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Rock lobsters are found in the Waterbirth Island Dungeon's fifth sub-level, in room 16. They are similar to Giant Rock Crabs in the fact that they are initially disguised as large rocks, but they will attack the player as they approach. They have very high defence (though they are weak to magic attacks) and can hit frequently into the low 300s. Their attack speed is twice as fast as any "Fastest" speed weapon (equivalent to dual-wielding such weapons), making them incredibly dangerous. Rock lobsters are commonly killed by wealthy players because of their common crimson charm drops. Using the right technique, such as ice bursting or ice barraging, killing rock lobsters is one of the fastest ways (if not the fastest) to obtain charms in RuneScape.

StrategyEdit

DropsEdit

RunesEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Earth rune Earth rune 5 2 Common 80
Water rune Water rune 9 2 Common 207
Pure essence Pure essence 4–8 2 Common 64–128

TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire talisman Fire talisman 1 3 Uncommon 5,383
Air talisman Air talisman 1 3 Uncommon 144
Cosmic talisman Cosmic talisman 1 3 Uncommon 1,088
Body talisman Body talisman 1 3 Uncommon 228
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,165

CharmsEdit

Charm drop percentages
No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm

46–49%

16–18%

8–10%

23–25%

3–4%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 3,760 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.

Please add to the log (only if 15 or more creatures killed).


HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 496
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 98
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 41
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 139
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 3,282
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 2,885
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,554
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 3,977
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 2,407
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 8,800
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 8,857

EquipmentEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 4–7 2 Common 48–84
Iron arrow 5 Iron arrow 2–17 2 Common 12–102
Fremennik shirt (brown) Fremennik shirt (brown) 1 3 Uncommon 99
Fremennik blade Fremennik blade 1 3 Uncommon Not sold

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Onion seed 5 Onion seed 1 3 Uncommon 3
Potato seed 5 Potato seed 1 3 Uncommon 6
Cabbage seed 5 Cabbage seed 1 3 Uncommon 10
Tomato seed 5 Tomato seed 1 3 Uncommon 2
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1–3 5 Very rare 1,885–5,655
Evil turnip seed 5 Evil turnip seed 1–3 5 Very rare 291–873
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 5 Very rare 34,698

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed Seaweed 4 2 Common 928
Edible seaweed Edible seaweed 4 2 Common 1,148
Raw lobster Raw lobster 1 2 Common 347
Lobster pot Lobster pot 1 2 Common 112
Tinderbox Tinderbox 1 2 Common 161
Anagogic ort Anagogic ort 20 2 Common Not sold
Ashes Soda ash 1 3 Uncommon 435
Coins 250 Coins 355 3 Uncommon Not sold
Snape grass Snape grass 1 3 Uncommon 285
Flattened hide Flattened hide 1 4 Rare 379
Clue scroll Clue scroll (medium) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Court summons Court summons 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Ancient effigy Starved Ancient Effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold

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 250 Coins 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,309
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,748
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,341
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,805
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 32,238
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 39,390
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 16,201
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,311
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,499
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,238
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 890
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,260
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,198
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,315
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,605
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,513,000
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,272
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,603
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,792
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,080
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 12,400
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,268,550
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 112,856
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,165
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 139,575–195,405
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 134,575–188,405
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 840
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 517
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 16,000–24,000
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 17,520–23,360
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,120
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 17,325
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 11,300
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 21,950
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 53,875–107,750
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 340,500
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 87,750–105,300
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 136,950–174,300
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 285,450–475,750
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,900
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,054,300
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 13,910
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 695,500
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 143,570–184,590
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 150,510–175,595
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 130,672–277,678
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,443
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 29,470
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 5,655
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 412,698–962,962
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,123,210
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 165,600–202,400
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 1 5 Very rare Not 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 token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold
Ghostweave Ghostweave 10–30 4 Rare Not sold

TriviaEdit

  • The examine text is a reference to the B-52's song "Rock Lobster".
  • After the ring of wealth update, the charm drop rates of hellhounds and rock lobsters had "gone walkabouts"[1]. This has now been fixed.
  • The rock lobster's combat level was 127 upon being introduced into RuneScape 2. It was later changed to 156 in a hidden update. Their combat levels changed again to 142 upon the release of the Evolution of Combat on November 20 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mod Sneakman. "answer to". 16 March 2011. Hellhounds Nerf? Forums.

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