A lava eel is a type of fish that players can use as food. When eaten, the player is healed 11 hits. It can be obtained by cooking a Raw Lava eel at a cooking level of 53 or higher, granting 140 cooking experience. Lava eels never burn when cooked.
- Before an unknown update lava eels healed 14 hits. The latest known observance of this fact is in June 2004 . Later, in August 2004, lava eels were known to only heal 11 hits .