Red dragon

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Red dragons are second-to-most powerful of the adult chromatic dragons As with all adult dragons, an anti-dragon shield and/or antifire potion is essential when fighting them to mitigate damage from their dragonfire. The red dragonhides and dragon bones that they drop are worth substantial amounts of money, but red dragons are rarely killed as they are only found in two locations: Brimhaven Dungeon (which requires 875 coins, an axe, and 30 Agility to access) and the western side of Feldip Hills Underground beneath the Myths' Guild (which requires the completion of the Grandmaster quest Dragon Slayer II to access).

The ability to be assigned red dragons can be purchased for 50 Slayer reward points. Once unlocked, they can be disabled, but players must spend another 50 points to unlock them again. Killing brutal red dragons in the Catacombs of Kourend will also count toward a red dragon task.

After completing the Karamja Elite Diary, red dragons in Brimhaven Dungeon will drop noted red dragonhides when killed.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% drop[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones.png: Red dragon can drop the item Dragon bones with rarity Always in quantity 1 Dragon bones 1 Always 2,178
Red dragonhide.png: Red dragon can drop the item Red dragonhide with rarity Always in quantity 1 Red dragonhide 1 Always 2,480

Armour/Weapons[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril 2h sword.png: Red dragon can drop the item Mithril 2h sword with rarity Common in quantity 1 Mithril 2h sword 1 Common 1,307
Mithril javelin.png: Red dragon can drop the item Mithril javelin with rarity Common in quantity 20 Mithril javelin 20 Common 560
Mithril axe.png: Red dragon can drop the item Mithril axe with rarity Common in quantity 1 Mithril axe 1 Common 125
Mithril kiteshield.png: Red dragon can drop the item Mithril kiteshield with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,107
Adamant platebody.png: Red dragon can drop the item Adamant platebody with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,595
Mithril battleaxe.png: Red dragon can drop the item Mithril battleaxe with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 809
Rune arrow.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune arrow with rarity Uncommon in quantity 4 Rune arrow 4 Uncommon 356
Rune dart.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune dart with rarity Uncommon in quantity 8 Rune dart 8 Uncommon 8,768
Rune longsword.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune longsword with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 18,785

Runes/Talismans[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Law rune.png: Red dragon can drop the item Law rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 4 Law rune 4 Uncommon 812
Death rune.png: Red dragon can drop the item Death rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 5 Death rune 5 Uncommon 1,105
Blood rune.png: Red dragon can drop the item Blood rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 2 Blood rune 2 Uncommon 576

Herbs[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy guam leaf with rarity Common in quantity 1 Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 17
Grimy marrentill.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy marrentill with rarity Common in quantity 1 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 14
Grimy tarromin.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy tarromin with rarity Common in quantity 1 Grimy tarromin 1 Common 152
Grimy harralander.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy harralander with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 798
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy ranarr weed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,866
Grimy irit leaf.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy irit leaf with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 828
Grimy avantoe.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy avantoe with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,506
Grimy kwuarm.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy kwuarm with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Grimy kwuarm 1 Rare 1,095
Grimy cadantine.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy cadantine with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 1,377
Grimy lantadyme.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy lantadyme with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,250
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Red dragon can drop the item Grimy dwarf weed with rarity Very rare in quantity 1 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Very rare 606

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250.png: Red dragon can drop the item Coins with rarity Common in quantity 30-690 Coins 30–690 Common Not sold
Chocolate cake.png: Red dragon can drop the item Chocolate cake with rarity Uncommon in quantity 3 Chocolate cake 3 Uncommon 696
Adamantite bar.png: Red dragon can drop the item Adamantite bar with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Adamantite bar 1 Uncommon 2,084
Dragon javelin heads.png: Red dragon can drop the item Dragon javelin heads with rarity Uncommon in quantity 10 Dragon javelin heads 10 Uncommon [1] 10,110
Ensouled dragon head.png: Red dragon can drop the item Ensouled dragon head with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Ensouled dragon head 1 Uncommon (1/40) 8,000
Brimstone key.png: Red dragon can drop the item Brimstone key with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Brimstone key 1 Uncommon (1/89.6)[2] Not sold
Clue scroll (hard).png: Red dragon can drop the item Clue scroll (hard) with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare (1/128) Not sold
  1. Only dropped after completion of Monkey Madness II.
  2. Only dropped if killed on a slayer assignment given by Konar quo Maten.

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000.png: Red dragon can drop the item Coins with rarity Common in quantity 3000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key.png: Red dragon can drop the item Loop half of key with rarity Common in quantity 1 Loop half of key 1 Common 12,387
Tooth half of key.png: Red dragon can drop the item Tooth half of key with rarity Common in quantity 1 Tooth half of key 1 Common 9,664
Chaos talisman.png: Red dragon can drop the item Chaos talisman with rarity Common in quantity 1 Chaos talisman 1 Common 434
Uncut sapphire.png: Red dragon can drop the item Uncut sapphire with rarity Common in quantity 1 Uncut sapphire 1 Common 616
Uncut emerald.png: Red dragon can drop the item Uncut emerald with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 806
Uncut ruby.png: Red dragon can drop the item Uncut ruby with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,376
Nature talisman.png: Red dragon can drop the item Nature talisman with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 682
Steel arrow.png: Red dragon can drop the item Steel arrow with rarity Uncommon in quantity 150 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,650
Rune arrow.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune arrow with rarity Uncommon in quantity 42 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 3,738
Rune javelin.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune javelin with rarity Uncommon in quantity 5 Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 795
Adamant javelin.png: Red dragon can drop the item Adamant javelin with rarity Uncommon in quantity 20 Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 1,140
Runite bar.png: Red dragon can drop the item Runite bar with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,455
Nature rune.png: Red dragon can drop the item Nature rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 67 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 13,936
Law rune.png: Red dragon can drop the item Law rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45 Law rune 45 Uncommon 9,135
Death rune.png: Red dragon can drop the item Death rune with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45 Death rune 45 Uncommon 9,945
Rune battleaxe.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune battleaxe with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,572
Rune 2h sword.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune 2h sword with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,984
Rune sq shield.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune sq shield with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,626
Silver ore.png: Red dragon can drop the item Silver ore with rarity Uncommon in quantity 100 (noted) Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,700
Dragonstone.png: Red dragon can drop the item Dragonstone with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 12,221
Uncut diamond.png: Red dragon can drop the item Uncut diamond with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,943
Dragon med helm.png: Red dragon can drop the item Dragon med helm with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,182
Rune kiteshield.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune kiteshield with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,203
Rune spear.png: Red dragon can drop the item Rune spear with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,045
Shield left half.png: Red dragon can drop the item Shield left half with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Shield left half 1 Rare 65,544
Dragon spear.png: Red dragon can drop the item Dragon spear with rarity Rare in quantity 1 Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,318


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Red dragons formerly inhabited the Red Dragon Isle (now Lava Dragon Isle) in the Wilderness, but they were replaced with Lava dragons in the Wilderness Rejuvenation update (in canon, this transformation was due to the fact that they had been living surrounded by lava for a very long time).
  • Red dragons are the rarest type of chromatic dragon.