Praying mantis

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The praying mantis is a level 89 combat Summoning familiar that a player is able to summon at 75 Summoning.

Praying mantis pouch[edit | edit source]

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A Praying mantis pouch is made by using a Summoning pouch on a Summoning obelisk with 168 spirit shards, a Crimson charm and Flowers of any colour but black and white in the player's inventory, and 75 Summoning. Using the pouch to summon a Praying mantis costs 80 Summoning points.

Praying Mantis scroll (Mantis Strike)[edit | edit source]

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The Praying Mantis scroll (Mantis Strike) enables the use of the Mantis strike special move for a Praying mantis. Using a Praying mantis pouch on a Summoning obelisk creates ten Praying Mantis scroll (Mantis Strike)s.

Mantis strike[edit | edit source]

Mantis strike is the special move of the Praying mantis, activated by a Praying Mantis scroll (Mantis Strike). When activated against an opponent, it attacks with magic for up to 979 damage and drains the opponent's prayer, and binds them for 1.8 seconds (3 ticks) if it deals any damage. Each use of a Praying Mantis scroll (Mantis Strike) requires 6 special move points.

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Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 9 July 2013 (Update):
    • The praying mantis stun ability now works correctly.

Trivia[edit | edit source]