Getting started with NMZ
Before we look into which are the best NMZ bosses to train on, we need to understand what is the point of choosing different bosses in NMZ.
Make sure to read our NMZ starting off guide first before delving into which are the best NMZ bosses to train on. Some of the concepts we cover here are a continuation and a deeper look compared to that guide.
Starting out in NMZ
In order to start training in the NMZ, you will need to choose at least 5 bosses from your previously done quests. So, if you are just starting out on a new account, choose whichever quest bosses you have available. However, make sure to only select melee bosses, otherwise, most afk and other best available methods will not be viable.
For starters, these are the 5 easiest bosses to unlock in order to begin training:
The lost city
Tree Gnome Village
Why these 5 are the best NMZ bosses to train on early
These are three reasons as to why these 5 quests are the best. Firstly, these 5 quests are de-facto the best quests to do when starting your account, accompanied by the Waterfall quest, of course. They are the best because they give the highest XP in their skills available at lower levels. Secondly, these quests have little or no pre-requirements, so every new account can do them. Lastly, all the bosses in these quests are melee.
Important note regarding NMZ bosses
If you haven’t read our NMZ points guide, you probably will miss this very important information. The amount of NMZ points you get from the minigame is directly connected to how many opponents you spawn during each fight. Therefore, more bosses equal to more points. That’s why, as you increase your stats and progress your account, you should make sure to always do as many quests as possible in order to maximize your training!
The 4 best bosses for fastest XP gain in NMZ
Moss Giant 7.5%
Dad (Troll) 10%
Ice Troll King 12.5%
Arrg (Troll) 17.5%
These 4 bosses all give extra XP per hit. That’s why if you are training melee or magic, you should always make sure to have these 4 selected. These bosses are also known as boosting bosses.
How to choose which bosses to do in NMZ?
Depending on which stat you are training, you will need to switch up your boss line up. Certain bosses have higher defensive stats versus certain attack types. The most notable one is the Ice Troll King who has extremely high ranged defense. Apart from that, make sure to always select the 4 best NMZ bosses to train on as mentioned above and accompany them with as many other melee bosses as you can.
Which bosses to absolutely avoid in NMZ
The reason NMZ is so coveted is because of the incredible afk-ness of the minigame, combined with the crazy XP per hour one can reach in it. However, while there is a list for the best NMZ bosses to train on, there is also a list for the worst NMZ zone bosses. Before we get into the list, let’s take a look at what is considered a bad NMZ boss.
Bosses that aren’t melee
Bosses that disrupt the afk-ness of the minigame
Bosses that require specific items to damage
Bosses that drain your stats
Bosses that have high mitigation and therefore, are hard to damage
This is the list of the bosses you should absolutely avoid in NMZ
- Corrupt Lizardman takes the #1 spot in this list. This boss can hit through our absorption potions, in turn, making the game impossible to AFK and disrupting the best methods of training
- Elvarg and Glod are in the same category. They both decrease our stats, making our XP per hour go down significantly. Elvarg drains stats and Glod drains our prayer
- Slagilith, Chronozon, and Tanglefoot require items to be killed, pickaxes, blast spells, and magic secateurs respectively.
- Dagannoth mother is the hardest boss to damage, which is bad for high XP runs
- Agrith Naar teleports you around, thus disrupting the combat
To accompany that, we have a list of NMZ bosses that are amazing for points but tricky to engage
These bosses have some undesirable mechanics, however, if you are going for absolute maximum points and are not afk-ing, you should activate them as well.
- Gelatinnoth Mother is similar to the Dagannoth mother it’s really hard to damage
- Flambeed takes your armor off, decreasing your efficiency
- Karamel interrupts you during combat
- Barrelchest is similar to Glod as it drains your prayer
- Fareed takes off your weapon unless you are wearing ice gloves
Conclusion to which are the best NMZ bosses are to train on
If you are just starting out, do the 5 easier ones mentioned above. However, if you are a higher-level player, make sure to pick the bonus XP bosses alongside all available melee bosses. NMZ is an amazing activity that allows for incredible powerleveling spurs. But be wary, when starting out you will have very little NMZ points available to you. You will have to use your own resources which means you will not be able to access the top tier XP per hour methods. Also, it can be quite costly if you aren’t doing the proper methods.
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