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A Grifolapine is a monster found in the Polypore Dungeon (fairy ring code BIP) on the third level. It requires a Slayer level of 88 to kill, and 60 Magic for the player to receive as a Slayer assignment.

Grifolapines have similar drops to Grifolaroos but have much better drop rates for grifolic flakes, the sought-after item to create the grifolic armour set. In addition, they are the only monster that drops the grifolic wand and grifolic shield.

StrategyEdit

Grifolapines live in the depths of a cave north-east of the Mage Training Arena. The creatures of that dungeon are coated in toxic fungus, so you should fight them from a distance, and dodge when they charge at you. The fungus helps them repair physical damage, so you might prefer using magical attacks.
 
— Kuradal

The mushrooms on the platform can be used to hide behind to prevent toxic fungus damage. This monster attacks with Magic most of the time, so Protect from Magic/Deflect Magic will prevent most damage dealt. When the player is using neem oil, it will not attack with Magic anymore, but will instead use its Ranged attack. In this case, Protect from Missiles/Deflect Missiles can be used to significantly reduce damage dealt. Grifolapines are resistant to Ranged and melee damage, so Magic is the ideal method of attacking these creatures.

These monsters never move when idle. They will only move when they say "Raargh!", moving twice as fast as a player when running. Unless you are quick and use Neem oil instantly, you will take fungal damage. Their fungal damage does low to medium damage (50-150) rapidly. However, safespotting prevents this. If they are blocked, they will say *Sigh*, and resume attacking. Upon ending with *Sigh*, it skips 1 or 2 of its battle turns. Their relatively low damage also makes it useful to cast Soul Split on them, as the player hits higher than they do.

Grifolapines shouldn't be far from their home platforms, unless someone has attacked them. Four grifolapines can be found in one of their grifolic-infested platforms. It may be hard to notice their Magic attack, because it looks as if a Grifolapine is idle. Their Magic attack hits harder and quite often, so it is best to constantly use Neem oil on them to prevent this.

Grifolapines are fairly easy to kill if you safe spot them, although it is advisable to take some food just in case you need to heal. An experienced and high-level player can easily finish a task in under 20 minutes; however, low level players will have more of a challenge, so extra food is advised.

Recommended equipmentEdit

Inventory

Note: The full slayer helm or the hexcrest should only be used if on a slayer assignment.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always184
Neem drupeNeem drupe1–3AlwaysNot sold

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
81–82%4%2–3%11–12%0.8–1.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 5,885 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Weapons and ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grifolic shieldGrifolic shield1Uncommon43,502
Grifolic wandGrifolic wand1Uncommon29,198

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Death runeDeath rune8–13Uncommon1,384–2,249
Chaos runeChaos rune50–80; 100Uncommon3,950–7,900
 

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon179
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon246
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon38
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon98
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon3,846
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,087
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,264
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,419
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare5,058
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare3,496
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare2,711

SeedsEdit

A total of three seeds will be dropped, one or more of the seeds may be the same.

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Uncommon737
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Uncommon1,762
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1–2Uncommon1,045–2,090
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon79
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon530
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1–2Uncommon5–10
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1–2Uncommon64–128
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon23
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon20
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon7,475
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Uncommon377
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon11
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon614
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon736
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon7,652
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon662
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon3,930
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon1,329
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Uncommon4,956
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon23
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon27
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Uncommon2,156

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Polypore spore 5Polypore spore1–300Common3–900
Grifolic flake 5Grifolic flake1–100Common237–23,700
Gorajian mushroomGorajian mushroom(noted)Common185
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20CommonNot sold
Vial of waterVial of water1Uncommon69
Swamp tarSwamp tar3Uncommon666
Eye of newtEye of newt1Uncommon9
Snape grassSnape grass15–24 (noted)Uncommon330–528
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very 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

  • A grifolapine is shown in the RuneScape Cinematic Trailer. It doesn't do anything except stare at Ozan.
  • Grifolapines are one of the few monsters in RuneScape that will never move from their spawn point, the others being the Spiritual mages (Bandos), and Ancient mages.
  • Their name and examine text could be a reference to porcupines. 

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