Summer Escape

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Summer Escape Skilling Bonanza.png

Summer Escape is a series of events that take place every week from 5 August 2019 until 1 September 2019. The events provide buffs to specific skills and activities in RuneScape.

Special[edit | edit source]

Farming[edit | edit source]

Player-owned farm[edit | edit source]

The following buffs will be active throughout every week of this event inside of the player-owned farm activity:

  • 10% increased chance of breeding animals
  • 5% increased chance of shiny animals
  • 10% happiness and health increase from feeding
  • Double item yield from harvested animals
  • 10% more beans from selling animals
  • 10% Increased drop rate of animals from combat
  • Honeycombs are 50% more effective when used on animals

Other Farming[edit | edit source]

The following Farming buffs are active throughout the whole Summer Escape:

  • Each harvesting action for allotments and herbs has a 10% chance to yield an extra item.
  • Collecting an item from a Compost Bin has a 25% chance to not deplete the contents in the bin.

Weekends[edit | edit source]

From 12:00 UTC every Friday until 11:59 UTC on the following Monday, the following buffs are active:

  • A free clue scroll re-roll per day, resetting at noons
  • Double amount of skilling outfit fragments gained
  • Double reputation earned in Menaphos
  • Double thaler received from spotlighted minigames
  • Double Slayer points received from normal Slayer assignments
  • Price of boss instances halved
  • Chance of receiving event mystery boxes when skilling or killing monsters

Events[edit | edit source]

Week 1: Summer Skilling Bonanza[edit | edit source]

5 - 11 August 2019

Week 1 of the Summer Escape
Skill Effects
Woodcutting Woodcutting
  • Trees replenish twice as quickly.
Mining Mining
  • Mining has a 10% chance to give you an extra ore.
Agility Agility
  • Higher chance of activating The Pit
Construction Construction
Cooking Cooking
  • 5% reduced chance to burn food. (Ironmen excluded)
Crafting Crafting
  • 10% chance to produce an extra urn when adding runes to them. (Ironmen excluded)
Divination Divination
  • Springs last for twice as long once a wisp is activated.
  • Enriched divination nodes spawn every 10 minutes.
Fishing Fishing
  • Spots move around half as frequently as before.
Fletching Fletching
  • 25% increased Fletching experience. (Ironmen excluded)
Herblore Herblore
  • Extra 2.5% chance to save a secondary ingredient when mixing potions. (Ironmen excluded)
Hunter Hunter
  • 10% chance to get an extra reward.
Runecrafting Runecrafting
Smithing Smithing
Thieving Thieving

Logging in during the week prompted the message Summer Escape is now active! There are loads of bonuses and extras awaiting you throughout August! Check the Events screen for more info!

Week 2: Combat and Slayer[edit | edit source]

12 - 18 August 2019

Week 2 of the Summer Escape
  • Increased chance of rare drops and enhanced lucky items
  • All charm drops give one more charm than normal
  • Shattered Worlds grants 100% extra shattered anima
  • Ability to loot from Raids once per day, resetting at noon on Monday and then continuing at midnights
  • 25% increased drop rate of torn grimoire pages from Solak
  • All Slayer assignments are treated as using a Slayer VIP ticket
  • 25% increased Slayer experience (includes reaper assignments)
  • Choice of Soul Reaper assignments
  • 10% increased ushabti catch chance

Logging in during the week prompted the messages:

  • The combat and Slayer summer week is active now! Perks include: 25% increased Slayer XP and increased drop rate of torn Grimoire pages from Solak!
  • Check out the Events tab for the full details!

Week 3: Elite Dungeons and Dungeoneering[edit | edit source]

19 - 25 August 2019

Elite dungeons[edit | edit source]

  • Lore book drop rate doubled
  • 25% increased Slayer experience from dungeon monsters
  • 1 extra ancient scale or draconic energy whenever the drop is rolled
  • 1 automatic resurrection to full life points upon death per run, whether in normal or story mode
  • Double Dungeoneering tokens

Dungeoneering[edit | edit source]

  • No experience penalty upon death
  • Double dungeoneering tokens

Logging in during the week prompted the messages:

  • The Elite Dungeons and Dungeoneering summer week is active now! Perks include: 1 free death per run in Elite Dungeons and increased tier 92 upgrade drops!
  • Check out the Events tab for the full details!

Week 4: Anachronia Week[edit | edit source]

26 August - 1 September 2019

  • 50% chance for an extra Hunter mark to drop while hunting on Anachronia
  • 50% more XP in Herby Werby
  • 10% increased chance of receiving codex pages while traversing the Anachronia Agility Course
  • 10% increased Agility XP from the Anachronia Agility Course
  • 0% chance to fail obstacles on the Anachronia Agility Course
  • 10% increased Hunter XP while taking part in Big Game Hunter
  • 10% increased drop rate for rare items from Slayer creatures on Anachronia

Balloon drops[edit | edit source]

Every hour at roughly the 23rd or 24th minute of the hour during Summer Escapes cyan, red, and yellow Balloons drop around all of the lodestones except Prifddinas and the J-Mod lodestone. They can be burst for a variety of rewards, and remain active for one minute at a time.

Their appearance is notified with the following message: It's summertime! Balloons have appeared at selected lodestones. What might be inside...?

Bursting a balloon awards one of the following items:

Item Members Quantity Rarity GE price High alch value
Advanced pulse core.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Advanced pulse core with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Advanced pulse coreF2P icon.png1Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Avocado wrap.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Avocado wrap with rarity Common in quantity 1Avocado wrapF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Bean wrap.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Bean wrap with rarity Common in quantity 1Bean wrapF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Beef-filled flatbread.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Beef-filled flatbread with rarity Common in quantity 1Beef-filled flatbreadF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Butterfly chicken.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Butterfly chicken with rarity Common in quantity 1Butterfly chickenF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Butterfly chicken platter.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Butterfly chicken platter with rarity Common in quantity 1Butterfly chicken platterF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Chicken-filled flatbread.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Chicken-filled flatbread with rarity Common in quantity 1Chicken-filled flatbreadF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Chilli chocolate.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Chilli chocolate with rarity Common in quantity 1Chilli chocolateF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Coconut cream.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Coconut cream with rarity Common in quantity 1Coconut cream (m)P2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Corn chip platter.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Corn chip platter with rarity Common in quantity 1Corn chip platterF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Dragon trinkets.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Dragon trinkets with rarity Uncommon in quantity 10Dragon trinketsF2P icon.png10Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Dwarven delight.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Dwarven delight with rarity Common in quantity 1Dwarven delightF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Fish-filled flatbread.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Fish-filled flatbread with rarity Common in quantity 1Fish-filled flatbreadF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Metallic dragon trinkets.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Metallic dragon trinkets with rarity Uncommon in quantity 2Metallic dragon trinketsF2P icon.png2Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Mini protean pack.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Mini protean pack with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Mini protean packF2P icon.png1Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Noisette triangle key.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Noisette triangle key with rarity Common in quantity 1Noisette triangle keyF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Prismatic medium fallen star.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Prismatic medium fallen star with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Prismatic medium fallen starF2P icon.png1Unknown0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Prismatic small fallen star.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Prismatic small fallen star with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Prismatic small fallen starF2P icon.png1Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Rose essence truffle.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Rose essence truffle with rarity Common in quantity 1Rose essence truffleF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Seaside rock.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Seaside rock with rarity Common in quantity 1Seaside rockF2P icon.png1Common240High Level Alchemy icon.png240
Silverhawk down.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Silverhawk down with rarity Uncommon in quantity 10Silverhawk downF2P icon.png10Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Small prismatic lamp.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Small prismatic lamp with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Small prismatic lampF2P icon.png1Unknown0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Sour cream wrap.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Sour cream wrap with rarity Common in quantity 1Sour cream wrapF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Spare rib platter.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Spare rib platter with rarity Common in quantity 1Spare rib platterF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Spare ribs.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Spare ribs with rarity Common in quantity 1Spare ribsF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Spicy pepper wrap.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Spicy pepper wrap with rarity Common in quantity 1Spicy pepper wrapF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Summer barbecue.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Summer barbecue with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Summer barbecue (m)P2P icon.png1Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Tight spring.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Tight spring with rarity Uncommon in quantity 10Tight springF2P icon.png10Uncommon0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Vanilla fudge log.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Vanilla fudge log with rarity Common in quantity 1Vanilla fudge logF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable
Vegetable-filled flatbread.png: RS3 Summer Escape drops Vegetable-filled flatbread with rarity Common in quantity 1Vegetable-filled flatbreadF2P icon.png1Common0High Level Alchemy icon.pngNot alchemisable

They can also award balloon follower pets: balloon cat, balloon dog, balloon goat, and balloon sheep. They are unlocked in addition to the reward above.

The appearance is notified with the following message: You've unlocked the Balloon [animal] follower pet!