OSRS Pyrefiends Guide

The Pyrefiends are a type of low level slayer monster in osrs. They require a minimum of 30 slayer to damage and they use a magic based attack. If you are a low level killing these, then dragonhide armour will be optimal to protect against their mage attacks. Pyrefiends are commonly assigned by mid-level slayer masters such as Mazchna, Vannaka and Chaeldar.

Where to kill Pyrefiends in OSRS?

There is a wide variety of options when it comes to killing Pyrefiends. But, the smoke dungeon is one of the more popular destinations. As it allows a cannon to be placed and there is a large amount of Pyrefiends spawns (23).

Other destinations in the list are also suitable. Although, avoid the God Wars Dungeon locations, as there is a low amount of spawns, making the task slow. In addition to an overcrowding of other types of NPC in the area making it inconvenient for a cannon.

Pyrefiend Gear Setup

Finding the most optimal gear to use when killing Pyrefiend in OSRS is important. If you are a high-level player then it is recommended to use a ranged setup with the Blowpipe. This will allow you to rapidly kill them and complete your task fast, example setups based on budget can be seen below.

Max Ranged

max ranged blowpipe setup for pyrefiends in osrs
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Ranged

mid-tier ranged blowpipe setup for pyrefiends in osrs
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Ranged

budget ranged blowpipe setup for pyrefiends in osrs
Example Budget Setup

Pyrefiend FAQs

Below is some of the most frequently asked questions by players in osrs looking to kill Pyrefiends for the first time.

Can you cannon Pyrefiends?

Yes, in the right locations such as the Isle of Souls you will be able to use a cannon. However, in the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon location, you will not be able to place a dwarf cannon due to the dungeons humidity.

Can you safe spot a Pyrefiend?

Yes, Pyrefiends can be safe spotted. Stand behind objects or other monsters to block the pathing of the Pyrefiend you are attacking. This will allow you to successfully safe spot the monster.

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