Granite lobster

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Granite lobster is a level 74 Summoning familiar. It is summoned using a granite lobster pouch and lasts 48 minutes.

The granite lobster can be used for the following things:

  • Combat: It has a combat level of 88 and provides Defence experience when it deals damage. In addition, its scroll, Crushing Claw, may inflict up to 964 life points' damage and temporarily decrease an opponent's Defence by five levels.
  • Fishing: Grants an invisible +4 Fishing level boost. It does not grant abilities above the player's level (e.g. the ability to catch new kinds of fish). It does, however, increase the success rate of catching fish. Because of its large invisible boost, the granite lobster is fairly popular among players training fishing.
  • Forager: While the player is fishing, this familiar has a random chance to forage for raw swordfish and raw sharks, even if the player does not have the necessary level to catch these fish. It also gives the player 10% of the experience for catching the foraged items. It can hold up to 30 of its foraged items in its own inventory. It appears to collect the highest quantity of fish if the player is fishing sharks. One granite lobster often generates 3-13 swordfish and 3-13 sharks, giving 10 xp for each swordfish and 11 xp for each shark foraged.

Granite lobster pouch[edit | edit source]

A granite lobster pouch is created by using Summoning pouch on a Summoning obelisk with 166 spirit shards, a crimson charm and granite (any size) in the player's inventory. Using the pouch to summon a granite lobster costs 8 Summoning points. Infusing granite lobster pouches is one of the most cost effective ways to 99 Summoning. The "Cost to Make" field assumes that you are buying the cheapest of the three granite sizes, Granite (500g) (which costs 1,437 coins).

Granite Lobster scroll (Crushing Claw)[edit | edit source]

A player activating the scroll.

Crushing Claw[edit | edit source]

Crushing claw is the special of the granite lobster, activated by a Granite Lobster scroll (Crushing Claw). It inflicts up to 964 life points of magic damage and temporarily decreases an opponent's Defence by five levels.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • One of the conversations with the granite lobster is a reference to the movie Conan the Barbarian.
  • A player can make over 400 of these pouches in one trip. This can be done by going to Bogrog with 5 kg granite chunks.
  • A granite lobster can be seen in the unique fishing animation of the fishing rod-o-matic when used on lobster caging spots.