Killing black dragons

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Killing black dragons
Requirements Evil Chicken's Lair.png
Skills

80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
70 DefenceDefence icon.png recommended

Items

Protection against dragonfire (Anti-dragon shield recommended)
High-level Ranged gear (Armadyl crossbow, Rune crossbow, Karil's crossbow, or Crystal bow recommended)

Quest
Other

55 SlayerSlayer icon.png for Broad bolts recommended (optional)
70 AgilityAgility icon.png or Dusty key if choosing to kill them in Taverley Dungeon
Antipoison, food, and Falador teleports (Taverley Dungeon)

Intensity

Unknown

Results
Profit Experience gained
174,000 per hour

22,800 RangedRanged icon.png
7,581 HitpointsHitpoints icon.png

Inputs Outputs

450 x Broad bolts (28,350)

3 x Raw chicken (147)

30 x Black dragonhide (93,150)
30 x Dragon bones (67,020)
0.003 x Draconic visage (20,709.208132783)

This guide assumes 30 kills per hour. Your profit per hour may vary depending on your speed.

Killing black dragons gives decent Combat experience as well as steady money in the form of their 100% 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 bolts.

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 (kill one of the chickens running around the area). It is easy to bank from there by walking to Zanaris bank.

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. Also, a dusty key is needed, like blue dragons, unless you have level 70 Agility.


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