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|Release date||7 March 2006 (Update)|
|XP per kill||2,520 (and 831.6 experience)|
|Always drops||Big bones, Mole claw and Mole skin (1-3)|
|Examine text||Holy Mole-y!|
The Giant Mole (Talpidae wysonian) is a female mole found in the Falador Mole Lair, just under Falador Park. Upon release, on 7 March 2006, "a slight accident involving a bottle of Malignius-Mortifer's-Super-Ultra-Flora-Growth-Potion" is the origin of the creation of the Giant Mole.
Players will need a light source to access the location. Players are advised to be careful while fighting this monster as she may put out their light source. A seer's headband or bullseye lantern is strongly recommended, however a lantern with a tinderbox can also be used. To get into her lair you have to dig in any one of the 'mole hills' near Sir Tiffy Cashien in the Falador Park.
Giant mole strategiesEdit
The giant mole is weak against water based spells and is also vulnerable to poison. The mole, when poisoned, will surface to die and leave her drops so there is no risk of missing out on a drop. Sometimes when the mole digs it throws up balls of mud. The direction these go has nothing to do with the direction it will appear at when it surfaces.
One interesting thing to note is that despite the mole's high combat level, she is unaggressive, so if you are a lower level and are unsure about fighting her, you can feel free to observe other players fighting her.
It will be easier to bring a familiar to fight her, because after the mole has dived away, your familiar will look in her direction, so it would speed up finding her.
Later on, when the mole is low on life points, she runs away a lot (see below). The mole always turns to where it goes then burrows (e.g. when a player is fighting it and it turns west and disappears, it most likely went west.)
Note that the Giant Mole's drops are fairly similar to that of the King Black Dragon, although she does not drop the draconic visage, dragon bones, or black dragonhide. Also, the King Black Dragon drops 4 charms at a time as opposed to the Giant Mole's 2.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Big bones 1 Always 536 Mole claw 1 Always 4,584 Mole skin 1–6 Always 5,702–34,212
- Represents 90% confidence range, based on a sample of 1,879 kills.
2 charms are dropped at a time.
- Please add to the log (only if 50 or more creatures killed).
Runes and AmmunitionEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Air rune 105 Common 2,835 Fire rune 105 Common 2,310 Blood rune 15 Common 3,405 Death rune 7 Common 728 Law rune 15 Uncommon 5,190 Iron arrow 690, 1,380 Uncommon 4,830–9,660
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Adamant longsword 1 Common 1,510 Mithril hatchet 1 Common 100 Mithril battleaxe 1 Common 679 Mithril 2h sword 1 Common 1,109 Rune battleaxe 1 Uncommon 24,036 Rune 2h sword 1 Rare 37,772
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Mithril platebody 1 Common 2,693 Rune helm 1 Common 10,962 Amulet of strength 1 Common 1,036 Rune sq shield 1 Uncommon 22,516
Ores and barsEdit
Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Long, sharp claws 1 Common Not sold Coins 360–11,000 Uncommon Not sold Shark 1–5 Uncommon 1,607–8,035 Yew logs 50, 100 (Noted) Uncommon 24,100–48,200 Mole nose 1 Uncommon Not sold Clue scroll (hard) 1 Rare Not sold Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare Not sold Oyster pearls 1 Rare 618 Long bone 1 Rare Not sold Curved bone 1 Rare Not sold Starved ancient effigy 1 Rare Not sold Spin ticket 1 Rare Not sold
Rare drop table dropsEdit
- This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth improves the chances when equipped but is not required to access the table.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 250 – 450, 3,000, 9,000, 10,000, 12,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,786 Uncut emerald 1 Common 3,373 Uncut ruby 1 Common 4,959 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 8,830 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 25,472 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 41,357 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 16,680 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,299 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,895 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,036 Rune javelin 5 Rare 910 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,060 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,772 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,394 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,089 Dragon dagger 50 (noted) Very rare 844,750 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,516 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,963 Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,927 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 59,371 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 12,000 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,244,400 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 Rare 22,650–75,500 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,513,600 Air orb 1,000 (noted) Rare 4,020,000 Fire orb 1,000 (noted) Rare 3,392,000 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 87,486 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 9,525 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 17,900–25,060 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 80,625–112,875 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 96 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 145 Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) Uncommon 10,000–300,000 Nature rune 20–80 Rare 5,680–22,720 Soul rune 20 Rare 2,540 Law rune 45 Rare 15,570 Death rune 50, 121 Rare 5,200–12,584 Blood rune 50 Rare 11,350 Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) Uncommon 38,750–310,000 Raw shark 250–500 (noted) Uncommon 455,250–910,500 Big bones 150–500 (noted) Uncommon 80,400–268,000 Coal 150–7,500 (noted) Uncommon 25,050–1,252,500 Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) Uncommon 469,950–2,506,400 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 11,000 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,034,600 Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) Rare 3,906,000–27,342,000 Rune bar 1, 50, 150 (noted) Rare 12,961–1,944,150 Clean ranarr 33 (noted) Uncommon 66,693 Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) Uncommon 119,400–1,194,000 Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) Uncommon 135,390–541,560 Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) Uncommon 58,260–582,600 Saradomin brew (4) 250 (noted) Very rare 48,250 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 8,739 Yew seed 1–50 Rare 73,337–3,666,850 Magic seed 1–7 Rare 153,607–1,075,249 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,439,890 Snapdragon seed 1 Rare 2,568 Torstol seed 1–31 Rare 19,823–614,513 Fellstalk seed 2 Rare 1,012 Yew logs 100–20,000 (noted) Rare 48,200–9,640,000 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 Very rare Not sold Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 Very rare Not sold
When the Giant Mole makes an escape, her animation hides the appearance of the mole until her dig-from-ground animation is played. The mole dust cloud and escape animation are played. Four game ticks pass then the mole's location changes and plays her dig-from-ground animation.
- Currently, the Giant Mole holds the record of being the lowest-leveled monster to drop elite clue scrolls.