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Blue dragons are the second weakest of the chromatic dragons, but are still fairly powerful magic-class monsters. They primarily attack with magic, by shooting a Fire Bolt spell at the player, as well as both close-range and long-distance dragonbreath. Thus, an anti-dragon shield, a Dragonfire shield, a Super antifire potion, or the Protect from Magic prayer are essential when fighting them, as they can hit well over 1000 with their breath otherwise (Resonance does work against their breath). They also use melee if the player is standing next to them. They are a very popular monster to kill because the blue dragonhide and dragon bones that they drop may be sold for a combined value of Coins 1000 5,198. Blue dragons do not drop the draconic visage.

LocationsEdit

Taverley DungeonEdit

There are three adult blue dragons here. This area has been botted in more recent times, but can be circumvented by quickly clicking on the dragons as soon as they spawn in. The bots will join in and give you easy kills. You will need a dusty key in order to reach the blue dragons within the dungeon, unless you have an Agility level of at least 70 (or 65 with summer pies), in which case a shortcut by the entrance leads straight to where the dragons are. Fighting these while collecting the blue dragon scales can earn up to 600k coins per hour. This will only happen if you have or can boost to 70 Agility.

The best way to get to the dungeon entrance is to use the Taverley lodestone and going south through Taverley. There is a bank nearby in Taverley just north of the dungeon entrance.

Taverley Dungeon resource dungeonEdit

The blue dragons here are only available for players who have a Dungeoneering level of 60 and above. There are a total of eight blue dragons in this Resource Dungeon. There are also twelve respawn spots of blue dragon scale.

There are two ways to get to there. The first is to travel through the Taverley Dungeon until reaching the room with the blue dragons (a dusty key is required to enter). Within this enclosure is the resource dungeon. The second, quicker route, is using the Agility shortcut (requiring level 70 Agility to use) which leads directly from the Taverley dungeon entrance to the blue dragon room.

Ogre EnclaveEdit

There are six dragons inside the ogre enclave under Gu'tanoth, south of Yanille. The quickest way to get to the enclave is to use the Lodestone Network to Yanille, or a Watchtower Teleport (especially if the destination is set to inside Yanille) or a house or Yanille tablet. Alternatively players can use a ring of duelling to teleport to Castle Wars, or the fairy rings to reach any of the rings in the area.

The blue dragons here are only available for players who have completed or partially completed the Watchtower quest. This spot is not too far from the Yanille or Castle Wars bank.

Heroes' GuildEdit

This location has a single dragon, in a cage in the guild basement. Completion of the Heroes' Quest is required to access this dragon. The guild can be reached by using a lodestone teleport to Burthorpe and running south, or by using the combat bracelet to reach the Warriors' Guild and running east then south.

This dragon is contained inside a cage, making it ideal for mages or rangers to fight, although the cage must be entered to pick up the drops, and the dragon can still use its magic and dragonbreath through the bars.

Kuradal's DungeonEdit

The blue dragons here may only be attacked if you are assigned blue dragons as your slayer task by Kuradal. Players may bank relatively quickly using a bank teleport (such as the TokKul-Zo) and then returning to the dungeon using a Ferocious ring, a drop unique to the monsters in the dungeon. Alternatively, players may use the fairy ring in the ancient cavern and bank in Zanaris, providing that the player has repaired it. If players do not want to bank by Zanaris, teleporting to Lunar Isle (after completion of Lunar Diplomacy) or Edgeville will provide the fastest ways of banking.

StrategyEdit

As with all dragons, protection from their dragonfire is required. An Anti-dragon shield or type of dragonfire shield can be combined with an antifire potion and a one-handed weapon to negate the deadly breath. Super antifire potions are unnecessary as the dragonfire damage is negligible with just an antifire potion. At higher levels the need for such items will become unnecessary due to the speed the player is able to kill each dragon.

Using rangedEdit

Blue dragons are weak to bolts, although other ranged weapons will prove effective. Ranged armour will protect you from their magic attacks, and you can place yourself out the range of their melee attacks. Using royal dragonhide armour is incredibly effective against their magic, so this is highly recommended.

Using magicEdit

If magic is your preference, you should use the highest levelled wand you can wield, in tandem with an anti-dragon shield. Without a specific magical weakness, use the most damaging spell you can cast. At higher levels of Defence and Magic, the use of an Antifire potion or an Anti-dragon shield becomes unnecessary. If you have about 60 Defence or higher in conjunction to 75 Magic or higher, you can still do quite a lot of damage with nothing but a high levelled Staff and Batwing, and without potions, prayers, food, etc.. This allows for use of the Polypore Staff, Staff of Light, etc. Take caution when doing this, as at close range the dragons may still use their dragonfire, and will hit at about an average of 1100.

Using meleeEdit

Due to their classification as mages, it is not recommended to engage these monsters in melee combat. If melee is still preferred, then seek to increase your accuracy with potions and prayers. No matter what an Antifire potion or shield will almost always be necessary. Whips are great against these creatures. If you are an extremely high level in all melee stats including defence, another option is to use a godsword against them.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 1 Always 2,669
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 1 1 Always 2,529

CharmsEdit

Charm drop percentages
No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm

48–49%

11%

27%

11%

2%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 71,961 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).


WeaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 3 Uncommon 98
Mithril hatchet Mithril hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 98
Mithril spear Mithril spear 1 3 Uncommon 188
Adamant dagger Adamant dagger 1 3 Uncommon 192
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 4 Rare 4,183

ArmourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel platelegs Steel platelegs 1 2 Common 248
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 3 Uncommon 744
Adamant full helm Adamant full helm 1 3 Uncommon 1,503

RunesEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 75 2 Common 1,950
Nature rune Nature rune 15 3 Uncommon 4,590
Fire rune Fire rune 37 3 Uncommon 2,183
Law rune Law rune 3 3 Uncommon 1,266
Death rune Death rune 5 5 Very rare 1,480

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 2 Common 411
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 2 Common 96
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 2 Common 32
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 2 Common 83
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 2,465
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 1,640
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 3,177
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 2,649
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 1,652
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 6,883
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 4 Rare 7,322

OthersEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 11, 44, 132, 200 2 Common Not sold
Anagogic ort Anagogic ort 20 2 Common Not sold
Perfect blue dragon scale Perfect blue dragon scale 1 2 Common [1] Not sold
Black dragon tail-bone Blue dragon tail-bone 1 2 Common [2] Not sold
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 1 3 Uncommon 1,320
Bass Bass 1 3 Uncommon 351
Swordfish Swordfish 1 3 Uncommon 315
Blue dragon egg Blue dragon egg 1 4 Rare [3] Not sold
Ferocious ring Ferocious ring 1 4 Rare [4] Not sold
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit sapphire Spirit sapphire 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit emerald Spirit emerald 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit ruby Spirit ruby 1 4 Rare Not sold
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold
  1. ^ Only while on a Slayer challenge from Vannaka.
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
  3. ^ Must be 99 Summoning.
  4. ^ Only in Kuradal's dungeon.

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,222
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,525
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,034
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,634
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 34,664
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 34,674
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 14,714
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,007
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,700
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,110
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 920
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,220
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,467
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,498
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,368
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,562,400
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,006
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,776
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 63,182
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,169
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 12,600
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,273,200
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 98,125
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 10,571
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 64,975–90,965
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 66,300–92,820
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 730
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 487
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 17,000–25,500
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 18,360–24,480
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,420
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 18,990
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 14,800
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 24,600
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 59,500–119,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 282,250
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 88,050–105,660
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 135,300–172,200
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 198,000–330,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 9,200
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,113,100
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 14,151
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 707,550
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 120,295–154,665
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 107,160–125,020
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 95,184–202,266
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,558
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 22,063
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 8,682
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 535,452–1,249,388
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,395,410
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 160,200–195,800
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 1 5 Very rare Not sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold

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