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Killing mithril dragons
Requirements Killing mithril dragons.png

80 Magic recommended
80 Defence recommended
92/95 Prayer recommended
67 Summoning recommended
85 Herblore recommended


High-level magic armour (Subjugation, Ganodermic, Virtus, Sea singer)
TokKul-Zo strongly recommended
High-level magic weapon (Staff of light, Chaotic staff recommended)

Profit Experience gained
363,400 per hour

217,000 Magic / Defence
71,000 Constitution

Inputs Outputs

16 x Prayer flask (6).png Prayer flask (6) (178,912)
2.5 x Super antifire (4).png Super antifire (4) (25,211)
1.33 x War tortoise pouch.png War tortoise pouch (45,953)
15 x Nature rune.png Nature rune (6,075)
75 x Fire rune.png Fire rune (11,925)
150,000 Coins.png Coins (gear repair)

120 x Dragon bones.png Dragon bones (256,320)
360 x Mithril bar.png Mithril bar (245,520)
7 x Rune bar.png Rune bar (20,895)
0.012 x Draconic visage.png Draconic visage (14,255)
0.0037 x Dragon full helm.png Dragon full helm (4,526)
240,000 Coins.png Coins (High Level Alchemy)

The profit rate assumes 120 kills per hour. Your actual profit may be higher or lower depending on your speed.

Mithril dragons have a 100% drop of dragon bones and three mithril bars, in addition to dropping many High Level Alchemy items. Using Soul Split in addition to good defensive armour can keep you at or near full health while killing them. Mithril dragons are weak to earth spells, although with a chaotic staff or better and a high Magic level, any type of spell will have 100% accuracy against them. Super antifires are highly recommended, as using an anti-dragon shield or equivalent will inhibit your efficiency, and cut into your profit per hour.

They are located on the upper level of the Ancient Cavern, which requires Barbarian Training to access. The area is multicombat and the dragons are aggressive. Drink your super antifire, pray Soul Split and possibly Torment, and start attacking one of them with basic abilities, using the thresholds Wild Magic and Asphyxiate when available. Pick up the mithril bars, dragon bones and any other items worth keeping, and repeat. When your inventory and your war tortoise or pack yak are full, use the TokKul-Zo to teleport next to the TzHaar Fight Cave, and bank your loot. Run north to the fairy ring and use the code bjq to return to the Ancient Cavern.

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