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A hill giant is a type of giant found in several locations around RuneScape. They only attack with melee and have very low Defence, which makes them great for low to mid-levelled players.

Edgeville Dungeon and the resource dungeon within is the most popular location for hill giants on free-to-play worlds, as players like to gather big bones and either bury them for Prayer experience or sell them at the Grand Exchange close by. The dungeons may be accessed through the trapdoor in the ruins south of Edgeville, or in a hut west of the Cooking Guild if the player has a brass key.

Locations

Free-to-play

Members

Champions' Challenge

Hill Giants are one of the 'races' who have a lesser champion in the Champions' Challenge Distraction and Diversion. To fight the Giant Champion, the player must kill Hill Giants until one drops a Giant Champion's scroll, a very rare drop. The Distraction & Diversion just uses the term 'giant', but the only type of giant that drops the scroll is the Hill Giant. This is only for members.

Drops

100% drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always282

Charms(m)

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
83–84%14–15%0.9–1%1%0.1–0.2%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 85,356 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Weapons and armour

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron arrow 5Iron arrow3Common33
Iron daggerIron dagger1Common640
Iron full helmIron full helm1Common742
Steel arrow 5Steel arrow10–15Uncommon80–120
Iron kiteshieldIron kiteshield1Common1,079
Steel longswordSteel longsword1Uncommon1,463
Iron 2h swordIron 2h sword1Uncommon1,221
Mithril arrow 5Mithril arrow3Rare63
Steel daggerSteel dagger1Common973
Steel platebodySteel platebody1Common2,722
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow1–5Very rare51–255

Runes

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Water runeWater rune7Common98
Fire runeFire rune15Common810
Cosmic runeCosmic rune2Common976
Nature runeNature rune6Uncommon2,652
Mind runeMind rune3Common60
Death runeDeath rune2Rare274
Chaos runeChaos rune2Rare204

Herbs

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Grimy guamGrimy guam1Common368
Grimy marrentillGrimy marrentill1Common307
Grimy tarrominGrimy tarromin1Common31
Grimy ranarrGrimy ranarr(m)1Rare1,915
Grimy harralanderGrimy harralander(m)1Rare86
Grimy iritGrimy irit(m)1Rare3,516
Grimy avantoeGrimy avantoe(m)1Rare885
Grimy kwuarmGrimy kwuarm(m)1Rare5,572
Grimy dwarf weedGrimy dwarf weed(m)1Rare2,526
Grimy cadantineGrimy cadantine(m)1Very rare2,929
Grimy lantadymeGrimy lantadyme(m)1Very rare3,825

Seeds(m)

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Tomato seed 5Tomato seed1–3Common23–69
Jute seed 5Jute seed1–3Uncommon7–21
Potato seed 5Potato seed1–4Common37–148
Onion seed 5Onion seed4; 8Common72–144
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed2Common576
Cabbage seed 5Cabbage seed4Common164
Hammerstone seed 5Hammerstone seed2–3Uncommon8–12
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed1Rare317
Sweetcorn seed 5Sweetcorn seed3Rare162
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed1Uncommon335
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed2Very rare3,672
Asgarnian seed 5Asgarnian seed3Uncommon27
Krandorian seed 5Krandorian seed2Rare110

Other drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins8; 15; 38; 52; 88; 310; 350–493Common8–493
Limpwurt rootLimpwurt root1Common1,154
BeerBeer1Common1,018
Court summonsCourt summons(m)1RareNot sold
Body talismanBody talisman1Uncommon205
Long boneLong bone(m)1RareNot sold
Shoulder boneShoulder bone(m)1Rare[1]Not sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby(m)1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1RareNot sold
Giant Champion's scrollGiant Champion's scroll(m)1Very rare[2]Not sold
Curved boneCurved bone(m)1Very rareNot sold
Steel barSteel bar1Rare642
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Rare553
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Rare1,530
  1. ^ Dropped during Fur 'n' Seek/Wish list.
  2. ^ 1/5000 drop rate

Rare drop table drops

This monster has access to the rare drop table.
Luck-enhancing items such as a ring of wealth or luck of the dwarves are not required to access the table.
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Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Coins 250Coins250–500Common250–500
Uncut sapphireUncut sapphire1Common553
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common1,530
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,334
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common2,918
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare131,310–160,490
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common16,512
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common19,083
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon11,761
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare529,245–646,855
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common58,117
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare34,257
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare1,154,340–1,410,860
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare915
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,794
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare566,910–944,850
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,613
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,782
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common27,572–33,428
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,059,615–1,295,085
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,257
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,097
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare584,935–737,918
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare192,725–243,130
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare69,850–97,790
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common23,895–29,205
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon261,225–319,275
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon19,176–23,124
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare302,760–370,040
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon27,200–149,600
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common15,390–18,810
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon262,980–321,420
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common45,556–52,064
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare439,290–536,910
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare1,077,120–1,316,480
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common41,364
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare620,460–758,340
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon327,510–400,290
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon98,370–120,230
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon119,070–145,530
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon130,050–158,950
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon4,690–5,360
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon6,384–7,296
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon318,300
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare675,530
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common22,050–26,950
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common7,020–8,580
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon205,200–250,800
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon10,268–12,382
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare101,925–124,575
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon29,430–35,970
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare282,690–345,510
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon8,268
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*223,376
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*2,052,582,424
Brawling gloves (Melee)Brawling gloves (Melee)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Magic)Brawling gloves (Magic)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Ranged)Brawling gloves (Ranged)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Agility)Brawling gloves (Agility)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Cooking)Brawling gloves (Cooking)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (FM)Brawling gloves (FM)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Fishing)Brawling gloves (Fishing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Hunter)Brawling gloves (Hunter)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Mining)Brawling gloves (Mining)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Prayer)Brawling gloves (Prayer)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Smithing)Brawling gloves (Smithing)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (Thieving)Brawling gloves (Thieving)1Very rareNot sold
Brawling gloves (WC)Brawling gloves (WC)1Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 1Crystal triskelion fragment 11Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 2Crystal triskelion fragment 21Very rareNot sold
Crystal triskelion fragment 3Crystal triskelion fragment 31Very rareNot 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 tokenKey token1RareNot sold
Mimic kill tokenMimic kill token1Very rare9,737

Trivia

  • They were once just called 'Giants', but this was later changed by Jagex to avoid confusion between other giants.
  • There are 5 safe spots which can be used for killing Hill Giants in the Edgeville Dungeon, thus it is a popular place for players to train Ranged and Magic.
  • Despite being called "Hill Giants", the majority of the giants are found in dungeons. The reason for the naming was revealed in a Postbag from the Hedge; they are called "Hill Giants" because their muscles on their arms resemble hills.