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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 north-west 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 price
BonesBones1Always182

Bars and oresEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Copper oreCopper ore1Common42
Iron oreIron ore1–2 (noted)Common319–638
Silver barSilver bar1Common159
Tin oreTin ore1Common63
CoalCoal1–2 (noted)Uncommon192–384
Silver oreSilver ore1Uncommon67
Mithril oreMithril ore1Rare210

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed3Common9
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed3Common9
Onion seed 5Onion seed4Common20
Potato seed 5Potato seed4Uncommon40
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed3Uncommon363
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Rare475
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed1–3Very rare14–42

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common110
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common152
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common35
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common87
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,782
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon2,354
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,702
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,207
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare4,857
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare3,285
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare3,639

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Fire runeFire rune5–42Common390–3,276
Nature runeNature rune5Common1,925
KnifeKnife1Common137
Waterskin (0)Waterskin (0)2Common106
WaterskinWaterskin (1)1–2CommonNot sold
WaterskinWaterskin (2)1CommonNot sold
WaterskinWaterskin (3)1CommonNot sold
KebabKebab1Common289
Waterskin (4)Waterskin (4)2Rare390
Mystic gloves (light)Mystic gloves (light)1Rare1,165,210
Long boneLong bone1Very rareNot sold


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 sapphire1Common888
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,785
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common3,221
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,785
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare170,325–208,175
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common15,466
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common25,634
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,569
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare565,605–691,295
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,779
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,087
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,231,560–1,505,240
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare920
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,631
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,465–940,775
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare63,800
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,519
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common19,436–23,564
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,096,740–1,340,460
Vecna skullVecna skull1Rare70,854
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare962
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,214
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare449,540–567,112
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare114,010–143,828
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare44,625–62,475
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common14,850–18,150
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon202,500–247,500
Big bonesBig bones76–90 (noted)Uncommon25,840–30,600
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare311,580–380,820
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon38,400–211,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common12,780–15,620
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon129,240–157,960
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common34,034–38,896
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare328,185–401,115
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare991,890–1,212,310
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,412
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare621,180–759,220
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon388,620–474,980
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon419,130–512,270
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon235,980–288,420
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon147,015–179,685
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon12,796–14,624
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon12,936–14,784
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon266,124
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,005,350
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common6,750–8,250
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common11,475–14,025
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon171,000–209,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon10,880–13,120
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare108,000–132,000
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon30,825–37,675
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare564,840–690,360
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
Facts about "Desert Lizard"RDF feed
All Combat experience0 +, 132 +, 83.1 + and 56 +
All Combat level63 +, 49 + and 35 +
All Is members onlytrue
All Release date24 October 2005 +
Combat experience0 +
Combat experience1132 +
Combat experience283.1 +
Combat experience356 +
Combat level163 +
Combat level249 +
Combat level335 +
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Drops itemBones +, Copper ore +, Iron ore +, Silver bar +, Tin ore +, Coal +, Silver ore +, Mithril ore +, Tomato seed +, Cabbage seed +, Onion seed +, Potato seed +, Strawberry seed +, Watermelon seed +, Sweetcorn seed +, Grimy guam +, Grimy marrentill +, Grimy tarromin +, Grimy harralander +, Grimy ranarr +, Grimy irit +, Grimy avantoe +, Grimy kwuarm +, Grimy cadantine +, Grimy lantadyme +, Grimy dwarf weed +, Fire rune +, Nature rune +, Knife +, Waterskin (0) +, Waterskin (1) +, Waterskin (2) +, Waterskin (3) +, Kebab +, Waterskin (4) +, Mystic gloves (light) +, Long bone + and Key token +
Drops item from RDTCoins +, Uncut sapphire +, Uncut emerald +, Uncut ruby +, Uncut diamond +, Loop half of a key +, Tooth half of a key +, Uncut dragonstone +, Dragon longsword +, Dragon spear +, Battlestaff +, Rune javelin +, Rune platebody +, Shield left half +, Dragon helm +, Rune arrowheads +, Onyx bolts +, Vecna skull +, Chaos talisman +, Nature talisman +, Water talisman +, Earth talisman +, Fire talisman +, Raw lobster +, Raw shark +, Big bones +, Dragon bones +, Coal +, Gold ore +, Adamantite ore +, Adamant bar +, Runite ore +, Rune bar +, Grimy torstol +, Grimy snapdragon +, Super restore (4) +, Prayer potion (4) +, Lantadyme seed +, Dwarf weed seed +, Magic seed +, Palm tree seed +, Flax +, Molten glass +, Soft clay +, Yew logs +, Teak plank +, Mahogany plank +, Brawling gloves (Melee) +, Brawling gloves (Magic) +, Brawling gloves (Ranged) +, Brawling gloves (Agility) +, Brawling gloves (Cooking) +, Brawling gloves (FM) +, Brawling gloves (Fishing) +, Brawling gloves (Hunter) +, Brawling gloves (Mining) +, Brawling gloves (Prayer) +, Brawling gloves (Smithing) +, Brawling gloves (Thieving) +, Brawling gloves (WC) +, Crystal triskelion fragment 1 +, Crystal triskelion fragment 2 + and Crystal triskelion fragment 3 +
Is members onlytrue
Release date24 October 2005 +
Version count3 +

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