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

Habitat

Ancient Cavern

Drops

100% Drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones.png Bones 1 Always 89

Weapons

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel longsword.png Steel longsword 1 Common 100
Steel mace.png Steel mace 1 Uncommon 63
Steel scimitar.png Steel scimitar 1 Uncommon 71
Steel hasta.png Steel hasta 1 Uncommon 119
Yew shortbow.png Yew shortbow 1 Uncommon 371
Steel arrow.png Steel arrow 20 Uncommon 640
Silver bolts.png Silver bolts 5 Uncommon 30
Mith grapple.png Mith grapple 2 Uncommon 2,110
Adamant battleaxe.png Adamant battleaxe 1 Rare 2,157
Rune scimitar.png Rune scimitar 1 Rare 14,969
Steel dart.png Steel dart 10 Rare 40
Steel knife.png Steel knife 10 Rare 600
Adamant arrow.png Adamant arrow 5 Rare 285
Battlestaff.png Battlestaff 1 Rare 8,161

Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Iron kiteshield.png Iron kiteshield 1 Uncommon 31
Steel kiteshield.png Steel kiteshield 1 Uncommon 265
Steel full helm.png Steel full helm 1 Uncommon 146
Mithril med helm.png Mithril med helm 1 Uncommon 275
Mithril kiteshield.png Mithril kiteshield 1 Rare 1,044
Mithril sq shield.png Mithril sq shield 1 Rare 682

Herbs

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf.png Grimy guam leaf 1 Uncommon 15
Grimy marrentill.png Grimy marrentill 1 Uncommon 13
Grimy tarromin.png Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 132
Grimy harralander.png Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 674
Grimy ranarr weed.png Grimy ranarr weed 1 Rare 7,640
Grimy irit leaf.png Grimy irit leaf 1 Rare 775
Grimy avantoe.png Grimy avantoe 1 Rare 1,814
Grimy kwuarm.png Grimy kwuarm 1 Rare 1,165
Grimy cadantine.png Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,312
Grimy lantadyme.png Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,391
Grimy dwarf weed.png Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 448

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250.png Coins 106–323 Common Not sold
Strength mix(2).png Strength mix(2) 1 Common 280
Gold bar.png Gold bar 1 Common 46
Steel bar.png Steel bar 3 (noted) Common 1,419
Silver bar.png Silver bar 3 (noted) Common 309
Yew logs.png Yew logs 1 Common 249
Gold ore.png Gold ore 1 Uncommon 206
Blood rune.png Blood rune 3 Uncommon 1,101
Death rune.png Death rune 5 Uncommon 1,015
Sapphire ring.png Sapphire ring 1 Uncommon 533
Ancient page.png Ancient page 1 Uncommon (5/128) Not sold
Adamantite bar.png Adamantite bar 1 Rare 1,904
Clue scroll (medium).png Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Skeleton champion scroll.png Skeleton champion scroll 1 Very rare (1/5,000) 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.png Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key.png Loop half of key 1 Common 10,307
Tooth half of key.png Tooth half of key 1 Common 10,840
Chaos talisman.png Chaos talisman 1 Common 505
Uncut sapphire.png Uncut sapphire 1 Common 455
Uncut emerald.png Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 679
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,249
Nature talisman.png Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 744
Steel arrow.png Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,800
Rune arrow.png Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 2,940
Rune javelin.png Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 875
Adamant javelin.png Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,220
Runite bar.png Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,368
Nature rune.png Nature rune 67 Uncommon 14,539
Law rune.png Law rune 45 Uncommon 7,470
Death rune.png Death rune 45 Uncommon 9,135
Rune battleaxe.png Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,487
Rune 2h sword.png Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,758
Rune sq shield.png Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,459
Silver ore.png Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,000
Dragonstone.png Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 11,932
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,627
Dragon med helm.png Dragon med helm 1 Rare 58,488
Rune kiteshield.png Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,015
Rune spear.png Rune spear 1 Rare 11,933
Shield left half.png Shield left half 1 Rare 65,697
Dragon spear.png Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,226


Trivia

  • The examine text for this monster is a possible reference to the saying "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."
  • This monster is often used for maxing with Dharok's since it has the highest hitpoints for an undead monster.
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