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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 12,400 coins each. Players may gain upwards of 350,000 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.


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.



100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Frost dragon bonesFrost dragon bones1Always12,400


Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 50,199 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant platebodyAdamant platebody1Uncommon9,418
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow12Common1,812
Adamant kiteshieldAdamant kiteshield1Uncommon2,516

Runes and talismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water talismanWater talisman2 (noted)Common16,176
Death runeDeath rune10; 15Uncommon2,430–3,645
Air talismanAir talisman2 (noted)Uncommon424
Pure essencePure essence50 (noted)Uncommon1,500
Law runeLaw rune10Uncommon2,290
Blood runeBlood rune10Uncommon3,770


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1 (noted)Common230
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1 (noted)Common203
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1 (noted)Common54
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1 (noted)Common152
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1 (noted)Common2,252
Grimy iritGrimy irit1 (noted)Common1,678
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1 (noted)Common3,609
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1 (noted)Common4,764
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1 (noted)Common4,912
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1 (noted)Uncommon4,656
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1 (noted)Uncommon4,786
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1Very rare3,307

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins200–1,337Common200–1,337
SharkShark1; 2Common944–1,888
Water orbWater orb2 (noted)Common4,186
Adamant barAdamant bar3 (noted)Uncommon8,091
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1 (noted)Uncommon1,334
Mahogany logsMahogany logs3 (noted)Uncommon1,818
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]1,245,503
  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; 3,000Common250–3,000
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common827
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,364
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,275
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,017
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare180,765–220,935
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon17,525
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon32,647
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,915
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare536,175–655,325
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,151
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,986
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,314,000–1,606,000
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,953
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare569,295–948,825
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,902
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,041
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,713–27,537
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,114,560–1,362,240
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon52,293
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon784
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon738
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare525,720–663,216
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare133,770–168,756
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare41,250–57,750
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon22,815–27,885
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon245,250–299,750
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon29,072–33,120
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon488,160–596,640
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon82,200–452,100
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common11,520–14,080
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon247,680–302,720
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common40,455
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare364,095–445,005
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare913,770–1,116,830
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,924
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare643,860–786,940
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon416,790–509,410
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon297,630–363,770
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon182,475–223,025
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon123,435–150,865
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon47,306–54,064
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon62,034–70,896
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon408,788
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,431,170
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common9,000–11,000
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common5,850–7,150
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon166,500–203,500
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon14,280–17,220
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare141,750–173,250
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon27,090–33,110
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare559,710–684,090
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


  • 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.
  • For a while after release, Frost dragons only used melee and magic attacks, and did not have their orb reflector ability. However, due to heavy botting at the time, Jagex added a ranged attack and the orb reflector ability to combat botting.
  • Frost dragons were created with experimentation by Kerapac, as detailed in Forcae's journal.

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