Patch Notes (17 January 2011)

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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 17 January 2011.

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 ('Submit a Bug Report' under the 'Help' drop-down menu of the website).


  • The obsidian maul has had its attack animation updated.
  • The Brimhaven Agility Arena rope swing has had the timing on the animation tweaked.
  • Clearing a flower patch has had a new animation added.
  • Saradomin priests’ arms no longer render through their capes.
  • Players wielding rune scimitars will no longer see it through the Wilderness Wall.
  • Scarabs no longer become transparent during Contact! and Osman no longer disappears abruptly.
  • A fisherman on Miscellania has had his animations brought up to date.
  • Nazastarool from Shilo Village has had his attack animations fixed.
  • Cyreg Paddlehorn no longer stands perfectly still when not walking.
  • Bandos tassets no longer clip with skillcapes when players are smelting.
  • Sitting in a chair no longer shows player skillcapes through their legs.
  • The candy cane is no longer attached to team cape 46.
  • Battleaxes no longer appear through Dharok's platebody.
  • The sling's attack animation has been updated to stop clipping with the player.
  • Salamanders and rubber chickens have had their wield and attack animations updated.
  • An animation has been added for when players fletch dramen staves.

Quests and Tasks

  • It is now possible to use bird feed anywhere on the Watchtower, even if wooden spikes are in the way.
  • The "Everybody loves Coal!" Task now correctly asks for Mining instead of Smithing.
  • The "Family Values" Task has had the Construction level updated to the correct level.
  • The Grand Tree's Agility requirement has been added to the skill advance guide.
  • A typo in the Elite Varrock Tasks has been fixed.
  • The Seers' Task involving a ranged potion has had its description updated to reflect the correct area the potion must be made.
  • A typo in the Do No Evil quest log has been fixed.

Activities and Distractions

  • The Warriors’ Guild slash dummy now recognises a two-handed weapon's defensive mode.
  • Barbarian Assault's collect information has been updated to reflect the actual given bonuses.
  • A typo in Miss Schism's court case has been fixed.
  • A typo in the Circus has been fixed.


  • The Dungeoneering bone necklaces no longer have an effect on free worlds.
  • The sneakerpeeper's requirements have been corrected in the skill advance guide.
  • Players affected by stuns will no longer be able to use any Summoning familiar special attacks (during the stun period).
  • Drinking an overload potion no longer interferes with the turkey emote.
  • A thief has been moved slightly to prevent him spawning on a blocked location.
  • It is no longer possible to equip items when sitting down in a chair.