Potato cactus

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Potato cactus is an item that is used with the Herblore skill as a secondary ingredient when creating magic potions. They can be grown in a cactus patch by planting potato cactus seeds, requiring level 64 Farming. Eight are also used to pay Taylor to look after a player's Celastrus tree.

Farming[edit | edit source]

At level 64 Farming, a player can plant a potato cactus seed in a cactus patch. They take roughly 70 minutes to fully grow. Once grown, they can be harvested in a similar manner as normal cacti. Each pick grants 68 experience. Fully grown potato cacti have six "lives". Each pick of a potato cactus has a chance to remove one of the patch's lives. Once all the lives are used up, the player will have to wait for more potato cacti to grow on the plant.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

There are a total of 10 spawns in the Kalphite Lair:

Note: The Kalphite Soldiers and Kalphite Guardians found in the lair are poisonous. Players are advised to bring some form of antipoison. Kalphite workers and the Kalphite Queen, however, are not poisonous - but be warned that the Kalphite Queen is level 333 and has very dangerous magic, range, and melee attacks that have a max hit of 31.

Dropping monsters[edit | edit source]

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Kalphite Queen 333 100 (noted) 2; Common
Kalphite Soldier 85 1–2 (noted) 3; Uncommon

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Potato cacti were previously available for purchase from the Nightmare Zone shop for 1,250 reward points. They were removed when the ability to farm potato cacti was added with the Kebos Lowlands update.