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Release date 13 March 2014 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 464
Always drops None
That'll get your arachnophobia going...
Combat info
Hitpoints 255
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous Yes - 8
Max hit 50
Weakness Ranged
Attack Styles
Magic, Melee (stab, long-ranged)
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 388.8
Category Boss, Spider
Assigned by
Turael chatheadKrystilia chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Ranged icon Magic icon
470 490 490 1 150
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
+260 +260 +260 +850 +100
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength icon Ranged Strength icon Attack icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed-random

Venenatis is a large poison spider that resides east of the Bone Yard, and is the only monster to drop the treasonous ring. She uses multi-target Magic and long-ranged melee attacks. She is able to drain Prayer as well as perform a highly lethal stun attack that can hit up to 50 damage, and may use the attack twice simultaneously, which is capable of instantly killing any player.


Main article: Venenatis/Strategies


Armour and weaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Common 18,866
Diamond bolts 5 Diamond bolts (e) 100 Uncommon 40,700
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 38,013
Rune knife Rune knife 60 Uncommon 27,240
Dragon pickaxe Dragon pickaxe 1 Rare (1/171) 4,117,755
Dragon 2h sword Dragon 2h sword 1 Rare (1/256) 135,172
Treasonous ring Treasonous ring 1 Rare (1/512) 1,433,243


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune 400 Common 39,200
Death rune Death rune 300 Common 73,500
Blood rune Blood rune 200 Common 44,800
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 20 (noted) Common [1] 29,760
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 10 (noted) Common [1] 31,080
Supercompost Supercompost 100 (noted) Uncommon 46,000
Unicorn horn Unicorn horn 100 (noted) Uncommon 24,300
Red spiders' eggs Red spiders' eggs 500 (noted) Uncommon (3/128) 46,000
Gold ore Gold ore 300 (noted) Uncommon 103,200
Cannonball Cannonball 250 Uncommon 42,250
Magic logs Magic logs 100 (noted) Uncommon 109,500
Limpwurt root Limpwurt root 50 (noted) Rare 12,300
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 12,979
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare (1/128) 84,262
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 218,231
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare (1/128) 78,786
Grimy snapdragon Grimy snapdragon 100 (noted) Rare (1/128) 848,600
Dark fishing bait Dark fishing bait 375 Rare (1/128) 1,500


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dark crab Dark crab 8 Common 7,968
Super restore(4) Super restore(4) 3 Common 29,706
Antidote++(4) Antidote++(4) 10 (noted) Uncommon 3,700


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 15,000–20,000 Common Not sold
Onyx bolt tips 5 Onyx bolt tips 60 Uncommon (5/128) 503,640
Mysterious emblem Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/27.5)[2] 153,772
Looting bag Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold
Slayer's enchantment Slayer's enchantment 1 Uncommon (1/30)[3] 1,987
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/100)[4] Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Venenatis spiderling Venenatis spiderling 1 Very rare (1/2,000) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
  1. 1.0 1.1 20 uncut rubies are dropped along 10 uncut diamonds
  2. Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia, unless the kill was done on world 318, the official Bounty Hunter world. Killing Venenatis on world 318 also increases the drop rate from 1/27.5 to 1/5.
  3. Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia.
  4. 1/50 if a Ring of wealth (i) is worn.


  • She was a player-suggested boss, which was adopted into the game after a substantial amount of positive forum feedback.
  • The term Venenatis comes from the Latin "Venēnātis", which means "Venomous" or "Poisoned".
  • If Venenatis is attacked while she is in a single-way area, she will only take 1-8 damage from the player's attacks regardless of their weapon. This is because her habitat is surrounded by a single-way area, and all of the Wilderness bosses (excluding demi-bosses) reside in multi-way areas. Players can still deal full damage to her while standing in the single-way area if she remains in a multi-way area.
  • On release, the tree stump found south-east of the trees in 24 Wilderness was one square south than what it is now. This was changed in an update in order to prevent players safespotting Venenatis behind the trees. However, it can still be done, albeit with a lot more effort.
  • If Venenatis is lured south near single-way combat and attacks a player with her multi-target Magic attack, any nearby players in the single-way combat zone already in combat with another entity will also be hit. This may be an oversight by Jagex.