Patch Notes (20 March 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 20 March 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 cogs beneath windmills now animate when in use.
  • A misaligned tree trunk south of the Tree Gnome Stronghold has been corrected.
  • The "apron" section of all black plateleg models has been shortened.
  • Several areas of the game no longer cause the screen to go white with bloom enabled.
  • The Carnillean house south-west of Ardougne no longer has seams between the roof and walls.
  • Grass found on some stairs in Yanille no longer flickers.
  • Some white blotches south west of the Taverley shoreline has been fixed.
  • A red triangle no longer appears beneath Char in Firemakers' Curse when killed over a water pool.
  • Hazelmere is now using the correct animation set.
  • A tree has been returned to south-eastern Yanille. However, it might not be quite as you remember it...

Quests & Tasks:

  • The Fareed and Flambeed fights in Desert Treasure, Recipe for Disaster and Dominion Tower will now, when trying to unequip a weapon with a full inventory, cause the player to bank a low value item, or with a full bank, drop a low value item.
  • Some areas of The Hollows have been blocked off to stop players from entering the area before starting In Search of the Myreque.

Skills & Minigames:

  • Hybrid armour no longer applies the damage boost in Castle Wars twice.
  • It is no longer possible to get free Mage Training Arena points by using Borrowed Power.


  • Players trying to trade an item for the same lent version of that item are now warned that there is no feasible reason to do this and that it's likely a scam. *The "player has declined the trade" text is also now shown in all chat panels.
  • Several bank chests have had a "Collect" option added.
  • Player familiars outside the Soul Wars waiting areas are now hidden.
  • The bankers in Port Phasmatys are once again working correctly.
  • Rimae Sirsalis now speaks about giving players Pure essence instead of Rune essence. She will also be less chatty when giving the reward.
  • The XP counter setup interface can no longer be opened in cutscenes.
  • A spelling error in the Mercenary Adventurer's dialogue has been corrected.
  • A hint arrow trail is now shown when directing players to the Player Loyalty store in the Troll Warzone.