Brassican Mage

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Brassican Mages are followers of Brassica Prime, and the only known followers of the cabbage deity in Old School RuneScape.

They appear while doing master clue scrolls when the player digs for a clue directed by the strange device or coordinates in single-way combat areas. They attack with Typeless Magic and as such it cannot be nullified by protection prayers. They may call out "Rest in cabbage!" or "Vegetate!", among other things, upon appearing.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Brassican Mages have low Defence, so melee or Ranged is advised. Magic is not advised as they are resistant due to their high Magic level. Because a player cannot pray against a Brassican Mage's attack, having plenty of food before the fight is essential, especially considering that the strange device damages the player after every use. Wearing high Magic defence armour such as Karil's or black dragonhide will help defend against its attack. It is recommended to use a weapon with a strong special attack, such as a Dragon dagger.

Although protection prayers do not work against them, it can be useful to use defensive prayers such as Steel Skin to increase your overall defence. It is even more useful to use Piety or Rigour (depending on combat style) to increase both your defence and your melee/range stats.

Wearing rings of recoil or a charged ring of suffering is useful in deflecting some damage back onto the Mage. Also, setting up a cannon is highly helpful.

For Brassican Mages fought in the Wilderness, bring a clue box and items you are prepared to lose. The fast, typeless attacks can deal a lot of damage very quickly, so it is very easy to die in a short period of time.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 214,390 kills from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bones.png: Brassican Mage drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Bones1Always950

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Staff of earth.png: Brassican Mage drops Staff of earth with rarity 1/50 in quantity 1Staff of earth11/501,023900
Earth battlestaff.png: Brassican Mage drops Earth battlestaff with rarity 1/50 in quantity 1Earth battlestaff11/508,8949,300

Runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Air rune.png: Brassican Mage drops Air rune with rarity 5/50 in quantity 5-24Air rune5–245/5025–12010–48
Earth rune.png: Brassican Mage drops Earth rune with rarity 5/50 in quantity 5-24Earth rune5–245/5025–12010–48
Death rune.png: Brassican Mage drops Death rune with rarity 5/50 in quantity 5-24Death rune5–245/50970–4,656540–2,592

Herbs[edit | edit source]

There is a 5/50 chance of rolling the herb drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Grimy guam leaf.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy guam leaf with rarity 1/40 in quantity 1Grimy guam leaf11/40207
Grimy marrentill.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy marrentill with rarity 1/53.3 in quantity 1Grimy marrentill11/53.3158
Grimy tarromin.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy tarromin with rarity 1/71.1 in quantity 1Grimy tarromin11/71.11009
Grimy harralander.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy harralander with rarity 1/91.4 in quantity 1Grimy harralander11/91.45709
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy ranarr weed with rarity 1/116.4 in quantity 1Grimy ranarr weed11/116.46,57318
Grimy irit leaf.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy irit leaf with rarity 1/160 in quantity 1Grimy irit leaf11/16063110
Grimy avantoe.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy avantoe with rarity 1/213.3 in quantity 1Grimy avantoe11/213.31,80510
Grimy kwuarm.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy kwuarm with rarity 1/256 in quantity 1Grimy kwuarm11/2561,43912
Grimy cadantine.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy cadantine with rarity 1/320 in quantity 1Grimy cadantine11/3201,44413
Grimy lantadyme.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy lantadyme with rarity 1/426.7 in quantity 1Grimy lantadyme11/426.71,30613
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Brassican Mage drops Grimy dwarf weed with rarity 1/426.7 in quantity 1Grimy dwarf weed11/426.756514

Seeds[edit | edit source]

There is a 3/50 chance of rolling the allotment seed drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Potato seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Potato seed with rarity 1/33.3 in quantity 1-4Potato seed1–41/33.31–41–4
Onion seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Onion seed with rarity 1/66.7 in quantity 1-3Onion seed1–31/66.71–31–3
Cabbage seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Cabbage seed with rarity 1/133.3 in quantity 1-3Cabbage seed1–31/133.31–31–3
Tomato seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Tomato seed with rarity 1/266.7 in quantity 1-2Tomato seed1–21/266.71–22–4
Sweetcorn seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Sweetcorn seed with rarity 1/533.3 in quantity 1-2Sweetcorn seed1–21/533.33–64–8
Strawberry seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Strawberry seed with rarity 1/1,066.7 in quantity 1Strawberry seed11/1,066.7410
Watermelon seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Watermelon seed with rarity 1/2,133.3 in quantity 1Watermelon seed11/2,133.33533
Snape grass seed.png: Brassican Mage drops Snape grass seed with rarity 1/2,133.3 in quantity 1Snape grass seed11/2,133.32,83456

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Cabbage.png: Brassican Mage drops Cabbage with rarity 5/50 in quantity 10-19Cabbage10–195/50280–5320
Coins_100.png: Brassican Mage drops Coins with rarity 10/50 in quantity 50-249Coins50–24910/5050–24950–249
Pure essence.png: Brassican Mage drops Pure essence with rarity 7/50 in quantity 25 (noted)Pure essence25 (noted)7/505050
Uncut sapphire.png: Brassican Mage drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/50 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/5039915
Prayer potion(4).png: Brassican Mage drops Prayer potion(4) with rarity 2/50 in quantity 1Prayer potion(4)12/508,781114

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Looting bag.png: Brassican Mage drops Looting bag with rarity 1/3 in quantity 1Looting bag11/3[d 1]Not soldN/A
  1. Looting bags are only dropped by those found in the Wilderness.

Trivia[edit | edit source]