Aquanite

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For the pet from Social Slayer, see Squidge, and for the elite version, see Aquanite (elite).
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The Aquanite is a Slayer monster that requires a Slayer level of 78 to kill. They frequently drop herbs and herb seeds.

While Aquanites are normally only assigned by Sumona, Duradel, and Lapalok, the ability to be assigned Aquanites by Kuradal and Morvran can be purchased for 50 Slayer points. Once unlocked, they can be toggled off without any cost, though in order to toggle them back on, they must be purchased again for 50 Slayer points.

Additionally, a task can be forced by wearing a Mask or Helm of the Aquanites. If Aquanite tasks have not been purchased with Slayer points, however, this will only work when seeking an assignment from Sumona, Duradel, or Lapalok; attempting to force a task from Kuradal or Morvran without toggling them will result in receiving a random slayer assignment without any confirmation.

Because Aquanites drop large amounts of seeds, when combined with a seedicide, they can be useful for training Farming. This generally requires level 74 Farming to be effective because players must have the proper Farming level in order for the seedicide's effect to activate. It is possible to get 160,000 Farming experience per hour with a Farming level of at least 91 and good equipment. However, Turoths also offer almost comparable experience per hour rates, but take less effort to kill and require a lower Farming level of 74 to be a viable training method. Aquanites would also be recommended for ironmen, as they drop many high level seeds, such as yew seeds.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

The Aquanites are located past the Kurasks at the very end of the Fremennik Slayer Dungeon. While there are no requirements to get there, the travel time can be reduced with 81 Agility (boostable).

The route, in conjunction with a ring of slaying, is to teleport directly to the Rellekka dungeon and simply run using both Agility shortcuts.

There is another, faster way for those without 81 Agility. Using a ring of slaying to teleport to Sumona, players run down the Desert Slayer Dungeon into either the Kurask or Turoth rooms, and use the portal, making players have a little walk to their lair. Otherwise, if players do not want to spend points buying/making a ring of slaying, the Bandit Camp's lodestone or the Al Kharid lodestone will suffice.

Using the Bandit camp lodestone, players will run east to the Desert Slayer Dungeon, or if needed, go down the smokey well to avoid unnecessary desert heat damage. If using the Al Kharid lodestone, stock up at the Shantay pass, and bring either 205-400 coins and head to Pollnivneach.

Alternatively, players who own a Mask of the Kura or Helm of the Kuraski may use it to teleport to the Kurasks within the slayer cave then run a short distance south to the aquanites. The Mask of the Aquanites or Helm of the Aquanites can also be used to teleport to them directly.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Main article: /Strategies

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% drops[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bones.pngBig bones1Always201

Charms[edit | edit source]

No charmGold charm.pngGreen charm.pngCrimson charm.pngBlue charm.png
74–75%10%5%5%6–7%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 37,793 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drops[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price
Water battlestaff.pngWater battlestaff16/1288,392
Amulet of ranging.pngAmulet of ranging11/51236,255
Morchella mushroom spore 5.pngMorchella mushroom spore37/128432
Maple seed 5.pngMaple seed12/12827,905
Pineapple seed 5.pngPineapple seed11/1289,201
Watermelon seed 5.pngWatermelon seed1–26/1281,489–2,978
Yew seed 5.pngYew seed11/12815,722
Fellstalk seed 5.pngFellstalk seed27/128780
Snape grass seed 5.pngSnape grass seed24/1281,006
Grimy ranarr.pngGrimy ranarr(noted)12/1281,562
Grimy irit.pngGrimy irit(noted)12/1283,904
Grimy avantoe.pngGrimy avantoe(noted)12/128755
Grimy cadantine.pngGrimy cadantine(noted)12/1282,901
Sirenic scale.pngSirenic scale11/1024283,463
Rare drop table.pngRare drop table1RareNot sold
Seaweed.pngSeaweed(noted)18/12890
Snape grass.pngSnape grass6–8 (noted)15/128288–384
  1. ^ Estimated based on 321,869 kills from the RuneMetrics drop logging project.

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price
Sealed clue scroll (hard).pngSealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphire.pngSpirit sapphire15/2000Not sold
Spirit emerald.pngSpirit emerald13/2000Not sold
Spirit ruby.pngSpirit ruby12/2000Not sold
Long bone.pngLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved bone.pngCurved bone1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigy.pngStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Pelvis bone.pngPelvis bone1Common[d - 1]Not sold
  1. ^ Estimated based on 321,869 kills from the RuneMetrics drop logging project.

Rare drop table drops[edit | edit source]

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250.pngCoins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphire.pngUncut sapphire1Common455
Uncut emerald.pngUncut emerald1Common1,623
Uncut ruby.pngUncut ruby1Common1,253
Uncut diamond.pngUncut diamond1Common2,963
Uncut diamond.pngUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare133,335–162,965
Loop half of a key.pngLoop half of a key1Common13,514
Tooth half of a key.pngTooth half of a key1Common13,151
Uncut dragonstone.pngUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,364
Uncut dragonstone.pngUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare556,380–680,020
Dragon longsword.pngDragon longsword1Common57,415
Dragon spear.pngDragon spear1Rare36,099
Battlestaff.pngBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,108,440–1,354,760
Rune javelin.pngRune javelin5Rare910
Huge plated rune salvage.pngHuge plated rune salvage1Uncommon39,023
Huge plated rune salvage.pngHuge plated rune salvage15–25 (noted)Rare585,345–975,575
Shield left half.pngShield left half1Rare64,426
Dragon helm.pngDragon helm1Uncommon58,812
Rune arrowheads 5.pngRune arrowheads113–137Common16,498–20,002
Onyx bolts 5.pngOnyx bolts135–165Very rare1,060,695–1,296,405
Chaos talisman.pngChaos talisman1Rare1,013
Nature talisman.pngNature talisman1Rare990
Water talisman.pngWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare525,330–662,724
Earth talisman.pngEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare137,280–173,184
Fire talisman.pngFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare47,750–66,850
Raw lobster.pngRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common20,655–25,245
Raw shark.pngRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon217,575–265,925
Big bones.pngBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,668–16,482
Dragon bones.pngDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare323,820–395,780
Coal stone spirit.pngCoal stone spirit200–1,100Uncommon18,200–100,100
Gold stone spirit.pngGold stone spirit90–110Common24,030–29,370
Adamantite stone spirit.pngAdamantite stone spirit180–220Uncommon71,100–86,900
Adamantite stone spirit.pngAdamantite stone spirit14–16Common5,530–6,320
Adamantite stone spirit.pngAdamantite stone spirit135–165Rare53,325–65,175
Runite stone spirit.pngRunite stone spirit90–110Rare139,950–171,050
Runite stone spirit.pngRunite stone spirit3Common4,665
Runite stone spirit.pngRunite stone spirit45–55Rare69,975–85,525
Grimy torstol.pngGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon321,840–393,360
Grimy snapdragon.pngGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon85,860–104,940
Super restore (4).pngSuper restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon120,105–146,795
Prayer potion (4).pngPrayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon103,680–126,720
Lantadyme seed 5.pngLantadyme seed14–16Uncommon2,632–3,008
Dwarf weed seed 5.pngDwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon4,354–4,976
Magic seed 5.pngMagic seed4Uncommon166,180
Palm tree seed 5.pngPalm tree seed10Rare474,570
Flax.pngFlax450–550 (noted)Common29,250–35,750
Molten glass.pngMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common7,200–8,800
Soft clay.pngSoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon197,550–241,450
Yew logs.pngYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon8,840–10,660
Yew logs.pngYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare87,750–107,250
Teak plank.pngTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon19,935–24,365
Mahogany plank.pngMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare251,910–307,890
Blurberry Special.pngBlurberry Special1Very rare[v 1]8,323
Cheese+tom batta.pngCheese+tom batta1Very rare[v 2]381
Vecna skull.pngVecna skull1Rare[v 3]189,188
Hazelmere's signet ring.pngHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare[v 4]2,138,409,151
Brawling gloves (Melee).pngBrawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic).pngBrawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged).pngBrawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility).pngBrawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking).pngBrawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM).pngBrawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing).pngBrawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter).pngBrawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining).pngBrawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer).pngBrawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing).pngBrawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving).pngBrawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC).pngBrawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1.pngCrystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2.pngCrystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3.pngCrystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ Indicates a failed 1/10 roll for Hazelmere's signet ring.
  2. ^ Indicates a roll for Hazelmere's signet ring without tier 4 luck.
  3. ^ Requires tier 4 luck.
  4. ^ Requires tier 4 luck. Rarer than the vecna skull.

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These items are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key token.pngKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill token.pngMimic kill token1Very rare4,942

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The aquanite was announced by Jagex in a Guaranteed Content poll on 17 June 2009. The poll asked players which name for the new monster they preferred: Aquanite, Gilidrixon, Amphibrath, Lanterwyn, or Anglibian. All of the names were suggested by players on the RuneScape Forums thread "Name A Slayer Creature" in "Suggestions - Monster and NPC". The name Aquanite won the Guaranteed Content Poll over Gilidrixon by 159 votes.
  • Previously, Kuradal could not assign Aquanites as a task. However, with the Shattered Heart update on 3 March 2010, the ability to be assigned Aquanites can be purchased for 50 Slayer points.
  • The examine text is a reference to the anglerfish in the movie Finding Nemo.
  • It has frog-like webbed feet, a bioluminescent light hanging from its forehead like that of an Anglerfish, and a head with whiskers like a catfish; showcasing the real life influence in designing the creature.
  • On 9 November 2015, a patch increased aquanite's life points from 3,400 to 7,000 and increased their max hit from 390 to 652.
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for this monster was 742,508 kills.[1]
    • This had increased to 984,000 by 6 May 2018.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Februari 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
  2. ^ Mod Shauny. Top Slayer Killers - 6th May 2018. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*


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Facts about "Aquanite"
All Combat experience598.5 +
All Combat level95 +
All Is members onlytrue +
All Release dateJuly 28, 2009 +
Assigned byFile:Sumona chathead.png +, File:Duradel chathead.png +, File:Kuradal chathead.png + and File:Morvran chathead.png +
Combat experience598.5 +
Combat level95 +
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Drops itemBig bones +, Water battlestaff +, Amulet of ranging +, Morchella mushroom spore +, Maple seed +, Pineapple seed +, Watermelon seed +, Yew seed +, Fellstalk seed +, Snape grass seed +, Grimy ranarr +, Grimy irit +, Grimy avantoe +, Grimy cadantine +, Sirenic scale +, Rare drop table +, Seaweed +, Snape grass +, Sealed clue scroll (hard) +, Spirit sapphire +, Spirit emerald +, Spirit ruby +, Long bone +, Curved bone +, Starved ancient effigy +, Pelvis bone +, Vecna skull +, Key token + and Mimic kill token +
Drops item from RDTCoins +, Uncut sapphire +, Uncut emerald +, Uncut ruby +, Uncut diamond +, Loop half of a key +, Tooth half of a key +, Uncut dragonstone +, Dragon longsword +, Dragon spear +, Battlestaff +, Rune javelin +, Huge plated rune salvage +, Shield left half +, Dragon helm +, Rune arrowheads +, Onyx bolts +, Chaos talisman +, Nature talisman +, Water talisman +, Earth talisman +, Fire talisman +, Raw lobster +, Raw shark +, Big bones +, Dragon bones +, Coal stone spirit +, Gold stone spirit +, Adamantite stone spirit +, Runite stone spirit +, Grimy torstol +, Grimy snapdragon +, Super restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Lantadyme seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Magic seed +, Palm tree seed +, Flax +, Molten glass +, Soft clay +, Yew logs +, Teak plank +, Mahogany plank +, Blurberry Special +, Cheese+tom batta +, Hazelmere's signet ring +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) +, Brawling gloves (WC) +, Crystal triskelion fragment 1 +, Crystal triskelion fragment 2 + and Crystal triskelion fragment 3 +
Drops item variantSealed clue scroll (hard) +
Drops item variant from RDTSuper restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) + and Brawling gloves (WC) +
Is members onlytrue +
Location restrictionsurface +
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NPC attack style textmagic +
NPC life points7,000 +
Release dateJuly 28, 2009 +
Slayer categoryAquanites +
Slayer experience212.6 +
Slayer level78 +
WeaknessFile:Arrow weakness icon.png +
Weakness by classranged +
Weakness textarrows +