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Spitting Wyverns are Slayer monsters that require a Slayer level of 66 in order to be harmed. They reside in the Wyvern Cave on Fossil Island and are the weakest of the Fossil Island wyverns. Like other Wyverns, they require an elemental shield, mind shield, dragonfire shield or ancient wyvern shield to be equipped in order to be slain.

Unlike their Skeletal variant, Spitting Wyverns can use their icy breath from any distance. They will use Ranged when attacking from a distance, and will not try to use Melee unless the target is in melee range. Their Ranged attack is weak; however, it may hit the player multiple times if it is a successful hit.

If on a Slayer task, it is highly recommended that you kill this variant of Fossil Island wyvern because of its slow ranged attack speed and relatively low hits when it successfully lands this attack. Compared to the Long-tailed Wyvern, the next variant of wyvern, both Slayer and Combat experience are the same, and the Spitting Wyvern has arguably a better drop table, yielding more herb and seed drops compared to the Long-Tailed Wyvern. Coupled with the slow kill rate of Long-Tailed Wyverns, Spitting Wyverns are a better choice for killing in nearly all metrics.

Drops

100%

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Wyvern bones Wyvern bones 1 Always 2,939

Weapons/Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant battleaxe Adamant battleaxe 1 Uncommon 2,123
Battlestaff Battlestaff 3–5 (noted) Uncommon 23,919–39,865
Air battlestaff Air battlestaff 1 Uncommon 8,927
Adamant crossbow (u) Adamant crossbow (u) 1 Uncommon 1,354
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Uncommon 18,743
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,467
Granite longsword Granite longsword 1 Rare (1/512) 25,885
Granite boots Granite boots 1 Very rare (1/2,560) 808,370

Materials

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essence Pure essence 150 (noted) Common 300
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 2–4 (noted) Common 3,852–7,704
Snape grass Snape grass 10–15 (noted) Uncommon 1,920–2,880
Teak logs Teak logs 20–35 (noted) Uncommon 2,620–4,585
Runite ore Runite ore 1–2 (noted) Uncommon 11,123–22,246

Runes and Ammunition

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 2,280
Blood rune Blood rune 15 Uncommon 5,010
Death rune Death rune 15 Uncommon 3,240
Chaos rune Chaos rune 15 Uncommon 960
Soul rune Soul rune 10 Uncommon 1,450
Water rune Water rune 50 Uncommon 250
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 36–42 Uncommon 2,520–2,940
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 12–29 Rare 5,844–14,123

Seeds

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed spore 5 Seaweed spore 12 Uncommon 3,816
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 Uncommon 54,251
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 62,133
Willow seed 5 Willow seed 1 Rare 2,861
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 Rare 32,158
Teak seed 5 Teak seed 1 Rare 76
Mahogany seed 5 Mahogany seed 1 Rare 4,028
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 75,150
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare 45,993
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare 139,023
Spirit seed 5 Spirit seed 1 Rare Not sold

Herbs

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,854
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,988
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 2 (noted) Uncommon 3,334
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 2 (noted) Uncommon 1,108
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 141
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 587
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 8,568
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 876
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,970
Grimy torstol Grimy torstol 1 Uncommon 8,069

Fossils

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Numulite 25 Numulite 1–24 Common (18/35=51%) 19–456
Unidentified small fossil Unidentified small fossil 1 Uncommon (1/35=2.9%) Not sold
Unidentified medium fossil Unidentified medium fossil 1 Uncommon (1/70=1.4%) Not sold
Unidentified large fossil Unidentified large fossil 1 Uncommon (2/175=1.14%) Not sold
Unidentified rare fossil Unidentified rare fossil 1 Rare (1/350=0.29%) Not sold

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Lobster Lobster 2 Common 304
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Prayer potion(4) Prayer potion(4) 1 Uncommon 11,346
Calcite Calcite 2 Uncommon 72
Pyrophosphite Pyrophosphite 2 Uncommon 222
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold
Wyvern visage Wyvern visage 1 Very rare (1/12,000) 16,731,091

Trivia

  • They appear to use all attack styles when using melee, depending on the animation they use: slashing when they use their talons, stabbing when they jab with their tail and crushing when they bite the target.
  • Upon release, the wyvern's Defence level was 120. This was reduced to 90 in an update on 18 January 2018. This also changed its combat level from 146 to 139.
  • Upon release, Spitting Wyverns only dropped a maximum of 6 seaweed spores. This was increased to 12 in an update on 12 July 2018.


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