OSRS Cave Bugs Guide

Cave Bugs are a type of low level slayer monster, unlocked when you reach level 7 slayer in osrs. They are very quick and easy to kill, with only 5 hit points they can be one shot by most players. Cave Bugs can be assigned as a slayer task by Turael, Spria, Mazchna and Vannaka.

Where to kill Cave Bugs in OSRS?

You can find Cave Bugs in the Lumbridge Swamp Caves and the Dorgesh-Kaan south Dungeon. The Lumbridge Cave is usually the most popular amongst players as it is faster and easier to access, with more cave bug spawns.

The fastest methods of transportation is to use a lumbridge teleport and run south. You can either use a lumbridge teleport spell, lumbridge tablet or use the home teleport then run south to the cave entrance. Make sure you bring a light source (candel or bullseye lantern) when entering the Cave. You will also need a rope if its your first time visiting.

Cave Bug Gear Setup

Finding the most optimal gear to use when killing Cave Bugs in OSRS is important. If you are a high-level player then it is recommended to use a ranged setup with the Blowpipe. This will allow you to rapidly kill them and complete your task fast, example setups based on budget can be seen below.

Ranged Gear Setups

Max Ranged

max ranged blowpipe setup for cave bugs osrs
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Ranged

mid-tier ranged blowpipe setup for cave bugs osrs
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Ranged

budget ranged blowpipe setup for cave bugs osrs
Example Budget Setup

Cave Bug FAQs

Below is some of the most frequently asked questions by players in osrs looking to kill Cave Bugs for the first time.

What can I use as a light source when killing Cave Bugs?

Candels, Bullseye Lanterns, the firemaking cape, a Burma torch and other light sources may be used when entering the Lumbridge Swamp Caves.

Are Cave Bugs a good task?

They are not very good for low level slayer experience. As they only give 5 slayer experience per kill. However, they are an extremely fast task to complete, so can be good if looking to complete a lot of tasks in a short period of time.

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