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This article is about the slayer monster. For other uses, see Crawling Hand (disambiguation).
This article is about the the standard variant; for the variant encountered while Dungeoneering, see Crawling Hand (Daemonheim).
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Crawling hands are Slayer monsters that require level 5 Slayer to kill, and are the second Slayer monsters that beginning Slayers can kill, the first being gelatinous abominations. They frequently drop gloves and rings, since they are reanimated severed hands. They are also one of the creatures that will sometimes "die" in a perfect form, allowing you to get it stuffed by a taxidermist and mounted in your player-owned house. The stuffed hand along with 5 zeal points can also be exchanged for a creeping hand Summoning pet at Soul Wars.

Players can also kill skeletal hands and zombie hands as part of a crawling hand Slayer task. These monsters yield more slayer and combat experience than crawling hands and have better drops. Skeletal and zombie hands are found in the Meiyerditch Dungeon, which can only be accessed during and after the Legacy of Seergaze quest.

Despite common perception, crawling hands are living, so Salve amulets have no additional effect.

LocationsEdit

Crawling hand (item) detail

A crawling hand.

Crawling hands also appear within Daemonheim. For more information see Crawling hand (Daemonheim).

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
BonesBones1Always192

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
89%9–10%0.6–0.7%0.6–0.7%0.1–0.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 62,108 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Leather glovesLeather gloves1Common28
Gloves (grey)Gloves (grey)1Common303
Gloves (yellow)Gloves (yellow)1Uncommon443
Gloves (red)Gloves (red)1Uncommon733
Gloves (teal)Gloves (teal)1Uncommon202
Gloves (purple)Gloves (purple)1Uncommon186
Mystic gloves (dark)Mystic gloves (dark)1Very rare5,043

JewelleryEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Gold ringGold ring1Uncommon164
Sapphire ringSapphire ring1Uncommon361
Emerald ringEmerald ring1Uncommon982
Ruby ringRuby ring1Uncommon876

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250Coins4; 5; 8; 312; 442; 472CommonNot sold
AshesAshes1Uncommon259
Hand boneHand bone1Uncommon[1]Not sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Crawling hand (item)Crawling hand (item)1Very 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 sapphire1Common687
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,513
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,246
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,000
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare180,000–220,000
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon14,863
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon33,811
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,674
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare570,330–697,070
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,829
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,887
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,288,800–1,575,200
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,914
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare568,710–947,850
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,415
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,976
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common25,764–31,236
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,140,075–1,393,425
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,543
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon903
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon292
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare769,275–970,470
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare199,355–251,494
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare74,050–103,670
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon31,590–38,610
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon186,750–228,250
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon28,993–33,030
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon304,740–372,460
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon73,800–405,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,490–17,710
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,600–268,400
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common39,690
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare357,210–436,590
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare929,700–1,136,300
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,459
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare636,885–778,415
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon434,520–531,080
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon380,970–465,630
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon157,275–192,225
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon126,090–154,110
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon83,090–94,960
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon140,910–161,040
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon411,640
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,525,170
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common10,800–13,200
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,750–8,250
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon84,150–102,850
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon17,204–20,746
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare170,775–208,725
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon29,880–36,520
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare591,030–722,370
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
  1. ^ Only while doing the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.

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

TriviaEdit

Crawlinghands at the GE

Crawling hands mysteriously spawning at the grand exchange.

  • The concept probably originated from the story, "La Main Gauche" from French author Guy de Maupassant. This theory is backed up by the ability to display the hand in one's home, as in the story. Another possible origin of the crawling hand might also be a reference to the Wallmasters/Floormasters from the Legend of Zelda series or Thing from The Addams Family. Another possible inspiration was from the B-movie "The Crawling Hand", in which an astronaut burns up and crash lands with his hand being the only surviving part, which becomes animated via radiation.
  • One could surmise the idea of these crawling hands coming from Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, in which Christopher Lee's character (Marsh) is haunted by the severed, crawling hand of his enemy that committed suicide.
  • With the release of Smoking Kills on 5 June 2008, their appearance was changed.
  • The black markings seen on some of the crawling hands is very similar to the appearance of Ash's possessed hand from Evil Dead 2, which he severs with a chainsaw, after which crawls about on its own
  • All crawling hands seem to be right hands.
  • Crawling hands are the lowest level monster that drop the Vecna skull.

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