Patch Notes (21 August 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 21 August 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.


  • Bears have animations again.
  • Magic Carpet journeys have been reworked to hang and jump less often.
  • Some cracks on the ground near the Avatar of Destruction during Nomad's Requiem are no longer too bright with bloom enabled.
  • The Seal of Approval emote no longer glitches whilst trying to teleport away.
  • Several blocking tiles have been made non-blocking.
  • Areas during the Another Slice of HAM quest are no longer bright white with bloom enabled.
  • Throwing a stick for a pet rock now works correctly.

Quests & Tasks:

  • The Fish Flingers icon no longer appears in Piscatoris during the Swan Song quest.
  • Players are no longer told, erroneously, that they were awarded 2 Squeal of Fortune spins from completing the extra section of Glorious Memories.

Skills & Minigames:

  • The Court Clerk will now state which cases have been solved.
  • Making an ally wait in the Signature Heroes Fremennik Saga will no longer cause their health to fully restore.


  • Anagogic orts and Strange rocks are now given more reliably when mining Bane ore and Red sandstone.
  • The Clan Avatar 3% buff is now reapplied more consistently when it returns from being hidden.
  • The Clan Avatar handbooks have been added to player's bookcases in their Player Owned House.
  • Some Clan Avatar-related quickchat messages have been added.
  • The "Get job" option on the Clan Quartermaster has been removed.
  • The Ring of visibility now protects on death.
  • The Master Invigorate aura can once again be reclaimed.
  • Messages displayed by the Achievement Banner have been slowed.
  • The "You cannot use cosmetic gear in PvP areas" message has been added to the in-game spam filter.
  • Several more weapons can now be overridden using the weapon overrides from Solomon's General Store.
  • Monkey Barrels no longer state that they can be reclaimed from Diango.
  • Sounds have been added to the Gielinor Games Silver and Gold torch emotes.
  • The Clan Avatar expiry timer (where Avatar Wardens log out without dismissing the Clan Avatar first) has been reduced from 24 to 6 hours.