Brutal green dragons are found in the Ancient Cavern, and are a much stronger relative to the green dragons in the Wilderness. Access to the brutal green dragons requires partially completing Barbarian Training. The brutal green dragons use a rudimentary Magic attack and a Melee attack both with a max hit of 18. They are immune to poison. Brutal green dragons can be slain as an alternative for a green dragon Slayer assignment.

Unlike other brutal and high-levelled dragons, brutal green dragons do not drop the draconic visage.


Brutal green dragon attacks

The dragon's attacks from afar.

For its combat level, brutal green dragons are fairly weak against Ranged. The dragon can be effectively fought using crossbow ranging, the Protect from Magic prayer and sufficient firebreath protection (e.g. Anti-dragon shield, Antifire potion). Bring prayer potions, antifire potions and ranging potions. The dragons will use Melee if an opponent walks close to them. They do not move to attack with Melee as they rely on their Magic attack and firebreath attack to inflict their significant damage. You do not need an anti dragonfire shield, an anti-fire potion is enough protection for you to take 0 damage.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 Always 2,443
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 2 Always 2,792


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril hasta Mithril hasta 1 Uncommon 291
Adamant 2h sword Adamant 2h sword 1 Uncommon 3,623
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 17,431  


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Uncommon 915
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 2,963
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 Rare 29,540  
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Rare 20,634

Projectiles and runes

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Blood rune Blood rune 15–20 Common 4,590–6,120
Lava rune Lava rune 35 Common 140
Steam rune Steam rune 37 Uncommon 2,590
Nature rune Nature rune 17 Uncommon 4,012
Air rune Air rune 34 Uncommon 170
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 2,700
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 8 Uncommon 568
Rune thrownaxe Rune thrownaxe 8 Uncommon 1,584
Adamant dart Adamant dart 25 Uncommon 2,125
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 1 Uncommon 74
Adamant knife Adamant knife 8 Uncommon 2,960
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 90 Rare 6,390


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 12
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 13
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 152
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 618
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 8,059
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 852
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,913
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 1,270
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,551
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 1,489
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Uncommon 576


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,813 Common Not sold
Mithril ore Mithril ore(noted) 5 Uncommon 645
Curry Curry 1–2 Uncommon 905–1,810
Ensouled dragon head Ensouled dragon head 1 Uncommon (1/28) 7,744
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster has access to the standard rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Rare 10,113
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare 9,244
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 500
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare 12,306
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Very rare 708
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Very rare 15,812
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,769
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,505
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 701
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare 8,100
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare 9,135
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 4,800
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 2,898
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,480
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,524
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,622
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 5,600
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,318
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,104
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 58,955
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,847
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,352
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,764
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,791
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 865


  • Prior to 19 May 2016, Brutal green dragons were the only chromatic dragons unable to drop ensouled dragon heads.

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