For other uses, see Cyclops (disambiguation).
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Cyclops GWD

A variation of the Cyclops in the God Wars Dungeon

A cyclops (plural cyclopes) is a monster primarily found on the top floor of the Warriors' Guild, and some can also be found in the Ardougne Zoo and the God Wars Dungeon. They are native to Cyclosis, an island in the Wushanko Isles. In the Warriors' Guild, many players fight them in hopes of getting a defender, as they are the only monsters that drop them besides Cyclossus. Guild Cyclopes come in two varieties: Level 57 (which are bald) and Level 68 (which have hair). They have low defence and a reasonably high number of life points, making them a very good training monster. However, they are completely impervious to ranged and magic. The level 57 cyclopes are the lowest level monster to drop Hard Clue scrolls, although they do not drop them often. Many players bring runes for High Level Alchemy because cyclopes drop Steel, Black, Mithril, and some Adamant items. However, this is not entirely necessary, as the shop on the floor just below them buys all the cyclopes' drops at high alch prices. The cyclopes are also aggressive in the warriors guild making them useful for training, despite the token system. The cyclopes are known to be followers of Bandos.

Luck-enhancing items do not increase the chance of getting a defender. Players may spend anywhere from very few to thousands of tokens before getting defender drops (though it would appear that the Dragon defender drops more frequently than the other defenders).

It is important to note that if a player logs out while fighting cyclopes, they will be outside of the room upon logging in and must reselect their choice of token payment.

Cyclopes sometimes summon a Cyclossus in the Warriors Guild. It possesses considerably more life points, though it only has a max hit of 97. Its special attack knocks the player backwards and stuns them, so it is advisable to be stand against a wall, so that if it does stun, players can still melee it. A cyclossus will not be aggressive if a player is not equipped with a rune or dragon defender, and the player will not be able to attack it either if that is the case. The chance of encountering a Cyclossus increases if the multi-token option is chosen.


In the Warriors' Guild, the Cyclopes have varying melee weaknesses. It is advisable to target the ones weak to a player's specific weapon setup (crush, stab, etc) to maximise kill rates.

The Cyclopes found in Ardougne Zoo and the God Wars Dungeon are weak to Earth spells.


The level 57 and 68 cyclopes may be found in the Warriors' Guild. To get inside the Warriors' Guild, a player's Attack and Strength levels must add up to a sum of 130 or greater, or either of these stats can be level 99. In order to enter the Cyclops area, located on the third floor, a player must gain at least 200 Warrior guild tokens. 20 tokens are no longer used up immediately upon entering the room, but 20 are still depleted every minute. The player must leave when the tokens run out, and will be forced out if they do not do so.

Level 91 cyclopes inhabit the God Wars Dungeon in the Bandos' stronghold, and therefore require 70 Strength to access. These cyclopes do not drop defenders.

There is also a level 63 Cyclops in the Ardougne Zoo. This cyclops does not drop defenders.


100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1–2Always[1]203–406
  1. ^ 2 noted if using all token types, 1 unnoted otherwise

Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron 2h swordIron 2h sword[1]1Common4,100
Steel daggerSteel dagger[1]1Common961
Steel maceSteel mace[1]1Common993
Steel swordSteel sword[1]1Common1,025
Black swordBlack sword[1]1Common5,108
Off-hand black swordOff-hand black sword[1]1Common3,634
Black daggerBlack dagger[1]1Common3,995
Off-hand black daggerOff-hand black dagger[1]1Very rare2,043
Black knifeBlack knife[1]4–19Common2,672–12,692
Off-hand black knifeOff-hand black knife[1]4–19Common504–2,394
Steel longswordSteel longsword[1]1Common1,593
Steel battleaxeSteel battleaxe[1]1Common1,929
Steel 2h swordSteel 2h sword[1]1Common1,825
Black longswordBlack longsword[1]1Common3,664
Off-hand black longswordOff-hand black longsword[1]1Common2,981
Black 2h swordBlack 2h sword[1]1Uncommon5,896
Mithril daggerMithril dagger[1]1Uncommon1,516
Mithril longswordMithril longsword[1]1Uncommon2,508
Adamant maceAdamant mace[1]1Uncommon2,758
Adamant 2h swordAdamant 2h sword[1]1Rare8,231
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow[1]5Rare85
Rune daggerRune dagger[1]1Very rare4,141
Iron chainbodyIron chainbody[2]1Common4,859
Steel chainbodySteel chainbody[2]1Common1,523
Iron full helmIron full helm[2]1Uncommon649
Iron kiteshieldIron kiteshield[2]1Uncommon3,464
Steel helmSteel helm[2]1Uncommon1,002
Rune defenderDefender[2][3]1UncommonNot sold
Mithril sq shieldMithril sq shield[2]1Rare2,669
Rune helmRune helm[2]1Very rare10,533
Warpriest of Bandos helm (75)Warpriest of Bandos helm1Varies[4]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos cuirass (75)Warpriest of Bandos cuirass1Varies[4]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos greaves (75)Warpriest of Bandos greaves1Varies[4]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos gauntlets (75)Warpriest of Bandos gauntlets1Varies[4]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos boots (75)Warpriest of Bandos boots1Varies[4]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos cape (75)Warpriest of Bandos cape1Varies[4]Not sold
Law runeLaw rune2; 3Rare1,140–1,710
Death runeDeath rune2Rare464
Nature runeNature rune2; 3Rare810–1,215
Mind runeMind rune2; 3Rare38–57
Cosmic runeCosmic rune2; 3Rare824–1,236
Water runeWater rune7Rare175
Fire runeFire rune15Rare2,385
Redberry seed 5Redberry seedUnknownUnknown77
Woad seed 5Woad seed1Unknown414
Hammerstone seed 5Hammerstone seed3Unknown210
Potato seed 5Potato seed1Unknown244
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed3Unknown894
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Unknown3,590
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Unknown375
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Unknown179
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Unknown1,075
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Unknown1,768
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Unknown1,007
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Unknown189
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed4Unknown828
Yanillian seed 5Yanillian seed2Unknown192
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Unknown976
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Unknown137
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Unknown196
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Unknown136
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Rare79
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare78,260
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare822
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Rare1,016
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Rare1,438
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Rare5,207
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Very rare1,018
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare726
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Very rare9,872
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare8,476
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Rare5,008
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Rare1,043
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Rare709
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Rare1,860
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare11,782
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Rare105
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Rare741
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare7,551
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Rare2,307
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare4,322
Coins 250Coins5–473Common5–473
Body talismanBody talisman1Uncommon407
Fire talismanFire talisman1Uncommon209

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1Common5,190
Shoulder boneShoulder bone1Common[5]Not sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Frozen key piece (bandos)Frozen key piece (bandos)1Random[6]Not sold
SacrificeSacrifice1Rare[7]Not sold
DevotionDevotion1Rare[7]Not sold
TransfigureTransfigure1Rare[7]Not sold
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Weapon drops will be noted if using all token types, unnoted otherwise.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Weapon drops, apart from defenders, will be noted if using all token types, unnoted otherwise.
  3. ^ Bronze, Iron, Steel, Black, Mithril, Adamant, Rune, or Dragon. Metal type depends on which defender players show Kamfreena upon entrance. Only in warriors guild.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Players who previously bought this in The Bird and the Beast will have a greater chance of receiving this as a drop. Only in the God Wars Dungeon.
  5. ^ Only during Fur 'n' Seek
  6. ^ Only in Bandos's Stronghold.
  7. ^ a b c Abilities are not dropped as items; instead, they are simply learned when the monster is killed, prompting the message: You have unlocked the <Ability> ability!. They are dropped alongside the main drop. Only dropped by cyclops in the God Wars Dungeon.
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