Kalphite Soldier

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Kalphite soldiers can be found in the Kalphite Lair southwest of Shantay Pass and in the Kalphite Cave east of the Shantay Pass, although the latter requires having a slayer assignment to kill. They guard the entrance to the lair of the Kalphite Queen. These are highly dangerous because of their ability to poison starting at 4 damage without dealing melee damage, and they inhabit a multi-combat area.

A player can choose to hunt these for Slayer when given the task to kill Kalphites. When given this task, a player can choose to kill any of the Kalphite family (Workers, Soldiers, Guardians or the Queen). Killing Kalphite Soldiers will grant 90 Slayer XP per kill. Using a Dwarf multicannon in their chamber yields one of the best XP rates next to Lighthouse dagannoths, and therefore many players use cannons to train here.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Safe spot[edit | edit source]

Kalphite Soldier Safe Spot.png

Drops[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 742,500 kills from the Old School RuneScape Wiki drop log project, unless otherwise cited.

Weapons and Armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Steel full helm.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Steel full helm with rarity 4/128 in quantity 1Steel full helm14/128191330
Steel scimitar.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Steel scimitar with rarity 3/128 in quantity 1Steel scimitar13/128110240
Steel axe.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Steel axe with rarity 4/128 in quantity 1Steel axe14/12842120
Mithril chainbody.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Mithril chainbody with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Mithril chainbody11/1289901,170
Mithril sq shield.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Mithril sq shield with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Mithril sq shield11/128707936
Adamant med helm.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Adamant med helm with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Adamant med helm11/1289481,152

Runes[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Fire rune.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Fire rune with rarity 1/128 in quantity 30Fire rune301/12815060
Fire rune.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Fire rune with rarity 8/128 in quantity 60Fire rune608/128300120
Chaos rune.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Chaos rune with rarity 5/128 in quantity 12Chaos rune125/1281,176648
Death rune.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Death rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 3Death rune33/128675324
Nature rune.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Nature rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Nature rune12/128218108

Herbs[edit | edit source]

There is a 1/128 chance of rolling the herb drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Grimy guam leaf.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy guam leaf with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Grimy guam leaf11/512137
Grimy marrentill.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy marrentill with rarity 1/682.7 in quantity 1Grimy marrentill11/682.7128
Grimy tarromin.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy tarromin with rarity 1/910.2 in quantity 1Grimy tarromin11/910.21219
Grimy harralander.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy harralander with rarity 1/1,170.3 in quantity 1Grimy harralander11/1,170.36339
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy ranarr weed with rarity 1/1,489.5 in quantity 1Grimy ranarr weed11/1,489.56,58518
Grimy irit leaf.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy irit leaf with rarity 1/2,048 in quantity 1Grimy irit leaf11/2,04874810
Grimy avantoe.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy avantoe with rarity 1/2,730.7 in quantity 1Grimy avantoe11/2,730.71,76810
Grimy kwuarm.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy kwuarm with rarity 1/3,276.8 in quantity 1Grimy kwuarm11/3,276.81,17812
Grimy cadantine.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy cadantine with rarity 1/4,096 in quantity 1Grimy cadantine11/4,0961,39313
Grimy lantadyme.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy lantadyme with rarity 1/5,461.3 in quantity 1Grimy lantadyme11/5,461.31,20913
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Grimy dwarf weed with rarity 1/5,461.3 in quantity 1Grimy dwarf weed11/5,461.351714

Coins[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_5.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Coins with rarity 7/128 in quantity 10Coins107/1281010
Coins_25.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Coins with rarity 29/128 in quantity 40Coins4029/1284040
Coins_100.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Coins with rarity 40/128 in quantity 120Coins12040/128120120
Coins_100.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Coins with rarity 10/128 in quantity 200Coins20010/128200200
Coins_250.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Coins with rarity 1/128 in quantity 450Coins4501/128450450

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Waterskin(4).png: Kalphite Soldier drops Waterskin(4) with rarity 3/128 in quantity 1Waterskin(4)13/12810918

Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 4/128 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Uncut sapphire.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/128; 1/65[d 1]64715
Uncut emerald.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/256 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/256; 1/130[d 1]81230
Uncut ruby.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/512; 1/260[d 1]1,49460
Chaos talisman.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Chaos talisman with rarity 1/1,365.33 in quantity 1Chaos talisman11/1,365.33; 1/693.33[d 1][d 2]4352
Nature talisman.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Nature talisman with rarity 1/1,365.33 in quantity 1Nature talisman11/1,365.33; 1/693.33[d 1][d 2]7052
Uncut diamond.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/2,048 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/2,048; 1/1,040[d 1]3,033120
Loop half of key.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/4,096 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/4,096; 1/2,080[d 1]13,72960
Tooth half of key.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/4,096 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/4,096; 1/2,080[d 1]11,79460
Rune javelin.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/4,096 in quantity 1Rune javelin11/4,096; 1/2,080[d 1]167240
Rune spear.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Rune spear with rarity 1/65,536 in quantity 1Rune spear11/65,536; 1/3,900[d 1][d 3]12,06812,480
Shield left half.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Shield left half with rarity 1/131,072 in quantity 1Shield left half11/131,072; 1/7,800[d 1][d 3]65,57366,000
Dragon spear.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/174,762.67 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/174,762.67; 1/10,400[d 1][d 3]37,96837,440
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 The drop rate of this item is increased when wearing a Ring of wealth.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The dropped talisman depends on the location where you kill this monster.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 The Rune spear, Shield left half and Dragon spear will only be dropped if Legend's Quest has been started, or else a talisman will be dropped as a replacement.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ensouled kalphite head.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Ensouled kalphite head with rarity 1/90 in quantity 1Ensouled kalphite head11/90[1]2,545259
Brimstone key.png: Kalphite Soldier drops Brimstone key with rarity 1/145 in quantity 1Brimstone key11/145[d 1][2]Not soldN/A
  1. Only dropped if killed on a slayer assignment given by Konar quo Maten.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Kieren's Twitter account. 18 January 2016. Mod Kieren: "Fair few people asking about ensouled head drop rates... Here you go! [1]"
  2. Jagex. Mod Kieren's Twitter account. 16 January 2019. Mod Kieren: "0.2*(CBLEVEL - 100)^2 + 100"