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|Release date||12 December 2005 (Update)|
|XP per kill||1,007.5 (and 332.4 experience)|
|Always drops||Wyvern bones|
|Examine text||A very dangerous pile of animated Wyvern bones.|
|Assigned by||Duradel or Lapalok, Kuradal|
Level 72 Slayer is required to kill them. An elemental, mind, body, cosmic, chaos, or Dragonfire shield (not an anti-dragon shield) must be equipped when fighting wyverns closeup, or else the player will be hit for very high damage. However, keeping away more than 4 squares from them will cause them not to use their ice breath, which makes using 2h Magic/Ranged weaponry a viable choice.
Super antifire potions do NOT work against their icy breath. However, the Protect from Magic prayer or Deflect Magic curse WILL reduce damage taken from the breath to less than 200, similar to Dragonfire. They are only found in the Asgarnian ice dungeon, in the chamber accessed from the southern wall of the icy area.
Since the Evolution of Combat, Skeletal Wyverns have arguably become easier to kill, though their damage capabilities can still pose a threat. Players on a slayer task with over 85+ magic, 68 summoning and 80+ defence with full slayer helmet and using super magic/defence potions can easily make 450,000+ coins an hour, including banking time. They are also a good source of crimson charms, although there are many (easier) alternatives if one is not on a slayer task.
Wyverns attack with melee, ranged or their unique ice-breath attack. This attack can freeze players, and they will be stunned as well, so escaping is not possible unless Freedom is used to break free (this is currently glitched and will not free the player like it otherwise should, although it does break the stun).
If a player is not wearing one of the shields they will be hit for very high damage. Contrary to popular belief, armour does not affect the accuracy of the ice-breath attack, the ice-breath will hit regardless of armour.
Wyverns will use a ranged attack both when players are attacking from a distance and when they are attacking within melee range. Their melee attacks are comprised of a bite and use of the tail.
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Wyvern bones 1 Always 3,188
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 9,269 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
- Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).
Weapons and ArmourEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Mithril sword 1 Common 221 Black hatchet 1 Uncommon 263 Adamant hatchet 1 Uncommon 449 Snakeskin chaps 1 Uncommon 570 Earth battlestaff 1 Rare 8,750 Granite legs 1 Rare 40,722
Runes and TalismansEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Pure essence 60 (noted) Uncommon 1,140 Air rune 10–64 Uncommon 340–2,176 Water rune 11–33 Uncommon 396–1,188 Chaos rune 10 Uncommon 430 Law rune 2–5 Uncommon 644–1,610 Blood rune 2–11 Uncommon 640–3,520 Soul rune 5–14 Uncommon 1,220–3,416 Death rune 1–5 Uncommon 203–1,015
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Bone bolts 2–29 Common 10–145 Mithril bolts 8–39 Common 304–1,482 Adamant bolts 5–29 Common 320–1,856 Runite bolts 5–25 Common 1,850–9,250
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Grimy ranarr 1 Uncommon 2,843 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 4,311 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 148 Grimy guam 1 Uncommon 728 Grimy irit 1 Uncommon 2,601 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,990 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Uncommon 9,513 Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 9,277 Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 4,029 Grimy marrentill 1 Uncommon 125 Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 40
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Belladonna seed 1 Uncommon 79 Cadantine seed 1 Uncommon 906 Dwarf weed seed 1 Uncommon 43,287 Snapdragon seed 1 Uncommon 1,514 Jangerberry seed 1 Uncommon 1 Limpwurt seed 1 Uncommon 1,069 Marrentill seed 1 Uncommon 17 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 Uncommon 15 Ranarr seed 1 Uncommon 1,555 Spirit weed seed 1 Uncommon 371 Strawberry seed 1 Uncommon 364 Tarromin seed 1 Uncommon 11 Watermelon seed 1 Uncommon 2,710 Whiteberry seed 1 Uncommon 3 Wildblood seed 1 Uncommon 267 Fellstalk seed 2 Uncommon 2,080 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon 3,165 Harralander seed 1 Uncommon 10
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 20–420 Common Not sold Skeletal wyvern tail-bone 1 Common Not sold Lobster 3 Uncommon 546 Bass 1 Uncommon 322 Super attack (1) 1 Uncommon 469 Defence potion (3) 1 Uncommon 283 Clue scroll (hard) 1 Uncommon Not sold Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 2,726 Adamant c'bow (u) 1 Rare 958 Starved ancient effigy 1 Very rare Not sold Draconic visage 1 Very rare 1,270,789
- ^ Estimated at 1/398 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
- ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
- ^ Estimated at 1/12,686 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.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,462 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,726 Uncut ruby 1 Common 3,819 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 6,238 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 17,339 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 38,320 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 15,219 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,390 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,551 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,216 Rune javelin 5 Rare 860 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,220 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,549 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,389 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,411 Dragon dagger 50 (noted) Very rare 827,550 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,253 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,727 Shield left half 1 Very rare 64,266 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 59,252 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 12,800 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,254,300 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 Rare 22,650–75,500 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,598,000 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 104,649 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 12,616 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 69,275–96,985 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 69,450–97,230 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 968 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 368 Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) Uncommon 9,500–285,000 Nature rune 20–80 Rare 5,600–22,400 Soul rune 20 Rare 4,880 Law rune 45 Rare 14,490 Death rune 50, 121 Rare 10,150–24,563 Blood rune 50 Rare 16,000 Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) Uncommon 51,250–410,000 Raw shark 250–500 (noted) Uncommon 472,000–944,000 Big bones 150–500 (noted) Uncommon 106,200–354,000 Coal 150–7,500 (noted) Uncommon 41,250–2,062,500 Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) Uncommon 304,650–1,624,800 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 8,800 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,145,500 Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) Rare 3,531,000–24,717,000 Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) Rare 14,436–721,800 Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) Uncommon 132,550–1,325,500 Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) Uncommon 136,950–547,800 Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) Uncommon 89,170–891,700 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 8,130 Yew seed 1–50 Rare 68,298–3,414,900 Magic seed 1–7 Rare 139,158–974,106 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,367,180 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 1,514 Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) Rare 20,750–8,300,000 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (FM) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (WC) 1 Very rare Not sold
- 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 1 Rare Not sold
- A Wyvern is a legendary winged reptilian creature with a dragon's head, the hindquarters of a snake or lizard with two legs or none, and a barbed tail.
- Even though the salve amulet has no effect on Skeletal Wyverns, they are mentioned in Tarn's diary:
|“||All my long hours of research have finally paid off! Today I discovered an ancient journal in the great library, which detailed a ceremony for giving life back to greater beasts after they have died! I shall finally be able to unravel the secrets of the Skeletal Wyverns!||”|
- The horns on the sides of the skull of one of the Skeletal Wyverns look remarkably similar to those on the side of the dragon heads in the dragon forge.
- There is currently a glitch where using the Freedom ability will not properly free the player from being frozen by a wyvern's breath. It has not been fixed yet.