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For the monster encountered during Troll Invasion, see Mountain troll (Troll Invasion).

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Mountain trolls live in and around Trollheim. There are several troll variants, all with the same drops and life points. There are also two named trolls called Twig and Berry on the bottom floor of Troll Stronghold, and troll spectators, which feature in the Troll Stronghold quest.

The Troll RaceEdit

Main article: Troll (race)

The race of mountain trolls are huge, muscular and dull. They are dim-witted, and are less creative and more reclusive and aggressive than ogres. It is unknown if they have any sort of organised religion, like the ogres, whether they just follow their noses, or whether the concept of the gods is simply beyond their level of comprehension. They have no magics, and the most advanced technology they have is very poor and outdated on the standards of other races. Their weaponry seems to include mostly simple clubs, an example of how they are lacking technologically.

It also appears that the trolls are quite mysterious, as many scholars wonder why the trolls never died out long ago, as their lack of intelligence and their high level of aggressiveness would seem to point out that their tribes and species' would fight one another.

The trolls are usually seen as an evil race, and in the God Wars they possibly fought in Bandos' army, but most likely didn't, since evidence suggests that they were underground at the time initiating the Keldagrim-Troll Country War. The trolls also are tribal, and they may have once shared a common ancestor with ogres and such, but Bandos may have split them depending on rank. The trolls, after the God Wars, moved high up into the mountains. They are known enemies of the dwarves and humans in the area, whom they frequently skirmish with on the borders to the cities from the mountains looking to capture humans to devour. Mountain Trolls enjoy eating humans and most commonly their cooks Burntmeat, and Ash boil them alive in cauldrons into stews, whereas Dung prefers them fried.


Strategy and AdvantagesEdit

Mountain Trolls attack with melee. They are not really that accurate, but the level 106's can occasionally hit 115, and the level 108's can sometimes hit up to 134.

They can be ranged or maged but it's not easy. There is a safe spot in Trollheim. Just range or mage a troll across a fire. It would be best used when they become unaggressive. You can also safespot the troll spectators by having a spectator stand in between you and the one you are attacking, although it should be noted that this may be difficult to do. It is also possible to safespot on the south wall at the end of the Keldagram tunnel, though it is only possible to do this to one of the trolls that spawn. Another safespot can be found in the middle level of the troll stronghold. You can hide behind an open door because the trolls are too large to fit through.

The best safespot can be found in the camp outside the stronghold. There is one smaller tent that trolls cannot enter and where you are safe from all attacks. You can range or mage from here and as long as you don't stand near the entrance you won't be attacked.

Alternatively, you can safespot Troll Generals, which are located within Trollheim. They provide more experience and much easier to safespot them from the small space they are contained in. However they are harder to kill and are much more dangerous, hitting 300s+ on player with low Defence.

Compared to most other monsters trolls have a surprisingly small range at which they will notice and attack you. Typically even aggressive trolls will only start attacking you if you pass right next to them, within one square's radius. If you are quick and careful, you can often run past them a couple of squares away, without being noticed. (Note that this does not hold true for thrower trolls which use ranged attacks.)

If you are assigned trolls as a Slayer assignment, a good idea would be to attack the troll spectator because they are not aggressive and count towards Slayer. However some slayers may find troll spectators slow because they are not aggressive and are spread out. Other locations with high concentrations of aggressive mountain trolls such as Death Plateau may be faster for Slayer assignments. It should also be noted that Slayer Masters such as Sumona give trolls as a Slayer task very often. This is disliked by many players, so if you happen to get them as a Slayer task and don't have a high task streak, it is recommended to block them (requires 100 Slayer points). NOTE: If you decide to kill trolls in the area of thrower trolls, make sure you run past the throwers with Protect from Missiles ON. If you do not run past them, or do not have Protect from Missiles on, you will take heavy damage. There are 4 of them, and they deal high damage at a high rate. It is also a smart idea not to multitask while killing these trolls.

Another place to attack Mountain Trolls is the tunnel outside Keldagrim as this does not need quest requirements to access and there are a number of level 106 mountain trolls. One strategy is to poison them because they are susceptible to it.



  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Big bones Big bones 1 1 Always 580


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Grimy guam Grimy guam 1 2 Common 516
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill 1 2 Common 81
Grimy tarromin Grimy tarromin 1 3 Uncommon 39
Grimy harralander Grimy harralander 1 3 Uncommon 206
Grimy ranarr Grimy ranarr 1 4 Rare 2,994
Grimy irit Grimy irit 1 4 Rare 2,736
Grimy avantoe Grimy avantoe 1 4 Rare 4,657
Grimy kwuarm Grimy kwuarm 1 2 Common 2,904
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine 1 3 Uncommon 1,976
Grimy lantadyme Grimy lantadyme 1 5 Very rare 9,396
Grimy dwarf weed Grimy dwarf weed 1 5 Very rare 10,471


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Herb seed 5 Guam seed 1 2 Common 5
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed 1 2 Common 625
Strawberry seed 5 Strawberry seed 1–2 2 Common 657–1,314
Herb seed 5 Marrentill seed 1 2 Common 5
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed 1 2 Common 7
Herb seed 5 Harralander seed 1 2 Common 11
Herb seed 5 Toadflax seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,960
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed 1 3 Uncommon 1,463
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Whiteberry seed 5 Whiteberry seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Poison ivy seed 5 Poison ivy seed 1 3 Uncommon 1
Cactus seed 5 Cactus seed 1 3 Uncommon 35
Spirit weed seed 5 Spirit weed seed 1 3 Uncommon 397
Herb seed 5 Irit seed 1 3 Uncommon 238
Herb seed 5 Avantoe seed 1 3 Uncommon 3,142
Herb seed 5 Kwuarm seed 1 3 Uncommon 337
Herb seed 5 Ranarr seed 1–3 3 Uncommon 1,266–3,798
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed 1 4 Rare 1,829
Herb seed 5 Lantadyme seed 1 4 Rare 38,005
Herb seed 5 Dwarf weed seed 1 4 Rare 48,498
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 1 4 Rare 2,844
Wildblood seed 5 Wildblood seed 1 4 Rare 680
Bittercap mushroom spore 5 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 4 Rare 35
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1 4 Rare 18,087


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Black warhammer Black warhammer 1 3 Uncommon 435
Off-hand black warhammer Off-hand black warhammer 1 3 Uncommon 487
Steel warhammer Steel warhammer 1 2 Common 171
Steel helm Steel helm 1 2 Common 51
Adamant helm Adamant helm 1 2 Common 756
Adamant warhammer Adamant warhammer 1 3 Uncommon 2,645
Black hatchet Black hatchet 1 3 Uncommon 80
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 3 Uncommon 502
Adamant sq shield Adamant sq shield 1 3 Uncommon 1,695


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Nature rune Nature rune 7 2 Common 2,254
Earth rune Earth rune 25, 45, 60 2 Common 325–780
Law rune Law rune 2 3 Uncommon 580


  Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price
Coins 250 Coins 8, 35, 50, 100, 250 2 Common Not sold
Coal Coal 3 (noted) 2 Common 576
Raw mackerel Raw mackerel 3 (noted) 2 Common 75
Long bone Long bone 1 3 Uncommon Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 3 Uncommon Not sold
Court summons Court summons 1 4 Rare Not sold
Troll bone Troll bone 1 3 Uncommon [1] Not sold
  1. ^ Only dropped during Rag and Bone Man quest.

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 1,365
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 2 Common 3,107
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 2 Common 3,244
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 3 Uncommon 7,071
Loop half of a key Loop half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 19,583
Tooth half of a key Tooth half of a key 1 3 Uncommon 40,944
Uncut dragonstone Uncut dragonstone 1 4 Rare 14,675
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 4 Rare 9,683
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 1 3 Uncommon 16,619
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 4 Rare 24,166
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 4 Rare 880
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 5 Very rare 1,120
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 5 Very rare 37,465
Rune spear Rune spear 1 5 Very rare 11,317
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 5 Very rare 36,619
Dragon dagger Dragon dagger 50 (noted) 5 Very rare 830,950
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 5 Very rare 22,361
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 5 Very rare 31,721
Shield left half Shield left half 1 5 Very rare 64,789
Dragon helm Dragon helm 1 5 Very rare 60,102
Adamant bolts 5 Adamant bolts 200 3 Uncommon 11,600
Onyx bolts 5 Onyx bolts 150 4 Rare 1,262,850
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 150–200, 500 4 Rare 22,650–75,500
Battlestaff Battlestaff 200 (noted) 4 Rare 1,612,800
Air orb Air orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,842,000
Fire orb Fire orb 1,000 (noted) 4 Rare 2,151,000
Vecna skull Vecna skull 1 5 Very rare 138,893
Water talisman Water talisman 1 3 Uncommon 11,495
Earth talisman Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 35,800–50,120
Fire talisman Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) 3 Uncommon 47,050–65,870
Chaos talisman Chaos talisman 1 3 Uncommon 602
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 6,440–25,760
Soul rune Soul rune 20 4 Rare 2,880
Law rune Law rune 45 4 Rare 13,050
Death rune Death rune 50, 121 4 Rare 5,900–14,278
Blood rune Blood rune 50 4 Rare 10,150
Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 125–250, 1,000 (noted) 3 Uncommon 41,000–328,000
Raw shark Raw shark 250–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 416,750–833,500
Big bones Big bones 150–500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 87,000–290,000
Coal Coal 150–7,500 (noted) 3 Uncommon 28,800–1,440,000
Adamantite ore Adamantite ore 150–800 (noted) 3 Uncommon 372,000–1,984,000
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 10,000
Runite ore Runite ore 100 (noted) 4 Rare 1,072,100
Adamant bar Adamant bar 1,000–7,000 (noted) 4 Rare 3,403,000–23,821,000
Rune bar Rune bar 1, 50, 150 (noted) 4 Rare 13,067–1,960,050
Clean ranarr Clean ranarr 33 (noted) 3 Uncommon 102,069
Clean toadflax Clean toadflax 25–250 (noted) 3 Uncommon 107,425–1,074,250
Clean snapdragon Clean snapdragon 30–120 (noted) 3 Uncommon 128,760–515,040
Clean torstol Clean torstol 10–100 (noted) 3 Uncommon 66,180–661,800
Saradomin brew (4) Saradomin brew (4) 250 (noted) 5 Very rare 99,250
Watermelon seed 5 Watermelon seed 3 3 Uncommon 8,532
Yew seed 5 Yew seed 1–50 4 Rare 70,555–3,527,750
Magic seed 5 Magic seed 1–7 4 Rare 159,552–1,116,864
Palm tree seed 5 Palm tree seed 10 4 Rare 1,032,110
Herb seed 5 Snapdragon seed 1 4 Rare 1,394
Herb seed 5 Torstol seed 1–31 4 Rare 18,087–560,697
Fellstalk seed 5 Fellstalk seed 2 4 Rare 1,822
Yew logs Yew logs 50–20,000 (noted) 4 Rare 27,300–10,920,000
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

See alsoEdit

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