|Release date||26 January 2005 (Update)|
|An evil magic user.|
Infernal Mages are slayer monsters that require 45 Slayer to kill. While they can be slain for their common death rune drops and their rarely dropped dark mystic boots and hat, they are often shunned when assigned as monsters for a slayer task, because of their accurate magic attack.
Strengths and weaknessesEdit
Infernal Mages use a weaker version of the spell Fire Blast to attack the player, so it is recommended to wear dragonhide or magic armour, which will reduce their chance to hit. Wearing Void Knight armour is a good option because of its high magic defence. The Protect from Magic prayer is recommended for lower levels, as these mages hit extremely often. Prayer flicking is an effective strategy to minimise their damage output. They are weak to ranged, so it is advisable to bring the best bow, knives or crossbow available.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bones 1 Always 78
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Staff 1 Common 118 Staff of fire 1 Rare 1,062 Mystic hat (dark) 1 Rare (1/512) 10,132 Mystic boots (dark) 1 Rare (1/512) 39,996 Lava battlestaff 1 Very rare (1/1,000) 9,749
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Earth rune 5; 10; 18; 36 Common 25–180 Fire rune 10; 18 Common 50–90 Death rune 7 Common 1,645 Water rune 10; 18 Uncommon 50–90 Air rune 10; 18 Uncommon 50–90 Blood rune 4 Uncommon 924 Mind rune 18 Uncommon 72 Body rune 18; 57 Rare 90–285
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 1–15; 29 Common Not sold
- Infernal Mages appear to be wielding a green version of the Slayer's staff, along with a set of green, decaying mystic robes.
- They appear to be casting Fire Blast, however their max hit suggests they are actually casting Fire Strike.
- Due to their high accuracy, damaging magic attacks, and lack of consistent valuable drops, players often skip Infernal Mage tasks.
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