|Release date||9 August 2004 (Update)|
|XP per kill||201.3 (and 66.4 experience)|
|Always drops||Big bones|
|Examine text||Small for a troll, but mean and ugly.|
|Assigned by||Turael or Spria, Chaeldar, Sumona|
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
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 They have no magics, and the most advanced technology they have is very poor and outdated on the standards of other races.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.
- The tunnel outside of Keldagrim
- On Death Plateau (one is available to free players; it must be ranged or maged)
Strategy and AdvantagesEdit
Mountain Trolls attack with melee. They are not really that accurate, but they 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. One strategy is to poison them because they are susceptible to it.
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Big bones 1 Always 583
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Grimy guam 1 Common 411 Grimy marrentill 1 Common 97 Grimy tarromin 1 Uncommon 34 Grimy harralander 1 Uncommon 84 Grimy ranarr 1 Rare 2,465 Grimy irit 1 Rare 1,727 Grimy avantoe 1 Rare 3,223 Grimy kwuarm 1 Common 2,674 Grimy cadantine 1 Uncommon 1,700 Grimy lantadyme 1 Very rare 6,826 Grimy dwarf weed 1 Very rare 7,449
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Guam seed 1 Common 8 Belladonna seed 1 Common 83 Strawberry seed 1–2 Common 483–966 Marrentill seed 1 Common 20 Tarromin seed 1 Common 11 Harralander seed 1 Common 14 Toadflax seed 1 Uncommon 1,021 Limpwurt seed 1 Uncommon 1,106 Jangerberry seed 1 Common 1 Whiteberry seed 1 Uncommon 8 Poison ivy seed 1 Uncommon 9 Cactus seed 1 Uncommon 37 Spirit weed seed 1 Uncommon 296 Irit seed 1 Uncommon 178 Avantoe seed 1 Uncommon 2,663 Kwuarm seed 1 Uncommon 58 Ranarr seed 1–3 Uncommon 1,293–3,879 Cadantine seed 1 Rare 724 Lantadyme seed 1 Rare 29,676 Dwarf weed seed 1 Rare 36,734 Watermelon seed 1 Rare 2,863 Wildblood seed 1 Rare 151 Bittercap mushroom spore 1 Rare 15 Torstol seed 1 Rare 22,471
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Black warhammer 1 Uncommon 478 Off-hand black warhammer 1 Uncommon 324 Steel warhammer 1 Common 178 Steel helm 1 Common 48 Adamant helm 1 Common 688 Adamant warhammer 1 Uncommon 2,465 Black hatchet 1 Uncommon 181 Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 458 Adamant sq shield 1 Uncommon 1,716
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Nature rune 7 Uncommon 2,156 Earth rune 25, 45, 60 Common 550–1,320 Law rune 2 Uncommon 868
Item Quantity Rarity GE market price Coins 8, 35, 50, 100, 250 Common Not sold Coal 3 (noted) Common 738 Raw mackerel 3 (noted) Common 114 Long bone 1 Uncommon Not sold Curved bone 1 Uncommon Not sold Court summons 1 Rare Not sold Troll bone 1 Uncommon 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.
Show/hide rare drop table Item Quantity Rarity GE Market Price Coins 200–350,3,000 Common Not sold Uncut sapphire 1 Common 1,183 Uncut emerald 1 Common 2,523 Uncut ruby 1 Common 3,035 Uncut diamond 1 Uncommon 5,739 Loop half of a key 1 Uncommon 34,835 Tooth half of a key 1 Uncommon 34,674 Uncut dragonstone 1 Rare 14,815 Dragonstone 1 Rare 10,007 Dragon dagger 1 Uncommon 16,700 Rune battleaxe 1 Rare 24,201 Rune javelin 5 Rare 920 Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,260 Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,455 Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,309 Dragon spear 1 Very rare 36,052 Battlestaff 200 (noted) Rare 1,565,600 Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,093 Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 31,681 Shield left half 1 Very rare 62,804 Dragon helm 1 Very rare 59,065 Adamant bolts 200 Uncommon 12,400 Onyx bolts 150 Rare 1,267,350 Rune arrow 150 Rare 22,650 Vecna skull 1 Very rare 98,125 Water talisman 1 Uncommon 11,150 Earth talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 64,975–90,965 Fire talisman 25–35 (noted) Uncommon 79,300–111,020 Chaos talisman 1 Uncommon 730 Nature talisman 1 Uncommon 493 Pure essence 1,000–1,500 (noted) Uncommon 17,000–25,500 Nature rune 60–80 Rare 18,480–24,640 Soul rune 20 Rare 4,640 Law rune 45 Rare 19,530 Death rune 50 Rare 14,600 Blood rune 50 Rare 24,600 Raw swordfish 125–250 (noted) Uncommon 59,625–119,250 Raw shark 250 (noted) Uncommon 287,250 Big bones 150–180 (noted) Uncommon 87,450–104,940 Coal 550–700 (noted) Uncommon 135,300–172,200 Adamantite ore 150–250 (noted) Uncommon 199,950–333,250 Silver ore 100 (noted) Rare 9,100 Runite ore 100 (noted) Rare 1,119,300 Rune bar 1 Common 14,344 Rune bar 50 (noted) Very rare 717,200 Clean toadflax 35–45 (noted) Uncommon 120,295–154,665 Clean snapdragon 30–35 (noted) Uncommon 107,160–125,020 Clean torstol 16–34 (noted) Uncommon 97,120–206,380 Snapdragon seed 1 Common 2,595 Torstol seed 1 Uncommon 22,471 Watermelon seed 3 Uncommon 8,589 Magic seed 3–7 Rare 542,574–1,266,006 Palm tree seed 10 Rare 1,467,460 Yew logs 450–550 (noted) Rare 165,150–201,850 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 Brawling gloves (Melee) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Magic) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Ranged) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Agility) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Cooking) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (FM) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Fishing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Hunter) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Mining) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Prayer) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Smithing) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (Thieving) 1 Very rare Not sold Brawling gloves (WC) 1 Very rare Not sold
- 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 token 1 Rare Not sold