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Cockatrice are Slayer monsters that require level 25 Slayer to kill. They frequently drop limpwurt roots, which is their main food source, used in the Herblore skill.

In the quest Fur 'n' Seek, cockatrice skin must be collected and cleaned for the Odd Old Man.

They are not affected by aggression effect from either aggression potion, scrimshaw of corruption or scrimshaw of aggression. It's unknown if this is intended or a bug.

Locations

Protective equipment

Equipment is necessary to avoid the stat-draining attack of the cockatrice. Any of the following can be used:

The Slayer helmet will not help.

Players without 20 defence can still be assigned these to kill as a slayer task.

Once a day you can force a Cockatrice slayer assignment by talking to Mazchna or Vannaka whilst wearing the Mask of Stone or Helm of Petrification.

Strengths and weaknesses

Cockatrices (Fremennik Slayer Dungeon)

Cockatrices in the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon.

Cockatrice have a special stat-draining attack, which they use if the player is not wearing protective equipment. It will shoot out beams from its eyes quickly reducing combat stats (including agility) to dangerously low levels (1/4 of the player's original levels e.g. 15/60) and causes rapid damage for up to 110 life points per hit (it does more damage with higher levels). These beams always hit a fixed amount. This is why a mirror shield is necessary.

If the player is protected however, they fight using standard melee and ranged attacks. They have few life points and do not hit substantially. Their attack speed is the same as a scimitar or mace. They are weak against crush attacks, although any melee weapon will suffice.

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always179

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
89–90%2%7%1%0.3–0.4%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 22,818 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron swordIron sword1Common1,663
Steel daggerSteel dagger1Common961
Steel longswordSteel longsword1Common1,593
Iron javelinIron javelin5Uncommon140
Steel platelegsSteel platelegs1Uncommon1,692
Iron bootsIron boots1Uncommon894
Light mystic bootsLight mystic boots1Rare57,461
Rune helmRune helm1Very rare10,533
Rune chainbodyRune chainbody1Very rare29,002
Water runeWater rune1–2Common19–38
Fire runeFire rune7Common511
Nature runeNature rune2; 4; 6Common978–2,934
Law runeLaw rune2; 3Common990–1,485
Death runeDeath rune50Uncommon5,800
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common481
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common2,629
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common76
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common302
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common4,392
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Common1,243
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Rare1,989
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare10,848
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare2,202
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare9,367
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Very rare9,552
Potato seed 5Potato seed4Common504
Onion seed 5Onion seed4Common264
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed4Common600
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed3Common279
Asgarnian seed 5Asgarnian seed3Common108
Yanillian seed 5Yanillian seed2Common100
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed3Common411
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed2; 4Common1,560–3,120
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed2Rare8,950
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare1,195
Marigold seed 5Marigold seed1Rare244
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Rare55
Mithril oreMithril ore1Rare186
Coins 250Coins1; 5; 15; 28; 42; 62; 274; 309; 427Common1–427
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1Common3,090
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Rare316

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Cockatrice eggCockatrice egg1Uncommon5,482
Sealed clue scroll (medium)Sealed clue scroll (medium)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Cockatrice headCockatrice head1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table

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 sapphire1Common316
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common697
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,147
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,372
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare106,740–130,460
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,045
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common14,413
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,074
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare543,330–664,070
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,773
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,207
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare639,720–781,880
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare900
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,671
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,998
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,351–17,399
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,049,220–1,282,380
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,491
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,172
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare182,130–229,764
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare11,310–14,268
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare7,000–9,800
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common83,430–101,970
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon362,250–442,750
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,628–14,022
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare559,620–683,980
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,800–125,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common33,210–40,590
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon42,660–52,140
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common17,486–19,984
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare168,615–206,085
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare86,400–105,600
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common5,868
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare88,020–107,580
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon697,860–852,940
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon165,600–202,400
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon168,885–206,415
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon159,435–194,865
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon19,992–22,848
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon22,862–26,128
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon411,428
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare765,480
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common44,550–54,450
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,240–14,960
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon283,950–347,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,260–15,990
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare131,625–160,875
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon13,320–16,280
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare216,000–264,000
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon16,252
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*76,690
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,626,392,973
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 rare9,193
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