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Jungle strykewyrm location

The jungle strykewyrm's location

Jungle strykewyrms are Slayer monsters that are located north of Mobilising Armies, next to the three fishing spots along the western coast. They are accessible at 73 Slayer and can only be attacked when given as a Slayer assignment. In order to fight them, you must click one to "Investigate" the mound. Your character will do an animation in which you stomp on the ground. Only once you have done this will the strykewyrm come to the surface to fight.

The quickest ways to reach Jungle strykewyrms are by using the Mobilising Armies teleport spell, a ring of duelling's Mobilising Armies teleport option, the Mask of the Green Wyrm teleport option, the Oo'glog lodestone, or using a Spirit Tree to get to Mobilising Armies.

Attacks

Jungle strykewyrms have three attack types:

  • A fairly weak and inaccurate melee attack which can hit diagonally.
  • A fairly weak magic attack that looks like a large purple ball which explodes upon impact.
  • A special attack when the wyrm tunnels down into the ground and then bursts out beneath the spot where the player was standing with tremendous force, hitting 900s. This attack can be avoided by running away. (This attack can be prevented by standing with your back or side to an obstacle, such as rocks. This is highly recommended.)

It is highly recommended to bring antipoison unless you are high level with access to the Soul Split curse or other self healing. If As a First Resort has been completed, the thermal bath at Oo'glog, a short distance away, will provide a 10 minute anti-poison effect.

Healing on site

There are lobster, tuna/swordfish, shark and big net fishing spots along the coastline, near the strykewyrms. Jungle vegetation can also be cut nearby. Since the tool belt update, the player has access to an unlimited food supply by utilising this. Alternatively to fire, a bunyip familiar and swallow whole scrolls make for a good healing strategy. The wyrms also drop a modest amount of food, which combined with Soul Split, Vampyrism aura or scrimshaws, or healing weapons and armour can be sufficient.

The Mobilising Armies bank is also a very short run away, which is even more accessible with a ring of duelling.

Weaknesses

Jungle strykewyrms are weak against stab attacks. They are also immune to poison (as shown by Monster Examine), due to their venomous nature.

Once the strykewyrms spawn to the surface, whether after a special attack or an inspection, the wyrm will not attack for a few seconds. This gives you the opportunity to attack it without retaliation. When asked for tips, Slayer Masters note that they are inherently passive creatures, who become aggressive upon sensing the slayer's own ill intent.

As with all strykewyrms, the Jungle strykewyrm will only perform its tunnelling attack if the 3x3 square area around the attacking player is free from obstructions. As the jungle area is littered with rocks and trees, players are likely to be able to move into a position where they can attack without fear of such a retaliation. If abilities are used properly, it is rare that they will have a chance to tunnel. This attack is easily dodged by moving out of the area immediately around the player when the strykewyrm begins to tunnel.

Since they attack with melee most of the time, melee armour is suggested for killing them. Using Attack and Strength potions can increase your stay times and make the tasks and kill go faster, eliminating extra damage that may occur from slower kills. There is no need to bring Super defence potions because they drop them quite frequently.

Drops

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
76–77%6%14–15%2–3%1%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 39,342 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Runes/Talismans

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Death runeDeath rune10Uncommon1,190
Air talismanAir talisman1Rare333
Body talismanBody talisman1Rare434
Cosmic talismanCosmic talisman1Rare406
Earth talismanEarth talisman1Rare818
Fire talismanFire talisman1Rare916
Mind talismanMind talisman1Rare267
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare885
Water talismanWater talisman1Rare5,292

Herbs

Almost all herbs are noted; there may be rare cases of unnoted herbs.

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1–4 (noted)Common2,241–8,964
Grimy guamGrimy guam1–4 (noted)Uncommon342–1,368
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1–4 (noted)Uncommon629–2,516
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1–4 (noted)Uncommon36–144
Grimy iritGrimy irit1–4 (noted)Uncommon3,788–15,152
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1–4 (noted)Uncommon193–772
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1–4 (noted)Uncommon3,347–13,388
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1–4 (noted)Rare802–3,208
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1–4 (noted)Rare4,184–16,736
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1–4 (noted)Rare1,478–5,912
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1–4 (noted)Rare5,784–23,136

Seeds

Most seeds are dropped with mithril ore though there are cases of seeds without mithril ore.

 
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Common2,369
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Common645
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon48
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon60
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon45
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon1,510
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon100
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon521
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon1,059
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon45
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon1,919
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Uncommon113
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon146
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Rare11
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare1,139
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare9,137
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Rare355
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Rare8,427
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare337
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare306
Maple seed 5Maple seed1Rare28,114
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Very rare6,116
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare327

Armour and weapons

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Uncommon8,860
Mithril battleaxeMithril battleaxe1Uncommon3,550
HexcrestHexcrest1Rare[1]19,950

Notes

  1. ^ Estimated at 1/518 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins200–7,844Common200–7,844
Papaya fruitPapaya fruit3–18 (noted)Uncommon9,804–58,824
LobsterLobster1; 2Common99–198
Super defence (1)Super defence (1)1Common1,533
Mithril oreMithril ore(noted)Uncommon344
Mithril barMithril bar5–10 (noted)Uncommon2,980–5,960
Teak logsTeak logs20; 40 (noted)Uncommon[1]1,640–3,280
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (elite)Sealed clue scroll (elite)1Rare[2]Not sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ If teak logs are dropped, 200 coins will also be dropped.
  2. ^ There is a 1% chance of this being a sealed clue scroll (master) instead

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 sapphire1Common320
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common694
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,089
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,289
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare103,005–125,895
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,818
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common13,078
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon10,770
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare484,650–592,350
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,421
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,048
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare864,540–1,056,660
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare900
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,479
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,069
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common15,594–18,906
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,079,865–1,319,835
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare948
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare885
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare343,980–433,944
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare53,170–67,076
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare22,900–32,060
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common29,565–36,135
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon204,525–249,975
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,696–14,104
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare349,020–426,580
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon16,200–89,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common21,780–26,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon44,820–54,780
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common21,476–24,544
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare207,090–253,110
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare99,720–121,880
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common7,227
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare108,405–132,495
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon373,950–457,050
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon124,830–152,570
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon156,960–191,840
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon115,515–141,185
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon4,578–5,232
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon4,718–5,392
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon100,248
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare322,160
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common33,300–40,700
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,090–11,110
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon274,950–336,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,084–13,366
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare110,025–134,475
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon18,270–22,330
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare222,480–271,920
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon8,340
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*199,369
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,848,679,360
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 rare9,392

Trivia

  • Jungle strykewyrms, along with the other strykewyrms, were the first monsters in RuneScape that made use of particle effects.
  • The release of strykewyrms was hinted at by the Chaos Elemental in the Postbag a few weeks earlier and by the Twitter Clue "Three strykes and they're out" which is a pun on the baseball term Three strikes and you're out!. The Twitter Clue was also posted on Facebook.
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this monster was 33,614 kills[1].
    • This had increased to 37,249 by 6 May 2018.[2]

References

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 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!"*