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Corporeal Beast
Corporeal Beast
Also called Corp
Release date 16 October 2014 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 785
Always drops None
Examine
A vision of supernatural horror.
Combat info
Hitpoints 2000
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 51 (Melee), 65 (Magic)
Weakness Stab
Attack Styles
Melee (crush), Magic
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Not assigned
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
320 320 310 150 350
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+25 +200 +100 +150 +230
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +50 Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 4

The Corporeal Beast, often simply referred to as "Corp", was the strongest monster in Old School RuneScape before the release of raids, at which point Great Olm became the strongest. After the release of the Inferno, TzKal-Zuk became the strongest monster in RuneScape, making the Corporeal Beast the 3rd strongest enemy in the game.

HabitatEdit

Corporeal Beast lair location

The location of the Corporeal Beast's lair.

The Corporeal Beast can be found at the end of a series of two large caverns. The entrance to the caverns is located in level 21 Wilderness, east of the Graveyard of Shadows.

The monster resides in a multicombat area, which can be accessed using a Games necklace, has a very high Defence and 2,000 Hitpoints, thus making it challenging to solo. The Corporeal Beast will fully restore its Hitpoints if all players have left the cave, thus preventing players from getting more food to finish the fight if they run out.

Getting thereEdit

The easiest way to get to the Corporeal Beast is to teleport there using a Games Necklace, selecting the "Corporeal Beast" option and then walk through the caves to the next chamber.

As of 20 November 2014, players can pay 200,000 coins to host an instance. Players ranked as Captain or above in a clan chat can pay the instance cost for their clan. Once the instance is opened, anyone from the clan chat will be able to enter the instance for no cost. As long as there is one player present in the instance, it will remain open.

If everyone leaves the instance or a player is kicked from the clan chat, they will not be able to return to retrieve their items.

WARNING: It is strongly advised NOT to drop valuable items in the instanced lair especially as it's commonly used for luring.

MechanicsEdit

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The beast's health bar is 160 pixels wide instead of the usual 30 pixels. It has 50% damage reduction against all non-spear weapons. The Protect from Magic prayer is adviseable to use to prevent the max hit of 65 damage. It does not prevent 100% of the magic damage, it only blocks 33.33% of the magic damage instead.

It has very high accuracy, damage, and Defence for its levels; it has damage reduction against nearly all sources of damage; and it can summon dark energy cores which attack players and heal itself. The Corporeal Beast is the only monster to drop the arcane, elysian, and spectral sigils used to create the spirit shields. In addition to its sigil drops, the Corporeal Beast has many other valuable drops.

While fighting the Corporeal Beast, whenever you hit above 32 damage, there is a 1/8 chance that the dark core will spawn. During its regular phase, the Corporeal Beast will focus its attacks on the person who hits above 32 damage.

The dark core will usually follow the player that stands to the most north. If there is no one north, it will focus on the person that stands easternmost of the Corporeal Beast. It is usually advisable for the person who tanks or runs the core to stand north or east of the Corporeal Beast. Players that have experience with the Corporeal Beast typically know that there are specific game tiles that cause the core to prioritize and follow a player.

DropsEdit

Unique dropsEdit

There is a 1 in 585 chance of hitting the sigil drop table.

When players hit the table, there is a 1 in 7 chance of obtaining an elysian sigil, a 3 in 7 chance of a spectral sigil and a 3 in 7 chance of an arcane sigil. Below lists the effective drop rates of the sigils.[1]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Spectral sigil Spectral sigil 1 Very rare (1/1,365) 41,750,751
Arcane sigil Arcane sigil 1 Very rare (1/1,365) 119,046,284
Elysian sigil Elysian sigil 1 Very rare (1/4,095) 334,110,077

"Uncuts" dropEdit

The 'Uncuts' drop is an uncommon drop from the Corporeal Beast; it either contains a cash pile varying from 20,000 to 50,000 coins or a random selection of Uncut gems and/or Nature Talismans, as well as a slim chance of getting items from the Rare drop table. The overall odds of hitting the 'Uncuts Drop' is 1 in 42.66.

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 250–3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 912
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Common 847
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,698
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 3,392
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 Uncommon 17,783
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 667
Rare drop table Rare drop table 1 Rare Not sold

Although the Corporeal Beast does not have a reference to the Rare drop table, there is an incredibly low chance of an additional item from the RDT. This drop can only occur in combination with the "uncuts" drop, and does not require a Ring of Wealth.

There's also a slim chance of receiving nothing as a drop.

EquipmentEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 750 Uncommon 58,500
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 250 Uncommon 75,500
Mystic air staff Mystic air staff 1 Uncommon 25,011
Mystic water staff Mystic water staff 1 Uncommon 24,943
Mystic earth staff Mystic earth staff 1 Uncommon 25,000
Mystic fire staff Mystic fire staff 1 Uncommon 25,454
Mystic robe top (blue) Mystic robe top (blue) 1 Uncommon 71,580
Mystic robe bottom (blue) Mystic robe bottom (blue) 1 Uncommon 47,863
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts (e) 175 Uncommon (1/26) 1,534,750
Cannonball Cannonball 2,000 Uncommon (1/30) 356,000
Spirit shield Spirit shield 1 Uncommon (1/64) 85,564

Essence and runesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essence Pure essence 2,500 (noted) Uncommon 15,000
Law rune Law rune 250 Uncommon 51,750
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 500 Uncommon 60,000
Death rune Death rune 300 Uncommon 71,100
Soul rune Soul rune 250 Uncommon 35,750

MaterialsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 125 (noted) Uncommon 159,625
Runite ore Runite ore 20 (noted) Uncommon 225,020
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 35 (noted) Uncommon 79,100
Teak plank Teak plank 100 (noted) Uncommon 86,400
Mahogany logs Mahogany logs 150 (noted) Uncommon 63,300
Magic logs Magic logs 75 (noted) Uncommon 90,300
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 100 (noted) Uncommon 167,600

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 24 Common 10,368
Raw shark Raw shark 70 (noted) Uncommon 80,710
White berries White berries 120 (noted) Uncommon 108,120
Desert goat horn Desert goat horn 120 (noted) Uncommon 10,440
Tuna potato Tuna potato 30 Uncommon 37,410
Antidote++(4) Antidote++(4) 40 (noted) Uncommon 8,760
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 10 Rare 298,190
Holy elixir Holy elixir 1 Rare (1/171) 718,211
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/200) Not sold
Pet dark core Pet dark core 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold

TriviaEdit

  • There are many differences between the iteration of this boss in Old School RuneScape and the original in RuneScape 2.
    • In RuneScape 2, the Corporeal Beast's lair was much larger, although it only resided in the last room. The entrance to the lair was also 14 levels deeper than the one in-game.
    • Furthermore, it could only be fought after completing the quest Summer's End.
    • The original Corporeal Beast could also drop a divine sigil, which could be used to create a divine spirit shield. Its effect was a constant 30% damage reduction per attack received, where the damage blocked was instead taken away from prayer points. In the 18 September 2014 poll,[2] it was asked if the divine sigil should be released as a drop from the boss, which gained 66.1% of 'yes' votes - 8.9% short of the threshold required for passing.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Mod John C. "Spoilers Drop Rates V2". 16 Oct 2014. Old School RuneScape *
  2. http://services.runescape.com/m=poll/oldschool/results.ws?id=1074

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