Hill Giant (Desert Plateau)

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This article is about the variant of hill giants found on the Desert Plateau. For the standard variant, see Hill Giant.
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Hill Giants of the Desert Plateau are a variation of the standard hill giant, where a small tribe of them can be found south-west of the Citharede Abbey. One lone hill giant wielding a hammer can be found directly south of the anvil on the plateau, who cannot be attacked with melee as he is out of reach.

They share the same drop table as their standard counterparts, but drop steel scimitars instead of steel longswords, and drop iron med helms instead of iron full helms.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Location Levels Members Spawns Map
Desert Plateau28Free-to-play icon.png8Maplink

Drops[edit | edit source]

The following drop rates are provided by Jagex, unless otherwise specified.

The average Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) kill is worth 357.68.

100%[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Big bones.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Big bones with rarity Always in quantity 1Big bones1Always1130

Weapons and armour[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Iron med helm.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Iron med helm with rarity 5/128 in quantity 1Iron med helm15/1287150
Iron dagger.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Iron dagger with rarity 4/128 in quantity 1Iron dagger14/1287021
Iron kiteshield.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Iron kiteshield with rarity 3/128 in quantity 1Iron kiteshield13/12867142
Steel scimitar.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Steel scimitar with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Steel scimitar12/12897240

Runes and ammunition[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Iron arrow.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Iron arrow with rarity 6/128 in quantity 3Iron arrow36/12893
Fire rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Fire rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 15Fire rune153/1287530
Water rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Water rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 7Water rune73/1283514
Law rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Law rune with rarity 3/128 in quantity 2Law rune23/128238288
Steel arrow.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Steel arrow with rarity 2/128 in quantity 10Steel arrow102/1289070
Mind rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Mind rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 3Mind rune32/12893
Cosmic rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Cosmic rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 2Cosmic rune22/12822660
Nature rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Nature rune with rarity 2/128 in quantity 6Nature rune62/128990648
Chaos rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Chaos rune with rarity 1/128 in quantity 2Chaos rune21/12888108
Death rune.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Death rune with rarity 1/128 in quantity 2Death rune21/128390216

Herbs[edit | edit source]

There is a 7/128 chance of rolling the herb drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Grimy guam leaf.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy guam leaf with rarity 1/73.1 in quantity 1Grimy guam leaf(m)11/73.1177
Grimy marrentill.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy marrentill with rarity 1/97.5 in quantity 1Grimy marrentill(m)11/97.5218
Grimy tarromin.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy tarromin with rarity 1/130 in quantity 1Grimy tarromin(m)11/1301219
Grimy harralander.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy harralander with rarity 1/167.2 in quantity 1Grimy harralander(m)11/167.26339
Grimy ranarr weed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy ranarr weed with rarity 1/212.8 in quantity 1Grimy ranarr weed(m)11/212.87,34218
Grimy irit leaf.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy irit leaf with rarity 1/292.6 in quantity 1Grimy irit leaf(m)11/292.653010
Grimy avantoe.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy avantoe with rarity 1/390.1 in quantity 1Grimy avantoe(m)11/390.11,63910
Grimy kwuarm.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy kwuarm with rarity 1/468.1 in quantity 1Grimy kwuarm(m)11/468.11,09112
Grimy cadantine.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy cadantine with rarity 1/585.1 in quantity 1Grimy cadantine(m)11/585.11,51013
Grimy lantadyme.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy lantadyme with rarity 1/780.2 in quantity 1Grimy lantadyme(m)11/780.21,19813
Grimy dwarf weed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Grimy dwarf weed with rarity 1/780.2 in quantity 1Grimy dwarf weed(m)11/780.243614

Seeds[edit | edit source]

There is a 18/128 chance of rolling the general seed drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Potato seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Potato seed with rarity 1/19 in quantity 4Potato seed(m)41/1944
Onion seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Onion seed with rarity 1/25 in quantity 4Onion seed(m)41/2544
Cabbage seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Cabbage seed with rarity 1/38 in quantity 4Cabbage seed(m)41/3844
Tomato seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Tomato seed with rarity 1/77 in quantity 3Tomato seed(m)31/7736
Sweetcorn seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Sweetcorn seed with rarity 1/155 in quantity 3Sweetcorn seed(m)31/155912
Strawberry seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Strawberry seed with rarity 1/311 in quantity 2Strawberry seed(m)21/311620
Watermelon seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Watermelon seed with rarity 1/651 in quantity 2Watermelon seed(m)21/6513066
Snape grass seed.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Snape grass seed with rarity 1/896 in quantity 2Snape grass seed(m)21/8963,434112

Coins[edit | edit source]

The overall chance of rolling a coin drop is 65/128 in Free-to-play and 40/128 for members with an average value of 24 and 35 respectively.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_5.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 18/128 in quantity 5Coins(f)518/128[d 1]55
Coins_25.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 14/128 in quantity 38Coins3814/1283838
Coins_25.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 10/128 in quantity 52Coins5210/1285252
Coins_5.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 8/128 in quantity 15Coins158/1281515
Coins_5.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 7/128 in quantity 10Coins(f)107/128[d 1]1010
Coins_5.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 6/128 in quantity 8Coins86/12888
Coins_25.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Coins with rarity 2/128 in quantity 88Coins882/1288888
  1. 1.0 1.1 Only dropped in Free-to-play

Other[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Limpwurt root.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Limpwurt root with rarity 11/128 in quantity 1Limpwurt root111/1288114
Beer.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Beer with rarity 6/128 in quantity 1Beer16/128781
Body talisman.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Body talisman with rarity 2/128 in quantity 1Body talisman12/1281,2092
This does not exist.NothingN/A1/128N/AN/A
Giant key.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Giant key with rarity 1/128 in quantity 1Giant key11/128Not sold0

Gem drop table[edit | edit source]

There is a 3/128 chance of rolling the gem drop table.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
This does not exist.NothingN/A1/85.49; Never[d 1]N/AN/A
Uncut sapphire.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Uncut sapphire with rarity 1/170.67 in quantity 1Uncut sapphire11/170.67; 1/86.67[d 2]38315
Uncut emerald.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Uncut emerald with rarity 1/341.33 in quantity 1Uncut emerald11/341.33; 1/173.33[d 2]56830
Uncut ruby.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Uncut ruby with rarity 1/682.67 in quantity 1Uncut ruby11/682.67; 1/346.67[d 2]1,15760
Nature talisman.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Nature talisman with rarity 1/1,820.44 in quantity 1Nature talisman(m)11/1,820.44; 1/924.44[d 2]8932
Uncut diamond.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Uncut diamond with rarity 1/2,730.67 in quantity 1Uncut diamond11/2,730.67; 1/1,386.67[d 2]2,614120
Loop half of key.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Loop half of key with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 1Loop half of key(m)11/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 2]10,05360
Tooth half of key.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Tooth half of key with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 1Tooth half of key(m)11/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 2]10,29460
Rune javelin.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Rune javelin with rarity 1/5,461.33 in quantity 5Rune javelin(m)51/5,461.33; 1/2,773.33[d 2]8651,200
Rune spear.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Rune spear with rarity 1/87,381.33 in quantity 1Rune spear(m)11/87,381.33; 1/5,200[d 2][d 3]11,90212,480
Shield left half.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Shield left half with rarity 1/174,762.67 in quantity 1Shield left half(m)11/174,762.67; 1/10,400[d 2][d 3]65,31066,000
Dragon spear.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Dragon spear with rarity 1/233,016.89 in quantity 1Dragon spear(m)11/233,016.89; 1/13,866.67[d 2][d 3]36,82437,440
  1. The "nothing" drop is removed while wearing a ring of wealth.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 The drop rate is increased while wearing a ring of wealth due to the "nothing" drop being removed.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Only dropped if Legends' Quest has been finished; if not, a talisman is dropped instead.

Tertiary[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Ensouled giant head.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Ensouled giant head with rarity 1/25 in quantity 1Ensouled giant head(m)11/25767191
Clue scroll (beginner).png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Clue scroll (beginner) with rarity 1/50 in quantity 1Clue scroll (beginner)11/50Not sold12
Long bone.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Long bone with rarity 1/400 in quantity 1Long bone(m)11/400Not sold3
Giant champion scroll.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Giant champion scroll with rarity 1/5,000 in quantity 1Giant champion scroll(m)11/5,000Not sold0
Curved bone.png: Hill Giant (Desert Plateau) drops Curved bone with rarity 1/5,012.5 in quantity 1Curved bone(m)11/5,012.5Not sold4