a lot of damage.
Gemstone dragons 610k Hydrix Range 95-101 Can stay in melee distance to avoid the spec or surge/escape.

Use notepaper + enhanced bonecrusher to collect bones, or demonhorn and bonecrusher combo for prayer restore, or sacrifice scrims for amazing xp

Dangerous specs if not avoided, Hydrix dragons impair adrenaline, slowing down kills. Need antifire potions.
Acheron mammoth 600k Melee 96 Extremely fast and profitable task - use Soul Split and stabbing weapons. Dodge ranged and charge attacks (Devotion/Debilitate helps). High exp rates and profitable task due to drops of Mammoth tusk and Cursed amascut sand. Potentially difficult and lethal task for beginners, as players can be easily killed by charges and ranged attacks which can deal very high damage.
Corrupted creatures 580k Worker Melee 88-103 Extremely fast task - use a unicorn stallion or a scrimshaw of vampyrism with Soul Split flicking to restore any lost health. Use aggression potions at northern spawns as southern spawns are too spread out for the potion to work. Extremely high experience rates per hour. Use of an aggression potion and AoE abilities can ensure high kills per hour. Has a different loot mechanic than most other monsters, making it slightly more laid back. Potentially good drops including Key to the Crossing , vital spark , Corrupted gem. Require a Feather of ma'at to be killed. When using aggression potions, the player may get overwhelmed. corruption mechanic
Elves 560k Melee 1 Scythe Iorwerth elves - killing them VoS is active adds extra experience. Both scouts and guards can use bleeds and stuns and can disable protection prayers/curses.
Living wyverns 530k Melee 96 Extremely fast and moderately profitable task. Use melee with a blood nihil and Scrimshaw of vampyrism as ranged/magic is significantly slower and players take more damage. Kill wyverns until 90% freeze then return to a fire to warm up. Heavy damage inflicted by both the monsters, can often be overwhelmed.
Crystal shapeshifters 500k Melee/Ranged 80 Best done with 5 in pyramid using aggression potions and a scythe. Watch out for bleeds. High exp task, fairly valuable drops. Drop Tarddian crystals, which are used to make crystal armour, which provides a damage boost against them. Hybrid monsters that adapt to the player's combat style, attacking with what the player is weakest against. They can also apply stuns and bleeds and roll around for high damage.
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Airut 470k Melee 92 Extremely fast and profitable task with tier 90+ melee, scrimshaw of vampyrism and a blood nihil. High experience and profit task. Task can be forced via the Mask of airut. Use of a bonecrusher and a demon horn necklace, along with auto-sanctifier, also yields significant prayer experience. The Spring cleaner is highly recommended. Frequent drops of sharks which may be used if food is needed. Special attacks dealing rapid and high damage, which can overwhelm players using aggression potions. Can also increase their defence as their health lowers which makes them harder to hit without tier 90+ weapons and a nihil.
Abyssal demons 400k Melee (scythe)

Ranged (chinchompas)

85 Extremely fast and profitable task - either kill at Kuradal's or Slayer Tower (with contract and Morytania legs 4). Note that the latter option is significantly more packed than the former. Can be forced via Mask of the abyss. Very fast task that can be done with minimal gear. Use of a Demon horn necklace with Attuned ectoplasmator allows prayer restoration but can be costly. Often overcrowded
Kal'gerion demons 440k Melee 90 Best done in pyramid as special attacks have no effect there. Recommended to use upgraded Darklight for fast kill rates. Very high defence without proper magic gear or enhanced Darklight.
Camel Warriors 390k Melee 96 Mirages slow down kill time but can be dealt with easily. Can drop cursed amascut sand. Desert heat if not killing in the Sunken Pyramid (unless Crocodile Tears is completed) and fairly spread out spawns. Also requires a considerable amount of food compared to the other raptor mob tasks.
Stalker creatures 370k Soulgazer Range 71,99 Fairly slow task. Chance for Veil-ripper Ozharakha, which has guaranteed drop of Hexhunter Bow. Relatively high health and damage - elite soulgazers use considerably more food compared to normal ones.
Edimmu 360k Melee 90 Extremely fast and profitable task, use a scythe to kill edimmu faster.

Requires 115 Dungeoneering to enter Edimmu Resource Dungeon.

Very profitable task. Affected by the Amulet of salve and its enhanced version. Use of Spring cleaner, Attuned ectoplasmator, and Auto-sanctifier recommended. Elite edimmu has chance of dropping Eddy. Use of cannon over aggression potions is preferred. Cost of cannonballs can add up. Elite edimmus can deal significant damage.
Ganodermic beasts 360K Mage

(Use fire spells)

95 Very fast task with an oldak coil in the agility dungeon (resource/main dungeon has too many runts). Can be forced via the Mask of ganodermic. Drops big bones which allow the use of a bonecrusher and demon horn necklace to replace prayer potions.
Chaos Giants 350k Melee 1 Decent drops, fast and AFK task if a cannon is used with a scythe. Use of a Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace provides unlimited prayer for healing and curses. Cost of cannonballs can add up quickly.
Dark beasts 340k Mage/Range 90 Extremely fast and profitable task.

Can use cannon within the Mourner Tunnels for faster task.

Can be forced via the Mask of gloom. Drops big bones which allow the use of Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer. Use of aggression potions discouraged as damage taken is often too high.
Automatons 320k Range 67 Any combat style can be used but magic or ranged are recommended to stay out of range of random special attacks. Can be forced via the Mask of the Automatons. Special attack may happen randomly for any automaton within the area and hit very hard.
Ice strykewyrms 310k Mage

(Use fire spells)

93 Use fire spells and a fire/kiln cape for increased damage output Can be forced via the Mask of white wyrm. Extremely fast to kill due to the increased damage output from capes and fire spells. Require a fire cape or Kiln cape to do any damage. Elemental spells other than fire deal reduced damage.
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Vyrewatch 280k Mage 67 Relatively fast task with the Sunspear, which also provides decent Firemaking and Prayer experience. Endlessly aggressive, allowing for continuous kills. May be overwhelmed if not paying attention, tends to be crowded.
Celestial dragons 270k Range 1 Fairly slow task. Only attacks using dragonfire special when outside melee distance, so super antifire potions provide complete protection and are recommended. Fairly fast to kill. Drops are always noted as well as often valuable. Can use Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer. Often scattered far apart. Drops are too variable and clutter the inventory. Timestop mechanic disallows attacking multiple dragons at a time, do not use aggression potions.
Muspah 270k Mage

(Use blood barrage)

76 Very fast task as Muspah take double damage from ancient spells. Fast and profitable task. Usually done on ancients, which disallows use of High level alchemy. Explorer's ring allows 15 runeless high alchemy casts per day.
Rune dragon 200k Range

(Use dragonbane ammunition)

1 Somewhat slow task. Very profitable, with Reinforced dragon bones and Small plated rune salvage guaranteed per every kill. They have reasonably valuable drops.

Can use Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer.

Slow task, use of dragonbane ammunition is mandatory.
Black dragons 180k Range 1 Skip if not killing King/Queen Black Dragon Killing Queen Black Dragon is recommended Slow task
Greater demons 180k Range/Mage for K'ril 1 Skip if not killing K'ril Tsutsaroth Killing K'ril tsutsaroth is recommended K'ril and only one of his minions count as greater demons, resulting in a slow task.
Gargoyles 180k Mage

(Use water spells)

75 Very fast task to complete, use aggression potions to guarantee continuous combat. Can be forced with Helm of Grotesquery. Very fast and easy task, drops plenty of rune items so spring cleaner is recommended.
Waterfiends 160k Range 1 Skip Extremely good source of Crimson charms and extra Slayer experience can be applied when killing in the Wilderness. Can deal somewhat high damage.
Steel dragons 160k Mage

(Use water spells)

1 Skip Very fast, afk, and easy task using aggression potions.

Can use Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer.

Iron dragon 140k Mage

(Use water spells)

1 Skip Very fast, afk, and easy task using aggression potions.

Can use Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer.

Mithril dragons 140k Mage

(Use earth spells)

1 Skip Very fast, afk, and easy task. Dragons are always aggressive so potions not required.

Can use Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer.

Fast task, may be done for slayer points
Kalphites 130k Mage

(Use water spells)

1 Skip if not killing the Kalphite King/Queen or corrupted variants
Ascension members 100k Range 81, 95 Skip if not killing Rorarius or Legiones (this option having a high input/low output) Very fast, afk, and easy task using aggression potions.

Additionally can be profitable task.

Adamant dragons 100k Mage

(Use air spells)

1 Skip Fast, afk, and easy task. Dragons are always aggressive so potions not required.

Can use Bonecrusher + Demon horn necklace for unlimited prayer.

Fairly slow task.
Dagannoths 70k Melee 1 Skip if not killing the Dagannoth Kings. Killing Dagannoth kings is recommended Slow task if killing Dagannoth kings
Aviansies 50k Range 1 Skip if not killing Kree'arra. Killing Kree'arra is recommended. Kree and all of his minions count as aviansie. Moderately fast task
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Nechryael 240k Melee 80 Poor drops and spawn amount but is a fast task. Fast task if using aggression potions.
Mature grotworms 200k Range 1 Poor experience rates. Can use bonecrusher and Demon horn necklace to keep prayers up. Mediocre drops and low experience rates.
Lava strykewyrms 200k Range 94 Highly profitable task but reside only in the Wilderness and Dragonkin Laboratory. If you complete the task in the wilderness, do not bring items you are not willing to lose. In the elite dungeon, the lava strykewyrms can be found in the section after Astellarn.
Black demons 180k Range 1 Poor experience rates and drops, should always be blocked.
Mutated jadinkos 130k Mage 80,86,91 Somewhat lacklustre experience rates but is a fast task.
TzHaar 90k Mage 1 Fast but spawns are spread apart from each other.
Desert strykewyrms 80k Mage/Range 77 Fast task.
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Glacors 300k Mage 1 Poor drops and experience rates due to glacyte mechanic despite taking double damage from fire spells. Good for crimson charms drop. Profitable task due to boots and armadyl shards. Long and slow kills due to mechanics. Special attack can deal a lot of damage
Tormented demons 130k Melee 1 Requires switches and significantly more effort compared to other tasks. Profitable task due to Dragon crossbow limbs drop Slow kills due to the demons' prayer switching.
Nihil 100k Range 76 Good drops but somewhat lacklustre experience rates. Profitable task due to nihil parts Dangerous to aggro more than one at a time.
Aquanites 50k Melee 78 Bad task. If combined with the use of seedicide, a good amount of farming exp can be gained. Generally poor drops and very low experience per hour.

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Bursting corrupted scarabs[edit | edit source]

Bursting Corrupted scarabs on a daily basis can give significant slayer exp which adds up over time. The experience and reputation gained from the Scarabs scales with the player's level but decreases with the amount of scarabs squished. This decrease resets at 00:00 UTC.