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Living rock patriarchs are huge creatures that randomly spawn in the Living Rock Caverns. When a patriarch appears, any player around the area can attack it, but only the first player who fights it can tag it to get its drops. Protect from Melee is recommended, as they are quite powerful for their combat level. Even a high-levelled player with good armour might require food or soulsplit to defeat it. When slain, the patriarch always drops its entire drop table (which consists of four unique items in various quantities) at once. This drop is quite valuable, so whenever a player sees one, they should attack it as quickly as possible.

Despite common belief, their spawn is not triggered by killing living rock creatures, but rather the number of people in the world. They spawn erratically every 2 hours, tending to appear in the south-west, south-east, and north-east corners of the cavern.


The living rock patriarch's guaranteed drops are worth a total of Coins 1000 126,413 coins

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Runite ore Runite ore 3 (noted) 1 Always 31,323
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 8 (noted) 1 Always 45,240
Blood rune Blood rune 50 1 Always 22,250
Mud rune Mud rune 50 1 Always 27,600
Living minerals Living minerals 1–14 1 Always [1] 262–3,668
  1. ^ You must mine the Living rock remains to receive living minerals; this requires 73 Mining.

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
Ghostweave Ghostweave 10–30 4 Rare Not sold


  • Mod Chris L used the Living rock patriarch as an inspiration and model for Vorago.
  • Equipping all pieces of the Magic golem outfit renders all living rock creatures unaggressive.

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