Wikia

RuneScape Wiki

Jungle strykewyrm

Discuss59
26,245pages on
this wiki
[view]
Jungle strykewyrm icon

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.

Junglestrykewyrmlocation

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 30,804 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] 4,440
Death rune Death rune 5,10 2 Common 1,005–2,010
Law rune Law rune 10 2 Common 3,740
Air talisman Air talisman 1 4 Rare 136
Body talisman Body talisman 1 4 Rare 233
Cosmic talisman Cosmic talisman 1 4 Rare 2,788
Earth talisman Earth talisman 1 4 Rare 3,209
Fire talisman Fire talisman 1 4 Rare 3,217
Mind talisman Mind talisman 1 4 Rare 283
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 4 Rare 373
Water talisman Water talisman 1 4 Rare 14,606

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 2,305–9,220
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 734–2,936
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 116–464
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 41–164
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 3,011–12,044
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 162–648
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1–4 (noted) 3 Uncommon 9,404–37,616
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 4,697–18,788
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 9,100–36,400
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 3,089–12,356
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1–4 (noted) 4 Rare 4,544–18,176

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 3,297
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 2 Common 1,119
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 3 Uncommon 18
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 3 Uncommon 12
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 4
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,660
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 3 Uncommon 9
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 3 Uncommon 245
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 945
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 3 Uncommon 293
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 3 Uncommon 14
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 3 Uncommon 22
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 3 Uncommon 6
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1 4 Rare 1
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 4 Rare 1,551
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 4 Rare 393
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1 4 Rare 373
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 4 Rare 1,098
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 4 Rare 44,185
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 4 Rare 2,488
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 4 Rare 35,150
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 5 Very rare 37,794

Armour and weaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Adamant hatchet Adamant hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 443
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 3 Uncommon 535
Hexcrest Hexcrest 1 4 Rare [2] 207,717

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 10,164–54,208
Pure essence Pure essence 40 (noted) 2 Common 840
Lobster Lobster 1, 2 2 Common 194–388
Super defence (1) Super defence (1) 1 2 Common 99
Mithril ore Mithril ore 2 (noted) 3 Uncommon 1,454
Mithril bar Mithril bar 5 (noted) 3 Uncommon 10,580
Teak logs Teak logs 20 (noted) 3 Uncommon 9,400
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.
Show/hide rare drop table
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 1,630
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,850
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 4,277
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,385
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 18,922
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 41,268
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,408
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,629
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,624
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,226
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 870
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,220
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,495
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,537
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,913
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 831,200
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,333
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,933
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,320
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,209
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 14,400
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,266,300
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,800–76,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,599,200
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 105,870
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 14,606
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 80,225–112,315
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 80,425–112,595
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 972
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 373
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 10,500–315,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 5,920–23,680
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,960
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 16,830
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 10,050–24,321
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 15,650
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 52,000–416,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 456,500–913,000
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 106,800–356,000
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 38,250–1,912,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 350,250–1,868,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 9,500
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,122,600
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,625,000–25,375,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) 4 Rare 14,305–715,250
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 126,650–1,266,500
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 151,680–606,720
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 101,620–1,016,200
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 7,980
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 70,730–3,536,500
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 133,805–936,635
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,329,300
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 1,617
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 20,950–8,380,000
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 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.

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki