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Moss giants are fairly large creatures that live in Gielinor. They attack with ranged and are thus weak against melee attacks, with their specific weakness being slash weapons. Moss giants are popular for training, especially on Free-to-play worlds, because they are one of the few creatures that drop Big bones. In addition, as stated before, they are one of the few free-to-play monsters that are weak to slash attacks, enabling players to use slashing weapons such as the rune scimitar and the rune 2h sword to take full advantage of their weakness. Moss Giants are aggressive to players with a combat level of 102 or lower.

They are sometimes given out by Vannaka as Slayer assignments. Food is highly recommended for lower levelled players.

LocationsEdit

(m) indicates members-only locations.

Level 28 Edit

Moss Giants

A small group of Moss Giants found west of the fishing guild.

Level 51Edit

Level 51Edit

Free to PlayEdit

  • Varrock Sewers (4 moss giants) In free-to-play worlds, there are 2 spots (2 per spot). The spots can be crowded. Since Moss Giants can use ranged attacks, there is a spot behind the Cauldron for Magic/Range users, but they can be attacked there if the Moss Giants aren't aggressive.
  • Crandor Isle (3 moss giants) This is arguably the best place for free players to kill moss giants as there are three of them and there are rarely any other players on Crandor. Use of the rejuvenate ability can reduce the need for food, but it may only be used once every five minutes.
  • The Wilderness, north of the pond and the Wilderness Volcano, in the greener area. The easiest way to get here is to use the canoe system which takes you directly to the pond. A few skeletons are wandering around and you can get killed by PKers at any time, so this area is not recommended.

MembersEdit

Level 84 Edit

DropsEdit

100% dropEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bonesBig bones1Always364

Charms (members only)Edit

Level 28Edit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
61–62%32–33%3%2–3%0.4–0.7%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 11,163 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Level 51Edit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
56–59%35–38%3–4%2–3%0.4–0.8%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 3,140 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Level 84Edit

Charm drop numbers
No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
72–74%14–16%6–7%3–4%2–3%
Represents a 90% confidence range.
Based on a sample of 4,414 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Weapons/AmmunitionEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Magic staffMagic staff1Common54
Mithril spearMithril spear(m)1Common223
Mithril swordMithril sword1Common205
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow15Common90
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow30Uncommon360
Adamant swordAdamant sword1Rare802

ArmourEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Black full helmBlack full helm1Common510
Black sq shieldBlack sq shield1Common367
Steel helmSteel helm1Common46
Steel kiteshieldSteel kiteshield1Uncommon178

RunesEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air runeAir rune18Uncommon252
Chaos runeChaos rune7Uncommon378
Earth runeEarth rune27Rare324
Cosmic runeCosmic rune3Rare618
Death runeDeath rune1; 3Rare297–891
Nature runeNature rune6Common1,584
Law runeLaw rune3–6Uncommon723–1,446
Blood runeBlood rune(m)1Rare386

Seeds (m)Edit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed1Common278
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed1Common286
Herb seed 5Tarromin seed1Common92
Herb seed 5Harralander seed1Common21
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed1Common3
Herb seed 5Marrentill seed1Common49
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed1Uncommon165
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed1Uncommon400
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Uncommon706
Herb seed 5Toadflax seed1Uncommon1,870
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed1Uncommon17
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore1Uncommon19
Consecration seedConsecration seed1Uncommon[1][2]Not sold
Herb seed 5Avantoe seed1Rare441
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed1Rare136
Herb seed 5Irit seed1Rare94
Herb seed 5Kwuarm seed1Rare1,235
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed1Rare21
Herb seed 5Ranarr seed1Rare779
Herb seed 5Cadantine seed1Rare454
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed1Rare6,031
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed1Rare1,394
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed1Very rare9,867
  1. ^ Only during the Roving Elves Quest
  2. ^ Only dropped by level 61 moss giants

HerbsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common299
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common137
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common38
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(m)1Common98
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(m)1Rare3,968
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(m)1Rare4,084
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Rare6,379
Grimy iritGrimy irit(m)1Rare1,992
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(m)1Rare5,205
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(m)1Rare5,909
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Rare2,327

OtherEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 100Coins2; 5; 37; 119; 300; 340Common[1]Not sold
Steel barSteel bar1Common800
Moss giant boneMoss giant bone(m)1Common[2]Not sold
Shoulder boneShoulder bone(m)1Common[3]Not sold
CoalCoal1Uncommon368
Spinach rollSpinach roll1UncommonNot sold
Fire talismanFire talisman1Rare2,846
Curved boneCurved bone(m)1RareNot sold
Long boneLong bone(m)1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold
Court summonsCourt summons(m)1Very rareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald(m)1RareNot sold
  1. ^ Larger amounts of coins are more rare
  2. ^ Only for Rag and Bone Man wish list
  3. ^ Only for Fur 'n' Seek wish list

Rare drop tableEdit

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 1000Coins250–500; 3,000CommonNot sold
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common682
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,496
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common2,300
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common3,910
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare175,950–215,050
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Uncommon15,049
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Uncommon33,207
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,516
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare563,220–688,380
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common57,417
Dragon spearDragon spear1Uncommon35,752
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Uncommon1,279,980–1,564,420
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare890
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,804
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare567,060–945,100
Shield left halfShield left half1Uncommon64,415
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,712
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common24,860–30,140
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Rare1,132,245–1,383,855
Vecna skullVecna skull1Uncommon40,543
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Uncommon951
Nature talismanNature talisman1Uncommon281
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare748,215–943,902
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare192,530–242,884
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare71,150–99,610
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Uncommon31,590–38,610
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon184,275–225,225
Big bonesBig bones79–90 (noted)Uncommon28,756–32,760
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Uncommon305,100–372,900
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon73,600–404,800
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common14,580–17,820
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon219,600–268,400
Adamant barAdamant bar15 (noted)Common39,690
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare357,210–436,590
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare930,240–1,136,960
Rune barRune bar3 (noted)Common42,450
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare636,750–778,250
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon431,550–527,450
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon375,300–458,700
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon161,280–197,120
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon122,670–149,930
Herb seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon84,434–96,496
Herb seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon138,138–157,872
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon417,300
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare1,506,190
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common11,250–13,750
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common6,840–8,360
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon85,500–104,500
Yew logsYew logs68–82Uncommon17,136–20,664
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare170,100–207,900
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon29,160–35,640
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare579,420–708,180
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1RareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1RareNot 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 market price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold

TriviaEdit

  • The examine, "Bigger than your average moss giant." is a play on Yogi the Bear's words, "Smarter than your average bear".
  • A moss giant bone, which differs from the usual big bones dropped by moss giants, is a common drop after completion of the first part of the Rag and Bone Man quest. It is one of the items in the wish list for the second part of the quest. This bone cannot be buried.
  • There are two slice of cake spawns on the moss giant island near Brimhaven, and on uncrowded worlds, this can often make extra food unnecessary.
  • There is a pipe that players can access at level 51 Agility right next to Vannaka for easy access to moss giants if they are given as a Slayer assignment. It is a popular place for players to train the Slayer skill.
  • As referred to Armies of Gielinor, Moss Giants are followers of Guthix.
  • As seen in the 6th Postbag from the Hedge, a moss giant's beard has a life of its own. The only known beard currently is Dave the Beard.
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