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Fortress guards are level 52 soldiers. They are around and inside the Black Knights' Fortress; however, their exact status within the Kinshra hierarchy is unclear. Their weapons include swords, spears, and halberds. Although spears and halberds are generally two-handed weapons, these guards can use halberds in conjunction with bronze sq shields.


100% drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price

Runes and Arrows

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Air runeAir rune1Uncommon54
Blood runeBlood rune1Rare725
Chaos runeChaos rune1Uncommon218
Earth runeEarth runeUnknownCommon17
Nature runeNature runeUnknownUncommon500
Fire runeFire runeUnknownCommon89
Bronze arrow 5Bronze arrowUnknownCommon39
Steel arrow 5Steel arrowUnknownUncommon15

Other drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Body talismanBody talisman1Common662
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seedUnknownCommon(m)263
Coins 1CoinsUnknownCommon1
Iron daggerIron dagger1Common1,218
Iron oreIron ore1Uncommon377
Potato seed 5Potato seedUnknownCommon(m)307

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 rare7,888


  • When you talk to a fortress guard he might say "Of course the officers have some nice, elite black plate armour, but that's nothing we grunts can ever dream of." indicating they are a low position in the Kinshra army, possibly foot soldiers.
  • If you are wearing Full Black armour (Or Elite Black), the Fortress Guards will instead say "Sorry, sir, but I'm under strict orders not to chat while on duty.".
  • Fortress guards seem to be afraid of the Dagon'hai, as wearing the full set will result in any attempts to talk with them in "The guard quakes at you in silent fear."
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