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Brine rats are Slayer monsters that require the partial completion of Olaf's Quest to be reached or assigned as a slayer target. A Slayer level of 47 is required to fight the brine rat. They are located in the Brine Rat Cavern, which requires a spade to gain entrance. Brine rats have relatively low defence, but they can deal over 100 damage, relatively high for their combat level. The Brine rat also doesn't hit as accurately as the Bloodveld and Infernal mage, so collecting death and blood runes is easier.

Brine rats are usually neglected, similar to the Infernal Mage, since their drops don't earn a lot of profit. They drop a fair number of runes and are much easier to defeat if you're looking for death and blood runes.

Multiple safespots exist, one of them involving the use of the light coloured skeleton in the room. Rangers and Mages may attack across these bones, trapping the monsters on the other side of the pile.

If you bring a tinderbox and logs, you can cook their meat or the raw shark drops to last longer if you are doing slayer. Alternatively, there is a fire tended by Olaf Hradson located just outside of the cavern's exit which provides an excellent location to cook either the rat meat or dropped raw fish. They also drop the brine sabre.

TipsEdit

Access tips:

  1. Use the Fremennik Province lodestone
  2. Use the Fairy rings D•K•S and dig the area just south of the tree
  3. Use a Ring of slaying Teleport to the Rellekka Slayer Dungeon and then run north
  4. Use the Lyre teleport run east

Food and healing tips:

  • If you take the raw unnoted fish, you can leave the cave and cook them using the fire next to Olaf. This way you will not have to bank as often, but you will need to have at least 45/80 cooking to do this. You can also take a stack of logs with you and cook them at the spot.
  • Some good food such as swordfish or monkfish or lobsters would be helpful in staying for long periods of time.
  • You can also bring bones to peaches tabs. All you have to do is pick up the bones and click on the tab for an unlimited supply of peaches.
  • It is advisable to bring a Bunyip (level 68) pouch and some scrolls. Brine rats drop plenty of raw fish with which you can heal yourself by using the bunyip's scroll, "Swallow Whole", to keep your life points up. Not recommended if you have very high combat stats though.

Other tips

  • Do not forget to bring a spade. Spade in toolbelt does not count! (A spade respawns next to Olaf)
  • Bring armour with good defence as well as a good weapon. Higher levels will not require as much food, however, they can cook the raw food drops of the brine rat.
  • You no longer need to finish Olaf's Quest in order for the Brine rats to drop the Brine Sabre!
  • Brine rats are considered to be a very good source of money for their noted drops and the much coveted brine sabre. However, the brine sabre has been dropping in price.

LocationEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
BonesBones1Always192
Raw beefRaw rat meat1Always96

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
73–74%22–23%1–2%1–2%0.4–0.5%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 27,427 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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FoodEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Raw lobsterRaw lobster10 (noted)Uncommon2,340
Raw sharkRaw shark1Uncommon810
Raw sharkRaw shark3; 8 (noted)Uncommon2,430–6,480
Raw pikeRaw pike18 (noted)Uncommon1,260
Raw swordfishRaw swordfish9 (noted)Uncommon4,599
Raw beefRaw rat meat18 (noted)Rare1,728

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth runeEarth rune10; 18; 36Common120–432
Death runeDeath rune7Common2,184
Water runeWater rune10; 18Uncommon180–324
Air runeAir rune18Uncommon270
Blood runeBlood rune4Uncommon1,592

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 25Coins1; 2; 4; 29CommonNot sold
Water talismanWater talisman1Uncommon12,041
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Brine sabreBrine sabre1Rare108,775
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot 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.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common681
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,527
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,226
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,044
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare181,980–222,420
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon14,921
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon33,877
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,651
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare569,295–695,805
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,903
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,646
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,283,580–1,568,820
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,970
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare569,550–949,250
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,463
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,080
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common25,651–31,099
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,140,075–1,393,425
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,543
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon903
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon292
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare782,665–987,362
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare196,820–248,296
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare73,375–102,725
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon31,590–38,610
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon182,250–222,750
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon29,151–33,210
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon304,380–372,020
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon74,800–411,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,580–17,820
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,060–267,740
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common40,095
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare360,855–441,045
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare932,040–1,139,160
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,423
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare636,345–777,755
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon430,560–526,240
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon372,870–455,730
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon153,225–187,275
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon131,265–160,435
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon82,614–94,416
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon143,738–164,272
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon412,412
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,536,850
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common10,350–12,650
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,885–8,415
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon82,350–100,650
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon17,204–20,746
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare170,775–208,725
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon29,655–36,245
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare585,630–715,770
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

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