Guard dog

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Guard dog
Guard dog.png
Released27 February 2002 (Update)
Combat level44
ExamineHe doesn't seem pleased to see me.
Combat info
Max hit5
Attack styleCrush
Attack speedMonster attack speed 4.png
Respawn time25 ticks (15 seconds)
Slayer icon.png Slayer info
Slayer levelNone
Slayer XP49 xp
Assigned byTurael chathead.png Spria chathead.png Mazchna chathead.png
Combat icon.png Combat stats
Hitpoints icon.pngAttack icon.pngStrength icon.pngDefence icon.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Attack icon.png Aggressive stats
Monster attack bonusMonster strength bonusMagic icon.pngMonster magic strength bonusRanged icon.pngMonster ranged strength bonus
Defence icon.png Defensive stats
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
PoisonNot immune
VenomNot immune
CannonsNot immune
ThrallsNot immune
Advanced data
Monster ID114,7209

Guard dogs are animals that can be found in various man-made locations. For lower-level players, guard dogs can be tough to defeat with melee, due to their fairly high melee accuracy. They can be slain towards a dog Slayer task, but Jackals may be much easier.

The guard dogs by the fruit stalls at Xeric's Glade will only become aggressive if they detect a player trying to steal from the stalls. When they do, they will bark "Woof! Woof! Woof!" and proceed to attack.

Guard dogs may also be purchased at level 74 Construction to guard a player's Dungeon.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
Brimhaven, Black Arm Gang hideout (requires having started Heroes' Quest)44Member icon.png3Maplink
Handelmort Mansion44Member icon.png4Maplink
Hosidius44Member icon.png6Maplink
Kourend Castle44Member icon.png1Maplink
McGrubor's Wood44Member icon.png10Maplink

Drops[edit | edit source]

The following drop rates are provided by Jagex, unless otherwise specified.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bones.png: Guard dog drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Bones1Always730

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ensouled dog head.png: Guard dog drops Ensouled dog head with rarity 1/25 in quantity 1Ensouled dog head11/251,212171

Changes[edit | edit source]

Gallery (historical)[edit | edit source]

Guard dog (historical).png
Guard dog.png
29 March 2004 –
4 June 2007
4 June 2007 –