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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 its lair you have to dig in any one of the 'mole hills' near Sir Tiffy Cashien in the Falador Park.

When low on health, the mole will dig and reappear elsewhere within her cavern, making the fight potentially time-consuming.

Players often kill the mole for her mole claws and mole skin, each of which Wyson the gardener will exchange for bird's nests, an item that is used in the Herblore skill.

Fight infoEdit

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.

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. However if there is no space in that direction, because it's at the edge of the burrow, it will be found in the opposite direction instead. Players are able to locate the mole easily with the Falador Shield 4, rewarded from the Falador Elite Tasks.

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.


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.

100% dropsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always202
Mole clawMole claw1Always2,755
Mole skinMole skin1–6Always2,890–17,340

Runes and AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Air runeAir rune105Common3,780
Fire runeFire rune105Common7,455
Blood runeBlood rune15Common8,835
Death runeDeath rune7Common1,022
Law runeLaw rune15Uncommon4,725
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow690; 1,380Uncommon8,280–16,560


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Adamant longswordAdamant longsword1Common4,921
Mithril hatchetMithril hatchet1Common1,694
Mithril battleaxeMithril battleaxe1Common3,884
Mithril 2h swordMithril 2h sword1Common3,977
Rune battleaxeRune battleaxe1Uncommon23,860
Rune 2h swordRune 2h sword1Rare36,992


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Mithril platebodyMithril platebody1Common2,448
Rune helmRune helm1Common10,124
Amulet of strengthAmulet of strength1Common2,534
Rune sq shieldRune sq shield1Uncommon22,058

Ores and barsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron oreIron ore100 (noted)Uncommon20,000
Mithril barMithril bar1Rare1,526


Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Long, sharp clawsLong, sharp claws1Common[1]Not sold
Coins 10000Coins360–11,000Uncommon360–11,000
Yew logsYew logs50; 100 (noted)Uncommon9,700–19,400
Mole noseMole nose1Uncommon[2]Not sold
Clue scroll (hard)Clue scroll (hard)1RareNot sold
Clue scroll (elite)Clue scroll (elite)1RareNot sold
Oyster pearlsOyster pearls1Rare765
Long boneLong bone1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy1RareNot sold
  1. ^ Only during Fur 'n' Seek.
  2. ^ Only with Falador shield 4 unlocked (does not have to be equipped).

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common885
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,048
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,844
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,614
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare162,630–198,770
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common17,475
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common21,105
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,722
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare527,490–644,710
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,672
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,005
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,092,960–1,335,840
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare880
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,639
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare564,585–940,975
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare65,160
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,593
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common26,781–32,469
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,059,750–1,295,250
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,461
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,432
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare410,800–518,240
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare115,440–145,632
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare38,050–53,270
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common29,970–36,630
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon266,850–326,150
Big bonesBig bones72–90 (noted)Uncommon14,544–18,180
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare328,140–401,060
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon27,800–152,900
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,120–18,480
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon214,560–262,240
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common39,424–45,056
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare380,160–464,640
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,082,880–1,323,520
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common42,060
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare630,900–771,100
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon340,740–416,460
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon182,970–223,630
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon190,800–233,200
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon169,650–207,350
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon9,268–10,592
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon9,772–11,168
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon427,636
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,048,570
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common16,650–20,350
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common13,770–16,830
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon213,300–260,700
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,192–15,908
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare130,950–160,050
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon33,840–41,360
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare388,530–474,870
Blurberry specialBlurberry special1Uncommon2,492
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*268,789
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,885,212,297
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare38,735