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Automaton Generators are powerful magic-based opponents created by the Cres, Guardian of Guthix, to protect Guthix's chamber.

They can be found in the central room of Guthix's Cave after the completion of The World Wakes, The Firemaker's Curse, Ritual of the Mahjarrat, The Chosen Commander, Branches of Darkmeyer, and The Void Stares Back. They require level 67 Slayer to be harmed and are known for their various mid-priced stackable drops and their very rare glove drop.

Generators are recommended for low budget characters, due to the cheaper availability for the level 80 ranged weapons.

Players should be aware of the monster's special attack, which does a pulsing area of effect damage around the automation at regular intervals, but freezes the monster in place (it can still perform regular auto attacks while the special is active). This can quickly do 2,500+ damage if multiple pulses contact with the player. This special has a medium-sized area of effect and is easily avoided by attacking at maximum range. 

Automaton special attack

The automaton's special attack

Strategy

Level 80 weaponry is highly recommended; any lower will sharply cut profits. Soul split, Penance aura, prayer recover items, and food is necessary due to its accurate attacks. Alternatively, use of a Unicorn Stallion's Healing Aura scrolls and a healing Ultimate ability (Rejuvenate or Guthix's Blessing) would allow players to stay indefinitely, although bringing a few pieces of emergency food is advisable.

Anguish, Turmoil, and Torment significantly increase damage when fighting this monster, as the monster has high combat stats in all areas (Anguish provides the correct bonus against its weakness). 

Other conveniences include: the quest reward Sixth-Age circuit, providing a quick teleport back to the area; and Solomon's General Store pet variants, which automatically loots the plethora of stacking objects.

Drops

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
80–82%5–6%2–3%2%8–10%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 5,538 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Common18,372
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed2Common1,286
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Common635
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Uncommon3,314
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Uncommon2,270
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon(noted)Uncommon1,704
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(noted)Uncommon11,974
Grimy guamGrimy guam(noted)Rare2,424
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin(noted)Rare384
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(noted)Rare2,224
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Rare17,564
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Rare8,768
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Rare25,176
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill(noted)Rare14,244
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(noted)Rare56,100
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(noted)Very rare48,108
Tracking glovesTracking gloves1Very rare204,583
CoalCoal25 (noted)Common2,825
Earth talismanEarth talisman(noted)Uncommon1,480
SupercompostSupercompost15 (noted)Uncommon21,915
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore(noted)Uncommon964
Rune barRune bar(noted)Uncommon2,074
Cresbot (unpoked)Cresbot (unpoked)1Very rareNot sold
Magic logsMagic logs10 (noted)Uncommon3,970
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (elite)Sealed clue scroll (elite)1Rare[d 1]Not sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ There is a 1% chance of this being a sealed clue scroll (master) instead

Rare Drop Table

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common582
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,068
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,489
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,873
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare129,285–158,015
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,711
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common14,965
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,536
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare564,120–689,480
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,774
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,890
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare556,200–679,800
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare890
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,874
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,825
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,125–17,125
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,029,510–1,258,290
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,338
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,365
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare205,920–259,776
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare12,025–15,170
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare9,475–13,265
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common66,555–81,345
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon269,100–328,900
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,716–15,334
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare398,340–486,860
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,600–124,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common32,490–39,710
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon43,380–53,020
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common20,384–23,296
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare196,560–240,240
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare78,930–96,470
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common6,222
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare93,330–114,070
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon793,800–970,200
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon153,360–187,440
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon161,910–197,890
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon208,980–255,420
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon46,396–53,024
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon24,220–27,680
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon333,468
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare898,370
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common54,900–67,100
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common19,530–23,870
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon222,750–272,250
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,852–15,498
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare127,575–155,925
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon18,495–22,605
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare318,330–389,070
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon14,380
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*109,035
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,621,945,897
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal drops

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare5,581
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