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The Crystal dragon is one of the strongest dragons in RuneScape. It can drop all Crystal weapons, which each require level 70+ in a certain skill. You need an Agility level of 50 and a slayer level of 95 to be able to hurt this monster. You also need to have done the Plague's End quest to kill it.

This dragon is one of the few types of mineralic dragons in the game, along with the clay, granite and golden dragons.

This monster has extremely high defense, but you will find that you're able to hit it more often with a higher agility level. It has a long range "Crystalbreath" attack. This attack has been known to hit as high as 4600, 2000 with a dragonfire shield (an antifire shield will not work) or a super antifire potion, only 500 damage with a supreme dragonfire shield (using a super antifire along with the shield will not further reduce the damage). However, a crystal (normal or attuned) shield, ward or deflector will completely block the attack.

It can attack with either melee or ranged, melee being stronger, so it would be advised to attack the dragon from a distance. On the bright side, the dragons accuracy isn't too high and its damage is not much when compared to the Barrows dragon. The dragon has no weakness, but it is advised not to melee it, as its defence against melee attacks is extremely high.

A good tactic is to use the protect from range prayer and the Bloodfire barrage spell to heal yourself. The dragon can however teleport right next to the player, and then stun the player, meaning that the player will have to tank the dragons melee attacks for a few seconds, but unsurprisingly, using the teleblock spell stop the dragon from teleporting for a few seconds, making it much easier to kill the dragon.

This dragon is sometimes set as a slayer assignment, giving 5000 Slayer exp, but you only have to kill one each task.

The Crystal dragon (along with the Barrows dragon) has an very rare chance of dropping the Supreme draconic visage, and it is also known do drop Elemental runes (These are still not tradeable). The drop rate for a normal Draconic Visage however is high, compared to other, lower leveled, dragons.

LocationsEdit

Currently, the only locations where it can be found are in the Slayerdungeon of Prifddinas, the The Forgotten Cavern and in Radiver's Dungeon. The Slayer dungeons are still a better way to slay them, as the dungeon is individual for each player and only the Dragons in the Slayer dungeon may drop the Crown of Seren and the Amulet of Seren and have a higher chance for any other rare drop. But however, in the slayer dungeons, there is no guarantee that the player will encounter the crystal dragon.

DropsEdit

AlwaysEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Ancient dragon bones Ancient dragon bones 1 1 Always Not sold
Crystal weapon seed Crystal weapon seed 1 1 Always 13,908
Crystal horn Crystal horn 1 1 Always Not sold
Harmonic dust Harmonic dust 160–200 1 Always Not sold

WeaponsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Rune halberd Rune halberd 1 2 Common 76,042
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 2 Common 37,740
Rune warhammer Rune warhammer 1 2 Common 24,271
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 2 Common 24,279
Dragon 2h sword Dragon 2h sword 1 3 Uncommon 133,241
Dragon warhammer Dragon warhammer 1 3 Uncommon 156,484
Dragon battleaxe Dragon battleaxe 1 3 Uncommon 124,681
Dragon claw Dragon claw 1 3 Uncommon 212,784
Off-hand dragon claw Off-hand dragon claw 1 3 Uncommon 848,254
Dragon hatchet Dragon hatchet 1 4 Rare 4,472,889
Dragon pickaxe Dragon pickaxe 1 4 Rare 15,902,684
Shaman battlestaff Shaman battlestaff 1 5 Very rare 3,000,000

ArmourEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Rune platebody Rune platebody 1 2 Common 38,265
Rune platelegs Rune platelegs 1 2 Common 37,593
Dragon platelegs Dragon platelegs 1 3 Uncommon 161,739
Dragon plateskirt Dragon plateskirt 1 3 Uncommon 162,403
Dragon sq shield Dragon sq shield 1 3 Uncommon 338,121
Dragon platebody Dragon platebody 1 4 Rare 1,790,999
Dragon full helm Dragon full helm 1 4 Rare 6,235,268
Dragon slayer gloves (e) Dragon slayer gloves (e) 1 4 Rare Not sold
Crown of Seren Crown of Seren 1 5 Very rare 500,000,000
Amulet of Seren Amulet of Seren 1 5 Very rare 500,000,000

Crystal equipmentEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Crystal armour seed Crystal armour seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,723
Crystal tool seed Crystal tool seed 1 3 Uncommon 20,474
Crystal weapon seed Crystal weapon seed 1 3 Uncommon 13,908
Crystal teleport seed Crystal teleport seed 1 3 Uncommon Not sold
Crystal dagger Crystal dagger 1 4 Rare 98,020
Off-hand crystal dagger Off-hand crystal dagger 1 4 Rare 105,734
Crystal halberd Crystal halberd 1 4 Rare 81,523
Crystal chakram Crystal chakram 1 4 Rare 106,248
Off-hand crystal chakram Off-hand crystal chakram 1 4 Rare 106,800
Crystal bow Crystal bow 1 4 Rare 78,707
Crystal wand Crystal wand 1 4 Rare 84,132
Crystal orb Crystal orb 1 4 Rare 103,892
Crystal staff Crystal staff 1 4 Rare 93,475
Crystal shield Crystal shield 1 4 Rare 43,170
Crystal deflector Crystal deflector 1 4 Rare 52,123
Crystal ward Crystal ward 1 4 Rare 55,605
Crystal defender Crystal defender 1 4 Rare Not sold
Attuned crystal armour seed Attuned crystal armour seed 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Attuned crystal weapon seed Attuned crystal weapon seed 1 5 Very rare Not sold

RunesEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Elemental rune Elemental rune 500 2 Common Not sold
Nature rune Nature rune 160 3 Uncommon 45,600
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 160 3 Uncommon 31,040
Law rune Law rune 160 3 Uncommon 47,840
Blood rune Blood rune 100 3 Uncommon 41,500
Death rune Death rune 100 3 Uncommon 31,100

AmmunitionEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Oceanstone bolts Oceanstone bolts (e) 60 4 Rare Not sold
Dragon arrow Dragon arrow 200 3 Uncommon 48,000
Rune arrow Rune arrow 500 3 Uncommon 74,500
Adamant arrow Adamant arrow 1,000 2 Common 51,000

OtherEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Sirenic scale Sirenic scale 1–2 4 Rare 387,169–774,338
Supreme draconic visage Supreme draconic visage 1 5 Very rare 32,000,000
Draconic visage Draconic visage 1 4 Rare 1,290,684
Magic shieldbow Magic shieldbow 300 (noted) 3 Uncommon 388,800
Magic logs Magic logs 300 (noted) 3 Uncommon 317,100
Yew logs Yew logs 500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 197,500
Magic stone Magic stone 1 4 Rare 981,939
Rune bar Rune bar 30 (noted) 4 Rare 388,710
Adamant bar Adamant bar 70 (noted) 3 Uncommon 290,850

CharmsEdit

Always 11 dropped at a time

No charms Gold charm Green charm Crimson charm Blue charm
20% 10% 25% 20% 25%

TriviaEdit

  • The Crystal dragon is known to drop dragon armour more often then dragon weapons, making it the counterpart of the Barrows dragon.
  • Although the dragon takes very long to kill, because of its very high life points and defence, some players prefer to kill it than the barrows dragon, since killing the barrows dragons requires a lot more concentration but it can be killed much faster than a crystal dragon.
  • At least five of these dragons must be slayed to wield the almighty Outcast sword. The player will get a message saying: "You hear a chime coming from the sword you picked up from the Outcast."
  • As with all followers of Seren, this dragon will become passive if the player is wearing the Crown of Seren.
  • The Crystal dragon used to drop the Crystal anchor but does not any more due to an update.
  • People believed that the crystal dragon was to be the equivalent of the Barrows dragon until the barrows dragon was released.
  • Within the barrows dragon release, a new wallpaper has been released too, showing the crystal and the barrows dragon fighting high in the sky. This is maybe a hint to a new quest, connecting the Isafdar with the Morytania Quest series.
  • At its release, there has been a bug which caused the dragon not to teleport correctly. It was acting like a abyssal demon, which made it much easier to melee. This bug has been fixed just four hours later.
  • The Crystal dragon is currently the first dragon not being a chromatic nor a metal dragon. Jagex states that it is a new sort of dragon. In fact, it is a Mineralic dragon.
  • After the The Forgotten Cavern update, there was a bug that caused the dragon always to max hit. Instead of showing the max hit, it showed a part of the max hit damage variable in Java code which was hit.crystal_dragon.range all over the damage splash (sometimes there was fire or crush instead of the range). Upon taking this much damage, the victim would have all his stats to 0. Instead of dying, the player would have null/* HP (*is the player's HP level, It did not show a '0', it showed 'null'). She/He and was unable to regenerate. Engaging in combat with these stat and taking 0 damage could still kill you. This had since been one of the most dangerous bugs in RuneScape. It has been fixed about 3 and a half hours later. If you ate any food or other HP boosting things,while having 'null' HP you would have died too.

External LinksEdit

Preceded by:
Barrows dragon
Position:
Strongest dragon in RuneScape
Succeeded by:
White dragon


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