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Cave bug
Cave bug
Release date 14 March 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 6
Always drops None
Examine
A nasty crawling critter.
Combat info
Hitpoints 5
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 1
Weakness Crush, Magic
Attack Styles
Melee (stab)
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 7
Slayer XP 5
Category Cave bug
Assigned by
Turael chatheadMazchna chatheadVannaka chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
6 5 6 1 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+10 +10 +5 +5 +10
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6
Cave bug
Cave bug (lv 96)
Release date 14 March 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 96
Always drops None
Examine
A big, smelly cave dweller.
Combat info
Hitpoints 93
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 9
Weakness Crush, Magic
Attack Styles
Melee (crush)
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 7
Slayer XP 5, 93
Category Cave bug
Assigned by
Turael chatheadMazchna chatheadVannaka chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
82 80 84 1 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+72 +59 +35 +25 +95
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

























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Cave bugs can be assigned as Slayer assignments, and require level 7 Slayer to kill. They are found in the Lumbridge Swamp Dungeon, and give 5 Slayer experience per kill. They often drop low level herbs, making them a good source to help train Herblore for beginners.

The alternative of these are level 96 cave bugs which can be found  in the Dorgesh-Kaan dungeon, along with the lower levelled ones as well. It should be noted that these seem to regenerate HP quite quickly, so you may find yourself taking a while to kill them if you don't hit high or often enough.

The Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon can be entered by taking the Lumbridge Cellar cave after completing the Death to the Dorgeshuun quest, or by taking the hole found in Lumbridge Swamp. Note that you must have a light source before entering any one of these entrances. Also note, you must bring a rope to enter the hole in the swamp for your first time there. If you do not have a light source, there is an NPC standing next to the Lumbridge Swamp dungeon entrance willing to sell a candle for 1,000 coins, although it is highly recommended to use an oil lantern or a bullseye lantern inside the caves. Otherwise light sources can be bought at Catherby or made using the Smithing skill.

The dungeon is also filled with wall beasts, which can attack while moving between areas of the dungeon. To avoid being hit, either stand one square directly beside a hole in the wall and run across to the other side, or equip a spiny helmet.

Killing one of these at Lumbridge Swamp is also a requirement for Lumbridge & Draynor easy Diary.

LocationsEdit

DropsEdit

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 12
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 8
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 60
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 566
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 9,116
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,364
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 3,039
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 2,891
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,769
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 2,012
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 1,949

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth rune Earth rune 6 Common 30
Water rune Water rune 8 Common 40
Nature rune Nature rune 1–2 Uncommon 298–596

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 5 Coins 3–8 Common Not sold
Tinderbox Tinderbox 1 Common 110
Unicorn horn dust Unicorn horn dust 1 Common 837
Eye of newt Eye of newt 1 Common 4
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 1 Common 1,955
Snape grass Snape grass 1 Common 38
Red spiders' eggs Red spiders' eggs 1 Common 74
Candle lantern (empty) Candle lantern 1 Uncommon 15,856
Candle Candle 1 Rare 168


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