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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 vine6–10Always108–180

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
69–70%8%4–5%4%14%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 20,731 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy toadflaxGrimy toadflax(noted)Common4,960
Grimy spirit weedGrimy spirit weed(noted)Common2,174
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Common2,969
Grimy wergaliGrimy wergali(noted)Common1,015
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Common2,337
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(noted)Common5,179
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Uncommon3,820
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Uncommon4,565
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon(noted)Rare3,218
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(noted)Rare3,363
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(noted)Rare2,742
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol(noted)Very rare4,136
Red blossom seed 5Red blossom seed1Common21
Blue blossom seed 5Blue blossom seed1Common41
Green blossom seed 5Green blossom seed1Common23
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Common13
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Common27
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon82
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon919
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon6
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon23
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon70
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon721
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon504
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon23
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon1,211
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed1Uncommon6,856
Irit seed 5Irit seed1Uncommon626
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon4,039
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed3Uncommon2,313
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Rare6,894
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Rare29
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Rare53
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Rare377
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare816
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Rare700
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Rare1,799
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare2,088
Torstol seed 5Torstol seed1Very rare4,811
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]86,164
Juju teleport spiritbagJuju teleport spiritbag1Common2,934
Mahogany logsMahogany logs13–17 (noted)Common6,903–9,027
Yew logsYew logs13–17 (noted)Common2,691–3,519
Magic logsMagic logs2–7 (noted)Uncommon1,292–4,522

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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