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Harpie Bug Swarm
Harpie Bug Swarm
Release date 30 January 2006 (Update)
Members? Yes
Always drops Nothing
A swarm of bugs.
Combat info
Combat 46
Hit points 25
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 6
Weakness Slash, Magic
Attack Styles
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 33
Slayer XP 25
Category Harpie Bug Swarm
Assigned by
Vannaka chatheadChaeldar chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
54 46 32 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 +5 +10 +5 +10
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6
Harpie Bug Swarm icon

Harpie Bug Swarms are a mid-level slayer monster that require a Slayer level of 33 to kill. Harpie bug swarms should be an easy task for most mid-level players. Harpie bug swarms are very accurate, and will often hit for up to 6 damage; thus, it is advisable to bring food appropriate for the player's level: many may find lobsters suitable for the task. Defence levels beginning roughly in the late 40s or early 50s or higher will prove helpful in defending against this enemy. To kill this monster, players need a lit bug lantern (buyable from any slayer master), which requires a Firemaking level of 33 to light (unlit will not work).

It is recommended to bring Nature Runes while slaying this monster since it has many drops that can be alched for profit and it helps have longer runs.


  • Northern shore of the Karamja mainland, just east of the dungeon.
  • The closest fairy ring is D•K•P, You can also use C•K•R and travel north.
  • You can also take the gnome glider to the crashed karamja glider via the dueling ring teleport method for even faster access.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Common 908
Steel axe Steel axe 1 Common 21
Steel full helm Steel full helm 1 Common 220
Steel boots Steel boots 1 Uncommon 67
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Uncommon 1,020
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,015


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire rune Fire rune 30; 60; 120 Common 180–720
Chaos rune Chaos rune 15 Common 1,530
Death rune Death rune 3 Uncommon 810


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 30; 40; 160; 230; 320; 490 Common Not sold
Gold ore Gold ore 1 Common 402
Jug of wine Jug of wine 1 Uncommon 18
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare(1/128) Not sold

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 1,442
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 8,328
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 27,726
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,712
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,781
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,037
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 680
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,018
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 14,131
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,604
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 27,106
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 43,127
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,797
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 1,005
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 15,200
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,000
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 25,294
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 6,600
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 7,308
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 10,530
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 12,150
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 27,551
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,030
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,365
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 73,506
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 93,132

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