Killing brutal red dragons

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Killing brutal red dragons
RequirementsBrutal red dragon.png
Skills
80+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
37+ PrayerPrayer icon.png (Protect from Magic)
Items

Rune crossbow or better with a Book of law or Twisted buckler
Diamond bolts (e)
(Extended) Antifire potion
Divine ranging potion
Prayer potions (depending on Prayer level); however, there is an altar right above so only use these to finish a kill if you know your prayer won't last.

Quest
None
Other
70 DefenceDefence icon.png for Armadyl armour (optional)
Results
ProfitExperience gained
345,73139,900 RangedRanged icon.png
13,266.75 HitpointsHitpoints icon.png
Inputs (67,639)Outputs (413,370)
3 × Extended antifire(4).png Extended antifire(4) (1,089)2 × Divine ranging potion(4).png Divine ranging potion(4) (5,908)6 × Prayer potion(4).png Prayer potion(4) (60,642)70 × Red dragonhide.png Red dragonhide (164,010)35 × Dragon bones.png Dragon bones (104,090)145,270 × Coins 100.png Coins (145,270) Various Rune items and Dragon items

Brutal red dragons may be found in the Catacombs of Kourend. They have 100% drops of dragon bones and two red dragonhides, thus making them worth over 7,660 coins per kill. It is recommended to bring 1-2 Prayer potions (depending on Prayer level), a divine ranging potion and an extended antifire. Protect from Magic should always be activated, or death is certain due to their extremely powerful magical attacks as well as dragonfire. Together, Protect from Magic and Antifire nullify all damage from a distance, but players need to make sure that both are on simultaneously.

Depending on setup, skills and inventory space, players can expect around 35 dragons' worth of loot a hour. Also, at the surface, players can find an altar just north and a bank to the south.


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