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Glod is a huge, muscular giant who can be found on the cloud at the top of the magic beanstalk in the Grim Tales quest. He has a Combat level of 97.  He attacks with an extremely accurate melee attack, in which he stomps on the player. Glod has the ability to bellow threats at players to either make them run in fear of the huge giant or charge at him in anger. He can also heal himself similar to the gorillas on Ape Atoll, making him a bit harder to kill. When Glod is killed he drops the golden goblin which is a quest item needed for the Grim Tales quest.

Glod is immune to poison-based attacks. In addition, he also has the ability to disable any active Prayers on the player, also lowering their prayer points by a noticeable amount. If you stand at least 3 steps away from him, he will not be able to use his melee attacks.

A good method of fighting Glod is with magic, standing at the edge of the arena as to render his bellow that makes players run away useless. Players will then only have to worry about the bellow that makes them charge forward.

Alternatively, if using melee, setting Protect from Melee/Deflect Melee as a quick prayer and when Glod knocks out your prayer, double click the quick prayers icon to quickly restore the prayer.

Cloudland
An aerial view from Glod's location.

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Big bones Big bones 2 1 Always 1,186
Golden goblin Golden goblin 1 1 Always Not sold

Other dropsEdit

  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Watering can Watering can 1 2 Common Not sold
Long bone Long bone 1 4 Rare Not sold

Rare drop table dropsEdit

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
The ring of wealth is not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 250 – 450; 3,000;
9,000; 10,000; 12,000
2 Common Not sold
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 2 Common 1,338
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 3,129
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,288
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 6,912
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 19,344
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 40,921
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 14,721
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 9,881
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,641
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,054
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 890
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,140
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,607
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,312
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,111
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 832,050
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,283
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,599
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,558
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 60,114
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 11,800
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,260,300
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,650–75,500
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,607,600
Air orb Air orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,913,000
Fire orb Fire orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,086,000
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 140,908
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 11,455
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 35,825–50,155
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 44,825–62,755
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 633
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 3 Uncommon 464
Pure essence Pure essence 500–15,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 6,500–195,000
Nature rune Nature rune 20–80 4 Rare 6,360–25,440
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 2,880
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 12,960
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 5,850–14,157
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 10,400
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 40,875–327,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 419,750–839,500
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 88,950–296,500
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 28,800–1,440,000
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 376,200–2,006,400
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 10,100
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,059,900
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,406,000–23,842,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50, 150 (noted) 4 Rare 13,088–1,963,200
Clean ranarr Clean ranarr 33 (noted) 3 Uncommon 103,059
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 105,300–1,053,000
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 131,460–525,840
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 65,930–659,300
Saradomin brew (4) Saradomin brew (4) 250 (noted) 5 Very rare 99,250
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 8,517
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 69,712–3,485,600
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 156,652–1,096,564
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,019,270
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 1,406
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–31 4 Rare 17,547–543,957
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 2 4 Rare 1,796
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 26,850–10,740,000
Crystal triskelion fragment 1 Crystal triskelion fragment 1 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2 Crystal triskelion fragment 2 1 5 Very rare Not sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3 Crystal triskelion fragment 3 1 5 Very rare Not sold

Universal dropsEdit

Universal drops are dropped by every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Key token Key token 1 4 Rare Not sold

TriviaEdit

  • Glod can be fought an infinite amount of times. This is done by defeating him, not picking up the Golden Goblin, climbing back down and then back up. He will reappear and must be killed again in order to receive the goblin. This also make multiple gem drops possible, at the cost of prayer/food/runes/arrows.
  • Glod is an alternate name for Fornjót, an ancient giant in Norse mythology.
  • While fighting, Glod may shout "Glod smash!" This is a reference to the Marvel Comics hero, the Incredible Hulk, who says "Hulk smash!"
  • Glod's appearance is similar to that of the Incredible Hulk.
  • Before the human model updates, Glod was one of the few NPCs that actually had visible fingers.
  • Glod was featured as the first question in the RuneScape quiz 14. This quiz was released 29 June 2010, the question being "Where can Glod be found?" The answer was "At the top of the beanstalk like all good giants!"
  • Glod is currently the largest giant in the game.
  • The golden goblin is a reference to the golden hen and the golden harp from the fairy tale: "Jack and the Beanstalk." The giant being found at the top of a beanstalk (and someone murdering the giant and stealing his possessions) is also a reference to Jack and the Beanstalk.
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