Black bear

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Black bear
Black bear.png
Released4 January 2001 (Update)
Combat level19
ExamineEek! A bear!
Combat info
Max hit3
Attack styleSlash
Attack speedMonster attack speed 4.png
Respawn time50 ticks (30 seconds)
Slayer icon.png Slayer info
Slayer levelNone
Slayer XP25 xp
Assigned byTurael chathead.png Spria chathead.png Krystilia chathead.png Mazchna chathead.png
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
PoisonNot immune
VenomNot immune
CannonsNot immune
ThrallsNot immune
Advanced data
Monster ID2839

Black bears are large monsters that can be found in forests and are the weaker, non-aggressive cousins of the aggressive grizzly bear.

Despite their non-aggression, they can pose a threat to newer players who accidentally attack them, although safespots can usually be found for rangers and mages.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
Varrock south-east mine19Free-to-play icon.png1Maplink
South-east of Gu'Tanoth19Member icon.png1Maplink
Gnome Maze19Member icon.png1Maplink
Outside of the Mind Altar19Free-to-play icon.png4Maplink
East of the Farming Guild19Member icon.png2Maplink
North-east of the Observatory19Member icon.png2Maplink
Entrana19Member icon.png1Maplink

Drops[edit | edit source]

The following drop rates are provided by Jagex, unless otherwise specified.

The average Black bear kill is worth 653.53.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bones.png: Black bear drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Bones1Always740
Bear fur.png: Black bear drops Bear fur with rarity Always in quantity 1Bear fur1Always1726
Raw bear meat.png: Black bear drops Raw bear meat with rarity Always in quantity 1Raw bear meat1Always3740

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bear ribs.png: Black bear drops Bear ribs with rarity Always in quantity 1Bear ribs(m)1Always[d 1]Not soldN/A
Ensouled bear head.png: Black bear drops Ensouled bear head with rarity 1/25 in quantity 1Ensouled bear head(m)11/25835156
Clue scroll (beginner).png: Black bear drops Clue scroll (beginner) with rarity 1/90 in quantity 1Clue scroll (beginner)11/90Not sold12
  1. ^ Bear ribs are only dropped during Rag and Bone Man I.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
18 October 2006

The NPC was renamed from "Bear" to "Black bear".

Gallery (historical)[edit | edit source]

Black bear (historical).png
Black bear.png
29 March 2004 –
18 October 2006
18 October 2006 –