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Waterfiends are the elemental cousins of the Pyrefiend and the Icefiend, and may be assigned as a slayer task by Duradel/Lapalok, Kuradal, and Morvran. They are found in the Ancient Cavern which can be accessed by completing Barbarian Training to the pyre ship stage. Waterfiends are also found in the Chaos Tunnels and in the Ghorrock Fortress.

Waterfiends have a very high charm drop rate, especially for crimson charms (around 80%). At Ghorrock they drop 2 charms at a time but have a halved drop rate. For this reason, they are targeted by many players who wish to level up summoning quickly, making them more popular than other crimson charm droppers (demons, dust devils, etc.).

They are weakest against crossbow bolts, but even then their defence is good. High level crossbows such as dual ascension crossbow, chaotic crossbows, the royal crossbow, or the Hand cannon are advised when killing them, although a Black Salamander or a Crystal bow is also effective. In addition, Polypore Strike is also effective, especially when combined with the Dragon Breath and Omnipower abilities. The waterfiends at Ghorrock seem to be easier to hit, but also seem to deal more damage. At Ghorrock they are found on the lower floor after completing The Temple at Senntisten and are aggressive.

StrategyEdit

Main article: Waterfiend/Strategies

LocationsEdit

Waterfiends can be found in:

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water runeWater rune1Always17

CharmsEdit

Regular Waterfiends(Chaos Tunnels/Ancient Caverns)Edit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
5%9%5%79%2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 84,224 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Ghorrock Fortress WaterfiendsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
56–58%4–5%2–3%34–36%0.8–1.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 5,267 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
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Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant chainbodyAdamant chainbody1Common2,113
Rune helmRune helm1Uncommon10,619
BattlestaffBattlestaff1Rare7,150

Gems, ores and barsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril oreMithril ore4 (noted)Common964
Mithril barMithril bar2 (noted)Common2,756

FoodEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Raw lobsterRaw lobster4 (noted)Common876
Raw sharkRaw shark2 (noted)Uncommon1,662

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins1,200CommonNot sold
Mithril arrowheads 5Mithril arrowheads25Common1,325
Water orbWater orb2 (noted)Common3,790
Snape grassSnape grass6 (noted)Common360
SeaweedSeaweed6 (noted)Common180
FishbowlFishbowl1Uncommon157
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon2,365
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Uncommon746
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon4,201
Water talismanWater talisman1Rare13,682
CasketCasket1Rare3,542
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1Very rareNot 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.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common746
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,479
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,365
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,201
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare189,045–231,055
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon14,805
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon34,918
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,497
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare562,365–687,335
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,495
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,026
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,287,000–1,573,000
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare890
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,857
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare567,855–946,425
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,653
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,960
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common23,956–29,044
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,124,550–1,374,450
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,585
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon894
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon322
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare889,330–1,121,924
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare220,610–278,308
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare82,500–115,500
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon29,565–36,135
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon186,975–228,525
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon29,072–33,120
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon309,060–377,740
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon75,800–416,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,850–18,150
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon243,000–297,000
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common45,405
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare408,645–499,455
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare934,920–1,142,680
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,843
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare642,645–785,455
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon508,770–621,830
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon400,770–489,830
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon158,760–194,040
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon137,295–167,805
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon86,800–99,200
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon153,174–175,056
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon461,076
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,581,620
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common9,900–12,100
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,885–8,415
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon82,350–100,650
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon16,932–20,418
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare168,075–205,425
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon34,200–41,800
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare666,630–814,770
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

TriviaEdit

  • Waterfiends had an unannounced graphical update on 5 June 2008 - with this, some of their drops changed. Then, later that day, a system update after Smoking Kills was released to remove the drop change, only to be changed once again to fix some bugs and change some of the drops that were mentioned on the forums.
  • Waterfiends gained a massive buff with the update of 17 June 2013.
  • The combat experience gained when killed changed from 983xp to 934xp on 3 July 2013.

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