OSRS Cave Kraken Guide

Cave Kraken are a slayer monster found in the Kraken Cove and attackable at level 87 slayer and 50 magic. The Cave Kraken must first be awaken by disturbing its whirlpool with a range or magic weapon. Melee is ineffective and can not be used here as the Krakens live in water.

In this OSRS Cave Kraken guide, we will take look at some of the most efficient strategies to kill this monster.

How to get to Cave Kraken in OSRS?

The Cave Krakens are located exclusively in the Kraken Cove. To get here players can use any of the following methods:

  • Fairy Code A-K-Q and run west
  • Piscatoris teleport scroll and run south-west
osrs cave kraken location
Cave Kraken location

Cave Kraken Gear Setup

Finding the most optimal gear to use when killing Cave Kraken’s in OSRS is important. Magic-based combat is the best to use against these monsters and is highly recommended. Example magic setups can be seen below for various different budgets.

Max Gear

osrs max mage sang staff setup for cave krakens
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Gear

osrs mid-tier mage setup for cave krakens
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Gear

osrs budget mage setup for cave krakens
Example Budget Setup

Cave Kraken Guide FAQs

Below is some of the most frequently asked questions by players reading this strategy guide and looking to kill Cave Krakens for the first time.

Is Cave Kraken task only?

Yes, Cave Krakens are located in the Kraken Cove, which is a task-only area. If you do not have a slayer task you will not be able to damage them.

What to pray against cave kraken?

Protection prayers will have no affect again Cave Kraken. Players can however, pray augury or mystic might which will give some defensive bonuses, as well as a boost to magical accuracy.

What are Cave Krakens weakness?

Cave Krakens are weak to magic just like their boss varient. This is why magic setups are best in slot at this slayer monster.

Is there a Kraken Boss?

Yes, players can face the kraken, a higher level boss version of the Cave Kraken. This is highly recommended, as it provides significantly better profit, with the chance of a pet. Be sure to check out our kraken boss guide here.

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