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Brutal green dragons are found in the Ancient Cavern. To access the Ancient Cavern, the player needs to start the pyre ship section of Firemaking in Barbarian Training. Brutal green dragons are much stronger relative to the green dragons residing in the Wilderness, and use a melee and a magic attack that both hit into the 800s. Like almost everything else in the Ancient Cavern, these creatures are immune to poison. Brutal green dragons may be part of a Slayer assignment if the player has been assigned green dragons. Visually, the brutal green dragons look very similar to Elvarg as with the green dragons examine text Must be related to Elvarg.

It had been thought that brutal green dragons, like mithril dragons, dropped chewed bones; which are necessary for completing barbarian training or getting a dragon full helm gift from a barbarian spirit. However, brutal green dragons do not drop these bones, only their less-prized "mangled" counterparts (only mithril dragons drop chewed bones).


Like all chromatic dragons, brutal green dragons are weak to Arrows. Players with access to super antifire potions are advised to kill them using bows, such as a crystal bow or better, and Ranged Power armour, such as Armadyl equipment. Low-levelled players may wish to bring an emergency teleport and/or food, such as sharks. Ferocious rings or, if it has been restored by using five bittercap mushrooms, fairy ring code BJQ can be used to easily reach the brutal green dragons.

Players who do not have access to super antifire potions should use a demon slayer crossbow or better, antifire potions, and a dragonfire shield (ranged) instead.

The RaptorEdit

Every now and then, The Raptor will show up at the brutal green dragons, and begin wandering around attacking them. This can be useful for speeding up kills, as he can hit extremely hard - up to 10,000 per hit. So long as you hit the dragon at least once, you will get the drop for that kill. Consequently, it can be useful to follow him around as he attacks the dragons (effectively using him as a damage increase), or simply fire one shot at whatever dragon he is fighting before returning to your own. He seems to appear 2-3 times per hour, and will continue fighting for upwards of five minutes. Making good use of the Raptor can increase the rate of gp per hour substantially.


100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Always1,788
Green dragonhideGreen dragonhide2Always3,574


No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 643 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins1–1,813Common1–1,813
Mithril hastaMithril hasta1Uncommon735
Adamant 2h swordAdamant 2h sword1Uncommon5,665
Adamant helmAdamant helm1Uncommon2,069
Adamant kiteshieldAdamant kiteshield1Uncommon6,968
Adamant spearAdamant spear1Uncommon7,621
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow8Uncommon408
Adamant dartAdamant dart25Uncommon1,225
Adamant knifeAdamant knife8Uncommon4,592
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon282
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon294
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon33
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon76
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,272
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,080
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon1,554
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon4,985
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon2,920
Mithril oreMithril ore(noted)Uncommon1,665
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare2,864
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare2,136
Rune throwing axeRune throwing axe2Rare976
Rune chainbodyRune chainbody1Rare28,567
Rune full helmRune full helm1Rare19,641

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Perfect green dragon scalePerfect green dragon scale1Common[1]Not sold
Black dragon tail-boneGreen dragon tail-bone1Common[2]Not sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ Only while doing Vannaka's Slayer challenge
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list

Rare drop tableEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common885
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,048
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,844
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,614
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare162,630–198,770
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,967
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common21,105
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,722
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare527,490–644,710
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,908
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,867
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,104,660–1,350,140
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,639
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,585–940,975
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,160
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,595
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common26,781–32,469
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,059,750–1,295,250
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,461
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,432
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare410,800–518,240
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare115,960–146,288
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare38,500–53,900
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common29,970–36,630
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon266,850–326,150
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon14,472–18,090
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare321,840–393,360
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon27,800–152,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,300–18,700
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon216,720–264,880
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,816–45,504
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare383,940–469,260
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,082,880–1,323,520
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,060
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare630,900–771,100
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon341,550–417,450
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon181,620–221,980
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon190,800–233,200
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon169,650–207,350
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,296–10,624
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,800–11,200
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon438,480
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,048,570
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common15,750–19,250
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,770–16,830
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon213,300–260,700
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,840–41,360
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare389,880–476,520
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,615
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*268,789
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,885,212,297
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
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare37,153


  • Brutal green dragons were buffed with the patch notes of 19 June 2013. The buff gave them increased combat stats. This was because after the Evolution of Combat, green dragons were much more dangerous to kill due to the new mechanics of the Wilderness, and macroers were constantly killing brutal green dragons instead.