Fury sharks are a type of shark obtainable as a drop from lava strykewyrms and WildyWyrms. They are the second highest healing food found outside of Daemonheim behind the great gunkan; consuming one while in combat heals 2475 life points, and eating one outside of combat heals 2800 life points. Fury sharks additionally have the ability to protect one worn item or an item in a player's inventory for up to one minute after being consumed; the effects of this are identical to that of the Protect Itemprayer, and the two effects stack, increasing the maximum kept items in the wilderness to 5. Consuming a fury shark has no effect on a High Risk Wilderness World as players may not keep any items they possess at the time of their death per the nature of these worlds.
When it appears to other players on the ground, they will see it as a normal shark.
Originally, fury sharks were removed on 28 March 2011 along with the WildyWyrm. With the reintroduction of the WildyWyrm on 16 February 2015, the fury sharks returned as part of their drops. Its examine info refers to its old removal date, although saying it is only a suggestion as the date is already past.
Despite being a buff, the item protection does not give a status icon.