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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 weed1Rare3,582
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common333
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon747
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon1,471
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common55
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon99
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common976
Rune maceRune mace1Rare7,165
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon3,726
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow7Uncommon1,057
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow16Uncommon800
Marrentill tarMarrentill tar7Rare819
Blood runeBlood rune5Uncommon3,550
Lava runeLava rune20Uncommon17,220
Cosmic runeCosmic rune3Rare1,185
Coins 1CoinsUnknownCommon1
Raw bassRaw bass1Uncommon1,014
Shield left halfShield left half1Very rare65,056
Waterskin (4)Waterskin (4)UnknownCommon246
Desert goat hornDesert goat horn(noted)Rare1,911

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 rare8,773


  • 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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