Requiem For a Dragon Launch - This Week In RuneScape

Requiem For a Dragon Launch - This Week In RuneScape

Chase Vorkath back to the frozen wastes of Ungael to find out what happened and maybe what comes next!

Requiem For A Dragon
Launches Today!

The Battle of Forinthry may have concluded, but some mysteries remain. Itís time to follow the trail of the undead dragon Vorkath back to the bitter cold of Ungael. Uncover the chilling secrets of what happened on the isle, and catch a glimpse into what could be coming next...

Requiem for a Dragon wraps up the story of Fort Forinthry and sets the stage for a new chapter in RuneScape lore. You can read more about what to expect in our recent blog and be sure to join us in the Official Discord for a stage on Friday the 26th to chat about the quest with some of the developers!


This quest follows the story after Battle of Forinthry and requires the quests Tomes of the Warlock and Kili Row to begin. As such you will need the following skills to fully access the quest:

Speak with Aster at the Fort Forinthry Town Hall to get started!

RuneScape Official Cookbook
Hot off the Presses

The Official Cookbook has launched! If you have a hankering for some delectable cuisines or just want to look fresh in the Chef's outfit, be sure to check out our blog here for the full soup scoop!

Upcoming things you should check out!

Discord Stage

Join us on Friday, April 26th to chat with the developers behind our latest quest live on our Official Discord!

Creator Streams

Not gonna be able to dive right into the new quest? Have no fear these intrepid adventurers will be doing their best to document and navigate their way through it! Check them out:

Streamer Time What's Planned
Chevalric Update Launch Chevalric kicks things off by completing the related Cape requirements for the quest.
Stormy/Moonfairy Update Launch A super-chill playthrough of the quest with time to let it all soak in.
Imxcrystal Update Launch A complete quest walkthrough, complete with relevant achievements!

April 23rd: Scheduled Maintenance
Begins 09:00 BST

We have scheduled essential planned maintenance for all RuneScape and Old School game worlds on Tuesday April 23th at 09:00-13:00* (BST) / 02:00-06:00* (PST) / 19:00-23:00* (AEST).

During this period, all game worlds will be temporarily unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this downtime and will keep players informed of any changes to this estimated schedule.

*approximated end of downtime.

Treasure Hunter Calendar
What's up next?

Starts April 23th | Ends April 24th | Mysteria

Mysteria constantly rotates multiple versions of Treasure Hunter over the course of two days! Dive in to find out what's next...

Starts April 25th | Ends April 29th | Crystal Capsules

Crystal Capsules return with a brand new Shadow Gem Pernix Armour override! Smash Shadow Gems to earn shards and exchange them for the outfit pieces! Or you can get lucky and win the whole outfit outright!

Shadow Gem Pernix? What about the original?

We have also updated the look of the original Pernix outfit to this more modern look. Don't worry, the outfit can still be earned in the traditional way - beating Nex senseless! As a bonus, the old version of the outfit is also available as an override as you equip pieces of the Pernix Armour.

Patch Notes
Fixes and Improvements in this Week's Game Update

Requiem For a Dragon

  • The Quest icon in the Quest Point Hub portal's interface now matches the size of the Quest Accept/Complete icon and includes a V/VI Age indicator as appropriate.
  • 19 additional Quest XP Lamps have been added to May's storage chest when available to reclaim. Check the Lore→Experience→Lamp of Luxury achievement to see if there are any you've missed!


  • Adjusted the clickbox of the fallen palm tree in the Het's Oasis Agility Course.
  • Nastroth's skill reset now has an option to set the chosen skill to the lowest XP value, as that's the primary use case, and clarified the wording of the option to set XP to an input value.
    • Removed major skill reset options from Nastroth's dialogue, and simplified some steps in the minor reset userflow.
  • Players can now progress Mandrith's Slayer challenge by participating in the Wildywyrm Wilderness flash event.
  • Death's Store now requires a Bank Pin in order to access it.
  • Deathwarden Nexus can be used to craft Necromancy gear only when its in the player's inventory or when worn.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the rewards information text to overlap with icons within the TH probabilities interface for certain promos.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the silk merchant in Ardougne to react to the player stealing Silk in Menaphos.
  • Fixed an issue that made the Vorki pet drop broadcast show the incorrect number of total boss kills.
  • Listed The Hunt for Surok (miniquest) as a 2008 quest to match its actual release date.
  • Sydekix' hitbox was adjusted to make interacting with the NPC more intuitive.
  • The Banebane achievement now checks both toolbelt and equipped pickaxe to determine whether its requirements are met.
  • The Skill Guide icons for both the Magic and Elder Shieldbows have been corrected and no longer display a Maple Shieldbow.
  • Tweaked the position of the Flower Farmer Backpack cosmetic override.
  • Updated the layout of the report abuse screen.

Text and Typos

  • Corrected a line break formatting error in the quest overview interface.
  • The info text on the Infernal Puzzle Box has been updated to reflect the end of the 2022 narrative season.
  • Fixed a number of typos and text inconsistencies within the Herblore Skill Guide.
  • Fixed a typo found within the 3rd page of the 'Dinosaurs 101' book.
  • Fixed a typo in Celia Diggory's dialogue.
  • Fixed a typo in Prehistoric Potterington's dialogue.
  • Fixed a typo within the 'Fur 'n Seek' quest complete text.
  • Fixed typos observed with the Place of Power examine text during the Vorkath boss encounter.
  • Fixed a typo within the purchase text of the 'Floral Loot Beam', unlocked from Nougat Bunny's shop.
  • Fixed a typo within the requirement text of the 'Sun Shade' achievement.

The latest updates from our community

Community Showcase

@Legendarts already digging up some great art of the upcoming boss Osseoues!
@Ayrieton with another beautiful character piece!


Check out this amazing compliation of Rong_Rong's adorable animations showcasing tonnes of RuneScape skills!

Scapers' Screenshots

AWeeRedPanda has brought Lil Helwyr home for a visit.
Pippyspot has been having a bit of a rave in the Owlery in Um.

Pink Skirts Player Events

Each week the Pink Skirts put on a selection of fun activities that everyone can join. Here are the main events this week:

Learner Event: Rex Matriarchs

  • Hosted By: Chiev Hunter and Im Crystal
  • Date/Time: Friday 26th April, 21:30 Gametime
  • Location: Rex Matriarchs Lair
  • World: 76
  • FC: AHelp

Stealing Creation

  • Hosted By: Lady Spyra, bigmapcaller, and Fast SC
  • Date/Time: Saturday 27th April, 21:00 Gametime
  • Location: Stealing Creation Lobby
  • World: 99
  • FC: Fast SC

Skill n Chill

  • Hosted By: MandyPandy, Holbytla, and Spirits of Arianwyn Clan
  • Date/Time: Thursday 25th April, 19:00 Gametime
  • Location: Fort Forinthry
  • World: 252

If these don't take your fancy, take a look at the full events schedule here. Thereís sure to be something youíll enjoy!

Community Spotlight

Mega Duck

Their aim is to create a welcoming environment where like-minded players can come together to socialize, get a chance at the Mega Ducklings pet and the Totally Quackers title. Bring breadcrumbs to Falador Park if you wish to help summon Mega Duck. Otherwise, please wait near Mrs Duck.

Event Date/Time: Friday, April the 26th @18:00 Game Time - World 39. Join there discord for more information -

- The RuneScape Team

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