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 sufficient levels in 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. The Brutal Green Dragon can be part of a Slayer assignment.

Combat strategy

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.


The brutal green dragons dominate the lower level of the Ancient Cavern.


100% Drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 Always 2,991
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 2 Always 3,056


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril hasta Mithril hasta 1 Uncommon 258
Adamant 2h sword Adamant 2h sword 1 Uncommon 3,501
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 17,498  
Dragon longsword Dragon longsword 1 Very rare 59,337


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Uncommon 880
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 2,936
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 Rare 29,515  
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Rare 20,583

Projectiles and Runes

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Blood rune Blood rune 15–20 Common 5,865–7,820
Lava rune Lava rune 35 Common 140
Steam rune Steam rune 37 Uncommon 3,034
Nature rune Nature rune 17 Uncommon 4,862
Air rune Air rune 34 Uncommon 204
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 3,060
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 8 Uncommon 480
Rune thrownaxe Rune thrownaxe 8 Uncommon 1,328
Adamant dart Adamant dart 25 Uncommon 2,600
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 1 Uncommon 45
Adamant knife Adamant knife 8 Uncommon 2,912
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 90 Rare 5,400


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf 1 Common 10
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 Common 11
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 Common 110
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 550
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 10,305
Grimy irit leaf Grimy irit leaf 1 Uncommon 845
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 Uncommon 1,702
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 Uncommon 1,312
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,473
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 Uncommon 1,383
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 Uncommon 512


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,813 Common Not sold
Mithril ore Mithril ore(noted) 5 Uncommon 815
Curry Curry 1–2 Uncommon 885–1,770
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold

Rare drop table

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

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 9,855
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 9,529
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Common 572
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 445
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 676
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,312
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 1,233
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Uncommon 4,950
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Uncommon 3,024
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Uncommon 615
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Uncommon 900
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,522
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 19,162
Law rune Law rune 45 Uncommon 9,180
Death rune Death rune 45 Uncommon 10,935
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,467
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Uncommon 37,760
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,532
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 6,800
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Uncommon 12,022
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 2,733
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 58,828
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,095
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 11,966
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Rare 65,573
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Rare 37,805

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