Patch Notes (27 January 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 27 January 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).
— Mod Luke RuneScape Forums


  • An issue with male jaws and moustaches has been sorted out.
  • Pest Control Void Knights have a better death animation.
  • Saradomin spiritual warriors and mages were using the wrong attack animations.
  • Players’ hair should no longer change styles in an odd set of circumstances.
  • Certain female hair styles no longer have issues with pith helmets.
  • A gate in the tutorial was changing textures when opened.
  • The ice titan's chathead has been updated.
  • Players no longer daze themselves with warhammers when running!
  • The Grim Reaper hood should no longer cause female heads to wobble slightly.
  • The nurses’ hat should no longer interfere with certain hairstyles.
  • The orange bandana won't appear to make your head really small when you're talking to NPCs.
  • Occasionally the Stealing Creation hammer was using the wrong animation.
  • Fish splash about once more when caught using the barbarian fishing method.
  • Fixed label issues with the crab claw and hook and gold studded bodies.
  • Eyepatches were causing some odd issues with chatheads.
  • A door between a bookcase and a wall seems a little unnecessary and has been removed.
  • The Seers’ headband from the recent Achievement Diary was causing a few chathead issues.


  • Modified the Wanted! quest journal to better point you in the right direction.
  • Players can now use the Stealing Creation hammer in the TokTz-Ket-Dill quest.
  • We've fixed the ability to charm sailors if you're on the Dragon Slayer quest.
  • Fixed an issue with the Garden of Tranquillity quest.
  • Icthlarin's Little Helper quest journal has been updated and gives a little more assistance in some cases


  • Stealing Creation hammer can now be used to craft Fremennik shields.


  • Spelling errors were fixed.
  • The gnome glider interface has been made more user-friendly.
  • A small handful of interfaces have been brought in line with current standards.
  • Chat has been adjusted slightly when talking to the Slayer Masters.
  • The warning when entering the Corporeal Beast's cave can now be turned off.
  • Two of the Slayer Masters were getting a little confused as to the location of a few creatures, this has been resolved.
  • Two buttons on the welcome screen had the wrong tooltips.