General Graardor

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General Graardor is the leader of Bandos' forces within the God Wars Dungeon. He is the only known living member of the Ourg race in Old School RuneScape.

He is found in Bandos' Stronghold, which requires a Strength level of 70 and a hammer to access. To enter his quarters, players must have killed 40 of Bandos' followers throughout the dungeon, with goblins being the easiest of the followers to kill.

Fight overview[edit | edit source]

A group of players fighting General Graardor and his bodyguards.

Like other God Wars Dungeon bosses, Graardor roams around a rectangular room with his bodyguards until a player enters, attacking them on sight. He attacks primarily with melee (2/3 chance[1]), and his bodyguards use a different combat style each. Graardor may also use a ranged attack (1/3 chance[1]) where he slams the ground, hitting all players in the room and has a minimum hit of 15 should it successfully hit the player[2]. If there are no players in his chamber, his health and stats will be reset.

Bodyguards[edit | edit source]

Quotes[edit | edit source]

General Graardor will yell out the following whether or not he is in combat with any players:

  • "Death to our enemies!"
  • "Brargh!"
  • "Break their bones!"
  • "For the glory of Bandos!"
  • "Split their skulls!"
  • "We feast on the bones of our enemies tonight!"
  • "CHAAARGE!"
  • "Crush them underfoot!"
  • "All glory to Bandos!"
  • "GRRRAAAAAR!"
  • "FOR THE GLORY OF THE BIG HIGH WAR GOD!"

Drops[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 57,107 kills from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.


The average General Graardor kill, including its unique drops, is worth 172,620. Excluding the unique drops, the average kill is worth 21,447. Furthermore killing the three minions yields an additional 16,000 on average (including uniques), bringing the total to 188,621 per kill.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Big bones.png: General Graardor drops Big bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Big bones1Always2230

Uniques[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bandos chestplate.png: General Graardor drops Bandos chestplate with rarity 1/381 in quantity 1Bandos chestplate11/381[d 1]20,005,732174,006
Bandos tassets.png: General Graardor drops Bandos tassets with rarity 1/381 in quantity 1Bandos tassets11/381[d 1]28,882,431173,946
Bandos boots.png: General Graardor drops Bandos boots with rarity 1/381 in quantity 1Bandos boots11/381[d 1]180,015173,406
Bandos hilt.png: General Graardor drops Bandos hilt with rarity 1/508 in quantity 1Bandos hilt11/50811,064,810300,000
Godsword shard 1.png: General Graardor drops Godsword shard 1 with rarity 1/762 in quantity 1Godsword shard 111/762[d 2]153,985150,000
Godsword shard 2.png: General Graardor drops Godsword shard 2 with rarity 1/762 in quantity 1Godsword shard 211/762[d 2]153,392150,000
Godsword shard 3.png: General Graardor drops Godsword shard 3 with rarity 1/762 in quantity 1Godsword shard 311/762[d 2]153,299150,000
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The drop rate is 1/381 for a specific Bandos armour piece, or 1/127 for any piece.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The drop rate is 1/762 for a specific Godsword Shard piece, or 1/254 for any piece.

Weapons and Armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Rune longsword.png: General Graardor drops Rune longsword with rarity 8/127 in quantity 1Rune longsword18/12718,65219,200
Rune 2h sword.png: General Graardor drops Rune 2h sword with rarity 8/127 in quantity 1Rune 2h sword18/12737,80438,400
Rune platebody.png: General Graardor drops Rune platebody with rarity 8/127 in quantity 1Rune platebody18/12738,50439,000
Rune pickaxe.png: General Graardor drops Rune pickaxe with rarity 6/127 in quantity 1Rune pickaxe16/12718,77219,200

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_10000.png: General Graardor drops Coins with rarity 31.7/127 in quantity 19500-20000Coins19,500–20,00031.7/127[d 1]19,500–20,00019,500–20,000
Grimy snapdragon.png: General Graardor drops Grimy snapdragon with rarity 8/127 in quantity 3 (noted)Grimy snapdragon(noted)8/12724,23436
Snapdragon seed.png: General Graardor drops Snapdragon seed with rarity 8/127 in quantity 1Snapdragon seed18/12746,83136
Super restore(4).png: General Graardor drops Super restore(4) with rarity 8/127 in quantity 3Super restore(4)38/12729,457540
Adamantite ore.png: General Graardor drops Adamantite ore with rarity 8/127 in quantity 15-20 (noted)Adamantite ore15–20 (noted)8/12716,950–22,6003,600–4,800
Coal.png: General Graardor drops Coal with rarity 8/127 in quantity 115-120 (noted)Coal115–120 (noted)8/12716,790–17,5203,105–3,240
Magic logs.png: General Graardor drops Magic logs with rarity 8/127 in quantity 15-20 (noted)Magic logs15–20 (noted)8/12714,805–19,7402,880–3,840
Nature rune.png: General Graardor drops Nature rune with rarity 8/127 in quantity 65-70Nature rune65–708/12713,455–14,4907,020–7,560
Coins_10000.png: General Graardor drops Coins with rarity 1.25/127 in quantity 20100-20600Coins20,100–20,6001.25/127[d 2]20,100–20,60020,100–20,600
  1. Coins come from rolls on multiple loot tables, including GDT and RDT.
  2. Coins come from rolls on the unique tables, including the hilt table and the godsword shard table.

Rare drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 8/127 chance of rolling the God Wars Dungeon-variant rare drop table and a 2/127 chance of rolling the God Wars Dungeon-variant gem drop table.[3] This table differs from the regular rare drop table and gem drop table in a few ways. This table is unaffected by the Ring of wealth.[4] The Runite bar drop is replaced by a Rune sword. The quantity range of some items differs. All empty rolls (1/2.70) are replaced by a coin drop of 19,500-20,000; however the chance of rolling these coins is included in the monster's main drop table and is not displayed here for the sake of clarity.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Loop half of key.png: General Graardor drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/94.93 in quantity 1Loop half of key11/94.9310,11860
Tooth half of key.png: General Graardor drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/99.58 in quantity 1Tooth half of key11/99.5810,17060
Uncut sapphire.png: General Graardor drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/156.31 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/156.3140415
Uncut emerald.png: General Graardor drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/312.62 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/312.6264130
Rune sword.png: General Graardor drops Rune sword with rarity 1/406.4 in quantity 1Rune sword11/406.412,21012,480
Uncut ruby.png: General Graardor drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/625.23 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/625.231,28660
Nature rune.png: General Graardor drops Nature rune with rarity 1/677.33 in quantity 62-67Nature rune62–671/677.3312,834–13,8696,696–7,236
Rune 2h sword.png: General Graardor drops Rune 2h sword with rarity 1/677.33 in quantity 1Rune 2h sword11/677.3337,80438,400
Rune battleaxe.png: General Graardor drops Rune battleaxe with rarity 1/677.33 in quantity 1Rune battleaxe11/677.3324,50524,960
Law rune.png: General Graardor drops Law rune with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 40-45Law rune40–451/1,0165,720–6,4355,760–6,480
Death rune.png: General Graardor drops Death rune with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 40-45Death rune40–451/1,0168,160–9,1804,320–4,860
Steel arrow.png: General Graardor drops Steel arrow with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 145-150Steel arrow145–1501/1,0164,350–4,5001,015–1,050
Rune arrow.png: General Graardor drops Rune arrow with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 38-43Rune arrow38–431/1,0162,014–2,2799,120–10,320
Adamant javelin.png: General Graardor drops Adamant javelin with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 15-20Adamant javelin15–201/1,0161,020–1,3601,440–1,920
Rune sq shield.png: General Graardor drops Rune sq shield with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 1Rune sq shield11/1,01622,53123,040
Dragonstone.png: General Graardor drops Dragonstone with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 1Dragonstone11/1,01611,6196,000
Silver ore.png: General Graardor drops Silver ore with rarity 1/1,016 in quantity 100 (noted)Silver ore100 (noted)1/1,0165,4004,500
Chaos talisman.png: General Graardor drops Chaos talisman with rarity 1/1,667.28 in quantity 1Chaos talisman11/1,667.285912
Rune kiteshield.png: General Graardor drops Rune kiteshield with rarity 1/2,032 in quantity 1Rune kiteshield11/2,03232,07232,640
Dragon med helm.png: General Graardor drops Dragon med helm with rarity 1/2,032 in quantity 1Dragon med helm11/2,03258,83160,000
Rune spear.png: General Graardor drops Rune spear with rarity 1/2,110.31 in quantity 1Rune spear11/2,110.3111,92212,480
Uncut diamond.png: General Graardor drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/2,500.92 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/2,500.922,534120
Shield left half.png: General Graardor drops Shield left half with rarity 1/4,220.62 in quantity 1Shield left half11/4,220.6265,42966,000
Rune javelin.png: General Graardor drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/5,001.85 in quantity 5Rune javelin51/5,001.858851,200
Dragon spear.png: General Graardor drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/5,627.5 in quantity 1Dragon spear11/5,627.537,66837,440


Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Brimstone key.png: General Graardor drops Brimstone key with rarity 1/50 in quantity 1Brimstone key11/50[d 1]Not soldN/A
Clue scroll (elite).png: General Graardor drops Clue scroll (elite) with rarity 1/250 in quantity 1Clue scroll (elite)11/250Not sold12
Long bone.png: General Graardor drops Long bone with rarity 1/400 in quantity 1Long bone11/400Not sold3
Pet general graardor.png: General Graardor drops Pet general graardor with rarity 1/5,000 in quantity 1Pet general graardor11/5,000Not soldN/A
Curved bone.png: General Graardor drops Curved bone with rarity 1/5,012.5 in quantity 1Curved bone11/5,012.5Not sold4
  1. Brimstone keys are only dropped if killed on a Slayer task given by Konar quo Maten.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
25 June 2015
(update | poll)
Added a 'peek' option to the entrance of this boss.
17 July 2014
(update | poll)
Players can now receive a pet version of this boss after defeating it.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • During Old School RuneScape's first birthday event, players could speak to General Graardor, resulting in the following dialogue:
    • Player: Erm.... hi?
    • Graardor: Puny 'uman ffffedddfded meeee
    • Player: Yeah right okay there's no point taking this further.
    • Graardor eats a nearby ankou.
  • Prior to the 19 January 2017 update, Graardor had a Magic level of 280; this was reduced to 80 in order to prevent the Twisted bow from dealing massive damage on him, and to compensate for the decreased Magic level, his magic defence bonus was increased from +65 to +201. However, this ultimately resulted in Graardor being much easier to kill with magic attacks, and a hotfix was applied the following day in order to rebalance his magic resistance.
  • Although he is an ourg, General Graardor does not drop Ourg bones.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 17 January 2016. (Archived from the original on 29 March 2019.) Mod Ash: "2/3 melee, 1/3 "ranged"."
  2. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 23 October 2018. (Archived from the original on 26 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "[Graardor's ranged attack is] rolling 15-35 inclusive, with equal chances for each of those 21 numbers."
  3. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 23 September 2015. (Archived from the original on 26 Mar 2019.) Mod Ash: "2/127 to go to gems OR 8/127 to go to RDT, from where 20/128 goes to gems. On gems, 3/128 for the talisman."
  4. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 1 Feb 2019. (Archived from the original on 27 Mar 2019.) Mod Ash: "The GWD has its own version of the RDT, one that doesn't respond to rings of wealth as far as I remember."