Icy Bones

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For the music track, see Icy Bones (music track).
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Icy Bones is a Dungeoneering boss and one of the first bosses players can encounter in the frozen floors. His special abilities include summoning stalagmites and freezing enemies. He is generally regarded as one of the easiest bosses to defeat in Daemonheim.

At higher levels he can easily hit over 500 damage with his multi-target melee attack. If fighting in a group, it is more difficult to range or mage Icy Bones because you are more vulnerable to his stalagmite attack.

The fight[edit | edit source]

Fighting the fearsome troll.

Icy Bones' primary form of attack is melee. This attack can be used at a distance. The sign of this attack is the blue circle that appears under him. Be aware that some of Icy Bones' melee attacks can hit everyone in a one tile range. Protection prayers do NOT offer their full protection against his melee attacks, and the message, "Your prayer only offers partial protection against the attack" will appear in the chatbox.

The secondary attack is to freeze players at a distance from him. Once frozen, players will be rendered unable to move and attack for a few seconds. The Freedom ability can be used to break the effect.

The third attack deals ranged damage.

Icy Bones' special attack is making stalagmites appear out of the ground. They rise up then go down and they can block player movement. Players can predict this attack when Icy Bones has a stalagmite wall appear around his feet. This attack shouldn't bother melee users, as they will stay next to him and will not get hurt. Run out of the way of the stalagmites once they come up to prevent damage. These stalagmites can completely surround Icy Bones, so you may need other methods of attack such as Range or Mage. This attack can't deal damage to solo players as the spikes will never spawn directly under you.

Icy Bones occupies 2x2 square spaces, and cannot be walked through.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Fighting Icy Bones is quite simple and applies regardless of level. All combat styles work against him well. Use Protect from melee/Deflect melee as melee is his most common attack. If he freezes you, use Freedom to free yourself and avoid any stalagmites spawning under you if you're fighting Icy Bones with a group.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Protoleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Protoleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Protoleather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Subleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Subleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Subleather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Paraleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Paraleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Paraleather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Archleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Archleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Archleather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Dromoleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Dromoleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Dromoleather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Spinoleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Spinoleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Spinoleather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Gallileather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Gallileather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Gallileather vambracesF2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Stegoleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Stegoleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Stegoleather vambraces (m)P2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Megaleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Megaleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Megaleather vambraces (m)P2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Tyrannoleather vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Tyrannoleather vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Tyrannoleather vambraces (m)P2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Sagittarian vambraces.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Sagittarian vambraces with rarity Random in quantity 1Sagittarian vambraces (m)P2P icon.png1RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Novite knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Novite knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Novite knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Bathus knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Bathus knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Bathus knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Marmaros knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Marmaros knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Marmaros knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Kratonite knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Kratonite knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Kratonite knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Fractite knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Fractite knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Fractite knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Zephyrium knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Zephyrium knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Zephyrium knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Argonite knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Argonite knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Argonite knifeF2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Katagon knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Katagon knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Katagon knife (m)P2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Gorgonite knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Gorgonite knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Gorgonite knife (m)P2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Promethium knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Promethium knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Promethium knife (m)P2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Primal knife.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Primal knife with rarity Random in quantity 125Primal knife (m)P2P icon.png125RandomNot soldNot alchemisable
Mysterious chronicle.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Mysterious chronicle with rarity Common in quantity 1Mysterious chronicleF2P icon.png1CommonNot soldNot alchemisable
Troll scrawlings.png: RS3 Icy Bones drops Troll scrawlings with rarity Common in quantity 1Troll scrawlingsF2P icon.png1CommonNot soldNot alchemisable

Update history[edit | edit source]

The update history project is a work-in-progress – not all updates to this topic may be covered below. See here for how to help out!
  • ninja 9 October 2017 (Update):
    • The Icy Bones dungeoneering boss can now drop throwing knives for free players.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • According to one of the Dungeoneering Journals (Troll scrawlings), he ate icy bones (which he decided to name himself after), an ice spider, rocks, an adventurer, and fur.
  • It is occasionally impossible for familiars to damage Icy Bones, and you will get the message that they cannot attack an enemy they can't see. This is probably because of the blocking stalagmites that are created, although the error is still present when there are no stalagmites active.
  • The Smuggler, when asked about Icy Bones, says, "Icy Bones is a slow but strong ice troll. He will use ranged attacks unless he catches you, in which case he will pummel you with his club.", even though Icy Bones does not wield a club.
  • He can lift a Gatestone or any other item into the air using his icicle attack, during this time the Gatestone cannot be teleported to and the item cannot be picked up.