|Release date||21 November 2006 (Update)|
|Location||Feldip Hunter area|
|Preferred bait||Spicy minced meat|
|Retaliation||Explodes when killed, dealing 20 life points|
|Examine||It looks fluffy and cute; it's probably deadly.|
Carnivorous chinchompas are level 63 Hunter creatures that may be caught using box traps. They are found in the Feldip Hunter area, and give 265 Hunter experience when caught. They can also be found in one of the private hunter areas unlocked by participating in the Big Chinchompa distraction and diversion. Once caught, they transform into stackable red chinchompas, which can be wielded as a Ranged weapon with a Ranged level of 55.
Carnivorous chinchompas can be attacked and explode when killed. If the attacking player is next to the chinchompa when it explodes, they will be pushed back 1 square and dealt 20 life points of ranged damage (this cannot be mitigated by Prayer). Players hunting these chinchompas should take care, as clicking on one will cause the player to attack it. A player can avoid this entirely by equipping a Ranged or Magic weapon without ammunition.
It is recommended to use a spirit larupia familiar (level 57 Summoning required) for its invisible +5 Hunter boost and free teleport to Feldip Hills, or an arctic bear (level 71 Summoning required), for its +7 invisible Hunter boost. However, familiars may interfere with the hunting process, as they will stand on the player's traps and force them to right-click to pick them up. You can avoid this by turning on "Hide familiar options" in the gameplay interface. It is also recommended bringing the enhanced yaktwee stick for its 5% Hunter experience bonus and an inventory of spicy tomato because it increases the capture rate by 30%.
- On 3 March 2009, Jagex updated the number of chinchompas that spawn in each hunter area. This was probably implemented to create less competition among hunters as chinchompas are very popular for training Hunter.