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General Graardor is the leader of Bandos' forces within the God Wars Dungeon. He is the only known living member of the Ourg race in Old School Runescape.

He is found in Bandos' Stronghold, which requires a Strength level of 70 and a hammer to access. To enter his quarters, players must have killed 40 of Bandos' followers throughout the dungeon, with goblins being the easiest of the followers to kill.

Fight overview

A pair of players fighting General Graardor and his bodyguards.

Like other God Wars Dungeon bosses, Graardor roams around a rectangular room with his bodyguards until a player enters, attacking them on sight. He attacks primarily with melee, and his bodyguards use a different combat style each. Graardor may also use a ranged attack where he slams the ground. If all players leave, his health and stats will be reset.

Bodyguards

Quotes

General Graardor will yell out the following whether or not he is in combat with any players:

  • "Death to our enemies!"
  • "Brargh!"
  • "Break their bones!"
  • "For the glory of Bandos!"
  • "Split their skulls!"
  • "We feast on the bones of our enemies tonight!"
  • "CHAAARGE!"
  • "Crush them underfoot!"
  • "All glory to Bandos!"
  • "GRRRAAAAAR!"
  • "FOR THE GLORY OF THE BIG HIGH WAR GOD!"

Drops

100%

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

Weapons

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune 2h sword.png Rune 2h sword 1 Common 37,758
Rune pickaxe.png Rune pickaxe 1 Common 18,715
Rune longsword.png Rune longsword 1 Common 18,606
Rune sword.png Rune sword 1 Rare (1/406) 12,166

Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Rune platebody.png Rune platebody 1 Common 38,473
Bandos chestplate.png Bandos chestplate 1 Rare (1/384)[1] 23,676,733
Bandos tassets.png Bandos tassets 1 Rare (1/384)[1] 31,448,571
Bandos boots.png Bandos boots 1 Rare (1/384)[1] 187,025

Runes

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune.png Nature rune 60–70 Uncommon 13,020–15,190

Gems and ores

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamantite ore.png Adamantite ore 15–20 (noted) Common 15,750–21,000
Coal.png Coal 115–120 (noted) Common 18,630–19,440

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 10000.png Coins 19,500–21,000 Common Not sold
Rare drop table.png Rare drop table 1 Common (8/127) Not sold
Herb seed 5.png Snapdragon seed 1 Uncommon 54,551
Magic logs.png Magic logs 15–20 (noted) Uncommon 16,350–21,800
Super restore(4).png Super restore(4) 3 Uncommon 29,838
Grimy snapdragon.png Grimy snapdragon 3 (noted) Uncommon 25,215
Clue scroll (elite).png Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/250) Not sold
Long bone.png Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Bandos hilt.png Bandos hilt 1 Rare (1/508)[2] 12,740,826
Godsword shard 1.png Godsword shard 1 1 Rare (1/768)[3] 150,596
Godsword shard 2.png Godsword shard 2 1 Rare (1/768)[3] 150,470
Godsword shard 3.png Godsword shard 3 1 Rare (1/768)[3] 161,272
Curved bone.png Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold
Pet general graardor.png Pet general graardor 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster has a 8/127 chance to access the standard rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000.png Coins 3,000 Uncommon (1/92) Not sold
Loop half of key.png Loop half of key 1 Rare (1/101; 1/101)[R 1] 10,307
Tooth half of key.png Tooth half of key 1 Rare (1/106; 1/106)[R 1] 10,840
Uncut sapphire.png Uncut sapphire 1 Rare (1/406; 1/305)[R 1] 455
Runite bar.png Runite bar 1 Rare (1/406) 12,368
Chaos talisman.png Chaos talisman 1 Rare (1/586; 1/561)[R 1] 505
Nature rune.png Nature rune 67 Rare (1/677) 14,539
Rune 2h sword.png Rune 2h sword 1 Rare (1/677) 37,758
Rune battleaxe.png Rune battleaxe 1 Rare (1/677) 24,487
Uncut emerald.png Uncut emerald 1 Rare (1/813; 1/610)[R 1] 679
Law rune.png Law rune 45 Very rare (1/1,016) 7,470
Death rune.png Death rune 45 Very rare (1/1,016) 9,135
Steel arrow 5.png Steel arrow 150 Very rare (1/1,016) 4,800
Rune arrow 5.png Rune arrow 42 Very rare (1/1,016) 2,940
Adamant javelin.png Adamant javelin 20 Very rare (1/1,016) 1,220
Rune sq shield.png Rune sq shield 1 Very rare (1/1,016) 22,459
Dragonstone.png Dragonstone 1 Very rare (1/1,016) 11,932
Silver ore.png Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare (1/1,016) 7,000
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 1 Very rare (1/1,626; 1/1,219)[R 1] 1,249
Rune kiteshield.png Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare (1/2,032) 32,015
Dragon med helm.png Dragon med helm 1 Very rare (1/2,032) 58,488
Rune spear.png Rune spear 1 Very rare (1/2,145)[R 2] 11,933
Shield left half.png Shield left half 1 Very rare (1/4,290)[R 2] 65,697
Dragon spear.png Dragon spear 1 Very rare (1/5,720)[R 2] 37,226
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 1 Very rare (1/6,502; 1/4,877)[R 1] 2,627
Rune javelin.png Rune javelin 5 Very rare (1/13,005; 1/9,754)[R 1] 875
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 The drop rate is increased when wearing a Ring of wealth.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The drop rate is increased by an unknown amount when wearing a Ring of wealth.

Trivia

  • At Old School RuneScape's first birthday event, players could speak to General Graardor, resulting in the following dialogue:
    • Player: Erm.... hi?
    • Graardor: Puny 'uman ffffedddfded meeee
    • Player: Yeah right okay there's no point taking this further.
    • Graardor eats a nearby ankou.
  • At Old School RuneScape's fifth birthday event, a very large statue of General Graardor was present.
  • Prior to the 19 January 2017 update, Graardor had a Magic level of 280; this was reduced to 80 in order to prevent the Twisted bow from dealing massive damage on him, and to compensate for the decreased Magic level, his magic defence bonus was increased from +65 to +201. However, this ultimately resulted in Graardor being much easier to kill with magic attacks, and a hotfix was applied the following day in order to rebalance his magic resistance.
  • Although he is the last living Ourg, General Graardor does not drop Ourg bones.
  • Any warhammer, most notably the dragon warhammer, can be used in lieu of a regular hammer when entering Bandos' Stronghold.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1/128 chance of dropping one of three Bandos items or 1/384 chance of dropping a unique Bandos drop.
  2. https://twitter.com/JagexAsh/status/710459690090668032
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 The drop rate is 1/768 for a specific Godsword Shard piece, or 1/256 for any piece. https://twitter.com/JagexAsh/status/986175622669131776


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