|Release date||7 November 2005 (Update)|
|Always drops||• Dagannoth bones|
• Dagannoth hide
|Firstborn of the legendary Dagannoth Kings.|
Dagannoth Rex is the melee based Dagannoth King found in the depths of the Waterbirth Island Dungeon, along with fellow Dagannoth Kings Dagannoth Supreme and Dagannoth Prime. Rex is the only monster to drop the coveted Berserker ring and Warrior ring, which can be sold for hefty prices. He, along with the other Dagannoth Kings, can also drop the rare Dragon axe.
Dagannoth Rex has an extremely low magic defence. Therefore it is recommended to use magic against him for better hits; popular choices are Slayer dart, Fire Wave, Trident and God Spells. For best damage per second, players should use a Staff of the dead for the 15% damage boost (stacks with Charge spell), as well as it has the ability to autocast Flames of Zamorak. Another more popular alternative is the use of the Trident of the seas. Using any of these strategies in conjunction with the slayer helm (i), a player can now deal out extra damage if they are on a dagannoth task. Occult necklace may be used with Staff of the dead or Tridents of the seas for an extra 10% magic damage.
Due to his large size, the fact he uses melee attacks only and the surroundings he is in, it is recommended to get him stuck on one of the ridges of the lair and safespot him (note that Spinolyps will still be constantly attacking while you're safespotting him). Many players use high-level armour such as Barrows armour which give high defence bonuses while still being able to hit Rex constantly with spells due to his very low magic defence, even if their magic attack bonus is below zero. Players who use Guthan the Infested's equipment are advised heal themselves on the Spinolyps while waiting for Rex to re-spawn to help preserve food and potions.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Fremennik blade 1 Common Not sold Mithril warhammer 1 Common 774 Adamant axe 1 Common 704 Mithril 2h sword 1 Uncommon 1,350 Mithril pickaxe 1 Uncommon 538 Rune axe 1 Uncommon 7,499 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,803 Dragon axe 1 Rare (1/128) 57,643
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Steel kiteshield 1 Common 323 Steel platebody 1 Common 994 Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,690 Fremennik shield 1 Uncommon 2,373 Fremennik helm 1 Rare Not sold Ring of life 1 Rare 2,178 Rock-shell plate 1 Rare 43,116 Rock-shell legs 1 Rare 42,758 Berserker ring 1 Rare (1/128) 3,422,915 Warrior ring 1 Rare (1/128) 161,228
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Antifire potion(2) 1 Uncommon 682 Prayer potion(2) 1 Uncommon 4,639 Super attack(2) 1 Uncommon 404 Super strength(2) 1 Uncommon 1,434 Super defence(2) 1 Uncommon 1,315 Zamorak brew(2) 1 Uncommon 3,159 Restore potion(2) 1 Uncommon 182
Gems, Ores, and BarsEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Adamantite bar 1 Uncommon 2,346 Mithril ore 25 (noted) Uncommon 5,200 Coal 100 (noted) Uncommon 15,800 Iron ore 150 (noted) Rare 33,000 Steel bar 15–38 (noted) Rare 7,980–20,216
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bass 5 Uncommon 965 Swordfish 5 Uncommon 2,015 Shark 5 Uncommon 4,955
Players have a 1/128 chance of receiving an item from this table. Each talisman has an equal chance of being dropped, effectively making the drop rate of a specific talisman 1/896.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Air talisman 1 Rare 79 Fire talisman 1 Rare 2,180 Water talisman 1 Rare 160 Earth talisman 1 Rare 191 Mind talisman 1 Rare 464 Body talisman 1 Rare 484 Cosmic talisman 1 Rare 717
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 126–3,000 Uncommon Not sold Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,997 Rare drop table 1 Uncommon (1/16) Not sold Ensouled dagannoth head 1 Uncommon (1/20) 4,349 Clue scroll (hard) 1 Uncommon (1/42) Not sold Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/750) Not sold Pet dagannoth rex 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
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 3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,590 Loop half of key 1 Common 9,121 Tooth half of key 1 Common 17,501 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 981 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,005 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,345 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 316 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 17,085 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,543 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,644 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,803 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,984 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,910 Rune javelin 5 Rare 570 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,300 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,160 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,840 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,250 Rune arrow 42 Rare 3,906 Law rune 45 Rare 7,920 Death rune 45 Rare 16,830 Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,539 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 35,943 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 61,404 Shield left half 1 Very rare 73,517 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,833