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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 poisonous 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%

1–1.2%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 29,540 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] 4,590
Death rune Death rune 5,10 2 Common 895–1,790
Law rune Law rune 10 2 Common 2,930
Air talisman Air talisman 1 4 Rare 126
Body talisman Body talisman 1 4 Rare 207
Cosmic talisman Cosmic talisman 1 4 Rare 1,526
Earth talisman Earth talisman 1 4 Rare 3,372
Fire talisman Fire talisman 1 4 Rare 3,317
Mind talisman Mind talisman 1 4 Rare 254
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 4 Rare 329

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 1,845–7,380
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 870–3,480
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 81–324
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 34–136
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 2,786–11,144
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 180–720
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 12,715–50,860
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 4,837–19,348
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 10,895–43,580
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 3,620–14,480
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 4,083–16,332

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 1,808
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 2 Common 1,211
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 3 Uncommon 4
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 3
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,068
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 3 Uncommon 10
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 3 Uncommon 364
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 853
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 3 Uncommon 110
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 3 Uncommon 28
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 3 Uncommon 32
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 3 Uncommon 3
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1 4 Rare 1
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 4 Rare 1,562
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 4 Rare 298
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1 4 Rare 563
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 4 Rare 1,444
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 4 Rare 65,475
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 4 Rare 3,656
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 4 Rare 36,104
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 5 Very rare 46,058

Armour and weaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Adamant hatchet Adamant hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 458
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 3 Uncommon 562
Hexcrest Hexcrest 1 4 Rare [2] 366,291

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 9,015–48,080
Pure essence Pure essence 40 (noted) 2 Common 720
Lobster Lobster 1, 2 2 Common 144–288
Super defence (1) Super defence (1) 1 2 Common 77
Mithril bar Mithril bar 5 (noted) 3 Uncommon 10,170
Teak logs Teak logs 20 (noted) 3 Uncommon 6,920
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 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,393
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,879
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,756
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 7,064
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 19,914
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 44,316
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 16,016
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,596
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,377
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,071
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 855
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,100
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,390
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,457
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,554
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 818,850
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,467
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 32,038
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,600
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,289
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 21,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,274,400
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,500–75,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,624,400
Air orb Air orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,659,000
Fire orb Fire orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,033,000
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 101,335
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 13,539
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 84,300–118,020
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 82,925–116,095
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 1,016
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 329
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 9,000–270,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 6,120–24,480
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 3,240
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 13,185
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 8,950–21,659
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 16,800
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 49,000–392,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 383,000–766,000
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 90,150–300,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 34,050–1,702,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 354,300–1,889,600
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 10,100
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,185,600
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,356,000–23,492,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50, 150 (noted) 4 Rare 14,516–2,177,400
Clean ranarr Clean ranarr 33 (noted) 3 Uncommon 123,123
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 126,025–1,260,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 155,220–620,880
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 79,030–790,300
Saradomin brew (4) Saradomin brew (4) 250 (noted) 5 Very rare 179,000
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 6,204
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 63,896–3,194,800
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 164,269–1,149,883
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,053,740
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 2,537
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–31 4 Rare 24,266–752,246
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 2 4 Rare 2,214
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 25,050–10,020,000
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 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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