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For the variant encountered in Daemonheim, see Ice giant (Dungeoneering).
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Ice giants are a type of giant often found in icy areas. They have a relatively high Constitution level and hit a maximum of 185 life points. They are the highest level giants in free to play. Ice giants always drop big bones and tend to be weak against fire spells (magic) and crush attacks. Ice giants are not aggressive to players of combat level 103 and higher. Many players seek these monsters for experience and charms. Ice giants were the third monster to ever hold the title of Strongest Monster in RuneScape.

Location

Drops

100% drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Big bonesBig bones1Always203

Charms (m)

No charmGold charmGreen charmCrimson charmBlue charm
45–46%44–46%4%4–5%0.6–0.8%
Represents a 90% confidence range based on a sample of 17,826 kills.
1 charm is dropped at a time.
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Main drop

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Iron battleaxeIron battleaxe1Common2,545
Iron platelegsIron platelegs1Common1,848
Iron 2h swordIron 2h sword1Common4,100
Steel hatchetSteel hatchet1Common3,019
Steel swordSteel sword1Common1,025
Black kiteshieldBlack kiteshield1Common5,227
Adamant arrow 5Adamant arrow5Uncommon255
Mithril sq shieldMithril sq shield1Uncommon2,669
Mithril maceMithril mace1Rare1,504
Water runeWater rune12Common300
Mind runeMind rune24Common456
Body runeBody rune37Common1,776
Cosmic runeCosmic rune2–4Common824–1,648
Law runeLaw rune3Uncommon1,710
Nature runeNature rune6Uncommon2,430
Death runeDeath rune2–4Rare464–928
Blood runeBlood rune(m)2–4Rare1,356–2,712
Marrentill seed 5Marrentill seed(m)1Common179
Tarromin seed 5Tarromin seed(m)1Common137
Strawberry seed 5Strawberry seed(m)1Uncommon1,075
Harralander seed 5Harralander seed(m)1Uncommon196
Limpwurt seed 5Limpwurt seed(m)1Uncommon5,207
Ranarr seed 5Ranarr seed(m)1Uncommon976
Watermelon seed 5Watermelon seed(m)1Uncommon3,590
Jangerberry seed 5Jangerberry seed(m)1Uncommon79
Whiteberry seed 5Whiteberry seed(m)1Rare136
Toadflax seed 5Toadflax seed(m)1Rare9,872
Irit seed 5Irit seed(m)1Rare1,018
Avantoe seed 5Avantoe seed(m)1Rare375
Cadantine seed 5Cadantine seed(m)1Rare1,438
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed(m)1Rare726
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed(m)1Rare822
Wildblood seed 5Wildblood seed(m)1Rare189
Bittercap mushroom spore 5Bittercap mushroom spore(m)1Rare1,768
Cactus seed 5Cactus seed(m)1Rare1,016
Belladonna seed 5Belladonna seed(m)1Rare1,007
Spirit weed seed 5Spirit weed seed(m)1Very rare78,260
Kwuarm seed 5Kwuarm seed(m)1Very rare12,857
Poison ivy seed 5Poison ivy seed(m)1Very rare302
Coins 250Coins8–450Common8–450
BananaBanana1Uncommon292
Jug of wineJug of wine1Uncommon37
Mithril oreMithril ore1Uncommon197
Rare drop tableRare drop table1RareNot sold

Tertiary drops

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Shoulder boneShoulder bone(m)1Common[1]Not sold
Ice giant ribsIce giant ribs(m)1Common[1]Not sold
Long boneLong bone(m)1RareNot sold
Curved boneCurved bone(m)1RareNot sold
Sealed clue scroll (medium)Sealed clue scroll (medium)(m)1RareNot sold
Spirit sapphireSpirit sapphire1RareNot sold
Spirit emeraldSpirit emerald1RareNot sold
Spirit rubySpirit ruby1RareNot sold
Starved ancient effigyStarved ancient effigy(m)1Very rareNot sold
  1. ^ a b Only during Rag and Bone Man

Rare drop table

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 sapphire1Common809
Uncut emeraldUncut emerald1Common2,555
Uncut rubyUncut ruby1Common1,842
Uncut diamondUncut diamond1Common4,843
Uncut diamondUncut diamond45–55 (noted)Rare217,935–266,365
Loop half of a keyLoop half of a key1Common11,053
Tooth half of a keyTooth half of a key1Common11,538
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone1Uncommon12,077
Uncut dragonstoneUncut dragonstone45–55 (noted)Rare543,465–664,235
Dragon longswordDragon longsword1Common56,212
Dragon spearDragon spear1Rare35,861
BattlestaffBattlestaff180–220 (noted)Rare542,160–662,640
Rune javelinRune javelin5Rare905
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Uncommon37,480
Rune platebodyRune platebody15–25 (noted)Rare562,200–937,000
Shield left halfShield left half1Rare64,399
Dragon helmDragon helm1Uncommon58,601
Rune arrowheads 5Rune arrowheads113–137Common14,916–18,084
Onyx bolts 5Onyx bolts135–165Very rare1,003,725–1,226,775
Chaos talismanChaos talisman1Rare1,923
Nature talismanNature talisman1Rare1,473
Water talismanWater talisman65–82 (noted)Rare164,320–207,296
Earth talismanEarth talisman65–82 (noted)Rare12,025–15,170
Fire talismanFire talisman25–35 (noted)Rare5,225–7,315
Raw lobsterRaw lobster135–165 (noted)Common47,655–58,245
Raw sharkRaw shark225–275 (noted)Uncommon321,075–392,425
Big bonesBig bones68–82 (noted)Uncommon13,804–16,646
Dragon bonesDragon bones180–220 (noted)Rare384,480–469,920
CoalCoal200–1,100 (noted)Uncommon22,400–123,200
Gold oreGold ore90–110 (noted)Common52,830–64,570
Adamantite oreAdamantite ore180–220 (noted)Uncommon40,860–49,940
Adamant barAdamant bar14–16 (noted)Common24,654–28,176
Adamant barAdamant bar135–165 (noted)Rare237,735–290,565
Runite oreRunite ore90–110 (noted)Rare127,710–156,090
Rune barRune bar(noted)Common8,955
Rune barRune bar45–55 (noted)Rare134,325–164,175
Grimy torstolGrimy torstol90–110 (noted)Uncommon485,010–592,790
Grimy snapdragonGrimy snapdragon90–110 (noted)Uncommon161,010–196,790
Super restore (4)Super restore (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon125,910–153,890
Prayer potion (4)Prayer potion (4)45–55 (noted)Uncommon130,950–160,050
Lantadyme seed 5Lantadyme seed14–16Uncommon10,164–11,616
Dwarf weed seed 5Dwarf weed seed14–16Uncommon11,508–13,152
Magic seed 5Magic seed4Uncommon209,856
Palm tree seed 5Palm tree seed10Rare396,000
FlaxFlax450–550 (noted)Common43,200–52,800
Molten glassMolten glass45–55 (noted)Common27,585–33,715
Soft claySoft clay450–550 (noted)Uncommon188,550–230,450
Yew logsYew logs68–82 (noted)Uncommon11,356–13,694
Yew logsYew logs675–825 (noted)Rare112,725–137,775
Teak plankTeak plank45–55 (noted)Uncommon16,740–20,460
Mahogany plankMahogany plank270–330 (noted)Rare356,670–435,930
Blurberry SpecialBlurberry Special1Uncommon12,008
Vecna skullVecna skull1Very rare*124,871
Hazelmere's signet ringHazelmere's signet ring1Very rare*1,432,268,388
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 rare5,575

Trivia

  • Although ice giants do not have any visible bones, they still drop big bones; this dates all the way back from RuneScape Classic, when the ice giants looked like large people with blue beards.
  • Before the graphical update, ice giants used to wield Mithril 2h swords. In RuneScape Classic, they wielded wooden staves. They now appear to wield a scimitar made of ice.
  • Although they wield scimitars, their attack speed is 5, the equivalent of a longsword.
  • When the ice giants walk, icicles appear on the ground around their feet. Icicles will also appear in the same manner before each attack, whether the attack is a player's or theirs.
  • Ice giants seem to "tap" one of their feet when standing still.
  • When an ice giant is killed, it melts down and the icicles disappear. This is similar to the death animation of the moss giant.
  • In the wilderness, the ice giants will lure players out of a safespot so that it can attack players if they do not retreat quickly enough.
  • Ice Giants appear to have a beating heart, this is unique among all giants.
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