Patch Notes (8 December 2014)

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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 December 2014.

The following fixes and tweaks have now been implemented. If you believe a change has not been documented, either in the patch notes or the news posts for this week’s update, please detail the change so that it may be added.

As always, be sure to submit a bug report should you encounter a gameplay bug or graphical glitch in-game.


  • The branches of the yew tree next to Lumbridge Church no longer clip through the walls
  • The gravedigger top now has arms when keepsaked
  • A house has been added to the minimap in Ashdale
  • Players no longer render invisibly if a player looks through certain parts of a willow tree
  • Fixed some flickering on a window in the Varrock sword shop
  • Added a transportation icon on the world and minimap for balloon transportation near Varrock's lumber yard
  • Fixed an issue with drawers clipping through a wall in Brimhaven
  • Several Varrock emblems have been updated
  • Suak the Dwarf in the Artisans' Workshop no longer floats above the ground
  • An out-of-place water source icon on the minimap at the northern Lumbridge chicken farm has been moved
  • The chain links on the anchor near the entrance to the Heist minigame are now fully visible
  • Removed an unneeded tree from the Meilyr area of Prifddinas
  • Removed some trees from the Cadarn area of Prifddinas
  • The buildings in Lumbridge no longer has green walls or pink roofs, and the wigwams at Cabbage Facepunch Bonanza are no longer blue in low detail
  • Dropping certain items around energy rifts will no longer cause them to float
  • Some minor clipping issues in Underground Pass have been corrected

Skills, D&Ds & Minigames:

  • The camera is now fixed in cutscene mode until the end of the Hefin Agility Course
  • A typo on the D&D tracker entry for Cabbage Facepunch Bonanza has been fixed
  • The icons used on the Rune Goldberg Machine have been changed to be more identifiable for colour-blind players
  • A particularly skilled penguin spy who could hide in a blocked area of Isafdar now spawns in a more suitable location
  • Treasure Hunter item tooltips no longer display over the rewards screen

Quests, Challenges and Achievements:

  • The Plague's End boss music no longer plays when music volume is muted
  • The combat level for the toughest opponent in the Witch's House quest journal has been corrected
  • Prevented players from being able to walk around certain swampy sections of Underground Pass
  • Players can now complete a certain god emissary task meant for Varrock square by planting their flag / lighting a bonfire south of the Christmas tree
  • Players will no longer receive daily challenges for combination potions they have not unlocked


  • The camera no longer resets to face north when performing various actions across the game
  • When delivering tinsel snakes, players with a low Summoning level are now asked if they want to claim the Summoning XP
  • Players can now decant 5 & 6 dose flasks back to 4 dose potions via Teplin
  • A message now displays in the chatbox when receiving an expensive drop with the Christmas loot beam effect active
  • The click zone on the crystal resting animation has been reduced
  • Lady Ithell now has a bank PIN on the crystal seed storage
  • Extended the bank's healing effect in the Tower of Voices and Max Guild of Prifddinas
  • All 'of the (clan name)' titles will now appear in the correct clan colours
  • Soft clay mined in the Ithell area of Prifddinas will now respawn at the same rate as normal clay
  • Dyed noxious weapon special attacks will now work correctly in PvM and PvP
  • Panning trays no longer stall damage
  • It is no longer possible to cast certain abilities faster than normal with manual spell casting enabled
  • Crystal pickaxes and hatchets will now protect on death correctly
  • A swamp toad by the Tree Gnome Stronghold has been washed ashore
  • Implings are no longer able to find their way up the cliffsides at Shantay Pass
  • Players will no longer disconnect when trying to switch keepsaked boots in the Stronghold of Security
  • The price checker will now display the price of multiple items correctly in Ironman Mode
  • Fixed a few issues with songs playing in the wrong locations around RuneScape
  • Made various miscellaneous audio improvements, such as tweaking water sounds from some fountains and rivers, and updating the God Wars Dungeon music tracks
  • The gemstone golem and rune ethereal outfits can now be retrieved from Diango if they are keepsaked

Ninja fixes:

  • Players can now find out how many anagogic orts they have collected today via a right-click option on them
  • The left-click option on the charming imp is now 'Wear' as opposed to 'Talk-to'
  • The Robin Hood hat has been tweaked for male characters to sit better on the head
  • The growth stages for oak and willow trees in Farming patches has been graphically updated
  • Presets can now be loaded while an aura is active
  • Starting horns and racing boots have been removed from the game to stop gambling
  • Players will no longer see achievement banner text from a player on their ignore list
  • Several abilities and spells will no longer cause the player to stand still when attempting to move at the same time, causing the player to appear like they're running faster to catch up


  • The snow effect in the console has been re-enabled
  • An issue with bloom in OpenGL being offset when using a resized game view has been fixed
  • An animation movement issue in HTML5 has been fixed