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This article is about the boss variant of Cave krakens. For the normal Slayer monster, see Cave kraken.
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Kraken
Cave kraken
Release date 10 April 2014 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 291
Always drops None
Examine
We'll fight, until world's end.
Combat info
Hitpoints 255
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 28
Weakness Magic
Attack Styles
Typeless Magic
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 87
Slayer XP 255
Category Boss, Cave kraken
Assigned by
Chaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadSteve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Ranged icon Magic icon
1 1 1 1 1
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 +130 +300
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength icon Ranged Strength icon Attack icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 Immune Poisons instead
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6
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 have cave krakens as a Slayer assignment, which also requires level 50 Magic. Along with these monsters and 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. 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.

DropsEdit

Weapons/ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pirate boots Pirate boots 1 Uncommon 384
Mystic water staff Mystic water staff 1 Uncommon 25,139
Rune warhammer Rune warhammer 1 Uncommon 24,576
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 18,832
Mystic robe top (blue) Mystic robe top (blue) 1 Uncommon 71,501
Mystic robe bottom (blue) Mystic robe bottom (blue) 1 Uncommon 47,639
Trident of the seas Trident of the seas (full) 1 Rare (1/512) 1,066,019

Runes/AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 400 Common 2,000
Mist rune Mist rune 100 Common 5,100
Chaos rune Chaos rune 250 Common 24,500
Death rune Death rune 150 Uncommon 36,750
Blood rune Blood rune 60 Uncommon 13,440
Soul rune Soul rune 50 Common 7,350

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 24 Common 9,528
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 2 Uncommon 167,738
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 218,231

MaterialsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed Seaweed 125 (noted) Common 8,250
Battlestaff Battlestaff 10 (noted) Uncommon 86,450
Unpowered orb Unpowered orb 50 (noted) Uncommon 4,250
Diamond Diamond 8 (noted) Uncommon 15,960
Oak plank Oak plank 60 (noted) Uncommon 25,080
Runite bar Runite bar 2 Uncommon 24,868
Raw shark Raw shark 50 (noted) Uncommon (1/64) 25,100
Raw monkfish Raw monkfish 100 (noted) Uncommon 33,100
Grimy snapdragon Grimy snapdragon 6 (noted) Uncommon 50,916


OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 10,000–19,999 Common Not sold
Shark Shark 5 Common (7/128) 3,170
Edible seaweed Edible seaweed 5 Common 75
Harpoon Harpoon 1 Uncommon 151
Bucket Bucket 1 Uncommon 55
Sanfew serum(4) Sanfew serum(4) 2 Uncommon 60,772
Crystal key Crystal key 1 Uncommon 20,993
Rusty sword Rusty sword 1 Uncommon Not sold
Antidote++(4) Antidote++(4) 2 (noted) Uncommon 740
Dragonstone ring Dragonstone ring 1 Rare (1/128) 10,931
Kraken tentacle Kraken tentacle 1 Rare (1/300) 1,081,255
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Jar of dirt Jar of dirt 1 Very rare (1/1,000) 7,554
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 5,513
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 14,831
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 216
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 742
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 751
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,488
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 603
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 5,700
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 3,108
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 720
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,080
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,434
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 13,601
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 8,955
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 11,025
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,694
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 38,013
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,640
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,700
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,273
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,108
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,223
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,235
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,065
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,493
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 38,017


TriviaEdit