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Mutated jadinko guards appear in the Jadinko Lair east of Shilo Village, on Karamja, and require a Slayer level of 86 to kill. They are popular for the whip vine drop, as they are the only monsters besides mutated jadinko males to drop it. Using bolas on it will cause it to attack you with the nearest jade roots. Mutated jadinko guards are considerably more dangerous than their combat level suggests; having a max hit exceeding 400, and 6000 life points, a string of lucky hits can quickly kill a player. They will also switch attack styles based on your protection prayers and are difficult to safespot, so it is nearly impossible to negate all damage. While their strength and health may be very high, they have somewhat low accuracy and defence.

Each one killed will yield 7 favour points with the jadinkos.

AttacksEdit

Mutated jadinko guards, along with males and babies, share a similar melee and magic attack. However a guard's melee attack is strong and occasionally hits above 200. Their magic attack is also high-hitting, but it doesn't hit often with even 95 magic defence bonuses. Using protection/deflection prayers will cause them to use the other attack they have to thwart prayer flashing on them. If players use Deflect/Protect from magic and they are unable to attack you, they will attempt a whip attack with nearby vines. but the vines hit extremely low, from 1-17. This attack is also triggered when a player targets a dreadnip to attack a mutated jadinko guard. They can bid multiple vines, along with males to attack you. So if a player were to stand near middle and there were 5 vines around him and the guard/male could not reach them, it will bid all five of them to attack the player at once, which is more dangerous than the standard attacks.

StrategyEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Excrescence 1Excrescence2–5AlwaysNot sold
Mutated vineMutated vine2–6Always38–114

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
82–84%5–6%2–3%2%7–8%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 3,991 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1 (noted)Common2,456
Grimy toadflaxGrimy toadflax1 (noted)Common5,330
Grimy spirit weedGrimy spirit weed1 (noted)Common1,595
Grimy iritGrimy irit1 (noted)Common1,988
Grimy wergaliGrimy wergali1 (noted)Common1,089
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1 (noted)Common3,700
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1 (noted)Common3,215
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1 (noted)Common4,247
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1 (noted)Rare3,616
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1 (noted)Rare5,812
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1 (noted)Rare6,239
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol1 (noted)Rare5,164

Jadinko fruitEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Common fruitCommon fruit1–2CommonNot sold
Amphibious fruitAmphibious fruit1UncommonNot sold
Saradomin fruitAquatic fruit1UncommonNot sold
Camouflaged fruitCamouflaged fruit1UncommonNot sold
Carrion fruitCarrion fruit1UncommonNot sold
Diseased fruitDiseased fruit1UncommonNot sold
Draconic fruitDraconic fruit1UncommonNot sold
Guthix fruitGuthix fruit1UncommonNot sold
Saradomin fruitSaradomin fruit1UncommonNot sold
Shadow fruitShadow fruit1UncommonNot sold
Zamorak fruitZamorak fruit1UncommonNot sold
Cannibal fruitCannibal fruit1UncommonNot sold
Igneous fruitIgneous fruit1UncommonNot sold

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Red blossom seed 5Red blossom seed1Common8
Green blossom seed 5Green blossom seed1Common11
Blue blossom seed 5Blue blossom seed1Common7
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Common450
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Common2,169
Herb seed 5Marrentill seed1Common7
Herb seed 5Tarromin seed1Common3
Herb seed 5Harralander seed1Common7
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1Common781
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1Common2,155
Herb seed 5Irit seed1Common149
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Common636
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon941
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Uncommon13
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon18
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon82
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Uncommon441
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon10
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon1
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed1Uncommon526
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare717
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare12,268
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare16,507
Herb seed 5Torstol seed1Rare9,887
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Very rare70

OthersEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Juju teleport spiritbagJuju teleport spiritbag1Common2,356
Magic logsMagic logs2–10 (noted)Common1,800–9,000
Mahogany logsMahogany logs13–17 (noted)Common8,255–10,795
Yew logsYew logs13–30 (noted)Common3,627–8,370
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20Uncommon [1]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1UncommonNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Whip vineWhip vine1Very rare [2]87,875
  1. ^ Only with another drop.
  2. ^ Estimated at 1/1,949 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.

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

  • Their magic attacks, along with other mutated jadinkos, seem to be a vine attack from beneath you, similar to the old special attack of the abyssal vine whip, but only hits you once.
  • If they manage to hit you with their magic attack, after the projectile reaches you, there's a one second delay before the damage shows up. It is unknown if it affects the babies or males, and might be an oversight from Jagex.
  • Upon release of the Evolution of Combat, these monsters were aggressive, causing complaints from several players. This was fixed with the release of the Kalphite King on 14 January 2013.
  • Their weakness appears to defy the combat triangle - they are weak against a melee style (stab), but they use melee as their primary attack style, and magic as their secondary. It is unknown whether this is intentional.

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