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Killerwatts are Slayer monsters that require level 37 Slayer to kill. If you are not wearing insulated boots before you enter the portal, Professor Oddenstein will warn you of danger. However, insulated boots are not required and provide no benefit.

Killerwatts initially appear as passive spheres of electricity, but when they are attacked they become aggressive immediately, growing arms and a tail. Like Aviansie, they will retaliate as soon as the attack option is selected, regardless of whether the player has landed a hit on them.

Killerwatt drops include common fire and air runes, and the occasional air or fire battlestaff drop. At around 50 Defence, food isn't required with good armour as they do not hit often. Players with level 55 Magic can use the fire and nature rune drops to turn the other drops into coins. Killerwatts also drop ashes; players can bring urns for Prayer experience.

Killerwatts are much more dangerous than their combat level suggests; both their ranged and melee attacks can hit every other game tick, and their ranged attacks are exceptionally accurate. Instead of relying on protection prayers, it is better to bring food and use your prayer for attack boosts. Players cannot use the Dwarf multicannon in the Killerwatt plane.

Storm cloud

A storm cloud

Location

Killerwatt portal

The portal

Killerwatts can be found on the Killerwatt plane, by stepping through a portal on the top floor of Draynor Manor. This area has flashing lights, and Oddenstein will warn players about this in case they are prone to epileptic seizures.

During the Enlightened Journey quest, it was revealed by the balloon travelling screen that killerwatts inhabit clouds. However, players cannot engage them in battle there.

Strengths and weaknesses

Killerwatts use both ranged and melee, and can hit very rapidly. Their ranged attack are quite dangerous but their melee attacks are much milder. 

Their weakness is crush, therefore it is advised to bring a crush weapon such as a warhammer or mace. Wear melee armour to defend against the ranged attack; a full set of Void Knight equipment is also a good option, with its accuracy and damage bonuses.

Strategy

Killerwatts attack in a manner similar to Aviansie; when they are attacked regardless of whether the player can hit them, they will immediately become aggressive. This can be taken advantage of, however, as if the killerwatt lands the first strike, it will only use its weaker melee attacks. To make this happen, select a killerwatt at a distance. You must not be standing in your target's area (you can see that the clouds form small separate territories once you know what to look for). Once the killerwatt becomes aggressive, immediately click the ground near you to avoid running towards it. Your target is now considered the "attacker" and will track you while you approach. When you get near, it will attack with melee.


There are two potentially serious mistakes you can make; you can select a target that is too close, and find yourself under heavy ranged fire. You can also accidentally click on another killerwatt while approaching your target, and be under unexpected ranged damage from the second killerwatt.  For low level fighters, damage will be immediate and serious.  Fortunately, the portal remains open at all times - if you find yourself under fire, run for the portal and exit the plane, reenter and try again. Because approaching your selected target is crucial, you might want to move in a spiral toward your selected target to avoid clicking its area until you are in melee combat. If you are having trouble managing your fights, disable 'run' and give yourself more time to plan.

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Impious ashesImpious ashes1Always1,851
Killerwatt energyKillerwatt energy10Always[1]Not sold

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
84%14%1–1.2%0.7–0.9%0.1–0.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 25,258 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Staff of airStaff of air1Uncommon1,620
Staff of fireStaff of fire1Uncommon1,805
Air battlestaffAir battlestaff1Rare8,302
Mystic fire staffMystic fire staff1Rare24,523
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common343
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common2,916
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common49
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common93
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon1,187
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon2,944
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon690
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,685
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon1,842
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare4,273
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,665
Air runeAir rune5Common200
Fire runeFire rune5Common530
Coins 250Coins300; 600Uncommon300–600
CannonballCannonball3Uncommon1,332
Iron barIron bar(noted)Uncommon2,108
Soda ashSoda ash(noted)Uncommon10

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table drops

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 sapphire1Common373
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common711
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,069
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,375
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare106,875–130,625
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common10,714
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common13,949
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,119
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare545,355–666,545
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,425
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,648
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare745,920–911,680
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare860
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,674
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,923
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common15,707–19,043
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,067,310–1,304,490
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,183
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare765
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare237,575–299,710
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare14,690–18,532
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare7,650–10,710
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common25,515–31,185
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon172,575–210,925
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon10,812–13,038
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare336,420–411,180
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon21,000–115,500
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common29,070–35,530
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon40,320–49,280
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common25,340–28,960
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare244,350–298,650
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare102,510–125,290
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common8,130
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare121,950–149,050
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon361,620–441,980
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon110,430–134,970
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon162,135–198,165
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon120,015–146,685
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon4,508–5,152
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon4,074–4,656
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon116,100
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare228,080
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common38,700–47,300
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,630–11,770
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon265,950–325,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon10,880–13,120
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare108,000–132,000
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon13,185–16,115
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare208,710–255,090
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon8,380
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*165,646
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,758,438,364
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 rare9,223

Trivia

  • The name is a play on "kilowatt", a unit of power, with the word "killer" included to imply their hostility, or that they may give a deadly amount of watts.
  • During the Enlightened Journey quest, it is revealed that Killerwatts live in the clouds over Gielinor.
  • In the Balloon transport system, the images of Killerwatts are what they looked like before their graphical update.
  • There is only one known named Killerwatt Buzz, featured in the quest Back to the Freezer.

References

  1. ^ Only during Back to the Freezer
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