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The Corporeal Beast is the physical incarnation of the Spirit Beast, and is a very powerful boss monster. It requires completion of the quest Summer's End to fight. The Corporeal Beast was brought into existence when the Spirit Beast was killed at the end of Summer's End; as everything within the Spirit Realm represents the opposite of its version on Gielinor, the death of the Spirit Beast in the Spirit Realm caused the creation of the Corporeal Beast in Gielinor. The Corporeal Beast resides in the Gielinor version of the caverns in which the Spirit Beast was trapped and destroyed.

With a combat level of 785, it is one of the highest-levelled monsters in the game, surpassing every God Wars Dungeon general but Nex. However, the Corporeal Beast possesses a number of formidable abilities that distinguish it from similarly-levelled boss monsters. It has very high accuracy, damage, and defence for its levels; it can devour both Summoning familiars and Legendary Pets; it has damage reduction against nearly all sources of damage; and it can summon dark energy cores with which to attack players and heal itself. The Corporeal Beast is the only monster to drop the arcane, divine, elysian, and spectral sigils, used to create the spirit shields. In addition to its sigil drops, the Corporeal Beast has many other valuable drops.

Obtaining all unique drops will unlock the Dark Core [Name] title.

Habitat

Corporeal Beast location

Location of the Corporeal Beast.

The Corporeal Beast can be found at the end of a series of three large caverns. The entrance to the caverns is located in level 33 Wilderness, not far from the Graveyard of Shadows. However, players who have completed Summer's End may use a games necklace to teleport directly into the first of the caverns, a quick run from the third cavern that serves as the Beast's lair. Though the caves' entrance is in the Wilderness, the caverns themselves and the Corporeal Beast's lair are not Wilderness territory. Before entering its room, players may right-click the entryway and use the "Peek" option to see a zoomed-in view of the Corporeal Beast's spawn point, in order to determine whether or not any other players are currently fighting it.

Capabilities

Offence

Dark energy core

The dark energy core, summoned by the Corporeal Beast.

The Corporeal Beast attacks with very accurate melee and Magic attacks. Its melee attack consists of a quick swipe of its claws, or a bite attack, that can hit around 3000 damage maximum. It will only use this attack against players that are within melee distance. Protect from Melee and Deflect Melee do not seem to reduce the damage taken from melee attacks; oddly enough, Protect from Magic and Deflect Magic seem to reduce the damage from melee attacks slightly.

The Corporeal Beast has three different Magic attacks. Protect from Magic and Deflect Magic do not have their full 50% reduction against them, although significantly lower the damage taken, making them still worthwhile to use.

  • A standard Magic attack that appears to be spiky blast of energy; this attack can hit up to approximately 4500 damage without prayer.
  • An attack that deals damage and drains either one of these skills: Magic, Summoning or Prayer. If this attack hits it drains one of those skills by a few levels/points. If the target skill is completely empty (e.g. 0/78 Summoning and the attack was to drain Summoning), the attack will instead deal a few extra points of damage. It is represented as a faint white orb with a trailing tail.
  • An area-of-effect Magic attack that duplicates the one used by the Spirit Beast during Summer's End. A projectile that resembles a clawed hand hits the ground beneath the target and explodes, sending out smaller attacks in multiple directions. Each of these smaller attacks will only deal up to 400 damage each, but if the target is struck by the full attack, these hits can quickly add up to significant damage. Players can avoid this attack by moving away from the square in which they were standing when the attack was launched.

The Corporeal Beast can use regular attacks even against players stood under it.

One offensive ability unique to the Corporeal Beast is that it has the ability to devour Summoning familiars of all types, destroying them and healing itself.

When the life points of the beast falls, depending on the player numbers, the Corporeal Beast will summon a dark energy core that will leap about the cavern, attempting to catch players in its close-range area attack. Any player who stands on top of, or next to, the dark energy core will be dealt between 150 and 600 damage per tick, and the Corporeal Beast will be healed by the same amount. Although the core most commonly spawns around half health, it can spawn much earlier or later. The core can be attacked and killed while it is standing still, but it swiftly respawns. Abilities that stun will briefly stop the core from moving around.

Defence

Fighting the Corporeal Beast

Players fighting the beast with Zamorakian spears.

With no weakness, a very high defence for its level, immunity to stun, and 100,000 maximum life points, the Corporeal Beast is an extremely tough monster. Its most noteworthy defensive attribute is that it has 50% damage reduction against all non-spear weapons; attacks from most other sources, including poison, only deal half damage. However, rebound damage such as from Reflect is not reduced. The Corporeal Beast will heal itself whenever it devours a familiar and whenever its dark energy core damages a player. It will also fully heal itself if there are no players in the chamber.

Strategies

Drops

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
3–4%21–23%11–13%20–23%40–43%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 3,775 kills.
13 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spectral sigilSpectral sigil1Very rare (1/1280)[d 1][d 2]555,986
Arcane sigilArcane sigil1Very rare (1/2560)[d 1][d 2]6,439,791
Elysian sigilElysian sigil1Very rare (1/2560)[d 1][d 2]8,841,257
Divine sigilDivine sigil1Very rare (1/2560)[d 1][d 2]5,093,409
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow750Uncommon37,500
Runite bolts 5Runite bolts250Uncommon237,250
CannonballCannonball2,000Uncommon830,000
Mystic air staffMystic air staff1Uncommon24,498
Mystic water staffMystic water staff1Uncommon24,521
Mystic earth staffMystic earth staff1Uncommon24,562
Mystic fire staffMystic fire staff1Uncommon24,482
Mystic clothMystic cloth2–3 (noted)Uncommon8,936–13,404
Spirit shieldSpirit shield1Uncommon (1/64)[d 1]37,698
Regen braceletRegen bracelet1Uncommon120,070
Onyx bolts (e) 5Onyx bolts (e)175Uncommon1,411,550
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore125 (noted)Uncommon181,750
Runite oreRunite ore20 (noted)Uncommon233,920
Adamant barAdamant bar35 (noted)Uncommon94,010
Teak plankTeak plank100 (noted)Uncommon74,800
Mahogany logsMahogany logs150 (noted)Uncommon73,500
Magic logsMagic logs75 (noted)Uncommon29,700
Green dragonhideGreen dragonhide100 (noted)Rare168,100
Raw sharkRaw shark70 (noted)Uncommon71,960
White berriesWhite berries120 (noted)Uncommon130,200
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root20 (noted)Uncommon28,920
Desert goat hornDesert goat horn120 (noted)Uncommon31,320
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed24Common62,448
Law runeLaw rune100Uncommon37,100
Tuna potatoTuna potato30Uncommon38,280
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Rare31,222
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed10–15Rare6,050–9,075
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed10Uncommon40,210
Antipoison++ (4)Antipoison++ (4)40 (noted)Uncommon117,040
Holy elixirHoly elixir1Rare (3/512)[d 1]724,548
#Uncuts drop3–6UncommonNot sold
Uncut diamondUncut diamond15 (noted)Rare32,205
Coins 10000Coins20,181–50,000Rare20,181–50,000

Uncuts drop

The "uncuts" drop is a rare drop, which is always consisting of an uncut gem and one or more of the following:

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common683
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,575
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon1,181
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon2,147
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon10,932
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon1,437
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Although the Corporeal Beast does not have a reference to the rare drop table, there is a very low chance of an additional item from the rare drop table. This drop can only occur in combination with the "uncuts" drop.

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Corporeal boneCorporeal bone1Very rare[d 3]Not sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (elite)Sealed clue scroll (elite)1Rare[d 4]Not sold
  1. ^ a b c d e f Mod Shauny. Dev Blog: Revealing Drop Rates. 3 November 2017. (Archived from the original on 3 November 2017.)*
  2. ^ a b c d The droprate for obtaining a sigil is 1/512. If a player rolls the sigil drop table, there is a 1/5 chance of Arcane, 1/5 chance of Divine, 1/5 chance of Elysian, and 2/5 chance of Spectral.
  3. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/2,500 with a threshold of 500.
  4. ^ 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.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common683
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,575
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,181
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,147
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare96,615–118,085
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,695
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common19,243
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon10,932
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare491,940–601,260
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,024
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,204
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,094,760–1,338,040
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare910
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,905
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare568,575–947,625
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,688
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,863
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,035–26,715
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,070,010–1,307,790
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,526
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,437
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare473,915–597,862
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare151,385–190,978
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare45,550–63,770
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common20,925–25,575
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon231,300–282,700
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon16,592–20,008
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare312,300–381,700
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,800–147,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,850–18,150
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon261,720–319,880
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common37,604–42,976
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare362,610–443,190
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,052,640–1,286,560
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common40,881
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare613,215–749,485
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon286,200–349,800
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon88,650–108,350
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon130,230–159,170
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon140,940–172,260
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon5,306–6,064
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,254–10,576
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon394,820
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare859,470
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common18,900–23,100
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common8,820–10,780
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon216,000–264,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon10,336–12,464
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare102,600–125,400
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,660–41,140
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare287,550–351,450
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon7,734
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*241,411
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*2,052,582,424
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 rare10,059

Feats

Gallery

Trivia

  • During the 9 June 2009 game engine update glitch, players could solo the Corporeal Beast because it would not retaliate using Magic. It could, however, use its stomp attack.
  • An update to the ring of wealth on 15 March 2011 caused the sigil drop table to be landed on 100% of the time with LootShare enabled. This bug was patched within an hour of its release. Jagex later issued a statement with an apology and revealed that there would be no rollbacks.
  • After killing the Corporeal Beast, a player's Adventurer's Log will say "I killed the Corporeal Beast, a vision of supernatural horror." Killing more than one will result in "I killed X Corporeal Beasts, all visions of supernatural horror."
  • Like Revenants, it is possible for the Corporeal Beast to ignore the player and move around even if under attack.
  • Before the Evolution of Combat, Divine and Elysian had a 1 in 8 chance each when hitting the sigil drop table and Spectral and Arcane had a 3 in 8 chance each.[1]
  • The Corporeal Beast used to have a special attack called Stomp. It activated when players stood under it. This attack could hit over 4,500 damage. The Corporeal Beast did not have this attack when it was released; the Stomp attack was added one month later on 15 October 2008 in order to prevent players from hiding underneath it, and replaced with new mechanics on 12 September 2016.
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this boss was 36,426 kills[2].
    • This had increased to 37,234 by 6 May 2018.[3].

References

  1. ^ The droprate for obtaining a sigil is 1 in 512. The Ring of wealth increases the chance of obtaining a sigil to 1 in 507. If a player hits the sigil drop table, there is a 1 in 8 chance of Elysian, 1 in 8 chance of Divine, 3 in 8 chance of Spectral and 3 in 8 chance of Arcane.Mod John C. "Spoilers Drop Rates V2." 16 Oct 2014. Old School RuneScape Forums.
  2. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Boss in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
  3. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Boss in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*