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Rock Crab
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Release date 2 November 2004 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 13
Always drops Nothing
Examine
No one likes crabs...
Disguised as rocks:
A rocky outcrop.
Combat info
Hitpoints 50
Aggressive Yes (to all levels)
Poisonous No
Max hit 1
Weakness None
Attack Styles
Melee
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 50
Category Unknown (edit)
Assigned by
Unknown (edit)
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged 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 +0 +0
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 +0% Not immune Not immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 4
Multiple rock crabs

A player in combat with multiple rock crabs.

​Rock Crabs are aggressive monsters that look like harmless rocks while disguised, but attack when walked by. Unlike most other enemies and NPCs, Rock Crabs are not marked with yellow dots on the player's minimap; this is probably due to the crabs' appearance, which camouflages them as rocks.

Players can tell if a rock is a Rock Crab by looking at the rock's shape; Rock Crabs are tall oval shaped while normal rocks in their area are mostly in large clusters of shattered pieces. Another way to tell is by right clicking on them. If the text colour is yellow, it is a Rock Crab. If the text is blue, it is just a prop.

Rock Crabs become docile if the player has not left the surrounding area in a certain amount of time (roughly between ten and twenty-five minutes). To make the crabs aggressive again, exit the surrounding area (halfway to the entrance to the village in Rellekka, or by entering and exiting the entrance to Keldagrim) and enter again. You can also find one Rock Crab that will be aggressive, kill it then you can continue killing other crabs. As they are "dormant" until "awoken" by a passing player, rock crabs cannot be attacked until they are made aggressive once more.

Rock Crabs are excellent for training at all combat levels due to their low Defence and high Hitpoints, though low level players should consider bringing food. Rock Crabs used to be a popular melee training monster until the release of Sand Crabs, and the subsequent release of Ammonite Crabs, which are now more preferred options for training.

LocationsEdit

Rellekka Rock CrabsEdit

AvoidCannonFireInRelleka

The spot to avoid cannon fire in Rellekka.

CAUTION: Dwarf multicannons may be used here, unlike with the other types of crabs commonly used for training, This makes training for other players difficult. There is, however, a way to avoid the cannon's fire. If a player moves to the west-most part of the multi-combat zone, most cannon fire can be avoided. There are three rock crab spawns near this location, which makes it a decent spot. Although the cannon's fire can be avoided, it is best to switch to another world when faced with overcrowding.

DropsEdit

WeaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bronze pickaxe Bronze pickaxe 1 Common 32
Iron pickaxe Iron pickaxe 1 Common 174
Bronze axe Bronze axe 1 Uncommon 50

Runes and talismanEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire rune Fire rune 7 Common 42
Nature rune Nature rune 4 Uncommon 764
Chaos rune Chaos rune 1 Rare 102

OthersEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 4–413 Common Not sold
Oyster Oyster 1–2 Common 43–86
Seaweed Seaweed 1–5 Common 52–260
Oyster pearl Oyster pearl 1 Common 38
Empty oyster Empty oyster 1 Common Not sold
Spinach roll Spinach roll 1 Uncommon Not sold
Knife Knife 1 Uncommon 133
Opal bolt tips 5 Opal bolt tips 5 Uncommon 25
Iron ore Iron ore 1 Uncommon 188
Coal Coal 2 Uncommon 322
Copper ore Copper ore 3 Uncommon 159
Tin ore Tin ore 3 Uncommon 153
Fishing bait Fishing bait 1–10 Uncommon 4–40
Edible seaweed Edible seaweed 2 Rare 34
Jade bolt tips 5 Jade bolt tips 1 Rare 3
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 1 Rare 223
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Rare 7,235
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Rare 2,188
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 Rare 7
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 Rare 36,954
Clue scroll (easy) Clue scroll (easy) 1 Rare Not sold
Casket Casket 1 Rare 802

Gem drop table

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

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 909
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Rare 859
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Rare 1,834
Cosmic talisman Cosmic talisman 1 Very rare 387
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 3,934
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 665
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Very rare 8,359
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Very rare 14,426
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 12,068
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,429
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,717


See also Edit