OSRS Drakes Guide

The Drake is a type of wingless draconic creature. Found exclusively in the Karuulm Slayer Dungeon. They are a high level slayer monster requiring a minimum of 84 slayer to damage.

Drakes do not require any dragonfire protection while fighting them. However, every 7th auto attack, they will launch a volcanic breath, targeting the players current location. This can be negated simply by moving out of the way. If you wish to afk then some form of dragonfire protection should be used. A super antifire potion will negate the damage entirely.

In this OSRS Drakes guide, we will take look at some of the most efficient strategies to kill this monster.

How to get to Drakes in OSRS?

Drakes are located in the Karuulm Slayer Dungeon. The fastest methods to reach the dungeon entrance include:

  • Kourend Blessing teleport
  • Fairy Code C-I-R and run north
  • Skills necklace tele to farming guild and run south-west
OSRS Karuulm Slayer Dungeon Location
Karuulm Slayer Dungeon Location

Drakes Gear Setup

Finding the most optimal gear to use when killing Drakes in OSRS is important. Helping to increase your kills per hour and reduce supply costs. Either Melee or Ranged-based combat is recommended here, setups can be seen below for a variety of different budgets. Remember that if you have not yet completed the Elite Kourend diary, you will need Boots of Brimstone, Granite Boots or Boots of Stone to avoid taking damage in the Dungeon.

Melee Gear Setups

Max Melee

OSRS Max Melee Drakes Setup
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Melee

OSRS mid-tier Melee Drakes Setup
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Melee

OSRS Budget Melee Drakes Setup
Example Budget Setup

Ranged Gear Setups

Max Ranged

OSRS Max Ranged Drakes Setup
Example Max Setup

Mid-tier Ranged

OSRS mid-tier Ranged Drakes Setup
Example Mid-Tier Setup

Budget Ranged

OSRS Budget Ranged Drakes Setup
Example Budget Setup

Drakes Guide FAQs

Below is some of the most frequently asked questions by players reading this strategy guide and looking to kill Drakes for the first time.

Who assigns Drake’s?

Drakes are assigned by Konar, Nieve and Duradel.

Can you safe spot Drakes?

Yes, you can safe spot Drakes easily to prevent their melee attacks. However, you won’t be able to prevent their ranged attacks, so use protect from ranged.

Are Drakes worth doing?

If you are purely looking for slayer experience then no, Drakes would likely be a skip task for many efficient players. However, if you are looking for some passive profit, then Drakes can provide around 4-500k in profit per hour.

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