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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.


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.



Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 35,969 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common231
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common179
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common36
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common116
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon1,848
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,151
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon4,343
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare4,901
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare4,077
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare5,335
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Very rare5,575

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250Coins1–499CommonNot sold
Iron oreIron ore1Common251
Iron oreIron ore(m)1–10 (noted)Common251–2,510
Bottom of sceptreBottom of sceptre1CommonNot sold
Silver barSilver bar(m)1Uncommon135
Black full helmBlack full helm(m)1Uncommon532
Steel gauntletsSteel gauntlets1Rare1,192
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 sapphire1Common718
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,478
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,246
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,589
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare161,505–197,395
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon15,198
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon36,175
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,578
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare521,010–636,790
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,851
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,326
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,255,500–1,534,500
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,870
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare568,050–946,750
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,699
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,911
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common23,278–28,222
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,121,715–1,370,985
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon41,288
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon819
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon631
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare609,700–769,160
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare156,065–196,882
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare51,325–71,855
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon24,570–30,030
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon211,275–258,225
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon30,099–34,290
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon385,380–471,020
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon72,400–398,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,430–13,970
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon231,660–283,140
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common38,280
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare344,520–421,080
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare940,950–1,150,050
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common41,976
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare629,640–769,560
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon418,860–511,940
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon339,930–415,470
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon182,835–223,465
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon114,345–139,755
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon81,718–93,392
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon106,890–122,160
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon452,100
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,909,980
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common8,550–10,450
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common5,355–6,545
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon101,250–123,750
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon14,416–17,384
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare143,100–174,900
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon26,280–32,120
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare547,830–669,570
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


  • 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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