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This article is about the slayer monster. For the superior variant, see Chasm Crawler.
Cave crawler
Cave crawler
Release date 14 March 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 23
Always drops Nothing
Examine
A spiky crawling critter.
Combat info
Hitpoints 22-24
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous Yes
Max hit 3
Weakness Crush, Magic
Attack Styles
Melee
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 10
Slayer XP 22
Category Cave crawler
Assigned by
Turael chatheadMazchna chatheadVannaka chatheadChaeldar chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
22 18 18 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 crawler icon

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.

LocationsEdit

InformationEdit

Players with very low Defence should use Magic or Ranged to attack these monsters in order to avoid being damaged and possibly poisoned, by using 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 cause 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.

Note: Much like banshees, cave crawlers regenerate their health back quickly, gaining back 1 hitpoint after every attack.

DropsEdit

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth rune Earth rune 9 Common 45
Fire rune Fire rune 12 Common 60
Nature rune Nature rune 3 Uncommon 777

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Potato seed 5 Potato seed 1–4 Common 2–8
Onion seed 5 Onion seed 1–3 Common 1–3
Cabbage seed 5 Cabbage seed 1–3 Common 3–9
Tomato seed 5 Tomato seed 1–2 Uncommon 2–4
Sweetcorn seed 5 Sweetcorn seed 1–2 Uncommon 59–118
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1 Rare 52
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 Rare 463

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1–2 Common 9–18
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1–2 Common 13–26
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1–2 Common 83–166
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1–2 Uncommon 574–1,148
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1–2 Uncommon 7,177–14,354
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1–2 Uncommon 1,577–3,154
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1–2 Uncommon 2,918–5,836
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1–2 Uncommon 4,640–9,280
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1–2 Rare 2,590–5,180
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1–2 Rare 1,868–3,736
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1–2 Rare 1,873–3,746

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1 Coins 3; 8; 10; 29 Common Not sold
Vial of water Vial of water 1 Common 6
Unicorn horn dust Unicorn horn dust 1 Uncommon 832
Eye of newt Eye of newt 1 Common 4
Red spiders' eggs Red spiders' eggs 1 Uncommon 70
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 1 Uncommon 592
Snape grass Snape grass 1 Uncommon 41
White berries White berries 1 Uncommon 321
Bronze boots Bronze boots 1 Rare (1/128) 688

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,742
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 7,853
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 22,562
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,489
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,149
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 352
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 170
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,353
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,536
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,948
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 25,960
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,857
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 4,617
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 635
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 18,000
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,100
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 23,947
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 5,250
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 9,135
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 11,520
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 19,772
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,273
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,499
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 72,638
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,778



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