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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. Or an ice shaker, bought from any Slayer Master and placed on the tool belt, can be used in place of an ice cooler. The ice 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, Turael/Spria and Sumona. (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 DLQ 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% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always181

Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Copper oreCopper ore1Common31
Iron oreIron ore1–2 (noted)Common176–352
Silver barSilver bar1Common175
Tin oreTin ore1Common24
CoalCoal1–2 (noted)Uncommon130–260
Silver oreSilver ore1Uncommon34
Mithril oreMithril ore1Rare416
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed3Common15
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed3Common30
Onion seed 5Onion seed4Common28
Potato seed 5Potato seed4Uncommon64
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed3Uncommon300
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Rare876
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed1–3Very rare7–21
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common341
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common231
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common26
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common81
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,193
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,381
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon1,257
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Rare5,374
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Rare2,922
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Rare2,918
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Rare2,000
Fire runeFire rune5–42Common320–2,688
Nature runeNature rune5Common2,195
KnifeKnife1Common206
Waterskin (0)Waterskin (0)2Common40
WaterskinWaterskin (1)1–2CommonNot sold
WaterskinWaterskin (2)1CommonNot sold
WaterskinWaterskin (3)1CommonNot sold
KebabKebab1Common237
Waterskin (4)Waterskin (4)2Rare292
Light mystic glovesLight mystic gloves1Rare92,978

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Long boneLong bone1Very rareNot sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

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 sapphire1Common638
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,933
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,492
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,005
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare135,225–165,275
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common16,800
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common19,075
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,404
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare513,180–627,220
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,166
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare37,241
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,090,260–1,332,540
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare885
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,893
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare568,395–947,325
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,801
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,078
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common20,001–24,249
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,075,275–1,314,225
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,730
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,761
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare479,570–604,996
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare138,645–174,906
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare51,250–71,750
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common28,755–35,145
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon234,000–286,000
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,192–15,908
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare307,620–375,980
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,000–143,000
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,480–18,920
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon227,160–277,640
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common37,478–42,832
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare361,395–441,705
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,066,860–1,303,940
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,223
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare618,345–755,755
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon330,210–403,590
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon143,640–175,560
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon155,655–190,245
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon155,655–190,245
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon8,540–9,760
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,730–11,120
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon375,832
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,064,520
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common16,650–20,350
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common8,505–10,395
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon187,200–228,800
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,084–13,366
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare110,025–134,475
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon35,415–43,285
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare369,090–451,110
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon5,319
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*383,033
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,967,717,757
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 rare15,555