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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 262


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Common 18,715
Ancient staff Ancient staff 1 Uncommon (1/43) 81,482
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,758
Dragon pickaxe Dragon pickaxe 1 Rare (1/171) 5,614,513
Dragon 2h sword Dragon 2h sword 1 Rare (1/256) 131,761
Ring of the gods Ring of the gods 1 Rare (1/512) 20,592,887


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune 400 Uncommon 35,600
Death rune Death rune 300 Uncommon 60,900
Blood rune Blood rune 200 Uncommon 73,400


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 25 (noted) Common 22,950
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 20 (noted) Common [1] 24,980
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 10 (noted) Common [1] 26,270
Magic logs Magic logs 100 (noted) Uncommon 109,000
Gold ore Gold ore 300 (noted) Uncommon 61,800
Dragon bones Dragon bones 100 (noted) Uncommon 271,300
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 Uncommon 13,080
Oak plank Oak plank 300 (noted) Uncommon 152,100
Mort myre fungus Mort myre fungus 200 (noted) Rare 105,400
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 100 (noted) Rare (1/128) 764,000
  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 39,781
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 68,162
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 118,931


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dark crab Dark crab 8 Common [1] 9,568
Super restore(4) Super restore(4) 3 Common [1] 29,838
Sanfew serum(4) Sanfew serum(4) 10 (noted) Uncommon 308,940
  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 12,260
Supercompost Supercompost 100 (noted) Uncommon 45,600
Mysterious emblem Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/27.5)[1] 68,122
Looting bag Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold
Slayer's enchantment Slayer's enchantment 1 Uncommon (1/30)[2] 1,661
Cannonball Cannonball 250 Rare 43,000
Dark fishing bait Dark fishing bait 375 Rare 1,500
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

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