This article is about the boss variant of Cave krakens. For the normal Slayer monster, see Cave kraken.
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Kraken fight

The player must disturb the four smaller whirlpools before they can successfully disturb the large whirlpool.

The Kraken is a stronger and larger version of the cave kraken. It requires level 87 Slayer to kill. Located at the Kraken Cove, it can only be attacked if the player has cave krakens as a Slayer assignment, which also requires level 50 Magic. Along with their non-boss variants, they are the only monsters that drop the Kraken tentacle. In addition to the tentacle, the Kraken is the only monster to drop the Trident of the seas.

Like its smaller brethren, the Kraken is submerged underwater. To start the fight, the four whirlpools around it must be disturbed; this will release a level 112 Enormous Tentacle, which attacks with Magic. When all four whirlpools are disturbed, the larger one can be disturbed, which will result in the Kraken popping out. Both the Kraken and its tentacles attack with magic; the Kraken can hit very hard, but often misses, while the tentacles are much more accurate but deal less damage. The Kraken and its tentacles use Typeless Magic and as such Protect from Magic does not prevent or reduce any damage they deal to the player (nor does it reduce their accuracy). The Kraken's projectile resembles Fire Wave.

Players can create a Kraken instance for 25,000 coins. The player does not need to carry coins on them to create the instance. The player does need to be careful in the instance though, as it only holds one player (the creator), and any items you drop will be permanently lost upon exiting, including those if you die or disconnect. Also if you log out after paying the coins, you will be kicked out of the boss room and will have to pay again. Items intentionally dropped on the floor within the Kraken boss instance will remain on the floor for 30 minutes; however, items are still lost on death. Items dropped in the regular cave will disappear as normal.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pirate boots Pirate boots 1 Uncommon 232
Mystic water staff Mystic water staff 1 Uncommon 25,068
Rune warhammer Rune warhammer 1 Uncommon 24,662
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 18,695
Mystic robe top (blue) Mystic robe top (blue) 1 Uncommon 72,050
Mystic robe bottom (blue) Mystic robe bottom (blue) 1 Uncommon 47,461
Trident of the seas Trident of the seas (full) 1 Rare (1/512) 911,671


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 400 Common 2,000
Mist rune Mist rune 100 Common 10,900
Chaos rune Chaos rune 250 Common 23,250
Death rune Death rune 150 Uncommon 31,350
Blood rune Blood rune 60 Uncommon 22,020
Soul rune Soul rune 50 Common 7,350


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 24 Common 2,304
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 2 Uncommon 122,074
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare (1/128) 125,108


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed Seaweed 125 (noted) Common 6,125
Battlestaff Battlestaff 10 (noted) Uncommon 82,220
Unpowered orb Unpowered orb 50 (noted) Uncommon 4,000
Diamond Diamond 8 (noted) Uncommon 15,496
Oak plank Oak plank 60 (noted) Uncommon 31,500
Runite bar Runite bar 2 Uncommon 24,866
Raw shark Raw shark 50 (noted) Uncommon (1/64) 41,650
Raw monkfish Raw monkfish 100 (noted) Uncommon 37,700
Grimy snapdragon Grimy snapdragon 6 (noted) Uncommon 58,128


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 10,000–19,999 Common Not sold
Shark Shark 5 Common (7/128) 5,055
Edible seaweed Edible seaweed 5 Common 105
Harpoon Harpoon 1 Uncommon 126
Bucket Bucket 1 Uncommon 6
Sanfew serum(4) Sanfew serum(4) 2 Uncommon 51,122
Crystal key Crystal key 1 Uncommon 21,810
Rusty sword Rusty sword 1 Uncommon Not sold
Antidote++(4) Antidote++(4) 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,276
Dragonstone ring Dragonstone ring 1 Rare (1/128) 12,066
Kraken tentacle Kraken tentacle 1 Rare (1/300) 463,406
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Jar of dirt Jar of dirt 1 Very rare (1/1,000) 6,885
Pet kraken Pet kraken 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 10,456
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 10,717
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 568
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 470
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 738
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,352
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 828
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,800
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 3,444
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 825
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,320
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,433
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 15,745
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 8,370
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 9,405
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,482
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,858
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,515
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,200
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,955
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,670
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 58,986
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,094
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 11,989
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,513
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,422


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