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Skeletal Wyverns (Draconis ossis) are Slayer monsters that exclusively drop granite legs, as well as the draconic visage.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

StrategiesEdit

HabitatEdit

Asgarnian Ice Dungeon

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Wyvern bones Wyvern bones 1 1 Always 3,567

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 9,322 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 206
Black hatchet Black hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 202
Adamant hatchet Adamant hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 441
Snakeskin chaps Snakeskin chaps 1 3 Uncommon 544
Earth battlestaff Earth battlestaff 1 4 Rare 8,848
Granite legs Granite legs 1 4 Rare [1] 41,403

Runes and TalismansEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essence Pure essence 60 (noted) 3 Uncommon 960
Air rune Air rune 10–64 3 Uncommon 280–1,792
Water rune Water rune 11–33 3 Uncommon 253–759
Chaos rune Chaos rune 10 3 Uncommon 450
Law rune Law rune 2–5 3 Uncommon 770–1,925
Blood rune Blood rune 2–11 3 Uncommon 878–4,829
Soul rune Soul rune 5–14 3 Uncommon 1,005–2,814
Death rune Death rune 1–5 3 Uncommon 221–1,105

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 424–2,067
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 5–29 2 Common 310–1,798
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 5–25 2 Common 1,950–9,750

HerbsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 3 Uncommon 3,282
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 3 Uncommon 4,613
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 138
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 3 Uncommon 496
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 3 Uncommon 2,885
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 2,407
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 3 Uncommon 8,857
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 3 Uncommon 8,867
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 3 Uncommon 3,849
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 3 Uncommon 97
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 41

SeedsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1 3 Uncommon 66
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 3 Uncommon 824
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 39,689
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 3 Uncommon 2,443
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,516
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 3 Uncommon 31
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 3 Uncommon 13
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,214
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 438
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 367
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 3 Uncommon 18
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,865
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 6
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 3 Uncommon 220
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 2 3 Uncommon 1,078
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,004
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 3 Uncommon 11

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 726
Bass Bass 1 3 Uncommon 413
Super attack (1) Super attack (1) 1 3 Uncommon 442
Defence potion (3) Defence potion (3) 1 3 Uncommon 300
Clue scroll Clue scroll (hard) 1 3 Uncommon Not sold
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 3 Uncommon 2,851
Adamant c'bow (u) Adamant c'bow (u) 1 4 Rare 924
Ancient effigy Starved ancient effigy 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 5 Very rare [3] 1,338,469
  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 200–350,3,000 2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,351
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 2,851
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,425
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 5,795
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 32,238
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 39,390
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 15,659
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 10,311
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,499
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,238
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 890
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,240
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,198
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,315
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,181
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,495,200
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,386
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,745
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,792
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 59,003
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 12,400
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,268,550
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150 4 Rare 22,650
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 112,856
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 16,165
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 139,575–195,405
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 134,575–188,405
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 840
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 517
Pure essence Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 16,000–24,000
Nature rune Nature rune 60–80 4 Rare 17,460–23,280
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 4,020
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 17,325
Death rune Death rune 50 4 Rare 11,050
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 21,950
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 56,000–112,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 345,750
Big bones Big bones 150–180 (noted) 3 Uncommon 84,600–101,520
Coal Coal 550–700 (noted) 3 Uncommon 136,950–174,300
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 274,800–458,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 8,900
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,054,700
Rune bar Rune bar 1 2 Common 13,910
Rune bar Rune bar 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 695,500
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) 3 Uncommon 143,570–184,590
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 150,510–175,595
Clean torstol Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) 3 Uncommon 127,296–270,504
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 2 Common 2,443
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 3 Uncommon 28,297
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 5,595
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 3–7 4 Rare 412,698–962,962
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,175,980
Yew logs Yew logs 450–550 (noted) 4 Rare 165,600–202,400
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
Ghostweave Ghostweave 10–30 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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