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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 and subsequently released on 28 July 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.

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 waste 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.

StrategyEdit

Main article: /Strategies

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 1 Always 582

CharmsEdit

Charm drop percentages
No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm

74–75%

9–10%

4–5%

5%

6–7%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 25,144 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
Air battlestaff Air battlestaff 1 3 Uncommon 8,437
Water battlestaff Water battlestaff 1 4 Rare 8,400
Amulet of ranging Amulet of ranging 1 4 Rare [1] 76,016
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/464 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012

Ranged weaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 10 2 Common 650
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 5 2 Common 2,155
Rune dart Rune dart 10 2 Common 1,000

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Morchella mushroom spore 5 Morchella mushroom spore 4 3 Uncommon 180
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 3 Uncommon 9
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 3 Uncommon 37
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1 3 Uncommon 82
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,493
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 3 Uncommon 964
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 692
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 3 Uncommon 178
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 3 Uncommon 60
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 1 3 Uncommon 493
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 4 Rare 1,306
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 2,533
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 4 Rare 27,201
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 4 Rare 34,150
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 4 Rare 21,263

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 406
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 99
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 84
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 2,445
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 1,594
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 3,172
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 2,675
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 1,634
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 6,877
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 7,353

FishEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Raw lobster Raw lobster 1–3 2 Common 379–1,137
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 1–2 2 Common 477–954
Raw shark Raw shark 1 2 Common 1,124

OthersEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 500, 1,223 2 Common Not sold
Seaweed Seaweed 3–6 (noted) 2 Common 543–1,086
Snape grass Snape grass 3 (noted) 2 Common 624
Pelvis bone Pelvis bone 1 2 Common [1] Not sold
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit sapphire Spirit sapphire 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit emerald Spirit emerald 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit ruby Spirit ruby 1 4 Rare Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 4 Rare Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 4 Rare Not sold
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Sirenic scale Sirenic scale 1 5 Very rare 336,358
  1. ^ Pelvis bone only for Fur 'n' Seek Wish list

Universal dropsEdit

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 Key token 1 4 Rare Not 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.
  • This is one of the few higher-levelled Slayer monsters that do not have access to the Rare drop table. However, a Ring of Wealth will still improve drops.
  • In a hidden update in February, Jagex increased the defence of Aquanite because "Too many low-levelled players can kill them very easily".

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