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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 runeEarth rune5Common65
Water runeWater rune9Common135
Pure essencePure essence4–8Common80–160

TalismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire talismanFire talisman1Uncommon2,953
Air talismanAir talisman1Uncommon138
Cosmic talismanCosmic talisman1Uncommon469
Body talismanBody talisman1Uncommon148
Water talismanWater talisman1Uncommon12,517

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
23–25%15–17%8–10%23–25%3–4%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 3,816 kills.
2 charms are 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 guamGrimy guam1Uncommon331
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon194
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon34
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon87
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,498
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon2,028
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon4,132
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon4,663
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon3,554
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon6,056
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon6,348

EquipmentEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow4–7Common52–91
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow2–17Common14–119
Fremennik shirt (brown)Fremennik shirt (brown)1Uncommon90
Fremennik bladeFremennik blade1UncommonNot sold

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Onion seed 5Onion seed1Uncommon2
Potato seed 5Potato seed1Uncommon5
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed1Uncommon9
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1Uncommon1
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–3Very rare1,833–5,499
Evil turnip seed 5Evil turnip seed1–3Very rare74–222
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare9,353

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
SeaweedSeaweed4Common200
Edible seaweedEdible seaweed4Common1,676
Raw lobsterRaw lobster1Common225
Lobster potLobster pot1Common69
TinderboxTinderbox1Common198
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20CommonNot sold
AshesSoda ash1Uncommon47
Coins 250Coins355UncommonNot sold
Snape grassSnape grass1Uncommon71
Flattened hideFlattened hide1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (medium)Clue scroll (medium)1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot 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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common721
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,358
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,181
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,847
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare173,115–211,585
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon18,552
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon39,268
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,230
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare550,350–672,650
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,878
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,998
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,299,960–1,588,840
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,190
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare572,850–954,750
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,140
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,206
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,374–27,126
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,142,100–1,395,900
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon41,386
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon642
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon217
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare813,605–1,026,394
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare207,545–261,826
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare73,825–103,355
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon30,375–37,125
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon182,025–222,475
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon32,160–36,180
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon357,300–436,700
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon72,600–399,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,120–18,480
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon306,180–374,220
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common43,275
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare389,475–476,025
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare944,550–1,154,450
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common44,118
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare661,770–808,830
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon513,000–627,000
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon327,330–400,070
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon153,405–187,495
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon127,125–155,375
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon130,942–149,648
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon202,482–231,408
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon596,616
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,753,370
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common14,400–17,600
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common7,425–9,075
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon90,450–110,550
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,768–22,632
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare186,300–227,700
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon29,835–36,465
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare584,010–713,790
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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

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

  • 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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