Bryophyta, the Moss Giantess, is an ancient and mystical moss giant boss who can be found in her lair in the Varrock Sewers. Bryophyta's lair is located just north of where the moss giants reside in the sewers, accessible by the agility shortcut from the Edgeville Dungeon (51 Agility required) or through the Varrock Sewers.

In order to access Bryophyta's lair, the player must obtain a mossy key from a moss giant. Each mossy key permits for only one attempt, similar to accessing Obor's lair with a giant key.

Warning: If you die within the lair, there is absolutely no way for you to retrieve items lost on death!


In order to reach Bryophyta, players will need a knife or blade (to slash the web to get to the lair) if they are reaching her via the Varrock Sewers. Members with level 51 Agility can access an agility shortcut by Vannaka in the Edgeville Dungeon.

Unlike Obor's chambers (where he is confined in a small pit), players are immediately taken to Bryophytha's chambers, where she will attack them on sight - prior to entering the room, activate Protect from Magic.

Fighting Bryophyta

A player fighting Bryophyta.

She is also capable of poisoning players, starting at 8 damage, so it is recommended to bring some form of poison protection to cure her poison. Unlike Obor, she does not take protection prayers into account.

During the fight, she may summon three growthlings - they are fairly weak, but they must be killed, as Bryophyta is immune to all damage while they are alive. In order to finish them, an axe or secateurs must be used (not wielded) on them. If a player has forgotten either one of these items, they can grab a bronze axe from a pile of logs near her. She can only have one batch of growthlings in the chambers throughout the whole fight, but can summon more if the previous batch were killed off.

F2P players are recommended to bring green d'hide armour for the increased magic defence, aswell as a rune kiteshield and rune full helm for the most optimal setup against her attacks. Regarding offence the player is best off with a rune scimitar. The recommended stats for fighting Bryophyta is a minimum of 50 in strength, attack and defence.



Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 262


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune med helm Rune med helm 1–2 Common 11,084–22,168
Rune full helm Rune full helm 1 Common 20,588
Rune longsword Rune longsword 1 Common 18,606
Rune sword Rune sword 2 Common 24,332
Rune chainbody Rune chainbody 1 Common 29,475
Rune plateskirt Rune plateskirt 1 Common 37,822
Rune platelegs Rune platelegs 1 Common 37,828
Adamant platebody Adamant platebody 5 (noted) Common 47,035
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Common 22,459
Battlestaff Battlestaff(m) 3 Uncommon 24,483


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Cosmic rune Cosmic rune 100 Common 14,300
Law rune Law rune 100 Common 16,600
Nature rune Nature rune 100 Common 21,700
Death rune Death rune 100 Common 20,300
Chaos rune Chaos rune 100; 200 Common 8,900–17,800
Blood rune Blood rune(m) 100 Common 36,700
Adamant arrow 5 Adamant arrow 100 Uncommon 5,700


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Grimy guam leaf Grimy guam leaf(m) 1 Uncommon 15
Grimy marrentill Grimy marrentill(m) 1 Uncommon 13
Grimy ranarr weed Grimy ranarr weed(m) 1 Rare 7,640
Grimy cadantine Grimy cadantine(m) 1 Rare 1,312


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Herb seed 5 Tarromin seed(m) 1 Rare 10
Belladonna seed 5 Belladonna seed(m) 1 Rare 57
Limpwurt seed 5 Limpwurt seed(m) 1 Rare 30
Herb seed 5 Cadantine seed(m) 1 Rare 1,034
Jangerberry seed 5 Jangerberry seed(m) 1 Uncommon 2


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000 Coins 8,000–10,000 Common Not sold
Steel bar Steel bar 25 Uncommon 11,825
Runite bar Runite bar 2 Uncommon 24,736
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 5 (noted) Uncommon [1] 6,245
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 5 (noted) Uncommon [1] 13,135
Mossy key Mossy key 1 Uncommon (1/16) Not sold
Strength potion(4) Strength potion(4) 15 Uncommon 3,210
Bryophyta's essence Bryophyta's essence(m) 1 Rare (1/118) 3,815,844
Long bone Long bone(m) 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone(m) 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
Giant champion scroll Giant champion scroll(m) 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
  1. 1.0 1.1 Always dropped together.


  • Bryophyta is the scientific name for moss.
  • Bryophyta is the first free-to-play monster capable of poisoning.
  • Bryophyta's poison attack was forgotten to be put Free to Play.
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