|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 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 791 Adamant axe 1 Common 769 Mithril 2h sword 1 Uncommon 1,326 Mithril pickaxe 1 Uncommon 569 Rune axe 1 Uncommon 7,506 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 27,040 Dragon axe 1 Rare (1/128) 103,475
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Steel kiteshield 1 Common 341 Steel platebody 1 Common 1,039 Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,768 Fremennik shield 1 Uncommon 1,528 Fremennik helm 1 Rare Not sold Ring of life 1 Rare 2,072 Rock-shell plate 1 Rare 42,379 Rock-shell legs 1 Rare 40,848 Berserker ring 1 Rare (1/128) 4,035,107 Warrior ring 1 Rare (1/128) 169,831
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Antifire potion(2) 1 Uncommon 866 Prayer potion(2) 1 Uncommon 4,603 Super attack(2) 1 Uncommon 512 Super strength(2) 1 Uncommon 2,596 Super defence(2) 1 Uncommon 1,377 Zamorak brew(2) 1 Uncommon 3,378 Restore potion(2) 1 Uncommon 222
Gems, Ores, and BarsEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Adamantite bar 1 Uncommon 2,437 Mithril ore 25 (noted) Uncommon 7,850 Coal 100 (noted) Uncommon 18,100 Iron ore 150 (noted) Rare 17,550 Steel bar 15–38 (noted) Rare 8,265–20,938
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Bass 5 Uncommon 1,260 Swordfish 5 Uncommon 1,825 Shark 5 Uncommon 7,355
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 1,491 Water talisman 1 Rare 170 Earth talisman 1 Rare 256 Mind talisman 1 Rare 392 Body talisman 1 Rare 503 Cosmic talisman 1 Rare 340
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 126–3,000 Uncommon Not sold Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,812 Rare drop table 1 Uncommon (1/16) Not sold Ensouled dagannoth head 1 Uncommon (1/20) 3,199 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 1,574 Loop half of key 1 Common 6,807 Tooth half of key 1 Common 23,426 Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,517 Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,316 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 565 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 275 Nature rune 67 Uncommon 18,224 Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,770 Rune spear 1 Rare 12,964 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 27,040 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 41,222 Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,965 Rune javelin 5 Rare 685 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 8,000 Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,100 Rune sq shield 1 Rare 25,054 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,830 Law rune 45 Rare 9,540 Death rune 45 Rare 13,410 Dragonstone 1 Rare 20,514 Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,232 Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,589 Shield left half 1 Very rare 73,917 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 39,517