Solar flare

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Solar flare is a Treasure Hunter reward.
If the associated promotion is not currently active, it may not be obtainable.
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Solar flare was removed after an update.
The contents of this page no longer exist in RuneScape, and this article is kept for historical purposes.
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Solar flares were a promotional Treasure Hunter prize that could be combined into pieces of Sunfury Armour (Tier 1) and gems of aspiration. Any remaining solar flares were automatically converted into 10 coins each after logging in after the beginning of 31 October 2016.

Solar flares were available as rewards from 29 September to 3 October 2016, and could also be obtained while training Divination. 54,000 solar flares were needed to make a full set of Sunfury Armour (Tier 1).

It was possible to obtain 100 solar flares every 10 minutes while training Divination at Energy rifts, or with protean memories. Obtaining solar flares while training displayed: You find 100 Solar Flares.

Solar flares could be added to the currency pouch. After doing so, obtaining additional flares displayed: You find 100 Solar Flares. They are added to your currency pouch.

Releasing a solar flare granted varying experience in either the Prayer or Divination skills depending on the players level, up to a maximum of 10 experience each. During the event, a maximum of 10,000 solar flares could be released in each of the Prayer and Divination skills. Releasing a solar flare displayed:

  • Upon releasing X Solar Flares, you gain X Prayer XP.
  • Upon releasing X Solar Flares, you gain X Divination XP.
Exchanging solar flares.

Cost[edit | edit source]

Item Solar flare.png: RS3 Inventory image of Solar flare Cost Divination XP
Sunfury Helm (Tier 1) 8,000 24,000
Sunfury Chest (Tier 1) 10,000 30,000
Sunfury Legs (Tier 1) 8,000 24,000
Sunfury Gauntlets (Tier 1) 4,000 12,000
Sunfury Boots (Tier 1) 4,000 12,000
Sunfury Shield (Tier 1) 10,000 30,000
Sunfury Cape (Tier 1) 10,000 30,000
Gem of aspiration.png: RS3 Inventory image of Gem of aspirationGem of aspiration 1,000 0

Update history[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • On 3 October 2016, solar flares could no longer be released for experience; attempting to do so would prompt the dialogue box: "You're no longer able to release the solar flares for experience."
  • Solar flares were made untradeable in a hidden update on 24 October 2016.