Chaos dwarves are a type of corrupted and dangerous dwarves following Zamorak found in various locations, most notably the Wilderness. They attack with a steel warhammer. They hit fairly often, even through tough armour such as Torag's. They give Slayer experience if one's task is dwarves.

Although they have high hitpoints for their level, chaos dwarves are not a good monster to train on because of their accuracy. On occasion, they may drop a muddy key which will get you quite an amount of mid-level items if you manage to get to the chest. Both the dwarves in the Wilderness and Taverley Dungeon drop the Muddy Key. Range seems to work better than melee.

It is revealed in Forgettable Tale of a Drunken Dwarf that they are the result of experiments by The Red Axe in their attempt to conquer Keldagrim.

The physical form of the chaos dwarves are unlike any other dwarf in Gielinor. The Lores and Histories entry "The Coat Thief" describes the appearance of a chaos dwarf:

"He was like no dwarf I'd ever seen in Keldagrim. His skin was dark red and had a rough texture, and it seemed to glow from within like lava... Even unconscious, his face was locked in a grimace of rage. He smelled of sulphur and radiated unmistakable heat...

"...The heat was growing stronger. I stepped back, and Hilda did the same. The dwarf's skin glowed brighter and brighter red and then began to disintegrate, crumbling in on itself like wood curling up in a fire... In less than a minute he was gone, leaving only a few bones and some scorched armour fragments in a thinning cloud of black smoke..."




Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 49


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel full helm Steel full helm 1 Common 153
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Common 531
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Common 691
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Rare 496

Runes & talismans

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 10 Common 50
Air rune Air rune 12; 24 Common 60–120
Mind rune Mind rune 37 Common 148
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 3; 6 Common 549–1,098
Chaos rune Chaos rune 10; 37 Uncommon 810–2,997
Nature rune Nature rune 9; 18 Uncommon 1,908–3,816
Law rune Law rune 3; 6 Uncommon 588–1,176
Death rune Death rune 3; 6 Rare 621–1,242


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 25; 47; 92; 150; 250; 350; 450; 550 Common Not sold
Coal Coal 1 Common 152
Looting bag Looting bag(m) 1 Uncommon (1/30)[1] Not sold
Muddy key Muddy key 1 Uncommon (1/64) 2,840
Cheese Cheese 1 Uncommon 77
Mithril bar Mithril bar 1 Uncommon 664
Tomato Tomato 1 Uncommon 56
Ranarr weed Ranarr weed(m) 1 Rare 7,807
  1. Only dropped by those found in the Wilderness.

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 10,038
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 9,863
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 510
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 539
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 746
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,404
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 675
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,800
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 3,486
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 865
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,400
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,436
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 14,204
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 8,820
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 9,315
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,534
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,909
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,563
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 6,300
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,994
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,932
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,030
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,097
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 11,901
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,601
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,695
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