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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.

Antifire potions do not work against their icy breath, unless it is combined into a Wyrmfire potion. 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 bonesWyvern bones1Always2,506

CharmsEdit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
16–18%6–7%3–4%54–56%1–2%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 9,377 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
Please add to the log.
(Only if 50 or more creatures are killed)

Weapons and ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril swordMithril sword1Common202
Black hatchetBlack hatchet1Uncommon91
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Uncommon404
Snakeskin chapsSnakeskin chaps1Uncommon405
Earth battlestaffEarth battlestaff1Rare8,744
Granite legsGranite legs1Rare [1]38,386

Runes and TalismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Pure essencePure essence60 (noted)Uncommon1,140
Air runeAir rune10–64Uncommon170–1,088
Water runeWater rune11–33Uncommon187–561
Chaos runeChaos rune10Uncommon440
Law runeLaw rune2–5Uncommon508–1,270
Blood runeBlood rune2–11Uncommon884–4,862
Soul runeSoul rune5–14Uncommon1,035–2,898
Death runeDeath rune1–5Uncommon334–1,670

BoltsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Bone bolts 5Bone bolts2–29Common10–145
Mithril bolts 5Mithril bolts8–39Common328–1,599
Adamant bolts 5Adamant bolts5–29Common360–2,088
Runite bolts 5Runite bolts5–25Common1,635–8,175

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon2,307
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon4,041
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon99
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon361
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon2,003
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon3,508
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon6,256
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon5,966
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon4,789
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon167
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon29

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon114
Herb seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon391
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Uncommon16,851
Herb seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon504
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon1
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon776
Herb seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon9
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon18
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon778
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Uncommon486
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon342
Herb seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon8
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon2,008
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon12
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon87
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Uncommon630
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon1,245
Herb seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon9

OthersEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250Coins20–420CommonNot sold
Black dragon tail-boneSkeletal wyvern tail-bone1Common [2]Not sold
LobsterLobster3Uncommon834
BassBass1Uncommon293
Super attack (1)Super attack (1)1Uncommon386
Defence potion (3)Defence potion (3)1Uncommon358
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1UncommonNot sold
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Uncommon1,514
Adamant c'bow (u)Adamant c'bow (u)1Rare834
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Draconic visageDraconic visage1Very rare [3]1,251,298
  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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common832
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,514
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,347
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,491
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare157,095–192,005
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon17,517
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon42,420
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,893
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare580,185–709,115
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,670
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon36,629
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,309,140–1,600,060
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon38,146
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare572,190–953,650
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon63,869
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon59,007
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common25,651–31,099
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,156,275–1,413,225
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon41,582
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon617
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon204
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare803,595–1,013,766
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare198,120–249,936
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare68,575–96,005
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon30,915–37,785
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon215,550–263,450
Big bonesBig bones80–90 (noted)Uncommon32,240–36,270
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon361,440–441,760
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon60,600–333,300
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common16,020–19,580
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon233,100–284,900
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common45,810
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare412,290–503,910
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare985,590–1,204,610
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common43,188
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare647,820–791,780
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon459,810–561,990
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon329,940–403,260
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon149,490–182,710
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon114,930–140,470
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon140,756–160,864
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon235,914–269,616
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon591,196
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,721,490
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common14,850–18,150
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common8,550–10,450
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon99,900–122,100
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon18,088–21,812
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare179,550–219,450
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon31,950–39,050
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare590,220–721,380
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot 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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