This article is about the monster. For the item, see Hoop snake.

Hoop Snakes are monsters that live in the Tar Swamp area of Fossil Island.

They can be stunned using a weapon's crush option (or being unarmed), allowing the player to pick up the stunned hoop snake. From the inventory, snakes can be rolled in a direction, mainly used for stunning tar monsters.


The estimated drop rate is based off 30 kills.[1]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Snake hide Snake hide 1 Common (~1/3) 305
Numulite 25 Numulite 1–14 Common (27/175; 15%) 15–210
Unidentified small fossil Unidentified small fossil 1 Rare (3/350=0.86%) Not sold
Unidentified medium fossil Unidentified medium fossil 1 Rare (3/700=0.43%) Not sold
Unidentified large fossil Unidentified large fossil 1 Rare (3/875=0.34%) Not sold
Unidentified rare fossil Unidentified rare fossil 1 Very rare (3/3500=0.086%) Not sold


  • The hoop snake derives from a piece of Australian folklore designed to scare tourists. It is described as a snake that bites its tail in order to roll in a hoop and travel at an incredibly high speed before uncurling and throwing itself at a victim.


  1. Talk:Hoop Snake#Drops