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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. They attack every other game tick, making them incredibly dangerous especially if multiple lobsters attack at once. 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 of obtaining charms.

StrategyEdit

Rock lobsters are weak to water spells. Players are advised to kill them by casting Water Wave, Ice Burst, or better using a staff, such as a crystal staff or better, and Magic Power armour, such as robes of subjugation. Low-levelled players may wish to bring an emergency teleport and food, such as sharks. As rock lobsters frequently drop charms, players should use a charming imp. Soul Split can be used to eliminate the need for food or safe-spotting. Players may also use Blood Burst/Barrage in order to heal.

DropsEdit

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Earth runeEarth rune5Common100
Water runeWater rune9Common225
Pure essencePure essence4–8Common96–192

TalismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Fire talismanFire talisman1Uncommon1,428
Air talismanAir talisman1Uncommon291
Cosmic talismanCosmic talisman1Uncommon490
Body talismanBody talisman1Uncommon247
Water talismanWater talisman1Uncommon6,826

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
46–49%15–17%8–10%23–25%3–4%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 3,831 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
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HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon280
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon412
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon27
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon85
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon3,198
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,733
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon1,802
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,691
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon3,500
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon3,536
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon2,750

EquipmentEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow4–7Common52–91
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow2–17Common32–272
Fremennik shirt (brown)Fremennik shirt (brown)1Uncommon61
Fremennik bladeFremennik blade1UncommonNot sold

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Onion seed 5Onion seed1Uncommon7
Potato seed 5Potato seed1Uncommon10
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed1Uncommon11
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1Uncommon1
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1–3Very rare928–2,784
Evil turnip seed 5Evil turnip seed1–3Very rare22–66
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Very rare589

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
SeaweedSeaweed4Common88
Edible seaweedEdible seaweed4Common3,508
Raw lobsterRaw lobster1Common206
Lobster potLobster pot1Common146
TinderboxTinderbox1Common228
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20CommonNot sold
Soda ashSoda ash1Uncommon5
Coins 250Coins355Uncommon355
Snape grassSnape grass1Uncommon22
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.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common1,021
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,307
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,239
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,098
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare184,410–225,390
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,843
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common22,420
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,017
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare585,765–715,935
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,425
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,530
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,042,920–1,274,680
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare875
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,601
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,015–940,025
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,159
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,700
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common24,408–29,592
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,075,140–1,314,060
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,373
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,148
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare443,690–559,732
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare109,460–138,088
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare35,700–49,980
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common27,810–33,990
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon341,325–417,175
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon17,496–21,870
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare333,540–407,660
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon28,400–156,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,480–18,920
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,600–268,400
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common43,694–49,936
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare421,335–514,965
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,031,130–1,260,270
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,514
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare622,710–761,090
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon398,250–486,750
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon236,340–288,860
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon238,365–291,335
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon181,440–221,760
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon8,246–9,424
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon7,812–8,928
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon412,668
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,688,360
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common23,400–28,600
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,625–17,875
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon234,000–286,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,464–16,236
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare133,650–163,350
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon41,040–50,160
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare507,600–620,400
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,088
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*246,866
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,885,212,297
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)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

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

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 20 November 2012.

ReferencesEdit

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

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