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Vet'ion Reborn

Vet'ion (pronounced "VET-tee-un") is a skeletal champion that resides north of the Bone Yard and south of Lava Dragon Isle, and he is the only monster to drop the ring of the gods. Like other bosses in the Wilderness, he can also drop the dragon pickaxe.

Vet'ion has two forms: the (purple) regular form and the (orange) reborn form. After he is defeated in his first form, he will go to his second form. His stats or abilities do not change between forms. If he is not killed within five minutes in his second form, he will revert to his first form with the same hitpoints.

Fight overview

Main article: Vet'ion/Strategies

Vet'ion is highly resistant to any combat style other than crush, and as he is undead, he is susceptible to salve amulet and its enhanced version. He is immune to magic damage, but spells with effects such as Vulnerability still work on him.

Vet'ion primarily uses a melee that can target players up to three tiles away from him. He also frequently uses an unblockable but avoidable magical attack that launches three lightning bolts, one at the targeted player and two randomly somewhere nearby. Lastly, he sometimes uses an earthquake attack that can hit all players nearby for up to 45, which cannot be avoided or blocked.

When he reaches half health, he will summon two level 214 Skeleton Hellhounds to aid him. On the second form, they are level 281 Greater Skeleton Hellhounds instead. Similar to Vet'ion, they are weak to crush and Salve amulet, and they only attack with melee. The hellhounds must be killed as Vet'ion is immune to damage if they are alive.


Vet'ion will exclaim several quotes throughout the fight:

  • "Kill, my pets!" (when summoning Skeleton Hellhounds)
  • "Do it again!!" (when his first form is defeated)
  • "Bahh! Go, Dogs!!" (when summoning Greater Skeleton Hellhounds)



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 235


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Common 18,851
Ancient staff Ancient staff 1 Uncommon (1/43) 71,461
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,980
Dragon pickaxe Dragon pickaxe 1 Rare (1/171) 5,281,296
Dragon 2h sword Dragon 2h sword 1 Rare (1/256) 133,434
Ring of the gods Ring of the gods 1 Rare (1/512) 13,306,361


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune 400 Uncommon 40,400
Death rune Death rune 300 Uncommon 73,800
Blood rune Blood rune 200 Uncommon 54,400


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 25 (noted) Common 23,425
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 20 (noted) Common [1] 30,900
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 10 (noted) Common [1] 30,160
Magic logs Magic logs 100 (noted) Uncommon 110,100
Gold ore Gold ore 300 (noted) Uncommon 103,500
Dragon bones Dragon bones 100 (noted) Uncommon 243,000
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 Uncommon 13,867
Oak plank Oak plank 300 (noted) Uncommon 124,500
Mort myre fungus Mort myre fungus 200 (noted) Rare 118,000
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 100 (noted) Rare (1/128) 793,600
  1. 1.0 1.1 20 uncut rubies are dropped along 10 uncut diamonds.


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare 51,451
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 101,834
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 183,529


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dark crab Dark crab 8 Common [1] 12,768
Super restore(4) Super restore(4) 3 Common [1] 31,143
Sanfew serum(4) Sanfew serum(4) 10 (noted) Uncommon 212,230
  1. 1.0 1.1 Eight dark crabs are dropped along with three Super restore(4)'s.


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 15,000–20,000 Common Not sold
Ogre coffin key Ogre coffin key 10 (noted) Common 18,410
Supercompost Supercompost 100 (noted) Uncommon 63,200
Mysterious emblem Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/27.5)[1] 137,439
Looting bag Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold
Slayer's enchantment Slayer's enchantment 1 Uncommon (1/30)[2] 1,208
Cannonball Cannonball 250 Rare 45,500
Dark fishing bait Dark fishing bait 375 Rare 750
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/100)[3] Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Vet'ion jr. Vet'ion jr. 1 Very rare (1/2,000) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
Skeleton champion scroll Skeleton champion scroll 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
  1. Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia, unless the kill was done on the official Bounty Hunter world. Killing Vet'ion on the Bounty Hunter also increases the drop rate from 1/27.5 to 1/5.
  2. Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia.
  3. 1/50 if a Ring of wealth (i) is worn.


Vet'ion Chronicle art

Vet'ion art from Jagex's turn-based card game Chronicle: RuneScape Legends