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RuneScape 3 icon

Release date 4 January 2001 (Update)
Members? No
Combat level 1
Always drops Bones, Raw chicken
Yep. Definitely a chicken.
Combat info
Hitpoints 3
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 1
Weakness None
Attack Styles
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 3
Category Birds
Assigned by
Unknown (edit)
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
1 1 1 1 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
 ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
-42 -42 -42 -42 -42
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
 ?  ?  ? No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

Chickens are a type of domesticated bird kept as livestock by farmers, and they are often found inside pens in the farms of Gielinor. Chickens are one of the weakest enemies in RuneScape, with some chickens having the same amount of life points as a mere rat. They are often killed by low-level players training their combat skills, as they have very low defence and deal barely any damage. These players can also cook their raw chicken drops, allowing them to prolong their stay. Chickens, like most birds, count for bird Slayer assignments, which are given by Turael.

Chickens are the primary source of several useful items, as when they are killed they drop raw chickens for Cooking, bones for Prayer, and 5 to 15 feathers for Fishing or Fletching. They also serve as a source for eggs for Cooking, as every few minutes they lay one. Feathers are a commonly traded item due to their use in fishing and fletching, therefore, killing chickens and selling their feathers can be somewhat profitable for low level players.

Many low-level players also kill chickens for combat experience, as they have very low defence and rarely do any damage. Chickens will sometimes try to retreat when they have 1 health point left. The chicken farm in Lumbridge is often crowded. Chickens count as birds for a Slayer assignment and can be assigned by Turael (3 exp per/kill).

In most populated worlds, chicken coops are often full of bones, feathers, eggs, and raw chicken left by players training on the chickens. If one chooses to bury the bones and cook the chicken, they will gain a decent amount of Prayer and Cooking experience. Raw chicken can be bought from the Canifis and Port Sarim food stores and is required in several quests.


Location Number of chickens Members
Farm across from cow field, north-east of Lumbridge 9 (approx.) No
Fred's farm, across from cabbage field north of Lumbridge 8 No
Farm south of Falador and north of Port Sarim 8 (in yard, in house, behind house) No
North-western Entrana 4 Yes
Champions' Guild 5 No
Rellekka 4 (1 rooster) Yes
Tai Bwo Wannai 4 Yes
Wizards' Tower basement 1 No
Yard of the White Knights' Castle in Falador 1 No
Peninsula between Witchaven and East Ardougne 4 Yes
Hemenster, near the Fishing Guild 4 Yes
Front yard of the Sinclair Mansion north of Seers' village 3 Yes
Inside the Barbarian Outpost (Alfred Grimhand's Barcrawl) required. 3 Yes
In front of Miscellania castle (level 2) 4 (1 rooster) Yes
Outside the bank and around the castle on Etceteria (level 2) 7 (1 rooster) Yes


100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 81
Raw chicken Raw chicken 1 Always 82


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Feather Feather 5–15 Common 15–45

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