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Vet'ion Reborn

Vet'ion (pronounced "VET-tee-un") is a skeletal champion that resides north of the Bone Yard and south of Lava Dragon Isle, and he is the only monster to drop the ring of the gods. Like other bosses in the Wilderness, he can also drop the dragon pickaxe.

Vet'ion has two forms: the (purple) regular form and the (orange) reborn form. After he is defeated in his first form, he will go to his second form. His stats or abilities do not change between forms. If he is not killed within five minutes in his second form, he will revert to his first form with the same hitpoints.

Fight overview

Main article: Vet'ion/Strategies

Vet'ion is highly resistant to any combat style other than crush, and as he is undead, he is susceptible to salve amulet and its enhanced version. He is immune to magic damage, but spells with effects such as Vulnerability still work on him.

Vet'ion primarily uses a melee that can target players up to three tiles away from him. He also frequently uses an unblockable but avoidable magical attack that launches three lightning bolts, one at the targeted player and two randomly somewhere nearby. Lastly, he sometimes uses an earthquake attack that can hit all players nearby for up to 45, which cannot be avoided or blocked.

When he reaches half health, he will summon two level 214 Skeleton Hellhounds to aid him. On the second form, they are level 281 Greater Skeleton Hellhounds instead. Similar to Vet'ion, they are weak to crush and Salve amulet, and they only attack with melee. The hellhounds must be killed as Vet'ion is immune to damage if they are alive.


Vet'ion will exclaim several quotes throughout the fight:

  • "Kill, my pets!" (when summoning Skeleton Hellhounds)
  • "Do it again!!" (when his first form is defeated)
  • "Bahh! Go, Dogs!!" (when summoning Greater Skeleton Hellhounds)



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 199


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Common 18,843
Ancient staff Ancient staff 1 Uncommon (1/43) 69,251
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,945
Dragon pickaxe Dragon pickaxe 1 Rare (1/171) 5,930,709
Dragon 2h sword Dragon 2h sword 1 Rare (1/256) 133,084
Ring of the gods Ring of the gods 1 Rare (1/512) 16,207,119


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune 400 Uncommon 40,000
Death rune Death rune 300 Uncommon 66,600
Blood rune Blood rune 200 Uncommon 53,600


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 25 (noted) Common 22,450
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 20 (noted) Common [1] 29,180
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 10 (noted) Common [1] 27,850
Magic logs Magic logs 100 (noted) Uncommon 115,100
Gold ore Gold ore 300 (noted) Uncommon 106,200
Dragon bones Dragon bones 100 (noted) Uncommon 221,100
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 Uncommon 13,857
Oak plank Oak plank 300 (noted) Uncommon 120,600
Mort myre fungus Mort myre fungus 200 (noted) Rare 90,000
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 100 (noted) Rare (1/128) 755,000
  1. 1.0 1.1 20 uncut rubies are dropped along 10 uncut diamonds.


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare 36,782
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 96,856
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 155,521


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dark crab Dark crab 8 Common [1] 11,344
Super restore(4) Super restore(4) 3 Common [1] 30,606
Sanfew serum(4) Sanfew serum(4) 10 (noted) Uncommon 211,790
  1. 1.0 1.1 Eight dark crabs are dropped along with three Super restore(4)'s.


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 15,000–20,000 Common Not sold
Ogre coffin key Ogre coffin key 10 (noted) Common 13,050
Supercompost Supercompost 100 (noted) Uncommon 52,100
Mysterious emblem Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/27.5)[1] 162,934
Looting bag Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold
Slayer's enchantment Slayer's enchantment 1 Uncommon (1/30)[2] 1,080
Cannonball Cannonball 250 Rare 43,750
Dark fishing bait Dark fishing bait 375 Rare 750
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/100)[3] Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Vet'ion jr. Vet'ion jr. 1 Very rare (1/2,000) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
Skeleton champion scroll Skeleton champion scroll 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
  1. Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia, unless the kill was done on the official Bounty Hunter world. Killing Vet'ion on the Bounty Hunter also increases the drop rate from 1/27.5 to 1/5.
  2. Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia.
  3. 1/50 if a Ring of wealth (i) is worn.


Vet'ion Chronicle art

Vet'ion art from Jagex's turn-based card game Chronicle: RuneScape Legends