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Dragon pickaxe
Dragon pickaxe
Release date 13 March 2014 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? Yes
Stackable? No
High Alch 58,770 coins
Low Alch 39,180 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 3,149,024 coins (info)
Buy limit 40
Weight 2.2 kg
If rocks could feel fear, they'd fear this.
Dragon pickaxe detail

The dragon pickaxe was released with the Wilderness Rejuvenation on 13 March 2014. It is the fastest and most powerful pickaxe in the game. It requires 60 Attack to wield and level 61 Mining to use. However, the rune pickaxe is more commonly used because of the much lower price.

The pickaxe mines ore at an increased speed (15% faster than the rune pickaxe) and has a special attack which will temporarily boost your mining level by 3. Using the special attack will use 100% of your special attack bar, and closely resembles the Barrelchest anchor's attack animation.

Note: You will need an attack level of 60 to wield the pickaxe in order to use this special attack.

Dragon pickaxe special attack

A player performs the Dragon pickaxes special attack.

Hover over image for type Dragon pickaxe equipped
A player wielding the dragon pickaxe.
Attack-icon Attack bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+38 -2 +32 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defence bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+0 +1 +0 +0 +0
Other bonuses Slot
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon MagicDamage-icon Prayer-icon

Weapon slotlist

+42 0 0% +0
Monster attack speed 5


Smouldering stone

A player uses a smouldering stone to create an infernal pickaxe.

Players can combine a smouldering stone with a dragon pickaxe to create an infernal pickaxe, requires 85 Smithing (boosts not allowed) to do so. This process cannot be undone.

The infernal pickaxe will grant the player a 1/3 chance to smelt ores for smithing experience whilst mining. The infernal pickaxe will be able to smelt 5,000 ores before degrading, requiring another smouldering stone or dragon pickaxe to charge it.

Players can also use a dragon pickaxe upgrade kit, obtained from the Bounty Hunter Store, to cosmetically enhance their dragon pickaxes, creating a dragon pickaxe (or). This only alters its appearance, and becomes untradeable. It can be reverted, but the kit will not be retained.

Combat stylesEdit

CombatStyles pickaxe Combat Style Type Experience
Spike Stab Attack and Hitpoints
Impale Stab Strength and Hitpoints
Smash Crush Strength and Hitpoints
Block Stab Defence and Hitpoints

Dropping monstersEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Chaos Elemental 305 1 4; Rare (1/256)
Callisto 470 1 4; Rare (1/256)
Venenatis 464 1 4; Rare (1/256)
Vet'ion 454 1 4; Rare (1/256)
King Black Dragon 276 1 5; Very rare (1/1,500)


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