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Players can store coins and most other items in the bank

A bank is a facility that allows players to deposit, store, and withdraw their items. Items stored in the bank are safe in all scenarios. A bank is usually located in a standalone building but is sometimes only a bank chest or an NPC in a remote location. A bank deposit box allows players to deposit any items from their inventory but not withdraw items from their bank.

Banks are indicated on the world map with a dollar (Bank map icon.png) icon.

Most bank areas provide the player with the ability to recover life points at 10% of their total life points every second upon entering the bank. This also works with most bank chests, including the chest at the Shantay Pass, but notably excluding the Culinaromancer's Chest. This does not work at deposit boxes or when the player is in combat.

Bankers[edit | edit source]

Bankers are usually located in an inaccessible area behind a counter.

Bankers allow players to access their banked items, Grand Exchange collection box, Item Lending return box, and to change PIN settings. Present in nearly every bank (behind a bank booth), including the Grand Exchange. Bankers also used to be found at the Wilderness Crater (before the PvP Wilderness update), as well as in the Fist of Guthix caves (standing with a huge sack). Identifiable by their grey suits, or by a huge sack on their backs (to represent the banked items that they have stored). There are other races of bankers, such as Ghost banker, Gnome banker, Elven banker, Dwarven banker, etc.

Bank locations[edit | edit source]

A sign outside a bank

There are many banks scattered throughout RuneScape and may be located on the World Map with the dollar (Bank map icon.png) icon.

Although most banks are free to use, a few banking services charge commission. It may be a percentage of what's being deposited or coins; an example of this is Beefy Bill, who will store players' cowhides and/or raw beef for 10 percent commission, rounded up. Eniola near the Ourania Runecrafting Altar allows access to the bank in exchange for 20 of any one type of rune.

Several banks have inaccessible places, such as stairs, doors, basements, and fenced-off areas.

Bank facilities[edit | edit source]

There are also other facilities that provide banking services to players in RuneScape. These facilities are similar to banks but have limitations in their features.

Bank chests[edit | edit source]

Bank chests allow for most banking functions, similar to a normal banker. They vary in size and colour, and are available in places such as in the Lumbridge Castle cellar (during and after the Recipe for Disaster quest), War's Retreat, the Archaeology Campus, etc.

Bank deposit boxes[edit | edit source]

Bank deposit boxes allow players to deposit items into their bank without having to enter the Bank PIN; however, players cannot withdraw items. They are available in most banks and in other key locations such as in Port Khazard. The deposit boxes are cylindrical in shape in the banks.

A number of random events feature a deposit box of some kind. Some NPCs can also deposit items to the bank, for example Wizard Myrtle near the entrance of the Wizards' Tower.

Deposits[edit | edit source]

Players can store multiple items at once.

Players can deposit ("bank") their items in a number of different ways:

  • Using the bank - Players can click "Bank" on a banker or a bank chest to access their bank account.
    • Alternatively, the bank booth can be clicked to skip the conversation and access their bank account.
    • Or, the banker can be right-clicked, and the player may open a conversation with the banker and then request access to their bank account through dialogue options.
  • Using a Bank Deposit Box - Players can click on these and deposit items without the need to enter their bank PIN.
  • Alternatively, an item can be "used" on a bank booth, bank deposit box, or a banker (when the player can reach them, such as the Fremennik banker outside Daemonheim). For example, for air runes, one may left-click on the runes then on the booth to do the action "Use Air rune -> Bank booth". If the inventory only has one of the item used, it is deposited without a prompt. Otherwise, the player is prompted to choose the quantity they wish to deposit. In some situations, this may be quicker than opening the bank or deposit interfaces as, with all choices given in the dialogue box, you may choose your selection with the number keys. Depositing in this way at a booth or exposed banker causes the player model to do the same animation that it does every time a deposit box is used.

When a player has access to their bank, they can deposit items from their inventory. Players can deposit 1, 5, 10, a custom amount, "All", or "X" items in one menu. The custom amount of items to be deposited is chosen by the player and recorded in the bank interface for future deposits/withdrawals. The "X" option allows a player to specify the quantity of items to be deposited. This feature is useful for players depositing the same number of items repeatedly, such as during Runecrafting and Fletching.

Alternative methods for depositing[edit | edit source]

  • Signs of the porter are items that can deposit materials gathered through gathering skills directly to bank (or the material storage in case of Archaeology, and ore bank in case of Mining). The grace of the elves can be charged with signs of the porter to store up to 500 charges.
    • The reward from Guthixian cache has a 10% chance to save a charge from a sign of the porter.
  • Premier club artefact has an option to act as a 50% chance at sign of porter for one hour a day.
  • Materials carts can be used to deposit archaeological materials. They can be found scattered throughout dig sites.
  • Dwarf weed incense sticks provide a 2% chance per potency to bank dropped or gathered items.
  • Certain familiars can help deposit items.
  • Legendary pets have the ability to bank one item every 10 minutes. A stack of noted items can be banked at once.
  • An imp-in-a-box can be used to bank up to 2 items or stacks per box.
  • The Imp Souled invention perk has a chance to bank resources when the player gathers them, at a cost of 30 prayer points per item banked.
  • Portable deposit boxes can be deployed to deposit items for 1 hour. The player can choose if it can be used by anyone or just themselves.
  • Magic notepaper, and its untradeable version enchanted notepaper, while strictly speaking does not help in banking, can be used to note items, which can be carried in inventory and later deposited in the bank.

Withdrawals[edit | edit source]

Players can withdraw multiple items at once.

Players can withdraw their items by either using a bank booth or talking to a banker. The bank account access procedure is similar to the deposit process. Once players have access to their bank account, they can then withdraw the required items.

Similar to the deposit process, the player has several options for withdrawals: 1, 5, 10, a custom amount, "All", "X", or "Placeholder" number of items in one menu. The custom amount is a number that is chosen by the player and recorded in the bank interface for future deposits/withdrawals. The "X" option allows a player to specify the quantity of items to be withdrawn. The "Placeholder" option leaves behind a zero-quantity placeholder of the item, preventing it from changing its position in the bank.

Collection[edit | edit source]

The collection box with an item being returned to the owner.

Players who are buying or selling items on the Grand Exchange can use the Grand Exchange collection box to receive their money they earned or the item they bought.

The collection box is used to collect any cash or items from Grand Exchange trades that have been completed or partially completed. To open the collection box, the "Collect" option is used on the bank booth or the banker. Completed trades are shown in green. Players with ongoing trades (e.g. large quantities or items which are difficult to buy/sell) can also collect their items (or coins) as the trade goes through bit-by-bit.

With the Item Lending Update, players may now collect cash or items from wandering bankers such as those from the Fist of Guthix minigame.

When the Grand Exchange was first released, there was a rare glitch where players could right click "collect" in a bank and show the Grand Exchange screen, so players could buy and sell items in any bank across the game. This has been fixed.

Features[edit | edit source]

Stacks[edit | edit source]

Most items stored in the bank are stackable, even if the item does not stack in the inventory. When there are multiple items stored, a number appears to the left of the item indicating the number of items. This number is truncated if it is larger than a hundred thousand (rounded down to the nearest thousand, and symbolised with a "K", meaning kilo or thousand), and if it is larger than ten million (rounded down to the nearest million, and symbolised with an "M" meaning mega, or million).

Tabs[edit | edit source]

A tab filled with magical items. Note that the symbol of the tab can be customised.

Players have an option to organise their bank items in up to 15 separate tabs. The tabbed feature was introduced by Jagex on 14 July 2008,[1] as players found it hard to organise items within the bank. With this feature, items with similar characteristics, such as items used in the Farming skill, can be stored in one tab, while Fishing items stored in another. For members, it is recommended to make at least a "Quest" tab, a "Tool" tab, and an "Armour & Weapons" tab, as there are lots of items that fall within these three categories.

The ∞ tab shows all the items in that tab in addition to each of the other tabs, separated by a dividing line. New tabs are created by dragging and dropping items to the "+" icon. Emptying a tab by moving or removing all items and placeholders will delete the tab. Alternatively, a tab can be removed through the "Delete tab" option in its right-click menu, placing all contained items in the ∞ tab.

A tab's icon defaults to the first item it contains, but this can be changed (as well as the tab name) in the "Customise" menu found by right-clicking the tab. Tabs may be reordered by dragging and dropping their icons. Selecting the "Reset tab order" option from the ∞ tab's right-click menu will sort the tabs by the order in which they were created.

The ∞ tab may be right-clicked to select whether tabs appear horizontally or vertically.

Swap or insert[edit | edit source]

Swap/Insert toggle button

Drag an item on top of another to 'swap' items, drag an item in the space before or after another item to "insert" it.

With the "Swap" option, the item (A) was swapped when another item (B) was dragged and dropped onto the item. Conversely, the "Insert" option, the item (B) will be inserted in between items (before item A), moving all subsequent other items along one space.

Before the Quick Presets and Drag & Drop update this was achieved by the "Swap/Insert" toggle button to toggle between swapping and inserting items.

Search[edit | edit source]

Search button
A player searching for 'dragon' in their bank

The "Search" button is used for finding items in the bank. As more and more items are added into the bank, finding a particular item can be hard for some players. With the Search function, the item name (or part of it) can be entered into the Search field, and all other items will be filtered out, leaving items matching the name entered into the Search field. This provides easy access to rarely used items that need to be found quickly.

Note/Item toggle[edit | edit source]

Note/Item toggle button
Note detail.png

The "Note/Item" toggle button is used to toggle withdrawals between noted form, or item in the original form. Most items within the bank can be withdrawn in noted form. This allows large amounts of unstackable items (such as ores and logs) to be withdrawn or traded without taking up a large amount of inventory space. To withdraw the items as notes, players have to click the "Note/Item" toggle button at the bottom of the bank interface. Clicking on this button again (i.e. toggle) allows the player to withdraw items in their original form.

Items in note form cannot be wielded, equipped, or used in most skills. However, they greatly improve trading large amounts of unstackable items. Players can also cast Low Level Alchemy and High Level Alchemy spells on the notes to convert the items into coins.

In RuneScape Classic, notes did not exist, but players were able to trade in bulk using certificates, which could only be made for certain items. Certificates were made by bringing the desired items to the "certer" NPCs, instead of simply withdrawing from the bank in certificate form. Every certificate was equivalent to five regular items.

Dump backpack[edit | edit source]

Dump backpack button

With the Deposit-all feature and more update on 3 March 2009, the "Dump backpack" button was introduced.[2] This allows players to quickly dump all the items in their inventory.

Dump worn items[edit | edit source]

Dump worn items button

With the "Deposit-all feature and more" update on 3 March 2009, the "Dump worn items" button was introduced.[2] This allowed players to deposit the items they are wearing into their bank.

Dump Beast of Burden[edit | edit source]

Dump BoB button

With the release of Summoning skill, Beasts of Burden are able to carry items for the player. These beasts have inventory spaces, similar to a player's inventory. To dump items carried by these beast, the "Dump BoB" button at the bottom of the bank interface is used. Pressing this button will deposit these items into the bank.

Dump money pouch contents[edit | edit source]

Dump Coin Pouch button

With the release of the Barrows Graphical overhaul on 4 January 2012 came with a new option to "deposit Money Pouch contents". This was tweaked later in the patch notes for 12 January 2012 when the button was moved farther from the bank inventory button. This was because of issues with players accidentally depositing other belongings.

Toggle automatic tab switching[edit | edit source]

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The button can be used to toggle whether or not the bank tab switches automatically to the tab where the item lays when depositing items.

Bank PIN[edit | edit source]

The Bank PIN Interface
The button for setting the Bank PIN

The use of a 4-digit Bank PIN (Personal Identification Number) adds a significant extra layer of security to an account. Players may use the button located at the bottom of the bank interface to set up a PIN, or to cancel it. Although using a bank PIN is optional, Jagex recommends it as part of good account security practices.

When the PIN is active, players must enter the four-digit number the first time they use the bank, or the Grand Exchange, after logging in. They need not enter it again for as long as they remain logged in.

This means that even if a hacker is able to log in with someone else's username and password, the most they will be able to steal is any wielded items and whatever is in the inventory. They will not be able to access the contents of the bank, the money pouch, or any cash or items on the Grand Exchange without knowing the PIN. However, it is essential that the PIN is hard to guess, as the 4-digit PIN may be known if it is based on common numbers, such as birth dates or numbers within the RuneScape username.

A hidden update was made to the bank so that when you put in your bank PIN, it now says "Thanks!" for a second before you see your items.

After an update on 15 February 2011, the bank PIN will no longer have a delay randomising the numbers after clicking on a digit, making it slightly faster to get into your bank.

Equipment Stats screen[edit | edit source]

Bank equip icon.png

Following the Bank Op and Equip Screen update update, players can view the equip screen without leaving the bank interface, by clicking the Equipment icon in the top right corner of the bank screen. Here, players can view item stats and change equipment in the same way as the out of bank Equipment Stats screen.

Presets[edit | edit source]

The preset buttons on the toolbar (1 & 2).

Following the Quick Presets and Drag & Drop update, players can create and name presets, which are combinations of items in the inventory and/or equipped that can be quickly accessed by selecting and using that preset. The bank interface has buttons to open the Preset tab in the Gear interface, as well as buttons to withdraw every preset.

Presets do not work if there is not enough space in the bank to hold the items attempted to be worn and those being deposited at the same time. In other words, a full bank will prevent presets from loading properly. When using bank presets, it is recommended to have a decent amount of free slots in the bank to withdraw and deposit items.

Five presets were available initially, with an additional five that could be rented or purchased. After an update on 25 January 2021, all 10 presets were made available free to all players. Later in 2021, five more presets were added, bringing the total number of presets to 15.

Diango[edit | edit source]

Diango bank icon.png

After the bank rework taster update, players have the ability to access Diango directly from their bank, allowing them to store and withdraw items from him.

Player-owned house[edit | edit source]

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After the bank rework taster update, players have the ability to access their costume room in their player-owned house from their bank, allowing them to store and withdraw outfits.

Trash[edit | edit source]

Trash bank icon.png

After the bank rework taster update, players have the ability to access the Wise Old Man's bank cleaning service from their bank, allowing them to check which items can be safely disposed of.

Metal Bank[edit | edit source]

As of the 16 May 2022 update, players have the ability to view (but not deposit to or withdraw from) their Metal bank from the bank interface.

Bank space[edit | edit source]

All players have a limit on how many kinds of items they can hold in their bank. Non-members used to have 68 spaces for item storage but after several updates, each non-member has 90 spaces, and that is increased to 120, provided that they have registered an e-mail address. Members have 500 additional spaces for storage, giving an initial maximum of 590 spaces for storage. After buying all the bank boosters from Solomon's General Store, the maximum becomes 1370 spaces. With Gold Premier Club in 2020 (+50), it was possible to have 1420 spaces, and in 2021 (+100) 1470 spaces.

Available bank space
Free-to-play Pay-to-play
No email address registered 90
Email address registered 170 670
Email address registered, 1 bank booster 220 720
Email address registered, 2 bank boosters 270 770
Email address registered, 3 bank boosters 320 820
Email address registered, 4 bank boosters 370 870
Email address registered, 5 bank boosters 420 920
Email address registered, 6 bank boosters 470 970
Email address registered, 7 bank boosters 520 1020
Email address registered, 8 bank boosters 570 1070
Email address registered, 9 bank boosters 620 1120
Email address registered, 10 bank boosters 670 1170
Email address registered, 10 bank boosters, Solomon's Free Giveaway +50 720 1220
Email address registered, 10 bank boosters, Solomon's Free Giveaway +50 (4x) 870 1370
Email address registered, 10 bank boosters, Solomon's Free Giveaway +50 (4x), Gold Premier Club 2020 (+50) 870 1420
Email address registered, 10 bank boosters, Solomon's Free Giveaway +50 (4x), Gold Premier Club 2021 (+100) 870 1470
Email address registered, Solomon's Free Giveaway +50 (4x) 370 870
Premier Bank Space is an additional 100 bank space exclusive to Premier Club members.
This bank space will be removed when the player's Premier Club membership expires.

Players can stack up to 2,147,483,647 (231 minus 1) items of the same type (this includes money, since each coin is considered an individual item), as long as at least one item of that type is already in the bank account.

Even for members, a significantly larger bank space does not mean there is enough space for all kinds of items. In addition to managing the types of items that they keep in the bank, members often need to organise their items in order to reduce search time. Bank tabs have helped this problem significantly by allowing players to easily categorise their items. The search function also reduces time spent searching for rarely used items in the bank.

Saving bank space[edit | edit source]

A large number of different items will rapidly fill up bank space. This requires players to consider carefully what items they really want to keep in their bank. Reducing the number of different but similar items (food, armour, weapons, arrows, runes, etc.) helps to keep the bank tidy.

Members can store certain items outside the bank to save bank space, including the following:

Strategically using up certain items or selling them can free up spaces. This includes unwanted but valuable monster and boss drops, Treasure Hunter prizes, skilling products, Managing Miscellania rewards, and Treasure Trails rewards.

Some items can be stored efficiently. For example, packing armour in item sets reduces them to a single slot, and strange rocks can be stored in the statue collection bag. For potions and charged jewellery, players can use a decanting service to save space by only keeping potions and jewellery with the same amount of doses/charges. For charged teleportation jewellery that do not pool charges, players should only keep at most three of each type: one fully charged, one empty (if rechargeable) and one in current use; for instance, skills necklaces could take 5 slots: fully charged, 3, 2, 1 and empty; careful planning will ensure there is at worst a stack of full and a stack of empty and one in-between (if this is not being worn it can, in a pinch, be drained before storing). Alternatively, players with access to teleportation compactors or a passage of the abyss can save many bank slots on teleportation jewellery. Slayer gems only cost 1 coin, so if space is tight they can be dropped and re-bought when the time comes to re-stock on slayer rings. In a pinch, any partially charged ring can be dropped or disassembled.

The Wise Old Man in Draynor can advise players on which quest/Diango items can safely be disposed of.

If a player's membership has expired, some F2P items can take up member bank spaces. Therefore, they will be able to take F2P items out, but not replace them (however, they can deposit and withdraw member items, provided they have enough member space). When F2P items are taken out, they are taken out from member bank space. Players must clear out their bank until the F2P bank spaces are under the limit. Member items are placed into a different category and do not take up F2P bank space unless the limit for member items is reached.

Bank withdrawal shortcuts[edit | edit source]

When withdrawing from a bank, the player can use the shortcuts "k" and "m". They stand for "kilo" and "mega", the metric prefixes for "thousand" and "million", respectively. A player who wants to withdraw "1,000,000" coins, for instance, may simply type "1m". The shortcuts work with any number that doesn't go over the item limit, the shortcuts do not work together, however, so if you wanted to withdraw 1 thousand million (1,000,000,000. Or 1 billion) you would not be able to type '1 km' or '1mk'. No other shortcuts exist other than 'k' and 'm' at the current time.

Bank keybinds:

  • N to toggle noting items.
  • S to toggle search.
  • F1 or 1 to withdraw preset 1.
  • F2 or 2 to withdraw preset 2.
  • F3 or CTRL + 3 through F9 or CTRL + 9 to withdraw presets 3 through 9.
  • F10 or CTRL + 0 to withdraw preset 10.
  • CTRL + B to withdraw the BoB preset.
  • 3 to deposit inventory items.
  • 4 to deposit worn items.
  • 5 to deposit BoB items.

Development history[edit | edit source]

The bank interface in RuneScape Classic.
The bank as it appeared in 2006.
An update in July 2008 improved functionality by adding tabs for organisation, but retained the simple, user-friendly interface.

The RuneScape bank was added on 23 January 2001. Before 26 July 2001, banks in RuneScape were only able to store coins. The use of pack mules or separate accounts made solely to carry items was common to hold additional items since space was limited. In RuneScape Classic, users had much less space. Before RuneScape Classic was made members-only, free users had one bank page, while members had four (upgraded from two pages).

The banks in RuneScape were originally called the "Bank of Varrock" (they were all branches of the main bank in Varrock), but the name was changed to the Bank of RuneScape.

With the Bank Update and Item Lending update on 14 July 2008, the bank interface was improved to include tabs to organise items, a search function to find any item by name, and a counter to show the available bank space.[1] It also added the ability to repeatedly withdraw/deposit the number of items last entered using "Deposit-x" or "Withdraw-x" (After the update, banking transactions became slower as item withdrawals and deposits take a slightly longer time to complete).

On 29 July 2008, the Item Lending Update introduced the "Withdraw-All but one" option for withdrawals from the bank.[3] With this, players are able to leave one place-holder item in the bank, so that the positioning of the item is not disrupted if the player accidentally withdraws all items. The update also increased the speed of the scroll bar on the bank interface, which has helped to combat the lag after the previous change.

On 3 March 2009, the deposit-all feature was introduced.[2] Players can dump all items from their inventory, items worn, and items carried by their Beasts of Burden.

10 additional bank spaces were added on 12 April 2010 but were not announced in the news post for the Dungeoneering skill on its initial posting.

On 9 November 2010, the bank system was updated to let players "equip weapons and armour, eat food, fill essence pouches, drink antipoison and energy potions, and much more" without actually having to close the bank interface.

On 6 December 2011, 30 free bank spaces were added for members along with the new money pouch and tool belt.

On 10 May 2012 with the release of bonfires, 10 free bank spaces were added for players who registered their email address.

On 28 August 2012, bank boosters were added to Solomon's General Store. The bank boosters boost bank space by 50. There were 5 bank boosters available to buy, so a total of 250 bank spaces could be purchased.

On 20 November 2012, with the release of the Evolution of Combat, all players' items were unequipped and were put in their inventories or banks if there wasn't space. Jagex added 15 extra bank spaces to ensure that all items would be safe.

On 15 September 2014, five more bank boosters were added to Solomon's General store, adding another 250 bank spaces available for purchase, increasing the total to 500.

On 29 September 2014, a ninja team update made it possible to fill Beast of Burden familiars directly from the bank.

On 19 February 2018, a taster of the upcoming bank rework was added to the game, allowing players to access all of their presets from the bank interface (as opposed to just two), Diango, and the costume room in their player-owned house. It also added the ability to filter out useless items from the bank, integrating the same mechanic from the Wise Old Man. In addition, searching and accessing presets were made faster.

On 30 September 2019, the bank rework was released, allowing players to create placeholders, customise bank tabs, and an updated search facility, including filters.

Rework[edit | edit source]

The bank rework was an update first mentioned at RuneFest 2016.[4] It aimed to improve several aspects of the bank such as adding placeholders, improving the search engine, and being more user friendly.

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!
  • ninja 16 May 2022 (Update):
    • You can now check your metal bank via the main bank interface.
      • You may not deposit or withdraw items from the metal bank when opening it via the bank interface.
  • patch 28 March 2022 (Update):
    • The Coin of Enchantment can no longer be equipped from the Bank interface.
  • patch 4 October 2021 (Update):
    • A new button has been added to the Bank interface, which will toggle whether the Bank automatically switches from the currently open tab when depositing items.
  • ninja 14 December 2020 (Update):
    • Using the Search function in the Bank will now also display any results from Diango's storage, as long as the items in question can be withdrawn to the Backpack.
    • Fixed some inconsistent tooltip styling between Bank and Diango items.
    • Increased the size of icons in Diango's storage on mobile.
    • Fixed a live bug where Diango's interface would sometimes prevent players from seeing all search results.
    • Moved Diango's Search Bar to the top of the interface on mobile for ease of use.
    • Replaced the word 'Inventory' with 'Backpack' in Diango's messaging.
    • The 'Cancel Search' button is no longer present on Diango's Search Bar when there is no active search.
    • Improved messaging when trying to withdraw items from Diango that are already owned and stored elsewhere.
    • A new keybind has been added to activate Search from within Diango's interface:
      • In English and German, the key is 'S'
      • In French, the key is 'R'
      • In Portuguese, the key is 'B'
    • A new right-click/long press option has been added to the item slots in the Costume room interface, which allows you to deposit or withdraw all items in a set at the same time.
  • patch 3 August 2020 (Update):
    • Selecting a preset in Bank no longer disables the Scarabas Communion Boost granted by the Desert Pantheon Aura.
  • patch 27 July 2020 (Update):
    • A typo in the warning message that appears when selecting 'Reset Tab Order' in the Bank has been fixed.
    • Niles will now tell you the correct location of the Bank Note button in the Bank interface.
  • update 1 June 2020 (Update):
    • The outline of the bank now disappears when changing interface and pressing F1 to load preset.
    • You can now withdraw multiple unstackable items from your Bank via the Worn Equipment tab.
  • hotfix 1 April 2020:
    • The complete tome can no longer be banked, and banked books have been placed in the players' inventory.
  • patch 30 March 2020 (Update):
    • Added seven Bank chests to the overworld in all five dig site camps, the Exam Centre and the Archaeology Guild Campus.
    • Added 50 new Bank spaces.
    • Added a 'Bank deposit' map icon to all Bank deposit locations.
  • patch 2 March 2020 (Update):
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the 'clean up' filter within the bank to not correctly clean up rare item tokens.
    • Players can no longer equip the item turnscrew via the bank.
  • patch 17 February 2020 (Update):
    • Fixed an issue that allowed a large number of broken/degraded items to be equipped via the bank.
  • patch 13 January 2020 (Update):
    • You can now eat cooked bacon from within the bank interface.
    • Right clicking the search box on Diango's interface now comes up with "search" instead of "enter personal message".
    • Equipping Slayer helmet from the bank now has wear in the options.
  • patch 9 December 2019 (Update):
    • Invasion NPCs the player has engaged with in The Heart of Gielinor no longer award XP & loot etc after the player has disengaged, preventing situations like closing bank interfaces long after leaving the dungeon.
    • Weapon poison can be applied in the bank interface.
  • patch 18 November 2019 (Update):
    • Placeholders for golden rocks are no longer removed when building the statue of Rhiannon.
    • Animate Rock Scroll can no longer be equipped via bank.
    • Blood amulet of fury (empty) can now be saved in a bank preset.
  • patch 14 October 2019 (Update):
    • Grim gem will no longer equip when checking kills from the bank.
    • Grace of the elves buff and debuff icons will no update as expected when depositing and withdrawing from the bank.
    • Fixed equip sound effect not playing in banks.
    • The Clean-Up Filter tooltip of the Pyramid Journal, from the 'Missing My Mummy' quest, in the Bank will now be grammatically correct after the quests completion.
  • patch 7 October 2019 (Update):
    • The Bank of Gielinor has updated its title on the Bank PIN entry interface, to match the main bank interface.
    • When emptying the contents of the gem bag, herb bag or ore box the contents will show in the bank immediately.
  • patch 30 September 2019 (Update):
    • For this update, we've significantly optimised the following parts of the bank:
      • Withdrawing of items
      • Withdrawing to "external storage" such as Beast of Burden
      • A specific proc used for the Clan Cloak, Clan Vex and Herald Cape has now been moved into the core wear prevention check
      • Reordered the bank check for Invention items to save a little server load
      • Removed a check that queued up combat stats on bank withdrawing which wasn't needed
      • Bank size has now been moved into temporary player variables, allowing us to save server load when you load the bank each time.
      • Significantly optimised the check for grabbing your Bank Tab data
      • Optimised all deposit scripts
      • Centralised the bank checks for the Orebox, as well as additional items that use the bank
      • Optimised the scripts for unequipping items to your bank
      • Optimised the scripts for moving items inside your bank
      • Optimised the scripts when switching between tabs
    • We've introduced a lot of preset changes, including some excellent features!
      • Presets will now attempt to do the following when withdrawing:
        • Withdraw a lower dose of a vial if you're out of the specific dose that is set in your preset
        • Presets with scrimshaws will now withdraw the used version if that's saved, otherwise it'll look for the new variant
        • Presets with silver jewellery will always withdraw the compacted version, otherwise it'll try to find the new one
        • Presets with Urns will try to find any urns that have been started, otherwise it'll look for the empty version.
      • You can now edit each individual slot in your preset with a drag and drop from your backpack.
      • Quick Save/Load presets can now be found on right clicking a number
      • Augmentation presets now know which augmented weapon/armour to take out (Note: You’ll need to re-save your presets for this to work)
      • Anachronia and Big Game Hunter have been added to the preset/tab name list
      • Loot has been added to the preset/tab name list
      • Presets 1-10 now have F1 to F10 used as an alternate keybind.
      • Updating the name or loaded preset for each preset is now saved immediately without having to save the preset with the same items loaded
      • The preset list has new icons which display which inventories it will load
      • The preset list has new right click options to delete or quick-load the preset
      • Buttons to load only the inventory, worn or beast of burden have been added
    • The optimisations mentioned above how allowed us to push the bank tab limit plus much more
      • You can now right click a Tab and customise it with a icon and name
      • We've increased the total number of Bank Tabs, we now go to 15
      • You can now right click the main bank tab icon and apply a vertical/side toggle for your bank
    • A new style for the bank has been applied
    • With your interfaces unlocked you can now drag the bank interface however you want
    • We've added more bank space to even out total numbers (now 1,320 from 1,271)
    • The search field is now much more responsive, as a result it should now run much smoother
    • Bank filters and searches will now display the number of items found
    • Your Money Pouch is now shown in bank interface
    • Filters/Searches display how much has been found
    • We’ve removed the delay between dropdown menus (the loading spinner)
    • Equipping from a list of searched items will no longer reset the search results
    • The NXT client will now preload all object graphics on launch, this means when loading the bank it will now make all of your objects appear instantly instead of the delay when scrolling through.
    • Removed duplicating "bank is full" messaging
    • We've now removed "free slots & members" bank slots and made it one entire number
    • Mobile: Numerous interface changes have been made
    • The bank now says "Bank of Gielinor" instead of "Bank of RuneScape"
    • Added the amount stored of an item to it's examine text.
    • Summoning familiars can now be summoned from your bank via a new right click option
    • Your bank interface will no longer be closed when dragging an item out your bank to destroy it
    • Spoofing has been added for deposit all buttons, meaning you don’t need to wait for the server to deposit the items
    • Bank Placeholders have been an update wanted by players for a very long time, you can now allow withdraw an item and leave behind a stack of "0", this means you can't interrupt your lovely bank layouts!
      • Keybind added for Placeholders "P"
      • Right clicking placeholders allows you to "delete all placeholders"
      • When selecting to wield an item, it will force a placeholder regardless of the toggled option.
      • Presets will automatically leave behind a Placeholder
    • While we had a limited filter option from an update back in 2018, this has now been revamped, allowing you to tailor your bank based on the filter you've selected
      • We've added a filter for worn equipment
      • We've added a filter for tradeable/untradeable items
      • The Clean-up filter now shows items that can be returned to the Quest Point Shop, Diango, or just plain old junk, any items clicked with this filter on can be destroyed immediately, allowing you to free up some bank space.
      • Additionally, this will be listed in a "tab-styled" view so you can immediately see which areas these clean-up items belong in.
      • We've added a filter to show placeholder items only
    • Everyone withdraws from their bank, to ease this and make it more quicker and efficient to do so we've added the following:
      • You can now customise the quantity of your left click withdraw
        • Withdraw-All: Withdraws everything and only leaves a placeholder if the option is toggled.
        • Withdraw-Placeholder: Is the same as Withdraw-all but forces a placeholder regardless of the toggled option.
        • Withdraw-X: Works the same as it does in-game regardless of the new X-value setting.
      • Added keybinds for the withdraw buttons in the bank interface:
        • Alt+1: 1
        • Alt+2: 5
        • Alt+3: 10
        • Alt+4: All
        • Alt+5: X
        • Alt+6: Input
      • Tooltips have been added for each withdraw button
      • When withdrawing presets they automatically put down placeholders regardless of the toggled option.
      • Your bank won't shift when items are removed and there are no placeholders until the bank is closed, similar to OSRS.
      • When the equipment interface is selected, left clicking items will attempt to equip them if they are able to be equipped.
  • patch 5 August 2019 (Update):
    • Updated the bank clean-up filter to include more free to reclaim items.
  • patch 10 June 2019 (Update):
    • Depositing an item in your box with the bank search prompt open will no longer close the search box.
  • patch 8 May 2018 (Update):
    • Added the waiko hunter outfit to the Clean-up filter in the bank.
    • Fixed an issue where inspecting combat abilities in the Powers interface was showing the incorrect abilities descriptions.
  • patch 30 April 2018 (Update):
    • The 'I don't know' button now appears correctly on Bank Pin interface.
  • patch 23 April 2018 (Update):
    • You are now able to deactivate auras from the equipment screen within the bank.
  • ninja 3 April 2018 (Update):
    • The bank scroll bar will no longer be forced to the top when dragging an item into your inventory.
  • patch 5 March 2018 (Update):
    • Clicking on the currently selected bank tab now scrolls the player back to the top of that tab.
  • patch 26 February 2018 (Update):
    • 'Active' has been renamed 'Activate' on the tooltip for the bank clean-up filter button.
    • Players will no longer receive the message 'You could not bank all items' when depositing all items into the bank with an active aura equipped.
  • ninja 5 February 2018 (Update):
    • Various depositing actions have been added to the following:
      • Players are now informed which items are allowed into Daemonheim and given an option to put all forbidden items in their bank when attempting to enter.
      • Players are now given the option to deposit all forbidden items when a Monk of Entrana searches a player, without needing to make use of a deposit box.
      • Players are now given an option to deposit forbidden items into their bank when travelling to Entrana using a hot-air balloon (or into a deposit box if travelling from Entrana, so as to not create a shorter banking route to Taverley's Summoning obelisk).
      • Players are now given the option to put all items in a deposit box when entering a Fremennik saga.
      • Players are now given the option to put all their items in a deposit box when entering the portal to New Varrock.
  • patch 8 January 2018 (Update):
    • Feedback has been added when a player attempts to withdraw an item from the bank with a full beast of burden inventory.
  • coldfix 5 December 2017 (Update):
    • The bank interface no longer scrolls erratically when storing or withdrawing items with a reordered bank tab order.
  • patch 4 December 2017 (Update):
    • The Bank will now reliably remember the custom withdraw-x setting.
    • The Bank will now reliably show the Beast of Burden withdraw option.
    • Fixed an issue with bank tab separators appearing when searching for items.
    • Fixed an issue when withdrawing a searched item temporarily displaying the item that was in the next bank slot.
    • The scroll position in the bank is now reliably saved upon closing the bank screen.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the bank total space to display incorrectly.
  • patch 27 November 2017 (Update):
    • Client-side spoofing tries to predict what will happen and helps make the bank seem more responsive. When spam clicking to withdraw multiple items, this could get out of sync and cause a well-known ‘tab flickering’ bug. Changes have been made to reduce the likelihood of this error occurring.
    • The way the icons are built when the bank is loaded has changed. This means items should no longer 'pop in' when scrolling through.
    • The efficiency of individual scripts has been generally improved.
    • Measure have been put in place to stop the interface from repositioning everything when no changes have been made to the inventory.
    • Various optimisations have been made to the bank interface.
  • patch 12 June 2017 (Update):
    • Changed Eat to Drink on some teas when used from the bank.
  • patch 9 May 2016 (Update):
    • The bank search interface will no longer appear when opening the bank after attempting to join a friend’s chat.
    • Dominion markers and Marker plants can no longer be set up in bank healing areas, nor at the Combat Academy.
  • patch 21 March 2016 (Update):
    • Players are now informed if they have a full bank under certain bank preset loading circumstances.
  • ninja 29 February 2016 (Update):
    • Keybinds 3, 4 and 5 now work in deposit boxes for depositing backpack, equipped items and beast of burden respectively, as with banks.
  • patch 15 February 2016 (Update):
    • Swapping items between the Bank interface and Equip interface now works correctly if the two items match but don't stack together in the bank.
  • patch 25 January 2016 (Update):
    • Examine boxes now show up correctly in the bank interface and the explorer's ring alchemy interface.
  • ninja 9 November 2015 (Update):
    • The following keybinds have been added to the Bank interface:
      • 'N' to toggle noting items.
      • 'S' to toggle search.
      • '3' to deposit inventory items.
      • '4' to deposit worn items.
      • '5' to deposit BoB items.
  • patch 5 October 2015 (Update):
    • Lapsed members can no longer bypass the free-to-play bank space limit.
  • patch 14 September 2015 (Update):
    • Players can no longer place challenge gems next to a bank.
  • patch 7 September 2015 (Update):
    • Fixed an issue that was causing players to become stuck unable to withdraw noted items from a bank.
    • Optimised the bank preset system to stop disconnecting players who are withdrawing large bank presets with a Beast of Burden.
    • Players can once again teleport from the Hefin bank chest.
  • patch 3 August 2015 (Update):
    • Players will no longer get stuck unable to withdraw noted items under rare circumstances.
  • patch 22 June 2015 (Update):
    • Players can now deposit items still held by a beast of burden via the bank "Deposit all BoB" button when the familiar has disappeared unexpectedly.
  • patch 13 April 2015 (Update):
    • The "Eat" option has been changed to "Drink" for various beers and spirits in the bank interface.
    • The correct crops will now show in a basket when filling it from the bank interface.
    • Players are now able to drag and reorder their bank tabs.
    • The unneeded space at the bottom of the worn equipment section of the bank has been removed.
  • patch 9 March 2015 (Update):
    • It is now only possible to save a bank preset while standing near a bank.
  • ninja 5 January 2015 (Update):
    • Players can now automatically fill certain items from within the bank without withdrawing them first.
  • patch 17 November 2014 (Update):
    • Preset bank note information will no longer go out of sync.
  • ninja 10 November 2014 (Update):
    • Players will now see the item information as well as what tab the item is in when using the search feature inside of the bank.
  • ninja 13 October 2014 (Update):
    • The 'Withdraw X to BoB' option no longer appears inside the Bank interface unless a beast of burden familiar has been summoned.
  • patch 26 August 2014 (Update):
    • The ‘deposit beast of burden’ option from the bank will now deposit all of the BoB items correctly.
  • patch 18 August 2014 (Update):
    • The correct warning is now displayed when attempting to drag Barrows items from the bank.
  • ninja 23 June 2014 (Update):
    • Using the collect all option to bank or inventory in the "Collect" interface will now cause the interface to close.
  • patch 14 July 2014 (Update):
    • Quick presets can now be accessed by using keys '1' and '2' when the bank is open.
  • patch 19 May 2014 (Update):
    • Depositing more than one non-stackable item in to a bank no longer briefly displays the item as stacked in the inventory.
  • patch 6 May 2014 (Update):
    • Redeeming a Bond from a tab in a bank will no longer move items between tabs.
  • coldfix 7 April 2014 (Update):
    • A rare connection loss message when buying bank slots with runecoins has been fixed.
  • patch 21 January 2014 (Update):
    • The light source in the Cooking guild's bank is now reattached to the wall.
    • The examine option on a pillar that marks the TzHaar City plaza's bank area has been fixed.
  • patch 17 December 2013 (Update):
    • Players can now rotate the camera again whilst the bank interface is open.
  • patch 10 September 2013 (Update):
    • When using the search function in the bank, the response text now appears in the centre of the interface.
  • patch 13 August 2013 (Update):
    • The bank tab that is currently selected is now more visible.
  • patch 29 July 2013 (Update):
    • An issue that was causing a loss of keybinds after using a bank search function has been fixed.
    • The bank interface is no longer affected by the transparency setting.
  • patch 21 January 2013 (Update):
    • The Taverley bank now has the same healing aura as other banks.
  • patch 5 September 2012 (Update):
    • The Bank Help interface has been altered to prevent some text lining up to make it look like a typo.
  • patch 4 January 2012 (Update):
    • A "bank-all from pouch" button has been added to the bank and deposit interfaces.
  • patch 5 July 2011 (Update):
    • The aura slot has been added to the bank's equip screen.
  • patch 1 December 2010 (Update):
    • Equipping items via the bank now updates the weight shown on the interface.
    • The ring of slaying can now be equipped via the bank.
  • patch 9 November 2010 (Update):
    • The game no longer thinks you're trying to light a fire if you try to use a yew longbow on any item in a bank.
  • patch 4 August 2010 (Update):
    • Reworked some of the core bank code used throughout the game.
    • Updated the bank leaflet to reflect more recent changes.
  • patch 19 July 2010 (Update):
    • Fixed a problem that should mean the previous bank tab should open the next time you access your bank.
  • patch 9 June 2010 (Update):
    • Bank tab separator lines should now appear in all detail modes.
    • Corrected a minor problem when adding certain items to the last slot of your bank.
  • patch 13 May 2010 (Update):
    • Fixed a problem where you'd remove the adjacent item from your bank by mistake.
  • patch 17 November 2009 (Update):
    • Reduced the clickable area for picking up the bank leaflet.
  • patch 9 November 2009 (Update):
    • Improved some of the code affecting the bank and switching tabs while searching for items.
    • Fixed a minor problem when trying to deposit certain items into a full bank.
  • patch 10 August 2009 (Update):
    • Bank space checks for boots of lightness sometimes said you needed more bank space when you didn't.
  • patch 28 July 2009 (Update):
    • Fixed the mouse-over for the beast of burden deposit button on the bank interface.
  • patch 8 July 2009 (Update):
    • Fixed various bank booth issues and path-finding problems.
    • Reworked the code that deals with items that reduce a player's weight and with putting them in the bank.
  • patch 19 May 2009 (Update):
    • Fixed a few issues with banking items when full or nearly full depending on how and which items you were trying to bank.
  • patch 6 May 2009 (Update):
    • The swap/insert button in your bank will now remember your preference between logins.
  • patch 21 April 2009 (Update):
    • The ‘Withdraw-X’ feature in the bank has been fixed so that it no longer searches for the last number you entered.
    • Prevented an error with the text on the bank tabs.
  • patch 17 March 2009 (Update):
    • The height-mapping around Canifis bank has been evened out, due to subsidence.
  • patch 29 July 2008 (Update):
    • A 'Withdraw All-But-1' option has been added.
    • The bank's scrollbar speed has been increased.
    • Players can now retrieve lent items from the wandering bankers that are typically found outside minigames like Fist of Guthix or Bounty Hunter.
  • update 14 July 2008 (Update):
    • Players have the option of creating up to eight separate tabs can to organise their banks. Tabs can be created by dragging and dropping an item from the main bank tab (marked with an infinity symbol) to the tab marked with a '+'. Once a new tab is created, items can be moved into and out of it. Each tab has its own icon, which it takes from the item that sits in the first slot of that tab.
    • A search function has been added to the bank. Players can click the magnifying glass icon at the bottom of the interfaceand type in a word or part of a word, and the bank will list all of those items that include that word part.
    • A counter has been added in the top-right hand corner of the interface, which allows players to keep track of how much bank space they are currently using.
    • Players have been given the ability to repeatedly withdraw/deposit the number of items last entered using Deposit-x/Withdraw-x.
  • update 1 August 2005 (Update):
    • Member bank sizes have been increased to hold another 48 different items.
  • update 5 January 2005 (Update):
    • Member bank sizes have been increased to hold another 48 different items.
  • update 8 December 2001 (Update):
    • A new bank in Falador has been added to reduce crowding at peak times.
  • patch 18 August 2001 (Update):
    • Two more banks have been added to reduce the crowding problems.
      • One in east Varrock, and the other in Draynor Village.
  • update 26 July 2001 (Update):
    • The bank has been upgraded so you can now store any item in the bank not just gold.
      • You can store up to 48 different items, with a maximum limit of 16 million items per stack.
  • update 23 June 2001 (Update):
    • Fixed it so that leaving the bank displays your balance properly.
  • update 12 June 2001 (Update):
    • Added button to deposit 1000 coins at a time in the bank.
  • update 30 January 2001 (Update):
    • The guards in Varrock city now attempt to stop people fighting. There are large number of guards at the bank, so assuming they haven't all been killed you can now withdraw your money more safely.
  • update 29 January 2001 (Update):
    • The number of guards was further increased.
  • update 22 January 2001 (Update):
    • The bank we promised in the last newsletter has been added to Varrock, and is a safe place to store your money.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • For a member who registered an email address and claimed the four free bank boosters from Solomon (870 bank slots), the maximum number of items the bank can hold is 1,868,310,772,890. Should this happen, a player would need to have 2,147,483,647 of every item in their "full" bank account.
    • This number increases to 3,156,800,961,090 with all Solomon boosters and gold Premier Club boosters (1470 bank slots).

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ a b Jagex. "Bank Update and Item Lending." 14 July 2008. RuneScape News.
  2. ^ a b c Mod Fetzki. "Deposit-all feature and more." 3 March 2009. RuneScape News.
  3. ^ Jagex. "Item Lending Update." 29 July 2008. RuneScape News.
  4. ^ RuneScape Reveals (From RuneFest 2016). 20 September 2016. (Archived from the original on 3 June 2021.)