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For the pet version, see Frosty.
This article is about the the standard variant; for the variant encountered while Dungeoneering, see Frost dragon (Daemonheim).
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Frost dragons reside in the Asgarnian Ice Dungeon resource dungeon. The dungeon requires level 85 Dungeoneering to access, and inside are a total of 12 dragons. Frost dragons attack with all three combat styles, as well as with dragonfire. They are weak to stab, making chaotic or drygore rapiers popular weapons choices. The dungeon can be accessed easily by using the fairyring network with the combination a•i•q.

Killing frost dragons is highly profitable as their bones are currently worth 12,725 coins each. Players may gain upwards of 360,000 coins per full inventory of bones, more if using Magic notepaper or a Beast of Burden familiar. Players should note that High Alchemy is not permitted within the resource dungeon.

CombatEdit

Frost dragons may attack with either Ranged or Magic. Each frost dragon will attack with EITHER their ranged or magic attack for the entire fight; which style it will use depends on whichever attack is randomly used FIRST - so keep an eye on the first attack, and pray accordingly for that kill.

When fighting frost dragons, a blue recoil orb will appear and start circling the dragon. It is important that you do NOT attack while the orb is out, as it will rebound 80% of any damage you would've dealt. Therefore, it is important that you have your auto-retaliate switched OFF when fighting these dragons; when the orb appears, click away from the dragon to stop attacking and wait. The orb will circle 3 times before it disappears, after which you can resume killing your dragon (you and your cannon are able to deal damage to the dragon slightly before the orb disappears, at about 2.3-2.5 rotations). NOTE that some have noticed damage rebound before the orb is visible, so it is important to pay close attention.

This makes frost dragons a slightly tougher monster to fight, but should not heavily hinder any higher level player trying to kill them. Also note that a dreadnip will be able to deal damage normally and the damage will not be reflected, which can allow a kill if the dragon is low on health while the orb is active.

In the area containing the dragons are randomly appearing Frost dragon bones spawns. The bones from these spawns are unobtainable, even by Telekinetic Grab — this formerly caused bots to 'try' to pick up the bones, effectively incapacitating them. However, it seems that bots have been able to differentiate the random spawns from the legitimate spawns, and bots have seemingly disappeared from the area after the release of Botwatch.

Unlike with metallic dragons, using Protect From Magic or Deflect Magic offers the same protection from Dragonfire breath as an anti fire potion or anti dragon fire shield, making the Saradomin Godsword a very good option for killing them.

StrategiesEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Frost dragon bonesFrost dragon bones1Always12,725

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
15%18–19%44–45%18%4%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 43,626 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant platebodyAdamant platebody1Uncommon9,246
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow12Common1,812
Adamant kiteshieldAdamant kiteshield1Uncommon2,282
Rune longswordRune longsword1Uncommon18,225

Runes and talismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water talismanWater talisman2 (noted)Common26,030
Death runeDeath rune10; 15Uncommon3,150–4,725
Air talismanAir talisman2 (noted)Uncommon346
Pure essencePure essence50 (noted)Uncommon700
Law runeLaw rune10Uncommon2,940
Blood runeBlood rune10Uncommon5,070

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1 (noted)Common440
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1 (noted)Common200
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1 (noted)Common26
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1 (noted)Common99
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1 (noted)Common3,051
Grimy iritGrimy irit1 (noted)Common2,941
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1 (noted)Common5,029
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1 (noted)Common4,847
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1 (noted)Common3,567
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1 (noted)Uncommon7,178
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1 (noted)Uncommon7,292
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1Very rare5,130

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins200–1,337CommonNot sold
SharkShark1; 2; 3Common1,044–3,132
Water orbWater orb2 (noted)Common3,938
Adamant barAdamant bar3 (noted)Uncommon9,189
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1 (noted)Uncommon1,754
Mahogany logsMahogany logs3 (noted)Uncommon1,950
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1RareNot sold
Draconic visageDraconic visage1Very rare [1]1,295,590
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/6,929 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.

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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common984
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,865
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,388
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,987
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare179,415–219,285
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon18,799
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon37,107
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,251
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare551,295–673,805
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,562
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,325
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,281,420–1,566,180
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare885
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,012
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare570,180–950,300
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,210
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,020
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,487–27,263
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,129,815–1,380,885
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon62,390
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon622
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon254
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare845,975–1,067,230
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare210,600–265,680
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare87,350–122,290
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon30,510–37,290
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon288,000–352,000
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon33,280–37,440
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon488,160–596,640
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon61,600–338,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common17,190–21,010
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,600–268,400
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common45,945
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare413,505–505,395
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare963,810–1,177,990
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,834
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare642,510–785,290
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon514,440–628,760
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon461,700–564,300
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon198,360–242,440
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon143,775–175,725
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon203,434–232,496
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon290,766–332,304
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon700,704
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,863,600
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common19,350–23,650
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,900–12,100
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon99,000–121,000
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon19,788–23,862
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare196,425–240,075
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,795–41,305
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare546,210–667,590
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

TriviaEdit

  • When a player uses a bucket of milk on a frost dragon, a message in their chat box will appear saying "They're great!" which is a reference to the Frosties/Frosted Flakes breakfast cereal.

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