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Mutated jadinko males are mutant forms of the jadinko males that reside within Jadinko Lair. Normally responsible for fertilising the Jadinko Queen's eggs, mutant males would attack any of their non-mutated cousins given the chance. They require 91 Slayer to kill. These monsters, along with the level 86 mutated jadinko guards, are the only creatures to drop the whip vine. The males have a higher drop rate, though.

Like all mutated jadinkos, they are a good source of blue charms, noted logs, and medium to high level herbs. They are usually a fast kill and perhaps the fastest source of blue charms.

Each mutated jadinko male kill gives the player 10 favour points with the jadinkos. Each jadinko killed while wearing the Mask of Vines (or associated helm) will increase its kill-counter.

StrategyEdit

Mutated jadinko males are weak to Stab attacks. Players are advised to kill them using Stab weapons, such as a Zamorakian spear or better, and melee Power armour, such as Bandos equipment. Low-levelled players may wish to bring an emergency teleport. Juju teleport spiritbags or a Witchdoctor mask can be used to easily reach the mutated jadinko males. A noxious scythe or an attuned crystal halberd is another option, and can be used to inflict a great deal of AoE damage, leading to faster kills.

Although they require 91 Slayer to damage, mutated jadinko males are not overly strong. Their damage output is low and they commonly drop food. Additionally, points received from killing them can be traded in for food. They drop mainly noted and stackable items and there is a bank deposit box right up the vine next to the queen. Most players able to damage mutated jadinko males will have high enough combat stats that they can heal solely using the food drops. Soul Split or Rejuvenate/Guthix's Blessing/Ice Asylum/Enhanced excalibur (they all share the same cooldown) can be used to heal if the food drops alone are insufficient.

The seedicide is also very useful as they frequently drop seeds. This can yield around 40,000 to 50,000 Farming experience per hour, depending on the kill speed. They are also great blue charm and elite clue scroll droppers.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Excrescence 5Excrescence4–6AlwaysNot sold
Mutated vineMutated vine6–10Always132–220

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
69–70%8%4–5%4%14%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 19,625 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy toadflaxGrimy toadflax(noted)Common4,696
Grimy spirit weedGrimy spirit weed(noted)Common3,276
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Common2,995
Grimy wergaliGrimy wergali(noted)Common1,102
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Common3,003
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(noted)Common5,473
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Uncommon2,611
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Uncommon5,793
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon(noted)Rare3,963
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(noted)Rare3,809
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(noted)Rare3,790
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol(noted)Very rare4,869
Red blossom seed 5Red blossom seed1Common15
Blue blossom seed 5Blue blossom seed1Common30
Green blossom seed 5Green blossom seed1Common21
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Common9
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Common22
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon59
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon561
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon3
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon34
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon117
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon598
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon482
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon17
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon1,090
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon3,479
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon241
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon901
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed3Uncommon1,311
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Rare7,140
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Rare21
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Rare53
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare404
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare293
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare556
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare1,095
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare1,011
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Very rare3,469
Common fruitCommon fruit1CommonNot sold
Diseased fruitDiseased fruit1UncommonNot sold
Camouflaged fruitCamouflaged fruit1UncommonNot sold
Cannibal fruitCannibal fruit1UncommonNot sold
Guthix fruitGuthix fruit1UncommonNot sold
Saradomin fruitSaradomin fruit1UncommonNot sold
Zamorak fruitZamorak fruit1UncommonNot sold
Shadow fruitShadow fruit1UncommonNot sold
Draconic fruitDraconic fruit1UncommonNot sold
Amphibious fruitAmphibious fruit1UncommonNot sold
Igneous fruitIgneous fruit1UncommonNot sold
Aquatic fruitAquatic fruit1UncommonNot sold
Carrion fruitCarrion fruit1UncommonNot sold
Whip vineWhip vine1Rare[1]90,403
Juju teleport spiritbagJuju teleport spiritbag1Common2,534
Mahogany logsMahogany logs13–17 (noted)Common6,357–8,313
Yew logsYew logs13–17 (noted)Common2,249–2,941
Magic logsMagic logs2–7 (noted)Uncommon1,226–4,291

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1[2]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 2[2]1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 3[2]1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1Very 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. ^ Estimated at 1/492 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012. More likely to be 1/512.
  2. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.

TriviaEdit

Jadinko concept art

Mutated jadinko male concept art.

  • Their weakness appears to defy the combat triangle - they attack primarily with melee, but are weak to stab attacks. This results in the monster being ranged-based because of the weakness, but they do not have any ranged attacks. It is unknown whether or not this is intentional.
  • For a long time after the Evolution of Combat, mutated jadinko males attacked with magic, although before that they used melee attack regardless of armours. With a hidden update they now use their old attack styles, melee only unless the player uses protection prayers, in which case they use magic.

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