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Lava strykewyrms are strykewyrms found exclusively in the Wilderness, south of the Lava Maze (level 34 - 41). They require level 94 Slayer to kill and can be assigned by Kuradal and Morvran. Unlike their other cousins where a slayer task is required to harm them, Lava strykewyrms can be killed off-task. However, this will reduce their drop rates for their component drops. They are a reincarnation of the original WildyWyrms.

Lava strykewyrms can drop wyrm spikes, scalps and hearts, which can be used with abyssal whips, dark bows, or staves of light respectively to create the lava whip, strykebow, and the staff of darkness. They also drop searing ashes, which give 200 Prayer experience upon scattering, and are also used to create Aggression potions.

Lava strykewyrm location

Location of Lava strykewyrms.

If the player is killing lava strykewyrms for a Slayer assignment then they can gain 20% additional Slayer experience by equipping a demonic skull. They can gain another 20% extra experience per kill if they accept a special slayer contract from Erskine while assigned lava strykewyrms as a Slayer task. These experience bonuses stack, meaning the player may gain 40% extra Slayer experience. Completing a special slayer contract rewards the player with a choice of coins or combat experience. As lava strykewyrms cannot be found anywhere outside of the Wilderness, taking a contract is recommended for additional experience or profit.

Killing lava strykewyrms can be extremely profitable, as their ashes are currently worth 38680 coins each. In addition to this valuable drop, they also have an extremely generous drop table. However, they are located in a PvP-enabled area of the Wilderness, so do not bring any items that you are not willing to lose.

Lava strykewyrms cannot be placed in the Sunken Pyramid - attempting to do will state that it requires a volcanic environment to survive.

MechanicsEdit

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Searing ashesSearing ashes1Always[1]38,680

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
6–7%0.9–1.4%4–5%29–31%57–59%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 4,838 kills.
3 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Rune full helmRune full helm1Uncommon19,831
Rune battleaxeRune battleaxe1Uncommon23,774
Off-hand rune battleaxeOff-hand rune battleaxe1Uncommon23,408
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,810
Wild arrow 5Wild arrow50–70Uncommon4,500–6,300
Dragon bolts (e) 5Dragon bolts (e)50–100Uncommon15,950–31,900
Onyx bolts (e) 5Onyx bolts (e)25Rare202,500
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon3,373
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,360
Gold oreGold ore10–20 (noted)Uncommon1,840–3,680
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore8–20 (noted)Uncommon10,480–26,200
Yew logsYew logs25 (noted)Uncommon4,600
Magic logsMagic logs12–25 (noted)Uncommon5,220–10,875
Black dragonhideBlack dragonhide7–11 (noted)Uncommon25,011–39,303
Fury sharkFury shark1Uncommon[2]Not sold
Weapon poison (2)Weapon poison (2)1Uncommon97
Saradomin brew (2)Saradomin brew (2)1Uncommon4,281
Zamorak brew (2)Zamorak brew (2)1Uncommon1,891
Super attack (2)Super attack (2)1Uncommon1,991
Super strength (2)Super strength (2)1Uncommon4,461
Super magic potion (2)Super magic potion (2)1Uncommon2,970
Super ranging potion (2)Super ranging potion (2)1Uncommon6,511
Super defence (2)Super defence (2)1Uncommon2,666
Antipoison (2)Antipoison (2)1Uncommon176
Coins 10000Coins10,000–25,000Common10,000–25,000
Searing ashesSearing ashes(noted)Uncommon193,400
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Wyrm spikeWyrm spike1Very rare[3]13,054,906
Wyrm heartWyrm heart1Very rare[3]26,440,911
Wyrm scalpWyrm scalp1Very rare[3]32,801,273
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (elite)Sealed clue scroll (elite)1Very rare[4]Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1[5]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 2[5]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 3[5]1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop tableEdit

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 sapphire1Common717
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,895
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,522
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,373
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare151,785–185,515
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common16,609
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common19,967
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,360
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare511,200–624,800
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,613
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,008
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,088,460–1,330,340
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare850
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,810
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare567,150–945,250
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare66,914
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,580
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common23,504–28,496
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,076,490–1,315,710
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,530
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,483
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare448,045–565,226
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare124,215–156,702
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare45,125–63,175
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common28,350–34,650
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon248,850–304,150
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,124–15,826
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare308,880–377,520
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,600–146,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,560–20,240
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon235,800–288,200
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common37,156–42,464
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare358,290–437,910
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,083,780–1,324,620
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,286
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare619,290–756,910
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon320,040–391,160
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon145,350–177,650
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon174,960–213,840
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon168,345–205,755
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,422–10,768
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,800–11,200
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon384,980
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,061,330
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common19,350–23,650
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,530–12,870
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon184,050–224,950
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,512–15,088
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare124,200–151,800
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon35,415–43,285
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare378,540–462,660
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon4,408
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*355,192
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,967,717,757
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 rare16,653
  1. ^ Noted if carrying Wilderness sword 4
  2. ^ Mod Pi. "Pi Regarding future fury shark." 16 December 2014. Future Game Updates Forums. The drop rate of this item is 1/35 (1/32 if the ring of wealth is worn).
  3. ^ a b c Jagex. Mod Pi's Twitter account. 16 February 2015. Mod Pi: "Drop rate is doubled on task."
  4. ^ There is a 1% chance of this being a sealed clue scroll (master) instead
  5. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.

TriviaEdit

  • Lava strykewyrms were originally supposed to be placed between the Lava Maze and Red Dragon Isle, but player complaints due to how deep it was in the Wilderness in addition to being a multi-way area changed it to south-west of the Lava Maze.
  • Initially, lava strykewyrms gave 1404 slayer experience per kill when assigned for a task. This was changed due to player complaints on the dangers of the Wilderness, their damaging attacks and the 50% damage reduction for 10 seconds at the beginning of the fight (which is also later removed), and they now give more Slayer experience than combat experience.
  • There was a glitch where if a player was assigned lava strykewyrms, even though the slayer master said "lava strykewyrms", players who quickchatted/blocked the task said WildyWyrms instead. This has since been fixed.
  • Prior to the Patch Notes on 2 March 2015, a player in combat with a lava strykewyrm would be unable to retaliate if attacked by another player. Additionally, neither Anticipate nor Freedom would be able to prevent the pull of a Lava strykewyrm's burrow attack.
  • Sometimes, a glitch can occur where the wyrm will stop attacking the player for a few seconds. This is due to the lava strykewyrm attempting to use its burrow attack but unable to as the player is too far to be dragged/the strykewyrm cannot burst from that location.
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this monster was 29,997 kills[1].
    • This had not increased by 6 May 2018.[2]
  • Interestingly, while a wyrm is attempting to burrow underneath the player, it displays a weakness to crush despite being unable to be attacked during this attack.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"
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    Mod Shauny. . 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"