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This article is about Barrows brother Guthan the Infested. For his armour set, see Guthan the Infested's equipment.
Guthan the Infested
Guthan the Infested
Release date 9 May 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 115
Always drops None
Examine
A vengeful spirit corrupted by dark magic.
Combat info
Hitpoints 100
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 24
Weakness Magic
Attack Styles
Melee (stab)
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 115
Category Boss
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
100 100 100 1 1
Attack icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+75 +75 +75 +0 +0
Defence icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+259 +257 +241 -11 +250
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+0 +75 +0 +0 Not immune Not immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 5

Guthan the Infested is the third oldest of the six Barrows brothers. Guthan's crypt is located at the south-east of the Barrows area. He uses melee equipment, which make him vulnerable to Magic attacks. Guthan's set effect is Infestation, which gives him a 25% chance per successful hit to heal him for whatever damage is dealt for that hit.

Guthan is often regarded as one of the easier brothers since he is inaccurate compared to most of the other brothers. He attacks using a warspear, so armour defensive against stab is advised. Despite his inaccuracy, he can still hit up to 24 so the use of Protect from Melee is advised for players with low Defence. Players who get hit often may also cause his set effect to activate more and thus he will heal more, making the fight longer. Using Protect from Melee also prevents his set effect from activating.

Guthan is commonly defeated with the use of a trident of the swamp/seas, Iban Blast or Magic Dart. Players can also use Entangle or Ice spells on Guthan to attack him from a distance.