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For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Cave crawler (Dungeoneering).
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Cave crawlers are Slayer monsters that require level 10 Slayer to kill. They drop a variety of Herblore related items and seeds. They are, however, poisonous, and have a fast healing rate (approximately 10 life points per second). Level 78 cave crawlers have a much higher chance of dropping herbs and seeds than the level 53 and 74.

Cave crawlers are a popular delicacy amongst the Dorgeshuun cave goblins, who cut them into fillets and serve them on a large platter. Consequently, they are weak to all bone weapons, including zanik's crossbow, which makes short work of most assignments.

In the quest Fur 'n' Seek, a cave crawler hide must be collected and cleaned for the Odd Old Man.

LocationsEdit

Strengths and weaknessesEdit

When fighting the level 53 crawlers, a player shouldn't need much food; about 4-6 cakes (798 health healed each) should do for a player with a decent Defence level if an antipoison is consumed immediately upon being poisoned. The level 74 and 78 crawlers are a tougher challenge and require good healing abilities. Cave crawlers are great temporary training for mid-high level melee players. With heavy armour, a 2h sword and revolution activated, they are easy kills.

Cave crawlers poison fairly often so it is advised to use anti-poison potion when fighting them, or prevent being poisoned (for some time) using a super antipoison or using the Oo'glog thermal bath prior to engaging in combat. Their poison is fairly powerful and will initially cause 80 damage. Even high level players are suggested to bring at least one antipoison, as the poison can kill you if you're not careful. Equipping one's best defensive melee gear and using Super defence potions can minimise the chance to take a hit and be poisoned, which can reduce antipoison usage.

Level 74 and 78 cave crawlers drop all of the required components for many potions such as prayer potion (Vial of water, ranarr and snape grass) at a fairly regular rate, allowing players to stay in the area for longer. They also drop all the ingredients for both antipoison and super antipoison which is very handy considering the accuracy of their attacks, and therefore the frequency at which they cause poison. Some other useful potions made from their drops are restore potion, strength potion, super strength potion, super attack potion, prayer potion and super defence potion.

Drops (level 53 & 74)Edit

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
87–88%9%2%0.9–1%0.4–0.5%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 41,947 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Nothing0CommonNot sold
Fire runeFire rune12Common1,452
Nature runeNature rune3Common1,188
Potato seed 5Potato seed1–4Common13–52
Onion seed 5Onion seed1–3Common10–30
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed1–3Common9–27
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1–3Common4–12
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed1–2Common15–30
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Common35
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon897
Evil turnip seed 5Evil turnip seed1–4Uncommon34–136
Grimy guamGrimy guam1–2Common185–370
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1–2Common209–418
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1–2Common34–68
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1–2Common82–164
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1–2Uncommon3,248–6,496
Grimy iritGrimy irit1–2Uncommon2,842–5,684
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1–2Uncommon2,324–4,648
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1–2Uncommon5,540–11,080
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1–2Rare4,917–9,834
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1–2Rare3,484–6,968
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1–2Rare3,000–6,000
Eye of newtEye of newt1Uncommon8
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1–3Common3,695–11,085
White berriesWhite berries1–2Common1,173–2,346
Vial of waterVial of water1Common56
Red spiders' eggsRed spiders' eggs1Uncommon1,783
Unicorn horn dustUnicorn horn dust1Uncommon281
Snape grassSnape grass1Rare17
Coins 25Coins3; 8; 11; 29Common3–29
Bronze bootsBronze boots1Uncommon4,348
Weapon poison (3)Weapon poison (3)1Uncommon313
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Cave crawler skinCave crawler skin1Uncommon[1]Not sold
  1. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list

Drops (level 78)Edit

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
68–71%12–15%12–14%2–4%0.6–1.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 2,141 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Fire runeFire rune12Common1,452
Nature runeNature rune3Uncommon1,188
Earth runeEarth rune9Uncommon153
Potato seed 5Potato seed1–4Common13–52
Onion seed 5Onion seed1–3Common10–30
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed1–3Uncommon9–27
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1–2Uncommon4–8
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed1–2Rare15–30
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Rare35
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Very rare897
Evil turnip seed 5Evil turnip seed1Very rare34
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common185
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common209
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common34
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common82
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Common3,248
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common2,842
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,324
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,540
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon4,917
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare3,484
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,000
Vial of waterVial of water1Common56
White berriesWhite berries1–2Common1,173–2,346
Eye of newtEye of newt1Rare8
Unicorn horn dustUnicorn horn dust1–3Rare281–843
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1–3Rare3,695–11,085
Snape grassSnape grass1–3Rare17–51
Red spiders' eggsRed spiders' eggs1–2Rare1,783–3,566
Coins 25Coins20–89Common20–89
Bronze bootsBronze boots1Common4,348
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1RareNot sold
Cave crawler skinCave crawler skin1Uncommon[1]Not sold
  1. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth, luck potion or collector's insignia 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 sapphire1Common931
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,781
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,653
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,010
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare180,450–220,550
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,628
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common25,183
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,387
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare512,415–626,285
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,095
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,434
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,228,680–1,501,720
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare900
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,297
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare559,455–932,425
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,962
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon57,683
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common17,967–21,783
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,038,960–1,269,840
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare56,887
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,610
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,025
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare347,165–437,962
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare104,845–132,266
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare31,625–44,275
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,635–16,665
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon256,275–313,225
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon25,056–31,320
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare310,860–379,940
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon37,000–203,500
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,600–15,400
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon192,960–235,840
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common36,974–42,256
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare356,535–435,765
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare983,250–1,201,750
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,910
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare628,650–768,350
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon389,880–476,520
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon324,630–396,770
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon254,835–311,465
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon210,240–256,960
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon22,540–25,760
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon18,116–20,704
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon522,952
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,935,980
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,950–6,050
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,485–12,815
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon141,750–173,250
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon14,824–17,876
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare147,150–179,850
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon28,080–34,320
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare564,030–689,370
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

Blind Creature teaser

The Blind Creature concept art.

  • Concept art was shown for them in the "Tears of Guthix: Go with the Flow" BTS video, but referred to as blind creature.

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