April Patch Week - This Week In RuneScape

April Patch Week - This Week In RuneScape

Relish those Requiem fixes and enjoy those Ungael upgrades as we roll out patches for this week!

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

Requiem For a Dragon

  • Inspecting Zorgoth's ring while wearing it no longer unequips it.
  • The material storage container at the Memorial to Guthix should no longer be affected by configuring the material storage container at the Archaeology guild.
  • During the Battle of Forinthy epilogue, Bilrach now uses his new visual FX created during the development of Requiem for a Dragon.
  • Corrected some text seen while speaking to Death during Requiem for a Dragon.
  • The Translator during the Requiem for a Dragon quest now wields an Order of Dis blade and throws it as a ranged attack.
  • The Destroy confirm message for Zorgoth's (Soul) Ring no longer mentions May's storage chest twice.
  • Completing a Manifest Ectoplasm ritual is now required for the In Rituals We Trust achievement.
  • Clarified the description of the 'In Rituals We Trust' achievement, since it doesn't require quest-specific rituals.
  • The Pumpkin Mask and Ensouled Pumpkin Mask now apply their durability benefit to both the Um and Ungael ritual site.
  • Teleport issues with the Tome of Um 1 have been fixed.
  • Small edits to the Requiem for a Dragon quest journal.
  • Communion rituals can no longer be completed at Ungael. This is to avoid the loss of materials while unable to gain Souls at Ungael.
  • Tooltips in the skillguide will now be correctly shown on mobile devices.
  • Speaking to Vorkath's ghost after Requiem for a Dragon (with Zorgoth's Soul Ring) no longer gives you another Zorgoth ring.


  • Updated the look of the Pernix and Shadow gem Pernix outfits to better align with player feedback. To know more check out our recent blog.
  • The menu for adding logs to a bonfire will no longer appear if unstable protean logs are the only type of logs in the player's inventory making it work the same way as regular protean logs.
  • The Skilling backpack now correctly updates its examine description to match its current functionality and level whenever it's reclaimed from Diango.
  • Thalmund no longer appears in free-to-play worlds.
  • Leftover Christmas decorations have been removed from various doors in Varrock.
  • The On the Wings of Air song required for Music Maestro is now unlocked for players who have completed Jack of Spades, if not previously unlocked.
  • The Aquarium Treasure Chest now correctly states which Clue Scroll was obtained.
  • Cadava Berries are no longer listed under the Junk category in Bank.
  • Fixed a bug (ha) with Kalphite King, whereby its base hit chance (affinities) were prioritising the wrong styles: E.G in ranged form it was weaker to ranged attacks than melee attacks (excluding weakness).
  • Using spells on the ground while Legacy Mode is active no longer results in an incorrect message.
  • Filling buckets of Slime from the Pool of Slime is now slightly faster.
  • The Genocidal perk bonus will now show the exact damage increase on the buff icon.
  • If a player has blocked XP in a skill via Nastroth and lends that skill to another player via the assist system, XP earned for the assister by the assistee is now blocked.
  • Sliske's health bar should now disappear whenever the boss fight during the Sliske's Endgame is over.
  • The 'I Meant To Do That' achievement now requires 5 Agility, and has been moved to the Agility Achievement category.
  • The Hefin Agility Course lap timer now counts when the player is busy, and saves elapsed time on the client when logging out, capping at under an hour.
  • The 'Stick The Knife In' achievement can once again be unlocked by passing through a web in Varrock Sewers.

Treasure Hunter Calendar
What's up next?

Starts April 30th | Ends May 1st | Genie's Wish

Be careful what you wish for... you might just get it! Find Karima in your chest to make your wish come true – or enhance your next wish for even greater rewards!

Starts May 2nd | Ends May 6th | Assassin's Return

Assassins are in high demand once again, and that means a series of contracts for you to deal with! Complete the contracts to get your hands on the Faceless Assassin outfits including a new Shadow version! and the new Shadowstep Aura!

Assassin's Return will also introduce creature specific Slayer Wildcards. Creature specific versions of Slayer wildcards that provide 75% slayer XP and on-task droprates whilst off task. Make your own slayer task!

The latest updates from our community

Community Showcase

Quardri returns with another incredible piece! This time inspired by February's Combat Beta showing our bravest warriors wielding their finest gear to defend Fort Forinthry!
TaffingSpy's take on the mysterious Mahjarrat Bilrach has us looking, respectfully.


Returning adventurer Topher continues questing, encountering some spooky characters along the way as they surge through the levels and build up their power! See how their journey is progressing with their latest episode.
TheRSGuy returns with a quick look at the powerful new Zorgoth's Ring you can acquire from our newest quest: Requiem for a Dragon! Get all the details right here.

Scapers' Screenshots

AWeeRedPanda has returned to Ungael in pursuit of Vorkath, and has taken a screenshot of what was lurking beneath the ice that once entombed Vorkath...
Demonhedge has got a little lost... do you know where they might be?

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:


  • Hosted By: M e r c y & Helpscape
  • Date/Time: Wednesday 1st May, 12:00 Gametime
  • Location: The Heart of Gielinor - Sliske Lobby
  • World: 35
  • FC: Helpscape


  • Hosted By: M e r c y & Helpscape
  • Date/Time: Tuesday 30th April, 21:00 Gametime
  • Location: God Wars Dungeon - Ancient Prison
  • World: 35
  • FC: Helpscape

Skill n Chill

  • Hosted By: MandyPandy, Holbytla, and Spirits of Arianwyn Clan
  • Date/Time: Thursday 2nd May, 19:00 Gametime
  • Location: Fort Forinthry
  • World: 252

If these don't take your fancy, take a look at the full events schedule here. There’s sure to be something you’ll enjoy!

- The RuneScape Team

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