Killing the Alchemical Hydra

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Killing the Alchemical Hydra
RequirementsFighting Alchemical Hydra - poison phase.png
  • Slayer 95 required
  • Ranged 75+ recommended
  • Prayer 74+ recommended
  • Hitpoints 85+ recommended
  • Slayer helmet (i), Boots of brimstone or Devout Boots with Kourend and Kebos Elite Diary completed
  • Ranged armour, Twisted bow or Toxic blowpipe, Barrows gloves, Necklace of anguish, Ava's assembler (or other Ava's device),
  • Ring of the gods (i) or Ring of suffering (i) or Archers ring (i), food and potions, Rada's blessing 3 or 4 for teleporting to the dungeon
  • Quest
    Hydra slayer task, Fairy ring code CIR for access to Karuulm Slayer Dungeon (requires Agility 29 and Agility 62 for shortcuts)
    ProfitExperience gained
    4,106,305Slayer 33,000 Combat level 175,890
    Inputs (978,330)Outputs (5,084,635)
    20.83 × Prayer potion(4).png Prayer potion(4) (261,146)3.13 × Antidote++(4).png Antidote++(4) (9,800)3.13 × Divine ranging potion(4).png Divine ranging potion(4) (9,572)52.08 × Shark.png Shark (46,146)417 × Amethyst dart.png Amethyst dart (164,167)2,083 × Zulrah's scales.png Zulrah's scales (487,500)50 × Hydra bones.png Hydra bones (294,450)0.049 × Hydra tail.png Hydra tail (3,115)0.049 × Hydra leather.png Hydra leather (196,135)0.025 × Hydra's claw.png Hydra's claw (1,671,334)9.38 × Dragon thrownaxe.png Dragon thrownaxe (3,394)9.37 × Dragon knife.png Dragon knife (24,541)3.94 × Mystic fire staff.png Mystic fire staff (99,382)3.94 × Mystic water staff.png Mystic water staff (99,020)2.95 × Rune platebody.png Rune platebody (113,568)24.61 × Battlestaff.png Battlestaff (189,925)2.46 × Black d'hide body.png Black d'hide body (17,698)1.48 × Dragon longsword.png Dragon longsword (87,066)1.48 × Dragon med helm.png Dragon med helm (86,889)1.48 × Rune platelegs.png Rune platelegs (55,876)1.48 × Rune plateskirt.png Rune plateskirt (56,000)0.98 × Dragon battleaxe.png Dragon battleaxe (117,156)0.49 × Mystic robe top (light).png Mystic robe top (light) (35,267)0.49 × Mystic robe bottom (light).png Mystic robe bottom (light) (23,601)665 × Chaos rune.png Chaos rune (48,509)665 × Death rune.png Death rune (120,939)665 × Blood rune.png Blood rune (243,208)665 × Astral rune.png Astral rune (74,424)108 × Dragonstone bolts (e).png Dragonstone bolts (e) (45,265)20.92 × Onyx bolts (e).png Onyx bolts (e) (180,347)9.61 × Grimy avantoe.png Grimy avantoe (16,699)21.15 × Grimy kwuarm.png Grimy kwuarm (28,362)7.69 × Grimy ranarr weed.png Grimy ranarr weed (68,488)7.69 × Grimy snapdragon.png Grimy snapdragon (96,368)16.92 × Grimy cadantine.png Grimy cadantine (26,125)16.92 × Grimy dwarf weed.png Grimy dwarf weed (16,379)12.69 × Grimy lantadyme.png Grimy lantadyme (17,576)5.77 × Grimy torstol.png Grimy torstol (45,033)0.3 × Ranarr seed.png Ranarr seed (17,269)0.28 × Snapdragon seed.png Snapdragon seed (24,599)0.22 × Torstol seed.png Torstol seed (11,006)2.95 × Watermelon seed.png Watermelon seed (44.3)0.2 × Willow seed.png Willow seed (67.73)0.18 × Mahogany seed.png Mahogany seed (244)0.18 × Maple seed.png Maple seed (2,977)0.18 × Teak seed.png Teak seed (18.43)0.18 × Yew seed.png Yew seed (9,022)0.14 × Papaya tree seed.png Papaya tree seed (573)0.12 × Magic seed.png Magic seed (14,018)0.098 × Palm tree seed.png Palm tree seed (3,744)0.059 × Dragonfruit tree seed.png Dragonfruit tree seed (9,616)0.039 × Celastrus seed.png Celastrus seed (3,112)0.039 × Redwood tree seed.png Redwood tree seed (1,320)10.34 × Shark.png Shark (9,158)3.45 × Ranging potion(3).png Ranging potion(3) (1,185)6.89 × Super restore(3).png Super restore(3) (83,052)88.6 × Dragon bones.png Dragon bones (210,957)0.49 × Crystal key.png Crystal key (10,443)237,633 × Coins.png Coins (237,633)0.98 × Rare drop table.png Rare drop table (7,923)0.63 × Brimstone key.png Brimstone key (70,059)0.046 × Brimstone ring.png Brimstone ring (154,457)

    The listed profit rate assumes 25 kills per hour, but up to 28 is possible with maxed stats and gear. Your expected profit will vary depending on your kills per hour.

    The average kill is worth 200,583.00, however if not counting in any uniques the kill would only be worth 118,464.00. Due to this, the profit from Hydra is highly dependent on its uniques: Hydra leather, Hydra's claw, and the three hydra parts required to make the Brimstone ring - the Hydra's eye, fang and heart.

    High alchemy runes should be brought to extend trips. Extended trips often result in the inability to pick up the hydra bones dropped from every kill. Despite this, extended trips typically lead to higher kills per hour, increasing profit over time.

    See the Alchemical Hydra article and the strategy guide for additional information.

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