For the elite version, see Infernal Mage (elite).
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Infernal mages are Slayer monsters that require level 45 Slayer to kill. They are sometimes killed for their common death rune drops and various staves; otherwise, these monsters are usually neglected, even with their frequent gold charm drops, as most monsters have better charm rates.

Infernal mages are the only monster that drops dark mystic hats and boots

Strengths and weaknesses

Infernal mages use a weaker version of the spell Fire Blast to attack the player, so wearing dragonhide or mage armour will reduce the damage taken. This attack hits a maximum of 220 life points, but hits extremely often. Protect from Magic is recommended. Bones to Peaches is recommended, too, as the bones they drop can be converted to food. They are weak to arrows, so it is advisable to bring the best bow available.

If a player stops fighting and lets a familiar attack the infernal mage, the mage will attack back with melee, no matter how far the familiar is from the mage. You cannot use a dwarf multicannon on any infernal mages due to the fact that they are only found in the Chaos Tunnels and the Slayer Tower, and neither of them allow the use of cannons.


Infernal mages

Infernal mages in the Chaos Tunnels

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Infernal mages in the Slayer Tower

Infernal mage concept art

Concept art for the mages


100% drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price


No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 60,840 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Staff of fireStaff of fire1Uncommon1,842
Lava battlestaffLava battlestaff1Rare9,062
Mystic fire staffMystic fire staff1Rare24,235
Dark mystic hatDark mystic hat1Rare93,827
Dark mystic bootsDark mystic boots1Rare136,859
Earth runeEarth rune5; 10; 18; 36Common90–648
Fire runeFire rune10; 18Common1,590–2,862
Death runeDeath rune7Common1,624
Blood runeBlood rune4; 7Uncommon2,712–4,746
Air runeAir rune10; 18Uncommon900–1,620
Mind runeMind rune18Uncommon342
Water runeWater rune10; 18Uncommon250–450
Body runeBody rune18Uncommon864
Coins 25Coins1; 2; 4; 29Common1–29

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very 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 rare5,575


  • They have the same walking and idle animation as pirates.
  • Their attacks register about 1.5 seconds after the spell actually hits the player.
  • Four mages can be found on the turrets of the castle in Mobilising Armies, firing spells at adjacent squads.
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