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Giant Mole
Giant Mole
Release date 7 March 2006 (Update)
Members? Yes
Combat level 230
Always drops Big bones, Mole claw,
Mole skin (1-3)
Examine
Holy Mole-y!
Combat info
Hitpoints 200
Aggressive No
Poisonous No
Max hit 21
Weakness Stab and ranged
Attack Styles
Melee (crush)
Slayer icon Slayer info
Slayer level 1
Slayer XP 215
Category Boss
Assigned by
Nieve chatheadDuradel chathead
Combat icon Combat stats
Attack icon Strength icon Defence icon Magic icon Ranged icon
200 200 200 200 1
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
+60 +80 +100 +80 +60
Other bonuses Immunities
Attack icon
Strength icon
Ranged Strength icon
Magic Damage icon
Poison hitsplat
Venom hitsplat
+0 +0 +0 +0% Not immune Immune
Attack speed
Monster attack speed 6

The Giant Mole (Talpidae wysonian) is a boss found in the Falador Mole Lair, just under Falador Park. The Giant Mole's origin and creation are described as "a slight accident involving a bottle of Malignius-Mortifer's-Super-Ultra-Flora-Growth-Potion".

The Giant Mole is located in the tunnels beneath Falador Park. A spade is required to enter its lair. A light source is also needed to be able to see in the dark tunnels. A bullseye lantern is highly recommended, as any light source that is not protected will extinguish, and the candle lantern will rarely break, with the candle disappearing, if he retreats within melee range. If you are using an unprotected light source such as a candle, you will need a tinderbox to reignite it. If you have achieved 99 Firemaking, you can also bring the Firemaking Skillcape either equipped or in your inventory, as it will act as a lightsource that cannot extinguish.

When using the Serpentine helm or other venomous weapons, the mole will have a chance to be inflicted with regular poison. The Giant Mole cannot be inflicted with venom.

The most common method of killing the Giant Mole is with Dharok the Wretched's equipment and 1 health (often achieved by guzzling a Dwarven rock cake), as well as having the Protect from Melee prayer active to avoid taking any damage. This results in higher hits that decrease the time it takes to kill it significantly.

The alternative to this low health method, for those uncomfortable with combat at low health (e.g. Hardcore Ironman), is using your best Strength bonus melee gear, or best-in-slot ranged gear with a Twisted bow, the latter of which is the fastest method of killing it.

Having the Falador Hard Diary completed is recommended, as it will provide you with the Falador shield 3. This shield will also work as a locator to the mole's whereabouts by a flashing red arrow on the minimap as long it is alive. The Falador Hard Diary reward will also make the mole claws and mole skins to be dropped in noted form.

The Giant Mole occasionally (around 100 health) digs himself underground, to resurface elsewhere within the lair. Since you will be running a lot, it is highly recommended to bring a fair amount of Stamina or energy potions.

Its respawn time is 10 seconds.

DropsEdit

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 280
Mole claw Mole claw 1 Always 4,382
Mole skin Mole skin 1–3 Always 3,555–10,665

Runes and AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air rune Air rune 105 Common 630
Fire rune Fire rune 105 Common 630
Blood rune Blood rune 15 Common 4,890
Death rune Death rune 7 Rare 1,834
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 4,185
Iron arrow 5 Iron arrow 690 Uncommon 6,210

WeaponsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant longsword Adamant longsword 1 Common 1,685
Mithril axe Mithril axe 1 Common 179
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Common 815

ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril platebody Mithril platebody 1 Common 2,802
Rune med helm Rune med helm 1 Uncommon 11,201
Amulet of strength Amulet of strength 1 Common 1,337

Ores and barsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Iron ore Iron ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 18,300
Mithril bar Mithril bar 1 Rare 786

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Yew logs Yew logs 100 (noted) Common (5/64) 25,500
Shark Shark 4 Uncommon 3,636
Oyster pearls Oyster pearls 1 Rare 695
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Baby mole Baby mole 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold

Rare drop table

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

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Rare 9,297
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare 13,811
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 1,006
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare 12,394
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Very rare 958
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Very rare 16,348
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,936
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,558
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 996
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare 12,555
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare 11,790
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 5,550
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 3,906
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,280
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,589
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,831
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 8,200
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,890
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,184
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 59,270
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 12,129
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,715
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,207
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 3,695
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 700