Killing the Alchemical Hydra

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Killing the Alchemical Hydra
RequirementsFighting Alchemical Hydra - poison phase.png

95 SlayerSlayer icon.png required
75+ RangedRanged icon.png recommended
70+ DefenceDefence icon.png recommended
85+ HitpointsHitpoints icon.png recommended


Slayer helmet (i) Strongly recommended
Boots of brimstone (Other if Kourend & Kebos Diary Elite has been completed)
Ranged armour (Blessed dragonhide armour recommended)
Ranged weapon (Toxic blowpipe recommended)
6 Prayer potions
1 Ranging potion
1 Antidote++
Teleport to house tablets
Rada's blessing 3 or 4 for teleporting to the dungeon

Hydra slayer task, Fairy ring code CIR for access to Karuulm Slayer Dungeon (requires 29 AgilityAgility icon.png and 62 AgilityAgility icon.png for shortcuts
ProfitExperience gained
2,354,22926,400 SlayerSlayer icon.png 117,260 CombatMulticombat.png
Inputs (589,220)Outputs (2,943,449)
20 x Prayer potion(4).png: Inventory image of Prayer potion(4)Prayer potion(4) (164,040)
3 x Antidote++(4).png: Inventory image of Antidote++(4)Antidote++(4) (1,245)
3 x Ranging potion(4).png: Inventory image of Ranging potion(4)Ranging potion(4) (2,985)
50 x Shark.png: Inventory image of SharkShark (41,750)
400 x Adamant dart.png: Inventory image of Adamant dartAdamant dart (49,200)
2,000 x Zulrah's scales.png: Inventory image of Zulrah's scalesZulrah's scales (330,000)
40 x Hydra bones.png: Inventory image of Hydra bonesHydra bones (221,960)
0.04 x Hydra tail.png: Inventory image of Hydra tailHydra tail (4,584)
0.04 x Hydra leather.png: Inventory image of Hydra leatherHydra leather (288,023)
0.02 x Hydra's claw.png: Inventory image of Hydra's clawHydra's claw (1,344,951)
7.5 x Dragon thrownaxe.png: Inventory image of Dragon thrownaxeDragon thrownaxe (2,655)
7.5 x Dragon knife.png: Inventory image of Dragon knifeDragon knife (22,485)
1.58 x Mystic fire staff.png: Inventory image of Mystic fire staffMystic fire staff (40,011)
1.58 x Mystic water staff.png: Inventory image of Mystic water staffMystic water staff (40,024)
1.19 x Rune platebody.png: Inventory image of Rune platebodyRune platebody (45,830)
9.9 x Battlestaff.png: Inventory image of BattlestaffBattlestaff (82,644)
0.99 x Black d'hide body.png: Inventory image of Black d'hide bodyBlack d'hide body (7,484)
0.59 x Dragon longsword.png: Inventory image of Dragon longswordDragon longsword (35,346)
0.59 x Dragon med helm.png: Inventory image of Dragon med helmDragon med helm (35,172)
0.59 x Rune platelegs.png: Inventory image of Rune platelegsRune platelegs (22,572)
0.59 x Rune plateskirt.png: Inventory image of Rune plateskirtRune plateskirt (22,559)
0.4 x Dragon battleaxe.png: Inventory image of Dragon battleaxeDragon battleaxe (47,284)
0.2 x Mystic robe top (light).png: Inventory image of Mystic robe top (light)Mystic robe top (light) (14,139)
0.2 x Mystic robe bottom (light).png: Inventory image of Mystic robe bottom (light)Mystic robe bottom (light) (9,401)
267.38 x Chaos rune.png: Inventory image of Chaos runeChaos rune (25,936)
267.38 x Death rune.png: Inventory image of Death runeDeath rune (55,615)
267.38 x Blood rune.png: Inventory image of Blood runeBlood rune (90,374)
267.38 x Astral rune.png: Inventory image of Astral runeAstral rune (45,455)
43.56 x Dragonstone bolts (e).png: Inventory image of Dragonstone bolts (e)Dragonstone bolts (e) (22,087)
8.42 x Onyx bolts (e).png: Inventory image of Onyx bolts (e)Onyx bolts (e) (73,310)
3.09 x Grimy snapdragon.png: Inventory image of Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon (22,825)
2.32 x Grimy torstol.png: Inventory image of Grimy torstolGrimy torstol (15,645)
3.09 x Grimy ranarr weed.png: Inventory image of Grimy ranarr weedGrimy ranarr weed (19,356)
6.81 x Grimy cadantine.png: Inventory image of Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine (8,536)
5.11 x Grimy lantadyme.png: Inventory image of Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme (6,450)
8.52 x Grimy kwuarm.png: Inventory image of Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm (9,903)
3.87 x Grimy avantoe.png: Inventory image of Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe (6,712)
6.81 x Grimy dwarf weed.png: Inventory image of Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed (3,472)
0.12 x Ranarr seed.png: Inventory image of Ranarr seedRanarr seed (4,421)
0.11 x Snapdragon seed.png: Inventory image of Snapdragon seedSnapdragon seed (5,225)
0.09 x Torstol seed.png: Inventory image of Torstol seedTorstol seed (4,327)
1.19 x Watermelon seed.png: Inventory image of Watermelon seedWatermelon seed (103)
0.08 x Willow seed.png: Inventory image of Willow seedWillow seed (289)
0.07 x Mahogany seed.png: Inventory image of Mahogany seedMahogany seed (273)
0.07 x Maple seed.png: Inventory image of Maple seedMaple seed (2,286)
0.07 x Teak seed.png: Inventory image of Teak seedTeak seed (6)
0.07 x Yew seed.png: Inventory image of Yew seedYew seed (5,228)
0.06 x Papaya tree seed.png: Inventory image of Papaya tree seedPapaya tree seed (126)
0.05 x Magic seed.png: Inventory image of Magic seedMagic seed (5,769)
0.04 x Palm tree seed.png: Inventory image of Palm tree seedPalm tree seed (1,400)
0.02 x Dragonfruit tree seed.png: Inventory image of Dragonfruit tree seedDragonfruit tree seed (4,033)
0.02 x Celastrus seed.png: Inventory image of Celastrus seedCelastrus seed (1,507)
0.02 x Redwood tree seed.png: Inventory image of Redwood tree seedRedwood tree seed (446)
4.16 x Shark.png: Inventory image of SharkShark (3,474)
1.39 x Ranging potion(3).png: Inventory image of Ranging potion(3)Ranging potion(3) (1,018)
2.77 x Super restore(3).png: Inventory image of Super restore(3)Super restore(3) (18,644)
35.65 x Dragon bones.png: Inventory image of Dragon bonesDragon bones (86,096)
0.2 x Crystal key.png: Inventory image of Crystal keyCrystal key (4,291)
95,612.98 x Coins.png: Inventory image of CoinsCoins (95,613)
0.72 x Rare drop table.png: Inventory image of Rare drop tableRare drop table (6,075)

The profit rate assumes 20 kills per hour. Your actual profits may be higher or lower depending on your speed and luck.

The Alchemical Hydra drops the Hydra leather and Hydra's claw, which are used to make the best in slot melee gloves and the Dragon hunter lance. It also drops 3 hydra parts, which can be combined to create the Brimstone ring. The Hydra's claw is worth 67,247,561) (actually around 70 million) and over half of the loot per hour, however it is very rare at a rate of 1/1000.

The average kill is worth 147,338, however if not counting in any uniques the kill would only be worth 64,203

High alchemy runes can be brought to extend trips. A player using the Twisted bow can be expected to get around 25 kills per hour without the cost of scales resulting in more money.


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

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