Patch Notes (14 February 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 14 February 2012.

The following small fixes and adjustments have now been made to the game. If you spot any further bugs in-game, please use the Bug Report feature.


  • The "X" that appears when clicking to walk is now more yellow.
  • Some stretching on the red sandstone mine has been fixed.
  • Bal'lak's poison pools will hopefully cause less lag and appear in the correct place more consistently.
  • The Summoning interface now highlights the pouches the player can craft more clearly.
  • Some NPCs are no longer floating at the Heroes' Guild.
  • The saxon top no longer has a spike protruding from it when performing certain actions.
  • Samba legs no longer cause certain portions of the player to become invisible.
  • The XP hitmark progress bar no longer appears half full incorrectly when tracking multiple skills.
  • Some tooltips on the Clan Chat interface have been made orange, consistent with other tooltips on that interface.
  • Chopping ivy with the Dwarven Army Axe no longer makes players clip into a wall.
  • The Mercenary mage is now using the correct anim set.

Quests & Tasks:

  • The "Escort Duty" task now works correctly if the player has logged out before completing the task.
  • The "Hammer the Anvil" task is now a Tutorial mode task, as it is required to see the final cutscene in Troll Warzone.
  • Trying to give Pikkupstix a certain combination of quest items from Wolf Whistle now works correctly.
  • Several spelling mistakes around the Troll Warzone area have been fixed.
  • It is now possible to light pool fires from As A First Resort with a tinderbox in a toolbelt.
  • A wall in Enahkra's Lament can now be crafted using tools in a toolbelt.
  • Hint arrows on task hints beyond the 6th hint will now function correctly.
  • The Drowning Kid section of Troll Warzone no longer automatically completes chapter 6 too early under certain circumstances.
  • The Mining recommendations teleport for silver and gold ore has been changed.


  • The farmer in the Troll Warzone area no longer forgets which Farming patch he's looking after if he wanders too far away.
  • The initiate tasset now has the same stats as the initiate cuisse.
  • Secateurs will now gather all branches from farmed willow trees.
  • Stringing shortbows now gives 5XP instead of 1XP.
  • The ranger skeletons in Dungeoneering have had their impact sounds quietened.
  • Blink will now recover if he gets trapped inside a wall.
  • The wind sound around the Daemonheim peninsula has been quietened.
  • An erroneous "Can't use ammo" message no longer appears when performing some ranged special attacks.
  • Clan Vexillums can no longer be placed underneath the Daemonheim Fremennik banker.
  • Placing a gatestone midway across the Guardian Sphere challenge room in Dungeoneering, then teleporting to it will now cause the sphere to spawn.
  • The "Wish" farming patch from Lunar Farm now functions correctly.