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For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Green dragon (Dungeoneering).
For the stronger variant found in the Ancient Cavern, see Brutal green dragon.
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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. The minimum money made upon one kill is 3,860.

Killing Green dragons for their bones and hides is an old and renowned method of money making. A combined inventory of Dragon bones and Green dragonhides is worth approximately 54,000gp. 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

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.
  • 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.
  • 5 Green dragons: (level 48–52 Wilderness) South-east of the Lava Maze. This spot may be patrolled by pkers.
  • 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 Wilderness 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% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Always1,629
Green dragonhideGreen dragonhide1Always2,231

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
66–67%8–9%16–17%7–8%1–2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 19,035 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Steel platelegsSteel platelegs1Common952
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Common1,179
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon1,887
Steel battleaxeSteel battleaxe1Common1,290
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Rare1,122
Mithril spearMithril spear1Uncommon4,270
Rune daggerRune dagger1Uncommon3,681
Water runeWater rune75–150Common2,250–4,500
Fire runeFire rune37Common3,663
Nature runeNature rune15; 30; 75Common5,910–29,550
Law runeLaw rune3Common1,143
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Common3,582
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Common87
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon174
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon2,216
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon5,103
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon213
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon34
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon3,256
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,343
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon3,771
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon2,615
Coins 250Coins11–440Common11–440
BassBass1Common180
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1Uncommon1,177

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Perfect green dragon scalePerfect green dragon scale1Common[1]Not sold
Black dragon tail-boneGreen dragon tail-bone1Uncommon[2]Not sold
Green dragon eggGreen dragon egg1Very rare[3]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons1Very rareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot 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.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves 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 sapphire1Common1,038
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,069
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,506
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,508
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare202,860–247,940
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common18,324
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common23,012
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,299
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare553,455–676,445
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common55,664
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare36,008
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,231,200–1,504,800
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare860
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,631
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,465–940,775
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,942
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,578
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common18,871–22,879
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,050,705–1,284,195
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,259
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,763
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare373,685–471,418
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare124,605–157,194
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare34,200–47,880
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common19,575–23,925
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon311,625–380,875
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon27,792–34,740
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare293,220–358,380
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon30,600–168,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,110–19,690
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon211,860–258,940
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common37,688–43,072
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare363,420–444,180
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,004,400–1,227,600
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,535
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare623,025–761,475
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon386,460–472,340
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon331,920–405,680
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon304,605–372,295
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon221,850–271,150
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon15,736–17,984
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon15,428–17,632
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon445,636
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,879,840
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common7,200–8,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,185–16,115
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon405,450–495,550
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon13,260–15,990
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare131,625–160,875
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon41,670–50,930
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare615,870–752,730
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon1,820
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*235,588
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*56,764,489
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

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.
  • There is a rare breed of green dragons which are quite small. The only known one is Eski.

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