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Vindicta is the Ilujanka general of Zaros's army in the Heart of Gielinor. She was raised by Gorvek and is the daughter of Hannibus and Morvannon. Level 80 Attack is required to face her; however, this may be boosted.

Obtaining all unique drops will unlock the title, [Name] the Dragonrider.

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Vindicta and Gorvek are slain.

History

After Zaros's fall, Zamorak sent the demons Avaryss, the Unceasing, Nymora, the Vengeful and their sister out to track down and eliminate the Dragon Riders who chose to remain loyal to Zaros. The demonic trio led a group of hellhounds to tear the Dragon Rider Morvannon apart. The demons however didn't know that an egg had avoided them as they expected the Ilujanka to be infertile. The egg was brought to safety by Morvannon's mount, the dragon Gorvek. Gorvek raised Morvannon's egg and the child that was born from it. He gave it the name Vindicta, meaning "revenge" in the Infernal language, in hopes that she would someday avenge Morvannon, the Ilujanka and Zaros.

Vindicta grew up in Gorvek's care in the Grotworm Lair. When she was old enough she decided to avenge her parents and race by slaying the Twin Furies. Gorvek trained Vindicta and recovered her mother's armour and weapons.

Vindicta and Gorvek were eventually led to the Heart in the Kharidian Desert, where they stood face to face with the Twin Furies as well as the Sliskean Gregorovic and the Serenist Helwyr. She calls upon the forces of Zaros to claim the Heart in his name, in addition to curing her dying race.

She acts as part of Zaros' entourage alongside Azzanadra and Char during Sliske's Endgame, where she initially confuses an adventurer as one of Zaros' enemies. Zaros tells her to stand down, as they are an invaluable asset to his plans.

Drops

At 0% reputation each kill is worth 100,453.67 coins in uniques alone, if the player has 100% reputation this number increases to 200,907.35 coins.

100%

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Seal of the Dragon ridersSeal of the Dragon riders[1]1–3AlwaysNot sold
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Always1,984

Main drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Rune kiteshieldRune kiteshield8–15 (noted)Uncommon245,200–459,750
Dragon bonesDragon bones150–250 (noted)Common297,600–496,000
Raw sharkRaw shark45–55 (noted)Common42,795–52,305
Runite oreRunite ore10–15 (noted)Common13,570–20,355
Rune barRune bar9–11 (noted)Uncommon26,154–31,966
Uncut diamondUncut diamond18–22 (noted)Common52,038–63,602
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone8–12 (noted)Uncommon108,248–162,372
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed15–25 (noted)Common69,630–116,050
Coins 10000Coins60,000–79,000Uncommon60,000–79,000
CoalCoal503–600 (noted)Common45,773–54,600
Magic logsMagic logs165–250 (noted)Uncommon66,990–101,500
Black dragonhideBlack dragonhide25–44 (noted)Uncommon94,250–165,880
Dragon Rider lanceDragon Rider lance1Very rare[2][3][4]26,985,311
Crest of ZarosCrest of Zaros1Very rare[2][3][4]23,625,950
Zarosian essenceZarosian essence1Rare[5][3][4]205,255
Dormant Anima Core helmDormant Anima Core helm1Very rare[2][3][4]118,995
Dormant Anima Core bodyDormant Anima Core body1Very rare[2][3][4]118,851
Dormant Anima Core legsDormant Anima Core legs1Very rare[2][3][4]118,635

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold
SharkShark1–3Uncommon648–1,944
Sigil piece (Zaros)Sigil piece (Zaros)1Always[6]Not sold
Imbued blade sliceImbued blade slice1Very rare[7][8]Not sold
Glimmering scaleGlimmering scale1Very rare[7][8]Not sold
  1. ^ 1–2 in normal mode; 3 in challenge mode
  2. ^ a b c d e Drop rate: 1/512
  3. ^ a b c d e f The drop rate of this item can be increased with faction reputation. At 100% drop increase, the drop rate of this item is doubled. The drop rate of this item is increased in challenge mode. The drop rate of this item has its denominator multiplied by 0.99 when wearing a Luck of the Dwarves ring.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Mod Timbo. "Revealing Drop Rates." 13 October 2017. Developers' Blogs.
  5. ^ Drop rate: 1/128
  6. ^ Only drops in a solo fight. Drops in practice mode.
  7. ^ a b Has a base drop rate of 1/2,000 (normal mode) or 1/1,000 chance (challenge mode), with a threshold of 400. This is not affected by the increased drop chance reward from reputation.
  8. ^ a b One roll for each pet per kill of the boss.

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 sapphire1Common419
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common821
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,277
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,891
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare130,095–159,005
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,419
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common14,178
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,531
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare608,895–744,205
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,316
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,667
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare873,720–1,067,880
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,982
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,852
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common15,594–18,906
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,067,310–1,304,490
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,069
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare730
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare356,070–449,196
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare37,245–46,986
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare17,000–23,800
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common27,135–33,165
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon213,975–261,525
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,560–13,940
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare357,120–436,480
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon18,200–100,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common25,830–31,570
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon45,000–55,000
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common25,354–28,976
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare244,485–298,815
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare122,130–149,270
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common8,718
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare130,770–159,830
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon472,320–577,280
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon138,600–169,400
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon169,020–206,580
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon110,970–135,630
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon6,356–7,264
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon4,858–5,552
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon67,008
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare224,560
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common40,950–50,050
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,540–11,660
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon310,500–379,500
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,220–13,530
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare111,375–136,125
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon16,200–19,800
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare237,060–289,740
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon8,324
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*213,070
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

Feats

  • Classic Dragon Killing (RuneScore 40) - Defeat Gorvek and Vindicta whilst having a charged dragonfire shield equipped.
  • Revenge Is Sweet (RuneScore 0) - Obtained a collection of unique drops from Vindicta/Gorvek.
  • Vindictive and Vexatious (RuneScore 5) - Defeat Vindicta and Gorvek several times depending on the tier.
  • Vindictive (RuneScore 5) - Defeat Vindicta and Gorvek in challenge mode several times depending on the tier.

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Trivia

  • Vindicta is Latin for vengeance and retribution.
  • There was a bug upon release where during the phase transition, Vindicta and Gorvek were "taggable", resulting in the first player to "tag" them obtaining the main drop, even if they did less damage than the other players. This was hotfixed.
  • During the phase transition players can sometimes see Vindicta's weakness changing to crush attacks, where she can also be poisoned. This was fixed, and players can no longer deal poison during the transition phase.
  • Vindicta was originally intended to be a Chthonian demon, and was changed to an Ilujanka due to concept art drawn by a member of The Watch.[1]
  • After Vindicta mounts Gorvek during the Tales of the God Wars cutscene, her examine text becomes "More violent, more powerful, more dragon."
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this boss was 60,000 kills for normal mode and 1,355 for hard mode. At this time, this was the record for the most-killed boss in the Heart of Gielinor, equal with Helwyr[2].
    • This had increased to 62,201 for normal mode and 1,540 for hard mode by 6 May 2018.[3]. At this time, she was the most killed boss of the Heart of Gielinor.
  • She is the only boss in the Heart of Gielinor that is immune to the effects of poison in both her normal fight and her Challenge Mode fight. Gregorovic only has poison immunity in his Challenge Mode fight.

References

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4KDkxPFaE8
  2. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Boss in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
  3. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Boss in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
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