Dragon dagger

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A player performing the dragon dagger's special attack, Puncture.

The dragon dagger is the second-strongest dagger available in Old School RuneScape, behind the abyssal dagger. It can be wielded by players with at least 60 Attack after completion of the Lost City quest.

As with most dragon equipment, the dragon dagger cannot be made from raw materials using the Smithing skill.

Special attack[edit | edit source]

The dragon dagger's special attack, Puncture, deals two hits at once with an extra 15% accuracy and 15% damage for each of the two hits, consuming 25% of the wielder's special attack energy. Puncture rolls against opponent's slash defence roll.

When used against other players, both hits are applied simultaneously. There is a slight delay between the two hits when the special is used on NPCs.

The special attack's highest possible hit under normal combat conditions is 48 damage for each of the two hits, or a total of 96 damage. Although rare, the poisoned dagger's special attack can occasionally stack with the poison damage, resulting in a theoretical damage stack of 102. Against a slayer target with a Black mask or Slayer helm equipped, the maximum becomes 52 per hit, dealing a maximum of 104 damage.

For these reasons, the dragon dagger is a staple 'knock-out' weapon in PvP combat, and a cheap option for a high damage spec weapon in PvM. Dragon claws are often superior, but carry a much higher price.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat OptionsCombat StyleAttack typesStyleExperience
CombatStyles Stab Sword.pngStabStabAccurateAttack and Hitpoints
LungeStabAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints
SlashSlashAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints
BlockStabDefensiveDefence and Hitpoints

Item sources[edit | edit source]

Dragon dagger[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Brutal black dragon318 Multicombat.png11/128
Brutal blue dragon271 Multicombat.png11/128
Brutal red dragon289 Multicombat.png11/128
Chaos Elemental305 Multicombat.png111/128
Choke devil264 Multicombat.png13 × 1/128
Crystal impling jar Hunter icon.png(noted)1/18
Crystal impling80 Hunter icon.png(noted)1/18
Dust devil93; 110 Multicombat.png11/128
Magpie impling jar Hunter icon.png11/20
Revenant cyclops82 Multicombat.png11/211.89
Revenant dark beast120 Multicombat.png11/123.75
Revenant demon98 Multicombat.png11/175.04
Revenant dragon135 Multicombat.png11/99.5
Revenant goblin15 Multicombat.png11/1,727.79
Revenant hellhound90 Multicombat.png11/191.71
Revenant hobgoblin60 Multicombat.png11/361.47
Revenant imp7 Multicombat.png11/3,025
Revenant knight126 Multicombat.png11/106.45
Revenant ork105 Multicombat.png11/145.2
Revenant pyrefiend52 Multicombat.png11/409.03
Reward casket (elite)N/A Casket.png11/32.3
Reward casket (master)N/A Casket.png11/30.3
Shadow Wyrm267 Multicombat.png13 × 1/76
Wyrm99 Multicombat.png11/76

Dragon dagger(p++)[edit | edit source]

SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Dragon impling jar Hunter icon.png(noted)1/19
K'ril Tsutsaroth650 Multicombat.png12/127

Shop locations[edit | edit source]

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Rasolo the Wandering MerchantSouth of Baxtorian Falls15m Coins 10000.png 60,000Coins 1000.png 3,000Member icon.png
Iorwerth's ArmsPrifddinas25m Coins 10000.png 45,000Coins 1000.png 7,500Member icon.png
Blades by Urbi.Sophanem0N/ACoins 10000.png 45,000Coins 1000.png 7,500Member icon.png
Myths' Guild Weaponry2nd floor[UK]3rd floor[US] of Myths' Guild25m Coins 10000.png 30,000Coins 10000.png 18,000Member icon.png
Jukat (shop)Zanaris25m Coins 10000.png 30,000Coins 10000.png 18,000Member icon.png

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
6 February 2020
(update)

The tooltip for the dragon dagger's special attack now correctly states its accuracy buff as 15%.

29 January 2015
(update)

The item "drag dagger" has been renamed "dragon dagger".

Trivia[edit | edit source]

The stranger uses the dragon dagger's special attack, Puncture.
  • The stranger that may be encountered during Desert Treasure uses a poisoned dragon dagger, and is capable of using the special attack rapidly. Saradomin wizards and melee-using Ancient Wizards also use a poisoned dragon dagger.
  • If the dragon dagger's special attack deals more damage than required to kill the opponent, it will provide experience for the surplus damage, like other weapons with a multi-hit special attack, such as dragon claws.
  • The dragon dagger is one of only three daggers with its blade pointing down; the other two are Keris and the abyssal dagger.
  • Prior to August 22, 2006, weapon poison(+) and weapon poison(++) variants of the dragon dagger were named dragon dagger(+), which was for extra strong weapon poison, and dragon dagger(s), which was for super weapon poison. This was later changed to the current (p+) and (p++) naming convention to avoid confusion with Saradomin items, which also use (s).[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. "Naming conventions." 22 August 2006. Old School RuneScape News.