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Spitting Wyvern
Spitting Wyvern
Release date 7 September 2017 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 139
Always drops Wyvern bones
Examine
Has issues with odontophobia.
Combat info
Hitpoints 200
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 9 (Melee)
13 (Ranged)
50+ (Icy breath)
Weakness Melee, dragon hunter crossbow
Attack Styles
Melee (slash), Ranged, Icy breath (long-ranged)
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 66
Slayer XP 205
Category Fossil Island Wyvern
Assigned by
Chaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
125 80 90 125 125
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
+70 +70 +70 +140 +120
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
Fossil Island wyverns icon

Spitting Wyverns are Slayer monsters that require a Slayer level of 66 in order to be harmed. They reside in the Wyvern Cave on Fossil Island and are the weakest of the Fossil Island wyverns. Like other Wyverns, they require an elemental shield, mind shield, dragonfire shield or ancient wyvern shield to be equipped in order to be slain.

Unlike their Skeletal variant, Spitting Wyverns can use their icy breath from any distance. They will use Ranged when attacking from a distance, and will not try to use Melee unless the target is in melee range. Their Ranged attack is weak; however, it may hit the player multiple times if it is a successful hit.

If on a Slayer task, it is highly recommended that you kill this variant of Fossil Island wyvern because of its slow ranged attack speed and relatively low hits when it successfully lands this attack. Compared to the Long-tailed Wyvern, the next variant of wyvern, both Slayer and Combat experience are the same, and the Spitting Wyvern has arguably a better drop table, yielding more herb and seed drops compared to the Long-Tailed Wyvern. Coupled with the slow kill rate of Long-Tailed Wyverns, Spitting Wyverns are a better choice for killing in nearly all metrics.

Drops

100%

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Wyvern bones Wyvern bones 1 Always 2,681

Weapons/Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant battleaxe Adamant battleaxe 1 Uncommon 2,238
Battlestaff Battlestaff 3–5 (noted) Uncommon 24,933–41,555
Air battlestaff Air battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,043
Adamant crossbow (u) Adamant crossbow (u) 1 Uncommon 1,959
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Uncommon 18,799
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,477
Granite longsword Granite longsword 1 Rare (1/512) 365,228
Granite boots Granite boots 1 Very rare (1/2,560) 342,785

Materials

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essence Pure essence 150 (noted) Common 600
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 2–4 (noted) Common 4,154–8,308
Snape grass Snape grass 10–15 (noted) Uncommon 430–645
Teak logs Teak logs 20–35 (noted) Uncommon 5,780–10,115
Runite ore Runite ore 1–2 (noted) Uncommon 11,122–22,244

Runes and Ammunition

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 3,795
Blood rune Blood rune 15 Uncommon 5,400
Death rune Death rune 15 Uncommon 4,275
Chaos rune Chaos rune 15 Uncommon 1,515
Soul rune Soul rune 10 Uncommon 1,480
Water rune Water rune 50 Uncommon 250
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 36–42 Uncommon 2,484–2,898
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 12–29 Rare 5,472–13,224

Seeds

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed spore 5 Seaweed spore 12 Uncommon 16,176
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 Uncommon 44,456
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 88,286
Willow seed 5 Willow seed 1 Rare 3,596
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 Rare 36,040
Teak seed 5 Teak seed 1 Rare 293
Mahogany seed 5 Mahogany seed 1 Rare 5,776
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 81,426
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare 70,525
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare 180,917
Spirit seed 5 Spirit seed 1 Rare Not sold

Herbs

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 2 (noted) Uncommon 3,562
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 2 (noted) Uncommon 3,140
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 2 (noted) Uncommon 3,150
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,110
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 127
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 817
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,767
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 881
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 2,197
Grimy torstol Grimy torstol 1 Uncommon 12,130

Fossils

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Numulite 25 Numulite 1–24 Common (18/35=51%) 41–984
Unidentified small fossil Unidentified small fossil 1 Uncommon (1/35=2.9%) Not sold
Unidentified medium fossil Unidentified medium fossil 1 Uncommon (1/70=1.4%) Not sold
Unidentified large fossil Unidentified large fossil 1 Uncommon (2/175=1.14%) Not sold
Unidentified rare fossil Unidentified rare fossil 1 Rare (1/350=0.29%) Not sold

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Lobster Lobster 2 Common 462
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Prayer potion(4) Prayer potion(4) 1 Uncommon 9,954
Calcite Calcite 2 Uncommon 30
Pyrophosphite Pyrophosphite 2 Uncommon 54
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold
Wyvern visage Wyvern visage 1 Very rare (1/12,000) 24,107,971

Trivia

  • They appear to use all attack styles when using melee, depending on the animation they use: slashing when they use their talons, stabbing when they jab with their tail and crushing when they bite the target.
  • Upon release, the wyvern's Defence level was 120. This was reduced to 90 in an update on 18 January 2018. This also changed its combat level from 146 to 139.
  • Upon release, Spitting Wyverns only dropped a maximum of 6 seaweed spores. This was increased to 12 in an update on 12 July 2018.