Lava dragon

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Lava dragons are former red dragons that have been transformed after being surrounded by lava for too long. They reside in the Lava Dragon Isle in the Wilderness (between level 36 and 42 Wilderness), and attack with melee as well as with dragonfire. Due to their low magic level, they are particularly weak to magic, thus making Fire Bolt a slow but profitable method of killing them.

Reaching the lava dragons.

Lava dragons can be safespotted both inside and outside their isle. The many piles of skeletons and edges at the isle allow for players to safespot them inside. Alternatively, players can camp some of the southern spawns outside the isle, although they should be careful as Vet'ion can walk to their safespot and attack the players. Having 74 Agility and the hard Wilderness Diary completed is recommended when killing them to use the stepping stones to escape the isle, as the area is frequented by player killers.

Bringing a pestle and mortar is optional to grind the scales into shards, in addition to High Level Alchemy runes to alch their common adamant and rune equipment drops. If killing them from outside the isle, Telekinetic Grab will be needed to grab their drops. Although it is possible to stay at the isle indefinitely using this method, it is advisable to bank every 10–20 minutes as the isle is commonly targeted by player killers.

Lava dragons are the only monsters to drop the lava dragon bones, which give 85 Prayer experience when buried. However, burying them on Lava Dragon Isle grants 340 Prayer experience instead.

Although they drop black dragonhide, they do not count as black dragons for a Slayer task.

Location[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Lava dragon bones.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Lava dragon bones with rarity Always in quantity 1 Lava dragon bones 1 Always 4,204
Black dragonhide.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Black dragonhide with rarity Always in quantity 1 Black dragonhide 1 Always 3,140
Lava scale.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Lava scale with rarity Always in quantity 1 Lava scale 1 Always 3,610

Runes/Ammunition[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune dart.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune dart with rarity Common in quantity 12 Rune dart 12 Common 13,416
Rune javelin.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune javelin with rarity Common in quantity 20 Rune javelin 20 Common 3,240
Fire rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Fire rune with rarity Common in quantity 75 Fire rune 75 Common 375
Lava rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Lava rune with rarity Common in quantity 15-30 Lava rune 15–30 Common 60–120
Rune knife.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune knife with rarity Uncommon in quantity 8 Rune knife 8 Uncommon 2,344
Runite bolts.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Runite bolts with rarity Uncommon in quantity 30 Runite bolts 30 Uncommon 10,470
Death rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Death rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 20 Death rune 20 Uncommon 4,440
Blood rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Blood rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 20 Blood rune 20 Uncommon 5,760
Law rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Law rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 20 Law rune 20 Uncommon 4,040
Onyx bolt tips.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Onyx bolt tips with rarity Uncommon in quantity 12 Onyx bolt tips 12 Uncommon 100,512
Dragon javelin heads 5.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Dragon javelin heads with rarity Uncommon in quantity 15 Dragon javelin heads 15 Uncommon [1] 14,760
  1. Only dropped after completion of Monkey Madness II.

Weapons/Armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant 2h sword.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Adamant 2h sword with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Adamant 2h sword 1 Uncommon 3,588
Rune longsword.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune longsword with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 18,793
Lava battlestaff.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Lava battlestaff with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Lava battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,715
Rune axe.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune axe with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune axe 1 Uncommon 7,332
Adamant platebody.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Adamant platebody with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,598
Rune kiteshield.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune kiteshield with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune kiteshield 1 Uncommon 32,227
Rune med helm.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune med helm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune med helm 1 Uncommon 11,197
Rune full helm.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune full helm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune full helm 1 Uncommon 20,723

Herbs[edit | edit source]

Two herbs are dropped when the herb table is rolled.

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy guam leaf with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy guam leaf 1–2 Uncommon 16–32
Grimy marrentill.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy marrentill with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy marrentill 1–2 Uncommon 14–28
Grimy tarromin.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy tarromin with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy tarromin 1–2 Uncommon 153–306
Grimy harralander.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy harralander with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy harralander 1–2 Uncommon 809–1,618
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy ranarr weed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy ranarr weed 1–2 Uncommon 6,836–13,672
Grimy irit leaf.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy irit leaf with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy irit leaf 1–2 Uncommon 833–1,666
Grimy avantoe.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy avantoe with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy avantoe 1–2 Uncommon 1,554–3,108
Grimy kwuarm.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy kwuarm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-2 Grimy kwuarm 1–2 Uncommon 1,102–2,204
Grimy cadantine.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy cadantine with rarity Rare in quantity 1-2 Grimy cadantine 1–2 Rare 1,344–2,688
Grimy lantadyme.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy lantadyme with rarity Rare in quantity 1-2 Grimy lantadyme 1–2 Rare 1,247–2,494
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Grimy dwarf weed with rarity Rare in quantity 1-2 Grimy dwarf weed 1–2 Rare 609–1,218

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Coins with rarity Common in quantity 66-3000 Coins 66–3,000 Common Not sold
Fire talisman.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Fire talisman with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Fire talisman 1 Uncommon 3,450
Fire orb.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Fire orb with rarity Uncommon in quantity 15 (noted) Fire orb 15 (noted) Uncommon 19,410
Chocolate cake.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Chocolate cake with rarity Uncommon in quantity 3 Chocolate cake 3 Uncommon 699
Adamantite bar.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Adamantite bar with rarity Uncommon in quantity 2 Adamantite bar 2 Uncommon 4,192
Looting bag.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Looting bag with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold
Mysterious emblem.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Mysterious emblem with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Mysterious emblem 1 Uncommon (1/40)[1] 174,404
Slayer's enchantment.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Slayer's enchantment with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Slayer's enchantment 1 Rare (1/136)[1] 1,004
Clue scroll (elite).png: Lava dragon can drop the item Clue scroll (elite) with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/250)[2] Not sold
Draconic visage.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Draconic visage with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Draconic visage 1 Very rare (1/10,000) 6,913,084
  1. 1.0 1.1 Only dropped while on a slayer assignment given by Krystilia.
  2. 1/125 if a Ring of wealth (i) is worn.

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster has access to the standard rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Coins with rarity Rare in quantity 3000 Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Loop half of key with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Loop half of key 1 Rare 12,123
Tooth half of key.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Tooth half of key with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Tooth half of key 1 Rare 9,664
Uncut sapphire.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Uncut sapphire with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 616
Runite bar.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Runite bar with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Runite bar 1 Rare 12,455
Nature rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Nature rune with rarity Very rare in quantity 67 Nature rune 67 Very rare 13,936
Rune 2h sword.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune 2h sword with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,976
Rune battleaxe.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune battleaxe with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,579
Uncut emerald.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Uncut emerald with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 806
Law rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Law rune with rarity Very rare in quantity 45 Law rune 45 Very rare 9,090
Death rune.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Death rune with rarity Very rare in quantity 45 Death rune 45 Very rare 9,990
Steel arrow.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Steel arrow with rarity Very rare in quantity 150 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 4,650
Rune arrow.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune arrow with rarity Very rare in quantity 42 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 3,822
Adamant javelin.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Adamant javelin with rarity Very rare in quantity 20 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,180
Rune sq shield.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune sq shield with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,671
Dragonstone.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Dragonstone with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Dragonstone 1 Very rare 12,153
Silver ore.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Silver ore with rarity Very rare in quantity 100 (noted) Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 7,500
Uncut ruby.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Uncut ruby with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,376
Rune kiteshield.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune kiteshield with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,227
Dragon med helm.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Dragon med helm with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 59,255
Rune spear.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune spear with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Rune spear 1 Very rare 12,050
Shield left half.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Shield left half with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,700
Nature talisman.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Nature talisman with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Nature talisman 1 Very rare Not sold
Dragon spear.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Dragon spear with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,128
Uncut diamond.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Uncut diamond with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,943
Rune javelin.png: Lava dragon can drop the item Rune javelin with rarity Very rare in quantity 5 Rune javelin 5 Very rare 810
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 The drop rate is increased when wearing a Ring of wealth.