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Patch Week 29th of April

Patch Week 29th of April

Finally, the Easter madness is over and we’re free from puns for another year. Eggcellent. Argh! Let’s just move on to the blog…

Clan Quality of Life Improvements

As we mentioned in last Tuesday’s stream, the Clan improvements have been delayed by a week due to the bank holiday weekend here in the UK.

We want to take the time to ensure that every update is to a standard we can be proud of, especially when making changes to such a key feature.

Once the improvements have been tested you can look forward to features like clan anniversary announcements, customisable level requirements, and plenty of fixes and tweaks to existing clan content.

For more information on Clan QoL Improvements, please read the Month Ahead blog.

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Lily of the Valley

It’s that time of year again! Lilies of the Valley are making their way to Gielinor once more. You’ll be able to find them all over RuneScape, and even gift them to other players! They’ll be gone by the next update, so be sure to find them while you can.

This is the eighth year that RuneScape has played host to the fragrant lily flowers, but did you know that our in-game tradition has a real life origin? In France, May 1st is a public holiday where it is customary to give lilies of the valley to friends and family. The tradition dates all the way back to 1561, when King Charles IX was presented with a lily of the valley as a gift. He liked them so much that the following year the King presented a lily of the valley to every lady at court – and soon the practice spread outside the palace to become one of France’s best loved traditions.

Who said video games don’t teach you anything?

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Patch Notes

Some highlights from this week’s patch notes:

  • Players can no longer place specific items designed to grief portable placers at Combat Academy.
  • Added colour indicators on skills that are increased or reduced on the skills tab.
  • Find out what else has changed here.

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    LootScape

    Our live streams are always a great opportunity to grab some awesome in-game prizes. And this April, we’ve done one particularly hefty update of the LootScape for you! We’ve added a bonanza package for your Player-Owned Farm, courtesy of Granny Potterington. In addition, we thought it would be time to bring back some player-favourite goodies: the skilling outfit piece, the Loots Cape and Nature’s Balance (main-hand sword override).

    This April, each and every RuneScape stream watched will give you a random drop from one of the following:

    Guaranteed:

  • Between 10-100 Player-Owned Farm Beans
  • A name re-roller or trait re-roller
  • A random animal for their farm
  • Guaranteed drop from Basic Drop Table (see below)
  • View counter goes up on Orb
  • Chance based:

  • A random skilling outfit piece (if unowned)
  • Either Nature’s Balance or Loots Cape (if unowned)
  • Basic Drop Table: Prismatic small fallen star, Prismatic medium fallen star, Prismatic small lamp, Prismatic medium lamp, Spirit Ruby, Spirit Diamond, Advanced Pulse Core, Spring, Silverhawk down, Medium DG Token Box, Small DG Token Box, Uncut Dragonstone, Large Cash Bag, Medium Cash Bag or Small Cash Bag.

    Exciting isn’t it?! So don’t wait up - connect your RS account to your Twitch account and find out more here. Once that’s done, have fun and watch our streams during the day for a guaranteed drop.

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    Live streams this week

    Each week, we host developer Q&As, exclusive in-game first looks and more. And it’s all live on our Twitch channel, join us! Missed a stream? Don’t worry, we keep them all on our YouTube channel. Be sure to Subscribe to be the first to know.

    Tuesday, April 30th – 16:00 UTC (Game Time) – Kalphite King Boss Mass with Mod Shauny

    This week we're going back to basics, a boss mass stream! Join Mod Shauny for a Kalphite King Boss stream, prepare yourselves for that while salivating at the thought of a two hour special bumper stream that'll take place next week!

    LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

    Wednesday, May 1st – 17:30 UTC (Game Time) – Maikeru's Boss Mass

    Wait a minute, there’s a boatload of Content Creators streaming EVERY DAY on RuneScape, so why are we featuring Maikeru’s weekly stream? Well, here’s a surprise for you. We are extending our LootScape to our amazing community! That’s right, you’ll have one more opportunity per week to receive in-game loot when you watch a RuneScape streamer. It works exactly the same way as our official streams, just watch Maikeru's boss mass on (his Twitch channel) and you’ll receive the LootScape the following day!

    LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

    Sunday, May 5th – 18:00 UTC (Game Time) – PvM with Mod Lee

    Our resident PvM expert Mod Lee knows no fear and he’s ready to take you all on another round of boss mass. From Vorago to the Kalphite King, the Corporeal Beast, the Angel of Death, if you’ve got a set to complete, an achievement to unlock, or simply want to hang out with friends and slay some, this is the place and time!

    LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

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    Pink skirts Events

    Of course, adventures continue in Gielinor even when we're too busy (PKing) creating the adventures of tomorrow. Our PMods are here to welcome you in a range of PvM Boss Masses, Events and Q&As each week. Check out all the community events organised by the Pink Skirts on their official schedule here


    The RuneScape Team