Drill Mole


Fiction often associates drills with moles, as they, in turn, are associated as Tunnel Kings and miners.

Not to be confused with a villain masquerading as a hero who prefers to use a drill.


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     Anime and Manga  

     Card Games  

  • Yu-Gi-Oh!:
    • Neo-Spacian Grand Mole wears a drill armor. Its and Elemetal HERO Neos's Fusion form, Elemental HERO Grand Neos, also uses a drill arm.
    • Mogumole actually carries a drill.


  • Godzilla: Moguera
  • The Underminer (voiced by the ubiquitous John Ratzenberger) at the end of The Incredibles fits this perfectly, riding to the surface on a giant drill.
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire: The expedition's soil expert is nicknamed Mole; along with looking like a mole, he operates the team's Drill Tank.

     Tabletop Games  

  • Monsterpocalypse has the Subterran Uprising which have Monsters and units that are giant mole monsters with drills for weapons, most notably is Drillcon-Vorionnik. Others have buzzsaws or blasters.

     Video Games  

     Western Animation  

  • Dutch cartoon series Ox Tales, about an Ox who runs a farm, (roll with it) features as his main antagonist plague a crowd of moles that look just like the trope picture on the left.
  • Digger (Experiment 529) from Lilo & Stitch: The Series, who is a brown alien with a drill for a tail.