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Scabaras mages are aggressive monsters encountered during the Dealing with Scabaras quest within the Scabarite Hive dungeon. They can be used for the Scabarites slayer assignment. They're difficult to kill due to other scabarites in the area also being aggressive. They use an incredibly slow magic attack (You are able to get in 4-5 hits with a Keris before they hit you again). It should also be noted that they can magically put out any light source, making you unable to attack back (except the Seers' headband which never goes out, but you still receive the "Your lights have been magically extinguished." message when they try to extinguish it).

Rarely during slayer tasks there may be a scabarite swarm summoned by the mage which will poison you.


100% Drops
Item Quantity Rarity GE price

Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare10,114
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common390
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon1,244
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,271
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common106
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon189
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common2,798
Rune maceRune mace1Rare7,165
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon3,726
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow7Uncommon1,050
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow16Uncommon816
Marrentill tarMarrentill tar7Rare847
Blood runeBlood rune5Uncommon3,275
Lava runeLava rune20Uncommon14,960
Cosmic runeCosmic rune3Rare1,410
Coins 1CoinsUnknownCommon1
Raw bassRaw bass1Uncommon1,412
Shield left halfShield left half1Very rare64,386
Waterskin (4)Waterskin (4)UnknownCommon230
Desert goat hornDesert goat horn(noted)Rare1,752

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 rare9,108


  • In the FunOrb game Armies of Gielinor there are scabarite mage but they poison other units directly by their magic instead of by the swarm.
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