Skeleton thug

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For other uses, see Skeleton (disambiguation).

The Skeleton thug can be found wandering around the Ancient Cavern. It is one of the weaker monsters in the Ancient Cavern.

As with all undead, they are weak to the Salve amulet as well as the Salve amulet (e).

Habitat[edit | edit source]

Ancient Cavern

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% Drops[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Bones.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1BonesF2P icon.png1Always2940

Main drops[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Small bladed steel salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Small bladed steel salvage with rarity Common in quantity 1Small bladed steel salvageF2P icon.png1Common2,313480
Tiny blunt steel salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Tiny blunt steel salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Tiny blunt steel salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon530240
Steel hasta.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Steel hasta with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Steel hasta (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon564200
Yew shortbow.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Yew shortbow with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Yew shortbowF2P icon.png1Uncommon906480
Steel arrow.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Steel arrow with rarity Uncommon in quantity 20Steel arrowF2P icon.png20Uncommon320540
Silver bolts.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Silver bolts with rarity Uncommon in quantity 5Silver boltsF2P icon.png5Uncommon19515
Mithril grapple.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Mithril grapple with rarity Uncommon in quantity 2Mithril grappleF2P icon.png2Uncommon5,4160
Medium bladed adamant salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Medium bladed adamant salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 1Medium bladed adamant salvageF2P icon.png1Rare6,1806,000
Medium bladed rune salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Medium bladed rune salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 1Medium bladed rune salvageF2P icon.png1Rare22,70024,000
Steel dart.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Steel dart with rarity Rare in quantity 10Steel dartF2P icon.png10Rare17060
Steel knife.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Steel knife with rarity Rare in quantity 10Steel knifeF2P icon.png10Rare1,07050
Adamant arrow.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Adamant arrow with rarity Rare in quantity 5Adamant arrowF2P icon.png5Rare255515
Battlestaff.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Battlestaff with rarity Rare in quantity 1Battlestaff (m)P2P icon.png1Rare3,0954,200
Medium plated iron salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Medium plated iron salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Medium plated iron salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon829195
Medium plated steel salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Medium plated steel salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Medium plated steel salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon1,737720
Small plated steel salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Small plated steel salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Small plated steel salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon941480
Tiny plated mithril salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Tiny plated mithril salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Tiny plated mithril salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon598600
Medium plated mithril salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Medium plated mithril salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 1Medium plated mithril salvageF2P icon.png1Rare1,9681,800
Grimy guam.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy guam with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Grimy guamF2P icon.png1Uncommon73118
Grimy marrentill.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy marrentill with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Grimy marrentill (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon2,2940
Grimy tarromin.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy tarromin with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Grimy tarrominF2P icon.png1Uncommon1030
Grimy harralander.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy harralander with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Grimy harralander (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon6940
Grimy ranarr.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy ranarr with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy ranarr (m)P2P icon.png1Rare1,9030
Grimy irit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy irit with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy irit (m)P2P icon.png1Rare5,0290
Grimy avantoe.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy avantoe with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy avantoe (m)P2P icon.png1Rare1,0210
Grimy kwuarm.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy kwuarm with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy kwuarm (m)P2P icon.png1Rare11,3380
Grimy cadantine.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy cadantine with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy cadantine (m)P2P icon.png1Rare4,5610
Grimy lantadyme.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy lantadyme with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy lantadyme (m)P2P icon.png1Rare7,6860
Grimy dwarf weed.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy dwarf weed with rarity Rare in quantity 1Grimy dwarf weed (m)P2P icon.png1Rare8,2400
Coins_250.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 106-323CoinsF2P icon.png106–323Common106-323106-323
Strength mix (2).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Strength mix (2) with rarity Common in quantity 1Strength mix (2) (m)P2P icon.png1Common957
Gold stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Gold stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 1Gold stone spiritF2P icon.png1Common75Not alchemisable
Coal stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Coal stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 3Coal stone spiritF2P icon.png3Common60Not alchemisable
Silver stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Silver stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 3Silver stone spiritF2P icon.png3Common117Not alchemisable
Yew logs.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Yew logs with rarity Common in quantity 1Yew logsF2P icon.png1Common16796
Blood rune.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Blood rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 3Blood rune (m)P2P icon.png3Uncommon2,046330
Death rune.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Death rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 5Death runeF2P icon.png5Uncommon1,275310
Sapphire ring.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Sapphire ring with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Sapphire ringF2P icon.png1Uncommon2,024540
Adamantite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Adamantite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 1Adamantite stone spiritF2P icon.png1Rare41Not alchemisable
Medium plated iron salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Medium plated iron salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Medium plated iron salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon829195

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Sealed clue scroll (medium).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Sealed clue scroll (medium) with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Sealed clue scroll (medium) (m)P2P icon.png11/128Not soldNot alchemisable
Ancient page B.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Ancient page with rarity Rare in quantity 1Ancient pageF2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Skeleton Champion's scroll.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Skeleton Champion's scroll with rarity 1/5000 in quantity 1Skeleton Champion's scroll (m)P2P icon.png11/50000High Level Alchemy icon.png0

Rare drop table drops[edit | edit source]

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of Wealth or luck of the Dwarves are not required to access the table.
Rare drop table.png Rare drop table:
Rare drop table
Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Coins_250.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 250-500CoinsF2P icon.png250–500Common250-500250-500
Uncut sapphire.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut sapphire with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut sapphireF2P icon.png1Common74015
Uncut emerald.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut emerald with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut emeraldF2P icon.png1Common2,77430
Uncut ruby.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut ruby with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut rubyF2P icon.png1Common1,76960
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut diamond with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut diamondF2P icon.png1Common4,625120
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut diamond with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut diamondF2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Rare208,125-254,3755,400-6,600
Loop half of a key.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Loop half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Loop half of a key (m)P2P icon.png1Common11,2380
Tooth half of a key.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Tooth half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Tooth half of a key (m)P2P icon.png1Common11,5830
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Uncut dragonstone (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon12,224600
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut dragonstone (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Rare550,080-672,32027,000-33,000
Dragon longsword.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Dragon longsword with rarity Common in quantity 1Dragon longsword (m)P2P icon.png1Common57,33160,000
Dragon spear.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Dragon spear with rarity Rare in quantity 1Dragon spear (m)P2P icon.png1Rare35,70137,440
Battlestaff.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Battlestaff with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Battlestaff (m)P2P icon.png180–220 (noted)Rare557,100-680,900756,000-924,000
Rune javelin.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Rune javelin with rarity Rare in quantity 5Rune javelinF2P icon.png5Rare9051,870
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Huge plated rune salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon38,64340,000
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 18-22 (noted)Huge plated rune salvageF2P icon.png18–22 (noted)Rare695,574-850,146720,000-880,000
Shield left half.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Shield left half with rarity Rare in quantity 1Shield left half (m)P2P icon.png1Rare65,04966,000
Dragon helm.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Dragon helm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Dragon helm (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon58,58060,000
Rune arrowheads.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Rune arrowheads with rarity Common in quantity 113-137Rune arrowheadsF2P icon.png113–137Common14,803-17,947678-822
Onyx bolts.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Onyx bolts with rarity Very rare in quantity 135-165Onyx bolts (m)P2P icon.png135–165Very rare1,002,510-1,225,2901,104,165-1,349,535
Water talisman.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Water talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Water talismanF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Rare176,392-212,708136-164
Earth talisman.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Earth talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Earth talismanF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Rare13,804-16,646136-164
Raw lobster.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Raw lobster with rarity Common in quantity 135-165 (noted)Raw lobsterF2P icon.png135–165 (noted)Common46,170-56,43022,950-28,050
Raw shark.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Raw shark with rarity Uncommon in quantity 225-275 (noted)Raw shark (m)P2P icon.png225–275 (noted)Uncommon324,900-397,10040,500-49,500
Big bones.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Big bones with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Big bonesF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,532-16,3180
Dragon bones.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Dragon bones with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Dragon bonesF2P icon.png180–220 (noted)Rare407,160-497,6400
Drakolith stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Drakolith stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-35Drakolith stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–35Uncommon22,300-31,220Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Necrite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png2Common12,234Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-30Phasmatite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–30Uncommon21,950-26,340Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Phasmatite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png2Common1,756Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-30Necrite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–30Rare152,925-183,510Not alchemisable
Runite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Runite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 3Runite stone spiritF2P icon.png3Common1,170Not alchemisable
Orichalcite stone spirit.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Orichalcite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-35Orichalcite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–35Rare14,875-20,825Not alchemisable
Grimy torstol.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy torstol with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy torstol (m)P2P icon.png90–110 (noted)Uncommon491,670-600,9300
Grimy snapdragon.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Grimy snapdragon with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy snapdragon (m)P2P icon.png90–110 (noted)Uncommon161,010-196,7900
Super restore (4).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Super restore (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Super restore (4) (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Uncommon123,615-151,0858,100-9,900
Prayer potion (4).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Prayer potion (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Prayer potion (4)F2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Uncommon128,970-157,6305,130-6,270
Lantadyme seed.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Lantadyme seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Lantadyme seed (m)P2P icon.png14–16Uncommon10,710-12,240532-608
Dwarf weed seed.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Dwarf weed seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Dwarf weed seed (m)P2P icon.png14–16Uncommon12,432-14,208532-608
Magic seed.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Magic seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 4Magic seed (m)P2P icon.png4Uncommon225,2761,012
Palm tree seed.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Palm tree seed with rarity Rare in quantity 10Palm tree seed (m)P2P icon.png10Rare403,5301,520
Flax.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Flax with rarity Common in quantity 450-550 (noted)FlaxF2P icon.png450–550 (noted)Common42,750-52,2501,350-1,650
Molten glass.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Molten glass with rarity Common in quantity 45-55 (noted)Molten glass (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Common22,860-27,94045-55
Soft clay.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Soft clay with rarity Uncommon in quantity 450-550 (noted)Soft clayF2P icon.png450–550 (noted)Uncommon182,700-223,300450-550
Yew logs.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Yew logs with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Yew logsF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,356-13,6946,528-7,872
Yew logs.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Yew logs with rarity Rare in quantity 675-825 (noted)Yew logsF2P icon.png675–825 (noted)Rare112,725-137,77564,800-79,200
Teak plank.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Teak plank with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Teak plank (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Uncommon15,210-18,59013,500-16,500
Mahogany plank.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Mahogany plank with rarity Rare in quantity 270-330 (noted)Mahogany plank (m)P2P icon.png270–330 (noted)Rare331,560-405,240243,000-297,000
Vecna skull.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Vecna skull with rarity Rare in quantity 1Vecna skull (m)P2P icon.png1Rare[d 1]120,3436,000
Blurberry Special.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Blurberry Special with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Blurberry Special (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare[d 2]12,00818
Cheese+tom batta.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Cheese+tom batta with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Cheese+tom batta (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare[d 3]4261
Hazelmere's signet ring.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Hazelmere's signet ring with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Hazelmere's signet ring (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare[d 4]1,432,268,388300,000
Brawling gloves (Melee).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Melee) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Melee) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Magic).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Magic) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Magic) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Ranged).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Ranged) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Ranged) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Agility).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Agility) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Agility) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Cooking).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Cooking) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Cooking) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (FM).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (FM) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (FM) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Fishing).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Fishing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Fishing) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Hunter).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Hunter) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Hunter) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Mining).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Mining) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Mining) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Prayer).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Prayer) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Prayer) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Smithing).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Smithing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Smithing) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Thieving).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (Thieving) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Thieving) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (WC).png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Brawling gloves (WC) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (WC) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 1.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Crystal triskelion fragment 1 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1 (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 2.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Crystal triskelion fragment 2 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 2 (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 3.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Crystal triskelion fragment 3 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 3 (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
  1. ^ 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."
  2. ^ Indicates a failed 1/10 roll for Hazelmere's signet ring.
  3. ^ Indicates a roll for Hazelmere's signet ring without tier 4 luck.
  4. ^ Requires tier 4 luck. Rarer than the vecna skull.

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These items are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Key token.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Key token with rarity Rare in quantity 1Key tokenF2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Mimic kill token.png: RS3 Skeleton thug drops Mimic kill token with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Mimic kill token (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare5,285Not alchemisable

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The examine text for this monster is a possible reference to the saying "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."