Kraken

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This article is about the boss variant of Cave krakens. For the normal Slayer monster, see Cave kraken.
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The Kraken is a stronger and larger version of the cave kraken. It requires level 87 Slayer to kill. Located at the Kraken Cove, it can only be attacked if the player has cave krakens as a Slayer assignment, which also requires level 50 Magic. In addition to its non-boss variants, it is the only monster that drops the Trident of the seas and Kraken tentacle.

Players must disturb the four smaller whirlpools before they can successfully release the Kraken.

Like its smaller brethren, the Kraken is submerged underwater. To start the fight, the four whirlpools around it must be disturbed; this will release a level 112 Enormous Tentacle, which attacks with Magic. When all four whirlpools are disturbed, the larger one can be disturbed, which will result in the Kraken popping out. Both the Kraken and its tentacles attack with magic; the Kraken can hit very hard, but often misses, while the tentacles are much more accurate but deal less damage. The Kraken and its tentacles use Typeless Magic and as such Protect from Magic does not prevent or reduce any damage they deal to the player (nor does it reduce their accuracy). The Kraken's projectile resembles Fire Wave.

Players can create a Kraken instance for 25,000 coins. The player does not need to carry coins on them to create the instance. The player does need to be careful in the instance though, as it only holds one player (the creator), and any items you drop will be permanently lost upon exiting, including those if you die or disconnect. Also if you log out after paying the coins, you will be kicked out of the boss room and will have to pay again. Items intentionally dropped on the floor within the Kraken boss instance will remain on the floor for 30 minutes; however, items are still lost on death. Items dropped in the regular cave will disappear as normal.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Weapons/Armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pirate boots.png Pirate boots 1 Uncommon 225
Mystic water staff.png Mystic water staff 1 Uncommon 25,132
Rune warhammer.png Rune warhammer 1 Uncommon 24,481
Rune longsword.png Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 18,788
Mystic robe top (blue).png Mystic robe top (blue) 1 Uncommon 71,356
Mystic robe bottom (blue).png Mystic robe bottom (blue) 1 Uncommon 47,700
Trident of the seas.png Trident of the seas (full) 1 Rare (1/512) 1,015,024

Runes/Ammunition[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune.png Water rune 400 Common 2,000
Mist rune.png Mist rune 100 Common 4,400
Chaos rune.png Chaos rune 250 Common 25,250
Death rune.png Death rune 150 Common 36,900
Blood rune.png Blood rune 60 Common 16,320
Soul rune.png Soul rune 50 Common 7,300

Seeds[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5.png Watermelon seed 24 Common 6,408
Torstol seed 5.png Torstol seed 2 Uncommon 144,434
Magic seed 5.png Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 183,529

Materials[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed.png Seaweed 125 (noted) Common 8,750
Battlestaff.png Battlestaff 10 (noted) Uncommon 80,880
Unpowered orb.png Unpowered orb 50 (noted) Uncommon 3,900
Diamond.png Diamond 8 (noted) Uncommon 16,064
Oak plank.png Oak plank 60 (noted) Uncommon 24,900
Runite bar.png Runite bar 2 Uncommon 24,872
Raw shark.png Raw shark 50 (noted) Uncommon (1/64) 36,850
Raw monkfish.png Raw monkfish 100 (noted) Uncommon 40,600
Grimy snapdragon.png Grimy snapdragon 6 (noted) Uncommon 50,238


Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000.png Coins 10,000–19,999 Common Not sold
Shark.png Shark 5 Common (7/128) 4,325
Edible seaweed.png Edible seaweed 5 Common 180
Harpoon.png Harpoon 1 Uncommon 97
Bucket.png Bucket 1 Uncommon 7
Sanfew serum(4).png Sanfew serum(4) 2 Uncommon 42,446
Crystal key.png Crystal key 1 Uncommon 23,030
Rusty sword.png Rusty sword 1 Uncommon Not sold
Antidote++(4).png Antidote++(4) 2 (noted) Uncommon 794
Dragonstone ring.png Dragonstone ring 1 Rare (1/128) 12,100
Kraken tentacle.png Kraken tentacle 1 Rare (1/300) 397,501
Clue scroll (elite).png Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Jar of dirt.png Jar of dirt 1 Very rare (1/1,000) 5,751
Pet kraken.png Pet kraken 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold


Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000.png Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key.png Loop half of key 1 Common 8,562
Tooth half of key.png Tooth half of key 1 Common 13,634
Chaos talisman.png Chaos talisman 1 Common 457
Uncut sapphire.png Uncut sapphire 1 Common 859
Uncut emerald.png Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 900
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,545
Nature talisman.png Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 810
Steel arrow 5.png Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,950
Rune arrow 5.png Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 2,646
Rune javelin.png Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 750
Adamant javelin.png Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 860
Runite bar.png Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,436
Nature rune.png Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,152
Law rune.png Law rune 45 Uncommon 12,735
Death rune.png Death rune 45 Uncommon 11,070
Rune battleaxe.png Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,591
Rune 2h sword.png Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,980
Rune sq shield.png Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,657
Silver ore.png Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,900
Dragonstone.png Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 12,000
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,016
Dragon med helm.png Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,116
Rune kiteshield.png Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,215
Rune spear.png Rune spear 1 Rare 12,091
Shield left half.png Shield left half 1 Rare 65,694
Dragon spear.png Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,233

Konar's drop table[edit | edit source]

If killed on a Slayer assignment by Konar quo Maten, this monster has a 1 in 61.8[k 1] chance to access an extra loot table. This averages to an additional 1,481.16 worth of items per kill while on task.

Show/hide Konar's drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 25–35 (noted) Rare (1/766) 75,400–105,560
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 25–35 (noted) Rare (1/766) 38,625–54,075
Coal.png Coal 300–500 (noted) Rare (1/766) 71,400–119,000
Coins 10000.png Coins 50,000–150,000 Rare (1/766) Not sold
Gold ore.png Gold ore 100–200 (noted) Rare (1/958) 34,500–69,000
Adamant bolts(unf) 5.png Adamant bolts(unf) 200–300 Rare (1/958) 39,200–58,800
Runite bolts (unf) 5.png Runite bolts (unf) 200–300 Rare (1/958) 61,400–92,100
Dragon arrowtips.png Dragon arrowtips 50–200 Rare (1/958) 69,250–277,000
Iron ore.png Iron ore 350–500 (noted) Very rare (1/1,277) 52,850–75,500
Rune full helm.png Rune full helm 1–2 (noted) Very rare (1/1,277) 20,726–41,452
Rune platelegs.png Rune platelegs 1–2 (noted) Very rare (1/1,277) 37,967–75,934
Rune platebody.png Rune platebody 1–2 (noted) Very rare (1/1,277) 38,590–77,180
Lobster.png Fish (scales to Fishing icon.png level) Varies Very rare (1/1,277) Not sold
Runite ore.png Runite ore 10–15 (noted) Very rare (1/1,916) 110,810–166,215
Palm tree seed 5.png Palm tree seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 51,451–205,804
Magic seed 5.png Magic seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 183,529–734,116
Celastrus seed 5.png Celastrus seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 54,301–217,204
Dragonfruit tree seed 5.png Dragonfruit tree seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 69,814–279,256
Redwood tree seed 5.png Redwood tree seed 1 Very rare (1/3,832) 77,570
Torstol seed 5.png Torstol seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 72,217–288,868
Snapdragon seed 5.png Snapdragon seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 61,689–246,756
Ranarr seed 5.png Ranarr seed 1–4 Very rare (1/3,832) 53,900–215,600
Pure essence.png Pure essence 3,000–5,000 (noted) Very rare (1/3,832) 12,000–20,000
Broken dragon hasta.png Broken dragon hasta 1 Very rare (1/12,360) 171,579
Mystic robe top (dusk).png Mystic robe top (dusk) 1 Very rare (1/61,800) 134,533
Mystic robe bottom (dusk).png Mystic robe bottom (dusk) 1 Very rare (1/61,800) 73,830
Mystic gloves (dusk).png Mystic gloves (dusk) 1 Very rare (1/61,800) 15,792
Mystic boots (dusk).png Mystic boots (dusk) 1 Very rare (1/61,800) 16,371
Mystic hat (dusk).png Mystic hat (dusk) 1 Very rare (1/61,800) 26,908
  1. Jagex. Mod Kieren's Twitter account. 16 January 2019.

Trivia[edit | edit source]