The guard will spawn upon digging at the correct coordinates, and must be defeated in order to advance in the treasure trail. Like the aviansies found in the God Wars Dungeon, the guard is flying too high to be attacked using melee, and must instead be defeated by means of ranged, magic or a salamander. Since the guard only uses ranged attacks, Protect from Missiles will circumvent all damage.
After defeating the guard, the player must dig at the same spot again, and will be allowed to do so unhindered.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bones 1 Always 44
Weapons and armour
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Rune spear 1 Uncommon 11,968 Rune thrownaxe 6 Uncommon 1,260 Armadyl helmet 1 Very rare (1/1,000,000) 5,749,482 Bandos boots 1 Very rare (1/1,000,000) 177,828
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 35–350 Common Not sold Hammer 1 Common 66 Headless arrow 30 Common 210 Cosmic rune 20 Uncommon 2,920 Adamantite bar 5 (noted) Uncommon 10,065 Shark 1–4 Uncommon 791–3,164 Nature rune 20 Uncommon 4,120 Blood rune 20 Uncommon 7,260 Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold Slayer's enchantment 1 Uncommon  1,382 Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/89) 77,933
Gem drop tableIn addition to the drops above, this monster has access to the gem drop table.
Show/hide gem drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 620 Uncut emerald 1 Rare 774 Uncut ruby 1 Rare 1,393 Unknown talisman
1 Very rare Error Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,875 Rune javelin 5 Very rare 855 Loop half of key 1 Very rare 11,487 Tooth half of key 1 Very rare 11,144 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,968 Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,601 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,108
- There is currently a glitch where the guard's death cry is heard twice. The second cry happens when the drop appears, as the drop seems to have a small delay.