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Killing Lava dragons
Profit Lava Dragon Isle
825,900 per hour
Skill requirements

80+ Ranged-icon recommended
75+ Magic-icon recommended
70+ Defence-icon recommended
43+ Prayer-icon recommended

Item requirements

Protection against dragonfire (Anti-dragon shield recommended)
3-iteming gear to use either Ranged or Magic
12-15 pieces of food (lobsters or better)
A knife to slash spider webs (not needed if using the shortcut)
Looting bag
Pestle and mortar for grinding lava scales (optional)
Super energy or Stamina potion (optional)

Quest requirements Inputs


15 x Lobster (2,085)

Other requirements Outputs

Completion of the hard Wilderness tasks and 74 Agility-icon (optional but yields a handy shortcut to the south)
An Amulet of glory and Games necklace for easier commuting if said shortcut is unlocked
55 Slayer-icon for Broad bolts recommended if using Ranged (optional)

45 x Black dragonhide (154,440)
45 x Lava dragon bones (254,475)
202.5 x Lava scale shard (53,055)
0.0045 x Draconic visage (58,490.818040891)
36 x Onyx bolt tips (307,404)

Location Experience gained

18,400 Multicombat experience
6,118 Hitpoints-icon experience

Lava Dragon Routes

Reaching the lava dragons.

This guide assumes 20-45 kills per hour. Your profit per hour may vary depending on your speed.

Lava dragons reside on their isle in level 37-42 Wilderness. A successful kill can take roughly 90 seconds to three minutes long. They are one of the most lucrative sources of income for high-level players if players can survive being intercepted and interrupted by PK clans. Aside from the dangers involved, willingly players can travel there and safe-spot the dragons, and loot can also be telegrabbed from outside if the player chooses not to enter. Additionally, it is not recommended to go anywhere near them since they can easily kill you with their dragonfire breath if you chose a God book over the Anti-dragon shield. You will have to bring items you are willing to risk, thus wearing only 3-4 items, such as a top, bottom, weapon and shield, is strongly recommended. Anything else should be expendable and easily obtainable like a God cape, book, or diary items. An example setup could be Mystic robe top, Mystic robe bottom, Culinaromancer's gloves, Trident, and a God book or Anti-dragon shield.

Lava dragons are prone to Magic and Fire spells, so it's recommended to use them, but the Trident is the ideal weapon of choice. At 74 Agility and with the hard Wilderness Diary completed, an Agility shortcut becomes available for quickly accessing the dragons and escaping an onslaught. You can use a Games necklace to teleport to the Corporeal Beast's lair, go north to the shortcut, kill some dragons, leave via the shortcut, go south into level 30 Wilderness, teleport to Edgeville with an Amulet of glory, and repeat. Otherwise, you'll just have to traverse the deep Wilderness going to and from the Mage Arena bank, which is more dangerous and risky.

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