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For the pet from Social Slayer, see Squidge, and for the elite version, see Aquanite (elite).
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The Aquanite is a Slayer monster that requires a Slayer level of 78 to kill. They frequently drop herbs and herb seeds.

The ability to be assigned Aquanites can be purchased for 50 Slayer points. Once unlocked, they can be toggled off, though in order to toggle them back on, they must be purchased again for 50 slayer points or removed from the assignments list through the use of the cancellation slots.

Because Aquanites drop large amounts of seeds, when combined with a seedicide, they can be useful for training Farming. This generally requires level 74 Farming to be effective because players must have the proper Farming level in order for the seedicide's effect to activate. It is possible to get 160,000 Farming experience per hour with a Farming level of at least 91 and good equipment. However, Turoths also offer almost comparable experience per hour rates, but take less effort to kill and require a lower Farming level of 74 to be a viable training method. Aquanites would also be recommended for ironmen, as they drop many high level seeds, such as yew seeds.

Habitat

The Aquanites are located past the Kurasks at the very end of the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon. While there are no requirements to get there, the travel time can be reduced with 81 Agility (boostable).

The route, in conjunction with a ring of slaying, is to teleport directly to the Rellekka dungeon and simply run using both Agility shortcuts.

There is another, faster way for those without 81 Agility. Using a ring of slaying to teleport to Sumona, players run down the Desert Slayer Dungeon into either the Kurask or Turoth rooms, and use the portal, making players have a little walk to their lair. Otherwise, if players do not want to spend points buying/making a ring of slaying, the Bandit Camp's lodestone or the Al Kharid lodestone will suffice.

Using the Bandit camp lodestone, players will run east to the Desert Slayer Dungeon, or if needed, go down the smokey well to avoid unnecessary desert heat damage. If using the Al Kharid lodestone, stock up at the Shantay pass, and bring either 205-400 coins and head to Pollnivneach.

Alternatively, players who own a Mask of the Kura or Helm of the Kuraski may use it to teleport to the Kurasks within the slayer cave then run a short distance south to the aquanites. The Mask of the Aquanites or Helm of the Aquanites can also be used to teleport to them directly.

Strategy

Main article: /Strategies

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always166

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
74–75%10%5%5%6–7%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 37,793 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Water battlestaffWater battlestaff1Uncommon8,460
Amulet of rangingAmulet of ranging1Rare[d 1]27,117
Morchella mushroom spore 5Morchella mushroom spore3Uncommon246
Maple seed 5Maple seed1Uncommon1,623
Pineapple seed 5Pineapple seed1Uncommon651
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–2Uncommon3,042–6,084
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Uncommon9,094
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Uncommon1,030
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Uncommon2,133
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Uncommon4,511
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Uncommon1,430
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Uncommon3,232
Sirenic scaleSirenic scale1Very rare311,695
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold
SeaweedSeaweed(noted)Common138
Snape grassSnape grass6–8 (noted)Common798–1,064
Snape grass seed 5Snape grass seed2Uncommon1,254

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Pelvis bonePelvis bone1Common[d 2]Not sold
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/464 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012
  2. ^ Pelvis bone only for Fur 'n' Seek Wish list

Rare drop table drops

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common431
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common836
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,301
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,770
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare124,650–152,350
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,788
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common15,170
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,742
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare573,390–700,810
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,119
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare34,893
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare649,440–793,760
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare900
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,894
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,972
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,351–17,399
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,065,690–1,302,510
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,354
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,190
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare253,110–319,308
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare11,375–14,350
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare7,825–10,955
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common58,590–71,610
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon202,275–247,225
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,288–13,612
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare336,780–411,620
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon23,600–129,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common33,030–40,370
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon45,540–55,660
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common19,852–22,688
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare191,430–233,970
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare95,400–116,600
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common6,618
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare99,270–121,330
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon740,970–905,630
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon176,490–215,710
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon178,470–218,130
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon166,950–204,050
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon14,644–16,736
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon12,026–13,744
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon205,084
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare505,810
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common41,400–50,600
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,060–14,740
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon272,700–333,300
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,036–14,514
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare119,475–146,025
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon15,075–18,425
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare237,330–290,070
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon17,225
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*74,132
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,590,640,621
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal drops

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare9,031

Trivia

  • The aquanite was announced by Jagex in a Guaranteed Content poll on 17 June 2009. The poll asked players which name for the new monster they preferred: Aquanite, Gilidrixon, Amphibrath, Lanterwyn, or Anglibian. All of the names were suggested by players on the RuneScape Forums thread "Name A Slayer Creature" in "Suggestions - Monster and NPC". The name Aquanite won the Guaranteed Content Poll over Gilidrixon by 159 votes.
  • Previously, Kuradal could not assign Aquanites as a task. However, with the Shattered Heart update on 3 March 2010, the ability to be assigned Aquanites can be purchased for 50 Slayer points.
  • The examine text is a reference to the anglerfish in the movie Finding Nemo.
  • It has frog-like webbed feet, a bioluminescent light hanging from its forehead like that of an Anglerfish, and a head with whiskers like a catfish; showcasing the real life influence in designing the creature.
  • On 9 November 2015, a patch increased aquanite's life points from 3,400 to 7,000 and increased their max hit from 390 to 652.
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this monster was 742,508 kills.[1]
    • This had increased to 984,000 by 6 May 2018.[2]

References

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Februari 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
  2. ^ Mod Shauny. Top Slayer Killers - 6th May 2018. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
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