Skeleton thug

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Skeleton thug
Skeleton thug.png
Released3 July 2007 (Update)
MembersYes
Combat level132
Size1x1
ExamineFloats like an anvil, hits like a hammer.
Combat info
AttributeUndead
Max hit15
AggressiveYes
PoisonousNo
Attack styleCrush
Attack speedMonster attack speed 4.png
Respawn time50 ticks (30 seconds)
Slayer icon.png Slayer info
Slayer levelNone
Slayer XP124 xp
CategorySkeletons
Assigned byTurael chathead.png Spria chathead.png Mazchna chathead.png Vannaka chathead.png
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
12411511411011
Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
+9+15+0+0+0+0
Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+0+3+2-3+2
Immunities
PoisonNot immune
VenomNot immune
CannonsNot immune
ThrallsNot immune
Advanced data
Monster ID1541

The Skeleton thug can be found wandering around the Ancient Cavern. It is one of the weaker monsters in the Ancient Cavern.

Location[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
Ancient Cavern132Member icon.png1Maplink

Drops[edit | edit source]

The following drop rates are provided by Jagex, unless otherwise specified.

The average Skeleton thug kill is worth 700.33.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bones.png: Skeleton thug drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Bones1Always710

Weapons and armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Iron kiteshield.png: Skeleton thug drops Iron kiteshield with rarity 8/128 in quantity 1Iron kiteshield18/128112142
Iron plateskirt.png: Skeleton thug drops Iron plateskirt with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Iron plateskirt15/12892168
Steel hasta.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel hasta with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Steel hasta15/12869195
Steel longsword.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel longsword with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Steel longsword15/128178300
Yew shortbow.png: Skeleton thug drops Yew shortbow with rarity 3/128 in quantity 1Yew shortbow13/128378480
Steel knife.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel knife with rarity 3/128 in quantity 10Steel knife103/12865060
Steel mace.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel mace with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Steel mace12/12857135
Steel scimitar.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel scimitar with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Steel scimitar12/128179240
Steel dart.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel dart with rarity 1/128 in quantity 10Steel dart101/1284060
Steel full helm.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel full helm with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Steel full helm11/128187330
Steel kiteshield.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel kiteshield with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Steel kiteshield11/128307510
Mithril med helm.png: Skeleton thug drops Mithril med helm with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Mithril med helm11/128338468
Mithril sq shield.png: Skeleton thug drops Mithril sq shield with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Mithril sq shield11/128767936
Adamant battleaxe.png: Skeleton thug drops Adamant battleaxe with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Adamant battleaxe11/1282,7502,496
Rune scimitar.png: Skeleton thug drops Rune scimitar with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Rune scimitar11/12815,06715,360
Battlestaff.png: Skeleton thug drops Battlestaff with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Battlestaff11/1287,7144,200

Runes and ammunition[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Death rune.png: Skeleton thug drops Death rune with rarity 5/128 in quantity 5Death rune55/128905540
Blood rune.png: Skeleton thug drops Blood rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 3Blood rune33/1281,083720
Steel arrow.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel arrow with rarity 3/128 in quantity 20Steel arrow203/128180140
Silver bolts.png: Skeleton thug drops Silver bolts with rarity 3/128 in quantity 5Silver bolts53/1282515
Adamant arrow.png: Skeleton thug drops Adamant arrow with rarity 2/128 in quantity 5Adamant arrow52/128110240

Herbs[edit | edit source]

There is a 5/128 chance of rolling the herb drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Grimy guam leaf.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy guam leaf with rarity 1/102.4 in quantity 1Grimy guam leaf11/102.4657
Grimy marrentill.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy marrentill with rarity 1/136.5 in quantity 1Grimy marrentill11/136.5258
Grimy tarromin.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy tarromin with rarity 1/182 in quantity 1Grimy tarromin11/1821089
Grimy harralander.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy harralander with rarity 1/234.1 in quantity 1Grimy harralander11/234.18239
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy ranarr weed with rarity 1/297.9 in quantity 1Grimy ranarr weed11/297.99,02318
Grimy irit leaf.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy irit leaf with rarity 1/409.6 in quantity 1Grimy irit leaf11/409.671010
Grimy avantoe.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy avantoe with rarity 1/546.1 in quantity 1Grimy avantoe11/546.11,73710
Grimy kwuarm.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy kwuarm with rarity 1/655.4 in quantity 1Grimy kwuarm11/655.41,42212
Grimy cadantine.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy cadantine with rarity 1/819.2 in quantity 1Grimy cadantine11/819.21,55213
Grimy lantadyme.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy lantadyme with rarity 1/1,092.3 in quantity 1Grimy lantadyme11/1,092.31,39413
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Skeleton thug drops Grimy dwarf weed with rarity 1/1,092.3 in quantity 1Grimy dwarf weed11/1,092.31,03814

Materials[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Yew logs.png: Skeleton thug drops Yew logs with rarity 12/128 in quantity 1Yew logs112/12820296
Steel bar.png: Skeleton thug drops Steel bar with rarity 5/128 in quantity 3 (noted)Steel bar(noted)5/1281,482180
Silver bar.png: Skeleton thug drops Silver bar with rarity 5/128 in quantity 3 (noted)Silver bar(noted)5/128306270
Gold bar.png: Skeleton thug drops Gold bar with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Gold bar15/12884180
Adamantite bar.png: Skeleton thug drops Adamantite bar with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Adamantite bar12/1281,998384
Gold ore.png: Skeleton thug drops Gold ore with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Gold ore12/12823590

Coins[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_100.png: Skeleton thug drops Coins with rarity 10/128 in quantity 142Coins14210/128142142
Coins_100.png: Skeleton thug drops Coins with rarity 5/128 in quantity 106Coins1065/128106106
Coins_100.png: Skeleton thug drops Coins with rarity 2/128 in quantity 106Coins1062/128106106
Coins_250.png: Skeleton thug drops Coins with rarity 1/128 in quantity 323Coins3231/128323323

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ancient page.png: Skeleton thug drops Ancient page with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Ancient page15/128Not soldN/A
Strength mix(2).png: Skeleton thug drops Strength mix(2) with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Strength mix(2)15/1281447
Mith grapple.png: Skeleton thug drops Mith grapple with rarity 3/128 in quantity 2Mith grapple23/1283,9840
Sapphire ring.png: Skeleton thug drops Sapphire ring with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Sapphire ring12/128505540

Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 2/128 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
This does not exist.NothingN/A1/128.23; Never[d 1]N/AN/A
Uncut sapphire.png: Skeleton thug drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/256 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/256; 1/130[d 2]35315
Uncut emerald.png: Skeleton thug drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/512; 1/260[d 2]54430
Uncut ruby.png: Skeleton thug drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/1,024 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/1,024; 1/520[d 2]1,15860
Nature talisman.png: Skeleton thug drops Nature talisman with rarity 1/2,730.67 in quantity 1Nature talisman11/2,730.67; 1/1,386.67[d 2]4252
Uncut diamond.png: Skeleton thug drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/4,096 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/4,096; 1/2,080[d 2]2,775120
Loop half of key.png: Skeleton thug drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]9,97060
Tooth half of key.png: Skeleton thug drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]9,89360
Rune javelin.png: Skeleton thug drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/8,192 in quantity 5Rune javelin51/8,192; 1/4,160[d 2]7201,200
Rune spear.png: Skeleton thug drops Rune spear with rarity 1/131,072 in quantity 1Rune spear11/131,072; 1/7,800[d 2][d 3]11,86012,480
Shield left half.png: Skeleton thug drops Shield left half with rarity 1/262,144 in quantity 1Shield left half11/262,144; 1/15,600[d 2][d 3]65,49366,000
Dragon spear.png: Skeleton thug drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/349,525.33 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/349,525.33; 1/20,800[d 2][d 3]37,20937,440
  1. ^ The "nothing" drop is removed while wearing a ring of wealth.
  2. ^ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 The drop rate is increased while wearing a ring of wealth due to the "nothing" drop being removed.
  3. ^ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Only dropped if Legends' Quest has been finished; if not, a talisman is dropped instead.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Clue scroll (medium).png: Skeleton thug drops Clue scroll (medium) with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Clue scroll (medium)11/128[d 1]Not sold12
Skeleton champion scroll.png: Skeleton thug drops Skeleton champion scroll with rarity 1/5,000 in quantity 1Skeleton champion scroll11/5,000Not sold0
  1. ^ The medium clue scroll drop rate increases to 1/121 with the completion of the medium combat achievements.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The examine text for this monster is a possible reference to the saying "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."
  • This monster is often used for maxing with Dharok's since it has the highest hitpoints for an undead monster.