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Dagannoth Rex is the melee Dagannoth King found on Waterbirth Island. He is completely immune to ranged and melee. Dagannoth Rex is the only dropper of the berserker and warrior rings. He, along with the other Dagannoth Kings, can drop the dragon hatchet.

Obtaining all unique drops from the Kings will unlock the [Name] Bukalla's Heir title.

Strategies

Dagannoth Rex is extremely weak to magic attacks, specifically fire spells. Whoever is killing him may want to use the southeastern side, as he can be easily fought there due to his large size.

Many players trap him as his melee attacks will be unable to attack the player. There are many safespots around the arena, but it's best to use a few if you only want to kill him. The best ones would be on the eastern side, as no kings will interfere unless they have been alerted to your presence (e.g. a player moves to your spot with Supreme on him, which makes you also get attacked with ranged).

Because Dagannoth Rex can easily be safe spotted, he is the easiest Dagannoth King to fight.

Drops

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100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Dagannoth bonesDagannoth bones1Always7,581
Dagannoth hideDagannoth hide1Always6,035

Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 10000Coins2,611–13,034Common2,611–13,034
Berserker ringBerserker ring1Rare (1/128)[d 1]209,881
Warrior ringWarrior ring1Rare (1/128)[d 1]29,352
Dagannoth Kings teleportDagannoth Kings teleport1Uncommon9,582
Dagannoth bonesDagannoth bones5–11 (noted)Uncommon37,905–83,391
Keg of beerKeg of beer1Common1,845
Rock-shell legsRock-shell legs1Rare37,098
Rock-shell plateRock-shell plate1Rare37,899
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Common3,726
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody1Common2,540
Mithril full helmMithril full helm1Common2,187
Mithril plateskirtMithril plateskirt1Uncommon2,472
Rock-shell helmRock-shell helm1Rare19,158
Super attack (3)Super attack (3)2–3Uncommon10,784–16,176
Super strength (3)Super strength (3)2–3Uncommon30,434–45,651
Dragon hatchetDragon hatchet1Rare (1/128)[d 1]3,221,368
Rune warhammerRune warhammer1Uncommon23,218
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Rare37,480
Berserker helmBerserker helm1Uncommon45,255
Warrior helmWarrior helm1Uncommon45,195
Fremennik helmFremennik helm1UncommonNot sold
Fremennik shieldFremennik shield1UncommonNot sold
Fremennik bladeFremennik blade1RareNot sold
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (elite)Sealed clue scroll (elite)1Rare[d 2]Not sold
Shrivelled dagannoth clawShrivelled dagannoth claw1Very rare[d 3]Not sold
  1. ^ a b c Mod Timbo. "Revealing Drop Rates." 27 October 2017. Developers' Blogs.
  2. ^ There is a 1% chance of this being a sealed clue scroll (master) instead
  3. ^ Has a base drop rate of 1/2,500 with a threshold of 1,500.

Rare drop table drops

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common809
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,555
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,842
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,843
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare217,935–266,365
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,053
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common11,538
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,077
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare543,465–664,235
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,212
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,861
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare542,160–662,640
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,399
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,601
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,916–18,084
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,003,725–1,226,775
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,923
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,473
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare164,320–207,296
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare12,025–15,170
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare5,225–7,315
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common47,655–58,245
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon321,075–392,425
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,804–16,646
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare384,480–469,920
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,400–123,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common52,830–64,570
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon40,860–49,940
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common24,654–28,176
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare237,735–290,565
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare127,710–156,090
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common8,955
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare134,325–164,175
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon485,010–592,790
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon161,010–196,790
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon125,910–153,890
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon130,950–160,050
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,164–11,616
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon11,508–13,152
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon209,856
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare396,000
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common43,200–52,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common27,585–33,715
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon188,550–230,450
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,356–13,694
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare112,725–137,775
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon16,740–20,460
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare356,670–435,930
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon12,008
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*124,871
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,432,268,388
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal drops

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare5,575

Feats

  • Baroo Quality (RuneScore 35) - Defeat a Dagannoth King whilst wearing full yak-hide armour and a Fremennik round shield.
  • Dagannoth Traffic Wardens (RuneScore 40) - Defeat the Dagannoth Supreme with each different colour variation of Balmung.
  • They All Fell Down (RuneScore 40) - Defeat the Dagannoth Kings all within 5 seconds of each other.
  • Long live the Kings! (RuneScore 0) - Obtained a collection of unique drops from the Dagannoth Kings.

Trivia

Dagannoth Rex (christmas)

Dagannoth Rex wearing a santa hat during Christmas.

  • "Rex" is a Latin word meaning "king", referring to him being one of the three Dagannoth kings.
  • The Dreadnip has a far lower chance of successfully hitting Dagannoth Rex than any other Dagannoth King.
  • Dagannoth Rex is the only Dagannoth King that is not stun immune.
  • Prior to their Graphical Update on 19 September 2016, Dagannoth Rex, along with Dagannoth Supreme and Prime, had a hook-shaped left arm, although Rex is the only one who used it to attack opponents.
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