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- All moles in the Redwall series are experts at tunneling. Even Axtel Sturnclaw, who wanders around smashing vermin with a giant hammer.
- The mole who wants to marry Thumbelina.
- Moley from The Wind in the Willows. He likes nothing better than the cozy safety of his burrow.
- The books based on CBBC's 1980s mascot Gordon T. Gopher made much of his burrowing skills, which generally didn't come up when he was squeaking at Philip Schofield between Bananaman and Grange Hill.
- The Moles from Whack-A-Mole all wear the miner's helmets.
- Monty Mole from Super Mario World.
- Another Monty Mole, who in fact even worked as a miner, was the titular character of a series of computer games by Gremlin Graphics.
- The citizens of Moleville in Super Mario RPG
- Mr. Resetti from the Animal Crossing games, a mole in a miner outfit who pesters the player every time they reset the game.
- The moles from the The Legend of Spyro trilogy.
- Earlier Spyro game, A Hero's Tail, had Blink the Mole, the Professor's nephew, who was a hyperactive, "fresh-air-a-phobic" sidekick with great digging abilities. The Professor himself isn't a mole miner, though; just a scientist who happened to be an anthropomorphic mole.
- A dungeon of Last Scenario, the "Possessed Mine", contains these as random encounters.
- Donkey Kong Country Returns: mole miners in the Mine World, who attack with pickaxes. Mole Miner Max is the boss of that world as well.
- He's supposed to be a groundhog, but Bonaparte from Suikoden II, despite being some kind of horrible monster, is effectively a mole with a glandular problem.
- Earthbound has friendly moles as well as evil ones.
- In Age of Wonders, (both first and second) giant moles are just animals, but they are domesticated by Dwarves to serve as both mounts and tunnel-diggers.
- Muddy Mole, the player character of Mole Mania.
- The Banjo-Kazooie series has Bottles and his soldiering brother Jamjar.
- Pokémon has Drilbur and Excadrill. Diglett and Dugtrio also have mole-like characteristics.
- Flammole the Moleroid from Mega Man ZX.
- In Rolo to the Rescue, the mole's special ability is tunneling through ground with a spade. Miner's helmet? Check.
- An Ambiguously Human example (given the presence of Petting Zoo People in the setting), Mole Knight from Shovel Knight is a mole-themed knight that can fast-tunnel through the ground and has a personal goal to excavate the Lost City.
- The Dragon Quest series has Mischievous Moles and variations thereof as common enemies. They all attack with a wooden shovel they carry in their hand. At one point in Dragon Quest VIII, you have to travel through a system of their tunnels.
- There's Gopher in Disney's Winnie-the-Pooh.
- CatDog has a mole living under their house, who claims that everything that ends up underground belongs to him.
- The Goofy Gophers from Looney Tunes.
- A gopher often pesters Pluto in the Classic Disney Shorts. In one cartoon he uses Pluto's buried bones as support beams for his tunnels. In another, he ends up trapped inside Minnie's house and tunnels under the shag carpeting.
- Aristotle from Adventures from the Book of Virtues.
- Mole from Mr. Bogus.
- In the Danger Mouse episode "Planet of the Cats", when Danger Mouse and Penfold are going through the sewers, they meet up with a mole who wears a miner helmet and speaks with a Yorkshire accent.
- One of the minor villains from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) was a mutant mole named Dirtbag, who dressed like a miner and was even armed with a pickaxe.