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Skeletal Wyverns (Draconis Ossis) are very dangerous monsters that can drop granite legs and the rare draconic visage.

Level 72 Slayer is required to kill them. An elemental, mind, body, cosmic, chaos, or a Dragonfire shield (not an anti-dragon shield) must be equipped when fighting wyverns, or else the player will be hit for very high damage. (If you stay atleast 3 blocks away from them they cant use the breath attack on you, so using a 2h staff is viable for quick kills just use protection from range and keep away.) 

Super Antifire potions will 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.

Killing a Skeletal Wyvern is one of the hard Falador Tasks as well as for the wish list of the Odd Old Man in the Fur 'n' Seek quest.

Skeletal Wyverns have an often under-rated earnings potential. Since the Evolution of Combat, the price of Wyvern Bones has increased considerably, while 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.

CombatEdit

Wyverns have high Defence, Attack, and Life points, making them very challenging opponents. They 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 through all types 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.

StrategiesEdit

HabitatEdit

Asgarnian Ice Dungeon

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Wyvern bones Wyvern bones 1 1 Always 3,124

CharmsEdit

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

33–35%

6–7%

3–4%

54–56%

1–2%

Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 9,046 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 Mithril sword 1 2 Common 202
Black hatchet Black hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 201
Adamant hatchet Adamant hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 460
Snakeskin chaps Snakeskin chaps 1 3 Uncommon 481
Earth battlestaff Earth battlestaff 1 4 Rare 8,901
Granite legs Granite legs 1 4 Rare [1] 38,829

Runes and TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Pure essence Pure essence 60 (noted) 3 Uncommon 900
Air rune Air rune 10–64 3 Uncommon 220–1,408
Water rune Water rune 11–33 3 Uncommon 275–825
Chaos rune Chaos rune 10 3 Uncommon 410
Law rune Law rune 2–5 3 Uncommon 528–1,320
Blood rune Blood rune 2–11 3 Uncommon 500–2,750
Soul rune Soul rune 5–14 3 Uncommon 755–2,114
Death rune Death rune 1–5 3 Uncommon 139–695

BoltsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Bone bolts 5 Bone bolts 2–29 2 Common 10–145
Mithril bolts 5 Mithril bolts 8–39 2 Common 472–2,301
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 5–29 2 Common 515–2,987
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 5–25 2 Common 2,430–12,150

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 3,179
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,798
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 208
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 937
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 3,087
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 2,179
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 10,809
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 9,093
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 4,778
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 81
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 34

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1 3 Uncommon 89
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 839
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 49,171
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,045
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,046
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 3 Uncommon 5
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 3 Uncommon 19
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,764
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 344
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 422
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 3 Uncommon 4
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,208
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 3 Uncommon 150
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 2 3 Uncommon 1,526
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,278
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 3 Uncommon 10

OthersEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 20–420 2 Common Not sold
Black dragon tail-bone Skeletal wyvern tail-bone 1 2 Common [2] Not sold
Lobster Lobster 3 3 Uncommon 453
Bass Bass 1 3 Uncommon 292
Super attack (1) Super attack (1) 1 3 Uncommon 460
Defence potion (3) Defence potion (3) 1 3 Uncommon 271
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 3 Uncommon Not sold
Adamant c'bow (u) Adamant c'bow (u) 1 4 Rare 936
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 5 Very rare [3] 1,278,883
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/398 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
  3. ^ 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.
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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 1,434
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,772
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,643
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,590
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 19,005
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 40,326
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,867
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,237
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,300
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,098
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 900
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,200
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,522
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,433
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,336
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 815,000
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,348
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,840
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 63,812
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,386
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 20,600
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,264,050
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 21,600–72,000
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,635,800
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 90,593
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 12,984
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 87,225–122,115
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 93,875–131,425
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 984
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 303
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 7,500–225,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 5,640–22,560
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 3,020
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 11,880
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 6,950–16,819
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 12,500
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 52,750–422,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 441,000–882,000
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 98,550–328,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 34,200–1,710,000
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 302,850–1,615,200
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 10,600
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,130,700
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,215,000–22,505,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50 (noted) 4 Rare 14,190–709,500
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 129,700–1,297,000
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 127,020–508,080
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 73,460–734,600
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 6,624
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 66,914–3,345,700
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 133,460–934,220
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,045,090
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 2,045
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 20,000–8,000,000
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

TriviaEdit

  • 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.

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