Sand Crabs & Soul Bearers

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Sand Crabs & Soul-Bearers

This week in Old School we've got a few updates to Great Kourend, including a brand new low-level training spot and a miniquest! Make your way to Great Kourend today and take advantage of these lovely new additions.

Bare Your Soul & Soul Bearer

The soul bearer is here! No more will collecting the ensouled heads of your victims have to inconvenience you, simply send them straight to the bank with this handy demonic item.

The soul bearer can hold up to 1,000 charges, each charge costing one blood rune and one soul rune. Simply use the runes on the soul bearer to add charges. Every time you bank an ensouled head, one charge is consumed.

It is also possible to combine the charges of two soul bearers (up to a maximum of 1,000 charges on either soul bearer).

You can unlock the soul bearer by completing the 'Bare Your Soul' miniquest, started by finding the 'Soul Journey' book in the Arceuus library.

Sand crabs

A new critter has appeared in Zeah. Sand crabs, a creature ideal for low-level training, can be found along the southern coast of the Hosidius area in Great Kourend.

These crabs have low defence, high health and, due to being made of sand, cannonballs simply pass right through them.

In other news...

  • A dynamite store has opened for business near the Blast Mine in Lovakengj house.
  • Gilded armour and the scimitar are now useable on F2P worlds, but not the boots.
  • Sanfew serum can now be shared with the share potion spell.
  • Iron men & women may now purchase scrolls of redirection from the Nightmare Zone reward shop.
  • The login screen and title music have been reverted.
  • Adjusted the GE price of ballista pieces and dragon javelins to better reflect their current value.
  • The destination of the Ape Atoll necromancy teleport has been moved to the cave on the south of the island, rather than under the temple in Marim.

  • Bugfixes

  • Fixed a typo in the Architectural Alliance cutscene.
  • Corrected the level 40 magic level up message.
  • Brutal green dragons can now drop the ensouled dragon head.
  • The entry for Cod in the hitpoints skill guide now displays cod rather than crab meat.
  • Dark essence blocks placeholders within the bank are now permitted.
  • Removed unnecessary dialogue from Jarvaldĺs quick-travel option.
  • Elite western provinces diary reward information now refers to the correct slayer master.
  • The new crystal halberd (i) can now be uncharged.
  • Fixed a render issue with the tops of the water flowing into the crash site caverns.

  • Mods Archie, Ash, Ghost, Ian, Jed, John C, Kieren, Mat K, Maz, Ronan, Weath
    The Old School Team


    19-May-2016 10:28:10 - Last edited on 19-May-2016 11:22:46 by ModáRonan



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    Great update, love the crabs one. Waterbirth will finally be a little more empty like it used to be.

    Just wondering, but could there ever be a 10k chompy hat? That would be sick. I'd kill chompies all day til I got it

    19-May-2016 11:23:13 - Last edited on 19-May-2016 11:33:28 by TruáKhaoz

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    Should of just made the Ape Atoll teleport switch able like the Varrock/GE teleports.

    Will the new boss slayer helmets be added in next week?

    19-May-2016 11:28:34



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    Will the new boss slayer helmets be added in next week?

    Mod Ghost says he's done the GFX, so I don't expect it'll take long to get the code done. It likely won't be me working on it, though, as I've been prototyping some grouping code for raids later this year.

    billychapman said:
    So ready for Catacombs, when do you think they will come out?

    Mapping isn't a fast job (well, not if we want it to look decent) so I reckon that's still a few weeks away since Mod Ghost is doing treasure trail rewards at the moment.

    19-May-2016 11:33:21

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