Patch Notes (13 November 2012)

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These official Patch Notes are copied verbatim from this forum thread of the RuneScape forums. It is copyrighted by Jagex.
These Patch Notes were announced on 13 November 2012.

The following fixes and tweaks have now been implemented. As always, be sure to submit a bug report should you encounter a gameplay bug or graphical glitch in-game.


  • All Dominion Tower gloves are now using the correct coloured particle effects.
  • The Dragonkin in the Tale of Two Cats cutscene have been graphically updated.
  • The Ariane, Ozan, The Raptor, Owen and Xenia no longer appear multiple times in certain locations.
  • Fixed an issue with flickering on one of the docks in the Fremennik Province.
  • The Yo-yo animation has been corrected.
  • The Bow/Curtesy icon now switches correctly when a player switches gender.
  • A small graphical glitch has been fixed on a wall in Varrock.
  • Jimmy's Kegs are now visible whilst wearing a piece of headgear from Solomon's Store.
  • Fixed an issue with the fencing outside the Legends' Guild.
  • The floorbridge in Meiyerditch has been re-aligned.
  • Fixed some issues with the Tropical style roof in player owned houses.
  • Solomon Store mining animations no longer play when a player tries to open a Mining door in Dungeoneering that they don't have the requirements for.
  • Fixed some stretching on Stanky Morgan's, Chief Thief Robin's, Estrith's and the Doomsayer's faces.
  • Royal dragonhide chaps no longer attach to crossbows when firing.
  • Crafter Dirndl's apron no longer clips through knees when burying bones.
  • Fixed an animation issue when filling Ogre bellows.
  • The TokHaar-Kal no longer clips through Barrows equipment.
  • Necromancer staves now have the skulls attached to the staff.
  • The female Agility skillcape no longer has trim on the bottom of the cape.
  • Musclebound arms now appear more muscular.
  • Priests in Sophanem no longer look so patchy.
  • Items no longer float if dropped on top of a Player Owned House stuffed trophy head.

Quests, Challenges & Achievements:

  • Players can now reclaim the Gofannon amulet from Doric during the Denulth post-quest task.
  • Several non-quest journal interfaces that display similar to the Quest Journal have been updated to work with the Noticeboard changes.
  • Several quest journals have been updated to use the new Quest Journal colour scheme.
  • The battlefish interface in Some Like It Cold will now work correctly with the health overlay in fixed screen mode.
  • The correct task completion message will now appear after Summer's End.
  • Added some hyphens to the "Plentypotioniary" task to stop wrapping on the task interface.
  • The Sawmill challenge no longer accepts quick jobs.
  • Ores mined from concentrated gold deposits whilst wearing the Varrock armour platebody will now count towards the relevant Mining challenge.
  • The "Unpin" task button and the "Hide" task button on the main game screen now function individually, making it possible to have a task pinned but not display in the main game window.
  • The 3 quest points awarded for Prince Ali Rescue have been removed. As such, the Quest Point total has been lowered from 338 to 335.

Skills & Minigames:

  • The first wave of the Fight Kiln will now spawn correctly when a player tries to click out of a dialogue window.
  • A blocked location has been removed at the Herblore Habitat to prevent a jadinko getting stuck.
  • Players can no longer gain lots of XP from the Dagannoth Sentinels in Dominion Tower.


  • The "Cure Poison" option on the lifepoints icon near the minimap now works with the Prayer book reward from Great Brain Robbery.
  • The Falador south wall agility shortcut now awards a token amount of Agility XP.
  • Ghostly robe bottoms have been added to the Dragon Keepsake box whitelist.
  • Some audio has been added in the Kalphite Nursery and the Vulture area of the Desert.
  • There is now a warning on exiting the Tears of Guthix cave about needing a light source.
  • A ladder in the Lighthouse dungeon has been rotated to make it conform to the laws of physics.
  • Gravestones will now be moved out of Botany Bay.
  • Locked Dungeoneering doors no longer break players' routefinding.
  • An issue with the assist system displaying the wrong amount of bonus XP being awarded has been fixed.
  • Yrsa's shoe shop now refers to the blue-ish shoe colour "roguish brown" as blue.
  • Hitmarks now appear on the final hit against Carnivorous chinchompas.
  • We have improved the examine info on Cooking urns to avoid misinterpretation.
  • Broadcasted messages no longer refer to the Bandos warshield as a Bandos shield.
  • Players can no longer get behind the Warriors' Guild bank.
  • A typo has been fixed with Wilough's chat.
  • Fixed a typo in the Adventurer's Log when obtaining Dragon rider gear from the KBD.
  • Free players will now be moved out of the Chaos Temple upper level in the Wilderness.