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Brutal black dragon
Brutal black dragon
Release date 9 June 2016 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 318
Always drops Dragon bones and 2 Black dragonhides
It appears intelligent and savage.
Combat info
Hitpoints 315
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 29
Weakness Stab, Ranged
Attack Styles
Melee (slash), Magic, Dragonfire
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 346.5
Category Black dragon
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
330 210 258 0 250
Attack-icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+50 +70 +70 +60 +50
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+20 +0 +0 Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

Brutal black dragons are a tougher version of black dragons. They are found in the Catacombs of Kourend. Players can kill them for a black dragon task, as they are relatives.

Players can access the dragons by heading towards the Dragon's Den and running past the brutal blue and red dragons, or alternatively, use the hole found in the Lovakengj House to take them there immediately (this requires climbing up the rope from inside the catacombs first).

Like all brutal dragons, they use Melee, Magic and long-range dragonfire. Using both Protect from Magic (with a couple of prayer potions) and an antifire potion (in conjunction with wielding the anti-dragon or dragonfire shield) will completely protect players from damage, if players don't stand in Melee range.

Due to the brutal black dragon's unique drop table, it is the best way for ironmen to obtain a dragon spear, as the only other way of obtaining one is through the rare drop table, which has a much rarer drop rate. Brutal black dragons and mithril dragons are the only monsters to drop the dragon full helm.

Brutal black dragons also have the best generic drop table out of all of the dragons in-game.

Brutal black dragons also award 10% increased experience (4.4 XP per 1 hit for combat stats and 1.46666 XP for hp as opposed to 4 XP and 1.333 XP).



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 Always 2,930
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 2 Always 6,756

Unique drop tableEdit

There is a 1 in 128 chance of hitting the unique drop table. Below lists the effective drop rates of any specific item.

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon platelegs Dragon platelegs 1 Rare (1/512) 179,830
Dragon plateskirt Dragon plateskirt 1 Rare (1/512) 179,742
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare (1/512) 41,855
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare (1/512) 18,241


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune hasta Rune hasta 1 Uncommon [1] 12,612
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Uncommon [1] 12,517
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 20,411
Rune sword Rune sword 1 Rare 12,614
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 Rare 18,237
Dragon longsword Dragon longsword 1 Rare 65,084
  1. 1.0 1.1 Players who have not completed Barbarian training will receive the spear instead of the hasta.


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune platelegs Rune platelegs 1 Uncommon 38,188
Rune full helm Rune full helm 2 Uncommon 42,272
Rune platebody Rune platebody 1 Rare 43,463
Black d'hide body Black d'hide body 1 Rare 7,487
Black d'hide vamb Black d'hide vamb 1 Rare 2,477
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,270
Dragon full helm Dragon full helm 1 Very rare (1/32,768) 15,155,278

Runes and AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune javelin Rune javelin 50 Common 6,000
Rune dart Rune dart 20 Common 22,220
Law rune Law rune 75 Common 13,575
Death rune Death rune 75 Common 19,950
Blood rune Blood rune 50 Uncommon 11,950
Soul rune Soul rune 50 Uncommon 7,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 75 Uncommon 7,650
Rune knife Rune knife 25 Uncommon 17,100
Rune thrownaxe Rune thrownaxe 30 Uncommon 5,010

Materials and ConsumablesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Anglerfish Anglerfish 2 Common 3,104
Lava scale Lava scale 5 (noted) Uncommon 12,810
Dragon arrowtips 5 Dragon arrowtips 40 Uncommon 101,720
Dragon dart tip Dragon dart tip 40 Uncommon (3/128) 142,480
Dragon javelin heads 5 Dragon javelin heads 40 Rare 45,640
Runite ore Runite ore 3 (noted) Rare 34,665


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 370–2,200 Common Not sold
Ensouled dragon head Ensouled dragon head 1 Uncommon (1/20) 10,307
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Uncommon Not sold
Ancient shard Ancient shard 1 Rare (1/123.33) Not sold
Dark totem base Dark totem base 1 Rare (1/185) Not sold
Dark totem middle Dark totem middle 1 Rare (1/185) Not sold
Dark totem top Dark totem top 1 Rare (1/185) Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/250) Not sold
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 Very rare (1/10,000) 9,904,302

Rare drop table

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

Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,521
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 9,284
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 17,876
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 918
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,915
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,033
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 401
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 14,003
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,781
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,517
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 27,284
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 38,286
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,736
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 600
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,600
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,380
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,706
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,550
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,284
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 8,145
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 11,970
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,234
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,124
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,270
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 74,286
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,855


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