OSRS Dark Beasts Guide

Dark Beasts are a monster that require 90 slayer to kill. Additionally, Mournings End Part II, must have been started as a bare minimum to receive Dark Beasts as a slayer task. The Dark Beast is an iconic monster in osrs, as they are the only monster in the game to drop the Dark Bow.

In this OSRS Dark Beasts guide, we will take look at some of the most efficient strategies to kill this monster.

Where to kill Dark Beasts in OSRS?

Dark Beasts can be found in two locations, the Mourner Tunnels and the Iorwerth Dungeon. The Mourner Tunnel area is usually the more popular location. As it can be easily accessed with a slayer ring teleport directly to the Dark Beasts.

Dark Beasts Gear Setup

All three combat styles can be used on Dark Beasts. However, Melee is the preferred option. Due to the Dark Beasts strong melee attacks, protection from melee is highly recommended. If you want to save on the expense cost associated with prayer potions then prayer boosting gear such as Proselyte can be used. Also, the Holy Wrench can be brought to maximise prayer potion consumption if using the prayer setup.

Max Melee

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Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Melee

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Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Melee

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Example Budget Setup

Dark Beasts Guide FAQs

Below is some of the most frequently asked questions by players reading this strategy guide and looking to kill Dark Beasts for the first time.

What are Dark Beasts weak to?

The Dark Beasts lowest defensive stat is stab. Making powerful stab weapons such as the Ghrazi Rapier a very effective weapon.

Does Arclight work on Dark Beasts?

No, the Arclight does not work on the Dark Beast, as it is not considered a demonic monster.

Are Dark Beasts worth doing?

In general, Dark Beast tasks are not worthwhile. They give low slayer experience and low profits per hour. However, slayer masters will assign a very low amount (10-20 per task). Therefore, due to the speed of the task, it is not worth skipping or blocking them in the long run if you are worried about slayer points.

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