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.


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.

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 from Lilo & Stitch: The Series, who is a brown alien with a drill for a tail.