Killing black dragons

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Killing black dragons
RequirementsEvil Chicken's Lair.png
Ranged 80+ recommended
Defence 70 recommended
Protection against dragonfire (Anti-dragon shield recommended)
High-level Ranged gear (Armadyl crossbow, Dragon crossbow, Rune crossbow, Karil's crossbow, or Crystal bow recommended)
Recipe for Disaster/Freeing Sir Amik Varze highly recommended
ProfitExperience gained
199,835Ranged 23,880 Hitpoints 7,960 Slayer 5,985
Inputs (26,631)Outputs (226,466)
450 × Broad bolts.png Broad bolts (26,100)3 × Extended antifire(4).png Extended antifire(4) (531)30 × Black dragonhide.png Black dragonhide (97,260)30 × Dragon bones.png Dragon bones (73,710)0.23 × Adamant platebody.png Adamant platebody (2,244)0.23 × Rune longsword.png Rune longsword (4,379)211 × Adamant javelin.png Adamant javelin (12,867)24.61 × Dragon javelin heads.png Dragon javelin heads (23,678) Only dropped after completion of Monkey Madness II0.003 × Draconic visage.png Draconic visage (9,555)2,773 × Coins.png Coins (2,773)

The profit rate assumes 30 kills per hour. Your actual profits may be higher or lower depending on your speed and luck.

Killing black dragons gives decent Combat experience as well as steady money in the form of their guaranteed drops, dragon bones and black dragonhide. It is recommended to use a high-level Ranged weapon to kill these creatures as they are weak to Ranged.

One place to kill black dragons is the Evil Chicken's Lair, accessed from Zanaris. This spot is rarely crowded. Players need to use a raw chicken on the shrine in front of it to enter. It is easy to bank from there by walking to Zanaris bank. It also has a safespot in the entrance to the tunnel that takes you to the mining area.

Players who have completed Dragon Slayer II may prefer killing black dragons in the Myths' Guild basement, as they are much closer to a bank alongside ease of access with the Mythical cape teleport.

On the other hand, players, especially low levels, can feel free to kill them in Taverley Dungeon, but this is a popular spot. In that case, bring an antipoison, some food, and Falador teleports. Because they are deep in the Taverley Dungeon, a dusty key is needed, or level 70 Agility to use the pipe shortcut.

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