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Steel dragon
Steel dragon
Release date 17 January 2005 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 246
Always drops Dragon bones, 5 Steel bars
Examine
Its scales seem to be made of steel.
Combat info
Hitpoints 210
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 22 (Melee), 50+ (Dragonfire)
Weakness Stab attacks, Magic
Attack Styles
Melee (slash), Dragonfire (long-ranged)
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 220.5
Category Steel dragon
Assigned by
Chaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
215 215 215 1 100
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
+50 +70 +70 +30 +90
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6
Steel dragon
Steel dragon
Release date 9 June 2016 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 274
Always drops Dragon bones, 5 Steel bars
Examine
Its scales seem to be made of steel.
Combat info
Hitpoints 250
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous No
Max hit 24 (Melee), 50+ (Dragonfire)
Weakness Stab attacks, Magic
Attack Styles
Melee (slash), Dragonfire (long-ranged)
Slayer-icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 262.5
Category Steel dragon
Assigned by
Chaeldar chatheadNieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat-icon Combat stats
Attack-icon Strength-icon Defence-icon Ranged-icon Magic-icon
235 235 235 1 130
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
+50 +70 +70 +30 +90
Other bonuses Immunities
Strength-icon RangedStrength-icon Attack-icon Poison hitsplat Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 No No
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

























Steel dragon icon

Steel dragons are powerful dragons found in Brimhaven Dungeon, and the Catacombs of Kourend. Steel dragons are the second strongest of the four kinds of metallic dragons, behind mithril dragons. They have a chance of dropping the draconic visage, which is the motivation of many steel dragon killers. Like their fellow metallic brethren, steel dragons can use long-range dragonfire in addition to using melee. The steel dragon boasts a higher max hit and accuracy compared to the iron dragon, although it is far weaker than a mithril dragon.

When given a task of steel dragons for Slayer, they can be an extremely hard and long task for unprepared players. The cheapest way for players to kill them are using bolt spells with chaos gauntlets to increase damage. Alternatively, players can use ranged with an imbued slayer helmet to cover up lost accuracy against the dragon's high ranged defense. Higher leveled players can use the Zamorakian hasta or trident of the seas/swamp to easily kill steel dragons.

They drop rune items frequently and have an increased chance of dropping dragon platelegs and dragon plateskirts over their weaker metal counterparts (being the iron and bronze dragons). However, the runite limbs, axes and maces generate quite a nice sum of coins when high-alched to conserve inventory space.

Players can pick up the steel bars they drop to make profit, as they drop 5 at a time. However, this is unviable because players will need to bank after 4-5 kills which can hamper kill rates. Even with the completion of the Elite Karamja diary, which notes their steel bars, it is somewhat impractical as they are surrounded by many iron dragons.

If they are fought without complete dragonfire protection, it is recommended to stay in melee range and use Protect from Melee, to reduce the amount of dragonfire damage taken.

LocationsEdit

DropsEdit

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Dragon bones Dragon bones 1 Always 2,757
Steel bar Steel bar 5 Always 2,200

Weapons/ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune mace Rune mace 1 Common 8,391
Adamant kiteshield Adamant kiteshield 1 Uncommon 3,073
Rune knife Rune knife 5–7 Uncommon 2,595–3,633
Rune axe Rune axe 1 Rare 7,414
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Rare 20,799
Dragon plateskirt Dragon plateskirt 1 Rare (1/512)[1] 161,578
Dragon platelegs Dragon platelegs 1 Rare (1/512)[1] 161,675
  1. 1.0 1.1 The drop rate is 1/512 for a specific legging, or 1/256 for any leggings.

Runes/AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Blood rune Blood rune 15; 20 Common 3,240–4,320
Rune javelin Rune javelin 2–7 Common 206–721
Dragon javelin heads 5 Dragon javelin heads 12 Uncommon 12,576
Runite bolts 5 Runite bolts 2–12 Uncommon 776–4,656
Rune dart (p) Rune dart(p) 9–12 Uncommon 9,522–12,696  
Soul rune Soul rune 5 Uncommon 725

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Runite limbs Runite limbs 1 Common 9,360
Super attack(3) Super attack(3) 1 Common 203
Coins 250 Coins 470; 650 Uncommon Not sold
Curry Curry 1–2 Uncommon 772–1,544
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,464
Super defence(2) Super defence(2) 1 Uncommon 991
Super strength(1) Super strength(1) 1 Uncommon 768
Clue scroll (hard) Clue scroll (hard) 1 Uncommon (1/64) Not sold
Ancient shard Ancient shard 1 Rare (1/193.33)[1] Not sold
Dark totem base Dark totem base 1 Rare (1/290)[1] Not sold
Dark totem middle Dark totem middle 1 Rare (1/290)[1] Not sold
Dark totem top Dark totem top 1 Rare (1/290)[1] Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 Very rare (1/10,000) 7,809,440
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Only dropped by those found within the Catacombs of Kourend.

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster also has access to the rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Common 923
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Common 8,565
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Common 17,951
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Uncommon 918
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Uncommon 1,775
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 601
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 199
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Uncommon 14,003
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Uncommon 12,464
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Rare 12,170
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,626
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,979
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Rare 3,482
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Rare 515
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 7,900
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Rare 820
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Rare 22,674
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Rare 5,400
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Rare 3,108
Law rune Law rune 45 Rare 10,305
Death rune Death rune 45 Rare 11,475
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Rare 17,549
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Rare 32,280
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Rare 59,393
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,641
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,316



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