Mithril dragon

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Mithril dragons are metal dragons found in the Ancient Cavern and the extended area of the Brimhaven Dungeon resource dungeon. To access the Ancient Cavern, the player needs to have started the Pyre ship section of Firemaking in Barbarian Training. To access the extended area of the Brimhaven Dungeon resource dungeon, the player must wear the Daemonheim aura 4 from the elite set of the Daemonheim achievements. These dragons have extremely high defence but, since they are made of metal, are relatively weak to magic, with earth spells being their primary weakness. Mithril dragons are often killed for their possible drops, which include the dragon full helms, draconic visages, chewed bones, and elite clue scrolls.

Mithril dragons are an excellent source of charms, as they drop four of them at a time. They are also a good source of rune salvage.

When they originally were released, they broke the King Black Dragon's record as the strongest dragon, though this has since changed.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

A mithril dragon forging a key

Mithril dragons can be found on the top level of the Ancient Cavern and in Brimhaven Dungeon resource dungeonDwarf multicannons are not allowed in the Ancient Cavern, and players must pay a small fee to enter the Brimhaven dungeon if they have not completed the hard set of the Karamja achievements.

  1. Enter the cavern by jumping into the whirlpool near Otto's Grotto. Go down the stairs, run east past brutal green dragons, and climb up the stairs to the mithril dragons. Partial completion of Barbarian Training is required to use this entrance.
  2. Use fairy ring bjq to teleport inside the cavern. Run east past the waterfiends and the brutal green dragons, and climb up the stairs. Partial completion of A Fairy Tale II - Cure a Queen and repairing the fairy ring with 5 bittercap mushrooms are required before the ring can be used.
  3. Use a ferocious ring or Slayer cape to teleport to Kuradal, run north, go down the stairs, run north-east past barbarian spirits and brutal green dragons, and climb up the stairs.

To use the ancient cavern, one must have completed the first part of barbarian firemaking training, and then talked to Otto about pyre ships. After the conversation is over, the player can now go in the whirlpool. Upon entering, one must climb down stairs and then run south to a set of stairs leading up to the mithril dragons. 

The whirlpool entrance is closer to the stairs and only involves running past brutal green dragons. However, its drawback is that players cannot have a familiar summoned when jumping into the whirlpool, which wastes an inventory space for the pouch. Many players therefore prefer using the fairy ring, a ferocious ring or their Slayer cape.

To access the ones in Brimhaven Dungeon resource dungeon, the player needs to have obtained the Daemonheim aura 4, received from the elite set of the Daemonheim achievements, the area is located on the other side of the cave, through a magical barrier. This area contains 4 dragons.

Strategies[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

The average Mithril dragon kill is worth 8,411.47 coins.

100% drop[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Dragon bones.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dragon bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Dragon bonesF2P icon.png1Always2,2620
Large plated mithril salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Large plated mithril salvage with rarity Always in quantity 1Large plated mithril salvageF2P icon.png1Always2,8222,400

Charms[edit | edit source]

No charmGold charm.pngGreen charm.pngCrimson charm.pngBlue charm.png
9%19–20%48–50%19–20%3–4%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 11,391 kills.
4 charms are dropped at a time.
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Main drop[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price High Alch
Medium plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Medium plated rune salvage with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Medium plated rune salvageF2P icon.png11/12822,62824,000
Dragon full helm.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dragon full helm with rarity 1/32768 in quantity 1Dragon full helm (m)P2P icon.png11/32768[d 2]1,223,21590,000
Rune dart.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rune dart with rarity 3/128 in quantity 14Rune dartF2P icon.png143/1289942,940
Off-hand rune dart.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Off-hand rune dart with rarity 3/128 in quantity 14Off-hand rune dartF2P icon.png143/1289382,940
Rune javelin.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rune javelin with rarity 14/128 in quantity 8Rune javelinF2P icon.png814/1281,4482,992
Runite bolts.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Runite bolts with rarity 5/128 in quantity 10-27Runite boltsF2P icon.png10–275/1282,030-5,4811,800-4,860
Rune knife.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rune knife with rarity 1/128 in quantity 8-18Rune knifeF2P icon.png8–181/1283,192-7,182192-432
Off-hand rune knife.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Off-hand rune knife with rarity 1/128 in quantity 8-18Off-hand rune knifeF2P icon.png8–181/1282,912-6,552192-432
Rune arrow.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rune arrow with rarity 1/128 in quantity 8-42Rune arrowF2P icon.png8–421/1281,208-6,3422,448-12,852
Medium spiky rune salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Medium spiky rune salvage with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Medium spiky rune salvageF2P icon.png12/12822,66324,000
Large bladed rune salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Large bladed rune salvage with rarity 6/128 in quantity 1Large bladed rune salvageF2P icon.png16/12830,70032,000
Tiny blunt rune salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Tiny blunt rune salvage with rarity 3/256 in quantity 1Tiny blunt rune salvageF2P icon.png13/2566,6968,000
Super attack mix (2).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Super attack mix (2) with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Super attack mix (2) (m)P2P icon.png12/12865781
Super strength mix (2).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Super strength mix (2) with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Super strength mix (2) (m)P2P icon.png12/12876099
Super defence mix (2).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Super defence mix (2) with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Super defence mix (2) (m)P2P icon.png12/128523118
Prayer mix (2).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Prayer mix (2) with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Prayer mix (2) (m)P2P icon.png12/1281,25168
Coins_250.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Coins with rarity 40/128 in quantity 600-868CoinsF2P icon.png600–86840/128600-868600-868
Runite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Runite stone spirit with rarity 1/512 in quantity 1-2Runite stone spiritF2P icon.png1–21/512390-780Not alchemisable
Mithril stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Mithril stone spirit with rarity 5/128 in quantity 5Mithril stone spiritF2P icon.png55/128260Not alchemisable
Ancient page.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Ancient page with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Ancient pageF2P icon.png1UncommonNot soldNot alchemisable
Shark.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Shark with rarity 7/128 in quantity 1-6Shark (m)P2P icon.png1–67/128[d 3]1,965-11,790180-1,080
Chewed bones.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Chewed bones with rarity 3/128 in quantity 1Chewed bones (m)P2P icon.png13/1282,100High Level Alchemy icon.png2,100
Rare drop table.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rare drop table with rarity Rare in quantity 1Rare drop tableF2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
  1. ^ Estimated based on 64,914 kills from the RuneMetrics drop logging project.
  2. ^ According to Mod Timbo on this [1] thread. Also, 1/31,744 if wearing Ring of Fortune or better.
  3. ^ It is possible to obtain 1 shark and nothing else. This drop rate is based on the total number of sharks dropped.

Tertiary drop[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity[d 1] GE price High Alch
Shark.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Shark with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1-6Shark (m)P2P icon.png1–6Uncommon1,965-11,790180-1,080
Black dragon tail-bone.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Mithril dragon tail-bone with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Mithril dragon tail-bone (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon[d 2]0High Level Alchemy icon.png0
Sealed clue scroll (hard).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Sealed clue scroll (hard) with rarity 10/640 in quantity 1Sealed clue scroll (hard) (m)P2P icon.png110/640Not soldNot alchemisable
Sealed clue scroll (elite).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Sealed clue scroll (elite) with rarity 2/640 in quantity 1Sealed clue scroll (elite) (m)P2P icon.png12/640[d 3]Not soldNot alchemisable
Starved ancient effigy.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Starved ancient effigy with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Starved ancient effigy (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Draconic visage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Draconic visage with rarity 1/10000 in quantity 1Draconic visageF2P icon.png11/10000[d 4]1,183,709450,000
Inert adrenaline crystal.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Inert adrenaline crystal with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1 (noted)Inert adrenaline crystal (m)P2P icon.png(noted)Uncommon35,5382,400
  1. ^ Estimated based on 64,914 kills from the RuneMetrics drop logging project.
  2. ^ Only during the Fur 'n' Seek wish list
  3. ^ This drop only attempts to roll should you fail to roll a hard clue, should you get this item, there's a 1% chance it'll be upgraded to a sealed clue scroll (master).
  4. ^ As revealed by Mod Timbo on the "Revealing drop rates" Forum post

Rare drop table drops[edit | edit source]

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of Wealth or luck of the Dwarves are not required to access the table.
Rare drop table.png Rare drop table:
Rare drop table
Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Coins_250.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Coins with rarity Common in quantity 250-500CoinsF2P icon.png250–500Common250-500250-500
Uncut sapphire.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut sapphire with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut sapphireF2P icon.png1Common74015
Uncut emerald.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut emerald with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut emeraldF2P icon.png1Common2,77430
Uncut ruby.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut ruby with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut rubyF2P icon.png1Common1,76960
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut diamond with rarity Common in quantity 1Uncut diamondF2P icon.png1Common4,625120
Uncut diamond.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut diamond with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut diamondF2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Rare208,125-254,3755,400-6,600
Loop half of a key.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Loop half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Loop half of a key (m)P2P icon.png1Common11,2380
Tooth half of a key.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Tooth half of a key with rarity Common in quantity 1Tooth half of a key (m)P2P icon.png1Common11,5830
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Uncut dragonstone (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon12,224600
Uncut dragonstone.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Uncut dragonstone with rarity Rare in quantity 45-55 (noted)Uncut dragonstone (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Rare550,080-672,32027,000-33,000
Dragon longsword.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dragon longsword with rarity Common in quantity 1Dragon longsword (m)P2P icon.png1Common57,33160,000
Dragon spear.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dragon spear with rarity Rare in quantity 1Dragon spear (m)P2P icon.png1Rare35,70137,440
Battlestaff.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Battlestaff with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Battlestaff (m)P2P icon.png180–220 (noted)Rare557,100-680,900756,000-924,000
Rune javelin.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rune javelin with rarity Rare in quantity 5Rune javelinF2P icon.png5Rare9051,870
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Huge plated rune salvageF2P icon.png1Uncommon38,64340,000
Huge plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Huge plated rune salvage with rarity Rare in quantity 18-22 (noted)Huge plated rune salvageF2P icon.png18–22 (noted)Rare695,574-850,146720,000-880,000
Shield left half.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Shield left half with rarity Rare in quantity 1Shield left half (m)P2P icon.png1Rare65,04966,000
Dragon helm.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dragon helm with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Dragon helm (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon58,58060,000
Rune arrowheads.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Rune arrowheads with rarity Common in quantity 113-137Rune arrowheadsF2P icon.png113–137Common14,803-17,947678-822
Onyx bolts.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Onyx bolts with rarity Very rare in quantity 135-165Onyx bolts (m)P2P icon.png135–165Very rare1,002,510-1,225,2901,104,165-1,349,535
Water talisman.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Water talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Water talismanF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Rare176,392-212,708136-164
Earth talisman.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Earth talisman with rarity Rare in quantity 68-82 (noted)Earth talismanF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Rare13,804-16,646136-164
Raw lobster.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Raw lobster with rarity Common in quantity 135-165 (noted)Raw lobsterF2P icon.png135–165 (noted)Common46,170-56,43022,950-28,050
Raw shark.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Raw shark with rarity Uncommon in quantity 225-275 (noted)Raw shark (m)P2P icon.png225–275 (noted)Uncommon324,900-397,10040,500-49,500
Big bones.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Big bones with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Big bonesF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,532-16,3180
Dragon bones.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dragon bones with rarity Rare in quantity 180-220 (noted)Dragon bonesF2P icon.png180–220 (noted)Rare407,160-497,6400
Drakolith stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Drakolith stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-35Drakolith stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–35Uncommon22,300-31,220Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Necrite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png2Common12,234Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Uncommon in quantity 25-30Phasmatite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–30Uncommon21,950-26,340Not alchemisable
Phasmatite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Phasmatite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 2Phasmatite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png2Common1,756Not alchemisable
Necrite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Necrite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-30Necrite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–30Rare152,925-183,510Not alchemisable
Runite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Runite stone spirit with rarity Common in quantity 3Runite stone spiritF2P icon.png3Common1,170Not alchemisable
Orichalcite stone spirit.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Orichalcite stone spirit with rarity Rare in quantity 25-35Orichalcite stone spirit (m)P2P icon.png25–35Rare14,875-20,825Not alchemisable
Grimy torstol.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Grimy torstol with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy torstol (m)P2P icon.png90–110 (noted)Uncommon491,670-600,9300
Grimy snapdragon.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Grimy snapdragon with rarity Uncommon in quantity 90-110 (noted)Grimy snapdragon (m)P2P icon.png90–110 (noted)Uncommon161,010-196,7900
Super restore (4).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Super restore (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Super restore (4) (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Uncommon123,615-151,0858,100-9,900
Prayer potion (4).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Prayer potion (4) with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Prayer potion (4)F2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Uncommon128,970-157,6305,130-6,270
Lantadyme seed.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Lantadyme seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Lantadyme seed (m)P2P icon.png14–16Uncommon10,710-12,240532-608
Dwarf weed seed.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Dwarf weed seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 14-16Dwarf weed seed (m)P2P icon.png14–16Uncommon12,432-14,208532-608
Magic seed.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Magic seed with rarity Uncommon in quantity 4Magic seed (m)P2P icon.png4Uncommon225,2761,012
Palm tree seed.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Palm tree seed with rarity Rare in quantity 10Palm tree seed (m)P2P icon.png10Rare403,5301,520
Flax.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Flax with rarity Common in quantity 450-550 (noted)FlaxF2P icon.png450–550 (noted)Common42,750-52,2501,350-1,650
Molten glass.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Molten glass with rarity Common in quantity 45-55 (noted)Molten glass (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Common22,860-27,94045-55
Soft clay.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Soft clay with rarity Uncommon in quantity 450-550 (noted)Soft clayF2P icon.png450–550 (noted)Uncommon182,700-223,300450-550
Yew logs.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Yew logs with rarity Uncommon in quantity 68-82 (noted)Yew logsF2P icon.png68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,356-13,6946,528-7,872
Yew logs.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Yew logs with rarity Rare in quantity 675-825 (noted)Yew logsF2P icon.png675–825 (noted)Rare112,725-137,77564,800-79,200
Teak plank.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Teak plank with rarity Uncommon in quantity 45-55 (noted)Teak plank (m)P2P icon.png45–55 (noted)Uncommon15,210-18,59013,500-16,500
Mahogany plank.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Mahogany plank with rarity Rare in quantity 270-330 (noted)Mahogany plank (m)P2P icon.png270–330 (noted)Rare331,560-405,240243,000-297,000
Vecna skull.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Vecna skull with rarity Rare in quantity 1Vecna skull (m)P2P icon.png1Rare[d 1]120,3436,000
Blurberry Special.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Blurberry Special with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Blurberry Special (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare[d 2]12,00818
Cheese+tom batta.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Cheese+tom batta with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Cheese+tom batta (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare[d 3]4261
Hazelmere's signet ring.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Hazelmere's signet ring with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Hazelmere's signet ring (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare[d 4]1,432,268,388300,000
Brawling gloves (Melee).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Melee) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Melee) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Magic).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Magic) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Magic) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Ranged).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Ranged) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Ranged) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Agility).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Agility) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Agility) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Cooking).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Cooking) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Cooking) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (FM).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (FM) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (FM) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Fishing).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Fishing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Fishing) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Hunter).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Hunter) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Hunter) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Mining).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Mining) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Mining) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Prayer).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Prayer) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Prayer) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Smithing).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Smithing) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Smithing) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (Thieving).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (Thieving) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (Thieving) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Brawling gloves (WC).png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Brawling gloves (WC) with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Brawling gloves (WC) (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 1.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Crystal triskelion fragment 1 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 1 (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 2.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Crystal triskelion fragment 2 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 2 (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
Crystal triskelion fragment 3.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Crystal triskelion fragment 3 with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Crystal triskelion fragment 3 (m)P2P icon.png1Very rareNot soldNot alchemisable
  1. ^ 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."
  2. ^ Indicates a failed 1/10 roll for Hazelmere's signet ring.
  3. ^ Indicates a roll for Hazelmere's signet ring without tier 4 luck.
  4. ^ Requires tier 4 luck. Rarer than the vecna skull.

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These items are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Key token.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Key token with rarity Rare in quantity 1Key tokenF2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Mimic kill token.png: RS3 Mithril dragon drops Mimic kill token with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Mimic kill token (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare5,285Not 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 25 April 2016 (Update):
    • Improved respawn rates for Mithril 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]

  • During the fusing of the dragonkin key, the mithril dragon temporarily appears as level 150.
  • In a Postbag from the hedge, Oziach pointed out that there are bronze dragons, iron dragons, steel dragons, and mithril dragons when he was chatting with Evil Dave. Oziach deduced that there will be adamant dragons, rune dragons, and even dragon dragons.
  • When killed, it says on the Adventurer's Log: "I killed [number] of mithril dragons." If the player killed 1, it would be "I killed a mithril dragon."
  • Their examine text indicates that metallic dragons, or at least mithril ones, may be the result of unnatural experimentation; of course, this may also refer to how they were created by the dragonkin. With the release of the quest One of a Kind, this has been confirmed.
  • Mithril dragons are the only metallic dragons that do not drop the dragon platelegs and plateskirt.