Dragonkin Laboratory

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Not to be confused with Dragonkin Lair.
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The Dragonkin Laboratory is the second Elite Dungeon, a 1-3 player combat/narrative experience that rewards unique loot and Dungeoneering experience and tokens, located in the Deep Wilderness Castle Ruins. The grouping system is required in order to attempt a raid in a team of 2-3.

Unlike its predecessor, the Dragonkin Laboratory is contained in one map. In addition to this, many of the monsters inside can be killed for slayer assignments. Souls can be collected from the slayer creatures while in both story and normal modes.

After Seiryu the Azure Serpent was freed from a corrupting influence, Bryll Thoksdottir heard of an underground laboratory where torturous experiments were conducted. She requests the aid of adventurers to help explore the laboratory, having erected a safe zone in the surrounding area. It was extensively used by the Dactyl Dragonkin in their attempts to find a cure to the Stone's curse, but it was soon abandoned after an experiment went terribly wrong.

The Dragonkin Laboratory consists of three bosses: Astellarn, Verak Lith and the Black Stone Dragon. The Dragon Slayer perk, along with Dragonbane ammunition will work on all dragons including the bosses themselves.

Similar to Temple of Aminishi, there are 3 lore books; the Dragonkin research, Diary of an Overzealous Gnome and Redacted Dragonkin Research. The dragonkin research is filled by finding 22 notes scattered throughout the dungeon, while the diary and redacted research books are obtained from killing Astellarn and Verak Lith respectively.

Rewards from the dungeon include codices unlocking greater versions of melee abilities Fury, Flurry, and Barge and draconic energy, which is used to upgrade tectonic armour from tier 90 to tier 92 much like how ancient scales upgrade sirenic armour from tier 90 to tier 92.

Completing the boss collection log for this content will complete the Dragonkin Swag feat which rewards the player with the Black Stone [Name] title.

Getting there[edit | edit source]

Bryll Thoksdottir (Wilderness) location.png

Rewards[edit | edit source]

The monsters inside the dungeon drop a variety of items, with the unique items being:

Item Description G.E. price Monster
Laboratory relic (common).png: RS3 Inventory image of Laboratory relic (common)Laboratory relic (uncommon).png: RS3 Inventory image of Laboratory relic (uncommon)Laboratory relic (rare).png: RS3 Inventory image of Laboratory relic (rare) Laboratory relics Can be low, high alched or disassembled. N/A All monsters
Dragonfire ash.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragonfire ash Dragonfire ash Can be disassembled for 3 dragonfire components N/A All monsters
Perfect gemstone scales.png: RS3 Inventory image of Perfect gemstone scales Perfect gemstone scales Can be disassembled for 4 precious components N/A All gemstone dragons
Onyx dust.png: RS3 Inventory image of Onyx dust Onyx dust Can be transmuted into an uncut onyx 11,898 All monsters
Draconic energy.png: RS3 Inventory image of Draconic energy Draconic energy Can be used to create elite tectonic armour 157,519 All monsters
Greater Flurry ability codex.png: RS3 Inventory image of Greater Flurry ability codex Greater Flurry ability codex Unlocks the Greater Flurry ability 23,686,046 Astellarn
Greater Fury ability codex.png: RS3 Inventory image of Greater Fury ability codex Greater Fury ability codex Unlocks the Greater Fury ability 100,892,899 Verak Lith
Greater Barge ability codex.png: RS3 Inventory image of Greater Barge ability codex Greater Barge ability codex Unlocks the Greater Barge ability 102,636,673 Black stone dragon
Diary of an Overzealous Gnome.png: RS3 Inventory image of Diary of an Overzealous Gnome Diary of an Overzealous Gnome Lore book required for the Dragonkin Swag feat N/A Astellarn
Redacted Dragonkin Research.png: RS3 Inventory image of Redacted Dragonkin Research Redacted Dragonkin Research Lore book required for the Dragonkin Swag feat N/A Verak Lith
Inert black stone crystal.png: RS3 Inventory image of Inert black stone crystal Inert black stone crystal Pet item that unlocks Bisdi N/A Black stone dragon

Music unlocked[edit | edit source]

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Some achievements can be done in both story mode and normal mode, some only in normal mode.

There are 20 achievements in this elite dungeon (showing 20).

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 28 August 2018 (Update):
    • Elite Dungeon 2 music tracks now unlock more consistently when playing in group mode.
  • patch 10 July 2017 (Update):
    • Some lights have been removed from the celestial dragon dungeon.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to the 25 February 2019 game update, successful completion of the Temple of Aminishi Elite Dungeon was required to gain access to the Dragonkin Laboratory.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Mod Poerkie. Game Update - Elite Dungeons - Shadow Reef. "That is correct. even better you can go straight into ED3 without doing Ed1 & 2!"*