|Release date||14 March 2005 (Update)|
|A spiky crawling critter.|
Cave crawlers are Slayer monsters that require level 10 Slayer to kill. They can inflict poison, so it is advised that players bring antipoison potions when fighting them. They are the only enemy to drop bronze boots. They also drop a variety of Herblore ingredients, which can be helpful for lower level players looking for an alternative source of herbs over more popular sources, such as Chaos druids.
Players with very low Defence should use Ranged or Magic to attack these monsters in order to avoid being damaged and possibly poisoned, utilizing the rocks around the room's walls in Fremennik Slayer Dungeon as safe spots. When fighting cave crawlers in the Lumbridge Swamp Caves, be aware that any exposed light sources (i.e candles) may explode, and can cause a considerable amount of damage. As such, a bullseye lantern is recommended as it is not an exposed light source. You can use the fairy ring just outside as a fast means of banking.
As mentioned above, players are advised to bring antipoison potions as cave crawlers have a chance to poison you when they hit. They also drop the ingredients to make them yourself. Note that it is recommended to use antidote++ as it is cheapest antipoison available, and it lasts for 12 minutes for each dose.
Much like banshees, cave crawlers regenerate their health back quickly, gaining back 1 hitpoint after every attack.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Earth rune 9 Common 45 Fire rune 12 Common 60 Nature rune 3 Uncommon 633
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Potato seed 1–4 Common 2–8 Onion seed 1–3 Common 1–3 Cabbage seed 1–3 Common 1–3 Tomato seed 1–2 Uncommon 1–2 Sweetcorn seed 1–2 Uncommon 16–32 Strawberry seed 1 Rare 12 Watermelon seed 1 Rare 571
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy guam leaf 1–2 Common 6–12 Grimy marrentill 1–2 Common 17–34 Grimy tarromin 1–2 Common 136–272 Grimy harralander 1–2 Uncommon 479–958 Grimy ranarr weed 1–2 Uncommon 8,461–16,922 Grimy irit leaf 1–2 Uncommon 1,070–2,140 Grimy avantoe 1–2 Uncommon 2,542–5,084 Grimy kwuarm 1–2 Uncommon 2,655–5,310 Grimy cadantine 1–2 Rare 1,455–2,910 Grimy lantadyme 1–2 Rare 2,061–4,122 Grimy dwarf weed 1–2 Rare 949–1,898
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 3; 8; 10; 29 Common Not sold Vial of water 1 Common 4 Unicorn horn dust 1 Uncommon 489 Eye of newt 1 Common 3 Red spiders' eggs 1 Uncommon 60 Limpwurt root 1 Uncommon 291 Snape grass 1 Uncommon 38 White berries 1 Uncommon 1,159 Bronze boots 1 Rare (1/128) 369
Rare drop table
In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,492 Loop half of key 1 Common 9,209 Tooth half of key 1 Common 17,669 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 903 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,925 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 986 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 401 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 14,137 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,378 Rune spear 1 Rare 11,942 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 25,919 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,133 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,637 Rune javelin 5 Rare 595 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,200 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,380 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 23,470 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,550 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,242 Law rune 45 Rare 7,785 Death rune 45 Rare 11,970 Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,234 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 34,317 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,270 Shield left half 1 Very rare 70,571 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,855
|Fremennik Slayer Dungeon|
|Lumbridge Swamp Caves||
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