|Release date||4 July 2006 (Update)|
|Always drops||Big bones|
|A horrible, emaciated ape like creature with beady red eyes.|
Cave horrors are often killed for their black mask drops along with a decent rate of hard clue drops.
A witchwood icon must be worn at all times while in close combat with cave horrors. If not worn, they will deal damage equal to 10% of your Hitpoints level rounded down (e.g. 7 damage at 76 HP or 9 at 98). This does not affect other stats.
Cave horrors are found inside Mos Le'Harmless Caves. To get there, players may do any of the following:
- Use the free minigame teleport to Trouble Brewing in the minigame tab.
- Drink a Mos Le Harmless 'rum' bought from Honest Jimmy for 20 Pieces of eight.
- Use the Ectophial to travel to Port Phasmatys and then talk to Bill Teach to sail there.
- Use the Charter Ship to sail there.
- Teleport there using a Mos le'harmless teleport scroll, and then walk to the cave.
- Harmony Island Teleport (Requires ability to use of Arceuus Spellbook, completion of Great Brain Robbery) and talk to Brother Tranquility.
Strengths and weaknessesEdit
Cave horrors use a Magic-based Melee attack, so it is advised that players bring Dragonhide armour or other armour that provides Magic Defence bonus. Players must also be wearing a witchwood icon, which can be purchased from any Slayer master. The cave horror will use a scream attack which WILL NOT reduce a player's stats however will deal damage to a player based upon their Hitpoints. Damage calculation (Player's HP level/10) rounded down to the lowest integer. However, the witchwood icon is NOT necessary when fighting them from a distance or when using the Protect from Melee prayer, so a better amulet may be used instead. Since cave horrors are wider than one square, a dragon halberd or a crystal halberd can be very useful as a special attack weapon, and can sometimes be used in the right areas to safespot the cave horrors behind the mushrooms, stalagmites, and boulders.
Note: It is advisable to keep the witchwood icon in case of a close combat encounter.
Estimated drop rates are based off 9,397 kills.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Big bones 1 Always 264
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Mithril axe 1 Common 229 Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,081 Rune dagger 1 Rare (~1/100) 4,512 Adamant full helm 1 Rare (~1/100) 1,857 Black mask(10) 1 Rare (1/512) 911,376
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Potato seed 1–4 Common 1–4 Onion seed 1–3 Common 1–3 Belladonna seed 1 Common 116 Cabbage seed 1–3 Common 1–3 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon (~1/30) 2,800 Irit seed 1 Uncommon 54 Poison ivy seed 1 Uncommon 531 Cactus seed 1 Uncommon 270 Strawberry seed 1 Uncommon 10 Sweetcorn seed 1–2 Uncommon 4–8 Avantoe seed 1 Uncommon (~1/59) 1,070 Kwuarm seed 1 Uncommon (~1/98) 991 Tomato seed 1–2 Rare 1–2 Watermelon seed 1 Rare 328 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare (~1/106) 49,117 Cadantine seed 1–2 Rare 521–1,042 Lantadyme seed 1 Rare (~1/240) 2,055 Dwarf weed seed 1 Rare (~1/376) 617 Torstol seed 1 Rare (~1/626) 77,295
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 11 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 16 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 122 Grimy harralander 1–2 Uncommon 606–1,212 Grimy ranarr weed 1–2 Uncommon 7,574–15,148 Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 898 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 2,224 Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 2,060 Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,395 Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,599 Grimy dwarf weed 1–2 Rare 852–1,704
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Nature rune 3–6 Common 681–1,362
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 44–495 Common Not sold Limpwurt root 1 Common (~1/12) 335 Teak logs 4 (noted) Common 932 Mahogany logs 2–4 Uncommon 770–1,540 Ensouled horror head 1 Uncommon (1/30) 2,843 Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/128) Not sold Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
Gem drop table
In addition to the drops above, this monster has access to the gem drop table.
Show/hide gem drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 991 Uncut emerald 1 Rare 940 Uncut ruby 1 Rare 1,776 Nature talisman 1 Very rare 469 Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 3,757 Rune javelin 5 Very rare 620 Loop half of key 1 Very rare 8,635 Tooth half of key 1 Very rare 15,756 Rune spear 1 Very rare 12,035 Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,560 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,586
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