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Mutated zygomites are monsters that appear as Fungi until provoked (Pick Fungi) that require level 57 Slayer to damage. They resemble giant mushrooms, and are only found in Zanaris, near the Cosmic altar (level 65), or near the furnace (level 58). To kill one a player needs to reduce it to below 20 life points then players use fungicide spray on it to kill it, which is available from any slayer master. The fungicide spray must be reloaded every ten kills, and the reloads can be bought from the slayer master at the same time. Fungicide canisters fully reload the fungicide spray. Players cannot sell the spray or reloads back to the slayer master afterward, so only buy what is needed. Zygomites are usually only killed as slayer assignments, but some players may kill them for their fairly common drops of Strawberry seeds.

Zygomites can be occasionally assigned as an optional Slayer Challenge by Chaeldar. If you accept the challenge, she will tell you to use an experimental spray on them for tests, and you must bring back the results to her when you're finished. She will reward you with 10,000 Slayer experience and 15 Slayer Reward Points.

Strengths and weaknessesEdit

Fungi

Zygomites mostly use magical melee attacks which consist of a headbutt that does up to 88 life points, but they occasionally use more powerful magical ranged attacks by shooting spores, with a max hit of around 140. Dragonhide armour is strongly recommended while fighting them, as the high Magic defence will reduce the chance of them hitting you. If praying against their attacks, Protect from Missiles or Deflect Missiles is recommended, as their ranged attacks are stronger and more accurate than their melee attacks.

When its remaining life points are around 10 to 20, use the fungicide spray on it in order to destroy it. If life points are not low enough and a player uses the fungicide spray, the zygomite will not be killed but one use of the fungicide spray will be expended.

Slayer ChallengeEdit

Enraged mutated zygomite
Healed mutated zygomite
Enraged fungi

After a player has performed several slayer tasks for Chaeldar, she will occasionally offer a special task in place of a regular slayer task. The player can decline to take the special task without penalty. If the player accepts the special task, completing the task:

  • Earns 10,000 extra slayer experience.
  • Earns 15 Slayer reward points.
  • Counts as a task for the player's consecutive task count, which is used for slayer reward points. Does NOT count as task completed if it is a 10th or 50th task to be completed, meaning the player can safely complete the challenge without forfeiting their consecutive task bonus.

Chaeldar's special task is for the player to test an experimental fungicide spray against ten Mutated zygomites and survive to return to her and tell her the results of the test. The player uses the spray in place of the normal Fungicide spray, when the zygomite the player is attacking has been reduced to 20 life points or less. When applied, the experimental spray will have one of the following effects, chosen randomly:

  • "The experimental spray has sent the zygomite into a furious rage!" The zygomite temporarily turns red, heals a bit, and attacks faster. It can be killed by reducing its life points to 0, without needing another application of the spray.
  • "The experimental spray has healed the zygomite!" The zygomite temporarily turns green and its life points are restored to maximum. It can be killed by reducing its life points to 0, without needing another application of the spray.
  • "The experimental spray has killed the zygomite!" The zygomite is killed.

Note that the challenge is only complete when the player returns to Chaeldar and speaks to her; simply killing 10 zygomites with the experimental spray does not finish the task. The spray cannot be used to kill more than the required 10 zygomites.

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
AshesAshes1Always267

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature runeNature rune2Uncommon358
Law runeLaw rune10–50Uncommon2,390–11,950
Earth runeEarth rune15Uncommon165

SeedsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1–6Common316–1,896
Barley seed 5Barley seed1Uncommon3
Asgarnian seed 5Asgarnian seed3Uncommon9
Potato seed 5Potato seed4Uncommon28
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon125
Nasturtium seed 5Nasturtium seed1Uncommon1
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon20
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon812
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed3Uncommon6
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon12
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon1
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon13
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon1,450
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon666
Hammerstone seed 5Hammerstone seed3Uncommon9
Morchella mushroom spore 5Morchella mushroom spore1–3Uncommon129–387
Onion seed 5Onion seed4Uncommon12
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare525
Yanillian seed 5Yanillian seed1Rare35
Jute seed 5Jute seed1Rare3
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare899
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–3Rare1,725–5,175
Marigold seed 5Marigold seed1Rare66
Woad seed 5Woad seed1Rare4

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon337
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon3,975
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon168
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon35
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon1,994
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,359
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon6,525
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon6,111
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon4,630
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon3,492

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel hatchetSteel hatchet1Uncommon31
Steel 2h swordSteel 2h sword1Uncommon286
Mithril full helmMithril full helm1Rare489
Rune full helmRune full helm1Rare20,403

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
FungicideFungicide1CommonNot sold
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20Common [1]Not sold
Coins 250Coins44; 64; 102; 220; 302; 343; 400UncommonNot sold
SupercompostSupercompost1–3 (noted)Uncommon616–1,848
Mort myre fungusMort myre fungus1–3Uncommon659–1,977
ClayClay1Uncommon144
  1. ^ Only with RDT drops.

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common761
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,367
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,257
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,988
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare179,460–219,340
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon17,966
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon36,244
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,735
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare573,075–700,425
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,340
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,205
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,299,420–1,588,180
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare925
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,166
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare572,490–954,150
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,438
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,021
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common23,617–28,633
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,155,060–1,411,740
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon39,787
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon854
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon207
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare761,800–961,040
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare192,140–242,392
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare71,400–99,960
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon25,920–31,680
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon187,200–228,800
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon32,560–36,630
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon361,800–442,200
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon69,600–382,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,290–19,910
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon240,660–294,140
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common41,430
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare372,870–455,730
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare952,020–1,163,580
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,534
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare638,010–779,790
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon445,230–544,170
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon319,050–389,950
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon143,865–175,835
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon119,925–146,575
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon134,876–154,144
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon185,164–211,616
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon583,284
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,467,560
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common13,050–15,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,390–7,810
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon97,650–119,350
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,496–22,304
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare183,600–224,400
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,075–40,425
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare593,460–725,340
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

TriviaEdit

  • The name Zygomite is probably based on the class of fungus Zygomycota, though these fungi do not produce mushrooms.
  • If players try and attack something else while you are still in combat, instead of the usual "I'm already under attack" message, the message box will display "There's a rather large mushroom monster trying to attack you at the moment. Maybe you should deal with it first."
  • If a frog or other Zanaris event happens during battle, the Zygomite will keep attacking you with a "thump" sound (melee attack) without any hitsplats, but will still be doing damage while you can't attack it until the event leaves. This may be a glitch.
  • Once a Zygomite's life points reach zero (before fungicide is used to kill it), its ranged attack will continue to inflict damage, but its melee attack will no longer inflict damage. This may be a glitch.
  • If another player picks one of the fungi and runs away and another player is still there, the Zygomite will eventually turn around and start attacking the other player, shouting "I'm coming for you!"
  • Zygomites were originally called Mutated Zygomites before the Zanaris update. This was changed back on 21 February 2011.
  • If you're fighting a Zygomite and you run away while there are no other players around it, it will return to its original fungus form but will still move around so it looks like a little moving mushroom. This is a glitch, and has not been fixed yet.

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