Grimy snake weed

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Grimy snake weed
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Released23 October 2002 (Update)
Quest itemJungle Potion, Legends' Quest
ExamineIt needs cleaning.
Value0 coins
High alch0 coins
Low alch0 coins
Weight0.007 kg
Advanced data
Item ID1525
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A Grimy snake weed is a herb that has not yet been cleaned to make a snake weed. Cleaning a grimy snake weed requires a Herblore level of 3 and gives 2.5 Herblore experience. Once cleaned, snake weed is a secondary ingredient in Herblore, used with rogue's purse to make a Relicym's balm potion and also used as a secondary ingredient to make Sanfew serum. Adding snake weed to a vial of water will produce a snakeweed mixture.

It is involved in the quest Jungle Potion, during and after which, players can find it by searching marshy jungle vines, south-west of Tai Bwo Wannai in west Karamja, just north of the Karamja Hunter area.

Grimy snake weed is also a drop from Jogres, many of which reside in the Pothole Dungeon where the other needed herb for Relicym's balm, Rogue's Purse, is found. The cleaned variant can also sometimes be found inside barrels within the Viyeldi caves.

It cannot be stored in the herb sack.

Products[edit | edit source]

Snake weed.pngSnake weed
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  • Herblore 3
  • Herblore 2.5

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here.
Barrel (Viyeldi caves)N/A Casket.png11/100
Jogre53; 58 Multicombat.png15/129
Tribesman32 Multicombat.png15/138
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Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
24 January 2019

Grimy snake weed were given a graphical update to better distinguish between grimy and clean variants.

9 March 2017

The item's value was decreased from 1 to 0.

26 February 2015
  • The item was graphically updated to distinguish it from other grimy herbs.
  • The item was renamed from "Herb" to "Grimy snake weed".
  • The "Identify" option was changed to a "Clean" option.
25 February 2013
  • The item was renamed from "Grimy snake weed" to "Herb".
  • The "Clean" option was changed to an "Identify" option.
22 February 2013
  • The item was renamed from "Herb" to "Grimy snake weed".
  • The "Identify" option was changed to a "Clean" option.
5 July –
19 September 2005

The item was renamed from "Unidentified herb" to "Herb".

Gallery (historical)[edit | edit source]

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RuneScape 2
29 March 2004 –
26 February 2015
26 February 2015 –
24 January 2019
24 January 2019 –