Frost dragon bones

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For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Frost dragon bones (Dungeoneering).
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Frost dragon bones are obtained by killing a frost dragon in the resource dungeon located at the Asgarnian Ice Dungeon. Asgarnian Ice Dungeon is located south of Port Sarim. When buried, they give 180 Prayer experience each (360 when wearing the Dragon Rider amulet). This can be increased to 630 experience using a gilded altar in a player-owned house with both burners lit or the Chaos Temple altar in the Wilderness, and 720 when used with the Ectofuntus. You do not gain any extra experience whilst burying in the Wilderness, only the experience from boosts such as prayer pendants. Frost dragon bones are the second best tradeable and reobtainable bones in the game and the third best bones in the game (after the ancient bones which give 200 experience each and reinforced dragon bones with 190 experience), giving 2.5 times the experience of dragon bones and 28.6% more experience than ourg bones.

Without a familiar, players can gain approximately 575,000 Prayer experience per hour using frost dragon bones on a gilded altar with both burners lit, at the cost of -8,196,944 coins. Using a Pack mammoth will bring the rate to 1 million experience per hour. At this rate, players can get from 0 to 200 million experience in ~200 hours of playtime, at the cost of -2,851,111,111 coins.

Frost dragon bones can be obtained by non-members from frost dragons in Daemonheim or from Daily Challenges; they are members-only items outside Daemonheim. When used on an altar inside of Daemonheim, players receive 720 experience.

Cost and XP analysis[edit | edit source]

Bury Gilded altar or
Chaos Temple
Ectofuntus Cremation
Experience 180 630 720 810 (Total) 450 (Prayer) + 360 (FM)
Cost per XP -49.9 -14.3 -12.5 -11.1 (Total) -20 (Prayer) or -24.9 (FM)
  • It is assumed that two burners are lit while using the gilded altar and does not include the cost of clean marrentill.

Money making[edit | edit source]

Killing frost dragons
Profit Skill requirements Other requirements Experience
2,956,254.25

85 Dungeoneering
110 Combat recommended
96 Summoning recommended
92 Prayer recommended
85 Herblore recommended
3 Invention recommended

None 379,890 Combat
125,335 Constitution


Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Falador resource bundleN/A Reward1UnknownF2P icon.png
Frost dragon112 Multicombat.png1AlwaysP2P icon.png
Memory of Nomad Multicombat.png6UncommonN/A
Raptor keyN/A Reward125CommonP2P icon.png

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update History[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 10 August 2015 (Update):
    • The buy limit for frost dragon bones has been increased to 10,000 to match other tradeable bones.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Previously, when frost dragon bones were used on the bone grinder at the Ectofuntus, the name of the bones was omitted and only a blank space resulted.
  • Shortly after Bot Nuke Day, frost dragon bones quickly rose in price from around 10,000 coins all the way up to 19,706 coins within a month. They began to slowly decrease in price as bots slowly returned.
  • A player choosing to use frost dragon bones all the way from 1-99 Prayer, using a gilded altar with lit burners and no other experience boosts, would, if all the bones were bought at the current Grand Exchange price, spend 185,813,055 coins.
    • Using the Ectofuntus would cost 162,586,423 coins, but would take far longer. Simply burying the bones would cost 650,345,693 coins.