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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.png Big bones 1 Always 262
Mole claw.png Mole claw 1 Always 6,794
Mole skin.png Mole skin 1–3 Always 6,269–18,807

Runes and Ammunition

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Air rune.png Air rune 105 Common 525
Fire rune.png Fire rune 105 Common 525
Blood rune.png Blood rune 15 Common 5,505
Death rune.png Death rune 7 Rare 1,421
Law rune.png Law rune 15 Uncommon 2,490
Iron arrow 5.png Iron arrow 690 Uncommon 3,450

Weapons

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Adamant longsword.png Adamant longsword 1 Common 1,644
Mithril axe.png Mithril axe 1 Common 75
Mithril battleaxe.png Mithril battleaxe 1 Common 743

Armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Mithril platebody.png Mithril platebody 1 Common 2,685
Rune med helm.png Rune med helm 1 Uncommon 11,084
Amulet of strength.png Amulet of strength 1 Common 1,208

Ores and bars

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Iron ore.png Iron ore 100 (noted) Uncommon 17,300
Mithril bar.png Mithril bar 1 Rare 662

Other

Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Yew logs.png Yew logs 100 (noted) Common (5/64) 24,900
Shark.png Shark 4 Uncommon 3,684
Oyster pearls.png Oyster pearls 1 Rare 778
Long bone.png Long bone 1 Rare (1/400) Not sold
Clue scroll (elite).png Clue scroll (elite) 1 Rare (1/500) Not sold
Baby mole.png Baby mole 1 Very rare (1/3,000) Not sold
Curved bone.png 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.png Coins 3,000 Rare Not sold
Loop half of key.png Loop half of key 1 Rare 10,307
Tooth half of key.png Tooth half of key 1 Rare 10,840
Uncut sapphire.png Uncut sapphire 1 Rare 455
Runite bar.png Runite bar 1 Rare 12,368
Nature talisman.png Nature talisman 1 Very rare 744
Nature rune.png Nature rune 67 Very rare 14,539
Rune 2h sword.png Rune 2h sword 1 Very rare 37,758
Rune battleaxe.png Rune battleaxe 1 Very rare 24,487
Uncut emerald.png Uncut emerald 1 Very rare 679
Law rune.png Law rune 45 Very rare 7,470
Death rune.png Death rune 45 Very rare 9,135
Steel arrow 5.png Steel arrow 150 Very rare 4,800
Rune arrow 5.png Rune arrow 42 Very rare 2,940
Adamant javelin.png Adamant javelin 20 Very rare 1,220
Rune sq shield.png Rune sq shield 1 Very rare 22,459
Dragonstone.png Dragonstone 1 Very rare 11,932
Silver ore.png Silver ore 100 (noted) Very rare 7,000
Uncut ruby.png Uncut ruby 1 Very rare 1,249
Rune kiteshield.png Rune kiteshield 1 Very rare 32,015
Dragon med helm.png Dragon med helm 1 Very rare 58,488
Rune spear.png Rune spear 1 Very rare 11,933
Shield left half.png Shield left half 1 Very rare 65,697
Dragon spear.png Dragon spear 1 Very rare 37,226
Uncut diamond.png Uncut diamond 1 Very rare 2,627
Rune javelin.png Rune javelin 5 Very rare 875
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