Giant rat

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For other uses, see Giant rat (disambiguation).

Giant rats are low level vermin. These are often fought by low level players because of their low combat level, accessibility, and their drops of bones and raw rat meat, which can be cooked over a fire and consumed to restore life points.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Drops[edit | edit source]

100% drops[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Bones.png: RS3 Giant rat drops Bones with rarity Always in quantity 1BonesF2P icon.png1Always2350
Raw rat meat.png: RS3 Giant rat drops Raw rat meat with rarity Always in quantity 1Raw rat meatF2P icon.png1Always[1]1,89223

Tertiary drops[edit | edit source]

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Giant rat bone.png: RS3 Giant rat drops Giant rat bone with rarity Common in quantity 1Giant rat bone (m)P2P icon.png1Common[2]0High Level Alchemy icon.png0
Rat's tail.png: RS3 Giant rat drops Rat's tail with rarity Common in quantity 1Rat's tailF2P icon.png1Common[3]1High Level Alchemy icon.png1
  1. ^ Some specific rats drop raw rat meat 100% of the time while others do not drop it at all.
  2. ^ Only during Rag and Bone Man
  3. ^ Only during Witch's Potion

Universal drops[edit | edit source]

Universal drops are dropped by nearly every monster outside of Daemonheim.
These items are dropped alongside main drops.
Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High Alch
Key token.png: RS3 Giant rat drops Key token with rarity Rare in quantity 1Key tokenF2P icon.png1RareNot soldNot alchemisable
Mimic kill token.png: RS3 Giant rat drops Mimic kill token with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Mimic kill token (m)P2P icon.png1Very rare4,717Not alchemisable
A pen full of giant rats, found south of varrock.
  • Raw rat meat is not dropped inside of Daemonheim. Also, some giant rats in Lumbridge Swamp as well as the one on the path leading to East Varrock Mine only drop raw rat meat occasionally.
  • Giant rats in the stronghold of security do not always drop raw rat meat.
  • Giant rats behind Lumbridge Castle do not drop raw rat meat or bones.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Giant rats are one of the few RuneScape monsters that blink.
  • Giant rats were graphically updated in 2006, 2011, and 2014
  • On Tutorial Island, a player would have to kill a giant rat.
  • Usually the low level giant rats have light fur while the higher levels have dark fur.
  • Partly decomposed corpses of giant rats can be seen in some of the puddles in Lumbridge Swamp.