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 2,828
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 2 Always 3,056


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril hasta Mithril hasta 1 Uncommon 263
Adamant 2h sword Adamant 2h sword 1 Uncommon 3,540
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 17,484  


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Uncommon 918
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 2,946
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 Rare 29,473  
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Rare 20,632

Projectiles and runes

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Blood rune Blood rune 15–20 Common 5,565–7,420
Lava rune Lava rune 35 Common 140
Steam rune Steam rune 37 Uncommon 2,442
Nature rune Nature rune 17 Uncommon 4,012
Air rune Air rune 34 Uncommon 170
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 2,850
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 8 Uncommon 456
Rune thrownaxe Rune thrownaxe 8 Uncommon 1,632
Adamant dart Adamant dart 25 Uncommon 2,500
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 1 Uncommon 65
Adamant knife Adamant knife 8 Uncommon 3,120
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 90 Rare 5,130


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 14
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 14
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 140
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 670
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 8,315
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 872
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,870
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 1,282
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,529
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 1,498
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Uncommon 457


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,813 Common Not sold
Mithril ore Mithril ore(noted) 5 Uncommon 870
Curry Curry 1–2 Uncommon 1,108–2,216
Ensouled dragon head Ensouled dragon head 1 Uncommon (1/28) 10,201
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 10,270
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare 10,883
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 475
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare 12,458
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Very rare 907
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Very rare 15,812
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,852
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,483
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 733
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare 8,550
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare 9,405
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 4,800
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 3,444
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,300
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,500
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,996
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 7,700
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,328
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,089
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 59,201
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,980
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,483
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,390
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,678
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 860


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

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