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Tribesmen are Karamja natives who wield poisoned spears in battle. They can be found near Tai Bwo Wannai and one may appear as an enemy during the Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup minigame.

Tribesmen are very dangerous to lower levels and should never be taken lightly. Though their actual attacks only hit into the low 200s, any attack that damages you has a chance to inflict a high damaging poison and will deal 68 poison damage per 10 seconds. Low level players and village cleaners of all levels should take strong precautions and carry anti-poisons at all times.


100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price

Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Antipoison (3)Antipoison (3)1Uncommon392
Super antipoison (2)Super antipoison (2)1Rare1,702
Super antipoison (3)Super antipoison (3)1Rare3,944
Mithril javelinMithril javelin10Uncommon1,430
Bronze spearBronze spear1Uncommon2,045
Iron spearIron spear1Uncommon3,352
Steel spearSteel spear1Uncommon5,154
Mithril spearMithril spear1Uncommon5,997
Steel javelinSteel javelin10Uncommon1,440
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow5Uncommon65
Snape grassSnape grass1Common26
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon260
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon286
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon30
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon66
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Rare2,221
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Rare3,176
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Rare1,509
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,116
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare2,834
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare2,933
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare2,100
Grimy snake weedGrimy snake weed1UncommonNot sold
Grimy rogue's purseGrimy rogue's purse1UncommonNot sold
Cleaning clothCleaning cloth1Common130
Trading sticks 10000Trading sticks15–62Common255–1,054
Gold oreGold ore1Uncommon166
Pot of flourPot of flour1Uncommon363
Tin oreTin ore1Uncommon26
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1Uncommon2,081
Nature runeNature rune3Uncommon1,353

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Sealed clue scroll (medium)Sealed clue scroll (medium)1RareNot 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 sapphire1Common909
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,046
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,871
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,560
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare160,200–195,800
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,361
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common20,761
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,584
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare521,280–637,120
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,511
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare34,923
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,081,440–1,321,760
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare865
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,510
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,650–937,750
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,929
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,566
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common26,668–32,332
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,049,355–1,282,545
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,427
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,415
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare405,795–511,926
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare112,580–142,024
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare38,000–53,200
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common30,915–37,785
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon256,050–312,950
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon14,760–18,450
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare331,920–405,680
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon27,600–151,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,940–18,260
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon201,780–246,620
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,284–44,896
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare378,810–462,990
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,070,190–1,308,010
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,937
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare629,055–768,845
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon336,330–411,070
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon186,030–227,370
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon188,730–230,670
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon164,475–201,025
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,114–10,416
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,674–11,056
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon428,292
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,110,590
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common17,550–21,450
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common14,490–17,710
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon216,450–264,550
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,056–15,744
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare129,600–158,400
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,435–40,865
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare390,150–476,850
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,169
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*265,426
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
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare45,181


  • Tribesmen used to inflict an 11-damage poison condition. The poison damage was later lowered to 6 (68 after the life points update) in a hidden update.
  • Tribesmen seem to have the same facial markings as the Oracle, Duradel and Vannaka. This is likely a coincidence, although Duradel is in Karamja himself, and Vannaka was Duradel's student.
  • Although they wield an iron spear (p++), the spear strangely does not appear to be poisoned.