|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 84 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 134 Super attack (1) 1 Common 327 Super strength (1) 1 Common 948 Super defence (1) 1 Uncommon 119 Super ranging potion (2) 1 Rare 6,239
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy guam 1 Common 408 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 103 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 30 Grimy harralander 1 Common 82 Grimy ranarr 1 Common 2,397 Grimy irit 1 Common 1,590 Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 2,726 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 3,100 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,688 Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 6,943 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Uncommon 7,218
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Potato seed 1–3 Common 6–18 Onion seed 1–3 Common 3–9 Cabbage seed 1–3 Common 5–15 Tomato seed 1–3 Common 2–6 Strawberry seed 1–3 Common 527–1,581 Watermelon seed 1–3 Uncommon 2,904–8,712 Evil turnip seed 1–4 Uncommon 293–1,172 Sweetcorn seed 1–3 Uncommon 4–12 Morchella mushroom spore 2 Uncommon 78
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 342–1,671 Common Not sold Lobster 1 Common 262 Raw lobster 1–3 Common 393–1,179 Gold ore 2 (noted) Common 462 Fire talisman 1 Rare 2,497 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 200–350,3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,392 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,578 Uncut ruby 1 Common 3,008 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 5,698 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 34,223 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 34,730 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 14,670 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,124 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,553 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,219 Rune javelin 5 Rare 915 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,240 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,382 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,448 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,871 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,557,200 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,042 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,599 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,213 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 58,908 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 13,000 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,277,700 Rune arrow 150 Rare 22,650 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 96,512 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 10,566 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 61,875–86,625 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 62,425–87,395 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 717 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 462 Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) Uncommon 17,000–25,500 Nature rune 60–80 Rare 18,600–24,800 Soul rune 20 Rare 4,240 Law rune 45 Rare 19,620 Death rune 50 Rare 15,350 Blood rune 50 Rare 25,100 Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) Uncommon 61,875–123,750 Raw shark 250 (noted) Uncommon 278,000 Big bones 150–180 (noted) Uncommon 85,350–102,420 Coal 550–700 (noted) Uncommon 132,550–168,700 Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) Uncommon 192,150–320,250 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 9,000 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,121,300 Rune bar 1 Common 14,108 Rune bar 50 (noted) Very rare 705,400 Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) Uncommon 115,640–148,680 Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) Uncommon 102,450–119,525 Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) Uncommon 89,280–189,720 Snapdragon seed 1 Common 2,425 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 19,824 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 8,712 Magic seed 3–7 Rare 499,476–1,165,444 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,234,100 Yew logs 450–550 (noted) Rare 161,550–197,450 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.