Patch Notes (1 December 2014)

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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 1 December 2014.


  • Ariane now has the correct chat head during the Heart of Stone quest.
  • The drawers in the witch's house will no longer change colour when opened.
  • Several wall-mounted candles have been moved upstairs in the Varrock east bank.
  • Several wall-mounted swords and shields have been moved closer to the wall in Varrock castle's courtyard.
  • A rogue black square hanging around the Al Kharid palace has been removed.
  • A stretching issue with the Crown of Loyalty (3 year) has been resolved.
  • A palm tree on Ape Atoll is no longer split in two and floating.
  • A one-sided window has been removed from Player-Owned Ports' workshop.
  • Fixed some bloom issues on water and the strange device found during Nomad's Requiem.
  • A graphical issue has been corrected in the Elemental Workshop.
  • Some minor clipping in Gudrik's house has been fixed.
  • Apprentice Clara's stretching issues have been addressed.
  • A small graphical issue with a tree stump has been fixed near the Underground Pass.

Skills, D&Ds & Minigames:

  • Barrows and Shadow dyes will now be broadcast to friends when won from a Treasure Trail.
  • The 'Subdue all Automatons' ability in Guthixian Caches will now award points.
  • An additional "S" in a certain anagram clue has been moved.

Quests, Challenges and Achievements:

  • Several typos in the Heart of Stone quest have been fixed.
  • Additional feedback now displays on the tracker puzzle during Heart of Stone.
  • Kipple will now speak to players if they return to the Wizards' Tower.
  • Dialogue has been added to inform players of where they can find Kipple during Heart of Stone.
  • Kipple is no longer able to forage for items.
  • It is no longer possible to speak to other instances of Kipple during the Heart of Stone quest.
  • Leela can once again be found above the Draynor prison after a defence skill reset.
  • The getaway boat in Stolen Hearts will no longer sail though the cliff-side.
  • The combat level for earth elementals in the Elemental Workshop III's quest journal has been corrected.
  • Updated the Merlin's Crystal quest start journal to reflect recent changes to the combat level calculation.
  • The cultist's combat level in the Hazeel Cult quest journal has been corrected.
  • The Grand Candle achievement will no longer complete if the player attempts to buy a candle but fails due to lack of money.
  • Tin ore no longer counts towards the basic mining challenge to mine copper ore.


  • The Disruption Shield spell now shares the same effect in PvM situations.
  • Players who completed the Thanksgiving 2014 event can now use the turkey herald cape crest.
  • Goliath gloves now have a base accuracy value of 1694, and are correctly counted as a two-handed weapon for the strength value.
  • The Voice of Seren stones in the Max Guild now update correctly.
  • The tick box to load Beast of Burden presets alongside bank presets is now unchecked by default.
  • Pickaxes and hatchets had their accuracy improved to match that of its tier. Their strength remains unchanged.
  • The healing values of some barbarian mix potions have been updated.
  • Locating crystal trees will now add the clue message to the players chat box.
  • Diango now only offers prismatic versions of skill pendants, which can be converted into any skill the player has unlocked.
  • Antifire potions will no longer stop having an effect before they run out.
  • Interacting with familiars via the summoning icon will now respond as expected.
  • Players can no longer run through the pillars of the watchtower north of Varrock.
  • Players will no longer be forced to walk a square back when standing on a specific tiles north of the crop field by the Grand Exchange.
  • Signs of the porter now bank snake weed when collecting from jungle vines, rather than when picked up.
  • The attuned ectoplasmator now correctly consumes a charge when equipped while killing demons and ghosts.

Ninja fixes:

  • The TokHaar-Kal-Ket entry in the player-owned house cape rack has been updated, and entries have been added for the TokHaar-Kal-Xil (Ranged) and TokHaar-Kal-Mej (Magic).
  • Players can now optionally choose to skull themselves via Mr Ex in Edgeville.
  • Players are now able to obtain multiple ectophials.
  • Players may now claim multiple agile armour parts.
  • There is now an overlay that shows approval rating when on Miscellania.
  • The 'You don't have a target' message will now only appear once per minute unfiltered.