Swamp tar

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Swamp tar can be found in Lumbridge Swamp and Mort Myre Swamp. It can also be collected from the small barrels on the Lady Zay on the floor below Captain Bentley. The player must start Lunar Diplomacy to have access to these barrels.

Uses[edit | edit source]

Swamp paste[edit | edit source]

It can be combined with flour to produce raw swamp paste, and then heated on a fire to create swamp paste. Swamp paste is a sticky item used in the Sea Slug quest as well as the Shades of Mort'ton and Fishing Trawler minigames.

Herb tar[edit | edit source]

When combined with a Guam, marrentill, tarromin or harralander, swamp tar becomes a tar used in the Hunter skill as bait ingredient while catching salamanders. This paste also doubles as ammunition for the salamanders when used as a weapon. 1 herb is needed for every 15 swamp tar.

The action of creating the herb tar can be used in tick manipulation, allowing you to do certain actions faster.

Quests[edit | edit source]

Swamp tar is involved with several quests.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Cave goblin (NPC)36 Thieving icon.png1Uncommon
Cave kraken127 Multicombat.png30; 60Common
Cave slime23 Multicombat.png1–6Always
General Danknuck90 Multicombat.png20Common
Green Guard19 Multicombat.png5Common
Mummy84; 103 Multicombat.png1–17Common
Painted Goblin11 Multicombat.png5Common
Tar Monster132 Multicombat.png10Always
Theatre of BloodN/A Casket.png367–585Uncommon
Zulrah725 Multicombat.png1,0005/248