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A Cave horror is a Slayer monster that requires level 58 Slayer, a Witchwood icon, and a light source to successfully hunt and kill. You must also have completed the Cabin Fever quest to have access to Mos Le'Harmless, as cave horrors live in an unlit cave on this island. They also have a weaker relative outside on the island called the jungle horror.

Players can buy a witchwood icon from any Slayer Master and must wear it while fighting cave horrors in close combat. You can damage them without the icon, but the icon protects against the cave horrors' scream. Without the icon, the scream reduces stats and life points, similar to the effect of a banshee when fought without earmuffs or a Dust devil when fought without a Face mask. The Deflect Melee and Protect from Melee prayers will not block this damage. 

The witchwood icon is not necessary when engaging in long range combat from a safe spot, so neck wear with better combat modifiers can be worn instead. It is recommended to carry an icon in inventory when using this tactic, in case close combat occurs by accident.

In contrast to most monsters, the cave horror has an irregular attack speed, which can shift in the middle of a battle. Time between attacks can be either 2.4 seconds or 3.0 seconds. This makes it somewhat difficult to utilise the prayer flashing tactic effectively. However, this is compensated by their comparatively low amount of life points.

Cave horrors are generally known for dropping the Black Mask (10).

The good thing about this cave is that there is a staircase in the north-eastern end, on the surface there is Edible seaweed that can heal 200 life points. If utilised correctly, you can stay here for quite a long time, farming clue scrolls (except you can only have one clue scroll at a time) or black masks.


Mos Le'Harmless Caves - in a cave on the southeast side of the island which can be accessed quickly through the Fairy ring D•I•P (requires Fairy Tale III). Players need a light source (such as Seer's headband 4 or a bullseye lantern) to operate in the cave. If a player goes in without a light source, bugs will rapidly bite them hitting 10-100 and can kill the player quickly depending on their number of life points. (Note: If using the fairy ring shortcut, you must first repair the bridges connecting the fairy ring island to the Mos le'Harmless mainland. This will require a total of 8 regular planks and 16 nails of any kind. Each bridge must be repaired from a different side, meaning you must fix it from the Mos le'Harmless side as well as the fairy ring island side if it is your first time using the shortcut). Another way of getting there is by using the charter ship.


100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bonesBig bones1Always362

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Common123
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Rare763
Rune daggerRune dagger1Uncommon4,166
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Uncommon1,573
Black maskBlack mask (10)1Very rare1,329,437
Adamant kiteshieldAdamant kiteshield1Very rare2,577


Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 43,020 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Common268
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed1–3Common11–33
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1Common401
Potato seed 5Potato seed1–4Common11–44
Herb seed 5Irit seed1Common189
Onion seed 5Onion seed1–3Common4–12
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon1,099
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon30
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon309
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Uncommon134
Herb seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon980
Evil turnip seed 5Evil turnip seed1–4Uncommon19–76
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon178
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed1–2Uncommon11–22
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed1Uncommon339
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1–2Uncommon2–4
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed1Uncommon354
Morchella mushroom spore 5Morchella mushroom spore3Uncommon369
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Uncommon3,675
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Rare1,535
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare4,450
Wergali seed 5Wergali seed1Very rare675
Herb seed 5Torstol seed1Very rare2,972


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common56
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common226
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common201
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,182
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon3,688
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon152
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon1,651
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon4,865
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare4,847
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare4,828
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare4,743


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature runeNature rune3–6Common1,020–2,040


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250Coins44–495CommonNot sold
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1Common1,258
Teak logsTeak logs4 (noted)Common668
Mahogany logsMahogany logs2–4Uncommon1,204–2,408
Foot boneFoot bone1Uncommon[1]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ Only during Fur n' Seek.

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 sapphire1Common861
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,345
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,239
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,018
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare180,810–220,990
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon17,058
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon32,030
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,651
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare524,295–640,805
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,882
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,981
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,301,220–1,590,380
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare895
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,923
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare568,845–948,075
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,611
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,077
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,487–27,263
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,128,195–1,378,905
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon50,618
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon762
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon733
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare529,100–667,480
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare135,005–170,314
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare41,350–57,890
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon22,680–27,720
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon246,600–301,400
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon28,598–32,580
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon470,160–574,640
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon82,200–452,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,610–14,190
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon251,460–307,340
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common39,630
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare356,670–435,930
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare923,580–1,128,820
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,609
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare639,135–781,165
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon412,020–503,580
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon304,110–371,690
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon192,645–235,455
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon116,595–142,505
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon51,450–58,800
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon62,300–71,200
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon407,196
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,554,840
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common9,000–11,000
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common5,850–7,150
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon156,150–190,850
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon14,076–16,974
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare139,725–170,775
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon28,215–34,485
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare551,880–674,520
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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