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The Skeleton thug can be found wandering around the Ancient Cavern. It is one of the weaker monsters in the Ancient Cavern.

As with all undead, they are weak to the Salve amulet as well as the Salve amulet (e).


Ancient Cavern


100% DropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel longswordSteel longsword1Common1,408
Steel maceSteel mace1Uncommon856
Steel scimitarSteel scimitar1Uncommon1,000
Steel hastaSteel hasta1Uncommon82
Yew shortbowYew shortbow1Uncommon790
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow20Uncommon320
Silver bolts 5Silver bolts5Uncommon105
Mith grappleMith grapple2Uncommon3,668
Adamant battleaxeAdamant battleaxe1Rare3,807
Rune scimitarRune scimitar1Rare14,446
Steel dartSteel dart10Rare200
Steel knifeSteel knife10Rare1,730
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow5Rare255


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron kiteshieldIron kiteshield1Uncommon681
Steel kiteshieldSteel kiteshield1Uncommon1,549
Steel full helmSteel full helm1Uncommon427
Mithril helmMithril helm1Uncommon759
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Rare2,265


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon89
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon118
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon36
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon81
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Rare2,493
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Rare2,961
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Rare2,448
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare4,799
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare5,020
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare3,585
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,438


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins106–323Common106–323
Strength mix (2)Strength mix (2)1Common79
Gold barGold bar1Common288
Steel barSteel bar(noted)Common2,730
Silver barSilver bar(noted)Common477
Yew logsYew logs1Common186
Gold oreGold ore1Uncommon147
Blood runeBlood rune3Uncommon1,422
Death runeDeath rune5Uncommon830
Sapphire ringSapphire ring1Uncommon990
Adamant barAdamant bar1Rare2,331
Clue scroll (medium)Clue scroll (medium)1RareNot sold
Ancient page BAncient page1RareNot sold
Skeleton Champion's scrollSkeleton Champion's scroll1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
A ring of wealth, luck potion or collector's insignia 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 sapphire1Common871
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,591
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,555
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,926
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare176,670–215,930
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,802
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common25,172
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,874
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare534,330–653,070
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,511
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,254
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,267,020–1,548,580
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,590
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare563,850–939,750
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,809
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,504
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common19,436–23,564
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,078,920–1,318,680
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare71,285
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,141
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare991
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare371,930–469,204
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare109,980–138,744
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare37,575–52,605
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,500–16,500
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon232,200–283,800
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,352–32,940
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare293,580–358,820
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon36,400–200,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,230–16,170
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon227,700–278,300
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common32,634–37,296
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare314,685–384,615
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,036,080–1,266,320
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,994
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare629,910–769,890
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon387,720–473,880
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon357,030–436,370
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon223,875–273,625
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon144,045–176,055
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon13,762–15,728
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon14,028–16,032
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon478,572
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,715,220
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,990–12,210
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon177,750–217,250
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon12,648–15,252
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare125,550–153,450
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon28,845–35,255
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare566,190–692,010
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


  • The examine text for this monster is a possible reference to the saying "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."
Facts about "Skeleton thug"RDF feed
All Combat experience283.2 +
All Combat level85 +
All Is members onlytrue
All Release date3 July 2007 +
Combat experience283.2 +
Combat level85 +
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Drops itemBones +, Steel longsword +, Steel mace +, Steel scimitar +, Steel hasta +, Yew shortbow +, Steel arrow +, Silver bolts +, Mith grapple +, Adamant battleaxe +, Rune scimitar +, Steel dart +, Steel knife +, Adamant arrow +, Battlestaff +, Iron kiteshield +, Steel kiteshield +, Steel full helm +, Mithril helm +, Mithril kiteshield +, Grimy guam +, Grimy marrentill +, Grimy tarromin +, Grimy harralander +, Grimy ranarr +, Grimy irit +, Grimy avantoe +, Grimy kwuarm +, Grimy cadantine +, Grimy lantadyme +, Grimy dwarf weed +, Coins +, Strength mix (2) +, Gold bar +, Steel bar +, Silver bar +, Yew logs +, Gold ore +, Blood rune +, Death rune +, Sapphire ring +, Adamant bar +, Clue scroll (medium) +, Ancient page +, Skeleton Champion's scroll + and Key token +
Drops item from RDTCoins +, Uncut sapphire +, Uncut emerald +, Uncut ruby +, Uncut diamond +, Loop half of a key +, Tooth half of a key +, Uncut dragonstone +, Dragon longsword +, Dragon spear +, Battlestaff +, Rune javelin +, Rune platebody +, Shield left half +, Dragon helm +, Rune arrowheads +, Onyx bolts +, Vecna skull +, Chaos talisman +, Nature talisman +, Water talisman +, Earth talisman +, Fire talisman +, Raw lobster +, Raw shark +, Big bones +, Dragon bones +, Coal +, Gold ore +, Adamantite ore +, Adamant bar +, Runite ore +, Rune bar +, Grimy torstol +, Grimy snapdragon +, Super restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Lantadyme seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Magic seed +, Palm tree seed +, Flax +, Molten glass +, Soft clay +, Yew logs +, Teak plank +, Mahogany plank +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) +, Brawling gloves (WC) +, Crystal triskelion fragment 1 +, Crystal triskelion fragment 2 + and Crystal triskelion fragment 3 +
Is members onlytrue
Release date3 July 2007 +

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