Patch Notes (18 February 2013)

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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 18 February 2013.


  • The catapult firing animation now plays correctly in Castle Wars.
  • The golf clap emote no longer causes players who are moving to appear to stand still.
  • Grubor’s skin tone now appears correctly.
  • Bonzo’s jaw now displays correctly.
  • Some issues with Dionysius’ and Zenevivia’s jaws have been fixed.
  • The fog in Burthorpe is now the correct colour.
  • The inventory icons for the noted and un-noted Rune 2h swords have been fixed.
  • Players can no longer walk inside the flags just outside of the Al Kharid bank.
  • A Christmas event tree in Falador has been replaced with a non-snow covered tree.
  • Sheathed books now sit on your hip instead of floating aimlessly somewhere near your hip.

Quests, Challenges & Achievements:

  • It is now possible to re-enter the Arboretum from the outside to talk to Vanescula Draken during the 'Branches of Darkmeyer' quest.
  • The quest journal for The Fremennik Trials now uses consistent punctuation.
  • The abstract mural now gives clearer message depending on your progress through the Fremennik Trials quest.
  • A typo in the Legacy of Seergaze has been corrected.
  • The combat level of the imps in the Imp Catcher quest has been added to the Quest start interface.

Skills & Minigames:

  • A typo in the Sinkholes D&D has been corrected.
  • Players no longer have their Dominion Tower interfaces closed when they leave combat after killing a boss.
  • Players will now receive the points they are due if they lose membership inside the Runespan.


  • Players dying at the Kalphite King should no longer have their Kept on Death interface closed if they died during a certain attack.
  • The lucky versions of Armadyl chestplate and Bandos chestplate now have the same damage bonus as their non-lucky versions.
  • The Bandos runite plateskirt Defence requirement has been brought into line with other similar items.
  • Armadyl buckler will now give you the correct message when trying to use it with a Defence stat lower than 70.
  • Mami Rimba has caught up with the times and now accurately describes the special abilities of Bakriminel bolts.


  • A small noise now plays when a Slayer contract is completed.
  • The damage caused by the elven traps has been increased.
  • Implings can no longer fly through rocks in Al Kharid.
  • Certain pieces of equipment no longer have two "remove" options on the equip interface.
  • The game chat filter now hides cooking messages in Dungeoneering.
  • Pyre logs now have the correct requirements listed in the Skill Advance Guide.
  • The Onyx amulet now has the correct level requirement listed in the Skill Advance Guide.
  • A typo on the signposts pointing to Gunnarsgrunn has been fixed.
  • The Crafting interface for Sea singer armour now correctly states on the scrolls that it is a hood not a headband.
  • Special pets no longer remove the players inventory panel if they fail to enter their Bank PIN.
  • The Customization interface now aligns the category text correctly when opened via certain NPCs.
  • The Dragon keepsake box no longer shows an item as activated when a player equips the same item without activating the keepsake box.
  • The Skill Advance Guide has been updated to reflect that the Saradomin's Murmur has a level 70 Ranged requirement.
  • A warning before entering the Wilderness from the Frozen Fortress has been added.
  • The information pane on the Player Owned Ports armour crafting stations has been updated to display the correct armour value of items that the player will see.
  • The traits 'Fast Learner' and 'Slow Witted' now work correctly in Player-Owned Ports.