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Cave goblin miners can be found in the Dorgeshuun mines under Lumbridge after completing the members-only Lost Tribe quest. Once attacked, a Cave goblin guard will attack you. These miners will mine the various iron and silver ores around the Dorgeshuun mines. Despite this they never actually occupy the ores, enabling players to mine any ores that they may choose. This means they are not a nuisance to players trying to mine iron or silver.

These Cave goblin miners are under the instruction of Mistag and mine the iron in order to use it to build and repair Dorgesh-Kaan. The goblins will also explain that they always build with bones as they have no access to trees. They also believe that Giant frogs (from which they get their bones for building) are fearsome to them.

They seem to use a pickaxe which looks like a cross-over between a Bone spear and a Scythe, though this "Bone pickaxe" does not exist in RuneScape. Also these are the only monsters which drop Mining helmet, one of the best light sources in the game.

Dialogue

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
BonesBones1Always179

Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 5Coins6Common6
Iron oreIron ore2–7Uncommon374–1,309
Oil lantern (empty)Oil lantern (empty)1Uncommon11
Silver oreSilver ore1Uncommon47
TinderboxTinderbox1Uncommon182
Mining helmetMining helmet1Common1,026

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Cave goblin skullCave goblin skull1Uncommon[1]Not sold
  1. ^ (Only during Rag and Bone Man wish list)

Universal drops

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These drops are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Key tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare8,517