Killing rune dragons

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Killing rune dragons
Requirements Fighting rune dragon.png
Skills

90+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended
90+ AttackAttack icon.png recommended
90+ StrengthStrength icon.png recommended
90+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
75+ MagicMagic icon.png recommended
75+ PrayerPrayer icon.png recommended

Items
Quest
Other

None

Intensity

Low

Results
Profit Experience gained
1,373,000 per hour

31,680 CombatMulticombat.png
10,533.6 HitpointsHitpoints icon.png

Inputs Outputs

18 x Super restore(4).png: Inventory image of Super restore(4)Super restore(4) (174,186)
5 x Super combat potion(2).png: Inventory image of Super combat potion(2)Super combat potion(2) (23,515)
5 x Extended antifire(1).png: Inventory image of Extended antifire(1)Extended antifire(1) (4,320)
100 x Shark.png: Inventory image of SharkShark (73,900)

Various regular drops (815,855.2)
35 x Runite bar.png: Inventory image of Runite barRunite bar (435,925)
35 x Dragon bones.png: Inventory image of Dragon bonesDragon bones (76,895)
0.0044 x Draconic visage.png: Inventory image of Draconic visageDraconic visage (30,244)
0.007 x Dragon metal lump.png: Inventory image of Dragon metal lumpDragon metal lump (45,460)
0.0428 x Dragon limbs.png: Inventory image of Dragon limbsDragon limbs (246,561)

Super combat potion(2).pngExtended antifire(1).pngTeleport to house.pngDigsite pendant.png
Super restore(4).pngSuper restore(4).pngSuper restore(4).pngSuper restore(4).png
Shark.pngShark.pngShark.pngShark.png
Shark.pngShark.pngShark.pngShark.png
Shark.pngShark.pngShark.pngShark.png
Shark.pngShark.pngShark.pngShark.png
Shark.pngShark.pngShark.pngShark.png

To get back to the laboratory underneath Lithkren, players can travel using the rowboat from the quest; on the west side of the island or, after completion, taking a digsite pendant and using it on the strange machine north of the rune dragon room, adding a teleport straight to Lithkren on it.

This guide assumes 7 kills per trip and 5 trips per hour. Your profit per hour may vary depending on your speed.

Rune dragons have multiple attacks, similar to mithril and adamant dragons. Along with standard dragonfire attacks, they have a standard melee, ranged and magic attack (which resembles Water Wave), as well as two special attacks.

The first attack is two small electric bolts, which are launched around the player's position and homes in on them. This deals 4-7 damage per tick for a few seconds. If a player is wearing insulated boots this damage is reduced to 1-2 per tick.

The second attack is a ranged attack that hits through Protect from Missiles, and uses the Life Leech effect from enchanted onyx bolts, where the dragon will heal itself for 100% of the damage dealt to the player.


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