Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker

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Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker is a mini-boss in the Temple of Aminishi in the first room. He can be found in the church area, where he is preaching to several Elite Sotapannas.

In Story mode his health is reduced by 50% and his damage output is reduced by 90%.

Drops[edit | edit source]

100%[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Amount dropped in Story mode is reduced to 500.

Main drop[edit | edit source]

The following table has a 1/25 chance to get rolled on for boss monsters and mini-bosses, a 1/50 chance for most other monsters and a 1/200 chance for sea crocodiles and waterfiends when holding a Lucky charm (Temple of Aminishi)[d 1]:

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Jagex. Mod Sponge's Twitter account. 28 Feb 2022. (Archived from the original on 16 April 2022.)
  2. ^ There is a 1% chance this will be upgraded to a sealed clue scroll (master).

If the above table is not rolled, a reward from the following table is given:

  1. ^ Price is based on buying the Ports bone pack at Ports Reward Shop and making it into a Scrimshaw of vampyrism

Rare drop table[edit | edit source]

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items are not required to access the table, but they will increase the chance of accessing the rare drop table and may also improve the loot received from it.
Rare drop table.png Rare drop table:
Rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Coins_250.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 250-500Coins250–500Common250-500High Level Alchemy icon.png250-500
Coins_25.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 50Coins50Common[d 1]50High Level Alchemy icon.png50
Uncut sapphire.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut sapphire with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut sapphire1Common56915
Uncut emerald.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut emerald with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut emerald1Common29030
Uncut ruby.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut ruby with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut ruby1Common32060
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut diamond with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut diamond1Common797120
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut diamond with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare35,865-43,8355,400-6,600
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Uncut dragonstone (m)1Uncommon5,956600
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut dragonstone (m)45–55 (noted)Rare268,020-327,58027,000-33,000
Loop half of a key.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Loop half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Loop half of a key (m)1Common10,7761
Tooth half of a key.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Tooth half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Tooth half of a key (m)1Common11,3151
Crystal triskelion fragment 1.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Crystal triskelion fragment 1 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1 (m)1Very rare[d 2]Not soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 2.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Crystal triskelion fragment 2 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 2 (m)1Very rare[d 2]Not soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 3.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Crystal triskelion fragment 3 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 3 (m)1Very rare[d 2]Not soldNot alchemisable
Dragon longsword.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Dragon longsword with rarity Common in quantity 1Dragon longsword (m)1Common57,92060,000
Off-hand dragon longsword.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Off-hand dragon longsword with rarity Common in quantity 1Off-hand dragon longsword (m)1Common57,72260,000
Dragon spear.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Dragon spear with rarity Rare in quantity 1Dragon spear (m)1Rare35,59837,440
Battlestaff.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Battlestaff with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Battlestaff (m)180–220 (noted)Rare683,280-835,120756,000-924,000
Rune javelin.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Rune javelin with rarity Rare in quantity 5Rune javelin5Rare9351,870
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Huge plated rune salvage1Uncommon38,35140,000
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 18-22 (noted)Huge plated rune salvage18–22 (noted)Rare690,318-843,722720,000-880,000
Shield left half.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Shield left half with rarity Rare in quantity 1Shield left half (m)1Rare65,71166,000
Dragon helm.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Dragon helm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Dragon helm (m)1Uncommon58,37660,000
Rune arrowheads.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Rune arrowheads with rarity Common in quantity 113-137Rune arrowheads113–137Common19,436-23,564678-822
Onyx bolts.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Onyx bolts with rarity Very rare in quantity 135-165Onyx bolts (m)135–165Very rare980,235-1,198,0651,104,165-1,349,535
Water talisman.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Water talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Water talisman68–82 (noted)Rare51,952-62,648136-164
Earth talisman.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Earth talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Earth talisman68–82 (noted)Rare11,084-13,366136-164
Raw lobster.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Raw lobster with rarity Common in quantity 135-165 (noted)Raw lobster135–165 (noted)Common46,305-56,59522,950-28,050
Raw shark.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Raw shark with rarity Uncommon in quantity 225-275 (noted)Raw shark (m)225–275 (noted)Uncommon227,925-278,57540,500-49,500
Big bones.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Big bones with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Big bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon17,748-21,40268-82
Dragon bones.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Dragon bones with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Dragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare435,240-531,960180-220
Drakolith stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Drakolith stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-35Drakolith stone spirit25–35Uncommon7,250-10,150Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Necrite stone spirit2Common500Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-30Phasmatite stone spirit25–30Uncommon8,375-10,050Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Phasmatite stone spirit2Common670Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-30Necrite stone spirit25–30Rare6,250-7,500Not alchemisable
Runite stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Runite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 3Runite stone spirit3Common5,649Not alchemisable
Orichalcite stone spirit.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Orichalcite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-35Orichalcite stone spirit25–35Rare4,700-6,580Not alchemisable
Lantadyme seed.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Lantadyme seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Lantadyme seed (m)14–16Uncommon5,614-6,416532-608
Dwarf weed seed.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Dwarf weed seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Dwarf weed seed (m)14–16Uncommon27,986-31,984532-608
Magic seed.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Magic seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 4Magic seed (m)4Uncommon220,5921,012
Palm tree seed.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Palm tree seed with rarity Rare in quantity 10Palm tree seed (m)10Rare30,0101,520
Grimy torstol.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Grimy torstol with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy torstol (m)90–110 (noted)Uncommon1,508,400-1,843,60090-110
Grimy snapdragon.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Grimy snapdragon with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy snapdragon (m)90–110 (noted)Uncommon131,940-161,26090-110
Super restore (4).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Super restore (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Super restore (4) (m)45–55 (noted)Uncommon120,825-147,6758,100-9,900
Prayer potion (4).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Prayer potion (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon478,845-585,2555,130-6,270
Flax.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Flax with rarity Common in quantity 450-550 (noted)Flax450–550 (noted)Common51,300-62,7001,350-1,650
Molten glass.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Molten glass with rarity Common in quantity 45-55 (noted)Molten glass (m)45–55 (noted)Common30,465-37,23545-55
Soft clay.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Soft clay with rarity Uncommon in quantity 450-550 (noted)Soft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon422,550-516,450450-550
Yew logs.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Yew logs with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Yew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon19,652-23,6986,528-7,872
Yew logs.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Yew logs with rarity Rare in quantity 675-825 (noted)Yew logs675–825 (noted)Rare195,075-238,42564,800-79,200
Teak plank.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Teak plank with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Teak plank (m)45–55 (noted)Uncommon22,590-27,61013,500-16,500
Mahogany plank.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Mahogany plank with rarity Rare in quantity 270-330 (noted)Mahogany plank (m)270–330 (noted)Rare470,610-575,190243,000-297,000
Brawling gloves (Melee).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Melee) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Melee) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Magic).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Magic) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Magic) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Ranged).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Ranged) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Ranged) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Agility).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Agility) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Agility) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Cooking).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Cooking) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Cooking) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (FM).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (FM) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (FM) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Fishing).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Fishing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Fishing) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Hunter).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Hunter) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Hunter) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Mining).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Mining) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Mining) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Prayer).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Prayer) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Prayer) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Smithing).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Smithing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Smithing) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Thieving).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (Thieving) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Thieving) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (WC).png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Brawling gloves (WC) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (WC) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Vecna skull.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Vecna skull with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Vecna skull (m)1Very rare[d 3][d 4]317,1286,000
Cheese+tom batta.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Cheese+tom batta with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Cheese+tom batta (m)1Very rare[d 5]5371
Blurberry Special.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Blurberry Special with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Blurberry Special (m)1Very rare[d 6]18,84118
Hazelmere's signet ring.png: RS3 Sarkhan the Serpentspeaker drops Hazelmere's signet ring with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Hazelmere's signet ring (m)1Very rare[d 7]2,147,483,647300,000
  1. ^ Replaces members' only drops in free-to-play.
  2. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.
  3. ^ a b Jagex. Mod Timbo's Twitter account. 19 January 2018. (Archived from the original on 22 January 2019.) Mod Timbo: "1/1280 if you hit the RDT, requires T4 luck to be worn in order to get a hold of it. Of course there are tons of different ways to access the RDT so it changes massively depending on what you're fighting, what you're wearing etc."
  4. ^ Vecna skull requires tier 4 luck. Chance is 1/1280 per roll of the rare drop table with the tier 4 luck requirement.[d 3]
  5. ^ Cheese+tom batta indicates a roll for Hazelmere's signet ring without tier 4 luck.
  6. ^ Blurberry Special indicates a failed 1/10 roll for Hazelmere's signet ring with tier 4 luck.
  7. ^ Hazelmere's signet ring requires tier 4 luck. Rarer than the vecna skull.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • His name and examine text are a reference to 'Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker', a Magic: The Gathering card.
  • He appears to wield a Tetsu katana.
  • Damage taken in story mode of elite dungeons was reduced from 33% of normal mode to 10% in an update on the 15th of October 2018.