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For the pet from Social Slayer, see Squidge.
For the elite version, see Aquanite (elite).
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The Aquanite is a Slayer monster that requires a Slayer level of 78 to kill and was announced by Jagex in a Guaranteed Content poll on 17 June 2009. The poll asked players which name for the new monster they preferred: Aquanite, Gilidrixon, Amphibrath, Lanterwyn, or Anglibian. All of the names were suggested by players on the RuneScape Forums thread "Name A Slayer Creature" in "Suggestions - Monster and NPC". The name Aquanite won the Guaranteed Content Poll over Gilidrixon by 159 votes.

Previously, Kuradal could not assign Aquanites as a task. However, with the Shattered Heart update on 3 March 2010, the ability to be assigned Aquanites can be purchased for 50 slayer reward points. Once unlocked, they can be toggled off. Though, in order to toggle them back on, they must be purchased again for 50 slayer points or removed from the assignments list through the use of the cancellation slots.

Because Aquanites drop large amounts of seeds, when combined with a seedicide, they can be useful for training farming. This generally requires level 74 farming to be effective because you must have the proper farming level in order for the seedicide's effect to activate. However, due to the patch on 9 Nov 2015, the experience rates were significantly reduced. With 91 Farming and good equipment you can now expect ~70k/hr (compared to the previous 140k/hr rate).

HabitatEdit

The Aquanites are located past the Kurasks at the very end of the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon. While there are no requirements to get there, the travel time can be reduced with 81 Agility (boostable).

The route, in conjunction with a ring of slaying, is to teleport directly to the Rellekka dungeon and simply run using both Agility shortcuts.

There is another, faster way for those without 81 Agility. Using a ring of slaying to teleport to Sumona, players run down the Desert Slayer Dungeon into either the Kurask or Turoth rooms, and use the portal, making players have a little walk to their lair. Otherwise, if players do not want to spend points buying/making a ring of slaying, the Bandit Camp's lodestone or the Al Kharid lodestone will suffice.

Using the Bandit camp lodestone, players will run east to the Desert Slayer Dungeon, or if needed, go down the Smokey Well to avoid unnecessary desert heat damage. If using the Al Kharid lodestone, stock up at the Shantay pass, and bring either 205-400 coins and head to Pollnivneach.

Alternatively, players who own a Mask of the Kura or Helm of the Kuraski may use it to teleport to the Kurasks within the slayer cave then run a short distance south to the aquanites. The Mask of the Aquanites or Helm of the Aquanites can also be used to teleport to them directly.

StrategyEdit

Main article: /Strategies

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always386

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
74–75%10%5%5%6–7%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 36,122 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Water battlestaffWater battlestaff1Uncommon8,137
Amulet of rangingAmulet of ranging1Rare[1]50,689
Morchella mushroom spore 5Morchella mushroom spore3Common462
Snape grass seed 5Snape grass seed2Common1,012
Maple seed 5Maple seed1Uncommon25,399
Pineapple seed 5Pineapple seed1Uncommon7,636
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–2Uncommon710–1,420
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Uncommon45,206
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon108
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Uncommon192
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon543
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Uncommon429
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon2,791
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon4,194
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon991
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon7,880
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Uncommon940
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare1,409
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed2Rare1,222
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare1,119
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare1,099
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Rare2,778
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Uncommon3,314
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Uncommon3,606
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Uncommon2,165
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Uncommon5,107
Sirenic scaleSirenic scale1Very rare387,544
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold
SeaweedSeaweed(noted)Common144
Snape grassSnape grass6–8 (noted)Common114–152

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Pelvis bonePelvis bone1Common[2]Not sold
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/464 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012
  2. ^ Pelvis bone only for Fur 'n' Seek Wish list

Rare drop table dropsEdit

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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,036
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,074
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,465
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,479
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare201,555–246,345
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,071
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common22,433
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,266
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare551,970–674,630
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,319
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,766
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,225,800–1,498,200
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare855
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,570
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare563,550–939,250
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,942
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,393
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,871–22,879
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,043,415–1,275,285
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,259
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,679
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare375,050–473,140
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare121,290–153,012
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare34,250–47,950
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common19,440–23,760
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon315,225–385,275
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon27,792–34,740
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare291,240–355,960
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon30,400–167,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,020–19,580
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon204,840–250,360
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common37,940–43,360
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare365,850–447,150
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,002,240–1,224,960
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,553
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare623,295–761,805
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon387,000–473,000
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon329,760–403,040
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon302,625–369,875
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon219,825–268,675
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon15,666–17,904
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon15,386–17,584
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon442,220
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,872,030
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common7,200–8,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,140–16,060
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon386,100–471,900
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,260–15,990
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare131,625–160,875
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon41,265–50,435
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare616,140–753,060
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon1,820
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*235,588
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*56,764,489
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 dropsEdit

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

TriviaEdit

  • The examine is a reference to the anglerfish in the movie Finding Nemo.
  • It has frog-like webbed feet, a bioluminescent light hanging from its forehead like that of an Anglerfish, and a head with whiskers like a catfish; showcasing the real life influence in designing the creature.
  • On 9 November 2015, a patch increased aquanite's life points from 3,400 to 7,000 and increased their max hit from 390 to 652.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://services.runescape.com/m=forum/l=0/sl=0/forums.ws?15,16,445,65705497

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