Patch Notes (21 April 2009)

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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 21 April 2009.

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).


  • Fixed the animations for a leprechaun in the Wilderness.
  • A rendering issue with the male barbarians has been fixed.
  • The Hunter box trap has had its model updated.
  • A problem with the Castle Wars hood when shown on a chathead has been resolved.
  • An animation glitch with the Dragon'hai robes and Zamorak cape has been fixed.
  • A rendering problem with a devious monk has been fixed.
  • Rendering issues with the Hallowe'en mask and pumpkin head have been resolved.
  • The pyrelord chathead has been improved.
  • The colour of the labels on the newcomer map has been changed to make them easier to read.
  • A glitch with the lock picking animation has been resolved.
  • Resolved a rendering issue where your feet would disappear underneath the floor of the combat ring and when standing on a rug in someone's house.
  • Prevented a problem whereby an animation would not play if you were moving while reading from a prayer book.
  • Rat Burgiss's beard was looking odd on his chathead. A quick trip to the Falador barber later, and his problem has been sorted.
  • Resolved an animation problem with the Rogue Trader top when worn by female characters and with the Stealing Creation platebody when performing an emote.
  • A rendering issue has been fixed with the red salamander when held by a player.


  • You can now discuss more of the quests you have completed with Juna when telling her stories.
  • Ensured you don't have a skull icon above your head during parts of Chosen Commander and that you do if you've been skulled prior to taking a balloon ride.
  • A couple of cutscenes in the Giant Dwarf quest have been updated so that you can 'Click to continue'.
  • Razmire now stops being one of the afflicted after you have completed Shades of Mort'ton.


  • Ensured that the correct attack options are displayed outside of the Duel Arena.
  • Ensured that the Blast Furnace correctly depletes your run energy while training Agility.
  • Resolved a delaying issue with the Fist of Guthix and Stealing Creation waiting rooms.
  • You will now lose the correct number of druid pouches when attacked by ghasts in the Temple Trekking and Burgh de Rott Ramble minigames.
  • It is no longer possible to perform any type of attack from within the cloud hiding spot in Stealing Creation.
  • The Enchant Bolts spell can no longer be used in Soul Wars.
  • Improved the logic for the stairs in Castle Wars.


  • Various interfaces have been reworked for better compatibility with existing languages.
  • The ‘remove’ option in your house should now give you a warning for removing the cage from around a flame pit.
  • Zanik's Crossbow is now properly affected by several more items marked by the gods.
  • A few music tracks are now correctly alphabetised, without taking into account any prepositions or articles such as 'The' or 'A'.
  • The ‘Withdraw-X’ feature in the bank has been fixed so that it no longer searches for the last number you entered.
  • Prevented an error with the text on the bank tabs.
  • Slayer task lists now correctly cater for players with less than level 60 Agility and Strength, as well as players that cannot access ghouls if they haven't completed Priest in Peril.
  • Some typos have been fixed in, among others, Chosen Commander, Account Creation, the sergeant in Burthorpe and the Gnome restaurant minigame.
  • Ensured that the Varrock Lumberyard can only be accessed by players on a members' world.
  • The guards in the Khazard Fight Arena and Froono (one of the gnome children) will now address you by your correct gender.
  • The granite mace has been added to the Attack skill guide.
  • Fixed a bug in the Phoenix Lair that was preventing the phoenix’s death cutscene from playing.
  • Fixed a problem that occurred when rooms in your house were built above a garden.
  • Fixed a problem with quick chat that would show the wrong Fist of Guthix rating while in the minigame.
  • A number of songs have been prevented from overriding manual selections.
  • Improved the Enchant Bolt interface.