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Flesh crawlers are medium level monsters found on level 2 of the Stronghold of Security. They are considered good training for players with combat levels of 40+. They are quite inaccurate when mithril armour or higher is equipped, but when steel armour or lower is equipped, they can be a bit hard as they hit at a fast rate. They drop large numbers of herbs, including many high level ones. They also drop mostly green and gold charms but rarely crimson charms. For medium-level players, flesh crawlers offer an alternative to chaos druids, who also drop many herbs.

Their drops such as herbs, runes, and noted iron ores can be sold for a good quantity of money.

StrategiesEdit

Due to the high accuracy and speed of the flesh crawlers' attacks, food is a necessity for weak players if they wish to stay for an extended period of time; conveniently, there is a fishing area located just outside of Gunnarsgrunn, close to the entrance of the Stronghold of Security. Salmon and trout can be caught and cooked here if a player does not wish to bring their own food from the bank. Players can cook their fish on the perpetual fire located in Peksa's helmet shop, as well as the two perpetual fires in Gunnarsgrunn Longhall. There is also a cooked meat spawn. Players up to level 60 in combat could bring between 1-3 lobsters or bass for slightly quicker healing.

Players between the combat levels of 60 to 80 may find flesh crawlers a solid source of experience, due to their low max hit and frequent drops. The level 39 crawlers have a maximum hit damage of 140; the accuracy of each hit directly increases in relation with the flesh crawlers' combat levels.

These creatures were also popular for high-levelled f2p players before the Evolution of Combat. After this update they are no longer aggressive. Usually, players would start training at level 39 flesh crawlers. In view of this, there is a small room with eight level 39 flesh crawlers in the Stronghold of Security, which makes them great for training at low levels. In contrast a high-levelled player,will no longer find it beneficial to simply stand in the middle of the room, it is highly recommended that they go to level 3 of the Stronghold of Security.

These are also good for players as they will have a chance of receiving the "bottom half of sceptre" as a drop, one of four parts that make up the sought after skull sceptre. For free to play, flesh crawlers will usually drop a gem with the "bottom half of sceptre", and frequently drop body runes. For members, flesh crawlers often drop valuable herbs.

An update made it possible for flesh crawlers to drop black full helms, resulting in a price drop for that particular item.

DropsEdit

Charms(m)Edit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
89%4%6%0.7–0.8%0.2–0.3%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 35,969 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Herbs(m)Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common362
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common218
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common39
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common118
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon2,348
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,528
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon4,452
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,947
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare6,092
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare6,431
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Very rare6,659

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250Coins1–499CommonNot sold
Iron oreIron ore1Common212
Iron oreIron ore(m)1–10 (noted)Common212–2,120
AshesAshes1Common251
Bottom of sceptreBottom of sceptre1CommonNot sold
Silver barSilver bar(m)1Uncommon141
Black full helmBlack full helm(m)1Uncommon701
Steel gauntletsSteel gauntlets1Rare1,286
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table drops(m)Edit

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 sapphire1Common893
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,509
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,427
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,609
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare207,405–253,495
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon19,088
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon39,176
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,077
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare588,465–719,235
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,798
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,857
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,277,640–1,561,560
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,055
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare570,825–951,375
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,152
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,046
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common23,504–28,496
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,124,820–1,374,780
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon39,934
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon893
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon466
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare823,550–1,038,940
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare232,700–293,560
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare83,200–116,480
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon27,540–33,660
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon203,400–248,600
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon28,993–33,030
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon356,760–436,040
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon72,400–398,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon239,040–292,160
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common46,050
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare414,450–506,550
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare908,100–1,109,900
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common41,736
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare626,040–765,160
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon478,800–585,200
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon361,530–441,870
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon170,010–207,790
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon135,810–165,990
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon98,840–112,960
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon125,342–143,248
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon402,284
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,482,780
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common11,250–13,750
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,975–8,525
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon80,550–98,450
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon16,456–19,844
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare163,350–199,650
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon31,815–38,885
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare601,560–735,240
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

TriviaEdit

  • Flesh crawlers have the same examine text as all of the kalphite monsters.
  • Before the Hitpoints/Constitution update, flesh crawlers had a max hit of 1, which would be equivalent to 10 after the update.
  • When you have the flesh crawlers as a Slayer task, and say in quick chat your current Slayer task, it will say: My current Slayer assignment is: Fleshcrawlers.
  • When a flesh crawler drops bottom of sceptre, they usually also drop an item from the rare drop table.
  • After the 15, September 2014 update, their chance of dropping runes was significantly reduced, along with that of many other monsters in an effort improve the value of runes, making them a much less profitable monster to kill; despite this they are still heavily botted.

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