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Demonic gorilla
Demonic gorilla
Release date 6 May 2016 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 275
Always drops Ashes
One of Glough's demonic creations.
Combat info
Hitpoints 380
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 31, over 31 with special attack
Weakness Silverlight, Darklight and Arclight
Attack Styles
Melee (crush), Ranged, Magic
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 408.5
Category Monkey, Black demon
Assigned by
Turael chatheadChaeldar chatheadSteve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
205 195 200 195 195
Attack icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +40 +43
Defence icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +50 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+43 +29 +29 +0% Not immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 5

Demonic gorillas are powerful creatures found in the Crash Site Cavern. Two of them are fought during Monkey Madness II, in the penultimate stage of the fight. After the quest is completed, more demonic gorillas can be found in the caverns alongside their tortured brethren. They are primarily killed for their zenyte shard and ballista component drops.

Demonic gorillas use all three combat styles to attack. They will change combat styles after missing three hits in that attack style. They are also capable of using protection prayers, and will switch to protect from the player's attack style after taking 50 damage from it. Therefore, you must bring at least two different combat styles to kill them. As they have very high magical defences, they are most often killed with melee and range.

The gorillas also have a special attack where they send a rock crashing down at the player's position, which can be easily avoided by moving out of the way. If you are hit by this attack, it will deal 1/3 of the player's current HP (meaning that it alone cannot kill you) allowing it to hit over 30 damage on players with high HP.

Most of the gorillas reside in a multi-way combat area, making it very dangerous if the player is attacked by more than one at a time. However, there is a single-way area where more demonic gorillas can be fought safely. However, if they continually use their rock fall attack at the player, it is possible for nearby demonic gorillas to attack the player if they are not tolerant yet.

Demonic gorillas count as monkeys and black demons during a Slayer assignment. As they are demons, they are susceptible to the effects of Silverlight, Darklight and Arclight. Demonic gorillas cannot be damaged with a Dwarf multicannon.

You can check the kill count by reading the gravestone next to Lumo at the opening in the fence.

Note: The prayers of the demonic gorilla cannot be bypassed through the use of Verac's set or special attacks.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ashes Ashes 1 Always 29


Below lists the effective drop rates of any specific item.[1]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Zenyte shard Zenyte shard 1 Rare (1/300) 10,696,574
Ballista limbs Ballista limbs 1 Rare (1/500) 29,835
Ballista spring Ballista spring 1 Rare (1/500) 29,706
Light frame Light frame 1 Rare (1/750) 29,652
Heavy frame Heavy frame 1 Very rare (1/1,500) 35,829
Monkey tail Monkey tail 1 Very rare (1/1,500) 594,562

Equipment and ammunition

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune platelegs Rune platelegs 1 Common 37,956
Rune plateskirt Rune plateskirt 1 Common 37,950
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 Common 29,630
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 100–150 Uncommon 47,500–71,250
Dragon scimitar Dragon scimitar 1 Uncommon 59,709

Runes and consumables

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 50–75 Common 14,000–21,000
Death rune Death rune 50–75 Common 14,400–21,600
Prayer potion(3) Prayer potion(3) 2 Common 15,598
Saradomin brew(2) Saradomin brew(2) 1 Common 1,648
Shark Shark 2–3 Common 1,912–2,868

Herbs and seeds

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 7–13 (noted) Common 11,655–21,645
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 7–13 (noted) Common 10,528–19,552
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 7–13 (noted) Common 9,954–18,486
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 7–12 (noted) Uncommon 7,056–12,096
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 30 Uncommon 8,340
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 2 Uncommon 86,998
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 2 Uncommon 105,876
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–2 Uncommon 80,630–161,260
Papaya tree seed 5 Papaya tree seed 2 Rare 17,820
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1–2 Rare (1/400) 58,015–116,030
Willow seed 5 Willow seed 2 Rare 13,080
Teak seed 5 Teak seed 2 Rare 900
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 2 Rare 88,544
Mahogany seed 5 Mahogany seed 2 Rare 13,382
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 2 Rare 162,970
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 2 Rare 322,290
Spirit seed 5 Spirit seed 2 Rare (1/600) Not sold


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Diamond Diamond 4–6 (noted) Uncommon 8,376–12,564
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 6 (noted) Uncommon 12,666
Runite bar Runite bar 3 (noted) Uncommon 37,056


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 5,162–9,991 Common Not sold
Javelin shaft 5 Javelin shaft 266–1,238 Common 266–1,238
Rune javelin heads 5 Rune javelin heads 31–55 Uncommon 18,197–32,285
Dragon javelin heads 5 Dragon javelin heads 5–43 Uncommon 4,815–41,409
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/100) Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 9,073
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 14,831
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 1,230
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,001
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,030
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,877
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 858
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 3,696
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 790
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,200
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,352
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 18,291
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 12,600
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 12,960
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,591
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,944
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,617
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 8,100
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 12,197
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,847
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,387
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,223
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,111
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,653
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,405


  • Demonic gorillas are similar to the tormented demons of RuneScape 3; both use all three forms of combat, protection prayers and drop items that are used to create more powerful equipment.
  • Demonic gorillas' prayers were slightly changed several days after release due to several glitches happening with specific weapons, notably the Saradomin godsword.


  1. Jagex. Mod Kieren's Twitter account. 25 May 2016. Mod Kieren: "The Demonic gorilla drop rates revealed! Tortured Gorillas drop everything 10x more rarely. [1]"