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Mutated jadinko males are level 100 monsters found in the Jadinko Lair. They require 91 Slayer to kill, making them the fifth-highest Slayer monster in RuneScape, and the fourth highest outside of Daemonheim. 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

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Although they require 91 Slayer to damage, Jadinko Males are not that strong of an enemy. Their damage output is low and they commonly drop food. 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 with 91 Slayer will likely have high enough combat stats that they can heal solely using the food drops.

For the fastest kills, bring a stab weapon and a stab offhand, preferably a rapier, or a Zamorakian spear. These monsters are extremely weak to stab, so even without the highest tier stab weapon, or combination of weapons, it is the fastest way to kill them. The abilities best seem to be Flurry, Sever, Slice and Havoc.

For defence, wear armour with a high melee defence. The jadinko males do attack with magic, but this damage is less significant than that caused by their melee attacks. To heal, Soul Split is the best method, but if you don't have Soul Split, they drop fruits, and using the favour points, you can buy more fruit from the offering stone. If the fruits are not enough, then bring a shield along in your inventory, and when you are low on life points fill the adrenaline bar, equip your shield, and use the Rejuvenate ability, healing 40% of your life points. If you have completed The World Wakes, using the Constitution ability Guthix's Blessing to heal yourself is also effective.  An alternative method, if you cannot fill the adrenaline bar, is Regenerate, as this is a non-aggressive area; however, Rejuvenate is recommended because you can continue killing while healing. 

DropsEdit

100% DropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Excrescence 4Excrescence4–6AlwaysNot sold
Mutated vineMutated vine6–10Always120–200

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
69–70%8–9%4–5%4%14–15%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 16,335 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 toadflaxGrimy toadflax1 (noted)Common5,633
Grimy spirit weedGrimy spirit weed1 (noted)Common1,834
Grimy iritGrimy irit1 (noted)Common2,031
Grimy wergaliGrimy wergali1 (noted)Common928
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1 (noted)Common4,026
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1 (noted)Common4,663
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1 (noted)Uncommon2,381
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1 (noted)Uncommon3,451
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1 (noted)Rare3,513
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1 (noted)Rare6,173
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1 (noted)Rare6,594
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol1 (noted)Very rare4,974

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Red blossom seed 5Red blossom seed1Common5
Blue blossom seed 5Blue blossom seed1Common7
Green blossom seed 5Green blossom seed1Common11
Herb seed 5Marrentill seed1Common10
Herb seed 5Tarromin seed1Common19
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon128
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon792
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon1
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon12
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon317
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon1,711
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon120
Herb seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon7
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon902
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon648
Herb seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon81
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon1,470
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed3Uncommon753
Herb seed 5Cadantine seed1Rare456
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Rare20
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Rare14
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare509
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare348
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare421
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare13,151
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare9,522
Herb seed 5Torstol seed1Very rare8,393

Jadinko fruitEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
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

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Juju teleport spiritbagJuju teleport spiritbag1Common2,238
Mahogany logsMahogany logs13–17 (noted)Common8,593–11,237
Yew logsYew logs13–17 (noted)Common3,588–4,692
Magic logsMagic logs2–7 (noted)Uncommon1,996–6,986
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1UncommonNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1UncommonNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1UncommonNot sold
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20Uncommon [1]Not sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Whip vineWhip vine1Rare [2]87,744
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)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
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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
  1. ^ Dropped together with seed drops.
  2. ^ Estimated at 1/492 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012. More likely to be 1/512.

TriviaEdit

  • 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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