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Armadylian guards appear when doing elite clue scroll coordinates. They call out "No warning! Begone!" upon appearing.

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.


100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones.png Bones 1 Always 89 

Weapons and armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune spear.png Rune spear 1 Uncommon 11,933
Rune thrownaxe.png Rune thrownaxe 6 Uncommon 1,254
Armadyl helmet.png Armadyl helmet 1 Very rare (1/1,000,000) 5,748,868
Bandos boots.png Bandos boots 1 Very rare (1/1,000,000) 187,025


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250.png Coins 35–350 Common Not sold
Hammer.png Hammer 1 Common 64
Headless arrow.png Headless arrow 30 Common 210
Cosmic rune.png Cosmic rune 20 Uncommon 2,860
Adamantite bar.png Adamantite bar 5 (noted) Uncommon 9,520
Shark.png Shark 1–4 Uncommon 921–3,684
Nature rune.png Nature rune 20 Uncommon 4,340
Blood rune.png Blood rune 20 Uncommon 7,340
Looting bag.png Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30)[1] Not sold
Slayer's enchantment.png Slayer's enchantment 1 Uncommon [2] 1,661
Mysterious emblem.png Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/89)[2] 68,122
  1. Only dropped by those found in the Wilderness.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Only dropped by those found in the Wilderness while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia.

Gem drop table

In 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.png Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 455
Uncut emerald.png Uncut emerald 1 Rare 679
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 1 Rare 1,249
Rare drop table talisman.png Unknown talisman
(please specify)
1 Very rare Error
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,627
Rune javelin.png Rune javelin 5 Very rare 875
Loop half of key.png Loop half of key 1 Very rare 10,307
Tooth half of key.png Tooth half of key 1 Very rare 10,840
Rune spear.png Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,933
Shield left half.png Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,697
Dragon spear.png Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,226


  • 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.