OSRS Can You Kill Kraken Off Task

As a stronger and larger version of the cave kraken, the players may be a bit hard to kill, as this slayer monster is submerged underwater. That means the players should summon them  up water. Of course, to kill the Kraken easily, the players must fill any requirements and strategies.

Then, most OSRS players are wondering whether they can kill Kraken off task or not. However, Kraken is mostly popular boss because it’s relative ease and the fact that they drop Kraken tentacles and the Trident of the Seas. Thankfully, this post will show you the facts about how to kill Kraken whether on or off task. Here you go!

Is It Possible to Kill Kraken Off Task?

Unfortunately, it’s impossible. The fact is that the Kraken can only be killed while on a slayer task for Krakens or a boss task for the Kraken. The ‘on’ task here means a Slayer assignment which is given by a Slayer monster. Well, by killing the assigned monsters will grant the players Slayer Experience.

OSRS Can You Kill Kraken Off Task
They can be found in the Kraken Cove, a dungeon which is located south-west of the Piscatoris Fishing Colony, cave kraken and housing waterfiends. Well, to determine the slayer assignment, the slayer masters will use the Task weighing system.

The system here is for getting the percentage chance of getting a specific killer task which can be calculated using a specific formula. In this case, the Kraken’s task weight will be 9 when using this task weighing system.

How to Kill the Kraken Easily?

As you know that the Kraken is a Slayer boss which can be found in the Kraken Cove. The best strategy to easily kill the Kraken is by using the Magic attack style. That’s because Magic attack is actually resistant to Ranged and immune to Melee as it cannot be reached by Melee attacks.

Because there are no complex mechanics when confronting this boss, so Kraken has become a popular boss. Therefore, the players may find it hard to find an empty world where they can alternatively create an instance for 25,000 coins which lasts until they leave or log out.

To kill the Kraken, the players need to reach level 87 Slayer. Kraken is the only monster which drops the Kraken tentacle and also the Trident of the seas.

The players are recommended to use the Magic attack style, although the high combat stats are not required. The required level Magic is 75 or higher to equip the correct staves. Aside from Magic attack, the players are required for partial completion of Quest Points Fairytale II – Cure a Queen to access the fairy rings network.

Here’s a guide of killing the Kraken!

Step 1: Finding the Kraken

Killing the Kraken is pretty simple. You definitely should find where the Kraken is located. As we’ve mentioned the Kraken can be found in a separated section of the Kraken Cove. This is a place where all of the creatures can only be killed while on a slayer task.

You can also enter without a slayer task after attacking any monster inside the dungeon, Lieve McCraken will stop you from doing this, claiming that you are not assigned to kill them.

Well, the fastest way to get this location is through fairy rings. You can use the code a . k . q, then run west to the dungeon entrance. After tha, run north once entering the Kraken cove in order to find the entrance to the Kraken’s lair.

Step 2: Summon the Kraken

To summon Kraken upwater, you should disturb four small whirlpools. By attacking those whirlpools once with your ranged weapon, the Kraken will spawn out of water. You can do it four times to spawn all four tentacles and the switch back to your magic weapon and begin dealing damage to the Kraken boss.

In the way of fighting the Kraken, make sure that you use Augury or Mystic Might to maximize magic defense and DPS.

Step 3: Attack the Kraken

During the fight, you will be attacked by four Enormous Tentacles and by the Kraken itself. Need to know that Kraken only attacks with a typeless magical ranged attack. Well, ‘typeless’ here means the protection prayers cannot have an effect. While, ‘magical ranged’ means that the accuracy of the attack is determined by the ranged attack bonuses of the Kraken and the magic defense bonuses of the player. The maximum hit of this attack is 28 where it is not very accurate and has an attack speed of 4 (for example every 2.4 seconds).

The Enormous Tentacle Kraken only attacks with a typeless magical ranged attack. The ‘magical ranged’ means that the accuracy of the attack is determined by the ranged attack bonuses of the Enormous Tentacles  and the magic defense bonuses of the player. The maximum hit of this attack is 2 where it is very accurate and has an attack speed of 4 (for example every 2.4 seconds).

Best Equipment for Killing the Kraken

Here’s for the list of recommended equipment for killing the Kraken:

Most effective item

    • Slayer helmet
    • Occult necklace
    • Imbued god cape
    • Ancestral robe top
    • Ancestral robe bottom
    • Harmonised nightmare staff in combination with Fire Surge and tome of fire
    • Tome of fire
    • Elysian spirit shield
    • Rada’s blessing 4
    • Kebbit bolts (if using the Hunters’ crossbow to disturb the Enormous Tentacles
    • Tormented bracelet
    • Eternal boots
    • Ring of suffering
    • Volatile nightmare staff
    • Black mask
    • Amulet of fury
    • God cape
    • Armadyl chestplate
    • Armadyl chainskirt
    • Sanguinesti staff
    • Spectral spirit shield
    • God blessing
    • Rada’s blessing 3/2
    • Barrows gloves
    • Infinity boots
    • Seers rings
    • Eldritch nightmare staff

Less Effective items

    • Any Halo
    • Amulet of glory
    • Fire cape
    • Karil’s leathertop
    • Karil’’s leatherskirt
    • Trident of the swamp
    • Dragonfire ward
    • Infinity gloves
    • Boost of brimstone
    • Brimstone ring
    • Lunar ring
    • Silly jester boots
    • Regen bracelet
    • Twister buckler
    • Kodai wand or Staff of the dead, the combination with tome of fire and Fire Surge
    • Elite void robe
    • Blessed body
    • Capes of accomplishments (trimmed)
    • Ardougne cloak
    • Black d’hide body
    • Blessed chaps
    • Trident of the seas
    • Odium ward
    • Combat bracelet
    • Mystic boots

Okay, that’s the way that you can perform to kill the Kraken, the Slayer boss.

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