Guildmaster Tony's mattock

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Guildmaster Tony's mattock is an augmentable mattock and hero item that requires level 99 Archaeology to use.

Similar to Tavia's fishing rod, Guildmaster Tony's mattock is obtained by having a required item beforehand; in this case, players must have a shadowy key and use it on the case housing the mattock, upstairs in the Archaeology Guild main building. Receiving a distorted key instead signifies a failed 1/10 chance roll for the shadowy key. Both of these keys are obtained from the ancient casket which is located using a tetracompass. There is a 1/1,000 chance to roll for the key, making the shadowy key a 1/10,000 reward.

When excavating with Guildmaster Tony's mattock, there is a small chance that the mattock will draw the player's attention to a nearby artefact, allowing them to discover it immediately. This perk's activation chance is approximately 1/10 in the overall excavation. There is also a chance of yielding an additional material, indicated by the message "Guildmaster Tony's mattock temporarily increases your focus, yielding an additional material." When this happens, experience is awarded for both excavated materials. This effect applies to material caches as well. There is no cooldown for either of the mattock's effects.

Guildmaster Tony's mattock cannot be added to the tool belt.

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Archaeology[edit | edit source]

Concept art of mattocks, including the Guildmaster Tony's mattock labelled as "hero mattock"
Guildmaster Tony's mattock.png: RS3 Inventory image of Guildmaster Tony's mattockGuildmaster Tony's mattock
Archaeology level Archaeology 99
Precision 85
Focus 9

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 14 April 2020 (Update):
    • Guildmaster Tony's mattock has had its precision stat reduced from 90 to 85 because the precision increase was providing too many additional projects over a period of time.
  • hotfix 6 April 2020:
    • Guildmaster Tony's mattock has been adjusted to a precision value of 85 (down from 90).[1]
    • The tool tip interface will continue to state 90 until the next game update.
  • update 30 March 2020 (Update):
    • Added to game.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The first Guildmaster Tony's mattock was obtained on 3 April 2020.
  • When the mattock is received it appears in the Adventurer's Log: "I unlocked the display case, gaining access to Guildmaster Tony's mattock."
  • Guildmaster Tony's mattock is the only hero item with a specific level requirement to use.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. RuneScape's Twitter account. 6 April 2020. (Archived from the original on 30 May 2020.) RuneScape: "#RSHotfix: Guildmaster Tony's mattock has been adjusted to a precision value of 85 (down from 90). The tool tip interface will continue to state 90 until the next game update."