Greater Nechryael are stronger variants of Nechryael that require level 80 Slayer to kill. They are found exclusively within the Catacombs of Kourend.

Like normal Nechryael, Greater Nechryael can summon up to two Death spawn when fighting a player. These Death spawn are the same as the ones summoned by normal nechryaels. Using Protect from Melee is recommended, as the greater Nechryael is more accurate and deals even more damage. Arclight can be very effective against Nechryael, as these are considered to be demonic creatures.

Unlike the Mutated Bloodvelds who have a unique superior variant of their own, Greater Nechryael do not. They simply get the normal Nechryarch instead.


Much like Dust devils, Greater Nechryaels are popularly killed using Ice Burst or Ice Barrage, as you are able to clump them up into a pile and hit them all simultaneously. To do this, turn on Protect from Melee, then attack the nechryaels with a fast ranged weapon (such as darts or toxic blowpipe) or the special attack of the Dinh's bulwark to get them aggressive towards you. Run to a side of the room which has two corners adjacent to each other and run back and forth between the two corners so that the nechryaels pile on top of each other.

Due to their very low Magic defence, it's important to use equipment that maximises Magic damage instead of accuracy, such as a Tormented bracelet or an Occult necklace. Otherwise, wear items that give Prayer bonus to increase the usefulness of your Prayer potions. Bringing along Chaos runes to cast Blood Burst can also help extend your trips due to the fact that the summoned Death spawns can hit through your prayer. You can be healed up to full in as little as two casts if the nechrayaels are properly stacked, making it much more effective than bringing food.


100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ashes Ashes 1 Always 34


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune axe Rune axe 1 Common 7,176
Adamant battleaxe Adamant battleaxe 1 Common 2,134
Mystic air staff Mystic air staff 1 Uncommon 25,006


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Common 2,951
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Common 22,475
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 Rare 29,516
Rune med helm Rune med helm 1 Uncommon 11,038
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Uncommon 20,610
Rune boots Rune boots 1 Rare (1/128) 7,240


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air rune Air rune 150 Uncommon 750
Chaos rune Chaos rune 50 Uncommon 3,300
Death rune Death rune 23 Common 4,600
Blood rune Blood rune 20 Uncommon 6,040
Soul rune Soul rune 25 Uncommon 3,650


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 10
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 11
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 153
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 685
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,607
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 892
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 2,027
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 1,322
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,679
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,559
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 515


This monsters drops seeds from the rare allotment seed drop table.The seed table is rolled twice, dropping two seeds.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1–2 Uncommon 698–1,396
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1–2 Uncommon 49–98
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1–2 Uncommon 30–60
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1–2 Uncommon 19–38
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1–2 Uncommon 56–112
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1–2 Uncommon 616–1,232
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1–2 Uncommon 211–422
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1–2 Rare 65,240–130,480
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1–2 Rare 878–1,756
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1–2 Rare 1,728–3,456
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1–2 Rare 531–1,062
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–2 Rare 57,543–115,086


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 300–7,000; 10,000 Common Not sold
Tuna Tuna 2 Uncommon 108
Lobster Lobster 1 Uncommon 122
Gold bar Gold bar 5 (noted) Uncommon 365
Wine of zamorak Wine of zamorak 3 (noted) Uncommon 5,217
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/128) Not sold
Ancient shard Ancient shard 1 Rare (1/196.66) Not sold
Dark totem base Dark totem base 1 Rare (1/295) Not sold
Dark totem middle Dark totem middle 1 Rare (1/295) Not sold
Dark totem top Dark totem top 1 Rare (1/295) Not sold

Rare drop table

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

Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 10,382
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 9,620
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 565
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 455
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 670
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,276
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 686
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,950
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 2,814
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 885
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,500
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,321
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 15,343
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 7,470
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 9,000
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,441
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,809
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,475
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 5,300
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,809
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,914
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 58,979
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,057
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 11,903
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,472
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,244

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