|Release date||20 February 2006 (Update)|
| A ball of electrical energy.
An angry electrical shock!
Killerwatts are Slayer monsters located through a portal on the top floor of Draynor Manor that require level 37 Slayer to kill as well as completing Ernest the Chicken. Players are suggested to wear insulated boots to enter the Killerwatt plane and to fight them; if you are not wearing insulated boots before you enter the portal, Professor Oddenstein will warn the player, giving them the option of whether or not to go in. If you put them on after you are inside, you will get hit for 1-14 Hitpoints by the thunderclouds inside the area.
Note: Killerwatts are much more dangerous than what their combat level may suggest; both their Ranged and Melee attacks will hit players every 1.2 seconds, much faster than the speed of an Abyssal whip or scimitars, and their melee attacks are exceptionally accurate, although Prayer flicking is still possible despite their attack speed. Using Ranged or Magic from across clouds will limit them to their Ranged attack, allowing players with prayer to safely complete this Slayer task. As usual, using the Protect from Melee prayer will prevent all Melee damage if a player has brought high Ranged Defence gear. The Protect from Missiles prayer will prevent all Ranged damage. Their Ranged attack is magic-based, and thus high Magic Defence armour such as dragonhide will provide the best defence against the Ranged attack.
There is a way to prevent the killerwatts from using their Ranged attack effectively greatly reducing their damage rate, and allowing you to fight them in metal armours. They will not attack you with Ranged attacks unless you strike first. Therefore, when using a Melee weapon, you can click the killerwatt from a distance, and then click the ground to stop moving towards the killerwatt. Turning run off will make it much easier to stop yourself before you strike the killerwatt. This will make the killerwatt aggressive to you, and it will approach and attack you in melee, striking you first. With auto-retaliate on, you can retaliate without triggering their Ranged attack. If you accidentally strike a killerwatt first, you can use Protect from Missiles and/or retreat through the portal. After returning through the portal, the killerwatt will no longer be aggressive towards you, but you also can not attack it without triggering its Ranged attacks until it reverts to its base form.
Killerwatts are often skipped because of their high difficulty for their level.
100% drop Edit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Ashes 1 Always 29
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,062 Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,634 Fire battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,102 Air battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,094 Mystic fire staff 1 Uncommon 25,406
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 7 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 16 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 121 Grimy harralander 1 Common 536 Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,787 Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,068 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 2,438 Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 2,698 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,630 Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,924 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 928
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Air rune 5; 17 Common 25–85 Fire rune 18; 45 Common 90–225 Nature rune 8; 37 Uncommon 1,648–7,622 Chaos rune 4 Uncommon 404 Death rune 2 Uncommon 470 Steam rune 2 Uncommon 178
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 11–21; 44; 127; 156; 200 Common Not sold Cannonball 3 Uncommon 558 Fire orb 2 Uncommon 2,030 Soda ash 4 Uncommon 208
Rare drop table
In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 963 Loop half of key 1 Common 7,471 Tooth half of key 1 Common 16,976 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 863 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,713 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 801 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 254 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 13,802 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,568 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,067 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,573 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,948 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,425 Rune javelin 5 Rare 555 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,700 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,400 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 22,631 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100 Rune arrow 42 Rare 3,864 Law rune 45 Rare 9,810 Death rune 45 Rare 10,575 Dragonstone 1 Rare 14,946 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,300 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,135 Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,404 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,377
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