This article is about the boss variant of Cave krakens. For the normal Slayer monster, see Cave kraken.
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Kraken fight

The player must disturb the four smaller whirlpools before they can successfully disturb the large whirlpool.

The Kraken is a stronger and larger version of the cave kraken. It requires level 87 Slayer to kill. Located at the Kraken Cove, it can only be attacked if the player has cave krakens as a Slayer assignment, which also requires level 50 Magic. Along with their non-boss variants, they are the only monsters that drop the Kraken tentacle. In addition to the tentacle, the Kraken is the only monster to drop the Trident of the seas.

Like its smaller brethren, the Kraken is submerged underwater. To start the fight, the four whirlpools around it must be disturbed; this will release a level 112 Enormous Tentacle, which attacks with Magic. When all four whirlpools are disturbed, the larger one can be disturbed, which will result in the Kraken popping out. Both the Kraken and its tentacles attack with magic; the Kraken can hit very hard, but often misses, while the tentacles are much more accurate but deal less damage. The Kraken and its tentacles use Typeless Magic and as such Protect from Magic does not prevent or reduce any damage they deal to the player (nor does it reduce their accuracy). The Kraken's projectile resembles Fire Wave.

Players can create a Kraken instance for 25,000 coins. The player does not need to carry coins on them to create the instance. The player does need to be careful in the instance though, as it only holds one player (the creator), and any items you drop will be permanently lost upon exiting, including those if you die or disconnect. Also if you log out after paying the coins, you will be kicked out of the boss room and will have to pay again. Items intentionally dropped on the floor within the Kraken boss instance will remain on the floor for 30 minutes; however, items are still lost on death. Items dropped in the regular cave will disappear as normal.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pirate boots Pirate boots 1 Uncommon 205
Mystic water staff Mystic water staff 1 Uncommon 25,062
Rune warhammer Rune warhammer 1 Uncommon 24,584
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 18,790
Mystic robe top (blue) Mystic robe top (blue) 1 Uncommon 71,476
Mystic robe bottom (blue) Mystic robe bottom (blue) 1 Uncommon 47,460
Trident of the seas Trident of the seas (full) 1 Rare (1/512) 986,701


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 400 Common 2,000
Mist rune Mist rune 100 Common 4,300
Chaos rune Chaos rune 250 Common 25,250
Death rune Death rune 150 Uncommon 34,350
Blood rune Blood rune 60 Uncommon 15,360
Soul rune Soul rune 50 Common 7,300


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 24 Common 6,312
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 2 Uncommon 147,944
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 171,895


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed Seaweed 125 (noted) Common 9,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 10 (noted) Uncommon 80,910
Unpowered orb Unpowered orb 50 (noted) Uncommon 3,800
Diamond Diamond 8 (noted) Uncommon 16,040
Oak plank Oak plank 60 (noted) Uncommon 25,200
Runite bar Runite bar 2 Uncommon 24,886
Raw shark Raw shark 50 (noted) Uncommon (1/64) 36,150
Raw monkfish Raw monkfish 100 (noted) Uncommon 40,700
Grimy snapdragon Grimy snapdragon 6 (noted) Uncommon 51,540


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 10,000–19,999 Common Not sold
Shark Shark 5 Common (7/128) 4,430
Edible seaweed Edible seaweed 5 Common 175
Harpoon Harpoon 1 Uncommon 91
Bucket Bucket 1 Uncommon 7
Sanfew serum(4) Sanfew serum(4) 2 Uncommon 43,148
Crystal key Crystal key 1 Uncommon 21,855
Rusty sword Rusty sword 1 Uncommon Not sold
Antidote++(4) Antidote++(4) 2 (noted) Uncommon 780
Dragonstone ring Dragonstone ring 1 Rare (1/128) 11,804
Kraken tentacle Kraken tentacle 1 Rare (1/300) 391,650
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Jar of dirt Jar of dirt 1 Very rare (1/1,000) 5,732
Pet kraken Pet kraken 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 8,066
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 13,358
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 429
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 849
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 875
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,590
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 804
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,800
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 2,646
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 715
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 840
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,443
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,353
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 12,690
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 10,305
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,570
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,967
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,640
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,900
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,932
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,960
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,159
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,219
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,119
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,522
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,304