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Molanisks are Slayer monsters that require level 39 Slayer to kill giving 52 Slayer experience per kill. A Slayer bell is necessary to fight them. Players should remember to bring a light source when fighting them, as they are only found underground. Despite what their level would suggest, Molanisks do unusually low damage, meaning a relatively mid-level player with half-decent armour should easily be able to kill several of them.

Location

  • Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon (Fairy ring AJQ, a light source is required)
  • The Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon itself is located directly south of the city and can be accessed by going directly south until you come to the Dorgesh-Kaan Agility Course. Once there, a ladder can be used into the dungeon proper where, slightly to the south-east (take the first pathway to the east, near the water) a single Molanisk can be seen.

Strategy

Molanisk hiding

A molanisk disguised on a wall.

Molanisks are found attached to cave walls and must be lured off with a Slayer bell to allow players to attack them. When lured off the wall, they are aggressive towards the player who lured them off with the bell. Molanisks respawn relatively quickly, so players who want to conserve run energy can just stay at the same respawn location. Bringing a stamina potion allows for a quicker task.

Molanisks have a low maximum hit and their attacks aren't very accurate, however their hits can mount up. Therefore, a small amount of food is recommended up to Defence level 80 for larger tasks (over 100). An alternative would be picking up bones and using the Bones to Bananas or Bones to Peaches spell. Due to their maximum hit being so low, level 40 Defence and adamant or rune armour is sufficient.

Molanisks are relatively weak to both crush and magic attacks.

Molanisks can only be safespotted on certain rocks, notably the large one down the path south of the fairy ring.

If you are getting attacked by another monster, for example a Cave Crawler, and then use the Slayer bell, the Molanisk will attack you and the monster initially attacking you will lose its aggression.

Molanisk safe spot

A safespot for molanisks.

Drops

100%

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 Always 75

Herbs

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 9
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 10
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 144
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 593
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 8,951
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 841
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,926
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 1,365
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,493
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,624
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 554

Runes

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 1–14 Common 5–70
Earth rune Earth rune 1–20 Common 5–100
Nature rune Nature rune 1–5 Common 261–1,305
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 1–7 Common 186–1,302
Mud rune Mud rune 1–15 Uncommon 438–6,570

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 25 Coins 1–54 Common Not sold
Swamp weed Swamp weed 1–8 Common 124–992
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Uncommon 474
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,361
Clue scroll (easy) Clue scroll (easy) 1 Rare Not sold
Mole claw Mole claw 1 Rare (1/128) 6,732

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 9,673
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 10,187
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 601
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 474
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 732
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,361
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 828
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,950
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 2,772
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 880
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,240
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,428
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,487
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 7,020
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 9,765
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,402
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,849
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,330
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 4,900
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,880
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,923
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 58,834
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,054
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 11,890
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,235
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,344


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