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Post-quest Dragon Slayer II

























Vorkath
Vorkath
Release date 4 January 2018 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 732
Always drops Superior dragon bones (2)
Blue dragonhide (2)
Examine
Sleeping: Let sleeping dragons lie.
Awake: This won't be fun.
Combat info
Hitpoints 750
Aggressive No
Poisonous Yes (venom)
Max hit 30 (Magic), 35 (Ranged), 72 (Dragonfire), 121 (Dragonfire Bomb/Special)
Weakness Stab, Ranged, Dragon hunter crossbow, Salve amulet
Attack Styles
Melee (Slash), Magic, Ranged, Dragonfire (long-ranged)
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 750
Category Blue dragon
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
560 308 214 150 308
Attack icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +150 +78
Defence icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+26 +108 +108 +240 +26
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+16 +0 +0 +0% Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 5
Vorkath
Vorkath
Release date 4 January 2018 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 392
Always drops Nothing
Examine
Sleeping: Let sleeping dragons lie.
Awake: This won't be fun.
Combat info
Hitpoints 460
Aggressive Yes
Poisonous Yes (venom)
Max hit 30 (Magic), 35 (Ranged), 72 (Dragonfire), 121 (Dragonfire Bomb/Special)
Weakness Stab, Ranged, Dragon hunter crossbow, Salve amulet
Attack Styles
Melee (Slash), Magic, Ranged, Dragonfire (long-ranged)
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 460
Category Blue dragon
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
560 268 164 148 268
Attack icon Aggressive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+0 +0 +0 +148 +96
Defence icon Defensive stats
White dagger White scimitar White warhammer Magic icon Ranged icon
+66 +126 +126 +204 +80
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+14 +0 +0 +0% Immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 5

























Vorkath (roughly translated as pathetic failure/weakling/runt in the dragonkin's language) is a draconic boss-monster first encountered during the Dragon Slayer II quest as the penultimate boss. Created by Zorgoth during the Fourth Age's Dragonkin Conflicts, the blue dragon is one of his subjects that have survived his experiments in the laboratory beneath the dragonkin fortress on Ungael. Despite its phenomenal strength, he notes that it lacked the aggression he desired, and abandons it to guard the fortress from invading human forces as a "little distraction".

Vorkath poke

A player poking Vorkath to awaken him for battle.

The quest variant of Vorkath is significantly weaker than his post-quest counterpart; however, both share the same attacks. After the quest, a stronger variant of Vorkath may be fought. Both the quest and post-quest fights take place in an instance; if the player dies battling Vorkath, they can pay 100,000 coins to Torfinn to reclaim their items. If players die elsewhere, these items will be lost. In addition to this, Torfinn's holding capabilities do not stack with others (e.g Zulrah, Grotesque Guardians), so if players have items being held by one of these fights and dies to Vorkath, the items there will be lost.

Vorkath is considered a blue dragon for the purpose of a Slayer assignment. As Vorkath is also undead, the Salve amulet and its variants will work on him, and should be used instead of a Slayer helmet.

Fight overviewEdit

Main article: Vorkath/Strategies

Vorkath uses a variety of attacks, primarily range and mage attacks, as well as melee if standing next to him. He can also use three types of dragonfire: regular, venomous, and prayer-disabling kind. His dragonfire is stronger than other dragons' and requires more tiers of protection to block. The final common attack is a fireball he launches high in the air that must be dodged or it will deal substantial damage.

Occasionally, he will use one of two special attacks and alternate between them:

  • Freezing the player in place and summoning a Zombified Spawn that will approach the player and explode violently if not killed
  • Launching acid pools around the area and rapidly spitting fireballs at the player that must be dodged or they will deal high damage very quickly

Once Vorkath is killed, he will return to his original pose, and if Dragon Slayer II is completed, can be re-woken for another battle.

DropsEdit

In addition to the 100% drop, the player will also have two rolls on Vorkath's drop table. This excludes unique items such as Vorki, skeletal visages and elite clue scrolls.

100%Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Superior dragon bones Superior dragon bones 2 Always 23,658
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 2 Always 3,758

Weapons/ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune longsword Rune longsword 2–3 Common 37,542–56,313
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 2–3 Common 64,250–96,375
Dragon battleaxe Dragon battleaxe 1 Uncommon 119,290
Dragon longsword Dragon longsword 1 Uncommon 59,439
Dragon platelegs Dragon platelegs 1 Uncommon 161,297
Dragon plateskirt Dragon plateskirt 1 Uncommon 161,282
Battlestaff Battlestaff 5–15 (noted) Rare 41,955–125,865
Dragonbone necklace Dragonbone necklace 1 Very rare (1/1,000) 301,409

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune 650–1,000 Common 66,300–102,000
Death rune Death rune 300–500 Uncommon 70,500–117,500
Wrath rune Wrath rune 30–100 Rare 11,130–37,100

DragonhideEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 25–32 (noted) Common 37,525–48,032
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 20–30 (noted) Common 37,580–56,370
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 15–25 (noted) Uncommon 36,495–60,825
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 15–25 (noted) Uncommon 47,010–78,350

TipsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Sapphire bolt tips 5 Sapphire bolt tips 25–35 Uncommon 1,125–1,575
Emerald bolt tips 5 Emerald bolt tips 25–35 Uncommon 1,500–2,100
Ruby bolt tips 5 Ruby bolt tips 26–31 Uncommon 2,678–3,193
Diamond bolt tips 5 Diamond bolt tips 29–30 Uncommon 5,336–5,520
Amethyst bolt tips 5 Amethyst bolt tips 25–30 Uncommon 5,775–6,930
Dragonstone bolt tips 5 Dragonstone bolt tips 7–28 Uncommon 1,708–6,832
Onyx bolt tips 5 Onyx bolt tips 5–30 Uncommon 41,695–250,170
Rune dart tip Rune dart tip 76–100 Uncommon 98,192–129,200
Dragon dart tip Dragon dart tip 10–50 Uncommon 37,780–188,900
Dragon arrowtips 5 Dragon arrowtips 25–50 Uncommon 45,875–91,750

MaterialsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 10–30 (noted) Common 11,820–35,460
Diamond Diamond 10–30 (noted) Common 20,270–60,810
Crushed nest Crushed nest 10–30 (noted) Common 23,340–70,020
Grapes Grapes 250–301 (noted) Common 31,500–37,926
Magic logs Magic logs 50 (noted) Common 54,200
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1–3 (noted) Uncommon 11,832–35,496
Dragon bolts (unf) 5 Dragon bolts (unf) 50–100 Uncommon 78,100–156,200

SeedsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Papaya tree seed 5 Papaya tree seed 1 Uncommon 8,970
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 15 Uncommon 4,305
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1 Uncommon 35,472
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 Uncommon 45,980
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 69,945
Willow seed 5 Willow seed 1 Uncommon 3,907
Teak seed 5 Teak seed 1 Uncommon 438
Maple seed 5 Maple seed 1 Uncommon 36,846
Calquat tree seed 5 Calquat tree seed 1 Uncommon 405
Mahogany seed 5 Mahogany seed 1 Rare 7,321
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 1 Rare 64,629
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1 Rare 70,433
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1 Rare 181,727
Spirit seed 5 Spirit seed 1 Rare Not sold

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 20,000–81,000 Common Not sold
Manta ray Manta ray 25–55 (noted) Common 31,825–70,015
Wrath talisman Wrath talisman 1 Uncommon 542
Rare drop table Rare drop table 1–3 Uncommon Not sold
Dragon bones Dragon bones 7–28 (noted) Uncommon 18,340–73,360
Vorkath's head Vorkath's head 1 Uncommon (1/50)[1] Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Uncommon (1/65) Not sold
Jar of decay Jar of decay 1 Very rare (1/3,000) 248,329
Vorki Vorki 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 Very rare (1/5,000) 7,356,478
Skeletal visage Skeletal visage 1 Very rare (1/5,000) 42,004,426
  1. Players will always receive Vorkath's head on their 50th Vorkath kill.

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster has access to the standard rare drop table.
Show/hide rare drop table
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Rare 8,427
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare 15,636
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 894
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare 12,459
Rare drop table talisman Unknown talisman
(please specify)
1 Very rare Error
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Very rare 12,730
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,953
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,564
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 825
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare 8,550
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare 10,575
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 6,000
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 3,486
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,120
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,597
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,832
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 8,500
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,745
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,125
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 58,929
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 12,110
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,304
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,535
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 3,917
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 685

Concept artEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Originally, the post-quest Vorkath had 640 Hitpoints. This was changed to 1,000 with increased stats due to players being able to use a tactic in order to deal damage during the poison pool attack without taking any damage. Kill times were reset following this fix.
    • Many players criticised this, as it made Vorkath incredibly hard to kill, especially for players who could not afford a dragon warhammer or were off-task. As a result, Vorkath's health was reduced to 750 the following day, with any damage dealt to him during the poison pool attack being reduced. In addition, it also made the salve amulet and its variants work against him. Like the first hotfix, kill times were reset again.
    • Due to player requests of how poor Vorkath's drops were given the time needed to kill it, several of Vorkath's drops were increased, and given the ability to roll for two drops at a time. However, player complaints about how overpowered it was and the drop values being similar to Zulrah caused fears of items crashing, so some of the more lucrative drops were reduced as a result. The same update also increased the damage players could deal to Vorkath during his poison pool attack, up to 50% of their maximum hit.
  • Vorkath's post-quest examine is a reference to a similar saying Let sleeping dogs lie, which says to avoid interfering with situations where nothing is currently wrong.