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For the pet version, see Frosty.
For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Frost dragon (Dungeoneering).
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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 10,948 coins each. Players may gain upwards of 310,000 coins per full inventory of bones, more if using Magic notepaper or a Beast of Burden familiar.


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 price
Frost dragon bonesFrost dragon bones1Always10,948


No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
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Based on a sample of 53,010 kills.
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Weapons and armourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant platebodyAdamant platebody1Uncommon8,967
Rune arrow 5Rune arrow12Common1,812
Adamant kiteshieldAdamant kiteshield1Uncommon5,548
Rune longswordRune longsword1Uncommon17,961

Runes and talismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Water talismanWater talisman(noted)Common11,226
Death runeDeath rune10; 15Uncommon1,690–2,535
Air talismanAir talisman(noted)Uncommon432
Pure essencePure essence50 (noted)Uncommon1,300
Law runeLaw rune10Uncommon2,160
Blood runeBlood rune10Uncommon4,310


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam(noted)Common71
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill(noted)Common110
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin(noted)Common35
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(noted)Common73
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(noted)Common2,498
Grimy iritGrimy irit(noted)Common2,715
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(noted)Common2,393
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(noted)Common4,837
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(noted)Common4,587
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(noted)Uncommon3,615
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(noted)Uncommon3,451
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon1Very rare4,182

Other dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 1000Coins200–1,337Common200–1,337
SharkShark1; 2Common854–1,708
Water orbWater orb(noted)Common5,180
Adamant barAdamant bar(noted)Uncommon7,056
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root(noted)Uncommon1,184
Mahogany logsMahogany logs(noted)Uncommon1,362
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]1,227,703
  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.
A ring of wealth, luck potion 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 emerald1Common1,613
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,478
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,932
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare176,940–216,260
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,922
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common24,854
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,200
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare549,000–671,000
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,185
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,727
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,267,920–1,549,680
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare910
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,738
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare566,070–943,450
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,000
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,755
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common20,001–24,249
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,082,565–1,323,135
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare71,285
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,039
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare926
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare364,845–460,266
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare109,655–138,334
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare38,900–54,460
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common13,365–16,335
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon236,250–288,750
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon25,920–32,400
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare298,440–364,760
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon35,600–195,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common13,050–15,950
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon204,120–249,480
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common32,928–37,632
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare317,520–388,080
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,034,460–1,264,340
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,018
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare630,270–770,330
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon383,940–469,260
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon376,380–460,020
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon224,595–274,505
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon139,635–170,665
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon13,972–15,968
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon12,838–14,672
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon444,352
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,601,230
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common4,500–5,500
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common10,125–12,375
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon182,250–222,750
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,124–15,826
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,275–159,225
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon27,720–33,880
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare557,280–681,120
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


  • 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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Combat experience1,085.4 +
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Drops itemFrost dragon bones +, Adamant platebody +, Rune arrow +, Adamant kiteshield +, Rune longsword +, Water talisman +, Death rune +, Air talisman +, Pure essence +, Law rune +, Blood rune +, Grimy guam +, Grimy marrentill +, Grimy tarromin +, Grimy harralander +, Grimy ranarr +, Grimy irit +, Grimy avantoe +, Grimy kwuarm +, Grimy cadantine +, Grimy lantadyme +, Grimy dwarf weed +, Grimy snapdragon +, Coins +, Shark +, Water orb +, Adamant bar +, Limpwurt root +, Mahogany logs +, Clue scroll (hard) +, Court summons +, Spirit sapphire +, Spirit emerald +, Spirit ruby +, Starved ancient effigy +, Draconic visage + 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 date19 July 2010 +

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