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

LocationsEdit

  • 3 Green dragons: (level 12–15 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 18–24 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 17–18 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 its 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.

StrategyEdit

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 1 Always 2,982
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 1 1 Always 1,816

ArmourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel platelegs Steel platelegs 1 2 Common 246
Adamant full helm Adamant full helm 1 2 Common 1,591
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 3 Uncommon 793

WeaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 2 Common 102
Mithril hatchet Mithril hatchet 1 2 Common 110
Mithril spear Mithril spear 1 3 Uncommon 176
Rune dagger Rune dagger 1 3 Uncommon 4,149

Runes/TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Water rune Water rune 75–150 2 Common 1,500–3,000
Fire rune Fire rune 37 2 Common 2,146
Nature rune Nature rune 15, 30, 75 2 Common 5,460–27,300
Law rune Law rune 3 2 Common 1,302

CharmsEdit

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

65–67%

8–9%

16–17%

7–8%

1–2%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 17,236 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.

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


HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 2 Common 2,182
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 2 Common 83
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 428
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 3,957
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 2,026
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 127
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 35
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 2,631
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 3,686
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 6,764
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 6,858

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 11–440 2 Common Not sold
Bass Bass 1 2 Common 473
Perfect green dragon scale Perfect green dragon scale 1 2 Common [1] Not sold
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 1 3 Uncommon 1,321
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 (hard) 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
Starved 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.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,082
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,082
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 2,850
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,112
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 27,107
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 30,352
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 12,972
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 9,961
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,620
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,162
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 880
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,240
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,280
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,423
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,781
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,574,600
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,227
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,343
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,602
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,243
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 11,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,258,950
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 95,152
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 10,887
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 65,700–91,980
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 63,100–88,340
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 560
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 416
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 15,000–22,500
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 21,840–29,120
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,680
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 19,530
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 17,600
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 24,700
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 55,750–111,500
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 285,000
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 88,500–106,200
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 151,250–192,500
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 198,150–330,250
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,800
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,063,600
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 14,177
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 708,850
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 117,530–151,110
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 111,480–130,060
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 87,952–186,898
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 1,445
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 15,733
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 7,590
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 476,637–1,112,153
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,491,060
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 160,650–196,350
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

TriviaEdit

  • 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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