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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 rune10Uncommon2,320
Air talismanAir talisman1Rare498
Body talismanBody talisman1Rare407
Cosmic talismanCosmic talisman1Rare1,030
Earth talismanEarth talisman1Rare185
Fire talismanFire talisman1Rare209
Mind talismanMind talisman1Rare203
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,473
Water talismanWater talisman1Rare2,528

Herbs

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

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1–4 (noted)Common4,322–17,288
Grimy guamGrimy guam1–4 (noted)Uncommon709–2,836
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1–4 (noted)Uncommon2,307–9,228
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1–4 (noted)Uncommon105–420
Grimy iritGrimy irit1–4 (noted)Uncommon5,008–20,032
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1–4 (noted)Uncommon741–2,964
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1–4 (noted)Uncommon8,476–33,904
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1–4 (noted)Rare1,043–4,172
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1–4 (noted)Rare7,551–30,204
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1–4 (noted)Rare1,860–7,440
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1–4 (noted)Rare11,782–47,128

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 seed1Common9,872
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Common5,207
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon179
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon137
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon136
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon3,590
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon196
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon1,018
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon1,438
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon189
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon1,768
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Uncommon1,016
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon302
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Rare79
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare976
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare78,260
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Rare1,075
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Rare12,857
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare822
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare375
Maple seed 5Maple seed1Rare8,519
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Very rare15,302
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare726

Armour and weapons

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Uncommon10,119
Mithril battleaxeMithril battleaxe1Uncommon3,550
HexcrestHexcrest1Rare[1]13,681

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)Uncommon16,686–100,116
LobsterLobster1; 2Common141–282
Super defence (1)Super defence (1)1Common2,604
Mithril oreMithril ore(noted)Uncommon394
Mithril barMithril bar5–10 (noted)Uncommon3,410–6,820
Teak logsTeak logs20; 40 (noted)Uncommon[1]2,100–4,200
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 sapphire1Common809
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,555
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,842
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,843
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare217,935–266,365
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,053
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common11,538
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,077
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare543,465–664,235
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,212
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,861
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare542,160–662,640
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,399
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,601
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,916–18,084
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,003,725–1,226,775
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,923
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,473
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare164,320–207,296
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare12,025–15,170
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare5,225–7,315
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common47,655–58,245
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon321,075–392,425
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,804–16,646
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare384,480–469,920
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,400–123,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common52,830–64,570
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon40,860–49,940
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common24,654–28,176
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare237,735–290,565
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare127,710–156,090
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common8,955
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare134,325–164,175
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon485,010–592,790
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon161,010–196,790
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon125,910–153,890
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon130,950–160,050
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,164–11,616
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon11,508–13,152
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon209,856
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare396,000
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common43,200–52,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common27,585–33,715
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon188,550–230,450
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,356–13,694
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare112,725–137,775
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon16,740–20,460
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare356,670–435,930
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon12,008
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*124,871
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,432,268,388
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 rare5,575

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!"*
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