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For the elite version, see Waterfiend (elite).
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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, making any form of ranged a good choice for killing them. They can also be killed with higher level magic weapons, however they are immune to fire spells. Using darklight is a viable method for those wishing to use melee. 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:

If the player is killing waterfiends for a Slayer assignment then they can gain 20% additional Slayer experience by equipping a demonic skull while killing waterfiends in the Wilderness. They can gain another 20% extra experience per kill while killing waterfiends in the Wilderness if they accept a special slayer contract from Erskine while assigned waterfiends as a Slayer task. These experience bonuses stack, meaning the player may gain 40% extra Slayer experience. Completing a special slayer contract rewards the player with a choice of coins or combat experience.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Water runeWater rune1Always16

CharmsEdit

Regular WaterfiendsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
5%9%5%79%2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 101,427 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Ghorrock Fortress WaterfiendsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
56–58%4–5%2–3%34–36%0.8–1.2%
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Based on a sample of 5,267 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant chainbodyAdamant chainbody1Common2,123
Rune helmRune helm1Uncommon10,199
BattlestaffBattlestaff1Rare6,881
Mithril oreMithril ore(noted)Common1,392
Mithril barMithril bar(noted)Common2,810
Raw lobsterRaw lobster(noted)Common412
Raw sharkRaw shark(noted)Uncommon2,246
Coins 1000Coins1,200Common1,200
Mithril arrowheads 5Mithril arrowheads25Common1,175
Water orbWater orb(noted)Common6,560
Snape grassSnape grass(noted)Common72
SeaweedSeaweed(noted)Common216
FishbowlFishbowl1Uncommon306
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Uncommon3,055
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Uncommon990
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Uncommon4,862
Water talismanWater talisman1Rare7,703
CasketCasket1Rare1,912
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
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 tableEdit

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 sapphire1Common990
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,022
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,055
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,862
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare218,790–267,410
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,748
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,776
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon13,462
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare605,790–740,410
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,746
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,519
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,238,580–1,513,820
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,427
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare561,405–935,675
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,761
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,567
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,035–26,715
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,047,870–1,280,730
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare72,324
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,434
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,220
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare500,695–631,646
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare143,065–180,482
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare50,425–70,595
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,905–16,995
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon252,675–308,825
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon26,856–33,570
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare307,980–376,420
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon35,800–196,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,690–15,510
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon229,140–280,060
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,928–45,632
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare385,020–470,580
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare995,040–1,216,160
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,688
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare625,320–764,280
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon451,530–551,870
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon483,570–591,030
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon280,125–342,375
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon171,990–210,210
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,800–11,200
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon8,890–10,160
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon392,852
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,639,030
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,170–12,430
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon151,200–184,800
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon39,150–47,850
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare643,410–786,390
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

  • 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.

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