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Lesser demons are a kind of demon weaker than the closely-related greater demons, categorized by the absence of wings. They have 5000 life points, a maximum hit of 480 damage, hit at the speed of a scimitar or mace, and regenerate at an average rate of 20 life points per minute. All lesser demons use a magic projectile attack.

Lesser demons originate on Infernus, where they were called Byzroth, as the other demons seen in Gielinor do. They are part of the Avernic race, which were tribal and primitive, and slaves to whoever was ruling Infernus at the time. At the time of Palkeera's memory of the realm, they were enslaved by the cannibalistic Chthonians, who were unable to consume the Avernics for some reason. Among the Avernic demons, the Tsutsaroth were the dominant tribe, ruling over the Alyaroth and Byzroth in a brutal manner.

In free-to-play worlds, higher levels are recommended to train Magic on these monsters as they provide one of the best experience rates for Magic. Though they have inferior drops compared to similarly-levelled monsters, one can still make a decent amount of money per hour while training Magic. Lesser demons also always drop accursed ashes for training prayer. Also, it's best to train on lesser demons and avoid cockroach soldiers if you're training range. This is because lesser demons have a weakness to ranged attacks and cockroach soldiers don't. Therefore, medium level players sometimes kill these monsters for ranged experience as they have low defence, especially against bolts. However, it is advised that higher-levelled players train melee on deadly red spiders instead.

Training

Lesser demons are effective training monsters for players that are medium to high levelled (above 80 combat level). Since Karamja has many fishing spots, players may fish for food on the island if they run out, or members can go through the cave and go to the bank in TzHaar City to re-stock on food. Fighting the lesser demon in the Wizards' Tower can be good for training Magic, Ranged, or alternatively melee using a halberd since the demon spawns inside of a magical ward. The respawn time of a lesser demon is quick, which means experience may be gained quickly killing them. It is recommended for meleers to wear strong armour such as adamant, rune or Barrows armour, and rangers and mages should take a few pieces of good food in case since lesser demons are aggressive. With blue dragonhide and a good bow, a player could easily kill a lesser demon, although a few pieces of food may be necessary.

Lesser demons are affected by the powers of Silverlight and Darklight, which increase damage inflicted by 60%. However, many players find these weapons to still be rather inaccurate. F2P players are instead recommended to use a rune weapon. The type of weapon doesn't matter as the demons are weak to bolt attacks and not melee, but ideal choices include the 2h sword for its damage output and the mace for its prayer bonus and attack speed. Members should use a dragon weapon or barrows weapon; higher level weapons are not necessary for a monster of this level.

New players who are using Magic or Ranged may go to the Wizards' Tower and kill the trapped lesser demon. However, this spot often gets crowded, and players may not get much experience. Bringing a few law runes and a staff of air to tele-grab any good drops (such as the rune helm) is advised. Otherwise it will not be possible to pick up any of the demon's drops.

A rapid way to kill demons and bank their drops or pick up food is to use the explorer's ring 3 or higher. Cabbage-port, run to the pier, go to the Karamja dungeon, kill demons, cabbage-port when you have enough, and deposit the drops at the deposit box near the Entrana ship or pick up food at the Draynor bank. The ring will double as an emergency teleport, as its animation is unhindered by attacks. This method became somewhat outdated with the introduction of lodestones; the Port Sarim lodestone in combination with the Edgeville stone and bank may be faster. However, lodestone teleport is interrupted by combat and cannot be used as an emergency teleport.

Prayer training (F2P)

Medium-higher level players using ranged may opt to use these for free prayer training, in conjunction with accursed urns.

In addition, players training at the Karamja volcano have the option of picking up two regular bone spawns that appear quite frequently.

Locations

Free-to-play (F2P)

Members (P2P)

Champions' Challenge

Lesser demons are one of the 'races' who have lesser champions in the Champions' Challenge Distraction and Diversion. To fight the Lesser Demon Champion, the player must kill lesser demons until one drops a Champion's scroll, a very rare drop.

Drops

100% drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Accursed ashesAccursed ashes1Always104

Charms (m)

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
94%2%0.7–0.8%3%0.6–0.7%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 43,708 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Black hatchetBlack hatchet1Common1,056
Black 2h swordBlack 2h sword1Common2,069
Black longswordBlack longsword1Common1,600
Off-hand black longswordOff-hand black longsword1Common1,125
Black kiteshieldBlack kiteshield1Common4,963
Mithril platelegsMithril platelegs1Common2,345
Mithril 2h swordMithril 2h sword1Uncommon3,151
Mithril sq shieldMithril sq shield1Uncommon2,545
Mithril chainbodyMithril chainbody1Uncommon3,187
Rune helmRune helm1Rare10,326
Fire runeFire rune4–120Uncommon296–8,880
Chaos runeChaos rune6–24Uncommon600–2,400
Death runeDeath rune10–20Uncommon1,330–2,660
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common311
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common27
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common332
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(m)1Rare56
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Rare1,743
Grimy iritGrimy irit(m)1Rare3,184
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(m)1Rare692
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(m)1Rare4,916
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(m)1Rare2,447
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(m)1Rare3,128
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Rare2,960
Coins 1000Coins10–2,543Common10–2,543
Gold oreGold ore1–3 (noted)Uncommon163–489
GrapesGrapes1–3 (noted)Uncommon2,189–6,567
LobsterLobster1Uncommon100
Rare drop tableRare drop table1Very rareNot sold

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby(m)1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons(m)1RareNot sold
Lesser Demon Champion's scrollLesser Demon Champion's scroll(m)1Very rare[1]Not sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (medium)Sealed clue scroll (medium)(m)1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ 1/5000 drop rate

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 sapphire1Common414
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,144
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,086
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,231
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare100,395–122,705
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common16,827
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common18,661
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,085
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare498,825–609,675
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,211
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,166
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,125,720–1,375,880
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,751
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare566,265–943,775
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,268
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,841
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,419–22,331
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,077,300–1,316,700
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,099
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare787
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare518,375–653,950
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare137,345–173,266
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare50,475–70,665
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common21,600–26,400
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon228,375–279,125
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,648–15,252
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare301,500–368,500
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,600–146,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,670–17,930
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon280,980–343,420
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,410–45,040
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare380,025–464,475
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,124,010–1,373,790
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,673
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare625,095–764,005
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon285,840–349,360
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon74,970–91,630
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon134,820–164,780
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon125,640–153,560
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon2,730–3,120
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon5,138–5,872
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon301,440
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare705,810
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common24,300–29,700
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common4,635–5,665
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon177,300–216,700
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon9,112–10,988
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare90,450–110,550
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon15,930–19,470
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare234,090–286,110
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon8,307
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*200,479
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*2,138,409,151
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 rare8,528

Trivia