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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 2,725

Weapons/Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant battleaxe Adamant battleaxe 1 Uncommon 2,157
Battlestaff Battlestaff 3–5 (noted) Uncommon 24,483–40,805
Air battlestaff Air battlestaff 1 Uncommon 8,948
Adamant crossbow (u) Adamant crossbow (u) 1 Uncommon 1,903
Rune pickaxe Rune pickaxe 1 Uncommon 18,715
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,407
Granite longsword Granite longsword 1 Rare (1/512) 20,638
Granite boots Granite boots 1 Very rare (1/2,560) 927,130

Materials

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essence Pure essence 150 (noted) Common 300
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 2–4 (noted) Common 3,808–7,616
Snape grass Snape grass 10–15 (noted) Uncommon 2,710–4,065
Teak logs Teak logs 20–35 (noted) Uncommon 5,720–10,010
Runite ore Runite ore 1–2 (noted) Uncommon 11,169–22,338

Runes and Ammunition

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 2,490
Blood rune Blood rune 15 Uncommon 5,505
Death rune Death rune 15 Uncommon 3,045
Chaos rune Chaos rune 15 Uncommon 1,335
Soul rune Soul rune 10 Uncommon 1,460
Water rune Water rune 50 Uncommon 200
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 36–42 Uncommon 2,052–2,394
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 12–29 Rare 4,836–11,687

Seeds

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Seaweed spore 5 Seaweed spore 12 Uncommon 11,568
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 Uncommon 45,466
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 58,385
Willow seed 5 Willow seed 1 Rare 3,620
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 Rare 28,320
Teak seed 5 Teak seed 1 Rare 85
Mahogany seed 5 Mahogany seed 1 Rare 3,029
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 68,162
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare 39,781
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare 118,931
Spirit seed 5 Spirit seed 1 Rare Not sold

Herbs

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,330
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,624
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 2 (noted) Uncommon 2,782
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 2 (noted) Uncommon 896
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 132
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 674
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,640
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 775
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,814
Grimy torstol Grimy torstol 1 Uncommon 8,341

Fossils

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Numulite 25 Numulite 1–24 Common (18/35=51%) 20–480
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 334
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Prayer potion(4) Prayer potion(4) 1 Uncommon 10,056
Calcite Calcite 2 Uncommon 40
Pyrophosphite Pyrophosphite 2 Uncommon 142
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold
Wyvern visage Wyvern visage 1 Very rare (1/12,000) 17,325,532

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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