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Lava dragon
Lava dragon
Release date 13 March 2014 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 252
Always drops Black dragonhide, Lava dragon bones, Lava scale
It's dripping with molten lava.
Combat info
Hitpoints 230
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 23
Weakness Magic, Stab, Ranged
Attack Styles
Melee, Dragonbreath
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Not assigned
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
240 220 220 1 1
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
+70 +90 +90 +80 +70
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

Lava dragons reside in the Lava Dragon Isle in the Wilderness (between level 36 and 42 Wilderness). They were formerly red dragons, but have spent too long surrounded by lava and have been transformed. Lava dragons attack with Melee, as well as with dragonfire. They are particularly weak to Magic, thus making Fire Bolt a slow but profitable method of killing them

Lava dragons can be safespotted both inside and outside their isle. The many piles of skeletons and edges at the isle allow for players to safespot them inside. Alternatively, players can camp some of the southern spawns outside the isle, although they should be careful as Vet'ion can walk to their safespot and attack the players. Having 74 Agility and the hard wilderness diary completed is recommended when killing them to use the stepping stones to escape potential player killers, as their habitat is a popular PK'ing spot.

Bringing a pestle and mortar is optional to grind the scales into shards, in addition to High Level Alchemy runes to alch their common adamant and rune equipment drops. If killing them from outside the isle, Telekinetic Grab will be needed to grab their drops. Players should remember that although they can stay as long as they want using this method, they should rebank every 10-20 minutes due to the risk of PK'ers.

Lava dragons are the only monsters to drop the lava dragon bones, which give 85 Prayer experience when buried. However, burying them on Lava Dragon Isle grants 340 Prayer experience instead.

Although they drop black dragonhide, they do not count as black dragons for a Slayer task.


Lava Dragon Routes

Reaching the lava dragons.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Lava dragon bones Lava dragon bones 1 Always 5,684
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 1 Always 3,368
Lava scale Lava scale 1 Always 1,734


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune dart Rune dart 12 Common 9,648
Rune javelin Rune javelin 20 Common 2,780
Fire rune Fire rune 75 Common 375
Lava rune Lava rune 15–30 Common 60–120
Rune knife Rune knife 8 Uncommon 6,896
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 30 Uncommon 4,920
Death rune Death rune 20 Uncommon 5,720
Blood rune Blood rune 20 Uncommon 5,960
Law rune Law rune 20 Uncommon 4,240
Onyx bolt tips 5 Onyx bolt tips 12 Uncommon 102,240
Dragon javelin heads 5 Dragon javelin heads 15 Uncommon 39,555


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant 2h sword Adamant 2h sword 1 Uncommon 3,661
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 Uncommon 20,536
Lava battlestaff Lava battlestaff 1 Uncommon 9,899
Rune axe Rune axe 1 Uncommon 7,536
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 1 Uncommon 9,734
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Uncommon 36,224
Rune med helm Rune med helm 1 Uncommon 11,881
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Uncommon 21,529


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Uncommon 8
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Uncommon 11
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 69
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 512
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 6,927
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 1,158
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,994
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 4,238
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Rare 2,183
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Rare 1,801
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Rare 1,891


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 66–3,000 Common Not sold
Fire talisman Fire talisman 1 Uncommon 1,570
Fire orb Fire orb 15 (noted) Uncommon 22,380
Chocolate cake Chocolate cake 3 Uncommon 1,164
Looting bag Looting bag 1 Uncommon (1/30) Not sold
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 2 Uncommon 4,848
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 Very rare (1/10,000) 13,026,577
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/250) 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 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,678
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 7,059
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 23,163
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 1,505
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 2,209
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 509
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 249
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 18,157
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 13,714
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,861
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 26,757
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 40,430
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 4,283
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 695
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 9,300
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 1,160
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 25,138
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,100
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 4,788
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 9,540
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 12,870
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 20,830
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 36,224
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 63,202
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 72,260
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 41,087


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