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Warped tortoises can be found in the Poison Waste Slayer Dungeon during The Path of Glouphrie and can be fought there during and after the quest. The dungeon may be reached by using spirit trees (fastest). Using fairy ring BKP (partial completion of Fairytale II - Cure a Queen required) or by walking from Castle Wars will take you to an area with a grapple crossing requiring any crossbow and a mithril grapple to cross the river to the dungeon.

Players cannot receive Slayer assignments for warped tortoises unless they have completed the quest. They are commonly killed for the frequent drop rate of tortoise shells, used for creating a war tortoise pouch. They are also killed for their frequent drop of rune warhammers and pickaxes. Their horrific appearance is a result of tampering with the Anima Mundi during experiments conducted by Glouphrie in Arposandra. The experiments have caused the tortoises to grow an additional pair of legs, as well as a group of purple tentacles protruding from their shell.

StrategyEdit

Warped tortoises are completely immune to any attack, unless players have a crystal chime in their inventory or on their tool belt. They mainly attack with magic, which can deal moderate damage. They are weak against ranged, particularly crossbows. A dragon crossbow or better is sufficient.

There are relatively few areas where these foes may be killed without any interference from nearby level 82 warped terrorbirds, which are aggressive and attack with ranged and melee. One is at the entrance, where there are two quick tortoise spawns. A second is at the end of dungeon where there is a room with two warped tortoises alone which is not generally used by bots. This could prove useful for those on a Slayer task, particularly if players have 96 Summoning for a Pack yak.

Warped tortoises are unaffected by aggression potions.

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always215

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
80–81%9%4%3%3–4%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 54,613 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril warhammerMithril warhammer1Common1,827
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Common3,031
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody1Uncommon2,893
Rune pickaxeRune pickaxe1Uncommon18,242
Rune warhammerRune warhammer1Rare23,639
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1Common1,571
Mithril oreMithril ore3–9 (noted)Common1,431–4,293
CoalCoal6–16 (noted)Common870–2,320
Law runeLaw rune3–6Uncommon978–1,956
Law talismanLaw talisman1Uncommon776
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,202
Air runeAir rune49Rare2,254
Coins 100Coins30–180Common30–180
Swamp tarSwamp tar10–32Common2,490–7,968
CabbageCabbage2–54 (noted)Uncommon412–11,124
Tangled toads' legsTangled toads' legs1–4Uncommon328–1,312
Tortoise shellTortoise shell1–3[1]Uncommon13,392–40,176
Weapon poison (3)Weapon poison (3)1Rare800
  1. ^ 5% chance to be noted if a Tirannwn quiver is equipped

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Humerus boneHumerus bone1Common[1]Not sold
Perfect shellPerfect shell1–3UncommonNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Anagogic ortAnagogic ort20Common[2]Not sold
SulphurSulphur1Common[3]Not sold
Court summonsCourt summons1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ Only during Fur 'n' Seek
  2. ^ Only with RDT drops
  3. ^ Only dropped during Regicide

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 sapphire1Common903
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,005
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,011
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,860
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare173,700–212,300
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common20,599
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,032
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,755
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare528,975–646,525
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,523
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,891
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,097,280–1,341,120
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,769
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare566,535–944,225
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,155
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,429
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common30,058–36,442
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,052,190–1,286,010
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,212
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,202
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare382,135–482,078
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare106,470–134,316
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare31,225–43,715
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common24,840–30,360
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon296,775–362,725
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon15,480–19,350
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare297,000–363,000
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon29,000–159,500
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,110–19,690
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon282,780–345,620
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common43,638–49,872
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare420,795–514,305
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,013,580–1,238,820
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,376
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare620,640–758,560
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon356,580–435,820
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon229,950–281,050
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon236,745–289,355
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon171,675–209,825
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon8,442–9,648
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,282–10,608
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon405,740
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,722,710
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common17,100–20,900
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common12,465–15,235
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon234,000–286,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,260–15,990
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare131,625–160,875
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon35,460–43,340
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare439,290–536,910
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon1,991
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*216,995
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,804,467,420
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

  • At one time it was possible to heal using Guthan's set even when the tortoises were not made vulnerable by the crystal chimes. This was because at one point Guthan's set counted potential damage inflicted on foes even when actual damage was not possible due to prayer or other invulnerability. An update on 9 June 2009 fixed this bug.
  • Warped tortoises are the highest levelled monsters to drop cabbages.
  • If you have a slayer Daily Challenge and you attack a tortoise without a chime, you won't be able to do any damage. But if someone else subsequently kills the tortoise, it will still count towards your Daily Challenge.
  • There seems to be a glitch where warped tortoises are immune to stuns; if stunned with Impact they will be unaffected, while if Asphyxiate is used the first hit will not stun while the remaining hits will.

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