OSRS Gargoyle Guide

Gargoyles are a monster unlocked at level 75 slayer in Oldschool Runescape. They can be killed both on and off-task, but require a rock hammer, rock thrownhammer or granite hammer to kill them when below 9 hitpoints. Additionally, those who have received a Gargoyle slayer task may wish to take on a more challenging opponent such as the Grotesque Guardians. You can read our Grotesque Guardian guide here.

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

Where to kill Gargoyles in OSRS?

The Gargoyles in osrs can be found exclusively at the Slayer Tower. They can be fought in the basement for those on-task only. Players wishing to kill them off-task will need to go to the top floor of the slayer tower to face them. The fastest methods of travelling to the slayer tower are:

  • Slayer ring teleport to entrance.
  • Fairy ring code C-K-S to west of Canifis then run north.
  • Kharyrll teleport then run north-west.
  • Ectophial teleport to Port Phasmatys and run west until you reach the tower.
osrs slayer tower location
Slayer Tower Location

Gargoyles Gear Setup

Finding the most optimal gear to use when killing Gargoyles in OSRS is important. Helping to increase your kills per hour and reduce supply costs. Melee combat is the most optimal here, with Gargoyles being weak to crush. For players who want to stay for prolonged periods of time without banking, the Guthans armour set can be helpful as a switch for healing back to full hp.

Melee Gear Setups

Max Melee

max melee mace setup for killing gargoyles in osrs
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Melee

mid-tier melee whip setup for killing gargoyles in osrs
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Melee

budget melee slayer setup for killing gargoyles in osrs
Example Budget Setup

Gargoyle Guide OSRS FAQs

Below is some of the most frequently asked questions by players looking for a strategy to kill Gargoyles for the first time.

What are gargoyles weaknesses?

Gargoyles are weak to crush weapons. This is why the Inquisitor’s Mace is used in the max gear setup. Weapons such as the Abyssal Bludgeon are strong alternative crush weapons.

Is there a way to auto smash gargoyles?

Yes, you can unlock the “Gargoyle Smasher” perk for 120 slayer points from any slayer master. However, you are still required to have a rock hammer or equivalent in your inventory. But, its the perfect gargoyle strategy as it allows you to be more AFK during the task.

Are gargoyles good exp Osrs?

Gargoyle tasks provide moderate levels of slayer experience. They are mostly known for their afkability and profit. However, players can still expect around 25k slayer experience per hour here.

Gargoyles average profit per hour?

Players can expect anywhere between 500k-800k profit per hour when killing Gargoyles. This makes them a great strategy for alt money making. As they are super AFK and players can stay for an endless amount of time thanks to their alchable drop table.

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