This article is about normal variant. For the stronger variant, see Greater Nechryael. However, for the superior variant, see Nechryarch.
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Nechryaels are demonic Slayer creatures, which require a Slayer level of 80 in order to harm. They are found only in the Slayer Tower (their stronger variant, Greater Nechryaels, can be found in the Catacombs of Kourend). Nechryaels are known for their rune boots drop, which are one of the few boots to provide a Strength bonus when worn. They are also known for their frequent drop rates of seeds and combat runes.

Commonly, Nechryaels summon death spawns to aid them, up to a limit of two each per Nechryael. Death spawns have semi-inaccurate attacks with a max hit of 2, and their attacks can hit through Protect from Melee. Auto-retaliate does not work on them, so you will have to click the death spawn to attack it. Death spawns will not be summoned if the Nechyrael is unable to attack the player back (such as when being safespotted).

Arclight can be very effective against Nechryael, as they are considered to be demonic creatures.

Players cannot use a Dwarf multicannon to kill Nechryaels anywhere.

There is also a stronger variant of the monster called the Greater Nechryael located in the Catacombs of Kourend. They will count towards your Slayer assignment if you have been given Nechryaels as a task.


100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ashes Ashes 1 Always 50


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,874


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 2,925
Adamant platelegs Adamant platelegs 1 Uncommon 3,398
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Uncommon 20,602
Rune boots Rune boots 1 Rare (1/128) 7,203


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 25–35 Common 3,850–5,390
Death rune Death rune 5; 10 Common 1,090–2,180
Chaos rune Chaos rune 37; 50 Common 2,738–3,700
Blood rune Blood rune 17; 5–20 Uncommon 1,855–7,420


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
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 Common (1/19) 98
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1–2 Uncommon 1,352–2,704
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1–2 Uncommon 56–112
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1–2 Uncommon 54–108
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1–2 Uncommon 18–36
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1–2 Uncommon 40–80
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1–2 Uncommon 724–1,448
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1–2 Uncommon 497–994
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1–2 Rare 73,428–146,856
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1–2 Rare 878–1,756
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1–2 Rare 1,918–3,836
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1–2 Rare 439–878
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–2 Rare 54,414–108,828


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 300–5,000 Common Not sold 
Tuna Tuna 1 Uncommon 38
Soft clay Soft clay 25 (noted) Uncommon 2,225 
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/128) Not sold

Rare drop table

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

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Rare 9,770
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare 9,756
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 438
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare 12,456
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Very rare 700
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Very rare 18,157
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,874
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,453
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 695
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare 6,930
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare 9,810
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 4,950
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 2,520
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,340
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,506
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,688
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 5,300
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,303
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,136
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 59,135
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,873
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,480
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,479
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,699
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 770


  • The model of the nechryael has an inverted pentagram on its chest, this orientation is considered a symbol of evil and is associated with the triumph of matter over spirit.
  • The nechryael used to have similar drops to other monsters like jellies, gargoyles, and greater demons. Their drop table was revamped with the Superior slayer monsters update on 15 September 2016.

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