|Released||10 January 2019 (Update)|
|Always drops||Hydra bones|
|A ferocious Hydra!|
|Poison||Yes (special attack)|
|Weakness||Dragonbane weapons, Ranged|
|Attack style||Magic, Ranged|
|+0||+0||+0||+0%||Not immune||Not immune|
Hydra are draconic creatures found in the lower level of the Karuulm Slayer Dungeon in Mount Karuulm, requiring level 95 Slayer to kill. They were created by an unnamed dragonkin as a project which is not based on any prior work done by his fellow kin.
Hydras are only assigned as a slayer task by Konar. As they are only found within the volcano, players must wear the boots of stone, boots of brimstone or granite boots to protect themselves from the extreme heat of the dungeon floor. However, players who have completed the elite Kourend & Kebos Diary can wear any type of footwear without being rapidly burned. There are two areas within the dungeon where players with and without a hydra slayer task can kill them.
They start off with a random combat style at the start of the battle, switching after three attacks, regardless if they hit or not. If the hydra still persists after roughly 30 seconds into a fight, it will spit poison at three random tiles (one at the player's location, two elsewhere), dealing 4 poison damage every two ticks (or 1 to 2 damage if the player has poison immunity) when the player is standing on one. The initial splat has a 3x3 AoE.
Hydras can drop their eyes, fangs and hearts, which are used to create the brimstone ring. Much like abyssal bludgeons, the body parts are dropped in order and additional body parts can be obtained once players have one of each part.
Drops[edit | edit source]
100%[edit | edit source]
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Hydra bones 1 Always 4,982
Weapons and Armour[edit | edit source]
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Black d'hide chaps 1 Common 5,319 Battlestaff 2–3 Uncommon 16,620–24,930 Fire battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,057 Water battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,019 Rune kiteshield 1 Uncommon 32,203 Rune platebody 1 Uncommon 38,603 Mystic robe bottom 1 Uncommon 48,087 Dragon longsword 1 Uncommon 59,436 Dragon thrownaxe 200–400 Very rare (1/10,000) 58,800–117,600 Dragon knife 200–400 Very rare (1/10,000) 467,400–934,800
- 1/2,000 while on a hydra slayer assignment.
Runes[edit | edit source]
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Water rune 71–89 Common 355–445 Fire rune 56–86 Common 280–430 Death rune 30–60 Common 6,630–13,260 Law rune 32–59 Common 6,496–11,977 Blood rune 15–44 Uncommon 4,320–12,672 Chaos rune 22–50 Uncommon 2,178–4,950
Herbs and Seeds[edit | edit source]
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Irit seed 1 Uncommon 31 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon 412 Avantoe seed 1 Uncommon 1,334 Potato cactus seed 1 Uncommon 95 Belladonna seed 1 Uncommon 21 Grimy guam leaf 1 Uncommon 17 Grimy marrentill 1 Uncommon 14 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 798 Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 152 Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,866 Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 828 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,377 Grimy ranarr weed 3 (noted) Uncommon 20,598 Grimy torstol 3 (noted) Uncommon 21,696
Other[edit | edit source]
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 510–4,338 Common Not sold Monkfish 1 Common 392 Super combat potion(1) 1 Uncommon 2,369 Dragon bones 3–5 (noted) Uncommon 6,534–10,890 Super restore(1) 1–2 Uncommon 2,359–4,718 Emerald bolt tips 20 Uncommon 1,160 Ruby bolt tips 20 Uncommon 1,920 Diamond bolt tips 20 Uncommon 3,680 Brimstone key 1 Uncommon (1/81.2) Not sold Onyx bolt tips 8–30 Rare 67,136–251,760 Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/128) Not sold Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/256) Not sold Hydra's eye 1 Very rare (1/1,800) Not sold Hydra's heart 1 Very rare (1/1,800) Not sold Hydra's fang 1 Very rare (1/1,800) Not sold Hydra tail 1 Very rare (1/5,000) 257,827
Changes[edit | edit source]
|7 February 2019 (update | poll)||The damage from the Hydra's poison splat attacks are now halved should players have a form of immunity against poison.|
Dragons and dragon-like races