|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 and Warrior rings, 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 783 Adamant axe 1 Common 883 Mithril 2h sword 1 Uncommon 1,369 Mithril pickaxe 1 Uncommon 553 Rune axe 1 Uncommon 7,467 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 27,305 Dragon axe 1 Rare (1/128) 49,308
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Steel kiteshield 1 Common 314 Steel platebody 1 Common 1,002 Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,767 Fremennik shield 1 Uncommon 2,191 Fremennik helm 1 Rare Not sold Rock-shell plate 1 Rare 43,442 Rock-shell legs 1 Rare 42,905 Ring of life 1 Rare (1/128) 2,039 Berserker ring 1 Rare (1/128) 2,760,210 Warrior ring 1 Rare (1/128) 103,923
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Antifire potion(2) 1 Uncommon 680 Prayer potion(2) 1 Uncommon 4,739 Super attack(2) 1 Uncommon 326 Super strength(2) 1 Uncommon 1,107 Super defence(2) 1 Uncommon 1,155 Zamorak brew(2) 1 Uncommon 3,159 Restore potion(2) 1 Uncommon 160
Gems, Ores, and BarsEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Adamantite bar 1 Uncommon 2,272 Mithril ore 25 (noted) Uncommon 4,575 Coal 100 (noted) Uncommon 17,900 Iron ore 150 (noted) Rare 28,800 Steel bar 15–38 (noted) Rare 7,875–19,950
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bass 5 Uncommon 1,170 Swordfish 5 Uncommon 2,180 Shark 5 Uncommon 4,810
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 62 Fire talisman 1 Rare 1,657 Water talisman 1 Rare 148 Earth talisman 1 Rare 196 Mind talisman 1 Rare 338 Body talisman 1 Rare 298 Cosmic talisman 1 Rare 527
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 126–3,000 Uncommon Not sold Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,078 Rare drop table 1 Uncommon (1/16) Not sold Ensouled dagannoth head 1 Uncommon (1/20) 3,700 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 1,630 Loop half of key 1 Common 10,159 Tooth half of key 1 Common 16,871 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 951 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,017 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,750 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 225 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 15,678 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,591 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,738 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 27,305 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,644 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,729 Rune javelin 5 Rare 580 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,700 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,380 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 24,653 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100 Rune arrow 42 Rare 3,990 Law rune 45 Rare 8,190 Death rune 45 Rare 14,265 Dragonstone 1 Rare 16,153 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,367 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,559 Shield left half 1 Very rare 73,686 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 42,644