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Bronze dragons are a type of metal dragon found in the Brimhaven Dungeon and the Chaos Tunnels. While they are the weakest of the metallic dragons, they are still powerful monsters. An anti-dragon/dragonfire shield and/or an antifire potion are essential when fighting them as they can reduce the maximum hit of their dragonfire to below 100, and when used simultaneously block dragonfire damage altogether; super antifire also completely blocks dragonfire. Their appearance has been updated on many occasions, the most recent being 5 July 2010.

LocationsEdit

Bronze dragon and fire elementals

A bronze dragon surrounded by firey elementals.

Chaos TunnelsEdit

In the Chaos tunnels, the earth warriors are aggressive to players of all levels, and if the player has auto-retaliate on, they may cause the waste of a few runes when the player attacks them. Players should note that the earth warriors will not pass through the dragons, and therefore can be escaped by hiding behind your initial quarry.

Visitors to the Chaos Tunnels should also be aware of misfiring portals, which can be both a hindrance and a blessing, as they may teleport the player to dangerous areas housed with aggressive monsters, and generally make the trip longer, or force a player to teleport out should the trip trap them behind rooms of monsters the player is not prepared to deal with, but at the same time might also bring the player closer to their goal

Brimhaven DungeonEdit

The Brimhaven Dungeon is potentially a safer place to fight bronze dragons. If you are fighting them here, you will need 875 coins for the entrance fee, unless you have Karamja gloves 3, which also provide a teleport. This is now a much better place to hunt these dragons due to the fact that the wild dogs are now only level 35, and they are no longer aggressive.

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. With 85 herblore, super antifire potions allow the use of offhand or two-handed weapons. Super antifires are a preferred option due to it's high level of dragonfire resistance; no dragonfire resisting shield is needed, allowing two-handed weapons to be used effectively.

Using MagicEdit

Bronze dragons are weak to water spells, although any magic attack will prove effective.

Using MeleeEdit

If melee is preferred, you should use your highest level one-handed weapon(s), in tandem with an anti-dragon shield/dragonfire shield. Without a specific melee style weakness, use the strongest weapon available to you.

Using RangedEdit

Due to their classification as melee combatants, it is not recommended to use ranged to take down these dragons. If ranged is still preferred, then seek to increase your accuracy with potions and prayers.

DropsEdit

Bronze dragons have drops similar to that of black dragons, although they do NOT drop the draconic visage.

100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 1 Always 2,717
Bronze bar Bronze bar 5 1 Always 995

WeaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 30, 60 2 Common 1,860–3,720
Adamant dart Adamant dart 16 3 Uncommon 144
Mithril hatchet Mithril hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 99
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 3 Uncommon 1,001
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 3 Uncommon 513
Mithril bolts 5 Mithril bolts 2–8, 10, 11, 13, 16 3 Uncommon 94–752
Rune knife Rune knife 2, 5 3 Uncommon 138–345
Rune javelin Rune javelin 1 4 Rare 183
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 4 Rare 18,339
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,280

ArmourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 3 Uncommon 748
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 4 Rare 2,666
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 1 4 Rare 9,373
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 4 Rare 22,148
Dragon plateskirt Dragon plateskirt 1 5 Very rare [1] 160,898
Dragon platelegs Dragon platelegs 1 5 Very rare [2] 159,948

Runes/TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune Law rune 10, 45 2 Common 4,300–19,350
Fire rune Fire rune 50–150 3 Uncommon 2,900–8,700
Blood rune Blood rune 15, 30 3 Uncommon 7,215–14,430
Nature rune Nature rune 67 3 Uncommon 20,502
Death rune Death rune 25, 45 3 Uncommon 7,050–12,690

BarsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1 4 Rare 2,593
Rune bar Rune bar 1 4 Rare 14,125

CharmsEdit

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

39–41%

13–15%

30–32%

11–13%

3–4%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 4,552 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

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


OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 168–3,000 2 Common Not sold
Swordfish Swordfish 1–2 3 Uncommon 323–646
Black dragon tail-bone Bronze dragon tail-bone 1 3 Uncommon [3] 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
Clue scroll Clue scroll (elite) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/2,011 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012
  2. ^ Estimated at 1/2,112 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012
  3. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.

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 1,388
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,534
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 2,865
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,475
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 31,242
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 33,447
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 14,600
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,089
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,655
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,280
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 915
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,240
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,388
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,394
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,976
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,567,200
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,148
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,782
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,841
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,361
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 13,000
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,257,150
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 97,624
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 10,548
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 63,200–88,480
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 61,425–85,995
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 684
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 486
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 4,500
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 19,350
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 14,100
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 24,050
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 58,750–117,500
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 297,750
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 81,900–98,280
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 132,550–168,700
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 204,150–340,250
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,700
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,132,100
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 14,125
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 706,250
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 112,805–145,035
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 103,950–121,275
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 89,616–190,434
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,379
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 18,928
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 8,787
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 484,107–1,129,583
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,223,390
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 163,800–200,200
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

TriviaEdit

  • Currently, the bronze dragon holds the record of being the lowest-leveled monster to drop elite clue scrolls.
  • Bronze dragons have the fewest number of spawns for any metallic dragon. There are only 6 spawns in total; 3 reside in Brimhaven Dungeon, while another 3 reside in the Chaos Tunnels.

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