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Ranger (lv 98) Lancer (lv 106)

























Locust rider
Locust rider (ranged)
Release date 10 January 2007 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 98
Always drops Bones
Examine
A mounted archer.
Combat info
Hitpoints 90
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 22
Weakness Keris, magic, stab/crush
Attack Styles
Ranged
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 92.5
Category Scabarites
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
105 90 50 90 1
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +80
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+50 +90 +50 +34 +66
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +80 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 4
Locust rider
Locust rider (melee)
Release date 10 January 2007 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 106
Always drops Bones
Examine
A mounted scarab.
Combat info
Hitpoints 90
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 15
Weakness Keris, magic, crush
Attack Styles
Melee (crush)
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 92.5
Category Scabarites
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
100 90 90 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
+90 +90 +40 +0 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+30 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

























Get scabaright on it

Locust riders are encountered during the Contact! quest, inside the Sophanem Dungeon. The level 98 riders attack using somewhat slow Ranged attacks. The level 106 version uses a spear for melee, and attacks faster than the rangers. The level 106 riders can hit a maximum of 25 hitpoints, and the level 98s can hit up to 22. Remember that you need to bring a light source when you are in the dungeon.

Locust Riders are scattered mercifully thin throughout the dungeon. If a player takes the right path, it's doubtful he or she will even encounter one. Still, should a player encounter them, he or she should remember that they commonly hit over 20, so Protection Prayers and good food are of the utmost importance, especially if multiple riders are encountered.

The Keris Dagger special effect works against Locust Riders.

Though not directly assigned, Locust Riders may be slain as part of a Scabarite assignment. These monsters respawn at an extremely fast rate, so it may be ideal to stay in one spot.

A good strategy to kill these is to wear prayer-boosting armour, such as Proselyte armour and use Protect from Ranged. When your prayer gets low, go back up to Sophanem and recharge your prayer at the High Priest's altar.

LocationsEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 68

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 36 Uncommon 2,412
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 3,083
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 18 Uncommon 1,818
Battlestaff Battlestaff 3 (noted) Uncommon 26,805
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 Rare 4,632
Rune mace Rune mace 1 Rare 8,485
Rune scimitar Rune scimitar 1 Rare 16,284
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,822

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Blood rune Blood rune 18 Uncommon 4,302
Fire rune Fire rune 250 Uncommon 1,250
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 32 Uncommon 4,640
Lava rune Lava rune 150 Uncommon 450

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 12
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 15
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 143
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Common 657
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,787
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,604
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 3,018
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 3,276
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 2,810
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 2,531
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 1,369

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 2,054–2,994 Common Not sold
Raw lobster Raw lobster 15 (noted) Common 2,520
Mithril bar Mithril bar 22 (noted) Uncommon 18,326
Desert goat horn Desert goat horn 6 (noted) Uncommon 522
Bass Bass 6 Uncommon 1,086
Raw bass Raw bass 24 (noted) Uncommon 5,424
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 14 (noted) Uncommon 21,854
Coal Coal 32 (noted) Uncommon 4,640
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 4 (noted) Uncommon 6,400
Marrentill tar Marrentill tar 80 Unknown 80

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 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,600
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 7,676
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 19,083
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,107
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,051
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 650
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 546
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,889
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,731
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,644
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,726
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 41,139
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,813
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 475
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 13,400
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 800
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,822
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,242
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 8,370
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 14,265
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,756
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,122
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 62,892
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 72,338
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 42,133


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