Patch Notes (3 March 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 3 March 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).

Graphics and Audio

  • The baby kurask animations were incorrect.
  • A few of the older interfaces have been converted to our new standard of interface.
  • The cauldron of thunder was missing its animation.
  • Player chatheads should now be the right size when wearing certain combinations of pirate headwear.
  • An NPC in Icthlarin's Little Helper has been adjusted so that their body and head are actually attached during a cutscene.
  • Fixed a label issue with the Khazard plate and a cape while fishing.
  • Prevented the client crashing when drawing a player chathead in an obscure set of circumstances.
  • The TzHaar maul animation and wield positions have been changed to be more like the original wield position and style.
  • The hairstyles associated with the female ponytail and male fringe no longer cause issues with the snail shell helmets.
  • Verac’s armour should no longer lift your character up off the ground.
  • A stretching issue has been resolved on the rune crossbow and the Zamorak stole.
  • The special attack animation for the Ancient Goblin Mace has been adjusted.


  • Removed duplicate text from the While Guthix Sleeps Quest Journal.
  • Fixed a typo in the Defender of Varrock quest.
  • You can now buy back a bullroarer for the cost of an oomlie wrap when undertaking the Legends’ Quest.
  • Players should be able to go back into the Phoenix Lair if they lose connection at a particular stage in the event.


  • Fixed a bug in the Stealing Creation team logic.
  • Fixed a bug with an interface not closing in Barbarian Assault.
  • Adjusted the code dealing with the Seers’ Achievement Diary task when praying with full Prayer points.


  • The level up message for achieving 99 in Ranged has been made clearer.
  • The Farming Skillguide appeared to be missing its ‘Milestones’ section.
  • Code for a few NPC chatheads have been adjusted.
  • The use of 'claws' in game has been standardised, as they were often referred to as 'claw'.
  • Fixed a bug regarding the Oo'glog pools as it could have been exploited.
  • A long-lost bamboo tree has been renamed to ‘tropical tree’.
  • The inventory space check when purchasing a cannon is more rigorous.