Cave kraken

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This article is about the normal Slayer monster. For the boss variant, see Kraken.
Cave kraken icon.png

Cave kraken are slayer monsters that are found in the Kraken Cove. They can only be attacked if players have them as a Slayer task. To be assigned cave krakens, players require level 87 Slayer and 50 Magic.

These monsters, along with their boss variant, are the only monsters to drop the Kraken tentacle and the Trident of the seas.

In order to attack a cave kraken, a player must disturb a whirlpool, causing the cave kraken to surface. Magic is the only reliable way of dealing damage to them, as Ranged attacks are heavily reduced, and Melee cannot be used. Their projectile resembles Water Wave and can be protected against by the Prayer "Protect from Magic" or having a high Magic Defence.

It's generally not recommended to kill cave krakens as they have very poor drops that will not cover the cost of runes, and the boss is significantly easier with a more generous drop table. However, an exception can be made for ironmen players due to their more common uncharged trident drop.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
Kraken Cove127, 291(boss)Member icon.png26Maplink

Drops[edit | edit source]

A player disturbs a whirlpool, causing the cave kraken to surface.

Drop rates estimated based on 470,800 kills from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

The average Cave kraken kill is worth 3,246.32.

The average Cave kraken kill while on a Konar task is worth 4,513.97.

Weapons and armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Staff of water.png: Cave kraken drops Staff of water with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Staff of water14/2001,155900
Rune med helm.png: Cave kraken drops Rune med helm with rarity 6.5/200 in quantity 1Rune med helm16.5/20011,11311,520
Adamant spear.png: Cave kraken drops Adamant spear with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Adamant spear14/2009721,248
Rune warhammer.png: Cave kraken drops Rune warhammer with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Rune warhammer14/20026,27924,900
Battlestaff.png: Cave kraken drops Battlestaff with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Battlestaff14/2008,1934,200
Water battlestaff.png: Cave kraken drops Water battlestaff with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Water battlestaff14/2008,9869,300
Mystic water staff.png: Cave kraken drops Mystic water staff with rarity 2/200 in quantity 1Mystic water staff12/20025,19225,500
Uncharged trident.png: Cave kraken drops Uncharged trident with rarity 1/200 in quantity 1Uncharged trident11/20042,35640,800

Runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Steam rune.png: Cave kraken drops Steam rune with rarity 6/200 in quantity 7Steam rune76/20044184
Water rune.png: Cave kraken drops Water rune with rarity 10/200 in quantity 15Water rune1510/2007530
Water rune.png: Cave kraken drops Water rune with rarity 10/200 in quantity 30Water rune3010/20015060
Water rune.png: Cave kraken drops Water rune with rarity 10/200 in quantity 75Water rune7510/200375150
Fire rune.png: Cave kraken drops Fire rune with rarity 10/200 in quantity 30Fire rune3010/20015060
Death rune.png: Cave kraken drops Death rune with rarity 16/200 in quantity 30Death rune3016/2005,7303,240
Chaos rune.png: Cave kraken drops Chaos rune with rarity 16/200 in quantity 50Chaos rune5016/2002,5502,700
Blood rune.png: Cave kraken drops Blood rune with rarity 8/200 in quantity 5Blood rune58/2001,9701,200

Herbs[edit | edit source]

There is a 6/200 chance of rolling the herb drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Grimy guam leaf.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy guam leaf with rarity 1/133.3 in quantity 1Grimy guam leaf11/133.3257
Grimy marrentill.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy marrentill with rarity 1/177.8 in quantity 1Grimy marrentill11/177.8228
Grimy tarromin.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy tarromin with rarity 1/237 in quantity 1Grimy tarromin11/2371199
Grimy harralander.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy harralander with rarity 1/304.8 in quantity 1Grimy harralander11/304.87029
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy ranarr weed with rarity 1/387.9 in quantity 1Grimy ranarr weed11/387.96,10018
Grimy irit leaf.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy irit leaf with rarity 1/533.3 in quantity 1Grimy irit leaf11/533.362310
Grimy avantoe.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy avantoe with rarity 1/711.1 in quantity 1Grimy avantoe11/711.11,74910
Grimy kwuarm.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy kwuarm with rarity 1/853.3 in quantity 1Grimy kwuarm11/853.31,44512
Grimy cadantine.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy cadantine with rarity 1/1,066.7 in quantity 1Grimy cadantine11/1,066.71,73813
Grimy lantadyme.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy lantadyme with rarity 1/1,422.2 in quantity 1Grimy lantadyme11/1,422.21,45313
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Cave kraken drops Grimy dwarf weed with rarity 1/1,422.2 in quantity 1Grimy dwarf weed11/1,422.253514

Seeds[edit | edit source]

There is a 6/200 chance of rolling the rare seed drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Toadflax seed.png: Cave kraken drops Toadflax seed with rarity 1/167.4 in quantity 1Toadflax seed11/167.42,1726
Irit seed.png: Cave kraken drops Irit seed with rarity 1/245.8 in quantity 1Irit seed11/245.8283
Belladonna seed.png: Cave kraken drops Belladonna seed with rarity 1/253.8 in quantity 1Belladonna seed11/253.888106
Poison ivy seed.png: Cave kraken drops Poison ivy seed with rarity 1/357.6 in quantity 1Poison ivy seed11/357.61999
Avantoe seed.png: Cave kraken drops Avantoe seed with rarity 1/357.6 in quantity 1Avantoe seed11/357.65704
Cactus seed.png: Cave kraken drops Cactus seed with rarity 1/374.6 in quantity 1Cactus seed11/374.67859
Potato cactus seed.png: Cave kraken drops Potato cactus seed with rarity 1/524.4 in quantity 1Potato cactus seed11/524.42384
Kwuarm seed.png: Cave kraken drops Kwuarm seed with rarity 1/524.4 in quantity 1Kwuarm seed11/524.41736
Snapdragon seed.png: Cave kraken drops Snapdragon seed with rarity 1/786.7 in quantity 1Snapdragon seed11/786.757,57836
Cadantine seed.png: Cave kraken drops Cadantine seed with rarity 1/1,123.8 in quantity 1Cadantine seed11/1,123.83244
Lantadyme seed.png: Cave kraken drops Lantadyme seed with rarity 1/1,573.3 in quantity 1Lantadyme seed11/1,573.33785
Snape grass seed.png: Cave kraken drops Snape grass seed with rarity 1/1,966.7 in quantity 3Snape grass seed31/1,966.78,769168
Dwarf weed seed.png: Cave kraken drops Dwarf weed seed with rarity 1/2,622.2 in quantity 1Dwarf weed seed11/2,622.21453
Torstol seed.png: Cave kraken drops Torstol seed with rarity 1/3,933.3 in quantity 1Torstol seed11/3,933.361,62642

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Old boot.png: Cave kraken drops Old boot with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Old boot14/200Not sold0
Swamp tar.png: Cave kraken drops Swamp tar with rarity 4/200 in quantity 60Swamp tar604/2006600
This does not exist.NothingN/A4/200N/AN/A
Seaweed.png: Cave kraken drops Seaweed with rarity 6/200 in quantity 30 (noted)Seaweed30 (noted)6/20081030
Coins_250.png: Cave kraken drops Coins with rarity 10/200 in quantity 120-300Coins120–30010/200120–300120–300
Bucket.png: Cave kraken drops Bucket with rarity 1/240 in quantity 1Bucket11/24071
Raw lobster.png: Cave kraken drops Raw lobster with rarity 4/200 in quantity 3 (noted)Raw lobster(noted)4/200507126
Water orb.png: Cave kraken drops Water orb with rarity 4/200 in quantity 2 (noted)Water orb(noted)4/2002,418360
Oyster.png: Cave kraken drops Oyster with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Oyster14/20084120
Swordfish.png: Cave kraken drops Swordfish with rarity 6/200 in quantity 2Swordfish26/20081496
Shark.png: Cave kraken drops Shark with rarity 6/200 in quantity 1Shark16/200680102
Antidote++(4).png: Cave kraken drops Antidote++(4) with rarity 6/200 in quantity 1 (noted)Antidote++(4)(noted)6/2001,665216
Vial of water.png: Cave kraken drops Vial of water with rarity 4/200 in quantity 50 (noted)Vial of water50 (noted)4/20015050
Water talisman.png: Cave kraken drops Water talisman with rarity 4/200 in quantity 1Water talisman14/2003072
Kraken tentacle.png: Cave kraken drops Kraken tentacle with rarity 1/1,200 in quantity 1Kraken tentacle11/1,200424,46450,004


Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 6/200 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
This does not exist.NothingN/A1/66.79; Never[d 1]N/AN/A
Uncut sapphire.png: Cave kraken drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/133.33 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/133.33; 1/67.71[d 2]39815
Uncut emerald.png: Cave kraken drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/266.67 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/266.67; 1/135.42[d 2]60730
Uncut ruby.png: Cave kraken drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/533.33 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/533.33; 1/270.83[d 2]1,18660
Chaos talisman.png: Cave kraken drops Chaos talisman with rarity 1/1,422.22 in quantity 1Chaos talisman11/1,422.22; 1/722.22[d 2]5972
Uncut diamond.png: Cave kraken drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/2,133.33 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/2,133.33; 1/1,083.33[d 2]2,569120
Loop half of key.png: Cave kraken drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/4,266.67 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/4,266.67; 1/2,166.67[d 2]10,77260
Tooth half of key.png: Cave kraken drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/4,266.67 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/4,266.67; 1/2,166.67[d 2]10,91360
Rune javelin.png: Cave kraken drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/4,266.67 in quantity 5Rune javelin51/4,266.67; 1/2,166.67[d 2]7901,200
Rune spear.png: Cave kraken drops Rune spear with rarity 1/68,266.67 in quantity 1Rune spear11/68,266.67; 1/4,062.5[d 2][d 3]11,85712,480
Shield left half.png: Cave kraken drops Shield left half with rarity 1/136,533.33 in quantity 1Shield left half11/136,533.33; 1/8,125[d 2][d 3]65,83066,000
Dragon spear.png: Cave kraken drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/182,044.44 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/182,044.44; 1/10,833.33[d 2][d 3]38,19937,440
  1. The "nothing" drop is removed while wearing a ring of wealth.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 The drop rate is increased while wearing a ring of wealth due to the "nothing" drop being removed.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Only dropped if Legends' Quest has been finished; if not, a talisman is dropped instead.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Brimstone key.png: Cave kraken drops Brimstone key with rarity 1/75 in quantity 1Brimstone key11/75[d 1]Not soldN/A
Clue scroll (hard).png: Cave kraken drops Clue scroll (hard) with rarity 1/100 in quantity 1Clue scroll (hard)11/100[1]Not sold12
Clue scroll (elite).png: Cave kraken drops Clue scroll (elite) with rarity 1/1,200 in quantity 1Clue scroll (elite)11/1,200[1]Not sold12
  1. Brimstone keys are only dropped if killed on a Slayer task given by Konar quo Maten.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Cave kraken use the same model as the Sea Troll Queen but it is recoloured and resized.
  • Cave kraken and their boss variant are similar to RuneScape 3's Strykewyrms, which can only be attacked while on a Slayer task and must be disturbed to fight.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jagex. Mod Tide's Twitter account. 24 May 2019. (Archived from the original on 24 May 2019.) Mod Tide: "I know its been a while since the clue expansion but here is the information on clue scroll drop rates and loot chances! If anything changes I will keep you posted."