Reinforced dragon bones

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Reinforced dragon bones are remains obtained from rune dragons and elite rune dragons. Reinforced dragon bones give 190 Prayer experience when buried (380 when wearing the Dragon Rider amulet), 760 Prayer experience when offered at the Ectofuntus, or 665 Prayer experience when offered at a gilded altar with 2 burners lit.

Cost and XP analysis[edit | edit source]

Bury with the Dragon Rider amulet Gilded altar[a 1] or
Chaos Temple
Ectofuntus Cremation
XP 190 380 665 760 855 (Total) 475 (Prayer) + 380 (FM)
GP/XP -89.5 -44.8 -25.6 -22.4 -19.9 (Total) -35.8 (Prayer) or -44.8 (FM)
  1. ^ This table assumes that two burners are lit while using the gilded altar, and excludes the cost of clean marrentill.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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  1. ^ a b c There is further information on this drop; see the associated page for details.

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 10 April 2017 (Update):
    • Renamed from "Rune dragon bones" to "Reinforced dragon bones", with the examine text changed from "Dragon bones infused with runite ore." to "Incredibly tough dragon bones."

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Reinforced dragon bones were changed to their current name on 10 April 2017 due to gemstone dragons dropping hardened dragon bones, which were previously adamant dragon bones. This change was implemented to allow more monsters to drop these bones, such as the Dragonkin Laboratory's bosses.
  • There are multiple ways to use reinforced dragon bones to get from 1-99 Prayer:
  • A player choosing to use a gilded altar with lit burners and no other experience boosts would spend 333,426,625 if all the bones were bought at the current medium price on the Grand Exchange.
    • Additionally, the first bone would take them straight to level 7 Prayer.
    • Using the ectofuntus would cost 291,748,297, but it would take far longer to do so.
    • Cremating the bones would cost 466,797,275, and would additionally give 10,427,545 Firemaking experience.
    • Simply burying the bones would cost 1,166,993,188.
  • They could be a possible reward from a Challenge Mystery Bag, formerly obtained by turning in some daily challenges.