Raw tarpon

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Raw tarpon is a fish that may be caught on Waiko in the Arc region at level 90 Fishing. They are located at the south dock and are caught along with raw seerfish. They require Wushanko fishing bait to catch, unless the baitless fishing prawn perk has been unlocked at the Prawnbroker. Nine raw tarpons can be cooked into fish oil at level 91 Cooking, or burned to produce a burnt tarpon. It is not recommended to fish these at level 90, as you won't catch any seerfish, so your exp rates will be low.

When fishing at the bait spots on Waiko, raw tarpons are caught in combination with raw seerfish. At level 99 Fishing, these spots grants roughly 74,000 Fishing experience an hour. Using the fishing outfits experience boost alongside the fury shark outfit's 7% catch boost, a crystal fishing rod with Honed 5 and Furnace 3 perks, and perfect juju fishing potions grants an average of 116,000 Fishing experience and 890 chimes an hour.

Raw tarpons may be obtained occasionally from pickpocketing Waiko islanders near the Waiko marketplace, and washed ashore on uncharted isles.

Raw tarpons may be sold for 1 chime each to Fish Oil Sales by speaking with Salmon Max (fish merchant) on Waiko.

Catching[edit | edit source]

Raw tarpon.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw tarponRaw tarpon
Fishing level Fishing 90
Fishing spot Bait
Tool Fishing rod.png: RS3 Inventory image of Fishing rodFishing rod
Experience
Fishing XP Fishing 132.5 XP
Equipment XP Invention 15.635 XP

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Transmutation[edit | edit source]

Level Initial resource Value[n 1] Energy Result Profit Experience
Divination 90 20 × Raw tarpon 20 2 × Ancestral energy.png: RS3 Inventory image of Ancestral energy 10 × Raw seerfish -14 204 Divination
  1. ^ Assumes highest sell-to-store value

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Store locations[edit | edit source]

Fish Oil Sales
Merchant Salmon Max
Island Waiko
Price sold at 5
Prices bought at
Base value 1
First upgrade 1
Second upgrade 1

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Update history[edit | edit source]

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ninja 7 August 2017 (Update):
  • patch 1 August 2016 (Update):
    • Tarpon, seerfish and sillago models had their colours adjusted slightly in order to differentiate between them easier.
    • Corrected the fishing skillguide entry for Tarpon which listed them as Talpon.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Sillagos can be seen swimming in the fishing spots within the Arc region.