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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 4,405. 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 1200k 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 Burthorpe 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 Mystic, 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. The abyssal whip and Korasi's sword are good choices against these creatures if not using super antifires. 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 price
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Always1,992
Blue dragonhideBlue dragonhide1Always2,413

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
48–49%11%27–28%11%2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 84,133 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel battleaxeSteel battleaxe1Uncommon595
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Uncommon941
Mithril spearMithril spear1Uncommon1,188
Adamant daggerAdamant dagger1Uncommon2,555
Rune daggerRune dagger1Rare4,306
Steel platelegsSteel platelegs1Common704
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon2,505
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Uncommon1,689
Water runeWater rune75Common975
Nature runeNature rune15Uncommon5,505
Fire runeFire rune37Uncommon2,775
Law runeLaw rune3Uncommon663
Death runeDeath rune5Very rare1,060
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common154
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common148
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common38
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common104
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,430
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon2,020
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,705
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon4,465
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon4,379
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon3,266
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,106
Coins 250Coins11; 44; 132; 200; 900Common11–900
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1Uncommon974
BassBass1Uncommon196
SwordfishSwordfish1Uncommon308
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Perfect blue dragon scalePerfect blue dragon scale1Common[1]Not sold
Black dragon tail-boneBlue dragon tail-bone1Common[2]Not sold
Blue dragon eggBlue dragon egg1Rare[3]Not sold
Ferocious ringFerocious ring1Rare[4]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot 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.
A ring of wealth or collector's insignia are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common920
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,665
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,026
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,809
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare171,405–209,495
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,309
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common28,241
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,595
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare566,775–692,725
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,868
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,201
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,251,180–1,529,220
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare1,220
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,728
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare565,920–943,200
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,963
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,499
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,193–22,057
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,099,440–1,343,760
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare75,837
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,089
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare913
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare432,315–545,382
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare110,825–139,810
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare40,775–57,085
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common14,310–17,490
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon206,100–251,900
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon26,702–30,420
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare358,560–438,240
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon47,600–261,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,780–15,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon175,320–214,280
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,326–44,944
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare379,215–463,485
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare924,750–1,130,250
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,433
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare621,495–759,605
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon372,150–454,850
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon277,920–339,680
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon163,170–199,430
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon143,550–175,450
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon18,774–21,456
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon20,496–23,424
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon272,968
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare804,970
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common7,200–8,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,810–11,990
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon173,250–211,750
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,396–16,154
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare132,975–162,525
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon26,145–31,955
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare540,270–660,330
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot 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 price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

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