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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
BonesBones1Always247

Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common572
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill(m)1Common4,042
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin(m)1Common100
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(m)1Uncommon310
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Uncommon2,162
Grimy iritGrimy irit(m)1Uncommon5,363
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(m)1Uncommon1,226
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(m)1Rare13,888
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(m)1Very rare3,491
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(m)1Very rare11,033
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Very rare10,944
Bronze hatchetBronze hatchet1Uncommon1,676
Bronze longswordBronze longsword1Uncommon2,110
Bronze helmBronze helm1Uncommon765
Bronze kiteshieldBronze kiteshield1Uncommon1,993
Iron daggerIron dagger1Uncommon1,098
Iron hatchetIron hatchet1Uncommon2,241
Iron maceIron mace1Uncommon1,581
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow5; 8Uncommon55–88
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow5–32Common65–416
Mithril arrow 5Mithril arrow1; 2Uncommon22–44
ChargebowChargebow1Uncommon597
Staff of airStaff of air1Very rare1,814
Body runeBody rune3–11Common99–363
Chaos runeChaos rune4Uncommon576
Air runeAir rune3Uncommon126
Fire runeFire rune7–84Uncommon532–6,384
Mind runeMind rune5–7Uncommon90–126
Nature runeNature rune5Uncommon2,400
Law runeLaw rune2Uncommon956
Cosmic runeCosmic rune2Uncommon966
Key (blue)Key (blue)1Common[1]Not sold
Limestone brickLimestone brick(m)2Common[2]648
TinderboxTinderbox1Uncommon212
TileTile1UncommonNot sold
BeerBeer1Uncommon1,025
Copper oreCopper ore1Uncommon233
Iron oreIron ore1Uncommon363
Tin oreTin ore1Uncommon89
AshesAshes1Uncommon83
Eye of newtEye of newt1Uncommon10
Unholy mouldUnholy mould(m)1UncommonNot sold
Half a meat pieHalf a meat pie1Very rare699
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 sapphire1Common441
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common812
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,467
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,787
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare125,415–153,285
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,260
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common14,940
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,190
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare593,550–725,450
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,549
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,183
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare574,020–701,580
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,271
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,860
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,125–17,125
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,040,715–1,271,985
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,456
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,281
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare204,360–257,808
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare12,740–16,072
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare8,375–11,725
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common81,810–99,990
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon269,550–329,450
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,716–15,334
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare431,820–527,780
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon23,800–130,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common34,020–41,580
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon43,020–52,580
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common21,112–24,128
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare203,580–248,820
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare81,720–99,880
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common6,507
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare97,605–119,295
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon774,000–946,000
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon173,340–211,860
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon147,690–180,510
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon192,780–235,620
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon39,326–44,944
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon20,958–23,952
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon404,680
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare927,220
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common45,000–55,000
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,265–17,435
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon232,650–284,350
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,736–16,564
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare136,350–166,650
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon15,300–18,700
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare248,670–303,930
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon14,775
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*96,580
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,621,945,897
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 rare6,652

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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