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The Praying mantis is a Summoning familiar that a player is able to summon at 75 Summoning.


Praying mantis pouch

A Praying mantis pouch is made by using a Summoning pouch on a Summoning obelisk with 168 spirit shards, a Crimson charm and Red flowers in the player's inventory. Using the pouch to summon a Praying mantis costs 8 summoning points.

Mantis strike scroll

The Mantis strike scroll enables the use of the Mantis strike special move for a Praying mantis. Using a Praying mantis pouch on a Summoning obelisk creates ten Mantis strike scrolls.

Mantis strike

Mantis strike is the special move of the Praying mantis, activated by a Mantis strike scroll. When activated against an opponent, it uses a magic based attack which may also bind and drain the opponent's prayer. Each use of a Mantis strike scroll requires 6 special move points.


  • The quote "Wax on, Wax off" is a reference to the movie "The Karate Kid". A character in the film, Mr. Miyagi, uses this quote while educating his pupil.
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