Killing brutal black dragons
Profit Brutal black dragon
800,000 per hour
Skill requirements

77 Slayer-icon
90+ Ranged-icon recommended
37+ Prayer-icon (Protect from Magic)

Item requirements

Rune crossbow or better with a Book of law or Twisted buckler
Diamond bolts (e)
(Extended) Antifire potion
Ranging potion
Prayer potions (depending on Prayer level) However, there is an altar right above so only use these to finish a kill if you know your prayer won't last.

Quest requirements Inputs


4 x Extended antifire (1,600)
3 x Ranging potion (9,591)
9 x Prayer potion (90,351)

Other requirements Outputs

70 Defence-icon for Armadyl armour (optional)

50 x Black dragonhide (152,800)
25 x Dragon bones (62,450)
Various Rune items
Various Dragon items

Location Experience gained

31,500 Ranged-icon experience
10,473.75 Hitpoints-icon experience

Brutal black dragons may be found in the Catacombs of Kourend. They have 100% drops of dragon bones and two black dragonhides, thus making them worth over 8,610 coins per kill. It is recommended to bring 2-3 Prayer potions (depending on Prayer level), a Ranging potion, and an Extended antifire. Protect from Magic should always be activated, or death is certain due to their extremely powerful magical attacks as well as dragonfire. Together, Protect from Magic and Antifire nullify all damage from a distance, but players need to make sure that both are on simultaneously.
Depending on setup, skills and inventory space, players can expect around 25 dragons' worth of loot a hour. Also, at the surface, players can find an altar just north and a bank to the south.

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