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Lava strykewyrms are strykewyrms found exclusively in the Wilderness, south of the Lava Maze. 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 when scattered.

The fastest way to reach lava strykewyrms is by using the lava titan's interact ability to teleport directly; you will be teleported right outside the entrance of the Lava Maze, where there are lava strykewyrms nearby, though you will need to go to a nearby cape seller to access your bank to switch it for a BoB. The Wilderness obelisks are also a good choice; the level 35/44 obelisks are not far from the lava strykewyrms. You can also use the Wilderness sword to teleport to the herb patch, or use a waka canoe to enter the Wilderness and run west from there.

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.

The lava strykewyrms' location is a PVP-enabled area, meaning it is possible for other players to attack you while there. Do not bring equipment that you are not willing to lose. If players are attacked, there are plenty of areas to escape their assailant, as they are relatively close to the level 30 Wilderness line, the King Black Dragon's lair and the Forinthry Dungeon.

Lava strykewyrms cannot be placed in the Sunken Pyramid, since they require a volcanic environment to survive.

MechanicsEdit

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Searing ashesSearing ashes1Always[1]25,673

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 helm1Uncommon19,395
Rune battleaxeRune battleaxe1Uncommon23,414
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,330
Wild arrow 5Wild arrow50–70Uncommon4,500–6,300
Dragon bolts (e) 5Dragon bolts (e)50–100Uncommon16,400–32,800
Onyx bolts (e) 5Onyx bolts (e)25Rare198,950
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon4,364
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,146
Gold oreGold ore10–20 (noted)Uncommon1,760–3,520
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore8–20 (noted)Uncommon9,144–22,860
Yew logsYew logs25 (noted)Uncommon4,850
Magic logsMagic logs12–25 (noted)Uncommon6,180–12,875
Black dragonhideBlack dragonhide7–11 (noted)Uncommon27,972–43,956
Fury sharkFury shark1Uncommon[2]Not sold
Weapon poison (2)Weapon poison (2)1Uncommon55
Saradomin brew (2)Saradomin brew (2)1Uncommon4,695
Zamorak brew (2)Zamorak brew (2)1Uncommon2,107
Super attack (2)Super attack (2)1Uncommon2,140
Super strength (2)Super strength (2)1Uncommon5,116
Super magic potion (2)Super magic potion (2)1Uncommon2,753
Super ranging potion (2)Super ranging potion (2)1Uncommon7,356
Super defence (2)Super defence (2)1Uncommon3,858
Antipoison (2)Antipoison (2)1Uncommon124
Coins 10000Coins10,000–25,000Common10,000–25,000
Searing ashesSearing ashes(noted)Uncommon128,365
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Wyrm spikeWyrm spike1Very rare[3]13,690,314
Wyrm heartWyrm heart1Very rare[3]39,773,444
Wyrm scalpWyrm scalp1Very rare[3]52,885,939
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1[4]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 2[4]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 3[4]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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,056
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,114
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,498
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,364
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare196,380–240,020
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,157
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common22,027
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,146
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare546,570–668,030
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,696
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,470
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,211,220–1,480,380
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare850
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,330
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare559,950–933,250
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,544
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,478
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common19,097–23,153
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,044,630–1,276,770
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,144
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,599
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare373,230–470,844
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare130,065–164,082
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare34,775–48,685
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common19,035–23,265
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon326,025–398,475
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon27,216–34,020
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare287,820–351,780
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon32,200–177,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,840–19,360
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon205,740–251,460
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common37,898–43,312
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare365,445–446,655
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare996,840–1,218,360
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,244
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare618,660–756,140
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon392,940–480,260
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon314,100–383,900
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon302,220–369,380
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon205,695–251,405
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon16,576–18,944
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon15,890–18,160
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon447,204
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,884,960
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common9,000–11,000
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,400–17,600
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon324,450–396,550
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon43,470–53,130
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare612,900–749,100
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon1,820
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*246,534
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*54,450,672
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
  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. ^ 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 at the beginning of the fight, 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.
  • Lava strykewyrms used to have a 50% damage reduction at the start of the fight which lasted for 10 seconds, but this was removed in a hidden update.

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