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This article is about the the standard variant; for the variant encountered while Dungeoneering, see Green dragon (Daemonheim).

Green dragons are the weakest of the four adult chromatic dragons and the weakest adult dragon that can breathe fire in RuneScape, with a combat level of 63. They mainly attack with magic and a long-ranged dragonbreath attack. If the player is in melee distance, they can also use melee. As with all adult dragons, wielding an Anti-dragon shield or Dragonfire shield, using Protect from Magic, or being under the effects of a Super antifire potion are a must, otherwise they can breathe fire which can deal extremely high damage (1000+). They are also the only one of the four chromatic dragons that don't have an attackable baby form; baby Green dragons are only available as level 99 Summoning pets. They can be found in various locations throughout the Wilderness as well as the Chaos Tunnels.

Killing Green dragons for their bones and hides is one of the oldest methods of money making in RuneScape. A combined inventory of Dragon bones and Green dragonhides is worth approximately 67,000gp. The 1 February 2011 updates, which removed revenants from the Wilderness and brought back player killers, sharply increased green dragonhide prices. Later, they decreased again as botters returned to Runescape. The bones and dragonhides are commonly utilised by players training Prayer and Crafting respectively, creating the demand for these two items.

If assigned for a slayer task, Brutal green dragons may take their place. However, this requires the completion of the Barbarian Firemaking training.

Green dragons

Crowded green dragons in the Wilderness, before the 1st February 2011 update.

Note: There is no guarantee that there will be no PKers, and it is up to players to take caution.


  • 3 Green dragons: (level 12-18 Wilderness) North of Goblin Village and west of Dark Warriors' Fortress. Note: No longer has safespots. Players in the Wilderness may also attack you, though this is rarely patrolled due to players being able to teleport immediately out. Seldom crowded.
  • 5 Green dragons: (level 48-52 Wilderness) South-east of the Lava Maze. This spot may be patrolled by pkers.
  • 12 Green dragons: (level 26-32 Wilderness) East of Boneyard. The most popular area to kill green dragons. The chance to get player killed in this area is small to non existent.
  • Chaos Tunnels (Baby black dragons) making this area somewhat irritating for many players. There are 3 Green dragons in one cave and 4 Green dragons in the other; see the map of the Tunnels in the article for more information.
  • 5 Green dragons: Forinthry Dungeon (around level 17 and 18 Wilderness). They are just beside the Greater demons area. It can be accessed in level 39 or level 22 Wilderness, near the southwest entrance to the old Bounty Hunter volcano. Although it was considered the safest place for Green dragon hunting, there has been a rise in player killers at this area due to it's popularity, and the fact players must bypass this area to access the revenants. Warning: If you take the level 39 entrance you may have to pass through revenants and other dangerous monsters in the Dungeon to get to the spot.
  • Daemonheim: On the Abandoned set of floors. These dragons are much more dangerous, as they range from low to very high levels and also do magic attacks, plus long-range firebreath.



100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 1 Always 2,947
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 1 1 Always 1,834


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Steel platelegs Steel platelegs 1 2 Common 298
Adamant full helm Adamant full helm 1 2 Common 1,640
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 3 Uncommon 792


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 2 Common 110
Mithril hatchet Mithril hatchet 1 2 Common 110
Mithril spear Mithril spear 1 3 Uncommon 219
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 3 Uncommon 4,189


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Water rune Water rune 75–150 2 Common 1,950–3,900
Fire rune Fire rune 37 2 Common 1,369
Nature rune Nature rune 15, 30, 75 2 Common 4,365–21,825
Law rune Law rune 3 2 Common 1,392


Charm drop percentages
No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm






Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 17,117 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 2 Common 2,748
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 2 Common 160
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 697
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,270
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 2,141
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 192
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 38
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 2,896
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 3,651
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 8,916
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 8,931


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 11–440 2 Common Not sold
Bass Bass 1 2 Common 310
Perfect green dragon scale Perfect green dragon scale 1 2 Common [1] Not sold
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 1 3 Uncommon 2,312
Black dragon tail-bone Green dragon tail-bone 1 3 Uncommon [2] Not sold
Green dragon egg Dragon egg 1 5 Very rare [3] Not sold
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit sapphire Spirit sapphire 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit emerald Spirit emerald 1 4 Rare Not sold
Spirit ruby Spirit ruby 1 4 Rare Not sold
Court summons Court summons 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold
  1. ^ Only while performing Vannaka's Slayer challenge.
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
  3. ^ Must be 99 Summoning.

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 250 Coins 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,332
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,723
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,503
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,046
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 26,917
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 59,980
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,366
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,461
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,148
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,176
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 875
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,220
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,509
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,448
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,048
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 807,400
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,359
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,375
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,022
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 58,997
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 18,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,258,200
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,800–76,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,566,600
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 102,171
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 15,630
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 116,600–163,240
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 112,300–157,220
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 978
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 375
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 8,000–240,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 5,820–23,280
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,860
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 20,880
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 10,750–26,015
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 15,850
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 49,375–395,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 387,500–775,000
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 99,750–332,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 36,450–1,822,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 346,800–1,849,600
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 9,300
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,049,100
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,061,000–21,427,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) 4 Rare 13,926–696,300
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 109,425–1,094,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 147,660–590,640
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 86,180–861,800
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 8,340
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 65,199–3,259,950
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 141,110–987,770
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,152,270
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 2,102
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 19,600–7,840,000
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Melee) Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Magic) Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged) Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Agility) Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking) Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (FM) Brawling gloves (FM) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing) Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter) Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Mining) Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer) Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing) Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving) Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Brawling gloves (WC) Brawling gloves (WC) 1 5 Very rare Not 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 token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold


  • On 5 July 2010, green dragons received a graphical update with the release of the Love Story quest.
  • There used to be four different variations of Green dragons; after the above mentioned update, however, there are only three variations of Green dragons.
  • There is a wallpaper called Return of the Wilderness that was available from 26 January 2011 that has the Green dragon featured on the right hand side of it.
  • In the Hallowe'en 2011 event the player had to choose a green dragon to represent Death in statue form.
  • Green dragons are the only chromatic dragons to not have an attackable baby counterpart.


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