Killing steel dragons

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Killing steel dragons
RequirementsKilling steel dragons.png
Skills

85 Herblore recommended
92 Prayer recommended
80 Defence, Dungeoneering recommended

Items
Tier 70+ magic weapon
Tier 50+ magic armour
Super antifire (4).png: RS3 Inventory image of Super antifire (4)Super antifire (4)
Spring cleaner.png: RS3 Inventory image of Spring cleanerSpring cleaner
Quest
None
Other
None
Results
ProfitExperience gained
642,044174,960 Magic
57,720 Constitution
Inputs (598,600)Outputs (1,240,645)
3 x Super antifire (4).png: RS3 Inventory image of Super antifire (4)Super antifire (4) (27,591)
1,500 x Air rune.png: RS3 Inventory image of Air runeAir rune (67,500)
1,500 x Water rune.png: RS3 Inventory image of Water runeWater rune (28,500)
60.94 x Spring.png: RS3 Inventory image of SpringSpring (375,009)
100,000 x Coins.png: RS3 Inventory image of CoinsCoins (100,000) (Gear repair)
240 x Dragon bones.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon bonesDragon bones (441,840)
22.5 x Off-hand rune knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand rune knifeOff-hand rune knife (7,763)
22.5 x Rune knife.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune knifeRune knife (8,888)
75 x Runite bolts.png: RS3 Inventory image of Runite boltsRunite bolts (12,900)
0.47 x Dragon platelegs.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon platelegsDragon platelegs (75,014)
0.47 x Dragon plateskirt.png: RS3 Inventory image of Dragon plateskirtDragon plateskirt (75,670)
11.72 x Soul rune.png: RS3 Inventory image of Soul runeSoul rune (5,520)
1.88 x Medium plated rune salvage.png: RS3 Inventory image of Medium plated rune salvageMedium plated rune salvage (42,936)
5.63 x Medium plated adamant salvage.png: RS3 Inventory image of Medium plated adamant salvageMedium plated adamant salvage (28,226)
3.75 x Tiny bladed rune salvage.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tiny bladed rune salvageTiny bladed rune salvage (29,010)
3.75 x Tiny blunt rune salvage.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tiny blunt rune salvageTiny blunt rune salvage (26,209)
33.75 x Tiny spiky rune salvage.png: RS3 Inventory image of Tiny spiky rune salvageTiny spiky rune salvage (236,048)
5.63 x Runite stone spirit.png: RS3 Inventory image of Runite stone spiritRunite stone spirit (2,981)
15 x Fire battlestaff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Fire battlestaffFire battlestaff (126,825)
0.02 x Draconic visage.png: RS3 Inventory image of Draconic visageDraconic visage (28,941)
262.5 x Rune javelin.png: RS3 Inventory image of Rune javelinRune javelin (47,775)
44,100 x Coins.png: RS3 Inventory image of CoinsCoins (44,100)

The profit rate assumes 240 kills per hour. Your actual profits may be higher or lower depending on your speed and luck.

Killing steel dragons may be profitable due to their common drop rates of Soul runes, and various rune salvage. Steel dragons are level 100 monsters that are Metallic dragons, and are capable of using long-ranged dragonfire. Steel dragons are weak to Water spells, but high-end melee/range weapons will also work.

Steel dragons can be found in Brimhaven Dungeon (and its resource variant), Ghorrock and Kuradal's Dungeon (slayer task needed). Steel dragons can be easily accessed; simply use the nearest lodestone to the location, and one should get there within a few minutes.

Steel dragons are spread quite far, so long-ranged attacks will be helpful when killing them. Any adamant or rune salvage collected should be immediately alched, while other nice rares should be kept in your inventory. Steel dragons are one of the few monsters capable of dropping the draconic visage and a select few who can drop the Clue scroll (elite).

If one can kill a steel dragon within 15 seconds, this will equate to four within one minute, and within an hour, one should be able to kill approximately 240 dragons. Using a Pack yak will improve profit rates by approximately 200,000 coins.