Awesome April

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Awesome April is a series of events that take place over the course of April and May 2021. All events start on Monday after the game update and last until the game update on the next Monday. Unlike the Grand Party this is not limited to just the Lumbridge Crater and as such the activities there have not returned.

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Events[edit | edit source]

Easter event[edit | edit source]

29 March–11 April

Spring festival event.

Skilling week[edit | edit source]

12 April–19 April

Players get 50% increased experience in all gathering skills:

  1. ^ Screening and excavating only.

Players also get a 50% bonus to precision while working on Archaeology.

Ironmen do not benefit from any bonuses.

Combat week[edit | edit source]

19 April–26 April

Dailies & Distractions & Diversions week[edit | edit source]

26 April–3 May

  1. ^ The extra D&D rewards are not available to Ironman accounts.
  2. ^ The double restock happens at midnight game time, but after this the stock slowly diminishes to the usual amounts.

Transcript[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included—see here for how to help out!
  • hotfix 4 May 2021 (Update):
    • New players will no longer receive log in messages about automatic daily challenge extensions while in tutorials.
    • Escaping Bork early with a free play will no longer cost the daily play as well.
    • Both Ironmen and regular players will now be able to interact with their allotted number of Evil Trees each day.
  • update 19 April 2021 (Update):
    • Combat week begins and skilling week ends.
    • Players with normal accounts will get all the same buffs and boosts they enjoyed the first time around, along with a few new additions including:
      • No reclaim costs on death
      • No Ring of Death charges lost on death
      • Increased luck on the Rare Drop Table
      • Reduced cost of swapping Archaeology relics
      • Reduced Invention drain rate
      • Double Reaper Points
      • Double Slayer Points
      • Double Combat and Slayer XP (Not available to Ironman accounts)
    • In addition, for non-Ironman accounts, the Elder Overload golems have taken up residence in War's Retreat. Defeat them in glorious battle (by giving them a very light tap on the head) and you'll get an hour-long Elder Overload buff.
  • update 12 April 2021 (Update):
    • Awesome April kicks off with Skilling Week. From From April 12th to midnight on April 19th, regular accounts (not Ironman accounts) will get 50% increased XP in all gathering skills, including:
      • Divination
      • Farming
      • Fishing
      • Mining
      • Hunting [sic]
      • Woodcutting
      • Archaeology (Screening and excavating only)
        • You'll also get a nice 50% bonus to precision while working on Archaeology.