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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
BonesBones1Always206
Raw beefRaw rat meat1Always115

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.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

FoodEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Raw lobsterRaw lobster10 (noted)Uncommon1,850
Raw sharkRaw shark1Uncommon815
Raw sharkRaw shark3; 8 (noted)Uncommon2,445–6,520
Raw pikeRaw pike18 (noted)Uncommon1,512
Raw swordfishRaw swordfish9 (noted)Uncommon3,780
Raw beefRaw rat meat18 (noted)Rare2,070

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth runeEarth rune10; 18; 36Common120–432
Death runeDeath rune7Common2,359
Water runeWater rune10; 18Uncommon170–306
Air runeAir rune18Uncommon342
Blood runeBlood rune4Uncommon1,880

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 25Coins1; 2; 4; 29CommonNot sold
Water talismanWater talisman1Uncommon11,523
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Brine sabreBrine sabre1Rare99,304
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.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common729
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,381
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,270
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,028
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare181,260–221,540
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon18,126
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon36,201
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,202
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare549,090–671,110
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,053
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,306
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,294,380–1,582,020
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare910
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,218
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare573,270–955,450
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,539
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,182
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common24,182–29,318
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,150,470–1,406,130
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,008
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon897
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon203
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare748,995–944,886
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare179,595–226,566
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare69,300–97,020
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon24,975–30,525
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon183,375–224,125
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon31,760–35,730
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon371,340–453,860
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon69,000–379,500
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,750–19,250
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon244,440–298,760
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common41,775
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare375,975–459,525
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare955,800–1,168,200
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,822
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare642,330–785,070
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon449,280–549,120
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon313,470–383,130
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon133,290–162,910
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon115,965–141,735
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon136,346–155,824
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon189,224–216,256
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon566,548
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,510,300
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common13,050–15,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,300–7,700
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon95,400–116,600
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,904–22,796
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare187,650–229,350
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon32,940–40,260
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare600,480–733,920
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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