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Dagannoth Prime
Dagannoth Prime
Release date 7 November 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 303
Always drops Dagannoth bones, Dagannoth hide
A legendary Dagannoth King, rumoured to fly on the North winds.
Combat info
Hitpoints 255
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 50
Weakness Ranged
Attack Styles
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 331.5
Category Boss, Dagannoth
Assigned by
Vannaka chatheadChaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Ranged icon Magic icon
255 255 255 0 255
Attack icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +0 +0
Defence icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+255 +255 +255 +255 +10
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength icon Ranged Strength icon Attack icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0  ? +0 Not immune Poisons instead
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

Dagannoth Prime is the Magic-based Dagannoth King found in the depths of the Waterbirth Island Dungeon, along with fellow Dagannoth Kings, Dagannoth Rex and Dagannoth Supreme. Prime is the only monster to drop the Seers ring and Mud battlestaff. His projectile resembles Water Wave. He, along with the other Dagannoth Kings, can also drop the dragon axe.


Dagannoth Prime, like the combat triangle suggests, is weak to ranged attacks. The Armadyl crossbow, Dragon hunter crossbow, Dragon crossbow, Rune crossbow and Toxic blowpipe are effective weapons against him due to their high accuracy and, for the case of the blowpipe, very high damage-per-second capability. Wealthier players may opt to use the Twisted bow due to its effectiveness against monsters with high magic. The Crystal bow is also an effective weapon to use, but very expensive and less so than the other alternatives given. His magical attack is VERY powerful and more potent than the other two kings; it can deal 50 Hitpoints of damage in one hit, so Protect from Magic prayer is a MUST whenever Dagannoth Prime is on you. Meleers are advised to stay away from Dagannoth Prime at all costs and fend off Dagannoth Supreme meanwhile, as Dagannoth Prime can kill any player not using the Protect from Magic prayer within a couple of attacks and is resistant to melee attacks. Dagannoth Prime still has medium Defence against ranged attacks. The most efficient way to kill Dagannoth Prime is to stand in the south-east corner of the lair while not being under attack by Dagannoth Rex or Dagannoth Supreme, using high-level armour such as Barrows armour.


  • If players get too close to Dagannoth Rex when they are fighting Dagannoth Prime, Dagannoth Rex switches his aggressiveness towards them. This can be avoided by staying on the western part of the arena, as Rex will rarely (if ever) go there.
  • Dagannoth Supreme respawns while fighting Prime. This can be avoided by staying in the northeastern part of the arena by the seaweed. Players will want to use the "Long-Range" style with their Ranged combat unless the player is sure that they will not get the attention of Supreme.
  • Prime, along with his fellow king Supreme, have a very long-ranged attack. This means, if he targets you, you'll either have to leave the arena or kill him.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dagannoth bones Dagannoth bones 1 Always 9,024
Dagannoth hide Dagannoth hide 1 Always 160


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air battlestaff Air battlestaff 1 Common 9,084
Earth battlestaff Earth battlestaff 1 Common 9,077
Water battlestaff Water battlestaff 1 Common 9,082
Battlestaff Battlestaff 1–10 (noted) Rare 8,599–85,990
Mud battlestaff Mud battlestaff 1 Rare (1/128) 102,754
Dragon axe Dragon axe 1 Rare (1/128) 54,662

Runes and TalismansEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air talisman Air talisman 1–80 (noted) Uncommon 56–4,480
Earth talisman Earth talisman 1–80 (noted) Uncommon 176–14,080
Water talisman Water talisman 1–80 (noted) Uncommon 155–12,400
Air rune Air rune 155 Uncommon 775
Mud rune Mud rune 27–44 Uncommon 5,751–9,372
Death rune Death rune 22–85 Uncommon 5,390–20,825
Blood rune Blood rune 22–85 Uncommon (1/64) 5,082–19,635


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Fremennik shield Fremennik shield 1 Uncommon 1,929
Fremennik helm Fremennik helm 1 Uncommon Not sold
Skeletal top Skeletal top 1 Rare 26,756
Skeletal bottoms Skeletal bottoms 1 Rare 23,559
Farseer helm Farseer helm 1 Rare (1/128) 40,533
Seers ring Seers ring 1 Rare (1/128) 475,270


This monsters drops seeds from the rare allotment seed drop table.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon 2,384
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 Uncommon 64
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1 Uncommon 42
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 Rare 523
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 Rare 368
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 Rare 1,032
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 Rare 983
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 49,310
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 Rare 1,141
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 Rare 2,050
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 Rare 556
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 Very rare 80,351


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 972–3,000 Common Not sold
Rare drop table Rare drop table 1 Common (1/16) Not sold
Ensouled dagannoth head Ensouled dagannoth head 1 Common (1/20) 3,788
Pure essence Pure essence 150 (noted) Uncommon 600
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed 1 Uncommon 7,786
Shark Shark 5 Uncommon 3,225
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Uncommon (1/42) Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/750) Not sold
Pet dagannoth prime Pet dagannoth prime 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster has a 1/16 chance to access the standard rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Uncommon (1/93.09) Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Rare (1/101.61) 6,456
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare (1/106.91) 15,214
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare (1/409.6) 12,386
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare (1/409.6) 875
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Rare (1/682.67) 12,730
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare (1/682.67) 37,993
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare (1/682.67) 24,614
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Rare (1/682.67) 629
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Rare (1/819.2) 772
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare (1/1,024) 8,595
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare (1/1,024) 11,025
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare (1/1,024) 5,700
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare (1/1,024) 3,150
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare (1/1,024) 1,080
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare (1/1,024) 22,659
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare (1/1,024) 12,048
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare (1/1,024) 7,700
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare (1/1,638.4) 1,565
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare (1/2,048) 32,218
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare (1/2,048) 58,989
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare (1/2,162.01) 11,881
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare (1/4,324.02) 65,646
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Very rare (1/4,369.07) 223
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare (1/5,765.37) 37,490
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare (1/6,553.6) 3,264
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare (1/13,107.2) 750