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Jungle strykewyrms are Slayer monsters that are located north-east of Mobilising Armies, next to the three fishing spots along the western coast. They are some of the most visually striking creatures in RuneScape, and are accessible only at 73+ Slayer. They can only be attacked when you have been given them as a Slayer assignment. When asking for tips from your slayer master they will inform you that they will sense your "ill-intent" and will come to the surface themselves to fight you. This, however, is untrue. In the area containing the strykewyrms there are "mounds" moving across the jungle floor. You must go up to one and "Investigate" the mound in order to actually fight a strykewyrm. Your character will do an animation in which you stomp on the ground. Only once you have done this will the strykewyrm come to the surface to fight.

The quickest ways to reach Jungle strykewyrms are by using the Mobilising Armies teleport spell, a ring of duelling's Mobilising Armies teleport option, the Mask of The Green Wyrm teleport option, the Oo'glog lodestone, or using a Spirit Tree to get to Mobilising Armies.

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The location of jungle strykewyrms

AttacksEdit

Jungle strykewyrms have 3 attack types:

  1. A fairly weak and inaccurate melee attack which can hit diagonally.
  2. A fairly weak magic attack that looks like a large purple ball which explodes upon impact.
  3. A special attack when the wyrm tunnels down into the ground and then bursts out beneath the spot where the player was standing with tremendous force, hitting 1,900 plus. This attack can be avoided by running away. (This attack can be prevented by standing with your back or side to an obstacle, such as rocks. This is highly recommended.)

Jungle strykewyrms are capable of inflicting poison. However, the damage dealt from it is insignificant compared to its other attacks. Therefore, bringing an antipoison is not necessary nor recommended, as the inventory slot would be better used on another piece of food.

Healing on siteEdit

There are lobster, tuna/swordfish, shark and big net fishing spots along the coastline, near the strykewyrms. Jungle vegetation can also be cut nearby. Since the Toolbelt update, the player has access to an unlimited food supply by utilising this. Alternatively to fire, a bunyip familiar and swallow whole scrolls make for a good healing strategy. The wyrms also drop a modest amount of food, which combined with Soul Split, Vampyrism aura or scrimshaws, or healing weapons and armour can be sufficient.

The Mobilising armies bank is also a very short run away, which is even more accessible with a ring of duelling.

WeaknessesEdit

Jungle strykewyrms are weak against stab attacks. They are also immune to poison (as shown by Monster Examine), due to their venomous nature.

Once the strykewyrms spawn to the surface, whether after a special attack or an inspection, the wyrm will not attack for a few seconds. This gives you the opportunity to attack it without retaliation. When asked for tips, Slayer Masters note that they are inherently passive creatures, who become aggressive upon sensing the slayer's own ill intent.

As with all strykewyrms, the Jungle strykewyrm will only perform its tunnelling attack if the 3x3 square area around the attacking player is free from obstructions. As the jungle area is littered with rocks and trees, players are likely to be able to move into a position where they can attack without fear of such a retaliation. If abilities are used properly, it is rare that they will have a chance to tunnel. This attack is easily dodged by moving out of the area immediately around the player when the strykewyrm begins to tunnel.

Since they attack with melee most of the time, melee armour is suggested for killing them. Using Attack and Strength potions can increase your stay times and make the tasks and kill go faster, eliminating extra damage that may occur from slower kills. There is no need to bring Super defence potions because they drop them quite frequently.

DropsEdit

CharmsEdit

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

75–76%

6%

14–15%

3%

1%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 31,155 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

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


Runes/TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune 15 2 Common [1] 4,320
Death rune Death rune 5,10 2 Common 1,315–2,630
Law rune Law rune 10 2 Common 4,830
Air talisman Air talisman 1 4 Rare 138
Body talisman Body talisman 1 4 Rare 224
Cosmic talisman Cosmic talisman 1 4 Rare 1,328
Earth talisman Earth talisman 1 4 Rare 5,395
Fire talisman Fire talisman 1 4 Rare 5,254
Mind talisman Mind talisman 1 4 Rare 199
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 4 Rare 424
Water talisman Water talisman 1 4 Rare 16,022

HerbsEdit

NOTE: Almost all herbs are noted; there may be rare cases of unnoted herbs.

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1–4 (noted) 2 Common 2,307–9,228
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 564–2,256
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 125–500
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 44–176
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 2,548–10,192
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 130–520
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 9,373–37,492
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 4,412–17,648
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 9,004–36,016
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 3,126–12,504
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 3,511–14,044

SeedsEdit

NOTE: Most seeds are dropped with nature runes, though there are cases of seeds without nature runes.

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 2 Common 1,351
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 2 Common 1,603
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 3 Uncommon 23
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 3 Uncommon 13
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 7
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,173
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 3 Uncommon 9
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 3 Uncommon 233
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 799
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 3 Uncommon 257
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 3 Uncommon 13
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 3 Uncommon 34
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 3 Uncommon 9
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1 4 Rare 1
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 4 Rare 1,418
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 4 Rare 479
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1 4 Rare 431
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 4 Rare 217
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 4 Rare 40,848
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 4 Rare 3,021
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 4 Rare 37,557
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 5 Very rare 38,773

Armour and weaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant hatchet Adamant hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 465
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 3 Uncommon 575
Hexcrest Hexcrest 1 4 Rare [2] 348,245

NotesEdit

  1. ^ always dropped with a seed
  2. ^ Estimated at 1/518 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 200–7,844 (200 drops with 20 teak logs) 2 Common Not sold
Papaya fruit Papaya fruit 3–16 (noted) 2 Common 9,963–53,136
Pure essence Pure essence 40 (noted) 2 Common 600
Lobster Lobster 1, 2 2 Common 237–474
Super defence (1) Super defence (1) 1 2 Common 152
Mithril ore Mithril ore 2 (noted) 3 Uncommon 1,182
Mithril bar Mithril bar 5 (noted) 3 Uncommon 9,410
Teak logs Teak logs 20 (noted) 3 Uncommon 11,840
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 4 Rare Not sold
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
Clue scroll Clue scroll (elite) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Court summons Court Summons 1 5 Very rare Not sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

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 250 Coins 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,255
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,751
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,546
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,843
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 32,996
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 42,167
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,502
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 9,984
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,452
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,131
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 840
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,280
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,356
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,419
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,478
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,529,400
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 21,988
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,603
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 63,247
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,600
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 13,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,272,600
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 107,406
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,022
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 134,875–188,825
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 131,350–183,890
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 973
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 424
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 15,000–22,500
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 17,280–23,040
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 3,780
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 21,735
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 13,150
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 19,900
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 51,375–102,750
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 327,500
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 96,900–116,280
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 132,550–168,700
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 294,000–490,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,800
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,067,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 13,906
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 695,300
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 140,630–180,810
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 150,900–176,050
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 133,536–283,764
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,539
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 36,153
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 6,519
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 414,126–966,294
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,137,860
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 171,900–210,100
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 1 5 Very rare Not 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 token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold

TriviaEdit

  • Jungle strykewyrms, along with the rest of the strykewyrms, were the first monsters in RuneScape that made use of particle effects.
  • The release of strykewyrms was hinted at by the Chaos Elemental in the Postbag a few weeks earlier and by the Twitter Clue "Three strykes and they're out" which is a pun on the baseball term Three strikes and you're out!. The Twitter Clue was also posted on Facebook.

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