|Release date||28 March 2011 (Update)|
|XP per kill||269.4 (and 88.9 experience)|
|Examine text||'Rum' burns deep inside its veins.|
|Slayer XP||Unknown edit|
'Rum'-pumped crabs are dangerous and aggressive, mutated crustaceans found in the 'Rum'geon on Braindeath Island. They have been injected by Captain Donnie's general malpractitioners in order to create an army. They are the only monsters that drop the brackish blade.
In order to access the dungeon, the quest A Clockwork Syringe needs to be partially completed and the player must have a Fishbowl helmet and Diving apparatus equipped, otherwise they will not be allowed to enter.
'Rum'-pumped crabs use only melee with a maximum hit of around 240. They will constantly be considered aggressive towards anyone within the 'Rum'geon. They will take increased damage from the brackish blade that they drop, as well as the Brine sabre.
There is a safespot from General malpractitioners in the room east of the dungeon entrance. This will help save inventory spots for prayer potions normally taken up by food and antipoisons. It is easy to kill over 100 crabs on one inventory of prayer potions. If your goal is to attain the brackish blade via drop, fill inventory with 1 antipoison (in case you get poisoned by the malpractitioners on your way to safe spot), 3 tunas, swordfish, monkfish, or shark for emergency food, and 17-21 prayer potions (4).
Players may find it more profitable to bring along High Alchemy runes, as the Rune claws drops can more often than not be alched for more than they could be sold for on the Grand Exchange. Also, it is possible to gather upwards of 100K gold coins per trip just by picking up the regular coin drops as well as alchemising. Another way to increase your profit for each trip is to bring a gem bag, a reward from the dungeoneering skill and bought by tokens, to keep all gem drops without using inventory space.
Protect from Melee is advised, as multiple crabs will attack the player. On occasion, nearby level 120 general malpractitioners may throw a syringe at a crab and temporarily increase its attack speed, up to a maximum of 8. The malpractitioners will also attack the player with poisonous ranged attacks, so Antipoison potions or an Anti-poison totem will come in handy. Additionally, these monsters are weak to stab attacks.
'Rum'-pumped crabs also have a high blue charm drop rate, for those who would like to effectively collect them whilst gaining considerable combat experience (about 150K+ per trip with optimal gear, stats, and inventory. This is excluding Constitution experience).
Another strategy is to bring a good melee defensive set such as Barrows equipment and lure the general malpractitioners out of one of the rooms and close the door after them, this way you will avoid being ranged by the malpractitioners and can either choose to pray melee to avoid receiving damage from the 'rum'-pumped crabs or you can choose to use the Ancient Curse, Soul Split, whenever you get low on life points. It is noteworthy that the crabs drops several cooked lobsters which can also be used for healing up the life points lost. With this method a trip would last until you run out of prayer potions.
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 2,401 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
- Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).
Weapons and armourEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Fishing potion (4) 2 (noted) Common 142 Super attack (1) 1 Common 457 Super strength (1) 1 Common 1,048 Super defence (1) 1 Uncommon 78 Super ranging potion (2) 1 Rare 7,926
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Grimy guam 1 Common 980 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 81 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 30 Grimy harralander 1 Common 205 Grimy ranarr 1 Common 3,357 Grimy irit 1 Common 3,213 Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 4,852 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 4,811 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 2,324 Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 9,343 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Uncommon 11,168
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Potato seed 1–3 Common 3–9 Onion seed 1–3 Common 2–6 Cabbage seed 1–3 Common 3–9 Tomato seed 1–3 Common 1–3 Strawberry seed 1–3 Common 432–1,296 Watermelon seed 1–3 Uncommon 2,165–6,495 Evil turnip seed 1–4 Uncommon 453–1,812 Sweetcorn seed 1–3 Uncommon 3–9 Morchella mushroom spore 2 Uncommon 1,154
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 342–1,671 Common Not sold Lobster 1 Common 146 Raw lobster 1–3 Common 318–954 Gold ore 2 (noted) Common 712 Fire talisman 1 Rare 3,462 Spirit sapphire 1 Rare Not sold Spirit emerald 1 Rare Not sold Spirit ruby 1 Rare Not sold Ancient effigy 1 Very rare Not sold
Rare drop table dropsEdit
- This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,444 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,936 Uncut ruby 1 Common 3,720 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 6,497 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 18,992 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 39,957 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 15,786 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,138 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,423 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,136 Rune javelin 5 Rare 900 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,160 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,373 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,387 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,216 Dragon dagger 50 (noted) Very rare 821,150 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,457 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,624 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,519 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 58,664 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 21,000 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,268,700 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 Rare 21,750–72,500 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,634,600 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 90,593 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 12,983 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 85,600–119,840 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 86,550–121,170 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 992 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 327 Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) Uncommon 8,000–240,000 Nature rune 20–80 Rare 5,740–22,960 Soul rune 20 Rare 2,940 Law rune 45 Rare 12,105 Death rune 50, 121 Rare 7,250–17,545 Blood rune 50 Rare 13,000 Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) Uncommon 49,000–392,000 Raw shark 250–500 (noted) Uncommon 436,250–872,500 Big bones 150–500 (noted) Uncommon 97,650–325,500 Coal 150–7,500 (noted) Uncommon 35,400–1,770,000 Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) Uncommon 299,250–1,596,000 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 10,400 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,145,500 Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) Rare 3,159,000–22,113,000 Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) Rare 14,369–718,450 Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) Uncommon 120,900–1,209,000 Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) Uncommon 142,650–570,600 Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) Uncommon 71,890–718,900 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 6,495 Yew seed 1–50 Rare 70,524–3,526,200 Magic seed 1–7 Rare 135,485–948,395 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,088,150 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 2,138 Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) Rare 21,500–8,600,000 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (FM) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (WC) 1 Very rare Not sold
- Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
- These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Key token 1 Rare Not sold
- Before the Evolution of Combat when the special attack of the Brine Sabre and Brackish Blade was used on a 'Rum'-pumped crab the message "The Brine Sabre/Brackish Blade seems super-effective." appeared. This may have been a reference to Pokémon where a player would see "It's super effective!" when a Pokémon was hit by an attack that it was weak to.
- Killing a 'rum'-pumped crab is required to complete the Alcrabholic task in the Daemonheim task set.
- Despite requiring a slayer level,'Rum'-pumped crabs are not a slayer assignment.
- Despite being a crab, they used to drop Bones. This was rectified on July 1st 2014.