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Goblins are generally weak monsters who are popular for combat training for players with lower combat levels, they are especially useful for training melee and magic.


Goblins can be found in various places, including:

Champions' Challenge

A player transformed into a Goblin.

Goblins are one of the 'races' that have champions in the Champions' Challenge Distraction and Diversion. To fight the Goblin Champion, the player must kill goblins until one drops a Champion's scroll, a very rare drop.


The labels 'rare' and 'very rare' are relative in this section. Most items are very common compared to a much rarer item such as a shield left half. Rarity also depends on which goblin is killed. For instance, level 1 goblins (around Lumbridge) are more prone to drop bronze bolts, cabbage, chef's hats, and mind runes compared to the Goblin Village goblins.

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price


Goblins from Goblin Village do not drop charms.

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Main drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron dagger.pngIron dagger1Common1,584
Bronze arrow.pngBronze arrow16Common496
Bronze bolts.pngBronze bolts8Common200
Bronze helm.pngBronze helm1Common524
Bronze spear.pngBronze spear1Common8,862
Bronze sq shield.pngBronze sq shield1Common395
Bronze chainbody.pngBronze chainbody1Uncommon971
Bronze full helm.pngBronze full helm1Uncommon451
Bronze kiteshield.pngBronze kiteshield1Uncommon1,338
Bronze sword.pngBronze sword1Uncommon1,137
Bronze longsword.pngBronze longsword1Uncommon1,681
Brass necklace.pngBrass necklace1Uncommon365
Iron arrow.pngIron arrow3–6Uncommon42–84
Staff of air.pngStaff of air1Rare2,013
Bronze hatchet.pngBronze hatchet1Rare1,459
Bronze javelin.pngBronze javelin5Rare190
Bronze scimitar.pngBronze scimitar1Rare1,288
Bronze gauntlets.pngBronze gauntlets1Rare650
Iron full helm.pngIron full helm1Rare649
Cape (red).pngCape (red)1Rare221
Steel helm.pngSteel helm1Rare1,002
Leather body.pngLeather body1Very rare414
Warpriest of Bandos helm.pngWarpriest of Bandos helm1Varies[1]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos cuirass.pngWarpriest of Bandos cuirass1Varies[1]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos greaves.pngWarpriest of Bandos greaves1Varies[1]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos gauntlets.pngWarpriest of Bandos gauntlets1Varies[1]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos boots.pngWarpriest of Bandos boots1Varies[1]Not sold
Warpriest of Bandos cape.pngWarpriest of Bandos cape1Varies[1]Not sold
Bread dough.pngBread dough1Common352
Raw chicken.pngRaw chicken1Uncommon938
Air rune.pngAir rune2–10Common180–900
Body rune.pngBody rune2; 7Common96–336
Earth rune.pngEarth rune4Uncommon72
Water rune.pngWater rune6Common150
Mind rune.pngMind rune2–19Uncommon38–361
Blood rune.pngBlood rune(m)1Rare678
Chaos rune.pngChaos rune1Rare152
Nature rune.pngNature rune1Rare405
Grimy guam.pngGrimy guam1Uncommon709
Grimy marrentill.pngGrimy marrentill1Uncommon2,307
Grimy tarromin.pngGrimy tarromin1Uncommon105
Grimy harralander.pngGrimy harralander(m)1Uncommon741
Grimy ranarr.pngGrimy ranarr(m)1Rare1,860
Grimy irit.pngGrimy irit(m)1Rare5,008
Grimy avantoe.pngGrimy avantoe(m)1Rare1,043
Grimy kwuarm.pngGrimy kwuarm(m)1Rare11,782
Grimy cadantine.pngGrimy cadantine(m)1Rare4,322
Grimy lantadyme.pngGrimy lantadyme(m)1Rare7,551
Grimy dwarf weed.pngGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Rare8,476
Air talisman.pngAir talisman1Common498
Chef's hat.pngChef's hat1Common433
Coins 5.pngCoins1–24Common1–24
Goblin mail.pngGoblin mail1Common837
Earth talisman.pngEarth talisman1Rare185
Fire talisman.pngFire talisman1Rare209
Green goblin mail.pngGreen goblin mail1Uncommon[2]Not sold
Red goblin mail.pngRed goblin mail1Uncommon[3]Not sold
Mind talisman.pngMind talisman1Rare203
Tin ore.pngTin ore1Rare116

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Goblin book.pngGoblin book(m)1UncommonNot sold
Goblin skull.pngGoblin skull(m)1Uncommon[4]Not sold
Sealed clue scroll (easy).pngSealed clue scroll (easy)(m)1UncommonNot sold
Goblin Champion's scroll.pngGoblin Champion's scroll(m)1Very rare[5]Not sold
Spirit sapphire.pngSpirit sapphire(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit emerald.pngSpirit emerald(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit ruby.pngSpirit ruby(m)1RareNot sold
Sacrifice.pngSacrifice1Rare[6]Not sold
Devotion.pngDevotion1Rare[6]Not sold
Transfigure.pngTransfigure1Rare[6]Not sold


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 token.pngKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill token.pngMimic kill token1Very rare5,575


  • The media of the Runescape homepage shows a picture of updated goblins.

The updated goblins as seen on the RuneScape cinematic trailer.

  • Some common goblins have a "talk" option such as the one in the hay barn in Draynor near Mabel. However, upon talking to them, the game box will say "The goblin doesn't have anything interesting to say."
  • Some of the goblins in Goblin Village appear to be smoking cigars.
  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat, the goblins with the flags would run from players. As a result of this, it contradicted their examine text, which was "A soldier to the death." These goblins also had much lower hitpoints than the other goblins in the dungeon, only having 3 hitpoints. With the Evolution of Combat update, these goblins' combat stats were increased to match the other ones and they do not run away from players anymore.
  1. ^ a b c d e f Players who previously bought this in The Bird and the Beast will have a greater chance of receiving this as a drop. Only in the God Wars Dungeon.
  2. ^ Only from Goblins in Goblin village wearing green
  3. ^ Only from Goblins in Goblin village wearing red
  4. ^ Only during the Rag and Bone Man quest
  5. ^ 1/5000 drop rate
  6. ^ a b c Abilities are not dropped as items; instead, they are simply learned when the monster is killed, prompting the message: You have unlocked the <Ability> ability!. They are dropped alongside the main drop. Only dropped by goblins in the God Wars Dungeon.