Blue dragon

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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 dragon breath. Thus, an anti-dragon shield, a Dragonfire shield, an antifire, Super antifire potions, or the Protect from Magic prayer are essential when fighting them, as they can hit well over 1,000 with their breath otherwise (Resonance does work against their breath). They also use melee if the player is standing next to them. They are a very popular monster to kill because the blue dragonhide and dragon bones that they drop may be sold for a combined value of 5,377 coins. Blue dragons do not drop the draconic visage.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

As with all dragons, protection from their dragonfire is required. The following can be combined to provide full dragonfire protection:

Alternatively, a super antifire potion provides complete immunity to dragonfire.

The dragons are weakest to bolts, so Ranged is the most effective style. Melee is not recommended without at least level 70 combat stats and a tier 70 or greater weapon. If melee is preferred, a combat potion such as a super warmaster's potion may be necessary to maintain accuracy.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 30,958 kills from the Drop Log Project, unless otherwise cited.

100% drop[edit | edit source]

Charms[edit | edit source]

Nothing
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48–49%11%27–28%11%2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 101,033 kills.
1 item is dropped at a time.
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Main drop[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only in members' worlds
  2. ^ Only in free worlds
  3. ^ Only after completing the Player Owned Farm tutorial

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Only while on a Slayer challenge from Vannaka.
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list.
  3. ^ Requires level 99 Summoning.
  4. ^ Only drops in Kuradal's Dungeon.

Rare drop table drops[edit | edit source]

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items are not required to access the table, but they will increase the chance of accessing the rare drop table and may also improve the loot received from it.
Rare drop table.png Rare drop table:
Rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Coins_250.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 250-500Coins250–500Common250-500High Level Alchemy icon.png250-500
Coins_25.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 50Coins50Common[d 1]50High Level Alchemy icon.png50
Uncut sapphire.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut sapphire with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut sapphire1Common41915
Uncut emerald.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut emerald with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut emerald1Common27930
Uncut ruby.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut ruby with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut ruby1Common35460
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut diamond with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut diamond1Common817120
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut diamond with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare36,765-44,9355,400-6,600
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Uncut dragonstone (m)1Uncommon5,807600
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut dragonstone (m)45–55 (noted)Rare261,315-319,38527,000-33,000
Loop half of a key.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Loop half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Loop half of a key (m)1Common8,6071
Tooth half of a key.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Tooth half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Tooth half of a key (m)1Common8,5321
Crystal triskelion fragment 1.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Crystal triskelion fragment 1 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1 (m)1Very rare[d 2]Not soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 2.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Crystal triskelion fragment 2 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 2 (m)1Very rare[d 2]Not soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 3.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Crystal triskelion fragment 3 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 3 (m)1Very rare[d 2]Not soldNot alchemisable
Dragon longsword.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Dragon longsword with rarity Common in quantity 1Dragon longsword (m)1Common57,84460,000
Off-hand dragon longsword.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Off-hand dragon longsword with rarity Common in quantity 1Off-hand dragon longsword (m)1Common57,42760,000
Dragon spear.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Dragon spear with rarity Rare in quantity 1Dragon spear (m)1Rare35,00237,440
Battlestaff.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Battlestaff with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Battlestaff (m)180–220 (noted)Rare685,260-837,540756,000-924,000
Rune javelin.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Rune javelin with rarity Rare in quantity 5Rune javelin5Rare9951,870
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Huge plated rune salvage1Uncommon38,01340,000
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 18-22 (noted)Huge plated rune salvage18–22 (noted)Rare684,234-836,286720,000-880,000
Shield left half.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Shield left half with rarity Rare in quantity 1Shield left half (m)1Rare65,34266,000
Dragon helm.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Dragon helm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Dragon helm (m)1Uncommon57,97560,000
Rune arrowheads.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Rune arrowheads with rarity Common in quantity 113-137Rune arrowheads113–137Common22,374-27,126678-822
Onyx bolts.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Onyx bolts with rarity Very rare in quantity 135-165Onyx bolts (m)135–165Very rare890,865-1,088,8351,104,165-1,349,535
Water talisman.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Water talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Water talisman68–82 (noted)Rare32,096-38,704136-164
Earth talisman.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Earth talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Earth talisman68–82 (noted)Rare12,716-15,334136-164
Raw lobster.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Raw lobster with rarity Common in quantity 135-165 (noted)Raw lobster135–165 (noted)Common54,135-66,16522,950-28,050
Raw shark.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Raw shark with rarity Uncommon in quantity 225-275 (noted)Raw shark (m)225–275 (noted)Uncommon173,700-212,30040,500-49,500
Big bones.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Big bones with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Big bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon17,272-20,82868-82
Dragon bones.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Dragon bones with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Dragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare672,480-821,920180-220
Drakolith stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Drakolith stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-35Drakolith stone spirit25–35Uncommon5,150-7,210Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Necrite stone spirit2Common500Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-30Phasmatite stone spirit25–30Uncommon5,575-6,690Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Phasmatite stone spirit2Common446Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-30Necrite stone spirit25–30Rare6,250-7,500Not alchemisable
Runite stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Runite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 3Runite stone spirit3Common3,894Not alchemisable
Orichalcite stone spirit.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Orichalcite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-35Orichalcite stone spirit25–35Rare4,750-6,650Not alchemisable
Lantadyme seed.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Lantadyme seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Lantadyme seed (m)14–16Uncommon25,634-29,296532-608
Dwarf weed seed.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Dwarf weed seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Dwarf weed seed (m)14–16Uncommon40,852-46,688532-608
Magic seed.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Magic seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 4Magic seed (m)4Uncommon136,6321,012
Palm tree seed.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Palm tree seed with rarity Rare in quantity 10Palm tree seed (m)10Rare25,6601,520
Grimy torstol.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Grimy torstol with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy torstol (m)90–110 (noted)Uncommon370,800-453,20090-110
Grimy snapdragon.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Grimy snapdragon with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy snapdragon (m)90–110 (noted)Uncommon150,840-184,36090-110
Super restore (4).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Super restore (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Super restore (4) (m)45–55 (noted)Uncommon131,040-160,1608,100-9,900
Prayer potion (4).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Prayer potion (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon441,810-539,9905,130-6,270
Flax.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Flax with rarity Common in quantity 450-550 (noted)Flax450–550 (noted)Common43,200-52,8001,350-1,650
Molten glass.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Molten glass with rarity Common in quantity 45-55 (noted)Molten glass (m)45–55 (noted)Common35,190-43,01045-55
Soft clay.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Soft clay with rarity Uncommon in quantity 450-550 (noted)Soft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon772,650-944,350450-550
Yew logs.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Yew logs with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Yew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon19,244-23,2066,528-7,872
Yew logs.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Yew logs with rarity Rare in quantity 675-825 (noted)Yew logs675–825 (noted)Rare191,025-233,47564,800-79,200
Teak plank.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Teak plank with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Teak plank (m)45–55 (noted)Uncommon24,300-29,70013,500-16,500
Mahogany plank.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Mahogany plank with rarity Rare in quantity 270-330 (noted)Mahogany plank (m)270–330 (noted)Rare490,320-599,280243,000-297,000
Brawling gloves (Melee).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Melee) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Melee) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Magic).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Magic) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Magic) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Ranged).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Ranged) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Ranged) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Agility).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Agility) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Agility) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Cooking).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Cooking) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Cooking) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (FM).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (FM) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (FM) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Fishing).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Fishing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Fishing) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Hunter).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Hunter) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Hunter) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Mining).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Mining) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Mining) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Prayer).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Prayer) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Prayer) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Smithing).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Smithing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Smithing) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Thieving).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Thieving) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Thieving) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (WC).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (WC) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (WC) (m)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Vecna skull.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Vecna skull with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Vecna skull (m)1Very rare[d 3][d 4]288,4506,000
Cheese+tom batta.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Cheese+tom batta with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Cheese+tom batta (m)1Very rare[d 5]5811
Blurberry Special.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Blurberry Special with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Blurberry Special (m)1Very rare[d 6]17,82918
Hazelmere's signet ring.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Hazelmere's signet ring with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Hazelmere's signet ring (m)1Very rare[d 7]2,147,483,647300,000
  1. ^ Replaces members' only drops in free-to-play.
  2. ^ a b c Triskelion fragments are dropped in order.
  3. ^ a b Jagex. Mod Timbo's Twitter account. 19 January 2018. (Archived from the original on 22 January 2019.) Mod Timbo: "1/1280 if you hit the RDT, requires T4 luck to be worn in order to get a hold of it. Of course there are tons of different ways to access the RDT so it changes massively depending on what you're fighting, what you're wearing etc."
  4. ^ Vecna skull requires tier 4 luck. Chance is 1/1280 per roll of the rare drop table with the tier 4 luck requirement.[d 3]
  5. ^ Cheese+tom batta indicates a roll for Hazelmere's signet ring without tier 4 luck.
  6. ^ Blurberry Special indicates a failed 1/10 roll for Hazelmere's signet ring with tier 4 luck.
  7. ^ Hazelmere's signet ring requires tier 4 luck. Rarer than the vecna skull.

Wilderness drop table[edit | edit source]

This monster has access to the Wilderness shared loot table, which is a tertiary drop. To access the table, it has to be killed inside the Wilderness.
Luck-enhancing items are not required to access the table, but do increase the chance of doing so, as does doing higher-level content.
Skull.png Wilderness shared loot table:
Rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Wilderness hilt.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Wilderness hilt with rarity Rare in quantity 1Wilderness hilt1Rare47,49248,000
Adrenaline crystal.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Adrenaline crystal with rarity Uncommon in quantity 5-15 (noted)Adrenaline crystal5–15 (noted)Uncommon26,710-80,13012,000-36,000
Preserved meat.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Preserved meat with rarity Common in quantity 1Preserved meat1CommonNot soldNot alchemisable
Fremennik equipment patch.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Fremennik equipment patch with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Fremennik equipment patch1Uncommon2,780Not alchemisable
Ancient warriors' equipment patch.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Ancient warriors' equipment patch with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Ancient warriors' equipment patch1Very rare1,261,605Not alchemisable
Revenant drop enhancer.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Revenant drop enhancer with rarity Rare in quantity 1Revenant drop enhancer1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Bloodweed seed.png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Bloodweed seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-3Bloodweed seed1–3Uncommon81,722-245,16638-114
Brawling gloves (Agility).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Agility) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Cooking).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Cooking) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Fishing).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Fishing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (FM).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (FM) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Hunter).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Hunter) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Magic).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Magic) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Melee).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Melee) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Mining).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Mining) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Prayer).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Prayer) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Ranged).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Ranged) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Smithing).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Smithing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (Thieving).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (Thieving) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000
Brawling gloves (WC).png: RS3 Blue dragon drops Brawling gloves (WC) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rare30,000High Level Alchemy icon.png30,000

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster and skilling action outside of Daemonheim.
These items are dropped alongside main drops.

Works[edit | edit source]

Transcripts Blue dragon is the author or co-author of:

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • update 1 August 2022 (Update):
    • 8 blue dragons were removed from an area north of the Forgotten Cemetery. Instead, 13 new blue dragons were added north of Lumber Yard.
  • ninja 26 October 2020 (Update):
    • Monsters with multiple variants will now consistently spawn as those variants when newly placed in the Personal Slayer Dungeon.
      • This includes blue dragons
  • ninja 25 April 2016 (Update):
    • Improved respawn rates for Blue Dragons.
  • patch 9 September 2009 (Update):
    • Improved various dragons’ fire-breath code behaviour to match the KBD's existing behaviour. The actual animation has not changed.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Like red dragons, blue dragons were exclusively members' monsters. This was changed with the 9 October 2017 update.