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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 65
Water rune Water rune 9 2 Common 216
Pure essence Pure essence 4–8 2 Common 60–120

TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Fire talisman Fire talisman 1 3 Uncommon 3,713
Air talisman Air talisman 1 3 Uncommon 115
Cosmic talisman Cosmic talisman 1 3 Uncommon 2,013
Body talisman Body talisman 1 3 Uncommon 260
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 13,233

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 760
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 97
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 36
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 171
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 3,041
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 2,890
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,594
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 4,870
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 2,127
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 9,057
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 10,008

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 10–85
Fremennik shirt (brown) Fremennik shirt (brown) 1 3 Uncommon 103
Fremennik blade Fremennik blade 1 3 Uncommon Not sold

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Onion seed 5 Onion seed 1 3 Uncommon 2
Potato seed 5 Potato seed 1 3 Uncommon 4
Cabbage seed 5 Cabbage seed 1 3 Uncommon 4
Tomato seed 5 Tomato seed 1 3 Uncommon 2
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1–3 5 Very rare 2,142–6,426
Evil turnip seed 5 Evil turnip seed 1–3 5 Very rare 349–1,047
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 5 Very rare 31,205

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Seaweed Seaweed 4 2 Common 1,196
Edible seaweed Edible seaweed 4 2 Common 992
Raw lobster Raw lobster 1 2 Common 302
Lobster pot Lobster pot 1 2 Common 173
Tinderbox Tinderbox 1 2 Common 316
Anagogic ort Anagogic ort 20 2 Common Not sold
Ashes Soda ash 1 3 Uncommon 522
Coins 250 Coins 355 3 Uncommon Not sold
Snape grass Snape grass 1 3 Uncommon 314
Flattened hide Flattened hide 1 4 Rare 393
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 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,337
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,727
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,695
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,479
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 18,316
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 41,921
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 16,126
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,128
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,448
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,156
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 905
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,220
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,426
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,395
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,410
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 822,400
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,334
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,540
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,696
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,069
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 19,200
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,264,500
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,500–75,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,617,200
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 89,113
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 13,233
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 95,250–133,350
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 92,825–129,955
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 998
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 232
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 7,500–225,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 5,320–21,280
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 2,820
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 11,565
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 7,800–18,876
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 12,700
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 48,250–386,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 468,750–937,500
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 94,050–313,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 35,250–1,762,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 289,050–1,541,600
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 9,900
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,116,500
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,156,000–22,092,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) 4 Rare 14,257–712,850
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 128,925–1,289,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 124,470–497,880
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 79,830–798,300
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 6,426
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 66,686–3,334,300
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 129,935–909,545
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,056,680
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 1,800
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 19,850–7,940,000
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

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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