Killing green dragons

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The methods in this guide may involve considerable risk, including (but not limited to): loss of money/items, unstable prices, and/or slow GE resale.
Reason: This method takes place in the Wilderness.
Killing green dragons
RequirementsGreen dragon.png

Combat level 80+ recommended for Melee
Ranged 60+ recommended for Ranged
Prayer 25 recommended for Protect Item


Reasonably strong Melee (e.g. Rune equipment or better) or Ranged gear
An anti-dragon shield or a dragonfire shield
Multiple charged amulets of glory
Looting bag


Slayer 55 for Broad bolts recommended if using Ranged (optional)
(Extended) Antifire potion if using Melee
Rest food (lobsters or better) if using Melee

ProfitExperience gained
306,626Combat level 30,000
Hitpoints 9,975
Inputs (2,874)Outputs (309,500)
1.25 × Extended antifire(4).png Extended antifire(4) (260)1 × Burning amulet.png Burning amulet(5) (2,614)100 × Dragon bones.png Dragon bones (169,100)100 × Green dragonhide.png Green dragonhide (140,400)

The profit rate assumes 100 kills per hour. Your actual profits may be higher or lower depending on your speed and luck.

Location of the green dragons.

Green dragons are monsters found in the Wilderness, always drop dragon bones and green dragonhide (along with various other chance drops), which sell for 1,691 and 1,404 respectively. This makes each kill worth 3,095 coins, thus offering the player the opportunity to make a good amount of money by killing them and picking up their drops. Note that green dragons are not located in any non-PvP areas except the Myths' Guild basement. So, players should therefore only bring items that they are prepared to lose since there still are some player killers active around the zones where the green dragons are.

There are multiple locations to kill green dragons in the Wilderness. The location indicated on the map to the right can be reached by teleporting to the Bandit Camp using the Burning amulet and running south-west. This location is a relatively safe place, since players may teleport without needing an Amulet of glory (for locations in level 21-30 Wilderness), or the need to run south to level 20 Wilderness or less (using a teleport other than from Dragonstone jewellery can only be done in level 20 Wilderness or below). If players get teleblocked, they have a greater chance of survival at this location, as there is a group of aggressive Dark Wizards just south of this Green Dragon "crater." Players who get teleblocked and attacked by PKers can attempt to run south to the Dark Wizards, in the hopes that the Dark Wizards will steal the PKer's aggro, by attacking the player or the PKer.

Each trip will require a few minutes to bank hides and bones and return to the green dragon location. Kills per hour can be maximised by picking up drops in rotation. It takes a couple of seconds for each dragon's drops to appear after being killed, so it is advisable to pick up the drops only after coming back to the same spot. Players should ensure that they have auto retaliate toggled on so that they do not accidentally waste time. Use of a looting bag is also advised.

Players who have completed the Elite Wilderness Diary will automatically note all dragon bones received on dragon kills in the Wilderness. This will extend the possible length of trips, since a player could hold around 50 green dragon hides in their inventory and looting bag, and just use 1 slot for dragon bones. This, of course, increases players' risk, since they will be holding twice as much loot.

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