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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.

An update raised the maximum lifepoints of flesh crawlers to 7000, but did not change the experience awarded accordingly. This has made them a poor source of xp due to the ratio of their xp reward to their high lifepoints.

DropsEdit

Charms(m)Edit

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 price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common169
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common182
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common34
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common78
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,886
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon3,803
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,583
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare6,312
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare6,265
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare4,263
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Very rare2,969

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins1–499Common1–499
Iron oreIron ore1Common302
Iron oreIron ore(m)1–10 (noted)Common302–3,020
AshesAshes1Common200
Bottom of sceptreBottom of sceptre1CommonNot sold
Silver barSilver bar(m)1Uncommon193
Black full helmBlack full helm(m)1Uncommon692
Steel gauntletsSteel gauntlets1Rare2,774
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.
A ring of wealth, luck potion 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 sapphire1Common1,143
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,510
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,498
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common5,001
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare225,045–275,055
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,265
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,865
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,511
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare562,995–688,105
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,372
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,060
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,244,520–1,521,080
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare935
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon36,996
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare554,940–924,900
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,857
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,127
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common21,244–25,756
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,026,540–1,254,660
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare62,489
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,762
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,096
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare426,010–537,428
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare134,745–169,986
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare42,600–59,640
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,635–16,665
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon263,250–321,750
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,496–33,120
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare282,060–344,740
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon36,000–198,000
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,600–15,400
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon196,920–240,680
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common45,654–52,176
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare440,235–538,065
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare948,690–1,159,510
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,874
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare628,110–767,690
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon398,790–487,410
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon333,180–407,220
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon280,620–342,980
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon235,800–288,200
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon14,378–16,432
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon11,228–12,832
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon393,972
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare2,050,400
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,050–4,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common11,925–14,575
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon151,200–184,800
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,940–16,810
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare138,375–169,125
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon40,005–48,895
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare717,120–876,480
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

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

  • 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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