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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 81

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 36 Uncommon 2,448
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 3,120
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 18 Uncommon 2,250
Battlestaff Battlestaff 3 (noted) Uncommon 27,027
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 Rare 4,616
Rune mace Rune mace 1 Rare 8,516
Rune scimitar Rune scimitar 1 Rare 16,266
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 23,947

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Blood rune Blood rune 18 Uncommon 4,968
Fire rune Fire rune 250 Uncommon 1,250
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 32 Uncommon 4,384
Lava rune Lava rune 150 Uncommon 450

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 9
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 13
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 83
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Common 574
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,177
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,577
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 2,918
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 4,640
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 2,590
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,868
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 1,873

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 2,054–2,994 Common Not sold
Raw lobster Raw lobster 15 (noted) Common 2,475
Mithril bar Mithril bar 22 (noted) Uncommon 21,428
Desert goat horn Desert goat horn 6 (noted) Uncommon 336
Bass Bass 6 Uncommon 1,470
Raw bass Raw bass 24 (noted) Uncommon 7,896
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 14 (noted) Uncommon 21,350
Coal Coal 32 (noted) Uncommon 5,408
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 4 (noted) Uncommon 6,968

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 1,742
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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