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Zombies are a form of undead found all over Gielinor, appearing in several different locations, most often in graveyards, dungeons and tombs. Like Skeletons, they are the result of Necromancers reanimating the bodies of the dead.

Zombies have a wide variety of combat levels and appearances, but they generally attack with Melee, and have a low resistance to magical attacks, particularly fire spells.

Many types of zombies exist, including armoured zombies, undead ones, zogres, zombie hands, monkey zombies, zombie pirates, zombie swabs and dried zombies. When given a Slayer assignment for zombies, any zombie-class creature may be targeted, including those such as undead chickens and cows.

Locations

Level Location
11 Stronghold of Security
12 Draynor Sewers, Gnome Village Dungeon, Varrock Sewers, Stronghold of Security, West Ardougne, Underground Pass
14 Melzar's Maze
22 Edgeville Dungeon, Graveyard of Shadows
24 Draynor Sewers, Entrana Dungeon, Gnome Village Dungeon, Varrock Sewers, Edgeville Dungeon, Graveyard of Shadows, West Ardougne, Underground Pass
29 Wizards' Guild, Varrock Sewers
72 Chaos Tunnels, Tarn's Lair
74 Tarn's Lair
75
77
78
79
82 Tarn's Lair, Chaos Temple Dungeon
84 Tarn's Lair
85

Many zombie locations are far from banks. For players wishing to slay zombies and bank their drops, the following zombies are close to banks:

  • Low-level zombies
    • The Draynor Sewers are moderately close to the Draynor Village bank.
    • The Wizards' Guild is very close to the bank in Yanille, but it requires level 66 Magic to enter. In the basement of the Wizards' Guild are eight zombies in a locked cage. This area works as a Magic training spot, but players have to use telekinetic grab to gather any drops, though most drops are worth less than the cost of the Law runes required. Items next to the fence can, however, be picked up via the looting interface. Simply drop an item next to the fence and pick it back up to open the interface.
  • Medium-level zombies

Champions' Challenge

Zombies are one of the 'races' who have a lesser champion in the Champions' Challenge Distraction and Diversion. To fight the Zombie Champion, the player must kill zombies until one drops a Champion's scroll, a very rare drop.

Whilst undead ones count towards a zombie slayer task, they do not drop Champion's scrolls.

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Drops

The level 22 zombies in the Edgeville Dungeon near Vannaka only drop bones and nothing else. Level 22 zombies elsewhere have regular drops.

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always179

Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common481
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill(m)1Common2,629
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin(m)1Common76
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(m)1Uncommon302
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Uncommon1,989
Grimy iritGrimy irit(m)1Uncommon4,392
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(m)1Uncommon1,243
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(m)1Rare10,848
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(m)1Very rare2,202
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(m)1Very rare9,367
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Very rare9,552
Bronze hatchetBronze hatchet1Uncommon1,343
Bronze longswordBronze longsword1Uncommon1,843
Bronze helmBronze helm1Uncommon853
Bronze kiteshieldBronze kiteshield1Uncommon1,951
Iron daggerIron dagger1Uncommon1,010
Iron hatchetIron hatchet1Uncommon2,415
Iron maceIron mace1Uncommon1,554
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow5; 8Uncommon75–120
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow5–32Common100–640
Mithril arrow 5Mithril arrow1; 2Uncommon22–44
ChargebowChargebow1Uncommon353
Staff of airStaff of air1Very rare2,127
Body runeBody rune3–11Common96–352
Chaos runeChaos rune4Uncommon484
Air runeAir rune3Uncommon123
Fire runeFire rune7–84Uncommon511–6,132
Mind runeMind rune5–7Uncommon90–126
Nature runeNature rune5Uncommon2,445
Law runeLaw rune2Uncommon990
Cosmic runeCosmic rune2Uncommon906
Key (blue)Key (blue)1Common[1]Not sold
Limestone brickLimestone brick(m)2Common[2]684
TinderboxTinderbox1Uncommon161
TileTile1UncommonNot sold
BeerBeer1Uncommon910
Copper oreCopper ore1Uncommon287
Iron oreIron ore1Uncommon361
Tin oreTin ore1Uncommon83
AshesAshes1Uncommon104
Eye of newtEye of newt1Uncommon10
Unholy mouldUnholy mould(m)1UncommonNot sold
Half a meat pieHalf a meat pie1Very rare665
Coins 25Coins1–82Common1–82
Fishing baitFishing bait1; 5; 7; 9Common5–45
  1. ^ Dropped by zombies in Melzar's Maze.
  2. ^ Dropped by zombies in Melzar's Maze

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Zombie Champion's scrollZombie Champion's scroll(m)1Very rare[1]Not sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold
Zombie boneZombie bone(m)1Common[2]Not sold
  1. ^ 1/5000 drop rate
  2. ^ Dropped during the Rag and Bone Man wish list

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 sapphire1Common316
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common697
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,147
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,372
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare106,740–130,460
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,045
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common14,413
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,074
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare543,330–664,070
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,773
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,207
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare639,720–781,880
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare900
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,671
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,998
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,351–17,399
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,049,220–1,282,380
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,491
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,172
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare182,130–229,764
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare11,310–14,268
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare7,000–9,800
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common83,430–101,970
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon362,250–442,750
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,628–14,022
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare559,620–683,980
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,800–125,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common33,210–40,590
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon42,660–52,140
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common17,486–19,984
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare168,615–206,085
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare86,400–105,600
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common5,868
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare88,020–107,580
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon697,860–852,940
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon165,600–202,400
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon168,885–206,415
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon159,435–194,865
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon19,992–22,848
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon22,862–26,128
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon411,428
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare765,480
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common44,550–54,450
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,240–14,960
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon283,950–347,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,260–15,990
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare131,625–160,875
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon13,320–16,280
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare216,000–264,000
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon16,252
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*76,690
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,626,392,973
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 rare9,193

Trivia

  • During the 2010 Hallowe'en event, hordes of zombies would spawn in the ruins in the Clan Wars free-for-all arena. Those zombies did not give experience when killed.
  • One of the various examines for a zombie is "Could his name be 'Lurch'?" This is a reference to the butler in The Addams Family, Lurch.
  • An update on 12 April 2010 made the sound of the zombies when they get hit much deeper than previously.
  • Zombies drop fishing bait commonly, as it is revealed in Let Them Eat Pie and Recipe for Disaster that fishing bait is actually maggots, which are often found on corpses.
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