Fish shoal

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Fish shoal
Fish shoal.png
Released7 September 2017 (Update)
Combat level44
ExamineShoald be easy to catch.
Advanced data
NPC ID7782

The fish shoal is a Hunter creature that players can capture during the Drift net fishing skilling method, requiring level 44 Hunter and 47 Fishing, and granting Hunter and Fishing experience.

Hunter info[edit | edit source]

Fish shoal
Level requiredHunter 44 Fishing 47
Hunter XP101.5 xp
Fishing XP77 xp
TrapDrift net inventory imageDrift net, Trident

Location[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
Fossil Island's Underwater areaN/AMember icon.png11Maplink

Hunting technique[edit | edit source]

A player chasing fish shoals into drift nets.

To be allowed access to the activity, players must first speak with Ceto, located just north of the anchor rope. 200 numulites are required as payment to enter the instanced area and allowance lasts for a full day. Players can also pay a fee of 20,000 numulites to gain permanent access.

This method of fishing and hunting makes use of drift nets, which can be crafted by using two jute fibre on a loom at level 26 Crafting. These drift nets can then be strung up underwater to catch fish. Annette, located in the area, will store up to 2,000 drift nets for the player.

Players must then chase the fish shoals into the drift nets in order to catch them. Each fish shoal fills the net up by 10% and gives Hunter and Fishing experience based on a player's current levels. Players with a merfolk trident equipped will find it easier to scare fish shoals into their drift nets. A (uncharged) trident of the seas can be used as well.

Loot[edit | edit source]

Upon harvesting a fully stocked net, the drift net will be destroyed, leaving just the reward behind. Players can use the bank option when the harvest interface is open to bank all the fish caught for a fee of 5 numulite.

The loot will contain 10 rolls on the following loot table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Raw anchovies.png: Fish shoal drops Raw anchovies with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw anchovies1Varies[d 1]329
Pufferfish.png: Fish shoal drops Pufferfish with rarity Varies in quantity 1Pufferfish1Varies[d 1]Not sold138
Raw sardine.png: Fish shoal drops Raw sardine with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw sardine1Varies[d 1]666
Raw lobster.png: Fish shoal drops Raw lobster with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw lobster1Varies[d 1]16242
Oyster.png: Fish shoal drops Oyster with rarity Varies in quantity 1Oyster1Varies[d 1]80120
Raw tuna.png: Fish shoal drops Raw tuna with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw tuna1Varies[d 1]4224
Raw swordfish.png: Fish shoal drops Raw swordfish with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw swordfish1Varies[d 1]23448
Raw shark.png: Fish shoal drops Raw shark with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw shark1Varies[d 1]520102
Raw manta ray.png: Fish shoal drops Raw manta ray with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw manta ray1Varies[d 1]865120
Raw sea turtle.png: Fish shoal drops Raw sea turtle with rarity Varies in quantity 1Raw sea turtle1Varies[d 1]716120
  1. ^ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 The rewards scale with the player's Fishing level.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Clue bottle (medium).png: Fish shoal drops Clue bottle (medium) with rarity 1/600 in quantity 1Clue bottle (medium)11/600[1]Not sold12

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 8 April 2021. (Archived from the original on 10 April 2021.)