Patch Notes (16 January 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 16 January 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.


  • Dungeoneering rusty coins have been recoloured to make them more visible on all themes.
  • The vampyre banker in Darkmeyer has been replaced with a bank chest.
  • The reborn mage in Dungeoneering no longer stretches when attacking.
  • Karil's chest plate no longer uses the old inventory model when not at full charge.
  • The Dharok and Guthan helms now use the correct skin tone on female characters.
  • Cyrisus is now wearing the new version of Ahrim's robes.
  • Maggie's shoulder from Swept Away no longer pops out when she walks.
  • A stationary fire in Meiyerditch is now animated.
  • The Varrock sawmill animation no longer occurs when the player isn't at the bench.
  • The entrance to the Stronghold of Player Security now blends in better with the surrounding grass.
  • A section of roofing in Varrock is no longer split.
  • Several more dungeons have had the bloom values tweaked to stop the screen from whiting out.
  • Some floating shadows near the lesser demons in the underground Karamja dungeon have been fixed.
  • Finding a key for the first time in Dungeoneering no longer uses the old-style chat interface.
  • A door in Edgeville dungeon no longer changes colour when opened.
  • An improved walk animation for men with walking sticks has been created.
  • Players using the ectofuntus no longer appear to dislocate their arm to wind the bonecrusher.
  • Kennith from Kennith's Concerns no longer stretches as he turns.
  • Some flickering on the ground in the Underground Pass dungeon has been fixed.
  • The amulet of farming now appears the correct colour.
  • Neverberry bushes no longer have square shadows.

Quests & Tasks:

  • The glowing ember's chathead is no longer back to front.
  • It is no longer possible under certain circumstances to spawn multiple Vanstrom bosses.
  • The dragon claws special attack no longer causes Gadderanks to disappear if killed.
  • The cutscenes in Royal Trouble no longer use auto-continuing text.
  • Smokebombs will no longer force vampyres through walls.
  • Capitalisation has been fixed on objects throughout the One Piercing Note quest.

Skills & Minigames:

  • The audience text in Balthazar Beauregard's Big Top Bonanza no longer appears in the wrong location.
  • Players can no longer breathe fire anywhere in Balthazar Beauregard's Big Top Bonanza.
  • Dominion Tower mines no longer deal damage to familiars in the Wilderness.
  • Defeating General Khazard using a special attack now functions correctly.
  • It is no longer possible to teleport to the Fish Flingers lobby without any tickets.
  • Skaldrun will no longer spawn in Dungeoneering in a place that makes a portion of the room unreachable.


  • The "Golf Clap" emote is now available for the next two weeks at the discounted price of 500 loyalty points.
  • Unarmed gnomes no longer have a ranged attack sound.
  • Garlic now has a "crush" option for use with the toolbelt.
  • Miscellania farming patches now function with the toolbelt.
  • Vampyres are no longer referred to as "Vampires" in the Slayer skill.