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This article is about the slayer monster. For other uses, see Crawling hand (disambiguation).
For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Crawling hand (Dungeoneering).
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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. Crawling hands can be fought on slayer contracts, giving 9.6 and 11.3 experience on special contracts for the level 11 and level 18 versions, respectively.

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 price
BonesBones1Always183

CharmsEdit

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 63,508 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Leather glovesLeather gloves1Common109
Gloves (grey)Gloves (grey)1Common202
Gloves (yellow)Gloves (yellow)1Uncommon663
Gloves (red)Gloves (red)1Uncommon409
Gloves (teal)Gloves (teal)1Uncommon182
Gloves (purple)Gloves (purple)1Uncommon204
Mystic gloves (dark)Mystic gloves (dark)1Very rare8,313

JewelleryEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Gold ringGold ring1Uncommon299
Sapphire ringSapphire ring1Uncommon815
Emerald ringEmerald ring1Uncommon1,494
Ruby ringRuby ring1Uncommon2,778

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins4; 5; 8; 312; 442; 472Common4–472
AshesAshes1Uncommon191
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.
A ring of wealth 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 sapphire1Common939
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,018
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,174
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,751
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare168,795–206,305
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,781
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common26,666
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,740
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare573,300–700,700
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,599
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,029
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,208,340–1,476,860
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare930
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon36,722
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare550,830–918,050
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,757
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,337
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common20,227–24,523
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,083,105–1,323,795
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare73,659
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare959
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,219
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare444,795–561,126
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare111,605–140,794
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare42,900–60,060
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common15,390–18,810
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon200,475–245,025
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon26,149–29,790
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare311,400–380,600
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon38,800–213,400
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,780–15,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon130,860–159,940
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common36,218–41,392
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare349,245–426,855
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare971,730–1,187,670
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,166
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare617,490–754,710
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon416,430–508,970
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon423,990–518,210
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon213,930–261,470
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon152,505–186,395
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon13,328–15,232
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon13,118–14,992
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon261,568
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,028,250
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common6,750–8,250
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,195–14,905
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon175,950–215,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon11,492–13,858
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare114,075–139,425
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon30,285–37,015
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare565,650–691,350
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
  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 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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