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Mature grotworms are monsters that can be found on the bottom level of the Grotworm Lair. They have slow, but accurate and hard-hitting magic and melee attacks. However, magic attacks are only used on players outside of melee range, similar to monsters such as metal dragons. It is possible to safespot them using the pillars if you stand far enough back from them. Lower-level players are recommended to bring high healing food such as monkfish or sharks. Ranged/magic would require Protect from Magic/Deflect Magic if using safe spots. The magic attack has a short range, so flashing your prayer when out of its range can help conserve prayer points. Despite their ranged weakness, a player with 70+ melee stats should have little trouble killing them efficiently, even without the use of prayer.

Using high level ranged gear such as Armadyl and using a bunyip will reduce the need for prayer potions/flasks. The occasional Shark drops will reduce the need for food, and ranged gear will mean little damage from the mature grotworms' magic attack while ranging.

If a player tries to set up a cannon within the Grotworm Lair, they will receive a message saying: "The damp air would prevent your cannon operating." This does not prevent hand cannons from working, however.

Some players may find it useful to bring runes to cast High Level Alchemy on the items dropped by the grotworms, as adamant and rune equipment are common drops. The profit of using this spell on some of these items is greater than banking and selling them. Alternatively, players could disassemble the drops for Invention experience and materials.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always244

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
87–88%3%1–2%8–9%0.5–0.7%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 13,421 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant chainbodyAdamant chainbody1Common3,806
Adamant sq shieldAdamant sq shield1Common5,295
Rune daggerRune dagger1Common4,083
Rune helmRune helm1Common10,321
Rune maceRune mace1Common7,309
Rune longswordRune longsword1Uncommon18,066
Royal capeRoyal cape1Rare513
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon283
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon408
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon28
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon88
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Rare3,226
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Rare3,697
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Rare1,822
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,703
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Very rare3,525
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Very rare3,532
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Very rare2,771
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Common856
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Rare748
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Rare183
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Rare119
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon3,185
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Rare568
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare257
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Rare7,866
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Very rare398
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Very rare1,328
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare578
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Very rare541
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Very rare1,414
FlaxFlax50–100 (noted)Common2,650–5,300
Runite oreRunite ore1Common11,463
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore(noted)Common3,600
Royal dragonhideRoyal dragonhide1Uncommon5,084
Coins 1000Coins5,000Common5,000
Saradomin brew (2)Saradomin brew (2)1Common4,650
SharkShark2Common2,658

Tertiary dropsEdit

    
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot 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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,011
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,277
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,200
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,094
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare184,230–225,170
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,928
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common22,378
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,024
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare586,080–716,320
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,637
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,221
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,056,240–1,290,960
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare870
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,663
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,945–941,575
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,159
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,881
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common24,973–30,277
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,073,250–1,311,750
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,373
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,148
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare446,290–563,012
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare111,735–140,958
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare34,950–48,930
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common27,675–33,825
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon344,025–420,475
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon17,568–21,960
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare333,360–407,440
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon28,200–155,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,480–18,920
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon216,000–264,000
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common44,198–50,512
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare426,195–520,905
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,031,670–1,260,930
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,508
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare622,620–760,980
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon394,830–482,570
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon239,850–293,150
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon238,635–291,665
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon178,605–218,295
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon8,092–9,248
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon7,574–8,656
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon416,432
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,689,400
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common23,850–29,150
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,805–18,095
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon237,600–290,400
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,396–16,154
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare132,975–162,525
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon40,455–49,445
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare513,540–627,660
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,088
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*246,866
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

TriviaEdit

  • When these creatures were first released, they did not drop items from the rare drop table, but did after the Queen Black Dragon update.
  • The word 'grotworm' means caveworm in Dutch.
  • Their examine text hints towards the possibility of the existence of a stronger grotworm based creature, although likely not an actual worm as "metamorphosis" implies, but none were released with them.
  • On 17 June 2013, these monsters received a massive power increase. Their life points more than tripled, their accuracy was increased greatly, and their damage output was made substantially higher. This considerably decreased the amount of botting and people in general coming to the grotworms for money. They were level 120 with 3000 life points before this update.
  • On the same 17 June 2013 update, the slayer experience rewarded increased from 73 to 360.5, to compensate for their increased strength.
  • Due to excessive botting, an update on 7 August 2012 removed several rune armour drops from the drop table of mature grotworms, replacing them with their adamant counterparts, making it less effective to earn money. The same update also removed royal bolts and super restore potions from their drop tables.

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