|Release date||7 September 2004 (Update)|
|XP per kill||179.9 (and 59.3 experience)|
|Examine text||I don't think insect repellent will work...|
|Assigned by||Mazchna or Achtryn, Chaeldar, Sumona, Duradel or Lapalok, Kuradal|
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.
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.
- Go into the Kalphite Hive
- Run around and hit each kalphite worker once so that they all follow you (do not worry, they won't stop following you)
- Once they all are collected run round a corner and into the middle of a corridor
- This causes the kalphite workers to form a queue, and only begin attacking you after the one before is dead
This allows for fairly easy and rapid completion of the relevant Slayer assignment.
Note: Poisoned weapons can be useful in step 2. Cheap ranged projectiles, such as bronze darts can also speed this up. By attacking the kalphite worker with the ranged weapon, your character has to run less to attract their attention.
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Players who do not mind the cost can set up a cannon in the middle of the room for a fast Slayer task and xp.
Because they are relatively easy to kill, their inability to poison and the fact that a large number exist in one place, they are often used when kalphites are set as a task. However, they are not very good experience compared to their more dangerous counterparts.
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 53,178 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
- Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).
Runes and talismansEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Air rune 11–19 Common 396–684 Water rune 11–19 Common 220–380 Earth rune 11–19 Common 121–209 Fire rune 11–19 Common 385–665
Weapons and armourEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Desert boots 1 Uncommon 152 Desert robe 1 Uncommon 13 Desert shirt 1 Uncommon 20 Mithril dagger 1 Uncommon 71 Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 374 Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 281 Mithril helm 1 Uncommon 218 Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 690
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Grimy guam 1 Common 497 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 70 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 42 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 202 Grimy ranarr 1 Uncommon 3,010 Grimy irit 1 Uncommon 2,935 Grimy avantoe 1 Rare 4,598 Grimy kwuarm 1 Rare 3,026 Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 2,003 Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 9,319 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 10,389
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 105–194 Common Not sold Waterskin (4) 1 Common 133 Potato cactus 1 (Noted) Uncommon 2,789 Bucket of sand 1 Uncommon 149 Spirit sapphire 1 Rare Not sold Spirit emerald 1 Rare Not sold Spirit ruby 1 Rare Not sold Starved ancient effigy 1 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 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,421 Uncut emerald 1 Common 3,161 Uncut ruby 1 Common 3,358 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 6,875 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 20,170 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 41,520 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 14,612 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,536 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,556 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,054 Rune javelin 5 Rare 880 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,160 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,595 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,309 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,482 Dragon dagger 50 (noted) Very rare 827,800 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,141 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,689 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,192 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 60,015 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 12,400 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,257,300 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 Rare 22,200–74,000 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,604,800 Air orb 1,000 (noted) Rare 3,072,000 Fire orb 1,000 (noted) Rare 2,225,000 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 139,818 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 11,536 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 35,050–49,070 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 41,850–58,590 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 665 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 419 Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) Uncommon 6,500–195,000 Nature rune 20–80 Rare 6,860–27,440 Soul rune 20 Rare 2,820 Law rune 45 Rare 13,410 Death rune 50, 121 Rare 5,750–13,915 Blood rune 50 Rare 11,200 Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) Uncommon 39,875–319,000 Raw shark 250–500 (noted) Uncommon 404,000–808,000 Big bones 150–500 (noted) Uncommon 89,100–297,000 Coal 150–7,500 (noted) Uncommon 28,800–1,440,000 Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) Uncommon 369,300–1,969,600 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 10,300 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,055,500 Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) Rare 3,470,000–24,290,000 Rune bar 1, 50, 150 (noted) Rare 13,124–1,968,600 Clean ranarr 33 (noted) Uncommon 105,303 Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) Uncommon 108,925–1,089,250 Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) Uncommon 128,490–513,960 Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) Uncommon 62,840–628,400 Saradomin brew (4) 250 (noted) Very rare 101,000 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 8,922 Yew seed 1–50 Rare 71,783–3,589,150 Magic seed 1–7 Rare 160,443–1,123,101 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,016,350 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 1,406 Torstol seed 1–31 Rare 15,974–495,194 Fellstalk seed 2 Rare 1,874 Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) Rare 26,350–10,540,000 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Very rare Not sold
- 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 1 Rare Not sold
- Kalphite workers spawned from the Queen are always agressive towards players of any level.
- If a Kalphite worker is spawned during the fight with the Kalphite Queen, they will experience a streching glitch until the spawning animation finishes.