Just like other OSRS monsters, Skeletal Wyverns also drop the item. They are also known as undead monsters, in fact, they’re re-animated remains. Whereas the undead creatures have come back to life, meaning the Salve amulet and its enhanced versions will not work as well.
Items which are dropped by Skeletal wyverns can be picked up by players. Of course, to make them drop the items, you should kill them first. However, level 72 Slayer is required to kill Skeletal wyverns. Additionally, they are also the only monster which drops granite legs. Aside from that, they also drop the draconic visage.
Skeletal wyverns’ drop rate based on 228,591 kills from the Drop Rate Project. Here’s how it breaks down:
- The average Skeletal Wyvern kill including its unique drops is worth 15,649.
- The average Skeletal Wyvern kill is worth 14,678 excluding dragon platelegs, draconic visage, dragon plateskirt and granite legs drops.
Here are the items dropped by Skeletal Wyvern when you successfully kill them:
Granite legs are platelegs and require 50 defence and 50 strength to be worn. You can get this item by killing Skeletal Wyverns. If we compare to dragon platelegs, granite legs actually have a greater ranged defence bonus at the cost of worse melee defences.
Here’s for stats:
- Stab weapon: +0
- Slash weapon: +0
- Crush weapon: +0
- Magic: -31
- Ranged: -18
- Stab weapon: +43
- Slash weapon: +45
- Crush weapon: +41
- Magic: -4
- Ranged: +68
- Strength: +0
- Ranged Strength: +0
- Magic Damage: +0%
- Prayer: +0
- Tradeable: Yes
- Equipable: Yes
- Stackable: No
- Noteable: Yes
- Destroy: Drop
- Examine: These look pretty heavy
- Value: 66,000 coins
- High alch: 39,600 coins
- Low alch: 26,400 coins
- Weight: 15.875 kg
Aside from granite legs, Skeletal Wyverns will also drop Draconic visage after death. However, this is a very rare drop from many high-levelled dragons as well as Skeletal Wyverns. To create a dragonfire shield, you with 90 Smithing (can be boosted) can combine an anti-dragon shield with a draconic visage. By doing this, it will grant you 2,000 Smithing experience.
If you do not have the required Smithing level, you can take the draconic visage to Oziach in Edgeville who will help you to create the shield for a payment of 1,250,000 coins. In addition to completion of the quest Dragon Slayer I will be required for Oziach to create the shield.
Here are the Wyverns which do not drop the draconic visage:
- Baby dragons
- Green dragons
- Blue dragons
- Red dragons
- Brutal green dragons
- Bronze dragons
- Revenant dragons
- Fossil Island wyverns
- Quest bosses like Elvarg and Galvek
Additional information about Draconic Visage
- Released: 18 June 2007 (Update)
- Members: Yes
- Quest item: No
- Tradeable: Yes
- Equipable: No
- Stackable: No
- Noteable: Yes
- Destroy: Drop
- Examine: It looks like it could be attached to a shield somehow.
- Value: 750,000 coins
- High alch: 450,000 coins
- Low alch: 300,000 coins
- Weight: 1.814 kg
- Item: Dragonfire Shield
- Members: Star-member
- Skills: 90 Smithing
- XP: 2,000 Smithing Experience
- Materials: 1x Draconic Visage and 1 x Anti-Dragon Shield
Here’s for item sources:
|Black dragon Level 247||247||1||1/5,000|
|King Black Dragon||276||1||1/5,000|
|Black dragon Level 227||227||1||1/10,000|
|Brutal black dragon||318||1||1/10,000|
|Brutal blue dragon||271||1||1/10,000|
|Brutal red dragon||289||1||1/10,000|
|Iron dragon||189; 215||1||1/10,000|
|Steel dragon||246; 274||1||1/10,000|
How to Kill Skeletal Wyverns
Skeletal wyverns have high attack, defense, and hit points which make them very challenging enemies. They attack with Melee, Ranged, or ice breath attacks. Need to know, an ice-breath attack here can freeze the players similar to the Ancient Wyvern’s ice spells in addition to providing complete protection and preventing the accompanying freezing effect, preventing both attacks and movements.
In the way of killing Skeletal Wyvern, you can still eat food and drink potion while frozen. You can also wield an ancient, mind, elemental or dragonfire shield/ward to remove the wyvern’s ice breath stat reduction as well as lowering its max hit to 10.
You have to use the ancient wyvern shield which gets you immune to the freezing effect of the icy breath. In fighting Skeletal wyverns, armour will not affect the accuracy of the ice-breath attack. However, the ice-breath will beat through all types of armour.
It’s highly recommended to use Protect from Missiles against them as the amount of range damage Skeletal Wyverns do, though it’s not needed if you’re able to safespot them. Considering Wyverns are draconic creatures, sure, the dragonbane weapons are required such as dragon hunter lance on the pound/slash stance and also dragon hunter crossbow which is the best choice to kill them swiftly.
Skeletal Wyverns are one of the only monsters in the game which is not resistant to both dragonfire effects and dragonbone weapons. A dragon hunter crossbow with enchanted dragonstone bolts will be extremely effective against them.
If you want to kill Skeletal Wyverns easily, melee is highly recommended, unless your defence level is low. If you try to kill them with melee, using an abyssal whip or other accuracy slash weapon is a must. Need to know, Wyverns are definitely weak to Magic.
Additionally, the great way to make them unaggressive is to wait in front of the main entrance for 10 to 20 minutes, however, it will make them unaggressive near the entrance. You should be careful not to walk more than a few steps deeper into the cave if you do this way as they will get aggressive again.
As an alternative way, you can bring a few Prayer potions and attack them from seven steps away with Protect from Range on. Well, trapping Skeletal Wyverns on the side of the cave entrance once losing aggression is the most gorgeous way of safespotting that you can do. Sure, by using this method, Skeletal Wyverns can be safespotted.
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