Wikia

RuneScape Wiki

Desert Lizard

Discuss13
26,540pages on
this wiki
Old School RuneScape icon
Loading...

Level 35 Level 49 Level 63
























[view]
[view]
[view]
























Desert lizard icon

Desert lizards are big Slayer monsters found in the Kharidian Desert, and are mainly around the south east where it says lizards on the map. They require level 22 Slayer to kill, and can be aggressive to lower level players. Ice coolers are required to finish them, which can be bought from any Slayer Master. The cooler will be destroyed when used, so multiple coolers are necessary for slayer trips. The lizards are found in areas affected by desert heat, so players are advised to bring a water source to avoid the negative effects of the heat.

Desert lizards can be assigned as a Slayer task by Vannaka, Mazchna and Turael/Spria. (Level 30 small Lizards and large, level 110 lizards may also be killed for a desert lizard task, and all are found in the Kharidian desert; the larger lizards will provide more experience on a task, so may be preferable.)

If you are looking for special bones of the Rag and Bone Man's Wish List, you should attack the regular lizards (the big ones) and not the Desert Lizard.

LocationsEdit

They are located in the Kharidian Desert north of Nardah. The fairy ring code D-L-Q is the best way to reach them. There are some just northwest of the ring (along with snakes).

Another way to get to them is to go through the Shantay Pass, head south-east and cross the river at the first bridge.

Slayer strategyEdit

Ice coolers must be used on them when they reach 1-30 life points in order to kill them. If an ice cooler is accidentally used when there is more than 30 life points, it will still be used up but have no effect. Players would be wise to bring a few extra because of this. Waterskins (and a means of filling them, such as a knife for cutting cactus or Humidify) or an enchanted water tiara should be brought to avoid dying in the desert due to the heat. Desert clothing may be useful if you can afford to fight without decent armour. Magic attacks appear to be effective, particularly fire spells, although melee works well enough; stabbing weapons are most effective.

Desert lizard safespot

Safe spotting a desert lizard, one space away and safe from the lizard's melee attacks.

If on a task, Level 110 lizards should be killed for the most experience, as they have more life points. These can be found near the small lizards. These drop big bones, so more experience in Slayer, combat, and Prayer is gained than with the smaller lizards. Killing small lizards will allow you to complete the task more quickly, however.

Lower level players can kill them without taking much damage by using cacti to safespot them.

DropsEdit

100%Edit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bones Bones 1 1 Always 241

Bars and oresEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Copper ore Copper ore 1 2 Common 80
Iron ore Iron ore 1–2 (noted) 2 Common 285–570
Silver bar Silver bar 1 2 Common 206
Tin ore Tin ore 1 2 Common 62
Coal Coal 1–2 (noted) 3 Uncommon 241–482
Silver ore Silver ore 1 3 Uncommon 77
Mithril ore Mithril ore 1 4 Rare 577

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Tomato seed 5 Tomato seed 3 2 Common 6
Cabbage seed 5 Cabbage seed 3 2 Common 27
Onion seed 5 Onion seed 4 2 Common 12
Potato seed 5 Potato seed 4 3 Uncommon 24
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 3 3 Uncommon 1,197
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 4 Rare 1,990
Sweetcorn seed 5 Sweetcorn seed 1–3 5 Very rare 4–12

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 2 Common 564
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 2 Common 108
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 2 Common 45
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 2 Common 138
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 3,126
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 2,670
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,491
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 4 Rare 3,766
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 4 Rare 2,250
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 4 Rare 9,047
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 4 Rare 9,382

Other dropsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fire rune Fire rune 5–42 2 Common 245–2,058
Nature rune Nature rune 5 2 Common 1,440
Knife Knife 1 2 Common 27
Waterskin Waterskin (0) 2 2 Common 106
Waterskin Waterskin (1) 1–2 2 Common Not sold
Waterskin Waterskin (2) 1 2 Common Not sold
Waterskin Waterskin (3) 1 2 Common Not sold
Kebab Kebab 1 2 Common 201
Waterskin Waterskin (4) 2 4 Rare 434
Mystic gloves (light) Mystic gloves (light) 1 4 Rare 268,739
Long bone Long bone 1 5 Very rare Not sold


Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,267
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,651
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,446
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,910
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 34,003
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 42,167
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 16,062
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,160
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,452
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,131
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 840
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,280
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,197
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,419
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,178
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,546,000
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,169
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,580
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 63,428
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 58,665
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 13,000
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,269,900
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 110,508
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,022
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 134,875–188,825
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 131,350–183,890
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 973
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 487
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 16,000–24,000
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 17,280–23,040
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,480
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 19,485
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 13,150
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 22,900
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 52,375–104,750
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 325,250
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 92,400–110,880
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 132,550–168,700
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 299,550–499,250
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 7,700
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,071,100
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 13,906
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 695,300
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 140,630–180,810
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 150,900–176,050
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 135,760–288,490
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,539
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 33,640
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 5,970
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 417,714–974,666
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,102,500
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 171,900–210,100
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
Ghostweave Ghostweave 10–30 4 Rare Not sold

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki