Patch Notes (8 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 8 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).


  • Slightly adjusted some areas in the Grand Tree to correctly remove roofs when appropriate.
  • Fixed some colouring issues in the Grim Tales quest journal.
  • Fixed female hairstyles when wearing earmuffs.
  • Solved a graphical issue in the Warriors' Guild where you could occasionally see some of the floor above.
  • A specific chathead playing an animation while wearing a blue beret had rendering issues.
  • Resolved an issue where boots would render over legs when running.
  • Ensured all canoe animations – from cutting down the tree to pushing the canoe into the water and more – have been checked to remove graphical issues.
  • Changed the area around the Edgeville Dungeon ladder to prevent some graphical issues.
  • Some floating bricks near Yanille have been ordered to obey gravity, and left RuneScape to sulk about it.
  • Fixed an issue where players would glide toward box traps that have been placed on the ground.
  • When travelling from Rellekka to Miscellania or vice versa, the travel map should now properly fit your game window.
  • Wearing a fez should always be a fashionable choice, and now your chatheads have decided to agree.
  • The bandits near Pollnivneach no longer slide around and have been given the correct animations.
  • Stopped flames in the Wizards' Tower rendering through the floor above.
  • The archer helm no longer renders through your eyes in low detail.
  • Fixed an issue where NPCs would have render order issues when sitting on benches.


  • Tidied up some code dealing with the Murder Mystery quest items.
  • Stopped parrots being stored in seemingly random cages other than the one in Taverley Dungeon while on the Eadgar's Ruse quest.
  • Fixed an issue with the Great Brain Robbery quest journal not always showing.
  • Code still around from the Christmas event wasn't needed for the Myths of the White Lands quest and has been removed.
  • Post-quest information for Perils of Ice Mountain listed the NPCs the wrong way around.
  • The reward lamp from Recipe for Disaster will no longer be dropped on the floor if your inventory is full.
  • Tidied up the code dealing with the Spirit of Summer quest when going through the portal.


  • After each performance in Balthazar Beauregard's Big Top Bonanza, you will now be informed as to your experience gain for that section.
  • Fixed a typo in the Shooting Star chat.
  • The Air Guitar emote now counts toward your Circus performance.
  • Some of the empty Stealing Creation resource locations had the same examine as full versions.
  • Fixed an issue with Clan Wars where the caller would occasionally not display players’ names correctly.


  • Dagon'hai robes and elite black armour can now be added to the costume room in your house.
  • Horacio can now look after your Farming patch, and after the completion of Back to my Roots there is a right-click option to pay as well.
  • Several interfaces have been converted to a newer format.
  • Improved the code for salamanders in combat; no behavioural changes that you’ll be able to notice.
  • Added empty buckets to Farming shops.
  • Balloon journeys now have a ‘quick-fly’ option, providing you meet any requirements necessary.
  • Gnormadium Avlafrim now has a quick right-click glide option, bringing him in line with the rest of the glider pilots.
  • Changed some logic dealing with the vyrewatch's behaviour when several players are in the area.
  • The logic to calculate Kudos has been updated so players will no longer be able to get 5 more than the maximum suggested amount.
  • Improved code to deal with removing certain items from your worn slots.