Patch Notes (9 October 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 9 October 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.


  • Some graphical issues with the Festival of the Dead cutscenes have been fixed.
  • The panda head customisation has been altered to fix the issue where the panda patches didn't display correctly with some hairstyles.
  • Ali Morrisane is no longer stood in a crate.
  • The roundhouse woodcutting animation now works on Miscellania trees.
  • Players no longer slide through the Secret Lair door when it is closed in Some Like It Cold.
  • Fixed an issue with the bandos warshield defend animation.
  • The Botany Bay trial announcer animations have been tweaked.
  • Keris no longer looks like a sword with an aura activated.
  • The Al Kharid General store now has a minimap and world map icon.
  • Shields no longer render strangely around Grand Exchange booths.
  • The blazing flamberge now overrides all lucky godsword variants and the saradomin sword.

Quests, Challenges & Achievements:

  • The enchanted key no longer directs players inside a cliff near Al Kharid.
  • The History of the Kharid-ib object has an updated destroy message post-quest to detail where it can be found after the quest.
  • Fixed an issue with Nezikchened spawning multiple times in Legends' Quest.
  • The High Priest of Icthlarin now responds to players correctly when Diamond in the Rough is not complete.
  • Corrected a minor typo in Zemoregal's notes.
  • Corrected several minor typos in the Rocking Out quest.
  • Reworded Rufus' dialogue in the Great Brain Robbery.
  • Corrected a grammatical error in Professor Manglethorp's chat.
  • A typo in Some Like It Cold has been corrected.
  • Fixed some typos in Nung's chat from Recipe for Disaster.

Skills & Minigames:

  • The introductory message about how to use the Fish Flingers side panel no longer appears on every game.
  • Ratings are now consistently reset when a new Fish Flingers game starts.
  • The number of big fish caught in Fish Flingers will now display correctly.
  • Players are no longer penalised for helping others with their big fish.
  • The message given for discovering the best tackle in Fish Flingers has been made clearer.
  • Players can now withdraw items equal to the amount of free space in their inventory from their tackle box, rather than being restricted if they cannot withdraw all of them.
  • Players can now withdraw raw fish from their tackle box whilst using a bank.
  • The Temple Trekking noticeboard now states that the construction outfit gives a 5% bonus when all pieces are worn.
  • Fixed a typo on the Crucible's noticeboard.
  • Customisations are now removed inside Rated Clan Wars games.


  • The Death-touched darts now work on the Black Knight Titan.
  • Remote banking no longer works in several minigames.
  • Lootshare now works in all areas of the Armadyl God Wars boss room.
  • You can now click on the darkened buttons on the furniture menu in a player owned house to learn why you cannot make that piece of furniture.
  • Assisting a player fletching bloodwood logs now correctly awards experience to the assister.
  • Clan Avatars will no longer disappear in north-east Falador, and other areas used in Court Cases.
  • Living Rock Creatures now count towards the Rampage daily challenges.
  • Taking a dip in an Ooglog pool no longer causes the right-click Cast option to disappear for familiars.
  • A wagon near Duel Arena can no longer be walked through.
  • A typo with the Hunter challenges has been corrected.
  • Voiceovers in Botany Bay can now be turned off using the speech slider.
  • Valerio no longer has his listen and talk to options the wrong way round.