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Skeletal Wyverns (Draconis ossis) are undead Slayer monsters. They are the only monster to drop granite legs, and also have a chance of dropping the draconic visage. They can be found in the Asgarnian Ice Dungeon, in the chamber accessed from the southern wall of the icy area.

Level 72 Slayer is required to kill them. In order to negate their heavily damaging ice-breath an elemental, mind, body, cosmic, chaos, or Dragonfire shield needs to be equipped. Using Wyrmfire potions, Protect from Magic, or Deflect Magic is also an alternative. Antifire, super antifire, and brightfire potions do not work.

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

Players on a slayer task with over 85 magic, 68 summoning, and 80 defence, with a full slayer helmet and using appropriate combat potions, can easily profit from this task. They are also a good source of crimson charms, although there are many easier alternatives if one is not on a slayer task.

Their living counterparts reside deeper in the same cave.

CombatEdit

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. Their ice-breath attack deals typeless damage, meaning armour type and armour stats do not affect its accuracy.

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

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Wyvern bonesWyvern bones1Always3,164

CharmsEdit

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
33–35%6–7%3–4%54–55%1–2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 10,369 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril swordMithril sword1Common1,683
Black hatchetBlack hatchet1Uncommon931
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Uncommon2,537
Snakeskin chapsSnakeskin chaps1Uncommon4,164
Earth battlestaffEarth battlestaff1Rare8,535
Granite legsGranite legs1Rare[1]38,048
Pure essencePure essence60 (noted)Uncommon1,740
Air runeAir rune10–64Uncommon280–1,792
Water runeWater rune11–33Uncommon286–858
Chaos runeChaos rune10Uncommon1,320
Law runeLaw rune2–5Uncommon712–1,780
Blood runeBlood rune2–11Uncommon1,176–6,468
Soul runeSoul rune5–14Uncommon2,850–7,980
Death runeDeath rune1–5Uncommon146–730
Bone bolts 5Bone bolts2–29Uncommon54–783
Mithril bolts 5Mithril bolts8–39Common1,040–5,070
Adamant bolts 5Adamant bolts5–29Common1,135–6,583
Runite bolts 5Runite bolts5–25Common5,145–25,725
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,595
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon1,320
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon107
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon298
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon3,179
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon2,732
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon1,885
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon2,877
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon5,538
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon321
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon26
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon852
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon1,316
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Uncommon696
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon574
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon10
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon498
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon10
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon1,100
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon1,817
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Uncommon2,082
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon59
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon28
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon803
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon51
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon61
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Uncommon1,014
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon3,592
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon56
Coins 250Coins20–420Common20–420
LobsterLobster3Uncommon288
BassBass1Uncommon226
Super attack (1)Super attack (1)1Uncommon1,034
Defence potion (3)Defence potion (3)1Uncommon1,131
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Uncommon1,869
Adamant crossbow (u)Adamant crossbow (u)1Rare3,343
Rare drop tableRare drop table1Very rareNot sold

Tertiary dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Black dragon tail-boneSkeletal wyvern tail-bone1Common[2]Not sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1UncommonNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Draconic visageDraconic visage1Very rare[3]1,276,588
  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. ^ (1/10000) http://services.runescape.com/m=forum/forums.ws?74,75,52,65949497,goto,21#205

Rare drop tableEdit

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 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common708
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,869
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,589
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,311
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare148,995–182,105
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common16,929
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common20,453
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,406
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare513,270–627,330
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,872
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,247
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,088,820–1,330,780
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,796
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare566,940–944,900
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare66,914
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,638
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common23,278–28,222
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,071,225–1,309,275
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,458
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,490
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare455,065–574,082
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare125,320–158,096
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare46,900–65,660
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common28,215–34,485
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon245,025–299,475
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,396–16,154
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare311,040–380,160
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon26,600–146,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,470–20,130
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon231,840–283,360
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common36,946–42,224
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare356,265–435,435
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,088,460–1,330,340
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,154
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare617,310–754,490
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon319,770–390,830
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon148,410–181,390
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon168,840–206,360
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon165,375–202,125
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,786–11,184
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,744–11,136
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon383,052
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,058,970
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common19,800–24,200
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common9,990–12,210
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon184,950–226,050
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon12,512–15,088
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare124,200–151,800
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon36,810–44,990
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare380,430–464,970
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon4,408
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*355,192
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,967,717,757
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
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare16,315

TriviaEdit

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!
 
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for these monsters was 13,599 kills[1].
    • This had increased to 15,295 by 6 May 2018.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"
  2. ^ Mod Shauny. Top Slayer Killers - 6th May 2018. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"