OSRS Harpie Bug Swarms Guide

The Harpie Bug Swarms are a low level slayer monster in osrs. To damage them you will need at least level 33 slayer. Additionally, you will need 33 firemaking, as this is the level necessary to light a bug lantern. When killing Harpie Bug Swarms players will need to have a lit bug lantern and have it equipped while killing the bug swarms. This monster is assignable by both Vannaka and Chaeldar.

Where to kill Harpie Bug Swarms in OSRS?

Harpie Bug Swarms can be found on the northern side of Karamja. The spot is just south of Brimhaven and north of Tai Bwo Wannai. Some of the fastest methods of transportation to the area include:

  • Fairy ring code D-K-P and run south to the log shortcut. Cross the shortcut then head north again.
  • Fairy ring code C-K-R and run north.
  • Tai Bwo Wannai teleport and run north.
  • Brimhaven PoH teleport and run south then east.
OSRS Harpie Bug Swarms location
Harpie Bug Swarms location

Harpie Bug Swarm Gear Setup

Finding the most optimal gear to use when killing Harpie Bug Swarm in OSRS is important. As already mentioned, a Bug Lantern is required in the off-hand slot, for this reason, melee combat is recommended. Example Gear Setups can be seen below for different budgets.

Max Gear

OSRS Harpie Bug Swarms Max Gear Setup
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Gear

OSRS Harpie Bug Swarms Mid-tier Gear Setup
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Gear

OSRS Harpie Bug Swarms Budget Gear Setup
Example Budget Setup

Harpie Bug Swarm FAQs

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

Can you AFK Harpie Bug Swarms?

Yes, you can AFK due to the fact these monsters remain aggressive until you reach level 93 combat. This means you can pay very little attention and remain in combat for long periods of time, if you have auto-retaliate turned on.

How to light a Bug Lantern?

If you need to light your bug lantern to kill the Harpie Bug Swarms. Simply use a tinderbox on the lantern and it will turn into the lit version of the lantern.

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