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"Quintus" redirects here. For the keystone, see Ascension Keystone Quintus.
For the pet version, see Legio Quintulus.
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Legio Quintus is one of the bosses in the Monastery of Ascension. Accessing him requires an Ascension Keystone Quintus, which can be obtained as a rare drop from the various NPCs within the Monastery.

As with all the bosses in the Monastery of Ascension, Legio Quintus attacks primarily with a combination of a basic magic attack and a lightning attack - the latter of which is focused in a 2x2 square (expanding to a 3x3 square and then to a 4x4 square over two game ticks) which deals high, magic-style damage to the player if they stand where the lightning falls. (The lightning attack is always affixed to the player's location, and thus continuously moving throughout the fight is imperative.)

Like all of the Legiones within the Monastery of Ascension, Legio Quintus has a special ability which activates as his life points are gradually depleted in 25% intervals (every 7,500 life points drained) until death - occurring a total of three times throughout the fight. His special ability is creating "Lines of Ascension". The first line travels east to west, bisecting the room through the tiles which the player was standing on (at 75% health remaining), followed by a line from north to south spawned in the same manner (at 50% health remaining), and a third line, heading from east to west in the same manner as the first (at 25% health remaining). Standing on the Lines of Ascension deals magic damage even heavier than his lightning attack, although with proper timing it is possible to run across a line without taking any damage. As with all other Legiones, his special ability's activation is signaled by an overhead chat message.

Quintus fight

Legio Quintus spawns a Line of Ascension

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Ascension shardAscension shard16–26Always4,128–6,708

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
6–9%19–24%14–19%29–36%20–26%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 539 kills.
6 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 10000Coins37,000–40,000Common37,000–40,000
Coins 10000Coins57,000–60,000Uncommon57,000–60,000
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon10Common19,380
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe10Common13,450
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed5Common51,250
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme5Common50,645
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol5Uncommon35,905
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed2Common1,746
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed2Common2,118
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Uncommon1,677
Rune platebodyRune platebody(noted)Uncommon74,960
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Uncommon58,061
Off-hand dragon longswordOff-hand dragon longsword1Uncommon57,859
Sirenic scaleSirenic scale1Uncommon[1]305,095
Rune barRune bar4Uncommon8,600
Magic shieldbow (u)Magic shieldbow (u)45–55Common27,990–34,210
Dragon arrowheads 5Dragon arrowheads30–60Common8,970–17,940
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads80–120Common10,400–15,600
Onyx bolt tips 5Onyx bolt tips1–11Uncommon7,670–84,370
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1[2]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 2[2]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 3[2]1Very rareNot sold

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Ascension Keystone PrimusAscension Keystone Primus1Rare (1/384)[3]515,069
Ascension Keystone SecundusAscension Keystone Secundus1Rare (1/384)[3]264,161
Ascension Keystone TertiusAscension Keystone Tertius1Rare (1/384)[3]124,534
Ascension Keystone QuartusAscension Keystone Quartus1Rare (1/384)[3]158,449
Ascension Keystone QuintusAscension Keystone Quintus1Rare (1/384)[3]134,426
Ascension Keystone SextusAscension Keystone Sextus1Rare (1/384)[3]167,080
Ascension gripsAscension grips1Very rare (1/2,056)[3][4]1,958,109
Ascension signet VAscension signet V1Rare (1/50)[3]Not sold
Corrupted Ascension signet VCorrupted Ascension signet V1Very rare[5]Not sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Order journal pageOrder journal page1UncommonNot sold
  1. ^ Previously confirmed to be 1/8 by Mod Lee, later updated.[1].
  2. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Mod Timbo. "Revealing Drop Rates." 13 October 2017. Developers' Blogs.
  4. ^ Only while on a Slayer assignment.
  5. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/1,000, with a threshold of 1,200.

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 rare9,054

Feats

  • I Got This (RuneScore 40) - Defeat each of the six Legiones consecutively without leaving the Ascension dungeon.
  • Stand Your Ground (RuneScore 50) - Defeat each of the six Legiones without moving.
  • We Are Legion (RuneScore 0) - Obtained a collection of unique drops from Legiones.

Trivia

  • Legio Quintus is roughly Latin for "Fifth Legion". However Legio is a feminine noun, while Quintus is a masculine adjective; the correct form would be Legio Quinta. Legions were the largest units of the Roman army and there were 6 in a whole army, hence there are six legiones in the Monastery.
  • Some time after the release the drop rate of the signet was increased from 1/64 to 1/50.
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