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Giant Sea Snake
Giant Sea Snake
Release date 22 May 2006 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 149
Always drops Big bones, Heavy box
Examine
A big snake that lives in the sea. How did it get there?
Combat info
Hitpoints 100
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous Yes (9)
Max hit 14
Weakness Magic
Attack Styles
Melee (crush), Ranged
Slayer icon Slayer info
Not assigned
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
170 90 160 1 130
Attack icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 +0% Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

The Giant Sea Snake is encountered at the end of the Royal Trouble quest. It is not as strong as its combat level suggests, but an antipoison potion, preferably super, is vital, as the snake is poisonous with damage that starts at 9. It fights with melee up close and ranged from a distance, but it cannot detect the use of prayers. Like its offspring, it is vulnerable to Magic. It drops the heavy box which is needed to finish the quest, and it can only be fought once.

Level 40 Slayer is required to kill this creature.

The best way to defeat the snake is to attack it up close with magic to exploit its weakness. This way, it will not use its ranged attack, so players can freely use Protect from Melee to reduce the majority of the damage. Other factors such as what food to bring and what armour and weapon to use are left to the player's decision. It is recommended to bring at least lobsters or swordfish. A dwarf multicannon can be setup in this area.

Drops

100%

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 296
Heavy box Heavy box 1 Always Not sold

Seeds

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 Uncommon 275
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 Uncommon 383
Herb seed 5 Guam seed 1 Uncommon 30
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 Uncommon 26
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 Uncommon 28
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 Uncommon 68
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon 1,568
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 Uncommon 42,147
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 Uncommon 109
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 Uncommon 2,429
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 Uncommon 946
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 Uncommon 52,421
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 Uncommon 1,196
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 Uncommon 1,892
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 Uncommon 1,182
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 Very rare 77,836

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 25 Coins 23; 32; 44 Uncommon Not sold
Adamant dart tip Adamant dart tip 2 Uncommon 428
Pearl bolt tips 5 Pearl bolt tips 3 Uncommon 117
Broad arrow 5 Broad arrow 4 Uncommon Not sold
Water orb Water orb 1 Uncommon 1,511
Water rune Water rune 15 Uncommon 75
Mist rune Mist rune 1 Uncommon 41
Fishing bait Fishing bait 50 Uncommon 200
Raw bass Raw bass 2 Uncommon 436
Raw lobster Raw lobster 1 Rare 215
Casket Casket 1 Rare 931
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold