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Skeletal Wyverns (Draconis ossis) are undead Slayer monsters. They are the only monster to drop granite legs, and also have a chance of dropping the draconic visage. They can be found in the Asgarnian Ice Dungeon, in the chamber accessed from the southern wall of the icy area.

Level 72 Slayer is required to kill them. In order to negate their heavily damaging ice-breath an elemental, mind, body, cosmic, chaos, or Dragonfire shield needs to be equipped. Using Wyrmfire potions, Protect from Magic, or Deflect Magic is also an alternative. Antifire, super antifire, and brightfire potions do not work.

Killing a Skeletal Wyvern is one of the hard Falador achievements as well as for the wish list of the Odd Old Man in the Fur 'n' Seek quest.

Players on a slayer task with over 85 magic, 68 summoning, and 80 defence, with a full slayer helmet and using appropriate combat potions, can easily profit from this task. They are also a good source of crimson charms, although there are many easier alternatives if one is not on a slayer task.

Their living counterparts reside deeper in the same cave.

Combat

Wyverns attack with melee, ranged or their unique ice-breath attack. This attack can freeze players, and they will be stunned as well, so escaping is not possible unless Freedom is used to break free (this is currently glitched and will not free the player like it otherwise should, although it does break the stun).

If a player is not wearing one of the shields they will be hit for very high damage. Their ice-breath attack deals typeless damage, meaning armour type and armour stats do not affect its accuracy.

Wyverns will use a ranged attack both when players are attacking from a distance and when they are attacking within melee range. Their melee attacks are comprised of a bite and use of the tail.

Strategies

Drops

100% drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Wyvern bonesWyvern bones1Always16,608

Charms

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
33–35%6–7%3–4%54–55%1–2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 10,369 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril swordMithril sword1Common1,534
Black hatchetBlack hatchet1Uncommon3,295
Adamant hatchetAdamant hatchet1Uncommon10,119
Snakeskin chapsSnakeskin chaps1Uncommon2,789
Earth battlestaffEarth battlestaff1Rare8,028
Granite legsGranite legs1Rare[1]36,264
Pure essencePure essence60 (noted)Uncommon1,800
Air runeAir rune10–64Uncommon900–5,760
Water runeWater rune11–33Uncommon275–825
Chaos runeChaos rune10Uncommon1,520
Law runeLaw rune2–5Uncommon1,140–2,850
Blood runeBlood rune2–11Uncommon1,356–7,458
Soul runeSoul rune5–14Uncommon6,725–18,830
Death runeDeath rune1–5Uncommon232–1,160
Bone bolts 5Bone bolts2–29Uncommon98–1,421
Mithril bolts 5Mithril bolts8–39Common592–2,886
Adamant bolts 5Adamant bolts5–29Common565–3,277
Runite bolts 5Runite bolts5–25Common985–4,925
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr1Uncommon1,860
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe1Uncommon1,043
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander1Uncommon741
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Uncommon709
Grimy iritGrimy irit1Uncommon5,008
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine1Uncommon4,322
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed1Uncommon8,476
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon7,551
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon11,782
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Uncommon2,307
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Uncommon105
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon1,007
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed1Uncommon1,438
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Uncommon822
Snapdragon seed 5Snapdragon seed1Uncommon293
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Uncommon79
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon5,207
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed1Uncommon179
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon1,768
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed1Uncommon976
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Uncommon78,260
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Uncommon1,075
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed1Uncommon137
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Uncommon3,590
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon136
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Uncommon189
Fellstalk seed 5Fellstalk seed2Uncommon1,450
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon9,872
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed1Uncommon196
Coins 250Coins20–420Common20–420
LobsterLobster3Uncommon423
BassBass1Uncommon299
Super attack (1)Super attack (1)1Uncommon1,603
Defence potion (3)Defence potion (3)1Uncommon2,190
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Uncommon2,555
Adamant crossbow (u)Adamant crossbow (u)1Rare7,461
Rare drop tableRare drop table1Very rareNot sold

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Black dragon tail-boneSkeletal wyvern tail-bone1Common[2]Not sold
Sealed clue scroll (hard)Sealed clue scroll (hard)1UncommonNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rareNot sold
Draconic visageDraconic visage1Very rare[3]1,187,911
  1. ^ Estimated at 1/398 using gathered Adventurer's Log data as of 18 September 2012.
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
  3. ^ (1/10000) http://services.runescape.com/m=forum/forums.ws?74,75,52,65949497,goto,21#205

Rare drop table

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

Trivia

All my long hours of research have finally paid off! Today I discovered an ancient journal in the great library, which detailed a ceremony for giving life back to greater beasts after they have died! I shall finally be able to unravel the secrets of the Skeletal Wyverns!
 
  • As of 1 February 2018, the highest kill count for these monsters was 13,599 kills[1].
    • This had increased to 15,295 by 6 May 2018.[2]

References

  1. ^ Mod Shauny. Top 10 killers per Boss. 2 Feb 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
  2. ^ Mod Shauny. Top Slayer Killers - 6th May 2018. 6 May 2018. "Here are the top 10 kills for each Slayer creature in RuneScape, be aware that we've not listed display names for privacy purposes however if you wish to brag about one number being yours then we won't stop you!"*
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