Dragon spear
Dragon spear Dragon spear (p) Dragon spear (kp)
Release date 29 March 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? Yes
Equipable? Yes
Stackable? No
High Alch 37,440 coins
Low Alch 24,960 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Exchange price 37,377 coins (info)
Buy limit Unknown
Weight 2 kg
A dragon tipped spear.
Dragon spear detail
Dragon spear special attack

The dragon spear's special attack, Shove.

The dragon spear is the third strongest spear in the game, after Guthan's warspear and the Zamorakian spear. It requires 60 attack to wield.

It has a special attack, Shove, which pushes an opponent back and stuns them for three seconds. The effects of this special are non-stackable, meaning that players cannot use the spear's special attack on a target who is already stunned. In addition to this, players are given 1 tick period of immunity after a stun wears off in which they cannot be stunned again.

The dragon spear is one of the few dragon items that does not require the completion of a quest to equip.

Brutal black dragons are most likely to drop the dragon spear than any other monster, with a drop rate of 1 in 512, and is the only monster to have it on its standard drop table. However it also has access to the rare drop table; as a result the chance of receiving a dragon spear is slightly more common than 1 in 512. Monsters such as Goraks and fire giants which hit the rare drop table often are more likely to drop the dragon spear. Wearing a ring of wealth increases the chances of receiving a dragon spear.

As with most dragon equipment, players cannot make this item using the Smithing skill.

Like all poisonable weapons, dragon spears can be poisoned either with weapon poison or Karambwan paste. The poison can be removed by using a cleaning cloth on the poisoned spear.

One of the clues in an elite treasure trail requires the player to perform an emote with a dragon spear.

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A player wielding a dragon spear.
Attack-icon Attack bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+55 +55 +55 +0 +0
Defence-icon Defence bonus
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic-icon Ranged-icon
+5 +5 +5 +5 +5
Melee Other bonuses Slot
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon MagicDamage-icon Prayer-icon

2h slotlist

+60 0 0% +0
Monster attack speed 5

Combat stylesEdit

CombatStyles spear Combat Style Type Experience
Lunge Stab Shared
Swipe Slash Shared
Pummel Crush Shared
Block Stab Defence and Hitpoints

Dropping monstersEdit

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Brutal black dragon 318 1 4; Rare (1/512)
Rare drop table Varies 1 5; Very rare (1/364)


  • The Dragon spear's special attack was changed on 28 July 2016, due to many player complaints on how it was considered overpowered. Prior to the fix, large Wilderness clans could use the spear's special to "stunlock" the victim. The victim would be attacked by a group players using Smite, while another group would continually spam the special attack on the victim. The victim would be unable to perform any action, since they were being stunned and the game did not register the damage. Once the stuns stopped, the player would take all the damage they received while being stunned in one large tick, which would also drain them off all of their prayer. The only way for players to escape this was by x-logging, as the game would take them out of the server after a minute passed.

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