For the monster that lives in the Exiled Kalphite Hive, see Exiled kalphite worker.
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Kalphite workers work for the Kalphite Queen. They are found throughout the Kalphite Hive. They cannot poison, unlike the majority of Kalphites. They will spawn from cocoons to protect the Queen from intruders if she is close enough to one of them.

Kalphite workers, like all other Kalphites, are affected by the keris dagger. They can also be assigned to players as a Slayer task.


Nearby fairy rings include: BIQ, slightly south east of the entrance to the hive in the desert. Don't forget a rope to enter the lair if entering for the first time.

AJQ, requires Death to the Dorgeshuun and a light source. The hive is through a door southwest of the ring and is marked with a dungeon icon.



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Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 57,468 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Air runeAir rune11–19Common396–684
Water runeWater rune11–19Common297–513
Earth runeEarth rune11–19Common220–380
Fire runeFire rune11–20Common781–1,420
Desert bootsDesert boots1Uncommon271
Desert robeDesert robe1Uncommon208
Desert shirtDesert shirt1Uncommon153
Mithril daggerMithril dagger1Uncommon1,817
Mithril longswordMithril longsword1Uncommon2,985
Mithril scimitarMithril scimitar1Uncommon3,095
Mithril helmMithril helm1Uncommon1,623
Mithril chainbodyMithril chainbody1Uncommon2,486
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common272
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common283
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common32
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon73
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,287
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,104
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Rare1,556
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,027
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare2,841
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare2,833
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare2,160
Coins 100Coins105–199Common105–199
Waterskin (4)Waterskin (4)1Common186
Potato cactusPotato cactus(noted)Uncommon3,007
Bucket of sandBucket of sand1Uncommon66

Tertiary dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common885
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,048
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,844
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,614
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare162,630–198,770
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,475
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common21,105
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,722
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare527,490–644,710
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,672
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,005
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,092,960–1,335,840
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,639
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,585–940,975
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,160
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,593
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common26,781–32,469
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,059,750–1,295,250
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,461
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,432
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare410,800–518,240
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare115,440–145,632
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare38,050–53,270
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common29,970–36,630
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon266,850–326,150
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon14,544–18,180
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare328,140–401,060
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon27,800–152,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,120–18,480
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon214,560–262,240
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,424–45,056
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare380,160–464,640
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,082,880–1,323,520
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,060
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare630,900–771,100
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon340,740–416,460
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon182,970–223,630
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon190,800–233,200
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon169,650–207,350
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,268–10,592
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,772–11,168
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon427,636
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,048,570
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common16,650–20,350
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,770–16,830
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon213,300–260,700
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,840–41,360
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare388,530–474,870
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,492
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*268,789
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,885,212,297
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
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare38,735


  • Kalphite workers spawned from the Queen are always aggressive towards players of any level.
  • If a Kalphite worker is spawned during the fight with the Kalphite Queen, they will experience a stretching glitch until the spawning animation finishes.