Limpwurt root

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"Limpwurt" redirects here. For the seed used to grow limpwurt roots, see Limpwurt seed.
For the item from New Varrock, see Limpwurt root (New Varrock).
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Limpwurt roots are used to make Strength potion at level 7 Herblore (combined with a Tarromin) and Super strength potion at level 55 Herblore (combined with a Kwuarm).

Limpwurt roots are dropped by many monsters, and can also be purchased at Poletax's Herblore Shop and the Meilyr Clan Store. With level 26 Farming, players can grow their own roots in a farming patch using Limpwurt seeds.

At level 20 Dungeoneering players (both F2P and P2P) may enter the Edgeville resource dungeon located in the east of the hill giant area where four limpwurt roots spawn. Varrock Sewers resource dungeon also has four spawns but it requires 65 Dungeoneering and is further from a bank.

The Apothecary in western Varrock will make a 4-dose Strength potion if you bring him Red spiders' eggs, a limpwurt root, and 5 coins.

According to the official bestiary (now removed), hobgoblins often chew limpwurt roots, which may be a reference to the common drop of these roots for hobgoblins. In addition, the minitrice pet use them as food, which may be related to limpwurt roots being a common drop of cockatrices.

Three limpwurt roots are found in the chest in Evil Dave's compound in New Varrock. They can also be used to make strength potions, but the potions cost 5 zemomarks instead of coins.

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Money making[edit | edit source]

Collecting limpwurt roots
Profit Skill requirements Other requirements Experience
868,802 20 Dungeoneering
88 Combat recommended
None None

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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Black Knight Titan28 Multicombat.png1UnknownP2P icon.png
Cave bug8; 12 Multicombat.png11/128P2P icon.png
Cave crawler53; 74; 78 Multicombat.png1–31/256P2P icon.png
Cave crawler53; 74; 78 Multicombat.png1–31/128P2P icon.png
Cave horror (elite)86 Multicombat.png1CommonP2P icon.png
Chaos druid warrior65 Multicombat.png1–3UncommonP2P icon.png
Cockatrice44 Multicombat.png17/128P2P icon.png
ColumbariumN/A Reward8CommonN/A
Corporeal Beast785 Multicombat.png20 (noted)UncommonP2P icon.png
Cyclops57; 63; 68; 91 Multicombat.png1CommonP2P icon.pngF2P icon.png
Cyclossus89 Multicombat.png(noted)CommonF2P icon.png
Frost dragon112 Multicombat.png(noted)UncommonP2P icon.png
Fungal mage81 Multicombat.png(noted)CommonP2P icon.png
Fungal rodent26 Multicombat.png1UncommonP2P icon.png
Greater reborn ranger82 Multicombat.png1–2UncommonP2P icon.png
Grotworm63 Multicombat.png14/100P2P icon.png
Hill giant44 Multicombat.png1CommonF2P icon.png
Hobgoblin28; 30; 32; 35; 91 Multicombat.png1CommonP2P icon.pngF2P icon.png
Hobgoblin (elite)41 Multicombat.png1CommonF2P icon.png
Ice warrior54 Multicombat.png1UncommonP2P icon.pngF2P icon.png
Iorwerth guard122 Multicombat.png(noted)UncommonP2P icon.png
Iorwerth scout122 Multicombat.png(noted)3/32P2P icon.png
Kurask78 Multicombat.png(noted)10/128P2P icon.png
Lesser reborn ranger68 Multicombat.png1UncommonP2P icon.png
Luminous snaggler224 Multicombat.png8–12 (noted)CommonP2P icon.png
Rock Crab71 Multicombat.png1RareP2P icon.png
Sergeant Grimspike102 Multicombat.png(noted)CommonP2P icon.png
Sergeant Steelwill102 Multicombat.png(noted)CommonP2P icon.png
Sergeant Strongstack102 Multicombat.png(noted)CommonP2P icon.png
Shiny columbarium keyN/A Reward(noted)UncommonP2P icon.png
Sunspear Multicombat.png(noted)RareP2P icon.png
Sunspear (magic) Multicombat.png(noted)RareP2P icon.png
Sunspear (melee) Multicombat.png(noted)RareP2P icon.png
Sunspear (ranged) Multicombat.png(noted)RareP2P icon.png
Tortured soul (Port Phasmatys)53 Multicombat.png1UncommonP2P icon.png
Tribesman60; 63 Multicombat.png1UncommonP2P icon.png
Turoth64; 66; 68; 69; 71 Multicombat.png(noted)8/128P2P icon.png
Vyrelord98 Multicombat.png(noted)RareP2P icon.png
Vyrewatch49; 70; 72; 75; 78; 86; 91; 97 Multicombat.png(noted)UnknownP2P icon.png

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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Jatix's Herblore ShopTaverley7Coins 5.png Coins5F2P icon.png
Meilyr Clan StorePrifddinas7Coins 5.png Coins5P2P icon.png
Poletax's Herblore ShopTaverley7Coins 5.png Coins5F2P icon.png
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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Limpwurt may be named after limpwort, an alternative name for Veronica beccabunga.
  • Limpwurt roots used to look identical to arcenia roots, until an update around 2005 gave them their current appearance.
  • They cannot be stacked using magic notepaper. Upon trying to do so will yield the message "nothing interesting happens". Withdrawing noted forms from the bank will still work and players still also receive noted drops. It is unknown why this is like this.