Skip to content
Open in Editor

Kerapac, the Bound: Normal Mode

Introduction

Kerapac is a dragonkin fighting under the control of Jas. Kerapac can be fought in teamsizes of 1-3, in either normal or hard mode.

If you would like a breakdown of Kerapac's mechanics as well as good ways to deal with them you can check the mechanics summary found here: #kerapac-hm-basic.

It is important to note that Kerapac is affected by the Nodon Dragonkin slayer task. The slayer helmet slayerhelm bonus, genocidal genocidal bonus, and the premierartefact Premier Artefact slayer boost (10% chance to stop slayer count decreasing) will work on Kerapac; however, Tuska's Wrath Tuskas will not be boosted, Dragon Slayer dragonslayerperk dragonslayer does not work, and Dragon Bane equipment bane2h does not work.

Normal & Hardmode

kerapacswristwraps Kerapac's Wrist Wraps

gconc Greater Concentrated Blast Ability Codex

jasgodbook Scripture of Jas

manuscriptofjas Manuscript of Jas

kerapacsmaskpiece Kerapac's Mask Piece

Hardmode Only

fracturedarmasymbol Fractured Armadyl Symbol

fracturedstabilisationgem Fractured stabilisation Gem

fracturedshaft Staff of Armadyl's fractured Shaft

Low Effort Ranged Normal Mode Kerapac Guide (~20kph)

Explanation

This method will reliably allow you to get consistent Kerapac (NM) kills without needing much input or effort. It is recommended to have a slayer task (with slayer helm on your anachronia slayer lodge stand) when using this method, but it is not mandatory.

⬥ Aura choice can vary, but will affect how afk kills can be. They are listed in order of effectiveness:

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• vamp Vampyrism Aura provides extra safety through its healing and allows more chances for poison damage. Due to the constant damage being taken while fighting Kerapac, this is by far the safest and most reliable aura choice to afk with.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• dm Dark Magic provides extra damage, but you must pay more attention to both your HP and your prayer points.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• mahj Mahjarrat Aura provides extra damage, but does not give any extra poison procs. Still, it is a viable option as a secondary aura.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• reckless Do not use Reckless for afking, as it will get you killed very easily.

⬥ This method requires you to teleport out after each fight to Wars' Retreat. There you should bank, heal to full or close to full, and channel the adrenaline crystals till 100% adrenaline before entering the fight again.

⬥ You should be using the soulsplit soulsplit prayer for phases 1-3 and then switching to deflect magic DeflectMage for p4.

⬥ This method requires using an Eldritch Crossbow ecb, due to hit chance constraints.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• If on a Nodon Dragonkin slayer task, a Wyvern Crossbow wyverncrossbow can be used instead.

Mandatory Requirements

⬥ This setup should reliably allow you to afk Kerapac. However, the following need to be done or else this method will be either unreliable or will outright not work. Cutting corners will result in failure:

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Wen Book wengodbook is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Essence of Finality eof is equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Soulsplit soulsplit is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Anguish anguish or Desolation Desolation is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Greater Ricochet grico and Salt the Wound stw are unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Caroming 4 caroming4 is on your weapon

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Elder Overload elderovlsalve is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Poison weppoison is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Cinderbane Gloves Cinderbanes are equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Blood Reaver reaverpouch is summoned if using Vampyrism Aura vamp

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Ripper Demon ripperpouch is summoned if using other auras

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Auto-retaliate is on

Preset and relics

Preset Suggestions

Preset Notes

reaverring Reaver's Ring - Extra critical chance helps speed up kills. If not owned, can be substituted for other strong rings such as Asylum Surgeon's asr or Ring of Death RoD. If failing to skip flight mechanic, should be replace with upgraded pontifex ring pontifexshadowring.

adrenrenewalflask Adrenaline Renewals - Used after the first death's swiftness at the beginning of the fight. May be substituted for enhanced replenishment potions enhreplen.

Action Bar

Example Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSEaPH9HbaI

Low Effort Magic Normal Mode Kerapac Guide (~22kph)

Explanation

This method will reliably allow you to get consistent Kerapac (NM) kills without needing much input or effort. Consistency and safety are attained through a heavy focus on maximising damage dealt while minimizing damage taken (granted, why wouldn't that be the focus anyways?). It is strongly recommended to have a slayer task (with slayer helm on your anachronia slayer lodge stand) when using this method.

⬥ Auras:

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• mani For once, Maniacal is actually your best choice for your aura here. Usage of Animate Dead and Cryptbloom armour heavily mitigates the downsides that this aura usually presents, and the extra damage makes up for the more defensive setup.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• dm Dark Magic provides extra damage and poison procs, but the lack of raw damage may be detrimental for phases where Sunshine isn't active.

⬥ You should be using Soulsplit soulsplit and Torment torment / Affliction Affliction for the entire fight.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• If using Affliction Affliction, you must either use Powder of Penance powderofpenance or click an Ancient Elven Ritual Shard ancientshard at the start of each kill.

⬥ This method requires using at least a Seismic Wand seiswand and Animate Dead animatedead with some tank armour cryptbloomhelm, as raw damage is the focus and this setup is not as strong on healing when compared to the other styles' setups.

Mandatory Requirements

⬥ This setup should reliably allow you to afk Kerapac. However, the following need to be done or else this method will be either unreliable or will outright not work. Cutting corners will result in failure:

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Exsanguinate exsanguinate is set to autocast

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Pontifex Shadow Ring pontifexshadowring passive effect is unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Igneous Kal-Mej igneouskalmej or Kal-Zuk igneouskalzuk is equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Scripture of Wen wengodbook is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Animate Dead animatedead is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Essence of Finality eof is equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• At least 2 pieces of Cryptbloom Armour cryptbloomhelm are equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Soulsplit soulsplit is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Torment torment or Affliction Affliction is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Elder Overload elderovlsalve is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Poison weppoison is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Cinderbane Gloves Cinderbanes are equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Ripper Demon ripperpouch is summoned and loaded with 150+ Death from Above scrolls ripperscroll, set to autofire

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Auto-retaliate is on

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Passive Ring of Vigor rov is unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Passive Upgraded Pontifex Shadow Ring pontifexshadowring is unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Nodon Dragonkin Task slayerhelm is active

Presets and Relics

Preset Suggestions

Action Bar

Method/Setup

⬥ Upon entering the boss instance, Surge surge 2x, then walk forward one tile. Make sure you have all buffs/prayers active, and queue Smoke Cloud smokecloud. Once you begin auto-retaliating, throw a Vulnerability Bomb vulnbomb during your first Greater Concentrated Blast gconc and afk from there. Once the kill ends, gather your loot and teleport to War's Retreat. Restore prayer and heal at the bank if needed, restore adrenaline to 91% or more, and repeat.

Example Video

⬥ This video showcases three separate kills and the banking/looting process. First kill has bad rng, second has great rng, and the third is around the average kill one may expect using this setup.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qhkhmLsKaU

Low Effort Melee Normal Mode Kerapac Guide (~22kph)

Explanation

This method will reliably allow you to get consistent Kerapac (NM) kills without needing much input or effort. Consistency and safety are attained through a heavy focus on maximising the Blood Reaver familiar's potential, utilising weapon poison, Abyssal Parasites, and many sources of healing. It is strongly recommended to have a slayer task (with slayer helm on your anachronia slayer lodge stand) when using this method.

⬥ Auras:

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• vamp Vampyrism provides extra safety through its healing and provides more poison damage via Blood Reaver passive ability. Due to the constant damage being taken while fighting Kerapac, this is by far the safest and most reliable aura choice to afk with.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• berserker Do not use Berserker for afking, as it will get you killed very easily.

⬥ You should be using Soulsplit soulsplit and Turmoil turmoil / Malevolence Malevolence for the entire fight.

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• If using Malevolence Malevolence, you must either use Powder of Penance powderofpenance or click an Ancient Elven Ritual Shard ancientshard at the start of each kill.

⬥ This method requires using an Abyssal Scourge abyssalscourge and Jaws of the Abyss jawsoftheabyss, as the action bar requires the extra adrenaline.

Mandatory Requirements

⬥ This setup should reliably allow you to afk Kerapac. However, the following need to be done or else this method will be either unreliable or will outright not work. Cutting corners will result in failure:

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Pontifex Shadow Ring pontifexshadowring passive effect is unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Igneous Kal-Ket igneouskalket or Kal-Zuk igneouskalzuk is equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Scrimshaw of Vampyrism VampScrim is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Essence of Finality eof is equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Soulsplit soulsplit is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Turmoil turmoil or Malevolence Malevolence is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Elder Overload elderovlsalve is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Poison weppoison is active

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Cinderbane Gloves Cinderbanes are equipped

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Blood Reaver reaverpouch is summoned and loaded with 150+ Blood Siphon scrolls, set to an autofire rate of 15-20

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Auto-retaliate is on

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Passive Ring of Vigor rov is unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Passive Upgraded Pontifex Shadow Ring pontifexshadowring is unlocked

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎• Nodon Dragonkin Task slayerhelm is active

Presets and Relics

Preset Suggestions

Action Bar

Method/Setup

⬥ Upon entering the boss instance, Surge surge 2x, then walk forward one tile. Make sure you have all buffs/prayers active, and throw a Vulnerability Bomb vulnbomb OR queue Vulnerability Vuln + Ingen ingen as Kerapac lands. Once the kill ends, gather your loot and teleport to War's Retreat. Restore prayer, heal at the bank if needed, restore adrenaline to 74% or more, and repeat.

Example Video

⬥ This video showcases three separate kills and the banking/looting process. First kill has bad rng, second has great rng, and the third is around the average kill one may expect using this setup.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk7nRJgvnRU

Alt1 Kerapac NM Helper

Voice guidance throughout the kill

This tool reads your screen, and based on certain lines of dialogue in your chatbox, will trigger and play voice lines during the kill to let you know about upcoming mechanics and what to do for them.

Disclaimer: Alt1 is a third party tool, and while generally safe to use, is still recommended to be installed and used at your own risk.

Alt1 Kerapac Normal Mode Helper
Check out Igor's Presets and follow the download instructions there for Alt1 presets for this boss and more!