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Skeletons are common creatures found most notably in Swamps and in the Black Forest, guarding Burial Chambers and sometimes Ruined towers.

The weapons they can start with include: a bow (20%), a sword alone (40%), a sword and wood shield (20%), or a sword and bronze buckler (20%).

Skeletons cannot swim or drown, and will instead walk on the seafloor.


Item 0 Star 1 Star 2 Star
Bone fragments.png Bone fragments 1 2 4
Skeleton trophy.png Skeleton trophy 10% 10% 10%


Type Limit Frequency Stars
Possible spawn point at Dolmens in Meadows during the night time - One time Yes
3 spawn points outside Burial Chambers - 1 respawns every hour Yes
Common spawn point ins Burial Chambers - One time Yes
Multiple spawn points near Ruined towers and houses in Black Forests and Mountains - One time Yes
From Evil bone piles in Burial Chambers, Swamps or Mountain towers 2 Every 6 seconds Yes
Anywhere in Swamps 4 Common Yes
Anywhere during the night time after defeating Bonemass, despawn at dawn 3 Common No
During "A foul smell from the swamp" event before defeating Bonemass 6 Very common No
During "Skeleton surprise" event after defeating Bonemass 20 Very common No
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