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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 accessible only at 73+ Slayer and can only be attacked when given as a Slayer assignment. In order to fight them, you must click one to "Investigate" the mound. 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 900s. 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. If As a First Resort has been completed, the thermal bath at Oo'glog will provide a 10 minute anti poison effect

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 tool belt 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

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
76%6%14–15%2–3%1%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 37,760 kills.
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Runes/TalismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Death runeDeath rune10Uncommon1,830
Air talismanAir talisman1Rare340
Body talismanBody talisman1Rare277
Cosmic talismanCosmic talisman1Rare357
Earth talismanEarth talisman1Rare1,739
Fire talismanFire talisman1Rare1,603
Mind talismanMind talisman1Rare536
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,187
Water talismanWater talisman1Rare6,305

HerbsEdit

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

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1–4 (noted)Common4,856–19,424
Grimy guamGrimy guam1–4 (noted)Uncommon113–452
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1–4 (noted)Uncommon155–620
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1–4 (noted)Uncommon35–140
Grimy iritGrimy irit1–4 (noted)Uncommon3,104–12,416
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1–4 (noted)Uncommon89–356
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1–4 (noted)Uncommon3,283–13,132
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1–4 (noted)Rare2,629–10,516
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1–4 (noted)Rare3,463–13,852
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1–4 (noted)Rare2,634–10,536
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1–4 (noted)Rare5,255–21,020

SeedsEdit

NOTE: Most seeds are dropped with mithril ore though there are cases of seeds without mithril ore.

 
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Common974
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Common545
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon12
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon21
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon22
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon559
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon15
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon370
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon4,447
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon70
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon26
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Uncommon292
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon83
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Rare4
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare887
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare585
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Rare77
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Rare6,045
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare694
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare294
Maple seed 5Maple seed1Rare26,737
Yew seed 5Yew seed1Very rare46,028
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare745

Armour and weaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Uncommon2,052
Mithril battleaxeMithril battleaxe1Uncommon2,145
HexcrestHexcrest1Rare[1]529,855

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated at 1/518 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins200–7,844Common200–7,844
Papaya fruitPapaya fruit3–18 (noted)Uncommon9,990–59,940
LobsterLobster1; 2Common87–174
Super defence (1)Super defence (1)1Common1,705
Mithril oreMithril ore(noted)Uncommon594
Mithril barMithril bar5–10 (noted)Uncommon7,005–14,010
Teak logsTeak logs20 (noted)Uncommon[1]2,000
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ 200 coins and teak logs will always be dropped together

Rare drop table dropsEdit

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 sapphire1Common994
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,653
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,850
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,084
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare183,780–224,620
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,073
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common25,323
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,718
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare572,310–699,490
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,277
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,465
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,239,120–1,514,480
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,833
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare567,495–945,825
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,170
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,647
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,600–27,400
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,044,630–1,276,770
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare79,660
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,609
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,187
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare409,825–517,010
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare113,035–142,598
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare40,075–56,105
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common14,580–17,820
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon227,025–277,475
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon25,128–31,410
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare289,800–354,200
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon41,000–225,500
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon330,120–403,480
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common32,032–36,608
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare308,880–377,520
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,016,910–1,242,890
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,039
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare630,585–770,715
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon391,680–478,720
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon386,190–472,010
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon244,485–298,815
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon166,905–203,995
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,430–11,920
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,716–11,104
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon440,516
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,902,090
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common7,830–9,570
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon175,950–215,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,600–16,400
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare135,000–165,000
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,300–40,700
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare580,770–709,830
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

  • Jungle strykewyrms, along with the other 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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