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Vyre corpse
File:Vyre corpse 3.png
Release date 22 April 2008 (Update unknown) edit
Members Yes
Quest item Legacy of Seergaze
Tradeable No
Equipable No
Stackable Yes
Value 3 coins
High alch 1 coin
Low alch 1 coin
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Examine A Vyrewatch corpse. Just a husk, really.
Weight 0 kg
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A Vyre corpse is the body of a slain Vyrewatch, Vyrelord, or Vyrelady. These monsters can only be killed with blisterwood weapons or the Ivandis flail. The player character notes that the corpse feels and weighs like wood. Vyre corpses stack in both the inventory and bank so players will find they can stay longer while killing them as their inventory does not fill up with individual corpses.

Columbarium CremationEdit

During and after the Legacy of Seergaze quest, Vyre corpses can be cremated with teak or better pyre logs in the Columbarium below the Paterdomus. One corpse must be cremated during the Legacy of Seergaze quest. When a corpse is cremated, a Spectral vyrewatch will rise from the pyre, and the player will receive 79 prayer experience (+50% if wearing Morytania legs 4) and firemaking experience based on what type of pyre log was used. Wearing a Ring of fire or Flame gloves does affect firemaking experience. The higher the logs used, the higher the xp returned; higher logs do not increase chances of obtaining higher rewards.

Pyre Logs for Columbarium Cremation
Log type Level Required G.E. cost of normal log Doses of sacred oil G.E. cost of pyre logs Making pyre log XP Burning XP Cost/XP
File:Teak logs.png Teak logs (pyre) 40 185 3 (5,484) 7,493 14 120 62.44
File:Arctic pine logs.png Arctic pine logs (pyre) 47 31 3 6,728 14 158 42.58
Maple logs Maple logs (pyre) 50 24 3 6,354 14 175 36.31
File:Mahogany logs.png Mahogany logs (pyre) 55 581 3 6,652 14 210 31.68
File:Eucalyptus logs.png Eucalyptus logs (pyre) 63 528 4 (6,869) 6,279 16 216.5 29
Yew logs Yew logs (pyre) 63 216 4 8,126 16 225 36.12
Magic logs Magic logs (pyre) 80 832 4 8,112 16 404.5 20.05
Elder logs Elder logs (pyre) 95 4,719 4 11,698 16 450 26

Cremating vyre corpses after the quest allows the player to acquire Columbarium keys which unlock wooden alcoves in the Columbarium. These alcoves contain rewards, including some that are otherwise only obtainable through Treasure Trails.

The spectral vyrewatch does not attack you, it merely appears briefly then leaves, dropping a key on the pedestal near the cremation table.

A vyre corpse is cremated by first placing the pyre log on one of the pyre platforms, then placing a corpse on the log, and finally using a tinderbox to light the pyre. Only one corpse can be prepared for cremation at a time. A player who starts preparing one cremation (even if just placing the pyre logs) and then attempts to prepare a second is told that only one cremation may be 'administered' at a time. However, a new cremation can be set up as soon as the previous one is lit, even before the spectral vyrewatch appears. A quick way to cremate several corpses is thus:

  1. Stand in the crux between two funeral pyres.
  2. Prepare one funeral pyre by clicking on it twice (to add logs and a corpse onto the funeral pyre).
  3. Click once more to light the prepared funeral pyre.
  4. As soon as the prepared funeral pyre is lit (the second that you can see the spectral vyrewatch begin to leave the corpse), prepare and light the adjacent funeral pyre.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 until all corpses are cremated.
  6. Collect the columbarium keys off both pedestals.

By the time the player begins to light the second funeral pyre, the first funeral pyre will have run its course and will have spawned a columbarium key on the pedestal relative to it. This method can as much as double the speed with which the player cremates corpses.

While not collecting the columbarium keys until you've cremated a full load of corpses can be most expedient, a key will despawn after 3 minutes if not picked up (though not all keys in a stack will despawn after 3 minutes; only ones which have been there more then 3 minutes). So waiting to collect the keys may not be a good idea if using a beast of burden to bring extra pyre logs or if not on a stable connection (i.e. having a tendency to lag or suffer sudden disconnects).

A good way to not lose any keys and still cremate at a decent speed with a War tortoise beast of burden is to light all logs in your inventory, withdraw your burden once, use up all but one log then pick up the keys and continue until no logs are left. With this method you do about half at a time and can collect all keys without them despawning on you. If using a War tortoise and you try to do them all without picking up the keys, you will lose 4-5 keys.

Note: Though some people say wearing a ring of wealth helps with the rewards, there is no mention of the ring shining in the chatbox.

In addition to the rewards that can be obtained via the Columbarium keys, for every 50 vyre corpses that are cremated the player becomes more 'experienced' with the Ivandis flail, Blisterwood staff, Blisterwood polearm and Blisterwood stake. The Ivandis flail receives an invisible Attack, Strength, Defence bonus and the Blisterwood weapons receive Damage bonus against Vyrewatch. After cremating 500 corpses, the player receives the maximum possible boost for the flail, with +50 to Attack, Strength, and Defence; and the maximum possible boost for the Blisterwood weapons, with +100 to Damage. Achieving the maximum boosts for the Ivandis Flail and the Blisterwood weapons is a requirement for trimming the Completionist Cape.

You can check your progress at the southern end of the columbarium, by searching the lectern. It reveals that there is a list of names, subsequently, the amount of corpses that a player has cremated is the same as the amount of names crossed off the list. It should be noted there is no limit to how many corpses you can burn but only the first 500 give bonuses to your vampyre harming weapons.

You can also check more easily by right clicking the flail and selecting "check." It will tell you the exact number of corpses you have cremated.

Columbarium key rewardsEdit

CharmsEdit

Template:Charm:Vyre corpse

Note: charms are a second reward, obtained with other items

God armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Guthix full helmGuthix full helm1Rare
Guthix kiteshieldGuthix kiteshield1Rare
Guthix platebodyGuthix platebody1Rare
Guthix plateskirtGuthix plateskirt1Rare
Guthix platelegsGuthix platelegs1Rare
Saradomin full helmSaradomin full helm1Rare
Saradomin kiteshieldSaradomin kiteshield1Rare
Saradomin platebodySaradomin platebody1Rare
Saradomin plateskirtSaradomin plateskirt1Rare
Saradomin platelegsSaradomin platelegs1Rare
Zamorak full helmZamorak full helm1Rare
Zamorak kiteshieldZamorak kiteshield1Rare
Zamorak platebodyZamorak platebody1Rare
Zamorak plateskirtZamorak plateskirt1Rare
Zamorak platelegsZamorak platelegs1Rare
Armadyl full helmArmadyl full helm1Rare
Armadyl kiteshieldArmadyl kiteshield1Rare
Armadyl platebodyArmadyl platebody1Rare
Armadyl plateskirtArmadyl plateskirt1Rare
Armadyl platelegsArmadyl platelegs1Rare
Bandos full helmBandos full helm1Rare
Bandos kiteshieldBandos kiteshield1Rare
Bandos platebodyBandos platebody1Rare
Bandos plateskirtBandos plateskirt1Rare
Bandos platelegsBandos platelegs1Rare
Ancient full helmAncient full helm1Rare
Ancient kiteshieldAncient kiteshield1Rare
Ancient platebodyAncient platebody1Rare
Ancient plateskirtAncient plateskirt1Rare
Ancient platelegsAncient platelegs1Rare

God pagesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Saradomin page 1Saradomin page 11Rare
File:Saradomin page 2.pngSaradomin page 21Rare
File:Saradomin page 3.pngSaradomin page 31Rare
File:Saradomin page 4.pngSaradomin page 41Rare
Guthix page 1Guthix page 11Rare
File:Guthix page 2.pngGuthix page 21Rare
File:Guthix page 3.pngGuthix page 31Rare
File:Guthix page 4.pngGuthix page 41Rare
Zamorak page 1Zamorak page 11Rare
File:Zamorak page 2.pngZamorak page 21Rare
File:Zamorak page 3.pngZamorak page 31Rare
File:Zamorak page 4.pngZamorak page 41Rare
Armadyl page 1Armadyl page 11Rare
File:Armadyl page 2.pngArmadyl page 21Rare
File:Armadyl page 3.pngArmadyl page 31Rare
File:Armadyl page 4.pngArmadyl page 41Rare
Bandos page 1Bandos page 11Rare
File:Bandos page 2.pngBandos page 21Rare
File:Bandos page 3.pngBandos page 31Rare
File:Bandos page 4.pngBandos page 41Rare
Ancient page 1Ancient page 11Rare
File:Ancient page 2.pngAncient page 21Rare
File:Ancient page 3.pngAncient page 31Rare
File:Ancient page 4.pngAncient page 41Rare

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Common
Rune daggerRune dagger1Common
Adamant javelinAdamant javelin12–28Common
Rune javelinRune javelin6–12Common
File:Iron arrow.pngIron arrow81Common
File:Steel arrow.pngSteel arrow62–122Common
File:Adamant arrow.pngAdamant arrow16–29Common
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Common
Adamant platelegsAdamant platelegs1Common
File:Rune arrow.pngRune arrow6–11Uncommon
File:Black dragonhide set.pngBlack dragonhide set1Uncommon
Rune helmRune helm1Uncommon
Rune platelegsRune platelegs1Uncommon
Rune spearRune spear1Rare
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare
File:Black full helm (t).pngBlack full helm (t)1Rare
File:Black platelegs (t).pngBlack platelegs (t)1Rare
File:Black plateskirt (t).pngBlack plateskirt (t)1Rare
File:Black kiteshield (t).pngBlack kiteshield (t)1Rare
File:Black platebody (t).pngBlack platebody (t)1Rare
File:Black full helm (g).pngBlack full helm (g)1Rare
File:Black platelegs (g).pngBlack platelegs (g)1Rare
File:Black plateskirt (g).pngBlack plateskirt (g)1Rare
File:Black kiteshield (g).pngBlack kiteshield (g)1Rare
File:Black platebody (g).pngBlack platebody (g)1Rare
File:Adamant full helm (t).pngAdamant full helm (t)1Rare
File:Adamant platelegs (t).pngAdamant platelegs (t)1Rare
File:Adamant plateskirt (t).pngAdamant plateskirt (t)1Rare
File:Adamant kiteshield (t).pngAdamant kiteshield (t)1Rare
File:Adamant platebody (t).pngAdamant platebody (t)1Rare
File:Adamant full helm (g).pngAdamant full helm (g)1Rare
File:Adamant platelegs (g).pngAdamant platelegs (g)1Rare
File:Adamant plateskirt (g).pngAdamant plateskirt (g)1Rare
File:Adamant kiteshield (g).pngAdamant kiteshield (g)1Rare
File:Adamant platebody (g).pngAdamant platebody (g)1Rare
File:Rune full helm (t).pngRune full helm (t)1Rare
File:Rune platelegs (t).pngRune platelegs (t)1Rare
File:Rune plateskirt (t).pngRune plateskirt (t)1Rare
File:Rune kiteshield (t).pngRune kiteshield (t)1Rare
File:Rune platebody (t).pngRune platebody (t)1Rare
File:Rune full helm (g).pngRune full helm (g)1Rare
File:Rune platelegs (g).pngRune platelegs (g)1Rare
File:Rune plateskirt (g).pngRune plateskirt (g)1Rare
File:Rune kiteshield (g).pngRune kiteshield (g)1Rare
File:Rune platebody (g).pngRune platebody (g)1Rare

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Earth runeEarth rune62–123Common
Chaos runeChaos rune7–19Common
Death runeDeath rune8–15Common
Blood runeBlood rune7–13Common
Nature runeNature rune8–15Common
Law runeLaw rune7–13Common

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
File:Grimy harralander.pngGrimy harralander1–3Common
File:Grimy ranarr.pngGrimy ranarr1Common
File:Grimy toadflax.pngGrimy toadflax1Common
File:Grimy irit.pngGrimy irit1Common
File:Grimy avantoe.pngGrimy avantoe1Common
File:Grimy kwuarm.pngGrimy kwuarm1Common
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1Uncommon
File:Grimy cadantine.pngGrimy cadantine1Common
File:Grimy lantadyme.pngGrimy lantadyme1Common
File:Grimy dwarf weed.pngGrimy dwarf weed1Common
File:Grimy torstol.pngGrimy torstol1Uncommon

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
File:Limpwurt seed.pngLimpwurt seed1Common
File:Cactus seed.pngCactus seed1Common
File:Irit seed.pngIrit seed1Common
File:Kwuarm seed.pngKwuarm seed1Uncommon
File:Snapdragon seed.pngSnapdragon seed1Uncommon
File:Lantadyme seed.pngLantadyme seed1Uncommon
File:Dwarf weed seed.pngDwarf weed seed1Uncommon

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Coins 1000Coins875–1,725Uncommon
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1Common
File:Gold bar.pngGold bar7–13 (noted)Common
Rune barRune bar1Uncommon
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon
Blood talismanBlood talisman[1]1Common
  1. One will always be obtained during the quest

Rare drop table dropsEdit

Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon
File:Rune arrowheads.pngRune arrowheads113–137Common
File:Onyx bolts.pngOnyx bolts135–165Rare
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare
File:Grimy torstol.pngGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon
File:Lantadyme seed.pngLantadyme seed14–16Uncommon
File:Dwarf weed seed.pngDwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon
File:Magic seed.pngMagic seed4Uncommon
File:Palm tree seed.pngPalm tree seed10Rare
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Rare
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Rare
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Rare
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rare
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rare
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rare

TriviaEdit

  • As of the Temple Trek update on 17 August 2011, Vyrewatch drop up to 17 different corpses with each one having their own stack in a bank. The dropped corpse does not depend on the level of the Vyrewatch killed. Despite this, all of the Vyrewatch in the Temple Trekking and Burgh de Rott Ramble activities drop the same type of corpse, distinct from the types dropped in Burgh de Rott and Meiyerditch. The type of corpse did not affect the rewards for cremation as they all gave identical Columbarium keys which stacked in a single pile when banked.
    • This was changed in an update on 17 June 2013, which made it so each variant of Vyre corpse would change to a single corpse type when picked up (rather than the previous 17) so they stack in a single pile in the bank. Any other corpse variants stored in the bank before the update would also change to the single type when dropped and picked up again.
    • However, in some rare cases, a second type of vyre corpse can exist. It is not known if these corpses can be obtained, or were only created during the update. In any case, removing them from the bank and putting it back in will not change the corpse to the normal kind.
  • The reference to the Vyre corpse weighing the same as wood is likely a reference to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, in which witches, being burned at the stake, were reasoned by Sir Bedivere to be thusly made of wood. Furthermore, in the same sketch, the sole purpose of witches was said to be for burning, and the sole purpose of Vyre corpses in RuneScape is for burning.
  • When dropped, Vyre corpses take up more than a single tile on the ground.
  • When burning corpses, if a player right clicks a stack of keys, they will only see the stack as displaying a single key, despite that there may be multiple keys resting on a pedestal.
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