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For information on the summoning familiar, see Spirit cockatrice.
For information on the familiar used during the 2008 Easter event, see Chocatrice.
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Cockatrice are Slayer monsters that require level 25 Slayer to kill. They frequently drop limpwurt roots, which is their main food source, used in the Herblore skill.

In the quest Fur 'n' Seek, cockatrice skin must be collected and cleaned for the Odd Old Man.


Protective equipmentEdit

Equipment is necessary to avoid the stat-draining attack of the cockatrice. Any of the following can be used:

Players without 20 defence can still be assigned these to kill as a slayer task.

Once a day you can force a Cockatrice slayer assignment by talking to Mazchna or Vannaka whilst wearing the Mask of Stone or Helm of Petrifications.

Strengths and weaknessesEdit


Cockatrices in the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon.

Cockatrice have a special stat-draining attack, which they use if the player is not wearing protective equipment. It will shoot out beams from its eyes quickly reducing combat stats (including agility) to dangerously low levels (1/4 of the player's original levels e.g. 15/60) and causes rapid damage for up to 110 life points per hit (it does more damage with higher levels). These beams always hit a fixed amount. This is why a mirror shield is necessary.

If the player is protected however, they fight using standard melee and ranged attacks. They have few life points and do not hit substantially. Their attack speed is the same as a scimitar or mace. They are weak against crush attacks, although any melee weapon will suffice.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price

Summoning CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 22,196 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Iron swordIron sword1Common19
Steel daggerSteel dagger1Common36
Steel longswordSteel longsword1Common100
Iron javelinIron javelin5Uncommon60
Steel platelegsSteel platelegs1Uncommon297
Iron bootsIron boots1Uncommon1,247
Mystic boots (light)Mystic boots (light)1Rare5,219
Rune helmRune helm1Very rare10,794
Rune chainbodyRune chainbody1Very rare29,217


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water runeWater rune1–2Common20–40
Fire runeFire rune7Common630
Nature runeNature rune2; 4; 6Common672–2,016
Law runeLaw rune2; 3Common462–693
Death runeDeath rune50Uncommon12,300

Grimy herbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common227
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common202
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common54
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common147
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common1,688
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Common3,775
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Rare2,192
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare4,881
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare4,815
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare4,755
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Very rare4,817


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Potato seed 5Potato seed4Common44
Onion seed 5Onion seed4Common16
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed4Common44
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed3Common6
Asgarnian seed 5Asgarnian seed3Common9
Yanillian seed 5Yanillian seed2Common80
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed3Common33
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed2; 4Common358–716
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed2Rare3,016
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare840
Marigold seed 5Marigold seed1Rare18
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Rare133


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250Coins1; 5; 15; 28; 42; 62; 274; 309CommonNot sold
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1Common1,241
Cockatrice eggCockatrice egg1Uncommon1,086
Clue scroll (medium)Clue scroll (medium)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Mithril oreMithril ore1Rare257
Cockatrice headCockatrice head1Very rareNot sold
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 sapphire1Common856
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,379
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,248
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,016
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare180,720–220,880
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon16,893
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon31,815
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,442
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare514,890–629,310
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,820
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,981
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,301,220–1,590,380
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,000
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare570,000–950,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,611
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,879
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,261–26,989
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,143,855–1,398,045
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon50,618
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon762
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon733
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare528,125–666,250
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare135,135–170,478
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare40,925–57,295
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon22,815–27,885
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon238,950–292,050
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon28,598–32,580
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon471,600–576,400
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon78,600–432,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,790–14,410
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon243,900–298,100
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common39,585
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare356,265–435,435
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare923,400–1,128,600
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,504
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare637,560–779,240
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon414,180–506,220
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon301,680–368,720
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon196,650–240,350
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon114,570–140,030
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon52,094–59,536
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon62,958–71,952
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon406,884
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,553,620
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common9,900–12,100
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common5,715–6,985
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon152,100–185,900
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon14,144–17,056
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare140,400–171,600
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon28,440–34,760
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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