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A Grifolapine is a monster found in the Polypore Dungeon (fairy ring code B•I•P) 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. They are located in the third level of Polypore Dungeon.

Grifolapines have similar drops to grifolaroos but have much better drop rates for grifolic flakes, the sought after item to create the grifolic 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 using neem oil it will not attack with Magic anymore, but it will use its Ranged attack, hence using Protect from Missiles/Deflect Missiles can be used. It is resistant to Ranged and melee damage, so Magic would be 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.

Note: Unlike most creatures that are weak to water spells, these are not weak against magic in general. The only way to effectively kill them is to use water spells. Other spells will miss about 80% of the time.

Grifolapines are fairly easy to kill if you safe spot them, it would be advised to take some food just incase 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.

Grifolapine neem
A grifolapine affected by neem oil.

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 Market Price
Bones Bones 1 1 Always 332
Neem drupe Neem drupe 1–3 1 Always Not sold

CharmsEdit

Charm drop percentages
No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm

81–82%

4%

2–3%

10–12%

0.9–1.3%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 5,293 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).


Weapons and ArmourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grifolic shield Grifolic shield 1 3 Uncommon 44,109
Grifolic wand Grifolic wand 1 3 Uncommon 29,698

RunesEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Death rune Death rune 8–13 3 Uncommon 920–1,495
Chaos rune Chaos rune 50–80, 100 3 Uncommon 2,050–4,100
 

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 497
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 70
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 42
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 202
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 3,010
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 2,935
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,598
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 4 Rare 3,026
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 4 Rare 2,003
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 4 Rare 9,319
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 4 Rare 10,389

SeedsEdit

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

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 3 Uncommon 3,544
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 48,951
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1–2 3 Uncommon 1,600–3,200
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 3 Uncommon 634
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1 3 Uncommon 611
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1–2 3 Uncommon 1–2
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1–2 3 Uncommon 658–1,316
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 3 Uncommon 6
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 3 Uncommon 11
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,805
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 386
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 3 Uncommon 6
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 3 Uncommon 268
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,974
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 3 Uncommon 297
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,493
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,908
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,377
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 15,974
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 3 Uncommon 34
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 3 Uncommon 36,879

Other dropsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Polypore spore 5 Polypore spore 1–300 2 Common 2–600
Grifolic flake 5 Grifolic flake 1–100 2 Common 122–12,200
Gorajian mushroom Gorajian mushroom 5 (noted) 2 Common 145
Anagogic ort Anagogic ort 20 2 Common Not sold
Vial of water Vial of water 1 3 Uncommon 54
Swamp tar Swamp tar 3 3 Uncommon 1,272
Eye of newt Eye of newt 1 3 Uncommon 7
Snape grass Snape grass 15–24 (noted) 3 Uncommon 7,560–12,096
Spirit sapphire Spirit sapphire 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit emerald Spirit emerald 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit ruby Spirit ruby 1 4 Rare Not sold
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not 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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