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For other uses, see Guard (disambiguation).
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Released 4 January 2001 (Update)
Pay-to-play No
Combat level 28
Max hit 3
Stats (?) 31 / 30 / 31
Hitpoints 22
Experience (?) 57
Ranged XP (?) 76
Hits XP (?) 19
Fatigue (?) 0.76%
Hostility Retreats (?)
Poisonous No
Poisonable Yes
Weakness None
  • He tries to keep order around here
  • He's here to guard this fortress
  • He tries to keep the law and order around here

A guard is a monster found in most major cities around RuneScape Classic. They require level 40 Thieving to pickpocket, yielding 46.75 exp and 30 coins when successful.

During the Biohazard quest, the guard guarding the gate to southeast Varrock will confiscate vials used in the quest.


  • Black Knights' Fortress: (different examine results)
    • Ground floor, exterior (3 spawns)
    • Ground floor, interior (2 spawns)
    • Middle floor, interior (2 spawns)
  • East Ardougne:
  • North-east Edgeville (4 spawns)
  • Falador
    • North gate, near the General Store (2 spawns)
    • South gate, near the west bank (2 spawns)
    • Center of town, near the furnace (3 spawns)
    • Near the mace shop, east side of town (1 spawn)
  • Varrock:
    • North gate (2 spawns)
    • East gate (4 spawns)
    • South gate (2 spawns)
    • West gate (5 spawns)
    • Varrock Castle:
      • Ground floor, exterior (3 spawns)
      • Ground floor, interior (1 spawn)
      • Upper floor, interior (4 spawns)


The guards found in many locations around Gielinor are light skin toned men. Their uniform is a medium bronze helmet and iron chainmail body over a black shirt and black pants.

You impersonate a guard during the Black Knights' Fortress quest to gain access to the fortress.


This article on a monster has an associated dialogue page.


100% drop

Image Item Quantity Rarity
Bones.png Bones 1 1Always

Weapons & Armour

Image Item Quantity Rarity
Medium Bronze Helmet.png Medium bronze helmet 1 2Common
Iron dagger.png Iron dagger 1 2Common
Bronze Arrows.png Bronze arrow 1 2Common
Bronze Long Sword.png Bronze long sword 1 3Uncommon


Image Item Quantity Rarity
Air-Rune.png Air rune 1–4 2Common
Earth-Rune.png Earth rune 2 2Common
Fire-Rune.png Fire rune 1 3Uncommon
Chaos-Rune.png Chaos rune 1 3Uncommon
Nature-Rune.png Nature rune 1 3Uncommon
Blood-Rune.png Blood rune 1 4Rare


Image Item Quantity Rarity
Coins.png Coins 1–12 2Common
Iron ore.png Iron ore 1 3Uncommon
Grain.png Grain 1 4Rare