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Blue dragons are the second weakest of the chromatic dragons, but are still fairly powerful magic-class monsters. They primarily attack with magic, by shooting a Fire Bolt spell at the player, as well as both close-range and long-distance dragonbreath. Thus, an anti-dragon shield, a Dragonfire shield, a Super antifire potion, or the Protect from Magic prayer are essential when fighting them, as they can hit well over 1000 with their breath otherwise. They also use melee if the player is standing next to them. They are a very popular monster to kill because they drop blue dragonhide and dragon bones. Blue dragons do not drop the draconic visage.

LocationsEdit

Taverley DungeonEdit

There are three adult blue dragons here. This area has been botted in more recent times, but can be circumvented by quickly clicking on the dragons as soon as they spawn in. The bots will join in and give you easy kills. You will need a dusty key in order to reach the blue dragons within the dungeon, unless you have an Agility level of at least 70 (or 65 with summer pies), in which case a shortcut by the entrance leads straight to where the dragons are. Fighting these while collecting the blue dragon scales can earn up to 1200k coins per hour. This will only happen if you have or can boost to 70 Agility.

The best way to get to the dungeon entrance is to use the Taverley lodestone and going south through Taverley. There is a bank nearby in Taverley just north of the dungeon entrance.

Taverley Dungeon resource dungeonEdit

The blue dragons here are only available for players who have a Dungeoneering level of 60 and above. There are a total of eight blue dragons in this Resource Dungeon. There are also twelve respawn spots of blue dragon scale.

There are two ways to get to there. The first is to travel through the Taverley Dungeon until reaching the room with the blue dragons (a dusty key is required to enter). Within this enclosure is the resource dungeon. The second, quicker route, is using the Agility shortcut (requiring level 70 Agility to use) which leads directly from the Taverley dungeon entrance to the blue dragon room.

Ogre EnclaveEdit

There are six dragons inside the ogre enclave under Gu'tanoth, south of Yanille. The quickest way to get to the enclave is to use the Lodestone Network to Yanille, or a Watchtower Teleport (especially if the destination is set to inside Yanille) or a house or Yanille tablet. Alternatively players can use a ring of duelling to teleport to Castle Wars, or the fairy rings to reach any of the rings in the area.

The blue dragons here are only available for players who have completed or partially completed the Watchtower quest. This spot is not too far from the Yanille or Castle Wars bank.

Heroes' GuildEdit

This location has a single dragon, in a cage in the guild basement. Completion of the Heroes' Quest is required to access this dragon. The guild can be reached by using a lodestone teleport to Burthorpe and running south, or by using the combat bracelet to reach the Warriors' Guild and running east then south.

This dragon is contained inside a cage, making it ideal for mages or rangers to fight, although the cage must be entered to pick up the drops, and the dragon can still use its magic and dragonbreath through the bars.

Kuradal's DungeonEdit

The blue dragons here may only be attacked if you are assigned blue dragons as your slayer task by Kuradal. Players may bank relatively quickly using a bank teleport (such as the TokKul-Zo) and then returning to the dungeon using a Ferocious ring, a drop unique to the monsters in the dungeon. Alternatively, players may use the fairy ring in the Ancient Cavern and bank in Zanaris, providing that the player has repaired it. If players do not want to bank by Zanaris, teleporting to Lunar Isle (after completion of Lunar Diplomacy) or Burthorpe will provide the fastest ways of banking.

StrategyEdit

As with all dragons, protection from their dragonfire is required. An Anti-dragon shield or type of dragonfire shield can be combined with an antifire potion and a one-handed weapon to negate the deadly breath. Super antifire potions are unnecessary as the dragonfire damage is negligible with just an antifire potion. At higher levels the need for such items will become unnecessary due to the speed the player is able to kill each dragon.

Using rangedEdit

Blue dragons are weak to bolts, although other ranged weapons will prove effective. Ranged armour will protect you from their magic attacks, and you can place yourself out the range of their melee attacks. Using royal dragonhide armour is incredibly effective against their magic, so this is highly recommended.

Using magicEdit

If magic is your preference, you should use the highest levelled wand you can wield, in tandem with an anti-dragon shield. Without a specific magical weakness, use the most damaging spell you can cast. At higher levels of Defence and Magic, the use of an Antifire potion or an Anti-dragon shield becomes unnecessary. If you have about 60 Defence or higher in conjunction to 75 Magic or higher, you can still do quite a lot of damage with nothing but a high levelled Staff and Batwing, and without potions, prayers, food, etc.. This allows for use of the Polypore Staff, Staff of Light, etc. Take caution when doing this, as at close range the dragons may still use their dragonfire, and will hit at about an average of 1100.

Using meleeEdit

Due to their classification as mages, it is not recommended to engage these monsters in melee combat. If melee is still preferred, then seek to increase your accuracy with potions and prayers. No matter what an Antifire potion or shield will almost always be necessary. Whips are great against these creatures. If you are an extremely high level in all melee stats including defence, another option is to use a godsword against them.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Dragon bonesDragon bones1Always
File:Blue dragonhide.pngBlue dragonhide1Always

CharmsEdit

Template:Charm:Blue dragon

WeaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Steel battleaxeSteel battleaxe1Uncommon
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Uncommon
Mithril spearMithril spear1Uncommon
Adamant daggerAdamant dagger1Uncommon
Rune daggerRune dagger1Rare

ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Steel platelegsSteel platelegs1Common
Mithril kiteshieldMithril kiteshield1Uncommon
Adamant full helmAdamant full helm1Uncommon

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Water runeWater rune75Common
Nature runeNature rune15Uncommon
Fire runeFire rune37Uncommon
Law runeLaw rune3Uncommon
Death runeDeath rune5Very rare

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common
File:Grimy marrentill.pngGrimy marrentill1Common
File:Grimy tarromin.pngGrimy tarromin1Common
File:Grimy harralander.pngGrimy harralander1Common
File:Grimy ranarr.pngGrimy ranarr1Uncommon
File:Grimy irit.pngGrimy irit1Uncommon
File:Grimy avantoe.pngGrimy avantoe1Uncommon
File:Grimy kwuarm.pngGrimy kwuarm1Uncommon
File:Grimy cadantine.pngGrimy cadantine1Uncommon
File:Grimy lantadyme.pngGrimy lantadyme1Uncommon
File:Grimy dwarf weed.pngGrimy dwarf weed1Rare

OthersEdit

Item Quantity Rarity
Coins 100Coins11; 44; 132; 200Common
File:Anagogic ort.pngAnagogic ort20Common
File:Perfect blue dragon scale.pngPerfect blue dragon scale1Common[1]
File:Black dragon tail-bone.pngBlue dragon tail-bone1Common[2]
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore1Uncommon
BassBass1Uncommon
SwordfishSwordfish1Uncommon
File:Blue dragon egg.pngBlue dragon egg1Rare[3]
Ferocious ringFerocious ring1Rare[4]
File:Clue scroll (hard).pngClue scroll (hard)1Rare
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1Rare
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1Rare
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1Rare
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1Very rare
  1. Only while on a Slayer challenge from Vannaka.
  2. Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
  3. Must be 99 Summoning.
  4. Only in Kuradal's dungeon.

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000Coins250–500; 3,000Common
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon
File:Rune arrowheads.pngRune arrowheads113–137Common
File:Onyx bolts.pngOnyx bolts135–165Rare
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare
File:Grimy torstol.pngGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon
File:Lantadyme seed.pngLantadyme seed14–16Uncommon
File:Dwarf weed seed.pngDwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon
File:Magic seed.pngMagic seed4Uncommon
File:Palm tree seed.pngPalm tree seed10Rare
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Rare
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Rare
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Rare
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Rare
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rare
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rare
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rare

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