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The Giant Mole (Talpidae wysonian) is a boss found in the Falador Mole Lair, just under Falador Park. The Giant Mole's origin and creation are described as "a slight accident involving a bottle of Malignius-Mortifer's-Super-Ultra-Flora-Growth-Potion".

The Giant Mole is located in the tunnels beneath Falador Park. A spade is required to enter its lair. A light source is also needed to be able to see in the dark tunnels. A bullseye lantern is highly recommended, as any light source that is not protected will extinguish, and the candle lantern will rarely break, with the candle disappearing, if he retreats within melee range. If you are using an unprotected light source such as a candle, you will need a tinderbox to reignite it. If you have achieved 99 Firemaking, you can also bring the Firemaking Skillcape either equipped or in your inventory, as it will act as a lightsource that cannot extinguish.

When using the Serpentine helm or other venomous weapons, the mole will have a chance to be inflicted with regular poison. The Giant Mole cannot be inflicted with venom.

The most common method of killing the Giant Mole is with Dharok the Wretched's equipment and 1 health (often achieved by guzzling a Dwarven rock cake), as well as having the Protect from Melee prayer active to avoid taking any damage. This results in higher hits that decrease the time it takes to kill it significantly.

The alternative to this low health method, for those uncomfortable with combat at low health (e.g. Hardcore Ironman), is using your best Strength bonus melee gear, or best-in-slot ranged gear with a Twisted bow, the latter of which is the fastest method of killing it.

Having the Falador Hard Diary completed is recommended, as it will provide you with the Falador shield 3. This shield will also work as a locator to the mole's whereabouts by a flashing red arrow on the minimap as long it is alive. The Falador Hard Diary reward will also make the mole claws and mole skins to be dropped in noted form.

The Giant Mole occasionally (around 100 health) digs himself underground, to resurface elsewhere within the lair. Since you will be running a lot, it is highly recommended to bring a fair amount of Stamina or energy potions.

Its respawn time is 10 seconds.

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Big bones Big bones 1 Always 195
Mole claw Mole claw 1 Always 6,043
Mole skin Mole skin 1–3 Always 5,344–16,032

Runes and Ammunition

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air rune Air rune 105 Common 525
Fire rune Fire rune 105 Common 525
Blood rune Blood rune 15 Common 4,695
Death rune Death rune 7 Rare 1,456
Law rune Law rune 15 Uncommon 2,655
Iron arrow 5 Iron arrow 690 Uncommon 3,450

Weapons

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant longsword Adamant longsword 1 Common 1,615
Mithril axe Mithril axe 1 Common 144
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Common 728

Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril platebody Mithril platebody 1 Common 2,647
Rune med helm Rune med helm 1 Uncommon 11,082
Amulet of strength Amulet of strength 1 Common 1,189

Ores and bars

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Iron ore Iron ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 7,700
Mithril bar Mithril bar 1 Rare 639

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Yew logs Yew logs 100 (noted) Common (5/64) 16,700
Shark Shark 4 Uncommon 3,024
Oyster pearls Oyster pearls 1 Rare 644
Long bone Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Clue scroll (elite) Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Baby mole Baby mole 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold
Curved bone Curved bone 1 Very rare (1/5,000) Not sold

Rare drop table

In addition to the drops above, this monster has access to the standard rare drop table.

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Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key Loop half of key 1 Rare 10,085
Tooth half of key Tooth half of key 1 Rare 9,427
Uncut sapphire Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 530
Runite bar Runite bar 1 Rare 12,371
Nature talisman Nature talisman 1 Very rare 1,008
Nature rune Nature rune 67 Very rare 16,013
Rune 2h sword Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,693
Rune battleaxe Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,474
Uncut emerald Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 711
Law rune Law rune 45 Very rare 7,965
Death rune Death rune 45 Very rare 9,360
Steel arrow 5 Steel arrow 150 Very rare 4,950
Rune arrow 5 Rune arrow 42 Very rare 3,024
Adamant javelin Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,460
Rune sq shield Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,431
Dragonstone Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,738
Silver ore Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 6,300
Uncut ruby Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,395
Rune kiteshield Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,045
Dragon med helm Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 59,032
Rune spear Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,836
Shield left half Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,497
Dragon spear Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,989
Uncut diamond Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,950
Rune javelin Rune javelin 5 Very rare 870
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